The Best Things to do This Week: 15 November 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 15 November 2019!

15 November 2019 Best events in Hong Kong

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 15 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.


All of these events were still ON at the time of publication – but please double-check with event organisers before you go!

Christmas at Retykle

Christmas at Retykle

To kick off the festive season, Retykle is hosting a special week-long programme of Christmas inspired activities such as a Christmas photoshoot and fun workshops for adults and kids. They’ll also have a daily edit of thousands of items on display from the world’s most coveted designer childrenswear labels.

When:     18-23 November 2019
Where:    Retykle Studio, Wong Chuk Hang
For more information:  Facebook


World Cultures Festival: NeoArtic by Hotel Pro Forma


In this highly original operatheatre production, Danish performance art group Pro Forma charts the “NeoArctic” a crazy new, post-apocalyptic world shaped by man and examines the question of what is at stake.

When:     15-16 November 2019
Where:    Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium
Tickets:  From $180, Urbtix




As the opening act of CCDC’s City Contemporary Dance Festival 2019, Freespace will present a Hong Kong restaging of Re-Mark – a thought-provoking new work that explores the landscapes of Hong Kong’s contemporary culture.

When:     16-17, 22-24 November 2019
Where:    The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets:  $300, Event Website


The Night Before Christmas at ifc Mall

Night before Christmas at ifc mall

This year, ifc mall will celebrate Christmas tradition through the magic of storytelling, and is will present The Night Before Christmas, a magnificent pop-up storybook installation. Along with the giant book, the installation also features a twinkling 12-metre Christmas tree and an array of interactive zones for a full immersive experience.

When:     15 November 2019 – 1 January 2020
Where:    ifc Mall
For more information:  ifc Mall Website


Find more great events for kids in this post!


Captain Khalid’s ‘I Think I am Single – 2’ Live

Captain Khalid

After a successful run with his sold out solo show ‘I Think I am Single’, Captain Khalid, the Tanzanian Germany-based comedian has consistently gained positive reviews both on his solo shows and features.

When:     15-16 November 2019
Where:    TakeOut Comedy Club
For more information:  Facebook


Punk O’ Lamma

Punk o Lamma

The Punk O’ Lamma Festival is back with awesome bands, lots of beers and Lamma Island vibes. What else do you need?

When:     16 November 2019
Where:    Lamma Grill, Lamma Island
For more information:  Facebook


HKI’s November Improv Show

People's Liberation Improv

This month’s HKI Improv Show will feature 852 Crew and People’s Liberation Improv as well as the debut of HK’s newest improv team, Rooftop Improv. Each show is unique as players act out unscripted scenes based on suggestions from the audience.

When:     16 November 2019
Where:    Steam Cafe and Studio, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $130, Ticketflap


Hong Kong Sinfonietta – Beethoven Triple Concerto

Sitkovetsky Trio

Sitkovetsky Trio will collaborate with Hong Kong Sinfonietta under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Christoph Poppen, playing Beethoven’s Concerto in C for Violin, Cello and Piano. The program will also include Symphony No. 1 by composer Hans Werner Henze and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 as well as works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

When:      16 November 2019
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $160, Urbtix


Off Menu @ Peak Galleria

This 3-day immersive food and drink festival will feature top chefs and mixologists from Hong Kong and abroad in a feast that will challenge your senses.

When:     15-17 November 2019
Where:    Peak Galleria, The Peak
Tickets:  From $1600, Ticketflap


WeBarre Pop-Up at Admiralty

WeBarre Pop-Up

Enjoy one week of all the WeBarre classes that you know and love at this 5-day exclusive pop-up.

When:     18-22 November 2019
Where:    Tesbury Centre, Admiralty
Tickets:  $299 (gives entry to all 10 classes), Eventbrite


Chilli Dumpling Eating Contest

Chilli Dumplings

Hong Kong’s hottest eating contest returns this fall for one night only at Chilli Fagara. Guests can battle the heat in an epic Chilli Dumpling Eating Contest to see which group can eat the most dumplings in three minutes with a grand final prize of a trip for two to Chengdu.

When:     20 November 2019
Where:    Chilli Fagara, Central
Tickets:  Register by email at [email protected], Chilli Fagara Website


GianLuca Vacchi @ dragon-i


Italian social media star, DJ and producer GianLuca Vacci will be heading up the party at dragon-i this weekend.

When:     16 November 2019
Where:    dragon-i, Central
Tickets:  $200 at the door, Facebook


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


Peel Street Poetry 14th Anniversary Annual SLAM

Peel Street Poetry

Peel Street’s biggest event of the year is back. Sign up for a slot or come and cheer along as they find this year’s champion wordsmith and celebrate 14 great years of Peel Street Poetry.

When:     20 November 2019
Where:    Peel Street Poetry, Central
For more information:  Facebook


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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