5 Must-Do Night Activities in Hong Kong This December

5 Must-Do Night Activities in Hong Kong This December


Say “Hello, Hong Kong” and experience the city’s vibrant nightlife with these must-experience offerings in Hong Kong

By day, Hong Kong heaves with the hustle and bustle of its animated city life. Once the sun sets, it transforms into a playground bursting forth, producing a pulsing rhythm made up of lights, sound, and energy.

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The city doesn’t just bloom under the nocturnal guise, it flourishes, offering an enticing spectrum of nightlife events. In the spirit of spotlighting its electrifying nightscape, a series of diverse experiences and events await you across the city.

Hong Kong Night Treats

A bustling Hong Kong street market at night
As twilight falls, Hong Kong comes alive with lights and activity to reveal a vibrant and diverse nightlife. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

The business hotspot doubles as a culinary hub offering a spectrum of enticing food housing casual food stalls and Michelin-starred restaurants. The city becomes a delight for nocturnal gourmands eager to experience the city’s flavors.

A sight to behold for epicureans, Hong Kong Night Treats offers a wide array of dining vouchers for visitors. Enjoy a HK$ 100 discount on food and drinks at participating venues after 6 PM. Experience a gastronomic adventure—from local to international—and indulge in the city’s animated nightlife.

Open-Top Bus Night Tour

A yellow double-decker bus in the streets of Hong Kong
Explore the nighttime beauty of the city of Hong Kong on an open-top bus tour. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

Indulge your sightseeing wanderlust with a scenic night tour on an open-top bus for just HK$ 20. Visitors may explore Hong Kong’s sought-after attractions and landmarks and whisk yourself through the city’s nightlife. You can use the bus to get to known marketplaces and shopping plazas that have extended their mall hours for night owls. The open-top bus tour is available until January 2024.

Hong Kong WinterFest

An illuminated Christmas Tree in the West Kowloon Cultural District.
Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere with the illuminated Christmas tree in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

Riding high on the Christmas spirit, the Hong Kong WinterFest promises a month-long celebration. At the West Kowloon Cultural District, the harbour front glistens with a giant Christmas tree and enchanting festive displays ideal as a backdrop for your holiday photos. Every weekend leading up to the day after Christmas Day, the skyline of Victoria Harbour lights up with the Winter Harbourfront Pyrotechnics.


A huge crowd of festival goers at the Clockenflap music festival in Central Harbourfront.

For music lovers, Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s largest international outdoor music and arts festival, is not to be missed. The Central Harbourfront plays host to the anticipated music fiesta with performances from international and local artists such as Caroline Polachek, Joji, and PULP.

Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations

Red fireworks line up Victoria Harbour for the New Year countdown.
Experience the exhilaration of spectacular of spectacular fireworks lighting up Victoria Harbour for the New Year. Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

End the year on a high note with a city-wide celebration. On December 31, witness the sky burst into a spectacle of colors with a fireworks display lighting up Victoria Harbour. The timeless welcoming of the new year is a long-standing tradition of the city.

Adding to these experiences, malls across town are extending their shopping hours transforming Hong Kong into a shopper’s paradise for night owls and those with a penchant for late-night retail therapy.

For more information, visit Hong Kong Tourism Board’s official website. Follow the Hong Kong Tourism Board on Instagram.

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