Things to Do in Hong Kong in June

This post lists some of the best things to do in Hong Kong in June, including free events, family-friendly entertainment, and things to do at night, updated for 2020.

If you’re looking for even more ideas, consider taking a pay-what-you-wish Hong Kong walking tour as well!

 

 

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TOP 12 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN JUNE IN HONG KONG

Below we list several fun activities you can enjoy in Hong Kong throughout the month of June, including concerts, tours, popular attractions to visit and more.


1. Go to a Concert

A lot of international musical artists perform in Hong Kong throughout the year. There will be at least two great concerts to see during the month of June.

The main event will be the all-female rock band Scandal coming from Osaka, Japan.  This concert will take place on June 21st at MacPherson Stadium.

 

 

If you’re looking for another great option, consider going to see AliA on June 14th at the Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre.

Keep checking StubHub’s June concert calendar to see when other concerts are announced.


2. Discover the Food of Hong Kong

There’s plenty of great food to eat in Hong Kong, but if you’re new to the area, you might not be familiar with the best dishes and restaurants.

Thankfully, you can take a Hong Kong Secret Food Tour to become more acclimated to the cuisine in this area of the world. 

 

 

These outings include at least 7 stops and 6-7 different food tasting.

Samples including pork buns, roasted goose, seasonal fruits, dim sum, beef brisket and drinks like Chinese Tea.

You can also purchase an upgraded drinks package which includes a can of Tsing Tao beer and Chinese Yellow Rice wine.

Find out more about the Hong Kong Secret Food Tour.


3. Take a Cruise on Victoria Harbour

A great way to see the city if from the water. The views from a cruise out on Victoria Harbor are spectacular.

If it’s an especially hot day, the breeze out on the water will be an excellent way to cool down.

 

Victoria Harbor Hong Kong

 

Here are some great cruises you may want to consider:

In addition to these options, you may also be able to save some money on a cruise or boat tour by using a Hong Kong tourist pass.

Read more about this money-saving pass just below.


4. Save More with a City Pass

If you’re considering going to multiple attractions while in Hong Kong, the all-inclusive Hong Kong iVenture Card grants access to 20+ attractions and experiences in the area as well as nearby Macau.

 

 

Depending on how much you use the pass, you can save up to 50% on retail prices.

Here are several attractions included on the pass:

  • Peak Tram
  • Hong Kong City Tour
  • Safari Park Shenzhen
  • Rickshaw Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour
  • Victoria Harbor Cruise
  • Sky100 Observation Deck
  • And more!

The pass also comes with a pocket-sized city guide with information on available experiences, city tips, and directions.

Get a tourist discount pass here.


5. Check out the Sky100 Observatory

The summer means clear skies and nice days, which is the perfect time to visit an observation deck and see the city from above.

The Sky100 Observatory sits atop the tallest building in Hong Kong, offering 360-degree views of the city and Victoria Harbour.

 

 

In addition to the views, you can also enjoy a nice meal at Cafe 100. Purchase tickets for the Sky100 Observatory with Optional Cafe 100 Package.

For extra-special views, visit after dark and see Hong Kong sparkle at night. Purchase Sky100 Observatory Night tickets.


6. Enjoy an Outdoor Excursion

There are a lot of beautiful natural attractions in and around Hong Kong, so take advantage of the June weather to and get out and enjoy the great outdoors!

For example, there is Yellow Dragon Gorge at Lantau Island, Lion Rock, Plover Cove and the Global Geopark.

 

 

You can enjoy these places with guided activities like these:

You can always take one of the free walking tours of Hong Kong, a budget-friendly way to take advantage of the weather.


7. Visit Madame Tussauds

This internationally recognized wax museum is especially impressive in Hong Kong, with more than 2,500 square meters to explore and many notable celebrities represented.

Some of the famous icons you’ll see in wax are Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Brad Pitt, Taylor Swift, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga, and dozens more sports stars, political leaders and cultural figures.

 

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

 

There are also themed areas that focus on Marvel superheroes like Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk.

For the little ones, there is a children’s zone with popular cartoon characters from Yokai Watch and Hello Kitty. 

Purchase Madame Tussauds tickets or learn more.


8. Discover Monopoly Dreams

Everyone loves the classic board game Monopoly, but if you’re an especially big fan, you might want to consider visiting the Monopoly Dreams attraction in Hong Kong.

This is essentially a museum with several interesting things to see and do, including massive re-creations of the classic Monopoly tokens, an interactive game and a 4DX cinema experience.

 

 

In addition to all these interesting exhibits and activities, there are also fun Monopoly themed food items you can buy and even special copies of the board game.

Best of all, you’ll also have an opportunity to take pictures with none other than Mr. Monopoly himself!

Purchase Monopoly Dreams tickets or learn more.


9. Attend the Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival dates back to the 3rd century, making it one of the oldest team sporting events in the world. In 2020, it takes place on June 25.

During the festival, several athletes will work together in teams to paddle their way to victory in long boats known as dragon boats.

 

 

As you watch the boats speeding along through the water, you’ll also hear the banging of drums, gongs and other instruments.

The best thing about this event is that it’s entirely free to attend!

If you’re interested, head to either the Stanley International Dragon Boat Championship or the Dragon Boat Carnival.


10. See Hong Kong on a Bus Tour

Whether you’d like to see as much of Hong Kong in a short amount of time or are looking for a cool, comfortable way to see the city, a hop-on-hop-off bus tour might be right for you.

Hop-on-hop-off bus tours are an ideal way to see the city while serving as a convenient mode of transportation getting you from attraction to attraction.

 

 

The deluxe ticket comes with a 2.5-hour walking tour (snacks provided!) and a Peak Tram Sky Pass to get to the top of Victoria Peak.

There is an audio guide available in 10 different languages, including English, Chinese, Spanish, and Russian.

Purchase tickets here.


11. Celebrate Father’s Day

This year Father’s Day is on June 21. Surprisingly, Father’s Day is fairly popular in Hong Kong. 

There are plenty of things to do with Dad in Hong Kong.  Some of these we’ve listed throughout this post:

Another popular option is to take your father out to lunch or dinner. Take note that reservations to fill up fast, so we recommend reserving a table ahead of time.


12. Go to Disneyland Hong Kong

What better time to visit Disneyland than during the summer? There are several great amusement rides based on all the best Disney characters and movies, as you might have expected.

In addition to all the rides, there are also several great themed areas and dining establishments where you can get a lot of delicious food while you’re here.

You’ll also have an opportunity to meet and take photos with several popular Disney characters like Moana, Anna and Elsa, Olaf, Tinker Bell, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, Pluto, Chip & Dale and more.

Believe it or not, you can actually save money on tickets by using a Hong Kong tourist pass!

 


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