Best things to do in Hong Kong in May

Your ultimate guide to all the best gigs, shows and upcoming events throughout the month of May

With two public holidays on the calendar this month including Buddha’s birthday – best to avoid The Big Buddha on May 22, there’s no better time to take advantage the warmer weathers and hit up Hong Kong’s breathtaking rooftop bars and al fresco restaurants. But aside from that, there are tons of great events and shows happening all over the city. This is your guide to all the best things to do in Hong Kong in May. 

On the downside, May also happens to be the start of the rainy season. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fun things you can enjoy when it starts pouring

Best things to do in Hong Kong in May

Le French May


It’s that time of year again. Le French May is here and that means a raft of Gallic events, experiences and entertainment. It’s just started and runs until the end of June, so you have plenty of time to enjoy the themed events across town. Highlights this year include the energetic dance performance The Painting on the Wall, George Bizet’s iconic opera Carmen  and the annual French Traditional Gourmet Market at Stanley Plaza. 

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Various venues , Central Until Sunday June 24 2018

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By: Time Out Hong Kong