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

Rulapalooza #3

Rula Live and The Underground continue their electric collaboration with a third edition of Rulapalooza that promises to thrill live music lovers of Hong Kong.

When:     19 September 2020
Where:    Rula Live, Central
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook

 

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:     11 October, 2020
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

 

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

 

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

 

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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

Organic Farmer Market & Vegetable Pick-up Point

Organic Farmer market

Alvin, owner of “Magic Organics” farm will display his latest and freshest organic harvest, discuss his passion and commitment to organic farming and introduce his new pre-order system of mixed vegetable boxes.

When:     15, 22, 29 September, 6, 13, 20 October 2020
Where:    Fivelements Habitat, Wan Chai
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite

 

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:      11 October, 8, 22 November, 6 December 2020
Where:     Discovery Bay
For more information:  Event Website


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Theatre & Dance

The Met: Live in HD 2020

The Met live in HD

Live performances of the Metropolitan Opera will be streamed in HD at the Bethanie Theatre.

When:     7 June – 8 November 2020
Where:    Bethanie Theatre, HKAPA Bethanie Landmark Heritage Campus
Tickets:  HK Ticketing


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Comedy


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Health & Wellness

The Hive HK’s Virtual Wellness Month

The Hive Virtual Wellness Month

For the entirety of September, the Hive will be hosting a variety of online events. Focused solely on the health and wellbeing of both the mind and body, there’ll be weekly yoga classes, body weight workouts, meditation sessions, workshops on organic skincare, and even a panel on the benefits of CBD.

When:     31 August – 30 September 2020
Where:    Online
For more information:  Eventbrite

 

Online: Morning Yoga with Janet

Morning Yoga with janet

Start your day fresh with an online session of energising yoga with Certified Yoga Instructor, Janet from The Balanced Jungle.

When:     16., 23, 30 September 2020
Where:    Online
For more information:  Facebook

 

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

Back to the 80s – All You can Eat Dim Sum

Duddell's all you can eat dim sum

Featuring an array of Duddell’s newly created and signature dim sum items from the menu, the all-you-can-eat menu pays homage to the golden decade of 1980s Hong Kong.

When:     Monday – Thursday in September and October, 2020
Where:    Duddell’s Hong Kong, Central
Tickets:  $298 + 10%, Facebook

 

Yardley Brothers x Typhoon Brewery Eastern Lightning Launch

Stop by the Globe to try this collaboration brew with the original HK craft brewery Typhoon Brewery. Free beer, welly wanging, drinking competitions, Coconut Shy and a Tombola.

When:     12 September 2020
Where:    The Globe, SoHo
For more information:  Facebook

 

Vegan Middle Eastern Cooking Class

Vegan middle eastern cooking class

LEarn to make Messabaha, Vegan Kibbeh, Flatbread, a fresh seasoned vegetable salad and date cookies. Fee includes lunch, drinks, snacks and recipes.

When:     23 September 2020
Where:    Olive Leaf, Pak Kok, Lamma Island
Tickets:  $600, Facebook

 

Hong Kong Whisky Festival 2020

Whisky Festival

Renowned as the largest whisky event in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Whisky Festival is celebrating its 5th anniversary. The event will feature more than 1,100 different whisky expressions, alongside an array of exciting master classes hosted by diverse brand ambassadors.

When:     11 October 2020
Where:    InterContinental Grand Stanford, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $248, Facebook

 

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


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Nightlife

Millennial Quiz Night: Mean Girls Edition

Millennial quiz night flyer

Test your knowledge of pop culture from the past four decades (no questions pre-date 1981) and current affairs! Win prizes and alcohol for your expert knowledge in the nostalgic memories you harbour from your days in front of the TV circa 1995 and your mom’s trashy magazines.

When:     13 September 2020
Where:    The Aftermath Bar, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

Bobby’s Rabble Quiz Night (Zoom and Live)

Bobby's Rabble quiz night

Hong Kong’s favourite pub quiz, the pub quiz for people that don’t like pub quizzes is held every Tuesday night at 8pm. When COVID-19 prevents live events, the quiz is held online via Zoom.)

