Xinjiang Grape Festival

Dates: August 20-26

Place: Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Activities: Tourists may attend wedding ceremonies of the Uygur minority and attend performances of local graceful dances. A hami melon contest and trade fairs are arranged. In addition, travelers may visit the street of grapes and melons and see commercial camel teams traveling along the Silk Road as they did 2,000 years ago.