1 November, 2017
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Christmas 2017: Holiday Fairs and Christmas Markets in Hong Kong

1 November, 2017

Dig out those sweaters – there are only eight more Saturdays until Christmas!


If you’re a slow planner and a late shopper, don’t fret. To get you prepared for the holiday spirit, our Sassy elves have put together a list of upcoming fairs, festivals and bazaars in the 852. Whether you’re seeking Christmas comfort food, looking to spread some cheer or hunting for a quirky gift, this guide has the best deals around town to help you get your shopping done in a fix (and perhaps snag a little bargain for yourself!).

The Christmas and Lifestyle Fair conrad

The Christmas and Lifestyle Fair

The first in a series of festive fairs by Prestige Events at the Conrad, this one bursts with gift inspiration! Merchandise stalls from more than 150 vendors will showcase fashion, accessories, gourmet bites, Hong Kong themed gifts and more, including some of our favourites such as homeware and jewellery company Keep It Simple, tea expert Teapigs, silk flower wreaths from The Silk Flower Company and chocolatiers Schoggi Meier. Shoppers who enjoy lunch or afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge will get a 15% discount (just pick up the voucher from the Prestige table when you arrive).

When: Wednesday, 15 November, 10am to 8pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

JWA Annual Charity Bazaar

Get started on the festivities as you spread love with the JWA Annual Bazaar, where all proceeds go to charities supporting women and children in need. Shop the large selection of clothing, housewares, toys and bags – they’ve got something for everyone – and don’t forget to grab a bite while you’re at it.

When: Sunday, 19 November, 10am to 5pm
Where: Island School, 20 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
How much: Children enter for free, Adults pay $30 entry fee 

Swire Properties White Christmas Street Fair

Swire Properties’ annual community favourite is back! Opt for a white Christmas at this neighbourhood street fair filled with fun games, delicious comfort food and of course, tons of shopping! Don’t worry if you can’t make it to this one, another fair will take place at Taikoo Place on Tong Chong Street from 30 November to 2 December. In the meantime, release your inner artist and take part in a drawing contest themed under ‘Rediscovering Christmas’ at this street fair.

When: Friday, 24 November, 12pm to 8pm, Saturday, 25 November, 1pm to 7pm, Sunday, 26 November, 1pm to 7pm
Where: Star Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

The Repulse Bay Christmas Fair 2017

Want to do a spot of Christmas shopping with a beautiful view of the ocean? Head to Repulse Bay on Sunday, 26 November to get in the festive spirit with a host of stalls selling everything from Christmas decorations, and home accessories, to children’s gifts, handicrafts, jewellery, and more.

When: Sunday, 26 November, 11am
Where: The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Christmas markets in Hong Kong: City Kids

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Hop on a ferry and head to the Discovery Bay Sunday Market, well known for its arts and crafts stalls. You’re sure to find something for yourself or a special someone. And, when the post-shopping hunger hits, enjoy dinner at one of the designated restos at the D’Deck and you’ll be treated to a free ferry ride back to the Island.

When: Sunday, 10 December, 11am to 6pm
Where: Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau
How much: Free entry!

Holiday Bazaar at The American Club

Southside girls, brace yourselves! The American Club is back at it for some jolly good fun this season. Beat the seasonal shopping rush and get your gifts bought and out of the way as you browse top-quality vendors while sipping on some complimentary bubbly. If you can’t make it to this one, there’s another one in December.

When: Wednesday, 1 November and Tuesday, 5 December, 10am to 6pm
Where: The American Club, 28 Tai Tam Road, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar

Danish pastries, anyone? Check out the Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar, which promises to be full of these traditional sweet delights! Shop from designer brands, while feeding on Swedish treats, pick up those all-important decorations and ornaments, and enjoy some live music. Your buying power will do more than a little good, as all profits go to the Danish Seaman’s Church in Hong Kong.

When: Saturday, 18 November, 10am to 5pm
Where: 3/F, Mariners Club, 11 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $50 entrance fee

Pre-Christmas Gift Parade

Pre-Christmas Gift Parade

The Prestige Events shopping fair returns to The Conrad with its second winter fair this season. In addition to the all the pop-ups, this gift parade will also have plenty of jewellery, fashion, accessories, gourmet food, homewares and even items for the nieces and nephews on your list. And if you want to take a shopping break, get a 15% discount when you eat lunch or afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge!

