Clockenflap 2023 guide, schedule and map: Hong Kong abuzz for mask-free, sold-out festival this weekend

Clockenflap is about much more than music, and the festival’s arts programme serves up a spectacular selection of Instagrammable attractions and audiovisual adventures. Open call winner Pause.Rec.Play gives everyone a chance to jam together using a collection of special sound effects; VIDEOTAGE curates a visually astonishing journey into artists’ mental imagery of local cityscapes; RELENTLESS MELT presents a special selection of abstract and psychedelic films; MEMORABILIA MOBILE invites audience members to become a model, with Clockenflap as the backdrop; while street art by CARATOES and PARENTS PARENTS, plus the ever-popular, otherworldly BIRDMEN, will provide photo ops galore. Other highlights including SOLAR SOUND SYSTEM.

As in previous years, families and children of all ages are well catered for at the festival, from puppet-based performances at TREASURE CHEST THEATRE, to demonstrating a passion for percussion at the DRUM JAM, to soothing sonic explorations with I IS ONE. Other highlights including WEST ISLAND SCHOOLOM PEACE and CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM (CDM).

FWD VIP Lounge & FWD MAX Zone

As well as showcasing a dazzling array of cutting-edge artists on the FWD Stage, FWD Insurance is also hosting its own VIP Lounge, the FWD MAX Zone and the FWD Food Bar, where attendees can enjoy a wide range of tasty cuisines amid comfy picnic vibes.  Festivalgoers can also register as an FWD MAX member to get a complimentary voucher to spend on food and drinks. Register now:

Cathay x Clockenflap Lifestyle Space

Clockenflap’s top-tier sponsor Cathay is bringing their lifestyle experience to the heart of the festival, as the airline ventures further into lifestyle territory. Visit Cathay’s lifestyle space to enjoy a series of extra-rewarding experiences—beat the high score and win miles at the arcade rhythm game, or take a selfie in front of Cathay’s bespoke wall art. Cathay is also hosting the festival’s ever-so-coveted VIP lounge, a feather wearable craft workshop, and a temporary glowing tattoo workshop. Festival goers are welcome to drop by and glam up before catching their favourite headliners.

Hoegaarden The Beer Gaarden 

Clockenflap’s Official Beer Partner HOEGAARDEN offers Clockenflappers the chance to slow down and relax at a spacious beer garden complete with beanbags, picnic tables and parasols while enjoying authentic Belgian wheat beers, fruit-flavoured brews and refreshing sorbets. The Gaarden will also feature a variety of fun photo opportunities, with staff on hand to help create slow-motion gifs that can be shared on social media. Guests can create their own unique headpieces to wear at the festival at a special Flower Crown workshop . Last but not least, popular Hong Kong artists Kaho Hung and Renci Yeung will make a special appearance on the 3rd of March to greets fans.

foodpanda Food Bar

Located right next to the Harbourflap Stage, foodpanda’s eye-catching pink area presents a special Food Bar where hungry festivalgoers can enjoy a variety of great eats as well as the chance to chill out, snap unique photos and win limited edition foodpanda x Clockenflap goodies. Don’t forget to sign up to pandapro at the event to enjoy exclusive perks!


With a variety of food suppliers cross the site, fans can chow down on an extensive selection of delicious cuisines from around the world, including a special stall by THE CHILLI LAB, which will be recreating the famous chilli sauce from the recent hit Hong Kong comedy film Chilli Laugh Story, as well as serving up local street food classics such as shumai, goose oil soy sauce lo mein noodles and chicken wings. And KUUCHI CAFÉ IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE offers a laidback setting where festivalgoers can enjoy coffee, coffee cocktail, signature Liège Waffle or other light refreshments.

Craft Market
Handmade Hong Kong returns to host the popular CRAFT MARKET, which will feature around 30 different stalls selling all manner of festival-friendly items.


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