Naughty and Nice Holiday Events in Sanya

By Vanessa Jencks, December 16, 2021

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December 17: Costume Competition and Party

Dress up and be merry for a Hookah-styled Christmas costume party and competition.

Fri Dec 23; 11pm-5am. Free entry. Hookah Bar.

December 18: Yazhou Bay Cultural Festival

Yazhou Bay is hosting a cultural workshop and fair for all of the talents who are working on the vision to make Hainan an international, first-rate Free Trade Port. It will include traditional Chinese cultural workshops, Li ethnic cultural showcases and performances, English handcrafting and creative painting, local food buffet, gifts and a lot more! Free shuttles rides will be arranged from Sanya for those who RSVP. Join the events group for a link to the event.

Sat Dec 18, all day; 5.30pm-late. Scan the QR code above. Yazhou Bay.

December 20-31: Christmas Menu


Enjoy one of the best of Hainan's cuisine at Adrian Quetglas (see our review here).

Mon-Fri Dec 20-31; RMB738 for 2 people. Adrian Quetglas.

December 20: Darts Competition

Win booze and a boost of pride with a game of darts at Dolphin.

Mon Dec 20, contact Dolphin for starting time; RMB50 entry fee. Dolphin Sports Bar & Grill.

December 19: Chill Day

Chill on Sundays with DJ Marco.  

Sun Dec 19, time unknown. Free entry. Dolphin Sports Bar & Grill.

December 23: Stand-Up Comedy

Support the arts with a clap or laugh at this free comedy show.

Thurs Dec 23; 7pm-late. Free entry. FreeGen.


December 24-26: Winter Break Sanya


Three events and three venues for a special, sunny Christmas.

Fri-Sun Dec 24-26, 5pm-late. Solar & Solicious.

December 26: Mardi Gras Yacht Party

Sip on a sunset as you bougie out the night with Friends of Sanya.

Sun Dec 26, 3-7pm; RMB450-550. Luhuitou Public Pier.

December 24 & 25: Christmas Set Menu

Save some cash but enjoy an authentic, hot meal with a set Christmas dinner at Dolphin.

Fri & Sat, Dec 24 & 25. RMB159 per person. Dolphin Sports Bar & Grill.

December 25: Christmas Buffet at the Pullman

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Enjoy a fantastic buffet at Pullman, a chain of hotels well known to show off their culinary delights.

Sat Dec 25; 5.30-9.30pm. RMB 298 on Dianping. Pullman Yalong Bay Hotel.

December 26: Christmas Services & Celebrations

Join SICF for a memorable service and celebration followed by a hearty and happy banquet.

Sun Dec 26, 2.30-6pm. Free. Bihai Registered Church.


December 31 - January 1: I Music Festival 2022

Fri & Sat, Dec 31-Jan 1; RMB366-668. Purchase tickets through the QR Code. Yasha Games Venue in Sanya Tianjiao Area.

December 31 - January 1: I Music Festival 2022

Fri & Sat Dec 31 & Jan 1; RMB399. Scan the QR code to purchase tickets. Haitang Bay Square.

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READ MORE: 50 Fun Things You Can Do In Sanya on Holiday

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