What's On in Hong Kong: July 2019

By That's PRD, July 2, 2019

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That’s PRD takes a look at the best of the month in Hong Kong:


Jul 4, 11, 18, 25: Lan Kwai Fong Bar Crawl

pub-crawl-hk.jpgImage via 247 Tickets

Fancy a pint? Heck yes. Summer heat is on, baby, and that means one thing: late-night pub crawls. The Lan Kwai Fong Bar Crawl is a must-do while you’re in Hong Kong because it’s a great opportunity to meet new folks and tour some of the iconic nightlife district’s best bars. 

Every Thu, 9pm; HKD96. Baby Buddha. Tickets


Jul 10: Yo La Tengo

yo-la-tengo.jpgImage via 247 Tickets

We have good news! Indie legends Yo La Tengo are coming to Hong Kong this month, bringing all of their alternative musical styles for a rockin’ show in Kowloon. The band’s history goes back more than 30 years, over which time they’ve mesmerized fans with their engaging live shows. With 15 albums to their name, expect a wide range of music, from their most euphoric tunes to the mellow jams that made Yo La Tengo famous.

Wed Jul 10, 7.30pm; HKD440. This Town Needs. Tickets.


Jul 14: Season Finale

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Who doesn’t love watching horses race? We certainly do. You can catch the season finale this month at Sha Tin Racecourse, which is expected to be as thrilling a race as any. The Hong Kong Jockey Club and fans around Hong Kong are more than excited to see who wins the Champions Awards this year. Side note: expect a fantastic parade after the race. 

Sun Jul 14, 1-6pm; HKD10, tourist badge HKD190. Sha Tin Racecourse. Tickets.


Jul 26-28: 2019 e-Sports & Music Festival Hong Kong

e-sports.jpgImage via Discover Hong Kong

The Fragrant Harbor will turn into ‘Game Harbor’ at the end of the month when e-Sports and Music Festival Hong Kong kicks off! This is the third edition of the popular esports event, with international esports tournaments, an experience zone to try out the latest tech in the gaming industry as well as music performances taking place throughout the weekend. 

Fri-Sun Jul 26-28, price and time TBD. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Tickets.


Jul 26-30: Ani-Com & Games HK

ani-com-hk.jpegImage via Discover Hong Kong

Starting on the same day as the eSports and Music Festival, Ani-Com & Games HK rolls into Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center for a five-day trade show. Whether you’re an avid gamer, toy collector, animation enthusiast or just a person with two eyes, this will be an awesome chance to see many of your favorite games, comics and the like come to life. 

Fri-Tue Jul 26-30, 10am-9pm (Tue ends at 8pm); HKD40. Hall 1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Tickets.


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[Cover image via Discover Hong Kong, Unsplash, 247 Tickets 1,2]

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