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There’s always plenty of fun to be had in Hong Kong. Here’s a guide to some of the best events and activities that are on around the traps if you want to stay in the know with what’s on. So make the most of the gorgeous weather and find something to suit you in this list of things to do in Hong Kong.

What’s on: Christmas Lifestyle & Gift Fairs

Get a headstart on your Christmas shopping with a visit to one of the Prestige Fairs. The fairs see the Grand Ballroom of the Conrad Hotel become a hub for more than 100 pop-up retail shops. You’ll find some of creative designers and innovative entrepreneurs showcasing their products. The Gift And Lifestyle Fair will be held on 12 November, followed by the Pre-Christmas Gift Parade on 21 November, and the Christmas Showcase on 26 November.

Where: Conrad Hong Kong, Admiralty

When: 21 & 26 November

More: prestigefairs.hk

What’s on: American Women’s Association Coffee Morning

The American Women’s Association of Hong Kong holds a weekly coffee morning, CHAT – Come Have A Talk. The informal gathering is for member, newcomers and non-members and provides a friendly atmosphere to have a coffee or tea and some “grown-up” time away from the little ones. It is a drop-in activity so people are welcome to join anytime between 10.30am and noon. The group often stays for lunch. The event is every Thursday except public holidays.

Where: Cafe 8, Roof Level, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Ferry Pier No.8, Central

When: 22 November

More: awa.org.hk

What’s on: Get Redressed Pop-Up Shop at OnTheList

Hong Kong-based environmental charity, Redress invites you to explore a treasure trove of affordable pre-loved garments at the Get Redressed charity pop-up shop at OnTheList’s showroom at 6 Duddell Street. You’ll find ‘like-new’ womenswear, shoes, accessories and bags, as well as menswear and childrenswear, re-stocked daily with high-quality items. Proceeds from the event will go directly towards Redress’s work to reduce textile waste and promote a new circular economy for fashion in Hong Kong.

Where: OnTheList, Basement, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central

When: 28 November to 2 December

More: redress.com.hk

What’s on: KTown Christmas Pop Up

Looking for some Christmas gift ideas? Head down to the KTown Christmas Pop Up on 29 November. You’ll find a range of premium home decor and lifestyle products, fashion, jewellery, childrenswear and more! Brands include Lift Lifestyle, Janne Poulsen Jewellery, Zest of Asia, Bella Blu, DeMarcheli, Morse Jewellery, Pashlili, Pawo, Badaboo, LaBrocade, Corks Wine and Maya Rugs.

Where: OnTheList, Basement, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central

When: 28 November to 2 December

More: redress.com.hk

What’s on: Indulge in a Dream Vacation

Ever wondered what it’s like to go on a cruise holiday? Now is your chance to find out! Dream Cruises is inviting the general public to join them for a remarkable Open Day aboard World Dream this November. Don’t miss the chance to experience what a cruise has to offer and enjoy an afternoon of fun, immersive activities and experiences on World Dream

Where: 2nd Floor, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, 33 Shing Fung Rd, Kai Tak

When: 30 November, 2018, Friday

More: Register online or email to gdropenday3dreamcruiseline.com

What’s on: Discovery Bay Sunday Market

Handmade Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay Sunday Market is a DIY Indie Arts, Crafts and Small Traders’ Fair. Hong Kong’s finest makers and sellers will be offering arts, crafts and other special goods with about 140 different vendors taking part, attracting about 2000 visitors.

Where: Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay

When: 1 December, 10am to 7pm

More: http://www.handmadehongkong.com/

What’s on: Shangela is Shook

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 star, Shangela, will be performing her brand new show ‘Shangela is Shook’.in Hong Kong on Dec 15, 2018.

Where: Kitec Music Zone @ E-Max!

When: 15 December, 8pm to 9.30pm

More: la-comedylive.com

What’s on: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton

Don’t miss ‘The Endurance Exhibition’ at The Haven by Jacada Travel, presented by Royal Geographical Society – Hong Kong. The exhibition will showcase a remarkable collection of original photographic glass and celluloid negatives captured by Frank Hurley. He served as the official photographer on the ‘Endurance’ expedition from 1914-17, and following the destruction of the ship in 1915, made the perilous journey to safety with Shackleton, Hurley and the Weddell Sea Party.

Where: The Haven by Jacada Travel, 29/F Wyndham Place, 40-44 Wyndham Street, Central 

When: Until 21 December. Closed Sundays and public holidays.

More: RSVP to TheHaven@JacadaTravel.com or call 2117 0415

What’s on: Interactive and Playful: Swiss Design Exhibition by Zurich University of the Arts

This exhibition will present 10 recent outstanding projects by ZHdK students and graduates. It includes works on industrial design, visual communication, sensory explorations, and interactive installations. These young designers have drawn inspiration from the digitisation of design and channelled their creativity in both playful and serious ways that tell stories about our everyday life. The projects reflect the notion of design, how design is understood and taught today, and how this knowledge can contribute to social and technological innovations.

Where: HKDI Gallery

When: Until 27 January. Closed on Tuesdays, 25.11.2018, 2.12.2018 and 9.12.2018.

More: www.hkdi.edu.hk/hkdi_gallery

 

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