Let us inspire you with our pick of what’s on 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.

Aramco Team Series 

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The Aramco Team Series is coming to Hong Kong for the first time, taking place at the Hong Kong Golf Club on the weekend of October 6-8. Witness top female golfers, including World No. 1 Lilia Vu, World No. 3 Jin Young Ko, and local talent Tiffany Chan, compete in what promises to be the tournament’s most competitive field yet. But it’s not just about the golf. This family-friendly event offers a range of activities, from themed workshops and live DJ sessions to interactive sports and a Kids Zone.

When: October 6-8, 2023
Where: Hong Kong Golf Club, 1 Fan Kam Road, Sheung Shui
Tickets: Tickets available at Ticketflap

Digital Art Fair

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The Digital Art Fair will take place at K11 MUSEA’s K11 Art & Cultural Centre this October. Immerse yourself in the future of art as you explore the various zones, including Prestige, Immersive, Pioneer, Virtual, and Inspire. This year’s focus on artificial intelligence (AI) promises to showcase the incredible scope and diversity of the medium. From interactive installations to mind-bending visual experiences, this event is a must-visit for arts and technology lovers alike.

When: October 19-23, 2023
Where: 6F, Kunsthalle K11 Art & Cultural Centre, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Tickets available on website

Freespace Jazz Fest

freespace jazzfest festival hong kong

Returning for its fifth year, this remarkable event will feature an astounding lineup of over 500 jazz musicians from 11 countries, delivering more than 100 breathtaking performances. Grammy Award-winners, local jazz masters, and international stars will showcase their extraordinary talents, while the festival offers a range of family-friendly activities, art installations, and a vibrant arts and crafts market. 

When: October 3-8 & 26, 2023
Where: West Kowloon Cultural District
Tickets: Some programmes are individually ticketed. Visit the website for more details

Heritage Fiesta

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From October to November, this engaging event invites you to explore 10 declared monuments and graded historic buildings that offer a glimpse into the region’s greening and landscape history. Join free guided tours and wander through iconic locations like the Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, and Lei Yue Mun Park. Discover the fascinating history behind each building and collect unique stamp prints along the journey.

When: October 6-8, 2023
Where: Various venues across Hong Kong
Tickets: Visit the website for more details

Hong Kong Asian Film Festival

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Calling all film enthusiasts! Mark your calendars for the upcoming Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, running from late October to November 13. Now in its 19th year, this highly anticipated event will bring you almost 100 exceptional Asian films, many of which have garnered acclaim at renowned international festivals. Opening films featuring acclaimed actor Song Kang-ho’s “Coweb”, who will also be having a masterclass on October 14. Visit the website for screening schedules and activities information. 

When: October 13 – November 13, 2023
Where: Various venues across Hong Kong
Tickets: Visit the website for more details

Hong Kong Cyclothon

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Join thousands of riders from around the world at Sun Hung Kai Properties’ Hong Kong Cyclothon on October 22, as you pedal past iconic landmarks in the heart of the city. Push your limits in the 50 km or 30 km rides, or enjoy a leisurely family ride in Tsim Sha Tsui East. Witness the excitement as top-tier professional cycling teams compete in the UCI Class 1.1 Road Race against the stunning backdrop of Victoria Harbour. 

When: October 22, 2023
Where: Vantage points in Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: Visit the website for more details

Hong Kong Tennis Open

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Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open returns after a five-year break! This WTA-sanctioned International Series Event will bring together more than 50 best female tennis players in the world at Victoria Park, competing for prize money of US$250,000. With past participants including Grand Slam champions Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka, this tournament is a must-see for sports fans.

When: October 7-15, 2023
Where: Victoria Park Tennis Stadium, Causeway Bay
Tickets: Tickets available at HK Ticketing

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

hong kong wine & dine festival

After a five-year hiatus, the long-awaited Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival is back and better than ever. With 300 booths showcasing global food and wine offerings against the backdrop of the city’s skyline, this is a haven for foodies. Immerse yourself in the world of wine as the festival presents selections from 36 countries. Don’t miss the new Tasting Theatre, where you can participate in hands-on workshops. 

When: October 26-29, 2023
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, Central
Tickets: Tickets available on website

India by the Bay

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Co-presented by the Asia Society Hong Kong Center and Teamwork Arts, this week-long event promises an incredible lineup of activities. From captivating art exhibitions and antiques showcases to soul-stirring music and Bollywood dance performances, from enlightening literary discussions to rejuvenating wellness sessions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

When: October 6-8, 2023
Where: Hong Kong Golf Club, 1 Fan Kam Road, Sheung Shui
Tickets: Tickets available on website

Pici Pasta Run

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Grab your friends and join this charity event as a team of four, donning your wildest costumes for a fun-filled run around town. Starting at Pici’s Kennedy Town location at different times, participants will embark on a 12km run along the picturesque harbourfront, culminating at Pici’s venue in Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. At the finish line, a delectable spread of free pasta, desserts, drinks, and more awaits. Don’t forget to dress up in your most outrageous costumes for a chance to win exciting prizes!

