You've really gotta hand it to May – with a whole slew of excellent outdoor events lined up, it seriously knows how to make the most of Beijing's warmer weather. Registration may already be closed for the Great Wall Marathon, however music lovers can still score last-minute tickets to the Great Wall Run Festival
and Yinyang Festival
, electronic music festivals which take place against the stunning backdrop of the Great Wall of China
. This month also plays host to Mother's Day
(we're reminding you in advance!), the 2017 Beijing Food Awards
and the Dragon Boat Festival.
With all these brilliant events, check out the rest of our picks of the best films, gigs, nightlife events and exhibitions to keep you busy all through the month.