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Best things to do in Hong Kong this weekend

By Localiiz 12 June 2024

Header image courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

Looking for things to do this weekend? Here’s our rundown of the best events and things to do in Hong Kong. See what else is coming up in our events calendar.

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Photo: NCT DREAM (via Facebook)

NCT Dream World Tour: The Dream Show 3–Dream () Scape

If you are an NCTzen, your wish to see the South Korean boyband in concert is coming true! Since the group’s debut song Chewing Gum, released eight years ago, NCT Dream has gained major international success. This month, the hit boyband will perform two shows in Hong Kong at the AsiaWorld-Expo on 15 and 16 June! Learn more here.

Photo: Hong Kong Tourism Board

Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2024

It’s Dragon Boat Festival again, and the popular local holiday celebrated by many in Hong Kong means that there will be dragon boating races on the calendar. For those who want to enjoy all-day fun, the extended Dragon Boat Festival celebration goes on till after nightfall, with a grand firework display on 15 June. Find out more here.

Photo: @tsw_theatre (via Instagram)

Hong Kong International Shakespeare Festival 2024

Presented by local drama collective Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio, the Hong Kong International Shakespeare Festival 2024 explores the breadth and depth of the famous playwright’s iconic stories through contemporary adaptations from Hong Kong and beyond. Click here for more details.

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Photo: @volleyballnationsleague (via Instagram)

Volleyball Nations League Hong Kong 2024

Get ready for some volleyball excitement—teams from Germany, the Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, China, Turkey, Thailand, Brazil, and Poland are competing in Hong Kong, the last host city of the Volleyball Nations League 2024. Learn more here.

Photo: Singular Concepts

Barrio Fiesta Philippines Independence Day @ Barkada

In celebration of Philippines Independence Day, Filipino bar and restaurant Barkada in Central is hosting an eight-day traditional neighbourhood party, the barrio fiesta! Festivities will kick off on 12 June with a live music performance by Pascual. On Saturday, 15 June, Barkada will dish out its kamayan brunch menu for the Boodle Fight free-flow karaoke brunch. Finally, the Barrio bartender party on 20 June brings together a large community of Filipino bartenders. Click here for more details.

Photo: Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Aubrey After Dark

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s Japanese izakaya bar, The Aubrey, is dimming the lights and turning the volume up at its newly launched “The Aubrey After Dark” sessions! This new nightlife series celebrates Hong Kong’s ever-evolving party and clubbing scene, with a nod to its golden era in the 1960s. Learn more here.

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Father’s Day 2024

On Sunday, 16 June, we’ll be celebrating the dads in our lives. What better way to show our appreciation than by inviting them to share a nice meal with the whole family? You’ll be showing your love and support, all the while creating new memories together! As usual, restaurants have risen to the occasion, with Father’s Day menus, afternoon teas, and festive sweets on offer all around town. Here are some of our favourite places to eat for Father’s Day 2024. Find out more here.

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