What’s on this weekend…
We’re getting close to Christmas, so why not take some time out to enjoy a yoga class, brunch and a well-deserved glass of wine before it gets hectic? All those Christmas parties are tiring, after all! And don’t forget to book tickets to an NYE party or two, as well as a spot of Christmas dinner… The clock is ticking!
We’re only 10 sleeps away from the big day! If you haven’t yet booked in your Christmas Day feast, or organised your New Year’s Eve blowout, there’s no time like this weekend to finalise your plans. With its modern approach to Chinese cuisine, Mott32 is offering sophisticated menus for both Christmas and NYE this year. Featuring dishes such as Apple Wood Roasted Peking Duck for Christmas, you’re not going to be missing the traditional turkey and ham here! On New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will also be serving up a plethora of culinary delights, including the Fire Roasted Suckling Pig, along with a complimentary glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV for every guest!
When: Christmas Dinner set menu available on Sunday, 24 December; New Year’s Eve Dinner set menu available on Sunday, 31 December
Where: Mott32, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Christmas set menu: $1,388* per person; New Year’s Eve set menu: $1,380* per person (from 6pm to 8:30pm); $1,680* per person (after 8:30pm) – includes a complimentary glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV on arrival. Call 2885 8688 to book!
*subject to 10% service charge
Armani/Privé White Christmas Party and NYE Masquerade Party, Carnevale di Venezia
Kick off Christmas a day early with Armani/Privé this year! Seeing you right through to the big day itself, the fabulous White Christmas Party will channel chalet chic. Guests will experience the true atmosphere of après ski, including alpine snow, live dancers and renowned DJ Serge Tamoh. Tickets for the glamorous affair are on sale now, and include entrance and three-hours of free-flow drinks! And if you want the easy convenience of staying in the Central area for NYE, then look no further than Armani/Privé’s masquerade party, Carnevale di Venezia. Complete with free-flow drinks, live performances and renowned international DJ Maarten Goetheer, dress in your best carnival chic and get set to dance the night away on Central’s most stylish roof terrace.
When: Sunday, 24 December, 9:30pm to 12:30am and Sunday, 31 December; 10pm to 1am
Where: Armani/Privé, 2/F, Landmark Chater (Chater House) 8 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: White Christmas Party: $698* (early bird); $798* (on the door) – includes entrance and three-hours of free-flow drinks. Get your tickets here!
NYE Masquerade Party, Carnevale di Venezia: $888* (early bird); $988* (after Monday, 25 December) – includes entrance and free-flow Champagne, premium spirits, wines and beers. Get your tickets here!
*subject to 10% service charge
No, it’s not happening this weekend, but if you’re interested in seeing the Grammy Award winning Chainsmokers lives in Hong Kong next March, you’re going to want to get your tickets now! Tickets officially went on sale yesterday on HK Ticketing, with prices starting at $388.
When: Tickets on sale now. Live show on Tuesday, 27 March, 2018
Where: AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong
How much: Ticket prices start at $388 – get yours here!
Between Christmas parties, present shopping and hectic work schedules you may be in need of a little time out this weekend. So, what better excuse is there to head over to the Hive Studios this evening for some relaxed wine tasting and nibbles!
When: Friday, 15 December, 7pm to 9pm
Where: The Hive Studios 8/F Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $300 – get your tickets here!
Finding it hard to choose between your Saturday morning yoga class and a delicious brunch with friends? This weekend you don’t have to! Book your tickets now and enjoy a one-hour Vinyasa session on the rooftop at 11 Westside, followed by a healthy brunch.
When: Saturday, 16 December, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Where: 11 Westside, 1/F, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $250 – get your tickets here!
Not sure what your favourite spirit is? Or just want to learn a little more about your top tipple? Opening this Saturday, The Wood’s Annex is a brand-new spirits library, private tasting room, and boozy retail store on Staunton Street. The all-day opening celebration will feature complimentary cocktail and spirits tastings, along with seminars starting every half hour, and 30% off all bottles and drink-related gift items!
When: Saturday, 16 December, 12pm to 10pm
Where: The Woods’ Annex, 64 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Make sure to RSVP to the Facebook event for a chance to win a $2,000 spending credit at The Woods, or one of five round drink flasks!
It’s time to don your tackiest Christmas sweater all in favour of free booze! 208’s Christmas edition of Highballs & Meatballs is urging us to search our closests for the worst knits out there – turn up in yours for a free drink at the bar, and the sh*ttest knit of all will be awarded a magnum of Veuve Clicquot champagne. The night will also feature festive highballs and bites for $50, along with all the best old school Christmas tunes.
When: Wednesday, 20 December, 7pm
Where: 208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Festive highballs and bites all priced $50
The AIA Carnival is coming back for another year next week! Sticking around on the Central Harbourfront until the end of February, head over for a great range of food and drinks, thrilling rides and other unique attractions.
When: Thursday, 21 December 2017 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!