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

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**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**

What’s On This Weekend 20-22 March 2020

Classic & New Hot Rock @ The Aftermath
Road to Ruin @ Rula Live
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Standup Comedy Open Mic @ The Riff
Comedy Showcase @ The Riff
DragJam6 – Just Because It’s Family @ The Hive
TBCHK: The Sound of Improv @ Social Room
Yin Yang Yoga with Dannie @ lululemon Pacific Place
Weekend Energiser @ Garage Academy
A Full Body Fitness Fiesta @ K11 MUSEA
Wellness Talk and Tea Party @ Gaylord Indian Restaurant
Hike & Breathwork @ Lamma Island
Free Zumba Workshop @ Fitness First – Nan Fung Place
Wandering the Wild: Forest Therapy and Tea Ceremony
The World Market @ Times Square
Friday Feels @ Popinjays
MANA! Community Day – World Water Day @ All MANA! Outlets
80s 90s Rooftop Vibes III Spring Countdown @ FoFo by el Willy
99 Bottles Turns Three! @ 99 Bottles
DJ FabSabs: Haze @ The Cobra Beach Club
Back In Time @ Rummin’ Tings
Hong Kong Story Walk @ House 1881
Sweatshirt Making Workshop @ Fabric Lab

Music

Classic & Hot New Rock

A great mix of classic and some of the newest original rock music in Hong Kong with The Sleeves, Pr!sm, The Neoastronauts, and Who’s King!

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    The Aftermath, Central
Tickets:  Free Entry, Eventbrite

 

Road To Ruin

Road to Ruin

Road To Ruin will rock LKF with their repertoire of evergreen songs from Ramones, Motorhead, Guns N’ Roses and Green Day!

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Rula Live, Lan Kwai Fong
For more information:  Facebook

 

HK Phil: The Soldier and the Nightingale (Mixed Ensemble)

The Soldier and the Nightingale

As a part of the six-concert Tai Kwun Chamber Music Series 2020, HK Phil will play a programme that includes Brown’s 4 Systems, Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat, Cage’s 4’33’’ and Theo Loevendie’s The Nightingale for Narrator & Seven Instruments.

When:     23 March 2020
Where:    JC Cube, Tai Kwun
Tickets:  $200, HK Phil Website

 

Postponed: HYUKOH

HYUKOH

Indie rock icon HYUKOH is making a return to Hong Kong. All of their previous shows in Hong Kong have sold-out, so don’t miss the chance to get tickets!

When:     TBA
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  Live Nation

 

Black Flag

Black Flag

For the very first time, the godfathers of hardcore will bring their mayhem to Hong Kong in this live show.

When:     26 March 2020
Where:    Hidden Agenda: This Town Needs, Yau Tong
For more information:  Facebook

 

POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBC): Sonar Hong Kong 2020

Sonar

Sonar Hong Kong will make its hugely anticipated return with UK superstar Stormzy confirmed to close the SonarVillage. The festival will showcase its inimitable mix of pioneering music, creativity and technology across multiple stages.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Science Park
Tickets:  From $780, Ticketflap

 

Big Band Night – All That Swing

Big Band Night - All that Swing

The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra is one of the most authentic Swing Big Bands in Hong Kong. Come and enjoy the unforgettable music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Bob Mintzer.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

Hong Kong Sinfonietta: Cellomania – Sebastian Klinger Plays Schumann

Sebastian Klinger

Cellist Sebastian Klinger will open Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s new season with Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor under the baton of Music Director Yip Wing-sie.

When:     4 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $160, Urbtix

 

Two Finger Salute, Diamond 6 & The Mongcocks

Two Finger Salute, Diamond 6 & The Mongcocks will play the Wanch. Live music from 9pm to 12am.

When:     4 April 2020
Where:    The Wanch, Wan Chai
Tickets:  Free Entry, Facebook

 

First Half of Life

First Half of Life

First Half of Life is a conceptual music concert which depicts the wonder and struggle of an artist. Live piano and orchestral music will be performed together with the original short film ‘Murmur & Memories.’

