Best of What’s On this Week: 8 March 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 8 March 2019!

Best of what's on this week - 8 March 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 8 March 2019. 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: 8 March 2019

Allman Brown

Allman Brown

Influenced by Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman and Bruce Springsteen whilst growing up in Hong Kong, Brown latterly discovered and embraced musical visionaries such as Ryan Adams, Justin Vernon and Sufjan Stevens. He will perform live in Hong Kong as a part of his Asia Tour.

When:     13 March 2019
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $220, Ticketflap

 

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Handmade Hong Kong is back with their popular craft market which are the perfect opportunity for the most special artists, makers, designers and bakers to showcase and sell their goods.

When:     10 March, 14 April 2019
Where:    Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay
For more information:  Facebook Event

 

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HKartsFestival@TaiKwun

Historical Monuments meet dance in this all-day, non-stop dance extravaganza. The two-weekend festival will feature site-specific performances, urban dance, street dance battles, community and contemporary dance, workshops and screenings.

When:     9-10 March 2019
Where:    Tai Kwun, Central
For more information:  Facebook Event

 

The Good Life Boutique Pop-Up Event

The good life boutique

This high-end lifestyle pop-up event has been curated between seven women-owned businesses to showcase the very best luxury products for the discerning women of Hong Kong. Browse gorgeous women’s fashion, natural stone jewellery and accessories, luxury children’s party wear, premium children shoes, handmade cotton dhurries and home-wares, soy wax candles and photographic prints.

When:     March 2-9, Daily 10am-8pm
Where:    11 Mee Lun Street – Between Gough Street and Hollywood Road (Pink Callixto Store)
Tickets:   Free event, Facebook event

 

The Nutcracker

Nutcracker

John Neummeier’s Nutcracker transforms a winter-holiday fairytale into a heartwarming story for all seasons and audiences of all ages. As a young girl’s birthday gift of pointe shoes fires her imagination, she dreams of becoming a great ballerina.

When:     13-15 March 2019
Where:    Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $260, Event Website

 

All Irish Stand-Up Comedy at Punchline

Bob Rooney

Every year in March, Punchline brings three fantastic comedians direct from Ireland to help celebrate the St. Patrick Day festivities. It’s always a sellout and judging from the three star comedians coming this time around (Joe Rooney, Andrew Stanley and Patser Murray), it will be a great night of laughs and singing!

When:     14-16 March 2019
Where:    Tamarind, Wan Chai (14th-15th) and Grappa’s Cellar, Central (16th)
Tickets:  $488, Early Bird $350, Ticketflap

 

Home

home

On an empty stage Geoff Sobelle builds an entire house before your eyes, then shows what it means to make a house a home. This breathtaking spectacle of illusion, choreography, storytelling, live music and homespun engineering is a house party like no other.

When:     14-16 March 2019
Where:    Lyric Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  From $200, Event Website

 

Laugh Kwai Fong

Laugh Kwai Fong

Laugh Kwai Fong is back with  another amazing lineup and a guest comedian from Canada, these guys are going to set the stage on fire.

When:     9 March 2019
Where:    15 Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Tickets:  $200, Eventbee

 

Improv Night at TakeOut Comedy

HK Improv is hosting a bonus show this March to bring you even more laughs. Each show is unique and interactive, as players act out unscripted scenes based on suggestions from the audience.

When:     9 March 2019
Where:    TakeOut Comedy, Soho
Tickets:  $200 at the door or $150 in advance on Ticketflap

 

Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio

Drag Queen Bianca Del Rio, the alter ego of seasoned comic Roy Haylock has well and truly taken the world by storm. She’ll be returning to Hong Kong with her brand new show, ‘It’s Jester Joke’.

When:     10 March 2019
Where:    HK Jockey Club Amphitheatre
Tickets:  From $788, Facebook Event

 

Laugh Out Loud

This brand new comedy night will feature some of the best stand up comedians in Hong Kong including American-born, Hong Kong-based Garron Chiu, 2018 Magners International Comedy Competition winner Tamby Chan and Asian comedy circuit regular, Ryan Hynek.

When:     12 March 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  $250 at the door, $200 in advance on Ticketflap

 

The Craic Horse and the Naggin Eejits

The Craic Horse

The Craic Horse are galloping over to Hong Kong for a pre-Paddy’s warm up with brothers-in-arms The Naggin Eejits! Featuring Alexander Gow (vox, fiddle, mandolin, mandola) Neville Smith (whistles, sax), Koh Zhong Ren (vox, bass), Jordan Issaakidis (vox, guitar) and Zac Ratliff (drums) in Craic Horse.

When:     9 March 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook Event

 

Clairo: Live in Hong Kong

Claire

Burgeoning bedroom pop sensation, Clairo will make her live debut here in Hong Kong. Clairo is the twenty year old American electropop wonder who rose to prominence in late 2017 when ‘Pretty Girl’ went viral on YouTube.

When:     13 March 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  $380, Ticketflap

 

Nutrition Detox Course Hong Kong

This full two-day course is a collaboration between Coaching Self Empowerment and The Hive HK. It will provide participants with a complete and detailed overview of what the body needs to automatically and continuously maintain, repair and grow itself.

When:     9-10 March 2019
Where:    The Hive Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook

 

St. Patrick’s Whiskey Junk Party

This special night will include an on board DJ, fully catered food and free flow whiskey, whiskey-inspired cocktail bar, beer, wine, bubbles and soft drink.

When:     15 March 2019
Where:    Central Pier 10
Tickets:  $650, Ticketflap

 

FIA Formula E Hong Kong E-Prix

Formula E
Entering its third electrifying season, the FIA Formula E Hong Kong E-Prix will return to its iconic circuit along the Hong Kong harbourfront this upcoming March. Hong Kong will be the fifth of 13 legs spanning across 12 cities in the championship.

When:     9-10 March 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Harbourfront
For more information:  Event Website

 

Freespace Happening

Freespace Happening

From September 2018 to March 2019, Freespace Happening – the free outdoor music and arts event, returns every second weekend of each month with music, dance, literature-themed activities, a handicraft market, and a rich variety of creative workshops for everyone to enjoy.

When:     9-10 March 2019
Where:    Art Park, West Kowloon
Tickets:  Free, For more information

 

DBIS Food Fair

Join the DBIS food fair for a day of sampling food from all around the world and lots of fun and games for kids. The food fair is going zero waste, so please bring your own plate and cutlery (or you can rent them there).

When:     9 March 2019
Where:    Discovery Bay International School
For more information:  Facebook

 

Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival

Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival

The 8th Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival will include a series of kid-friendly activities aimed to motivate and inspire young people to engage with the written word. Join in on interactive workshops and meet-the-author sessions hosted by internationally renowned children’s authors and illustrators as well as live storytelling and drama performance.

When:     9-10 March 2019
Where:    Lee Garden Two, Causeway Bay
For more information:  Event Website

 

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