Best of What’s On this Week: 19 October 2018

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 19 October 2018!

Best events in Hong Kong week of 19 October 2018

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 19 October 2018. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here.

Things to Do in Hong Kong this Week: 19 October 2018

Mariah Carey Live in Concert Macao

Mariah Carey

The best-selling female artist of all time certainly needs no introduction. Mariah Carey will perform in Macao for one night this October.

When:     20 October 2018
Where:    Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao
TIckets:  From $480, Live Nation


HYUKOH: How to find True Love and Happiness


Korean neo-soul indie rockers HYUKOH will make their welcome return to Hong Kong to play their largest headline show here as a part of their ‘How To Find True Love and Happiness’ worldwide tour.

When:     24-25 October 2018
Where:    KITEC Rotunda 2
Tickets:  From $580, Ticketflap


Hong Kong International Black Box Festival

Hong Kong Black Box Festival

The Hong Kong International Black Box Festival will feature four productions from around the world – One Fine Day (Beijing), MDLSX (Italy), Oedipus Schmoedipus (Australia/Hong Kong) and Five Easy Pieces (Switzerland/Germany/Belgium) – offering audiences an exciting glimpse at the diverse possibilities of contemporary theatre. The festival also includes a series of workshops and talks.

When:     11 October – 2 November 2018
Where:    HK Rep Black Box and HK Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
Tickets:  From $200, West Kowloon Cultural District Website


MDLSX by Motus

MDLSX is an explosive, gender-blurring solo performance about individual authenticity and freedom. Premio Ubu-winner Silvia Calderoni peels away layers of scientific and historical convention and challenges the audience to re-imagine individual identity beyond the definitions of binary gender.

When:     17-21 October 2018
Where:    HK Rep Black Box, Kowloon
Tickets:  $300, Event Website


Cab Sessions: We Are Here

Cab Sessions

Founded by 5 passionate artists who want to make a mark in the Musical Theater Community of Hong Kong, Cab Sessions is kicking off with this cabaret: We Are Here. It is a one night only mini concert of well-loved show tunes that will leave you singing and dancing the whole night.

When:     23 October 2018
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  $200, Eventbrite


Waiting for Godot


A tragicomedy in two parts, Waiting for Godot follows two days in the lives of wandering vagabonds Vladimir and his friend Estragon on a barren country road as they wait expectantly by a lone tree in hope of salvation from a man called Godot. While waiting, they fool around, entertaining one another with feisty debate and comedic Vaudevillian tricks.

When:     24-28 October 2018
Where:    HKAPA, Drama Theatre
Tickets:  From $295, HK Ticketing


Marco Polo German Bierfest 2018

Head down to the Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel for a fun-filled evening of traditional German bites, selections of beers and all-night dancing and laughter against the panoramic backdrop of the Victoria Harbour.

When:     17 October – 10 November 2018
Where:    Viewing Platform, Level 6 Marco Polo HongKong Hotel
Tickets:  From $160, HK Ticketing


Dr. Her Gin Masterclass

Dr. Her Masterclass

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, head of potions, Dr. Pauline Jam will be hosting a very special Dr. Her Gin Masterclass at Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour. A portion of proceeds from each ticket sale will go towards the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation.

When:     20 October 2018
Where:    Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, Central
Tickets:  From $550, Ticketflap


Pink Sunset Cocktails and Canapes

This breast cancer awareness fundraising event for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. Hosted at the official residence of the Consul-General of Australia, Michaela Browning, guests will hear a very personal story of cancer survival from one of the members. Enjoy sipping pink bubbles sponsored by Mumm Champagne and eating delicious canapes against the backdrop of the sunset.

When:     25 October 2018
Where:    Official Residence of Consul-General of Australia, Deepwater Bay
Tickets:  From $498, Eventbrite


Elvis & Kresse Pop-up

Elvis and Kresse

For the first time ever, Elvis & Kresse will be brought to Hong Kong in the first international pop-up to be held here. If you’ve ever wanted to see their pieces in-store or learn more about them, this is a rare opportunity you can’t afford to miss.

