GBA Lifestyle News
By Michelle Chan | September 18th, 2023

We are approaching 2023 Q4 quickly and steadily, but rest assured that there is plenty of fun to be had. From festive celebrations and art exhibitions to wellness sprees and fitness experiences, read on to discover 8 events you don’t want to miss in Hong Kong and Macau.

The Avenue of Stars and K11 MUSEA: Night Market by the Sea

The Avenue of Star joins forces with K11 MUSEA to host the “Night Market by the Sea” for four consecutive weekends, featuring over 30 local lifestyle and food and beverage labels in an open-air waterfront setting. Explore shopping privileges such as extended complimentary parking, HK$500 gift vouchers and the most exciting of all: a chance to win a one-night stay at the K11 ARTUS! Now you know where to go this Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day golden week.

When? Every Friday and Saturday 5pm–11pm (from September 22 to October 14)

Where? Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tai Kwun Contemporary: “Killing TV” Exhibition

Grace Ndiritu / Black Beauty (2021)

Featuring works by artists across the globe dating from the 1970s up to the present day, Tai Kwun Contemporary’s upcoming Killing TV exhibition looks into television’s impact on human culture. The artists’ works are not only their responses to televisual history but also fruits of examination and critical reflection sparked by television as a media. Open to all ages as a platform of new conversations and interactions.

When? 27 September–19 November, 11am–7pm

Where? F Hall, 1/F, 10 Hollywood Road, Central

AIRSIDE: “Desire to Fly” Exhibition

Boasting MTR connectivity and 700,000 square feet of commercial space, the iconic AIRSIDE shopping mall is Kai Tak’s latest addition. Inspired by the district’s aviation history, AIRSIDE celebrates its launch with the Desire to Fly exhibition, an interactive experience featuring aircraft display, immersive flight simulation and work showcases by 21 talented local artists.

When? From September 28, Thursday

Where? AIRSIDE, 2 Concorde Road, Kai Tak, San Po Kong

Pici Pasta Run 2023

Grab your friends and costumes: Pici Pasta Run is back! This 12-kilometer journey places emphasis on fun and philanthropy, therefore all contestants who complete the run will enjoy Pici souvenirs, delicious food and a medal. All registration fee received will be donated to MindHK, a locally registered charity dedicated to improving awareness and understanding of mental health in Hong Kong. Register here.

When? October 22, Sunday

Start Point: Pici, G/F, Hang Yu Building, 45-55 Cadogan Street, Kennedy Town

End Point: Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay

Start times: 8:30am | 9:30am | 10:30am (Pending demand)

Sai Kung Hoi Arts Festival 2023

Sai Kung Hoi Arts Festival makes its return this November to show you the beauty of Hong Kong’s coastal outskirts through experiences in arts, culture and exploration. This year’s edition takes you to a total of four islands (some were not open to the public previously) with over 400 free guided tours, and more than 90 free public programs in and outside of the neighborhood. Keep up-to-date with the festival on their official website here.

When? November 15–January 14

Oktoberfest Macau at MGM

Everyone’s favorite bierfest is back in town: Oktoberfest Macau at MGM shows you how it’s done with authentic German Oktoberfest brew Löwenbräu, blue-and-white Bavarian patterned beer tents, local delicacies and (more) brews, carnival booth games and beyond — heck, they even have waitresses in traditional dirndl dresses! Indulge in the festivities and purchase your tickets here.

When? October 12–23, 6pm–12am

Where? Roof Terrace, 1/F, MGM Cotai, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai, Macau

Conrad Macao’s Bodhi Spa: Crystal Sound Therapy

Restore the balance between your mind and body with Conrad Macao’s most recent offering: the Crystal Sound Therapy Meditation experience. Led by Thai crystal sound therapy expert Nong Sompong, the class consists of a guided meditation and a crystal bowl sound therapy session, gradually transporting you to a profound level of relaxation. Spoil yourself and your loved ones, join a class the next time you visit.

When? Every Wednesday at 6:00pm and every Saturday at 10:00am

Where? Bodhi Spa, Level 3, Conrad Macao, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau

hush! Beach Concerts & Urban Yo~Ga Wellfest 2023

This fall, don’t miss Macau’s first outdoor music and yoga festival, “hush! Beach Concerts x Urban Yo~ga Wellfest 2023”. Star instructors such as Coffee Lam, Jordan Yeoh and Amanda Bisk will host workshops in yoga, fitness, meditation and more, while visitors can accomplish their wellness goals with the scenic views of Macau in the background. Purchase your early bird tickets here from now until October 8.

When? November 4–5, Saturday–Sunday

Where? Hac Sa Beach and Hac Sa Temporary Green and Leisure Area, Macau

Read about more upcoming events here.