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Like to plan ahead and fill up your calendar early? This is the perfect guide for you. Discover all the biggest and best events taking place in Hong Kong in the coming months. From the latest gigs to must-see art exhibitions, there is no shortage of exciting things to do in town throughout the year. 

If you’re here for a short trip, follow our guide to tick off a few things from our list of the best Hong Kong attractions, and check out the best things to do in Hong Kong this week and the over weekend

Best Hong Kong events by month

February
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February

Love is in the air as Valentine's day approaches Hong Kong.

January
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January

We're officially in 2020, and a new year means new events across town – hopefully bigger and better than ever before! If you’re not too busy working on your new year's resolutions or hitting the gym, we have the lowdown on all the best things to do in Hong Kong throughout January. So whip out your calendars and mark down those dates, we guarantee you'll recover from the holiday blues in no time.

December
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December

Here’s how to enjoy the best of the jolly season and follow our guide to the best events and things to do in Hong Kong throughout the month of December. 

November
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November

Temperatures are slowly dropping and Autumn is in full swing during November, and there are tons of spectacular events taking place all across town. 

October
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October

Autumn is finally making its way to the city, marking an exciting time in Hong Kong. Aside from all the raucous Halloween parties happening across town come the end of the month, now is also the perfect time to hit the outdoors and explore some of Hong Kong's secret islands and beautiful hiking trails. From spending a day under the sun at the Hong Kong Beach Festival to supporting the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation on a Pink Walk, there's a whole bunch of great events and entertainment to watch out for this month.

September
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September

Summer may have ended but the fun goes on. If you’re not too busy hitting the city’s scenic hiking trails or hopping on a bike for a spot of cycling, September is a brilliant month to be in Hong Kong. From EDM parties and beer festivals to events for film buffs and tattoo enthusiasts, as well as exciting new art exhibitions, there’s something for everyone. Mark your calendars, because here are our picks for the best things to do in September. 

August
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August

Make the most of your summer holidays with these amazing lineup of events happening all around town. When you’re not enjoying that August sunshine at one of Hong Kong’s best rooftop bars, hitting the beach with the fam or hiding indoors on a rainy day, there are tons of festivals and awesome gigs to keep you entertained throughout the month. Here are the highlights of best things to do in Hong Kong in August.

July
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July

Summer is officially here and there’s an amazing lineup of events to go with it. Day to day you can take advantage of the beautiful July weather and relax at one of Hong Kong’s best rooftop bars. When you’re not planning your next big junk trip or topping up your tan at our city’s beautiful beaches, there’s a host of awesome festivals and parties taking place this month. These highlights are the very best things to do in Hong Kong in July. RECOMMENDED: Look ahead and start booking all the amazing gigs and concerts coming up in Hong Kong and Macau. 

June
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June

June is a great month in Hong Kong. Sunshine is in abundance, making it the perfect time to hit up al fresco restaurants and the city’s beautiful beaches. June is also the start of junk season, so make sure you check out our top picks of the best junk boat packages to make the best out of your weekends. And that’s not all, there’s plenty of unmissable gigs and art exhibitions coming up too. We’ll see you out there!  RECOMMENDED: Look ahead and start booking all the awesome upcoming concerts and shows happening in Hong Kong and Macau. 

May
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May

With two public holidays on the calendar this month including Buddha’s birthday – best to avoid The Big Buddha on May 13, as well as notable events like Cheung Chau Bun Festival and Mother’s Day, 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.  RECOMMENDED: 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. 

April
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April

Hong Kong Arts Month is over and the city’s warm weather means spring has officially landed. That means it’s time to hit up the city’s best rooftop bars, plan a day trip to these amazing country parks or simply enjoy the outdoors before the rainy season starts. There’s tons of stuff happening in Hong Kong this month including the city’s biggest rugby tournament and outdoor party, the Hong Kong Sevens. Here are our April highlights to get you started. RECOMMENDED: Don’t want to miss a thing? You can stay up to date with all the awesome happenings with the best things to do in Hong Kong this week. 

March
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March

The phrase ‘March madness’ is no exaggeration when it comes to Hong Kong next month. There’s a ton of amazing events and happenings packed into the month’s 31 days. Top of the bill, Art Basel, the city’s biggest art fair, makes a grand return to the Convention Centre as part of the massive Hong Kong Arts Month. That means world-class exhibitions and numerous art events like Art Central and HK Walls will be rolling into town. If art isn’t your thing, fear not. Foodies can rejoice with the return of Taste of Hong Kong, bringing more gourmet food and booze to the Central Harbourfront. Speaking on the waterfront, The Hong Kong ePrix is also back promising thrilling racing action. BTS, Tom Odell and Pet Shop Boys complete the exciting line-up of international pop acts coming our way. There’s no shortage of things to do to fill up your calendar in March. Enjoy! RECOMMENDED: Keep up to date with all the best art exhibitions in Hong Kong taking place this month. 

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