Things To Do in Hong Kong This Month

Reading Time: 10 minutesLooking for fun things to do in Hong Kong this month? We’ve got you covered with our latest list of activities and events.

Bookmark this page as we continue to add more fun things to do in Hong Kong!

Editors Note: Due to COVID-19, restrictions may change. Please contact providers directly.

“Envisioning Beyond Legacy” Exhibition

Dates: through 30 November 2022

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Development Bureau and the Planning Department jointly present exhibitions at City Gallery and the adjoining Edinburgh Place in Central. The outdoor exhibition, “Gateway to Future” in Edinburgh Place, showcases 12 photogenic sea, land and air infrastructure installations and is designed as a large-scale chessboard with interactive elements. The indoor exhibition, “Building a New Era for Hong Kong”, is staged at City Gallery and involves an interactive LED screen and town planner game. There is also an online exhibition taking place.

Rainforest Adventure @ MOSTown

Dates: 6 August – 4 October

This summer, embark on an adventurous safari to discover the natural wonders of rainforests – home to over 60% of fauna and flora while covering just 2% of the planet. Join the ‘Summer Rainforest Adventure @MOSTown’ at MOSTown, Ma On Shan and be enlightened on biodiversity and conservation. While you’re there, pose for the most Insta-worthy selfies along the way. Soak up scenic views powered by light mapping at Hong Kong’s first fully immersive digital ‘Day & Night in Rainforest’. Meanwhile, a 1.8- metre-tall sculpture of Giant Otter, the hugest of otters on Earth, will lead you through the unique habitat of many endangered rare animals at the ‘Rainforest Fauna Reserve’. Don’t forget to check out the contests and rewards along the way.

SummerFest

Dates: 16 July – 18 September, 4:00 – 10:00pm

Get “Wild in the City” at this year’s SummerFest! Enjoy old-school Hong Kong neon lights; ping pong tables transformed into art; or bring a tent and camp under the lights of the bustling Hong Kong skyline. Feeling a bit hot? Cool down under the water sprinklers at the “Wild Playground”. On weekends and on public holidays visitors can enjoy sports and dance  as well as arts and crafts activities. And don’t miss the outdoor movie screenings of Early Man; Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon; and The Electrical Life of Louis Wain. Or, for a mental challenge, consider participating in the Chess Fun Day.
Venue: Central Harbourfront Event Space – Entrance at Gate 3 (near Tamar Park)

Beyond Environmental Arts Festival

Dates: 23-24 and 30-31 July, 11am – 1pm, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Designed to promote environmental awareness and sustainable development through the arts, the Beyond Environmental Arts Festival, organised by Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, takes place at the Bank of East Asia Tower in Kwun Tong this July.

The festival hopes to educate younger generations about waste reduction, reuse and recycling, and encourage them to take action to protect our planet. Over two weekends the festival presents an original theatrical performance Time4Change alongside creative workshops – “Reclaimed Wood Coasters”, “Miniature Fabric Dolls”, “Paper Porcupine Puppets” and “Plastic Insect Pins” – showing how to create art out of recycled materials, as well as environmental art installations by local artists.

Venue: 7/F, BEA Tower, Millennium City 5, Kwun Tong
Tickets: Free admission, online registration required on POPTICKET  Suitable for ages 5 and above

World of Snacks fair

Dates: 14 – 20 July

Who doesn’t love snacks?! The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is bringing the World of Snacks to Hong Kong, from 14–20 July 2022. Those tastes buds are in for a treat! For more info visit here

Hong Kong Book Fair

Running from 20 to 26 July 2022 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Hong Kong book fair sets out to inspire the mind and refresh the soul of readers by introducing them to inspirational authors and books. Alongside showcasing a huge array of books, the one-week fair also features a wide range of exhibitions and cultural events and renowned authors will interact with booklovers through a series of seminars.

For more information visit HERE

M+ You Care for Good

Dates: 25 June – 30 July

This Summer, M+ launches ‘M+ You. Care for Good’, a campaign featuring ‘Good Health, Good Food, Good Mind and Good Neighbour’ with a series of wellness events to advocate for healthy lives and wellbeing. M+ & lululemon Be Well Experience, will take place at M+ from 25 June to late July. There are 12 one-hour classes will be offered against the fascinating backdrop of Victoria Harbour in either The Forum or Horizon Terrace in M+ on selected weekends. There is no need to bring your own yoga mat to class. Book M+ classes and register through westKowloon.

Freespace Ensemble: Pop Plus

Dates: 7 – 10 July

Freespace Ensemble presents a long weekend of performances by local musicians exploring new perspectives on pop and beyond. In one weekend enjoy three events created to push the boundaries of pop. The programme opens with two shows by drummer Blue Kwok and a diverse line-up reconstructing the work of influential avant-garde German band Kraftwerk. On Sunday afternoon, Jonathan Yang leads some of the city’s most daring musicians in a unique musical mashup of experimental, contemporary classical, indie and jazz. And on Saturday and Sunday evening, pianist Joyce Cheung is joined by singer-songwriters Kiri T and Moon Tang for a new spin on pop, R&B and jazz. Get your tickets through westKowloon.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta: Good Music This Lunch

Dates: 5 July

Come spend your lunch hour enjoying the 4 part programme at Hong Kong City Hall concert hall next Tuesday at 12:40pm. Free admission and no prior registration required but eat your lunch before or after the event (no food or drink allowed in the venue). The next concert will be in August.

