General Guides

HK Magazine
Freely distributed at bars and sports clubs and lists latest films, reviews newest restaurants,concerts, exhibitions etc

South China Morning Post Tel: 2565 2435
Newspaper stocked by most convenient stores and supermarkets.

Stocked by most convenient stores, supermarkets and online.

The List
Bills itself as “A guide to Absolutely Everything in Hong Kong”

There are a number of useful websites listing current information on entertainment options across Hong Kong.

Arts and Events

Hong Kong Arts Festival

Macau Arts Festival Tel: (+853) 2836 6866
Annual arts festival in Macau, acts from all over the world.

Hong Kong Arts Fringe Club Tel: 2521 7251

Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Hong Kong International Film Festival Tel: 2970 3300
Annual event dates and films listed on the website.

Hong Kong International Music Festival Tel: 2384 6564

Clockenflap Clockenflap is an annual Festival which includes Music, Arts, Films & Food. Clockenflap is a family friendly event.

Hong Kong - Art Basel The Hong Kong show, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, features premier galleries from Asia and beyond.

Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong Buy or sell contemporary art, photography + sculpture at the Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong. › Fairs

Art Central The fair typically features a critically acclaimed five day programme including performance art, large scale installations and talks by some of the leading names in contemporary art today.
Tel: 2151 2699

Hong Kong Rugby 7s Undoubtedly one of Hong Kong’s most anticipated annual events is the International Rugby 7s. Held over three days, the Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament on the World Rugby Sevens Series competition. Not just for rugby enthusiasts, it is an event the whole family will enjoy.
Tel: 2504 8311

Horse Races Horse racing is part of Hong Kong culture. Given the Chinese love of gambling, it is a favorite pastime and big business. During race season you can head to either Happy Valley on a Wednesday night or Shatin for day races during the week.

Dragon Boat Festival A fiercely competitive and highly entertaining festival. International teams battle it out on Victoria Harbour. This vibrant and exhilarating spectacle is one definitely worth experiencing.

Hong Kong Art Walk

Hong Kong Flower Show

Hong Kong Oktoberfest

Le French May
French culture.

Symphony of Lights
Every night at 8 p.m.

Online Ticket Guides

Hong Kong (HK) Ticketing Tel: 3128 8288
Internet bookings for theatre, and general performances and events in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Tourism Board Tel: 2508 1234

The Government of the HKSAR Leisure and Cultural Services

Cityline Tel: 2314 4228
Cinemas and events in Hong Kong.


Hong Kong offers a broad spectrum of entertainment options, in the way of the arts, fine dining, shopping, sporting and cultural events and leisure pursuits.

There are international and local events going on in Hong Kong all the time. Performances at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, City Hall, and the Academy for Performing Arts are just a few of the events. Most, if not all events are listed in these guides.

Restaurant Guides
Restaurant Guides

The Michelin Guide Book for Hong Kong
Stocked by International bookshops. Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurants Guide Stocked at most bookshops.


Good Eating Guide
Annual guide published by the South China Morning Post

Open Rice

Asia Tatler

Time Out


Hong Kong has a number of efficient public libraries; you can also find well maintained libraries with English language collections available in numerous cultural centers, sports clubs and social clubs.

Two of the most popular public libraries are City Hall in Central and the Hong Kong Central Library in Causeway Bay. To find your nearest public library visit

City Hall 2-6 Floor and 8-11 Floor City Hall High Block, Central
Tel (Lending Service): 2921 2555
Tel (Reference Service): 2921 2672

Hong Kong Central Library 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 3150 1234

Stanley Public Library Upper Ground Floor, Stanley Municipal Services Building, 6 Stanley Market Road, Stanley
Tel: 2923-5171