When:     7 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
Tickets:  From $140, Urbtix

 

The Big BandExpress 4th Year Anniversary

Big BandExpress

Founded in 2016 by trombonist Oliver Cura, The Big BandExpress is an active 12-20 piece jazz orchestra, consisting of Hong Kong based jazz and big band musicians.

When:     11 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

Dreamers in Broadway

Dreamers Trombone Quartet will perform many classic Broadway pieces rearranged for a trombone ensemble. The concert serves as a tribute to the great musicians and theatre practitioners who pursued their dreams in the Broadway over the long years.

When:     11 April 2020
Where:    Sheung Wan Civic Centre Lecture Hall
Tickets:  $140, Urbtix

 

Yu Long – Jian Wang’s Don Quixote

Jian Wang's Don Quixote

Star Chinese cellist Jian Wang will perform ‘Flowing Sleeves’ a very lyrical concerto composed by Chinese composer, Zhou Tian. Jian Wang and his cello take on a very different role in Strauss’ famous tone poem, where they portray the antics of the tall, dreamy and mad Don Quixote.

When:     17-18 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $220, HK Phil

 

Life is Valuable – Charity Concert for the Alleviation of Poverty

SOCO Charity Concert

A range of different artists will perform in a multi-disciplinary program to benefit the Society for Community Organization.

When:     20 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $500, Ticketflap

 

Jazz Marathon for the International Jazz Day

The greatest jazz party of the year will feature a marathon of jazz concerts all day long. There will be two sessions with great jazz bands representing a range of different jazz styles and backgrounds.

When:     25 April 2020
Where:    Queen Elizabeth Stadium Arena, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $160, Urbtix

 

The Red Stripes ‘Made in Hong Kong’ Album Launch Party

Red Stripes album launch

The Red Stripes is celebrating the release of their second vinyl album ‘Made In Hong Kong’ with two full sets of original and classic music with cool support from DJ Star.

When:     25 April 2020
Where:    Cadillac Bar & Grill, Causeway Bay
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook

 

Akira Yamaoka Tour

Akira Yamaoka

Composer and producer of the Silent Hill series, Akira Yamaoka will perform a live performance in Hong Kong.

When:     30 April 2020
Where:    KITEC Music Zone
Tickets:  From $350, Ticketflap

 

The Oscar Maestro: Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Desplat has composed original scores for over 170 films including Argo, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King’s Speech, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Lust, Caution. He will conduct signature works and transport us back to revisit touching moments in the films.

When:     1 May 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $480, Ticketflap

 

Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera by Les Arts Florissants

La Finta Giardiana

Les Arts Florissants is an ensemble of singers and instrumentalists specialized in Baroque music and known around the world. They’ll perform La Finta Giardiniera as a part of Le French May.

When:     7 May 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre – Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $180, Event Website

 

Funk Ska Nation

This evening will combine two eclectic musical genres to keep you on your feet and rocking out all night. The lineup includes Sunrise, The Funkaphones, The Riddem Section, and The Red Stripes.

When:     16 May 2020
Where:    Rula Live, Lan Kwai Fong
Tickets:  From $140, Facebook

Miloš Guitar Superstar

Milos Karaglic

Miloš Karadaglić is back on stage, delighting audiences worldwide with his programme “The Voice of the Guitar”, which includes repertoire from the Baroque period, Latin America and Spain, The Beatles and other contemporary works, arranged for guitar and string ensemble.

When:     17 May 2020
Where:    HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
For more information:  Facebook

 

ONE OK ROCK

ONE OK ROCK

J-rock icon ONE OK ROCK will return to Hong Kong in their ‘Eye of the Storm Asia Tour’.

