August is here, and with it comes a whole host of events. From dim sum and meatballs, to rosé tastings, hip hop yoga and more, get your calendars ready, because this month is filling up!
Whether you’re a seasoned pro at ordering, or are new to HK and not sure where to start, this Guided Dim Sum Tour is a must try. In this tasty afternoon tour, you’ll explore the history, traditions and culture of dim sum, discover how to pour tea properly, and, most importantly, how and what to order!
When: Wednesday, 2 August, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Where: Meet at Sheung Wan MTR Station, Exit E2, 31 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $258 per person. Click here to book your ticket!
Old school hip-hop, all-you-can-eat meatballs, and free-flow Peroni. What more could we ask for? Running until 1am, head to Posto Pubblico this Saturday and enjoy them all for just $158!
When: Saturday, 5 August, 10pm-1am
Where: Posto Pubblico, 28 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $158 per person (+ 10% service charge) including free-flow veal meatballs, free-flow Peroni and house wines.
This month, Garage Collective is teaming up with SundayShred for a three-part workshop series, and we are giving away a pair of tickets to any one workshop of your choice!
Beginning on 8 August with the Core Killer, a 45-minute workout that will shape your six-pack and help to build a strong and stable core. Or check out the Legs & Booty Burn on 15 August, and build a strong set of glutes and legs!
Round off the month with the Full Body Blast – a 45-minute workout that’s sure to have you sweating! Combining dynamic, full-body strength and plyometric exercises that will test your mobility, stamina, and endurance.
When: Tuesday, 8 August, Tuesday, 15 August & Tuesday, 22 August, 7pm to 8pm
Where: Garage Collective, Shop 4-7, 158a Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $100 for one workshop (non Garage members) / $80 (for Garage members) / $250 for 3 Workshop Bundle (non Garage members) / $200 (Garage members). Or, enter our giveaway to win a pair of tickets to any one workshop of your choice!
Two of our fave Sai Ying Pun businesses are joining forces this month to bring you an event you don’t want to miss! Pull on your best yoga leggings and get set for an 85-minute yoga flow class to old school hip hop beats, followed up by cocktails at Winstons.
When: Tuesday, 8 August, 7pm-9:30pm
Where: IAM YOGA IAM, 271-285 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $150 per person, inclusive of 85-minutes of yoga, one cocktail and a matcha brownie. Click here to book your ticket!
The Weekend is a 3-day festival that brings together local music, art installations, unique foods and crafts. Gathering bands from around Hong Kong to perform, along with local talents and artists, it’s not to be missed this month.
When: Friday, 11 August, 6pm-10:30pm – Sunday, 13 August, 12pm-10:30pm
Where: West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: One-day pass; $450, weekend pass; $900. Click here to book your ticket!
Check out this month’s instalment of the Discovery Bay Market and see what goodies the indie traders have on offer. Find everything from homemade bags and jewellery to fine art, home accessories and stationery. Then, stay for dinner at one of the designated D’Deck restos and enjoy a free ferry ride back to Central.
When: Sunday, 13 August, 11am-6pm
Where: Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Don’t forget your purse.
We all love a good brunch, but what if we told you this brunch also featured some adorable stray pooches? Teaming up with Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation, Picada is putting on a brunch spread which includes an appetiser buffet, main course and dessert, along with free-flow cava, beer and Picada’s Salty Chihuahua cocktail!Each ticket sale will see proceeds donated to the charity, to help more than 100 stray dogs, and you’ll even be able to meet some of the adorable furry friends before the brunch kicks off.
When: Saturday, 19 August, 12pm-5pm
Where: Picada, 29 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $500 per person (inclusive of booking fee) which will see you enjoying an appetiser buffet, mains and desserts as well as free-flow cava, beer and Picada’s Salty Chihuahua cocktail and wine for tables of four or more. The cost of your ticket will be donated towards helping HK charity, Sai Kung Stray Friends. Click here to book your ticket!
Get your best summer gear ready and hit the beach this month to soak up some sun at Lets Beach Party. Expect live DJs, beach games, barbecue snacks and plenty of drinks.
When: Saturday, 19 August, 2pm-late
Where: Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Early bird; $150 per person, walk in; $250 per person. Click here to book your ticket!
Get transported to the quaint streets of France and learn more about our favourite summer drinks. This French rosé and aperitif workshop includes an introduction to the concept, making process and background of rosé wine, and will allow you to taste three types accompanied by French finger food!
When: Tuesday, 22 August, 7pm-8:30pm
Where: Monsieur CHATTÉ, 121 Bonham Strand, Hong Kong Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $330 – click here to book your ticket!
Things are heating up for the end of the month with Australia’s steamiest export hitting Macau! Showing off chiselled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humour and charm, be sure to grab your girlfriends and hop on the next ferry to Macau because you won’t want to miss this!
When: Saturday, 26 August, 10pm-late
Where: Club Cubic, Level 2, The Shops at the Boulevard, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
How much: $250 per person. Click here to book your ticket!