What’s On In Hong Kong

Hong Kong's most comprehensive guide to what's on over the coming months. We've done all the legwork and found these events that we know you'll love!

What's on in Hong Kong

Let us inspire you with our pick of what’s on and things to do in Hong Kong. Click to jump straight to the category you’re most interested in.

MusicShopping, Theatre & Dance, Food & Drink, Comedy Health & WellnessNightlife, Sports, Movie Openings, ArtOther Events 

Find our pick of family-friendly events in this post.

**All event details are correct to the best of our knowledge, but please check with event organisers directly in case of last-minute cancellations or postponements**


Music

DeGRUVAZ

Degruvaz

DeGRUVAZ are a collection of talented musicians, trying to keep the (De) groove (GRUV) going in Hong Kong, with a mixture of classic and modern styled music.

When:     20 November 2020
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook

 

The Allen Youngblood Trio

Allen Youngblood

Allen Youngblood is an experienced composer and musician, who has multiple co-operations with lots of renowned Jazz Masters.

When:     21 November 2020
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook

 

A Musical Journey to America

Musical Journey to America

HK Philharmonic will perform inspirational music from two American giants: Samuel Barber’s timeless Adagio for Strings and Aaron Copland’s iconic Appalachian Spring Suite. The concert will also feature the world premiere of Social Distancing by Ozno and the Hong Kong Premiere of Joseph Horovitz’s Jazz Concerto.

When:     21 November 2020
Where:     Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $200, HK Phil

 

Creamfields Hong Kong 2020

Creamfields

Creamfields music festival will return to the outdoor venue at Art Park. Exact artist line-up is TBA, but we expect it to be an exciting festival as always.

When:     12-13 December 2020
Where:    Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
For more information:  Event Website

 

Brahms: The German Requiem

Brahms Requium

Brahms’ longest piece, The German Requiem is a piece which consoles all people. Under the lead of Christopher Cheng, the Hong Kong Youth Choir will perform all seven movements of this enlightened piece.

When:     9 January 2020
Where:    Music Hall, St. Joseph’s College, Mid-Levels
Tickets:  $250, Ticketflap

 

Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water World Tour

Avril Lavigne

Pop rock icon and global recording superstar Avril Lavigne will stop in Hong Kong on her highly anticipated ‘Head Above Water’ tour.

When:     9 February 2021
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $488, HK Ticketing

 

Green Day Live in Hong Kong

Green Day

Well known American rock band Green Day will perform live in Hong Kong. This performance was originally scheduled for 20 March 2020.

When:     19 March 2021
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $588, HK Ticketing

 

Sunset Rollercoaster

Sunset Rollercoaster

Taiwanese adult-rock gem 落日飛車 Sunset Rollercoaster will return Hong Kong with their first headline show (and the biggest yet) in three years at Macpherson Stadium.

When:     22 April 2021
Where:    MacPherson Stadium, Mong Kok
For more information:  Facebook

 

Free Music Livestreams

Closeup of guitar

Missing live music? Live Nation is running free livestream performances with a number of hot bands as a part of their Live From Home prgoram.

When:     Ongoing during shutdowns
Where:    Online
For more information:  Live Nation

 

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Find all the best events for children and families in our awesome Kids & Family What’s On Guide.

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Shopping & Markets

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

The popular outdoor market is back. Shop for handmade crafts, hand-crafted soaps, jewellery, clothing and sample delicious foods (plus take some home with you), while supporting local businesses.

When:      6 December 2020
Where:     Discovery Bay
For more information:  Event Website

 

Tatler x The Upper House Christmas Market

Tatler and The Upper House will celebrate Christmas with an exclusive Christmas market featuring culinary experiences, live entertainment and curated shopping.

When:     29 November 2020
Where:    The Upper House, Admiralty
Tickets:  $100, Eventbrite


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Theatre & Dance

Dua Lipa: Studio 2054

Dua Lipa

Studio 2054 will be a night of music, mayhem, performance, thetre, dance and much more. The show will be a celebration of the unconventional and unique and will see Dua move through custom-built sets, surreal shows, roller discos, ecstatic raves, trashy rocker hangouts, and more.

