Staying in Beijing for Christmas?

People walk around a Christmas tree outside the Bird's Nest in Beijing

For those staying in Beijing for Christmas…

Where to buy your Christmas tree and Christmas ornament?

  • Real tree : you can find real tree in the following markets:
    • Lai Tai Flower Market (9 Maizidian Jie). There is a special Christmas street with real trees (you will find 2 meter trees for 1300 RMB) and many Christmas decorations. The street will be opened until December 25, open from 9am to 8pm. 
    • Liangmaqiao Flower Market: amongst the flowers and plants, you can find real trees (from 40 to 70 cm trees for 200 RMB; 1.3 meter trees at 600 RMB and count 1000 RMB for 1.8-meter trees). Christmas decorations are also available there.
    • Chaoyang Flower Shop, inside the DRC Building next to Jianguomen wai. The business is running for over 50 years and you will find there a 1.6-2-meter tree delivered to your door for 1500 RMB to 2000 RMB.
  • Fake trees: you can find variety of plastic Christmas tree, pre-decorated or not…
    • Tianyi Market in Gulou
    • Ikea
    • Carrefour
    • Wal-mart

Special events in hotels & restaurants

  • Legendale hotel: deals from 388 RMB + 15% service fee. For more information check: http://www.legendalehotel.com/promotions
  • Brickyard at Mutianyu: Eco-retreat for Christmas Eve, from 268 RMB http://brickyardatmutianyu.com/
  • Ritz-Carlon Financial Street: from 688 RMB + service http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/BeijingFinancialStreet/Information/Calendar/Default.htm
  • Beijing New World Hotel: deals from 300, 600 and 688 RMB net http://beijing.newworldhotels.com/en/promotions/promotions-dining/festive-season-fun/
  • The Peninsula: deals from 398 RMB http://beijing.peninsula.com/en/fine-dining/festive-programme
  • Beijing Grand Hyatt: http://www.beijing.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/news-and-events/news-listing/News_Grand_Festive_Celebration_at_Grand_Hyatt_Beijing.html

Christian Christmas?

  • Beijing International Christian Fellowship (BICF) Services. The Christmas Eve Service on Dec 24 will be held from 7pm-8pm at 21st Century Hotel, 2nd Floor – Chapel A & B
  • Wangfujing Church (East Church/Cathedral – Dongtang) will have Midnight Mass on Dec 24 at 11:30pm
  • Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church will have 25th mass at 11:00 am in French
  • Beijing Chaoyang Church will have Chrismas Eve services in Chinese at 5pm-6pm and 9pm-10pm

Scout Real Estate team wish you a Merry Christmas!

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I am living in China since 2007. I am sharing my experiences for other expatriates to make their stay in Beijing more enjoyable. As I am writing this blog for SCOUT Real Estate agency, I am also computing updates about the Real Estate market in Beijing, not only on residential properties, but as well on commercial locals and offices. Hope you enjoy your reading!