What’s on this month…
Take out your planners ladies, because this month’s events are definitely worth noting! Celebrate the height of summer with junk trips, EDM parties, delicious food inspired by countries all over the world, and yes, even a book fair for our fellow bookworms. July is shaping up to be one of the best months of the year! Come out and celebrate summer 2016 in true Sassy fashion…
Walid Raad Art Project
Walid Raad’s new art project,‘Section 39_Index XXXVII: Traboulsi’ takes inspiration from renowned Hong Kong artist Ha Bik Chuen’s collage books, and his Beirut-based collaborator Suha Traboulsi’s “sculptural spaces”. Check it out for a relaxing yet thought-provoking day out with a new friend.
When: Tuesday, 21 June – Saturday, 3 September, Monday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Where: AAA Library, Asia Art Archive, 11/F, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry.
Canada Chamber of Commerce Foodie Week
In collaboration with some of HK’s leading restaurants, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be representing all things Canadian and encouraging you to try some of the country’s finest dishes around Central and LKF. Simply pick up one of their foodie passports and the more you eat, the greater your chances are of winning a trip with Air Canada!
When: Friday, 1 July – Sunday, 31 July
Where: Pick up your foodie passports from Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Pricing varies based on the dishes ordered.
4th of July Block Party
There’s no better way to celebrate America’s Independence Day than with the holy grail of American food – burgers and donuts. And to celebrate, The Butchers Club is combining these two foodie treats to create “The Glory Hole,” a burger with donuts… as buns! You might as well start off July with a cheat day, right?
When: Friday, 1 July – Monday, 4 July
Where: The Butchers Club Burger, G/F, Rialto Building, 2 Landale Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: “The Glory Hole” burger is $100.
Don’t Let Daddy Know Live in Macau
For all our fellow EDM lovers, DLDK is coming to Macau and it’s going to be the party of the year. Known for its mind-blowing visual and special effects, DLDK will take you on a ride filled with loud music, crazy energy and excitement.
When: Friday, 1 July 9pm – Saturday, 2 June 3am
Where: Macau Studio City, Estr. Flor de Lotus, Cotai Strip, Macao, China
How much: Tickets start from $850. Book yours here. Don’t forget to check out the trailer for the event too!
Magic at the Fringe
It’s hard to deny magic when it’s so much fun to watch. Magic at the Fringe’s last show is coming up so be sure to grab a ticket (please note that shows are only in Cantonese!) before the magic ends!
When: Wednesday, 6 July at 8.30pm
Where: The Fringe Club, Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Purchase your tickets in advance for $200, or grab them on the day for $230. Tickets can be bought here.
Jack Wills Summer Pool Party
What would summer be without a pool party? Jack Wills is throwing a summer bash that’s guaranteed to be everything you’ve ever dreamed of. It’s all going down on the rooftop of the W Hotel, with renowned DJs, complimentary drinks and so much more.
When: Sunday, 9 July 6pm – 3am
Where: WET, 76/F, W Hotel Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $300 for Early Bird tickets but hurry as there’s only a limited number! Click here to buy your tickets.
The Good Life – Junk Trip
We love a junk here in Honkers, so it was practically a no brainer when All That Junk and San Miguel Pale Pilsen decided to collaborate and bring us “The Good Life” – a double junk that’s double the fun. With a homestyle buffet, unlimited beer and two stages of live entertainment, this is bound to be an unforgettable day.
When: Sunday, 10 July, 10am – 6pm
Where: Central Ferry Pier 10, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Early birds are $550 (until 3 July), regular tickets cost $600. Be sure to purchase tickets beforehand!
Fatboy Slim at Pacha Macau
If you love loud music, crazy dancing and want a truly memorable experience, then head over to Macau to see Fatboy Slim play his inescapable House hits all night long! There’s even free admission for the first 100 ladies to arrive – better hurry, girls!
When: Friday, 15 July, 9pm – late
Where: Pacha Macau, Studio City, Taipa, Ilhas, Macau
How much: Early bird tickets $200 (until 5 July); advance tickets $250 (6 July – 15 July). All tickets include one free drink. Purchase tickets here.
Bastille Day Brunch at La Vache
Like many Hong Kongers, one of our favourite meals is brunch. And La Vache will be celebrating Bastille Day in style with a free-flowing French feast (hello unlimited steak frites!), a photo booth and heaps of entertainment to celebrate this special day in France.
When: Sunday, 17 July, 12-4pm
Where: 48 Peel Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $498 per person (+10% service charge)
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival HK
Australia’s ultimate comedy road show is coming to Hong Kong in a night of silly, satirical and side-splitting humour! Head over to the Fringe Club for a taste of hilarious Australian comedy.
When: Monday, 18 July – Sunday, 24 July, 8pm
Where: The Fringe Club, Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start from $280. For details, check out the Fringe Club here.
Black Sheep x Soul Food Pop Up
Skip the flight and experience a taste of Thailand at Black Sheep x Soul Food’s Pop-up! Blending the classic, authentic flavours of Bangkok with Hong Kong’s fresh produce, this is a must-visit pop-up for any foodies.
When: Tuesday, 19 July – Saturday, 23 July
Where: 28-30 Elgin St, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Depends what you order! Advanced tickets available from July 1st at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 3897 6666 for reservations.
Hong Kong Book Fair 2016
Calling all bookworms! The Hong Kong Book Fair is back for the 27th year running, featuring hundreds of unique publications and cultural events. We know some of our Sassy Girls can’t go anywhere without a good book in hand, so this is perfect for those who prefer a nice night in with a glass of wine and a killer novel.
When: Wednesday, 20 July – Tuesday, 26 July. Check out the specific hours for each day here.
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Morning tickets (entry before 12pm) are $10, otherwise adults are $25, and children are $10. For more info, visit their website here.
Let It Be Musical
The Let It Be Musical is heading to HK, celebrating the wonderful music of The Beatles – and it’s going be absolutely amazing. Make sure to pick up your tickets as this is a spectacle not to miss!
When: Friday, 22 July at 8pm; Saturday, 23 July, 8pm; Sunday, 24 July,10.30am & 3.30pm
Where: Asia World-Expo, Runway 11, Cheong Wing Road, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets start from $288 per person. Purchase tickets here.
Tegan and Sara in Hong Kong
Tegan and Sara are coming to Hong Kong for one night only! And if you haven’t heard of the Candadian duo before, be sure to check out their top hits and grab your tickets ASAP.
When: Thursday, 28 July, 8pm
Where: Rotunda 3, Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
How much: $588. Purchase them here.