In the neighboring town of Madeng (马登) is an annual market fair with cultural activities and performances.
To celebrate the Spring Equinox on March 21st, Shaxi people make offerings to their local gods (本主). This activity takes place at the village temples where there are different shines to local gods (本主庙)
This is a festival specific to Shaxi and is one of the most colorful and festive in the area. Ceremonies in temples and parades in the Sideng area of Shaxi old town offer a rare glimpse of local Bai public religious celebration..
The neighboring town of Dian Nan (甸南) hosts an annual temple fair in their old town temple with food, performances and worship.