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The Mid-Autumn Festival will fall on 17 September 2024. Also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, this is an occasion for families to reunite and have a good time together. In Hong Kong, that means sharing mooncakes with your loved ones, going moon gazing and enjoying a range of festive events, from lantern carnivals to the Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance.

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How do Hong Kong people celebrate Mid-Autumn?

In Hong Kong, people celebrate Mid-Autumn by gathering with family and friends for moon gazing at parks, solving lantern riddles, and enjoying mooncakes. The festivities also include the captivating tradition of fire dragon dances, with the Tai Hang one being the most iconic.

Indulge in Mid-Autumn delicacies

Mooncakes are the quintessential symbol of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Besides the traditional kind, bakeries have also developed a wide variety of contemporary flavours over the years. Read on to discover more about these indulgent treats — which one is your favourite?

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

Every Mid-Autumn Festival, the quaint neighbourhood of Tai Hang comes alive as a glowing dragon — carried by over 300 performers — dances through the streets for three nights. Don’t miss this National Intangible Cultural Heritage event!

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