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Best Family-Friendly Events In Hong Kong – April 2024

Read On For Events Not To Miss In March For Kids And Families In Hong Kong

2024 Apr 01 - 2024 Apr 30

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Spring has well and truly sprung in Hong Kong, alongside a slew of family-friendly events for your diaries! The musical sensation The Sound of Music – from Broadway – debuts this month, book your tickets now as new dates have been added! Summerfest @Wan Chai Harbourfront also kicks off this April and has a program full of family-friendly activities to choose from. For the adults- don’t miss Creamfields this weekend and its amazing lineup of international DJs. A lot is happening on the arts and cultural scene, like Art@Harbour, Wan Chai’s A-Maze-Ing Harbourfront, illuminate! Run Beyond, Planet Walala @Harbour City, and AIRSIDE’s Monsters In The Universe Exhibition – they are all free and perfect to take the kids to. Later this month, The Naked Flower Immersive Art Exhibition comes to Hong Kong. Also don’t forget to book your tickets for a panel discussion with our very own Shea Stanley and other experts who will be sharing their career journeys and are set to inspire us all!

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    Summerfest @Wan Chai Harbourfront

    April 5 - July 3, 2024
    • What: Making its debut at the recently revamped Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space, Summerfest@Wan Chai is set to provide endless free fun activities and events for families in Hong Kong until July 3 (when Summerfest moves to Central, watch this space!). More than 26 free diverse outdoor activities span the creative arts, dynamic music, bustling markets, lively sports, and much more. Every weekend, public holiday, and selected dates during this period will see the Harbourfront come alive with specially themed happenings. Click here for more.
    • When: April 5 - July 3, 2024
    • Where: Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space, 3 Hung Hing Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, https://www.summerfest.hk/summerfest2024
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    Broadway’s The Sound Of Music Live In Hong Kong

    April 16 - June 9, 2024
    • What: The world’s best-loved musical, The Sound Of Music, straight from Broadway in New York, will be gracing the Hong Kong stage starting on April 16, 2024! The musical tells the beautiful true story of Maria, a governess who brings music, love, and laughter back into the lives of the widowed Captain Von Trapp and his seven children, leading to their escape across the Austrian mountains before World War II. The production features classic songs like “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss,” “My Favorite Things,” and the title song, “The Sound of Music.” For more information click here!
    • When: April 16 - June 9, 2024
    • Where: Grand Theater, Xiqu Center, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong, https://www.tickets.soundofmusichk.com/ticketing
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    HSBC Life “Sketch Your Promises, Stack Your Happiness” Creative Competition

    April 15 - May 31, 2024
    • What: HSBC Life, in collaboration with Dustykid, invites kids to the "Sketch Your Promises, Stack Your Happiness" Creative Competition. This initiative aims to raise awareness of mental health in children and teenagers. HSBC customers can nominate their children, aged between 6 and 14, to participate and encourage them to express their feelings through art. Winning artworks will be exhibited at the HSBC Main Building! Additionally, these pieces will be compiled into a storybook to further promote the importance of mental health among the youth. Other prizes include book vouchers (HK$2,000 for champions and HK$500 for merit winners). Don't forget to grab your supplies here.
    • When: April 15 - May 31, 2024
    • Where: click here for competition details
  • The Hong Kong Autism Community Summit

    April 20, 2024
    • What: The Hong Kong Autism Community Summit is set to bring together a diverse group involved in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) field, including experts, service users and their families, NGOs, and service organizations. The event will cover topics like educational strategies, research updates, and ASD employment trends, while also facilitating networking and collaboration. Notable speakers such as Dr. Tim Trodd (OT&P), Dr. Amber Perymon (The Children's Institute), Jonathan Mok (The Talos Foundation), and Sudesh Thevasenabathy (Manulife) are confirmed, with more to be announced. Attendees can visit exhibits, enjoy refreshments, and a light lunch. The summit provides simultaneous English-to-Cantonese translation for attendees who require it with their tickets.
    • When: April 20, 2024 from 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Where: The Harbour School (Grove Campus), 332 Ap Lei Chau Bridge Road, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, click here for tickets

     

  • Earth Day Craft Fest

    April 20, 2024
    • What: Celebrate Earth Day early with Grassroots Future and Africa Center on April 20th at the Earth Day Craft Fest! They will be hosting a craft market featuring the unique handiwork of various minority artisans, perfect for those who appreciate the art of handmade goods. Don't miss out on the chance to indulge in the Africa Center's scrumptious snacks too. Mark your calendars for a delightful and eco-friendly Saturday gathering!
    • When: April 20, 2024 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    • Where: Africa Center Hong Kong, 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, TST, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, https://www.africacenterhk.com/
  • Shark Symphony

