Disney fans are all wishing on stars that Hong Kong Disneyland will reopen soon, but until then they can bring a part of the park home with them from the pop-up marketplace set up on the first floor of Hysan Place. You will find a range of exclusive and limited-edition merchandise for sale, plus an array of items from Hong Kong Disneyland’s 15th anniversary collections. Talk about a dream come true!
When: Until Wednesday, 13 January
Where: Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Looking for a challenge to take on this month? How about a 26km run or hike across the West New Territories to the gorgeous Tai Lam Chung Reservoir (locally referred to as Thousand Island Lake). The race is held virtually so you can undertake the route any time (or as many times) you want between now and Thursday, 14 January. Simply take pictures at the designated start and finish points and check points along the way to claim your much-deserved reward!
When: Until Thursday, 14 January
How much: $150 race entry (includes a $100 Bix Hydration voucher to redeem at a Trail Hunter store, one Roam energy nut bar, and a Trail Hunter Beer Cooler); $200 race entry (includes everything featured in the $150 entry finisher pack and more!) – register here.
Give your New Year’s health and wellness resolutions a boost by entering RUN INTO 2021. This virtual run, jointly organised by FEED HK and Project-108, can be completed anywhere, anytime, between now and Friday, 15 January. Participants can take part in the 3km Fun Run, 5km Power Run or 10km Achiever Run, and receive a runner’s pack valued at $800, which comes with a souvenir T-shirt, medal and discount vouchers from supporting brands such as Casetify and Lane Eight. All you have to do is track your run via your preferred mobile app with a pedometer function, submit a screenshot of your run record with the date, time and distance, along with a running photo to [email protected] to finish the race.
When: Until Friday, 15 January
How much: $150 per person; $120 per person for a group of two to four people – register here.
Looking to take care of that chapped winter skin? Nourish is taking up residence at K11 MUSEA this month, bringing along loads of fun surprises! Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind or achieve that “Everyday Glam” look, the brand offers a range of clean solutions for every skin type. If you prefer to shop online, free Hong Kong delivery is available for orders over $400.
When: Until Saturday, 30 January, 11am to 8pm
Where: K11 MUSEA, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Being an indispensable part of Hong Kong culture, mahjong is definitely an art in and of itself. This year, JCCAC is here to present trendy mahjong designs, along with valuable hand-carving skills and technology. With new mahjong collections and artworks by freelance photographer AndyPoll, this exhibition is a great opportunity for learning about the beauty of mahjong.
When: Every Saturday until 30 January, 2:30pm to 6pm
Where: Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC), Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
Resolving to eat more plant-based in 2021? You’re in luck! Beef & Liberty is going full vegetarian this month as its sister brand Leaves & Liberty takes over its California Tower location. The 100% vegetarian menu (with many vegan options to boot!) features a range of plant-based Impossible™ burgers, satisfying starters and hearty salads. Book a table or head here to order takeaway.
When: Until Sunday, 31st January
Where: Beef & Liberty, 3/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
Break up the work day with a 45-minute feel-good stretch and flow session with mobility specialist Jessica Lee. Brought to you by The Hive, this class is suitable for all levels and will move you through a series of yoga poses to help you destress and relieve any tension in your body from sitting at your WFH desk.
When: Thursday, 7 January, 12:15pm to 1pm
How much: $127.19 – RSVP here.
As we enter 2021, it is important for us to continue to look after our wellbeing in a conscious and mindful way. This month, Stratus Coaching is hosting a webinar on identifying the sources of anxiety and ways to mitigate stress. Aiming to raise awareness of mental health, the session is perfect for those looking to better understand how to look after our wellbeing.
When: Thursday, 7 January, 6pm to 6:45pm
How much: Free – register here.
This January, West Kowloon is a must-visit for brides and grooms-to-be. Head to W Hong Kong for the WED YOUR WAY Wedding Consultation Day where a fantastic line-up of vendors await to showcase their selected wedding offerings. Whilst there, you can also enjoy a complimentary photo service; and don’t forget to share your photo on social media for a chance to win a menu tasting for six persons at Sing Yin Cantonese Dining.
Looking for more? Head over to the Vows for Eternity Wedding Consultation Day which is happening at the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong on the same day. The event showcases the hotel’s two newly launched wedding ceremony packages which cater to up to 20 guests and include floral decoration, a personalised butler, plus exclusive dining, spa and accommodation offers!
WED YOUR WAY Wedding
When: Sunday, 10 January, 12pm to 6pm
Where: Level 7, Great Room, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free. By appointment only. Call 3717 2927, email [email protected] or fill in this form to RSVP.
Vows for Eternity Wedding Consultation Day
When: Sunday, 10 January, 12pm to 6pm
Where: Level 3, Diamond Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free. By appointment only. Call 2263 2380 or email [email protected] to RSVP.
Spend a day at Po Toi O and join Beyond Plastic’s passionate team of volunteers to clear the shore of litter. With our increased usage of plastic during this pandemic, this is the perfect opportunity to give back to the community and start the year on the right foot.
When: Sunday, 10 January, 11am to 6pm
Where: Po Toi O, Clear Water Bay Road (full address revealed after you register)
How much: Free – register here