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Kids’ Activities: Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong This January

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The new year means a whole new set of activities to do with the family! Mark down these dates for a fun-filled January!

We’re all geared up for 2023 here at Sassy Mama! With Chinese New Year coming early in January this year, we’re buying matching cheongsams and qipaos for ourselves and the kids, filling up lai see, and even planning a family trip to Chi Lin Nunnery! With kids’ going on school holidays again, we’re keeping them occupied with Chinese New Year camps. If you’re looking for more kids’ activities, there are live performances, flower markets, eco-friendly workshops and more!

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Chinese New Year Events For Kids

Kids Activities LEGO Citywalk January 2023

LEGO® Prosperity Burrows Adventureland

Head to Citywalk, where LEGO® themed experiences and games await. Snap photos with a large rabbit-themed float and make wishes at the LEGO® wishing tree and colourful waterfall-wishing well. There will also be a pop-up selling the latest LEGO® products including limited-edition Chinese New Year sets and loads of other fun activities for the whole family.

When: Saturday, 7 January to Sunday, 5 February 2023
Event Hall, Citywalk, 1 & 18 Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
How Much:

Fantastic 6 Victoria Harbourfront Hong Kong Kids Activities

Fantastic 6 at Victoria Harbourfront

This festive season, you’ll find Chinese New Year pop-up installations at six harbourfront sites. Stroll along the promenade in Kennedy Town, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Fortress Hill and Tsuen Wan for interactive games, lighting and CNY-themed artwork!

When: From Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Victoria Harbourfront along Hong Kong island
How Much:

Wheel Of Good Fortune January Kids Activities

Wheel Of Good Fortune

Start the Year of the Rabbit with a blast on the Central Harbourfront. There will be family-friendly rides, Instagrammable installations and beautiful aerial and zodiac lantern displays. Make sure you book your spot online in advance as capacity is limited.

When: From Saturday, 14 January to Sunday, 12th February 2023; 12pm to 11pm
Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How Much:
Starting from $128 per person; family combo with entry for four people starting from $310

January Kids Activities Thing To Do With Family

Box Hill Chinese New Year Flower Market

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with shopping booths, a candy store, flower-arranging stalls and many more activities that the littles will love. The market will take place at Box Hill’s Ma On Shan campus where you’ll enjoy majestic sea views in a serene setting.

When: Thursday, 19 January 2023
Where: Box Hill, Ma On Shan Campus, G/F, Tower 10, Phase One, Vista Paradiso 2, Hang Ming Street, Ma On Shan, New Territories, Hong Kong
How Much: $128

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Carnival Of The Zodiac Family Concert

Violins, cellos and flutes abound. If your family enjoys live performances, this enchanting adaptation of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals concert is reworked for Chinese New Year and is sure to keep the whole family entertained!

When: Saturday, 7 January 2023; 4pm to 5pm
Where: Hong Kong City Concert Hall, 5 Edinburgh Palace, Central, Hong Kong
How Much: Starting from $100
Premiere Performances
9545 6851,

Kids' Activities Things To Do With Kids Family Hong Kong January 2023

Year Of The Rabbit Embroidery Exhibition

Feeling artsy in the new year? Head to the second-floor entrance of Ocean Terminal, Harbour City to check out Year of the Rabbit-themed embroidery artwork created by Japanese embroidery artist Mayuka Morimoto. You’ll also have a chance to make a wish for good fortune in the coming year!

When: Monday, 9 to Friday, 27 January 2023, 10am to 10pm
Where: Level 2, Entrance, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How Much: Free
2118 8666,

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Free Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

Toyota Dream Car Contest Kids Activities January February 2023

Toyota Dream Car Contest 2023

Spark your child’s creative talent at the Toyota Dream Car Contest 2023 competition, where they can simply submit their design of a dream car online, via mail or across all Toyota showrooms in Hong Kong for a chance to represent Hong Kong at the world contest and win exciting prizes!

When: Submission deadline Thursday, 16 February 2023.
Where: Submit your form and artwork to, or across various locations in Hong Kong.

AIA Vitality Hub Kids Activities January 2023

AIA Vitality Hub Activities

Head over to AIA Vitality Hub where you’ll find an array of free wellness activities for the entire family! We’re talking family Capoeira, yoga and mindfulness for children, football for teens rugby for the little tots. Just remember to reserve your spot in advance!

When: Through January; various dates and times according to activity, refer to full schedule here.
Where: Hong Kong Observation Wheel & AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
Booking: Eventbrite

Design Spectrum Story Of Garbage Planet Workshop Kids Activities January

Story Of Garbage Planet Workshop

Is one of your New Years’ resolutions to be kind to Mother Earth? Design Spectrum is hosting a workshop to teach kids how to use daily utensils and disposable packaging to create new and useful things. It’s suitable for kids 6 to 12 years of age, and they simply ask that each child be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

When: Saturday, 7 January 2023; 2pm to 3:30pm and 4pm to 5:30pm
Where: Room 710 and 711, Block A, PMQ, Central, Hong Kong
3793 8479,,

Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

Mosaic Workshop Kids' Activities January

Mosaic Art Workshop

If you’ve got an artsy one in the family, this mosaic art workshop might be the perfect activity! Open to kids over 4 years old, you’ll be able to develop your own mosaic design and create an original piece of artwork to take back with you as a souvenir!

