December is a month full of fun festivities and with Christmas a few weeks away, we’ve rounded up a list of must-sees and dos to get you in the spirit for Christmas. There’s plenty to do in Hong Kong, visit a Carnival, go to a German themed Christmas market at Stanley Plaza or catch the Nutcracker ballet, have a lovely Christmas in Hong Kong!
AIA Great European Carnival has returned again this year at Central Harbourfront from 17 December. Expect to see a funfair packed with everything from thrilling rides to crazy performers.
Date: 17 December 2015 – 21 February 2016
Time: 11am – 11pm
Location: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HK$125 (includes 10 Carnival tokens)
Armani/Privé’s White Christmas Party
Armani will be hosting their annual Christmas Party on Christmas Eve. Starting at 10pm, guests dress in white and features Christmas inspired drinks like gingerbread cocktails, Christmas dancers and music provided by DJ’s to get you in the party mood.
Date: 24 December
Time: 10pm till late
Location: 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2116-8949
Price: HK$250 before 20 December, afterwards tickets are HK$300
For some adrenaline rush, head to Cirque Adrenaline this Christmas. It’s a circus show featuring over 50 performers from all over the world including former acrobats from Cirque du Soleil, stuntmen and trapeze artists, aerial performers, fire-breathers to name a few.
Date: 22 December- 3 January
Time: From 1pm
Location: AsiaWorld–Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
Price: From HK$295
Feed Me Guru’s Christmas Party
Feed Me Guru, an app that gives users popular restaurants in every city are hosting their Christmas Party at Bungalow, Central. There will be welcome drinks, canapés, macaroons by Jouer as well as goodie bag provided by top restaurants in town like Topiary, Fofo by el Willy, Bread & Beast to name a few. Also, there’s a Christmas themed Photo Booth to get your pics taken.
Date: 16 December
Time: 9pm till late
We are giving away 5 tickets to Feed Me Guru’s Christmas Party and winners can bring a plus one. Find out more at www.facebook.com/butterboomhk
The Nut Cracker is the ballet production of the traditional Christmas story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Watch some of the best dancers from the Hong Kong Ballet perform at this production.
Date: 18-27 December
Time: 2:30 pm & 7.30pm
Location: Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Price: From HK$180
Stanley Christmas Market
For the first time in Hong Kong, Stanley has transformed itself into a German Christmas Village with Christmas wooden huts and fun festivities like Santa visiting the markets and other entertaining activities. With over 80 booths selling gifts, food and drinks, Hong Kongers can experience the festive charms typical of German’s Christmas markets.
Date: 12-13 & 19-20 December
Time: 12pm – 8pm
Location: Stanley Plaza, 23 Carmel Road, Stanley, Hong Kong