Events

December 2016 to April 2017

Dec
01
Music/gigs
Hosted by the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Austria, this competition is a golden opportunity for young musicians to show what they can do. There are two categories - piano and violin, so if you play either of these, consider signing up for a chance to win a cash prize.
Thu - Sun
Dec
15
Events
If you love the city's feathered friends, you won't want to miss Hong Kong Wetland Park's signature winter event that's all about birds.
Thu - Mon
Hong Kong Wetland Park

February 2017 to March 2017

Feb
25
Exhibitions
Award-winning French visual artist Emmanuel Monzon's photography exhibition celebrates snapshots of urban life using different camera lenses and angles.
Sat
Charbon Art Space

March 2017 to April 2017

Mar
01
Technology is advancing rapidly at an impressive rate and across various fields, and Big Data now sustains the developement of Hong Kong. It's evolving at so much it really inspires the question: where will technology be in 20 years? We want you to show us your creativity and ideas about this in a 4-panel comic strip!
Wed - Sat
Mar
01
Modern day leadership has evolved. It’s no longer about hoarding power for yourself, it’s about sharing it. “Servant leadership” shares authority, puts others’ needs first, and helps people develop and perform to the best of their abilities. Describe, in no more than 1,000 words, what you think are key elements to being a successful...
Wed - Sat

March 2017

Mar
03
Exhibitions
Masterpieces by the legendary artist, dedicated to his second wife Jacqueline. These pieces - 12 linocuts and one oil portrait - are being exhibited outside Spain for the first time. Not to be missed!
Fri - Tue
Living Room Museum, Times Square
Mar
04
Events
There are many career opportunities - including internships - in the digital tech field. This event will feature more than 60 technology companies and start-ups, including those doing fintech, ecommerce, edutech, healthtech, wearables, games, and entertainment.
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Cyberport 3
Mar
05
Performing Arts
AFTEC Theatre reimagines Frankenstein with modern technology. A robotic engineer, Victor Stone, loses his son in an accident, and decides to create the world's first-ever conscious robot, Franky.
Sun
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Mar
05
Events
Yoga Stops Traffick to raise awareness about human trafficking.
Sun 10:00 - 12:30
Shek o beach
Mar
06
A weekend series of public talks and workshops at Comix Home Base on March 11 and 12, with authors will visit schools across Hong Kong throughout the festival! Sign up for the public events at the official website.
Mon - Fri
Mar
08
Sports
This T20 competition will feature five teams and some of the best overseas T20 stars.
Wed - Sun
Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground
Mar
10
Sports
Hang upside down to see the world from a whole new perspective in this aerial silks workshop. Led by Joe Cassman Lam, one of Hong Kong's top aerialists, you will learn how to do basic aerial tricks with ease.
Fri 17:00 - 21:00
To be confirmed
Mar
11
Events
Buy original handicraft objects offered by more than 100 artists. Other activities include rooftop film screenings and guided tours.
Sat - Sun
Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre
Mar
16
Events
Love your food? The festival's second edition features signature dishes prepared by top chefs from Hong Kong's leading restaurants. The event will showcase food, drinks and entertainment from 22 countries.
Thu - Sun
Central Harbourfront
Mar
18
Island School is back with their annual charity fashion show! This year, they will be challenging stereotypes and raising money for Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre.
Sat 19:00 - 21:00
Island School
Mar
21
Arts
Art Central is coming back to Hong Kong for the third time, featuring masterpieces from 100 international galleries. There will be a wide range of works, including photography, new media, street art, and ink and textile arts.
Tue - Sat
Central Harbourfront
Mar
25
French Internationl School's annual fashion show promotes creativity among students and sustainable fashion production. Proceedings will go to Redress, a local NGO who fights against waste in the fashion industry.
Sat 19:00 - 22:00
French International School

March 2017 to May 2017

Mar
17
Exhibitions
An exhibition highlighting the routinely challenged ideas around male and female roles and behaviour in popular culture. Some 90 works dating from the 1960s to 2016 will be on display.
Fri - Sun
M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District

