Shop locally sourced and sustainable products this Easter weekend.
Tai Kwun, Hong Kong’s Centre for Heritage and Arts, is bidding farewell to winter and celebrating the coming of spring with its exclusive In Bloom extravaganza. Expect a spectacular outdoor flower market taking place from Friday, 2 April to Monday, 5 April, 2021, along with endless floral-themed lifestyle offerings till Sunday, 18 April, 2021. Keep reading for all the details…
Over the Easter weekend, the alfresco Parade Ground will be blooming with vibrant flowers and lush greenery, alongside the floral creations of local brands. Head here for stylish bouquets, floral decorations and bonsais by Gift Flowers HK, Origami Florist and OVOGARDEN.
A number of Tai Kwun’s shops and restaurants will be embracing the spirit of spring with special offerings exclusive to the event. For one, budding florists won’t want to miss Touch Ceramic’s workshops on Japanese-style floral arrangements.
FarmShare, a brand backed by the University of Hong Kong and various social enterprises, will also be introducing a range of locally-sourced sustainable food products, including those from the UNESCO-award-winning project Lai Chi Wo. Looking for some fresh spring scents? The BLOMSTRE’s aromatic candles, fragrance sprays and essential oils should do the trick. HK TimberBank will be around as well to showcase its upcycled timber creations using local forestry waste and typhoon felled trees.
Trust us, filling your tote won’t be hard, especially when a spending $1,000 or more will bag you a $100 cash voucher. You can also enjoy exclusive shopping and dining privileges with “Tai Kwun Treats” vouchers.
As you browse the many stalls selling locally crafted and sustainable goods at the flower market, be sure to treat your sweet tooth to a confectionery box set and refreshing drink by Michelin-starred chef’s label date by TATE. And before you leave, take a moment to snap a picture with the show-stopping centrepiece. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #TKInBloom when sharing on social media!
As for dining, you’ll be glad to hear the pickings are far from slim. Don’t leave the grounds without exploring the many special F&B offerings available all through the event, including Statement’s brand new Botanical Afternoon Tea, the Wildflower Cocktail by Armoury Terrace, confectionery box sets by Michelin-starred chef’s label date by TATE and more.
In Bloom | Flower Market*
When: Friday, 2 April, 1pm to 7pm and Saturday, 3 to Monday, 5 April, 12pm to 7pm
Where: Parade Ground, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
In Bloom | Dining & Lifestyle Offerings*
When: Thursday, 1 April to Sunday, 18 April
Where: Participating shops and restaurants
*In Bloom will enforce social distancing measures and adhere to the latest health and safety regulations.