The Best Things to do This Week: 13 September 2019

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

13 september 2019

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

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow: Live in Hong Kong

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is back with a new crew of fantastically funny comedians, specially selected to bring the irresistible energy of Australia’s largest comedy festival to Hong Kong!

When:     16-22 September 2019
Where:    The Fringe Club, Central
Tickets:  From $250, Ticketflap


Madagascar the Musical

Madagascar the Musical

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and those hilarious plotting penguins as they bound on to the stage in this musical adventure based on the smash hit DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar.

When:     12-15 September 2019
Where:    Lyric Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  $395, HK Ticketing


Franks Record Mart

Franks Record Mart

The second edition of vinyl record sales hosted with Vintage Vinyl HK will feature new and old, used and bruised, all styles, all genres and all vinyl from some of HK’s top vinyl merchants.

When:     15 September 2019
Where:    Frank’s Music, 79 Wyndham Street
For more information:  Facebook


Sunset Sessions

CoCoNuts Bar

Sunset Sessions is back! Expect Balearic, The West Coast Sound, Yacht Rock, Funk, Disco, Soul and Classic Re-Edits as the sun sets on the best harbour view in the world!

When:     14 September 2019
Where:    CocoNuts Bar and Grill, Deep Water Bay
For more information:  Facebook


Yvonne Barrie Quintet

Yvonne Barrie

Vocalist and teacher Yvonne Barrie hails from Scotland but now calls Hong Kong home. She’ll perform vocals alongside Toshi Horiguchi (keys), Chin-Zhe Tan (bass), Samson Sin (drums) and Bruce Hunnisett (sax).

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


CE LA VI’s 4th Birthday Party with Satin Jackets

Satin Jackets

Expect nothing but a night of epic proportions under the full moon as CE LA VI Hong Kong celebrates its 4th Birthday Party with a first-ever in Hong Kong live session by German producer, Satin Jackets.

When:     14 September 2019
Where:    CE LA VI, Central
Tickets:  $211.98, Eventbrite


Gluestick Presents: MadeinTYO Live in Hong Kong


Fans of Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, Lil Yachty, Travis Scott, Drake and Kanye West will enjoy checking out this new hip hop artist. This will be the ‘Uber Everywhere’ rapper’s first-ever concert in Hong Kong. Dough Boy, Fotan Laiki, Yung Takeem and the Low Mays are all opening. Havana Club is the official partner of the event.

When:     13 September 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $320, 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 – 10 November 2019
Where:    Secret Location in Tai Kwun
Tickets:  From $788, Ticketflap


Mid-Autumn Lantern Carnivals

Lantern Carnivals

Every year Victoria Park and other parks across Hong Kong come alive for the Mid-Autumn festival with tons of stalls and lanterns decorating the entire area. September 13 will be the Carnival Night while Youth Night will be held on the 12th. From 11-15 September there will also be a special Exhibition on Traditional Craftsmanship of Lantern Making held at Victoria Park.

When:     11-15 September 2019
Where:    Victoria Park, Sha Tin Park and Tseun Wan Park
For more information:  LCSD Website


Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

Tai Hang Fire Dragon

This event has been held for more than 100 years and is now an important part of Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn festivities.

When:     12-14 September 2019
Where:   Tai Hang, Causeway Bay and on to Victoria Park on 13 September
For more information:  LCSD Website


Pok Fu Lam Fire Dragon Dance

On the evening of Mid-Autumn Festival, the small village of Pok Fu Lam will stage its own Fire Dragon Dance as it has for decades. dozens of athletic men dance with the fire dragon on a parade that runs through the streets and lanes of the village to pray for well-being and peace.

When:     13 September 2019
Where:     Pok Fu Lam Village
For more information:  LCSD Website



Flumpool band

Acclaimed Japanese rock quartet flumpool will play their first solo, live in Hong Kong show.

When:     14 September 2019
Where:    Music Zone @ E-Max, KITEC
Tickets:  From $688, Live Nation


Improv Against Humanity

A completely improvised comedy show made up from your picks from the Cards Against Humanity game.

When:     13 September 2019
Where:    7 Mallory St., Wan Chai
Tickets:  $155.99, Eventbrite


Joe Wong Asia Live

Joe Wong

Quick-witted Chinese-American Joe Wong, famed for his appearance on Letterman, Ellen and Stephen Colbert, is bringing his English stand-up act to Hong Kong.

When:     17 September 2019
Where:    Music Zone @ E-Max
Tickets:  From $498, Facebook


Niccolo Nights at Popinjays


Niccolo Nights will showcase a series of critically acclaimed modern classical/electronica artists through monthly music gatherings carefully curated to complement the sublime ambiance at Popinjays. The first event will spotlight international cellist and composer Peter Gregson.

When:     18 September 2019
Where:    Popinjays, The Murray
For more information:  Event Website


Free Fitness Dance Class

Free Dance Fitness Class

Get Moving in this 45-minute cardio-based dance party followed by a 15-minute cool down stretch. Expect to dance your night away with some Zumba moves and some kickboxing action.

When:     19 September 2019
Where:    AIA Vitality Park
Tickets:  Free, Zicket


Improv Comedy Day at HK Laugh Festival

People's Liberation Improv

Join 852 Crew, People’s Liberation Improv and Pajama Party! for a fun afternoon and evening of improv as part of the HK Laugh Festival!

When:     14 September 2019
Where:    7 Mallory Street, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $150 for one show, discounts for multiple shows, Ticketflap


Larkin Poe Live

Larkin Poe

Formed in 2009 in Atlanta, USA, Larkin Poe will be having their debut Asia Tour. The group was voted as the “Best Discovery of 2014 Glastonbury Festival” and was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as “10 Artists to Watch” in 2018 and are sure to put on a fantastic show.

When:     18 September 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $450, Ticketflap


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

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