Fill up your calendar with festivities this December with a wonderful lineup of events in Hong Kong from movie screenings, to Christmas Markets, to cookie pop ups, and many more to choose from!
With the year coming to an end, December is the time to give back, gather with family and friends, and of course, Christmas shop! Celebrate the holiday season in Hong Kong with our guide to the city’s unmissable holiday events.
The Hive Christmas Market
The Hive Christmas market is back in town with festive markets hosted in four locations across Hong Kong, from Central and Sheung Wan, to Kennedy Town, to Sai Kung. Drop by a location near you to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, discover local vendors, and bask in the holiday spirit! Browse the Hive Hong Kong’s Facebook page to see which market is nearest to you and suits your calendar ,as dates vary per location.
Date: Select dates from December 2nd – December 10th (Browse the Hive Hong Kong’s page for more details)
Location: the Hive Central x CCG Commons , the Hive Sheung Wan, the Hive Kennedy Town, the Hive Sai Kung
Price: Free admission
Christmas Wonderland at Discovery Bay
Experience a European-themed Christmas wonderland with a jam-packed Christmas experience at Discovery Bay this December. Whether you want to take photos with the 10-metre high giant Christmas tree, visit the Christmas Sunday Market, or view a Christmas Moonlit Movie at Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay is sure to plunge you into a joyous atmosphere from the 25th of November to 2nd of January.
Date: November 25, 2022 – January 2, 2023
Location: DB Plaza, D’Deck, and Tai Pak Beach
Price: Free admission for Christmas Sunday Market. Tickets for Christmas Moonlit Movie vary (visit their website for more details)
White Christmas Street Fair by Swire
The annual charity Christmas fair held by Swire Properties returns with a sustainable strategy, with decorations and installations made from upcycled and highly recyclable materials, and a food waste recycler and recycling bins stationed around the fair. You can visit the White Christmas Street Fair at Tong Chong Street and Taikoo Place’s first floor office lobbies for live performances, Christmas handicraft workshops, food, drinks, and holiday shopping
Date: December 1-4, 2022
Location: Tong Chong Street and 1/F Office Lobbies, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Price: Free admission
Prestige: Christmas Gift and Lifestyle Fairs Hong Kong 2022
Held annually at the Grand Ballroom at the Conrad Hong Kong, the Christmas Gift and Lifestyle Fairs by Prestige features products from all over the world, local businesses, and various bigger enterprises. This is a great fair to shop for everyone’s needs while providing a unique opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs and small businesses from all over the world.
Date: December 5, 2022
Location: Grand Ballroom at the Conrad Hong Kong
Price: Free Admission
Gingerbread for Good Pop Up
Back again from last year, the Gingerbread for Good 2022 campaign is partnering with Landmark and 23 celebrity chefs who have created their own version of Mrs. Claus cookies alongside Cookie Smiles to create a meaningful society-wide movement inspiring collaboration and community engagement. The pop-up is looking to raise at least HK$600,000 for Cookie Smiles’ two beneficiaries Box of Hope and Vocational Training Council’s Shine Skills Centre, an internship programme for students aimed at providing real-life working exposure for students with disabilities to prepare them for open employment. The cookies will be available at Landmark Atrium from the 24th of November to 2nd of January.
Date: November 4, 2022 – January 2, 2023
Location: Shop 305, 3/F Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Price: Free Admission
Migrant Women Rise: Screening and Mutual Aid Event
Bad Time Disco, a pop-up record store and party based in Hong Kong that doubles as a community- based project dedicated to mutual aid, collectivism, and social change, presents a mutual aid fundraiser and screening of “Migrant Women Rise: Stories Red- Tagged Overseas Filipino Workers.”
The documentary is created by a Filipino-American filmmaker following the lives of two migrant domestic worker-leaders in Hong Kong mobilising their peers. The screening is also a fundraiser for the Hong Kong Chapter of Gabriela, a progressive grassroots-based alliance of more than 200 women’s organisations worldwide.
Date: December 16, 2022
Location: Terrible Baby Music Room, 4/F Eaton Hong Kong, Jordan
Price: Standard Tickets HK$250, Reduced Price Tickets HK$150
Concert by the Harmonics Choir Hong Kong: World of Colour 世‧彩
The largest LGBTQIA + and allies community choir, the Harmonics Choir unites once again this December to put on a concert reminding everyone of the colourful musical feast that connects humanity despite the continued presence of restricted international travel in Hong Kong. Witness choral works from different cultures and languages come as one in their upcoming concert World of Color.
Date: December 2nd and December 9th, 2022
Location: Methodist International Church
Price: HK$250 (click here to register)
The Grounds Christmas Movies
What better way to immerse yourself in the festive spirit than tuning into all time favourite Christmas movies with family and friends at an outdoor cinema. The Grounds Christmas Edition is bringing the holiday movie viewings to the city, Christmas carols, and even minced pies and mulled wine crafted by the Executive Chef and Beverage Manager of Upper House.
Date: December 5-18, 2022
Location: The Grounds at AIA Vitality Park
Price: HK$230- $900
El Sol Brunch
Entourage Concepts is back with El Sol Brunch, a terrace brunch experience and after-brunch party in partnership with Vines and Terroirs at Ichu Hong Kong. This is the perfect occasion to celebrate and wrap up the year with your family and friends, while enjoying a free flow brunch with live DJ music, quality food, drinks, and a signature Hong Kong view.
Date: December 10, 2022
Location: Ichu Hong Kong
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