It’s the last month of the year and, whether it’s been fantastic or could have been better, Hong Kong’s got some great events to finish off 2016.
Until January 22 | Wicked
One of the greatest Broadway shows of all time is hitting Hong Kong for a limited time special showing, and tickets are already selling out fast. The untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West, Wicked has captivated viewers from all around the world, and is sure to be a smash hit in Hong Kong as well. With fantasy, sorcery, witches, magic and monkeys colliding, it’s set to be a spectacular on-stage musical performance. Get in quick and purchase your tickets through HK Ticketing.Lyric Theatre
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd Wanchai Hong Kong
December 8-11 | Disney On Ice
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The holiday season is all about spending time with family, and everyone from toddlers to adults are sure to fall in love with The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice, featuring favorite Disney stars such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Dory, Nemo, Anna, Elsa and Snow White. Watch the characters you know and love twirl, dip, spin and speed across the icy wonderland in this cheery production fueled by catchy tunes and that intangible Disney magic. Purchase your tickets from HK Ticketing.
1 Expo Dr Wanchai Hong Kong
Until Dec 14 | Hong Kong French Festival
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Francophiles should head to the 45th annual Hong Kong French Festival this month, which features showings of more than 48 films with 130 screenings scheduled around Hong Kong. Hosted by Alliance Francaise, the festival aims to bring to the city the best of French cinema each year. Expect to see the classics as well as this year’s top newcomers to the screen.
For locations and film schedule, visit the event’s official website.
Dec 16-31 | Winter Wonderland
Hong Kong may be experiencing an unusually warm winter, but that hasn’t stopped merry holiday goers from pulling out all the stops to create their own versions of a winter wonderland. Make the trek out to Yuen Long and be treated to a European-themed winter fantasy land complete with ice sculptures, giant ice slides, an ice rink, a soaring Christmas tree, and an interactive Northern Light theatre. The attractions are set to span 24,000 square meters, including an Ice Hall boasting six themed zones filled with “frozen experiences”. Tickets are $90 and can be purchased via Winter Wonderland .Tai Tong Organic EcoPark 大棠有機生態園
11 Tai Tong Shan Rd Hong Kong
Dec 17 | T-Pain at Pacha Macau
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Macau continues to bring in big international talent each month, with international hip-hop artist T-Pain scheduled to make an appearance in Hong Kong’s sister SAR this December. The Grammy-award winning artist is set to perform at Macau’s hottest club, Pacha Macau, and there’s no question he’ll be blowing the roof off the place with his catchy song list, including Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin’), Low and Bartender. Get ready for an energy-packed night – and make sure you come prepared with your dancing shoes. Head Studio City for tickets which start at $300.
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A lifestyle journalist for the past four years in Shanghai and Hong Kong, Leslie is obsessed with all things food- and travel-related and spends any free time she has baking cupcakes in her small (but reliable) counter-top convection oven.