    April 20 & 21, 2024
    • What: Book your tickets now for The City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (CCOHK)' s global debut of "Shark Symphony," an immersive aquatic-themed musical designed for families. This captivating production is crafted by the acclaimed creators behind "WILD (The Musical)" and "Bug Symphony." "Shark Symphony" offers an exhilarating show of live orchestral sounds, dynamic dance routines, breathtaking acrobatics, mesmerizing cyr wheel acts, and contortion displays as well as a star-studded cast that includes Crisel Consunji, Ela Alegre and others. Alongside its entertainment value, the musical also delves into pressing worldwide issues, spotlighting the importance of sustaining marine ecosystems. Suitable for kids 3 and above.
    • When: April 20 & 21, 2024
    • Where: Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium, 72 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, https://www.ccohk.com/events/2023-2024/shark-symphony
  • Cinema Day 2024

    April 21, 2024
    • What: Head to the movies on Cinema Day 2024 where tickets will cost you only HK$30 per person! Ticket sales start at noon on April 17, 2024, with a purchase limit of four tickets per person, available both online and at box offices, so head to your favorite participating cinema, including Broadway Cinema Circuit, Emperor Cinemas, Cinema City, and others. A perfect rainy-day activity for this weekend!
    • When: April 21, 2024
    • Where: participating cinemas across Hong Kong, for more information, click here.
  • Panel Discussion: Values-Led Parenting In The Tech & A.I. Age

    April 25, 2024
    • What: Join Shalini Melwani, parenting coach at Parenting Empowered, Arcadia Kim the founder of Infinite Screentime, Mila Devenport the founder of Kigumi Group as they discuss how to equip kids with the necessary and important tools to navigate today's tech-driven world. Moderated by Janet Paskin from Bloomberg, the panelists will delve deep into practical strategies for fostering critical thinking and emotional resilience. Key questions that will be covered include how to address concerns about privacy and data security, and how to model healthy relationships with technology with our kids. There will be time for audience Q&A, as well as networking before and after. Grab your tickets here (including free-flow drinks)! Use code "littlestepsfortech" for an exclusive 20% off for Little Steps Asia readers.
    • When: April 25, 2024 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Where: Women Of Hong Kong Lounge, 3-5 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong
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    Sai Kung Mystery Night Adventure

    April 27, 2024
    • What: Encompass HK, a social enterprise dedicated to educational and eco-conscious experiences, invites you to an intriguing nighttime adventure in Sai Kung. Participants will delve into a secluded and protected area, guided by an expert, to uncover a variety of unique species in habitats ranging from orchards and farmlands to ponds and forests. This easy-to-moderate walk perfect for families promises encounters with diverse forest and lowland creatures, including frogs and potentially one of Hong Kong's tiniest amphibians. Get your tickets here.
    • When: April 27, 2024 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    • Where: Tsiu Hang, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
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    The Naked Flower Immersive Art Exhibition

    April 27 - October 27, 2024
    • What: The gorgeous immersive art installation “The Naked Flower”, created by NAKED INC. a creative powerhouse from Japan, is set to grace 1881 Heritage in Tsim Sha Tsui, captivating visitors for an extensive six-month stay. This multisensory odyssey unfolds across eight interactive art spaces, each designed to engage and inspire. Book your tickets here!
    • When: April 27 - October 27, 2024
    • Where: G17B & Basement, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, https://www.1881heritage.com/
  • Celebrate Spanish Culture With La Paloma: Feria De Abril

    April 27 & 28, 2024
    • What: Visit La Paloma for its Feria De Abril from April 27 to 28, 2024, promising an exhilarating weekend for all guests. Originating in 1847 as a livestock fair, La Feria De Abril in Seville, Spain, has evolved into a celebrated week-long festival of Andalusian culture, music, dance, and traditions. At La Paloma, the event will feature a rich display of this vibrant culture with attractions including Flamenco shows, ham carving demonstrations, a sherry wine vendor, and delectable Spanish cuisine. Guests can look forward to tasting traditional dishes such as "Rabo de toro" (Andalusian oxtail stew), "Solomillo al Whiskey" (Iberico pork loin with whiskey sauce), and "Gambas" (garlic and chili prawns). An exciting "Gincana" La Liga Race at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park will add an extra layer of fun and competition to the weekend on Sunday.
    • When: April 27 & 28, 2024 from 12:00pm onwards
    • Where: 1/F, SOHO 189, 189 Queen's Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong,
  • ONGOING EVENTS

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    Art@Harbour

    March 25 - June 2, 2024
    • What: Art@Harbour returns for its second year to Hong Kong this March, and this time is teaming up with the famed artist collective TeamLab! Click here for all the info - entry is free but a ticket is required. This incredible outdoor art project will take place on both sides of Victoria Harbour from March 25 to June 2, 2024, offering a unique experience that combines art, science, and technology.
    • When: March 25 - June 2, 2024
    • Where: Locations across Hong Kong, https://www.museums.gov.hk/en/web/portal/artatharbour.html
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    Wan Chai's "A-Maze-Ing Harbourfront"

