19 November, 2021
November Events & Weekend Activities: Lights Out Box n Lift
November Events & Weekend Activities: Lights Out Box n Lift
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Top Hong Kong Events & Weekend Activities For Your Diary This November

19 November, 2021
November Events & Weekend Activities: Lights Out Box n Lift

Get your calendars ready, we’ve rounded up the best November events in Hong Kong for the weekend and beyond, including Christmas parties, music quizzes and more…

Wondering what to do this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best events in Hong Kong to add to your calendar, including Christmas parties, jazz nights, music quizzes and more. Scroll through for what to do around town this November.

Sassy Tip: We’ll make sure to keep updating our list with the latest upcoming events and activities, so bookmark this page to stay in the know!

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November Events & Weekend Activities: Wine & Dine City Wine Walks

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

Foodies, it’s that time of year again! The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival returns for another round of tantalising gastronomic experiences, showcasing Hong Kong’s F&B finest. This year’s festival partners with 400+ restaurants to curate a city-wide “Taste Around Town” experience, with limited-time special menus and discounts of up to 30% off.

In addition to a series of live-streamed wine-tastings hosted by the likes of renowned wine critic James Suckling and world-class mixologist Antonio Lai, food and wine lovers can look forward to thematic City Wine Walks that will hit all the best foodie spots in your favourite neighbourhoods (Central, Kennedy Town, Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui). Purchase your Tasting Pass here.

When: Until Tuesday, 30 November
Where: Various locations across Hong Kong
How much: Classic Tasting Pass Lite $250 (includes 5 tokens); Classic Tasting Pass $500 (includes 10 tokens, exclusive discounts and complementary wine glasses); additional tokens $50 each – book here


December Events & Weekend Activities: Raclette at Café Claudel and Metropolitain

Raclette Feasts At Café Claudel & Metropolitain

As the weather cools, we can’t think of anything better than tucking into plates of warm, melted cheese. Mark your calendars for Raclette Weekends at Tai Kwun’s Café Claudel for unlimited servings of oozing Raclette poured over steamy potatoes. Cheese lovers will be happy to know that Metropolitan is hosting a similar affair on Thursday nights come December. Tis the season for Raclette after all!

When: Weekends, 20 and 21 November, 4 and 5 December, 12pm to 9pm at Café Claudel; Thursdays, 2 and 9 December, from 6pm at Metropolitain
Where: Café Claudel, Shop 01-G08, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong and Metropolitain, Aspen Court, 46 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $158 one plate of Raclette, charcuterie, potatoes and salad, $348 for two hours all-you-can-eat Raclette, potatoes, French charcuterie, salad and cornichon (additional $258 for two hours free-flow Whispering Angel Rosé, House Wine and Peroni beer) – book here for Café Claudel and here for Metropolitain


December Events & Weekend Activities: Hong Kong Players THE PANTO

Jack and the Beanstalk, THE PANTO

We’ve all heard the story of Jack and the Beanstalk – but not like this! Jack is having a hard time finding his purpose in life, but with the help of his friends, his true love Jill, and some mysterious beans, Jack is able to climb to new heights to find his destiny. Always a hit with adults, this twist on the classic tale is brought to life on stage by Hong Kong Players, marking its 60th consecutive year of annual Pantos. Head here for the latest updates and behind-the-scenes fun.

In the spirit of giving, there will be a collection point for Feeding Hong Kong at the theatre where you can drop off cans of beans and other non-perishable foods.

When: Friday, 3 to Sunday, 12 December, various times
Where: Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: From $295 – book here


November Events & Weekend Activities: TEDxTinhauwomen

TEDxTinHauWomen: “What Matters Now?”

TEDxTinHauWomen returns this December with another thought-provoking theme that asks “What Matters Now?” and explores new ideas for how we can live and work better together in years to come.

Focused on self-care, purpose and perspective, this year’s event features talks on diverse topics from 10 inspiring speakers, including Hong Kong Shifts Co-Founder Cynthia Cheng, mindfulness coach Viv Kan, Diversity & Inclusion specialist Louisa Awolaja, Changemaker awardee Mashiat Lamisa and Indonesian pop star Shanty, to name but a few!

Alongside a live podcast booth, specially created art and five-minute “Speed Stories” exchanges between guests and this year’s V-Pact presenters, the half-day event will feature a live webcast of TEDWomen and also feature a number of local speakers.

When: Friday, 10 December, 1pm to 6:30pm
Where: Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre, 88 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $600 (use the promo code “500WMN21” to enjoy the $500 Early Bird offer) – book here

Read more: 8 Inspiring TED Talks To Listen To Right Now


November Events & Weekend Activities: LOST the pulse Live-Action Role Playing Escape Room

Live Action Role Playing Experience At LOST The Pulse

Love a good mystery? Take your escape room experience to the next level with an all-new live-action role playing (LARP) format. Now available at LOST The Pulse, the Role-Play Escape Game combines the clue-searching and puzzle-solving elements of LOST’s signature escape room games with the story writing of classic LARP. Everyone has a role to play in the script and it’s your job to collect clues and unravel the secrets of the story within an hour. Time is evidently of the essence, so book your experience now!

