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

Beethoven’s Pastoral Sounds of Nature

The “Pastoral” is one of Beethoven’s most popular and well-loved symphonies, with its marvellous depiction of life in the countryside, tinged with humour, affection and great charm.

When: 18 March 2021
Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Tickets: Free admission by pre-registration, HK Phil

 

Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto

Rachmaninov's 3rd piano concerto

This chilled-out programme is tailor made for busy urbanites. This 1-hour concert will feature Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto no. 3, Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini, and Chen Qigang’s Instants d’un Opera de Pekin.

When:     16-17 April 2021
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $280, HK Phil

 

Rotten Head Festival

Rotten Head Music Festival

Rotten Head Festival is a celebration of all things Hong Kong, from music, to food and drink and crafts. It’s designed to be joined by everyone, from young professionals to families.

When:     16-18 April 2021
Where:    Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park
Tickets:  From $280, Ticketflap

 

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

 

Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival 2021

Clockenflap

Clockenflap art and music festival is back for November 2021. The lineup is yet to be announced but it’s sure to be a memorable weekend.

When:     26-28 November 2021
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
Tickets:  From $698, Ticketflap

 

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.

activities & events for families in Hong Kong

 


Shopping & Markets

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

The Discovery Bay Sunday Market is back with a selection of vendors offering a wide range of locally made products.

When:     14, 28 March, 11 April, 9 May, 13 June 15 August, 12 September, 10 October, 7, 21 November, 12 December 2021
Where:    Discovery Bay Plaza
For more information:  Event Website


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Theatre & Dance

turn(it)out festival: five(by)six

five(by)six

This extraordinary production will feature five intriguing contemporary ballets by six international dance-makers.

When:     18 March – 4 April 2021
Where:    Online
For more information:  HK Ballet

 

turn(it)out Festival: The Orpheus Cabaret

Orpheus Cabaret

The classic Greek myth of Orpheus journeying to the Underworld to bring back his beloved Eurydice gets a new twist in this provocative new dance cabaret online.

When:     19 March 2021
Where:    Online via Zoom
Tickets:  Free admission with pre-registration, Event Website

 

Hong Kong Jockey Club Contemporary Dance Series 10th Anniversary

In Finding Meaning in an Uncertain World, Victor Fung’s interactive dance experience puts audiences in the driver’s seat, free to frame their own viewing experience through a selection of multiple audio commentaries.

When:     19-20 March 2021
Where:    Studio Theatre, HK Cultural Centre
Tickets:  $150, Urbtix

 

Academy Opera: Mozart’s Idomeneo

Idomeneo

The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts will present Mozart’s Idomeneo – a continuation of the well-known Greek mythology The Trojan War.

When:     23, 25, 27 March 2021
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  From $95, HK Ticketing

 

Hong Kong Stories Live Storytelling Show

For You

April’s Hong Kong Stories Live show will have the theme “For You.” Check it out and see what their storytellers have put together for you.

When:     1 April 2021
Where:    Jockey Club Studio Theatre, Central
Tickets:  $96 for Fringe Club Members, $120 for non-members, Ticketflap

 

Secret Theatre Projects: Redemption Room

Redemption Room is a new live online experience where the audience gets to judge six disgraced celebrities as they seek redemption for their societal crimes. The experience will go live across the world in a Zoom studio featuring contestants from six major cities, including Hong Kong.

When:     Select Dates from 25 February – 13 March 2021
Where:    Online
Tickets:  $158 SGD, Ticketflap

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Comedy

The Aftermath Fringe Festival

The Aftermath is hosting an online festival of all things comedy, arts and music. Enjoy the festival in the comfort of your own home by live streaming.

When:     Now  until March 2021
Where:    Online
Tickets:  $80, Ticketflap

 

BackStage Comedy Saturday Showcase

This comedy show will be hosted by Garron Chiu and will feature a lineup of fabulous local comedians.

When:     13 March 2021
Where:    The Hub, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $200, Ticketflap

 

Tim Chan: I Got F In English

Tim Chan

Tim Chan will headline Backstage Comedy at The Hub with his show, I Got F in English.

When:     26 March 2021
Where:    The Hub, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap

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Health & Wellness

Liv Well Challenge

Join the Liv Well Challenge, a seven-day virtual event designed to revive your wellbeing and boost your positivity. Sign up and receive fun daily challenges across seven wellness pillars. Complete the challenges and share your journey for a chance to win big prizes.

When:     15-21 March 2021
Where:    Virtual
Tickets:  $200, Ticketflap

 

PUC Fitness Fundraiser & Charity Sale

This fundraiser for Paws United Charity will feature Yoga and HIIT sessions as well as a charity sale and doggy day out.

When:     20 March 2021
Where:    The Pulse, Repulse 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

Afternoon Tea With Special Guest

This Afternoon Tea will be hosted by the St. Patrick’s Society of Hong Kong and ticket price includes a 10% donation to ImpactHK.

When:     21 March 2021
Where:    The Peninsula Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook

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Nightlife

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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.

Tom and Jerry
Wild Mountain Thyme
Bad Hair
Soul Snatcher
The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese
Raya and the Last Dragon

 

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Other Events

Beginners Weave Workshop

Beginners weaving workshop

This class is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning the basics of weaving on a lap loom. Participants will take home one beautifully finished, medium size woven wall hanging.

When:     20 March 2021
Where:    Make and Do Hong Kong, Chai Wan
Tickets:  $580, Facebook

 

TEDx: From Eco-Anxiety to Climate Communication

TedX eco anxiety

This one-hour e-workshop will explore your emotional reaction to climate change and strategies to communicate those feelings.

When:     30 March 2021
Where:    Online Event
Tickets:  Free, 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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