Night Parade & Floats Exhibits

A Hong Kong extravaganza kicks off the Chinese New Year of the Rat!

To take place on the first day of Lunar New Year 2020, the International Chinese New Year Night Parade celebrates the Year of the Rat. The rat is the first of the zodiac animals; it symbolises intelligence and strong vitality in Chinese culture. The Night Parade, held in Tsim Sha Tsui, welcomes Chinese New Year with a festive energy and bears the messages of good luck and good health for the Year of the Rat.

The International Chinese New Year Night Parade has been developing into one of the most anticipated annual events in Hong Kong for 24 years. Featuring fantastic floats and spectacular performances by local and international performing groups, this is the perfect time to enjoy a vibrant New Year celebration! The fabulous floats will be adorned with themes and illuminating decorations to spark the feeling of harmony and bring good luck and happiness to the Chinese New Year. Also, don’t miss the diversified programmes presented by over 2,500 performers, including world-acclaimed troupes and world record holders.

Come to Hong Kong and celebrate the coming Chinese New Year like the locals with the International Chinese New Year Night Parade!

Stay tuned for more details of the 2020 event.



Saturday 25 January 2020


(Pre-parade street party will warm up the crowd from 6pm onwards.)

Parade Route:

The Night Parade begins at the Hong Kong Culture Centre piazza at Tsim Sha Tsui and proceeds along Canton Road, Haiphong Road and Nathan Road and ends at Salisbury Road and the outside of The Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers.

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Admission / Ticketing:

Ticket is required for spectator seats. Ticketing channels will be available in December 2019. Please stay tuned for details. Non-ticket holders can enjoy the night parade and performances along the parade route in Tsim Sha Tsui for free.

Overseas and local performing groups interested in participating in the 2020 parade are welcome to contact us. To enter a float in the parade or to discuss other sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.

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