Bells are ringing, choirs singing and Christmas in Hong Kong has arrived! Are you celebrating Christmas in Hong Kong? Staying in Hong Kong in December? There’s so much to see, smell and shop here in town when the lights start coming on, so be sure to read on and check out the 4 best events during this festive season. From dining at one of our 3 fabulous restaurants at Hotel ICON to heading to Stanley for their Christmas market, there’s something for everyone in town!
1. Christmas Market in Stanley
Photo credit: Stanley Plaza
Christmas in Hong Kong is never complete without heading over to Stanley Village to see and take in the beautiful sights of the Christmas Market at Stanley Plaza
. You’ll find a fun mix of pop up stores selling handmade goods, Christmas knick-knacks and gifts, festive foods, clothing and decorations. Enjoy a cup of mulled wine and shop for Christmas ornaments under beautiful Christmas lights. With countless restaurants in the Stanley Main Street area, there are so many festive culinary options to choose from for a nice Christmas dinner after the hustle and bustle of people in the open-air market.
Stanley Christmas Market 2021
11th - 12th December (Saturday & Sunday)
18th - 19th December (Saturday & Sunday)
24th - 27th December (Friday to Monday)
2. Festive Dining at Hotel ICON
Interested in fine dining whilst watching the Hong Kong Christmas lights? Hotel ICON itself plays host to not one, not two, but three renowned restaurants. GREEN
, a sleek cafe brassiere with Asia’s largest indoor vertical gardens, Above & Beyond
, a Michelin-recognized Cantonese fine dining restaurant and The Market
, an international cuisine destination. You’ll find world-class luxury service, delicious Christmas dining experience and exquisite views of Hong Kong’s Christmas lights from our location in Tsim Sha Tsui that are bound to impress! From a comforting Christmas Day’s buffet brunch
at The Market to a lovely GODIVA Christmas Afternoon tea set
from GREEN, you have everything you need for a fab Christmas in Hong Kong with Hotel ICON.
3. Celebrate Christmas at Hong Kong Disneyland
Be pleasantly transported to a whole new world with exciting rides, festive treats and amazing shows at Hong Kong Disneyland
. Meet your favourite Disney characters donned in Christmas outfits, watch seasonal parades and entertainment, go on a shopping spree for festive goodies, and of course, you can’t miss the famed grand Christmas tree on Main Street, USA. With a brand new castle that was opened in 2020 and twinkle light-lit trees at every corner, this is one of the most magical ways you can spend your Christmas in Hong Kong.
4. Watch The Nutcracker by Hong Kong Ballet
Photo credit: Hong Kong Ballet
Look no further for a family-friendly festive event during Christmas in Hong Kong. Every December, Hong Kong Ballet
presents the iconic Christmas tale of the Nutcracker. This year, the company will be premiering a new interpretation of the story set in early 20th century Hong Kong. Discover local historical characters and distinct Hong Kong traditions woven into the classic storyline, set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score with detailed sets and stunning costumes.
Plentiful things to do in Hong Kong over this Christmas!
Hong Kong in December is exciting, with Christmas lights all over town and a plethora of festive dining options. Explore and experience the best of Hong Kong Christmas with Hotel ICON
, a luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of Hong Kong. Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, this beacon of luxury hospitality is steps away from hundreds of local cafes, unique world-class restaurants, and fun swanky bars that boast the traditional and modern Hong Kong culture. Hotel ICON also houses hundreds of guest rooms and suites, offering sweeping unobstructed views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon. Book your stay
with Hotel ICON now!