The City that Never Sleeps
Got a couple of days to spare? You'll need them to pack in all the city has to offer. The Feast of Hong Kung, the Feast of Maidens, the Feast of Hungry Ghosts and the Feast of the Wealth God are all celebrated this month, as is the Macau Linshui Palace Folk Culture Festival. In addition, Macau Temple Adventures provide a fascinating insight into the territory's history.
Definitely check out the entertainment in Cotai - from the Transformers 30th Anniversary Expo to art exhibitions to Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live to pop concerts. Franz Harary Mega Magic 2014 promises mind-blowing illusions, while SPLASH Vol 11 is the pool party de rigueur in Macau. Meanwhile, the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix Macau 2014 pits China, Japan, Korea and Serbia against each other in this knock-out women's volleyball competition. Bubble Fantasia in the Sky of Macau and Summer Night Bungy are as cool as they sound, and the Coloane Karting Track is all about F-U-N!
Macau Science Museum presents the fascinating Know your Locks and Keys - Locks & Security Exhibition. Or enchant the kids with the Magic Piano & The Chopin Shorts, and Constellations: dancing colours. Music lovers are well served by Macau Orchestra's Classics Series concert, and Antonio Hart's Evening Concert under the stars.
The Macau Museum of Art has mounted a spectacular exhibition called Masterpieces of Painting from French National Museums. Fashion Pop Up Shop and Macau Fashion Gallery present the best in local design. Ox Warehouse is featuring exhibitions, shows, seminars and workshops, while 10fantasia continues to shine the creative spotlight on local arts groups.
Strollers should 'Step Out, Experience Macau's Communities', visit the Flea Market in old Taipa Village, the 5 Outobro Street Fair and 'Sun Never Left'. GO-SEES shop + art tour is definitely a new way to shop and see the city. Or catch one of several weekend performances of martial arts, dragon dances, lion dances, Portuguese dancing, street dancing and balloon-twisting in some of the city's beautiful squares. 'Experience Macau' app, 'Macau Cultural Map' app, 'WiFi Go', the audio guide, free guided tours and Macau budget hotels website are all at hand to help you manoeuvre round the City that Never Sleeps!