Sha Tin Park

New Territories East Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnival

Sha Tin Park

Lantern Display
23.9-2.10.2023 (Sat - Mon)
Lighting-up time: 6:30pm - 11pm (extended to midnight on 29.9)

Youth Night
27.9.2023 (Wed)
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Young local artists, participants and art groups of the 18dART Community Art Scheme and district organisations join hands in performing band music, harmonica, street dance, cheerleading and more.

Gala Night
28.9.2023 (Thu)
Time: 7:30pm - 10pm

The theme for this year is "Happy Reunion by the Riverside". On these bright, moonlit nights, the Sha Tin Park becomes a festive playground with a wide array of lanterns taking the shapes of rabbit and other adorable animals. The Gala Night also showcases stage performances with strong Chinese flavours, such as spectacular ethnic music and dance by the Guangxi Art Performance Group; as well as Guangzhou cake printing technique and Cantonese mahogany palace lantern1, micro-engraving in porcelain2 demonstrated by handicraft artists. Lantern riddles will also be available for visitors to enjoy the festive season.

1  Supported by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province; coordinated by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center of Guangdong Province
2Supported by Instituto Cultural do Governo da R.A.E. de Macau

Free Admission

Performed in Cantonese & Putonghua

To avoid overcrowding on the Mid-Autumn Day, visitors who want to appreciate the lanterns are encouraged to come on other dates during the display period.

Programmes are subject to change without prior notice. Their content does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

"Youth Night" is a partner event of youthfest@HK 2023