March 2020 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

Art Basel Hong Kong, Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair
Lion Dance Parades at Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair

The Chinese New Year celebrations have come and gone but if you have not had your fix of dancing lions, firecrackers and dragons, the Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair comes right on the heels of the New Year celebrations on Sunday March 3rd, featuring the fantastic 18 Lions Dance on Quincuncial Piles and the 500-Feet Luminous Night Dragon Dance Performance.

In the cultural front, this month welcomes Asia's premier art events, Art Basel Hong Kong, newcomer Art Central, and a plethora of satellite fairs and exhibitions in what has now become Hong Kong Art Week.

The Hong Kong Film Festival, one of Asia's most influential events, gets underway this month and Maroon 5 is in town next door in Macau.

Temperatures will start picking up soon so try to get outdoors and enjoy, spring is in full bloom at the Hong Kong Flower show at Victoria Park!

Highlight Celebrations and Events in March 2020

Ongoing Events This March 2020

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This month is all about art, art, art! Art lovers, curiouseurs and enthusiasts will enjoy these behind-the-scenes tours of Hong Kong's gallery world.

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For nature and outdoors lovers, this is a great time for that hiking or biking excursion, a trip to the marshes and wetlands is heaven as thousands of migratory shorebirds can be seen getting ready to head north towards their breeding grounds. These adventures give you a great chance to get outdoors and enjoy!

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Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair - March 1, 2020

Lion Dance at Tai Kok Tsui Temple Fair

This is a full day of colorful celebrations which include

The temple fair grand parade
The fantastic 18 Lions Dance on Quincuncial Piles
The 500-Feet Luminous Night Dragon Dance Performance

Be prepared for lots of lions, dragons, kung fu, cultural performances, drumming, dances, singing, feasts, crafts... don't forget your camera!

When? Sunday, March 1, 2020
Where? Fuk Tsun Street in Kowloon, it is only a 10 minute walk from the Mongkok MTR station.
How Much? Free!

Hong Kong International Jewelry Show

Hong Kong Jewellery Show

The Hong Kong International Jewellery Show is Asia's largest of its kind, higlighting exhibitor's latest collections and masterpieces, certainly a glamorous and glittery event with the latest in trends and design.

Check out the Hall of Jade, the Hall of Time, the Hall of Chic, the Hall of Nature (rare precious stones and pearls)...

For security reasons, the show is only open to trade visitors 18 or older, you must register and bring your passport or ID in person to the Registration Counter and get a validation stamp.

When? March 4 - 8, 2020
Where? Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How Much? HK$ 100

Hong Kong Flower Show - "Bliss in Bloom"
March 6 - 15, 2020

Hong Kong Flower Show in March

If you love flowers and greenery, this is a "don't miss". In the middle of the towering skyscrapers of the city, the Hong Kong Flower Show is a bright and fragrant oasis with elaborate displays of flowers and landscaped areas, put together by local and international organisations.

Throughout the show, floral demonstrations, cultural events and competitions are held, and it is certainly a great way to spend a half-day.

This year's Theme is "Bliss in Bloom" and the theme flower is the Hydrangea.

When? March 6 - 15, 2020 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Where? Victoria Park, Causeway Bay.
How Much? HK$ 14, Seniors and Children HK$7.

Disney Springtime Carnivale of Stars and Egg-stravaganza

Hong Kong Disney Spring Carnival

Mickey, Minnie and the gang will be sporting their new spring-themed outfits and putting together The Stars Springtime Celebration, this is a lively show on Main Street with all our favourite Disney friends old and new!

When? mid-March through June 2020, exact dates TBA
Where? Hong Kong Disneyland
How Much? Disney Springtime Celebration activities are free with Park Admission.

Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
HK Disneyland Discount Tickets Adult HK639 HKD560 US$74, Children HK475 HKD431 US$55
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Hong Kong International Film Festival

Hong Kong International Film Festival

The Hong Kong International Film Festival is one of Hong Kong's largest cultural events, and as all film festivals, this is an event for those involved in the film industry, actors, directors, screenwriters, etc. and film enthusiasts and fans from all over the world.

Although this is not Cannes or Sundance or Toronto, the Hong Kong Film Festival is considered a major launching pad for films from all parts of the world into the China and Asian markets. Some big names in the Asian cinematic scene make an appearance to promote their latest works.