“Flash Pop-up: Robotic Dinos”

Dates: From 7 June

Head to Harbour City’s Ocean Terminal Deck and Times Square’s Open Piazza to check out the impressive showcase of life-sized and scientifically accurately built dinosaurs. See the T-rex and Stegosaurus dinosaurs towering above you, roaring and moving their bodies. Entry is free so come down to snap some photos and participate in a series of dinosaurs-themed activities. Brought to you by First Initiative Foundation (FIF), a registered charity that supports and organises local initiatives to benefit the arts, education, community welfare, and promotion of Hong Kong’s unique culture on the world stage.

WILD (The Musical)

Dates: 11 – 12 June

The jungle comes to life in this sensational new musical extravaganza – WILD (The Musical) by City Chamber Orchestra. Sit back and take in the story of two animal poachers who discover a wild orchestra in the depths of the jungle and attempt to capture the talented members for a lucrative show on Broadway. Featuring a stellar cast of 40 musicians, singers and dancers in dazzling animal costumes, WILD (The Musical) will captivate all ages with its powerful message about wildlife preservation. Showing at the Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium with tickets available through Urbtix.

Nezha:Untold Solitude by Hong Kong Dance Company

Dates: 10 – 12 June

Tickets are available now through URBTIX with the show being presented at the Grand Theatre of Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Nezha’s story is the tale of every man as an individual. His legend is our collective story, which epitomises the solitary path we all journey on as we race to seek and find where our souls truly belong. Hong Kong Dance Company’s Artistic Director Yang Yuntao joins forces with a team of promising and dynamic designers and creative artists to revive the Chinese legend Nezha from a modern Hong Kong perspective, examining Nezha’s rebelliousness and solitude, and searching for a romantic embodiment of his loneliness.

Urban Oasis Workshop – Jewel Orchid Terrarium

Dates: 4-5 June

Create a miniature terrarium featuring a Hong Kong Jewel Orchid, one of Hong Kong’s native orchids, in this activity organised by WWF Hong Kong. Held at the Central Sustainability Hub, on 1 Tramway Path, the session takes place 14:00-15:00 and includes a talk and workshop in Cantonese but supplemented with English. The cost for members is $400 and non-member is $500. Click here To Book 

The 7th edition of Art Central 2022

Dates: 26–29 May 2022

From 26–29 May 2022 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre – at the waterfront of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour in the heart of the city’s Central Business District. Tickets are on sale now via HK Ticketing. Children 4 years and under may enter for free with a ticket-holding adult.

An online representation of the Fair will be available online via Artsy from 25 May – 3 June 2022. Gok Dou LIVE by Asia Society Hong Kong Center will be broadcast live from the Fair to Facebook Live.

For more info: contact info@artcentralhongkong.com

Blue Planet II Live In Concert

Dates: 21 – 22 May

Suitable for all ages. Take in the stunning visuals from the BBC series, highlighting the incredible natural wonders of our blue planet in breath-taking detail. Scenes will be projected on a giant screen and accompanied by original immersive music scores by Hans Zimmer, David Fleming and Jacob Shea as performed live by the HK Philharmonic. There are 3 unforgettable performances to choose from.

French May Arts Festival

Dates: May – June

 

Art Unboxed, a French Arts Festival, invites you to unbox your expectations and explore a new dimension of art and culture in Hong Kong. To promote French arts in Hong Kong, French May will deliver a diverse programme of performances across communities and venues, presenting inspiring collaborations between Hong Kong and French artists.  

Creative Workshop Series @PMQ

Dates: 01 May – 31 December

Come explore your artistic side at one of PMQ’s creative workshops. There are more than 40 creative workshops across different fields. Check out the schedule running from 01 May – 31 December 2022 to see what peeks your interest. Choose from wax modelling for silver jewellery, Chinese flower arranging, DIY scented candle and fresh flower centrepiece making, brass money clip workshop, LEGO workshops, and too many more to list. The full list of classes is amazingly extensive which means there is well and truly something for everyone! Schools, groups or corporates are welcome for hosting small group activities or team building events.

SOHO Markets: Love Nature Pop-up

Dates: All 5 weekends in May

Five consecutive weekends in May, SOHO MARKET at D‧PARK Discovery Park in Tsuen Wan, will hold the Love Nature Popup. Enjoy a green family weekend.

Disneyland is Open

Dates: As of 21 April

Disneyland HK reopens

Hong Kong Disneyland reopens April 21, 2022, and the magic of Disney is ready to welcome guests of all ages back to the Happiest Place on Earth! Get online and book your ticket today, keeping in mind the park will operate 5 days per week. You can make reservations up to 90 days prior to your visit. Planning to have a meal during your park visit? Remember you can reserve a table for the “Explorer’s Semi-Buffet” at Mystic Point. Be sure to check out the priority admission option, Disney Premier Access, for access to reserved viewing areas for shows throughout the park and priority access on 1 to 8 of the most popular attractions and one show.

