In anticipation of Chinese New Year, Hong Kong Flower Markets are buzzing with a frenzy of activity in the weeks leading to this most loved event as households prepare decorations as well as gifts for their loved ones.
A visit to the Hong Kong Flower Markets during this time of the year is a great way to get into the spirit of the festivities.
One of the most popular Chinese New Year Flower Markets is held annually in Victoria Park in Causeway Bay starting a couple of weeks before the New Year and running up until New Year's Day.
Through the years the offerings have extended beyond flowers and plants and decorations.
Nowadays you can find just about anything in this market and is one of the most popular ones with the locals, so be prepared for the wall-to-wall crowds, specially at night.
If you are on the Kowloon side, a popular Chinese New Year Market in Mongkok is set up at Fa Hui Park.
See the locations of these two popular Flower Markets on the map:
Fa Hui Park
The flower markets which traditionally have ended at midnight on New Year's eve are now beginning to open throughout the early hours of New Year's day until 6:00 am, for all those last-minute necessities!
Look for any of these which are in great demand during the season at all the flower markets in Hong Kong.
When? TBA probably from mid-January thru the New Year on January 28, 2017. On New Year's Eve January 27 it will likely be open throughout until the early hours (6:00 am) of New Year's Day.
Victoria Park in Causeway Bay:
Fa Hui Park in Mongkok:
How Much? Depends on what you're buying! Free to browse!
Enjoy the festivities and celebrations of this amazing time that is Chinese New Year in Hong Kong!
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
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