What’s on this weekend…
One minute it’s glorious sunshine, the next it’s a red rainstorm. We say stick it to the unpredictable weather and enjoy some of these cool events happening around town. Treat yourself to a free mini facial with Caudalie or make your way around some of the city’s hottest bars in pursuit of rum, it’s all here in this week’s Weekender…
We work hard here in Hong Kong, and we deserve a little mid-week treat to lift our spirits after those long hours at the office! Join Caudalie’s Sorbet Soirée and celebrate the launch of their new Vinosource collection with an evening of wine, treats, special surprises and mini facials. The perfect pre-weekend pamper party!
When: Thursday, 19 May, 6 – 9pm
Where: Caudalie Boutique Spa, 3 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Don’t forget to RSVP and select your preferred 20-minute time slot for the mini facial (available from 6-9pm).
For the very first time in Asia, the Rum Run is coming to Hong Kong! They say the best Rum Runs require no running, whatsoever. We here at Sassy tend to agree. From now until Friday, 27 May, become a rum aficionado and travel across Hong Kong to collect stamps to add to your very own rum passport. Collect all 26 stamps from participating Hong Kong Rum Run (HKRR) bars, hand in your passport to the any one of them, and one lucky rum-runner will win a cash prize of over $2,000! And there are even more prizes in store… Talk about getting a run for your money.
When: Sunday, 1 May – Friday, 27 May
Where: Check out the list of participating bars, click here!
How much: The drinks aren’t free, but the fun is!
TÍMON is holding their annual Pirate Piñata Party to kick off summer ’16! Spend your Friday night right and enjoy Spanish Tapas with friends and pirates alike. There’s no better way to celebrate the weekend than with good friends, good music and good booze. There will be free-flow Cava, Beer, Sangria, Wine, Rum, Spanish Tapas and oysters for you to tuck into while you listen to the sweet sounds from DJ Ignotus. And don’t forget to take a snap at the Pirate Polaroid Photo Booth! P.S. If you dress up as a real pirate you’ll be rewarded with an exclusive free cocktail prepared by guest mixologist, Eddie Oei. Aye aye, captain!
When: Friday, 13 May, 7pm – midnight
Where: Tímon Seafood Tapas Bar & Restaurant, G/F, 33 ShipStreet, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $480 (standard) and $420 (early bird). Tickets available online here or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spot! For more details (or to let your friends know you’re going) click here.
Get the full French experience this weekend without breaking the bank! Join Le French GourMay at Murray House in Stanley for a traditional French market experience. Make grocery shopping fun this weekend and pick up your fresh seafood, vegetables, saucisson, pâté or cheese and wine in a typical French atmosphere. Bring your girlfriends and pick out some delicious French delicacies for your next wine and cheese night!
When: Saturday, 14 May – Sunday, 15 May
Where: Murray House, Stanley Main Street, Stanley, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry, but be sure to bring some cash to spend on food and drinks!
Ok ladies, let’s get in formation. Move with the Pacific will be back this Sunday, transforming Maholo Tiki Lounge into a peaceful tropical escape. This week Yoga Union will be holding a class, so get ready to find that zen! The class will take place on the tranquil terrace, and after you’ve worked up a sweat you’ll be treated to a delicious poké bowl and smoothie, which you can redeem within two weeks of classes. You’ll also get a refreshing welcome drink on the day of class… just don’t forget to bring your own mat!
When: Sunday, 15 May, 3 – 4.30pm
Where: Maholo Tiki Lounge (202 Queen’s Road East, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
How much: $350 (General) and $300 (Early bird). Click here to reserve your tickers online.
Jinjuu HK will be collaborating with Cliché Records to bring you a night of dancing and good vibes all while enjoying delicious Korean-inspired cocktails and snacks! DJ Rifain will be spinning his set of disco, house, and deep-house music and you can check him out on soundcloud here. Party the night away at one of our fave new dining destinations and celebrate the weekend!
When: Saturday, 14 May, 10pm – 1am
Where: Jinjuu HK, UG/F, 32 D’aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry but be sure to bring some cash for food and drinks!