18 March, 2015
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Win tickets to the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2015! Plus our guide to all the events

18 March, 2015

It’s mid-March and that means it’s time for the Rugby Sevens! It marks the start of spring on the HK social calendar (where has the time gone?!) and is generally an epic weekend all round. This year, it takes place on Friday, 27 March – Sunday, 29 March, 2015. Whether you’ve b(l)agged tickets to the Sevens or not, you’ll want to try your luck by entering our giveaway to win yourself some passes for the weekend… you heard that right! We’re giving away Rugby Sevens tickets to two lucky readers, courtesy of HSBC, so enter now for the chance to win. We’ve also rounded up the best Sevens events, parties and promotions around town for you to join in the fun if you didn’t manage to get tickets.

RUGBY SEVENS TICKET GIVEAWAY
We’re giving two lucky readers the chance to win a weekend pass each to the sporting spectacle of the year, the Rugby Sevens, courtesy of HSBC. These coveted tickets are like gold dust at this time of the year… so you’ll definitely want to click here to fill in your details or on the button below for a chance to win them. The giveaway will close TOMORROW (Thursday, 19 March) and the winner will be announced that day.

When: Friday, 27 March – Sunday, 29 March
Where: Hong Kong Stadium, 55 Eastern Hospital Road, So Kon Po, Hong Kong

(This giveaway is now over, stay tuned for our other exciting giveaways!)

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Louis Roederer Champagne Tent

Every year Louis Roederer raises the bar with its annual Sevens after-party. Just metres from the Hong Kong Stadium you can enjoy live music, a host of the city’s best DJs and don’t spend all your money on Pimms as you’ll want to try a glass of Louis Roederer, of course! Take a stroll in the outdoor garden or perch at the Champagne bar that overlooks the Sevens Village and Big Screen… a pretty stylish way to celebrate, we’d say!

SASSY GIVEAWAY
We’re offering up a prize that money can’t buy! Five lucky winners will win a pair of exclusive tickets to the Louis Roederer Champagne Tent 10th Anniversary party (by invitation only)! Don’t miss out on the chance to attend the hottest and most exclusive Sevens after-party, simply drop you details into our form by clicking here or on the button below!

When: Friday, 27 March, 6.30pm onwards
Where: Louis Roederer Champagne Tent, Indian Recreation Club, 63 Caroline Hill Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $300 per guest until Friday, 20 March for entry only, $350 from Monday 23 March – Thursday, 26 March for entry only, $400 on the door for entry only

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PRE-SEVENS

Rugby on the Road
Head over to Tsim Sha Tsui for the chance to win Rugby Sevens tickets! There will be an unveiling of the official KMB Rugby Bus, as well as opportunities to meet with rugby player and get their autographs (or even a sneaky selfie, if you’re lucky!). Hong Kong’s official mascot, Wei Bei will also be making an appearance. But the best part is if you wear your rugby kit, you’ll be given the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Sevens! That sounds easy enough! Get involved in some of the board games as well, and if you’re one of the top scorers, you’ll also win tickets. Yep, we’re all about sharing the good news!

When: Monday, 23 March, 10am-4pm
Where: Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Centre Piazza, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Yorkshire PuddingYorkshire Pudding
The sophisticated Soho will be turning into a Fanzone in the run up to the Sevens. Head to Yorkshire Pudding as they will be giving away free three-day tickets to a couple of lucky people! Simply buy a pint of Carlsberg to be in with the chance of winning this lucky draw. If you’re not lucky, you can head back for breakfast and catch the games live on the big screens.

When: You could win tickets from now until Wednesday, 25 March
Where: G/F, 6-8 Staunton Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong

Boujis Faboujis EggBoujis
To get you in the spirit of the Sevens, head over to Boujis in the week leading up to the infamous weekend. They are offering up a Sevens-inspired cocktail called the ‘Faboujis Egg’ in different delicious flavours. Get the party started!

When: Available until Saturday, 29 March
Where: Boujis, G/F, 37 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong

Lan Kwai Fong Sevens Carnival
Where else is there to go but the perilous alleys (for anyone in heels!) of LKF for pre (and post)-Sevens celebrations? This year’s hotspot will be rolling out the festivities with exciting offers and games in all bars that flank the street. Organised by the Lan Kwai Fong Association and Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, this kicks off the most celebrated event in HK’s social scene as well as Rugby Week. There’ll be live music from Red Hot Chili Pipers, a popular bagpipe band too… woohoo! You might even win those coveted tickets…

When: Tuesday, 24 March, 8pm onwards
Where: Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!

 

RUGBY SEVENS WEEKEND

HSBC Sevens Village
Don’t fret if you can’t score tickets to the actual event in the stadium. The fun goes on at the HSBC Sevens Village, which is right across from Hong Kong Stadium. It’s free entry, and there will be live action entertainment on the giant screen and interactive games.

The Butcher’s Club will be selling scrumptious breakfast rolls and cups of tea to keep you going outside the entrance to the Sevens Village. Look out for them inside the HSBC Sevens Village area too, which they’ll be catering. Think dry-aged steak sandwiches, boerewors rolls with chakalaka, dry-aged steak and ale pies, vegetarian pies and of course crisp sandwiches, as well as candy floss, popcorn and traditional British sweets. We can’t think of better food to fuel your Sevens weekend!

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #BRINGYOURGAME when uploading any Sevens content to your social media accounts.

When: Friday, 27 March – Sunday, 29 March
Where: HSBC Sevens Village, opposite the entrance of the Hong Kong Stadium

Frites Quarry BayFrites
Head to Frites in Wan Chai or Quarry Bay, show them your ticket stub from the weekend and you’ll get a complimentary Stella Artois… that’s if you’re still standing after the hectic weekend! They’ll be showing the games from the Sevens live on their big screens too.

When: Friday, 27 March – Sunday, 29 March
Where: Frites, Shop 6, 1/F, Causeway Centre, 28 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong or G/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Island East, Hong Kong

HK Sevens Official Fans Party At The Wheel
If you’ve not scored tickets to the Sevens at the stadium, head over to the Observation Wheel by the Central Ferry Pier for an outdoor party. The rugby will be playing on a giant screen, a DJ will be spinning tunes and the Village People will be making a special appearance. Party on into the night and stay for the official after-party to keep the Sevens vibe alive and kicking!

When: Friday, 27 March from 5.30-11pm, Saturday, 28 March – Sunday 29 March from 8.30am-7pm; the after-party on Saturday and Sunday is from 7-11pm.
Where: The Hong Kong Observation Wheel, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: A full pass for all three days is $1,488 which includes 8 drinks, F&B discount coupon, and 1 ticket to the wheel; a 1-day pass is $588 which includes 3 drinks and F&B discount coupon; an evening pass is $388 which includes 2 drinks and F&B discount coupon. More info here.

 

 

 

 

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