April 2017

Apr
01
From yoga to strength and cardio training, Adidas offers a range of one-hour classes for free.
Sat - Sun
Apr
05
Sports
Sixteen teams featuring former Sevens stars, internationals, and other top professional players will compete for the Bill Burgess Cup.
Wed - Thu
Hong Kong Football Club
Apr
08
ICT Open Day is one of the signature programmes of WTISD-HK, which is hosted by the Communication Association of Hong Kong (CAHK). It provides students a great opportunity to interact with senior executives and understand the realities of the ICT industry, what prospects there are in it, and how they can be involved.
Sat 09:00 - 13:00
Apr
09
Events
Celebrate Hong Kong's diversity by ushering in the Thai New Year in Kowloon City, commonly known as Hong Kong's Little Thailand.
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Carpenter Road Playground
Apr
12
Sports
See world-famous two-wheelers do amazing things on the track.
Wed - Sun
Hong Kong Velodrome
Apr
14
A series of interesting STEM activities, including competitions and interactive workshops to inspire innovative ideas, awaits you this Easter.
Fri - Mon
Building 12W (Phase 3), Hong Kong Science Park
Apr
22
To commemorate Earth Day, YCIS Hong Kong invites students from across the territory to produce a huge piece of eco-friendly artwork. A recycled white canvas as well as eco-friendly paint and pens will be provided; you’re welcome to bring your own eco-friendly tools.
Sat 11:00 - 15:30
Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong

May 2017

May
01
An exhibition of stories written and photographed by local and international students, documenting the people behind the city's food production and a showcase of the result of a nine-week journalism skills programme.
Mon - Sat
Culture Club Gallery
May
04
A choreographic re-interpretation of the classic opera Tosca. With a special focus on female figures, the performance investigates the relationship between a man craving for possession and a woman living for art.
Thu 20:00
Youth Square Y-Theatre
May
05
A film festival that screens local and international deaf film productions and videos, introducing the unique language, culture and history of the hearing-impaired community.
Fri - Sun
Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema
May
05
A new exhibition from three artists who found inspiration in Sai Ying Pun. They create their pieces in the neighbourhood each using a range of techniques, from abstract art to fashion and drawing. Meet the artists and hear the stories behind their creations on the opening night.
Fri 19:30 - 21:30
theDesk
May
07
A different way for mother-daughter bonding ahead of Mother’s Day. Take part in the great game of rugby with your mum and enjoy sessions conducted by certified club coaches and the Hong Kong national women’s team.
Sun
Happy Valley Pitch 8
May
11
A joy-ride through the world of science. From rock banging to rocket blasting, discover how playing with fire took us from cave-dwellers to space travellers and why the first space venturers weren’t even human … were they aliens?
Thu - Sun
Drama Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
May
11
Known for the intimate and whimsical nature of her songs, the multi-talented singer-songwriter will play her first headline show in the city.
Thu 19:00
KITEC Music Zone
May
12
Get inspired by seven incredible stories from seven TEDx speakers – from a survivor battling the struggles of depression to how social media has affected human behaviour.
Fri 18:30 - 21:00
Australian International School Hong Kong
May
13
The Geocaching Competition is a treasure hunt that incorporates GPS technology and good old fashion adventure games that challenges students’ problem solving skills, and provides them a fun opportunity to learn more about the ICT industry. For more information, please visit www.cahk.hk/WTISD2017
Sat 08:30 - 11:30
May
13
Interested in VR headsets but figure they’re still too expensive to buy? Head to Cyberport and you can have fun playing with the gadgets. Whether you choose to experience flying over the Grand Canyon, or shooting zombies in the desert, experts will be there to show you how it’s done.
Sat 15:00 - 17:00
Cyberport 1
May
26
Sports
Annual football tournament where teams from the UK, France. Germany, Scotland and Japan, as well as Hong Kong’s Kitchee team, will compete.
Fri - Sun
Hong Kong Football Club

