Let us inspire you with our weekly pick of best events and things to do in Hong Kong. Whether you’re looking for something to do this weekend or during the month, we might have great ideas for you. From exhbitions to special events happening in Hong Kong, we surely have something that will suit you.

NAKED FLOWER Hong Kong — April 27-October 27, 2024

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© Naked Flower Hong Kong

Don’t let the Art March stop. NAKED FLOWERS, the popular exhibition from Japan, is coming to Hong Kong for the first time. From 27 April to 27 October at Tsim Sha Tsui’s 1881 Heritage, this immersive art exhibition will take you on a multisensory journey through eight interactive rooms, from the digital flower gardens of ‘Naked Big Book’ to the floral fragrance of ‘Big Flower Garden’. Early bird tickets are on sale now until 26 April. Stop by the Naked Cafe Bar for floral teas or cocktails, where the interactive round table projects floral designs when a drink is placed down.

When: April 27 – October 27, 2024
Where: G17B & Basement, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: From HK$150. Visit website and Instagram page for more details and buy tickets on Trip.com

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The Adorned Body: French Fashion and Jewellery 1770–1910 from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris — June 26-October 14, 2024

The Adorned Body: French Fashion and Jewellery 1770–1910 from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris exhibition hong kong palace museum west kowloon
© Hong Kong Palace Museum

The Hong Kong Palace Museum is bringing a slice of French glamour to the city with “The Adorned Body” exhibition. It’s a fab showcase of nearly 400 pieces of French fashion and jewellery from the late 18th to early 20th century – you’ll get to ogle at historic threads and bling, some of which have never left Paris before! There’s even a fun ‘dressing room’ where you can virtually try on fancy French outfits.

When: June 26-October 14, 2024
Where: Gallery 9, Hong Kong Palace Museum, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets: This is a special exhibition, a Special Exhibition ticket is required. Visit Klook to view tickets options

I. M. Pei: Life Is Architecture — June 29-January 5, 2025

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© I.M. Pei: Life Is Architecture

This is the first major retrospective of Ieoh Ming Pei that properly appraises the work of one of the greatest architects of the 20th and 21st centuries. Pei’s high-profile projects were realised over seven decades and include the National Gallery of Art East Building in Washington, D.C., the modernisation of the Grand Louvre in Paris, the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, and the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha. The exhibition takes an expanded and closer look at Pei’s practice through six themes representing areas of focus and approaches throughout his career.

When: June 29, 2024-January 5, 2025
Where: West Gallery, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District, 38 Museum Drive, Kowloon
Tickets: HK$160. Buy tickets on Klook

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SummerFest@Central — July 5-August 11, 2024

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© Summerfest@Central

Following SummerFest@Wanchai, the festivities are splashing into Central Harbourfront from July 5 to August 11! The free SummerFest@Central is packed with a ton of cool activities: Inflatable Wonders features five inflatable “world’s greatest landmarks” like the Giza Pyramids and the Tower of Pisa for photos; on weekends, the Fun Sports Gala will bring fun runs and trendy sports like tchoukball and pickleball; fans of “The Little Mermaid” can also join water-themed festivities and installations at Mermazing Palace Summer Splash. On July 13-14, campers can visit the HK Camping Festival for the latest camping product displays; and don’t miss the cultural Summer Sea Fest, where 250+ brands will showcase their baking goods, pet supplies, original designs, and more. It’s a summer party you won’t want to miss!

When: July 5-August 11, 2024
Where: Central Harbourfront
Tickets: Free admission. Visit website for full programmes

The Aubrey After Dark — Every Friday

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© Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Aubrey After Dark brings a fresh pulse to Hong Kong’s nightlife scene at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Starting May 24, this upscale Japanese izakaya transforms into a chic nightspot every Friday. With soulful house and disco vibes, the event offers a taste of underground scenes from global hotspots. Celebrating MO’s 60th anniversary, the venue revives the glamour of 1960s Hong Kong, featuring international DJs and local talents.

When: Every Friday. Next on July 12, 2024
Where: The Aubrey, 25/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central
Tickets: Tickets from HK$150 including one welcome drink. Buy tickets on website

Chinese Kungfu x Dance Carnival — July 9-14, 2024

Chinese Kungfu x Dance Carnival tsim sha tsui
© Chinese Kungfu x Dance Carnival

As part of the Hong Kong Pop Culture Festival 2024, the Chinese Kungfu x Dance Carnival focuses on the harmony between Chinese martial arts and dance. Various martial arts and dance activities will enlighten and entertain participants, allowing them to appreciate traditional Chinese aesthetics and wisdom through the interesting programme. Head to website for programme schedule and ticketing info.

When: July 9-14, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Head to website, Instagram and Facebook for programme schedule and ticketing info.

100% Doraemon & Friends — July 13-August 4, 2024

100% doraemon and friends exhibition tsim sha tsui
© 100% Doraemon & Friends

The creative mind behind DOUBLE DUCKS last year, AllRightsReserved (ARR), is set to bring “100% DORAEMON & FRIENDS” exhibition to Avenue of Stars and Tsim Sha Tsui Harbourfront from July 13 to August 4. Celebrating Doraemon’s creator – Fujiko F Fujio’s 90th anniversary, this event features life-sized sculptures, manga art, and movies, plus a new animated short film. With free and ticketed areas, and a chance to grab a commemorative acrylic pin, it’s a must-visit for all fans!

