The Best Things to do This Week: 20 September 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 20 September 2019!

20 September 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 20 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.

Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare's Globe giveaway September 2019

Shakespeare’s Globe is returning to Hong Kong, this time with a trio of plays – Pericles, The Comedy of Errors and Twelfth Night. Taking on multiple roles across all three plays, the talented international cast will unravel these timeless tales of those who have crossed seas and lost their families, are seeking new homes, and finding out what belonging truly means to them.

When:     24-29 September 2019
Where:    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, HKAPA, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $395, HK Ticketing


Sake Walk 2019

Sake from sake walk

In what will be the largest sake event in Hong Kong, Sake Walk 2019 will feature over 80 sakes from over 14 top breweries and should be an awesome event.

When:     21 September 2019
Where:    House 1881, Tsim Sha Tsui
For more information:  Event Website


WOW! HOW? Science Show

Wow, how Science Show

The HK premiere of the  biggest Russian Science show, WOW! HOW? will bring adults and kids an interactive science exploration and spectacular family activity. The show is developed by specialists from top Russian universities and is designed to arouse youngsters’ interest in science and technology through the splendid stage performances.

When:     21-22 September 2019
Where:    Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Tickets:  From $355, Event Website


Diwali Bazaar + Cocktail Party

Diwali Bazaar

Celebrate the festival of Diwali by indulging in some ethnic retail therapy and ending the day with a rocking festive-themed cocktail party. Vendors will include Niya K Jewellery, SUMMER casual wear for women and kids, Adorn Creations Diwali-themed home decor, Ethnica sarees and Indian kurtis and many others.

When:     27 September 2019
Where:    The Nest, Lan Kwai Fong
For more information:  Eventbrite


Young Hysan ‘ANTI Everything’ Live at Music Zone

Young Hysan

Hong Kong’s most hated Young Hysan is back with his much anticipated solo concert – ‘Anti Everything,’ packed with 90 minutes of skull shattering trap bangers and trans-galactic 4D psychedelic experiences.

When:     20 September 2019
Where:    E-Max
Tickets:  From $180, Facebook


Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes

Internationally renowned, Australian stand-up comedian Steve Hughes tells it like it is – confronting, alarming and always hilarious. This show will mark the beginning of his Asian debut tour.

When:     20 September 2019
Where:    TakeOut Comedy, Soho
Tickets:  From $250, Ticketflap


16 Strings and One Body

16 Strings and One Body

Award-winning Israeli actress, choreographer and dancer Renana Raz joins the Toscanini String Quartet for a dance performance that passionately integrates the energy of chamber music into her choreography.

When:     27-29 September 2019
Where:    Tai Kwun
For more information:  Event Website


Iris: Your Escape


With 80+ of Hong Kong’s most sought after fitness stars and top instructors joining forces to bring you the utmost epic health and fitness adventure. Expect a yoga stage, zen garden, fitness activities, shopping, eating, a discovery zone, dance workshops and more!

When:     21- 22 September 2019
Where:    Central Harbourfront
Tickets:  From $180, Event Website


Secret Theatre

Secret Theatre

Fresh from a sell-out, critically acclaimed run of Secret Theatre London and Singapore, the team are back in Hong Kong with an epic new immersive theatre. A serial killer is on the loose. The police think they have their man, but is he guilty? Immerse yourself in the trial of the century in this unique show!

When:     17 September – 10 November 2019
Where:    Secret Location in Tai Kwun
Tickets:  From $788, Ticketflap


Where is Peter Rabbit?

Where is peter rabbit

Based on the original tales by Beatrix Potter, your favourite stories and most beloved characters will be brought to live in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs, and a sprinkle of magic. The show is for ages 3 and up.

When:     27 September – 6 October 2019
Where:    Drama Theatre, HKAPA
Tickets:  From $215, HK Ticketing


H-Kore’s Free Community Yoga Events

Community Yoga Event

This Autumn, H-Kore is running a series of complimentary Community Yoga Flow and Meditation classes. The 60-minute classes will run fortnightly on Wednesdays after office hours and will be led by H-Kore’s resident yoga teachers.

When:     25 September, 9 October 2019 (Further dates TBD)
Where:    Taikoo Park, Quarry Bay
For more information:  Event Website


London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

One of the world’s top orchestras, the London Symphony Orchestra, a Grammy Award-winning pianist and top talents from Hong Kong will come together to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

When:     22, 24-25 September 2019
Where:    Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets:  From $380, Event Website


Leonardo da Vinci Art & Science, Then & Now

Leonardo da Vinci

This exhibition will feature 12 original drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Pinacoteca and Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, brought to Hong Kong for the first time to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death.

When:     20 September – 15 December 2019
Where:    City University Exhibition Gallery, Kowloon Tong
For more information:  Event Website


Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation


In the OMNIMAX Show ‘Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation,’ you’ll not only experience all of the dangerous situations during the volcano eruption in the safest way but also see how the whole process helps to create extraordinary ecosystems and habitats.

When:     1-30 September 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Space Museum Stanley Ho Space Theatre
Tickets:  From $24, Urbtix


Hans Zimmer Live on Tour

Hans Zimmer Live on tour

Hans Zimmer Live on Tour will be a visual spectacular where fans will journey through an orchestrated musical set presented by a live symphony orchestra and featuring the soundtracks of blockbuster productions including The Lion King, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception and Interstellar.

When:     26 September 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wan Chai
Tickets:  From $588, HK Ticketing


Bloodest Saxophone

Bloodest Saxophone

This group of veteran horn players (with more than 20 years of experience each) will perform for one night only at an intimate live performance accompanied by dinner and drinks.

When:     26 September 2019
Where:    Foxglove, Central
Tickets:  From $150 for concert only, concert and dinner from $450, Ticketflap



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

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