15 August, 2022
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Top Hong Kong Events & Weekend Activities For Your Diary This August

15 August, 2022
hong kong events weekend activities things to do whats on august 2022

Get your calendars ready, we’ve rounded up the best events in Hong Kong for the weekend and beyond this August, including trivia quiz nights, pet markets, The Great Gatsby-themed parties and more…

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 special summer deals on our favourite theme parks and attractions to wine and cheese afternoons, orchestra concert screenings, live music performances, comedy nights and more. Scroll through for what to do around town this month — now updated for the end of August 2022.

We make sure to keep refreshing this list with the latest upcoming events and activities, so bookmark this page to stay in the know!

Read More: Sassy Hong Kong Summer 2022 – Your Ultimate Guide To Summer In The City

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. It’s a good idea to check via the event provider’s website and social media accounts to see if there are any last-minute changes to these events and to ensure you’re aware of any restrictions they’ve put in place.

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Magic Tea House at Xiqu Centre

Newly launched, this special original production from the Tea House Theatre Troupe follows the history and heritage of Cantonese opera through live performance, robotics, and state-of-the-art audio and visual technology. Devised and performed by an expert team, Magic Tea House is a 90-minute magical tale that follows a young musician who returns to his family’s Qing-era home and encounters the spirits of his ancestors. This is Hong Kong’s first-ever Cantonese opera to feature AI tech!

When: Now until Friday, 30 September, Friday, 7:30pm, Saturday, 2:30pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday, 2:30pm
Where: Xiqu Centre, 88 Austin Road West, West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $330 — Balcony, $288 — Stalls, $240 — Restricted view seats. Buy a ticket here.


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Remote Pub Quiz Asia’s Quiz Night at Yardleys

Every week, Quiz Master Mark brings five rounds of questions, including a picture and music round, for a fun, inclusive quiz night at YARDLEYS. Over a period of 12 weeks, teams gather points and the ones with the highest scores will be invited to a big trivia final — where winners get a keg of beer! Other weekly prizes include free beer, cool merchandise and even more drinks.

When: Every Wednesday from now into early October, 7pm
Where: YARDLEYS Cafe Bistro Bar, 62 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How Much: Free — reserve a table by sending an email to remotepubquizasia@gmail.com


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JustKitchen Pop-Up Presents: MrBeast Burger x BodyFit

Global food tech and virtual kitchen start-up from Taipei JustKitchen is coming to Swire’s Blueprint co-working space in Quarry Bay for its first-ever pop-up event. Along with delivery and pickup concepts, the brand is known for running world-famous brands exclusively via its kitchens, including MrBeast Burger by American YouTuber MrBeast. This summer pop-up promises to bring foodies special dishes, affordable lunch combos and all-new meals from its brand BodyFit. And on Monday, 15 August, cash in on a buy-one-get-one-free deal, on offer for one day only.

When: Now until Friday, 30 September. Open Monday to Friday, 11am to 3pm.
Where: Blueprint, 2/F & 3/F, Dorset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
How Much: Free entry

Read More: The Best Burgers In Hong Kong


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M+ Facade Presents In Search of Vanished Blood

A new work by moving image pioneer Nalini Malani commissioned by M+, In Search of Vanished Blood is a silent eight-and-a-half-minute video comprising live-action performance, animation, drawing, painting and found footage. Screened on the M+ Facade, it complements the artist’s exhibition (Nalini Malani: Vision in Motion) on display in The Studio at the B2 Level of the museum.

When: Now until Sunday, 2 October, 7pm to 9:10pm daily
Where: M+ Facade, M+ Museum, 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Read More: Must-See Hong Kong Art Exhibitions


Sassy x A Spark of Madness: Sassy Gone Mad Dinner

[SOLD OUT] Sassy x A Spark of Madness: Sassy Gone Mad Dinner

Sassy is delighted to present a special edition of Mad Dinner, the hit pop-up tasting experience from Simran Savlani and her homegrown brand A Spark of Madness. It’s officially been one year since the first Mad Dinner in Hong Kong and after stops in Singapore, Bangkok, Jaipur and Mumbai, we’re bringing it back to the 852 with an all-vegetarian menu that promises a flavourful journey around Asia.

Served family-style, every dish comes straight from Simran’s A Spark of Madness cookbook. Expect mouthwatering favourites like the Macau Café Portuguese Curry, Taiwanese Scallion Pinwheels, and Biang Biang Noodle Jam, to name a few! Plus, you’ll be one of the first to try a brand new Spark product.