When:     27 November 2020
Where:    Online
Tickets:  From $1500, Ticketflap

 

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

This sparkling Christmas tradition receives a new lease on life in Terence Kohler’s beloved The Nutcracker, returning once again to Hong Kong!

When:     17-20, 22-27 December 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $180, Urbtix


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Comedy

Party in the U.S. Gay

Party in the US Gay

Celebrate Pride Month, the US election and Comedy HK’s long-awaited return to the Aftermath Bar with an all-star comedy showcase featuring the best LGBTQ+ American comedians in Hong Kong!

When:     19 November 2020
Where:    The Aftermath, Central
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap

 

Back Stage Comedy Showcase

Back Stage Comedy is hosting their first ever stand up comedy show featuring some of Hong Kong’s finest stand up comedians.

When:     21 November 2020
Where:    The Hub, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $200, Ticketflap

 

Hong Kong as F*ck #9

After 4 consecutive sold-out shows, the city’s best live comedy panel game returns for the 9th time. The show will be led by HK International Comedy Competition winner, Garron Chiu.

When:     28 November 2020
Where:    The Hub, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap

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Health & Wellness

Sunday Charity Yoga: Yoga with Yang x Hong Kong Paws Foundation

Sunday Charity Yoga

Instructor VIc will be guiding you through a one hour vinyasa flow practice linking breath, mind and movement. The practice will be followed by a small gathering with your little friends at the dog park.

When:     22 November 2020
Where:    Tamar Park, Admiralty
Tickets:  Pay as you wish (min 100 HKD donation), Eventbrite

 

Sound Bath with Shane Aspegren

Sound Bath

Using singing bowls, gongs and custom-made amplified instruments, multidisciplinary artist and Holistic Sound practitioner Aspegren leads you through an immersive and meditative sonic experience exploring the therapeutic effects of sound and vibration on the human body and mind.

When:     27-29 November 2020
Where:    Freespace, West Kowloon
Tickets:  Free admission, register online in advance, Event Website

 

Yoga Intensive Using Props with Tin Ming

Yoga Intensive using props

This weekend intensive provides foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga practice. Reaping the benefits from a variety of props, the workshop aims to guide participants in experiencing all asanas more deeply.

When:     12-13 December 2020
Where:    Pure Yoga, Causeway Bay
For more information:  Facebook

 

Spartan Hong Kong

Spartan HK

Spartan is returning to the city’s event calendar with several events including the first ever Spartan Trail event in Hong Kong and the city’s first stand-alone Spartan Kid’s Race.

When:    Rescheduled for 20 March 2021
Where:    Tai Po
For more information:  Event Website


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Food & Drink

Mystery Dinner: The Case of the Absent Award

Mystery Dinner

Enjoy a criminally delicious 4-course dinner & free-flow Mumm Champagne whilst participating in an immersive detective-themed game provided by Harbour Secrets

When:     21 November 2020
Where:    Mr Wolf, SoHo
Tickets:  $788, Facebook

 

Matcha Tea Matching Online

Matcha tea workshop

Ms. Yuki Futami, certified as a Japanese tea instructor will perform tea demonstrations aimed to highlight the diverse flavours of Matcha green tea.

When:     21, 28 November 2020
Where:    Online
Tickets:  $360, Ticketflap

 

Great Wines of the World Masterclass- Cults of China: Against the World

Great Wines of the World Masterclass

In this interactive masterclass, eight wines will be tasted blind and revealed afterward to discuss findings and impressions.

When:     26 November 2020
Where:    James Suckling Wine Central
Tickets:  $240, Eventbrite

 

Hong Kong Virtual Wine & Dine Festival

The annual Wine & Dine Festival which was scheduled to take place over 4 days in October, is moving online this year. Instead of the usual pop-up market format, this year’s festival will consist of wine tasting, cooking classes, wine auctions and more, all online over a period of several weeks.

