Six Kids and Family-Friendly Events in Hong Kong this March 2023
March 09, 2023
As spring is closing in on Hong Kong, with bluer skies and warmer weather, the city is abuzz with activity and cheer. From the Hong Kong Flower Show, HK Arts Month, and many concerts coming to town, we can’t be happier about Hong Kong revving up again!
Our March 2023 calendar is packed with family activities, fun things to do on the weekends both outside and indoors, and great programmes for families with young children. Follow our guide for the six best things to do with kids in Hong Kong right now, this March 2023.
Hong Kong Flower Show
The Hong Kong Flower Show, hosted by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will take place from Mar. 10 to 19 at Victoria Park. The stunning event in the heart of Causeway Bay aims to promote horticulture and appreciation of greenery through showcasing various exotic flowers and beautiful floral arrangements, as well as offering educational and fun activities for visitors.
The 2023 show's theme is "Bliss in Bloom," highlighting the unique and glamorous Hydrangea as its spotlight flower, while featuring organizations from local, Mainland and overseas, commercial stalls selling horticultural products, alongside cultural performances and more. Tickets are available for purchase at the door.
When: Mar. 10 - 19
Where: Victoria Park, 1 Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: HK$14
Hong Kong Stories Student Story Slam
Book lovers and word nerds, get your slamming on soon at the 2023 Student Story Slam competition at the Fringe Club on Mar. 10. The event involves a competition between 10 student finalists, with each telling a true, first-person story based on the theme of "My Roots".
The stories are required to be under five minutes with no notes allowed, and the event will be live in front of an audience and judges. The competition is organised by Hong Kong Stories, which is focused on storytelling in Hong Kong, and seeks to promote the art among locals.
When: 10:30AM, Mar. 11
Where: Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$40 for children, HK$80 for adults.
‘Look at Me: Children Life-Size Self-Portrait’ Exhibition
Story Pie, an art community, is showcasing self-portraits by children aged three to nine, expressing their creativity and self-acceptance. The company aims to inspire others by learning from the little ones.
The self-portraits were found to be whimsical, featuring unique postures, hairstyles, and fantasy expressions. Story Pie believes creating portraits is crucial for personal and psychological development, instilling self-acceptance and encouraging creativity. The community aims to provide an outlet of self-expression to boost confidence, and help shy and extroverted individuals.
When: Feb. 25 till Mar. 14
Where: S311 & S312, PMQ, Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free
Plaza Hollywood x Kiztopia Presents “Jumptopia Easter Carnival”
Get ready to celebrate Easter with the ‘Jumptopia: Easter Carnival’ at Plaza Hollywood. The festive carnival features three giant inflatable installations including ball pits, slides, and obstacle courses for kids and families to enjoy.
The KIZTOPIA FRIENDS CASTLES KIZTOPIA has something for everyone including a gigantic Easter bouncy castle, fast-speed slides, and a sweet-treats obstacle course. Take pictures, grab some mouth-watering chocolate desserts at the Bell's Chocolatier Cafe and enjoy the Haribo Goldbear's Birthday celebration with fun mini-games. The carnival is perfect for a fabulous family day out with Easter coming up very soon!
When: Mar. 22 - Apr. 16
Where: Stars Atrium, 1/F, Plaza Hollywood, 3 Lung Poon Street, Diamond Hill, Kowloon
How much: Starting from HK$58
Madagascar The Musical
The Madagascar animated film hits the stage in the form of a lively musical production at the Y Studio Theatre, bringing back memories of the beloved characters. The show takes viewers on an exciting journey featuring Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippo from the Central Park Zoo as they embark on a thrilling adventure to King Julien's realm in Madagascar.
Filled with exceptional characters, lively music, and boundless adventure, the colourful and upbeat Madagascar musical will have audiences rocking and rolling to its lively tunes.
When: 7:30PM - 8:45PM, Mar. 24
Where: Youth Square, 2/F, Y Studio, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Buy tickets, HK$350 for kids, HK$395 for adults.
ESF Island School Presents 'Little Shop Of Horrors'
Island School in Hong Kong is set to present their first musical performance in almost two decades with Little Shop of Horrors, the 1982 Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi mashup musical. Written by Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast and Aladdin creators, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, the production has amused audiences for over 30 years.
With over 50 performers and over 30 students leading the production crew, the show will be presented in the brand-new performance space at the newly renovated Island School. The comic story is about a floral assistant Seymour Krelborn, who discovers a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II", promising fame and fortune but with out of this world origins and intent toward global domination.
When: 7:00PM - 9:00PM, Mar. 28, 29, 30
Where: Island School Performance Space, ESF Island School, 20 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
How much: HK$150
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