Chinese New Year 2018 is almost here and the Chinese New Year Flower Market in Hong Kong is one of the biggest events of this season. The market is conducted every year, a few days ahead of the new year and it is famously called Lunar New Year Fair (Flower Market).
This Lunar New Year fair will be the best place to cover all your Chinese New Year needs.
What’s the fair all about?
If you happen to be in Hong Kong, this is what you should probably do this weekend and all through the week that leads to the new year. Rekindle your childhood memories of the auspicious new year occasion at this fair as you tread past endless stalls of
- traditional new year souvenirs
- lion dance masks
- mandarin oranges galore
- nipple fruits
- peach blossoms
- Wind chimes
- colourful & symbolic flowers
- lucky red charms
- kids soft toys
- handmade perfumes
- dog stuffed toys symbolising the year of dog that is to come
- customised treats
- cotton candy
- traditional street foods and desserts
This and a lot more interesting goodies for families to enjoy and welcome the new year.
When does it start and end?
- Starts on February 10th to 15th 2018 10 am until Midnight
- Ends on 16th midnight until 6 am
Flower Market and Fair Venues
Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island and Fa Hui Park, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon and other smaller venues across the city.
The admission for the fair is free. However, you will have to pay for the food, flowers or anything else you purchase.
- You can find students using speakers and luring the crowds creatively to sell their products.
- Several political parties have put up interesting pop up stalls all around the fair.
- Get amazing local Hong Kong delicacies such as Hong Kong Rice cakes and mochi with peanut powder
Things to consider
Crowds! Although all possible crowd management mechanisms are in place, take care of your loved ones and belongings as it gets really crowded over weekends. Have a safe and enjoyable fair time!