Pleasant, dry and cooler temperatures continue through this month, a light jacket will definitely come in handy but leave your heavy stuff at home.
February will be packed with exciting events, but do make some time to head outdoors and enjoy the marvelous weather! For nature lovers, this is the time to enjoy our fantastic reserves and trails. Weather is pleasant and migrating birds are here in spades.
Hong Kong Lunar New Year Highlight Events in February 2020
Lunar New Year Lantern Carnival
The Chinese New Year festivities culminate on the 15th day of the Lunar Year on February 8, 2020 with the Spring Lantern Carnival.
This day, expect to see fantastic lantern displays, all shapes, size and forms, lining up streets and alleys and particularly at the Carnival, where there will also be cultural performances, lion dances, stage acts, folk craft demonstrations...
When? Main Carnival in TST February 8, 2020 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where? Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, Tsim Sha Tsui.
How Much? FREE!
The Government of Hong Kong's Leisure and Cultural Services Department sponsors a series
of events to foster Chinese ethnic culture to residents and tourists alike.
As part of the Lunar New Year festivities, the department sets up
an amazing annual Lantern Exhibition in the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront in the lead up to the Lantern Carnival which mark the end of the Lunar New Year celebrations.
When? January 17 - February 9, 2020 Displays are lit 6:00pm to 11pm from Friday to Sunday.
Where? Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza by the Water Pools in front of the Clocktower, Tsim Sha Tsui.
How Much? Free
A Golden Chinese New Year Celebration at Disneyland Hong Kong - Park is closed until further notice
During Chinese New Year, Disneyland Hong Kong transforms once
again after the rush of the Christmas season. This time instead of fluffy snow and holiday wreaths, it is lanterns, red envelopes, mandarin oranges,
chinese lions, drums and gongs...
And in typical Disney fashion, our favourite characters will be there dressed in full
Chinese traditional gear to celebrate and wish you Gung Hay Fat Choy!
When?Mid-January to Mid-February 2020 Park is closed until further notice
Where? Hong Kong Disneyland
How Much? CNY events are free with entrance ticket.
Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
HK Disneyland Discount Tickets Adult HK639 HKD580 US$75, Children HK475 HKD435 US$56
More Info and Booking at Klook.com
Ocean Park Lucky Lunar Fiesta - Park is closed until further notice
Every year, the park goes all out to celebrate the Lunar New Year with traditional events throughout: Leaping lions at the Waterfront,
dazzling dragon dances at the Summit, incredible board-busting Kung Fu shows, lucky red packets at the God of Fortune Palace,
roaring dances at the Waterfront Plaza while Old Hong Kong plays host to Golden Lions dancing on the streets and Kung Fu troupes galore.
Giant drums and spectacular acrobatics and lots of memorable photo opportunities.
For the little ones, lucky pinwheel workshops at Whiskers Harbour and
all restaurants of course, will be featuring seasonal specials.
When? Mid-January to Mid-February 2020 Park is closed until further notice
Where?Ocean Park Hong Kong How Much? CNY events are free with entrance ticket.
Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
Ocean Park Discount Tickets Adult HK498 HKD418 US$54, Children HK249 HKD235 US$30, more special deals for HK Residents. If you guy a general admission ticket you still have to make a reservation for the date of your visit.
Two popular traditions: wishing trees and wishing lanterns, in addition to
performances and cultural activities and lots and lots of local foods.
If you missed the Chinese New Year Parade, this is your chance, all the floats will be on display and the troupes from the parade will
also perform here. This is not exactly "around the corner" but well worth the trip.
When? From New Year's Day January 25 until at least the Lantern Festival February 8, 2020
Where? Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees, take MTR to Tai Wo Station (New Territories) then a free shuttle or taxi to Lam Tsuen Wishing Square.
How Much? Most events are free, there is a fee for banquets and feasts.
A giant, amazing outdoor event in one of Hong Kong's most iconic settings with sweeping views of Victoria Harbour.
What is it? Thrilling rides for all, carnival games, live entertainment including local and international music artists and comedy performers, Hong Kong's biggest ever outdoor ice rink TBC,
and of course, festival food from around the world!
Also, back with brand new performers is The Great Circus of Europe, raring to leave you gasping in disbelief.
When?: December 12, 2019 - February 16, 2020
Where?: Central Waterfront Event Space, at the Central Waterfront next to the Ferris Wheel How Much?: Adults HK 120 (includes entry and 10 tokens), Concession HK 80 (includes entry and 7 tokens), bundles available
Number of tokens required for each attraction/ride vary.
Tickets for the Great Circus of Europe HK $200 HK $550 - Family package available. 2-for-1 ticket deal on all shows from 17-20 December. This offer is only available online at zicket.co
Established across three continents and four iconic cities – Paris, Hong Kong, New York and Lausanne - the Longines Masters series is one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world.
If you love horses, this is your event! This is not only about exhilarating show jumping, unique racing and jumping
competitions, expert jockeys and outstanding horsemanship... Besides fantastic equestrian eye candy, this is a chic social event, the
Masters features a "Prestige Village", the main beehive of activity featuring live entertainment, wine tastings, meet-and-greet with the riders, demos and classes, and of course luxury boutiques and champagne lunches...
New to this year's event and in the same arena as Longines Masters, is the Asian Arabian Horse Show, the first of its kind in Hong Kong.
This is a fantastic event for the entire family as there will also be activities for kids such as the unique Hobby Horse competition, a simulation of the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding that can be surprisingly competitive.
When?:February 14 - 16, 2020 Cancelled
Where?: AsiaWorld Expo
How Much?: Admission to the Prestige Village HK 180
Tickets for competition sessions - HK$230 for a Grandstand Pass, family and concessionary tickets available as well as premium VIP packages.
C3 in Hong Kong which stands for "Characters, Culture and Contents" is an annual anime, comics and games event for fans of Japanese ACG culture.
Major anime publishers, retailers and production houses bring the authentic Japanese anime and comic culture to Hong Kong with their latest creations, with popular Japanese singers/voice actors/producers etc. here to entertain Hong Kong fans.
Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 13 - March 14, 2020
Due to the current public health situation many acts have been postponed/cancelled. Latest updates of the programme information of Festival will be announced on the official website.
On its 48th year, this is Hong Kong's foremost event dedicated to the performing arts.
Four weeks of
spectacular performances with all genres of the performing arts well-represented including concerts, ballets, operas, drama by
leading international orchestras, performers and artists in world-class venues.
This year's line up include the Bavarian State Opera, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Igor Moiseyev Ballet, the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra, the Salzburg Marionette Theatre, the Prague Philharmonic Choir and many more.
The 6th Vegetarian Food Asia and the 9th LOHAS Expo
This is Hong Kong's largest vegetarian and green living exhibition. It is open to the general public where visitors will be able to find and shop a wide variety of vegetarian and green living products from around the world throughout the three show days.
The expo's "Public Zone" was successfully debuted in the last edition with a record-breaking 30,000 visits. In the 2020 shows, the organizer will expand the Public Hall's scale. Apart from showcasing 4,000 vegetarian, natural, organic, and green living products, the expo will also feature exciting events for the public who embrace a green and healthy lifestyle.
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 about 12 minutes.
When?: Every Night
Where?: Can be seen from both sides of Victoria Harbour, specially stunning aboard a Harbour Cruise.
How Much? Free
The Happy Valley horse races in 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. On race day, 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.