Top Things To Do in Hong Kong With Kids This Summer

Mickey and Minnie on a rainy summer day

Summers in Hong Kong are hot and humid, rain is more the rule than the exception, so perhaps not the best time to visit but in the midst of the scorching heat there are some fabulous events going on that will have kids splashing their way through the coolest summer ever...

Summer time might not be as convenient but in the other hand, you are more likely to find better deals on hotels and accomodations.

What to pack in summer? Pack very light, cotton, breathable clothing, sandals, hat, etc. and also a light sweater for the air-conditioning which will be running full blast at shopping centres, restaurants and the hotel lobby.

Umbrella is essential, rain jacket not so. It gets so hot, wearing a rain jacket is very uncomfortable.

And remember, amusement parks are fun rain or shine, you are even expected to get wet at some rides. On the other hand, if it is raining too hard, some of the rides might be closed, so something to be aware of.

The wettest hottest months are June through August. Although not optimal, all is not lost, there is still much fun to be had and here are some fabulous events just to get you and the kids started!

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Here are some fantastic Hong Kong events to enjoy with the kids for the coolest summer ever:

Check out other fun things to do in Hong Kong with Kids, whether you come in the summer or any other time of the year!

And don't miss our top picks for Hong Kong Hotels with Kids, some family-friendly options with larger rooms, swimming pools, and pedestrian areas with plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, etc.

On-Going Events and Hot offers and Discount Tickets to Enjoy This Summer

Once in a Lifetime Experiences at Ocean Park...

Fantastic Chance:
Honorary Panda Keeper
+ Souvenir Photo

Ocean Park Panda Keeper Program

HKD 1380 (US$183)
A 2-hour one-of-a-kind experience as you go behind the scenes of the panda enclosure, put on a special keeper's uniform and assist with the daily care of the pandas.
More info and details

Animal Encounters:
Dolphins, Seals or Penguins!

Ocean Park Unique Activities - Dolphin Encounter

From HKD 1180 (US$152)
Get up close to Ocean Park's stars: dolphins, seals or penguin encounters where you can meet, play, feed and learn more about these incredible creatures from qualified trainers and keepers.
More info and details


HKD 548 HKDL One-Day Adult Ticket

Hong Kong Disneyland Discount Tickets

HK Disneyland Tickets
Adult HK589 HKD533 (US$69)
Child HK419 HKD385 (US$49)
2-day offer for HK visitor Adult HK655 Child HK461
More details at Klook.com

HKD 380 Ocean Park Adult Ticket

Ocean Park Hong Kong  Discount Tickets

Ocean Park HK Tickets
Adult HK438 HKD 372 (US$48)
Children HK219 HKD193 (US$24)

More details at Klook.com


HKD$88 Meal Vouchers, 2-in-1 Meal Coupon

Chef Mickey Buffett

Unbeatable value at Disney's tasty food outlets
Adult HK141 HKD138 (US$18)
Child Meal HK92 HKD88 (US$12)
More details at Klook.com

HKD 88 Disney Magical World 4D Museum

Disney Magical World 4D Museum Discount Ticket

A Disney Themed 4D Museum
Disney Classics, Frozen, Toy Story, Star Wars, Disney Princesses...
HK168 HKD88 (US$11)
More details at Klook.com


Ocean Park Summer Splash - July 1 - August 27, 2017

Ocean Park Summer Splash in Hong Kong

Giant sand sculptures, rubber ducky galore, lakeside barbeque fests... It's a funtastic water party at Ocean Park this summer! Patrick, Sandy, Mr. Krabs, Squidward Tentacles and the rest of the gang at Bikini Bottom will make their way to the Waterfront and help quench the heat of the summer.

When?: July 1st - August 27, 2017

Where?: Ocean Park Hong Kong

How Much? Included with General Admission to the Park.

Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
Ocean Park Discount Tickets Adult HK438 HKD380 US$49, Children HK219 HKD193 US$24

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Hong Kong Disneyland Marvel Super Hero Summer

Marvel Super Hero Summer at Hong Kong Disneyland

This summer, for the first time ever, Marvel Super Heroes are assembling at Hong Kong Disneyland!

Join as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. to fight against Hydra alongside Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, Doctor Strange and many other Super Heroes!

When?: Summer 2017

Where?: Hong Kong Disneyland Tomorrowland

How Much? Included with General Admission to the Park.

Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:

HK Disneyland Discount Tickets Adult HK589 HKD520 US$67, Children HK419 HKD375 US$48

More Info and Booking at Klook.com

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Pizzazz! with the China National Acrobatic Troupe
July 6 - 9, 2017

Pizzazz in Hong Kong

When? July 6 - 9, 2017

Where? Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

How Much? HK 140 - HK380

More Info and Tickets

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Hong Kong Military Tattoo - July 13 - 16, 2017

Hong Kong Military Tattoo

As part of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong SAR celebrations, the LCSD and the Home Affairs Bureau have organised three spectacular shows performed by world-famous military bands including the Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy, the Hong Kong Police Band and other bands from the rest of the world.

When?: July 13 - 16, 2017

Where?: Various indoor and outdoor venues: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, Hong Kong Coliseum, Yuen Long Theatre

How Much?: Varies

More info 20th Anniversary Celebrations: Military Tattoo

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The Gazillion Bubble Show - July 26 - 27, 2017

The Gazillion Bubble Show in Hong Kong

When? July 26 - 27

Where? Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

When? July 29 - 30, 2017

Where?Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

How Much? HK 140 - HK 320

More Info and Tickets

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HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair 2017 - July 19 - 25, 2017

Hong Kong Book Fair

Organised by the HK Trade Development Council, it's not only books, books and more books on this week-long affair, lately the emphasis has also been on multimedia, e-books and e-learning resources.

Besides the publishers' exhibits, there is a range of cultural events including seminars and forums featuring English-language world-renowned writers.

If you are a book worm, don't miss this chance to snatch some bargains (specially on the very last day of the fair)!

When?: July 19 - 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., extended hours on weekends, last day 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

How Much?: Visitors HK10, bring your passport to the "Tourist Counter" and enter through Bauhinia Square entrance.

More info on this year's Hong Kong Book Fair

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The English Premier League Asia Trophy 2017:
Liverpool, Leicester City, West Brom and Crystal Palace
July 19 and 22, 2017

Premier League Asia Trophy: Liverpool, Leicester City, West Brom and Crystal Palace


The Premier League is returning to Hong Kong with the news that Liverpool, Leicester City, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace, will compete for the Premier League Asia Trophy there this summer as part of Hong Kong's 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong SAR celebrations.

A stellar line-up of players and managers will bring the Premier League experience to fans in Asia, giving fans there a taste of what is to come in the 2017/18 campaign.

When?: Wednesday July 19 and Saturday July 22, 2017

Where?: Hong Kong Stadium

More info The English Premier League Asia Trophy 2017

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Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong

Ani-Com HK Cosplay couple

If you have teenagers you will not want to miss this one! Ani-Com and Games is Hong Kong's hottest event in the digital entertainment, comics, animation, video games and toys and collectibles arena and the most popular summer carnival in Hong Kong.

Packed with the latest in big wave trend-setting entertainment, this is one of the most prominent shows in Asia.
Don't miss the many events including stage forums and presentations, model kit competitions, comic Master's autograph sessions, etc.

When?: July 28 - August 1, 2017

Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

How Much?: HK$35 Tickets available onsite and in advance at 7-11 and Circle K Convenience Stores

More on this year's Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong

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Yao Ming Charity Exhibition Basketball Game: NBA vs. CBA
July, 30, 2017

Yao Ming Charity Exhibition Game

Basketball legend Yao Ming will lead an exhibition match in Hong Kong this summer through the annual "Yao Foundation Charity Tour" as part of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the handover.

Chinese sports icon Yao will hand-pick star players from the NBA and the mainland to feature in the game. The list of players is still under discussion but will be announced once it has been confirmed. Stay tuned!

The game will be broadcasted live by China Central Television Five (CCTV5) nation-wide, so that basketball fans around the world will be able to share the excitement.

When?: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Where?: Hong Kong Coliseum

More Info: Yao Ming Charity Exhibition Basketball Game

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Dim Sum Adventures @ Lung Fung Teahouse 2.0 by the Hong Kong Dance Company

Dim Sum Adventures Show in Hong Kong

When? July 28 - July 30, 2017

Where? Yuen Long Theater Auditorium

When? August 4 - 6, 2017

Where? Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium

How Much? HK 100 - HK 280

More Info and Tickets

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The Little Prince by the City Contemporary Dance Company

The Little Prince in Hong Kong

When? August 11 - 13, 2017

Where? Sha Tin Townhall Auditorium

How Much? HK 140 - HK 250

More Info and Tickets

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Hong Kong Youth Music Camp Concerts 2017

The Little Prince in Hong Kong

When? Sundays August 8 and 13, 2017

Where? Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall and Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall respectively

How Much? HK 50 - HK 90

More Info and Tickets

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