The Best Things to do This Week: 2 August 2019
Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 2 August 2019!
Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 2 August 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.
Stanley Plaza – Playa La Fiesta
Stanley Plaza is bringing a series of free live music shows by local performers and bands at the amphitheatre throughout the summer. This Sunday catch Panther Chan, R.O.O.T and Pandora.
When: 4 August 2019
Where: Stanley Plaza
Tickets: Free, Event Website
Growing At The Pier Urban Farming Workshop for Kids
Kids will learn how to grow their own food through a series of hands-on activities like planting seeds and potting, as well as how to compost and make natural pesticides and fertilisers. All funds raised will go to the Rooftop Republic Foundation, which focuses on providing education and creating awareness of the importance of food and sustainability.
When: 3 August
Where: Cafe 8, Central Pier 8, Central
Tickets: $300 for 1 child and 1 adult, $500 for 2 children and 2 adults, Event Website
ArtisTree Selects: Moving Pieces (Stay/Away)
Featuring an iconic set designed by renowned Berlin-based Japanese artist Yoko Seyama and original music by Stay/Away opens a new dimension of self-awareness and existence that will surely resonate with audiences in Hong Kong – a city all too familiar with the sense of urban claustrophobia.
When: 8-17 August 2019
Where: ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets: $160, Ticketflap
Wedge HK05: Eating Plastic
Plastic is the hot topic of late around the world – we’re ingesting about a credit card’s worth of plastic a week on average! Green Is The New Black and Little Su host this event that includes a discussion on the plastic crisis with guest speakers, networking, drinks and chances to win prizes from conscious brands. Ticket comes with 1 complimentary drink.
When: 3 August 2019
Where: Little Su, Central
Tickets: $105.99, Eventbrite
Curiocity Hong Kong
Curiocity Hong Kong looks like it will be a very cool experience. The interactive exhibition is aimed at encouraging people to be more present in everyday life. You’re encouraged to touch, play and even taste the installations around you, with unique rooms like “‘What Life Throws At You”, where you can tackle you fears in a giant ping pong pit.
When: Until 11 September
Where: The Annex, Central
Tickets: From $168, Event Website
Ciao Chow – Italian Cafeteria Kids Pizza & Movie Night
Break up the summer routine a bit with this fun pizza and movie night at Ciao Chow. They’ll be offering a family-friendly buffet including authentic Neapolitan pizza, pasta, salad and best of all, unlimited popcorn to accompany the film (there’s a different movie each week).
When: Every Tuesday until August 27
Where: G/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street,, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Tickets: $400 for 1 child and 1 adult, $150 additional child, $220 additional adult, Eventbrite
Saturday Music Platform
Kung Chi-shing, the seminal figure in Hong Kong independent music, is invited to curate outstanding musical works from local and international musicians on the first Saturday afternoon of every month. Whether you enjoy classical music, pop, or the truly “out there”, prepare to have your musical horizons extended.
When: 1st Saturday of Every Month
Where: Laundry Steps, Tai Kwun
Tickets: Free of charge, Event Website
Rhys Lewis Live
Rhys Lewis is a raw talent who has been inspired by classic acts such as Bill Withers, Eric Clapton, and Led Zeppelin. All attendees will get one free drink with their ticket.
When: 3 August 2019
Where: Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
For more information: Event Website
GreenRace Wednesday Night Social Run
Bring a running companion or come alone and meet others outside Hong Kong Park Sports Centre for this social run. After a walk up to Bowen Road, the 12km-run with gentle climbs mixed with some trails and cement begins. Free locker and shower available at the Sports Centre.
When: 7 August 2019
Where: Hong Kong Park Sports Centre, Central
Tickets: Free, to register Eventbrite
An acoustic evening with Chlara
British-born Filipina singer / songwriter Chlara will entertain local audiences with her voice and acoustic guitar sounds as part of evosound’s “Music Weekend”. The 22-year-old will play some of her favourite cover songs like “Hotel California” along with some original music.
When: 9 August 2019
Where: THE HUB Hong Kong, Wan Chai
Tickets: $190, Eventbrite
Vegan Block Party
Join in on this vegan block party for a night of delicious food, free-flow booze and DJs. Ticket covers entry and free-flow drinks, food is an additional cost.
When: 3 August 2019
Where: Tuckshop by Social Club, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets: From $80, Facebook
Summer of Spritz Block Party
Stazione Novella will be taking over the streets and turning #SummerofSpritz up to 10 with a quartet of block parties. Sip streetside at the monthly celebrations featuring savoury Italian bites and a mobile Aperol Spritz station for a truly alfresco experience.
When: 5 August, 2 September 2019
Where: Stazione Novella, SoHo
For more information: Facebook Event