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Besides Chinese New Year celebrated in February, Hong Kong salutes New Year's Eve on December 31 along with the rest of the world. The festivities feature massive countdown parties, grand firework displays, and live concerts. So you'll surely find something special to mark the occasion.
Hong Kong New Year Countdown Concert
A brand-new celebration, labeled the hottest party in the town, takes place in West Kowloon Art Park, overlooking Victoria Harbor. Come to enjoy the live performances by local celebrities, such as AGA, Gin Lee, Alfred Hui, Jay Fung, MIRROR, Joyce Cheng, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. The New Year Countdown Concert kicks off at 10 pm on December 31 and rocks till 12:30 am on January 1. The highlight of the party is the countdown—the clock will be displayed on a vast facade of Hong Kong's M+ Museum.
Hong Kong Disneyland New Year's Eve Countdown Party
One of the best spots for the end-year festivities for the whole family remains the all-time favorite Hong Kong Disneyland. The theme park and its hotels traditionally host an array of Christmas events, which culminate on December 31 with the New Year's Eve countdown party and a breathtaking fireworks display. Kids get a chance to welcome the year to come with Mickey Mouse or Anna and Elsa from Frozen, while adult Marvel fans can hang out with some of their best-loved super heroes. Everyone is happy and contented.
For the details and latest announcements, please visit the official websites (see External Resources below). Additionally, you might want to book accommodations next to West Kowloon Art Park or Hong Kong Disneyland—look for the options on the map.