7 August, 2015
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: OMFEST 2015, The Walrus Grand Opening Street Party, REWIND on the beach and more

7 August, 2015

What’s on this weekend in Hong Kong…


The sunshine has finally returned, so if it stays for the weekend then of course we’ll want to be outside! Yogis can’t miss out on OMFEST Hong Kong, an outdoor yoga fest at the Central Harbourfront. If you really want to unwind, then head over to awesome new oyster bar, The Walrus, for a shucking good street party. And if that’s not your cup of tea, check out Vibes at The Mira for a tiki-themed Tropical Haven Party. Here’s to the weekend!


It’s a bling thing!
We’re always on the look out for the best shopportunties in the ‘Kong, so when we heard that Little Square was hosting another awesome pop-up with chic jewellery brand Vasa New York, we couldn’t wait to check it out. Head over to Sheung Wan to browse Korean designer Jeenie Lim’s delicate, handcrafted pieces and add a touch of sparkle to your own style. We’re seeing stars with this unique Twinkle Open Ring and we love the pink sapphire gems and champagne diamonds in these Art Deco Earrings. Stop by to pick up a special gift or treat yourself to something you’ll wear for life!

We know you Sassy magpies can’t resist a bit of bling, so we’ve bagged you 10% off Vasa New York fine jewellery! Simply quote the code ‘vasaluvshk’ to redeem this special offer and pick up a piece of highly crafted jewellery inspired by nature.

When: Saturday, 15 August – Tuesday, 15 September
Where: Little Square, G/F, 21 Square Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! Jewellery ranges from $1,100 – $19,000.

The Walrus

Street shenanigans
We already love The Walrus, a new nautical-themed oyster bar in Soho. This weekend, they’re throwing a Street Party to celebrate their grand opening and will be serving up some of the best fresh oysters, creative cocktails and delicious canapés. A street party hosted by our That Girl, Victoria Chow, the brains behind The Woods? You know you won’t be disappointed! There are only a limited number of tickets available to the public, so reserve yours quickly and head down to The Woods or The Walrus to pick them up.

When: Saturday, 8 August, 4-8pm
Where: The Walrus, 64 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $375 gets you 5 fresh oysters and 3 drinks of your choice, buy your tickets here!


Zen in the park
Go Om, or go home! This Sunday, all of Hong Kong’s yogis are coming together for the annual OMFEST, an event focused on yoga, meditation and the wellbeing of the Hong Kong community. Relax and recharge after the long week by joining in on any of the six sessions run by yoga gurus Claudia Whitney (who also happens to be our former That Girl!), Yoga Chau and lululemon’s Steffi & Cora. No reservations are needed, so just bring yourself, a yoga mat and a water bottle and you’re set for the day! Check out the schedule here.

When: Sunday, 9 August, 3-8pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: It’s completely free! Sign up for updates here.

Vibes - Tiki NightAnother Tropical Tiki Night
Get ready for a chilled out night at The Mira with their Tropical Haven Party at Vibes! Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to relax and enjoy Tiki cocktails and fresh pineapples at their open-air lounge. Congo drummers and DJs from Cliché Records will provide entertainment for the night. And don’t forget your tropical attire – you could end up with an extra cash voucher at the door and a chance to win a competition for the best-dressed group (yes, its finally time to pull out those Hawaiian shirts!).

When: Friday, 7 August, 9pm
Where: Vibes, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Entry is $100 at the door, which includes one drink.

Waves by Rewind

Catch the Waves
Rewind HK, renowned for their pop-up rooftop parties is hosting Waves, a brand new series of beach parties… perfect for the summer sun! The first event will be held this Saturday, but besides the date and time, this five-man events team has kept all other details secretly under wraps (who doesn’t enjoy a bit of a surprise!). And if it’s anything like their previous events, we know it’s one not to miss!

When: Saturday, 8 August, 4-10.30pm
Where: Location is still TBC! Keep an eye on the Facebook event page for more details.
How much: Free entry!

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