When: October 22, 2023
Where: Starts at Pici, G/F, 45-55 Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town
Tickets: Registration available on website

Pink Walk 2023

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join the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) for their annual Pink Walk 2023 on October 15! This inspiring fundraising event, themed ‘Step Up for Breast Health’, aims to raise awareness about breast cancer and support HKBCF’s mission of promoting breast health education, screening, patient support, and advocacy work. Walk the scenic 3.5km route from The Peak Road Garden to The Peak Tower and dressed in pink to show your support.

When: October 15, 2023
Where: The Peak, Hong Kong Island
Tickets: Registration available on website

Shi Fu Miz Festival

shi fu miz festival

Dance the weekend away at the highly anticipated Shi Fu Miz Festival! Presented by FuFu Creative and La Mamie’s, this sixth edition is set to be the biggest and most exciting yet. With an impressive lineup featuring international, regional, and local artists like OCTAVE ONE, Esa, and Soichi Terada, along with exciting activities, workshops, and delectable food and drinks, this three-day festival is not to be missed. 

When: October 27-29, 2023
Where: Cheung Chau
Tickets: Tickets available on website

The Grounds at AIA Vitality Park 

the grounds at aia vitality park

After a prolonged hiatus due to pandemic restrictions, this outdoor cinema is returning with a bang. Expect a stellar lineup of movies, ranging from the latest releases to all-time favorites like “Avator: The Way of Water” and “Interstellar” Plus, indulge in upgraded food and beverage options, all while relaxing in your own private pod for the ultimate experience.

When: October 12, 2023 onwards
Where: Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central
Tickets: Tickets available on website

Tong Chong Street Market

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Get ready for Tong Chong Street Market’s annual Beer Festival, happening from October 12 to 14 at Taikoo Garden. Sample over 70 beer flavors from local breweries and don’t miss the exclusive Pandan Milkshake IPA created in collaboration with local food upcycling start-up BREER. Engage in thrilling games like larger-than-life beer pong, pickleball, tube table tennis, and corn hole. Pair your brews with delectable dishes, including Japanese pickled sea snails, ox tongue tacos, and buttery lobster rolls.

When: October 12-14, 2023
Where: Taikoo Garden, Two Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay
Tickets: Tickets available on website

Moon Fest Lumiere — Culture

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Lee Tung Avenue’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, Moon Fest Lumiere, will feature more than 800 auspicious Chinese lanterns, as well as lanterns in shapes of common Mid-Autumn motifs such as the jade rabbit, goldfish, and starfruit. Another attraction of the event is the LED Fire Dragon Fiesta by Kwok’s Kung Fu & Dragon Lion Dance Team on September 29, the star of which is a fire dragon that will have LED bulbs in place of the traditional incense sticks.

When: Until October 23, 2023
Where: 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai

Miss You Much Leslie Exhibition — Exhibition

Miss You Much Leslie Exhibition

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of legendary superstar Leslie Cheung’s passing away, the exhibition will take visitors on a journey to look back on his irreplaceable achievements and influence on Hong Kong popular culture through a fine selection of his private collection and representative photos. This is also the pre-festival program of “Hong Kong Pop Culture Festival 2023”.

When: Until 9 October 2023, closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays)
Where: 2/F, Open Space, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, No. 1 Wenlin Road, Shatin
Tickets: Free admission

Back to the Mat — Workshop

a group of women at an outdoor yoga class

This YAMA Foundation crowdfunding campaign comprises a series of yoga classes conducted by a team of experienced teachers who aim to raise HK$888,000 to give up to 1,800 accessible therapeutic yoga and expressive arts classes to different communities in Hong Kong. This includes people with disabilities and special needs, people living in poverty, and those who have been struggling with mental illnesses.

When: September 16-October 31, 2023
Where: Multiple locations

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Gazing at Sanxingdui — Exhibition

‘Gazing at Sanxingdui: New Archaeological Discoveries in Sichuan’ highlights new archaeological discoveries at Sanxingdui in Sichuan province, featuring 120 bronze, jade, gold, and pottery objects dating to 2,600-4,500 years ago. Nearly half of these were unearthed in the most recent excavations at the Sanxingdui site between 2020 and 2022, and many are exhibited outside Sichuan for the first time.

When: September 27, 2023 to January 8, 2024
Where: Gallery 8, 8 Museum Drive, Kowloon 
Price: HK$150. Buy tickets on Klook.

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