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Top Events For Families And Kids This Summer In Hong Kong 2024

Top Family Events And Things To Do With Kids This Summer!

Read on for your ultimate guide for a summer of family-friendly non-stop fun in Hong Kong! We’ve got it all, from Team Lab’s Future Park opening, Summer Fest, the Hong Kong International Kids Carnival, concerts, museum exhibitions, and much more!

This page will be updated soon – watch this space!

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  1. summerfest 2023

    Annual SummerFest In Hong Kong

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    You are invited to the extraordinary summer open-air experience, SummerFest 2023, at the Central Harbourfront. From June 9 to July 23, 2023, this large-scale, free summer event will provide more than 25 wide-ranging activities relating to this year’s theme, “Fun In The Sun”! Read on to discover the highlights from this fun, family-friendly event like a mega bus expo perfect for our little ones who are transport and bus fans, a camping festival, games, a balance bike competition, musical performances and much more! There will also be a huge sandpit where the kids can build sandcastles and enjoy some summer fun! Click here for more information!

  2. Chill All Night At Ocean Park Hong Kong

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    Beat the heat this summer and head to Ocean Park for a special limited-time-only event which will see the park open every Saturday night from 6:30pm to 9:00pm- with no admission fee! Ocean Park Hong Kong’s Chill All Night will be a spectacular celebration of light, sound, and entertainment under the stars: you will be able to experience exclusive multimedia shows and interactive experiences as well as dine at their various restaurants. These exclusive multimedia shows like Soul of The Ocean and Visions of Hong Kong will see spectacular projection mapping, special effects and more. The fountain at Ocean Park will also come alive with sound and light! Click here for more!

  3. PINKFONG'S WORLD ADVENTURE: Over 16,000 Square Feet Of Baby Shark-Themed Play Areas!

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    For the first time ever, and after huge success in Singapore, the immersive Pinkfong World Adventure is coming to Hong Kong! Sprawling over 14,000 square feet and located in KITEC, Pinkfong World Adventure will feature over 16 games and activities as well as interactive motion games, play areas, and music from the creators of Baby Shark.

    Explore the magical world of Pinkfong, and hop on a spaceship at Baby Shark’s Space Adventure, Ride with Baby Shark and the Shark Family on the Spring Shark Rider or sled down the grass with Hogi. Lots of fun and adventure await the kids this summer! Book your tickets here now!

    • When: July 13 - September 3, 2023
    • Where: B102-111, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  4. Hong Kong International Arts Carnival 2023

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    The International Children’s & Youth Film Carnival 2023 is back to provide summer entertainment for the kids. With performances from artists from all over the world, the carnival is one that will allow you to experience all kinds of art in one city without having to travel to a dozen different countries. The performances are categorized into film, stage, library, and museum programs, and we’ve compiled the top picks for kids!  The carnival is offering both stage and online events!

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    Funtastic Summer In Discovery Bay Hong Kong

    Huge Water Park, Music Festival, Beach Volleyball, Ice Skating, Games & More!

    There is so much happening in Discovery Bay in the next few weeks as part of their Funtastic Summer! The “Live Young Summer Summerfest” is a large-scale outdoor event perfect for the kids, the Nextwave Beach Music Festival will be the first of its kind and finally, there will be the Skate Asia 2023 event which will close the Funtastic Summer festivities. Read on here for more!

  6. PEPPA PIG'S BRAND NEW SHOW: New Songs & Lots Of Laughter

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    Our favorite little piggie, Peppa Pig is back on stage with a brand new show this July and promises to make the biggest muddy puddle ever! This adorable 90-minute live show is filled with family fun, friendship, teamwork, giant bouncing balls, lots of new songs, surprises and of course, snorts of laughter! For more information click here! Tickets can be purchased here!

    • When: July 22, 2023
    • Where: Star Hall, KITEC, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  7. TEAM LAB'S FUTURE PARK: Unique Interactive Experience Of Technology & Art In Hong Kong

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    This July, Japan’s famous teamLab will be bringing their exciting new universe “Future Park” to Hong Kong to delight kids and adults alike with interactive fun, where technology and art meet. In celebration of FWD Insurance’s 10th anniversary, Future Park will push the creative envelope and let each visitor and participant become their own inner artist and co-create and mold the space. More details and ticketing information will be released soon so watch this space!

