January is for making resolutions, and February is for breaking them. With the start of the (Gregorian) new year duly marked and another celebration (Lunar New Year) coming this month, the city is settling into 2024 with renewed optimism and energy. Fill your weekends up with music, arts and culture, shopping, and more.

Live Music and Performance

Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Wonder 2024

Until 4 February, 2024
Hall 5BC, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
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Looking for a family-friendly show to catch this February? Good news: Disney On Ice is coming to Hong Kong to put on the ultimate show. An interactive adventure filed with magic, wonder, and all your favourite characters, from Simba to Aladdin and even the Toy Story crew, head to iconic Disney destinations with this touring show. Tickets start from HK$150.00, and can be bought online.

Arts and Culture

Exhibition: Abandoned Villages of Hong Kong

Until 25 February, 2024
Blue Lotus Gallery, Sheung Wan
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If you love exploring Hong Kong’s forgotten corners, this exhibition is for you. Head to the famed Blue Lotus Gallery in Tai Ping Shan to catch photographer Stefan Irvine’s exhibition of photos capturing Hong Kong’s abandoned villages. Filled with crumbling facades and overgrown vines and weeds, these photos are a visual treat. The exhibition is free to attend.

Kongkee: Warring States Cyberpunk

Until 3 March, 2024
Tai Kwun, Central
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Catch this unique, psychedelic solo exhibition by the Hong Kong artist Kongkee, a.k.a. Kong Khong-chang, which follows the legend of Chinese poet Qu Yuan (c. 339-278 BCE), commemorated annually during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. This immersive experience includes large-scale LED installation and site-specific neon works, transforming Tai Kwun’s heritage site into a cyberpunk universe that bridges the past with the future.

Tram Tales: 120 Years of Hong Kong Tramways

Until 24 May, 2024
The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Heritage Courtyard, Mount Davis, Hong Kong Island
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Riding the tram in Central
Riding the tram in Central | Photo by Chris Kirkland

The tram is arguably the most pleasant way to explore Hong Kong Island: naturally temperature-controlled, historic, and of course, cheap! Celebrate the legacy of the iconic Hong Kong tram, now 120 years old, with a trip to this free exhibition.


Lunar New Year 2024

10–14 February, 2024

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The Lunar New Year is the biggest and most important festival in Hong Kong’s event calendar. With lively parades, music and dance, vibrant flower markets, and deals across the 852, it’s a fun time to be in town. Make sure to consult our comprehensive guide to celebrating the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong.

Lunar New Year Flower Markets 2024

10–14 February, 2024

The Lunar New Year is all about fresh flowers and fruit, so markets selling these items pop all over town. Colourful flowers and fruits are very auspicious at this time of year, signalling new life, growth, and health. While there are more than a dozen flower markets being held during the holidays, there are two big ones that everyone tries to attend: Victoria Park (Hong Kong Island) and Fa Hui Park (Kowloon).

AIA Winter Carnival 2023

Until 25 February, 2024
Central Harbourfront Event Space, Central

Every winter the Central Harbourfront Event Space hosts a two-month-long family-friendly carnival, complete with rides, games, performers, and huge plush toys to be won. This year’s edition promises to be as fun as ever.


Temple Street Night Market

Temple Street, Kowloon

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A foodie destination and fortune-teller haunt, Temple Street has been revamped, and now offers classic night market vibes. Experience a multicultural food market at the new and improved market, stretching from Jordan Road to Nanking Street.

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