Festivals

Festivals

Hong Kong features a calendar of some of the most exciting cultural events and urban festivities, ranging from music, sports and leisure to traditional Chinese festivals and Western celebrations.

Hong Kong Chinese New Year
Be part of Hong Kong’s biggest annual celebration and experience a flamboyant parade of floats, international and local performers, stunning fireworks over the harbour, and heart-pounding action of live horse racing in Happy Valley or Shatin.
Hong Kong Open
The city’s oldest professional sporting event and it has formed part of the European PGA Tour since 2001 that attracts the world's best golfers.
Hong Kong Wine and Dine Month
Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival allows you to indulge yourself in fine wine and food. This is followed by a month of events tailored for gastronomic enthusiasts, including street carnivals, masterclasses, culinary-themed tours, wine-pairing meals and dining offers.
Art Basel
Art Basel provides a portal to the region's artists, with over half of the participating galleries hailing from Asia-Pacific. The show also gives galleries from around the world a platform in Asia to demonstrate.
Hong Kong New Year Countdown
The radiant Victoria Harbour is the belle of the ball for Hong Kong’s spectacular New Year countdown. Join the throngs of cheering revellers along Hong Kong’s waterfront and usher the new year!
FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix
It is an international women’s volleyball competition held annually by Federation Internationale de Volleyaball (FIVB). You will have a chance to see some of the world’s top-ranking national teams face each other off in intense competition.
The Birthday of the Buddha
The Birthday of the Buddha, also called the Buddha Bathing Festival, is one of the most spiritual festivals in Hong Kong. One of the grandest ceremonies is held at the Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island, home of the Big Buddha.
Hong Kong Sevens
Every year, teams from the world’s top rugby nations compete in the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and it has grown into one of the biggest rugby events on the international sporting calendar for all participants.