GBA Lifestyle News
By Michelle Chan | October 16th, 2023

Fall is here, and what are you plans now that the temperatures are finally more tolerable? Check out the below list for the event highlights in the coming weeks, and psst: they are from all over the Greater Bay Area!

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2023

Taste the world with the returning Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, with 300 booths showcasing the best delicacies from 36 countries and regions. Make sure to come with an empty stomach for internationally acclaimed wines, additive-free beverages, iconic bites from around the world and even more. This four-day party will be made complete with live music and 17 interactive workshops exploring aspects of culinary arts. Gourmands and partygoers alike, grab your tickets here.

When? October 26–29

Where? Central Harbourfront Event Space

Shi Fu Miz Festival 2023

Taking place in the great outdoors of Cheung Chau, Shi Fu Miz Festival is an absolute blast introducing you to electric house and techno music alongside a state of wellness and inner peace. When dawn breaks, enjoy the views and tranquility of Sai Yuen, the farm/campsite you’ll be staying at; and when dusk comes, lose yourself in live music performances by international talents such as Gigi Testa, Red Greg and ESA. Tickets available here.

When? October 27–29

Where? Sai Yuen, Cheung Chau

Guangdong Chinese Orchestra Chamber Concert

One of the oldest players in the Cantonese folk music scene, the Guangdong Chinese Orchestra champions traditional instruments and tunes originating from the Canton area.

In this chamber concert, treat your ears to folk masterpieces such as Reflections of the Moon on Erquan on erhu, The Song of the Phoenix on sorna, and Blossoms on a Moonlit River in Spring.

When? October 28, 8pm

Where? Guangming Culture & Art Center, Guan Guang Lu & Chuang Tou Lu Intersection, Guangming District, Shenzhen

AXA BetterMe Weekend

Firm believer in “better me, better planet”, the AXA BetterMe Weekend returns for a second year to promote mental wellbeing as well as sustainable eco-living. With three Experience Zones “Mind Health”, “Physical Health”, and “Wellness and ESG”, this free-to-enter outdoor celebration provides activities, games and workshops for individual of all ages to raise awareness, and more importantly, put a smile on your face.

When? October 28–29, 12:30–7:30pm

Where? WONDERLAND @West Kowloon Cultural District

Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day 2023

Perhaps one the most fashionable days of the racing season, Sa Sa Ladies’ Purse Day has a long history of glitz and glamour where ladies attending will don their finest garments and a statement fascinator. This November, you can also honor the tradition and enjoy gourmet delicacies, live music and thrilling races at Happy Valley Racecourse. Check out the event schedule and book your slots here.

When? November 5

Where? Happy Valley Racecourse, Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley

70th Macau Grand Prix

Feel the speed at the 70th Macau Grand Prix, where a total of 11 races will take place across two mid-November weekends. From Macau Asia Formula 4 and TCR Asia Challenge to Macau Grand Prix – FIA Formula 3 World Cup and Macau 70th Anniversary Challenge, witness the excruciating moments of your favorite racers taking home the coveted prizes. For those visiting from overseas, leave it to the Macau Grand Prix Organizing Committee to arrange for you transport inclusive admission packages. Learn more about the tickets here.

When? November 11–12, 16–19

Where? Guia Circuit, Macau

Prison Yard Festival: Music from Within

The centerstage of performing arts in Hong Kong, Tai Kwun brings back the Prison Yard Festival: Music from Within activation to make you pre-holiday month all the more merrier. Featuring musical talents from the West-Eastern Divan Ensemble, this 10-day experience pampers passersby with beautiful classical melodies and an urge to dance. Ticket sales will open on October 19, tune in to the Tai Kwun website for the latest updates.

When? November 20–30

Where? Prison Yard & JC Cube, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central

Alps Ice and Snow World, Window of the World

No snow? No problem. Head to Shenzhen’s Alps Ice and Snow World to get immersed in a white wonderland. Featuring ice skating rinks, skiing areas, ice sculptures and other activities you would expect from a snowy climate, this seasonal destination is perfect for families looking for a day of fun as well as solo travelers who long for a storybook winter without the hours of flight. Book your next visit here.

Where? North Gate, 9037 Shennan Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Read about more upcoming events here.