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Best things to do in Hong Kong this weekend

By Localiiz 17 July 2024

Header images courtesy of Times Square

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: avantgardey (via Facebook)

Avantgardey Shall We Dance Live in Hong Kong

Japanese superstar dancing group Avantgardey is coming to Hong Kong! With viral dance videos across social media, this 17-girl troupe doesn’t do entertainment like most, which is probably why the contemporary, coordinated, comedic performances make a strong impression on the public wherever they perform, whether on the float of Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year parade or the stage of America’s Got Talent. Learn more here.

Photo: Eaton HK

Unheard Sound and Music Festival 2024

For the third time, Eaton HK is organising the Unheard Sound and Music Festival from 18 to 28 July. The festival is a celebration of sound, an exploration of its subjectivity in life and in music, and music technology. Most events are free to the public, but you still need to register to join. Find out more here.

Photo: HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair

Hong Kong Book Fair 2024

The annual Hong Kong Book Fair is returning to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year’s theme is “Film and Television Literature,” with over 600 seminars, book releases, signings, and activities centred around the question of “Reading the World: Storytelling from Page to Screen.” Find out more here.

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Photo: Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo

Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo 2024

The Sports and Leisure Expo welcomes sports and leisure brands to showcase their products, and it also features fun experiences for visitors. It’s a family-friendly event offering activities for all ages. Discover more here.

Photo: World of Snacks

World of Snacks 2024

It’s a dream come true for all sweet tooths and snack lovers—World of Snacks is coming to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17 to 23 July! Sweet and savoury treats from all over the world will be gathered in one place for you to browse through, sample, and bring home with you. Find out more here.

Photo: Times Square

Inside Out 2: Emotion Playpark

Inside Out 2 has come out in theatres, and the answer is yes, we shed a few tears when we watched it. To celebrate the release of the Disney and Pixar sequel, the characters of Inside Out and Inside Out 2 have taken over Times Square in Causeway Bay. Learn more here.

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Photo: Ocean Park

Ocean Park Summer Splash 2024

Ocean Park is celebrating summer with over 90 offers running from 6 July until 25 August. To wow visitors, Ocean Park Summer Splash 2024 is hosting the “Hot” talent show at the waterfront plaza. There are plenty of opportunities to cool down around the park, including at the Sprite Stay Cool zone. The Obstacle Rush is a limited-time challenge to test your agility through an inflatable obstacle course! Discover more here.

Photo: AllRightsReserved and Fujiko Pro

100% Doraemon & Friends Tour

Organised in collaboration between AllRightReserved and Fujiko Pro, the highlight of the 100% Doraemon & Friends Tour is without a doubt the exhibition running from 13 July to 4 August at the Avenue of Stars and Tsim Sha Tsui Harbourfront. Learn more here.

Photo: @atsukocomedy (via Instagram)

Atsuko Okatsuka International Full Grown Tour 2024

Based in Los Angeles, Atsuko Okatsuka is famous not only for her signature bowl haircut, but also for the laugh-out-loud jokes and quick wit she brings on her international tours. Atsuko Okatsuka is bringing her “Full Grown” tour back to Hong Kong this July after a successful run in March! Find out more here.

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Photo: FringeYouth Festival

FringeYouth Festival 2024

The FringeYouth Festival, organised and hosted by the iconic Fringe Club in Central, is putting young artists and creatives in the limelight. From 16 to 21 July, children and adults are welcome to attend dozens of diverse performances and workshops on the FringeYouth Festival programme. Learn more here.

Photo: Flower Years

Flower Years x Gweilo Beer Party

Flower Years, a hip bar within the Eaton HK food hall, is hosting the Flower Years x Gweilo beer party this Friday, 19 July! Because we know that Flower Years always provides a fine selection of beer, we’re looking forward to gulping down refreshing pints of Gweilo, the Hong Kong-born brewery. Find out more here.

Photo: Summer@rundeful and Blue Mountain Sports

Summer Trail Run @ Shing Mun Reservoir

Blue Mountain Sports is organising one of its summer trail runs this Sunday, 21 July. The 10-kilometre loop race begins and ends at Shing Mun Reservoir’s main dam. Discover more here.

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Photo: Lego

The Lego Bricktopia

Calling all aspiring astronauts and space explorers—there’s a 4,000-square-foot immersive Lego experience coming to Citywalk! From 12 July to 1 September, kids can explore four space-themed adventure zones at the Lego Bricktopia. Discover more here.

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