Macau entertainment

Top Choice Theatre in Cotai

House of Dancing Water

‘The House of Dancing Water’, Macau’s most expensively made show, is a breathtaking melange of stunts, acrobatics and theatre designed by Franco Dragone, the former director of Cirque du Soleil. The magic revolves a…
Top Choice Live Music in Macau Peninsula

Live Music Association

The go-to place for indie music in Macau, this excellent dive inside an industrial building hosts live acts from Macau and overseas. There are two or three bands a week, with past performers including Cold Cave, Bud…
Casino in Cotai

City of Dreams

In addition to a sprawling gaming floor, this colossal hotel-casino-mall complex is home to four sleek hotels, several dozen restaurants (that include award-winning kitchens), kilometres of malls, and theatres large…
Casino in Cotai


Said to be one of the 10 largest buildings in the world, the Venetian is 980,000 sq metres of what might be described as Casino Gothic architecture, packed to the gills with busloads of goggle-eyed tourists. Feature…
Casino in Cotai

Galaxy Macau

Towering over Cotai like a sci-fi palace out of Star Wars, the ginormous gold-and-white Galaxy is one of the most extravagant megacasinos in the city (and that's saying something). It contains six hotels, more than …
Casino in Macau Peninsula

Wynn Macau Casino

Despite the outdoor Performance Lake, which gives a fountain show every 15 minutes to the tune of 'Money Makes the World Go Round' or Chinese tunes, the Wynn is one of Macau's more tranquil casino complexes. The gam…
Cinema in Macau Peninsula

Cinematheque Passion

An attractive yellow house shelters Macau's art-house cinema and film archive. There are regular screenings of Macanese movies and films about the city. But even if you're not here for the flicks, it's worth going t…
Casino in Macau Peninsula

MGM Grand Macau

With softly lit casino floors and a bland upmarket shopping mall, you might think the MGM is less flashy than its brethren. But then you walk into the Grande Praça, a vast domed indoor plaza based on the streets of …
Dance in Macau Peninsula

Comuna de Pedra

This edgy but elusive contemporary-dance company has performed everywhere – in parks, on rooftops, in factories, and on stage in Macau and overseas. See its website for updates.
Casino in Cotai

Wynn Palace

Wynn Palace has upped the game by having its own cable-car system take visitors around a huge fountain with dragon-topped pillars, dancing spouts and music. The free ride affords a bird's-eye view of the hotel pool …