  8. THE PULSE: Jump Like A Bunny Carnival

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    The Pulse has organized a wonderful pet, and family-friendly carnival called Jump Like A Bunny Carnival. With a collection of specially designed activities for all family members, including your furry friends, such as sports game booths, kid game booths, and a parent-child workshop to stimulate children's creativity and communication skills.

    There is also a market with various handcrafted products, pet-related products, and a 'one-day stall' bazaar organized by charities.

    And for the pet owners, a pet grooming contest will take place on July 3 at 3pm, and the winner will receive a pet gift bag from Pet28!

    Wish to stay for tea and enjoy some sun on the rooftop? You can also book a time slot and
    enjoy the afternoon tea set for 2 – 8 people, a tent, and some board games for chilling.

    • Time slot available (afternoon tea): 12pm – 2pm/2:30pm – 4:30pm/5pm – 7pm. Click here to book!

    When: June 18 – 19, 25 - 26 & July 1 - 3, 2022 from 11:30am – 7:30pm

    Where: The Pulse, L3 & Rooftop. Click here to find out more and book your tickets!

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    Hong Kong’s Harbour Chill Carnival

    Music, X-Games, Pyrotechnics & More Family-Friendly Fun

    For five weekends starting on July 8, 2023, Wan Chai Harbourfront will be hosting a series of free family-friendly live music shows on a water stage at the Harbour Chill Festival, as well street performances from around the world, thrilling X-Games stunts, pyrotechnics and more! Click here for all the info!

  10. HANDSON: Serve-A-Thon Hong Kong (Volunteer Work)

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Give back this summer and join the nonprofit organization Hands: On and their Serve-A-Thon, a community service marathon. Join hands with fellow volunteers to give back to the community. You will get to know Hong Kong's vibrant NGO sector and its valuable work serving those in need. As well as sample different types of volunteer activities at different times of the week, such as organizing food drives for refugees and clearing Hong Kong trails, click here to see their entire schedule.

    Price: Participation is FREE (sign-up is self-service) for individuals or small groups (families, friends, schools, and civic organizations)

    When: June 18 - 26, 2022

    Where: Various locations across Hong Kong

  11. M+: Family Day Drop-In @ Imagination Playground

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    M+ offers a Sunday Family Day Drop-In at Imagination Playground this summer. The playground is made of large cubes and modules of different shapes and forms that can be easily configured and moved around. Allowing for a fun experience that allows for endless possibilities and no rules. The playground is designed to inspire child-directed free play in a safe environment using hand-eye coordination skills to create and invent imaginary forms and structures.

    Imagination Playground is suitable for children from ages 4 to 10, and it's recommended that one adult member join the session. The 40-minute workshop is available on a first-come, first-serve, and drop-in basis. No registration is required.

  12. Aqua Luna Pirate Cruises In Hong Kong

    CRUISES FOR KIDS: Aqua Luna’s Pirate Adventure Or Jungle Cruise In Hong Kong

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Aqualuna (Hong Kong’s traditional red-sail junk boat), has designed the perfect cruise for kids, the Pirate Adventure Cruise or their fun Jungle Cruise! Take the little ones on an action-packed afternoon of Pirate or Jungle fun at sea! These family-fun cruises are the perfect activity to plan for summer and beyond!

    • Tickets: Child (Ages 2-11): HK$260,  Adult: HK$180 and kids under 2 are free of charge! Book your tickets HERE
    • When: Ongoing Cruises For Families
    • Where: Aqua Luna Pirate Adventure Cruise For Kids
      Central Pier 9, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2116 8821, https://aqualuna.asiapay.com/
  13. HONG KONG MUSEUM OF ART: "Harbour Wonder" Exhibition

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    The Hong Kong Museum of Art is hosting the “Harbour Wonder” exhibition which engages local artists to reimagine the Victoria Harbour through two large-scale installations.