June 2017

Jun
15
Events
UNHCR Hong Kong organises the 10th UNHCR Charity Refugee Film Festival from 15 to 25 June 2017 to celebrate the World Refugee Day, in a bid to raise the public awareness about refugee situations, and to increase donations to support UNHCR's efforts in global refugee protection.
Thu - Sun
PALACE ifc and Broadway Cinematheque
Jun
17
What’s next after DSE? Explore your options at this festival, which features local and overseas higher education institutes, seminars and panel discussions. Organised by SCMP Education Post.
Sat
InnoCentre
Jun
22
Arts
A picture is worth a thousand words. Fan Ho's works, which capture moments in 1950s Hong Kong, will be exhibited at the gallery.
Thu - Fri
Sotheby's Hong Kong Gallery
Jun
26
Music/gigs
Danish pop and soul band Lukas Graham will hit the Hong Kong stage. Don't miss your chance to see the masterminds behind hit single 7 Years.
Mon 20:30 - 23:30
Kitec
Jun
27
The multi-platinum-selling, Grammy Award-winning US pop star who ruled the airwaves around the turn of the millennium will perform in Hong Kong
Tue
AsiaWorld-Expo
Jun
30
Events
Various music performances, arts booths, instant photo-taking with ponies and a night concert staged by famous singers of different eras to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. You can also find food trucks and specialty food stalls.
Fri 14:00 - 22:30
Tai Po Waterfront Park

June 2017 to July 2017

Jun
24
Exhibitions
With "Rippling" as the theme, the festival will link different public museums and visitors together to make the experiences more unique. A series of fabulous and thought-provoking programmes, including exhibitions, film screenings, talks, concerts, guided tours and workshops, create ripples of inspiration.
Sat - Sun

June 2017 to October 2017

Jun
29
Exhibitions
Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxin Dian) was the political centre of the Qing dynasty where many Qing emperors lived. As the hall - one of the most visited places in The Palace Museum in Beijing - is closed for renovation, some 200 artefacts previously housed there have been brought to Hong Kong to showcase their political, historical...
Thu - Sun
1/F Thematic Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Museum

June 2017 to August 2017

Jun
29
Exhibitions
Contemporary Chinese paintings from the University Museum's collection show the changing cityscapes of Hong Kong over the last half century. It focuses on local artists and their visual testimonies of the Fragrant Harbour.
Thu - Sun
Fung Ping Shan Building, UMAG, HKU

July 2017

Jul
02
Events
The Council is providing free demonstration lessons for students in secondary school and DSE English courses. Course consultation sessions include question and answering skills, exam strategies and teaching methodology.
Sun 11:15 - 18:30
British Council
Jul
02
Exhibitions
What's it like living in one of Hong Kong's old houses hundreds of years ago? Village head of the famed Sam Tung Uk will share the stories - both new and old - behind those houses.
Sun 14:00 - 15:00
Sam Tung Uk Museum
Jul
04
Sports
Whether you're a newbie or an experienced player, this camp offers something for everyone, covering technical and tactical skills specific to your age, experience and ability.
Tue - Fri
Jul
06
Shows
Nine performances from twenty artists in an exchange of arts and cultures an a collaboration by the Hong Kong Arts Centre and the Belgian cultural centre Les Halles de Schaerbeek.
Thu - Sat
Hong Kong Arts Centre
Jul
07
Shows
Now a firm part of Diocesan Boys' School heritage, the annual concert honours students' music achievements and brings together family and friends to raise funds for the Diocesan Boys' School Foundation Limited.
Fri - Sat
Diocesan Boys' School, Yunni & Maxine Pao Auditorium, Yip Kit Chuen Concert Hall
Jul
14
Sports
Have you played darts? Now is the perfect time to learn from the best. Eight teams, including those from Thailand, South Korea and Hong Kong, will take part in the festival. On the first day, you can try your hand at darts machines and watch the preliminary round matches.
Fri - Sat
Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre
Jul
18
Music/gigs
Some of the world's top-tier choirs unite to perform wonderful renditions and concerts in a festival full of music and cultural exchange
Tue 17:00 - Sat 17:00
Jul
24
Events
A five-day aviation-inspired leadership experience with guidance from British Airways’ crew members plus the chance to win a trip to BA’s head office in London.
Mon - Fri
Hong Kong Adventure Corps Training Camp in Sai Kung
Jul
28
Shows
A family dance drama exploring Hong Kong’s yum cha culture, featuring dancing teacups, saucers and dim sum.
Fri - Sun
Yuen Long Theatre Auditorium

