What’s On: The best family-friendly events in Hong Kong

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18 Mar 2020 — By Melanie Grosjean / Activities / Family / What's On
activities & events for families in Hong Kong

Fun Things to Do With Kids in Hong Kong!

Looking for things to do with kids in Hong Kong? We’re here to help with our regularly updated selection of the best of what’s on for kids and families around Hong Kong. We’ve listed these events in date order, browse to find inspiration, or click to jump to a specific month.

**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**

March 2020, April 2020, May 2020, August 2020, November 2020

We have a full what’s on listing, including all that fun stuff you wouldn’t want to take the kids to, here.

Things to do with Kids this Weekend  20-22 March 2020

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Nature Discovery Tour @ K11 MUSEA
Kid’s Nature Art Jam @ K11 MUSEA
Get In Touch with Jellyfish @ K11 MUSEA
Rugbytots Camps
RYZE Ultimate Trampoline Park is still open!
Family Friendly Activities and Extra Camp Days @ Ark Eden
HK Maritime Museum is open!
A-Team Edventures Camps
ProActiv Sports Camps and Classes
Academy of Dance Camps in Shek Mun
SuperPark Hong Kong is Open!

Kids Films Playing in Hong Kong this Week

Movie Theater in Hong Kong

My Spy
Sonic the Hedgehog
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

 

Things to Do With Kids: March 2020

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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

 

Nature Discovery Tour

Nature Discovery Tour

Join a docent-guided tour to discover your herbarium muse featuring MUSEA’s sustainability highlights. The tour will continue on to HK’s first urban biodiversity museum, the Nature Discovery Park, which features over 180 native and exotic species.

When:     Until 26 April 2020 (Monday – Sunday)
Where:    K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  $200 Adults and $100 Children

 

Kids’ Nature Art Jam

Kids Nature Art Jam

Let your child’s imagination run free with a guided tour to discover native and exotic plant species as well as components from the earth and sea as they create their own nature art.

When:     3-31 March 2020
Where:    Nature Discovery Park, K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  $150, Event Website

 

Get In Touch With Jellyfish

Get in Touch with Jellyfish

Discover the life cycle of jellyfish, get interactive with jellyfish, create a basic filtering system and explore the microscopic world of tiny sea creatures.

When:     21 March 2020
Where:    K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  450, Event Website

 

Green Parenting – DIY Soap Base Making Workshop

DIY Soap Base Making Workshop

DIY soap base making can be a fun family playtime! This class will enhance a child’s awareness on environmental issues, stimulate their creativity, and will be an excellent bonding experience.

When:     23 and 30 March 2020
Where:    K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  $200, Event Website

 

Homemade Eco-Enzyme Workshop

Eco Enzyme Workshop

Replace your chemical cleaners at home with earth-loving natural cleaners at this workshop led by 10-year old Lance Lau. He will let participants know more about the fermentation process of the natural enzyme cleaner as well as other tips in living a more chemical-free lifestyle.

When:     25 March, 1 April 2020
Where:    Nature Discovery Park, K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  $200, Event Website

 

POSTPONED: Run for Survival

Run for Survival

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong’s annual charity run is the perfect event for those keen to do their part for the environment while working up a sweat. Run for Survival is a family-friendly fun run that aims to promote biodiversity and marine conservation by raising awareness on the threats faced by sea animals.

When:     TBA
Where:    Pak Shek Kok Promenade
For more information:  Event Website

 

Parent Child Workshop: Adventures in Central

Parent Child Workshop

Take your child and one of their special friends on an adventure around Central and then work together to make a little book about it! During the workshop, Ms. Christine will share with parents how to support their children as they plan, write and create together.

When:     28 March 2020
Where:    Elephant Community Press, Central
Tickets:  $550 per family, 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

 

Land of Animals – Create Giant Animals

Kids ages 3-6 will join a private collection tour, learn more about animals, colours, lines and symbols as well as some music theory and then learn to create an animal spray painting, a sculpture and a group creation of an animal world.

When:     29 March 2020
Where:    K11 MUSEA, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $350, K11 MUSEA

 

Rugby Tots Classes

Rugbytots

Rugbytots are running camps for kids to learn basic rugby skills and have fun.

When:     Through end of March
Where:    Various venues around Hong Kong
For more information:  Event Website

 

RYZE Ultimate Trampoline Park

Ryze trampoline park, Hong Kong

Ryze Trampoline Park is still open. They will be screening all individuals entering the park and anyone with a fever or virus-like symptoms will not be allowed to enter.

For more information:  RYZE Website

 

Family Friendly Activities and Extra Camp Days at Ark Eden

Nature Play at Ark Eden

Ark Eden is hosting a series of extra camp days where your kids can get out and enjoy fun-filled activities outdoors. They also have open play days in their outdoor classroom on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as other family friendly events during the time school remains closed.

For more information:  Facebook

 

A-Team Edventures Camps

A Team Edventures

A-Team is hosting a series of outdoor camps during this slow period, as kids are out of school, but still need to study and parents have to work. In particular, their three-day camp mixes study sessions and outdoor activities, so kids can get the best of both worlds and parents can have a stress-free couple of days where their child is looked after and can still accomplish studies and get out of the house.

For more information: A-Team Website

 

HK Maritime Museum

Hong Kong maritime museum

HK Maritime Museum remains open and is undertaking vigilant disinfection measures to keep visitors safe.

