Longtan Temple Fair
Dates: January25 -- February 1
Venue: Longtan Lake Park, Zuoanmennei Dajie, Chongwen District
Admission: 10 yuan
To get there: Bus routes 807, 12, 6, 60 or 116 take you to the park
Fair events here are very similar to those in Ditan. There will be various interactive competitions inviting visitors to join in arm-wrestling, rock climbing, and chess playing. This year's temple fair in Longtanhu will also be highlighted by the "2008 Beijing Olympics" theme.
Activities including an opera show, an acrobatics show, a Quyi performance, Judo, wrestling, a table tennis competition for middle-aged and senior people, a folk diabolo-spinning competition (a game in which a two-headed top is balanced on a string held between two sticks), "World Carnival' entertainment programs for children, and delicious snacks from all over the country.