Both buyers and traders wear raincoats and hats to protect against the cold. The temperature in Hanoi in the early morning ranges from 14 to 15 degrees Celsius.
Fresh flowers are one of the best-selling items these days. Flower prices are quite stable and do not increase much compared to normal days.
Specifically, roses with bud branches are sold for between VND10,000 and VND12,000 per flower, chrysanthemums for VND35,000 per dozen, and lilies for between VND20,000 and VND30,000 per stem.
Peach blossoms are sold at prices ranging from VND50,000 to VND150,000 per stem.
Grapefruit flowers also attract customers during this holiday, with prices starting from VND300,000 per kilo.
Many people wait to buy goods in the area, such as boiled chicken, to offer as offerings.
Roasted birds and chickens also attract customers with prices starting from VND150,000 each.
Chung or square cakes are sold for between VND60,000 and VND80,000 each. Five-color sticky rice, or Vietnamese red sticky rice, is sold at prices ranging from VND50,000 to VND100,000 each.

Although the consumption demand increases sharply at this time of year, the prices of fruits hardly increase compared to normal days. Red-fleshed dragon fruit costs from VND65,000 to VND70,000 per kilo, white-fleshed dragon fruit costs from VND40,000 to VND50,000 per kilo, oranges are priced from VND35,000 to VND50,000 per kilo, and apples cost between VND30,000 and VND50,000.
The owners of vegetable stalls work faster than usual during this time.