Best of What’s On this Week: 31 May 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 31 May 2019!

31 May 2019 best of what's on in Hong Kong

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 31 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: 31 May 2019

Featured Event: 2019 Summer Lifestyle and Gift Fair

Prestige Fairs

Featuring a curated selection of Hong Kong, and indeed the world’s most exciting products and gifts showcased by a wide range of creative small businesses, this lifestyle and gift fair will be your one-stop shopping destination for all of your personal and gift needs.

Read more about Prestige Fairs’ Summer Lifestyle and Gift Fair here

When:     4 June 2019
Where:    Conrad Hotel Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook Event


Iron Fairies Jazz Night with The Jazz Propheteers

Iron Fairies

Every Monday night, The Jazz Propheteers will be playing Blue Note and Post Bop Jazz at Iron Fairies. Enjoy live tunes, sips, snacks and more at their magical wonderland.

When:     3, 10, 17, 24 June 2019
Where:    The Iron Fairies, Central
For more information:  Facebook


Get Redressed Pre-Loved Pop-Up Shop

Get Redressed Preloved clothing sale

The #GetRedressed pre-loved pop-up shop is back with beautiful, unique outfits that have been carefully selected from their clothing donations. Womenswear is available in a mix of sizes and includes designer, vintage and high street brands, with prices starting at $50.

When:     4-8 June 2019
Where:    Loft 22, California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong
For more information:  Facebook Event


Professor Brian Cox Universal World Tour

Professor Brian Cox

Having set two Guinness World Record titles with his previous sell-out live tour, Professor Brian Cox is heading back out on the road with a brand-new show for 2019. Using state-of-the-art graphics and imagery from ground-based telescopes and space probes, presented using ultra-high-resolution LED screen technology, Brian will explore the latest missions to the planets and more.

Find more family-friendly events in this guide!

When:     5 June 2019
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $468, HK Ticketing


Ice Age w/ David Boring

Ice Age

Award-winning Danish punk band Ice Age will perform alongside local cult favourites, David Boring.

When:     4 June 2019
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
For more information:  Facebook Event


Dragon Boat Water Parade

During the Dragon Boat Festival, three fisherman’s associations in the tranquil village of Tai O come together to organise the ritualistic Dragon Boat Water Parade, also known as the Deities Parade.

When:     7 June 2019
Where:    Tai O, Lantau Island
For more information:  Discover Hong Kong


Van Gogh Alive: The Experience

Van Gogh Alive
Van Gogh masterpieces will come to life in this multi-sensory experience as you embrace the sensation of walking right into his paintings. The Experience will stretch the definition of the word ‘exhibition’ as it stimulates your senses and opens your mind.

When:     6 April – 7 July 2019
Where:    FTLife Tower, Kowloon Bay
Tickets:  $230, discounts available for kids, Website


Hong Kong Philharmonic – Star Wars IV: A New Hope and Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back

The two classic films will be shown over two days with live orchestra accompaniment by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

When:     4-5 July 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $580, Ticketflap


Bohan Phoenix

Bohan Phoenix

After having played a phenomenal Clockenflap show, Chinese-American rap star Bohan Phoenix is returning to Hong Kong. He is renowned for his unique method of fusing both languages in his lyrics to reflect his dual identity.

When:     7 June 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap


Summer in Style – Pop Up and Fashion Evening

LVO Popup

If you are currently on the hunt for chic summer styles, swimwear, panama hats, handbags or shoes for your summer holidays – don’t stress! Featuring different curated brands every week, there is a pop up coming to town that has you covered with summer essentials made by HK based brands.

When:     24 May – 15 June 2019 (with an opening night party on 24 May)
Where:    33 Wellington Street, Central
For more information:  Facebook Event


Colony Kids Market: Local Local

The Colony Kids Market will feature friends from fashion, designers, photographers, second hand booksellers and vinyl collectors to knitters and tattoo artists and galleries. Created in HK, by HK, for HK, each vendor will provide something unique.

When:     2 June 2019
Where:    Colony Kids, Eaton HK
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook Event


HK Ballet x HK Phil: The Rite of Spring

Rite of Spring

In a historic, triple-bill programme, Hong Kong Ballet will team up with the Hong Kong Philharmonic for an exhilarating evening celebrating 21st century drive and innovation and bringing together a unique cadre of international talent.

