Qingdao International Beer Festival
The Qingdao International Beer Festival (青岛国际啤酒节) is a big event held in Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong Province, in August every year. The event is jointly sponsored by national state ministries and the Qingdao Municipal Government.
The festival integrates tourism, culture, sports, business and trading activities. After more than 20 years of experience, the Qingdao International Beer Festival has become a well-known brand name and enjoys a wide reputation both nationally and internationally.
Past festivals have featured artistic parades, "Beer Carnival" games, beer tasting, drinking contests, music, food, and interactive performances, as well as merchandise stalls for various breweries.