    Now - July 3, 2024
    • What: Head to the Wan Chai Harbourfront and its "A-Maze-ing Harbourfront" event! Now extended till July 3 due to popular demand, this free art and experiential exhibition is perfect for families and is fun for all ages. Lose yourself in five unique and captivating maze experiences, click here for more.
    • When: Now - July 3, 2024 from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Where: Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space (Area B & C), 3 Hung Hing Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
  • French May

    April & May 2024
    • What: Since its inception in 1993, French May has established itself as a major cultural festival in Asia, attracting over 200,000 visitors annually during its two-month run of over 100 diverse programs. This festival has become a staple of Hong Kong's cultural landscape, aiming to offer something for everyone by presenting a wide array of arts including heritage and contemporary pieces, music, dance, cinema, and even puppetry. Check out the full program here and family-friendly GourMay market happenings.
    • When: April & May 2024
    • Where: all over Hong Kong, https://www.frenchmay.com/en-us
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    illuminate! Run Beyond

    March 29 - April 28, 2024
    • What: Mark your calendars for a family-fun outing at the brand-new Wan Chai Harbourfront Event Space with the illuminate! Run Beyond exhibit. This is your chance to see Italian artist Angelo Bonello's enchanting "Run Beyond" light art for free! The installation will sparkle against the Victoria Harbour skyline, creating a delightful spectacle for all ages. Plus, there's a special light playground for everyone to enjoy with the stunning harbor backdrop.
    • When: March 29 - April 28, 2024
    • Where: The Harbourfront Event Space in Wan Chai, 3 Hung Hing Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, https://www.facebook.com/illuminatehk
  • Planet Walala @Harbour City

    March 21 - April 21, 2024
    • What: Harbour City celebrates Hong Kong Arts Month with "Planet Walala @Harbour City," a dazzling exhibition by French artist Camille Walala, from March 21 to April 21. The event highlights include the first Hong Kong City Sign, a 3-meter-tall installation named "Now You See It, Now You Don't," and Walala's first outdoor maze, "A-MAZE," a 3,500-square-foot colorful labyrinth. Additionally, her solo exhibition "Metropolis" at Gallery by the Harbour displays 12 abstract paintings inspired by the city's architecture. Harbour City also hosts interactive art activities to engage visitors. Walala's work, known for its Tribal-Pop style and bold geometry, transforms spaces into playful art experiences that connect viewers with the urban landscape and promote joy through vibrant colors. Entry to the exhibition is free and no registration is required.
    • When: March 21 - April 21, 2024 from 10:00am - 10:00pm
    • Where: Ocean Terminal Deck, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, https://www.harbourcity.com.hk/
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    People Mountain People Sea By Gary Card

    March 20 - July 28, 2024
    • What: The beautiful art space Oi! in North Point has been taken over by the creative mind of British artist Gary Card, as he unveils his first major solo work in Hong Kong.  A versatile talent, Card's work spans painting, sculpture, illustration, graphic design, and set design, earning him recognition as a leading young creator in London. At the exhibition, he has repurposed the historic Oi! Warehouses into a cutting-edge multimedia art venue, complete with animated and auditory elements for a full sensory encounter. Don't forget to snap pics of the huge sculpture on the Oi! Lawn. Free admission and no registration is required.
    • When: March 20 - July 28, 2024
    • Where: Oi!, 12 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong, +852 2512 3000, https://www.apo.hk/
  • AIRSIDE'S Monsters In The Universe Exhibition

    March 21 - May 5, 2024
    • What: This Easter, AIRSIDE mall is spotlighting Ken Kelleher's debut installation in Greater China, "Monsters in the Universe," featuring towering inflatables from Kelleher's Sky Bunnis series, including the Kai Tak Airport-inspired Starhopper. Visitors to The Atrium can encounter The Fuzz and The Monstrous Marvels, enjoy interactive games, a photo booth, and a claw machine. Exclusive pop-up merchandise and character-themed food truck offerings add to the immersive experience. The Monstrous Marvels series brings larger-than-life, personality-rich inflatables, a "Magical Dance Hall" for interactive fun, and the "Marvellous Selfie Box" for memorable snapshots. The "Monsters Pop-up" sells unique collectibles, from apparel to toys and accessories, while the "Amusing Distorting Mirror" provides a twist on reality with laugh-inducing reflections and photo moments.
    • When: March 21 - May 5, 2024
    • Where: AIRSIDE Plaza (G/F), The Atrium (2/F) and AIRSIDE Garden (6/F), 2 Concorde Road, Kai Tak, Kowloon, Hong Kong, https://www.airside.com.hk/en

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