30 August, 2016
What's On HK

For Your Diary: What’s on in Hong Kong for September

30 August, 2016

What’s on this month…

The summer months might be over, but the fun never stops in Hong Kong. When you live in a city as lively and populated as this one, there’s always something to keep you entertained! Check out some of the best cultural events happening in Hong Kong this September…

woman training with ropes#TripleThreat2016
Eat, train and transform! We’re giving 5 lucky readers the chance to win 14 weeks worth of free personal training – all with an end goal to compete in the bid for the Triple Threat title on Friday, 2 December! You’ll be working with fitness favourite Guavapass and Sohofitness as well as receiving incredible meal plans from Locofama in three months worth of boxing, kickboxing and Muay Thai training.

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When: September – December 2016. Two sessions a week for 14 weeks, 8.30-10pm
Where: Sohofitness, G/F 15 C,D, 14 Wa In Fong E, Central, Hong Kong

bunting in treesMPHK Social September
Missione Possibile HK is organising Social September, an initiative that gives you the perfect excuse to hold that house party! Tell your invitees that this party is for a good cause and ask them for a minimum donation of $200 each for MPHK – an organisation that supports and educates disadvantaged children in Cambodia For more details about this creative fundraiser, see here.

When: All month long!
Where: The comfort of your own home.
How much: Be sure to ask for a minimum donation of $200 each from your friends and family – see here for more details on how to register your party and donate.

hand holding microphoneStephen K Amos Live
Every now and then, you’ve got to find some time in your schedule for a night of pure laughter. This month, Stephen K. Amos will be performing and he’s sure to tickle your funny bone. Be sure to check him out at The Punchline Comedy Club!

When: Thursday, 1 September – Saturday, 3 September
Where: Tamarind, 2/F Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $350/person

guitarist in the mistElectro Rocks!
If you’re looking for an eclectic night of punk and folk rock night with plenty of electro beats, check out Electro Rocks at Orange Peel. FuzzCulture and Andy Hepburn will both be there, so don’t miss out on a night of great music.

Read more: Live Music: The Ultimate Guide to Music Venues and Nights in HK

When: Thursday, 1 September, 8 – 11.30pm
Where: Orange Peel, 2/F, 38-44 D’Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start at $120.

indian jewelleryKowloon Bazaar’s GlamFest
There’s no better way to celebrate the weekend than with the spot of retail therapy… Head over to the Kowloon Bazaar GlamFest and nab yourself some great steals and deals. There will be vendors from all over the world offering everything from authentic handicrafts, couture and designer wear, household items and gifts, to lifestyle and services, fashion accessories and jewellery stands. There will also be free gifts as well as hourly lucky prize draws. Did we mention there will be some complimentary vino flowing around as well as free entry to the bazaar? Yes, please!

When: Saturday, 3 September, 11am-8pm
Where: Regal Kowloon Hotel, 2/F, 71 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: Free Entry

people doing yogaSunday Night Lights
Sunday Night Lights is back! If you haven’t heard of Friday Night Lights, you’re in for a treat. It’s essentially a free yoga night under the Hong Kong skyline taught by the talented Adam Weirick. The perfect way to wrap up a restful weekend and meet other like-minded yogis.

When: Sunday, 4 September, 5 – 6.30pm
Where: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, 16 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Make sure to BYOM (bring your own mat!)

a plate of steak and friesDisco Brunch at La Vache
La Vache is back and ready to boogie! This amazing free-flow brunch returns bigger and better than ever, with steak frites, mimosas, guillotine cocktails and house wine. We’re giving three lucky readers the chance to sample their delectable menu and win a dinner for two – bring on the steak…

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When: Sunday, 4 September
Where: La Vache, 48 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $488 per person, plus 10% service charge. Call 2880 0248 to book your spot!

Read more: La Vache – Steak, Steak and more Steak

people at a conference Made in Hong Kong Week
General Assembly and Garage Society are hosting a week of inspirational talks and workshops, featuring home-grown Hong Kong talented. From music and food to travel, health and a party to wrap it all up, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover and learn from some of the best entrepreneurs in Hong Kong.

