Five Kids and Family-Friendly Events in Hong Kong this February 2023
by: The Beat Asia
February 07, 2023
Following the quiet winter of Christmas and Chinese New Year celebrations, February brings us a jam-packed month of fun-themed activities, family-fun events and things to do on the weekends with your kiddies. Check out guide for the five best things to do with kids in Hong Kong this February 2023.
Tabby McTat Live!
Early February will see a return of our favourite purring and happy cat, Tabby McTat for a live performance at the Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre. Known internationally as Fred’s guitar-playing busking cat, Tabby isn’t shy to show his face with his musical adaption of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s classic novel. Playing seven times over the weekend, be sure to purchase your tickets via HK Ticketing for a chance to bring your children to catch this beloved feline furry.
When: Feb. 10 to 12
Where: Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Starting from HK$375
Juliet & Romeo
As part of its legendary schedule showcasing the finest of drama, art, and music at HK Arts Festival, a modern adaptation of Juliet & Romeo comes to Hong Kong for five nights, telling the tale of two 40-something-year-olds stuck in a sour marriage and haunted by the youthful memories of their elopement.
Lost Dog’s production marries dance, comedy, confessions and Shakespearean truths for a modern approach to the age-old story, exploring marital crisis and raw emotions. Tickets can be purchased on HK Arts Festival site. With strong language, the play is recommended for children ages 12-years-old and above.
When: 8:15PM - 9:30PM, Feb. 15 to 19
Where: Hong Kong City Hall Theatre, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Starting from HK$260
African Baking Workshop: Zambia Cuisine
Tsim Sha Tsui-located African Center will host a hands-on family African cooking workshop designed to teach you the traditional cooking methods and techniques of rich Zambian cuisine, alongside story-telling of life and culture of the southern African nation.
Ingredients are included in the ticket price, available to purchase on eventbrite, which will bring families, kids, students and new friends through the recipes popular in Zambia. Dine at the welcoming center after you put your hearts and hands to work creating your lunch!
When: 11AM - 2PM, Feb. 18
Where: Africa Center Hong Kong, 12/F, 21 Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: HK$200 for students, HK$250 for general
AIA Vitality Hub Kids Warrior Bootcamp
AIA Vitality Hub’s free bootcamp for kid warriors is your perfect excuse to get your little ones working on bodily strength, agility, speed and power at the free workout sessions outside the Hong Kong Observation Wheel
Designed to help kids develop self-confidence, body awareness, and speed, the weekly one-hour lessons are planned for fun, with parents encouraged to join in to start the Year of the Rabbit all healthy and strong. Book here to secure your place.
When: 2:00PM - 3:00PM, Feb. 18
Where: Hong Kong Observation Wheel & AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free
The Big 8 special exhibition at Hong Kong Science Museum
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s establishment, the Hong Kong Science Museum present a landmark dinosaur exhibition featuring eight of the most iconic creatures together for the first time in its history.
Extended to Feb. 22 due to popular demand, the exhibition presents a great holding of original fossil material and some of the world’s most complete fossil skeletons in a showcase of the latest research into dinosaurs. Admission is free but you can book your tickets in advance on Klook.
When: Now until Feb. 22
Where: Hong Kong Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
How much: Free
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