Your go-to-guide for planning an unforgettable baby shower!
While having a baby is undoubtedly one of the greatest experiences in life, planning the perfect baby shower can be one of the most stressful! Luckily, there are plenty of great party planning services and ideas in Hong Kong to get you started. Whether it’s for a sister, friend or coworker, we’ve rounded up the best decorations, venues, event planners, munchies and more in the city to host a knockout shower for any mama-to-be! Here’s Sassy Mama’s Guide to Baby Showers in Hong Kong:
Invitations and Decorations
Party boutique Simply Love is a one-stop shop for those who want instant inspiration. This store carries themed invitations, plates, bunting and centrepieces, and their store is conveniently located in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong. Their balloon selection is second to none, and they can also organise photographers upon request.
Matteo Party has got supplies for every shindig, and their baby shower offerings include invitations, napkins and cute mini prams for party favours. They also have balloons and piñatas, which will surely entertain any kids you have attending!
Find chic invitations, bunting and decorations at one of Sassy Mama’s favourite boutiques, Petit Bazaar. This store carries stylish clothing and toys for the little one-to-be, as well as furniture and décor to create a magical home environment for the newborn.
We love Pompourri’s variety of stationary, notecards and envelopes — all elegantly designed with a bespoke touch. Their range of gorgeous cash envelopes include a customised notecard inside for writing gift messages and they also have a set of trendy envelopes for kids. Check out their warmly-lit string lights and star lights, perfect for jazzing up any party with cool lighting!
Eezy Peezy Parties
This convenient online party platform lets you plan the entire soiree from start to finish with just a few clicks of the mouse. The site offer more than 70 free digital invites to match various themes, as well as Hong Kong’s largest selection of party supplies that can be delivered straight to your door! They also have a great online directory, so all the party resources you need are right at your fingertips!
If you’re looking for some personalised invites, Nocturnal Paper’s handmade and humorous creations are a sweet addition to any baby shower. Contact them directly to place your order.
The Lion Rock Press
Specialising in high quality Hong Kong and Asian themed stationery designs, The Lion Rock Press celebrates all that’s good about our city. Their notecards make cute invites for a mum-to-be who is new to Hong Kong. You can find their products at your Bookazine stores in Hong Kong. Happy shopping!
Sonya Mool Designs
Work directly with Sonya Mool Designs to create personalised baby shower invites for your mama-to-be. If you’re looking to design a poster or logo with a specific theme, Sonya herself will work together with you to create the perfect card! Send them an email or check our their Facebook page.
Sham Shui Po
If you’re a creative type, why not head to Sham Shui Po and DIY? You’ll find all the craft items you need to create some unique invites and items for decoration, and you’ll save a few bucks to put towards the gift list! For details, check out our handy guide to getting crafty in Sham Shui Po here.
If you’re rummaging around for baby-themed decorations, look no further than Partytime. Specialising in party supplies from outrageous balloons and tableware to customised cakes, Partytime is a one-stop shop for an extravagant baby shower.
Hong Kong’s premier floral destination boasts all wholesale and decorative plants for baby shower decor. Take your pick from growing plants to cut flowers, as well as a range of fresh and seasonal varieties to make for great centrepieces for your party. For details, check out our handy guide to conquering the Flower Market here.
Sense of Touch
Any expectant mum will know that her life is about to get seriously hectic, so where better to enjoy the calm before the storm than at Sense of Touch? Their Sparty (Spa Party!) packages are perfect for groups of six or more ladies wanting to unwind! Location-wise, the Lan Kwai Fong rooftop is as glam as it gets, although heavily pregnant spa-goers might find the stairs a bit of a hike! The Repulse Bay spa offers a beautiful outdoor-tented pagoda area and plenty of space for lounging and chatting post-pedi.
Keeping with the spa-rty theme (come on mamas, we love getting pampered!), Flawless in Central also has a group deal for four guests, which includes a mani, a pedi and evening makeup. Gather the ladies together for a pampering session pre-dinner before heading to somewhere swanky for congratulatory nibbles!
The Feel Good Factor
This long-time Hong Kong spa on the corner of Hollywood Road and Wyndham street is a great place to host a pampering day for the mama-to-be. They are able to customise party plans based on individual preferences that include spa treatments, mani/pedis and party gifts. They can also supply white plates, napkins, Champagne flutes, glasses, herbal teas and themed decorations!
