A few of our favourite events to fill your calendar!
Looking for family friendly events happening in Hong Kong? Get those pens (pencils, or crayons) ready: here come the dates for your diary…
Get zen’d out at this spa day retreat at sea! This new boutique events company, The Whale Life, is all set to let us indulge in a full day of pampering! Spoil yourself with massages and manicures on the boat, a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city. You can replenish with nutritious, wholesome lunch prepared by NOSH, the healthy fare expert, and enjoy fresh cold pressed juices and a cheeky Mimosa. We’ll toast to that!
When: Sunday, 4 June, 10am-6pm
Where: Central Pier No. 9, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $890 per person – $990 depending on the package.
Hit up the private family members club, Maggie & Rose, to shop for brand new and pre-loved clothing. Retykle prides itself in selling and donating children’s clothing for 0-8 year olds, featuring more than 250 designer brands and offering discounts of up to 90%. A perfect (and hassle-free!) way for you to share your kid’s outgrown clothes with local charities and other kiddos. Sera Murphy Florals will be there to create dainty floral headdresses for the little ones, and the first 10 shoppers on Friday, 9 June will receive a free flower crown. Your kiddies will also learn to make their own at Sera’s flower crown workshop on Saturday, 10 June. As a bonus, 5% of profits from the event will be donated to HandsOn Hong Kong, Retykle’s charity partner.
When: 2pm-8pm on Friday, 9 June and 9am-12 noon on Saturday, 10 June
Where: 301, Lobby D, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay
How much: As much as you’re willing to spend on shopping!
There’s no shortage of family fun this season! Following its great success in London’s West End, The Tiger Who Came to Tea is coming to Hong Kong this June. Based on the picture book written and illustrated by Judith Kerr, this classic tale about the stripy, tea-guzzling tiger promises plenty of magic and sing-a-long songs. It’s sure to be an engaging show to let your little one’s imagination run wild!
When: 5pm on Friday, 2 June, 11am/2pm/4:30pm on Saturday, 3 June, and 11am/2pm/4:30pm on Sunday, 4 June.
Where: Drama Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai
How much: $435 / $385 / $335 / $195.
Calling all burger fanatics in the family! Put your stomach to the test and enter Hong Kong’s first burger eating competition. To celebrate the second anniversary of Burger Joys, join the battle with other burger junkies and see if you can demolish the monster burger (consisting of two buns, eight dense layers of beef patties and toppings)! The first to finish in 15 minutes wins a prize of $1,000 cash, a Burger Cup, a $500 cash coupon for Burger Joy and Burger Joys exclusive merchandise (along with bragging rights!). There will also be a hot wing challenge (for those who like life on the spicy side)!
When: Sunday, 4 June
Where: Burger Joys, Shop E G/F De Fenwick 42-50 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
You won’t want to miss out on this afternoon lifestyle workshop where clothing brand She Collective will be giving handy tips on how to choose the perfect outfit to take you from the studio to the street! They will also explain the importance of style and material for every type of workout, so you can pick the perfect training gear. Along with healthy snacks from Amazin’Graze and Coco Paradise, attendees get a fab free goodie bag and an exclusive on-the-day discount!
When: Saturday, 3 June, 3pm-4pm
Where: BounceLimit, The Pemberton 13/F 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $400 for non-members
Cool down this weekend with an afternoon tea paired with cool Riesling wines. Kickstart with an introduction to the showcased wines, which have been hand-picked to pair with the afternoon tea set. Move on to enjoy a perfume-blending workshop, where you get to experiment with fun fragrances. To top it all off? Indulge in the tea set, featuring savoury and sweet delights (including Smoked Salmon Mousse Rolls Topped with Caviar and Profiteroles with Vanilla Cream – yum!).
When: Saturday, 3 June, 2pm
Where: Bungalow, Shop 2, G/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $488 – includes a tasting of four different Riesling wines from dry to sweet, a 30ml bottle of customised “Riesling” perfume and an afternoon tea set for one
Have a great week!