The Best Things to do This Week: 9 August 2019

Let us inspire you with our pick of what's on around Hong Kong this week, 9 August 2019!

9 August 2019

Planning for the week ahead? Let us help with these highlights of what’s on in HK this week 9 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.


N.Flying Band

The Korean rap-rock band N.Flying is coming to Hong Kong to present their solo concert 2019 Live Up All Night.

When:     10 August 2019
Where:    AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau
Tickets:  From $580, HK Ticketing


Laugh Out Loud V Comedy Night

Joanna Sio

Some of Hong Kong’s best comedians will perform as a part of Laugh Out Loud V – Garron Chiu, Vivek Mahbubani and Mahese Mansigani will return to the stage and for the first time ever, hilarious female comic Joanna Sio will perform.

When:     13 August 2019
Where:    Mudita, Central
Tickets:  From $250, Ticketflap


Great Good Fine Ok

Good Great Fine Ok

The synthpop duo from Brooklyn – Great Good Fine Ok will be playing in Hong Kong as a part of their #GGFOURTOUR.

When:     12 August 2019
Where:    MoM Livehouse, North Point
Tickets:  $317.97, Eventbrite


Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Discovery Bay Sunday Market

The popular outdoor market is back. Shop for handmade crafts, hand-crafted soaps, jewellery, clothing and sample delicious foods (plus some home with you), while supporting local businesses.

When:      8 September 2019 – 9 February 2020
Where:     Discovery Bay
For more information: Event Website


Adidas Sports Base

adidas Sports Base has returned to the heart of Hong Kong with an exciting range of activities for sports lovers. Challenge yourself to the limits and experience your own action packed summer full of happenings including football, basketball, training classes, skateboarding and running activities.

When:     19 July – 19 August 2019
Where:    Central Harbourfront Event Space
For more information:  Event Website 


Alec Benjamin – Caught In The Middle World Tour

Alec Benjamin

Acclaimed American singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin will launch his first ever Caught In The Middle World Tour in Hong Kong as a part of his tour of Asia.

When:     14 August 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $548, Ticketflap


Drag Brunch ‘Keeping it Regal’

Cheddar Gorgeous

All the way from Manchester (UK), Cheddar Gorgeous will be entertaining all with her striking style and witty repartee accompanied by HK’s own XXXotica at the second Drag Brunch at the highest bar in the world!

When:     10 August 2019
Where:    Ozone, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
Tickets:  From $900, Facebook


The Damned

The Damned

The Damned – the greatest surviving British punk band are back with their first new album in a decade. Catch them at one of the city’s most intimate venues TTN as part of the Spirit of ‘77 celebration of all things punk and pogo.

When:     15 August 2019
Where:    This Town Needs, Yau Tong
Tickets:  From $490, Ticketflap


Pop-up Social at Sense99

Social a Sense 99

Join in on a relaxed night of swing dancing at a beautiful hidden venue, a haven for musicians and artists featuring original 1960s tiling and art pieces on the walls. There will be a full bar.

When:     14 August 2019
Where:    Sense 99, Central
For more information:  Facebook


ArtisTree Selects: Moving Pieces (Stay/Away)


Featuring an iconic set designed by renowned Berlin-based Japanese artist Yoko Seyama and original music by Stay/Away opens a new dimension of self-awareness and existence that will surely resonate with audiences in Hong Kong – a city all too familiar with the sense of urban claustrophobia.

When:     8-17 August 2019
Where:    ArtisTree, Quarry Bay
Tickets:  $160, Ticketflap


I-1 Muaythai Grand Prix

Top Muaythai fighters from around the world will duke it out in this World Grand Prix event.

When:     13 August 2019
Where:    Star Hall, KITEC
Tickets:  From $250, HK Ticketing


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


Ciao Chow – Italian Cafeteria Kids Pizza & Movie Night


Break up the summer routine a bit with this fun pizza and movie night at Ciao Chow. They’ll be offering a family-friendly buffet including authentic Neapolitan pizza, pasta, salad and best of all, unlimited popcorn to accompany the film (there’s a different movie each week).

When:      Every Tuesday until August 27
Where:     G/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Tickets:   $400 for 1 child and 1 adult, $150 additional child, $220 additional adult, Eventbrite


Find more fantastic family-friendly events in this roundup?


Saturday Music Platform

Tai Kwun Music

Kung Chi-shing, the seminal figure in Hong Kong independent music, is invited to curate outstanding musical works from local and international musicians on the first Saturday afternoon of every month. Whether you enjoy classical music, pop, or the truly “out there”, prepare to have your musical horizons extended.

When:     1st Saturday of Every Month
Where:    Laundry Steps, Tai Kwun
Tickets:  Free of charge, Event Website


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

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