10 Events For Your Diary This August

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Vegan Block Party

Be part of Hong Kong’s first ever Vegan Block Party this month, taking place on Saturday, 3 August! Held in Sai Ying Pun, the plant-based event will feature meat-free dishes such as pizza, meatball subs, fried chicken and desserts, along with free-flow drinks and live DJs.

When: Saturday, 3 August, 7pm to 11pm
Where: Tuckshop by Social Club, Shop 4-7, No.158A Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $80 (includes drinks!) – get your tickets here

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Stazione Novella presents: #SummerofSpritz August Block Party

This summer, Stazione Novella is taking over the streets with its #SummerofSpritz block parties, taking place on the first Monday of the month! Sit street side, enjoy savoury Italian bites and a spritz or two from the mobile Aperol Spritz cart. Expect complimentary Aperitivo, along with spritzes for just $58, or buy a package of 10 for $450. Whether you use them all up in one night, share with friends or roll over to the next event is up to you!

When: Monday, 5 August, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Stazione Novella, 52-56 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $58 for each Aperol Spritz; $450 for 10 spritzes

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HK International Burger Eating Competition Vol.3

Promising a Saturday block party, complete with free-flow beers, live music and front row seats to three epic eating competitions, don’t miss the third volume of the HK International Burger Eating Competition this month. Head over to Burger Joys in Wan Chai and watch 10 contestants go head to head to see who can finish one of Hong Kong’s biggest burgers. Consisting of two buns, eight dense layers of beef patties and an array of toppings, whoever can finish the burger first will receive $1,000 in cash, plus a $500 voucher for Burger Joys (and bragging rights!), while all participants will get a $200 voucher. For those who like things spicy, there will also be a super hot wings challenge taking place.

When: Saturday, 17 August, 2pm
Where: Burger Joys, De Fenwick, 42-50 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $99 (includes free-flow beer) – get your ticket here!

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Gin Festival HK

Do you love a good G&T? Head to the Renaissance Hotel, Wan Chai and be part of Hong Kong’s premier Gin event and enjoy all things gin on Saturday, 17 August! Get a chance to enjoy the best Hong Kong and international gin distillers (with almost 100 on offer!), along with gin-inspired seminars and tasting rooms on offer throughout the day.

When: Saturday, 17 August, 1pm to 9pm
Where: Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $190 (includes include access to all festival activities, a branded gin glass, one drink coupon, festival guide, free entry to seminars and tastings) – get your tickets here!

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Pure Playground 2019

*Postponed to Sunday, 1 September*

Back for a third year running, Pure Playground 2019 is offering free #YogaForAll classes, group fitness classes, fitness and nutrition consultation and so much more on Sunday, 18 August. With no registration needed, all you have to do is head to the Central Harbourfront with your yoga mat and get set for a day of mind, body and soul!

When: Sunday, 18 August, 3pm to 9pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!

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Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival 2019

In its fifth year, Hong Kong International Reggae Ska Festival is Asia’s biggest celebration of Jamaican music and sound. Bringing some of the world’s finest full-size bands, selectors and vibes to Wan Chai for the biggest line up yet, don’t miss live acts from the likes of Jamaica, Japan, the UK, Taiwan and more for what is now the biggest celebration of Reggae/Ska/Rocksteady and Dub in Asia.

When: Saturday, 24 August, 6pm to 11pm
Where: Southorn Stadium, 111 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
$520 (in advance); $580 (on the door) –  get your tickets here!

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Tigershead Green Race 2019

Get active and get involved in the third edition of the Tigershead Green Race this August. Taking place on Saturday, 2 August, the 16km race will begin in Mui Wo Silver Plaza and take runners on a trip through local villages, past Silvermine Cave, and towards Discovery Bay, before heading back along the coastal paths toward Mui Wo. The race is open to a diverse array of age ranges and can be run solo or in pairs.

When: Saturday, 24 August, 2pm to 6:30pm
Where: Mui Wo Silver Plaza (starting point)
How much: $450 for solo 8km; $500 (per person) for a pair 8km; $550 for solo 16km. Register here.

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Art of Craft - Craft Beer Festival

A celebration of art craft and music, Art of Craft – Craft Beer Festival is bringing together 11 local and international breweries to celebrate creative craft brews. The beer festival will be in a free-flow tasting format, with breweries exhibiting their most creative styles, such as sour beer, spontaneous fermentation, barrel ageing, alternative ingredients, Belgian beers, smoked beers, ice-distilled beers and many more. Alongside the beers, each brewery will exhibit unique works of art that reflect their creativity and the art of craft.

When: Saturday, 31 August, 2pm to 9am
Where: Asia Society, 9 Justice Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $300 (half day); $550 (full day) – get your tickets here!

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Rosé Revolution Hong Kong 2019

Back for another year, Rosé Revolution is hitting Hong Kong’s The Peak Lookout on Saturday, 31 August. Promising summer vibes, the event will be complete with barbecue bites, along with a full day of rosé tasting!

When: Saturday, 31 August, 3pm to 8pm
Where: The Peak Lookout, 121 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
How much: $300 (early bird), $360 (on the door) – buy your tickets here!

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Angels Zumbathon® 2019

Angels for Children’s annual fundraising Angels Zumbathon is back! Head to Hong Kong Football Club for four hours of high energy dance and fitness – all for a good cause on Sunday, 31 August. Its seventh edition will feature a lineup of Zumba® instructors including ZES™ George Iu and ZIN™ Jammer Rachel Fok. All proceeds raised will benefit two after-school and counselling programs for the children of Po Leung Kuk.

When: Saturday, 31 August, 4pm to 8:30pm
Where: Hong Kong Football Club, Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
How much: $450 – get your tickets here!

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