This summer, Stazione Novella is taking over the streets with its #SummerofSpritz block parties, taking place on the first Monday of the month! Falling on Monday, 1 July (which just so happens to be a public holiday!), we can’t think of a better excuse to sit street side, enjoy savoury Italian bites and a spritz or two from the mobile Aperol Spritz cart. Expect complimentary Aperitivo, along with spritzes for just $58, or buy a package of 10 for $450. Whether you use them all up in one night, share with friends or roll over to the next event is up to you!
When: Monday, 1 July, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Stazione Novella, 52-56 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $58 for each Aperol Spritz; $450 for 10 Spritzes
Celebrate all things red, white and blue this 4th July with two epic brunch parties happening at FINI’s and Franks! On Saturday, 6 July FINI’s SoHo will be offering a plentiful buffet ($288) of US-favourites, including Potato Salad, assorted New York Pizzas, Buffalo Wings, FINI’s Mac & Cheese, BBQ ribs plus a “build your own hotdog” station. For $488, diners will be able to enjoy the brunch spread, along with two hours of free-flow house wine, beer and spirits.
Franks will also be celebrating the occasion on Saturday, 6 July with an Independence Day brunch buffet. For $388, guests can indulge in a spread of Italian-American classics from 12pm to 4pm and add on two hours of free-flow champagne for an additional $268. The buffet will feature dishes such as Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad, Mussels in White Wine Butter Sauce, Sausage and Peppers Sandwich and Frank’s Mini Meatballs, while mains include Hamburgers with buffalo mozzarella, a fragrant pesto and thick-sliced grilled tomato, alongside tender Bistecca with roasted garlic rub and salsa verde, plus vegetarian-friendly Italian classic Eggplant Rollatini featuring a mouthwatering combination of cheeses. The whole meal will be accompanied by an upbeat vinyl soundtrack of blues, soul, hip hop, and more.
When: Saturday, 6 July
Where: FINI’s SoHo, 49 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong; Franks, G/F & 1/F, No. 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: FINIS: $288 for food only, $488 for food and drinks; Franks: $388 for food, $268 for drinks
Part of Summerfest 2019 at Central Harbourfront, the inaugural Mellow Yellow Music Festival will focus on laid-back and relaxing music ranging from folk to acoustic, light jazz and more from established and up-and-coming acts. It’s a low-key festival with quality music and a great outdoor environment featuring a main stage, solo and small groups of acoustic performers, entertainment booths and plenty of food and drinks! For the entire line up and more details, you can click here.
When: Friday, 5 July, 3pm to 9pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Got Balls is back! After seven sold-out shows, it’s squeezing in one more summer bingo blowout this month. Expect plenty of mayhem for this finale, with the “Bingo Gods” taking over the Grand Stage in Sheung Wan, complete with tons of anthems, wacky inflatables, dance-offs, free-flow, prizes and (of course!) three fun games of bingo. And don’t miss the Velkopopovický Kozel team who will be there to keep you refreshed throughout gameplay.
When: Friday, 5 July, 7:30pm to 11pm
Where: Club One, The Grand Stage, 2/F Western Market, 323 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $425 – includes all games and two and a half hours of free-flow beer, wine, vodka sodas and soft drinks. Get your tickets here!
Whether you’re struggling with the dating scene or in a relationship, we all have dating stories to tell. Promising the good, the bad and the ugly, Story Party Hong Kong is here to share some of them, which may just make you feel better about your own relationship status! Performing at the Hong Kong Fringe Club for three nights this month, belly laughs are almost guaranteed.
When: Tuesday, 9 July, Wednesday, 10 July and Thursday, 11 July, 7pm to 9:30pm
Where: Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $288 – get your tickets here!
Want to learn the ins and outs of what goes into making a mean cocktail? Book in for Los Sontano’s Cocktail Master Class this month and learn from the pros! The evening session includes learning the ropes and making two classic cocktails, as well as one tequila-based cocktail, not to mention a side order of complimentary tableside guacamole, Jalapeño poppers and tacos! And if you’re still hungry after the class, stick around for dinner and enjoy 20% off food and drinks.
When: Wednesday, 10 July, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Los Sotano, Basement, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong
How much: $495 – class includes making three cocktails, tableside guacamole, jalapeño poppers, and tacos. Get your tickets here!
Celebrate French National Day (14 July) two days early this month with Monsieur CHATTÉ’s Bastille Day event! Showcasing two Champagnes (Brut and Rosé) and two Cremant (Brut and Rosé), along with a selection of creamy cheeses and cold cuts – it’s sure to be the perfect French extravaganza.
When: Friday, 12 July, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: 2/F, Monsieur CHATTÉ, 121 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $250 early bird; $300 full price – get your tickets here!
Enjoy a summer afternoon in the heart of the city at Portico, and enjoy plenty of champagne at the Veuve Clicquot Rich Party this month. Taking place at Portico, SPIGA’s outdoor terrace oasis, the event promises to offer music, nibbles, bubbles and many more special surprises.
When: Saturday, 13 July, 3:30pm to 10pm
Where: Portico Hong Kong, 3/F, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $550 in advance; $650 on the door (includes three-hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot Rich, as well as canapés from 4pm to 7pm). Get your tickets here!
What better way to kick off summer than by heading to Hong Kong’s first-ever invitational craft beer and indie music festival? Organised by Beer We Go and This Town Needs, enjoy an eclectic line-up of 10 bands and 15 world class breweries across one weekend! We’re talking everything from indie pop t0 lo-fi and electronic rock, as well as amazing brews to match the music. Find out more and buy your ticket now.
When: Saturday, 20 July and Sunday, 21 July, 1pm to 10pm
Where: This Town Needs, 6 Shung Shun St, Yau Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Single session ticket: $480; one-day pass: $930; two-day pass: $1,780. Get your tickets here!
After its debut last month, W Hong Kong is back for a second edition of its Drag Me to Late Brunch this July! End your Sunday on a high note and prepare for free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne, a bespoke gin bar, live food stations and buffet offerings. A live DJ will also be guaranteeing a party atmosphere, along with epic and interactive drag queen performances ensuring it’s an evening to remember.
When: Sunday, 28 July, 5pm to 9pm
Where: W Hong Kong, No. 1, Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $988 per person – includes free-flow Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne, bespoke gin bar, selected wines, beer and more. Canapes, live stations and pass around delicacies from 5pm, full buffet offering from 6.30pm onwards. Book by emailing [email protected], or call 3717 2299