When:     22 May 2020
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena
Tickets:  Details TBA, Live Nation

 

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:     24 May 2019
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $488, HK Ticketing

 

Moonchild – Live in HK

Moonchild

Moonchild is a combination of three independent strong-willed spirits – Amber Navran, Andris Mattson, and Max Bryx. The resulting union yields an ever-evolving fusion of alternative R&B and neo-soul. Last year they performed a sold-out show at TTN and we are excited to see them back in Hong Kong for another performance.

When:     28 May 202
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $320, Ticketflap

 

Live Jazz with Laurent de Wilde

Laurent de Wilde

Renowned jazz pianist Laurent de Wilde will feature in two different Live Jazz performances as a part of Le French May. The first a tribute to pianist and composer Thelonious Monk (June 9) and the second a duo piano performance with Ray Lema that mixes jazz and African music under the title ‘Riddles.’

When:     9-10 June 2020
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
Tickets:  From $280, Event Website

 

AliAliVe 2020 Around the World

AliAlive 2020

AliA is a six piece rock band with members including vocalist AYAME, guitarist Okamura Eren, keyboard TKT, violinist RINA, bassist SEIYA and drummer BOB. They’ll be returning to Hong Kong as a part of their 2020 world tour.

When:     14 June 2020
Where:    Musiczone @ E-MAX
Tickets:  From $350, Cityline

 

Lea Salonga: The Voice of Broadway

Lea Salonga

Broadway Diva Lea Salonga will close the HK Phil season this year. Alongside ‘The Human Heart’ from Once On This Island she will also sing songs from popular musicals and Disney movies.

When:     3-4 July 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $480, Ticketflap

 

Christopher

Christopher

Christopher will come back to Hong Kong for his Asia Tour 2020 with his new album Under the Surface.

When:     28 August 2020
Where:    KITEC Music Zone @ E-Max
Tickets:  $680, Ticketflap

 

Billie Ellish: Where Do We Go? World Tour

Billie Ellish

Rising teenage singer-songwriter Billie Ellish will be performing her Hong Kong debut as a part of her ‘Where Do We Go?’ world tour.

When:     30 August 2020
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena
Tickets:  On Sale from February 5, Live Nation

 

Ryuichi Sakamoto feat. Shiro Takatani: dis-play

Ryuichi Sakamoto

By combining his electronic music with visual compositions from Visual Director Shiro Takatani, legendary Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto will provide Hong Kong fans with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience his one-of-a-kind audio-visual work at Freespace.

When:     11-12 September 2020
Where:    The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets:  From $1180, Event Website

 

SHOW POSTPONED: Green Day Live in Hong Kong

Green Day

Green Day will visit Hong Kong on their global stadium tour that comes on the heels of their recently released single, ‘Father Of All…’ – the lead track on their forthcoming 13th studio album of the same name.

When:     TBA
Where:    Arena, 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.

activities & events for families in Hong Kong

 


Shopping & Markets

Organic Farmer’s Market

Farmers Market

Adams Ho, the owner of Yuen Long’s organic Fresh Angel Farm and long-term supplier of Fivelements Habitat’s Sakti Elixir will deliver the freshest spring harvest from his own farm and other local organic farms from the Hong Kong Pride collective at this Organic Farmer’s Market.

When:     28 March, 11, 25 April, 9, 23 May, 6, 20 June, 4, 18 July 2020
Where:    Fivelements Habitats, Times Square
For more information:  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:      19 April, 10 May, 14 June 2020
Where:     Discovery Bay
For more information: Event Website


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Theatre & Dance

RESCHEDULED: NEW DATE TBA On View: Panorama

On View: Panorama

This cross-disciplinary exhibit examines how dancers present themselves to the camera, the audience and each other through a live dance performance and a dance film installation.

When:     17-19 April 2020
Where:    The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets:  $350, West Kowloon Cultural District

 

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HK Ballet at home

With so many people working from home and children currently not in school, Hong Kong Ballet has launched [email protected], an exciting free online channel featuring interactive ballet content on Facebook. A variety of entertaining shows will be posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the coming weeks.