Find them here:  HK Maritime Museum Website

 

ProActiv Sports

ProActiv SPorts

ProActiv Sports, a sports coaching company for kids across Hong Kong has suspended their regular classes but they are offering pop up camps and private classes at family residences! If parents would like to keep their kids active and healthy during this time. They are also hosting classes at a new venue in Shek Mun!

When:     February 2020 until schools resume session in Hong Kong
Where:    ProActiv Sports
For more information:  contact [email protected] or Website

 

Academy of Dance Camps

Academy of Dance Camps

Academy of Dance, an award winning dance studio offering inclusive, recreational and competitive classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and contemporary for ages 2-18 will hold special camps in February with a special discounted price of 2 classes for $400! They are also offering $150 trial classes for the months of February and March.

When:     February  and March 2020
Where:    Shek Mun, Sha Tin
Tickets:  2 Camp Classes for $400, Facebook

 

SuperPark Hong Kong

SuperPark Hong Kong

SuperPark is taking extra measures to make sure your kids can play safely. They’ll be scanning and sanitizing guests, sanitizing games more frequently and encouraging everyone to wear masks while visiting!

When:     Now
Where:    SuperPark Hong Kong
For more information:  Facebook

 

Ocean Park Gala of Lights

Ocean Park Gala of Lights

** Ocean Park is closed until further notice **

Get swept away on a wave of all-new night-time fun at Ocean Park’s Gala of Lights, where the evening comes to life in a spectacular celebration of light. With never-before-seen multimedia shows, dining options galore, exciting interactive experiences, and an array of unique souvenirs, you won’t want to miss out on this extraordinary oceanic adventure.

When:     From 10 January 2020
Where:    Ocean Park Hong Kong
For more information:  Ocean Park Website

 

CANCELED – 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

 

Things to Do With Kids: April 2020

BBC Planet Earth II In Concert

BBC Planet Earth II In Concert

Experience what it would be like to be a wild animal in this magical concert where they will screen one of television’s greatests animals series, BBC Planet Earth II, with live orchestral soundtrack.

When:     5 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Tickets:  From $220, Event Website

 

Peppa Pig Live – Perfect Rainy Day

peppa pig live

Peppa Pig is back with a brand new 60-minute Musical Adventure and promises to make the biggest muddy puddle ever! This charming live show is filled with family, friendship, colour and fun.

When:     10-11 April 2020
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $252, HK Ticketing

 

HK Phil – Jurassic Park in Concert

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is a movie as memorable for its special effects as for John Williams’ score. Experience both in vivid sight and sound as the HK Phil performs live against a screening of Steven Spielberg’s award-winning film.

When:     10-11 April 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  From $380, Ticketflap

 

Children’s Pasta Masterclass

Pirata pasta class

Interactive and full of fun, this masterclass will guide junior master chefs in learning how to knead, shape and create pasta dough. Suitable for kids ages 4 and up. There will also be an Easter egg hunt on the rooftop.

When:     10-13 April 2020
Where:    Pirata,
Tickets:  $298, Pirata Website

 

Urban Agriculture with Coffee Ground Composting



Gain hands-on farming experience with your kids as you understand the basic concepts of urban agriculture, learn about the essential elements for plant growth and plant morphology and experience urban farming by farming, weeding, and fertilising plants on the roof.

When:     11 April 2020
Where:    K11 MUSEA
Tickets:  $460, Event Website

 

Geronimo Stilton Live – The Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy

Geronimo Stilton

This family musical is a journey using multi-media effects, music and animation to bring the magical elements of the second book of the Kingdom of Fantasy series to life on stage.

When:     12 April 2020
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $252, HK Ticketing

 

Things to Do With Kids: May 2020

The Little Prince

The Little Prince

Thanks to video mapping technology, this stage production of the poetic tale, The Little Prince, is both modern and creative. The audience will be completely immersed in the Little Prince’s cosmic and fantastic world.

When:     1-2 May 2020
Where:    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre
Tickets:  From $280, Urbtix

 

The Wandering Shadows

The Wandering Shadows

The talented Israeli pianist Iddo Bar-Shai, will play harpsichord’s composer Francois Couperin’s, while shadowgrapher Philippe Beau will accompany him in a flowing hands ballet. A true poetic moment not be missed!

When:     9 May 2020
Where:    Hong Kong City Hall – Theatre
Tickets:  From $160, Event Website

 

Kindergartens Festival

Kindergarten Festival

South China Morning Post’s Kindergarten Festival provides the perfect platform for young parents to explore kindergarten school options, discover the perfect curriculum for their child, obtain crucial tips on admissions and secure essential information on the future of their child’s education.

When:     23 May 2020
Where:    JW Marriott Hotel, Admiralty
Tickets:  From $50, Eventbrite

 

Things to Do With Kids: August 2020

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

 

Things to Do With Kids: November 2020

British Boarding Schools Show

British Boarding schools

The British Boarding Schools Show is the best way for parents located outside the UK to explore the life-changing educational opportunities available at British schools in a single day and a single place. Parents have a fantastic chance to meet a selection of the most prestigious British boarding schools without traveling thousands of miles.

When:     30 November – 1 December 2020
Where:    Island Shangri-La Hotel
Tickets:  From Free, Eventbrite

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.


 

For even more events in Hong Kong, check out our full list of What’s On here. 

What's on in Hong Kong

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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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