Is it just us or have your diaries also been recently overflowing with new openings and exciting new events? The Little Steps team has been busy rounding up and curating the best Hong Kong has to offer in terms of fun-packed and family-friendly events for your calendars this November – from unmissable sports events (the Rugby 7s is back, click here for the ultimate Little Steps guide to it!), to music, arts and culture, and of course the warm up to Christmas 2022!
The Grounds is back in full swing with a fantastic lineup of family-friendly and date-night movies to choose from! Happening at the Central Harbourfront against the gorgeous Hong Kong skyline, eat and drink to your heart's content while you watch Pretty Woman, Raya and the Last Dragon or The Goonies - and be sure to check out our Little Steps piece about The Grounds here. Find the full lineup of family-friendly movies here and grab your tickets quick! Personally we are really looking forward to watching Four Weddings and a Funeral (for the 75th time!) on November 25th!
The Grounds, Hong Kong Observation Wheel and AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong, https://www.thegroundshk.com/
ARTE M is a special exhibition space featuring highlights from Korea’s famed d’strict’s ARTE MUSEUM and you should not miss it! Expect to see beautiful immersive visuals as well as sounds as you visit six distinctly-themed rooms, like the ethereal Beach Aurora, the Jungle rooms Tropic and Glow which the kids will love and much more! Please click here for more information!
Starting in late October 2022 and running the whole month of November until January 2023, the Cultural Plaza in West Kowloon will be home to a huge (+5,000 sqf!) immersive art experience like no other, showcasing all of Claude Monet's works. This unmissable event will transport you and your family through a beautiful journey with extraordinary sights and sounds - read more here. There are sixteen timed slots to choose from throughout the day, get your tickets here.
En Voyage With Claude Monet, Cultural Plaza, West Kowloon Cultural District (Next to the Xiqu Centre) 88 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui, https://www.envoyage-monet.hk/
This November 2022, the NotTooBig Baby Fair is coming to Hong Kong and will have you sorted for all your children's needs. For mothers-to-be, this will be your one-stop shopping trip for everything for the baby room and any other baby-related items. This year, there will be more than 100 booths exhibiting their products, and of course Mothercare (the largest booth in the Expo) will be there too, alongside huge famous and global brands in the baby and children's industry. For more information about the fair, Little Steps has written a comprehensive guide here and will also be hosting a Facebook Live session at the event to give our readers a sneak peek!! Click here for ticketing!
From November 4-6, 2022, the legendary Rugby Sevens in Hong Kong is happening alongside several events to celebrate its return! You can read all about these in our handy Litte Steps guide, as well as what to expect and how to enjoy this momentous quintessential event with kids! Tickets for the 7s are available here and also through Klook.
Hong Kong Rugby 7s, 55 Eastern Hospital Road, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2895 7926, https://hksevens.com/
Calling all Lego fans and sports aficionados! The West Kowloon Cultural District will be hosting its first Lego-themed run and it is teeming with activities that will please the whole family! Little Steps has rounded up all the information here so you don't have to go looking for it! Lace up your trainers and grab your tickets here.
Lego Playful Run, West Kowloon Cultural District, West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, https://legoplayfulrun.sportsoho.com/en
This year's charity run at Ocean Park aims to promote biodiversity and marine conservation by raising awareness of climate change. There are several race categories to choose from, grouped by age and distance ranging from the 5.5km timed challenge (+16 years) to the 4km fun run where a child aged 11 or below can join with an adult - more information is available here. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to OPCFHK (Ocean Park Conservation Foundation) to support Asian wildlife conservation work. It's really a great way to get kids interested and aware of climate change and marine conservation as there will be plenty of activities on site such as game booths and workshops to enjoy. Tickets are available here.
OPCFHK Run For Survival 2022, Ocean Park Hong Kong, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
With Christmas around the corner (yay!), beat the crowds and get your shopping done early at these festive markets! From Sai Kung to Kowloon to Discovery Bay we have you got you covered. We are especially looking forward to the Prestige fair at the Conrad! Also do check out our full events guide for this holiday season here.
For two dates in November, the Treasure Chest Theatre will be hosting a puppet show that will be guaranteed fun for the whole family (suitable for ages +4). Help Captain Nah Nah and her space cohorts find their way home! This play will also provide a meditation exercise and provide tools to help you feel calm and happy. Get your tickets here!
This November, lululemon is bringing back the Be Well Experience to The Grounds on the mornings (9am-12pm) of Saturday and Sunday (12th and 13th). Each ticket includes access to your private pod (which accommodates 2 people) where you can expect a one-of-a-kind outdoor well-being experience, and enjoy fun-filled yoga and fitness classes led by lululemon Hong Kong Ambassadors and fitness instructors, inspirational talks, and much more! After accounting for administration fees, all ticket proceeds will be donated to Hong Kong-based charity the YAMA Foundation, which supports the city's most vulnerable communities and facilitates their access to yoga, arts, and meditation services. Grab your tickets here! This event is suitable for ages 12 and above.
On the 12th of November 2022, Swire is inviting you and the whole family to a free classical music extravaganza on the Central Harbourfront in Hong Kong. Crowd-pleasing pieces by famous composers such as Rachmaninov, Vivaldi and Berliotz will be led by Hong Kong’s Philharmonia Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long and played by some of the best of HK Phil's musicians, read more here. This beautiful event under the stars will be concluded by an impressive fireworks display that will light up the night sky. Get your tickets here.
Symphony Under The Stars, Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong, https://www.hkphil.org/concert/swire-symphony-under-the-stars-2022
Mark your calendars for November 17 at 11am - that's when registration starts for Pacific Place's Spectacular Christmas on Parade Extravaganza! Expect a homecoming celebration of all the things everyone loves about Christmas, workshops and activities, beautiful decorations and displays, as well as the chance to finally meet Santa and take that oh-so-important holiday snap!
Santa At Pacific Place Mall 2022, Pacific Place Mall, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, https://www.christmas.pacificplace.com.hk
This November 2022, and for the first time ever, Hong Kong will be hosting a huge fitness and wellness expo! There will be live classes from yoga to HIIT, and lots of events that kids could enjoy too! There will also be stalls selling a range of fitness merchandise and lots of healthy snacks and food. Click here to read the Little Steps guide to the FWE. Grab your tickets here! Kids under 12 go free.
Thanksgiving in Hong Kong is a perfect time to bring everyone together, family and friends, for a special meal. We have been busy updating our Little Steps Thanksgiving Dinner Guide for 2022, to give you the scoop on where to get THAT perfect turkey with all the trimmings, or where to celebrate if you're not too keen on cooking.
Looking for delicious gingerbread cookies to indulge on or to give as a festive gift this season? Then head on over to Landmark where they will be hosting the Cookie Smiles Gingerbread For Good Campaign this year. There will be a range of gingerbread cookies for sale at the pop-up personally created and designed by local celebrity chefs from renowned restaurants like Salisterra, L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Heimat - to name a few. Personally we cannot wait to try Richard Ekkebus's of Amber and Will Fang's of Cookie DPT's takes on the classic festive treat! And what's more is the pop-up aims to fundraise HK$600,000 for Cookie Smiles' two beneficiaries: Box of Hope and Vocational Training Council's Shine Skills Centre.
Cookie Smiles, Shop 350, 3/F, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
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