If you go down to the woods on the weekend of May 30 and 31, you’re sure of a big surprise. Founded in 2010, the Great Wall Forest Festival is a relaxing, family-friendly music festival set in the scenic wooded hills of Yanqing County. This year’s theme is Forest Fairy Tales with more than 40 performances, eight play zones, and over 20 family-friendly activities taking place in a lush, green valley with views of the Great Wall. Open each day from 1pm-8pm, the festival is suitable for families with kids aged 2-14.
Read on for details on how beijingkids readers can win a two-day VIP Family ticket to the 2015 Great Wall Forest Festival for Kids; including two-day festival tickets for three people, plus one night’s accommodation at Commune by The Great Wall, worth a total of RMB 3888.
There’s something for everyone, with music genres ranging from classical to blues, percussion to children’s folk, from a variety of orchestras, DJs, and pop, folk, and rock stars. With all of the outdoor concerts taking place in a forest glade, there’s plenty of room for kids to romp, dance, and play.
Also featured is the “Paradise of Fairy Tales” family carnival offering a grand jigsaw puzzle, pony rides, face painting, clowns and magicians, balloon sculpture, bubble show, arts and crafts, a variety of food vendors, and many free gifts.
The overnight camping zone provides clean, safe facilities for those with their own camping equipment and a passion for the outdoors. Families who don’t fancy camping can take special daily-return buses to and from the venue. Details will be announced closer to the festival.
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Photos: Courtesy of Great Wall Forest Festival