When:     Now until 15 May 2020
Where:    Online
For more information:  HK Ballet’s Facebook Page

 

Fuerza Bruta

Fuerza Bruta

After a world tour that included nine successful years off-Broadway in New York, revolutionary immersive theatre performance Fuerza Bruta will make it’s Hong Kong debut this May.

When:     12-24 May 2020
Where:    Freespace, West Kowloon Art Park
Tickets:  From $780, West Kowloon Cultural District

 

Tutu

Tutu

Tutu is a rhythmic and humoristic maelstrom performed by six dancers. During 20 scenes, the six men play all the roles – more than 40 characters to make us laugh, surprise and impress us!

When:     13-14 June 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Tickets:  From $160, Event Website


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Comedy

Standup Comedy Open Mic at The Riff

Comedy Open Mic at The Riff

Visit Hong Kong’s newest comedy club each Wednesday and Sunday night to try your hand at comedy or watch new and seasoned comedians work out material.

When:     Every Wednesday and Sunday Evening
When:     The Riff, Central
Tickets:  Free Entry, Facebook

 

The Riff Comedy Showcase

The Riff is hosting a 2-day comedy showcase with many local comedy stars and internationally touring comedians.

When:     20-21 March 2020
Where:    The Riff, Central
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap

 

DragJam6 – Just Because It’s Family

Drag Show with music, comedy and a unique art performance. You’re welcome to join in on the ‘drag’ family.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    The Hive, Kennedy Town
Tickets:  $170, Facebook

 

TBCHK: The Sound of Improv

TBC HK is hosting their first fully musically improvised show! Get ready for a night of drama, suspense, thrills and comedy that you won’t want to miss! All improvised for your viewing pleasure by the TBC HK Improv team.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Social Room, Central
For more information:  Eventbrite

 

Andy Curtain Standup Comedy: Protests & Outbreaks

andy curtain

Over the last year Andy’s toured Asia with Jim Gaffigan, Jim Jefferies, and worked with acts including Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle and Gad Elmaleh. He also stars in the online Mamahuhu series, hosts the Stuck In The Middle podcast and spent the last 9 years touring through the US, Asia and Australia.

When:     27-28 March 2020
Where:    The Riff, Central
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap

 

A Gibberish & Mime Show

Gibberish and mime show

Don’t miss this unique show with no dialogue by TBC HK!

When:     25 April 2020
Where:    Social Room, Central
Tickets:  $100, Facebook


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Health & Wellness

Yin Yang Yoga with Dannie

Yin Yang Yoga with Dannie

Join Dannie on the mat for an all-levels, freedom-feeling, heart and hip-opening class to energise the senses and rejuvenate the mind and body.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    lululemon Pacific Place, Admiralty
Tickets:  Free, Register on Eventbrite

 

Weekend Energiser

Weekend Energiser

Looking for a one-stop solution to get some fresh air, a workout, plant-based food and start growing your own organic veggies? Join Rooftop Republic and Garage Academy for a power combination of Fitness, Food & Farming, all in one day.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Garage Academy, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $350 per person, $600 for two, Event Website

 

Absolute Focus x House of Fitness – A Full Body Fitness Fiesta

Absolute Fitness Fiesta

Enjoy an intense workout with upbeat music. The first 30 minutes will be a pilates-inspired class that focuses on abs by AbsFocus and the second 30 minutes will be High Intensity Body Weight Interval Training by House of Fitness.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    K11 MUSEA, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $350, Event Website

 

Wellness Talk and Tea Party

Prominent Microbiologist Dr. Sanjay Nagarkar will provide professional advice and lead an interactive session on how to improve wellness under Coronavirus.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Gaylord Indian Restaurant, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  Free, Register on Eventbrite

 

Hike & Breathwork

Tired of being stuck at home and disconnected from other people? Join in on this beautiful exploration hike and breathwork together with the Eastern Family.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Lamma Island
Tickets:  Minimum donation of $150, Facebook

 

