What’s On: The best family-friendly events in Hong Kong

Let us do all the research so you don't have to! Here's our regularly updated roundup of family-friendly events and things to do with kids in Hong Kong.

13 Jan 2021 — By Melanie Grosjean / Activities / Family / What's On
activities & events for families in Hong Kong

Fun Things to Do With Kids in Hong Kong!

Looking for things to do with kids in Hong Kong? We’re here to help with our regularly updated selection of the best of what’s on for kids and families around Hong Kong. We’ve listed these events in date order, browse to find inspiration, or click to jump to a specific month.

**All event details are correct to the best of our knowledge, but please check with event organisers directly in case of last-minute cancellations or postponements**

January 2021, March 2021, April 2021

We have a full what’s on listing, including all that fun stuff you wouldn’t want to take the kids to, here.

Things to Do With Kids: January 2021

Hong Kong Sinfonietta – Good Music for Kids: The Fantastic Symphonic Time Machine

Join Alasdair Malloy on his extraordinary travels through time and space, to destinations and scenarios as far as your imagination can reach, on the Fantastic Symphonic Time Machine.

When:     15-17 January 2021
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $150, Urbtix


Artfulness for Kids: Draw and Explore Workshops

Artfulness for kids

These hands on exciting workshops are for kids who love to get creative and develop drawing skills and explore some new artful experiences. Kids aged 8-12 years.

When:     19, 26 January, 2, 9 February 2021
Where:    Wild at Art HK, Soho
For more information:  Facebook


The Awakened Parent Workshop

Awakened parent workshop

Highgate House is offering this parent workshop focusing on conscious and awakened parenting. The interactive and practical workshop supports parents to help their children feel safe and settled and build strong foundations from which to thrive.

When:     29 January 2021
Where:    Highgate House School, The Peak
Tickets:  $650, Eventbrite


Treasure Island Christmas Market

Once again the Treasure Island Christmas Market Extravaganza will return to idyllic Pui O beach on Lantau, with a two-day market featuring quality gifts, food, wine and health products, with face-painting and other fun activities for the little ones.

When:     30-31 January 2021
Where:    Pui O Beach
For more information:  Facebook


Things to Do With Kids: February 2021

Pinkfong Baby Shark LIVE! The Hidden Treasure

Pinkfong baby shark

Baby Shark, everyone’s favourite fishy friend is coming back in a brand new, 65-minute fin-tastic adventure.

When:     20-21 February 2021
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $280, HK Ticketing


Things to Do With Kids: March 2021

Spartan Kids Race

Spartan Kids Race

Spartan is returning to the city’s event calendar and this year they are planning the city’s first ever standalone Spartan Kids race. Hong Kong’s young obstacle course fans aged 4-13 can take part in both open and competitive races to have fun while developing confidence and self-esteem.

When:     Rescheduled for 6 March 2021
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Spartan Website


Seasonal Family Fun Morning – Spring & Easter

Seasonal family art class

This fun-filled seasonal morning will feature crafts and bread making as well as a special puppet show for the whole family.

When:     20 March 2021
Where:    Highgate House School, The Peak
Tickets:  $370.97, Eventbrite


SCMP Learning Festival

SCMP Learning festival

The South China Morning Post Learning Festival provides a platform for parents to research and learn about the extracurricular activities and skill-enhancement options that help their children grow into a responsible and all-rounded global citizen.

When:     27 March 2021
Where:    Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Tsim Sha Tsui
For more information:  Facebook


Things to Do With Kids: April 2021

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert

Harry Potter

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series will return with Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert, the fourth film in the Harry Potter series. The City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong will perform the film’s magical score live while the entire film plays in high definition on a 40-ft screen.

When:     21 April 2021
Where:    Start Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $680, HK Ticketing


Online Exhibits at The Hong Kong Maritime Museum

The Hong Kong Maritime Museum has two free online exhibitions dedicated to HK’s maritime trade history. The Dragon and the Eagle tells the story of 19th century American traders in China and The Silver Age is an exhibition about China’s silver export industry.

When:     Now!
Where:    Online
For more information:  The Dragon and the Eagle and The Silver Age


BallroomBees Online Classes


Ballroom Bees is offering free online classes for kids and their families. Classes are designed for kids from walking to age 8 with a weekend class for the whole family to join in.

When:     Ongoing during shut down
Where:    Online
For more information:  Facebook


Virtual Class: Baking Egg Tarts with Netflix Food Guide

Person baking egg tarts

Learn to bake scrumptious egg tarts, learn basic Canotnese phrases and hear about the history of egg tarts in this class for the whole family with local food tour guide and Netflix Food Guide, Virginia.

When:     Ongoing
Where:    Online
For more information:  Airbnb


If you have an event you think HK HUB readers would love, email [email protected] to request a free listing in our What’s On Guide.


For even more events in Hong Kong, check out our full list of What’s On here. 

What's on in Hong Kong

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Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.


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