Twinkling Christmas lights and ornate Christmas trees — here are our top ten IG-worthy Christmas decorations, installations and festive displays across Hong Kong.
From giant twinkling Christmas trees at West Kowloon Art Park, K11 Musea and Tai Kwun to intricate and dreamy festive displays at Lee Tung Avenue, Pacific Place and ELEMENTS, there are plenty of truly beautiful Christmas lights displays and decorations, festive installations and Christmas trees to visit during the holidays. Grab your camera and head to our top picks!
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Victor Wong Presents The Wishing Stars At Lee Tung Avenue
Multi-media artist Victor Wong (Best Visual Effects winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards and Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards) has teamed up with Lee Tung Avenue this year to present “The Wishing Stars. Using over one million shiny acrylic beads, marvel at the “Corridor of Wishes”, which stretches over the 200-metre-long pedestrian walkway, and the five-metre-wide mega Christmas star that hangs above the Central Piazza. Plus, enjoy an artificial snow show every night until Monday, 1 January, 2024!
Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.leetungavenue.com.hk
2023 Hong Kong WinterFest – Christmas Town At West Kowloon Cultural District
The giant Christmas tree is back at West Kowloon! Brought to you by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, West Kowloon Cultural District has transformed its Art Park into a magnificent Christmas Town for the 2023 Hong Kong WinterFest. It features dazzling displays, plenty of colourful towers and smaller trees, and, of course, a towering 20-metre Christmas tree decorated with charming ornaments and garlands — ready for your photos!
West Kowloon Cultural District, Harbourside Lawn West, Art Park, West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.westkowloon.hk
Sino Group X Rupert Newman “In-Between The Sky: A Festive Beacon” At Mody Lane, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre And Empire Centre, And Sino Plaza
There’s no shortage of gorgeous displays in Tsim Sha Tsui this year! Make sure to keep looking up when you’re near the Sino LuminArt Façade of Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre, and on Mody Lane to see some beautiful light installations courtesy of Sino Group and renowned British visual light artist Rupert Newman. If you’re keen to stay on Hong Kong Island, the gorgeous multimedia spectacle will also be showcased on the façades of Sino Plaza in Causeway Bay.
Sino LuminArt Façade of Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.tsimshatsuicentre.com.hk
Mody Road & Mody Lane, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Sino Plaza, 55-257 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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An Eco-Conscious “Walk With Me” Christmas Display At Festival Walk
Festival Walk has joined hands with eco-conscious artists from Hong Kong and Thailand for the “Walk with Me” sustainable architectural project this year (which also marks the shopping mall’s 25th anniversary!). The gorgeous festive display features larger-than-life Christmas installations made from 10 tons of recycled metals and wood sourced in Hong Kong, China and Thailand, with a 15-meter-tall Christmas treehouse, a European-style glass cottage, adorable mushrooms, and 12 Christmas puppet wooden sculptures.
Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.festivalwalk.com.hk
HKJC Presents Simple Gifts of Joy At Tai Kwun
Tai Kwun and The Hong Kong Jockey Club are bringing us a beautiful festive installation on the Parade Ground of Tai Kwun this December, with a towering 12-metre-tall Christmas Tree adorned with decorations as well as a daily light show and gorgeous fairytale lights all over the heritage buildings’ façade.
Tai Kwun, Parade Ground, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, www.taikwun.hk
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A Botanical Christmas At 1881 Heritage
The first festive display we spotted around town was 1881 Heritage’s gorgeous botanical garden, located in its Grand Piazza. An ornate structure in the style of Victorian glasshouses, it’s covered in colourful flora and features plenty of photo spots both inside the installation and dotted around it. Don’t miss the moving flower art installation inside — you can see it in action on our Instagram!
1881 Heritage, Grand Piazza, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.1881heritage.com
K11 MUSEA & Dior Invite You To The Carousel Of Christmas Dreams
Glittering in all-white, a giant 15-metre tall Dior Christmas tree and sparkling fairy tale carousel greet you when you approach K11 MUSEA from the Victoria Dockside. As you go through the rest of the mall, capture moments by golden Dior lucky stars and fragrance bottle silhouettes. There’s a limited-time pop-up inside if you’re looking to shop!
K11 MUSEA, G/F, Promenade, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.k11musea.com
A Fairytale Christmas At Pacific Place: The Fairy Light Forest
In collaboration with acclaimed Korean illustrator Minji Kim, known for her whimsical watercolour style, Pacific Place is bringing us a fairytale Christmas lights display with forest creatures, luminous mushrooms and twinkling lanterns. The Fairy Light Forest centrepiece at the Garden Court comes with a light show every hour and the rest of the mall features similar themed installations (like a conservatory on L1 near Lane Crawford, a lake at Park Court, L1 and lights outside Three Pacific Place on Star Street).
Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, christmas.pacificplace.com.hk
ELEMENTS’ Merry Dreamscape
ELEMENTS’ dreamy festive display features a highly Instagrammable 8-metre tall Christmas tree and the Fantastical Box of Magic, an installation with giant colourful Christmas ornaments and mirror reflections that you can walk through (after following ELEMENTS on Facebook or Instagram). Throughout December 2023, you can also expect a series of music and dance performances, a chance to meet Santa and the opportunity to support local charity Box of Hope.
ELEMENTS, 1/F, Metal Zone, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.elementshk.com
“Mount Santa Paws” Polar Bear Mountain At LANDMARK
This Christmas, LANDMARK Atrium has transformed into a wonderous winter scene featuring Mount Santa Paws — a gigantic snow-covered Polar Bear Mountain with festive creatures and details. It’s a snowy mountain and ski cabin landscape, with plenty of photo and selfie spots! Grab a ticket to indulge in interactive parts of the display including an immersive VR skiing experience, and a chance to get up on stage.
LANDMARK, Landmark Atrium, G/F, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, www.landmark.hk
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- Fashion Walk x Neopets — Indulge in nostalgia! The streets of Causeway Bay (Paterson Street, Food Street and Fashion Walk Atrium) have transformed into an attraction based on the cherished virtual pet game, with seven photo spots and a limited-time pop-up. www.hanglungmalls.com
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Editor’s Note: “Hong Kong Christmas Lights, Decorations & Festive Displays” was originally published by Carrie Johnson and was most recently updated in December 2023 by Sakina Abidi.
Main image and image 1 courtesy of Lee Tung Avenue, image 2 courtesy of West Kowloon Cultural District via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Rupert Newman, image 4 courtesy of Festival Walk, image 5 courtesy of Tai Kwun, image 6 and 7 courtesy of Sakina Abidi for Sassy Media Group, image 8 courtesy of Pacific Place, image 9 courtesy of ELEMENTS, image 10 courtesy courtesy of LANDMARK.