From craft beers to simulated racing and action on the golf course, the month is packed with events to delight all in the family

1. Beertopia

When: October 5-6

Where: Central Harbourfront 

What: Beer lovers learn about and taste quality brews as they enjoy live entertainment at the city’s biggest annual craft beer festival.

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2. Sideways 24 Hour Endurance Race

When: October 6-7

Where: Sideways Racing Simulator & Sports Bar

What: Hosted by the Sideways Driving Club, the charity endurance race tests the driving skills of 15 teams in a simulated racing environment, with funds raised going to HandsOn Hong Kong, which supports local communities in need.

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3. Jazz on the Beach

When: Oct 6

Where: Treasure Island Restaurant & Bar

What: The city’s first sunset beach jazz event features leading musicians, including Ted Lo (pictured), Eugene Pao, Sylvain Gagnon, Andy Gander and Angelita Li.

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4. Hong Kong Tennis Open

When: Oct 6-14

Where: Victoria Park Tennis Stadium

What: The annual Hong Kong Tennis Open returns in 2018 with players including Alizé Cornet, Garbiñe Muguruza and Wang Qiang.

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5. Clearwater Bay Open

When: October 11-14

Where: Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club

What: The season finale of the PGA Tour Series-China is a great opportunity to catch some of the region’s best golfers in action, including Yi Cao and Charlie Saxon.

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6. Great Hong Kong Craft Beer Festival

When: October 12-13

Where: PMQ

What: The inaugural festival will present the best brews from more than 25 local and international breweries.

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7. The Opera House Hong Kong

When: October 21

Where: Grand Cinema 

What: A new film by Emmy-winning documentary maker Susan Froemke, which chronicles the creation and history of New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, is screened as part of The Met: Live in HD series.

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8. Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival

When: October 25-28

Where: Central Harbourfront

What: More than 400 booths tickle the tastebuds with everything from gourmet food and wine pairings to single malts and craft beer against one of the world’s great skylines.

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9. Giselle

When: October 26 to November 4

Where: Cultural Centre

What: The Hong Kong Ballet, accompanied by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, presents a new production of the classic choreographed by Septime Webre and Charla Genn and coached by ballet star Julio Bocca.

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See also: 10 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In October

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