Coconuts does Christmas: Festive markets

All I want for Christmas is… to know where I am going to do my last-minute Christmas shopping. The end of November is near, which means it is time to put up your Christmas tree, dig out the decorations, and think about how you are going to battle through the last-minute Christmas shopping rush.

We all know that nothing says Christmas like a Christmas market and, fear not, because Coconuts HK have compiled a handy list of Christmas markets for you.

 

Pacific Place Theatre’s “Christmas Spectacular”
Pacific Place in Admiralty will be reimagined as a Christmas theatre with Christmas workshops and festive pop-up shops. And to make the atmosphere more festive, there will also be performances from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Ballet, the Hong Kong Bach Choir, Opera Hong Kong, and the City Chamber Orchestra.

Where: Pacific Place, Garden Court, LG1
When: Wednesday, Nov 22 to Monday, Jan 1
For more information click here.

 

White Christmas Street Fair
Nothing says Christmas in Hong Kong like the White Christmas Street Fair in Taikoo Place. The three-day fair has been organized by Swire Properties since it was first held in 2013, and all proceeds raised during the event will go towards Operation Santa Claus, an annual fundraising campaign that supports local and regional non-profit organizations.

Where: Tong Chong Street, Taikoo Place
When: 12:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday, Nov 30 and Friday, Dec 1; and 12:00pm-7:00ppm on Friday, Dec 2.
For more information click here.

KTown Christmas Market
The Hive Kennedy Town, the Hive Studios and MakerHive will be hosting their first ever Christmas Market. Goods on sale will include adorable tote bags, cards from Miss Fong in Hong Kong, dainty jewelry from Studdedheartz, and high-quality tea from MAN CHA.

Where: The Hive Studios, 8/F, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town
When: 11:00am-8:00pm on Friday, Dec 1
For more information click here.

LUMP Studio Christmas Ceramics Market
For those who want something practical like a bowl or a mug for Christmas, why not swing by this ceramics Christmas market? LUMP Studio — which also offers pottery classes when it is not the holiday season — will be selling hand-made ceramics and one-of-a-kind pieces made by more than 40 ceramic artists and makers from Hong Kong, Canada, UK, Japan, and Korea.

Where: LUMP Studio, 11A Gee Luen Hing Industrial Building, 2 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang
When: 12:00pm-7:00pm on Saturday, Dec 2 to Sunday, Dec 3 
For more information click here.

Italian Christmas Market
Organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau, there will be at least 15 Christmas-themed booths selling Italian products, perfect for those who are all about the dolce vita.

Where: PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
When: 11:00am-7:00pm on Saturday, Dec 9 to Sunday, Dec 10 
For more information click here.

Stanley Plaza Christmas Finnish Market
If you are looking for a more European market, then this one might be for you. Hosted by Etcetera Hong Kong – which specialises mainly in handmade products from Latin America and Spain – shoppers will also be able to find traditional Finnish gifts like a tonttu, Finland’s version of Santa’s little helpers.

Where: Stanley Plaza, 23 Kai Mei Street, Hong Kong
When: 12:00pm-8pm on Saturday, Dec 9 to Sunday, Dec 10; and Saturday Dec 16 to Sunday, Dec 17
For more information click here.

December Discovery Bay Sunday Market
Handmade Hong Kong are back with their annual Christmas market, and with more than 100 stalls selling everything from handmade bags to stationery, you are bound to find some worthy last-minute Christmas gifts here.

Where: Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau
When: 11:00am-6:00pm on Sunday, Dec 10 
For more information click here.

Christmas Bazaar on Lamma
The Lamma Art Collective is a family favorite for Lamma residents looking for fun arts and crafts activities for the kids to do. This will be the Lamma Art Collective’s first Christmas bazaar, so watch this space if you want to know what they will have in store.

Where: Lamma Art Collective, 1/F, 23 Main Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island
When: 11:00am-8:00pm on Sunday, Dec 10 
For more information click here.

Christmas SouthSide Market
The least favorite thing about Christmas markets? Not being able to find a place to sit down and eat. Well don’t worry, the Butcher’s Club have got you covered with their rooftop event. Aside from the shopping, games, live music and face painting you can take part in, there will also be a long buffet lunch and drinks. Guests should sign up for tickets first.

Where: The Butcher’s Club, 16/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen
When: 12:00pm-4:00pm on Sunday, Dec 17
Entry: HK$450, tickets available here
For more information click here.

 

Did we forget to mention your Christmas market? Let us know.

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