Free Activities With@HOMEwithHKA

Dates: 18th March – 8th April (live sessions)

Hong Kong Academy learning resources

Hong Kong Academy (HKA) is launching a new free-of-charge initiative to the wider Hong Kong community. This programme provides families with a range of child-friendly activities and resources to stimulate curiosity and engagement. The school has assembled a collection of teacher-curated activity playlists, which include ideas for art activities, science projects and movement breaks appropriate for children ages 2 and above. No pre-registration is needed and all interested families are encouraged to use these resources.

Additionally, children are invited to join daily live online sessions led by HKA teachers and Secondary School students. Live sessions will take place from 18th March – 8th April starting at 2:00pm each day. More details about upcoming live sessions as well as links to the Youtube playlists can be found at http://www.hkacademy.edu.hk/home-with-hka/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/348064787222582/348064793889248/

For more info please inquire at +852 2655 1118 or communications@hkacademy.edu.hk.

Ocean Park Online Learning Programmes

Dates: March – April 2022

Activities in Ocean Park Hong Kong

Ocean Park may be closed at the moment, but you can still experience some of the park’s magic through its recently launched online learning programmes for young children. Running in March and April, the programmes will combine elements of nature, green living, magic and five senses discovery. 

Kicking off on 11 -12 March, professional magicians will guide children in performing tricks by reusing everyday waste. Children will also get to learn lots of animal fun facts. Visit the Ocean Park Facebook Page for the latest programme information.

Yoga and Mental Health Support for Teens

Dates: 15 March -15 April 2022

Looking for things to do in Hong Kong for teens? These yoga classes could prove invaluable. YAMA Foundation has launched a Here To Be Teen Programme, offering mental health support during the rescheduled early school break. Twice a week, running 15 March to 15 April, participants can enjoy an online yoga class, mental health support group sessions and have access to pre-recorded practices and talks. Classes run on Tuesdays and Fridays 11:15 – 12:15. It is free of charge and offered in English and Cantonese.

Storytelling at Home

Dates: 11 March -22 April 2022

Online Storytelling from Bring a Book Hong Kong

Listen to fun stories and delve into the creative world of picture books courtesy of Bring Me A Book Hong Kong (BMABHK) this ‘summer’ break. BMABHK’s trainers are sharing read-aloud videos every Friday for parents and kids to enjoy quality picture books at home. From 11 March 2022 to 22 April 2022, the read-aloud videos will be uploaded to their FacebookInstagram and YouTube channel every Friday at 11am.

For more things to do in Hong Kong check out Family activities during COVID-19

Croucher Science week 2022

Dates: 23 March – 22 April 2022

Science week in Hong Kong

Croucher Science Week returns once again, offering young scientists the opportunity to be immersed in hands-on science journeys, and making science FUN! Featuring interactive online activities for students and children, Hands-on Science at Home boasts an array of exhilarating shows and activities tailored so that children can carry them out in your home kitchen. In Food Chemistry, children will learn about mixing substances and conduct experiments around edible chemistry and biology. Magic and Science will feature world-renowned magician and science educator Jason Latimer. While in Global Wildlife, participants join the Jungle World to learn more about animals. All events are fun, online and free. For more details and to register, please visit Croucher Science Week  

Inter-School Aviation Competition

flight simulator in Hong Kong

Encouraging older students to put their STEM knowledge to the test, local tech aviation company Aerosim has launched an Inter-School Aviation Competition. Participants will receive online aviation tutorials, project studies and training lasting five months. The competition has a number of stages and winners of each phase will be awarded aviation-related experiences, including three days start-up work experience, introductory flight and an aviation career workshop – a total combined value of more than HK$100,000! A 10-hour flight training course in Australia will be awarded to the winner of the Grand Finale. Registration is open to schools and individual team or four to five. Registration costs $2,000 and closes 18 March.

Stay at Home Family Fun Bundle

If you’re more comfortable being home at the moment, this Stay at Home Family Fun Bundle from Lion Rock Press could be just what you need to keep the children entertained. The kit features a game, book and giant Hong Kong wildlife mindfulness colouring poster. You can pick which game you’d prefer from Hong Kong Wildlife Bingo; Hong Kong Transport Bingo; Hong Kong Habitat Ludo, Snakes & Trails or 5-in-1 Hong Kong Card Game. Book choices include Welly the Wild Board and the Quest for Egg Puffs; Emi Takes Hong Kong; Billy the Cavalier and Friends; The Marvellous Adventures of Maggie and Methuselah; The Extraordinary, the Amazing, the Incredible Walled City of Kowloon. The kit costs just $300, meaning a saving of over $250!

 

Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock; picture 1 courtesy of Ocean Park; picture 2 courtesy of Bring me a Book; picture 3 courtesy of Croucher Science Week; picture 4 courtesy of Inter-School Aviation Competition

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