Best of What’s On This Week: 1 June

Our pick of the best events in Hong Kong this week.

30 May 2018 — By Melanie Grosjean / What's On
Best of events in Hong Kong this week

Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley Racecourse

Carnivale of Action at Happy Valley

Enjoy themed entertainment season round at Happy Wednesday with the thrill of live horse racing, live bands, exciting F&B choices, an international crowd and more. For the month of June, Happy Wednesdays will take on a Carnivale theme with entertainment, activities and food themed around the idea of the Brazilian Carnivale. Readers of the HK HUB get free admission and a $50 food and beverage coupon.

Learn more about Happy Wednesday’s Carnivale of Action and how to register for your pass here. 

When:     6, 13, 27 June, 4 July 2018
Where:    Happy Valley Racecourse
For more information:  Event Website


Prestige Summer Holiday Fair

Prestige Fairs

Prestige Events is once again hosting its Summer Holiday Shopping Fair. The fair will feature a curated selection of some of Hong Kong’s finest creative businesses, offering beautiful clothing, jewellery, homewares, gourmet foods and gifts, the Summer Holiday Shopping Fair is your one-stop shopping destination for all of your summer lifestyle needs and gifts to surprise family and friends.

When:     4 June 2018, 10 am – 7 pm
Where:    The Conrad, Admiralty
Tickets:  Free entry, For more information

Click here to read more about the Summer Holiday Shopping Fair


Yellow Fang Asia Tour 2018

Yellow Fang

Yellow Fang are a Bangkok Based, all-girl trio band that has been spreading their velvety alt-rock since 2007. Thick with close vocal harmonies and spacious guitar washes, and with an element of shoegaze, the group has a unique sound that favours the charm of lo-fi.

When:     6 June 2018
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  $380 at the door, $280 in advance on Ticketflap



Winner of more than 20 major awards, the original West End and Broadway production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, Evita is coming to Hong Kong this May and will be directed by the legendary Hal Prince.

When:     11 May – 10 June 2018
Where:    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Lyric Theatre
Tickets:  From $445, HK Ticketing


HK Ballet: Wheeldon, Ratmansky, McIntyre & The Beatles

This show will feature two of today’s most influential choreographers’ works, Christopher Wheeldon and Alexei Ratmansky. This eclectic program will showcase the company’s seamless blend of vitality, technical precision and grace and offers audiences a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the dynamic dancers.

When:     1-3 June 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Tickets:  From $140, Urbtix


Wellness Evening at Cordis

Cordis Wellness

Immerse yourself in an Evening of Wellness at Cordis, Hong Kong. Run in partnership with Liv Magazine, this exciting event gives you the chance to explore Cordis’ beautiful health and fitness facilities including pool, gym, and dedicated yoga and functional training studios. After some much needed R&R, enjoy an hour-long Piloxing class.

When:     6 June 2018
Where:    Health Club, Cordis Hong Kong
Tickets:  From $150, Ticketflap


Evolution Asia Yoga Conference

Evolution Yoga Conference

Asia’s leading yoga and wellness conference of its kind, Evolution will bring together renowned presenters from across the world who are passionately dedicated to serving and offering access to the best yoga and global teachers for the region.

When:     7-10 June 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
For more information:  Event Website


100 Faces of Tai Kwun

Faces of Tai Kwun

Showcasing the stories of 100 people who are related to the Central Police Station compound (CPS compound) in different ways, this exhibition reveals the multifold facets of the compound history in an invigorating storytelling approach.

When:     29 May – 2 September 2018
Where:    Duplex studio, Police Headquarters Block (Block 1), Tai Kwun
Tickets:  Free of Charge, Book Tai Kwun Pass Online for smooth entry


FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018

The top women’s volleyball teams from Argentina, China, Japan and Italy will compete in Hong Kong for the preliminary round of matches of the international volleyball competition held each year by Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

When:     29-31 May 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Coliseum
Tickets:  From $120, Urbtix



This year, TEDx will be assembling a vivid cast of characters capable of stirring the imagination as never before around the theme of Emergence where they will put the spotlight on changes that occur from the ground up. Speakers will include LGBT + Proponent and Sports Enthusiast, Dennis Philipse and female professional MMA fighter, Ramona Pascual. 

When:     2 June 2018
Where:    The Vine, WanChai
Tickets:  Pre-register for tickets here


Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Tabby McTat book art

Fresh from one of the most talented picture book teams in the world comes this delightful rhyming story of music, friendship, loyalty and cats! Suitable for all ages.
When:     1-3 June 2018
Where:    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre
Tickets:  From $195, HK Ticketing


A-Mazing Carnival

A-Mazing Carnival, designated for kids and parents, will be your must-go carnival this summer! Tackle the maze-like obstacles and enjoy a family fun day.

When:     2 June 2018
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Event Website



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