Reading Time: 4 minutesCheck out these top family-friendly fun events and activities running in Hong Kong in December 2023.
Bouncetopia by Kiztopia!
Bouncetopia, the ultimate adventure playground, is landing at AIRSIDE! The flagship location by Kiztopia is an 8,000 square feet wonderland, opening its doors in mid-December 2023.
Imagine a colossal bouncy castle stretching over 54 meters, surrounded by 13 captivating play areas. From ball pits to thrilling obstacle courses and slides, every corner is designed to ignite your child’s imagination and boost their sensory integration skills. Step into a vibrant Tropical Jungle, where safety and adventure go hand in hand, with rounded corners and a palette of lively colors.
But Bouncetopia isn’t just about fun; it’s about nurturing your child’s intelligence and social development. Each area is thoughtfully designed to promote music, logic, and social skills. There are even dedicated zones for the little ones, like a toddler sandpit and photo spots for precious family memories.
And if you’re looking to create an unforgettable birthday celebration, Bouncetopia has partnered with fantastic restaurants to offer one-of-a-kind birthday party packages.
Early bird discount of 15% is available from November 27, just visit the Kiztopia HK website, Klook, or Bouncetopia to secure your spot.
Dates: 1-3 December 2023
Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s biggest international outdoor music and arts festival returns to the Central Harbourfront from Friday, 1 December to Sunday, 3 December, 2023.
Building on the success of its sold-out March 2023 edition, the 13th edition of the festival promises an innovative and diverse roster of artists. From globally acclaimed acts to hidden regional and local gems, the lineup guarantees an unparalleled experience found nowhere else in the world.
The festival’s headliners include the legendary Britpop icons PULP, who will take the stage on Saturday night, the rising Japanese superstar Joji, headlining on Sunday and concluding his Pandemonium world tour, and the J-pop superduo Yoasobi, headlining on Friday. Alongside these stellar acts, Clockenflap will provide an immersive festival experience, boasting a breathtaking outdoor setting with multiple stages, a delectable selection of food and beverage options, and an eclectic lineup of unmissable international, regional, and local artists.
Ticketing Details: $1,990 for three-day weekend tickets (SOLD OUT) and $1,280 for single-day tickets. Children aged under three years old can attend the festival for free (pre-registration for children aged under three is not required).
As a change from previous years, and a bit of a blow to us parents, children aged between three and 17 years old require their own ticket, which are priced HK$1,580 for three-day weekend tickets and HK$880 for single-day tickets.
Tickets can be purchased exclusively at www.ticketflap.com/clockenflapdec2023
WeWeave Cultural Festival
Date: 2-3 December
There will be an electrifying lineup of performances at this festival. The Mills has curated a range of popular acts spanning indie, rock, and lyrical genres, promising an unforgettable music extravaganza. Grab your free tickets on 23 and 24 November. You can get them via NF Touch, Nan Fung Group’s loyalty program app. For more information on ticket redemption, be sure to check out The Mills’ social media platforms.
On 2 December, enjoy Charmaine FONG, whose soulful performance perfectly captures the many facets of life. Joining her will be per se, the poetic duo with their gentle vocals. Don’t miss the refreshing collaboration of Kendy Suen and Chiu Fung.
On 3 December, Zeno and J1M3 take the stage with their uniquely modern sounds. Singer-songwriter Ng Lam Fung Wilson plus R.O.O.T and 6 @RubberBand, will bring positive energy on stage as well.
Family Fun! Outdoor Indigo-Dyeing
Date: 3 December
The outdoor indigo dyeing experience with your family and pets is not to be missed! Try out CHAT’s Japanese indigo fermentation vat to discover the art of Itajime shibori—a traditional Japanese technique involving folding, clamping, and dyeing. You’ll craft your very own bandana at the workshop.
The Weaving Wall
Immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind experience that seamlessly blends art, storytelling, and the vibrant heritage of Hong Kong’s textile industry. Details of the new “Weaving Wall” to be announced soon.
Giant Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree
To round out the year, The Mills will transform the original materials of the former Wavy Weaving Wall into a magnificent eco-friendly Christmas tree and festive décor. By weaving new life into these materials, The Mills continues to embrace its long-standing tradition of blending art and sustainability to celebrate special occasions.
Dick Whittington The Panto
Dates: 1-11 December, 2023
For over four decades, Hong Kong Players have been entertaining audiences with their festive pantomimes, and this year’s show promises to be their best one yet. Expect jaw-dropping stage combat, dazzling dance routines, and enchanting musical performances in Dick Whittington, THE PANTO!
Join Dick Whittington and his trusty feline companion, Tom, as they embark on a journey to find their fortune in the bustling streets of London. But they won’t be alone in their adventure – Dick’s Aunt Fanny will provide some much-needed (or perhaps not-so-helpful) assistance along the way. Can Dick overcome the wicked Rat Queen and save the day?Don’t miss this hilarious show – the perfect treat for the whole family, it’s filled with festive fun that will leave you laughing and cheering throughout.
Tickets can be purchased at https://www.popticket.hk/dick-whittington-the-panto, with prices ranging from $295 to $395.
Standard Chartered Arts in the Park
Dates: 2-3 December 2023
Standard Chartered Arts in the Park returns to Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, offering Hong Kong’s iconic annual outdoor youth arts festival and puppet parade. The Carnival of the Animal-themed event features vibrant creatures from around the world and diverse art styles. Attendees can look forward to giant puppets, costumed stilt walkers, stage performances, interactive art stalls, storytelling, African drum jamming, an exhibition of 6,000 artworks, and a meet-and-greet session with the puppets. This two-day, free-of-charge extravaganza promises a spectacular weekend of visual and sensorial art experiences for all ages.