The acclaimed MiraSpa at the Mira Hotel has recently launched a handful of spa-rty package for bridal showers, baby showers or just a spontaneous girls night out! Opt for the MiraSpa Girls Nite Out package, which includes private use of the MiraSpa Nail Lounge, choice of a luxury manicure or pedicure, a high tea bar with sweet and savoury treats to munch on and two bottles of house Champagne — the perfect set-up for a fun and fabulous party!
The Nail Library
A Sassy Mama favourite, The Nail Library up in Poho is a cosy spot perfect for a small baby shower. Mama and her friends can get a mani pedi while sipping bubbly (for the non-pregnant guests) and getting neck and shoulder massages. This is the perfect treat for mama-to-be and friends!
As one of Hong Kong’s oldest and largest establishments, the iconic Hullett House makes a timeless setting for an unforgettable occasion. Choose to host here in any of their individually designed themed suites or in any of their elegant Western or Asian style restaurants.
Café Gray Deluxe
Ambient and luxurious, the brainchild of Chef Gray Kunz is a popular fine dining venue for baby showers. For a sky high afternoon tea, reserving a private room for 12 offers splendid views of Victoria Harbour.
Sassy Mama founder Maura swears by Umami Concepts as an excellent baby shower hosting space. Reserve a spot and let the Umami guys create a customised foodie experience for you in their collaborative kitchen space.
Xi Shi Wellbeing
Bringing comfort to a new level, Xi Shi Wellbeing delivers the spa straight to your home. Offering event massages, the mobile masseuses can provide you with custom massage packages as well as prenatal treatments for the lady-in-waiting – so long as you pick the place and time. If you’re interested, why not pop them an email?
Food & Catering
You may not be hosting the baby shower in a cinema, but popcorn is a welcome treat anywhere. Sote pairs together salty and sweet for their all-natural popcorn, perfect for mamas looking for a craving fix. Be sure to order plenty, especially if you’ve invited other mamas and their kids, as these will go quickly!
Shamrock Catering will provide scrumptious nibbles for any occasion and for a VIP shower, their Spoon Premium Catering arm will bring a fine dining experience to you. They provide wait staff and all equipment and can even help with sourcing venues.
If you’re looking for a company to plan the whole blowout, Sweet Soirees is a good place to start. They’ll sort out catering, cakes and entertainment as well as lighting, props and sourcing a venue – perfect for the tired, working mama who wants to simply show up and have a good time!
Sugar Sisters HK
On a hunt for the best chocolate chip cookies? This American-style dessert company specialises in homemade cookies and brownies for any occasion. Homemade and straight out of the oven, each treat is “like mama made it.” Grain-and gluten-free treats are also available for a guilt-free indulgence. Email the Sugar Sisters for more information or to place an order.
Catering regular and bite-sized cupcakes for all sorts of events, Sipcakes is known for bespoke cupcake and frosting combinations – offering both boozy and non-alcoholic varieties! For pregnant mama-to-be’s, try a mocktail version of their Pina Colada or Mojito cupcakes, or go classic with Triple Chocolate and Red Velvet signature specialties. Using only premium ingredients, these cupcakes are moist and delicious, and will be the hit of any dessert table. Why not send them an email to place an order!
Another one of Sassy Mama’s favourites, Sift has become a household name in Hong Kong for cupcakes, dainty macarons, cakes and other sweet treats. They take special orders so drop them a line to discuss the deets. They’ll even deliver to the venue if your order is $500 and up, which is great if you’re running around on the day adding those special, final touches to mama’s big day! Check out all their locations here.
Hand-sculpted cakes, cupcakes, and other sweet creations make Complete Deelite the cherry on top to baby shower treats. This bakery even serves as a private party venue, offering an afternoon of cupcake and cookie workshops.
Gifts & Registries
The perfect online destination for savvy shoppers, BaoBae has items from more than a dozen boutiques and designers – a one-stop shop for everything a mum-to-be will need. From clothing for the tiny tot to books and stroller toys, there’s plenty of choices for a great gift at BaoBae. Pay safely online through PayPal and your gift will be delivered to an address in Hong Kong within three working days.
