Hong Kong Festivals and Events
June 2017

June Events in Hong Kong: Dragon Boat Festival

In case you missed the Dragon Boat Festival at the end of last month, not to worry, because the excitement continues in June 2017 with the Dragon Boat Carnival and the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races in Victoria Harbour the first weekend of the month.

In the Cultural front, the Chinese Opera Festival is kicking off this month and will run through mid-August.

June is a hot and humid month in Hong Kong, make sure to have sun protection and stay hydrated.

We are also in the middle of our infamous typhoon season. Hong Kong deals with typhoons every year. If a warning is issued don't be alarmed, just aware, and take the precautions outlined here and stay safe.

Here's this month's line-up:

Also check-out these popular ongoing events during June 2017:

And here's what's hot this summer with kids in Hong Kong

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The Dragon Boat Carnival and the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races - June 2 - 4, 2017

Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races

Sponsored by the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Association, this event along with the Stanley Dragon Boat Championships, is one of the top events in the dragon boat-racing calendar. International teams as well as local and company sponsored teams compete in one of the most prestigious of tournaments.

The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival is a three-day event jam-packed with hot dragon boat action right on Victoria Harbour, plus live entertainment and a fabulous BeerFest.

When?: Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 2 - 4, 2017
Where?: Victoria Harbour

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Sting 57th and 9th Tour - Saturday, June 3, 2017

Sting Live On Tour in Hong Kong

When?: Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 5BC

How Much? HK$600 - HK1,300 +

More Info and Tickets

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Stanley Dragon Boat Short-Course Races - June 18, 2017

Stanley Short Dragon Boat Races

Celebrated a few weeks after the main races of the Tuen Ng festival, as the name suggests, the races are on a shorter course, only 200 meters.

When?: Sunday June 18, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - approx. 5:00 p.m.

Where?: Stanley Main Beach.

More Info: www.dragonboat.org.hk

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Britney Spears Piece Of Me Tour - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Britney Spears Live On Tour in Hong Kong

When?: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Where?: AsiaWorld Expo, Arena (Hall 1)

How Much? HK$800 +

More Info and Tickets

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Chinese Opera Festival

Chinee Opera Festival

"Chinese Opera encapsulates the long history and traditional culture of China. The immaculately crafted movements of the hands, the eyes, the body and the feet of the actors are unique to a whole system of Chinese performing arts."

This art form has been around for centuries and to foster a better understanding of this ancient art, the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department brings the annual Chinese Opera Festival to the community.

If you have never experienced this unique kind of traditional art, this is your chance! The festival will offer daily stage performances by some of the leading Companies in the genre. Besides the stage performances, the festival also puts together an array of events from symposiums, Chinese Opera film screenings and exhibitions.

When?: June 13 - August 13, 2017

Where?: Stage Performances at various venues including a couple of locations very convenient to visitors:

  • The Grand Theatre at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade
  • The Hong Kong City Hall in Central
  • The Hong Kong Space Museum

How Much? Ticket prices vary depending on event.

  • Tickets for a stage performance at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre for example range from HK 100- HK 350.
  • Tickets for a Chinese Opera Film Show at the Hong Kong Space Museum are HK 30.
  • Discounts are available to students and seniors.

More Info: Visit the official site of the Chinese Opera Festival.

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Ongoing Hong Kong Events for June 2017

These are some popular ongoing events that are worth checking out, specially since they are FREE or offered for a very low fee!

These events feature some of the great and ancient traditions of the territory and are offered by experts in their corresponding fields:

Hong Kong Ongoing Events: Tai Chi Class
Tai Chi Class

Hong Kong Ongoing Events: Lion Dance Demonstration
Lion Dance Demo

Hong Kong Ongoing Events: Feng Shui Class
Feng Shui Class

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The Symphony of Lights

HK Symphony of Lights

The Symphony of Lights is Hong Kong's light and sound show, a tribute to the city and its people, their diversity, energy and vitality.

The stage is the entire city, which is what makes it so unique, you can watch the lights from just about anywhere in the waterfront. This free show offered by the city, takes place every night at 8:00 pm and lasts aboout 15 minutes.

When?: Every Night

Where?: Can be seen from both sides of Victoria Harbour

How Much? Free

Click here for more on Hong Kong's Symphony of Lights and best spots to watch.

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The Happy Valley Horse Races are On!

Happy Valley Horse Races

Happy Valley Hong Kong whether or not you are a horse racing enthusiast is an experience not to be missed!

The beautiful horses, the skillful jockeys, the crowds going wild, they all add up to an exciting, fun-filled, thrilling atmosphere in a world-class venue.

The Happy Valley race course itself is a sight in itself, the city has built around it through the years and it is now practically surrounded by skyscrapers, an awesome experience specially at night when the city is illuminated.

When?: Wednesday Nights. First race starts at 7:15 p.m. and the gates open at 5:15 p.m. The races are done by 11:00 p.m.

Where?: Happy Valley Race Course

How Much? Depends, there are many ways to experience the races, from General Stand to Private Boxes and special packages including dinner and drinks. General Stand entrance starts at HK10. The "Come Horseracing Tour" provides transportation to/from your hotel, dinner and drinks and access to the Member's Boxes.

Click here for more on Happy Valley Horse Racing, how to get there and options for viewing the races.

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