The Best Things to do This Week: 18 October 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 18 October 2019!

18 October 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 18 October 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.


Limits by Cirkus Cirkor

Limits

In Limits, Sweden’s largest cirque nouveau focuses on compassion and the global refugee crisis. Here those fleeing for their lives, only to be confronted with closed borders, find their counterparts in the performers’ risk-taking aerial acrobatics, teeterboard wizardry, juggling and more.

When:     25-26 October 2019
Where:    Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium
Tickets:  From $160, Urbtix

 

Adam Bloom

Adam Bloom

One of Britain’s most exciting and inventive stand-up comedians, Adam Bloom has performed seven sold-out runs at The Edinburgh Festival, has toured the UK and performed a sell-out solo run at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

When:     18-19 October 2019
Where:    Eaton Club, Central
Tickets:  $290, Ticketflap

 

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Swan Lake is famously regarded as one of the most celebrated and enjoyed classical ballets worldwide. Alongside Hong Kong Sinfonietta performing Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece score and featuring splendid sets and costumes, this highly anticipated production will transport the audience on an unforgettable journey.


When:     25-27 October 2019
Where:    Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $180, Urbtix

 

Phil Kay Live in Hong Kong

Phil Kay

Striding across the stage with an affable charm and absurdity, Phil Kay is Scottish, hairy and known to bathe crowds in a waterfall of comic positivity. Phil will be performing with the Hong Kong Comedy Bunker.

When:     20 October 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco, Central
Tickets:  From $250, Ticketflap

 

Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour

The Backstreet Boys

The legendary Backstreet Boys are coming back to Macau with their biggest arena tour in 18 years – the long-awaited The Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour LIve.

When:     19 October 2019
Where:    Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao
Tickets:   From $688, Live Nation

 

Daniel Sloss

From smash-hit Netflix specials ‘Dark’ & ‘Jigsaw’, Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss is bringing his stunning new show ‘Daniel Sloss: X’ to Hong Kong!


When:     18 October 2019
Where:    Music Zone @ E-Max
Tickets:  From $488, Live Nation

 

Unearthed: Hong Kong Stories Live Show

This evening of storytelling will feature true stories told live at the Hong Kong Fringe Club. Let the storytellers entertain, delight or horrify you with where their curiosity led them and what they unearthed.

When:     23 October 2019
Where:    Jockey Club Studio Theatre, Central
Tickets:  $120, $96 for Fringe members, Ticketflap

 

FRITES Trick or Treat Kids Halloween Party

FRITES Halloween Party

FRITES is throwing a spook-tacular kids party with a Mysterious Magic Show and a Dress-Up competition. Kids will be spoiled with Halloween candy and a lively, interactive magic show to keep them entertained while the Mums and Dads relax over a meal with family and friends.

When:     27 October 2019
Where:    FRITES in Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Quarry Bay
For more information:  FRITES 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:     24 October, 7, 21 November 2019
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
For more information:  Facebook

 

Sustainability Fair

Come support local vendors and learn about how you can be one step closer to living a green lifestyle at this eco-friendly fair and marketplace.

When:     19 October 2019
Where:    The Hive, Sai Kung
Tickets:  Free Entry, Facebook

 

Adventure Playground

Mud Kitchen at HK Forest Adventures

The Adventure Playground is designed to be a place where kids get dirty and figure things out on their own. Unstructured, imaginative play at its best! Sessions open for ages 2- 8.

When:     26 October 2019
Where:    HK Forest Adventures, Sha Tin
Tickets:  $600, Facebook

 

Shi Fu Miz Festival

Shi Fu Miz Festival

This beloved boutique festival will once again settle its sound system on Cheung Chau. Three stages will unfold with a programme that centers around house and techno and will be sidelined by plenty of dusk til dawn activities like yoga, workshops, tattoos, street art and martial arts.


When:     26-27 October 2019
Where:    Sai Yuen Farm, Cheung Chau
Tickets:  From $508.75, Eventbrite

 

HKIS Pumpkin Festival

HKIS Pumpkin Festival

Hong Kong International School is hosting their annual fall event, The Pumpkin Festival. This family-friendly fair will feature the Bou-tique shopping bazaar, a bake sale, and the ‘Monster Book Sale’ along with a talent show and lots of games and candy.

When:     19 October 2019
Where:    Hong Kong International School, Middle School
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook

 

I KONG with Soom T and Others

I KONG

Heavy Hongkong and Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival have teamed up to bring big vibes to Hong Kong this October. Legendary Jamaican Chinese vocalist I Kong Reggae Legend will perform alongside Soom T from the UK as well as Skunga Kong, Riddim Mashup, JSTAR, Mousfx and others.

When:     19 October 2019
Where:    Aux, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $200 in advance, $250 at the door, 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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