Get ready for a busy weekend in Hong Kong! If you didn’t manage to bag any tickets to Clockenflap, don’t worry – there are plenty of other fun activities going on. Join the Electric Run along the harbour, discover amazing Tibetan and Nepalese artwork and don’t forget to #SassySaturdays for your chance to win a Hanoi Happy Hour at Chôm Chôm! It’s all here in this week’s Weekender…
Just because it’s Christmas doesn’t mean you can’t be healthy! One of our favourite health food stores, nood food, is offering up their tasty treats this festive season… turkey included! Stop by nood food Soho from 15-26 December to try their succulent roast turkey with apricot, cauliflower stuffing and homemade cranberry sauce… yum! And if you’re looking for a healthy Christmas gift, the nood food hamper is ideal (available from 17 November-24 December). For $800, you can pick up a healthy hamper from any nood food juice bar location that’s stuffed with nutritious goodies like J10S Coco Water, raw food snacks, kale chips and more. Ooh – and don’t forget to try their new dips while you’re there; babaganoush, hummus and pumpkin seed pesto, delish!
When: Hampers are available from 17 November-24 December, Christmas turkey available in store from 15-26 December, new dips are available now!
Where: nood food Soho, 2/f Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 8199 8189 (hampers available at all nood food juice bar locations – see all here).
How much: Hampers are $800 (incl. free delivery to HK Island addresses). More info on nood food here!
Clockenflap is finally here! The annual festival is full of the best music acts from Hong Kong and around the world, with a line up that includes The Flaming Lips, Kool & The Gang, Rudimental and more. Apart from the big names, there are a host of up and coming bands that you need to check out – see our top picks for ones to watch here. Put on your DIY Floral Crown and a flowy dress for the perfect festival look and get ready for a weekend of music, art, food and fun!
When: 28-30 November, 5pm-10.30pm Friday, 12pm-10:30pm Saturday-Sunday
Where: West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong
How much: $1,480 for three day pass, $580 Friday, $780 Saturday, $780 Sunday. Tickets available here.
Electrify the Sky
Shake it off this Saturday at the Electric Run! Set under the stars and on the harbour front, this fun run is perfect for those who want to do something a bit different this weekend. A sea of LED Lights will cover the trail as runners don their LED bracelets and LED jelly rings, which they receive with an AIA Electric Run t-shirt. Go all out with the Deluxe package which includes LED shades and a party foam baton! Don’t forget about the pre-run festival with food and beverages, and of course, the celebration party afterwards. Get ready to light up the sky!
Let there be art
Hong Kong Art Gallery Week is in full swing, featuring international and local artists, gallery tours, artist talks, and studio visits! With so many art exhibitions and events going on, we’ve chosen one that we can’t wait to check out. TKM Limited’s Himalayan Art Exhibition features amazing ‘thangkas’ (scrolled paintings) from Nepal and Tibet, showcasing artists such as Ang Sang and Prem Lama. With the support of the Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong, this exhibition is definitely not one to miss if you want to see some incredibly detailed and unique artworks. See you there!
When: Monday 1 December – Wednesday 3 December, opening night is from 6-9pm
Where: Shop A, G/F Tern Centre, Tower 2, 251 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend!
This weekend is absolutely jam-packed with events (as you can see from the above listings!), so we’ve teamed up with one of our favourite funky Vietnamese restos, Chôm Chôm, for a little Instagram competition! This Saturday, take a snap on Instagram of what you’re getting up to between 4-6pm. Tag @sassyhongkong and @chomchomhk, #sassysaturdays and tag three friends for the chance to win a Hanoi Happy Hour for 10 people! That includes unlimited beer or wine, chicken wings and banh mi sandwiches… yum. Whether you’re at Clockenflap, Electric Run or art gallery hopping, get creative and post your best pic!
When: Saturday 19 December, 4-6pm
Where: Take your best photo wherever you are around town – may the best one win!
How much: WIN a Hanoi Happy Hour for 10 people!
Over 30% off an Aroma Oil Massage at Zen Spa
Get away from the downtown bubble and escape to Zen Spa for one of their aroma oil massages. We’ve been there before and let’s just say we’re a little obsessed; from the captivating atmosphere to the steady hands of their experienced masseurs, it just keeps on calling us back again. We think you should give Zen Spa a go and we’ve scored you ladies over 30% off one of their 45-minute aroma oil massages, meaning you only have to pay $270. What’s more, we’ve also bagged you a deal on a 45-minute foot massage, which you can buy for 30% off! Just purchase your chosen deal, book your appointment by ringing 2501 0002 or 5661 8550 and quote your coupon code – go on ladies, pamper yourselves!
Zen Spa, Flat B, 4/F, Hyde Park Mansion, 53 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2501 0002, www.zenhkmassage.com
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