Celebrating HKSAR's 26th Anniversary
To celebrate the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People's Republic of China, the HKSAR Government and different sectors of the community will roll out a rich array of special offers, covering areas including dining, arts and culture, sports, environmental protection, fisheries and agriculture, and transport, for members of the public to enjoy the festive ambience and share the joy of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.
Free admission to a range of leisure and cultural facilities
The public will be offered free admission to a range of fee-charging leisure and cultural facilities of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and to the Hong Kong Wetland Park under the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on July 1. Free admission will also be offered to M+ and seven thematic exhibitions of the Hong Kong Palace Museum (Gallery 1 to 7) in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Furthermore, free guided tours, free workshops, etc, will be arranged or enhanced on July 1 or a nearby date for the 12 projects under the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme of the Commissioner for Heritage's Office.
Shopping and dining offers
Meanwhile, members of the public can enjoy a 29 per cent discount when purchasing designated products from the Fish Marketing Organization and the Vegetable Marketing Organization via the "Local Fresh" mobile app from July 1 to 7. The Environmental Protection Department's community recycling network, GREEN@COMMUNITY, will offer additional GREEN$ to the general public who recycle via the network or participate in food waste recycling using smart recycling bins throughout the month of July.
As for the catering industry, more than 1 000 restaurants are expected to offer a 29 per cent discount on designated cuisines or catering items on July 1.
Transport and other offers
Apart from government departments and the catering industry, different organisations and sectors have actively organised a range of celebratory events to share the joy of this special occasion. Among them, free rides on all tram routes and certain ferry routes will be offered to the public on specified dates. The Airport Authority Hong Kong will also distribute souvenirs to travellers. Details of the special offers available on July 1 are listed in the Annex. Relevant government departments or organisations will make further announcements on the special offers in due course.
Please visit the dedicated website for the latest information about the celebratory events of the HKSAR's 26th anniversary.