When: Monday, 5 September – Friday, 9 September
Where: Garage Society, 19/F, 299 Queens Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! Don’t forget to RSVP online.

shk-fyd-september-10x10-3008201610×10 Charity
Give back before the holiday season begins with 10×10 Philanthropy. Join them on 8 September for a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style set-up where three charities, Chicken Soup Foundation, Food Angel and Mother’s Choice, pitch their mission statement and goals. Along with other young entrepreneurs and professionals, you can then choose which charity to donate your ‘token’ to (this will be given to you as you enter in return for a donation of your choice). It’s a great way to support of these wonderful charities in a fun and empowering way!

When: Thursday, 8 September, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Where: Infiniti Labs in the Hopewell Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: As much as you want to donate! Register for a ticket here.

people carrying champagne bottlesBottomless Brunch at Bungalow
Bubbles, brunch and beats – need we say more? Grab your friends and head to Bungalow for free-flow food and top-quality booze. This brunch is excellent value and makes for the perfect Saturday celebration! Grab your tickets now.

When: Saturday, 10 September, 12-6pm
Where: Bungalow, Shop 2, G/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $288 per person. Add an extra $268 for 2 hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin or $188 for peach and strawberry daiquiris! Email [email protected] or call 2623 7868 to book your spot!

flo rida on stageFLO RIDA at Pacha Macau
Pacha Macau is kicking up some serious nostalgia with FLO RIDA gracing the stage! Expect his chart-topping hits and a buzzing crowd. The club can’t even handle us right now…

When: Saturday, 10 September, 10pm – late
Where: Pacha Macau, Studio City, Taipa, Ilhas, Macau
How much: $400 including one drink. Grab your tickets here!

shk-freespace-for-your-diary-september-31082016Freespace Happening
Need your fill of art and music this month? Don’t miss Freespace, a two-day arts festival at the West Kowloon Cultural District that’s re-starting this September. With a blackbox theatre space, a live music stage and seriously chilled out cafe vibe, this is a great to the local artistic talent of Hong Kong. The best bit? Freespace Happening will continue until March 2017, taking place every second weekend of each month.

When: Sunday, 11 September, 2 – 7pm, continuing every second weekend of the month until March 2017 (see the full list of dates here).
Where: Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free admission, but you can register for workshops (stayed tuned here for the details, coming soon!)

an old style theatreHushup Cinema x Ovolo Southside: Little Miss Sunshine
Another weekend, another indoor Summer Garden movie from Hushup Events. Check out the award-winning Little Miss Sunshine playing on 11 September for some feel good summer vibes.

When: Sunday, 11 September, 4 – 6pm
Where: Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Southside, Hong Kong
How much: $180 per person. Be sure to grab a ticket before they sell out!

art by anish kapoorAnish Kapoor
One of the exhibitions we’re most excited for this month is Anish Kapoor’s first major solo exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in Hong Kong. The British-Indian artist is known for his outstanding sculpture and has even received a knighthood for his contribution to the arts. A must-visit for contemporary art lovers.

When: Monday, 12 September – Saturday, 5 November
Where: Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Check out the Gagosian Gallery’s website here. 

September events: DivaliciousDIVAlicious
Shop ‘til you drop at DIVAlicious! This fashion exhibition, now in its fifth year, brings top international fashion designers to Hong Kong. Fashion week designers include Neeta Lulla, Nishka Lulla, Paras Mod and more. Shop clothing, accessories, jewellery, clutches and gifts. Enjoy!

When: Monday 12, September & Tuesday, 13 September, 10am-8pm
Where: Kowloon Room, Shangri-La Hotel, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry. Bring some money if you’d like to buy anything!

earth wind and fire on stageEarth, Wind, & Fire Concert
The must-loved Earth, Wind, & Fire is coming to Hong Kong and we can barely contain our excitement! EWF will put on a once in a lifetime show playing all their hits… do you remember, the 21st night of September? Get ready to boogie!

When: Tuesday, 13 September 7 – 9pm
Where: Asia World Expo Arena, Cheong Wing Rd, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start at $680. Be sure to get them before they sell out!

man writing on a notepadGiving Your Brand a Personality
Garage Academy will be holding another seminar this month to discuss “how to give your brand a personality” with brand strategy expert Eva Lind-Mallo. We love these informative seminars (there’s always something new to learn!), conveniently located at Sassy HQ!

