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 on the other hand, you are more likely to find better deals on hotels and accomodations.

What to pack for 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 nearby with plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, etc.

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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. The Springtime Carnival Procession is back this year, a lively parade with all our favourite Disney friends old and new!

And opening this spring is a brand-new projection show, "We Love Mickey!" with cutting-edge visual effects and lighting, along Main Street, U.S.A.

This year's Spring Carnival will include as in prior years the Disney Character Egg Hunt with over 100 Disney eggs scattered up and around the park and the hotels and will extend through early Summer!

When? March 15 through June 20, 2018
Where? Hong Kong Disneyland
How Much? Disney Springtime Carnivale of Stars activities are free with Park Admission.

Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
HK Disneyland Discount Tickets Adult HK619 HKD524 US$67, Children HK458 HKD366 US$48
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Cirque du Soleil Kooza - April 19 - June 3, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Kooza

Recognized over the world, Cirque du Soleil has constantly sought to evoke imagination, invoke senses and provoke emotions. A return to our origins, KOOZA combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power.

"KOOZA is a show that blends, almost to perfection, its subcontinental sounds, its stunning lighting and costumes with theatrical ingenuity and acrobatic wonder" - The Independent, London
When?: April 19 - June 3, 2018
Where?: Under the Big Top at the Central Waterfront
How Much: HK 488+

Ocean Park Summer Splash - July - August 2018 Programme TBA

Ocean Park Summer Splash in Hong Kong

Giant sand sculptures, rubber ducky galore, lakeside barbeque fests... It was a funtastic water party at Ocean Park last summer!

Patrick, Sandy, Mr. Krabs, Squidward Tentacles and the rest of the gang at Bikini Bottom made their way to the Waterfront and help quench the heat of the summer.

When?: July - August, 2018, this year's dates and activities are TBA

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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Water Play Street Summer Party a Pixar Extravaganza!

Hong Kong Disney Summer Pixar Water Party

This summer, Hong Kong Disneyland will create a big splash of fun with the first-ever Pixar-themed "Water Play Street Party" joined by our favourite Disney Pixar stars...

Who will we find soaking up the cool, water-filled streets this summer? Likely our Toy Story friends, Woody, Jessie, Buzz, Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, Rex, Bullseye... also Mr. and Mrs. Incredible from The Incredibles are set to make an appearance...

When? June 21 - September 2, 2018
Where? Throughout Main Street USA at Hong Kong Disneyland
How Much? Disney Street Summer Party activities are free with Park Admission.

Remember you can buy discount tickets online at Klook.com:
HK Disneyland Discount Tickets Adult HK619 HKD524 US$67, Children HK458 HKD366 US$48
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HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair 2018

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.

There are over 500 exhibitors in the following categories:

  • Books and Publications
  • Children's and Teen's
  • Multimedia and Electronic resources
  • Religious Books
  • Stationery

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 18 - 24, 2018
Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
How Much?: General admission Adults HK25, children HK10, early morning admission (before noon) HK10 tickets available at fair only every day.
More Info: Hong Kong Book Fair official site.

Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong

Ani Com Hong Kong Exhibits

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.

This fair is open to the public and packed with the latest in big wave trend-setting entertainment, this is one of the most prominent shows in Asia, and the target audience is between the ages of 12 and 30 years-old.

Don't miss the many events including stage forums and presentations, model kit competitions, comic Master's autograph sessions, etc. and new this year, a concurrent exhibition, ACG Outlet, a mega outlet for all kinds of anime licensed products selling at big discounts will be located at Hall 3.

Many familiar brands will be well-represented: X-Box, LEGO, Marvel Comics, Sony PS4, Hasbro, Bandai...

App developing and marketing companies will be showcasing the latest in games and entertainment.

Featuring comics and figure design competitions, an international COSPLAY carnival, ACG live performances and a variety of stage events.

And at the X-Zone Young @ Mart, over 100 mini-stalls are set up at this mini-flea market zone full of bargains and latest innovations, some reserved for Doujinshi artists.

When?: July 27 - 31, 2018
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 Info: www.ani-com.hk and HKTB

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