No, this is not an April fool! Hong Kong’s 7th annual pillow fight is back for another year on Saturday, 1st April. Make sure to don your favourite pj’s, and grab some friends and your pillow to join in on the fun. It’s sure to be the perfect start to a jam-packed month!
When: Saturday, 1st April, 11am – 11:30am
Where: Charter Garden, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
How much do you know about conservation and how you can travel sustainably and responsibly? To learn more about the importance of protecting wildlife and the problems we face today, join National Geographic filmmaker Brad Bestelink, for an evening of discussion. Over an intimate dinner, Brad will reveal just what it takes to be a wildlife filmmaker and the importance of wildlife conservation, so it’s sure to be an educational evening for all! Dinner guests will also have the opportunity to stay after the meal for a free screening of Brad’s award-winning documentary, “Savage Kingdom”.
When: Wednesday, 5th April, 7pm-10pm
Where: The Travel Salon, 20D, Yally Building, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: $450 (includes a three-course Italian meal in the Travel Salon private kitchen, with wine available to buy for $380, or BYOB!) – get your ticket here!
The event of the year is here (like we need reminding!). We’re sure you have your tickets at the ready, so get set for a weekend to remember (or forget…) with the HKsevens Kick Off Concert. Don’t have too much fun too early, though, as you’re not going to want to miss the main event! Make sure you stand out in the crowd by checking out our handy tips, along with our ultimate survival guide to get you through the weekend.
When: Friday, 7th April – Sunday, 9th April
Where: Hong Kong Stadium, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
How much: Prices vary – check out more info here!
Living in HK, we all love a good hike, but what if our go-to Saturday activity could also raise funds to help an amazing cause? Well, The Empowerment Hike is doing just that, by raising money to help empower migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong. With three different trails to choose from, depending on your ability, the hike will be led by mountaineer and domestic worker, Liza Avelino, with all proceeds going towards Enrich HK.
When: Sunday, 9 April, 10am – 4pm
Where: Tung Chung MTR Exit B by the Fountains (meeting point)
How much: $200, with donations welcome. Get your ticket here.
We can hardly believe that Easter has come around so soon, but it’s almost time to relax and enjoy the long weekend, girls! For the perfect, chilled Easter Sunday, get down to The Easter Southside Market for an afternoon of food, live music and games. The full menu has just been announced, and The Butcher’s Club have done it again with the likes of veggie burgers, Greek-style lamb off the spit, barbecued steaks and more!
When: Sunday, 16th April, 12pm – 4pm
Where: 16/F, Shui Ki Industrial Building, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: $250 (food and free-flow soft drinks) / $450 (food and free-flow soft drinks, wine and beer). Book your place here!
It had us at wine. The event may be on a Wednesday eve, but the Asian Wine Festival is not one to be missed. With award-winning Asian wines, free flow tastings and guides, master classes and a Lucky Draw, worth more than $30,000, it’s sure to be worth a slightly sore head on Thursday!
When: Wednesday, 19th April, 4pm – 10pm
Where: Hotel ICON, No. 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $204 (early-bird) / $240 (standard) – includes unlimited wine tasting! Get your tickets here.
Passionate about new ideas, creativity, and culture? Come together with Warehouses on West and celebrate one of the 852’s liveliest neighbourhoods, with an afternoon of hip hop yoga, local delicacies, live music, and a little daytime drinking (it is spring after all!). With the likes of Test Kitchen, Garage Collective, The Winery and IAM YOGA IAM, you’re sure to be in good company!
When: Saturday, 22nd April, 12pm – 5pm
Where: G/F, Kwan Yick Building, Phase III 158A Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Spartan Race is returning to Hong Kong so get ready to get off your couch and push yourself to the limit! If you think you have what it takes to compete in the epic event, make sure to sign up now and get training, girls – you’re that close to tasting sweet victory!
When: Saturday, 22nd April, 7am – 6pm
Where: Kam Tin Country Club 109, 684 Shui Tau Tsuen, Kam Tin, New Terrioties, Hong Kong
How much: From $790 – sign up here!
As brunch devotees here at Sassy, we couldn’t let April slip by without clueing you in on Cé La Vi’s unbeatable Sky High Brunch. Injecting tropical fun and a taste of colourful island life into our concrete jungle, get set to go Hawaiian for an afternoon of wild beats and feasts! Including delights such as glazed meat skewers, sushi rolls and seafood bites, along with free-flow bubbles, you better put it in your diary now!
When: Sunday, 23rd April, 1pm – 5pm
Where: CÉ LA VI Hong Kong, 25/F California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $1,288 on the door, or pre-book here!
Hit the reset button and refresh for the summer months ahead with Lisa Mak’s 5-Day Road to Revival, complete with clean eating plans and daily sunrise yoga. Understanding that there is no one diet that fits all, Lisa has teamed up with nood food to help you find your perfect fit and help you to rid yourself of toxins and create good eating habits.
When: Monday, 24th April – Friday, 28th April, 6am – 8:30am daily
Where: Pure Yoga The Centrium, 16/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Hong Kong
How much: $1,880 (early bird, Pure cardholders) / $2,115 (early bird, non-Pure cardholders) / $2,350 (price after 3rd April) / additional costs for additional juice/food packages. Book your spot here!