5 Hong Kong Festivals To Keep You Well Entertained
While booking discount flights to Hong Kong, you can start really planning your trip away and while there’s an incredible amount of different attractions to feature on your holiday itinerary, it’s also a good idea to see what events and festivals are taking place while you’re in the region. Discount flights to Hong Kong are available throughout the year in Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy Class.
Here are some of the most popular festivals in Hong Kong going on throughout the year.
Chinese New Year
This is one of the very best times to go on holiday to Hong Kong and it’s the biggest and brightest festival to take place in the city. Head to a temple to pray for good fortune, keep your cameras at the ready to snap pictures of all the beautiful red lanterns that are hung up absolutely everywhere, enjoy all sorts of float parades, performances by local and international artists, fireworks, festive markets… the list is endless.
Dragon Boat Carnival
This takes place each year in June, so great if you’re planning a summer trip to Hong Kong. The dragon boat race has been going strong for 20 years, celebrating its anniversary in 2017, and spectators always have a whale of a time watching athletes battle it out in all sorts of different races over the course of three days. Live music, food trucks, interactive activities and lots more await.
Hong Kong Arts Month
Make your way to the city in March if you’re into art and culture. You’ll find yourself seriously spoiled with all sorts of art installations, opera performances, ballet, seminars… the hard part will be trying to fit it all in!
The Great November Feast
For foodies, November is the time to travel to Hong Kong as the Great November Feast takes place each year over the course of the month. All sorts of gourmet offerings are available throughout the month, with restaurants promoting a wide range of offers, the International Wine & Spirits Fair taking place and countless other culinary events. Your tummies will thank you for this one!
This is celebrated every year on October 1st, marking the founding of the People’s Republic of China, which took place back in 1949. Celebrations have been going on in Hong Kong since 1997, when the territory was handed back to China by the British. If you love your fireworks, this is definitely the festival for you!
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