The best Harborside activities in Hong Kong to beat the summer heat

The best Harborside activities in Hong Kong to beat the summer heat

Iconography Victoria Harbour It turns up the summer heat by hosting an array of great things to eat, see, do and take photos right next to the water

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S2O Songkran Music Festival, Bangkok. (CNW Group/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Must-See Scene: The return of the giant rubber duck with a friend

Summer is on Hong Kong The city will witness a variety of events, and the season will start in an eye-catching way. In 2013, Victoria Harbour It was home to the Rubber Duck, a large-scale inflatable sculpture created and curated by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofmann Hong Kong The creative collection AllRightsReserved, symbolizing summer fun. The 18-metre-tall rubber duck is back for a fortnight this summer, joined by a similar friend. DOUBLE DUCKS by Florentijn Hofman, organized by AllRightsReserved, will see two rubber ducks take pride of place in… Victoria Harbour from June 10-23.

The video news release of DOUBLE DUCKS prepared by Florentijn Hofman is available to access via the link below: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18ZcaDJwuVVRNe5uhoSr1h9LHXgoZdeli

Events to join: Traditional festivals with a modern twist and live entertainment

Traditional festivals with a modern touch

creative Hong Kong A summer tradition, the Dragon Boat Festival is being held this year June 22. Race meetings on the day can be found all over the city, including in StanleyMore than 200 local and international teams compete in a series of races – with many contestants wearing colorful costumes – amid a vibrant, carnival-like atmosphere.

The excitement continues until the end of the week June 24-25 With the Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races, featuring more than 160 teams from 10 countries and regions with around 4,000 of the world’s best racers rowing across Victoria HarbourWelcomed by drummers and fans. Fans of watching from the Avenue of Stars can stop by LINE FRIENDS Hello Hong Kong Dragon Boats to take photos. from June 19 For two weeks, this fun show invites visitors to stop in for an exclusive souvenir and take a selfie with their favorites Line friends Characters in a dragon boat themed gallery.

Live entertainment lights up the Harborside area

Summer is the perfect time for outdoor live entertainment Hong Kong He has more to offer this season than five consecutive weekends of July 8, Wan Chai Harborfront welcomes the first ever Harbor Chill Carnival. Organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, this family-friendly event features live music performances on an over-the-water stage, performing arts performances, and exhilarating X Games performances. Stay until sunset for a special edition of “Symphony of Lights,” a multimedia light show and fireworks that will illuminate the city. Hong Kong Sky line.

The party comes to Discovery Bay on July 29-30 for the next wave. Hong Kong The first-ever Beach Carnival features an array of live performances and DJ sets from local and international artists, as well as food trucks, artisan markets and water sports.

The work returns to Central Harbourfront in August 5-6 For S2O Hong Kong Songkran Music Festival, bringing energy Thailand The city is witnessing New Year celebrations for the first time. Expect a high-profile line-up of DJs and exciting water and light shows, accompanied by stunning visual effects and a 360-degree water splash experience.

Must-eat: Sample classic Hong Kong cuisine by the harbour

Peninsula Hotel takes to the sea

Legendary harborside hotel The Peninsula offers its famous Afternoon Tea to its lavishly appointed World Star cruise ship every weekend and even public holiday. July 2. Step aboard for an afternoon of relaxation and enjoyment with delicious sweet and savory meals, tea, cocktails and live music in front of the harbor and famous skyline.

Classic summer snacks

Eat snacks in Hong Kong It’s serious business – and one is never short of options when the craving strikes. You should find the famous Mister Softee truck along the harbor for dessert. Pay attention to the familiar, nostalgic tune as you stroll along the waterfront – if you’re lucky enough to catch it, indulge in a cone of creamy soft serve for the perfect summer heat beater.

Beyond classic cones, Hong Kong It offers a variety of refreshing cuisine that showcases its unique cultural influences. Try favorites like grass jelly, red bean ice, tofu, sugarcane juice, or mango pomelo sago. Grab one to go and enjoy it outdoors with a great view of the harbor.

From high-octane dragon boat races and music events to family-friendly fun, there are plenty of ways to experience an unforgettable summer in Hong Kong. Add these exciting events and activities to your wish list for your next trip Hong Kong To experience the best the city has to offer this season.

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The beach at Discovery Bay, home of the NeXT Wave.  (CNW Group/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

The beach at Discovery Bay, home of the NeXT Wave. (CNW Group/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

The giant rubber duck returns with a friend in Hong Kong.  @ARR.  All rights reserved.  (CNW Group/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

The giant rubber duck returns with a friend in Hong Kong. @ARR. All rights reserved. (CNW Group/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board

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