If you’re heading to Hong Kong for the end-of-year break, why not indulge in a bit of Christmas fun with these five things to do?
Snap Instagram-worthy pictures at Statue Square
Make your friends go “aww” as you capture a classic Christmas tree amidst glittering skyscrapers. Even better if you are with your loved ones, you get to seal your romance and make holiday memories last forever with the ‘Love Locks’ on the railings.
Start the New Year with a brand new wardrobe!
The Hong Kong Winter sale is perfect for fashionistas! Shop to your heart’s content with sizzling sales at discounted prices all over Hong Kong or pick a unique gift for your other half while enjoying festive music and joyous carolers’ performances at the malls.
Indulge in festive fun at themed attractions
Don’t fret if shopping is not your thing; check out Hong Kong Disneyland’s all new Disney Paint the Night Parade that lights up the parade with millions of tiny lights complete with a symphony of music. Over at Ocean Park, meet Doraemon and friends, all dressed up in their festive finery to bring a joyful Christmas party to Whiskers Harbour! If you want to see Christmas lights on both sides of Victoria Harbour, then hop on to Sky100 for a 360-degree unobstructed view.
Eat, drink and be happy
Your dieting can take a back seat while you are in Hong Kong. Seasonal Christmas menus, authentic Hong Kong favorites, winter hotpots and nourishing soups will keep your tummy filled. Be sure to join the crowd and party your night away at Lan Kwai Fong’s famous street party and at fabulous hotels across the islands.
Ring in the New Year with a blast!
Countdown with cheering revellers in Victoria Harbour as heart-pounding pyrotechnics light up Hong Kong’s skies and usher in 2015 with a world-class show! Starting at 11pm, at 15-minute intervals, buildings around Victoria Harbour will emit a series of “shooting stars”. When the clock ticks down to midnight, heart-pounding pyrotechnics will light up Hong Kong’s skies, exploding in a radiant shower of lights to illuminate the beautiful harbour.
For more information about Hong Kong WinterFest, go to www.discoverhongkong.com/winter-fest.