April is a big month in Hong Kong’s sporting calendar. Why? The Rugby Sevens of course! But if you didn’t manage to snag tickets, don’t worry: there’s plenty of other events to choose from this month. Get your diary out, because it’s going to be a busy one.


Hong Kong Sevens

Photo by August Liu/Clique Visuals, courtesy Hong Kong Rugby Union

Up there on the list of Asia’s most popular annual sporting events is the Hong Kong Sevens. The premier event in the World Rugby Sevens Series competition, this three-day tournament is a true extravaganza for not just rugby fans, but anyone keen on a carnival-like experience filled with fun, food, and music. As always, international teams will battle it out at the Hong Kong Stadium in Causeway Bay. Tickets sell out quickly, so keep your eyes peeled!

Mega Ice Hockey 5’s

Calling all ice hockey fans! If you’re in search of a free yet exciting ice hockey event, look no further. The Mega Ice Hockey 5’s is a competely free tournament featuring over 80 teams from across the globe. Don’t miss this world-class ice hockey event.

Live Music and Performance

Countdown Party N°1: Celebrate 90’s

Macao’s first-ever international jazz festival is set to take place in March 2025. To catch a glimpse of the excitement awaiting, don’t miss Countdown Party N°1: Celebrate 90’s. This lively preview of the festival will feature dance, drinks, and DJs spinning the top tunes from the 90s.

Creamfields Hong Kong 2024

Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board

Creamfields has made a name for itself as one of the UK’s biggest outdoor music festivals. Boasting spin-offs in major cities across the world, 2023 will see the EDM, house, and techno spectacular return to Hong Kong. This year’s lineup includes big names like Tiësto, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, and Baauer.

Exhibitions and Festivals

French May Arts Festival 2024

The 2024 edition of the French May Arts Festival offers a diverse array of cultural events celebrating French heritage and promoting cultural exchange. Highlights include The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Noir & Blanc — A Story of Photography, featuring black and white photographs from European and Asian collections. Collaborations in music, theatre, and dance include performances by Thierry Maillard, Eugene Pao, CY Leo, Nicolas Kerszenbaum, Wu Ho Fai, and Compagnie Käfig. The festival encourages audience participation with workshops and interactive experiences, such as Dance Reflections by Van Cleef & Arpels and French Rendezvous@Tai Kwun. There will be nearly a hundred programmes to choose from!

Tram Tales: 120 Years of Hong Kong Tramways

Riding the tram in Central
Riding the tram in Central | Photo by Chris Kirkland

The tram is arguably the most pleasant way to explore Hong Kong Island: naturally temperature-controlled, historic, and of course, cheap! Celebrate the legacy of the iconic Hong Kong tram, now 120 years old, with a trip to this free exhibition.

Arts and Culture

teamLab: Continuous

Photo by teamLab, Resonating Life which Continues to Stand © teamLab

International art collective teamLab needs no introduction. Having made a name for itself with interactive installations featuring creative plays with light and sound, the group is now set to host two new artworks in Hong Kong.


Temple Street Night Market

Temple Street, Kowloon

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A foodie destination and fortune-teller haunt, Temple Street has been revamped, and now offers classic night market vibes. Experience a multicultural food market at the new and improved market, stretching from Jordan Road to Nanking Street.

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