Our insider tips on who’s visiting, what’s happening, and where to go during your Hong Kong visit.
Chinese Opera Festival
A rich cultural tradition, Chinese opera evokes a sense of history and centuries-old traditions. Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the Chinese Opera Festival showcases China’s most talented and innovative artists.
Date: 19 June-2 August 2015
International Arts Carnival
The family-friendly Arts Carnival presents an exciting program of world-famous performers and stage acts. From the spectacular Shaanxi Acrobatic Troupe (10-12 July), to the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, the acts will inspire, surprise and entertain. The lineup includes performers from Australia, France, Spain, Taiwan and the UK as well as local arts groups.
Date: 10 July-16 August 2015
Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show
Enjoy truly magical moments in the form of a spectacular 3D light show with exciting audiovisual effects at the iconic buildings of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and the Clock Tower at Tsim Sha Tsui.
Date: 17 Jul-2 August 2015
Time: 8:30pm; 9pm; 9:30pm; 10pm
Venue: Open Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
Summer International Film Festival
Showcasing a wide variety of 32 films with a total of 59 screenings, the festival will also present acclaimed latest releases from Japan and continue its popular programme of immaculate classics and more!
Date: 11-25 August 2015
Loosen your belt buckles, because Hong Kong’s Food Expo cements the city’s reputation as the Culinary Capital of Asia. Hundreds of thousands of foodies squeeze in to sample gourmet treats from across the globe! It gives you a delicious insight into Hong Kong’s local dining scene.
Date: 13-17 August 2015
Time: 10am-10pm (13-16 August); 10am-6pm (17 August)
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
One of the most colourful festivals in Hong Kong, this annual holiday unites families and friends. Steeped in tradition and rich in history, the Mid-Autumn Festival involves lively lantern displays, Fire Dragon dances and the sales of the traditional mooncakes.
Date: 27 September 2015