It is easy to catch a screening and ticket prices are quite reasonable, if only to see some of Hong Kong's magnificent venues from the inside!

When? TBA
Where? Several venues including the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong City Hall, the Hong Kong Science Museum among others.
How Much? HK$ 55+

Asian Film Awards - The Oscars of Asia

Asian Film Awards Logo

The Asian Film Awards is a fairly new programme launched in 2007 but is gradually gaining prominence in the film making industry. This is not to be confused with the Hong Kong Film Awards which have been around since 1982.

The Asian Film Award Gala is the kick off to the HK International Film Festival, and presents awards in ten different categories such as Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, etc. these are the "Oscars" of Asia.

It is certainly a glittery evening with prominent local and international stars, which over the years has included Jet Li, Andy Lau, Oliver Stone and Donatella Versace.

Attendance is of course by invitation only, but the fans can catch a peek of their favourite celebrities as they arrive at the Red Carpet.

When? TBA
Where? TBA, last year at Hong Kong TVB City

Taste of Hong Kong

Taste of Hong Kong

Food lovers rejoice, Taste of Hong Kong is back at the Central Harbourfront this March!

This is Hong Kong's largest gastronomic festival and one foodies should not miss. A gorgeous outdoor waterfront setting, a majestic skyline and some of Hong Kong's best restaurants dishing out their bests... at prices that won't break the bank!

That's right, this is your chance to try Michelin-starred delicacies and some new dishes that are exclusive to the festival from some of the territory's culinary gems, no reservations, no wait-lists... Dishes start at HK$50, with some "icon dishes" priced from HK$140.

When? TBA
Where? Central Waterfront Event Space
How Much? TBA last year General Admission: HK$120 advance online purchase, HK$150 at the door (16 and under with adult FREE)
Dishes HK$50+, "icon dishes" HK$140+

Art Basel Hong Kong - March 19 - 21, 2020

Art Basel Hong Kong

Art Basel Hong Kong on its eight edition, will be bringing the art world together once again as galleries, artists, collectors and art enthusiasts from Asia and all over the world flock to this most prestigious of international art events.

Recognised as the premier art event in Asia, this is where you get to see the latest developments in art from across Asia as well as the best from the West.

When?: March 19 - 21, 2020
Where?: The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Art Central - March 17 - 22, 2020

Art Central Hong Kong

A new exciting art fair has popped up in the waterfront to go head to head with Art Basel...

Art fair veterans Tim Etchells and Sandy Angus, who founded the original Art HK who later became Art Basel are behind this new exhibition which will be housed in a purpose-built tent right on the city's new Central Harbourfront, a 10-minute walk from Art Basel.

Art Central will showcase works from over 100 exhibitors and international galleries in this highly anticipated edition.

When?: March 17 - 22, 2020
Where?: The new Central Harbourfront
How Much? TBA, last year First night HK550 includes a complimentary glass of Mumm Champagne, Weekday Adult HK230 advance HK275 at door, Weekend Adult HK300 advance HK350 at door, concession and student tickets also available. Early bird online discounts available.

Asia Contemporary Art Show - Spring 2020 edition suspended

Asia Contemporary Art Show: Happy Thoughts by Gerrico Blanco

The popular and highly successful Asia Contemporary Art Show, the largest in Asia in terms of the number of artworks offered for sale, will be back in the Fall with an exciting line-up of over 80 exhibiting galleries from 17 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

If you are seriously thinking about acquiring a piece, this one is worth checking out with over 2,500 stunning works of art from Asia and beyond. Presented across 85 art living spaces, the Show includes original paintings, limited editions, sculpture, and photography from some of the world's most interesting and promising artists

All the works can be viewed, and bought, online at www.asiacontemporaryart.com, so even after the doors close, the Show continues online, with new works being added every day.

When?: Spring 2020 Edition has been suspended
Where?: The Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 40th to 43rd floors.
How Much? Special 2-for-1 tickets for the Asia Contemporary Art Show are on sale now for HK$270, HK$270 per person at the door.

Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 13 - March 14, 2020

Hong Kong Performing Arts Festival

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.

Ongoing Hong Kong Events

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

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

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 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 Horse Races at Happy Valley

Happy Valley Horse Races

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.

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