As Christmas is approaching, Discovery Bay brings forth a Buon Natale Italian Wonders to celebrate the joyful season. Starting from 24 November, festive lighting and Italian themed decorations will embellish every corner of Discovery Bay, together with artificial snow and light projections, and an array of festive programmes, welcoming everyone to the European Christmas Wonderland!
Get ready to embrace the festive spirit at the Christmas Sunday Markets, happening twice in December. These markets are the perfect destination for all your holiday shopping needs, offering a wide array of Christmas-themed merchandise, music and dance performance. A special Charity Market will take place from 24 to 26 December, adding an extra dimension of goodwill to the festivities. On 16 & 17 December, our dedicated coaches and students from the DB Ice Skating School will take the spotlight with a captivating figure skating show “Joyous Christmas on Ice”. Witness their hard work and dedication as they showcase the progress they have made throughout the year, delivering an enchanting show on ice. Discover the hidden oasis at Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong, which offers you a pampering getaway including a delightful Christmas staycation package, festive feast and Countdown Party! This Christmas, join us at Discovery Bay for an unforgettable European winter journey with your family and friends!
DB North Clock Tower transforms into an Italian Cathedral, showcasing a dazzling Christmas Tree infused with Venice gondola design
Inspired by the renowned Milan Cathedral, Discovery Bay’s landmark architecture DB North Clock Tower is transformed into a 13-metre tall replica of the "Milan Cathedral”, surrounded by ten pillars and incorporated with details that mimic the signature stained-glass windows in the cathedral. With glittering lights and four sets of three-metre tall illuminating angels, the ensemble adds a touch of artistry and glamour to festivities.
The six-metre tall giant Christmas tree in DB North Plaza, featuring with 12 layers of ribbon-shaped metal structure and an eight-metre long tree base in the shape of a gondola, will definitely catch the eyeballs and create a visual spectacle to impress visitors. In addition, the buildings in DB North Plaza and Love Lock Promenade will be adorned with over a thousand LED light bulbs and light strips to create a European atmosphere with an ethereal glow. With lightings and light projections on the ground, DB North Plaza will be lit up in dazzling lights every night, offering a perfect backdrop for capturing unforgettable moments with your loved ones.
The lighting ceremony and parade to take place on 24 November and outdoor Christmas Market to add extra festive spirit
On 24 November, a lighting ceremony will take place with parades, music and dance performances, as well as a romantic snow spectacle, to merrily kick off the month of holiday celebrations! Explore distinctive Christmas decorations including a six-metre tall Christmas Tree and eight sets of two-metre tall illuminating angels at DB Plaza and along D’Deck promenade. These captivating displays will surely evoke the magic of Christmas.
Mark your calendars for the Christmas Sunday Market on 12, 26 November, and 10, 17 December. Each market will feature over 100 local merchants offering a wide array of unique handmade goods, clothing, household items, and Christmas delicacies. It will be the perfect opportunity to find special gifts for loved ones. Moreover, you can write letters to Santa Claus and receive his reply! Decibels, an acappella vocal group, will fill the market with their melodious tunes on 10 December, creating a truly festive atmosphere.
Experience White Christmas with Italian Wonders and support NAAC Christmas Charity Market
Are you dreaming of a magical white Christmas? Join Discovery Bay’s Winter Snow every weekend from 25 November, and immerse in a whimsical atmosphere with artificial snowfall and festive decorations at DB North Plaza. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, don’t miss the Popcorn and Cotton Candy Sweet Giveaway and "Santa Meet & Greet” for a photo snap with Santa while a Christmas gift awaits.
On top of the lineup of Christmas happenings, Discovery Bay takes the initiative to work with social welfare organisation to provide assistance and show love to those in need in society. This year, Discovery Bay partners with The Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council to organise a Charity Market, Christmas Carolling and Busking at the indoor event space of DB Plaza from 24 to 26 December, making this Christmas more meaningful!
Indulge in festive delicacies at Discovery Bay with special menus and offers
DB North Plaza and D’Deck, the ocean-front alfresco dining space, offer a charming and unique dining experience with an array of international cuisines. On top of festive menus, some of D’Deck establishments will also provide outdoor seats with a spectacular ocean view to pair with their delectable food and beverage offerings. You can even redeem a free ride2 back to town with a same-day single dine-in consumption by electronic payment at designated restaurants1.