When:     Several weeks in November
Where:    Online
For more information:  Event Website

 

Drinknation Hong Kong

Drinknation Hong Kong

This big party for all the wine and spirits lovers will feature more than 50 brands and over 100 SKUs over the two-day celebration.

When:     29 January 2021
Where:    The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong Diamond Ball Room
Tickets:  From $200, Facebook


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Nightlife

Friday Sessions with DJ Kaos

DJ Koas

Koas is an integral part of the Berlin underground scene and runs his own vinyl imprint, Jolly Jams. He’s known for his disco and acid house excursions.

When:     4 December 2020
Where:    Music Room, Potato Head Hong Kong, Sai Ying Pun
For more information:  Facebook

 

Santa’s Secret Den

Santa Secret Den

Experience Santa’s naughty side in his Secret Den – booze, bites and lots of cheeky fun! Once inside, you’ll have to use your funky bodies, cheeky wit and geeky brains for interactive games and fun! Bar bites and free flow booze are on the menu and there’s prizes to be won.

When:     12 December 2020
Where:    Santa’s Secret Kingdom, Top Secret Location in Quarry Bay
Tickets:  From $941.19, Eventbrite

 

Christmas Birthday Party @ DJ With Love

DJ Charlie Chan is celebrating his 25th birthday with a big Christmas Birthday Party at Central Pier. Expect his heavy tech house/house bangers on the deck and Charlie Chan and Wil Raymo on the lineup.

When:     25 December 2020
Where:    Central Pier
Tickets:  Facebook

 

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Sports


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Movies Opening in Hong Kong This Week

Check out these film releases that are opening this week at theatres around Hong Kong, visit the Hong Kong Movie app to get more information and show times.

Night of the Undead
No. 7 Cherry Lane
The Rental
The Craft: Legacy
It Must Be Heaven

 

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Other Events

Autumn Bouquet Workshop

Autumn bouquet workshop

You’ll learn the basics of picking the best flowers, trimming, color combination and flower wrapping skills as you create a hand-tied Autumn bouquet.

When:     21 November 2020
Where:    Estell’s Florist, Tai Po Workshop
Tickets:   $750, Facebook

 

Christmas Embroidery Workshop

Christmas Embroidery Workshop

Participants will gain some insight into the world of embroidery and learn a number of techniques which can be used on your final, Christmas-themed masterpiece.

When:     28 November 2020
Where:    Make and Do Hong Kong, Chai Wan
Tickets:   $580, Facebook

 

deTour 2020

deTour design festival is returning to PMQ with a variety of programs, including installations, exhibitions, workshops, and design dialogues awaiting your exploration. For the first time, deTour will also launch a virtual festival featuring livestream events.

When:     27 November 2020
Where:    PMQ, Central
For more information:  Ticketflap

 

Fine Art Asia 2020

Fine Art Asia is recognised by the international art world as Asia’s leading fine art fair. On show are museum-quality artworks spanning over 5,000 years of cultural history, from ancient Chinese bronzes through to contemporary art.

When:     27-30 November 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $120, HK Ticketing

 

Christmas Charity Beach Ball

Christmas Charity Beach Ball

The Third Annual Treasure Island Charity Beach Ball will raise awareness and much needed funds for local Lantau Wildlife and Animal Welfare Charities as well as children and families in need. There will be a special Christmas roast dinner buffet, free-flow wines and beers, live music and dancing.

When;     12 December 2020
Where:    Treasure Island Beach Club, Pui O Beach
Tickets:  $580, Facebook

 

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Virtually HKMOA

Enjoy art at home with a range of programming from the Hong Kong Museum of Art. Browse their website for pamphlets, audio guides, multimedia programs of their exhibitions and more.

For more information:  HKMoA Website


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If you have an event you think HK HUB readers would love, email [email protected] to request a free listing in our What’s On Guide.


Find all the best events for children and families in our awesome Kids & Family What’s On Guide.

activities & events for families in Hong Kong


Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.


 

 

 


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