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Hong Kong Festivals

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

The Hong Kong “Tuen Ng” Dragon Boat Festival

May. 2014

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

Hong Kong International Film Festival

Mar. 24, 2015 to to Jan. 7, 2015

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

Hong Kong Art Festival

Feb. 2015

The Hong Kong Arts Festival has been held since 1973. During the month or so of the festival, world-class performers from various countries and Hong Kong perform at various venues including the larg... Read more

Hong Kong Horse Racing Season

Jan. 1, 2014 to to Jul. 6, 2014

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

Hong Kong and Macau Chinese New Year's Eve Flower Markets

Jan. 25, 2015 to to Jan. 30, 2015

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

Chinese New Year International Performance Night 2014

Jan. 31, 2015 to 

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

Chinese New Year Firework Performance 2014

Dec. 31, 2014 to 

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

Hong Kong Winter Festival

Nov. 2014

Hong Kong is marvelous city to visit during the season of Advent and Christmas, and the Winter Festival is filled with stunning beauty, twinkling lights, old world tradition and the sound of carol... Read more

Hong Kong Shopping Festival

Aug. 1, 2014 to 

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

Hong Kong Book Fair

Jul. 16, 2014 to to Jul. 22, 2014

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

Christmas in Hong Kong

Nov. 2014

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