  14. Summer Highlights and Events At Hong Kong Disneyland

    HONG KONG DISNEYLAND: Ultimate Guide to Visiting Hong Kong Disneyland In Summer 2023

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    With the exciting announcement that Disneyland Hong Kong will expand its operation to six or seven days a week, celebrate by taking a trip yourself! Starting this June 2023, the beloved park offers new additions to make you worry a little less about the heat and believe a lot more in pure Disney magic. Click here for our guide to the latest additions to Hong Kong's Disneyland you won't want to miss!

  15. WEST KOWLOON: Tea House Student Matinees

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    Designed especially for secondary students, the Xiqu Centre’s Tea House Student Matinees are specially designed to introduce new audiences to Cantonese opera — the local form of Chinese opera or Xiqu.

    The performance is in Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles and will also include narration by an expert moderator to help newcomers gain insight into the history of the art form.

  16. Hong Jong Palace Museum Hong Kong

    MUSEUM IN HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Palace Museum

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    The Hong Kong Palace Museum is a dedicated Chinese art and cultural landmark of the city. A unique museum with nine galleries where you can enjoy thematic performances and demonstrations, which introduce the aspects of China’s history and culture of the Palace Museum. The Palace Museum offers varieties of art and cultural learning programs.

    • When: Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 10am – 6pm
      • Friday, Saturday, and Public Holiday: 10am – 8pm
      • Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Lunar New Year
    • Where: Hong Kong Palace Museum, West Kowloon, Hong Kong, https://www.westkowloon.hk/en/hkpm

    Want more? Little Steps Guide to Top Hong Kong Museums For Kids And Families To Visit Right Now!

  17. Junior Entrepreneur Camp By Little Steps Asia

    LITTLE STEPS: "Be An Entrepreneur" Summer Camp 2023

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    Little Steps has launched its very first SUMMER CAMP in Hong Kong exclusively for tweens and teens.

    This 5-day camp focuses on everything entrepreneurship and is taught by combining real-world experience with loads of fun! If you have a child aged 11-17 who is interested in learning more about entrepreneurship and business – book them in!

    Teens will have a chance to develop a mini business from idea to launch with plenty of support, examples, and feedback. The camp will run at a leading co-working space in Sheung Wan and will be taught by the Founder of Little Steps, Shea Stanley. Register here.

    • Price: HK$3500 for the full week (Only 10 slots available in Summer 2022)
    • When:  June 26-30, 2023 from 10am-12pm
    • Where:  The Hive Sheung Wan. Click here for more information!
  18. Squid fishing season in Hong Kong

    SQUID FISHING WITH KIDS: Season Starts End Of April - End Of August

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Squid fishing season has begun and it a nighttime adventure that the whole family will love!

    The season of squid fishing goes from the end of April to the end of August. Harvesting is easy during this period and it peaks after the Dragon Boat Festival right towards the beginning of August because the squid has grown up during this period.

    So, grab the kids, pack your wine, and prepare to enjoy one of Hong Kong’s favorite evening pastimes during summer.

  19. Jazz Series Murray Hotel

    DATENIGHT: Jazz And Drinks At The Murray Hotel – All Summer Long!

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Looking for a unique date night idea, why not listen to smooth jazz and have some cocktails at The Murray Hotel! They're bringing in alfresco jazz gatherings with an incredible lineup of musicians and bands on Thursday and Friday nights (6pm-10pm) from now to July 2022! For the full lineup, click here!

    Price: HK$450 per person (including a welcome glass of champagne and selected canapés). Early bird offer at HK$360 per person when booking 7 days in advance.

    When: June 2 - June 29, 2022

    Where: The Murray, Hong Kong, Cotton Tree Terrace, UG Level. Click here for more information and to book your table!

  20. FAMILY-FRIENDLY MOVIES: Best Blockbusters To Watch This Summer

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Big Summer blockbusters are back this summer! Whether you’re into comedy, romance, animation, or action, there are plenty of summer flicks to choose from this year. To make choosing a little easier, we have done a roundup of the top movies in Hong Kong to enjoy with the family this summer!

