Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos over the next 7 days; it’s all here in Your Awesome Week!
Cathay Pacific Parade
One of HK’s most loved CNY events is back to ring in the Year of the Monkey! The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade is a beautiful extravaganza of music and colours, with a festive feeling in the air all around you! Float after float, each one is more lavish than the last. Be wowed by live performing artists who don’t seem to spare an ounce of their talent and watch the TST Harbourfront turn into a giant street party. You can either book a grandstand seat, cram along the parade route (the best vantage points are along Canton Road outside Harbour City, Haiphong Road or the junction of Nathan and Peking Roads outside Chungking Mansions) or watch from home – the entire event is broadcast on TVB Jade.
When: Monday, 8 February, 8pm ’til late
Where: Starts at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui and proceeds along Canton, Haiphong and Nathan Roads, ending at Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers.
How much: Free viewing along the parade route; $480/$450/$300 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza. Tickets can be purchased at Hong Kong Tourism Board Visitor Centre by the TST Star Ferry Pier.
Chinese New Year Fireworks
The CNY fireworks are a magnificent display of beautiful colours bursting in the sky. Let’s just hope the sky cooperates so we can truly enjoy the grand spectacle! The world-class show takes place in Victoria Harbour each Lunar New Year. Enjoy the show from a high vantage point or cozy up on the sofa at home with the family and watch it on your telly while munching away on some traditional CNY grub.
When: Tuesday, 9 February, 8pm ’til late
Where: Victoria Harbour between Central and Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Natixis Rugby Cup 2016
Are you and the tiny tykes rugby fans, mama? The Natixis Rugby Cup 2016 is back, featuring French Top 14-league contenders, ‘Racing 92’, against Super Rugby Champions ‘Highlanders’. This will be the first match to feature a Super Rugby club in Asia, so make sure you head over to the Siu Sai Wan Stadium to show your favourite team some love!
When: Saturday, 6 February – 5pm onwards
Where: Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
How much: From $299, grab a ticket here.
LIVE Super Bowl the Tavern
We’re sure you’ve seen the adverts, but if you haven’t seen them The Super Bowl is one of the most important American sporting events of the year! Every year flocks of people either attend the thriving game or crowd on sofas at home with their favourite snacks to cheer on chosen teams. So why not grab the kids (they’re up anyway!) and head to Stone Nullah Tavern. They’ll be broadcasting the games live, with a full on super Bowl spread filled with hearty American Classics. Think sausages, eggs and bacon, accompanied by a couple of beers of course – what a way to start the morning! Stay tuned to our mini post on all things Super Bowl related… coming soon!
When: Monday, 8 February, 7.30 – 11.30am
Where: Stone Nullah Tavern, G/F, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Hong Kong
How much: $288 per person and enjoy free-flow PBR Beers, Prosecco, Mimosa at just $108 OR you can enjoy free-flow Prosecco, Mimosa, SNT Bloody Mary and Beer for $198. Book now by calling 3182 0128.