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First and foremost in everyone's mind nowadays are recent developments with the Covid-19 pandemic. You will find the latest news and guidelines on our Coronavirus page.

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Coronavirus in Hong Kong

Health and safety measures continue to adjust to the current conditions and travel and quarantine requirements as well as reopening and closures of attractions and events may change at the last minute. Expect temporary closures at all attractions as new government measures are being enacted. The Chinese New Year Parade 2021 and Chinese New Year Fireworks 2021 have been cancelled. Art Basel 2021 has been postponed from March to May. Please refresh your browser to see the latest update. This information is current as of January 19, 2021.

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year Flower Markets

Hong Kong Flower Markets are buzzing with a frenzy of activity in anticipation of Chinese New Year, during the weeks leading to this most loved event, they will all be packed as households prepare decorations as well as gifts for their loved ones. The most popular in Victoria Park had been cancelled earlier this month but will apparently be allowed to proceed with more stringent crowd-control measures. The situation is still fluid and may change at the last minute.

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Hong Kong Chinese New Year Celebrations 2021

Hong Kong Chinese New Year Celebrations are some of the city's landmark events but due to the pandemic, this year's celebrations will be a bit different. Already cancelled are the Chinese New Year Night Parade and the Fireworks over Victoria Harbour, but there are still many socially-distanced events to welcome the Year of the Ox. Here's what's happening and when this Chinese New Year in Hong Kong!

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February 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events

The Chinese New Year celebrations in a somewhat different format this year due to the pandemic, will be in full swing in Hong Kong this February. Covid-19 continues to present many challenges with many of the large-scale highlight events having been cancelled. Bus as we get ready to welcome the Year of the Ox on February 12, 2021 there will be plenty of socially-distanced events to keep everyone safe and the celebrations will wrap up as always with the traditional Spring Lantern Festival by the end of the month. Here are the top Hong Kong events for February 2021.

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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.

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Hong Kong New Year's Eve Countdown 2021

Hong Kong New Year's Eve 2021 countdown celebrations are going online this year! Here's how to watch from wherever in the world you may happen to be! The New Year's Eve 2021 fireworks display over Victoria Harbour has been cancelled due to the need to uphold social distancing measures.

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Hong Kong New Year Race Meeting - January 1st 2021

The Hong Kong New Year's Day Race Meeting is one of eight Magnificent Race Days being waged in the Sha Tin Race Course during the racing calendar. Horse Racing is serious business in Hong Kong, so what better way to welcome the New Year than at this fantastic event.

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Hong Kong Trade Shows and Fairs

Due to the challenging circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic and the sudden increase in untraced COVID-19 cases this summer, many of the trade shows have been postponed. Hong Kong Book Fair rescheduled for December 16-22 has now been cancelled until next year, AniCom HK and Food Expo are rescheduled for January 2021. Keep in mind the status of the many events may change at the last minute. We will continue to monitor closely this rapidly evolving situation and provide relevant updates on this page.

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