Colourful Customs
Flower Markets
17 to 22 Jan 2012*

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Flower Markets: Your Senses Never Had It So Good

The Chinese New Year flower markets are one of the best ways to soak up all the fun and excitement of the coming Spring Festival. Your senses will be treated to a riot of colours and aromas, and the chance to mingle with the crowds as they search for that perfect auspicious blossom or plant for the home or office.

Chinese New Year Fortune-seeking Trip

Join the Crowds on a Chinese New Year Fortune-seeking Trip

At Chinese New Year, it’s customary to give thanks for the past 12 months and pray for good fortune in the coming year. A visit to any of the temples below during the Chinese New Year festivities is sure to provide you with a stunning living culture experience.

Kowloon - Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple
Join the huge crowds and make a pilgrimage to one of Hong Kong’s most popular deities during Chinese New Year and welcome the Year of the Dragon with an offering.

New Territories - Che Kung Temple, Sha Tin
Hongkongers celebrate the birthday of Che Kung, a much-revered deity on the Second Day of Chinese New Year. It’s here that you can spin the Wheel of Fortune to dispel bad luck and encourage good fortune.

New Territories - Yuen Yuen Institute, Tsuen Wan
Offer prayers to Tai Shui, the deity governing the Year of the Dragon.

New Territories - Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees, Tai Po
Join the locals by visiting the fabled Wishing Trees and make a wish.

Hong Kong Island - Man Mo Temple, Sheung Wan
Pay tribute to the God of Literature (Man) and the God of War (Mo), wishing for health, good fortune and successful exam results.

*The exact dates for the 2013 celebrations have yet to be confirmed. Stay tuned for more information.