The weather might be up and down, with showers sprinkling our sunny skies, but that won’t stop us from getting into the summer season! The summer parties have started and we’ve got a cool selection for you to choose from. From chilled out shopping sprees to an epic rooftop pool party, there’s loads going on this weekend. It’s all here in this week’s Weekender!
It’s almost a guarantee that you’ll be invited out on a junk one weekend this summer, and whilst you’re swimming in the sea and tanning on top of the boat you can also look forward to some delicious delights from The Langham Hong Kong’s Main St. Deli! Their brand new junk catering package will make your junk trips a whole lot easier, simply order from Main St. Deli at The Langham, Hong Kong and await a feast of New York-style treats. From mac ‘n’ cheese (the ultimate comfort food!), mini burgers, salads and sandwich wheels to New York cheesecake and cupcakes, there’s something for everyone in their take-away party menu (see the full-fledged menu here!). Better yet, if you order over $2,000, you can get a 10% discount and free delivery to Tsim Sha Tsui, Central or Causeway Bay ferry piers. Talk about convenient! Time to sit back, ride the waves and tuck into some tasty food…
When: Junk Season!
Where: Main St. Deli, The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Call 2132 7898 to place your order!
Summer with a splash
76 floors up at Hong Kong’s highest outdoor pool, W Hong Kong will be throwing some of the hottest parties of the year! With a breath-taking and one-of-a-kind setting, epic entertainment and music, we’re sure the HEATWAVE summer series will deliver. DJs and singers from all over the world will be attending, ensuring the pool and dance floor will be packed all night. One ticket will get you entry to the pool party AND the after party – with a complimentary drink at both… start your summer in style!
When: 28 June
Where: WET pool and after party at WOOBAR, W Hotel, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: A single shot ticket is $350 in advance or $400 at the door, get your tickets here.
Carried away with Chloé
We could never say no to afternoon tea at the Mandarin Oriental! To celebrate the launch of their new book, Chloé Attitudes, one of our favourite French fashion houses, Chloé, will share a unique selection of sketches and photographs at the Mandarin with a special ‘Get Carried Away with Chloé’ package. The exhibition will share the story of Chloé founder, Gaby Aghion, and will be accompanied by a beautiful afternoon tea. The hotel’s highly creative culinary team will produce Chloé-inspired snacks, reflecting the images displayed throughout the exhibition, which will be offered as part of the afternoon tea set. Perfect if you’re a fashionista or foodie… or both!
When: 23 June – 31 August from 3-6pm
Where: Clipper Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $278 per person, or $488 for two. To make a reservation, call the Clipper Lounge at 2820 4007.
The Fab 5
Here at Sassy, we can’t resist a good bargain! If you are anything like us, then you are going to love the Fabulous Five at 5 event this weekend. Five great vendors are combining forces to bring you sales, gifts and goodies. Go along to each of the participating shops (AME Gallery, Ginsberg + Chan, KIWI Spa, Love It and Sol Wellness) from 5-9pm for cocktails and special discounts! If you visit all five stores and get five stamps, you can be entered into their lucky draw. And it gets better, as this event has been organised in support of the charity, Enrich, with a donation from each participating shop going towards helping ethnic minority women and migrant workers in Hong Kong. Sales and cocktails, and all for charity! What more could you want?
When: 26-30 June, 5-9pm
Where: AME Gallery, Ginsberg + Chan, KIWI Spa, Love It and Sol Wellness
How much: Free entry to all shops!
Looking for the motivation to start that summer diet you keep talking about? This weekend, head on down to Choice Cooperative, one of our favourite gluten-free restaurants (see our review here), for an event dedicated to healthy eating! The food gurus will be there to share their expertise and give talks that are sure to inspire you to eat well this summer. Why not talk to a nutritionist, watch a cooking demo, or try your hand at healthy, vegan chocolate making? It’s a great way to kick-start your summer in a positive way… bring on the healthy holiday!
When: 28-29 June
Where: Choice Cooperative, 7/F BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry but you will need to pay for certain talks, see details here.
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