Hong Kong Tourism Board spotlights city’s openings and upcoming festivals
Hong Kong Tourism Board has highlighted the city’s current and upcoming offerings - including the debut of Hong Kong Disneyland’s ‘The World of Frozen’ and the Hong Kong WinterFest – presenting myriad ways for visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in the festive ambience, promising a season filled with enchantment and joy.
Hong Kong Disneyland unveiled ‘The World of Frozen’ on 20th November offering guests the world’s first and largest Frozen-themed land. In this enchanting realm that brings iconic characters and scenes from the popular Disney film to life, visitors can discover the magic of Arendelle’s best-known locations, including North Mountain and the Bay of Arendelle, all idyllically backdropped by the rugged terrain of Lantau Island.
“The World of Frozen” is home to a range of immersive experiences including multi-sensory boat ride “Frozen Ever After”; “Wandering Oaken's Sliding Sleighs”, a charming carnival coaster that guides guests through the picturesque Arendelle Forest; and “Playhouse In The Woods”, a theatrical experience set deep in Arendelle Forest where the audience can become part of the story.
Harbourside Happenings: “Marine Pyrotechnics” decorates Hong Kong’s skyline with Christmas icons
From 24th November to 1st January, Hong Kong WinterFest, organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, will take place at Harbourside Lawn West of Art Park at West Kowloon Cultural District. A show-stopping marine pyrotechnic display will light up Hong Kong’s skyline with colourful Yuletide motifs for over eight evenings in December (9, 10, 16, 17, 23 –26 December), including Christmas Eve and Christmas night.
In the lead up to Christmas, the expansive harbourside precinct will also be buzzing with after-dark live entertainment and tasty treats. WestK Nightscapes will see the district come to life over three weekends in November, with free live music across various stages and special offers at the precinct’s restaurants, cafes and food trucks to fuel the revelry under the stars.
Joyeux Noël! Le Petit Prince celebrates at Ocean Park Hong Kong
These holidays, Ocean Park Hong Kong invites guests to embark on a luminous adventure with Le Petit Prince. The French literary icon, who this year celebrates his 80th anniversary, will bring his beloved rose to Hong Kong to share the joy of Christmas. Guests can also follow in Le Petit Prince's footsteps, discover light projections, and stroll down the charming “Le Petit Prince Light Alley” for a heartwarming holiday experience that will enchant the whole family.
A Very Disney Christmas: Disney 100 CHRISTMAS LOVE 2000% BE@RBRICK UP comes to Harbour City
Harbour City Hong Kong is set to dazzle this Christmas with an unmissable collaboration between MEDICOM TOY and Disney in “Disney100 CHRISTMAS LOVE 2000% BE@RBRICK UP”. As part of Disney's 100th anniversary celebrations, 100 unique 2000% Disney-themed BE@RBRICK figurines will be on display throughout the lifestyle precinct, including 53 brand-new designs and over 10 Christmas-clad figurines. All figurines will be available for sale, with proceeds benefiting the Hong Kong Blood Cancer Foundation to add a heartwarming touch to this holiday extravaganza.
A Hong Kong Winter Favourite: The AIA Carnival returns to Central Harbourfront
The AIA Carnival in Hong Kong, returns from 21st December, 2023, to 25th February, 2024. A popular Hong Kong tradition, the carnival promises thrilling rides, exciting games, and interactive installations – including attractions that have never before been seen in the city – as well as over 1 million plush toys. The carnival atmosphere will be further elevated with street performances, delectable food stalls, and awe-inspiring live entertainment on Center Stage.
Image top. Hong Kong Disneyland debuts “The World of Frozen”, the first of its kind in the world Credit: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; Image above: Hong Kong Winterfest marketing
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