When:     15, 22, 29 September, 6 October 2020
Where:    Bobby’s Rabble, Central
Tickets:  Facebook

 

FuFu Presents Feel The Groove

Feel the groove in bright colors

Fufu residency is back at Duddell’s. Get your dancing shoes ready for a special night under the sign of The Groove.

When:     26 September 2020
Where:    FuFu Creative, Duddell’s, Central
Tickets:  From $100, Facebook

 

Trance Ma² Presents: Escape

Escape dance to trance flyer

Following on from a number of successful trance nights, which have hosted the likes of Will Atkinson & Menno De Jong, Escape is a concept based around all styles of trance and featuring some of the best trance DJs in Hong Kong and around the world.

When:     3 October 2020
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  From $100, Facebook

 

Glastoballs Festival

Got Balls is putting their own spin on the world famous Glastonbury Festival. Expect the contemporary arts of anthem singing, dance off twerking and of course, 3 festival themed rounds of bingo.

When:     23 October 2020
Where:    ClubONE, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $450, Facebook

 

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

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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.

A Choo
Love You Forever
Tenet
I Still Believe
Antebellum 

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Other Events

Online: TEDTalk-Style Presentation Skills Workshop

tedtalk presentation skills

Improve your public speaking and storytelling skills with tips straight from the mouth of a 7-time TEDx Speaker.

When:     10 September 2020
Where:    Online via Zoom and Facebook Live
Tickets:  $150 for Hive members, $200 for non-members, Facebook

 

Woodwork Induction Class 2020: Machine Operation and Safety

Woodwork Induction Class

In this class you’ll learn how to operate the following woodwork machines: bandsaw, mitre saw, table saw and wood router. If you pass the class you’ll be able to use these woodworking machines at MakerBay.

When:     13, 20 September 2020
Where:    MakerBay, Tsuen Wan
Tickets:  $400, Eventbrite

 

Labyrinth Mandala Night

Mandala Meetup

In this September Monthly Mandala Meet Up, you’ll work with the image of the labyrinth as the basis of artmaking. You’ll create a meditative art piece using a range of media.

When:     17 September 2020
Where:    Wild at Art Studio, Central
Tickets:  $480, includes all materials, Facebook

 

Candle Carving Workshop with Candle Alchemy

Candle carving workshop

In this workshop, you’ll cut and carve your own candles using curls and soft waves. The finished candle will be a unique work of art with the option to install a LED light in the bottom so you can enjoy your candle at home without fire hazards.

When:     3-31 October (select dates)
Where:    Candle Alchemy, Hung Hom
Tickets:  $850, HK Ticketing

 

Hong Kong International Literary Festival

THe Hong Kong International Literary Festival is an annual event held over ten days each autumn, featuring established and emerging writers from around the world in a programme that includes discussions, literary lunches and dinners, workshops, lectures, debates, book signings and readings. This year’s festival will go ahead as a hybrid festival of live and online events.

When:     5-15th November 2020
Where:    Online and in various locations around Hong Kong
For more information:  Event Website

 

Online Art Programmes at Tai Kwun

Tai Kwun Contemporary has launched an online series of tours and conversations. In addition to their VR 360° virtual gallery, on select Wednesdays and Saturdays in August, they will live-stream tours of their current exhibitions and conversations with artists.

When:     Select Wednesdays and Saturdays in August
Where:    Online
For more information:  Tai Kwun Website 

 

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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

 

Shi Fu Miz Festival 2020

Shi Fu Miz Festival

HK’s music and art festival created by Fufu and La Mamie’s is back in Cheung Chau this October with a brand new 3-day format. The Line-up is to be announced.

When:     30 October 2020
Where:    Sai Yuen Farm, Cheung Chau Island
Tickets:  $402.80, Eventbrite


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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


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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