Hong Kong’s Christmas markets in November

Enjoy some festive shopping Hong Kong-side


AWA Charity Bazaar

The American Women’s Association (AWA) will be holding its 31st Annual Charity Bazaar with 80 vendors selling a range of items from jewellery to Christmas decor. And don’t forget the  silent auction and lucky draw. 11.30am-7.30pm, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Sheung Wan. awa.org.hk



The Big Picnic Festival

Discovery Bay hosts Hong Kong’s largest annual community music and dance festival, come rain or shine. Enjoy live performances, market stalls and food and drink. The event takes place in Tai Pak beach and across D-Deck and the main plaza. 10am-10pm, Tai Pak beach, Discovery Bay, Lantau. thebigpicnichk.com



ESF Clearwater Bay ‘Think Green’ School Fair

Roll up, roll up to the primary school’s annual event. Enjoy fun stalls and games, market stalls and a silent auction, plus lots of yummy food and drink. The theme this year is sustainability. 1-5pm, Lot 235, DD229, Clearwater Bay Road, Clearwater Bay, cwbs.edu.hk


NOV 5-11

Mamma and Me Pop-Up Shop

Bringing Hong Kong’s mumtrepreneurs under the same roof – children’s clothing, resort wear, stationery, accessories, toys, books and more. 9am-8pm, UG/F & G/F, 33 Wellington Street, Central. evensi.com


NOV 9-10

St John’s Cathedral Charity Christmas Card & Handicraft Fair

Get into the spirit of Christmas and share the love at this charity event. Shop a plethora of local arts and crafts with all proceeds go towards a variety of Hong Kong charities. 10am-5pm, Li Hall, St John’s Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Road, Central. stjohnscathedral.org.hk


NOV 10

AISHK School Fair

Follow the yellow brick road to this Wizard of Oz-themed biennial school fair at the Australian International School in Kowloon Tong. Loads of outdoor entertainment, bouncy castles, games stalls, market stalls and homemade and BBQ food – don’t miss the ‘Over the Rainbow’ cake shop, the Aussie lolly stall and the outdoor bar. 11am-5pm, 2 Norfolk Road, Kowloon Tong. aishk.edu.hk


NOV 11, 25 & DEC 9

Handmade Hong Kong in Discovery Bay

With over 120 of Hong Kong’s finest indie-craft talents in one place, holiday shoppers are sure to find something unique for everyone. Pick up oodles of stocking stuffers and one-of-a-kind gifts, with the incredible bonus of purchasing directly from a local artist. 11am – 6pm. Discovery Bay South Plaza, Discovery Bay. handmadehongkong.com


NOV 12

Prestige Gift & Lifestyle Fair

Browse hundreds of stalls selling gifts and lifestyle products – perfect if you’re hunting for last minute Christmas goodies. Free admission. 10am-8pm, Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. prestigefairs.hk


NOV 12-13

The Feel Good Fair

The Resurrection Church presents their annual Feel Good Fair. Their growing list of vendors includes handcrafted stationery, eco candles, bags, accessories and more. Nov 12 (6-9pm), Nov 13 (9am-12pm). Resurrection Church, 1/F Pak Sha Wan Centre, Lot 523 DD210, Hiram’s Highway, Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung. resurrection.org.hk


NOV 13-19

La French Touch Concept Store

Pop-up shop that brings together fashion and lifestyle designers to create an exciting edit of local talent. The theme this time is French design and the event will showcase French designers, or designs with a French accent. And don’t forget the launch party on 6-9pm on Tuesday. Mon-Fri, 10.30am-7.30pm; Sat & Sun, 11.30am-6pm, G/F The Loop, 33 Wellington Street, Central.


NOV 16-17

Sip & Shop Christmas Bazaar

The Fringe Club is partnering with ShoppingHongKong for a fun Christmas shopping event for customers who are looking for niche clothing, lifestyle products and gift ideas. 11am-8pm, The Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central. shoppinghongkong.net


NOV 17

Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar

Give your Christmas a Scandi twist with food, decorations, clothing and games, plus live music and drinks by the pool. 10am – 7pm. $50 on the door, 10am-7pm, Danish Room, Mariners’ Club, 3/F, 2 Container Port Road, Kwai Chung. dcc.hk


NOV 17

City Kids Annual Christmas Fair

Fun and games at non-profit playgroup and pre-school, City Kids’ annual Christmas Fair. Details and PIX to come. 10.30am-4pm. 12 Borrett Road, Mid-levels. Citykidshk.org


NOV 17

Fairchild Christmas Fair

Enjoy science workshops for kids, live portrait drawing and shopping stalls during a fun-filled afternoon at Fairchild Kindergarten. Part of the profits will be donated to Make A Wish Foundation. 2-6pm, G/F & 1/F Kong Chian Tower, Block 1, 351 Des Voeux Road, Sai Ying Pun. fairchild.edu.hk


NOV 18

Momentai Pop-Up

Head up to Sai Kung for shopping with a water view on the town’s seafront. Momentai is a favourite local restaurant and every third Sunday of each month it welcomes Sai Kung’s local businesses to set up shop. 12-5pm, Kiosk 1, Sai Kung Waterfront, Wai Man Road, Sai Kung. momentai-la.com


NOV 20-21

Four Seasons Trunk Show

Browse jewellery and other giftware at this city centre location over two days. 11am-5pm, 5th Floor, Board Room 2, Four Seasons Hotel, Two International Finance Centre, Finance Street, Central.


