The 3-day “New Year Festival” (between December 31 and January 2) had attracted 945,900 visitors with tourist revenue of 1.024 billion yuan RMB, an increase of 18.8%.
On the eve of the year 2017, “new year celebration party” held in Fantawild Dreamland, the second theme park in Wuhu, attracted 35,000 visitors to enjoy concert, pillow fight, float parade, bonfire, food and spectacular fireworks. On Jan 1, an unveiling ceremony of the largest iron picture in the world was staged in Jiuzi Guzhen, a tourist attraction featured in a group of Anhui-architecture buildings. During the holiday, food selling and travelling are the most popular places, such as Ocean Park, Longshan Recreational Vehicle Camp, Sculpture Park, Central Park, Shenshan Park, Zheshan Park，Jiuzi Tourist Attraction, Binjiang Park, Xinglong Snacks Street, Zhangjiashan Snacks Street, Phoenix Restaurant Street, Fantawild theme parks, Dapu Rural Village in Nanling county, Mountain Maren in Fanchang county. The 4 theme parks alone operated by Fantawild Holdings Inc had received 62,400 visitors in the three days, an increase of 45.41%. The ticket revenue of Fanta reached 6,582,500 yuan RMB, an increase of 30.09%.
Rural farmhouses were popular. Sacrificial ritual, fishing, the first netting auction, folk singing and dancing were staged in Liulang, Wuhu County. Over 60,000 visitors spent their holidays in the four counties.