Your Guide to Santa Sightings in Hong Kong this Holiday Season
by: The Beat Asia
November 17, 2023
Ho, ho, ho! Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread the festive cheer than by meeting the man himself, Santa Claus! In Hong Kong, where the breeze is beginning to chill and the skyscrapers sparkle, Santa has been spotted making merry appearances. So, dust off your Christmas sweater, grab your wish list, and get ready for a sleigh-full of Santa sightings in this cosmopolitan winter wonderland!
Where to Meet Santa Claus in Hong Kong
Santa’s Secret Kingdom in Sheung Wan
Step into Santa's Secret Kingdom, a magical world where families embark on a one-hour journey through a multi-sensory wonderland. Discover the insider secrets of the market, meeting entertaining characters and indulging in silly games, fun activities, and plenty of laughter.
When: Dec. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17
Where: Santa's Secret Kingdom, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: HK$476, Book your tickets here
Island Shangri-La’s Immersive Santa’s House Experience
Nestled in the lobby of Island Shangri-La, Santa's magical house awaits those who have been nice all year round! Each five-minute encounter with our favourite bearded old man includes a special 4R photo to capture the moment. The ticket admits four persons, and comes with Crayola’s Color Wonder Set.
When: Dec. 9-26
Where: Santa’s House At 6/F, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: HK$288, Book your tickets here
Santa Goes to Rosewood
This holiday season, prepare to be enchanted as Santa Claus himself takes a break from his bustling workshop to join the merriment at Rosewood. From Dec. 24-26, guests of all ages can bask in the joy of meeting the jolly man in red amidst the whimsically adorned lobby. Whether you've been naughty or nice, Santa will be there to spread the festive cheer and create unforgettable memories for everyone.
When: Nov. 24-26, 12 PM-3 PM & 5 PM-8 PM
Where: Hotel lobby, Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: Complimentary
Santa Meet-and-Greet at Legoland
This holiday season, jingle all the way to an enchanting Christmas soiree at Legoland Hong Kong, where magic comes to life. From Dec. 17-26, Santa Claus will be spreading joy and cheer during his "Santa Claus Fans Meeting" from 4 PM to 7 PM. But that's not all! Get ready for a delightful surprise with unexpected LEGO® Santa Claus appearances, promising to make your visit absolutely magical. Want a free photo op with Santa? Download the K11 app and spend at least HK$1,000. Gift shop purchases worth HK$1,500 or more also entitles you to a complimentary snap with Santa.
When: 4 PM-7 PM, Dec. 17-26
Where: Legoland Discovery Centre Hong Kong, Shop B131-133 B1, K11 MUSEA Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: HK$24-HK$250 (admission ticket)
Malvern’s Magical Christmas
It's that time of year again! Get ready for a magical Christmas adventure as Santa Claus himself makes a special trip from the North Pole to Malvern’s Island West campus in Sai Ying Pun. Immerse yourself in the joy of the season as you read Christmas poems, craft delightful holiday creations, and keep an eye out for familiar Christmas characters hiding throughout the campus. But the real highlight? Santa's magical toy shop, where a special someone eagerly awaits your visit! But Malvern's Magical Christmas is not just about celebration—it's also a charity event. Every penny collected on the day will be donated to Crossroads Foundation Hong Kong, allowing you to spread the magic of the season to those in need.
When: 10 AM-4PM, Dec. 2
Where: G/F and 1/F Viking Court, 165-166 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free, but donations are encouraged, Click here to sign up
A ‘Murray’ Christmas with Santa
Embrace the spirit of the season at The Murray Hong Kong. Make lasting memories as you meet and greet Santa himself in their Santa Grotto, exclusive to guests. For more festive cheer, lose yourself in the enchanting Christmas market and delight in a Penhaligon’s Festive Gift Pack. The Murray’s Christmas stays, inclusive of the Santa Clauss meet and greet, are available for booking from Nov. 13-Dec. 31.
When: Until Dec. 31
Where: The Murray Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Click here to book
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