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Events calendar (October 2017 – June 2018)

Events in the Victoria Harbour

2017

2018

October 2017

 
1. House of Vans HK
Date & Time 6-7 Oct 2017 (Fri & Sat)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Carnival
Actual / Expected Attendance 3,000
Organiser(s) VF Hong Kong Limited
Event Details
  • Workshops, market and music show
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.vans.com/houseofvansasia
 
2. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 7, 21 and 28 Oct 2017 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
3. Shau Kei Wan Dragon Boat Competition 2017
Date & Time 8 Oct 2017 (Sun)
Venue Aldrich Bay Promenade
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 2,700
Organiser(s) Shau Kei Wan National Dragon Boat Organization
Event Details
  • Public can view the event from the nearby seafront
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.skwndb.org/
 
4. HK to Vietnam Race starts
Date & Time 18 Oct 2017 (Wed)
Venue Victoria Harbour starts
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 180 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Offshore Race to Vietnam
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
5. Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival
Date & Time 26 to 29 Oct 2017 (Thu to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 140,000
Organiser(s) Hong Kong Tourism Board
Event Details
  • Visitors and the public can join wine and dine programmes and enjoy music performance
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/see-do/events-festivals/highlight-events/wine-dine-festival.jsp
 
6. New World Harbour Race 2017
Date & Time 29 Oct 2017 (Sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour (Wan Chai Temporary Promenade)
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 3,000
Organiser(s) Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association
Event Details
  • Swimming Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://hkasa.org.hk/
 
7. SUNIFG HALLOWEEN STREETATHON @kowloon east 2017
Date & Time 29 Oct 2017 (Sun)
Venue Fly the Flyover01 (Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong)
Nature of Event Running Event
Actual / Expected Attendance 2,200
Organiser(s) RunOurCity
Event Details
  • Halloween Streetathon Carnival and Outdoor Live Music Show
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://runourcity.org/en/Home/HalloweenStreetathon

November 2017

 
8. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 4, 11 and 25 Nov 2017 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
9. The Opening of the 13th Central & Western District Sports Festival
Date & Time 5 Nov 2017 (Sun)
Venue Central & Western District Promenade-Central Section
Nature of Event Running Race and Carnival
Actual / Expected Attendance 3,000
Organiser(s) Central & Western District Recreation and Sports Association
Event Details
  • Parent-child games, sports demonstration, dance and orchestra performance
Links to Event / Organisers' website
 
10. Kwun Tong Dragon Boat Race
Date & Time 5 Nov 2017 (Sun)
Venue Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter
Nature of Event Boat Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 2,000
Organiser(s) Kwun Tong Dragon Boat Sport Association
Event Details
  • Dragon Boat Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.ktdragon.org
 
11. Symphony Under The Stars
Date & Time 11 Nov 2017 (Sat)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Classical Music concert
Actual / Expected Attendance 25,000
Organiser(s) Hong Kong Philharmonic
Event Details
  • Music performance
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.hkphil.org
 
12. Around The Island Race
Date & Time 12 Nov 2017 (Sun)
Venue Start & finish in the Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 1,600 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • A pursuit race circumnavigate Hong Kong Island
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
13. Clockenflap 2017
Date & Time 17 to 19 Nov 2017 (Fri to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Music Festival
Actual / Expected Attendance 70,000 over 3 days
Organiser(s) Magnetic Asia Ltd
Event Details
  • Outdoor music and arts festival
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.clockenflap.com
 
14. Lipton Trophy
Date & Time 18 Nov 2017 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 250 – 300 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Pursuit Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
15. Kowloon City Harbour Race
Date & Time 19 Nov 2017 (Sun)
Venue Harbourfront outside Tai Wan Shan Swimming Pool in Hung Hom
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 1,500
Organiser(s) Kowloon City District Recreation and Sports Council
Event Details
  • Public can view the event from the nearby seafront
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.kcdrsc.org/

December 2017

 
16. 2017 FIA Formula E Hong Kong ePrix
Date & Time 2 and 3 Dec 2017 (Sat & Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space and nearby locations
Nature of Event Electric car racing
Actual / Expected Attendance 40,000
Organiser(s) Formula Electric Racing (Hong Kong) Limited
Event Details
  • The first race of season 4 of the FIA Formula E Championship
  • Fully electric single-seater motor racing in Central street circuit
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.hkformulae.com/
 
17. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 2, 16 and 23 Dec 2017 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
18. The Great European Carnival 2017-2018
Date & Time 18 Dec 2017 to 25 Feb 2018 (Mon to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Carnival
Actual / Expected Attendance 1,000,000
Organiser(s) The Great European Carnival Limited
Event Details
  • Games, thrill rides and kids rides with daily entertainment
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.tgec.asia/
 
19. Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations
Date & Time 31 Dec 2017 (Sun)
Venue Both sides of Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 300,000
Organiser(s) Hong Kong Tourism Board
Event Details
  • Visitors and the public can enjoy the pyrotechnics and fireworks with music show on both sides of Victoria Harbour
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/see-do/events-festivals/highlight-events/countdown.jsp
 
20. 2017 Central and Western District New Year Countdown
Date & Time 31 Dec 2017 (Sun)
9:30 pm - 12:30 am
Venue Viewing Platform No.1 at the Central & Western District Promenade-Central Section (near Tamar Park)
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 3,500
Organiser(s) Central & Western District Office an d Central & Western District Council
Event Details
  • Dance and singing performance featuring local artists, witnessing countdown and new year fireworks at Victoria Harbour
Links to Event / Organisers' website
 