Free Zumba Workshop

Zumba Workshop

Feel the beat with signature Latin and salsa-style music. Work your hips and stomach to strengthen your core, and learn fast, agile footwork that’ll strengthen your ankles. They’ve choreographed the dance with intervals of intensity. You’ll do squats, slow push-ups against the wall, and jumping exercises for a full body workout.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Fitness First – Nan Fung Place, Central
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite

 

Wandering the Wild: Forest Therapy and Tea Ceremony

Forest Therapy

This playfully created Nature & Forest Bathing walk, also known as Shinrin Yoku, will guide participants through a series of invitations to open your senses and connect you to the forest. The session will conclude with a tea ceremony under the gentle outdoor canopy.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Sai Kung
Tickets:  From $440, Eventbrite

 

Pilates with Special Theme

Pilates workout

Lean into the stretch in a workout that focuses on a balanced body.  In this Pilates class instructors will show you how to stretch and lengthen all the major muscle groups in your body to make sure everything is balanced.

When:     25 March 2020
Where:    Fitness First – One Pacific Centre, Kwun Tong
Tickets:  Free, Eventbrite

 

Yoga Tune Up: Roll Your Pain Away

Yoga Tuneup Roll your pain away

Learn self-myofascial release techniques through body rolling with a unique blend of corrective exercise, self-massage and yoga, especially designed to relieve pain in the shoulders, back and legs.

When:     29 March 2020
Where:    FLOAX Floatation Therapy, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $665.62, Eventbrite

 

Spartan East Asia Series Hong Kong

Spartan East Asia Hong Kong Series

The 18th Spartan Hong Kong Race is now open for registration. This time there will be a Sprint race held at Night for the first time ever and the Elite and Age Group Super Race will be the first race of the 2020 East Asia Regional Series.

When:     18 April 2020
Where:    Kam Tin Country Club, Kam Tin
For more information:  Facebook

 

Inversion Immersion with Victor Chau

Inversion Immersion

Embark on an upside-down journey with Victor Chau through a daily guided morning practice of various forms of inversions in this 5-day workshop.

When:     20-24 April 2020
Where:    Fivelements Habitats, Times Square
Tickets:  From $2720, Eventbrite 

 

The Hive Wellness Retreat

The Hive Wellness Retreat

The Hive Sheung Wan is hosting their annual Wellness retreat with the goal to create a community around mindful living and celebrate health and happiness at the start of the year.

When:     9 May 2020
Where:    The Hive, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  Free Entry, Workshops from $50, Eventbrite

 

The Splash Dash Relay

Splash Dash Relay

60 relay teams will raise money and swim as fast as they can to support Splash Foundation, the Hong Kong charity that uses swimming to empower and connect under-resourced communities. This is a fun event for people of all ages and abilities (bring the kids!) and all levels are invited to participate as long as they can swim 50 meters.

When:     24 May 2020
Where:    Canadian international School
For more information:  Event Website

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Food & Drink

The World Market @ Times Square

The World Market

The World Market offers a fully immersive cultural experience. Travel from country and country within Times Square as you discover and capture each unique eatery such as a Hong Kong wet market, French bakery, Caribbean fruit stand, Japanese sushi bar, Italian gelato cart, and a New York deli, all with charming food characters recreated in plush!

When:     2-26 March 2020
Where:    Times Square, Causeway Bay
For more information:  Event Website

 

LKF Pub Crawl

Hong Kong Pub Crawl

Join Hong Kong’s biggest party! Explore and discover HK’s infamous nightlife with experienced pub crawl guides. Cheap drinks, amazing venues and new friends – what are you waiting for?

When:     19, 26 March 2020
Where:    Meet at Baby Buddha, Lan Kwai Fong
Tickets:  $100, Facebook

 

Friday Feels at Popinjays!

Popinjays rooftop bar

Celebrate the end of the work week with drinks and relish in a selection of artisan cheese and charcuterie at Popinjays rooftop bar every Friday through the end of March.

