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Christmas Carols, Festive Shows And Church Services In Hong Kong 2023

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Singing along to Christmas carols and going to church on Christmas Eve is a wonderful way to celebrate the festive season. We’ve rounded up Christmas carol events, festive shows and Midnight Mass and Christingle services for festive fun with the whole family.

It might not feel like Christmas until you listen to Christmas carols! When it comes to Christmas events in Hong Kong, we are spoilt for choice with festive markets and holiday fairs, restaurant menus and Christmas lights sparkling all around the city. For some families, this will be the time of year to show your faith by attending a religious church service. Enjoy Christmas carols and soak up the seasonal atmosphere at these Christmas carolling events, festive shows and church services in Hong Kong.

Editor’s Note: This article is currently being updated for Christmas 2023. In the meantime, please browse our 2022 content and subscribe to the Sassy Mama newsletter to be the first to know when our content drops!

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Christmas Carol and Festive Music Events in Hong Kong

HK Players Pantomime

Hong Kong Players Panto – Festive pantomime musical performance

Sure to be a hit with the whole family, sing along with pantomime performers as they entertain you with the tale of Dick Whittington. Expect spectacular stage combat, dances, songs and festive fun for all the family!

When: Friday, 1 December to Monday, 11 December 2023
How Much: $295 to $395
Booking: Popticket

Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Center, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong,

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Pacific Place

Pacific Place – Magical performances with dancers and orchestra

Pacific Place is hosting “A Fairytale Christmas” with dance shows or special festive performances by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

When: Dance performances will be held on Saturday, 2, 9, 16 and 23, Monday, 25 and Tuesday, 26 December 3pm to 3:30pm; the Christmas Eve Performance By Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will be held on Sunday, 24 December 2023; 12:30pm to 1pm and 1:20pm to 1:50pm.
How Much: Free

Pacific Place88 Queensway, Hong Kong, 2844 8988,

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Christmas Carols EGA

Christmas CandleNight at EGA – Music, food and drinks in a festive atmosphere

Get into the festive spirit at Christmas CandleNight with EGA! Expect music, scrumptious food and delightful drinks in a warm and joyful atmosphere.

When: Thursday, 14 December 2023; 8pm to 9:30pm
How Much: $680
Booking: EGA Official

Other Christmas carol and music events:

  • The Cecilian Singers – An evening of festive music at various churches in Hong Kong.
  • The Hong Kong Ballet – Go on a magical journey with Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker.

Church Services In Hong Kong

St John's Cathedral Church Carol Services

St John’s Cathedral (Anglican) – Christingle service, Midnight Mass

This impressive building is a familiar face on the Central landscape. Here you can expect traditional Christmas church services and, if previous years are anything to go by, you’ll need to book your spot in advance. Keep an eye on the website for the announcement of midnight mass ticket arrangements.

St John’s Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2523

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Discovery Bay International Community Church (Anglican/Episcopal) – Family-friendly Christmas church service in Discovery Bay

A daughter church to St John’s Cathedral, the Discovery Bay Church will continue to have services every Sunday at 10am. There will also be other festive programmes that you can enjoy including the line of lights at the main road and a Christmas Eve Service on Sunday, 24 December 2023 at 10am at Discovery College.

Discovery Bay International Community ChurchLG09, Block 1, North Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, 2987 7061, 

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St Andrews Church Carolling

St Andrews Church Kowloon (Anglican) – Christmas carols by the campfire and children’s Christmas services

While the full list of Christmas services for 2023 is still being finalised (do check the website for the latest information), the popular Carols by Campfire is set to be held on Friday, 1 December.

St Andrews Church Kowloon, 138 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2367 1478,

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Union Church (Christian Mission Church) – Family-friendly Christmas services, carol singing services

At Union Church, you’ll find a whole array of events including Advent services, Christmas fairs, children’s musicals and traditional carols and candlelight services on Christmas Eve.

Union Church, 18/F Dah Sing Financial Centre, 248 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2523

Christmas Carols Church Services Festive Shows

More Church Services In Hong Kong

  • Community Church Hong Kong – A variety of advent services including kids’ musicals, advent stations and Christmas Eve and day services.
  • Lifehouse – Lively and energetic services and kids’ Bible-based programme.
  • The Vine – Church service with an upbeat rock band.
  • Resurrection Church – Modern church service serving the English-speaking community.
  • Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong – Over 100 Catholic churches all over Hong Kong.

Editor’s Note: “Christmas Carols, Festive Shows And Church Services In Hong Kong 2023” was updated most recently in December 2023 by Najuka Redkar.

Main image courtesy of Getty, image 1 courtesy of Disneyland Hong Kong, image 2 courtesy of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, image 3 courtesy of Hong Kong Players Facebook, image 4 courtesy of Yolopertz, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons, image 5 courtesy of Wpcpey, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons, image 6 courtesy of St. Stephen's Chapel, Stanley, image 7 courtesy of Pexels

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