Finally re-opened after nearly four years of renovation, Avenue of Stars – think of it as Hong Kong’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame – provides the best front row seats to the pyrotechnic display. There’s also an added bonus of getting a selfie with cinematic icons likes Bruce Lee and Anita Mui (in statue form). The entire waterfront stretch in Tsim Sha Tsui will be heaving come the fireworks so getting there early is key. Though the atmosphere there is phenomenal and expect plenty of oohs and ahhs.
Love it or loathe it, the Chinese New Year fireworks in Hong Kong are a spectacular affair. It’s the biggest fanfare of the year, putting the annual New Year’s Eve and National Day pyrotechnics the shame. As per tradition, the celebrations will be taking place over Victoria Harbour on the second day of the Lunar New Year on February 6 at 8pm. Bringing out the big guns, the fireworks will last a whopping 23 minutes and feature festive patterns including Saturn’s rings and adorable pig noses to mark the Year of the Pig. So there’s plenty of time to snap some awesome IG shots if you’ve bagged yourself a primo location with a great view of Victoria Harbour. But what if you haven’t already locked in your dinner-with-a-view or booked your spot on a rooftop bar catch the fireworks? Well, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.
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