Hong Kong City Events

Cantonese Opera

Hong Kong Arts Festival

As a major international arts festival and the city's premier arts event of the year, the Hong Kong Arts Festival presents a fabulous assortment of music, theatre, dance and a wide range of creative visual arts by top international and local performers. The festival...  see full details

Hong Kong Sevens Parade

Hong Kong Sevens

The Hong Kong Sevens is one of the biggest sporting events in the city and one of the most exciting rugby events on the international calendar. Top national teams compete in this famed event, while enthusiastic spectators party it up in the stands, particularly...  see full details

Moon Festival

Mid-Autumn/Moon Festival

One of the major festivals celebrated in Hong Kong, the Moon Festival is also one of the most widely celebrated festivals for Chinese all over the world, and is traditionally a time for family reunions. At this time of year the moon is...  see full details

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

When it comes to Chinese New Year celebrations, nobody does it better than Hong Kong. The streets are jammed with dragon dancers, street performers and illuminated floats. Doors are hung with colourful messages of good fortune and lights are draped over all the city's...  see full details

Dragon Race

Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng)

The Dragon Boat festival commemorates the death of a national hero, Qu Yuan, who drowned himself in protest against the corrupt rulers of the 3rd century. Legend has it that the villagers threw rice dumplings into the river and beat drums to scare...  see full details

A table at the Hungry Ghost Festival

Hungry Ghost Festival (Yue Lan)

It is believed that the gates of the underworld open for a month, once a year, and the discontented and vengeful ghosts of those who died without proper funeral rites, who met a violent death, or whose living relatives neglected their after-life spirits, roam...  see full details

Shopping in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Summer Spectacular

Hong Kong is synonymous with shopping, so it is only fitting that the city would choose to dedicate a festival to it. Special offers and big sales are in abundance, from retailers to restaurants across the city. The diverse shopping experience features a host...  see full details