On the first day of Christmas, Little Steps Asia gave to you… A list of 24 Christmas things to do!
As a way to kick off this holiday season, here is our version of an advent calendar…the Little Steps Asia way! Packed with ideas and links on how to spend 24 days of Christmas in Hong Kong.
Find Your Christmas Tree:
First things first! Let's find the perfect Christmas tree for your home. For more information on finding Christmas trees in Hong Kong, click here.
Stores to buy Christmas Decorations:
Now to decorate it! We've come up with a great list of shops and locations where you can find the prettiest decorations for your tree and your home here, to turn it into a Christmas wonderland.
Click here for a great list of stores to buy Christmas decorations from in Hong Kong.
Here are some great ideas for Christmas DIY decorations you can do with your kids.
One of the best things about Christmas is that it gives us many opportunities to get creative and make our own DIY holiday cards. AND... Let's not forget, you can also use these to write letters or cards to Santa.
Here are some ideas for holiday cards:
Why not go on a Christmas-themed picnic? Or go on a family-friendly hike while wearing Christmas hats!
Here are some creative themes for hosting a Christmas picnic:
Can't decide on a location? Click here for the best picnic spots in Hong Kong!
How about a Christmas-themed hike?
Here are some suggestions on what you can do to celebrate Christmas while on a hike:
Deciding on where to go for a family-friendly hike? Click here for inspiration.
BeCandle - This year, you can customize your own Christmas trees and a 100 ml room perfume. Workshops are available in Fashion Walk and Sai Kung shops.
Choco L'Art - Christmas workshops are offered for all ages. You can make wreaths, candles, ornaments and various Christmas home decor.
ESF Sports & Language - With 20+ programs to choose from across 17 locations, you're sure to find one near you!
Click on the following link for the full list of Christmas Camps and Workshops happening around Hong Kong!
For a full list of Christmas markets around the city, we've got you covered, click here for more!
If you need some ideas for presents check out our Hong Kong Gift Guide for 2022!
Come check out Christmas On Parade at Pacific Place by taking part in one of Hong Kong's most family-favorite Christmas activities: MEETING SANTA!
Didn't manage to snag a booking? We've got you covered with our complete list of where to meet Santa in Hong Kong here.
We absolutely LOVE Christmas movies and there's so many to choose from! From rom-coms to classic holiday films such as How The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, here are some of our favorites available on streaming sites:
Here are some concerts you must check out this season to put you and your family in the festive spirit!
The Disney Concert - Featuring scores from Disney's beloved movies. Your kids will surely be singing along to every tune performed onstage.
The Nutcracker - Catch the world-famous classic ballet The Nutcracker from the 16th to 31st of December.
Merry Musical Magic - Join The SAR Philharmonic Orchestra for their 20th Classics for Kids Christmas Concert which will bring out the holiday spirit for families.
... and there's a lot more going on around the city. For a full list of Christmas concerts and carols, click here.
The Hong Kong skyline brightens up for the entire month of December with beautiful Christmas lights and decorations seen all across the harbor.
Some places worth checking out this season for the most festive Christmas displays:
Click here for the full list.
A Christmassy Lego event that includes crafting your own Christmas decorations, creating Lego slime, bake cookies and to also get a chance to meet Santa as well? Yes please!
For more details click here.
Visit some ice-skating rinks in some of your favorite shopping malls to get your Frozen and Winter Wonderland vibes on with family and friends.
Have you checked out Lohas Rink's "eco-friendly" skating rink at Lohas Park?
Running from 18 November till 2 January is A Disney Christmas, a magical fiesta in Hong Kong Disneyland fit for all ages! To make this even more special, for three consecutive Fridays and Saturdays from 25 November to 10 December, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will be performing the all-new "Disney Live in Concert!" Holiday Music Celebration.
Here are some of our favorite choices:
The Island Shangri-La Staycation - their gorgeous festive rooms will put you straight into the festive spirit. And if your pockets are deep enough, why not splurge on their Nutcracker Suite?
Cordis "Fly to the Stars!" Staycation - This amazing deal includes an afternoon tea, breakfast buffet and beauty fragrance gift sets.
Rosewood "A Rosewood Christmas" - Enjoy luxurious accommodation and breakfast for two and indulge in a Christmas brunch or dinner.
Click on the link for a more detailed list of The Best Festive Family-Friendly Staycations.
Here are some amazing Christmas-themed books you can read with your kids:
Don't forget to check out our list of bookstores in Hong Kong
Pamper yourself and your loved ones this holiday season by heading to spas like The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. The hotel is offering several treatments to help rejuvenate and bring balance to your system. A perfect way to end the year on a high note.
For a full list of spas that the whole family can enjoy click here!
There are a lot of charity organizations in Hong Kong that need your help this winter season. Many are in need of funds to provide items to the people who need it the most, such as food, hygienic items, or warm clothes.
Here are a list of organizations you can support:
Hanuman Charity - They do charity walks on a weekly basis and need volunteers to help distribute food to people experiencing homelessness.
The Salvation Army - They are collecting toys to fulfill a child's "My Christmas Wishlist". The organization is hoping to collect about 5000 toys (new or unopened) through this program.
The Zubin Foundation - For the holiday season, they are selling Zubin Christmas crackers as a way to raise funds to help support its youth community in ethnic minorities.
Either you love it or hate it, it needs to be done! To save yourselves some time, why not look into getting your loved ones some amazing Christmas hampers? There are so many to choose from!
Check out our full guide on where to get the best Christmas Hampers in town. If that doesn't work, here is a full list of where to buy the most beautiful wrapping paper in Hong Kong.
Christmas done right always comes with a lot of treats to feed our bellies! Why not make cookies in the shape of gingerbread men or Christmas trees!
Here are some links to help you find some amazing recipes that you can do at home with your kids.
If you need a help or have a huge party to feed, there are a lot of catering companies in Hong Kong. Just make sure to get your orders in on time and check out this amazing list!
For those that want to take the party outdoors here are some amazing restaurants jampacked with Christmas menus and free flows!
Click on for the full list of Top Christmas Brunches, Lunches, Dinners in Hong Kong.
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