When: Thursday, 18 August to Saturday, 20 August, 6:30pm to 8:15pm and 8:30pm to 10:15pm (two seatings)
Where: Test Kitchen, Shop 3, Kwan Yick Building Phase 3, 158A Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $680 per person, includes a nine-course vegetarian menu and a choice of highball. Additional wine is available for purchase on the day. Book your ticket by contacting Vincent via WhatsApp at 9032 7628 or directly messaging Test Kitchen on Instagram.

Read More: 10 Questions With Simran Savlani, F&B Consultant And Cookbook Author


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Wine and Cheese Party & Pet Market at The Arches at The Murray

Fancy yourself a bit of a wine and cheese connoisseur? Head to The Arches at The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel this month for a day of fine vintages and a spread of premium cheese pass-around. And, while you mingle over drinks and eats, your furry friends can be spoiled with delicious treats and luxurious goodies at the coinciding Pet Market. Remember to wear white! For enquiries or reservations, call 3141 8888 or email themurray@niccolohotels.com.

When: Saturday, 20, and Sunday, 21 August, 2pm to 7pm (Pet Market) and 4pm to 7pm (Wine and Pass-Around Cheese)
Where: The Arches, 1/F, The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 and $898, including two drinks and cheese pass-around, and $150 for a free-flow wine package. Prices are subject to 10% service charge — buy your tickets here.


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London Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Screening

Two specially curated symphony orchestra concerts produced by the London Philharmonic Orchestra will be screened at the Concert Hall of Hong Kong City Hall this month. In the first screening, new Principal Conductor Edward Gardner and violinist Nicola Benedetti will perform the world premiere of “Lullabies”, a commissioned work by local composer Charles Kwong for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of HKCH, and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64”. The second screening will include Bruch’s “Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 26” and Elgar’s “Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, ‘Enigma'”.

When: Saturday, 20 August, 8pm, and Sunday, 21 August, 3pm
Where: Concert Hall of Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $200 and $280, tickets are available to buy online at URBTIX and through telephone credit card bookings by calling 2111 5999


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Curator Economy, a Live Gig + Art Show

New artist collective Curator Economy is hosting a special party all weekend — two nights of local art, music and dancing featuring Hong Kong artists and musicians. This live gig and art show promises to be a way of supporting the creative community so direct message on its Instagram or WhatsApp 9430 8979 to buy tickets and find out more about the venue. You can see the line-up here!

When: Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 August, 4pm to 12am
Where: The Mansion, Tai Kok Tsui, Yau Tsim Mong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $250 — early bird ticket, includes the whole night’s performance and one drink. Direct message on Instagram or WhatsApp 9430 8979.

Read More: The Sassy Edit – What’s New In Hong Kong


Gimme LiVe Music Festival

Mira Place is celebrating 10 years of its annual music festival “Gimme LiVe” this month. Renowned singers and bands, up-and-coming local acts and new artists will be performing every Saturday at the Mira Place Atrium. Each session will be themed around a different music genre: chill pop-rock, jazz, “new voices”, canto pop and acoustic.

When: Saturday, 20 and 27 August, 4pm to 6pm
Where: Mira Place Atrium, Mira Place, 138 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How Much: Free entry


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Cocktail Making Masterclass at The Daily Tot

Join cocktail bar The Daily Tot for this special masterclass, where you’ll learn how to shake, stir, and pour like a bartender! Expect welcome bubbles, sharing snacks, an insight into the goings-on behind the bar, and three exciting cocktail recipes.

When: Sunday, 21 August, 5pm to 7pm
Where: The Daily Tot, Shop E, LG/F, Felicity Building, 58 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $500 per person +10% — book by emailing info@thedailytot.com


Millennial Quiz Night: Sweary Trivia

We promise we’re not affiliated — we just really love a millennial quiz night! This Sweary Trivia edition is for the foul-mouthed, a night of profanity and drinks courtesy of homegrown alcoholic iced-tea brewers Local. Book in teams of three!

When: Wednesday, 24 August, 7:30pm to 10pm
Where SìpSip Rooftop, 25/F, 108 Electric Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $390 +$21.06 fee for a team of three — buy a ticket here


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“Hot Summer Deals” From The Hong Kong Tourism Board

Make this your best Hong Kong summer yet with Hot Summer Deals from the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Over 200 lightning deals (including discounts up to 75 percent off!) are up for grabs exclusively at 12pm on Thursday, 25 August. Some 200,000 spots are available across retail, dining, theme parks and other attractions on a first-come, first-served basis — with highlights including a sunset water tour on the Star Ferry, deals on Hong Kong Disneyland and the newly revamped Peak Tram, and more!

