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Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations 2018

Hong Kong is known for its impressive firework displays, and this year, the city will present its most spectacular New Year celebrations yet. A party atmosphere will take over the entire city on New Year’s Eve as throngs of cheering revellers take part in the countdown. When the clock ticks down to midnight, a musical fireworks show will light up Hong Kong’s skies, exploding in a radiant shower of lights to illuminate beautiful Victoria Harbour. Join this spectacular New Year’s Eve party and welcome 2018 with all the excitement and glamour of a Hong Kong celebration. Don’t forget to plan early to ensure a prime spot!

 Info
Date:
31 December 2017
Time:
Shooting stars: 11pm, 11:15pm, 11:30pm and 11:45pm
Fireworks and special effects: Midnight
Venue:
Victoria Harbour
Admission:
Free

Wish Upon a Star

Make a wish upon a pyrotechnic star and get your new year off to a great start. Beginning at 11pm at 15-minute intervals, rooftops around the harbour will emit a series of ‘shooting stars’. So, when you see them, make a wish and it just might come true!

Musical Fireworks

As the hour strikes, watch as the brilliant 2018 display illuminates the iconic harbour. For the very first time, fireworks from a multi-award-winning European maker will be incorporated into the display, so keep an eye out for the spell-binding glamour as the show erupts from Hong Kong’s waterfront and surrounding skyscrapers!

The Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations 2018 will be a breathtaking display that will bring out the dramatic beauty of Victoria Harbour and the city’s renowned skyline. So, you’ll definitely want to pick a good spot to take in the show. Here are some suggestions:

Kowloon

Along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront, including Hong Kong Cultural Centre Open Piazza and Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade

 How to get there
  • MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit L6 or J, or MTR Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit E, and follow the signs to Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Or MTR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit P1, and walk across Salisbury Road to the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade. It’s about a 15-minute walk.
 

Hong Kong Island

The Central harbourfront area, including Central Piers 9 & 10

 How to get there
  • MTR Central Station, Exit A, turn right and take the covered walkway to the Star Ferry Pier and turn right to the promenade. It’s about a 15-minute walk.
  • MTR Hong Kong Station, Exit A2. Walk through ifc mall to Central Piers.
 

Golden Bauhinia Square, Wan Chai

 How to get there
  • MTR Wan Chai Station, Exit A5. Follow the signs to Golden Bauhinia Square via the covered walkway. It’s about a 15-minute walk.