When:     20, 27 March 2020
Where:    Popinjays, The Murray Hong Kong
Tickets:  Free entry, drink specials from 6pm, Eventbrite

 

MANA! Community Day – World Water Day

MANA World Water Day

Stop by MANA to celebrate World Water Day. Bring your own water bottle & fill it up at any MANA! outlet, post a selfie #DrinkLikeItMatters, show an in-store associate and get a free mini cookie!

When:     22 March 2020
Where:    All MANA! Outlets
For more information:  Facebook

 

Tea Ceremony (Chado) Experience

Guests will enjoy a traditional Japanese matcha demonstration and tasting with Akio Nukaga’s ceramic tea bowls. The event will be hosted by Ms. Yuki Futama, a Japanese who lives in Hong Kong and has been practicing the Japanese way of tea for the past 10 years.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Maison Huit, Wan Chai
For more information:  [email protected]

 

Vegan Jack Fruit Cooking Class

Vegan Jack Fruit Cooking Class

In this class you’ll learn all about using jackfruit as a meat replacement. You’ll get to make a vegan spring roll and vegan pulled pork to take home.

When:     24 April 2020
Where:    Sesame Kitchen, Kun Man Tsuen
Tickets:  $680, Eventbrite

 

The Great Hong Kong Bar Race

Starting from Rula Bula in LKF, teams of 4 will solve the clues and race to be the first team to the ending location. There’ll be awesome prizes, great challenges and cold drinks, and all the money goes to support @love21foundation.

When:     25 April 2020
Where:    Rula Live, Lan Kwai Fong
For more information:  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:     16 May 2020
Where:    InterContinental Grand Stanford, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $248, Facebook

 

The 6th Vegetarian Food Asia and the 9th LOHAS Expo

LOHAS

Hong Kong’s largest vegetarian and green living exhibition, Vegetarian Food Asia and LOHAS Expo 2020 will feature a wide variety of vegetarian and green living products from around the world through the three show days.

When:     TBC
Where:    Hall 3F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more information:  Event Website


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Nightlife

80s 90s Rooftop Vibes III Spring Countdown

Enjoy your favourite tracks from the late 70s to early 2000s under the Hong Kong Central skyline. Just like back in the day – old school classics, a spectacular background and a vibrant crowd. Wear your best retro look to make this evening more special.

When:     20 March 2020
Where:    FoFo by el Willy, Central
Tickets:  $100 with one drink, Facebook

 

99 Bottles Turns Three!

99 Bottles

It’s about that time of the year and 99 Bottles is turning three, and planning a mega party! They’re giving back to the community by giving out 999 free drinks. Entry is also free so head down and enjoy as much free booze as you can until it runs out.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    99 Bottles, SoHo
Tickets:  Free Entry, Facebook

 

DJ FabSabs: Haze at The Cobra Beach Club

DJ Fabsabs

DJ Fabsabs will present Haze: Chill Vibes/Balearic/Ambient House/Boom Bop/Cloud Rap/Neo-psychedelica. Enjoy the music with one of 45 carefully curated, locally produced craft beers or a lovely bottle of wine.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    The Cobra Beach Club, Mui Wo, Lantau
For more information:  Facebook

 

Rummin’ Tings: ‘Back In Time’

Rummin Tings Back in Time

Celebrating 90 decades of retro grooves and funky moves – it looks as though ‘90’s nostalgia is here to stay. Dress for the occasion!

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    Rummin’ Tings, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

After Work Salsa Party

Salsa Party

Hong Kong’s biggest, baddest, most attended and longest running salsa dance party with free entry, 2 salsa lessons for all levels and a party til late.

When:     23, 30 March, 6, 13, 20, 27 April 2020
Where:    Rula Live, Lan Kwai Fong
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook

 

Dead Man’s Fingers Launch Party

Dead Man's Fingers

Inside the Rum and Crab Shack, a famous seafood joint in St Ives, Cornwall; and feeling suitably liberated from the tyranny of convention, a spiced rum was born; “Dead Man’s Fingers”. Dead Man’s Fingers has gained cult status amongst its loyal followers. Also catch guest bartender Nikita Matveev and resident DJ Noel playing live music.

