The Best Things to do This Week: 30 August 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 30 August 2019!

Best things to do in Hong Kong 30 August 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 30 August 2019. Want more? Check out our comprehensive what’s on guide with full listings for the months ahead here and our family-friendly what’s on guide here.

An Evening with Alaska from RuPaul’s Drag Race


The very iconic winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2, Alaska 5000, will be bringing her much-anticipated performance to Hong Kong.

When:     31 August 2019
Where:    Jockey Club Amphitheatre, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $588, HK Ticketing


Mira-cle Unicorn Afternoon Tea Party x Bombshell

Miracle Unicorn Afternoon Tea Party

Expect a miraculous ambiance including a rainbow-hued setting as a backdrop to pose against, unicorn feature walls and a giant balloon installation inspired with Bombshell; too-cute-to-be-true unicorn-themed pastries and shimmering desserts in pastel shades; and soft cocktails to match.

When:     31 August 2019
Where:    The Ballroom, The Mira Hong Kong
Tickets:  $578 for 2 adults, $298 for one adult, $238 per child, Facebook

Find more family-friendly events here!


Jordan Rakei

Jordan Rakei

Jordan Rakei is returning to Hong Kong as a part of the Clockenflap Presents series of concerts to headline a show on his biggest world tour to date. Fans of Tom Misch, FKJ, Mac Ayres and Masego should check out this up-and-coming performer.

When:     31 August 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  $350, Ticketflap


Retykle Pop Up

Retykle Popup

Retykle is hosting a special pop-up at their 5,000 sq/ft studio featuring a daily edit of hundreds of their best pre-loved and discounted designer kids items. All online items will also be available to view. The pop-up will also feature a program of activities including eco-crafts, model search sign-up, halloween costume swap, book swaps and much more.

When:     2-7 September 2019
Where:    Retykle, Sing Teck Building, Wong Chuk Hang
For more information:  Retykle Website


Tjoe & NTBM


NTBM (Not To Be Missed) is a jazz collective project initiated by Hong Kong based guitarist TJOE. The collective aspires to play original jazz compositions featuring different international musicians, and have just produced their first studio album ‘and orange’ in London.

When:     1 September 2019
Where:    Peel Fresco Music Lounge, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Facebook


Faust’s Free Trial Drama Workshops

Faust Free workshops

Faust International Youth Theatre is hosting free trial workshops for newcomers ages 3-`6 who would like to try out drama and/or Faust’s wonderful world of theatre and creativity.

When:     31 August, 7 September 2019
Where:    Faust Studios, Sheung Wan and Island School, Tai Wai
For more information:  Event Website


National Dance Company Wales

National Dance Company Wales

After headlining ArtisTree’s Opening Season in 2017, National Dance Company Wales returns with two new works: Revellers’ Mass by Caroline Finn, which reinterprets iconic paintings with spellbinding movements and Tundra by Marcos Morau – a graphical modern take on Russian folk dance.

When:     5-6, 12 September 2019
Where:    ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets:  $222, Ticketflap


Inspiring Hong Kong: Fitness Training – Street Workout

Street Workout

Think of this as an introduction to Gymnastics Based Calisthenics workout. Start with simple bodyweight training and then progress to tackle some advanced tricks such as Planche pushups and handstands.

When:     5 September 2019
Where:    AIA Vitality Park, Central
Tickets:  Free, register on Zicket


Hong Kong Restaurant Week

Enjoy 11 days of culinary experiences with amazing prices at restaurants all around Hong Kong.

When:     22 August – 1 September 2019
Where:    Various restaurants in Hong Kong
For more information:  HK Restaurant Week Website


Mean Gurls Club x Madame Quad Roller Disco Extravaganza

To close out the Women’s Festival, Eaton HK is hosting this closing party celebrating girls’ power! Collaborating with local all-girl DJ collective Mean Gurls Club and LGBTQI-friendly roller skating emporium Madam Quad, this is set to be the coolest roller disco dance party you’ve seen!

When:     1 September 2019
Where:    Maggie, Eaton HK, Kowloon
Tickets:  From $120, Event Website


Cockney Rejects

Cockney Rejects

Rarely in the long history of British rock’n’roll has there been a story of such depth, magnitude and sheer turbulence as that of the Cockney Rejects. They’ll be performing live in Hong Kong for the first time as a part of the Spirit of ‘77 series.

When:     5 September 2019
Where:    MOM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $390, Ticketflap


Sambal Workshop at Potato Head


Gain some essential insight into Indonesian culinary culture and learn how to make two types of sambal to be enjoyed together with Nasi Tumpeng at the end of the workshop.

When:     31 August 2019
Where:    Potato Head, Sai Ying Pun
For more information:  Facebook


Tube & Berger

Tube & Berger

Tube & Berger have undoubtedly shaped the Deep House genre, crafting several scene defining records in the last couple of years. Now you can catch them in Hong Kong only at VOLAR.

When:     30 August 2019
Where:    VOLAR, Lan Kwai Fong
Tickets:  $300, Ticketflap


Rose Revolution Hong Kong 2019

Rose Revolution is Asia’s largest Rose festival. Expect summer vibes, barbecue, food and rose pairings and a full day of rose tasting.

When:      31 August 2019
Where:    The Peak Lookout
Tickets:  From $360, Facebook


Curiocity Hong Kong


Curiocity Hong Kong looks like it will be a very cool experience. The interactive exhibition is aimed at encouraging people to be more present in everyday life. You’re encouraged to touch, play and even taste the installations around you, with unique rooms like “‘What Life Throws At You”, where you can tackle you fears in a giant ping pong pit.

When:      Until 11 September
Where:     The Annex, Central
Tickets:     From $168, Event Website


Hong Kong Rum Week

Hong Kong Rum Week

Hong Kong Rum Week will inspire rum lovers to meet the movers and shakers in the industry, discover the hidden depths and versatility of the spirit and learn about the heritage and history with events taking place throughout the city.

When:     2-8 September 2019
Where:    Various Venues
For more information:  Facebook Event


Want to find more events around Hong Kong? Check out our complete what’s on guide here.

What's on in Hong Kong


Add comment