The Chinese New year is the most colorful and liveliest of the events that happen in Hong Kong. The city and the people start their preparations to welcome the New Year. The New Year is celebrated on the day of the first moon of Lunar Calendar. This would be a good time to visit Hong Kong and indulge in the spirit of the festival. The celebrations continue for fifteen days at a stretch and culminate in the Lantern Festival. The noise of drums, firecrackers, and gongs keep the atmosphere lively and colorful. The parading dragons and dancing lions can be seen making way through the streets. All the temples, shops and streets are decorated and the city looks bright and colorful. This will be one unique experience for you and your family. Do plan ahead of time as Hong Kong is the busiest during this festival.