Christmas Wonderland 2023 Programmes Highlights
|Christmas Wonderland Lightings & Decoration|
|Date:||24 November 2023 to 1 January 2024|
|Time:||Opens all day|
|Venue:||DB Plaza, DB North Plaza & D’Deck|
|Details:||Discovery Bay’s landmark architecture DB North Clock Tower is transformed into a "Milan Cathedral”, surrounded by four sets of three-metre-tall illuminating angels. The giant six-metre tall Christmas tree with a tree base in the shape of a gondola is set up at DB North Piazza. With glittering lights and light projections on the ground, the DB North Plaza will be lit up in dazzling lights every night, offering a perfect photo-spot to all. The buildings in DB North Plaza and Love Lock Promenade will be decorated with LED light bulbs to create a European atmosphere. Explore distinctive Christmas decorations including six-metre tall Christmas Tree and eight sets of two-metre tall illuminating angels at DB Plaza and D’Deck, the ocean-front alfresco dining space, and truly immerse in the European ambience.|
|Christmas Lighting Ceremony and Parade|
|Date:||24 November 2023 (Fri)|
|Time:||18:30 – 19:05|
|Venue:||DB North Plaza|
|Details:||A lighting ceremony will take place with parades, singing, dance performances, as well as romantic snow spectacle, to merrily kick off the month of holiday celebrations!|
|Wonderland Winter Snow|
|Date:||25-26 November, 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-26, 30-31 December & 1 January 2024|
|Time:||15:00 – 15:10 & 18:00 – 18:10|
|Venue:||DB North Plaza|
|Christmas Sunday Market|
|Date:||12 & 26 November, 10 & 17 December 2023|
|Time:||11:00 – 18:00|
|Details:||Over 100 booths at Christmas Sunday Market make gift shopping easy for you. Meet and shop local vendors, enjoy delicious Christmas food, and explore handmade goods, clothing as well as household items. Aside from gift shopping, you can also write letters to Santa Claus and receive his reply! Furthermore, a cappella music and dance performances will also take place and fill the market up with festive atmospherehttps://www.handmadehongkong.com/|
|Date:||24 December 2023|
|Time:||19:00 – 20:00|
|Venue:||DB Plaza Entrance|
|Santa Meet & Greet|
|Date:||24 & 25 December 2023|
DB Plaza: 13:00 – 13:30
|Venue:||DB Plaza & DB North Plaza|
|Popcorn and Cotton Candy Sweet Giveaway|
|Date:||24 & 25 December 2023|
|Time:||14:00 – 14:30, 16:00 – 16:30, 17:00 – 17:30|
|Venue:||DB North Plaza|
|Charity Market by The Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council|
|Date:||24-26 December 2023|
|Time:||11:00 – 19:00|
|Date:||25-26 December 2023|
|Time:||15:00 – 16:00|
Above programme schedule and details is subject to change without prior notice.
DB Ice Rink - In the Mood for Christmas
DB Ice Rink prepared a lineup of thrilling experiences that will delight visitors of all ages, including Christmas Interactive Ice Challenge, figure skating performance “Joyous Christmas on Ice”, Ice Painting Workshop and more. On 16-17 December, coaches and students of DB Ice Skating School will showcase the efforts and training throughout the year with a mesmerising Christmas performance. On 28 December, join us for a special public skating session where you can unleash your inner artist and try ice-painting the Silhouette of Santa Claus!
Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong “2023 Christmas Staycation Package”
From 22 to 26 December 2023, Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong has prepared delightful Christmas staycation package, festive feast and winter spa offers for you to enjoy a merry Christmas celebration with your treasured! Priced from HK$2,288*, the room package includes One-Night Stay in Mountain View Room, Breakfast Buffet for Two Persons, Festive Dinner Buffet for Two Persons, and one of the Christmas Workshop choices - Christmas Ornament Workshop or Christmas Wreath Workshop. Guests can also be upgraded to Ocean Front Room with supplementary cost of HK$400* to elevate your relaxing staycation experience at the Hidden Oasis. In celebration of the joyful season this year, an elaborately decorated Christmas tree will take centre stage in the hotel’s lobby, while sparking and colourful decorations will also adorn the hotel to create a full festive ambiance.
* Terms and conditions apply.
* All prices are subject to 10% service charge.
DB Christmas Dining Recommendation
|Lounge bord de Mer, Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong||On Christmas Eve and New Year Eve, guests can embark on a sumptuous Sunday Brunch at Lounge bord de Mer (Adult: from HK$788 per head, Child (aged 6 to 12, Free for kids aged 5 or below): from HK$188 per head), which offers a selection of fresh seafood ranging from Alaskan Crab Legs, King Prawns, Jade Whelks, New Zealand Mussels, King Clams and Cooked Abalone in Soy Sauce. Guest can enjoy Superior Oscietra Caviar On Ice and free flow of Moët & Chandon Champagne, selected White Wine and Red Wine at a HK$200 supplementary charge.||88 Siena Avenue|
|Café bord de Mer & Lounge, Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong||From 22 to 31 Decemeber, Christmas Dinner buffet (Adult: HK$588 per head, Child (aged 6 to 12): HK$318 per head) will serve Slow-Roasted Turkey, Oven Baked Bone Ham and Pineapple, Slow Roasted US Prime Ribs, Charcoal Grilled Lamb Chop, Shrimps, Beef Short Ribs and not-to-be-missed Christmas desserts. Don’t forget to meet Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!||88 Siena Avenue|
|The Bounty Entertainment & Sports Bar, Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong||Guests can enjoy a two-hour free flow drink package with selected Cocktails, Sparkling Wine, White Wine and Red Wine at HK$388* from 24 to 26 December 2023 in The Bounty Entertainment & Sports Bar.||88 Siena Avenue|
|Peony Chinese Restaurant||Christmas Set menu (available on 24 & 25 December 2023)||Shop153A, DB Plaza|
|More Christmas specials and promotion will be updated soon, please visit https://www.visitdiscoverybay.com/en/shops/#dining , or check with shops directly. Terms & conditions apply.*10% service charge applies for above menu|