Best of What’s On this Week: 17 May 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 17 May 2019!

17 May 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 17 May 2019. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here and our family-friendly what’s on guide here.

Things to Do in Hong Kong this Week: 17 May 2019

Featured Event: Carbon Brews Brewery Tour

Carbon Brews Tours

Carbon Brews offers guided brewery tours every Saturday. Visit them to see, smell, and experience how Carbon Brews are made. You will also have the chance to enjoy some of the freshest craft beers in Hong Kong.

When:     25 May, 8, 22 June 2019
Where:    Carbon Brews, Sha Tin, New Territories
Tickets:  $150, Event Website


Andy Parsons

andy parsons

The Punchline Comedy Club is bringing Andy Parsons, one of the UK’s funniest comedians to Hong Kong.

When:     16-18 May 2019
Where:    Grappa’s Cellar (16th) and Eaton Club (17-18)
Tickets:  $488, Ticketflap


Elmer the Elephant

Elmer the Elephant

Based on the classic children’s book series by David McKee, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show, is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter. The show features a menagerie of 21 loveable puppets and tells the tale of an elephant that stands out – both with his patchwork coloured skin and sense of humour.

When:     17-19 May 2019
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $195, HK Ticketing


Last Dinosaurs Live in Hong Kong

Last Dinosaurs

Last Dinosaurs is a Brisbane-based indie rock band that garnered praise for its music full of velcro hooks and circular choruses. The trio deliver lush, eclectic garage rock sound in homage of chart-topping bands such as The Strokes, The Kooks and Dance Punk populizer Two Door Cinema Club.

When:     17 May 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  $350, Ticketflap


Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz

American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz needs no introduction. The multiple Grammy-award-winning superstar will return to Hong Kong for the first time since 2015 as a part of his Good Vibes tour.

When:     17-18 May 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hall 5BC
Tickets:  From $588, Tickets on sale from 6 November on HK Ticketing


Jimothy Lacoste

Jimothy Lacoste

Jimothy Lacoste, the left-of-center, 18-year-old rapper from North London, will make his Hong Kong debut in the music room at Eaton HK’s impressive terrace bar, Terrible Baby.

When:     19 May 2019
Where:    Terrible baby, Eaton HK, Kowloon
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap


BLUE CRUSH: A Sustainable Beach Party

This sustainable beach party promotes a plastic-free Hong Kong with some of the city’s eco-conscious brands and sounds provided by a range of great DJs. The event will be raising awareness about the campaign against single-use plastics during a day and night of fashion and art.

When:     18 May 2019
Where:    Shek O Beach
Tickets:  Free, donations to Ocean Recovery Alliance appreciated, Facebook


Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair

Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2019 will exhibit over 115 galleries, showcasing a diverse range of art priced between $1,000 and $100,000. Highlights include the cutting edge Young Talent Hong Kong exhibition, the large-scale installations and the Creative Hub with a number of creative activities.

When:     16-19 May 2019
Where:    Hall 3DE, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $165, HK Ticketing


District Race Hong Kong

District Race Hong Kong

With the District app in your hand, cities come to life as an urban exploration game that you can play anytime anywhere. Use the app to navigate the city, complete the challenges and collect the points. Track your progress on live leaderboards, be rewarded and level up your fitness.

When:     19 May 2019
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
Tickets:  From $250, Event Website


Mozart’s Don Giovanni

A live opera in two acts with music composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Motzart, Don Giovanni is based on the legends of Don Juan, the infamous Spanish womanizer.

When:     17-19 May 2019
Where:    Grand Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $150, Event Website


Christmas at the Royal Hotel Film Screening

Christmas at the Royal Hotel

This locally produced World War II movie will bring to life a moving story.  In a city full of war refugees, profiteers and spies, a soldier’s Christmas promise is broken during the sudden Japanese attack on the British colony.

When:     22 May, 12 June 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema, Sai Wan Ho
Tickets:  On sale from 15 March on Urbtix


Retykle Pop-Up

Retykle Popup

The much-anticipated Retykle Pop-up features a curated edit of all your favourite designer kids styles (restocked daily) from shoes and dresses to jackets, accessories and more. There will be both pre-loved and new with tags items for you to choose from for ages newborn to 12 years old – all 50-90% off.

When:     29 April – July 7th (Open Daily)
Where:    109 Repulse Bay Road
For more information:  Facebook Event or Retykle Website


Craft Beer and BBQ with Live Music from Pineapple Jam

Craft Beer and BBQ

Head down to Three Sheets marquee bar in Discovery Bay for an afternoon and evening of great beer, BBQ and live music! The excellent Pineapple Jam will be playing from 4pm until late.

When:     18 May 2019
Where:    Three Sheets, Discovery Bay
For more information:  Facebook


Back to the 80s Brunch Party

Don your most 80s apparel and head down to TokyoLima for this 80s themed brunch party with a blue lagoon cocktail corner and an 80s candy station!

When:     25 May 2019
Where:    TokyoLima, Central
Tickets:  $398 per person plus $180 for free flow, Facebook


Twisted Tiki (Yacht Edition)

Sail into the sunset with W Hong Kong as they host their first yacht escape to kick start the pool party season! Enjoy an uplifting ambiance with live DJ beats, ignite the afternoon with an incredible selection of the finest bubbles and wines and personalised cocktails from W mixologist.

When:     18 May 2019
Where:    Central Pier 10
Tickets:  $3,888, Facebook


Johnny & The Thunderbirds – A Date with the Cowboys

Johnny and the Thunderbirds

Have a date with the cowboys! Enjoy an amusing night filled with fun and country music by Johnny & the Thunderbirds.

When:     18 May 2019
Where:    Dada Bar + Lounge, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $188, Ticketflap


HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens

HKFC Citi Soccer 7s

The HKFC Soccer Sevens is an annual invitational seven-a-side football tournament organised and hosted by Hong Kong Football Club. This year’s tournament will feature the debut of the English duo Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham as the tournament celebrates its 20th anniversary.

When:     17-19 May 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Football Club
For more information:  Event Website


WISE Start With Sports: Mother and Daughters Sports Day

Coaches from Hong Kong Giants Handball Club will be there to coach handball on this day designed for Hong Kong-based mothers and daughters to join in on sporting fun and foster strong mother and daughter bonds through sports.

When:     19 May 2019
Where:    AIA Vitality Park @ Hong Kong Observation Wheel
Tickets:  Free, Register on Eventbrite


Faust Festival 2019

This year’s Faust Festival will feature a range of family-friendly theatrical performances across two venues. Highlights include Oliver Twist, The Wizard of Oz, Robin Hood and much more!

When:     21 May – June 16 2019
Where:    Mcaulay Studio, Wan Chai and YStudio, Chai Wan
Tickets:  From $135, Urbtix



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