When: Tuesday, 13 September 7 – 9pm
Where: Garage Society, 19/F, 299 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start at $100.

lam kebabs from zahrabel dining clubZahrabel Syria Charity Banquet
Settle in for a delicious, 10-course veggie-friendly banquet in aid of Doctors without Borders. The evening will see you enjoying a variety of Lebanese wines, belly dance performances and a charity auction!

When: Wednesday, 14 September, 7pm – midnight
Where: Zahrabel Dining Club, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $1,600 per person (purchase group tickets for a discount!). Grab yours here! All proceeds raised go directly towards Doctors without Borders.

girl whisper painting Asia Contemporary Art Show
Looking for that perfect piece that’ll turn your house into a home? Browse over 2,500 pieces of original artwork from across Asia at the Asia Contemporary Art Show. Expect paintings, sculptures, photography and limited edition prints from internationally acclaimed as well as up and coming young artists.

When: Friday, 16 September – Sunday, 18 September, 1-6pm
Where: Conrad Hotel, Pacific Place, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $220 for a 3-day pass. Buy tickets here!

Against the Current in Hong KongAgainst The Current In Our Bones World Tour – Live in Hong Kong
We love a band with a female lead vocalist – enter Against The Current. This pop-punk trio from New York performs in the 852 this month in support of their latest album In Our Bones. They’ve sold out shows all across the US and Europe and continue to rule the roost in Asia. We’ll be there with bells and whistles on…

When: Friday, 16 September, 8pm
Where: Macpherson Stadium, 38 Nelson Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start from $450 and are available on Cityline.

the road to ultra hong kongRoad to Ultra Hong Kong
Any electro music lovers out there? The producers behind award-winning Ultra Music Festival in Miami,present ‘Road to Ultra’ – Hong Kong’s hottest electro music festival! And with the likes of Knife Party (Australia), Martin Garrix (Netherlands) and Nero (UK) headlining, you won’t want to miss out!

When: Saturday, 17 September
Where: Nursery Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: From $1,180. Buy tickets here!

Read more: Road to Ultra: The World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival Comes to Hong Kong

Kenny G on stageKenny G Live in Macau
Kenny G, the sax king, performs live in Macau this month, for the very first time! If you’re a fan of his smooth instrumental jazz jams, don’t miss out! He’s collaborated with Canto-pop stars including Andy Lau and has a raging fan base in Asia.

When: Sunday, 18 September, 6pm
Where: Studio City Event Center, Studio City Macau
How much: Tickets start from $380 and are available here.

pentatonix on stagePentatonix World Tour
With two Grammy awards, sold out shows worldwide, and more than 3.2 million album sales in the U.S., Pentatonix is easily one of the most successful a capella groups in the world. Check them out this September at Asia World Expo.

When: Thursday, 22 September 8 – 10pm
Where: Asia World Expo Arena, Cheong Wing Rd, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start at $388. Be sure to get them before they sell out!

woman stretching in yellow workout gear360 Wellness Fair
The annual 360 Wellness Fair is back this September at Lee Garden One. Booths showcasing products and services to promote healthy living will be available at the fair, with fun events at the 360 Wellness Carnival.

When: Sunday, 25 September 11am – 7pm
Where: Lee Garden One driveway, 33 Hysan Ave, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free!

queen and adam lambertQueen + Adam Lambert Concert
Ready to rock? Queen and Adam Lambert will be coming to Hong Kong as part of their Asia Tour. This is the first time the iconic band, Queen, will be in Hong Kong so don’t miss out if you’re a fan.

When: Wednesday, 28 September, 8pm
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets begin at $580. Purchase them here.

brown dog runningGame of Bones
Don your ball gowns and grab your tickets… Hong Kong Dog Rescue‘s annual charity gala is coming! This year, the charity organisation hopes to raise one million dollars in aid of needy pups all over the 852.

When: Saturday, 1 October, 6pm-late
Where: Aberdeen Marina Club, 8 Shum Wan Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: From $1,700, click here to book your individual or group ticket here. Can’t attend? Donate directly to Hong Kong Dog Rescue here!

Read more: A Dog’s Guide to Hong Kong

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