Best of What’s On this Week: 26 October 2018

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 26 October 2018!

Best of What's On in Hong Kong 26 October 2018

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 26 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: 26 October 2018



Drawn by the boundless possibilities of the unknown, physicists, vocalists, audio engineers, neuroscientists, deep-sea divers, and musical instrument makers have gathered their collective talents to create this extraordinary 100% sound-soaked concert, performed by the world’s first underwater orchestra.

When:     26-28 October 2018
Where:    Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium
Tickets:  From $160, Event Website


Lamma Fun Day

Lamma Fun Day

Lamma Fun day is a live music festival and a whole lot of fun on Tai Wan To Beach. More details to come soon!

When:     27 October 2018
Where:    Tai Wan To Beach
For more information:  Facebook


Big Band Night: All That Swing

As a part of the Jazz-Go-Central and Jazz-Go-Fringe projects, Big Band Nights will feature different local jazz big bands performing at Fringe Dairy.

When:     27 October 2018
Where:    Fringe Club, Central
Tickets:  Tickets go on sale a month before each event, Event Website


The Gloomy Island Blues Festival 2018

Muddy Basin Ramblers

Bands from Taiwan, Philippines, and Hong Kong will be sharing the same stage, bringing you a magnificent blues concert like you’ve never experienced in Hong Kong.

When:     27 October 2018
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $260, Ticketflap


Calum Scott: Only Human Asia Tour

UK crooner, Calum Scott, the man behind one of the world’s most recognisable and  loved renditions of Robyn’s ‘Dancing On My Own’, will play his first ever Hong Kong show this November.

When:     1 November 2018
Where:    Music Zone @ E-Max, KITEC
Tickets:  $390, 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


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


HK Ballet presents Giselle

Hong Kong Ballet Giselle

Revisit one of the greatest romantic ballets of all time. Giselle is a passionate tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness. An array of international guest artists will dance alongside Hong Kong Ballet artists in the legendary lead roles.

When:     26-28 October, 3-4 November 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Tickets:  From $140, Urbtix


Oedipus Schmoedipus

Oedipus Schmoedipus

Oedipus Schmoedipus is a joyful, dark, irreverent, hilarious and confronting performance about death: real death, fake death, and death as portrayed in the world’s great theatre classics.

When:     26-29 October 2018
Where:    HK Rep Black Box, Kowloon
Tickets:  $300, Event Website


“Five Easy Pieces” by Milo Rau

Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces is a profound, funny and confrontational experience that blends realism and brutality, probing the limits of what children know, feel and do and initiating them in the emotional and political absurdities of the adult world.

When:     31 October – 2 November 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Arts Centre Shouson Theatre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $200, Event Website


Finals of the 12th Annual Hong Kong International Comedy Competition

Top comedians from around the globe will be competing for a top prize of $40,000 cash and a comedy tour in the USA. The competition will be hosted by legendary South African comedian, Barry Hilton.

When:     27 October 2018
Where:    Cyberport Function Rooms 1-3
Tickets:  $350, Ticketflap


Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

The CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival brings together world-class food, drinks and entertainment right next to the stunning Victoria Harbour skyline. Aside from wine-pairing meals designed by master chefs and tasting classes by industry experts, there will be more than 400 booths featuring everything from single malts to craft beer to keep your palate refreshed.

When:     25-28 October 2018
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Facebook Event


teapigs Free Tea Day


teapigs, the UK tea brand on a mission to get everyone drinking real tea, will be turning 12 this November. To mark the occasion, teapigs Hong Kong is hosting their annual Free Tea Day. teapigs Hong Kong will be handing out free cups of tea and tea envelopes from a purpose built teapigs tea truck.

When:     1 November 2018
Where:    Various venues around Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook Event


British Design Studio Pop Up

British Design Popup

The British Design Studio is a boutique pop-up studio store that presents a dialogue between the delicate floral styles of Leanne Claxton’s textiles and the bold urban lines of Eleanor McColl’s artwork. Both artists have contributed designs that are a part of a new collection of artworks being launched by new brand Bodinker; selling unique temporary tattoos designed by artists.

When:     20 October – 20 November 2018
Where:    PMQ Unit S214, Central
For more information:  Facebook


Diwali Fashion and Fun Pop-up

Diwali Popup

[email protected] is introducing a 3-day Diwali pop-up shop in a convenient location with a carefully selected range of ethnic Indian and fusion products. The pop-up will cater to HK’s Indian community and to all others who’d like to browse and discover at this fun event!

When:    25-27 October 2018
Where:    Usagi, Central
For more information:  Facebook Event


AWA Charity Bazaar

AWA Charity Bazaar

The 31st AWA Charity Bazaar is returning to PMQ. With over 80 vendors, lucky draw, Silent Auction, the AWA Giving Tree – this year’s Charity Bazaar is not to be missed.

When:     1 November 2018
Where:    PMQ, Central
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite


Hong Kong World Sixes

Hong Kong World Sixes

The Hong Kong World Sixes is returning bigger and better than ever with an expanded three-day format featuring 12 international teams competing in the world’s fastest cricket format.

When:     26 October 2018
Where:    Kowloon Cricket Club
Tickets:  From $160 for a one-day pass, Ticketflap


Intangible Cultural Heritage Mart

Intangible Culture Festival

A highlight and one of the most sought-after events of the Hong Kong Cultural Festival, this year’s ICH Mart will be showcasing an even wider variety of invaluable local heritage. From celebratory rituals to performing arts, traditional delicacies to tea ceremonies, visitors are invited to explore the various aspects upon which Hong Kong’s culture was built.

When:     26 October 2018
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza B, Tsim Sha Tsui
For more information:  Event Website


The Ambassadors’ Ball


The annual fundraising gala dinner for Design Trust is back with the theme of HYPER ENVIRONMENT. This theme will examine the ever-changing relationship between non-urban and urban areas of the earth. Using colour, light technology, unique materials and props, guests will be encouraged to contemplate the state of the countryside and its disruptive transformation.

When:     27 October 2018
Where:    Grand Ballroom, Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
For more information:  Event Website


Shi Fu Miz

Shi Fu Miz

The Shi Fu Miz festival is a music and art project created by Hong Kong based creative agency, FuFu, and the music collective La Mamie’s from France, in order to offer modern and original cultural activities in Hong Kong.

When:     27-28 October 2018
Where:    Saiyuen Camping and Adventure Park, Cheung Chau
Tickets:  From $402.76, Eventbrite


Retykle Pop-Up

Retykle Popup

For the whole month of October, RETYKLE will  be in the heart of Central showcasing hundreds of the most coveted designer childrenswear brands under one roof. Bring your friends & family along for some eco-conscious shopping and explore their most sought-after selection of pre-loved and new pieces – all at up to 90% off! Each day they’ll be restocking with fresh new designer items at amazing prices!

When:     1-31 October 2018
Where:    57-59 Hollywood Road, Central
For more information:  Facebook Event


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


The 6th Hong Kong Beach Festival

Hong Kong Beach Festival

Hong Kong Beach Festival is one of the most exciting and family-friendly beach carnivals! Set to be a weekend of pure enjoyment, this is one festival that families, friends, fitness freaks, and beach bums do not want to miss – whether that means taking part in the action or lapping up the sun as a spectator. There’s plenty of mini sports activities for kids and an awesome sandcastle competition as well.

When:     27-28 October 2018
Where:    Repulse Bay Beach
For more information:  Facebook Event


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