Ping River (Pingxi) and Shifen are just two of several towns alongside highway 106, a narrow back road that runs between southern Taipei and southern Keelung. Ping River (Pingxi) Heavenly Lantern Festival is one of the three most popular and well - known celebration event during the Lantern Festival. Since 1999, the Taipei County Government has devoted substantial resources to promote this festival, in a bid to promote it to become an international and multi - ethnic culture exchange activity. Through this festival, presenting the Heavenly Lantern tradition and the natural beauty of Ping River (Pingxi) to the public and prayers to the heavenly God and wishing for prosperity and peace for the nation and its citizens.
（Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the
transportation station before departure.）
1. Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Badu Interchange → Prov. Hwy 62 → Exit at the Ruifang Interchange → Prov. Hwy 2D → County Hwy 106
2. Nat'l Hwy 3 → Nangang System Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 5 → Shiding Interchange → County Hwy 106B → County Hwy 106
1. THSR Taipei Station (or TRA Taipei Station) → TRA Ruifang Station → TRA Ping River (Pingxi) Station.
2. THSR Taipei Station (or TRA Taipei Station) → Taipei MRT Muzha Station → Taipei Bus No. 1076 to Ping River (Pingxi) stop