19 August, 2016
two friends in deck chairs at sunset
two friends in deck chairs at sunset
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: A Quick Escape with Flight Centre, Embark on a Journey with Veuve Clicquot and more

19 August, 2016
two friends in deck chairs at sunset

What’s on this weekend…


Rain, rain go away! We’re fed up of the dreary weather that’s plagued Hong Kong this week and more than ready for the weekend to begin. And with a really cool lineup ahead, we’re just going to pretend that the sun is shining (fingers crossed!), book ourselves a little holiday, sip on some champers and shop ’til we drop!

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A Quick Escape!

Haven’t had the chance to get away this summer? Well, you’re in luck! Book with Flight Centre now (before Thursday, 25 August, 2016) to save $1,000 on a quick holiday. It’s the perfect excuse to take that much needed romantic and relaxing vacay with your S/O, or explore a new city with the girls! Whether it’s a three-night city break in the foodie haven of Hanoi, a beachside stay in Boracay or an amazing weekend in historical Osaka, the choice is yours. So what are you waiting for? Be a bit spontaneous and take advantage of these super special offers from Flight Centre – you won’t regret a long weekend away!

When: Book before Thursday, 25 August, 2016 and travel from now until Thursday, 8 September, 2016.
Where: There’s a huge range of destinations to choose from! Check them out here.

Read more: Boracay Bound: Your Guide to the Most Famous Beach in the Philippines

a flat lay of champagne and watermelons

Journey with Veuve Clicquot

All aboard! You’ve been invited on a journey with Veuve Clicquot in a series of awesome street parties that’ll have you sipping and dining on the finest Hong Kong has to offer. Stick it to the rain this weekend (and the next) as our favourite restaurants in SoHo and Sai Ying Pun dish out signature meals paired with bubbles from the beloved champagne brand. Cheers to the weekend!

When: Sunday, 21 August & Sunday, 28 August
Where: Sunday, 21 August – Staunton and Bridges Street, SoHo, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong, Sunday, 28 August – 48/78 High Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $488. One ticket will entitle you to 4 signature dishes paired with 4 glasses of Veuve Clicquot from any participating restaurant! Check out the list and grab your boarding pass here.

girl lifting weights

Arnold Classic Asia

In a recent interview we caught up with strongwoman, Santina Philips, as she gears up for the Arnold Classic Asia. And aside from leaving us with some serious aspirational goals, she gave us a glimpse as to what to expect from the weekend ahead! A multi-sport festival featuring everything from Crossfit, arm wrestling and Krav Maga, to cycling, skate-boarding and even table tennis, cheer on some of the fittest Hong Kongers in town and meet the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger as he makes holds his very own own seminar! Pssst… we may have caught wind of a rumour making it’s way around town that the man himself may also be attending the after party at Lily & Bloom! Fingers crossed!

When: Friday, 19 August – Sunday, 21 August. The after party will take place on Sunday from 7pm.
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Cheong Wing Road, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong
How much: From $250 for a two-day ticket, buy yours here. Don’t forget to snap up a ticket to the after party here for $200, inclusive of one welcome cocktail!

Read more: 6 Questions with Strongwoman Santina Philips

silent yoga in hong kong

Silent Disco Zumba and Yoga

It goes without saying that Hong Kong is notoriously noisy, so when it comes to the weekend, sometimes we’re keen to chill out and loose ourselves in our own thoughts. Swap the hustle and bustle for an evening of silent Zumba and yoga classes with The Yoga Room and sweat it out in your own personal bubble.

When: Sunday, 21 August, 6-6.45pm: Silent Disco Zumba with Corinne, 7pm – 8pm: Silent Disco Yoga with Rachel
Where: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $150 per class, or $250 for both classes. Grab your tickets here.

Read more: Sassy’s Guide to Yoga in Hong Kong

fashionable hat

Select Seven: Pop-up Fashion Collective

We’re ALWAYS keen to support up-and-coming Hong Kong brands and love when awesome women come forward with their own collections! So if you’re keen for a spot of shopping next week, head on over to a pop-up featuring a curated selection of must-haves from seven brands that are new on the fashion scene! Browse clothing by Melissa Bui, PI’A, Sarah Lai, skincare by Purearth, and accessories by Kasané Jewellery and ESEMBLĒ. Join each of the talented designers for a glass of wine or fresh coconut water as you shop to your heart’s content!

When: Monday, 22 August – Sunday, 4 September, 11am-5pm
Where: G/F The Loop, 33 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! Don’t forget your purses! Happy hour wine and coconut water every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 6-8pm!

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