Are your January purse strings feeling a little tight? (not to mention your jeans!). Head out to Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Park this week, get some fresh air and enjoy a work out class full of a mixture of body strength and cardio exercises. The best part? It’s free!
When: Wednesday, 3 January, 7am to 7:45am
Where: Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, 16 Eastern Street North, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Register here
If you aren’t partaking in dry Jan, this is the perfect event to get out and discover some local and international craft brews. This app-led brewery tour will take you on a magical mystery tour across the city to all the best bars, breweries, brew taps, beer restaurants and bottle shops all at the touch of a few buttons.
When: Wednesday, 3 January, 4pm to 8pm
Where: The Globe, 45-53 Graham Street, Central Hong Kong (starting point)
How much: $49 – get your ticket here!
New year, new goals? Join Coco Chan from Wellness Warriors, Corie Chu from Mind Body Soul Asia and the Caelum Greene team in this two hour workshop to help you get set for 2018. The workshop will include setting intentions and creating conscious manifestations for 2018, creating strong, empowering affirmations that can be used daily, and an essential oils manifestations meditation, along with group exercises to help find clarity, strength and love.
When: Saturday, 6 January, 11am to 1pm
Where: Caelum Greene, G/F-1/F, 90-92 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $380 – get your tickets here!
Looking to live a more water-free lifestyle? Join Fanny Moritz, founder of NO!W No Waste as she talks to Bea Jonhson, Pioneer of the Zero Waste Lifestyle movement. The event will feature a discussion and pitch from Bea, along with a roundtable featuring the main zero waste actors from Asia, a Q&A and a market place. Keen to attend? Tickets are currently waitlist only, so be sure to enter our giveaway for your chance to win tickets for you and a friend!
When: Monday, 8 January, 6pm to 8:30pm
Where: The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $150 – apply for waitlist tickets here, or enter our giveaway below for your chance to win tickets for you and a friend!
Kick off the first weekend of January with some chilled out live music at Sofar Sounds. With a secret location and a secret line-up of live acts, sign up now below for your chance to get on the exclusive guest list!
When: Wednesday, 10 January, 7:5pm to 10pm
Where: Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Apply for tickets here
It may only be the beginning of the year, but if you need to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy some time-out, you’re going to want to join this mini retreat! Beginning with a yoga class suitable for all levels (and sure to leave you feeling energised and balanced), the event will be followed by a three-course plant-based lunch, featuring the award-winning modern cuisine at Fivelements.
When: Saturday, 13 January, 10:30am to 2pm
Where: Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy, 81 Tai Chung Hau, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
How much: $588 (pay on arrival) – reserve your spot by emailing [email protected] or wellne[email protected]
To mark Muevete’s two-year anniversary, world renowned ‘Good Times’ DJ Norman Jay MBE is flying in for a one-off “Carnival rave” bringing Notting Hill Carnival to Yojimbo. “Carnival” is a celebration of music, culture, colour, and dance, so expect a night full of an eclectic mix of house, funk, soul, disco, latin, caribbean, afro-beat and tropical, with carnival dancers and live percussion.
When: Saturday, 13 January, 10pm until late
Where: Yojimbo, 37 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 early bird / $350 at the door – get your tickets here!
If you’ve made a vow to actually stick to your resolutions and be a little more active in 2018, then check out the Inov-8 Lantau Ladies Trail Running Race! Aiming to encourage more women to get involved in trail running, the 20km race will follow through Mui Wo, Lantau Trail, Chi Ma Wan Pennisular and Shap Long Villige; showing off the natural beauty of the area along the way, before finishing up back in Mui Wo.
When: Saturday, 20 January, 9am to 2pm
Where: China Bear Bar and Restaurant, Mui Wo, Lantau Island (start position)
How much: 12km: $360; 20km: $400 – register here!
Whether you know someone running in the marathon, or just want to go along and show your support, the annual race will be taking over the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, 21 January.
When: Sunday, 21 January
Where: Across Hong Kong – see full route info here
How much: Registration is closed to take part, but supporting is free!
Back for another year and running until February, The AIA Great European Carnival is something to be excited about this month. One for adrenaline seekers and kids at heart; get ready for fun, games and thrills. Throw in some great food and drinks, and it’s one event guaranteed to get your January off to a fun start!
When: From now until Sunday, 25 February 2018, 11am to 11pm
Where: Central Harbour Front Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $130 per adult (includes $100 of e-token) – get your tickets here!