The Best Things to do This Week: 23 August 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 23 August 2019!

Best of What's On In HK 23 August 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 23 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.


Panta Rei Danseteater: Lullaby

Panta Rei Danseteater

Lullaby juxtaposes the countries labelled as the ‘axis of evil’ and the humanity of their traditional lullabies. This unique production explores themes of masculinity, friendship, and rivalry while questioning the state of international politics.

When:     22-23, 27-28 August 2019
Where:    ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets:  $180, Ticketflap


International Dog Day @ Ovolo

Komune terrace

Ovolo Southside is throwing four-legged friends a bone with an unbeatable ‘pawty’ in celebration  of International Dog Day. The whole pack is invited to gather on Komune’s iconic terrace for an exciting Doggy Brunch where each dog can enjoy a Build Your Own Doggy Bowl plus a complimentary Puppy Colada or Watermelon Julep ‘dogtail’ that will have pets howling for joy.

When:     24 & 25 August 2019
Where:    Ovolo Southside and Ovolo Central
For more Information:  Ovolo Website


The Chainsmokers: Live in Hong Kong

The Chainsmokers

Grammy award-winning and Billboard chart-topping duo The Chainsmokers are bringing their highly anticipated World War Joy Live to Hong Kong as a part of their 7-city Asia tour this summer.

When:     23 August 2019
Where:    Arena, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $588, HK Ticketing


World of Eric Carle

World of Eric Carle

This year marks the 50th anniversary of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the classic story by English picture book maestro Eric Carle, who has written more than 70 children’s books since 1967. Cityplaza is celebrating his creations by transforming three of his classic books into large-scale installations as well as offering a series of family workshops, story-telling sessions and even a story-telling competition.

When:     17 August – 15 September 2019
Where:    Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing
For more information:  Cityplaza Website


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


Julie Byrne

Julie Byrne

American singer, songwriter, and guitarist Julie Byrne has lived a transient lifestyle which is reflected in her music. She will bring her unique blend of folk-inspired music to Hong Kong in this live performance.

When:     28 August 2019
Where:    Terrible Baby, Eaton HK
Tickets:  $240, Ticketflap


Laugh Kwai Fong 4

The Laugh Kwai Fong comedy series features some of Hong Kong’s best and brightest comedians, all in one show! This month’s headliner is English stand-up comic Jason Strickland.

When:     24 August 2019
Where:    The Nest, Central
Tickets:  From $200, Ticketflap


August Beer Tasting Workshop: The Diverse World of Lagers

If you think lagers are just beers with light body and flavours, you may be surprised by the beers offered at this August Beer Tasting Workshop.

When:     30 August 2019
Where:    HK Brewcraft, Central
Tickets:  From $150, Facebook



view from aqua spirit

AQUA Spirit is launching the newest party in town – Sparkle. Two of the best circuit DJs in Hong Kong, DJ TAKI and DJ GOAL will be running the party on the glamorous rooftop with its mind-blowing views of Victoria Harbour.

When:     24 August 2019
Where:    Aqua Spirit 30, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets:  $150, Facebook Event


Women’s Festival 2019

In its second edition, Hong Kong’s celebrated Women’s Festival will take on the title ‘I AM A ______ WOMAN’ and each day’s programming will revolve around a specific theme – divine, extra-large, alien, nasty, hairy, failed. You can expect live music, film screenings, holistic wellness offerings, panel discussions, skincare workshops and more.

When:     23 August – 1 September 2019
Where:    Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road
For more information:  Event Website


Justice League | Windsor Superheroes Event

DC Comics’ Justice League superheroes are in Causeway Bay this summer and children can visit them at their Hall of Justice headquarters at Windsor House. Come by and say hi to Aquaman, Batman and Wonder Woman, plus other special guests.

When:      Until September 1 2019
Where:     Windsor House
For more information: Event Website 


No Shade: Flower Power

Relive the beautiful decade of peace, love and music at the next No Shade tribe vibe event. No Shade embraces diversity in all its many colourful forms where the doors open for inclusivity for all.

When:     24 August 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  Free entry for first 80 people who sign-up on Ticketflap, $200 at the door


Summer Fun @ The Peak

There’s a summer party happening way up top at The Peak with fun performances and activities for the whole family: bubble shows, magic performances, balloon twisting, juggling stilts and a special Bamboo Grasshopper Handcraft Workshop by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.

When:      Until September 1 2019
Where:     The Peak
For more information: Event Website 




Australian hip-hop duo Hermitude are coming to Hong Kong for their debut performance. The duo has achieved international recognition for their stellar work, and built key collaborations with artists such as Big K.R.I.T., Buddy, and BJ The Chicago Kid along the way.

When:     28 August 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  $150, Ticketflap


Detuned Radio Festival

This festival will feature a range of exciting acts spread over two days including Leo, Her Name In Blood, TYNT, SIREN, I Mean Us, Instinct of Sight and more.

When:     24-25 August 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $480, Facebook Event


Ocean Park Summer Water Battle

Ocean Park Summer Water Battle

Ocean Park is collaborating with Japanese anime megahit for Hong Kong’s largest ever One Piece event. The park’s Waterfront Plaza will transform into an exhilarating water battle zone where guests face off against each other in classic scenes from One Piece.

When:     13 July – 1 September 2019
Where:    Ocean Park
For more information:  Ocean Park Website


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


IFS Club Fight Night

IFS Club Fight night

Hong Kong’s biggest Inter-club Fight Night is back again for Round 3 in a new venue. Bringing the city’s finest sporting clubs together, the fiercest of rivals will return to the ring and go head-to-head to battle it out for personal pride and club glory.

When:     30 August 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley
For more information:  Facebook Event


Oceans: Our Blue Planet OMNIMAX Show


The OMNIMAX Show takes you on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on Earth, our magnificent oceans. Sit back and and watch in amazement as dolphins, turkfish in coral reefs, sea otters and more of earth’s precious ocean creatures live and play.

When:      Until 31 August
Where:     Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum
Tickets:    From $12, Event Website


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

What's on in Hong Kong


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