When:     20-21 October 2018
Where:    Mahka, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Event Website


Hong Kong Rooftop Launch Party


After a couple of sell-out shows in London, Whitepark is bringing their rooftop experience to Hong Kong. They’ve curated a ginormous lineup where the DJs will take you on a journey through the sounds of UK music, from House to Garage to Drum & Bass.

When:     19 October 2018
Where:    FoFo by el Willy, Central
Tickets:  $130, Event Website


Iron Curtis “Upstream Color” Album Tour

Iron Curtis

Following an EP on Uncanny Valley early in the year, Iron Curtis’ second solo album was released on September 24th. They perform tracks from the new album, Upstream Color in Hong Kong.

When:     19 October 2018
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  $120, Ticketflap


Container Port Tour with Hong Kong Yachting

Container Port

Get picked up in Central and go on a unique tour of the world’s largest container port. Their boat Jungle Jane has special permission to drive right inside the port to take guests where no other boat can go right inside the container ship terminal. The tour includes a bbq lunch.

When:     Saturdays in October
Where:    Pick up from central
Tickets:  $900 per adult, $760 per child, Website


Pink Season

Asia’s premier LGBT+ festival that celebrates acceptance, inclusion, and awareness, with 22 unique events and activities ranging from arts and culture to entertainment, education, family and sports and adventure. Under this year’s theme, ‘Supporting and giving back to the LGBT+ community’, the events will take place all over Hong Kong through a 5 week period.

When:     28 September – 3 November 2018
Where:    Various venues
Tickets:  Find events and tickets on Eventbrite


Lunchtime Series

Tai Kwun is perfectly located to offer a brief reprieve from the chaos of the workplace. Head out and enjoy an exciting line-up of stand-up comedy, street performances, mini-concerts every Monday and Wednesday. Head outdoors, eat lunch, relax and unload your worries while enjoying a hearty laugh or live music.

When:     Mondays and Wednesdays in October
Where:    Laundry Steps, Tai Kwun
Tickets:  Free, Event Website


Ocean Park Halloween Fest 2018

Ocean Park Halloween Fest 2018

Halloween is not complete without a haunted feast! In addition to an array of interactive and visually stunning haunted attractions and Hong Kong’s largest ever Sanrio characters HELLO-week party, Ocean Park welcomes all thrill-seeking and light-hearted party-goers with two thrilling and dainty-looking menus, available during Halloween Fest.

When:     5-31 October 2018
Where:    Ocean Park
For more information:  Ocean Park Website


HKIS Pumpkin Festival 2018

Pumpkin Festival

The Hong Kong International School community is hosting its annual fall event, the Pumpkin Festival. The family-friendly fair will have something for everyone in the family. From the Boo–tique shopping bazaar, bake sale with custom-made cupcakes on demand and the “Monster Book Sale” to a talent show and lots of games and candy, the fair is a fun way to celebrate the fall and get ready for Halloween.

When:     20 October 2018
Where:    Hong Kong International School
For more information:  Event Website


Watoto Children’s Choir “Signs & Wonders”

Signs and Wonders

The Watoto Children’s Choir is traveling to Hong Kong all the way from Uganda. They are the voice for millions who are orphaned and vulnerable in Africa and bring a story of hope to host cities all across the world as they share how they have come out of darkness and into a transformed life of purpose.

When:     20, 27 October 2018
Where:    Chinese YMCA College, Sha Tin
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite


Dear Zoo: Live on Stage

Dear Zoo live on stage

Rob Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young leaders and will make its stage premiere this October. The stage production will delight both young and old (no minimum age) as it unfolds, with engaging puppets, music and tons of audience interaction.

When:     25-28 October 2018
Where:    HKAPA, Drama Theatre
Tickets:  From $195, Facebook


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