‘Tis the season to be jolly! While Christmas plans seem to be in place, are you looking for some relaxed fun on Boxing Day? Here are some of our best ideas!
A family junk is ideal to unwind, hit the seas and keep the festive indulgence on—whether it’s on a luxurious yacht (Breakaway Luxury Yachting),The Bounty an 18th Century European tall ship, or HK's infamous party junks, and luxury sail boats.
Grab a wicker basket filled with Christmas leftovers and head out to enjoy the chilly winter sun. The city’s numerous country parks from Tai Po to Hong Kong Island are perfect picnic spots.
A day of beach fun is always on the cards—whether its BBQing at Shek O, lounging at South Bay Beach or even camping out at the Beach Club in Pui O.
There’s no such thing as too many festive feasts. Bundle up in your favorite holiday jumpers and head out for an indulgent holiday brunch. From Dessert Wonderland for kids under 12 on Boxing Day at the Verandah to traditional Christmas feast with a new twist at the Kitchen @ W Hotel, our top holiday brunches has you covered.
Get into the spirit of giving—How about, this year spend the day cleaning out your closet and donate a box of toys and clothes. Hands On Hong Kong offers helping collect toys and books for children’s wards in hospitals. Or spend the day volunteering at a charity. The Kids 4 Kids foundation has several Children, Teen and Family Volunteering opportunities. Join their Buddy Reading Program, which aims to improve literacy among at-risk kids; volunteer as a family (children over eight) to read and teach underprivileged children.
Catch Christmas lights and festive displays around town. Hong Kong Winterfest, by the Hong Kong Tourism Board has several Christmas-themed events and citywide illuminations, from the signature decorations in Central with The Statue Square Christmas Tree to the Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show. Or walk around town, marveling at the stunning festive displays at your favorite malls, a snowy experience at Times Square White Xmas, an arctic affair at IFC’s Polar Resort, and join in the party with ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ at Elements.
Take a stroll in a ’Fairytale Forest’ at Disneyland’s Sparkling Christmas; or enjoy the city’s largest outdoor Christmas lighting spectacle at the Ocean Park.
Head to the AIA Great European Carnival for day of rides, game and over 50 attractions, at Central Harbourfront. Or visit Tai Long’s Winter Wonderland —a wintry European town with soaring Christmas tree, sprinkling lights, and exciting attractions such as an Ice Hall showcasing 6 themed-zones of fascinating ice sculptures, an interactive northern light theater and fun ice slides and Ice Rink.
Hike off the turkey with some fun family trails, whether its stroller-friendly hikes around Bowen Road or up to the Peak or numerous trails across Lantau. Beach yoga is also a great option! http://yogaroomhk.com/
Don’t miss the Wicked Musical, the famous Braodway and West End musical. Or hit the cinema to catch the hottest holiday blockbusters.