When:     26 March 2020
Where:    Rummin’ Tings, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

Discoteca

Discoteca

FuFu Creative is bringing his new monthly residency at Dai Bing. Each month they will put ahead their FuFu resident DJs. Expect quality music from Disco/Funk/House to Jungle/Breakbeat/Acid while you are sipping an affordable drink.

When:     27 March 2020
Where:    DaiBing, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  Free Entry, Facebook

 

Disco Baguette

Disco Baguette

The team behind one of the grooviest night’s in town, Disco Bao, is taking you for a wild trip, French Style. This once-monthly event features glory pop retro tunes from the French 80s and lots of Perrier-Jouet Champagne.

When:     27 March 2020
Where:    Behind Bars, Central
Tickets:  Free entry, Facebook

 

Big Band Night – All That Swing

Big Band all that Swing

The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra comprises 20 rocking musicians from almost as many nationalities. Come enjoy the unforgettable music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Bob Mintzer.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Fringe Club, Central
For more information:  Facebook

 

Dan Shake

Dan Shake

With a never-ending tour schedule and his own production in the record bags of countless established DJ heroes, Dan Shake lives up to his billing. His love of groove is sure to make everyone around him dance as he leads the party at Ping Pong 129.

When:     2 April 2020
Where:    Ping Pong 129, Sai Ying Pun
Tickets:  $105.99, Eventbrite

 

Kristian Nairn Live in HK

Kristian Nairn

DJ, musician and producer Kristian Nairn aka ‘HODOR’ from Game of Thrones will play a live DJ set at dragon-i.

When:     22 April 2020
Where:    dragon-i, Central
Tickets:  From $300, Facebook

 

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Sports

South China Tigers 2020 Season

South China Tigers

The South China Tigers are competing in the 2020 Global Rapid Rugby tournament and will have 5 games at home!

When:     Home games delayed until later in season, will resume from April 24
Where:    Hong Kong Stadium
Tickets:  Event Website

 

Hong Kong Rugby 7s

HK Rugby Sevens

The 2020 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens will see the Men’s and Women’s Sevens Series unite in Hong Kong for the first time across what is set to be one of the most spectacular and compelling weekends in global rugby.

When:     Moved from April 2020 to 16-18 October 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Stadium
Tickets:  Ticket Ballot is Now Open on Ticketflap

 

Longines Masters Hong Kong

Longines Masters

** Postponed Until Further Notice **

The Longines Masters is a weekend of  heart-pounding competition by the world’s top show jumping riders and horses with world-class entertainment, fashion and gastronomy. Early bird tickets are available on Cityline until 23 November using code EBIRDHK.

When:     14-16 February 2020
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo
For more information:  Event Website


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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.

Mr. Zoo: The Missing VIP

 

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Other Events

Hong Kong Story Walk

Hong Kong Story Walk

This new exhibition within the city’s cultural landmark, House 1881 features the work of local micro-modeling studio, TOMA Miniatures, with five different zones, each displaying mini replicas of classic Hong Kong ‘stories’. It offers a nostalgic walk through the city’s cultural heritage, celebrating some of its most treasured rituals, traditions and memories.

When:     16 January – 25 March 2020
Where:    House 1881, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  Free entry, Event Website

 

The Hive Wan Chai Open Air Film Club – Clueless

Clueless movie

If you’re a big fan of movies, don’t miss the monthly Open Air Cinema Club as they show Clueless.

When:     20 March 2020
Where:    the Hive Wan Chai
Tickets:  $53, Eventbrite

 

Sweatshirt Making Workshop

Sweatshirt Making Workshop

Join this 3-session Sweatshirt Making Workshop to design, make and customize a sweatshirt, from sketching to assembling, using 3D body scanning, Browzwear’s software to create 3D designs, and digital fabric cutting machines.

