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10 Best Thing to Do in Hong Kong Chinese New Year Eve 2022

The lunar New Year or the Chinese new year in Hong Kong will fall within 1-3 February, 2022. The Chinese New Year is usually celebrated on a grand scale in Hong Kong with as much festivity as seen in many parts of the world on 31st December, 2021. 

Have a Look at 10 Best Fun Activities in Chinese New year in Hong Kong 2022 That You Must Try:

1. Star Ferry Ride

You can consider taking a ride on the Star Ferry to celebrate the Hong Kong New Year in style! This will take you to Kowloon from Hong Kong Island and you will enjoy the festivities with a full-blown party, amazing fireworks that you can view from the boat and of course, several special performances and shows.

Star Ferry Ride in Hong Kong
Star Ferry Ride in Hong Kong

Board the ferry from either the Central Harbour or Tsim Sha Tsui Harbour. Music and fine dining complete the experience to perfection! 

Address: Disneyland Resort Pier, Park Promenade, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2118 6201

Star Ferry’s Water Tour (Hong Kong East) Ticket Price:
* Adult: HK$100
* Children (3-12 Year): HK$70
* Senior (65+ Year): HK$70

Star Ferry’s Water Tour (Sunset) Ticket Price:
* Adult: HK$120
* Children (3-12 Year): HK$90
* Senior (65+ Year): HK$90

Star Ferry’s Water Tour (A Symphony of Lights) Ticket Price:
* Adult: HK$120
* Children (3-12 Year): HK$90
* Senior (65+ Year): HK$90

2. Victoria Harbour Cruise

The Hong Kong Chinese New Year celebration will be incomplete without the Victoria Harbour Cruise and is a central zone for Hong Kong New Year events. Watch the bustling crowds and fabulous light and sound shows before the fireworks start!

Victoria Harbour Cruise in Hong Kong
Victoria Harbour Cruise in Hong Kong

The 10-minute musical display of fireworks will enthrall you instantly. The celebrations and spectacular backdrop create a dreamy vibe that we all long for! 

Address: Units 2201-2, 22/F, Java Road 108 commercial Centre, North Point, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2802 2886
Victoria Harbour Cruise Ticket Price:
*Adult: HK$470 + 10% service charge
*Child: HK$300 + 10% service charge

3. Times Square

Times Square is where the New Year celebrations truly come alive in Hong Kong! The Times Square here draws inspiration greatly from the Times Square in New York and a buzzing crowd collects here every year for celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Times Square in Hong Kong
Times Square in Hong Kong

The Open Piazza is also a popular spot here. You can simply hop onto the MTR for landing at the Causeway Bay station via buses and trams. 

Address: 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2118 8900
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun (10am – 10pm)

4. Night Parade in Chinese New Year

If you wish to enjoy the vibrant celebrations during the Chinese New Year, you should definitely attend the Night Parade. Hong City will be completely transformed at this time. The Night Parade will have numerous local and global performers and will take place at Tsim Sha Tsui.

The symbol for this parade is the Rat, indicating the vibrant spirit and intelligence in Chinese cultures. It also indicates good health and luck. 

Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong
Chinese New Year Night Parade in Hong Kong (Image Courtesy: asiatrend.org)

5. Hong Kong Observation Wheel

The Hong Kong Observation Wheel is located at the Central Harbour and goes up to 60 metres by way of height. There are 42 gondolas in total along with leather seats and a floor crafted from transparent glass. The enthralling ride and magnificent views are major draws for sure! 

Hong Kong Observation Wheel
Hong Kong Observation Wheel

Address: 33 Man Kwong St, Central, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2339 0777
Opening Hours: Mon-Wed (12 – 9pm) and Fri-Sun (11am – 11pm)
Hong Kong Observation Wheel Ticket Price:
* Adult: HK$20
* Child(3-11 year): HK$10
* Senior(65+ year): HK$10
* Child(Under 3 year): Free

6. Ocean Terminal Deck

This is the best spot for enjoying the fireworks and enjoying special New Year themed events. This building of the Harbour City has been newly extended and you can sit here on the rooftop of Ocean Terminal. The 270 degree panoramic city views are a treat along with the surrounding sea on all the sides.

