The Best Things to do This Week: 13 December 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 13 December 2019!

Best Events in Hong Kong: 13 December 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 13 December 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.

Prestige Fairs at the Conrad – Christmas Lifestyle and Gift Fairs 2019

Prestige Events Holiday Fairs

Prestige’s Christmas Lifestyle and Gift Fairs will showcase a wide variety of pop-up shops in the Conrad Ballroom, perfect for finishing off your Christmas shopping list.

When:     16 December 2019 (10am – 8pm)
Where:    Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place (Grand Ballroom)
For more information:  Event Website

For all your Christmas shopping needs, check out our Christmas Markets and Bazaars round-up


The AIA Carnival

AIA Carnival

THE AIA Carnival is Hong Kong’s not-to-be-missed traditional European Carnival with a futuristic modern twist. New thrilling rides will be making their debut, complemented by exciting games with adorable prizes, a wide range of irresistible carnival treats, and fun photo ops, promising to bring you the most memorable carnival experience.

When:     12 December 2019 – 16 February 2020
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Event Website


The Great Circus of Europe


The Great Circus of Europe will return for its third year to unearth a new range of never-seen-before acts under the Big Top at the Carnival. This fantastic family show is sure to become the talk of the town and will leave you gasping in disbelief as you witness awe-inspiring and death-defying acts mixed with a touch of comedy and laughter. Don’t miss their 2-for-1 ticket offer on performances from 17-20 December!

When:     12 December 2019 – 16 February 2020
Where:    Central Harbourfront
Tickets:  From $200, Event Website


24 Hours in Movement: Pegged Legs, Hooked Hands

24-hour movement festival

This 24 hour dance and movement festival will feature performances by more than 40 artists from Hong Kong and overseas, with the entire day paced by dance and drama showpieces. Other art forms will be intertwined into the programme including films, music, sign language, and literature.

When:     14 December 2019
Where:    Eaton HK, Jordan
For more information:  Facebook 


Hong Kong Observation Wheel Free Rides Giveaway

Hong Kong Observation Wheel with HK Skyline

In Celebration of AIA’s 100th anniversary, AIA will be giving away a total of 100,000 tickets to ride the Hong Kong Observation Wheel. From 27 September until 4 January, the tickets will be given away to the first 1,000 visitors in a special queue on a first-come-first-served basis.

When:     27 September 2019 – 4 January 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Observation Wheel, AIA Vitality Park
For more information:  Event Website


RatFest Christmas Party


This is a Christmas party for the late-night crowd, with After After Party, Defiant Scum and Two Finger Salute. Anyone dressed in full Santa outfits will get a free TFS t-shirt.

When:     14 December 2019
Where:    The Wanch, Wan Chai
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook


Beach Aerial Yoga for Beginners

Beach Aerial Yoga for Beginners

Learn the basics of aerial yoga in a class at Yoga Bam Bam  followed by a hike to Tai Long Wan, the most beautiful beach in Hong Kong to fly in the bamboo tripods over the ocean!

When:     14-15 December 2019
Where:    Yoga Bam Bam, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $829.84, Eventbrite


Family Camping at Ark Eden

Ark Eden Family Camping

Enjoy perfect camping weather, sit around a fire, tell stories and build lasting memories with your children and other families too.

When:     14 December 2019
Where:    Ark Eden, Lantau Island
For more information:  Facebook


Find more great family friendly events in this post!


The Lion King Musical

Lion King

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the award-winning Broadway musical, the Lion King is coming to Hong Kong.

When:     18 December – 5 January 2019 (Select Dates)
Where:    Arena, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $399, HK Ticketing


Ines Trickovic

Ines Trickovic

Award-winning jazz singer Ines Trickovic  is one of the most respected jazz singers in Croatia. She performs all around the world and has collaborated with numerous big-name artists. She’ll perform a special one night live performance with her band.

When:     13 December 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook


Sleeping Beauty the Panto

Sleeping Beauty the Panto

In what will be their 58th Panto, the Hong Kong Players will perform Sleeping Beauty, a spectacular re-imagining of the classic fairytale designed to delight all the family with jokes old and older.

When:     5-15 December 2019
Where:    Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $350, Event Website

Many of the best things happening in Hong Kong this week are Christmas events. Check out our round-up of Christmas events here!


South Lantau Children’s Christmas Party

Santa will swing by in his sleigh for the Annual South Lantau Children’s Christmas Party. Delicious food, drinks, party performers and plenty of beach fun await you!

When:     15 December 2019
Where:    Pui O Beach, Lantau Island
For more information:  Event Website


Reggae at Iron Fairies with Wendy Robin

Wendy Robin Reggae

Every Sunday night, Wendy Robin will be playing Pure Reggae at Iron Fairies. Enjoy live tunes, sips, snacks and more at their magical wonderland!

When:     15, 22 December 2019
Where:    The Iron Fairies, Central
For more information:  Facebook


TBC HK Presents: Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose your own adventure comedy

A night of drama, suspense, thrills and comedy that you won’t want to miss! All improvised for your viewing pleasure by To Be Continued… HK improv Team.

When:     14 December 2019
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  $103.99, Eventbrite


The Funeral

The Funeral

A dark comedy on the awkwardness of a funeral. Expect confetti, lip syncs and cream cakes.

When:     15 December 2019
Where:    McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre
Tickets:  $250 includes free drink, Eventbrite


Tjoe & NTBM


NTBM (Not To Be Missed) is a jazz collective project initiated by HK based guitarist TJOE. The collective aspires to play original jazz compositions featuring different international musicians and have just produced their first studio album, ‘and orange’ in London.

When:     15 December 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook


All Elite Comedy Ft. Vivek Mahbubani

Vivek Mahbubani

This all-new stand-up comedy showcase at Dada Bar + Lounge will feature the best and brightest comedians in Hong Kong, headlined by local legend Vivek Mahbubani.

When:     14 December 2019
Where:    Dada Bar + Lounge, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $180, Ticketflap



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