The city traditionally celebrates the end of the year with barrel-loads of fun and exciting events! Several Christmas Carols on Silent Night 2017 and Christmas Markets pump up the atmosphere prior to welcoming in the New Year in squares, hotels and extablishments all over town, while the 2nd International Film Festival & Awards．Macao promises glamour, glitter and a treasure trove of marvellous movies. Limber up for the 2017 Macao Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon, get your shades on for the Macao Festival of Light 2017 and put your best foot forward for the 2017 Macao International Parade! Shop 'til you drop - whilst enjoying great discounts during the 7th Macau Shopping Festival into the bargain - and do take the family to the teamLab Future Park, where imaginiation meets reality.
Activities, performances and concerts have been meticulously prepared by theCultural Affairs Bureau, Macao Orchestra,Macao Chinese Orchestra, Macao Cultural Centre and Macao Science Center, while exhibition-goers will be enchanted by the exhibitions showing at the Macao Museum of Art, Anim'Arte NAM VAN, Albergue SCM and 10 Fantasia. While you're at it, why not make room in your schedule for Market Hopping and Taking a Walk through the Streets of Macao - a great way to try out Macao's different cuisines in tribute to the city's brand new designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.