    And, let's be honest, what’s better than to cool off in the AC during the hot summer months than watching the latest films with the whole crew!

  21. SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS + TEENS: Latest And Trending Summer Camps In Hong Kong

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    School’s out for Summer! So it’s time to plan for some fun in the sun. A great way to keep the kids social and engaged is a Summer Camp. Available for all ages and interests, these provide an ideal environment to keep the fun organized and productive.

    Whether the kids love sports, music, or arts or want to learn new languages from Mandarin to computer coding, there is something for everyone. So pack your bags and let Little Steps guide you through the best Summer Camps in Hong Kong.

  22. Mermaid Ocean Palace Hong Kong

    LITTLE AERIAL: Book A Mermaid Movement Class And Mermaid Photography Shoot

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    If your kids are mermaid-obsessed, sign them up for some classes through Mermaid Ocean Palace, a creative platform offering different courses such as mermaid swimming skills and dance, with underwater photography to boot.

    You can choose a mermaid dance trial (includes a mermaid tail and professional mermaid dance class), underwater mermaid photography (includes 2 hours of shooting time, dress and tail, and 6 retouched photos), and group mermaid photography (2 guests + 10 retouched photos). Add on a makeup service if you like!

    Price: From HK$598++

    When: June 16, 17, 24 & July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2022 (select timeslots: 7pm – 7:45pm; 8pm – 8:45pm; 9pm – 9:45pm)

    Where: King George V School, 2 Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin, +852 91234427, [email protected], https://mermaidop.com/. Click here for more information!

     

  23. Arts in Hong Kong Little Steps Asia

    ART IN HONG KONG: World-Class Art Events All Over The City

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    We've curated a selection of amazing art exhibitions and happenings around the city over the coming months! There are a plethora of art happenings, themed exhibitions, and blends of physical and virtual art!

    THE HIGHLIGHTS:

     

  24. Omnimax Show In hong Kong

    HONG KONG SPACE MUSEUM: 3 Must-See New Ominimax Shows For Kids

    Top Family Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong

    Science and marine life lovers can look forward to the Hong Kong Space Museum’s OMNIMAX Shows! These 40-minute shows will wow kids ages 3+, and they are educational too! Audio is offered through a multi-channel headphone system that includes English. Shows admit audience members ages 3 and up.

    Omnimax Show – Sea Lions – Life By A Whisker

    Go on a heart-warming journey with Otto to meet the giant humpback whales, cunning cuttlefish, great white sharks, and one Marine Park Ranger on a mission to find out what it takes to save this species.

    • Show Period: Now – October 20, 2022

    3D Dome Show “Secrets of the Universe”

    This spectacular show immerses viewers on a guided journey with brilliant minds to seek answers to the greatest age-old mysteries of our time – how was the universe formed and how did it evolve into what we see around us today?

    • Show Period: Closes June 30, 2022

    Sky Show “HAYABUSA2~REBORN

    In “HAYABUSA2~REBORN”, you follow Hayabusa2 on its lone journey of 3.2 billion kilometers to confront the more rugged than expected terrain of Ryugu.

    • Show Period: Now – January 12, 2023

    When: Now - January 12, 2023

    Where: Hong Kong Space Museum, Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 2721 0226. Click here for more information!

  25. Kerry Hotel x Sweaty Betty Hong Kong Little Steps Asia yoga summer classes

    YOGA FOR WOMEN: Summer Yoga At The Kerry Hotel x Sweaty Betty Breakfast Club in Hong Kong

    Top Family-Friendly Summer Events In Hong Kong 2023

    Shangri-La’s The Kerry Hotel x Sweaty Betty Breakfast Club is coming to Hong Kong this summer!

    The global women’s activewear and lifestyle brand Sweaty Betty partners with special instructors to host one-hour soul-nourishing yoga classes in the Lobby Lounge at the Kerry Hotel in Kowloon with views overlooking the spectacular Victoria Harbour.

    After the mindful yoga class, nutrient-dense breakfast with fresh, seasonal ingredients and each participant will receive an exclusive Sweaty Betty goodie bag!

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