What’s on this weekend…
With puppy adoption days, beer tasting and late-night partying, we couldn’t be more excited for this weekend – we’re just keeping our fingers crossed for no more rain! Don’t forget to also put Downtown Cocktails in your diary for next weekend, and grab your tickets now for an exclusive Sassy discount…
Hong Kong’s first festival of spirits and shakers is hitting Chater Garden next weekend! Starting Friday and going all weekend long, you can taste a range of incredible cocktails and drinks from some of the hottest bars and restaurants in the city. And if jazz is your thing, you’ll be happy to hear that Sybil Thomas, daughter of the legendary Rufus Thomas, will be singing live at the event, so all you need to do is grab some friends, sit back with a drink or two and enjoy the festival vibes. With the full list of bars including Fang Fang, Aqua Spirit, Picada, Tokyolima, The Optimist, The Woods, Winstons Coffee, Honi Honi, and more, it’s not to be missed!
When: Friday, 8 September to Sunday 10 September, 2017
Where: Chater Garden, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $130 in advance $180 on the door (inclusive of one drink). Get your tickets here! The first 50 Sassy readers to book tickets via the Pelago app will get theirs for just $100, simply use the code “SassyDC” to the “secret code” section on the app! Expires 8 September, 2017.
CENTRESTAGE is back in Hong Kong this month, so fashion savvy Sassy readers and industry professionals get ready! The four-day event will showcase more than 200 international fashion brands and designer labels, along with captivating fashion shows, inspirational seminars and talks hosted by designers, industry experts and fashion enthusiasts. On Sunday, 9 September, OPENSTAGE will be open to the public, featuring a selection of different fashion labels, styling tips and trends forecast, along with a lucky draw with fabulous prizes, and more!
Sassy Perk: Sassy readers can win two pairs of tickets to CENTRESTAGE ELITES, the by-invitation only opening gala show on Wednesday, 6 September. Meet the featured designers Fiona Lau and Kain Picken of Hong Kong’s FFIXXED STUDIOS as well as Juun.J of Seoul’s JUUN.J as they present their SS18 collections. Enter below to win!
When: Wednesday, 6 September to Saturday, 9 September
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Enter our giveaway below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the by-invitation only opening gala!
September may mean that summer is coming to an end, but Back to School Brewing is back in session! Celebrate tonight by sampling six tasters from its list of in-house brews on tap and find out what makes each one unique. This week’s event theme is “School-Spirit,” so make sure to wear your favourite alma mater gear!
When: Friday, 1 September, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Back to School Brewing, Siu Wai Industrial Centre, 29-33 Wing Hong Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $180 – get your tickets here!
Get ready to go late this Saturday with another instalment of Jinjuu After Dark. Featuring some of the best DJs on the decks, and group table bookings available (including Belvedere vodka, shots and some bubbles), this is an event that is not to be missed!
When: Saturday, 2 September, 10pm
Where: Jinjuu HK, UG/F, 32 D’aguilar Street, Central, Central District, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend, for table reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org – $2,000 (max. 4 people) / $4,000 (max. 8 people) / $8,000 (max. 12 people).
Looking to add a furry friend to your life? Head to Locofama this Sunday and meet ‘n’ greet super cute puppies who are desperate for forever homes. Make sure to like Locofama and Deliveroo on Facebook to get your hands on free prizes, including sausage sizzles by Locofama and dog bowties by Wow Pets!
When: Sunday, 3 September, 2pm to 5pm
Where: Locofama, 9-13 Fuk Sau Ln, Sai Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Get empowered this week and join Garage Collective for an evening with Lensational as it screens the short-film documentary “Ami, Amer, Ma,” and brings together a panel of photojournalists and film makers in HK for a Q&A discussion following the film.
When: Thursday, 7 September, 7pm to 9pm
Where: Garage Collective, Shops 4 – 7 158a Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Make sure to register here