Hong Kong festivals and events include far more than the six shown
here. Two of the most popular with tourists are the Chinese New Year
International Performance Night, along with the Float Exhibition and
fireworks, and the Winter/Christmas Festive Period. Listed below there
are also festivals for films, art, literature, and books held in Hong Kong.
If these festivals interest you, you can include them in a Hong Kong tour.
Festivals and Events List
Colorfully decorated dragon boat
One of the world's major concentrations of dragon boat races and other Tuen Ng Festival activities is annually in Hong Kong during the Tuen Ng Festival. This yea... Read more
Festival dates: September 8 and 9, 2014
Major events: Lantern Wonderland and Fire Dragon Dance in Victoria Park, Causeway Bay Fire Dragon Dance
The Mid-Autumn Festival is th... Read more
Mar. 24 to Jan. 7
If you love watching new movies or you make movies, this film festival is for you. In 2011, films were screened during the two week long film festival in about 11 locations in Hong Kong, and about h... Read more
Established in 1973 and held annually, the Hong Kong Arts Festival has proved to be a special cultural feast for locals and visitors alike.
It has hosted numerous rich and colorful perform... Read more
Jan. 1 to Jul. 6
Location: Hong Kong at the Sha Tin and Happy Valley Courses
Many Hong Kong people love the gambling on the horse races. It and betting on rugby is the only form of gambling that is legal in the r... Read more
Jan. 25 to Jan. 30
In both Hong Kong and Macau, a major tradition for Chinese New Year’s Day is giving flowers, potted plants, and bouquets as gifts. A lot of significance is attached to this custom, and the various k... Read more
On Chinese New Year's Day on January 31, 2014, there is a parade and entertainment extravaganza near Victoria Harbor that is a big part of the annual Chinese New Year Celebrations in Hong Kong of 20... Read more
The Chinese New Year Celebrations for 2014 are a big deal in Hong Kong. There are three days of big events planned for 2014. The fireworks are exploded on the second day of the three day Spring Fest... Read more
The night view of Hong Kong in Hong Kong Winter Festival.
Sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Administration, Hong Kong Winter Festival is held to attract overseas visitors and locals alike each... Read more
Shopping in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a "paradise for shoppers." You can find everything you could possibly need and even things you don't need! It doesn't take long to figure out that it is not onl... Read more
Jul. 16 to Jul. 22
The Hong Kong Book Fair (香港書展) is organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council annually in July to promote local reading culture. The theme this year is “Reading the World — Reading for a ... Read more
For your Christmas holidays, where in the world could you go to enjoy Christmas? Surprisingly, Hong Kong often makes it among the top of the list in the world. If you are looking for entertainment, ... Read more