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Things To Do In Hong Kong: Best Events & Weekend Activities For Your Diary This July

28 June, 2024
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Get your calendars ready, we’ve rounded up the best things to do in Hong Kong this July, including the much-anticipated Hong Kong Book Fair, Jentle Salon pop-up, Sephora Summer Club and other festivities…

Wondering what to do this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best events and happenings in Hong Kong to add to your calendar now, from exciting events like H2 Live Music Festival to the Mamma Mia! The Musical, there’s something for everyone. Scroll through for what to do around town this July 2024. Plus, never miss out on an event by checking out our regularly updated events calendar.

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New July Events & Weekend Activities In Hong Kong

Hong Kong Events The Wanch

H2 Live Music Festival 2024

Brace yourself for an epic summer because the H2 Live Music Festival at The Wanch is making a grand return! The iconic Hong Kong venue will host over 100 live performances spanning every music genre you can imagine. And guess what? It’s completely free (yes, you read that right)!  The positive vibes have even inspired an additional event: the H2 2024 Grass Roots Weekender. This special weekend will spotlight emerging talents and new bands across Hong Kong, making it the perfect opportunity to discover fresh sounds and support local artists. Come experience the longest-running live music venue in Hong Kong, active since 1987, and join them in celebrating a diverse lineup of incredible performances.

When: Monday, 24 June to Monday, 1 July; 6:30pm to 1am & Saturday, 13 July to Sunday, 14 July (H2 2024 Grass Roots Weekender)
Where: The Wanch, 1/F, Henan Building, 90 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – find more information here.

Events Mamma Mia! The Musical

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Channel your inner “Dancing Queen” because Mamma Mia! is boogieing its way back to Hong Kong after a five-year hiatus! This global smash hit, featuring the iconic songs of ABBA, will have you singing along to classics like “Honey, Honey”, “Take a Chance on Me” and more. Follow Sophie’s wild quest to uncover her father’s identity before her wedding, which brings together three of her mom’s exes for a hilarious and heartwarming journey. With 24 dazzling performances at the Lyric Theatre, this show is filled with drama, surprises and endless sing-alongs that you won’t want to miss!

When: Friday, 26 July to Thursday, 15 August; 2:30pm (matinee) or 8:15pm (evening show)
Where: Lyric Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts, Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $680-$1,280 – buy your tickets here.

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Events Jentle Salon Pop-Up Event

Jentle Salon Pop-Up Event

Prepare to be charmed at the Jentle Salon pop-up, the third collaboration between Gentle Monster and BLACKPINK’s Jennie (the queen of chic strikes again)! This two-week pop-up showcases a fabulous collection of eight eyewear designs and 11 whimsical charms, perfect for accessorising your summer style. Jennie’s Instagram unboxing videos have already given us a sneak peek, revealing charms featuring her favourite capybara, delicate bows, and lustrous pearls. Plus, the pop-up promises a magical experience with giant stuffed unicorns adorned with hairpins, turning nostalgia into a stylish dreamland.

When: Friday, 28 June to Thursday, 11 July; 10am to 10pm
Where: Atrium II, Harbour City, 3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Events Sephora Summer Club K11 Art Mall

Sephora Summer Club at K11 Art Mall

Sephora has teamed up with the hottest beauty brands to bring you the ultimate summer beauty experience at the Sephora Summer Club at K11 Art Mall. As you stroll through booths featuring Sol de Janeiro, Supergoop!, and KOSAS, you’ll find each one ready to pamper you into a sun-kissed sensation. Plus, you can collect stamps to score free popcorn and claim freebies like Sol de Janeiro fans and product samples. And don’t forget to shop till you drop with exclusive offers, including complimentary cosmetic bags and SPF tote bags – because who doesn’t love some stylish swag? As a whole, this event promises a beauty experience hotter than a Hong Kong summer, so don’t miss out on the latest trends and treats.

