New year in Hong Kong is as exciting as it sounds! This city knows how to celebrate every moment, especially the new year’s eve. The party vibes start to crawl in right from Christmas and last till the Chinese New Year, which is celebrated in February.
If you are planning a Hong Kong tour during this time of the year, there is so much you can do. And that’s exactly what I cover in this piece – how and where to celebrate the new year in Hong Kong.
1. Celebrate with all that jazz in Victoria Harbour
The bustling Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong’s downtown area is known for luring innumerable tourists every day. During new year celebrations, this locale sure puts on a show to flaunt.
You can take an enchanting cruise ride, watch the colorful light & sound show – Symphony of Lights, or glance at the skyline of Hong Kong sparkling with fireworks – there is so much to see and do here on your new year holiday in Hong Kong. No wonder this is one of the best tourist places in Hong Kong to ring in the new year.
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2. Welcome the new year aboard a luxurious cruise
If you’re planning to celebrate new year in Hong Kong, why not do it aboard a cruise? You might want to join the crowd, sing and shout. Or you can relax, pick your own little spot, and watch the starlit sky.
Best cruise tour for new year celebration: Hong Kong Greeters, Harbour Cruise Bauhinia, Shining Star Ferry and Jetway Express
Estimated cost: INR 1500 to INR 13,800 per person
3. Get high on spirits while attending the New Year’s Parade
For those wish to behold all the colors of Hong Kong’s vibrant culture, there cannot be anything better than attending New Year’s Parade. On 31st December, locals organize parades that lasts till 10 pm. It concludes at late night, only to make way for a wild new year countdown party.
If you can, stay over in Hong Kong for a little longer to watch the grand celebration of Chinese New Year in Hong Kong. In 2017, the Chinese New Year begins in 28th January.
4. Attend live concerts in Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is yet another hot spot for enjoying your new year holiday in Hong Kong. The area is dotted with malls, designer showrooms, street markets, hotels and happening pubs. On NYE, you’ll witness the spark getting brighter with many clubs arranging live concerts and enlivening countdown parties. Tsim Sha Tsui also is the perfect stop to watch the new year fireworks.
Best bars in Tsim Sha Tsui: Aqua Spirit, Where Bar & Lounge, Club Havana, Why Club, and Dada Bar + Lounge
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5. Watch incredible firework from vantage points
Captivating fireworks are the prime attraction of new year in Hong Kong. Locals and people from across the world gather at the vantage points to watch the sky sparkle. The city’s skyline illuminates with colorful lights while the waterfront gets decked up with rippling effect and an impressive light and sound show.
Best vantage points to see fireworks: Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Center, Harbour City Car Park, China Ferry Terminal, Hung Hom, West Kowloon, Waterfront Promenade and Kowloon Peak, IFC Mall, waterfront next to Hong Kong Observation Wheel and Tamar Park.
6. Attend the craziest new year’s eve party in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, as we know it, can be a party animal’s dream come true; and what could be a better time to make most of life! Tap your feet to the beat as you attend some of the best new year parties in Hong Kong.
Best new year parties in Hong Kong are hosted at: Kee Club at Wellington St, Duddell’s at Central, Ozone Bar in West Kowloon, and The Pawn in Wan Chai
Excited already to celebrate new year in Hong Kong? Make sure that you book the accommodation and flights ASAP to save bucks and get the spot without any fuss.
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