21. 2018 Kwai Tsing District New Year Count Down
Date & Time 31 Dec 2017 (Sun)
7:30 pm - 12:15 am
Venue Tsing Yi Promenade
(Maritime Square Portion)
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 5,000
Organiser(s) Kwai Tsing District Council Festivals Working Group & Union of Women (Cheung On)
Event Details
  • The public can enjoy stage performances and new year count down at the promenade
Links to Event / Organisers' website

January 2018

 
22. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 13 and 21 Jan 2018 (Sat & Sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
23. Volvo Ocean Race– HK stop race village
Date & Time 17 to 31 Jan 2018 (Mon to Fri)
Venue Kai Tak Runway Park
Nature of Event Sailing Race & Race Festival
Actual / Expected Attendance 80 crew and 5,000 – 10,000 visitors per day
Organiser(s) Hosted by: Hong Kong Sailing Federation
Event Details
  • Participating boats will take part in two key races, namely In-Port Race and Round the Island Race
  • Visitors can enjoy virtual reality, 3-D cinema, interactive games, food, lion dances, live music and DJ’s performance at the Race Festival hub
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.volvooceanracehk.com/zh/

February 2018

 
24. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 4 Feb 2018 (Sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
25. Volvo Ocean Race – Leg 7 starts
Date & Time 7 Feb 2018 (Wed)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 100 crew
Organiser(s) Volvo Ocean Race
Event Details
  • Race to Auckland
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.volvooceanrace.com
 
26. HKRNVR Memorial Cup
Date & Time 10 Feb 2018 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 250 – 300 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Pursuit Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
27. HONG KONG STREETATHON @kowloon 2018
Date & Time 25 Feb 2018 (Sun)
Venue Open space outside Kai Tak Cruise Terminal
Nature of Event Running Event & Carnival
Actual / Expected Attendance 20,000
Organiser(s) RunOurCity
Event Details
  • 10km & Half Marathon Races
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://kowloon.streetathon.hk/

March 2018

 
28. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 3, 10, 17 and 24 Mar 2018 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
29. Taste of Hong Kong
Date & Time 22-25 March 2018 (Thu to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Food festival
Actual / Expected Attendance 20,000
Organiser(s) International Management Group (Overseas) LLC
Event Details
  • Gourmet Food Festival
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.hongkong.tastefestivals.com
 
30. Art Central
Date & Time 27 Mar – 1 April 2018(Tue to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Art Exhibition
Actual / Expected Attendance 25,000
Organiser(s) Art Central Hong Kong
Event Details
  • Art exhibition
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://artcentralhongkong.com/
 
31. Rolex China Sea Race
Date & Time 28 Mar 2018 (Wed)
Venue Victoria Harbour starts
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 300 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Offshore Race to Philippines
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk

April 2018

 
32. 18+ Central
Date & Time 5-8 April 2018 (Thu to Sun)
Venue Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Exhibition
Actual / Expected Attendance 12,000
Organiser(s) Vertical Expo Services Co. Ltd
Event Details
  • Adult Expo
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.18pluscentral.com/
 
33. Harbour Racing
Date & Time 7, 14, 29 Apr 2018 (sat & sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 150 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
34. Tomes Cup
Date & Time 21 Apr 2018 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 250 – 300 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Pursuit Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
35. Nations’ Cup
Date & Time 22 Apr 2018 (Sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 250 – 300 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Pursuit Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk

May 2018

 
36. Kwai Tsing District Dragon Boat Invitation Races
Date & Time May 2018 (Sun) (Date to be confirmed) 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Tentative)
Venue Tsing Yi North East Park Waterfront
Nature of Event Annual/Festive Celebration
Actual / Expected Attendance About 2,000-3,000 audiences and about 30 dragon boat racing teams
Organiser(s) Kwai Tsing District Council Festivals Working Group
Event Details
  • Sponsored by Kwai Tsing District Council
  • Free admission
  • Public can view the dragon boat racing along the Tsing Yi Promenade
Links to Event / Organisers' website
 
37. Saturday Harbour Racing
Date & Time 5, 12, 26 May 2018 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Weekly
Actual / Expected Attendance 250 crew on a weekly basis
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Regular Class racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
38. Spring Regatta
Date & Time 19 & 20 May 2018 (Sat & Sun)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Race
Actual / Expected Attendance 400-450 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Fleet Racing
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk

June 2018

 
39. Sunset Series
Date & Time 1,8,15,22,29 Jun 2018 (Fri)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Regatta
Actual / Expected Attendance 60 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Fun Race
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
40. Sunshine Series
Date & Time 2,9,16,23,30 Jun 2018 (Sat)
Venue Victoria Harbour
Nature of Event Sailing Regatta
Actual / Expected Attendance 20 crew
Organiser(s) Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
Event Details
  • Race / Training
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.rhkyc.org.hk
 
41. Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival
Date & Time 22 – 24 Jun 2018 (Fri to Sun)
Venue Race course: Victoria Harbour BeerFest: Central Harbourfront Event Space
Nature of Event Annual
Actual / Expected Attendance 5,000 participants and 70,000 spectators
Organiser(s) Hong Kong Tourism Board and Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association
Event Details
  • Visitors and the public can view the dragon boat races along the Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section) and participate in the BeerFest at the Central Harbourfront Event Space
Links to Event / Organisers' website http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/see-do/events-festivals/highlight-events/dragon-boat-carnival.jsp