From Christmas markets, to pantomimes and charity runs, there are many ways to get festive and give back this holiday season. Read on for the top December events in Hong Kong. 

Although it may be the busiest time of the year for many people, December is also a month for celebration and reflection. Take some time to enjoy some retail therapy and find out how you can make a difference this winter season! Here are our picks for the best December events in Hong Kong. 

Christmas Markets

The Hive Christmas Market

The Hive will be hosting its annual Christmas Market at four locations throughout Hong Kong- Sheung Wan, Kennedy Town, Lai Chi Kok, and Sai Kung. The dates vary by location, so visit the Hive Hong Kong’s Facebook page to RSVP for the one that fits your schedule. Join the event to feel the Christmas atmosphere with festive decorations, check out holiday goodies and treats, and complete your Christmas shopping list for your loved ones!

Date: Select dates 4-11 December (visit their website for all available dates)

Location: the Hive Sai Kung, the Hive Kennedy Town, the Hive Lai Chi Kok, the Hive Sheung Wan

Price: Free admission

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White Christmas Street Fair by Swire

Swire Properties will host their annual White Christmas Street Fair in Starstreet Precinct with the aim of celebrating the year with colleagues, families, friends, and the wider community. Food and drinks, workshops, and Christmas shopping will keep you entertained throughout the day. Most importantly, the event raises funds to support local and regional nonprofit organisations.

Date: 2-5 December

Location: Tong Chong Street, Taikoo Place

Price: Free Admission

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Stanley Christmas Market

Being one of the largest Christmas markets in Hong Kong, Stanley Plaza Seaside Christmas Market is bringing celebration and joy once again to visitors this festive season. The Plaza is limiting the number of visitors to prevent the spread of Covid-19, so guests have to reserve their spots in advance through the Park & Dine app. Spend your day out in Stanley and feel the Christmas spirit with sparkling lights and colourful decorations.

Date: 11-27 December

Location: Stanley Plaza

Price: Free admission

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Prestige: Hong Kong Lifestyle and Gift Fair Christmas 2021

Prestige Fairs’ annual gift fair is back after being cancelled last year due to the pandemic. The event offers a unique shopping experience for visitors and also opportunities to expand their local network through interactions with exhibitors, fabulous designers, and entrepreneurs.

Date: 9 December

Location: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong

Price: Free Admission

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Give Back

Hive Talks with Jeff Rotmeyer

The Hive is hosting another meaningful event for the members of the community- Hive Talks with the Founder of Impact HK and Love 21 Foundation, Jeff Rotmeyer. Jeff will be sharing his experience of helping people in need of homes and special care- from the beginnings of Impact HK and Love 21 Foundation. Join the event to hear his inspiring story and learn how everyone can get involved to make an impact in our community.

Date: 9 December

Location: the Hive Sheung Wan

Price: General admission HK$200, Students (aged 25 or below) HK$100 per person

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Cookie Smiles Popup at JOYCE

Cookie Smiles is collaborating with celebrated chefs in Hong Kong to encourage people to give back this winter. Each chef has created their own version of the gingerbread cookie– a Christmas classic- and they will be available from December 6 to 23 at JOYCE in New World Tower, Central. Profits will go to Impact HK and other charities supported by Cookie Smiles. 

Date: 6-23 December

Location: JOYCE in New World Tower, Central

Price: Free admission

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Love Teeth Day 2021/2022

In collaboration with the Hong Kong Dental Association and Oral Health Education Division of the Department of Health, Community Chest of Hong Kong is hosting its Love Teeth Day on December 10. Make a donation above HK$38, and you will receive a “Love Teeth Day Pack” with oral care products- perfect way to take care of yourself and those in need of dental care.

Date: 10 December

Location: Unite 1805 Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai

Price: N/A

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Green Hour’s Thursday Evening Bun Run

Teaming up with local bakeries to reduce food waste across the city, Green Hour will be hosting its weekly evening Bun Run throughout December. Runners will be collecting surplus bread from bakeries at closing time and bringing them to partner organisations for distribution. Once collected, the food will be distributed to those in need. Register to keep yourself fit and contribute to the community.

Date: Every Thursday of December

Location: Room 1102, 11/F Sun Cheong Industrial Bldg., 1-3 Cheung Shun Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon

Price: N/A

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Celebrate

Pantomime by Hong Kong Players: Jack and the Beanstalk

Thanks to Christmas, December is a wonderful month to listen to old fairy tales and mythical stories. The finest pantomime performers in the city, Hong Kong Players, presents Jack and the Beanstalk, which will be performed for seven days in December at Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre. Tickets are now available for sale, so make sure to reserve a seat until they all get sold out. The Hong Kong Players will have a collection point for Feeding Hong Kong at the theatre, so bring along a can of non-perishable food or rice to donate when you come for the show. 

Date: Select dates 3-12 December (visit their website for all available dates)

Location: Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Admiralty

Price: General admission HK$345-395, Concession HK$295-345 per person

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Springbok Wines, Biltong and Cheese Tasting Night

In collaboration with the South African online wine store Springbok Wines, the Hive is hosting a Springbok Wines, Biltong and Cheese Tasting Night on December 3 at the Hive Wan Chai. Attendees will get the chance to learn about the stories behind the wines, what to look for in a glass, and learn about biltong and cheese pairings. Go and warm yourself up with their high-class wine and food pairings!

Date: 3 December

Location: the Hive Wan Chai

Price: Admission $350 for Hive members, $400 for non-members 

thehive.com.hk

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