Discover exciting activities and events for children in Hong Kong with our weekly updated guide, tailored for families. Whether you’re looking for an engaging weekend activity or spend special family moments, we’ve curated some of the best family events in Hong Kong, from exhibitions, festivals, and other activities dedicated to the little one(s).

Oi! Spotlight: People Mountain People Sea by Gary Card — March 20-July 28, 2024

British artist Gary Card has transformed the century-old Oi! Warehouses into a contemporary multimedia art space, using animation and sound to draw the audience into an immersive visual and sensory experience. This is Card’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, which also includes the large-scale outdoor sculpture, ‘The Dream of Mr. Somebody’ on display at Oi! Lawn.

When: March 20-July 28, 2024
Where: Oi! Warehouse 1 & 2, 12 Oil Street, North Point
Tickets: Free admission

Naked Flowers — April 27-October 27, 2024

japans naked flowers exhibition to open in hong kong with 8 flower-themed interactive rooms

The renowned Naked Flowers interactive exhibition will be on view in Hong Kong for the first time, giving visitors the chance to participate in a multisensory experience where they can “learn the secrets of flowers”. There will be eight flower-themed digital art rooms, which include a life-size book and a cherry tree-centric room with projection mapping, a flower path with scattered petals, and a kaleidoscope-like space with mirrors.

When: April 27-October 27, 2024
Where: G17B & Basement, 1881 Heritage, 2A, East Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: From HK$120. Buy tickets on Trip.com.

Love in the Light — May 22-May 21, 2025

love in the light exhibition hong kong

This light art exhibition takes visitors to the Sai Ying Pun Community Complex on a journey through time. The display will see the historic arched verandahs of the Old Mental Hospital lit up in an array of colours every day, in time to music. Visitors can also stroll under the arches accompanied by cartoon versions of the famed shop cats of Sai Ying Pun, courtesy augmented reality.

When: 6pm-10pm, May 22-May 21, 2025
Where: Sai Ying Pun Community Complex, 2 High Street, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets: Free admission

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BTS Monochrome Pop-Up — June 8-July 14, 2024

bts monochrome pop-up hong kong

If you’ve got a junior ARMY in the family, then the BTS Monochrome Pop-Up is the place to be! The black-and-white themed exhibition that celebrates the K-Pop sensation’s 11th anniversary has loads of merch featuring all seven band members — think photo cards, posters, mini-albums, and massive canvases. You can also pick up ARMY bombs, keychains, stickers are more. The best part — entry is free and no registration is required, so you can just hang out and watch some of the band’s videos on a massive screen with your little ARMY.

When: June 8-July 14, 2024
Where: The One, UG2, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Free admission

Jumptopia Summer Sports Fest — June 25-July 24, 2024

jumptopia summer sports fest hong kong

Jumptopia’s latest inflatable pop-up at Tseung Kwan O has a sports theme. The 5,300 square feet area features an 80-metre-long obstacle course, a massive 6.5-metre-high slide, a colourful giant ball pit, and a giant soccer dartboard. Each session is 50-minutes-long, and children under 2 years old can enter for free as long as they are accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

When: June 25-July 24, 2024
Where: Atrium, L1, East Point City, 8 Chung Wa Road, Tseung Kwan O
Tickets: From HK$88. Buy tickets on Klook.

Deadpool Chill — June 28-August 31, 2024

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Get in on the Deadpool & Wolverine hype by getting an IG click of an 8-metre-long replica of everyone’s favourite fourth wall-breaking superhero in his signature pose. And if you want to get more of Wade Wilson in his hero avatar, head into the mall to see him unsheathing his iconic katanas. Wolverine fans won’t be disappointed as there is also a 1:6 scale collectible figure of Deadpool and his best frenemy on display — reportedly the first in the world. The showcase also has a range of “Deadpool and Werewolf” COSBABY(S) mini collectible figures on view.

When: June 28-August 31, 2024
Where: Maritime Viewpoint, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Free admission

Peppa Pig Treasure Hunt — June 28-September 1, 2024

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Embark on an interactive and immersive  treasure hunt with everyone’s favourite fictional pig! Start out at the iconic school bus, hop aboard a ship, and take a trip to the beach — and weave your adventure into a story! Use a treasure detector like a camera to activate the immersive experience in the theme area, which will help you hunt for treasures and record the adventures you experience. Get an exclusive Happy Time in Our Family picture book story album to have an experience record that is exclusive to your family.

When: June 28-September 1, 2024
Where: 4/F, iSquare, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: From HK$125. Buy tickets on Klook.

Skechers Summer Water Park — June 29-September 29, 2024

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Make a splash this summer at Sheung Shui at this 60,000 square feet water park that will have two massive inflatable swimming pools, dolphin and bear slides, and floating beds. This year, there will be two new experiences — bubble battles during which ice-like foam will be sprayed so attendees can cool off, and skimboard that combines skateboarding and surfing in a shallow water area. Other attractions include “on-land” play areas like slides, trampolines, and a wave pool, as well as a mermaid experience in which kids can channel their inner Ariel. 

