The Best Things to do This Week: 24 January 2020

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 24 January 2020!

Best of Whats On Week of January 24

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 24 January 2020. 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.

Mr. Men and Little Miss

Mr Men And Little Miss

Join your favourite Mr. Men and Little Miss characters as they leap off the page and onto the stage in this beautifully crafted and hilarious live stage show. For children aged 3 and up and their families.

When:     30 January – 2 February 2019
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  From $195, HK Ticketing


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

Find more events you can take the kids to here!


Australia Day Rooftop Party

Feather & Bone Mid-Levels Terrace

To mark Australia Day in true Aussie fashion, Feather & Bone will host an afternoon of delicious eats and no-fuss bevvies on their Mid-Levels rooftop. Expect free-flow frothies, wine and gin & tonics by Four Pillars and Capi.

When:     25 January 2020
Where:    Feather & Bone, Mid-Levels
Tickets:  $600, Event Website


Tong Chong Street Market

Tong Chong Street Market

Tong Chong Street Market has grown to become the go-to place for gourmet street food. Now they’re bringing the popular foodie festival to the weekdays with a new focus on healthy, organic flavours this January and February.

When:     2 January – 28 February 2020
Where:   One Taikoo Place
For more information: Taikoo Place Website


CANCELLED: International Chinese New Year Carnival (replaces night parade)

Citing safety concerns, this year the Hong Kong Tourism Board have planned a 4 day CNY carnival instead of the usual parade through TST. The Discover Hong Kong website promises a “fun-filled carnival with a spectacular parade of dazzling performances by local and international performers, including the gymnastic feats of world-champion acrobats and astonishing traditional troupes of entertainers”.

When:   24-28 January

Where:  West Kowloon Cultural District Art Park


Folk & Fun Music Night

Gutter Gospel Revue

The Aftermath Bar is hosting a fun night with one of Hong Kong’s best folk bands – The Gutter Gospel Revue as well as R&B, funk and soul with the band Clave and duo, Karen/Arizton.

When:     24 January 2020
Where:    The Aftermath Bar, Central
Tickets:  Free, Facebook


The Riff: Chinese New Year Special

The Riff Chinese New Year Comedy Special Banner

This CNY, The Riff is hosting a special comedy show with Hong Kong’s top comedians including Vivek Mahbubani, Ben Quinlan, Garron Chiu, Tamby Chan and Andrew Chu.

When:     24 January 2020
Where:    The Riff, Central
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap


Yvonne Barrie Quintet

Yvonne Barrie

Yvonne who hails originally from Scotland, has worked as a vocalist for many years and has called Hong Kong home for the last 5. Yvonne performs regularly in the city with her jazz quintet the YBQ with saxophonist husband, Bruce as well as Toshi Horiguchi on keys, Chin-Zhe Tan on bass and Andy Gander on drums.

When:     24 January 2020
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook


Chinese New Year Flower Markets

flower market cny

Colourful and festive, these markets are a perfect place for people watching, enjoying the atmosphere and buying some lucky blooms to decorate your home. Evening is the most popular time to go, expect crowds. Normally alongside the flowers for sale you might see some political or satirical messages, but not this year as it will be strictly flowers only (and a few snacks) and there will be far fewer stalls than usual.

When:   19-25 January (traditionally the market would be open for extended hours on new year’s eve (24 January) through to 6am new year’s day (25 January) – but opening times may differ this year)

Where:  Victoria Park, Causeway Bay & Fa Hui Park, Mongkok


Charity Yoga for Wild Animals in Australia

All proceeds from this charity yoga event will go to WIRES, the Australian Wildlife Rescue Organisation.

When:     25 January 2020
Where:    Central Pier 10
Tickets:  $50 minimum donation, Facebook


The Riff: Standup Comedy Showcase

The Riff Standup Comedy Showcase

The Riff is hosting its first stand-up comedy showcase, featuring a diverse lineup. Comedians performing in the showcase include Mohammed Magdi, Maitreyi Karanth, Mahesh Mansigani, Pete Grella and Seth Waters.

When:     25 January 2020
Where:    The Riff, Central
Tickets:  From $150, Ticketflap


Australia Day Bushfire Fundraiser w/ The Budgie Smugglers

The Wanch is hosting this Bushfire Fundraiser on Australia Day with proceeds and donations going to Red Cross Australia, Wildlife Victoria & Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. Steve Fuller, Glen Alfred Lyman and The Budgie Smugglers will be providing the music.

When:     25 January 2020
Where:    The Wanch, Wan Chai
Tickets:  No cover charge, Facebook


Aussie Fire Relief SWEAT + YOGA

Aussie Fire Relief Sweat + Yoga

Get your sweat on at this yoga session with proceeds to benefit Aussie Fire Relief.

When:     26 January 2020
Where:    Tamar Park
Tickets:  $200, Eventbrite


Sybil Thomas and her Bluesboyzz

Sybil Thomas

Sybil Thomas was born to sing and is one of the favourite performers at Peel Fresco. This will be Sybil’s last gig in Hong Kong before she goes back to the United States.

When:     25 January 2020
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
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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