The Sweet Gum Woods in Tai Lam Country Park is a popular spot for enjoying autumn foliage every year. The 2023-24 Red Leaves Express provided by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department is ready! You may wish to make reference to the Red leaves index when planning your visit and don't forget to take note of the Special Traffic News disseminated by the Transport Department before setting off your trip. Location of the Red Leaves: Sweet Gum WoodsMap: Tai Tong Shan RoadTransport InformationTake MTR bus route no. K66 at MTR Long Ping Station / Yuen Long Town or red minibuses at Hung Min Court and get off at Tai Tong Shan Road bus station. Walk along Tai Tong Shan Road uphill for about 60 minutes to reach Sweet Gum Woods. (*Please take note of the special traffic news from the Transport Department before setting off.) Special Traffic ArrangementMTR will operate a special service on Route K66A on 2 December 2023, and on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays between 3 December 2023 and 14 January 2024, from Long Ping Station to Tai Tong Shan Road (near pavilion) (MTR Hotline: 2881 8888). Road ClosureThe section of Tai Tong Shan Road between the Pavilion and Tai Tong Shan Road Car Park will be intermittently closed to all vehicular traffic from about 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 2 December 2023 to 14 January 2024.Points to note:1) The forest track is for everyone. Safety comes first. Watch out for vehicles/bicycles.2) Share the natural scenery, refrain from stepping on or picking plants.3) Keep country parks clean. There's no bin along the trail to Sweet Gum Woods . Please take your litter home.4) Reduce waste, bring along reusable water bottle, cutlery and towel.
Many people's lifestyle habits changed following three years of a global pandemic. To create a dynamic vibe in Hong Kong with a view to attracting citizens to go out and revitalise the city's nightlife, the Government has launched the "Night Vibes Hong Kong" campaign to unite different sectors of the community to organise events with unique and creative ideas.A wealth of diversified "Night Vibes Hong Kong" events with local characteristics will be held from around Mid-Autumn Festival, running across National Day, Halloween, Christmas and New Year until early 2024. Taking place all over the city and covering entertainment, arts, culture, consumption and more, these events cater for people from different age groups and sectors. Not only can citizens and tourists join various kinds of exciting activities, but they can also enjoy discounts offered by different organisations. Let's check out some of the important events below! Harbourfront Leisure A series of events will take place on harbourfront sites, including performances, cultural events, markets and guided tours. The Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival will make its physical return to the Central Harbourfront Event Space in October, to provide international liquor assortments and delights, as well as emerging wine products to citizens and tourists. There will also be a month-long citywide dining promotion of restaurants and bars in November. Festive Celebrations A wealth of exciting activities will be held during the coming festivals, including the return of the National Day Fireworks Display after five years; the Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance which will resume for the first time since the pandemic in the coming Mid-Autumn Festival; a stunning drone show to be held simultaneously in Hong Kong and Shenzhen; the Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals at Victoria Park which will display lanterns and also feature a bamboo stage for Cantonese opera performances; as well as youth group performances and acrobatic performances at venues in Sha Tin and Tuen Mun. Ocean Park Hong Kong and Hong Kong Disneyland will present time-limited Halloween events; the Hong Kong WinterFest in the West Kowloon Cultural District will set up a giant outdoor Christmas tree; the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will hold a New Year's Eve countdown event; dry goods stalls will resume at all Lunar New Year Fairs at various districts; and the Hong Kong Chinese New Year Night Parade will also resume on the evening of Lunar New Year's Day. Art and Culture Cinemas will offer ticket discounts for night-time screenings; and the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Space Museum will extend opening hours until 10pm from Friday to Sunday and on public holidays. M+, the West Kowloon Cultural District will offer night tours and various art and cultural activities. Diversified Leisure Experiences Over 80 shopping malls will organise various cultural and sports events and outdoor night bazaars, provide dining and consumption offers, and extend their opening hours in light of the night-time activities. More than 100 member restaurants and bars under Lan Kwai Fong Association will provide dining offers. The 57th Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo will have around 900 stalls; and the MTR will launch "Nighttime Delights – Ride 5 Get 1 Free" to offer a free domestic single ride for every five-night ride after 10:30pm. The HKTB will offer "Hong Kong Night Treats" dining vouchers for visitors, and Open-top Bus tours at a special price. For more latest information of the events, please visit the “Night Vibes Hong Kong”webpage.
Hong Kong Museum of Art