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.
Hong Kong Festivals and Events List
15th to 17th
Major events: Asian
Contemporary Art Show, lantern carnivals and the Fire Dragon Dance
Mid-Autumn Festival is the second biggest traditi... Read more
Hong Kong might have the best Christmas celebration in all of East Asia. Here is information to help you enjoy the time when your visit with details on various events. Read more
Colorfully-decorated dragon boats
One of the world's major concentrations of dragon boat races and
other Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat in Cantonese) activities is held annually in Hong Kong during the
T... Read more
Hong Kong is still an attractive place for shopping
During the Hong Kong Shopping Festival in July and August each year, the region of Hong Kong puts on special events and the stores put on sales... Read more
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
Feb. 19 to Mar. 20
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 perfor... Read more
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
In both Hong Kong and Macau, a big Chinese New Year tradition is buying and giving fresh flowers and plants. Details about the local flower markets, the tradition, and local activities for 2017 are described. Read more
The parade and street performances draws a big crowd every Chinese New Year's day. The details for 2017 are included. Read more
Hong Kong Chinese New Year fireworks
The Chinese New Year fireworks show for 2017 is a big tourist event in Hong Kong. The fireworks are displayed in conjunction with the Symphony of Lights. It i... 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
Jul. 20 to Jul. 26
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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... Read more