December 7, 2018


December in Hong Kong may not feel like the quintessential Christmas movie, but it sure does have a lot to offer. Get into the holiday spirit with a few markets, plays and shopping extravaganzas, here’s what’s on our to-do list.

Stanley Plaza Finnish Christmas Wonders
With over 100 stalls, Stanley Plaza’s Finnish Christmas Wonders market is back for another year of festive cheer! With an adorable addition for dog owners and lovers, it will feature Hong Kong’s first seaside Pets Christmas Market at Murray House. There will be a complimentary shuttle bus services available to take you straight to their booths of festive foods, Christmas decorations and goodies brought all the way from Finland. Bring your camera along to get your holiday Christmas snap beside their Traditional Yule Goat and Home of Elves display.

Address: 23 Carmel Road, Stanley, Hong Kong
Date: Saturday, December 8 2018 – Sunday, December 16 2018

The Nutcracker
The classic fairytale that brings the magic to Christmas, Hong Kong Ballet returns with Tchaikovsky’s The Nut Cracker. A great one for the family and kids as you follow along with the journey of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince.

Full details here 

Address: Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
Date: Friday, December 14 2018 – Wednesday, December 26 2018

Italian Christmas Market
An Italian Christmas ripe with cheese, pizza and gelato! Dig into the Italian Christmas Market hosted at Causeway Bay’s Fashion Walk. With plenty of food and wine, there will also be dozens of stalls selling Christmas wares, handmade goodies and imported exclusives.

Address: Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay
Date: Saturday, December 8 2018 – Sunday, December 9 2018

Conrad Christmas and Lifestyle Gift Fairs
Stuck for Christmas presents? It isn’t too late. The Conrad Christmas Gift Fair promises a ballroom brimming with pop up shops, with everything from jewellery, fashion, accessories, gourmet food, homewares, children’s products on offer. And to sweeten the deal, after a say of shopping, head on over to the Garden Café for lunch and dinner, or to the Lobby Lounge for lunch and afternoon tea set and enjoy an exclusive 15% VIP Prestige Shopper Discount. What’s not to love?

Full details here

Address: Conrad Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong
Date: Tuesday, December 11 2018

Hong Kong Food Festival
Got a Christmas craving? The annual Winter Food Festival will satisfy you with an abundance of international bites and food products. This festival is your guaranteed way to eat your way through the world minus the airfare. Indulge in delicacies from all over Asia and Europe and even get ahead on Chinese New Year essential eats.

Full details here

Address: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Date: Saturday, December 22 2018 – Wednesday, December 26 2018

Toy Soul 2018
With Toys R Us gone, this is just what we need! The Toys and goods show puts the trendiest playthings and collectables on stage. Shop their impressive collections and digital games from around the globe including Korea, Japan and Taiwan. Best of all, local toy makers will be there to show their talents to tech heads and avid collectors.

Full details here

Address: KITEC, Kowloon Bay
Date: Friday, December 14 2018 – Sunday, December 16 2018

AIA The Great European Carnival
Almost a permanent fixture of the skyline, the AIA Great European Carnival is back! Jam-packed with rides, fair games and circus acts, get your tokens ready to win yourself a giant stuffed bear. Set on the backdrop of Hong Kong, the AIA Carnival has all the thrills of a big family day out and plenty of attractions to wow.

Full details here

Address: Central Harbourfront Event Space, Central
Date: Friday, December 14 2018 – Sunday, February 17 2019