The Best Things to do This Week: 1 November 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 1 November 2019!

Best of What's On 1 November 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 1 November 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.

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

The popular outdoor market is back. Shop for handmade crafts, hand-crafted soaps, jewellery, clothing and sample delicious foods (plus some home with you), while supporting local businesses.

When:      3, 24 November, 8 December 2019, 12 January, 9 February, 8 March, 19 April, 10 May, 14 June 2020
Where:     Discovery Bay
For more information: Event Website

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Manila Grey

Manila Grey

Bridging modern eastern aesthetics with atmospheric R&B sonics, Manila Grey is a Canadian hip hop/R&B duo from Vancouver, Canada.

When:     2 November 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  From $300, Ticketflap


Tennyson King – Back to the Ocean Tour

Tennyson King

Tennyson is back at it, putting miles on his backpack and avoiding the winter in Canada. He’s heading back to Australia, but not before stopping in Hong Kong for a few shows.

When:     2 November 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook Event


MUMM Melbourne Cup Long Lunch

MUMM Melbourne cup long lunch

With wine and bubbles generously sponsored by Mumm Champagne, frock up and head to the terrace at the ‘The Millions’ with superb views of the luscious Happy Valley Race Course for live betting. Fashions on the Field and of course, watching the main event – the race that stops a nation live on the big screen served up with a delicious BBQ buffet lunch and followed with the popular post cup after party.

When:     5 November 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Jockey Club, Happy Valley
Tickets:  From $1088, Eventbrite


Clockenflap Presents: Noise/Voice HKxTW Concert

This crossover concert by poets and musicians from Hong Kong and Taiwan will explore the ideas of voice and noise through song and poetry.

When:     3 November 2019
Where:    Maggie Ballroom, Yau Ma Tei
Tickets:  $290, Ticketflap


Secret Theatre

Secret Theatre

Fresh from a sell-out, critically acclaimed run of Secret Theatre London and Singapore, the team are back in Hong Kong with an epic new immersive theatre. A serial killer is on the loose. The police think they have their man, but is he guilty? Immerse yourself in the trial of the century in this unique show!

When:     17 September – 15 November 2019
Where:    Secret Location in Tai Kwun
Tickets:  From $788, Ticketflap


Aya Gloomy & Mahne Frame Live

Aya Gloomy

Tokyo-based alt/indie artist Aya Gloomy will perform with Austrailian-born up-and-comer, Mahne Frame with help from Haru and DJ Freckles.

When:     2 November 2019
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
Tickets:  $100, Ticketflap


Ibsen’s Ghosts

Ibsen's Ghosts

Using dance to perform Henrik Ibsen’s controversial 19th-century play provides Norwegian National Ballet with a riveting way to explore the Pandora’s box of socially sensitive topics the tragedy tackles, including extramarital affairs, venereal disease and religious tyranny.

When:     1-2 November 2019
Where:    Kwai Tsing Theatre
Tickets:  From $220, Event Website


Community CircuitKore Body Weight Classes

Fitness classes HKore at Taikoo Place

Following on the success of their Community Yoga Flow Classes, HKore will bring their CircuitKore Body Weight classes to Taikoo park. Through a continuous flow of movements and cardio blasting exercises, you will sweat and challenge your balance, agility and coordination.

When:     7, 21 November 2019
Where:    Taikoo Park (outside of One Island East, Taikoo Place)
Tickets:  Free, Event Website


Alarm: Fragrant Village Music Festival

Gabriel Prokofiev

Themed as ALARM, the 1st Fragrant Village Music Festival aims to awaken the city with music in wild and in town. This is the first ever Asian tour for Gabriel Prokofiev to bring along his original work and ensemble with the young chamber orchestra The Timecrafters.

When:     3 November 2019
Where:    Sha Tau Kok San Tsuen
Tickets:  $200, Ticketflap




Senivoda, a Melbourne-based progressive world music ensemble creating psychedelic world music, a fusion of jazz, soul and prog rock, will share their latest album Dream & Water.

When:     3 November 2019
Where:    Sunken Plaza, K11 Musea, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  Free, Event Website


Halloween Trick or Treat & After Party

treasure island halloween party

Make Treasure Island Beach Club your last stop when you trick or treat on Friday 1 November. Your kids have just collected mountains of sweets, let them burn off some energy with a movie and music with their friends. Accompanying adults can enjoy the restaurant and bar.

When:     1 November 2019
Where:    Treasure Island Beach Club
For more information:  Facebook


Hong Kong International Literary Festival

Hong Kong literary festival

The Hong Kong Literary Festival will include a wide range of literary events including readings, workshops and performances spread across various venues around Hong Kong.

Learn more about the International Literary Festival here!

When:     1-10 November 2019
Where:    Various Venues
Tickets:  Available now on Ticketflap


Charity Fitness Classes Fundraising for Amazon Rainforest

hoya activewear classes

This November, Hoya Kerry Activewear will host a series of charity fitness classes at various venues around Hong Kong to raise money for the Amazon Rainforest.

When:     2 – 24 November 2019
Where:    Various venues
For more information:  Eventbrite


Hong Kong Disneyland 10K Weekend

Disneyland 10K

HK Disneyland’s annual 10K Weekend is making a triumphant return with over 100 beloved Pixar Pals from movies such as Toy Story, Monsters Inc., and Inside Out. The event features day and night races, races for all ages, and immersive daytime attractions and entertainment in the park.

When:     2-3 November 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Disneyland
For more information:  Event Website


Projekt Berlin

Berlin skyline

This new arts festival brings together the breadth and depth of Berlin’s historical and significant influence as a powerhouse of creativity, culture and the arts through light installations, live concerts, film screenings, street art and flashmob performances.

When:     4-17 November 2019
Where:    Tai Kwun
For more information:  Event Website


Therapy Thursday

Therapy Thursday at Eaton HK

This Fall, Eaton HK will host a series of gigs highlighting local talents in an intimate setting. From low humming Jazz and blues to pop rock, from comedic hip hop to electronica, nothing beats a good Thursday night out with good music and artists sharing their love and grievances.

When:     7, 21 November 2019
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
For more information:  Facebook


Family Day at Tai Kwun Contemporary

Tai Kwun Contemporary is hosting a fun Family Day where they’ll have a range of gallery activities and children’s workshops. All of the activities are designed to welcome 1 parent/guardian participating together with one child (5+ years).

When:     3 November, 1 December 2019
Where:    JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun
Tickets:  Workshops from $50 each, Ticketflap


Want to find more events around Hong Kong? Check out our complete what’s on guide here.

What's on in Hong Kong


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