Where: LOSTHK, Shop B102, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $250 – book here


New Events In Hong Kong

November Events & Weekend Activities: M+

M+

1,500 artworks, 33 galleries and a 17,000-square-metre exhibition space. Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, M+,  is set to reveal its pre-eminent collections of visual art, design and architecture, and moving images from Hong Kong and beyond. The museum’s highly anticipated opening displays will include six thematic exhibitions drawn from the extensive M+ Collections.

When: Now open
Where: M+, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong
How much: Standard admission $120; Concession $60

Read more: Must-See Hong Kong Art Exhibitions


Yardley Brothers Real Ale Festival at The Globe

Grab your mates and head down to The Globe where you’re invited to grab a pint and help yourself to eight different cask conditioned ales on tap from Yardley Brothers. Get in early to the brewery’s first Real Ale Festival before the casks are drained!

When: Saturday, 20 November, 12pm till casks are empty
Where: The Globe, 45-53A Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250

Read more: Where To Drink In Hong Kong


Rulapalooza #6

Rula Live and The Underground are back for another electrifying collation! Stacs will kick off the night with a smooth dose of bluesy folk rock, followed by up-and-coming rock bands Morning Sons, Flying Daggers and Ozmium. Rounding off the showcase will be Triplesix & Zack Calixtus with a bit of rap rock and hip hop.

When: Saturday, 20 November, 9pm to 1am
Where: Rula Live, G/F, 58-62 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


November Events & Weekend Activities: Jazz Nights at The Murray

Jazz Nights at The Murray

For three nights only, the Jazz Nights is staging a curated alfresco jazz gathering on the Cotton Tree Terrace, featuring a superb line-up of highly coveted local musicians and bands. We’re talking the likes of Eugene Pao, Sherine Wong, Clem Fung and Ela Alegre, to name but a few.

When: Wednesday, 24 to Friday, 26 November, 6pm to 10pm
Where: Cotton Tree Terrace, The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $420 for Wednesday, 24 and Thursday, 25 November, $450 for Friday, 26 November (includes one welcome drink) – book here


Niya K Christmas Party

Get ready to be dazzled by the stunning selection of fine jewellery at Niya K’s Christmas party. Held at its Tsim Sha Tsui boutique, you’re invited to enjoy a glass of bubbly and browse the brand’s gorgeous Ready To Wear Collection or order a custom piece in time for Christmas!

When: Friday, 26 November and Saturday, 27 November, 10am to 7pm
Where: Niya K, 905 Podium Plaza, 5 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – contact Niyati at 9105 1516 to RSVP

Read more: Christmas Gift Ideas For Her


Box n Run at LIGHTS//OUT

Join this special wellness event in support of Mental Health Awareness, co-organised by Lights Out, Root Vegan and Lululemon. The event involves a 30-minute Box n Lift Lights Out class, followed by a community harbour run and ending with a 10-minute mindful check-in and some light, healthy refreshments.

All participants will go home with a top gifted by Lululemon and a pair of hand wraps from Lights Out. On top of that, a portion of your ticket fee will be donated to The Mental Health Foundation to support its mission to raise mental health awareness.

When: Sunday, 28 November, 1pm to 3pm
Where: LIGHTS//OUT, 11/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $300 – book here


A Christmas Carol

From the director of HK Love Stories comes this modern twist on a Christmas classic. Rife with comedy, drama and songs, Candice Gourlay Moor’s “unfaithful” adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ tale is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

When: Wednesday, 1 to Saturday, 4 December 2021, 8pm to 9:30pm, additional performance on Saturday, 4 December 2021, 3pm to 4:30pm
Where: Underground Theatre, Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $290, $260 (Concession tickets), $230 (for Fringe Club members) – book here


Co Ninety’s Christmas Bazaar

Local hidden lifestyle shop Co Ninety presents its very first Christmas bazaar – and its ceramic-themed! Here, the brand is teaming up with local potters to display their work – part of its ongoing commitment to promoting local artists. Stop by to browse an array of beautiful ceramics, and maybe even get started on your Christmas shopping. A portion of all sales in December will be donated to Big Tree Animal Sanctuary and Adoption Centre.

When: Friday, 4 to Sunday, 26 December, 12pm to 7pm (closed Mondays to Wednesdays)
Where: Co Ninety, 27 Sau Wa Fong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


December Events & Weekend Activities: BaseHall Christmas Party

Christmas Party at BaseHall

BaseHall will be decking its halls for an evening of festive music (courtesy of The Carpio Brothers sextet, and DJ Miles Slater) and general merriment. Expect classic carols, Christmas crackers and board games to be enjoyed at your table. Food-wise, the resident vendors will be serving up special festive sharing plates, and there will be plenty of mulled wine to go around.

Earlier in the day, the venue will play host to a Christmas market organised by The Good Sons where you’ll find a range of goods from homegrown brands, festive workshops, LAP’s puppy adoption station and more!