Ocean Terminal Deck in Hong Kong
Ocean Terminal Deck in Hong Kong (Image Courtesy: metalocus.es)

You will love the fabulous cuisine served up at the restaurant while other attractions include the observatory deck and the HEXA area on the ground floor. It has a massive lawn where you can view the fireworks display. 

Address: 3-27 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2118 8666
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun (7am – 12am)

7. Golden Bauhinia Square at Wan Chai

The Golden Bauhinia Square at Wan Chai is an open zone in Hong Kong. It is a great place to celebrate the New Year. The huge statue of the flower or golden Bauhinia blakeana is the centerpiece of the entire zone. It lies just in front of the imposing Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Golden Bauhinia Square at Wan Chai
Golden Bauhinia Square at Wan Chai

It is an exotic destination with spectacular views and you can gather around this square for the shows and fireworks galore. The square offers the amazing centre in the backdrop and you will love taking pictures here too.

Address: 1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

8. Tamar Park at Admiralty

Tamar Park is located at Admiralty in Hong Kong and lies within an area covering close to 17,000 square metres. The urban park has been innovatively designed to appear perpetually green and it contains two lovely cafes along with a charming amphitheatre.

Tamar Park at Admiralty in Hong Kong
Aerial View of Tamar Park at Admiralty in Hong Kong

The iBakery Gallery Café and Water Feature Café are must-trys when you visit this place on Chinese New Year’s eve. This is also a popular gathering spot for people to watch the new year fireworks and they make for a wonderful sight amidst the tranquility and lush greenery of the entire zone. 

Address: Harcourt Rd, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2520 2321
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

9. Lobby Lounge at the Intercontinental Hong Kong

Looking for a truly spectacular wining and dining experience while enjoying the scintillating Symphony of Life at the Victoria Harbour? This is the spot to be! The same applies for any big celebration in Hong Kong including the Chinese New year.

Lobby Lounge at the Intercontinental Hong Kong
Lobby Lounge at the Intercontinental Hong Kong (Image Courtesy: cruisington.com)

Get yourself one of the best seats in the house, taking in unmatched views all around and relax with your close ones for company. You will enjoy sampling the tantalizing cocktails offered up here at the Lobby Lounge while the afternoon tea is also quite acclaimed here.

The evening may be enjoyed with the spellbinding views in front of you and the best global and local cuisine. The fireworks can be watched easily from here with the spectacle of lights and bright colours all around. 

Address: 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui InterContinental Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2313 2323
Opening Hours: 24 Hours

10. Sky 100 Hong Kong Observation Deck

Sky100 is located on the 100th floor of Hong Kong’s tallest building, namely the International Commerce Centre. This is an observatory cum viewing deck which is placed indoors and you will enjoy unforgettable 360-degree Hong Kong city views from the spot.

Sky 100 Hong Kong Observation Deck
Sky 100 Hong Kong Observation Deck

This is the best place to be for party lovers on such special occasions. Sky100 will not just offer a fantastic vantage point to watch the fireworks but also relax with DJ performances and musical shows. You can throw a private New Year’s party as well with the best food, beverages and the spectacular panoramas for company! 

Address: International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2613 3888
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun (10am – 8:30pm)
Sky 100 Hong Kong Observation Deck Ticket Price:
* Adult: HK$178
* Child(3-11 year): HK$115
* Senior(65+ year): HK$115

Now that you have an idea of the wonderful Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong, make sure that you plan your trip well in advance. Book your serviced apartments in Hong Kong and carefully map your itinerary. Make sure that you adhere to all travel guidelines and other regulations. 

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