When: Daily through January 2023; various time slots
Where: Aura Art Flat, 2E, Percival House, 83 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How Much: $353

Kids Activities Hong Kong Christmas December Whats On: The World Of Nickelodeon

The World of Nickelodeon Hong Kong

The kids simply can’t get enough of Paw Patrol and we can only imagine the excitement they clearly can’t contain when they make their way to The World of Nickelodeon! Explore interactive play areas all dedicated to Spongebob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more. Go on a Jellyfish Hunt, join the Adventure Bay Fire Rescue, try The Ninja Challenge, and have the bounciest time ever at the Jungle Jump-a-thon.

When: Friday, 16 December 2022 to Sunday, 12 February 2023
Where: KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Starting from $168

Kids Activities Hong Kong Christmas December Whats On: Jumptopia x Gold Coast Hong Kong

Jumptopia Holiday Village

Still can’t get enough of Kiztopia? This much-loved indoor playground is making its way to Hong Kong Gold Coast – Jumptopia comes with five giant inflatables and a toddler-friendly play area. Each of the inflatables comes in different themes, from a space station to a sweet bakery shop and more!

When: Until Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Where: Gold Coast Square, Gold Coast Hotel
How much: Starting from $138 for one child and one adult
Booking: Klook
Contact: 2891 2037,

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Kids Activities November Things To Do With Kids Whats On: The Grounds

The Grounds

Hong Kong’s well-loved entertainment space is back at AIA Vitality Park for a second season and is in full swing. Chances are you’ve booked yourself some tickets for your family or you’ve already been to one this year. There’s Toy Story and The Sound Of Music in the line-up for January with plenty more to come, so if you haven’t had the chance to book your tickets yet, now’s the time! Check out the latest line-up here.

When: From Thursday, 13 October 2022
Where: Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $230 for a classic pod; $330 for a prime pod; $900 for a luxe pod
Booking: Zicket

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Kids Activities November Things To Do With Kids Whats On: Claude Monet Exhibition

En Voyage With Claude Monet Art Exhibition

Whether you’re a fan of Claude Monet or not (and whether your little ones know of his paintings yet or not!) this art exhibition is not one to miss. Making its Asian debut in Hong Kong from Thursday, 27 October, 2022 to Sunday, 15 January 2023, the immersive exhibition brings to life the Impressionism artist’s timeless paintings through music and lights. Visitors will also be able to enter a thrilling Virtual Reality (VR) tour of Monet’s house in Giverny through dedicated headset.

When: Thursday, 27 October 2022 to Sunday, 15 January 2023
Where: Cultural Plaza, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong (Next to Xiqu Centre)
How much: $288 for adults; $238 per child; $692 for family tickets (two adult tickets and one child ticket); free for children under 4
Booking: Zicket

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Places To Visit In Hong Kong With Kids

Chi Lin Nunnery walking across bridge

Chi Lin Nunnery

The cooler weather is perfect for planning a day trip with the family! Head to Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden to discover a piece of Chinese culture and religion. While you’re there, check out the vibrant community of Thai immigrants and workers in Little Thailand and don’t forget to visit the Kowloon Walled City Park!

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picnics inspiration lake hong kong picnic spots

Family-Friendly Picnic Sites

Take advantage of the breezy weather (and perhaps fly a kite too!) and lay out your picnic mats and baskets at these grassy lands that we all love in Hong Kong. From places with a stunning view of the skyline like Tamar Park to those that offer a serene getaway such as Inspiration Lake, we’ve compiled our favourite Hong Kong picnic spots for some family fun under the sun.

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cycling Hong Kong bike riding

Family-Friendly Cycling Routes In Hong Kong

When the weather cooperates, the first thing we parents like to do is get the kids outside. Cycling is a great option for a day out with the whole family. Not only is it fun, but there is the added bonus of fresh air and exercise. We also know Hong Kong offers up some fantastic scenery, and bike riding is a lovely way to take in some new places you may not have already visited.

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  Main image courtesy of Sassy Media Group with images from brands mentioned within the article, image 1 courtesy of AIA Vitality Park via Facebook, image 2 Box Hill via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of Harbour City, image 4 courtesy of AIA Vitality Park via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of Design Spectrum, image 6 courtesy of Klook, image 7 courtesy of The World of Nickelodeon, image 8 courtesy of Jumptopia, image 9 courtesy of Fashila Kanakka, image 10 courtesy of En Voyage With Claude Monet, image 11 courtesy of Beatrice Hug, image 12 courtesy of Jess Mizzi, image 13 courtesy of Fashila Kanakka.

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