29 July, 2016
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Le Garçon Saigon Fundraiser, Harry Potter Release Party and more

29 July, 2016

What’s on this Weekend…

Ladies and gentlemen… it’s officially the last week of July. We can’t believe it either – time has seriously flown by! Make the most of the summer this weekend and zen out with yoga under the skyline, give back at a Vietnamese food fundraiser and party it up on a beer tram! Bid farewell to July 2016 in style…

Vietnamese chicken from le garcon saigon

Le Garçon Saigon Fundraiser

If, like us, you love Vietnamese food, then make sure you drop by Le Garçon Saigon this weekend for a special fundraiser in support of the KOTO foundation. KOTO (Know One, Teach One) is an organisation dedicated to supporting at-risk Vietnamese youth. Tuck into a delicious family-style feast, all in aid of a great cause.

When: Monday, 1 August
Where: G/F, 12-18 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $1,000/ticket. Be sure to reserve your spot by emailing [email protected].

people doing yoga in front of the hong kong skyline

Friday Night Lights

Adam Weirick’s Friday Night Lights is back this weekend for the perfect evening workout session. If yoga under the Hong Kong skyline sounds good to you, you’ll love this event! All you have to do is bring your own mat and you’re ready to go. What better way to unwind after a busy week…

When: Friday, 29 July, 7:30 – 9pm
Where: Tamar Park, Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend! Be sure to bring your own mat.

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

concert and flashing lights

Electronic Museum

An all-night inter-dimensional visual arts show is bound to be just as crazy and creative as it sounds! Totoro Typhoon presents ‘Electronic Museum’ this Saturday night from sunset until sunrise. Showcasing six DJs and seven artists in this cool industrial space, this will be one unique experience you can’t miss if you’re looking for something different.

When: Saturday, 30 July – Sunday, 31 July, 7pm – 6am
Where: Artichoke Canteen, 10 Lee Hing St, Harbour Industrial Centre, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong Island
How much: $100 entrance fee. Bring a little extra for drinks and snacks!

Read more: Off the Beaten Track – Hidden Bars in Central

heinken beer

Heineken Tram

Starting this weekend, a special Heineken tram will be running between Western Market and Causeway Bay every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Ride through Hong Kong on this illuminating green tram and take the sights and sounds of the city… more info on how to snag a ride here.

When: Thursday, 28 July – Saturday, 20 August
Where: Sheung Wan Tram Station, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: There are three different ways to get tickets. Check here for full details! 

Read more: A Guide to Hong Kong Transport; How to Survive a Hong Kong Hangover

harry potter

Harry Potter Launch Party

For all our fellow Potterheads, don’t miss the Harry Potter launch party at Bookazine to celebrate the release of the eighth installment. If you’ve been having Harry Potter withdrawals, this is the perfect chance to relive the wizarding world with costumes, wizarding drinks, nibbles and more!

When: Sunday, 31 July, 7 – 10pm
Where: Bookazine, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! PSA: best dressed wins a copy of Harry Potter Illustrated Edition!

Birds & Bubbles chicken and wine at Isono

Birds & Bubbles at Isono

Foodies, this one is for you. New York based chef, Sarah Simmons, is taking over trendy Spanish eatery Isono with her Birds & Bubbles restaurant concept this August! If the combination of fried chicken and champagne sounds too good to be true, you can’t miss this awesome pop-up. Think rich, comforting Southern flavours and delicious drinks… choose from lunch, dinner or brunch for an indulgent experience you won’t forget.

When: From now until Saturday, 13 August, 2016!
Where: Isono Eatery and Bar, 6/F, Block B, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $288 per person for lunch, $498 per person for dinner (with an additional $435 for the Birds & Bubbles wine experience) and $468 per person for brunch with free-flow house champagne for two hours!

Read more: Sassy’s Guide to PMQ

Featured image via Adam Weirick

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