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By Michelle Chan | November 5th, 2023

Looking for something truly interesting and educational to fill your calendar with? Scroll down to discover our pick of eight events not to miss in the Greater Bay Area this November.

Electric City 9th Shenzhen Craft Beer Fest

Fellow beer enjoyers, October might have ended but it doesn’t mean our beer gardens are completely out of the picture. Enter Electric City 9th Shenzhen Craft Beer Fest, the city’s annual celebration of beer culture, live music and getting together.

Taking place at the convenient location that is Shenzhen Eye, this event only requires you to take a quick train ride to Gangxia North Station and take the Exits 2 through 6. Keep your eyes peeled for more details.

When? November 9–12

Where? Shenzhen Eye, Gangxia North Station Exits 2–6, Futian District, Shenzhen

Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2023

Explore the art of cinema beyond Hollywood blockbusters and local productions through the Hong Kong Asia Film Festival 2023. With each film handpicked among nominees of the Cannes Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival and beyond, the impressive screening schedule headlines acclaimed titles such as 13 Assassins, This Woman and Tiger Stripes, some even with the filmmaker in attendance so you can show your appreciation in person with a standing ovation.

Check out the full lineup here.

When? Until November 12

Cyberfeminism Index: Lecture Performance and Conversation with Mindy Seu

Is there a better way to read a book than having the author presenting it to you? If you agree, make sure to mark your schedule for the upcoming Cyberfeminism Index: Lecture Performance and Conversation with Mindy Seu. Starting with a lecture performance combining AR technology and overhead camera, this experience immerses you with simulated imagery from the online world. A talk and book signing will follow, granting you the chance to understand Seu’s work from her own perspective.

When? November 17, 7–8:30pm

Where? The Forum, G/F, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District, 38 Museum Drive, Kowloon

Coffee•PARK Shenzhen

Coffee and chill sounds nice, doesn’t it? Make this a reality and meet like-minded individuals at Coffee•PARK Shenzhen, a festival celebrating the coffee and slow-living culture.

Enjoy artisanal coffee and learn pro tips from baristas up close in more than 50 booths representing different local cafes; and friendly reminder: go easy on the caffeinated beverages.

When? November 10–19, 10am–6pm

Where? Lianhuashan Park, 6030 Hongli Road, Futian District, Shenzhen

Nintendo Live 2023

Forget about the Switch (temporarily), let’s play your favorite game in real life at Nintendo Live 2023. Apart from themed photo backdrops and game experience booths for the company’s most popular franchises, participants also get to show off their skills at Mario Kart and Splatoon against top players from Hong Kong and Taiwan. Make sure you pre-register for admission on November 10 (starting 12pm) here, you don’t want to miss it!

When? November 25–26

Where? Hall 3G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Total Concentration Exhibition

Demon Slayer fans, this one’s for you: the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Total Concentration Exhibition finally makes its stop atHong Kong to showcase Instagrammable reenactments of the picturesque Mt. Fujikasane, Demon Slayer Corps Headquarters (blades and notable gears included), Infinity Train and beyond. Don’t miss this opportunity to grab the Hong Kong-only merch and collectible cards, and get your tickets here.

When? Until November 26

Where? 4/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Muse Fest HK 2023

With a slogan such as “Hong Kong H.A.S. Museums”, Muse Fest HK 2023 sets out to prove to you that we are quite the opposite of a culture desert. Participated by Hong Kong Public Libraries, the Hong Kong Science Museum and more museums we may have overlooked before, this city-wide “Fiesta of Imagination” hosts a lineup of thrilling events for everyone, from After-Dark Safari Party and local heritage exhibitions to extensive screenings on the legendary life of Bruce Lee.

View all programs here.

When? Until November 30

Harry Potter™: The Exhibition

Send this page to the Potterheads in your circle so they know Harry Potter™: The Exhibition will officially land at Macau this winter! This groundbreaking exhibition recreates iconic moments and location from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts universe through immersive sets and storytelling elements, while allowing us to learn more about the creative process behind the films with displays of props, costumes and wands. Grab your tickets here from today onward.

When? From December 15 onward

Where? The Londoner Macao, 4HW8+M9R, Sands Cotai Central Cotai Strip, Taipa, Macau

Read about more upcoming events here.