How to redeem:

  1. Sign up or log in with your mobile number on the “Hot Summer Deals” website
  2. Add your selected limited quota offers to the “My Wallet” section of your account
  3. Scan the provided QR code from the merchants or enter the revealed promo code for selected attractions during check out

For the full list of offers available and more details on how to register and redeem them, visit the HKTB’s Discover Hong Kong “Hot Summer Deals” website.


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Bitches in Stitches at Terrible Baby

Comedy troupe Bitches in Stitches is teaming up with city favourites Terrible Baby at the Eaton HK and French aperitif Lillet for a night of laughs and drinks this August. Don’t miss this supersized all-femme line-up of standups and comics! Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

When: Thursday, 25 August, 8pm to 10:30pm (doors open at 8pm!)
Where: Terrible Baby, 4/F, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $400 +$20 fee per person, entry includes two drinks — buy a ticket here


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The Hong Kong Arts Collective x Musubi Hiro Present ART HIRO

In this instalment of Art Hiro, brought to us by izakaya-inspired gastropub Musubi Hiro and HKARTS, every available surface will be transformed into a feast for the eyes (see what we did there?) by Ar Zhai, a digital artist known best for her fun, vibrant work. Head to Central from 6pm onwards, book in an hour of free-flow drinks and make sure to reserve a table in advance for dinner!

When: Thursday, 25 August, 6pm to 11pm
Where: Musubi Hiro, G/F, 37 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, $150 for one hour of free flow between 6pm to 8pm — book a table for dinner here


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The Great Gatsby Party at The Hari Hong Kong

If you’re looking for an evening of glamour, an exquisite six-course menu and plenty of free-flow drinks — book in for a special The Great Gatsby-themed party at The Hari Hong Kong. Inspired by the renowned F. Scott Fitzgerald novel (and the blockbuster film!), expect a tasteful tribute to the culinary culture of Japan with delectable eats by Chef de Cuisine Edwin Guzman. Highlights include slow-cooked octopus, a grilled ribeye, and themed cocktails. Make sure to dress up! You can book and enquire by contacting Zoku Restaurant & The Terrace at zoku@thehari.com and 2129 0338.

When: Thursday, 25 August, 6pm to 12am
Where: Zoku Restaurant & The Terrace, 2/F, The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $1,288 — six-course dinner menu, served from 6pm to 9pm, $888 — canapes and free-flow drinks, 9pm to 12am. Prices quoted are subject to a 10% service charge — reserve online here.


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TGIF “Meow, Yuki Lovey, Whizz” 1st Anniversary Party

Cafe slash concept store TGIF, or tgif – thank god it*s Friday, just turned one! To celebrate, the brand is having an anniversary party and show, with a line-up that includes local music acts like indie pop band Meovv, singer-songwriter Yuki Lovey, and all-femme pop band WHIZZ.

When: Friday, 26 August, 7:30pm onwards
Where: Location revealed after purchasing a ticket.
How much: $380, includes one drink — buy a ticket here.


Choreographer and Composer Lab 2022: Works-in-development Showcase

This month, Freespace is presenting a new “works-in-development showcase” featuring artists, dancers and musicians from this year’s Choreographer and Composer Lab. A collaborative research and experimentation platform, this showcase will see choreographer Tsang Wing-fai, hip-hop choreographer SuenNam, musician and composer Step Ip, and jazz musician and composer Bowen Li as well as guests specialising in hip-hop, rap, jazz, indie and experimental sounds like percussionists Jason Wong and Travis Leung, and rapper Gold Mountain.

When: Saturday, 27 August, 3pm and 8pm, and Sunday 28 August, 3pm
Where: The Room, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $150 — buy a ticket here


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Tempeh & Prosecco Cooking Classes at SpiceBox Organics

SpiceBox Organics‘ workshops are back! First up is a two-part Cooking with Tempeh (and sipping on Prosecco!) series on Saturday, 27 and Sunday, 28 August. Join Seema Bhatia from Prana Yum, and Punam Chopra, SpiceBox Organics’ Founder, over a glass of Prosecco and learn how to cook with different varieties of tempeh products. The cooking demo class will include learning all about the ingredient, preparing it, and recipes for dishes like a Minced Thai Tempeh Lettuce Wrap and Smoky Tempeh with Broccoli Stir Fry.

