July is here, and with it we’re hoping for some much-needed sun after the stormy weather of June. But blue skies or not, there’s plenty to get out and get excited for this month, with comedy shows, block parties, yoga and, of course, drinks a plenty. So, check out our picks for what’s in store this month…
Australia’s biggest comedy festival is coming back to Hong Kong this month, and with a huge cast of Australian and international performers, it’s got all the comedy bases covered. These witty and wonderful artists have been handpicked by the Melbourne Comedy Festival to bring you seven unforgettable nights of stand-up, sketch, slapstick and silliness. So, get your tickets and get giggling, as Australia’s ultimate comedy convoy hits the Hong Kong Fringe Club! What’s more, enter our giveaway below for your chance to win tickets for you and a friend, and you’ll be that much closer to a night filled with laughs.
When: Monday, 17 July to Saturday, 22 July at 8pm; Friday, 21 July to Saturday, 22 July at 7:30 pm & Sunday, 23 July at 7pm
Where: Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central Hong Kong
How much: From $280 to $395 (dependant on day). Click here to get your tickets, or enter our giveaway here for your chance to win!
Enjoy an afternoon filled with food, drinks, live music and art, and get in the summer spirit with BiteUnite’s Summer Block Party! Featuring French Bites by Stephanie Wong, Ginger shots by Tizzyshots (we’ve tried them, and they’re delicious!), and Handmade cream cheese by Saucy Platter, along with the ever refreshing Gweilo beer, we can’t think of a better way to kick off July.
When: Saturday, 1 July, 4pm to 7pm
Where: BiteUnite, G/F, 15 Lung On Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Every Saturday in July, Tikitiki Bowling Bar is going Viva Mexico with its latest promotion La Vida Loca! Including a Mexican buffet, free-flow drinks, live Latino music, bolero bowling and much more.
When: Saturday 1 July, 3pm to 10pm and every following Saturday in July
Where: Tikitiki Bowling Bar, 4/F Centro, 1A Chiu Tong Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
How much: $299 – Includes La Cantina Mexican Buffet (6pm to 8:00pm or 8pm to 100pm) / $499 – Includes La Cantina Mexican (6pm to 8:00pm or 8pm to 100pm), Free Flow House Drinks, and Margarita Cocktail Concoction Course. To book email email@example.com, or call 2657 8488
For three Tuesdays this month, get ready to get flexy and join GuavaPass at Limewood for a refreshing yoga class on the beach. Sip on drinks by Vita Coco, whilst listening to the waves and unwinding with the yoga class, before enjoying a health and wellness focused menu including some of Limewood’s most popular classics.
When: Tuesday, 4, 11 & 18 July, 6:30pm
Where: Limewood HK, The Pulse Shop 103 & 104 G/F, 28 Beach Road, Hong Kong
How much: $390 per class (including dinner) – book your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate with all things Americana this 4th July and brighten up your Tuesday night at The Butcher Club Burger, Wan Chai. Promising an evening full of beer pong, flip cup, a mini tailgating party and $15 classic American beers, it’s sure to be one heck of a party. You just might need to take Wednesday off work…
When: Tuesday, 4 July, 6pm to 11pm
Where: The Butchers Club Burger, G/F, Rialto Building, 2 Landale Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Pure Yoga is holding a special #YogaForAll outdoor class this month, free to all Pure cardholders and non-cardholders. Join in the outdoor event and support Hong Kong Dog Rescue, and don’t forget to bring your canine friends!
When: Saturday, 8 July, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Where: West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Suggested minimum donation of $100 will go to raise awareness about abused and homeless dogs
The 13th annual Sheko Challenge is coming back to the beaches of Shek O this month! So, gather on the sandy shores and join the traditional 2.2km swim, or team up with friends to run or paddle (or both!). At the finish line, the race will all be worth it, with an after party, including beach water polo, a barbeque, live DJ and prizes for the winners!
When: Saturday, 8 July, 2pm
Where: Start at Big Wave Bay and finish at Sheko Back beach
How much: $450 (if registered and paid before 5 July 2017 midnight) / $500 (on race day). Make sure to register in advance here!
Showcasing beer brands from around the world, with more than 70 booths offering delicious foods, fine beers and interactive games, the LKF Beer and Music Fest is not to be missed this month. Stages will be set up to provide non-stop entertainment and live music all day long to keep you in the festival spirit. And once the festivities die down, it’d be rude not to continue partying late into the night on the streets of LKF…
When: Saturday, 15 July, 1pm to 12am and Sunday, 16 July, 1pm to 10pm
Where: Lai Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Take in the very best that Hong Kong summer has to offer with this all day beach party. Bring your own drinks, food and tent, and party until sunrise, with live music and DJ’s in one of HK’s most beautiful spots.
When: Saturday, 15 July, 4pm until sunrise
Where: Pak Sha Chau island, Hong Kong (5 minutes boat from Sai Kung)
How much: $100
We’ve all got dating stories – from the romantic and swoon-worthy, to the rude and downright ugly. So, this month why not share yours with the people of the 852, whilst having a drink and meeting new people? For one night only Dating Stories is hitting the TakeOut Comedy Club, so go along and meet your match, or just have some fun!
When: Thursday, 27 July, 9pm to 11pm
Where: TakeOut Comedy Club, 34 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 – get your ticket here, or submit your story here