Best of What’s On this Week: 5 October 2018

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 5 October 2018!

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 5 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: 5 October 2018

Jazz On The Beach 2018

Experience Hong Kong’s first jazz experience on the beach. At sunset, enjoy a smooth cocktail from Treasure Island Beach Restaurant and watch the stars appear while you wait for a magical evening featuring Hong Kong’s very best jazz musicians.

When:     6 October 2018
Where:    Treasure Island, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap


Tahiti 80 Live in Hong Kong

Tahiti 80

Formed by multi instrumentalists Xavier Boyer, Médéric Gontier, Sylvain Marchand & Pedro Resende, Tahiti 80’s adventure began in the French cities of Rouen and Paris in the mid ‘90s. A new album, their 7th, The Sunsh!ne Beat Vol. 1 will drop in September, followed by a world tour.

When:     6 October 2018
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $380 at door, $320 in advance on Ticketflap


Snail Mail and eevee Live in Hong Kong

Snail Mail

Snail Mail is the indie rock solo project of 19-year-old Lindsey Jordan from Baltimore, Maryland. She will perform alongside eevee, a 25-year-old beatmaker, producer and DJ from the Netherlands.

When:     10 October 2018
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $280, Ticketflap



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


The Best of British Film Festival

Best of British Film Festival

The spectacular harbour-side setting of Tamar Park will be the venue for six nights of classic British cinema featuring some of Britain’s most iconic films. This years festival will include showings of Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Holiday, Billy Elliot, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Love Actually and Kingmans – Secret Service. New this year they have added a special kids matinee show kicking off at 5pm each day and showing some fantastic kid-friendly movies.

When:     9-14 October 2018
Where:    Tamar Park
Tickets:  $100 in advance, $120 at the door, Facebook


Listen Up Live 2018

Listen Up Live is a multi-band tour series showcasing an exciting and talented new wave of Japanese musicians. The first edition will feature artists DURAN, PHEKOO, SPACE from Japan.

When:     11 October 2018
Where:    The Diary, Fringe Club, Central
Tickets:  $200, Ticketflap


Luisa Miller

Verdi's Luisa Miller

Placido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love.

When:     6 October, 10 November 2018
Where:    Bethanie Theatre, HKAPA Bethanie Landmark Heritage Campus, Pokfulam
Tickets:  $210, HK Ticketing


[email protected] PLAY Family Bazaar

Mums @ Play Bazaar

Shop, eat, network once again at the friendliest bazaar in town! Expect kids activities, tasty bites and of course fantastic shopping at this event that brings together passionate female artisans and entrepreneurs from around Hong Kong.

When:     6 October 2018
Where:    The Hive, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook Event


Silent Sky

Silent Sky

This true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them.

When:     10-14 October 2018
Where:    McAulay Studio, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $260, Ticketflap


Women’s Five

Women's Five

The Women’s Five is more than just a run. Join a community of women who will take part in a 5-week health and fitness program before the run which helps you to connect and socialize with other like minded women and prepare for the run.

When:     7 October 2018
Where:    Tai Tam Country Park
Tickets:  $390, Event Website


Charity Bazaar

The public can visit more than 50 stalls selling handmade crafts, jewellery, accessories, houseware, toys, cashmere products, books etc.

When:     11 October 2018
Where:    The Helena May, Central
Tickets:  $10, Facebook Event


Movie Sunday

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday with the Bellios Winds who will be playing fascinating music from popular movies and animations.

When:     7 October 2018
Where:    Concert Hall, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $160, HK Ticketing


Hong Kong Tennis Open 2018

Hong Kong Tennis Open

The Hong Kong Tennis Open is back with an all-star line up including tennis stars such as US Open Champion Naomi Osaka, China’s top player, Zhang Shuai and world number 6 player Elina Svitolina.

When:     6-14 October 2018
Where:    Victoria Park, Causeway Bay
For more information:  Event Website


Clearwater Bay Open

Clearwater Bay Open

For the first time ever the Clearwater Bay Open will be the season-ending event on the PGA TOUR Series-China, so don’t miss the opportunity to come down to The Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club to watch this season-ending showdown.

When:     11-14 October 2018
Where:    The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club
Tickets:  Free, register on Ticketflap




2018 Sideways 24hr by HandsOn Hong Kong

Sideways (Driving Club) is hosting the 2018 Sideways 24hr Charity Endurance Race to help raise funds for HandsOn Hong Kong programs supporting local communities in need. 15 teams of drivers will battle it out for 24 hours in a race of strategy, speed, skills, endurance, and consistency.

When:     6-7 October 2018
Where:    Sideways (Driving Club), Central
For more information:  Event Website




ImpactHK has been serving and supporting the homeless on the streets every day for the past few years now! During Awakened, a group will meet for a meal and a group discussion before heading out to a preselected location to sleep outside for the night.

When:     6 October 2018
Where:    The Guestroom, Tai Kok Tsui
Tickets:  Donate and raise funds for the event here


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


Puccini’s Turandot

Puccini's Turandot

Set in ancient Beijing, the emperor is seeking a fearless prince to take Princess Turandot’s hand in marriage with only one condition: the suitor must solve three riddles posed by the princess. The characters reflect elements of Puccini’s life experience in this new production of his classic work.

When:     10-14 October 2018
Where:    Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $150, Urbtix


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