March is here and we’re ready for things to heat up a little bit! We’ve rounded up the best Hong Kong happenings this month, from coffee tasting, hike and beach cleaning to veggie cook offs and more! Whether you’re in the mood to indulge in food (like we always are), or explore the great outdoors, we’ve got plenty for your diary!
Coffee enthusiasts assemble! The Coffee Academics is inviting all coffee lovers to experience the many wanderlusts of coffee. Its 90-minute course allows you to fully immerse your taste buds in a range of coffee notes from bitter to sweet (but mostly bitter)! Book your space now and indulge in a wealth of knowledge from these coffee experts.
When: Thursday, 5 March, 7pm to 8:30pm
Where: The Coffee Academics, The Morrison, 225 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $488 – grab yours here!
Celebrate International Women’s Day with Uma Nota! From challenging stereotypes to broadening perceptions, the Brazilian-Japanese street food restaurant has invited six inspiring female speakers to share their empowering journeys to success. On top of the sharing session, guests will also have the opportunity to network and mingle, accompanied by canapés and drinks of course! Head here for all the details.
When: Sunday, 8 March, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Where: Uma Nota, 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $250 per person – book here!
Head over to La Vache! for a long, leisurely Sunday lunch! In addition to its famous entrecôte steak frites and signature desserts, this generous four-course brunch also includes unlimited tea, coffee and free-flow daily juices, a dreamy cheese platter and French pastries (because Sundays are for food). Board games will also be provided for table entertainment. For more info, check the event page, or head here to reserve your table now!
When: Sunday, 8 March, 12pm
Where: La Vache! TST, 12 Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: $488 per person; $288 per child (aged 10 or below)
Connect with nature and discover the healing benefits of natural herbs. From herbal teas to skin smoothing balms, guests will have the chance to dabble in the science of herbs, and discover their unique plant and animal guides through meditation. As an added bonus, everyone will be gifted a selection of unique homemade blends to take home with them! Find out the details here.
When: Tuesday, 10 March, 12pm to 2pm and Thursday, 12 March, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Fivelements Habitats, Level 13A, Tower 1, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: From $980 – head here to book now!
Plant your bottoms for a true plant-based feast (pun intended)! VEDA is teaming up with Australia’s leading plant-based bar and kitchen, Alibi, this March. Head chefs Paulson George (VEDA) and Jordan Brogan (Alibi) will be designing a bespoke menu centred on four core ingredients. Guests can look forward to Kimchi Dumplings, Roasted Aloo Gobi and Activated Cauliflower Ravioli, to name but a few of the mouth-watering dishes. Go for the wine pairing option to complete your vegan feast. Find out more here.
When: Wednesday, 11 to Saturday, 14 March, 6pm to 8:15pm or 8:15pm to 10:30pm
Where: VEDA, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Dinner is $500, dinner and wine pairing is $750. Book now!
Back for it’s second year, the Hive’s community hiking event is sure to get your blood pumping. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an avid hiker or a total newbie, this event is inclusive of everyone, even pets! Enjoy an afternoon in the beautiful outdoors before getting stuck into some beach cleaning. We can’t think of a better feel-good activity for the weekend. Take a look here for more info!
When: Saturday, 14 March, 9am to 2pm
Where: Meet at the Hive Sai Kung, 5 Tai Mong, Tsai Road, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $60 to $80 – get yours here
If you’ve always been intrigued by the famous centenarians, then now is your chance to find out just how the Okinawans dine their way to longevity. This vegan cooking class aims to introduce you to local Japanese cuisine. It will cover how to make Vegan Dashi (Japanese soup stock), Mozuku Jiru, Kubu Ishigaki and Noodle Champuru. You’ll be a cooking pro in no time! For more info head here.
When: Tuesday, 17 March, 10am to 12:30pm
Where: Seasame Kitchen, Room A, 21/F, Yiuga Factory Building, 62 Victoria Road, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $680 – get yours here!
With the weather finally warming up, the Hive’s Open Air Cinema Club is just what we need after a long week of work. Grab yourself a bean bag and enjoy the coming-of-age 90’s comedy classic, Clueless, with a snack and drink in hand. Check here for more info!
When: Friday, 20 March, 7pm to 9pm
Where: the Hive, 21/F, the Phoenix, 23 Luard Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free (with purchase of snack and drink combo). RSVP here!
Have you been trying (and miserably failing) to land those headstands? Learn how to safely go upside down with confidence thanks to Aleks Milewicz’s “Inversions and Arm Balances” workshops. Master the art of core strength and become a yoga pro (or maybe just try to keep your balance)! Check out the various sessions on offer here.
When: 21 March to 4 April, 8am to 10am
Where: H-Kore, Suite 1201, Dorset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Hong Kong
How much: Tickets are $500 (Early Bird) or $600 (Regular) – get yours here!
Need a little push to get that tattoo you’ve been contemplating for months now? Or maybe it’s inspiration you’re after? Whichever it is, the Affordable Tattoo Fair is here to help. Head down to The Aftermath Bar and meet local Hong Kong tattoo artists for live demonstrations and design talks. For more details, head here.
When: Thursday, 26 March, 7pm to 11pm
Where: The Aftermath Bar, LG, 57-59 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
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