When: July 13 – August 4, 2024
Where: 6/F, K11 MUSEA & Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: General admission from HK$120 and Premium set HK$320 (limited to 3,000 sets). Buy tickets on Klook

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Hong Kong Book Fair — July 17-23, 2024

hong kong book fair
© Hong Kong Trade Development Council

The 34th edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair is the city’s biggest literature event. There will be a wide range of books to choose from, including genres like children’s books, popular fiction, and biographies, among others. The six-day event will also host cultural activities for visitors of all ages groups to participate in.

This year, Hong Kong Book Fair ticket holder can also visit World of Snacks and Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo with the same ticket. World of Snacks brings together a wide collection of snacks and popular treats from around the world, including chips (or crisps), cookies, healthy treats, natural bars and more. On the other hand, you will find various sports and leisure brands at the Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, alongside a number of free trials for you to enjoy.

When: July 17-23, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tickets: HK$30 (adults) & HK$10 (children. Free admission for children aged 3 or under and senior citizens aged 65 or above. Visit website for ticketing

Drone Show — next on July 20

Hong Kong will have its next drone show on July 20, this time featuring the popular Japanese character Doraemon. This is the second time they are bringing Doraemon to a drone show.
The first drone show in May celebrated two major city festivals: the Cheung Chau Bun Festival (May 5-16) and Buddha’s Birthday (May 15). During the 10-minute event, 1,000 drones illuminated the skies over Victoria Harbour, forming festive motifs related to these celebrations. Check out our Drone Show guide for all the details.

When: Next on July 20, 2024
Where: Victoria Harbour
Tickets: Visit website for more details

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Malaysian Durian FestivalJuly 20-August 24

malaysian durian festival hotel icon tsim sha tsui

Hotel Icon is bringing back its massive Malaysian Durian Festival from 20 July to 24 August, and it’s set to be a right royal affair. You’ll get to sample the best of durians, including the ‘King of Kings’ D197 Musang King and some rare gems like D88 and XO Durian. You’ll get to sample a platter of five different durian varieties, with some rare gems like the D200 Black Thorn making their Hong Kong debut. They will also host  weekend brunch and dinner buffets and serve 15 new durian dishes that infuse six Malaysian-origin durians into savoury Chinese plates and western-style desserts.

When: July 20-August 24, 2024
Where: Silverbox Ballroom, Level 1, Hotel ICON, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Visit website for more details

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Freespace Noise Fest — July 24-August 6, 2024

Freespace Noise Fest is Hong Kong’s first-ever Experimental Music Festival. From July 24 to August 6, West Kowloon Cultural District is hosting this groundbreaking 10-day festival of experimental tunes. With over 30 acts from 10 countries, including Japanese legend Otomo Yoshihide and Indonesian duo Senyawa, it’s a sonic adventure you won’t want to miss. Expect everything from improvised music to harsh noise, plus workshops and artist chats.

When: July 24-August 6, 2024
Where: Fressapce, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets: From HK$220. Visit Klook for event details and ticketing

ANI-COM & GAMES Hong Kong — July 26-30, 2024

ANI-COM & GAMES Hong Kong 2024 wan chai

Anime fans should mark their calendars for Ani-Com & Games Hong Kong 2024 (ACGHK)! Happening from 26-30 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, this massive event features products and activities for anime, comics, and gaming enthusiasts. Don’t miss the Cosplay Contest, Canvas Project, Original Comic Contest, and more. Head to their website to see the full event schedule.

When: July 26-30, 2024
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tickets: General admission is HK$42. Tickets will be available for purchase on the ACGHK app from early July, or at selected 7-Eleven and Circle K convenience stores from July 15. On-site ticket sales are not available. Stay tuned on their website, Facebook and Instagram

Paris Olympics 2024 — July 26-August 11, 2024

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(© AFP)

The Paris 2024 Games are just around the corner, and no matter you’re a sport fan or not, this is the event you can’t miss. The good news is, you won’t need to break the bank or stay glued to your sofa to catch the action. The government has announced that the event will be boardcast for free on TVB, ViuTV, and HOY TV channels. To enjoy it with the crowd, head to a bar or restaurant, or pop down to your local LCSD sports centre, where they’re setting up Olympic Focal Sites across all 18 districts. From 27 July to 12 August, you can cheer on our athletes with fellow fans. It’s going to be a cracking summer of sport!

When: July 26-August 11, 2024
Where: Watch on three free TV channels or at Olympics Focal Sites by LCSD
Tickets: Free. Read the full Olypics schedule on their website

Hong Kong Cat Expo — August 2-4, 2024

Cat parents, the Hong Kong Cat Expo 2024 is the purr-fect event for you. From August 2 to 4, head to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for the annual expo. Expect a variety of cat-themed products, trendy toys, and daily necessities. Enjoy special highlights like the CFA International Cat Show, informative lectures, and interactive workshops. Don’t forget to spend HK$250 or more at designated booths for a chance to win amazing prizes, including round-trip tickets to Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Don’t miss out – see you at HKCEC Hall 3BCD!

When: August 2-4, 2024
Where: Hall 3BCD, HKCEC, Wan Chai
Tickets: HK$30. Visit the website and Klook for more details and ticketing

Pyrotechnic Displays — TBC

Pyrotechnic Displays victoria harbour
© Hong Kong Tourism Board

Following the first monthly firework display on May 1, don’t miss the next one on June 15. Set against Victoria Harbour’s night views, it features dazzling pyrotechnics along with “A Symphony of Lights”, the daily multimedia show involving 43 iconic buildings of the city. For the best experience, head to Wan Chai harbourfront, where you can enjoy enhanced sound systems and a comfortable viewing atmosphere at spots like Water Sports and Recreation Precinct and HarbourChill. Find out where else you can see the firework in our guide.

When: Next show on June 15, 2024 at 8:00pm
Where: Victoria Harbour
Tickets: Visit website for more details

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