When:     21, 28 March 2020
Where:    Fabric Lab, Tsuen Wan
Tickets:  $1500, Eventbrite

 

CANCELLED – Art Basel

Art Basel

Art Basel returns for its eighth edition and brings together leading modern and contemporary art galleries from across the globe. Combined with stellar exhibitions and art events offered by cultural institutions, this year’s show promises to be an exciting week.

When:     18-21 March 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $250, HK Ticketing

 

CANCELLED – Art Central 2020

Art Central 2020

Art Central will return to Central Harbourfront for its highly anticipated sixth edition. Alongside a strong lineup of regional and international galleries, the Fair will also feature a dynamic five-day programme of talks, performances, large-scale installations and the best places to eat during Hong Kong Art Week.

When:     18-22 March 2020
Where:    Central Harbourfront
Tickets:  From $230, Ticketflap

 

MakerHive x Earth.Org Screening: The Climate Limbo

Makerhive climate limbo screening

At this session of the Hive’s monthly screening, they’ll be teaming up with Earth.org for a screening of the powerful documentary: ‘The Climate Limbo.’

When:     25 March 2020
Where:    MakerHive, Kennedy Town
Tickets:  From $21.20, Eventbrite

 

Art Cancel: A Colony Kids Mini-Festival

Art Cancel

Colony Kids: Art Cancel (which is definitely happening) will be a showcase of local creatives, artisans, musicians, and all things that make our city shine. Hosted on the large outdoor terrace at Terrible Baby with food, drinks and DJs, the relaxed weekend party vibe will continue throughout the day with special band performances going into the late hours.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK, Kowloon
Tickets:  Free Entry, RSVP in advance, Facebook

 

Spring Cleaning: Beach Clean Up

Spring Cleaning Beach Clean up

It’s Spring which means it’s time to do some cleaning! Let’s do our part to help clean up nature at this beach clean up event.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Sai Kung
Tickets:  $350, Facebook

 

Make Your Own Magic Mala Workshop

Magic Mala Workshop

At this workshop you’ll get a Chakra reading in advance and gain insights into which Chakra(s) you need to focus on balancing. You can then set the intention and make a 108 bead mala necklace with your favourite healing crystal beads.

When:     29 March 2020
Where:    The Crafties – Co-working Space for Crafters and All, Sheung Wan
Tickets:  $850, Eventbrite

 

DIY Candle Workshop

DIY Candle Workshop

Turn those glass jars laying at home into your very own aromatic candle! Simple and soothing to make, fill up your own glass container with your choice of herbs, flowers and essential oil scents, mix them in wax and voila, you’ve just made a candle!

When:     31 March 2020
Where:    The Hive, Sai Kung
Tickets:  $250 non-members, $200 members, Facebook

 

Brush and Barrel

Brush and Barrel workshop

Bring your friends and get together for a one-of-a-kind art class hosted by Ovolo Hotel Southside and Art Loft. Enjoy the most incredible view of Southside while you partake in a 2-hour art lesson where you’ll get to paint, relax and socialize – all with a glass of wine in hand.

When:     8 April 2020
Where:    Above, Ovolo Southside Hotel, Wong Chuk Hang
Tickets:  From $399 with group discounts available, Ticketflap

 

Film Screenings: Reel to Reel Film Heritage

Reel to Reel Film Heritage aims to showcase treasured moving images from Hong Kong and byond that are once lots. Focusing on the history, technological development, aesthetics and cultural studies of film and of place, they compare narratives of film histories and uncover missing pieces.

When:     8-9 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Film Archive Cinema, Sai Wan Ho
Tickets:  $80, Urbtix

 

China Women’s Film Festival

China Woman's Film Festival

The third annual China Women’s Film Festival will include film screenings, meetings with directors, networking events for filmmakers, workshops and post-screening discussions.

When:     21-31 May 2020
Where:    Eaton House, Jordan
For more information:  Facebook

 

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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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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