When: June 29-September 1, September 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 2024
Where: Shek Wu Sun Village, Sheung Shui
Tickets: From HK$328. Buy tickets on KKDay.

SummerFest 2024 @ Central — July 5-August 11

summerfest 2024 @ central hong kong

SummerFest is back at Central, and will give visitors the chance to participate in a variety of activities for free during the holidays. The event will be held at an outdoor space spanning about 30,000 square meters, and will feature a balance bike competition, art and music events, markets, and a whole lot of IG-worthy photo spots! The highlight will be the Inflatable Wonders set-up that will have large-scale inflatable landmarks like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Stonehenge.

When: July 5-August 11, 2024
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central
Tickets: Free admission

Summer Splash 2024 — July 6-August 25, 2024

ocean park hong kong summer splash

Ocean Park Hong Kong is preparing a world of thrills and dazzling performances this summer. Witness unicycle stunts, rope skipping, cyr wheel demonstrations, breakdance performances, and aerial acrobatics. Cool off at dynamic water zones, challenge yourself on inflatable obstacle courses, and turn up the heat at an H2O party.

When: July 6-August 25, 2024
Where: Ocean Park Hong Kong, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen
Tickets: HK$239 (children aged 3-11) & HK$398 (adults). Buy tickets on Klook.

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Frenzy Summer Party Time — July 6-September 1, 2024

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Water World Ocean Park Hong Kong has kickstarted its two-month-long summer party. Embrace the Olympics spirit with Frenzy Summer Party Time’s sports battles like water volleyball, basketball, and tug of war. Visitors to the park can also challenge friends to water ballon, water bucket, and water downpour battles. Other highlights include tropical surf demonstrations, as well as H20-themed dance, drum and band shows. You can also get IG-worthy clicks at surf, tropical, and rainforest-themed photo spots.

When: July 6-September 1, 2024
Where: Water World Ocean Park Hong Kong, 33 Ocean Drive Aberdeen
Tickets: From HK$238. Buy tickets on official website.

BT21 Magic Recipe ‘A Taste of Love’ — July 11-September 1, 2024

bt21 magic recipe a taste of love hong kong

If you’re a fan of BT21, get ready because the entire crew — Koya, RM, Shooky, Mang, Chimmy, Tata, and Cooky — are coming to Hong Kong, courtesy a pop-up store, decorations, and wish-making spots at Citygate Outlets. Play the Healing Magic Transformation at the Mali-hom Mansion, in which you can concoct your own magic healing drink, and get a customised photo frame in the process. Get Hong Kong-exclusive merch at the pop-up and take pics with the characters and photo frames.

When: July 11-September 1, 2024
Where: L2, Citygate Outlets, 20 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung
Tickets: Free admission

LEGO® Bricktopia — July 12-September 1, 2024

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Hong Kong will get its first LEGO® immersive space adventure at Citywalk this summer. The sprawling 4,000 square feet space will feature four play zones. Whoosh down a wormhole-themed slide, bounce around on inflatable “planets” at a zero gravityinspired ball pit, take part in an interstellar energy battle, and of course, make your own LEGO® creations.

When: July 12-September 1, 2024
Where: Citywalk, 1 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan
Tickets: From HK$119. Buy tickets on Klook.

100% DORAEMON & FRIENDS” Tour — July 13-August 18, 2024

100% doraemon and friends tour hong kong

The famed blue robot is coming to Hong Kong for the first time in 12 years in true style! The exhibition, which is a commemoration of the 90th anniversary of Doraemon creator Fujiko F Fujio, will see the fictional feline across the city in different forms. The highlight of the free exhibits will be a 12-metre-tall inflatable Doraemon, along with 34 life-sized sculptures of the character from manga and animation series, as well as 10 of Doraemon’s friends and family. The ticketed Doraemon events will include a screening of an animated short film made especially for Hong Kong, an immersive room, interactive installations, replicas of high-quality original artworks, scenes from Doraemon’s long tales and featured movies, and 17 sets of sculptures.

When: July 13-August 18, 2024
Where: Avenue of Stars and Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront (free), K11 MUSEA (ticketed) 
Tickets: From HK$120. Buy tickets on Klook.

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Doraemon Drone Show — July 20, 2024

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Hong Kong will have its second Doraemon drone show on July 20. This time, the event will feature the robot cat’s Time Machine and new imagery. While other details have not yet been confirmed, the show will likely have 1,000 drones light up the skies over Victoria Harbour — all subject to the weather, of course.

When: July 20
Where: Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, East Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Free admission

DB Splashtopia — July 13-September 1, 2024

hong kong splashtopia in discovery bay 2024 summer carnival

One of Hong Kong’s largest inflatable water parks will come to Discovery Bay this summer, with nine large-scale play zones and water games. The seven-week-long event will have water slides, rolling wheels, and balls pits, as well as changing rooms and covered seating. Sign up for 3.5-hour sessions in the morning and afternoon and get full access to the sprawling play zone. 