July 2017 to August 2017

Jul
31
Events
An entrepreneurship academy from Silicon Valley, where youngsters can develop their own start up and present their business plan to a panel of judges.
Mon - Sat
Canadian International School of Hong Kong

August 2017

Aug
05
Events
The “Book Crossing Festival” is a annual event organised by Youth Square to promote reading, as well as to encourage local youth to find enjoyment in books.
Sat - Sun
Y Theatre, LG1, Youth Square
Aug
11
Music/gigs
Before Clockenflap returns, Hong Kong's super-chill indie music festival comes back with an even bigger line-up than before. Featuring local bands, food, and much, much more, the three-day event promises to bring something for everyone.
Fri - Sat
West Kowloon Cultural District
Aug
13
Arts
A summer camp to explore and experiment with art, working with instructors skilled in art, design, architecture, illustration and moving image. Conducted in Cantonese.
Sun - Wed
Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp
Aug
25
Ryan Harling and Jasmine Kelly have been playing live pretty much non-stop in Hong Kong but now they're leaving the city. Watch them perform one last time.
Fri 19:00 - Sun 18:00

September 2017 to January 2018

Sep
07
Exhibitions
We may not think about how news gets from the source to our newspapers or phones, but journalists regularly risk their lives to report from war zones or areas affected by natural disasters.
Thu - Wed
Hong Kong Coastal Defence Museum

September 2017

Sep
16
Events
One of the world's largest electronic dance music festivals is back in town! DJ headliners include Hardwell, Kygo and Zedd.
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
Sep
23
Arts
The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain will make its debut in Hong Kong in 2018 with the brand new dystopian work Flood and they're now seeking young talent aged between 14 and 25 for rehearsals and performances.
Sat
Unit 303,3/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place

September 2017 to November 2017

Sep
21
Film
Amnesty International HK holds this event every year, and there will be free and paid screenings of award-winning movies from around the world.
Thu - Sat
Sep
21
Events
The Hong Kong Model United Nations (HKMUN) is looking for secondary school students to be part of the Press Corps next March - which is a team of journalists, videographers, graphic designers and photographers that will report on HKMUN 2018.
Thu - Wed

September 2017 to October 2017

Sep
21
Exhibitions
A photo exhibition showing the day-to-day life of 50 adopted cats. It is hoped that people will be encouraged to adopt pets instead of buying.
Thu - Tue
Times Square
Sep
29
Music/gigs
Marking the 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's classic movie, the music from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial will be brought to life in a concert by HK Phil.
Fri - Sun
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

September 2017 to December 2017

Sep
30
Exhibitions
A tribute to China' s famous "mulberry silk". Follow the evolution of Chinese fashion and silk culture with this collaboration by the Hong Kong Design Institute and the China National Silk Museum, the world's largest silk museum.
Sat
Experience Centre, Hong Kong Design Institute