When: Until Friday, 5 July; 12pm to 8pm (Monday to Thursday); 11am to 9pm (Friday to Sunday)
Where: B/2F Atrium, K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Events Caudalie AMMO

Caudalie X AMMO “Grape Beauty Afternoon Tea Set”

Caudalie is swooping in to save our skin with the launch of the new VinoHydra Collection on 3 July, 2024. To celebrate, it’s partnering with AMMO for a “Grape Beauty Afternoon Tea Set.” This set includes both delightful desserts and savoury bites, crafted by the talented Executive Chef Fung, all inspired by the hydration power of grapes. With options to dine in or take away, you’ll get a delicious experience paired with a Caudalie VinoHydra Gift Set worth $940 (score!). Grab your besties, book a spot, and get ready to sip, snack and glow from the inside out.

When: Until Saturday, 31 August, 2024; 3pm to 6pm
Where: Ammo, LG, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $538 for two persons (+10% service charge for dine in) – make a reservation here.

Events 34th HKTDC Book Fair

34th Hong Kong Book Fair

The 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair is coming back, and it’s bigger and better than ever! This year’s fair will run alongside the Sports and Leisure Expo and the World of Snacks, meaning with just one ticket, you can explore a literary wonderland, get your adrenaline pumping with sports activities and snack your way around the world. Featuring over 760 exhibitors, 600 cultural events, and appearances by acclaimed writers, this event has lots to offer. And did we mention the Art Gallery’s exhibitions of famous directors and literary adaptations? Plus, there’s an AI-powered interactive installation for all you tech-savvy visitors.

Sassy Tip: Wear comfy shoes and bring an extra tote bag – you’ll thank us later!

When: Wednesday, 17 July to Tuesday, 23 July; 10am to 10pm (open from 9am to 5pm on 23 July)
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $30 for adults – get more information here.

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Events The Green Door

Acclaimed BARSTARS Series With The Orientalist Spirits Makes Hong Kong Debut

Have you heard? Asia’s 50 Best Bars returns to Hong Kong, bringing with it a plethora of exciting guest shifts around town. One event that stands out is the BARSTARS Series with The Orientalist Spirits. Making its grand Hong Kong debut at The Green Door, this event features ten of Asia’s top female bartenders shaking up the scene. Hosted by Arlene Wong, you can look forward to a night of exquisitely crafted cocktails and top-notch mixology. Enjoy creations from stars like Zana Mohlmann of Singapore’s Manhattan Bar and Chunyanuch “Ning” Yodsuwan from Thailand’s BKK Social Club. It’s the perfect opportunity to mingle with the women who are redefining the hospitality industry, one drink at a time.

When: Monday, 15 July; 8pm till late
Where: The Green Door, G/F, 97 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $100 + 10% per cocktail

Events 100% Doraemon and Friends Tour

100% Doraemon and Friends Tour

Did anyone else watch Doraemon growing up? Get nostalgic as Doraemon and Friends kick off their tour right here in Hong Kong! Head over to the Avenue of Stars to celebrate the legacy of everyone’s favourite robotic cat and commemorate the 90th birthday of his creator, Fujiko F. Fujio. The exhibition and pop-up store feature a 12-metre-tall inflatable Doraemon and 34 charming sculptures dotted around the promenade. Inside the hall, the whimsical world of Doraemon comes alive with stunning artworks and scenes. Plus, you can snag exclusive collectibles and venue-only merchandise to take a piece of the magic home.

When: Saturday, 13 July to Sunday, 18 August
Where: Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry for the outdoor exhibition, ticketed exhibitions are now sold out – find more information here.

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Main image courtesy of Sassy Media Group, image 1 courtesy of The Wanch, image 2 courtesy of Mamma Mia! The Musical via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Gentle Monster, image 4 courtesy of Sephora Hong Kong, image 5 courtesy of Caudalie, image 6 courtesy of Marta Dzedyshko via Pexels, image 7 courtesy of The Green Door, image 8 courtesy of Doraemon 100 Tour via Instagram.

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