When: Saturday, 11 December, 5pm to 10pm
Where: BaseHall, LG9, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $260 (includes one mulled wine) – book here

Read more: Where To Go For Christmas Dinner In Hong Kong


Harmonics LGBTQIA+ Christmas Concert: Love Endures

Don’t miss this concert of choral music presented by The Harmonics Choir Hong Kong, the largest local LGBTQIA+ and Allies community choir. Featuring songs of different genres and languages, the concert celebrates human connections, collective power and enduring love.

When: Wednesday, 15 December, 8pm and Saturday, 18 December, 3pm
Where: Methodist International Church, 1/F, Wesleyan House, 271 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $250 – book here


Sounds Familiar Music Quiz at TQM

Don’t you hate it when the lyrics to a song are right at the tip of your tongue? Te Quiero Mucho has partnered with the popular Sounds Familiar Music Quiz to bring you the ultimate monthly music quiz. Warm up your vocal cords and get ready for a fun-filled night of booze, food and great music – not to mention some amazing prizes to be awarded at the end of the night.

When: Thursday, 16 December, 7pm till late
Where: Te Quiero Mucho, 2/F, The Sheung Wan by Ovolo, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $800 for a team of four (includes a round of beers/pitcher or margarita/bottle of wine, plus chips and salsa to share) – book here


Ongoing Events In Hong Kong

Movember 2021

Calling all Mo Bros and Mo Sistas! Movember Hong Kong is back with its 10th annual fundraising campaign inviting you to Grow a Mo(ustache), join the #MoSteps Challenge or host your own Mo-memnt to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues, or simply donate to support the cause.

A number of fundraising Mo activities will be taking place throughout the month including a Movember edition quiz and limited-time burger at Beef and Liberty, a MO party at Roundhouse, November-themed cocktails at MO Bar and more!

When: Through November
Where: Various locations across Hong Kong


Asaya at Rosewood Launches “The A-Team”

Asaya at Rosewood is assembling an “A-Team” of Hong Kong’s leading fitness and well-being practitioners for a four-week series of transformative classes. The A-Team will host over 35 classes per week throughout the month of November. Book now to secure your spot!

A closing party will take place on 27 November featuring a special fitness class followed by mindfully-created cocktails, along with a live DJ, nutritious bites and gift bags.

When: Throughout November
Where: Asaya, 6/F Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Drop-in $480; 10-class package $4,080; Closing Party $780 per person ($350 with 10-class package) – book here


The Great Gatsby Immersive Dining Experience At The Peninsula

The Peninsula Hong Kong’s Felix partners with the award-winning Secret Theatre to transport guests to the golden age of 1920s New York. Join Jay Gatsby and his high-society circle of friends for The Great Gatsby Immersive Dining Experience. Directed by acclaimed Artistic Director Richard Crawford, the soiree will showcase an extravagant interactive four-course dinner performance.

Late-night revellers can dance the night away to a spectacular line up of DJs, including Hong Kong’s “Clubbing Godfather” Andrew Bull aka DJ El Toro, a former resident DJ who spun records at The Peninsula in the early 1970s. Make sure you’re dolled up in your most ravishing 1920s-inspired getup – each evening, the guest with the best outfit will be selected by Jay Gatsby and the winner will be rewarded with a staycation at the hotel.

When: Until Saturday, 27 November, Thursday to Saturday, 7pm
Where: Felix, 28/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $2,000 (includes a welcome drink, four-course dinner and Great Gatsby immersive theatrical performance); $2,500 VIP Ticket (includes an additional bottle of champagne for every two guests, a meeting with Jay Gatsby, NTF on the night from Jay Gatsby) – book here

Read more: The Best Yoga Studios And Classes In Hong Kong


Holy Bake Pop-Up

Our prayers have been answered! Insta-famous Holy Bake has set up shop at Harbour City, bringing its heavenly locally baked scones. Limited-edition flavours will be released throughout the pop-up period, alongside its highly praised Devil’s Chocolate, Earl Grey, Lava Matcha scones and more. Plus, how can you resist knowing that a portion of the profits go towards local charities like Advance Children Medical and Education Foundation and Christian Concern for The Homeless Association?

When: Until Tuesday, 30 November, 11am to 8pm
Where: Kiosk K, Level 3, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong


Free

Heritage Fiesta cum Roving Exhibition 2021

Running until Sunday, 31 October, The Heritage Fiesta presents free guided tours of 11 government revitalisation projects (including Tai O Heritage Hotel, PMQ and Viva Blue House), offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Meanwhile, the Roving Exhibition, which will be ongoing until December, sees the opening up of various historic buildings and exhibition venues for the public to visit during opening hours. Head here for a full list of the participating venues and schedule.

When: Until Friday, 31 December
Where: Various government venues, shopping malls, museums and public libraries
How much: Free entry

Head here for more upcoming events in Hong Kong.

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Hero image courtesy of LIGHTS//OUT via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of John McGrane Photography, image 2 courtesy of Pastis Group, image 3 courtesy of Hong Kong Players, image 4 courtesy of TEDxTinHauWomen, image 5 courtesy of LOSTHK, image 6 courtesy of Nicole Moraleda for Sassy Media Group, image 7 courtesy of The Murray, image 8 courtesy of BaseHall.

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