Hong Kong, a stunning metropolis, boasts a cultural calendar that pulsates with life year-round. From the electrifying energy of the Lunar New Year to the serene fantastic thing about the Mid-Autumn Festival, festivals in Hong Kong offer a novel window into the town’s traditions and spirit.

Spring (February – April)

Lunar New Year

The city explodes in a riot of color and firecrackers during this most vital festival. If you’re staying at a hotel in Wan Chai the likes of Dorsett Wan Chai, you may witness lion dances, dazzling parades, and delectable feasts that remember recent beginnings.

Spring Lantern Festival

As the festive spirit lingers, streets adorned with lanterns illuminate the town. Enjoy cultural performances and release your wishes on floating lanterns during this enchanting time.

Summer (May – August)

Cheung Chau Bun Festival

Witness an exciting “bun-climbing” competition where participants scale precarious towers to grab lucky buns, a test of strength and tradition.

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival
Image via Wikimedia Commons – Kelvin Ma, Tai O Dragon Boat Water Parade 大澳端午龍舟遊涌 3, CC BY-SA 4.0

Enjoy the fierce paddling power of dragon boat teams as they race across Victoria Harbour, accompanied by the thunderous beat of drums.

Autumn (September – November)

Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrate under the glow of the complete moon with delicious mooncakes and brightly lit lantern displays. This festival signifies family reunions and appreciation of the harvest.

Wine & Dine Festival

Indulge your inner gourmand at this premier culinary event. Sample exquisite dishes from Michelin-starred restaurants and international food stalls.

Winter (December – January)

Christmas and New Year

Experience a display of festive lights and decorations that transform the town right into a winter wonderland. Enjoy Christmas markets, concert events, and vibrant countdowns to the brand new 12 months.

Beyond the Festivals

Hong Kong offers a myriad of cultural events all year long. From art exhibitions to film festivals, there’s all the time something to find and have a good time on this dynamic city. So, pack your bags and immerse yourself within the seasonal splendours of Hong Kong’s festivals!

 

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