Best of What’s On this Week: 26 April 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 26 April 2019!

26 April 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 26 April 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: 26 April 2019

 

Sybil Thomas

Sybil Thomas

Sybil Thomas, daughter of the legendary Rufus Thomas, the Stax Records recording artist, was born to sing and has worked with many famous music artists. Make sure to catch her in this live performance.

When:     27 April 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook Event

 

Jazz Marathon for the International Jazz Day 2019

The greatest jazz party of the year, with 60 jazz stars storming the stage! The line-up includes local star Patrick Lui, special guest RubberBand and the phenomenal Scandinavian jazz guitarist Ulf Wakenius and others.

When:     27-28 April 2019
Where:    Queen Elizabeth Stadium Arena
Tickets:  From $180, Urbtix

 

My Little Pony Friendship Carnival

Welcome to the world of My Little Pony! The carnival features the six charming Ponyville friends, each of them up to something fun!

When:     19 April – 5 May 2019
Where:    AIA Vitality Park, Hong Kong Observation Wheel
Tickets:  $150, under 18 months free, Facebook Event

 

Find more family-friendly events in this what’s on guide

 

Dr. Faustus

This retelling of Faustus by Christopher Marlowe has been reworked for a contemporary audience with a distinctive aesthetic flair incorporating puppetry, dance, live music, physical theatre and mask.

When:     27-28 April 2019
Where:    McAulay Studio, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $320, Ticketflap

 

IRIS: Your Escape 2019 – Hong Kong Fitness & Wellness Festival

IRIS yoga

IRIS: Your Escape is back again for its eighth installment. The 2-day festival will feature a Yoga Stage, Meditation at the Zen Garden, various fitness activities, The Playground for families and kids, silent disco, shopping, eating and various other events.

When:     27-28 April 2019
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
Tickets:  From $180 for a one-day pass, Facebook

 

Harvest Feast 2019

Harvest Feast

Join the Red Sauce family for an epic day of food, drinks and entertainment down on the farm in the New Territories to celebrate the Spring Harvest.

When:     27 April 2019
Where:    Zen Organic Farm, New Territories
Tickets:  Ages 13 and up, $1280, 12 and under free, Ticketflap

 

The Elements – Flamenco

Flamenco

Esencia Flamenca Limited was formed in 2015 in Hong Kong to share their passion for flamenco and to help foster a vibrant community of flamenco aficionados, artists and audiences across Asia. Escencia Flamenca is set to bring their performance, The Elements to Hong Kong, which will feature a talented company of dancers, singers and guitarist visiting from Spain.

When:     28 April 2019
Where:    Y-Theatre, Youth Square, Chai Wan
Tickets:  From $180, Urbtix

 

Art Park Tour and Workshop

Art Park Hong Kong

Join in on this introduction to the Art Park and discover the different tree species. You’ll be able to get a closer look at the trees and plants and learn some interesting facts. If you’re looking for some interactive fun, following the tour there is a workshop.

When:     27 April 2019
Where:    Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets:  Free admission, advanced registration required on the Event Website

 

Kevin Guffy Westcoast Blues

Kevin Guffy

Enjoy American native and Hong Kong resident, Kevin Guffy’s unique flavour of West Coast Blues live at Peel Fresco.

When:     26 April 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook Event

 

Ain’t No Sleep For the Crazies…A Crazy Pants Night

To Be Continued…Improv Hong Kong is hosting their monthly show at The Social Rooms and this month they’re going with the craziest trousers/pants they can find. They highly encourage you to rock yours too!

When:     27 April 2019
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  $181.98, Eventbrite

 

Laugh Out Loud at Mudita 2.0

Laugh out Loud Comedy

Get ready to laugh out loud as some of the best of the best comedians in Hong Kong will all perform in one fun-filled night. The show will include Ben Quinlan, Mohammed Magdi, Jason Strickland and Mahesh Mansigani.

When:     30 April 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap

 

The 7th Hong Kong Games

Hong Kong Games

The Hong Kong Games is a territory-wide major multi-sport event with the 18 District Councils as participating units. The competitions will cover eight sports, namely athletics, badminton, basketball, futsal, swimming, table tennis, tennis and volleyball.

When:     28 April – 2 June 2019
Where:    Various locations
For more information:  Event Website

 

Retykle Pop-Up

Retykle Popup

The much-anticipated Retykle Pop-up will feature a curated edit of all your favourite designer 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.

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

 

Trolleys Central

Trolleys Central

This exhibition starts with an exploration of urban planning and road development in Central including factors that led workers to use trolleys instead of trucks to deliver goods, for easy parking and loading. A variety of trolley designs will be shown in the exhibition, some of which are more than 30 years old.

When:     30 March – 28 April 2019
Where:    Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts
Tickets:  Book free Tai Kwun Pass online to guarantee admission, walk-ins subject to capacity limits.

 

Dutch Days in Hong Kong

Dutch Days in Hong Kong

Dutch Days Hong Kong is back for its 5th anniversary with the theme “Rembrandt as Innovator” to commemorate the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death and pay tribute to this legendary master of the Dutch Golden Age by lining up a wide variety of activities including seminars, family days, exhibitions, music and movies.

When:     31 March – 30 April 2019
Where:    Various locations in Hong Kong
For more information:  Event Website

 

Friday Sessions with Franck Roger

Parisian Franck Roger is a prominent figure in the global house music scene. For his forthcoming set at the Music Room, Franck promised to play a specially selected and personal set, with priceless gems found on the shelves of his favourite record shops over the years.

When:     26 April 2019
Where:    The Music Room at Potato Head Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook

 

Want to find more events around Hong Kong? Check out our complete what’s on guide here.

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