2019 Christmas in Hong Kong – Top 3 things to do
We won’t let the cancellation of your favorite holiday event dull your holiday spirit!
There’s nothing like the Hong Kong skyline decked up during holiday time with plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to get you in the holiday spirit. To HongKongers, the lit-up decorations adorning the skyscrapers across the city is more like an official kick off to the holiday season frenzy.
If you are coming for a short getaway or planning to spend the season in the city this winter, read on for our “must do” things to check off your bucket list when you’re in Hong Kong during the holidays.
Let’s start with our favorite!
Feathered Ascent at the Lee Tung Avenue
A holiday special “Feathered Ascent” is displayed at the Lee Tung Avenue, created by renowned multimedia and lighting installation artist Nicholas Cheung. This splendor of lights is made with a flock of mobile sculptures with over 50 doves. It demonstrates the skillful use of robotics, electronics and cutting-edge materials to creating a noteworthy icon of our times.
The world renowned ‘Spirit of Christmas’ light installations by The Crown Estate’s Regent Street will also be displayed at the Lee Tung Avenue this year.
When - November 20 - December 31, 2019 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm Location - Lee Tung Avenue, Wan Chai
1881 Heritage – Christmas Light Fantasia
Stroll through a lit arena of Christmas lanterns and let the 360-degree immersive interactive projections transport you to a fantasy world of delight.
When - November 20 - January 5, 2020 Location - 1881 Heritage at 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
The AIA Great European Carnival
The AIA Great European Carnival is back with a bang this year. The Carnival is usually held through winter and run through the major holidays. It offers scintillating rides for all, several amusement rides, skill games and lots of fun.
You can also indulge in some fun at the selfie booths, live entertainment and kids play zone. Remember to enjoy the extravagant festival food from across the world. It takes place at the Central Harbourfront area and attracts millions of visitors every year.
When - December 12, 2019 - February 16, 2020 Location - Central Harbourfront Event Space, at the Central Waterfront next to the Ferris Wheel How much - Adults: 120 HKD (includes entry and 10 tokens), Concession ticket: 90 HKD (includes entry and 7 tokens), bundles available Link to carnival Website - https://tgec.asia/
Number of tokens required for each attraction/ride vary.