Christmas events in Hong Kong for 2023 are gonna be a banger, and we'll be updating our list as new events come to hand. Stay tuned and get excited!
As soon as you’ve bought your Christmas tree, decked it out with Christmas decorations, and popped on the best Christmas songs, you’ll be starting to feel a little more in the Christmas spirit. As Hong Kong seems to be back to normal (whatever that means), there’s an exciting range of Christmas events in Hong Kong for 2023. From seasonal staycation packages to dazzling installations in malls across town, whip out your Christmas jumper – it’s time to celebrate!
Feel the festive spirit at these Christmas events in Hong Kong 2023
Psst: We’re working on updating our Christmas list for 2023 as more information comes in, so stay tuned for updates!
1. Murray Christmas Room Package at The Murray
For the whole month of December, join The Murray for a myriad of festive activities. Take advantage of the Murray Christmas Room Package to enjoy complimentary access to Santa’s Grotto and the Christmas Market. The package also includes breakfast for two; $1,500 festive hotel credits; as well as an Atelier Cologne Festive Parfum & Lotion Gift Pack. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine, too.
Find out more about A Merry Murray Christmas at The Murray.
The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3141 8888
2. Festive Staycation by The Hari
Pamper yourself this Christmas with the Festive Staycation by The Hari package from 16 to 30 December. Delight in some tipples with the curated gift box that includes a mini bottle of the signature Negroni, among other treats. A $400 dining credit will bring out your inner foodie whether it’s for in-room dining or at one of The Hari’s restaurants. If travelling is not in the cards this holiday season, The Hari is where you can treat yourself to a generous staycation right here in Hong Kong!
Find out more about Festive Staycation by The Hari.
The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2129 0388
3. Three Christmas Wishes at The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong
One of the newest hotels in Hong Kong, The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel is offering a series of curated activities for your holidays. With its Three Christmas Wishes staycation package, guests will receive three festive tokens upon checking in, allowing them access to their choice of festive activities. Options include a 15-minute private session at the jacuzzi in the hotel’s infinity pool; a 45-minute session to The Explorers (the hotel’s indoor kids’ play zone); a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate at Lighthouse Lounge; and a Christmas panda soft toy to be taken home.
Find out more about The Fullerton’s Three Christmas Wishes.
The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong, 3 Ocean Drive, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, p. 2166 7388
4. Robert Mondavi Private Selection Music Live Show at The Farmhouse
What’s Christmas without some jingles? Delight in premium wine, food, and good vibes while grooving along to live music at The Farmhouse, as Robert Mondavi Private Selection brings its annual music event from California to Hyatt Centric. Every weekend in December (starting from 10 December), you can enjoy the performances by local musicians WKEND and Red Cookies Music while soaking up the festive atmosphere with a glass of wine in hand.
See the dates and times for the Robert Mondavi Private Selection Music Live Show.
The Farmhouse, 2/F, West Tower, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong, 1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point, Hong Kong, p. 3896 9896
5. Love, Christmas at K11 Musea
From golden Christmas trees and decorations, to the finest cultural, retail, and gastronomic experiences, you’ll be dazzled by the variety of Christmas events at K11 Musea this year. In addition to shopping at new stores like L:a Bruket, Christian Louboutin Beauty, and The Holiday Project, fashionistas should definitely head to The Love of Couture: Artisanship in Fashion Beyond Time exhibition for a fix of culture.
For those visiting K11 Musea with their kids, be sure to seize the Christmas Kids Packages while you shop – or drink – at Cocktail Experience by the Sea, a pop-up at Muse Edition that features cocktail-making and sampling masterclasses. Last but not least, don’t forget to catch the signature feature window display at Fortnum & Mason, complete with holiday lighting, giant wreaths, and even foam snow on the harbourfront!
Find out more about Love, Christmas at K11 Musea.
K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 3892 3890
6. LTA Christmas Disco: Glitz ‘n’ Glam Party at Lee Tung Avenue
Brace yourself for Asia’s biggest mirror ball and the best retro Christmas party in Lee Tung Avenue (LTA)! Until 2 January, LTA will transport you back to the 70s and 80s with golden disco hits, glittering decorations, and a confetti of light reflected over the street with the giant mirror ball. In addition to live carol singing and dance performances on selected days, LTA will play host to “Christmas Night Fever”, a huge dance party, on Christmas Day. Watch the young winners of the LTA Disco Dance Contest show off their moves, and show off your own as you groove along to the live DJ music. Oh, and have your cameras ready for the artificial snow on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day!
Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 3791 2304
7. Finland’s Official Santa Claus Village in ifc mall
No, this isn’t “just any” Santa Claus Village – it’s the Santa Claus Village from Lapland! ifc mall has brought the Official Santa Claus Village to Asia for the first time ever, making the dreams come true for kids and many adults alike in Hong Kong. From the Elf Workshop to Mrs Claus’ Bakery, to the Finland Sledding Adventure with Santa’s reindeer, there are multiple interactive games for you to play and immerse yourself in the winter wonderland. Got a holiday wishlist? You can send it (for free!) to Finland at the real-life replica of Santa Claus’ Main Post Office. Above all, you can meet the authentic Father Christmas himself at Santa Claus Office! Simply book ahead on Klook and you can snuggle up to his fireplace, plus snap a picture with him in his hut. (We met him – and he’s the kindest, most precious character ever. :’) )
Find out more about ifc mall’s Santa Claus Village in Town.
ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2295 3308
8. Christmas on Parade at Pacific Place
For a kid-friendly Christmas event in Hong Kong 2022, join in on the Christmas parade with Santa and his crew at Pacific Place! Until 2 January, you can play adventurous digital games at the Reindeer Flight Academy, and even become the DJ for Santa Squad’s Christmas party. After checking out the different Instagrammable spots, make sure to meet Santa himself at the Santa Hall, where a wonderful meet-and-greet and Christmas cookies await. Families can also take part in festive workshops and kids’ activation, with all proceeds from the ticket registration going towards Operation Santa Claus. Pro tip: head to Pacific Place on Saturdays (in December) or Christmas Day to catch the actual Christmas on Parade, during which the marching band, dancers, and members of the Santa Squad will make their way across the mall.
Find out more about Christmas on Parade at Pacific Place.
Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2844 8988
9. A Disney Christmas at Hong Kong Disneyland
Running till 2 January is A Disney Christmas, a magical fiesta in Hong Kong Disneyland fit for the young and old! From the classic Mickey & Friends Christmastime Ball, to the brand new Duffy and Friends Winter Wonderland and the nighttime spectacular “Momentous”, there are loads of fun, cute, and dazzling events for guests to look forward to. In addition, for three consecutive Fridays and Saturdays from 25 November to 10 December, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will be presenting the all-new “Disney Live in Concert!” Holiday Music Celebration. Classical, jazz, and musical tunes will be ringing in the air, with Mickey and Friends taking part in the symphony alongside other renowned musicians. Psst – we hear that Goofy will even be playing the drums!
Hong Kong Disneyland, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, p. 3550 3388
10. Wreath of Wonder at The Peninsula Boutique & Café
East Tsim Sha Tsui – particularly The Peninsula – transforms into a festive wonderland every holiday season and it’s no less so this year. From 20 November to 26 December, The Peninsula holiday extravaganza includes a giveaway of candies and stickers for the little ones; a mailbox where you can send letters to Santa; plus holiday-exclusive treats such as pralines, panettone, and cookies. Get your cameras ready for a snap with the life-sized Christmas Pen Bear and the beautiful decor all around the hotel, too!
The Peninsula Boutique & Café, The Peninsula Arcade, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2696 6969
11. Simple Gifts of Joy at Tai Kwun
Take part in the month-long festive celebration at Tai Kwun! A grand, 12-metre-tall Christmas tree stands proudly in the Parada Ground as Tai Kwun’s the centrepiece; it’s accompanied by a magical light show which runs between 6 and 9.30pm every evening until 2 January. You’ll also find special “Snap the Joy” photo booths across the complex, allowing you to capture your memories with your loved ones (don’t forget to try out the festive Instagram filter while you’re online!). Moreover, Tai Kwun is hosting an array of circus performances, with highlights such as “LIFE Event No. 2” by Gandini Juggling from the UK; “Rock It! Unicycle” by UniCircle Flow from Japan; “New Boom in Circus” by local talents Patrick Pun and the CBO Juggling Team; and more. Snack on gingerbread cookies and popcorn as you roam around Tai Kwun, basking in its festive atmosphere.
Find out more about Tai Kwun’s Simple Gifts of Joy.
Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3559 2600
12. Gingerbread for Good: Cookie Smiles x Landmark
Gingerbread for Good is back to celebrate the festivities with a good cause! 23 celebrity chefs have put their own spin on the classic gingerbread cookies. Until 2 January, head over to Landmark Atrium for the fun and heart-warming pop-up. Find creations by the amazing chefs at The Upper House, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Continental, Cookie DPT, and more. Proceeds will go to Cookie Smiles’ two beneficiaries: Box of Hope and Vocational Training Council’s Shine Skills Centre.
Cookie Smiles “Gingerbread for Good” Pop-up, Shop 350, 3/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
13. Hong Kong Ballet presents: The Nutcracker
Spice up the festive season by catching the world-famous holiday ballet The Nutcracker! Taking place from 16 to 31 December, the performance features the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, led by conductor Vivian Ip, as well as costume and set designer Gabriella Tylesova. For those wanting to add a slice of culture to their holiday and immerse themselves in Tchaikovsky and Webre’s timeless piece, here’s the perfect event for Christmas in Hong Kong 2022.
Find out more about The Nutcracker.
14. Take the family ice-skating
While we may not have snow here in Hong Kong, we can still dream of winter wonderlands, and there’s no better way to do this than by hitting the ice. We’ve found where to go ice-skating in Hong Kong, so you can grab the crew and enjoy a day out ASAP!