When: Monday, 27 November, 10am to 8pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Hullett House Christmas Market

The Hullet House’s joyful weekend returns to TST for its sixth year running. Spend wisely with the various dining options, festive decorations, handmade accessories and of course, the best of live music. If you can’t make it to the first, you’ll still have two more chances. It’s definitely time to deck the halls!

When: Friday, 1 December, 5pm to 11pm, Saturday 2 December, 11amto 11pm, 3 December, 11am to 9pm
Where: 50 Pigeons Courtyard, Hullett House, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

italian christmas market at sandy bay

Italian Day at Sandy Bay

Celebrate Christmas the Italian way! Promising appetising authentic dishes sponsored by the best Italian joint around and a lively atmosphere, the Italian Women’s Association is back this year for a fun-filled day. The best part? All profit goes to charity (yes, that’s 100%!), so help someone in need while you cross off the items on your family’s wish lists!

When: Saturday, 2 December, 10am to 5pm
Where: The Gardens of the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital at Sandy Bay, 12 Sandy Bay Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
How much: $20 entrance fee

Christmas Gift Showcase

Always wanted to take a fun pic with Santa? Now’s your chance. He’ll be here to pose for photos (and to tell your secret wishes!). Make sure to get those stocking stuffers from Blue Morpho, or find Hong Kong themed gifts and homewares from Thinq Hong Kong. You can also get delicate hand-crafted jewellery from Lilly&Co. Enjoy a special 15% shoppers’ discount in the Conrad’s Garden Cafe for lunch and dinner, and also for the Afternoon Tea Set in the Lobby Lounge.

When: Saturday, 2 December, 10am to 6pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

St. Stephen’s Chapel Christmas Fete in Stanley

Brining a traditional English fête (with a taste of Hong Kong!) to Stanley, St. Stephen’s Chapel Christmas fair will feature a plethora of charity stalls, along with bouncy castles, a Santa’s Grotto, games, and plenty of food and drinks. Santa will even be arriving by helicopter at 12.30pm!

When: Saturday, 2 December, 2017, 11am to 4:30pm
Where: St. Stephen’s College Sports Ground, Wong Ma Kok Road, Stanley, Hong Kong
How much: $20 for adults, free for children!

Sai Kung Markets

Sai Kung Sunday Markets are back this December for its annual Christmas market! It’s a great day out with artisanal food and crafts, jewellery, wine, accessories, children’s clothing and more! It’s indoors and fully air-conditioned (thankfully, considering HK’s erratic weather!), so you won’t work up a sweat with all that shopping.

When: Sunday, 3 December, 11am to 5pm
Where: Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Christmas Gift Festival

Christmas Gift Festival

If you missed the first three (you’ll be sorry you did!), the Prestige Events shopping fair at the  Conrad is back for  one last chance, so be sure to swing by! Look for hand-crafted stationery from ditto ditto, luxurious delicacies from Petrossian, festive tableware, tasty sweet treats and unique gifts as part of your last-minute shopping. As before, shoppers can enjoy a special 15% shoppers’ discount in the Conrad’s Garden Cafe for lunch and dinner, and also for the Afternoon Tea Set in the Lobby Lounge.

When: Sunday, 10 December, 10am to 6pm
Where: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Christmas Southside Market & Long Lunch

The Butchers Club Southside Market returns for a special Christmas edition this season. What better way to celebrate the upcoming holiday than by treating yourself (heart and stomach) to a massive feast? Browse the variety of stalls at the market and pick up cookbooks, kitchenware and Butchers Club-branded aprons while indulging in the best food ever. Booking is a must so get your tickets now!

When: Sunday, 17 December, 12pm to 5pm
Where: The Butchers Club Deli, 16-17/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Adult tickets are $250 with the option to add $200 for free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks.

Thanks to Lorria Sahmet and Mashal Mushtaq for their contributions to this article!

Featured image courtesy of Getty Images

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