When:     31 May – 1 June 2019
Where:    Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $140, available from 29 March 2019, HK Ballet


he Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories

Very Hungry Caterpillar

The timeless classic by Eric Carle has made its way off of the page and onto the stage. This critically acclaimed production will feature 75 loveable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories. Designed for children aged 2 and up with their families.

When:     6-9 June 2019
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $195, HK Ticketing


Ben Quinlan Comedy Special

Winner of the 2017 Hong Kong International Comedy Competition, one of Asia’s most popular comedians, Ben Quinlan, is back for two more 1-hour comedy specials after selling out all of his previous eight shows.

When:     31 May 2019
Where:    TakeOut Comedy, Soho
Tickets:  $300, Ticketflap


HKI’s June Improv Show

Jonathan Pitts

Chicago based, award-winning international improv artist Jonathan Pitts and his long-time improv colleague from Chicago, Vayram Nyradroh will be playing with the Hong Kong Improv teams, bringing a wealth of improv experience and fun!

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Steam Cafe and Studio, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $130, Ticketflap


Sukigi X FLOAX Beach Yoga 2019

Sukigi Beach Yoga

In collaboration with yoga enthusiasts Joyce Fan and Sonia Tang, start your day on the beach doing yoga and listening to the sound of the waves.

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Repulse Bay Beach
Tickets:  Free, Register on Eventbrite


World Gin Day: The Art of Gin Blending Masterclass

In honour of World Gin Day, Carmen Tam will be hosting a gin blending masterclass at Dr Fern’s where she will be teaching patients how to make their own gin blend with four unique and flavourful gins.

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Dr Fern’s, First Basement Floor, Landmark, Central
Tickets:  $550, Event Website


Paws Party on the Peak

Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation is inviting guests to Party Like a Millionaire at one of Hong Kong’s most exclusive private residences. This fun-filled evening offers an all-inclusive poolside buffet, free flow, an array of live entertainment including a professional comedy show, dancers, fun celebrities on the red carpet and dancing.

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Bowen Road
Tickets:  $888, Facebook


For Funk’s Sake: Live Music and Dance Festival

For Funk’s Sake! is Hong Kong’s exclusive funk party, dedicated to combining live music and street dance. Resident funk band On Point will be back to bring you that raw, dirty, classic funk, soul, R&B and disco on the dance floor.

When:     7 June 2019
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap


Andrew Bull’s Boogie Nights Kowloon

Kowloon Boogie Nights

For one night only, be transported to 1970s Tsim Sha Tsui starring DJ Ei Toro, DJ Porsche and Danny Diaz.

When:     7 June 2019
Where:    dada Bar and Lounge
Tickets:  $207, Ticketflap


A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum

British Museum Exhibit

This exhibition originated from a popular radio programme of the BBC with the British Museum, telling the story of human civilisation using 100 objects selected from the encyclopedic collections of the British Museum.

When:     18 May – 9 September 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Tickets:  $10, Event Website


Deepak Chandran Live

Deepak Chandran

After a spectacular rise in the world of stand-up, Deepak Chandran is now a regular headliner across both South and Southeast Asia, as well as an established host at Comedy Masala Singapore. Deepak’s comedy is mostly observational with a twist of politics, issues with middle class life, and of course, his life as an IT engineer.

When:     7 June 2019
Where:    Legends of India, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $300, Ticketflap


Trashion 2019

Trashion is a charity fashion show aiming to create a new dimension to recycling. This year all proceeds will be donated to Plastic Free Seas and ReDress.

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Renaissance College, Ma On Shan
For more information:  Facebook


Art Discovery Day

Discovery Bay Artists Exhibit

8 Discovery Bay artists are coming together for a one-day exhibition. Showing in multiple mediums including photography, photo-collage, painting and 3D printing, the show is a visual journey that explores the city, the man-made & the human, the ultra-real and the imagined.  

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    Auberge Discovery Bay
Tickets:  Free, Facebook Event


Anessa Sun City Fest

sun city fest

Anessa Sun City Fest, hosted by ANESSA – Japan’s famous sunscreen brand – will feature an artificial beach and a range of thrilling sports activities and music.

When:     1-2 June 2019
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Event Website


Family Fun Day @ ASHK

exterior of American International School Hong Kong

At this Family Fun Day for both non-ASHK and ASHK families, there will be lots of free fun activities for children and families including art jamming with clay, bouncy castle, face painting, robotic challenges animal balloons and much more!

When:     1 June 2019
Where:    American School Hong Kong, Tai Po
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite


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