We’re into the second month of 2017, girls and we don’t know about you, but over at Sassy HQ, time is flying by. With Chinese New Year and the long weekend behind us (sigh), it’s time to get planning for February! Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, along side plenty of live music, movie screenings and something just for your and dog, so check out our picks for what to do this month…
In collaboration with H&M Sport, Daybreaker is back to wake our city up with a morning filled with yoga, dancing and more! Say yes to life (and yes to dancing!), whilst continuing your January health kick and getting your weekend off to the best start possible.
When: Saturday, 11 February, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Maritime Museum, Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Man Kwong Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $300 per person (yoga + dance ticket) / $180 (dance only ticket) – book your ticket here!
Read more: Sassy’s Guide to Yoga in Hong Kong
After 10 weeks of tuition, more than 30 high school students are showcasing their works and expressing the “light” in their lives through photography!
In collaboration with Moody’s Foundation and Hong Kong NGO, KELY Support Group, these ethnic minority students have been taught by the pro’s at WanderSnap, with an aim to help them develop a creative skillset, which may help with employment opportunities later on in life.
This free exhibition showcases the students’ inspiration and passions through shadows and contrast.
When: Wednesday, 25 January – Monday, 20 February, 9am – 6pm (daily, except Sundays)
Where: PLATFORM Coworking + Events, 1/F, 120 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Grab your fury friend and help raise funds for animals in need! Walk the 4.5km loop around the picturesque setting of Hong Kong Disneyland with your pooch and pals in tow. And then relax after at the finish line with booth activities, puppy games and onstage performances, not to mention the extra special doggie goodie bag (including a limited edition bandana, certificate and treats!)
What’s more, the dog that raised the most funds will get a year’s supply of food from Hill’s!
When: Sunday, 19 February, 8.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
How much: $589 (includes 2 people and 1 dog) /
$1,639 (includes 6 people and 4 dogs). Make sure to email firstname.lastname@example.org and register before Wednesday, 8 February!
Read more: Adopt Don’t Shop: Life Long Animal Protection
World famous comedian, Eddie Izzard is bringing his comedy to Hong Kong for the very first time, and for one night only! With his brand new show, “Force Majeure” and after the success of the tour worldwide, it’s sure to be a night filled with laughter!
When: Thursday, 23 February, 8pm – 10pm
Where: Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: From $488 per person. Book your tickets here!
The first outdoor concert in Hong Kong to combine both EDM and pop, and with performances from coveted artists such as Black Eyed Peas and Iggy Azalea, Dragonland strives to set itself apart from all other music festivals out there.
Saturday is for dance lovers, with an awesome “One Night Dance” lineup and Sunday goes a little more mainstream, with “One Night Pop”. Be sure to get your tickets before they sell out, girls!
When: Saturday, 25 February, 2pm – Sunday, 26 February, 10.30pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: $780 per person (General Standing, Saturday) / $880 (General Standing, Sunday). Book your ticket here!
With the unprecedented growth of mobile social networking in recent years, and with more and more users opting to engage with “microblogging”, important questions, such as “Is Blogging Dead?”, have come about!
Get down to Garage Society on Queen’s Road Central and join in the panel talk, featuring some of Hong Kong’s most prominent bloggers in food, travel and lifestyle and hear their opinions and their take on blogging present and future. Expect answers to burning questions like, “how do bloggers cope in the market today?” and “how can blogging continue to benefit businesses?”
When: Thursday, 16 February, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Garage Society, 19/F, 299 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Register here.
Read more: The Best Co-Working Spaces in Hong Kong
This one’s for the girls out there who grew up listening to American punk rock and who still know all the words to “Ocean Avenue”! After announcing the release of their final album and world tour in 2016, the band will be in Hong Kong for one last time performing new and old hits.
When: Wednesday, 8 February, 8pm – 10.30pm
Where: E-Max, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloonbay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $580 per person (standing ticket). Book your ticket here!
Representing some of Hong Kong’s best independent music, All That Junk are hosting a night to remember with music from Modern Children, ShumKing Mansion, Junk! and Deer MX in After4’s warehouse-style showroom. With food and drinks served all night (and BYOB welcomed!) it’s not one to miss!
When: Saturday, 11 February, 8pm – 11pm
Where: After4 Studio, 101 Tung Chau Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $200 per person (early bird) / $250 per person (at the door) – includes 2 drinks and finger food. Book your ticket here!
Foxglove are putting on a Valentine’s Day to remember with a special film screening of the classic “When Harry Met Sally”, followed by a delicious three-course dinner! Live music will also begin at 9pm after the film, so whether you’re there all night long, or just to enjoy a late bite and some good tunes, it’s sure to be something special (with or without an S.O. in tow!)
When: Tuesday, 14 February, 7pm – 2am
Where: Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $680 per person for the three-course dinner, glass of bubbly and film screening. Email email@example.com or call 2116 8949 to book!
Read more: Valentine’s Day Dining: Sassy’s Guide for Every Budget
To get your fill of handmade and unique products and extra special goods from some of Hong Kong’s finest sellers, do not miss out on this months Discovery Bay Sunday Market. Featuring items such as handmade bags, jewellery, home accessories, fine art, stationery and paper craft, there’s sure to be something for everyone – perfect for gifts or to keep for yourself!
When: Sunday, 12th February, 11am – 6pm
Where: Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Just make sure to bring cash for any purchases