This month we’re raising our glasses to International Women’s Day; join in the celebrations with pop-up stores, special menus, trivia afternoons and more! Elsewhere, as restrictions ease and the city slowly comes back to life, fill your diary with everything from pamper days, wedding fairs and even a COVID-responsible music festival! Click through for the best of what’s on in Hong Kong this March.
The much loved Get Redressed Secondhand Pop-Up Shop is back for its Spring Edition, bringing us another curated selection of quality pre-loved luxury labels, unique vintage pieces and trendy high street fashion starting at just $50. As always, all proceeds will go towards local charity Redress’ mission to reduce waste in the fashion industry. What’s better than shopping for a good cause?
When: Until Monday, 8 March, 11am to 7:30pm
Where: The Annex, 2/F, Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
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Christian Louboutin and The Mandarin Salon are introducing a pop-up series of nail experiences available through Friday, 30 April. Take your pick from three luxurious nail treatments, each of which include nail shaping, cuticle grooming, manicure and more, not to mention a free Christian Louboutin Beauty fragrance consultation and spray.
Guests will also receive a card to redeem a special gift and shopping privilege at any Christian Louboutin Beauty store.
When: Until Friday, 30 April
Where: The Mandarin Salon, 24/F, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $390 for the Louboutin Classic nail treatment; $600 for the Loubi-Matte service; $720 for Le Rouge – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 2825 4800 to book
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Kerry Hotel has partnered with yoga instructors Tavia Jiang and Karina Curlewis to help you kickstart your weekend with an hour of mindful yoga practice and a hearty breakfast. Taking place on the outdoor lawn of Lobby Lounge, embrace all things zen, all while soaking in that stunning Victoria Harbour backdrop.
When: Every weekend until Sunday, 25 April, 8:20am (1st session) or 9:30am (2nd session)
Where: 1/F, Lobby Lounge, Kerry Hotel Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $400 including one yoga session and a breakfast set at Lobby Lounge – book here
Le Comptoir’s Écriture unveils a special limited tasting menu to celebrate International Women’s Day – conceived, developed and executed by the women of this two Michelin-starred restaurant. The exclusive menu is available for one day only and features a creative appetiser of Topinambour (a root vegetable otherwise known as Jerusalem artichoke), Butternut Cuttlefish Black Truffle and Blanc de Blanc Aveyron Lamb served with sweet potatoes millefeuilles.
When: Monday, 8 March
Where: Écriture, 26/F, H Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,188 for the five-course lunch, $1,888 for the seven-course dinner (plus a seven-glass wine pairing option for an additional $1,290) – book here
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Hyatt Centric’s restaurant and bar Cruise is inviting you to hop on board and celebrate International Women’s Day with a selection of drinks inspired by five iconic women. Do you enjoy a glass of margarita like Oprah, a strong Old Fashioned like Margret Thatcher, or something more bubbly like Marilin Monroe? Perhaps you prefer a draught beer like Angela Merkel or a classic Espresso Martini like Kate Moss? Take your pick!
When: Monday, 8 March to Sunday, 14 March
Where: Cruise, 23/F, West Tower, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong, North Point, Hong Kong
Claim “Captain loves Sassy” when you order a seafood tower and receive a bottle of Prosecco on the house!
Discover and support some incredible female-owned brands offering everything from bags, accessories and clothing to skincare, art and mask aroma diffusers at this pop-up event. While you’re there, make sure to take full advantage of the photobooth provided by Denise Pontak Photography for some group pics and selfies. Did we mention there’ll be prizes too?
When: Thursday, 11 March, 3pm to 8:30pm
Where: Campo Marzio, Shop 03-G07, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
Editor’s Note: This event has been postponed until further notice. Keep an eye out here for the latest info.
Unleash your inner “bad gyal” and bring your best babes along to enjoy an afternoon of free-flow drinks, bites and fun trivia in celebration of International Women’s Day. Hosted by Wheat & Wood’s Aydee Tie, don’t miss your chance to win some awesome prizes. A portion of the proceeds will go towards local charity ImpactHK – we’ll cheers to that!
When: Sunday, 14 March, 3:30pm to 6pm
Where: The Daily Tot, Shop E, G/F, Felicity Building, 58 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,000 for a team of two, $1,800 for a team of four – book here
Are wedding bells in your future? Whether you have your heart set on a cosy al fresco ceremony or elegant banquet in a contemporary setting, allow The Murray’s wedding specialists to guide you though the hotel’s unique event venues. Guests can also sample The Murray’s culinary creations with cocktails and canapés served throughout the event.
Like what you see? Enjoy special packages as well as exclusive privileges for early confirmed bookings.
When: Sunday, 14 March, 12pm to 6pm
Where: The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry – RSVP here
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After a tough year for live music, Wild Boar Music Festival is ready to showcase some of the city’s best bands in COVID-responsible space, The Grounds. The afternoon session promises all-rounded entertainment with performances from the likes of local jazz band Kowloon K, all girl pop band WHIZZ and Celtic rockers The Naggin Eejits.
The evening session will up the ante with rap acts TripleSix and Delta T, cinematic rockers Nowhere Boys and heavy metal headliners NiLiu 逆流.
When: Sunday, 14 March, 1pm to 4:30 (afternoon session), 6pm to 10pm (evening session)
Where: The Grounds, AIA Vitality Park, 33 Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 for the afternoon session, $300 for the evening session (both include one beer) – book here
Spill Stories recently launched its highly anticipated sequel, Sex & Power. To celebrate, the collective will be reconnecting with its writers through a series of IG live sessions. Hear excerpts of stories straight from the writers themselves, alongside talks from sex and relationship experts.
We’re excited to hear from our regular sex contributor, Pleasure Coach and Sex Educator Sara Tang on Thursday, 18 March, 9pm, about the struggles of feeling sexy during the the pandemic, why communication is so important, and how to improve communication around sex. Stay tuned on Spill Stories’ IG account for more details.
When: Sunday, 7 to Friday, 26 March
How much: Free
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