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10 things to do in Hong Kong this Easter 2024

By Celia Lee 26 March 2024

Header image courtesy of Pirata Group and Discovery Bay

Every year, we look forward to relaxing and spending quality time with family and friends during the Easter long weekend. Many take the four-day break as an opportunity to travel, but there are plenty of things to do in Hong Kong too, should you decide to stay put. From an Easter egg hunt to seasonal baking workshops, here’s how to keep busy during Easter 2024 in Hong Kong.

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Hot cross bun fun

Hot cross buns are an Easter must-have, so why not try your hand at baking some yourself? The Mixing Bowl is hosting an Easter baking class to teach you how to make hot cross buns and coconut macaroon Easter egg nests. A choice of filling is available, including chocolate chip, candied nuts, dried cherries, and more. Eager participants can even customise their creations! Alternatively, chocolate lovers can opt for the chocolate Easter eggs class.

If your little ones are chefs in the making, then the junior baker Easter camp might be their favourite way to stay busy during the holidays! Over a four-day period, the camp teaches the junior cooks how to make a selection of Easter specials, including chicken pot pies, Hasselback potatoes, lemon drizzle slices, and—of course—hot cross buns. Learn more about the classes here.

The Mixing Bowl, 23/F, The Pemberton, 22–26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan

Go on a picnic

Celebrate Easter in Hong Kong’s great outdoors with Relish’s new spring picnic basket! The latest menu features a selection of veggie-centred items, including grilled cabbage steaks with jalapeño lentil chimichurri and maple mustard tahini, artichoke, basil pesto, and brie tart, and a complimentary cheese and charcuterie board. Get your basket here.

Alternatively, try Pirata Group’s three Easter picnic baskets. Filled to the brim with indulgent foods, these baskets include drinks, snacks, mains, and desserts, as well as a complimentary picnic mat and glassware.

To enjoy in Stanley, Pane e Latte’s basket includes mini strawberry bomboloni, lavender panna cotta, mini toastie focaccia, mini chicken ciabatta sandwiches, and cranberry cookies, while Calle Ocho’s basket features tapas-style treats, including cold cuts, empanadas, prawn croquettes, churros, and a Manchego cheesecake can easily be enjoyed by Victoria Harbour.

If you’re on Kowloon side, you can head over to Pici Tseung Kwan O for a full basket of eggplant parmigiana with basil pesto and mozzarella, chicken salad with truffle mayo and Parmesan, dark chocolate muffins, and pistachio and ricotta cannoli. All baskets are available for collection from respective restaurants. Place your order here.

Pane e Latte, G/F, 25 Stanley Market Road, Stanley

Calle Ocho, Fashion Walk, 8 Cleveland Street, Causeway Bay

Pici Tseung Kwan O, Capri Place—O’South Coast, 33 Tong Yin Street, Tseung Kwan O

Photo: Discovery Bay

Hunt Easter eggs

Let your children experience the magic of Easter egg hunting this year. Discovery Bay’s Easter Egg Hunt, held on Tai Pak Beach on 29 and 30 March, will have little ones scouting for colourful eggs along with a chance to win attractive prizes. The nearby DB Plaza will also play host to a vibrant Easter Carnival complete with bouncy castles and game booths. Learn more here.

Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay

DB Plaza, 1 Discovery Bay Road, Discovery Bay

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Photo: Ocean Park Hong Kong

Learn through play

Plan a day out and head to Ocean Park’s Animal Discovery Fest! Taking place from now till 19 May, here’s a playful way to raise awareness of animal protection and sustainability. Visitors are invited to take part in various challenges and missions, such as the park-wide Egg-cellent Animal Quest Easter egg hunt, DIY Animal Crafts workshops, and a thrilling animal trivia session. Learn more here.

Ocean Park Hong Kong, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen

Photo: Island Shangri-La

Attend a mad tea party

This Easter, step into the vibrant and colourful world of Alice in Wonderland at Island Shangri-La! The Mad Hatter and his friends will tour the hotel’s dining outlets on 30 and 31 March, surprising diners during breakfast and lunch with playful tricks and theatrical performances. What’s more, children can join the Easter egg hunt on Sunday at Yun Wellness, too.

Island Shangri-La Hong Kong, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty

Photo: Pirata Group

Party on the block

Celebrate Easter at Starstreet Precinct this year! Join Pirata’s Easter block party as it takes over the lively streets of the neighbourhood on 30 March, and enjoy seasonal activities such as an Easter egg hunt and egg-painting workshops. As the sun sets, visitors can enjoy an evening of delicious food, free-flow drinks, face painting, and balloon twisting. Learn more here.

Various locations in Starstreet Precinct, Wan Chai

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Photo: Aqualuna

Go on a cruise

Ahoy! Come aboard the iconic junk Aqualuna this Easter for the Pirate and Mermaid cruise. Guests are invited to come and join the pirate queen on a thrilling voyage from Central Pier 9 to Lei Yue Mun, a historic haven for pirates and rogue sailors alike. From a scavenger hunt to pirate-themed carnival games, there is plenty to do on the cruise! Find out more here.

Photo: I-O-N Kwun Tong

Try Easter menus

Dining outlets across Hong Kong are gearing up for the festivities with a variety of Easter menus. From Easter speciality sets to adorable bunny- and egg-themed desserts, check out our list of the best Easter menus to try in Hong Kong this year here.

Photo: @lamaisonduchocolat_hk (via Instagram)

Shop for chocolate

Chocolate lovers should check out the best chocolate shops in town for some Easter-themed treats! In particular, La Maison du Chocolat’s seasonal treats are not to be missed. Highlights include the dark hazelnut enchanting egg, assorted praline chocolate eggs, and a peanut bunny egg bouchée. Learn more here.

La Maison du Chocolat, locations across Hong Kong

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Photo: Earl Wilcox (via Unsplash)

Throw in style

Get creative this Easter and try your hand at throwing ceramic pots! Whether you are an expert potter, an amateur with experience in hand-building and coiling, or a complete beginner, there is bound to be a class for you. Check out our list of pottery and ceramic studios to try in Hong Kong.

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Celia Lee

Staff writer

Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, Celia is passionate about culture, food, and different happenings in the city. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her scouting for new and trendy restaurants, getting lost in a bookstore, or baking up a storm at home.

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