The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now

The best concerts, films, comedy shows and more on Time Out Tickets

Jay Hardway
With Hoodboi, EAP Music Festival, Monster Jam and The Bodyguard all taking place over the next few days, it's a particularly busy one this week – make sure you take a look at our picks for the best upcoming events and book them, right here, right now. It really couldn't be any easier.

Sport

Singapore International Champions Cup

Singapore's annual International Champions Cup (ICC) hosts three of European football's biggest powerhouses with English Premier League champions Chelsea set to battle it out against German champions Bayern Munich and the historically revered Italian side Inter Milan.

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Singapore National Stadium , Singapore Pudong Shanghai Shanghai 25 Jul , 27 Jul , 29 Jul Buy tickets

NHL China Games 2017

Critics' pick

Kicking off in September, the 2017 NHL China Games will feature the LA Kings and Vancouver Canucks facing-off in Shanghai and Beijing for two pre-season games. With both teams coming off fairly middling 2016-2017 seasons, watch the Kings and Canucks play for pride and test their mettle in front of Chinese crowds.

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Beijing LeSports Center (formerly Wukesong Arena) , 69 Fuxing Lu 23 Sep Buy tickets

Film

Dahufa

Critics' pick

A surreal and violent story, Dahufa follows the tale of a pocket-rocket assassin who travels to a strange town populated by peanut-headed humanoids in search of a missing prince. Influenced by art styles such as Van Gogh and Chinese ink painting, this fantastical animation features stylistic fight scenes and gorgeous animation.

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Cinemas around Beijing 13 Jul - 08 Aug Buy tickets

Despicable Me 3

Critics' pick

Juggernaut children's film series Despicable Me returns in this madcap third installment. Now a reformed supervillain, Gru is tempted to return to a life of crime after his long-lost brother Dru attempts to recruit him for a major heist.

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Cinemas around Beijing 06 Jul - 06 Aug Buy tickets

Wonder Woman

Critics' pick

One of DC's arguably most famous superheroes finally makes her way to the cinemas in a belter of a big-screen adaptation. Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman follows Diana, princess of the Amazons, as she leaves her sheltered island home Themyscira to prevent a global threat during World War I.

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Cinemas around Beijing 02 Jun - 28 Jul Buy tickets

Our Time Will Come

Critics' pick

Set in the 1940s, Our Time Will Come follows the story of Fang Gu, a schoolteacher who eventually becomes a leading figure of the Chinese resistance during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. Less a drama about glorifying the brave, this film is instead a thoughtful and haunting depiction of everyday life in a fallen city.

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Cinemas around Beijing 30 Jun - 30 Jul Buy tickets
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Things to do

Monster Jam

Critics' pick

The action-packed, live motorsport event that combines off-road stunts with tricked-out monster trucks arrives in Beijing. Featuring world-class drivers facing off in racing and freestyle competitions, watch them perform all manner of adrenaline-pumping, gravity-defying feats. Think Top Gear cranked up to 11.

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National Stadium (Bird's Nest) (国家体育场) , 18 Beichen Donglu 29 Jul Buy tickets

Outdoor Film Screenings at Hutong Courtyard

With summer evenings in Beijing now being delightfully balmy, head to the Waldorf Astoria's Hutong Courtyard to watch Oscar-winning films under the stars. Entry includes free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks, plus a variety of canapes and sweet treats.

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Waldorf Astoria Beijing , 5-15 Jinyu Hutong Every Friday,Saturday Buy tickets

Beijing Hutong Breakfast Tour

Join UnTour to sample authentic and delicious Chinese snacks just slightly off the beaten track. Over the course of three hours, participants will get to eat their way through 5000 years of culinary history, learn interesting facts from a bilingual guide as well as gain an appreciation for local artisans and their handmade treats.

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UnTour Every Wednesday,Sunday Buy tickets

Nightlife

Hoodboi

Critics' pick

Hoodboi returns to Beijing with his dancefloor-friendly EDM and 'hyper R'n'B' beats courtesy of Dianyintai – who are partly using this show to whet appetites for this year's Storm Festival in Shanghai. As such, they're promising special visuals and a cyborg theme for this performance, with support coming from WhyBeatZ, Major and DJ 4tael.

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Modernsky Lab , 5-108 Galaxy Soho 29 Jul Buy tickets

EAP Music Festival

Critics' pick

A brand new music project inspired by Las Vegas' Electric Daisy Carnival, EAP (Electric Amusement Park) Music Festival features a huge lineup of world-class DJs such as Jay Hardway, Virtual Riot and DJ Motor playing sets against the backdrop of carnival rides and amusement park mayhem.

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Fun Capital Park , The west of Dengzhuang village (城南街道邓庄村西) Changping Beijing Beijing 29-30 Jul Buy tickets

Music

Liam Gallagher

Critics' pick

Liam Gallagher, brother of Noel Gallagher and former frontman of legendary Britpop group Oasis arrives in Beijing to perform a (pre-approved) set of classic tunes from their extensive catalogue. His debut solo album As You Were is scheduled to be released this year, so fans can also expect sneak peeks of new material.

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Olympic Sports Center (奥体中心体育馆) , 1 Anding Lu 10 Aug Buy tickets

Ariana Grande

Critics' pick

Arguably one of the world's biggest popstars right now, Ariana Grande's released megahits such as 'Problem', 'Break Free', and 'Into You'. Arriving in Beijing to perform her first ever mainland China show, expect a blockbuster performance featuring killer vocals and pop bangers from her extensive discography.

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Beijing LeSports Center (formerly Wukesong Arena) , 69 Fuxing Lu 26 Aug Buy tickets

Stage

The Bodyguard

Critics' pick

Starring Carole Stennett in the role of Rachel Marron, the role made famous by Whitney Houston, this summer's cheesy, guilty pleasure features a whole host of Whitney Houston's greatest hits, including arguably one of the biggest love songs of all time, 'I Will Always Love You'.

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Poly Theatre (保利剧院) , 14 Dongzhimen Nan Dajie 22-30 Jul Buy tickets

Sister Act

Featuring original music by Tony and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the entertaining story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and is put into witness protection - at a convent.

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Century Theatre (世纪剧院) , 40 Liangmaqiao Lu 18-27 Aug Buy tickets

Slava's Snowshow

Winner of the Laurence Olivier award in England, this production is a cavalcade of organized chaos and discovery. Immersing viewers in a dream-like world, Slava's Snowshow culminates in a breathtaking blizzard that leaves the audience literally knee-deep in snow - lots and lots of snow.

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Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (天桥艺术中心) , Tianqiao Nandajie 30 Aug - 01 Sep Buy tickets

Jersey Boys

Critics' pick

Winner of four Tony awards including Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of the rise, and eventual break-up, of pop superstars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Moving and insightful, this slickly-produced musical features the best songs from The Four Seasons' extensive catalogue of relentlessly catchy and infectious hits.

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Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (天桥艺术中心) , Tianqiao Nandajie 30 Dec - 07 Jan Buy tickets

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