2 May, 2022
May Events & Weekend Activities: the Hive Paint & Wine
May Events & Weekend Activities: the Hive Paint & Wine
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Top Hong Kong Events & Weekend Activities For Your Diary This May

2 May, 2022
May Events & Weekend Activities: the Hive Paint & Wine

Get your calendars ready, we’ve rounded up the best May events in Hong Kong for the weekend and beyond, including flower markets, boozy art events and more…

Wondering what to do this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best events in Hong Kong to add to your calendar now, from boozy art events, flower markets, creative workshops and more. Scroll through for what to do around town this May.

Sassy Tip: We’ll make sure to keep updating our list with the latest upcoming events and activities, so bookmark this page to stay in the know!

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. It’s a good idea to check via the event provider’s website and social media accounts to see if there are any last-minute changes to these events and to ensure you’re aware of any restrictions they’ve put in place.

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May Events & Weekend Activities: Summer Pop-Up

Summer Pop-Up

Stop by this two-day pop-up and get summer ready. Spread across three suites of The Pottinger Hotel, you’ll find fine jewellery pieces from Niya K, yoga apparel from Flow With Me, sustainable fashion pieces from MiliMilu, handcrafted clutches from Kasido.HK and much more.

When: Thursday, 12 May to Friday, 13 May, 11am to 7pm
Where: Suite 2103, 2003 and 1903, The Pottinger Hong Kong, 74 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Paint & Wine: Summer Edition At the Hive

With a paint brush in one hand and a glass of red in the other, allow your imagination to run wild at this summer edition art jamming session. This particular workshop will encourage you to draw inspiration from summer, whether it be a beach you’re missing, the last sunset you saw or your favourite flavour of ice cream. All art materials and booze will be provided.

When: Friday, 13 May, 7pm to 9pm
Where: the Hive Sheung Wan, 33-35 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $200 for Hive members; $250 for non-members

Musubi Hiro x Hong Kong Arts Collective: Square Prints Gen Two

Drop by Musubi Hiro for the launch of Square Prints Gen Two, an all-new collection of Hong Kong-themed hand-painted and signed prints by local artists of the Hong Kong Arts Collective. Making the event even more special, 20% of all sales will go directly to local charity ImpactHK. Plus, be sure not to sleep on the special happy hour deal!

When: Saturday, 14 May, 3pm to 6pm
Where: Musubi Hiro, G/F, 37 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Art works start at $800 and can be purchased on the Musubi Hiro website; enjoy one-hour free-flow drinks on the day for just $150 per person – RSVP here

Read more: Where To Buy Affordable Hong Kong-Themed Wall Art & Prints

French Traditional Gourmet Market

This year’s French GourMay features the 8th edition of its French Traditional Gourmet Market, taking place at Central Market from Thursday, 19 to Sunday, 22 May and NINA MALL from Thursday, 26 to Sunday, 29 May. Drop by to discover all kinds of French products, from Côtes du Rhône wines, cheese, pâtés, fruit jams and more.

In addition to the cornucopia of French delicacies on offer, you’ll also be able to catch French artist Ophelia Jacarini’s interactive digital artwork, Intraverse, which can be found on the Interactive Wall at Central Market and NINA MALL 1, while the Gourmet Market is on. The digital artwork captures the motion of her dance in the Metaverse using VR technology combined with an original dance performance.

When: Thursday, 19 to Sunday, 22 May, and Thursday, 26 to Sunday, 29 May, 11am to 8pm
Where: 1/F, VR Zone, Central Market, Central, Hong Kong and Atrium, 1/F, NINA MALL 1, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

In Bloom 2022

A panoply of everything petalled in Hong Kong, this flower market will find visitors surrounded by an abundance of spring blossoms and blooms. Head here to partake in fun floral activities and workshops, and enjoy sweet treats from participating Tai Kwun shops and restaurants.

When: Thursday, 26 to Sunday, 29 May, 1pm to 8pm
Where: Parade Grounds, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

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Ongoing Events & Weekend Activities In Hong Kong

LOST HK Virtual Escape Rooms

We’ve done it all: making dalgona coffee and focaccia bread, playing games of Among Us on Discord, and countless Netflix watch parties (it’s called Teleparty now, by the way!). But a virtual escape room? Colour us intrigued. LOST HK has put together an online gaming experience where you and a group (4 to 8 people) are led through a virtual escape room by a host from LOST. There are five themed rooms with varying difficulties, all featuring 360 degrees of vision. A game lasts 45 minutes. Book yours now — we have our eyes on “The Walled City“.

When: Until Friday, 6 May, various time slots available
Where: Online
How much: $460 per room for a four people group, with an additional $115 for each extra person — book here

Events & Weekend Activities: SOHO MARKET

SOHO MARKET’s Love Nature Pop-up

Starting from the very end of this month, SOHO MARKET will be holding a very green earth-themed pop-up market at D‧PARK (formerly Discovery Park) for five consecutive weekends. If it’s anything like the previous pop-ups, we can expect tons of lovingly-made handicrafts, like stationery, jewellery and textiles, from small local businesses.

When: Every weekend in May, 12pm to 8pm
Where: D‧PARK, Atrium, L1, D·Park, 398 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry

Hero image courtesy of the Hive via Facebook, image 1 courtesy of Sassy Media Group, image 2 courtesy of Tai Kwun via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of SOHO MARKET via Facebook.

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