October 2017

Oct
02
Music/gigs
The Sound of Love fundraising concert features Justin Anantawan, who suffered from a language disability growing up, while To World with Hope features violinist Adrian Anatawan, who was born without his right hand. Proceeds will go to MYO's Music Angel Programme, to help set up the first-ever orchestra for local autistic and disabled...
Mon
Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Oct
12
Events
Shaolin is more than a legend. The masters will demonstrate their skills using daggers, spears, swords, staffs, rope darts and more. And you can sign up for free workshops to learn a few moves from the masters.
Thu - Tue
Ngong Ping Village Square
Oct
13
Performing Arts
Some young, talented musicians are taking busking to the stage. Vocalists Lam, Sunny and Fanny from the famous busking band Lambent will be special guests, alongside the Samson Band, saxophone master James Cheung, and erhu player Tom Tse.
Fri 21:00 - 23:00
Fringe Dairy, Fringe Club, Central
Oct
18
Events
Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound of the Baskervilles is transformed into a murderously funny adventure, and Sherlock Holmes is on the case with Watson.
Wed - Sat
Fringe Club
Oct
21
Exhibitions
Covering a wide range of intangible cultural heritage, the market guides you through a multi-dimensional tour of our city's cultures and traditions. Exhibitions, interactive activities and workshops are available based on the themes of puppetry, lion dance, Hakka unicorn dance, and kung fu.
Sat - Sun
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Oct
21
Events
Hundreds of people will walk in solidarity in support of the Syrian refugees in need. Funds raised this year will provide food assistance and learning opportunities for Syrian families and children.
Sat 10:00 - 12:00
The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club
Oct
21
Events
Find everything that you could want - from old CDs, blockbuster Hollywood films and ALL the books, to home-made cakes and fresh biscuits - at St John's Cathedral's annual charity fair. Come for the bargains, stay for the food, music and laughter.
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
St John's Cathedral
Oct
22
Events
The English Schools Foundation's first territory-wide running event. Race categories include 1km to 10km runs and a 1km family walk. There will also be a community carnival with performances, game booths and fun-filled workshops.
Sun
races: Lung Wo Road, Central; carnival: Edinburgh Place, Central
Oct
26
Music/gigs
What happens when Zurich and Hong Kong combine? Come find out at the Fringe Club. Hong Kong's edgiest swing band Wong Way Down will play with Swiss pianist Florian Favre, one of the most brilliant musicians of his generation. Get ready for what Favre calls "demystified, popular, sensitive and eruptive Jazz" - and what we call a really...
Thu 21:30 - 23:30
Fringe Dairy, Fringe Club

October 2017 to November 2017

Oct
14
Events
A four-day event featuring movement and yoga classes organised by Hong Kong's finest Yogis and fitness instructors. The family- and dog-friendly gathering will feature a variety of interesting pop-up shops. Proceeds from 10 per cent of the ticket sales will be donated to Plastic Oceans, a non-profit organisation that tackles the issue of...
Sat
MANA! Cafe

November 2017

Nov
15
Performing Arts
Harpist Katie Lo Sin-yan, 2016 Student of the Year finalist from Good Hope School, is performing a charity recital to raise funds for Unicef HK. The recital also features other young harpists.
Wed 19:30 - 21:30
Lecture Hall, Sheung Wan Civic Centre
Nov
22
Music/gigs
This festival celebrates the musical meeting of Europe and Hong Kong, with a special focus on Italy's music legacy. The opening concert, Out of Austria, features the prize-winning Mantua Chamber Orchestra from Italy. Another highlight is Marco Polo Goes to Carnival, an original children's concert which brings the colourful masques of the...
Wed - Sun
Various locations

November 2017 to December 2017

Nov
17
Exhibitions
This exhibition, which celebrates the imaginative world created by the Belgian illustrator Hergé, showcases eight albums from the renowned The Adventures of Tintin series.
Fri - Tue
ArtisTree

November 2017 to March 2018

Nov
18
Exhibitions
An exhibition organised exclusively for Hong Kong, this features video interviews of artists from Pixar Animation Studios, which give visitors a glimpse of how they came up with their story ideas. Also on display will be items for the films the artists have worked on, including sketches, paintings, storyboards and sculptures.
Sat - Mon
Hong Kong Heritage Museum

December 2017

Dec
31
Sports
This four-hour relay run invites enthusiasts to run in teams of four to eight on New Year's Eve. All that exercise is for a good cause - runners will be raising money for the Elite Athlete Charitable Trust, which distributes funds to support elite athletes in training and competition.
Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Hong Kong Sports Institute