When: July 13-September 1, 2024
Where: Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay, Lantau
Tickets: From HK$258. Buy tickets on Klook.

Summer Family Cine Fest — July 13-August 27, 2024

hong kong summer cine fest

This film festival will feature over 50 screenings of children’s movies across Hong Kong. The highlights will be 10 feature films — seven live-action and three animated. Some of the must-watch films will be 2023 releases like Chicken for Linda!, Bim, Thabo and the Rhino Case, and New Tales of Franz. The festival will also have a screening of the Oscar-winning Babe (1995) and the dome show 3-2-1 Liftoff! The Space Adventures of Elon the Hamster. Movie-goers can alsocheck out the23 animation and short films from around the world that will be screened as part of the festival.

When: July 13-August 27, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Film Archive, Hong Kong City Hall, the Hong Kong Science Museum, the Hong Kong Space Museum & and the North District Town Hall
Tickets: HK$80. Buy tickets here.

Camp Bruce Lee Hong Kong 2024 — July 23-25, 2024

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Campers will learn about Bruce Lee and his messages on confidence and unlimited potential through a series of summer activities ranging from guided tours, storytelling theatre, art workshops, and martial arts classes. Explore the exhibition ‘A Man Beyond the Ordinary: Bruce Lee’ through interactive games to learn about the life of the movie star, and learn the basic techniques of Wing Chun in line with the martial arts master Ip Man. The camp also allows participants to experience Bruce Lee’s philosophy of “Be Water, My Friend” through hands-on activities with fluid art, and enjoy a puppet show inspired by the martial arts legend.

When: July 23-25, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin
Tickets: Free admission. Find the registration form here.

+Erba – A Forest in the City — July 24-29, 2024

+erba - a forest in the city hong kong

This immersive and interactive dance theatre production will allow children to be part of the performance so they can build an imaginative green city with their body movements and learn how humans and nature can prosper together. Kids will be invited into a white cube transformed from the stage to use their bodies as paintbrushes to create their ideal city. They can add lush forests, open fields of grass, airy houses or bustling streets to the city — whatever they wish! Every movement of the participants will be projected on the wall instantly to form a unique work of art.

When: July 24-29, 2024
Where: Cultural Activities Hall, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin
Tickets: HK$320. Buy tickets on URBTIX.

Adventure Night @ HKPM — August 6 & 7, 2024

hong kong palace museum adventure night

The Hong Kong Palace Museum is hosting its first sleepover programme — a two-day, one-night event during which participants will get the museum to themselves to explore. There will be a series of educational activities, such as games modelled after ancient imperial court pastimes and bedtime storytelling. The immersive experience will give families the chance to get a glimpse into the diverse aspects of ancient imperial examinations, hunting expeditions, and daily life. The programme is suitable for children aged 6-10, and each child must be accompanied by an adult.

When: August 6 & 7, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Palace Museum, 8 Museum Drive West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: HK$1,680 (one child and one adult). Buy tickets on the event website.

Harry’s Magical Symphony: The Snow Queen — September 6, 2024

harry’s magical symphony: the snow queen hong kong concert

Delve into the famous fairy tale The Snow Queen, courtesy a live symphony orchestra with renowned magician Harry Wong. The orchestra will introduce the Hans Christian Andersen story, along with storytelling in Cantonese by Wong. The performance is suitable for audiences aged 3 years old and above.

When: September 6, 2024
Where: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central
Tickets: From HK$133. Buy tickets on URBTIX.

The Gruffalo Live On Stage — September 19-22, 2024

the gruffalo live on stage hong kong

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

When: September 19-22, 2024
Where: Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre, HKAPA, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai
Tickets: From HK$275. Buy tickets on Cityline.

Macbeth by William Shakespeare — October 23-26, 2024

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This production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth will be staged by the award-winning Action To The Word ensemble, which brought The Bard’s tragedy Romeo & Juliet to life last year. With their unique flare for physical storytelling, Action To The Word’s production of Macbeth, passionately pulls into question the very human condition, asking what people will stop at to get what they desire. The 2.5-hour show directed by Alexandra Spencer-Jones is suited for children aged over 1.

When: October 23-26, 2024
Where: Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai
Tickets: From HK$388. Buy tickets on Cityline.

Hong Kong Disneyland Weekend 10K 2024 — November 2 & 3, 2024

hong kong disneyland weekend 10k

This year’s Hong Kong Disneyland Weekend 10K will feature five runs, including the first-ever race through World of Frozen. Participants will be cheered on by fan favourites like Elsa, Anna, Mickey Mouse, and a host of Marvel superheroes as they compete in Marvel Super Heroes 10K, Pixar Pals 5K, Frozen Explorers 3K, Duffy and Friends 3K, and Mickey and Friends Kids Races. Watch this space for more information about when registrations will open.

When: November 2 & 3, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Disneyland, Lantau Island
Tickets: TBA

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