NOV 21

Prestige Pre-Christmas Gift Parade

The Prestige Christmas market juggernaut rolls on and into its third shopping event of the season. If you haven’t found it all up to now, try again – from jewellery and gourmet food to homewares, clothing, babywear, toys and more. 10am-8pm, Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty. Prestigefairs.hk


NOV 23

ESF Glenealy School Fair

Fun, games food and drink at the midlevels-based primary school. Don’t forget your pocket money! 7 Hornsey Road, Mid-levels. glenealy.edu.hk


NOV 23 – 25

Swire Properties White Christmas Street Fair One

It’ll be all fun and games once again at Star Street Precinct during the Swire Properties annual White Christmas Street Fair. 12-8pm, Nov 23; 1-7pm, Nov 24 & 25. Star Street, Wan Chai. facebook.com/SwirePropertiesWhiteChristmasStreetFair


NOV 24

Highgate House Christmas Fair

Enjoy fun seasonal festivities including a variety of children’s crafts, games, food and drinks, puppet shows, face painting and more. 10am – 2.30pm, Highgate House School, The Peak, 100 Peak Road, Central. Register for your free tickets at eventbrite.hk


NOV 24

CIS School Fair

Chinese International School is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Come along and join the fun – there’ll be market stalls, games, food and a great afternoon for all. 10am-4pm, Chinese International School, 1 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill, North Point. cis.edu.hk


NOV 25

CISPA Wild West Fun Fest

Enjoy western-themed games and prizes, giant inflatables, arts and crafts, street market, line dancing, live entertainment and international food fair. 11am-4pm, advance ticket sales $130 until 5pm, Nov 23 or $150 on the door, Canadian International School of Hong Kong, 36 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen. CISPA.hk


NOV 25

The Repulse Bay Christmas Fair

Browse Christmas decorations, children’s items, gifts, paintings, handicrafts, jewellery, home accessories and much more. Plus, live music and kids activities. 11am-6pm. 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay. therepulsebay.com


NOV 29 – DEC 1

Swire Properties White Christmas Street Fair Two

All aboard! Come and join the Chrissy fun, this time at Tai Koo Place. 12-6pm, Nov 30; 12-8pm, Dec 1; 1-7pm, Dec 2. Tong Chung Street, Quarry Bay. facebook.com/SwirePropertiesWhiteChristmasStreetFair


NOV 30

French International School Winter Extravaganza

This is to be the largest event ever held by the school and will be taking place at the FIS’s brand new Tseung Kwan O campus. Featuring a Christmas Market, three ‘fun zones’, a live concert, Christmas trees, fun games, seasonal delicacies, champagne and cocktails and manicures, 6-10pm, 28 Tong Yin Street, Teung Kwan O. fis.edu.hk


NOV 30

ESF Bradbury School Fair

Pop in and enjoy local vendors, international food, discovery domes, arts and crafts, games, prizes, tombola, live music, books and more. There are free shuttle buses to the event from Hong Kong Cricket Club and Central Ferry Piers. Entry $20/person (free for under twos), 5.30-8.30pm, 43C Stubbs Road, Southside. Bradbury.edu.hk


NOV 30

ESF Quarry Bay School Christmas Fayre

A ton of fun at the popular primary school, with a tombola, lucky draw, fun games, Santa’s Grotto, White Elephant stall, Christmas shopping and an international food stall. $10/person, free for under threes, 5.30-8.30pm, 6 Hau Yuen Path, Braemar Hill, North Point. qbs.edu.hk

Your Hong Kong ‘Christmas’ markets guide – October

The sun’s out and it’s time to start shopping Christmas goodies…

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Jump on a ferry and head over for heaps of stalls hosting some of Hong Kong’s best-loved local businesses.

11am-6pm, October 14, Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau, handmadehongkong.com.


Gold Coast Autumn Gift & Fashion Fair

Head over to Hong Kong’s one-and-only Gold Coast to shop jewellery, fashion, lifestyle products, cosmetics, fine wine and more.

10am-6pm, October 20, MCH Lobby, Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club.


Momentai Pop-Up Market

Sai Kung’s favourite waterfront hang-out is hosting a host of local businesses, from eats to homewares to womenswear. Drop in, enjoy some lunch, grab a bargain.

10am-5pm, October 21, Kiosk 1, Wau Man Road, Sai Kung, momentai-la-com.


Fashion & Fun Pop-Up

Channel your inner Diwali diva as local event specialist Mums@PLAY hosts a three-day shopping event to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. Shop precious stones, ethnic ‘kundan’ jewellery, traditional ‘gota’ pouches and bags, cotton and linen saris and homewares.

11am-8pm, October 25-27, Usagi, Wah Shin House, 6-10 Shin Hing Street, Central, mumsatplay.com.

Pinktober support

Join OnTheList for its month-long Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Sale. Shop Marc Jacobs, Mischa, APM Monaco and more – all proceeds go to Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre.

Throughout October, G/F Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, OnTheList.


Entrepreneurs’ pop-up

Drop into Culture Cover in Central for a month-long pop-up shop. Browse style, self-care, home and adventure labels from some of Hong Kong’s best loved small businesses.

Throughout October, 67 Hollywood Road, Central, Pink Lotus.


Ethical kids’ clothing

Eco-chic children’s boutique Retykle will be showcasing hundreds of designer children swear brands throughout the month of October. Pop along for pre-loved and new pieces from newborn to 12 years at this eco-conscious shopping event.

Throughout October, 57-59 Hollywood Road, Central, retykle.com.