Guide to Must-See Hong Kong Christmas Events for Kids
Published 13 December 2017 at 18:14
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There is nothing more heart-warming than sharing the wonder and joy of Christmas with your little ones! The festive vibe and anticipation of celebration are on in Hong Kong, and if you haven’t yet planned a family day out to enjoy Christmas fun, here is TickiKids’ guide to the most spectacular family-friendly Christmas events and activities in Hong Kong.
Christmas Celebrations at Disneyland
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Christmas Sensation 2017 at Ocean park
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From December 16 till January 1 Ocean Park Hong Kong will take you and your little ones on a unique multi-sensory VR adventure, first of its kind in Hong Kong! Traditional attractions like Santa’s Cottage, Christmas Festive Marketplace, 40-foot Christmas Tree and snow effects will definitely help your family get in the festive mood!
The AIA Great European Carnival
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The AIA Great European Carnival is back! This year the Carnival has upped its game considerably – it promises totally new rides, shows, games and attractions that Hong Kong has never seen before! Get your camera ready to capture perfect Christmas moments with Mini-Landmark Models, treat your family to a ride in a Royal Carriage and enjoy huge variety of amazing food from all over the world! Winter carnival atmosphere will make this Christmas unforgettable!
Christmas Shows in Hong Kong
The Nutcracker by Hong Kong Ballet is back and is ready to take you to a magic land of brave toy soldiers, stunning dolls from all over the world and enchanting snowflakes.
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If your little ones are more into cartoons, plan a family movie day and check out animated film from Peru The Nutcracker Sweet that is going to be screened at Hong Kong Film Archive in the framework of Christmas Family Screen 2017. The festival will feature international films and animations from Finland, Peru, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia & Croatia.
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Christmas Lights and Displays
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This Christmas season come to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Open Piazza to see iconic Hong Kong skyline acting as canvas for a jaw-dropping sensational multimedia extravaganza! Totally must-see Hong Kong Christmas events, a new edition of A Symphony of Lights, with the soundtrack performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and Hong Kong Pulse Light Show are going to leave you amazed with their lighting effects, 3D projection mapping, music and sound effects!
Credit: images of Hong Kong Tourism Board, Sky 100 and Ngong Ping 360
Twinkle Christmas in the Sky at Sky 100 offers you a mesmerising 360-degree panoramic view of Hong Kong’s glowing Christmas skyline from almost 400 metres above sea level!
Ngong Ping 360 is going to surprise its visitors with a real Outdoor Snowy Christmas! Besides adorably decorated cable car installation and live Christmas carols performances, you will be treated to little snowstorm! Nothing fuels kids excitement about upcoming Christmas holidays like snowflakes in the air!
Christmas Fun at Shopping Malls
Credit: images of Festival Walk, Amoy Plaza and ifc mall
Hong Kong shopping malls have thoroughly prepared their own Christmas attractions and are waiting for families to come and enjoy stunning decorations, photo areas and special offers.
This year Christmas decoration theme at Festival Walk at Kowloon Tong is France and everything connected with it! Visitors can enjoy French-themed Christmas parades, take photos with Santa at Santa’s French Cottage. Festival Walk Glacier will host Christmas card workshops for kids as well as a Christmas performance by Festival Walk Glacier’s figure-skating students!
For fun-filled musical experience this Christmas head to Music Village at Amoy Plaza. From inspiring workshop sessions to exciting music performances - all the events and displays of the mall are united under Tune in to Christmas theme.
Christmas trees in ifc mall become rockets and a Santa Claus himself becomes an astronaut at Christmas in Space, a space-themed carnival! Drop in for extraordinary Christmas family photos.
Find more family-friendly Christmas activities in Hong Kong on TickiKids Cristmas page! We’ve rounded up all the things to do in Hong Kong this holiday season, from workshops and camps for kids to performances, fairs, gift ideas and so much more!