Hong Kong Festivals and Events in Spring 2017

hong kong festivals and events in spring

February 2017

  • Spring Lantern Festival – February 11, 2017
  • Hong Kong Masters (Equestrian) – February 10 – 12, 2017
  • Hong Kong Marathon – February 12, 2017
  • Valentine’s Day – February 14, 2017
  • Hong Kong Arts Festival – February 16 – March 18, 2017

March 2017

  • Hong Kong Salsa Festival – March 9 – 12, 2017
  • Hong Kong Flower Show – March 10 – 19, 2017
  • Art Basel Hong Kong – March 24 – 26, 2017

April 2017

  • Ching Ming Festival – April 4, 2017
  • Hong Kong Rugby Sevens – April 7 – 9, 2017
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival – April 11 – 25, 2017
  • Easter – April 14 – 17, 2017

Hong Kong Festivals and Events – February 2017

It falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year. The day is also known as Chinese Valentine’s Day. People admire the full moon, go to lantern carnivals and solve riddles on lanterns. In the past, singles had a tradition of finding their love ones on this special day.

Where to go: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, Tsim Sha Tsui

Watch the world’s best riders to perform in exciting show jumping competitions.

Where: AsiaWorld-Expo

Hong Kong’s largest marathon event, also called Hong Kong International Marathon. Sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank annually since 1997. A full marathon, half marathon and a 10 km run are taken place attracting around 70,000 runners every year.

  • Valentine’s Day – February 14, 2017

Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated in Hong Kong. You can order a bunch of fresh flower from the Flower Market or have a candle light dinner by Victoria Harbour with your love.

Enjoy the performances of world-renown performing artists and local talents. It is an annual series of art and cultural programmes in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Festivals and Events – March 2017

A week-long Latin dance event highlighting live performances, road shows, club parties, World Salsa Championship and dance workshops guided by international instructors and local salsa experts.

Featuring a variety of beautiful flowers and a series of recreational activities such as a photography contest and game booths.

Where: Victoria Park, Hong Kong Island

Bringing together more than 200 top galleries from different countries and regions, including artworks from young and emerging artists as well as contemporary masters. You can also participate in a series of talks.

When: 1–8pm, 23 March; 1–9pm, 24 March; 11am to 6pm, 25 March

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hong Kong Festivals and Events – April 2017

  • Ching Ming Festival – April 4, 2017

It is a day for family members to pay homage to their ancestors. In English, it is known as Tomb-Sweeping Day.

One of the most important international rugby tournament in Hong Kong, attracting teams from around the world to come to Hong Kong. Some big fans usually come to Hong Kong to watch the competition.

Where: Hong Kong Stadium

HKIFF offer you opportunities to watch world’s finest films. It also features seminars and exhibitions.

  • Easter – April 14 – 17, 2017

During the holidays, shopping malls are well-decorated, special menus are offered in restaurants; you can definitely enjoy the festive atmosphere in Hong Kong.

Traditional parade, dragon and lion dances, Chinese opera on temporary bamboo stage and more.

Which Hong Kong festivals and events in spring 2017 do you like most? Please feel free to leave us comments or contact us if you have any questions.

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