Get in the festive mood, as there’s something for everyone at these Christmas markets and fairs in Hong Kong, whether you’re looking to shop for presents, enjoy Christmas treats, or pamper yourself at a spa!
It’s the holiday season, which also, unofficially, means that it’s time to roll out the Christmas decorations, set up your trees, because what’s the festive season without anticipatory celebrations? There’s lots to enjoy this year with the lineup of holiday menus and Christmas events – add these Christmas markets and fairs in Hong Kong to your list, too.
Christmas markets and fairs in Hong Kong 2022
1. The Murray Christmas Market
From noon on 19 till 22 December, The Arches at The Murray will transform into a merry marketplace. From food and wine to art and fashion, you can shop for a variety of festive and lifestyle products. Participating booths include Atelier Aroma, Castelbel Hong Kong, Imperial Cristal Caviar, Pernod Ricard, Qipology, Venture Studios, and many more.
Find out more about The Murray Christmas Market.
The Murray Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 3141 8888
2. Discovery Bay Christmas Sunday Market
Hosted by Handmade Hong Kong, the fortnightly Discovery Bay market features local, independent brands offering a range of Christmas gourmet, handmade goods, clothing, and household items. This year’s markets include vendors such as 852prints, Alvin C.K. Lam x On The Wagon Kombucha, Cheese Club, KRSV, MiliMilu, and Secco, just to name a few – really few – because over 160 vendors will be bringing their one-of-a-kind goodies to you, making this a great chance to explore Hong Kong brands and #SupportLocal. What’s more, now that live music is back, there are Celtic music and dance performances at the fair, so get ready to bop while you shop!
Discovery Bay Christmas Market, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay Road, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
3. Christmas in HK with Lumations at PMQ
A Christmas wonderland is coming to your doorstep this season, with Lumations lighting up PMQ’s Courtyard with splendid Christmas trees and twinkling lights. From 10 to 25 December, the Lumations pop-up store will offer a range of celebratory products, including artificial trees, wreaths and garlands, baubles, and more. The best thing? All the net proceeds of the shop will go to Branches of Hope, a local charity that works towards improving the lives of refugees in Hong Kong.
In addition, be sure to visit the Insta-worthy Christmas Tree Boulevard, before taking a break at the Chill-out Grove where the famous NOC Coffee Co. awaits, with warm beverages and winter-inspired freshly baked pastries. Heading to the area with your kids? You can all become one of Santas’ elves for the day at Santa’s Tree Workshop. The Christmas tree decorating workshop allows you and your child to decorate your very own one-foot-tall artificial Christmas tree and take it home with you – all free of charge!
Christmas in HK with Lumations, Courtyard & Marketplace, G/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
4. Times Square x Botanic Union “It’s Relaxing Time” Christmas Market
Deck the halls with beautiful plants and ornaments from Botanic Union’s Christmas Flower Market! As part of Times Square’s “It’s Relaxing Time” Christmas Campaign, this pop-up is open everyday in the mall’s Atrium until early January. Whether you like cactus or staghorn fern, mini Christmas trees or mini poinsettia, the Botanic Union Christmas Market will help transform your home into a festive space. Moreover, Happy Rewards members can redeem a gardening-themed calendar for the 2023 upon an electronic spending of $1,500 in Times Square. This gift comes with some globe amaranth seeds or China aster seeds – perfect for the green thumbs amongst you!
Botanic Union Christmas Market, Atrium, 2/F, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2118 8900
5. Tithe Ethical Consumption Movement (TECM) Christmas Market @ Gold Coast
Do good this Christmas with the 2022 Tithe Ethical Consumption Movement (TECM)! Organised by the Fullness Social Enterprises Society (FSES), the campaign is offering a wide variety of products and services provided by Hong Kong social enterprises for the festive season. Visit the Christmas Market at Gold Coast Piazza on 17 and 18 December (between noon and 8.30pm) to support over 10 local social enterprises such as Joy Fusion, Rhys, and Sharing Kitchen. You can also shop online at TECM Mall.
Find out more about 2022 Christmas with TECM.
Gold Coast Piazza, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
6. Asia Society Hong Kong Community Christmas 2022
Looking for a great family outing this holiday season? Asia Society Hong Kong’s annual Community Christmas celebration on 17 and 18 December is just the ticket! An arts and crafts marketplace will be on hand with multiple stations, as well as Christmas workshops, live Christmas carols, and storytelling time. There will also be a fun scavenger hunt throughout the day where stamps can be collected before heading to meet Santa Claus for photos and a gift redemption. Your little ones will have the time of their lives at this festive celebration.
Find out more about Asia Society Hong Kong Community Christmas 2022.
Asia Society Hong Kong, Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2103 9511
7. Island Shangri-La and Kowloon Shangri-La Christmas Market
Island Shangri-La and Kowloon Shangri-La are both hosting an enchanted Christmas market this year, so that you can feel the festive spirit on both sides of the city. Until 27 December, you’ll find European-inspired market stalls, showcasing goodies from the Hotel’s “Enchanted Wonders” collection. In addition to the popular Advent Calendar, DIY products, and handmade Chocolate Nutcrackers, keep your eyes peeled for golden tickets that come with some of the Chocolate Bars! If you’re looking for unique decorations, the Gingerbread Hong Kong Skyline (created in collaboration with Japanese artist Kiyoko Yamaguchi) and the Deluxe Gingerbread House will be the perfect showpieces for your Christmas party.
Find out more about Christmas at Shangri-La.
Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2877 3838
Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2721 2111
The Upper House Christmas House Market (now closed)
On 26 and 27 November, The Lawn and Sky Lounge at The Upper House will be transformed into a Christmas House Market. An assortment of locally made products from homegrown brands will be featured including jewellery, fragrances, children’s clothes, artisanal culinary products, and more. Activities will be on hand for the little ones while the adults will be served mulled wine, mince pies, and more festive treats. Wanting to commemorate your fun outing? Visitors can have family photoshoots in the André Fu suite for a little keepsake.
The Upper House, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2918 1838
Victoria 22 sustainable Christmas pop-up (now closed)
Christmas may at times be the season of excess, but who says you can’t be sustainable with your goodies? The new multi-functional event space, Victoria 22, is hosting a Christmas pop-up on 18 and 19 November, featuring local sustainable brands. Eco-friendly vendors include Milimilu, Flow With Me, Hiraya Scented, Baesix, Greenwoods, and much more. Support local brands who are trying to make a difference at this pop-up while getting your holiday shopping done at the same time!
Victoria 22, 22/F, Sugar+, 25-31 Sugar Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 9683 4949
ShoppingHongKong presents: “Party on the Pitch” Family Christmas Bazaar 2022 (now closed)
Shop ’til you drop at ShoppingHongKong’s annual Family Christmas Bazaar on 10 December. Designed for the whole family, the market will feature a mix of fashion, gourmet, home decor, Christmas ornaments, and more. Psst – we even hear that there will be face painting for kids, test driving for dads, and even an outdoor cinema!
ShoppingHongKong Family Christmas Bazaar 2022, Main Pitch and Triangle, Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley, Hong Kong