What’s on this weekend….
It’s warming up in the city, so get out there and enjoy the very best that the 852 has to offer. From the Beach 5’s down at Repulse Bay, to the Sónar music fest and Aerial Yoga in Tai Long Wan – it’s looking to be a jam-packed two days! Don’t forget to get your tickets now for next weekend’s unmissable foodie fest, Taste of Hong Kong.
We’ve only got one week to go (and counting!) until this year’s Taste of Hong Kong festival, so now is the time to snap up your tickets before it’s too late! Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy this foodie playground, featuring some of the city’s newest and hottest restaurants. Serving up over 60 dishes (starting a just $50), along with one off festival exclusive dishes, and visiting restaurants from overseas, it’s the weekend event of the year not to be missed by food and drink lovers. And to help wash down all that grub, there will also be whisky and wine tastings, as well as live music to help you enjoy the weekend to the max.
Book in advance through Ticketflap using promo code “sassy18” and save 30% on General Entry tickets!
When: Thursday, 22 March to Sunday, 25 March
Where: Hong Kong Central Harbourfront, Central, Hong Kong
How much: From $120 per person (in advance); $150 per person (on the door). Ticket packages with food and drink inclusions are also available. Standard Chartered/ MANHATTAN Credit Cardholders receive extra privileges
Spring is in the air, and with it comes the return of beach days, and the annual Hong Kong Beach 5’s! Sure to be better than ever, expect to get involved in (or just watch!) games of rugby, netball, dodgeball, volleyball and the return of Red Bull’s global 5-aside football competition, the Neymar Jr 5s. Along with great restaurants (the likes of Beef & Liberty, Pizza Express and Cali Mex will all be there!), family entertainment, and booths by Jack Wills, Benefit Cosmetics, and more, it’s sure to be a fun day down at Repulse Bay. Don’t miss out on St. Patrick’s Day Games down at the beach, or official after party at Los Sotano in the evening, to0!
When: Saturday, 17 March and Sunday, 18 March, 9am to 8pm
Where: Repulse Bay Beach, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Hailed as “The Glastonbury Festival of the electronic music world,” Sonar is back in Hong Kong for its second year this weekend and is not to be missed! Consistently championing the most credible and exciting trends in electronic music, expect exciting things from this year’s line up, with a blend of established and emerging local, regional and international live and DJ talent.
When: Saturday, 17 March
Where: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: $880 – get your tickets here!
Enjoy the warmer weather on the horizon and try something new this weekend, with Bamboo Yoga’s aerial workshop. With the day split into three sections, start by learning the basics at an aerial class in Central, before hiking to the beaches of Tai Long Wan for an afternoon of flying on the bamboo tripods over the ocean!
When: Sunday, 18 March, 8:45am to 5:30pm
Where: Meet at Yoga Bam Bam, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $760 – get your tickets here!
Join Hong Kong Stories this week and enjoy its latest live show at Hong Kong Fringe Club. Running with the “What’s Cooking” theme, expect hilarious tales of mishaps in the kitchen, odd restaurant experiences, or dinner parties with a twist. Get inspired by the storytellers and become one yourself with HK Stories regular workshops – keep up to date on happenings with upcoming events on its Facebook page here.
When: Wednesday, 21 March, 8pm to 10pm
Where: Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $120 –get your tickets here!
Set to put our fave drinks head to head, enjoy the best of both worlds this week, and sample five different wines and beers paired with the five-course menu at this unique dinner event. Beers and food will be provided by Little Creatures, and the wines supplied by legendary Australian winemaker, Hugh Hamilton. Whether you’re a wine lover, or a beer fan at heart, this event is not to be missed.
When: Thursday, 22 March, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Little Creatures Brewing Hong Kong, 5A New Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $680 (includes five-course meal with beer and wine pairings) – get your tickets here!
Featured image courtesy of Getty. Image #1 courtesy of Taste of Hong Kong, image #2 courtesy of The Hong Kong Beach 5’s via Facebook, image #3 courtesy of Sonar Hong Kong via Facebook, image #4 courtesy of Bamboo Yoga via Facebook, image #5 courtesy of Hong Kong Stories via Facebook, image #6 courtesy of Little Creatures Brewing Hong Kong via Facebook