Let us do all the research so you don't have to! Here's our regularly updated roundup of family-friendly events and activities around Hong Kong.
20 Jul 2017 / Events / Family
Win 4 Tickets to the Opening Night of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (ABRIDGED) Experience William Shakespeare as you never have before, see all 37 plays in just 97 minutes! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (ABRIDGED) is an irreverent and hilarious romp that moves at a furious pace. Now it’s your chance to …
17 Jul 2017 / Events
Our top picks for iPhone and Android apps to make life in Hong Kong easier. Including a taxi translator, MTR and bus routes apps, apps to monitor air quality and weather, apps for food delivery, grocery shopping, restaurant booking, beauty booking, meeting new friends and more.
14 Jul 2017 / Essential HK

Kids & Family: What’s On Guide

Let us do all the research so you don't have to! Here's our regularly updated roundup of family-friendly events and activities around Hong Kong.

20 Jul 2017 — By Melanie Grosjean / Events / Family
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We’ve listed these events in date order, browse to find inspiration, or click to jump to a specific month.

July, August, September, October, November, December, May 2018

We have a full event listing, including all that fun stuff you wouldn’t want to take the kids to, here.

 

July

Wet and Wild Sand Party

As a part of Ocean Park’s 40th anniversary, Applause Pavilion will be transformed into an exuberant summer beach. Famous sculpture artist Ray Villafane and his team will build three gigantic sand sculptures themed around Ocean Park attractions including the largest to date in Hong Kong. Be prepared to get wet at the thrilling water-splashing games such as Wild Foam Zone, Mega Gush and Super Spray Tunnel.

When:     1 July – 27 August 2017
Where:    Ocean Park, Applause Pavillion
For more information:  Ocean Park Website

 

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Win 4 Tickets Worth $2,380! See The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at HKAPA

17 Jul 2017 — By Catherine Stewart / Events

Win 4 Tickets to the Opening Night of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (ABRIDGED)

Experience William Shakespeare as you never have before, see all 37 plays in just 97 minutes! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (ABRIDGED) is an irreverent and hilarious romp that moves at a furious pace. Now it’s your chance to catch them live in Hong Kong when show returns to The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 19-24 September. This show is highly recommended and is suitable for ages 10 and up.

We are giving away 4 (Res A, worth $2,380) tickets for the show at the on its opening night, 19 September at 8pm. Find the entry details at the bottom of this post.Read more »


The Best Smartphone Apps for Hong Kong

Our top picks for iPhone and Android apps to make life in Hong Kong easier. Including a taxi translator, MTR and bus routes apps, apps to monitor air quality and weather, apps for food delivery, grocery shopping, restaurant booking, beauty booking, meeting new friends and more.

14 Jul 2017 — By Catherine Stewart / Essential HK
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From navigating Hong Kong’s various modes of transportation, monitoring the weather and air quality to ordering takeaway food and groceries, these apps are as useful as they are easy to use. Whether you live in Hong Kong or are just here for the weekend,  we think you’ll find them a huge help.  As an added bonus, most are free and are available in both English and Standard (sometimes also simplified) Chinese.

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