Hong Kong Traveller Blog

Up and About Hong Kong - What's New?
Big Buddha Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Big Buddha - Follow Myk on Instagram @Kcee100

April 2024 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

April 2024 in Hong Kong opens with some beloved traditions with the Ching Ming Festival on April 4 followed by the full return of the electronics and consumer trade exhibitions, the Hong Kong Film Festival and the culmination of the Hong Kong Sevens. April temperatures in Hong Kong are still pleasant but begin to climb,

Continue reading "April 2024 Hong Kong Festivals and Events"

May 2024 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

The month of May in Hong Kong kicks off an array of colorful festivities and traditions starting with the Tin Hau Festival and its revelry of water parades, then the trio of cultural celebrations that offer Buddha bathing ceremonies, colorful dragon and lion parades in honour of Tam Kung, and the one-of-a-kind bun-scrambling contest at the Cheung Chau Bun Festival.

Continue reading "May 2024 Hong Kong Festivals and Events"

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2024

The 2024 Hong Kong International Film Festival HKIFF48 will run from March 28 to April 8, 2024. Although not Cannes, or Sundance or Toronto, it is one of Hong Kong's largest cultural events and considered a major launching pad for films from all parts of the world into the China and Asian markets. 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!

Continue reading "Hong Kong International Film Festival 2024"

Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony 2024

The Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony is the Oscars of Hong Kong. Like the Academy Awards, it recognizes achievements in filmmaking and is a star-studded affair with prominent local celebrities that make an appearance at this most prestigious of Asian red carpet events. The 42nd Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony will take place on April 14, 2024at the Grand Theatre of Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Continue reading "Hong Kong Film Award Ceremony 2024"

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2024

The 2024 Cathay HSBC Hong Kong Sevens have been scheduled for April 5 - 7, 2024. The Hong Kong Sevens is rugby's most prestigious sevens tournament on the IRB World Series and considered one of the top events in Hong Kong's Sports calendar. It is more than the 24-team sports match, this has become a festival of sorts and just one huge wild party that goes beyond the Hong Kong Stadium, the official venue of the tournament.

Continue reading "Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2024"

Chinese Paper Money Traditions

Burning of Chinese Paper Money also known as Ghost Money is an ancient tradition that goes back thousands of years and one that is held to this day when honoring the ancestors. The practice has evolved, and now, along with paper money, many other must have items (like iPads, mobile phones, bitcoin wallets) are also offered.

Continue reading "Chinese Paper Money Traditions"

Hong Kong Festivals and Events

There is such a wide range of exciting happenings and top notch events throughout the year in Hong Kong...the art festivals, world class sports events, concerts and performances, food festivals and the fascinating local festivals which besides the spectacular and colorful celebrations, can give such a unique glimpse into traditional Chinese and local life. Here's what's happening and when.

Continue reading "Hong Kong Festivals and Events"

Easter in Hong Kong 2024

Easter in Hong Kong, as part of the British legacy, is a public holiday with a long weekend of days off from Good Friday to the day following Easter Monday. For 2024, the Easter holidays will be from Friday March 29 to Monday April 1st, 2024. From uplifiting services, easter egg hunts, champagne brunches... here's what's happening this Easter in Hong Kong.

Continue reading "Easter in Hong Kong 2024"

Discount Tickets on Most Popular Attractions


Hong Kong Staycation Hot Deals



Most Popular Excursions in Hong Kong

Book with confidence! Free cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Send a Tip!

Got something to share? Let us know!