When: Saturday, 27 and Sunday, 28 August, 4pm to 6pm
Where: Saturday, 27 August – 137 Caine Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong; Sunday, 28 August — Shop G10, Capri Place, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: $199 per person — buy a ticket here for Saturday, 27 August and here for Sunday, 28 August


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CHAT “We are Textile Culture Net!” Summer Programme 2022

The Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT)‘s “We are Textile Culture Net!” Summer Programme is bringing international and local institutions, art practitioners and community groups together for a special textile-focused line-up of events. Expect zero-waste garment-making workshops, craft activity sessions (like textile dyeing!) and a contemporary art exhibition (open Wednesday to Monday, 11am to 7pm). More details to come soon.

When: Saturday, 27 August to Sunday, 9 October 2022, various times according to activity
Where: CHAT, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: Various prices according to activity


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Friends Trivia Afternoon at The Daily Tot

Trivia afternoons at The Daily Tot are back — and this time, the cocktail bar promises to “be there for you”, with two whole hours of trivia about Friends! Your host Tiana will quiz through four increasingly more difficult rounds of questions over every season of the hit sitcom. And there’ll be plenty of free-flow drinks (wines, cocktails, beers and more!).

When: Sunday, 28 August, 4:30pm to 7pm
Where: The Daily Tot, Shop E, LG/F, Felicity Building, 58 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $550 per person including free-flow, teams of two to six — book by emailing info@thedailytot.com


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25 Years of Design

Taking a close look at the city’s design achievements over the last two decades, this special exhibition will have 10 sections highlighting presentations, immersive installations and various events. Expect a gallery spotlighting public projects, a library of Hong Kong-based designers and brands, a series of bilingual talks, miniature models of structures from the 60s and 70s, an installation inspired by Hong Kong landscapes and more.

When: Wednesday, 31 August to Saturday, 3 September
Where: Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


Ongoing Events & Weekend Activities In Hong Kong

Soak Up Summer at The Upper House

Have yourself a luxurious getaway at The Upper House this summer, where your staycation comes with goodies like gifts from skincare and SPF brand Supergoop!, beach totes and water bottles. An all-inclusive stay will have you start your morning with breakfast for two, all-day sunshine with complimentary one-way transfers to Repulse Bay or a Conrad pool pass for two per stay, and salads, cold-pressed juices and $1,000 worth of dining credit to stay refreshed!

When: Until Wednesday, 31 August
Where: The Upper House, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How Much: Starting from $3,880 (Monday to Thursday) and $4,380 (Friday to Sunday) — reserve by calling 3968 1111 or emailing reservations@upperhouse.com

Read More: The Best Hotels To Book For A Staycation In Hong Kong


Chill and Thrill Sessions at Red Sugar at Kerry Hotel

This summer, head to the rooftop garden of Red Sugar at the Kerry Hotel for weekend (and public holiday!) afternoons of relaxation and unwinding set against a beautiful Hong Kong sunset. The Chill and Thrill Sessions promise expansive harbour views, free-flow drinks, Hong Kong-style eats and Red Sugar’s favourite quesadillas. What more could you need?

When: Every Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holiday until Saturday, 1 October, 4pm to 8pm
Where: Red Sugar Lounge and Bar, 7/F, Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $428 per guest, including one quesadilla or bar snack with two hours of free-flow beverages

Read More: Your Guide To The Best Free-Flow Brunch In Hong Kong


Xiqu Centre “A Thousand Faces: Cantonese Opera Legend Yau Sing-po” Exhibition

This free-entry exhibition staged at Atrium of the Xiqu Centre highlights the accomplishments of the late Cantonese Opera veteran and legend Yau Sing-po, who appeared in countless major Xiqu productions over 80 years and boasts multiple accolades. Access rare stage recordings and interview footage and view an array of costumes and props from classic shows.

When: Until Saturday, 31 December, 10am to 10pm
Where: Atrium, Xiqu Centre, 88 Austin Road West, West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How Much: Free entry


Main image and image 14 courtesy of WHIZZ via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of West Kowloon Cultural District, image 2 courtesy of Remote Pub Quiz Asia and YARDLEYS Cafe Bistro Bar, image 3 courtesy of JustKitchen Hong Kong, image 4 courtesy of M+, image 5 courtesy of Sassy Media Group and A Spark of Madness, image 6 courtesy of The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, image 7 courtesy of Benjamin Ealovega, image 8 courtesy of The Flashback via Instagram, image 9 courtesy of The Daily Tot via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of The Hong Kong Tourism Board, image 11 courtesy of Bitches in Stitches via Instagram, image 12 courtesy of Ar Zhai via Instagram, image 13 courtesy of The Hari Hong Kong, image 15 courtesy of SpiceBox Organics, image 16 courtesy of CHAT, image 17 courtesy of The Daily Tot via Instagram, image 18 courtesy of Central Market.

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