Celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

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Chinese New Year

Activities in Hong Kong

Chinese New Year is perhaps the most important gathering and celebration in Hong Kong. A way of paying respect to traditions and culture, Hong Kong will be welcoming the Year of the Pig in style. As always, the city is ready to commence with a month full of celebrations, making celebrating the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong one not to be missed.

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Spend the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong!

A Whole New Experience

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Combining traditional aspects of Chinese New Year with new elements has become the trend in recent year, and mixing up the celebrations with an urban experience certainly qualifies! Aside from getting a firsthand experience of its bustling nightlife, you will also see New Year-related events unfold before your very eyes.

From seeing the extravagant fireworks display above the cityscape, to witnessing inspiring temples in an urban setting, you are in for a treat as you celebrate the lunar year!

See Another Side of Hong Kong

This experience is not only for first-timers in Hong Kong. If you frequently visit the country but wish to see more of the city and what it can offer, this is the best way to go. Who knows, you might just discover a section of the country you haven’t seen before.

You can experience the more popular attractions such as the Ocean Park and Disneyland, as well as the traditional Chinese dancers and acrobats jiving to various tunes of the city.

Stay with Us!

To complete your holiday, why not indulge in a relaxing, comfortable, yet affordable stay in Mojo Nomad? We have accessible locations in Central Hong Kong and Aberdeen Harbour, allowing you to tour the city in a more convenient way. With our nearby locations, you can get in on the Chinese festival fun anytime you want.

For more than a month, you can walk around Hong Kong and see every glorious detail. Celebrate Hong Kong Chinese New Year 2019 and let prosperity reign by starting the Lunar Festival in this vibrant city

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What to do in Hong Kong During Chinese New Year

Here are some of our favourite things to do in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year:

Hikes

We all know Hong Kong as a concrete jungle, but for a day, escape the mayhem of Central and head to the city’s countryside to hit up some of the best hikes (yes, there is actual greenery in Hong Kong). Enjoy sweeping views of the Lantau coastline, Stanley, and a picturesque romantic view at the summit. Remember to hydrate and have your battery on full for all the Instagram stories you’ll be capturing.

Culture & Tradition

Of course, nothing is more important than paying your respects to culture and tradition. This is why we always inform guests about the public tours of our country’s elegant and enchanting temples. In fact, you can easily drop by Man Mo Temple just along Hollywood Road. Known for its uniquely-shaped incense coils, this temple is perfect for praying for blessing and the best luck this new year.

Eat & Drink

If you want to grab something to eat and drink, you’ll be anything but short on selection. The various restaurants around the city are the perfect place for you to get a fix of the most delicious dishes in the country.

The Best Way To Travel In Hong Kong During Chinese New Year

Here are our tips for the best ways to travel when visiting Hong Kong during Chinese New Year:

Booking in Advance

If you’re planning on visiting Hong Kong during Chinese New Year, we recommend booking your flights in advance. This way, you can get great deals and even chance upon seat sales. This goes for your accommodations as well.

Cathay Pacific Night Parade

No Chinese New Year celebration in Hong Kong is complete without viewing the Cathay Pacific international Chinese New Year Night Parade (5 February 2019). With stunning floats and high-energy street performers, you’ll witness the glittering lights and alluring sounds the parade brings. To get there, take the MTR to Tsim Sha Tsui.

Victoria’s Harbour’s Fireworks View

During this festive time, the city skyline is peppered with a colourful display of lights. While watching on the sidelines can be just as satisfying, taking a ferry across Victoria Harbour will certainly take your experience to new heights. There are ferry trips you can catch every 15 minutes, allowing you to see the magnificent fireworks in all of its glory.

Tourist Spot

The Lunar New Year in Hong Kong attracts many travellers throughout the world. If you are visiting popular tourist spots such as Kowloon’s Wong Tai Sin Temple, Ocean Park, or Ngong Ping 360, make sure to get your Octopus cards in advance. This will be your ticket to hopping from one MTR station to the next without any hitch.

Chinese New Year Activities In Hong Kong That Are….

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Broadway Pacific

Go to Broadway Pacific, 15 minutes away from the Mojo Central, for the famous Flower Market Fair this Feb 2 and 3.

Victoria Harbour

Purchase a variety of fresh flowers, fruits, supplies and give these as gifts to your loved ones. Also watch out for the giant firework display and laser light show at the Victoria Harbour, approx. 20 minutes away from the hotel.

Lantern Carnival and Displays

To mark the end of the Chinese New Year, head to Tsim Sha Tsui for the Lantern Carnival and Displays. Watch the most amazing acrobatic performances and lanterns exhibitions.

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Ocean Park Hong Kong

Every year, Ocean Park Hong Kong goes all out to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Dancing Dragon

Be amazed by the roving dragon dances, Kung-Fu shows and performances, troupes and more. Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbour is only 10 minutes away from the Ocean Park.

Go Shopping

Chinese New Year is also a great time for shoppers to earn bigger discounts and deals. During the day, visit the Aberdeen Centre, a 10-minute drive from the hotel, to do your shopping spree.