The weather is warming up and so is Hong Kong’s events calendar! Post-Lunar New Year, flagship arts events are back in full swing, while music, marathons, and cultural fests are here to offer a festive vibe. With two public holidays (Good Friday and Holy Saturday on the 29th and 30th respectively), there’s a lot to look forward to in March.

Live Music and Performance

ComplexCon Hong Kong 2024

Since 2016, ComplexCon has operated as a two-day extravaganza in Los Angeles, uniting musical acts, creatives, and influencers for an eclectic fusion of fashion, sneakers, art, food, and music. Marking its Asian debut, ComplexCon will unfold at the AsiaWorld-Expo during Hong Kong Arts Month. Expect a wide variety of musical performances by top DJs in the region, as well as exclusive merch.

Arts and Culture

Hong Kong Flower Show 2024

The Hong Kong Flower Show is back at Victoria Park, boasting stunning arrangements that put the spotlight on Angelonia, this year’s featured flower. Explore 55 stalls offering flowers, gardening items, food, drinks, books, and crafts. Enjoy musical performances, demos, workshops, and guided visits.

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Hong Kong Art Festival 2024

Since first launching in 1973, the Hong Kong Arts Festival has grown into one of the city’s most vibrant cultural events. Celebrating its 52nd anniversary this year, the Hong Kong Arts Festival attracts an impressive lineup of artists, ballet troupes, orchestras, dancers, conductors, pianists, and singers.

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.

Art Basel 2024

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With a calendar full of exciting arts events, Hong Kong is steadily regaining its footing as a premier destination for the creative and artistically inclined. This March will see the return of the Hong Kong edition of Art Basel, a leading platform connecting collectors, galleries, and artists. Representing 243 galleries from a across the world, the 11th edition of this art extravaganza is one to attend.

Art Central 2024

Shining a spotlight on contemporary work coming out of the Asia Pacific region, and showcasing established artists across the globe, Art Central is a platform for more than 100 international galleries, from Tokyo, Taipei, Sydney and Seoul, to name just a few. Though there is no doubt a strong focus on emerging Asian artists, you can also see works from Europe, South America, and North America, making it a dynamic and varied international art event.

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.

Sports

Sun Life Pokémon Run

Catering to children aged 3 and above, the inaugural Pokémon Run is set to offer family-friendly fun at its finest. Beyond the race, the Pokémon Run Carnival awaits with various themed activities, including a Meet and Greet with popular characters, game booths, photo spots, and a towering 6-meter Pikachu.

Jockey Club Vitality Run

This year’s Vitality Run along Shing Mun River in Sha Tin offers two race categories: a 3km route for all ages and a challenging 10km race for participants aged 16 or above. Registrants receive a T-shirt, souvenirs, and a certificate/medal for timely completion, with prizes for the Most Creative Costume and Overall Best Team Costume. Yuen Wo Playground hosts additional activities, including stage performances, game booths, a photo corner, and an interactive sports zone featuring multimedia and virtual reality technologies.

Shopping

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.

Food and Beverage

Vegetarian Food Asia

8–10 March, 2024
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

Hong Kong’s biggest and most diverse vegetarian and green living expo Vegetarian Food Asia will take place in Wan Chai this month. If you’re passionate about vegetarian living and nutrition, and curious about the future of health trends, don’t miss this event.

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