6 June, 2014
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WEEKENDER: Father’s Day at Brick Lane, an artisanal bazaar, luxury stays and more

6 June, 2014


Ah, it’s the end of a four-day week, and yet again, we’re presented with the weekend. If you’re worried this weekend isn’t going to be as exciting, think again! We’ve got a Father’s Day giveaway, bazaars, a food fair and more in this week’s Weekender…


FCHK_Sassy-hk_BS-180x120Escape in style!
Here at Sassy, we’re all about hunting for the best steals and deals, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy a bit of luxury every once in a while! And what could be more luxurious than sitting back in a spacious seat and sipping on a glass of champagne as you fly off to a relaxing holiday paradise? Well, Flight Centre Hong Kong have got us covered again with its First & Business travel specials! With discounted rates at some of the world’s finest hotels and access to the widest range of premium airfares on sale, you’re sure to get the best bang for your buck! Who says travelling business class means breaking the bank? Flight Centre’s bespoke booking service will create a trip you won’t forget. Time to organise that well-deserved summer break!

Where: Packages available for Cebu, Bali, Boracay and Kota Kinabalu.
How much: Relaxation awaits, simply choose from four dream destinations!

– From only $8,050, the Cebu luxury package includes return business class flights on Cathay Pacific with 3 nights accommodation at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa.
– Monkey around with orangutans in Kota Kinabalu from only $8,270, which includes return business class flights on Dragonair with 3 nights accommodation at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort.
– Chill out with the Bali package from only $9,970, which includes return business class flights on Cathay Pacific with 3 nights accommodation at InterContinental Bali Resort.
– And beach bums will love the Boracay package from only $11,900, which includes return business class flights on Philippine Airlines with 3 nights accommodation at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa.
To book one of these exclusive packages, contact one of the travel professionals at Flight Centre at [email protected] or call 2830 2821.

Luckily for us, Flight Centre have offered Sassy readers an even further discount, with $500 off any luxury holiday bookings plus free Airport Express tickets. Don’t miss this awesome offer; summer only comes around once a year!

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hidden trufflesShop ’til you drop…
There’s no better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than wandering around a bazaar, especially one that’s full of local vendors and businesses… we’re always happy to support home-grown talent! There’s food, fashion, accessories, home décor and gift items at Hidden Truffles’ Artisanal Bazaar. Oh, and there’s a lucky draw with awesome prizes worth up to $5,000! You know you can’t resist!

When: 7 June, 11am-6pm
Where: The Space, 210 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Only $5 to enter!

amplifyGet amped
The talented young people of Hong Kong are putting on Amplify, a show at Chinese International School, to raise funds for Room to Read. Students will be showcasing their talents by singing and playing their best musical pieces. And to add a competitive edge, they’ll be competing for a demo recording session! Better yet, it’s all for a good cause too, as Room to Read are a fantastic charity that aims to improve literacy and gender equality throughout the world. Who knows, we may discover the next Coldplay…

When: 7 June, 6pm
Where: Chinese International School, 1 Hau Yuen Path, Hong Kong
How much: Standard tickets are $150, VIP tickets are $250

harbour artisanalFare for a fair
It was cancelled last minute in May due to the terrible weather, so we’re hoping it holds out for the postponed event this weekend! After the success of Harbour Artisanal‘s first festival in February, the independent food fair is back for round two. And this time it’s bigger and better as it’s been extended to two days! Boutique food and beverage vendors (including some of Sassy’s favourites – Honi HoniThe Socialhouse, and microbrewery Young Master Ales) will be there, providing delicious nibbles and drinks. Forks at the ready!

When: 7-8 June, 12-7pm
Where: Fire Dragon Path, Tai Hang, Hong Kong
How much: Free

brick lanePapa, can you hear me?
It’s nearly that time of year where we celebrate all that’s good and great about our dads! Father’s Day is just round the corner, and we’ve got some great options right here. If you’ve exhausted our list, Brick Lane is hosting their We Love Dads celebrations on Father’s Day too! There’s dinner and live music from an acoustic duo at their Admiralty branch, so you’ll be well entertained as you wine and dine. And for foodies who are wondering what’s on the menu, how does poached salmon or roasted leg of lamb sound? Yum!

It’s so good that we’re giving one lucky winner a dinner for a family of four on Father’s Day at Brick Lane’s Admiralty resto. Click here to enter. Good luck, girls!

This giveaway has now closed. Please stay tuned for future giveaways!

When: 15 June, 7-10pm
Where: Brick Lane, Shop 404, Citic Tower, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: $338 per person, plus 10% service charge. Or try your luck at winning dinner for four here.

Got an event you’d like us to feature in The Weekender, or have a top tip for us? Email us the details at [email protected].


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