Hong Kong Food
Food is Hong Kong's favourite pastime... Here's a guide to the best food experiences: Dim Sum brunches, seafood villages, dai pai dongs,floating restaurants, from Michelin stars to street food stalls...
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August 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
Summer in Hong Kong is in full swing! August is a great time to get out to the islands and beaches and spend much needed time outdoors! On this August are the Food Expo and the Computer and Communications Festival at the Convention Centre, and the Arts Carnival wraps up this month. Due to the ongoing challenging circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic the status of the many events programmed for August may change at the last minute, many have already been postponed. Plan accordingly.
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July 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
As Hong Kong slowly gets back to normal, many of our favourite Summer events are on schedule, this July Ani-Com and the Book Fair are back at the Convention and Exhibition Center and the Arts Carnival will be taking place both on-stage and virtually. Our usual summer water party events at Ocean Park and Disneyland have not been announced this year but the good news is the parks have reopened with plenty of summer fun planned for everyone! Remember both require advance reservations for the day of your visit!
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Hong Kong July 1st Celebrations: the 24th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong SAR
July 1st in Hong Kong is a public holiday that commemorates the Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to Mainland China in 1997. The scope and extent of the celebrations have varied over the years including parades, flag-raising ceremonies, cultural performances, sports matches, and as in the case of special anniversaries 10th or 20th for example, a fantastic fireworks display. 2021 celebrates the 24th Anniversary.
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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2021
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, for some a very entertaining and exciting festival, for others, a fiercely competitive event... After last year's cancellations we are hoping to have some dragon boat racing action this year. Let's enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival responsibly by adhering to health and social distancing guidelines.
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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. Restrictions are easing, theme parks and attractions reopening: Hong Kong Disneyland, Sky100, Ocean Park and the Hop On Hop Off Buses have reopened! Please refresh your browser to see the latest update.
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June 2021 Hong Kong Festivals and Events
Front and center this June 2021 is the fantastic array of Dragon Boat action, the exciting races and parades at the Dragon Boat Festival will be held throughout Hong Kong on June 14, 2021.
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Buddha Birthday Celebrations 2021
Buddha Birthday celebrations vary from place to place according to the different schools of the faith that have developed, but regardless, the birthday of Lord Buddha remains one of the largest Buddhist festivals, and in Hong Kong it is a National Holiday which will be celebrated on May 19, 2021
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