We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to practical gifts for mama and her newborn. Baby Central has got everything from toys to books to clothing and nursery items. You can also set up a registry or search a friend’s wishlist on their website. Happy gift hunting!
A one-stop shop for mamas and babies for organic goods, Mother Organic stocks bedding, skincare products, clothing and food. If you’re going the organic route, everything’s under one roof at their Wellington Street boutique.
A Sassy Mama favourite, this store stocks a range of great maternity and nursing wear that’s both sleek and stylish, so the mama-to-be can feel comfortable with a growing baby bump! Their range of products extends to pregnancy must-have skincare items and baby blankets and diaper bags, so you’re sure to find a useful and practical gift for your next baby shower.
Mothers en Vogue
The popular Singapore brand’s first venture into HK, Mothers en Vogue stocks a range of nursing and maternity wear for any occasion, creative onesies for babies as well as matching outfits for mama and baby. Check out more details here.
Tiny Footprints is great for gift shopping, no matter what style or product you’re looking for. With beautiful bedding, furniture and innovative new items, any prospective parent would be thrilled to unwrap something from this baby boutique. They also offer a gift registry service to help you pick out the perfect gift.
Bumps to Babes
Hong Kong baby stalwart Bumps to Babes offers a registry service that can be set up in-store, vouchers for expectant mums and adorable gift baskets. They also stock one of Hong Kong’s best ranges of prams, travel systems and pushchairs – good for a group of friends wanting to club together for a big ticket item (or a gift from one very extravagant auntie!)
Can’t decide where to register your gift list? You don’t have to! Double Happiness is a helpful tool that allows you to hold a single registry with over 70 stores and brand names at once, including Bumps to Babes, Mothercare, Combi, Baby Central and Grobag, to name a few. Combine purchases from as many stores as you like and pay online in a variety of currencies. This is perfect for overseas friends and family who can’t make it to the celebratory event
For the fashionable mamas-to-be, finding breathable clothes that allow you to nurse can be difficult. Why not pick up some nursing bras, tops and dresses from Mayarya so new mums can feel comfortable and stylish post-baby? Check out our review of the store here and pop on down to shop the perfect mama gift.
The fabulous Pacific Petals have the most beautiful floral gift baskets for new mums. Their Deluxe baskets contain a delicate floral arrangement along with a Papinelle sleeping bag and super-cute baby boxers or bloomers from The Incy Wincy Powder Room.
Hip Little Bubba
This premier online kids store for everything hip and happenin’ is a great place to shop for the new arrival. Hip Little Bubba stocks clothing, shoes, baby carriers, bathing and changing products, nursery accessories and more. If you want everything in one handy gift, they also stock baby gift hampers at different price points so you can get your shopping done hassle-free!
The Incy Wincy Powder Room
The Incy Wincy Powder Room has a full range of clothes, cuddlies and sleep accessories, along with utterly adorable tutus by Tutu Du Monde for fairy princesses ages one and up. It’s a great ‘thinking ahead’ gift!
Order a platter of cupcakes (made with baby clothes, not the flour and sugar variety!) from Dotty Bee in a variety of colours and designs. This cute online boutique styles adorable baby clothes into flower bouquets and cupcakes for a one-of-a-kind baby shower gift — just make sure the host doesn’t mistakenly stick the “cupcakes” in the fridge!
Bloom and Grow
Bloom and Grow stocks some of the best loved international baby brands, including Grobag, ErgoBaby carriers and Skip Hop changing bags. Order online or check their stockists’ page for Hong Kong based retailers including Bumps to Babes.
This designer concept store provides clothing, books, accessories, and novelties for babies and beyond. Choose from different brands and fashion-forward styles that you’ll wish were available in your size!
This Australian clothing line has spread across Asia to become a mainstay in Hong Kong. A go-to spot for clothing and toys to newborns, babies and beyond, this Sassy Mama favourite is sure to be a staple in any baby’s wardrobe.
In a sustainable fashion, Organic Baby offers baby apparel and gifts manufactured using certified organic materials and low-impact dyes. Apart from clothing and toys, baby essentials like bath items, cribs, and even food items can be found here. Get mama a little bit of everything with customised organic themed baskets, which include a variety of outfits and toys.
This online boutique store promises to deliver children’s items in 72 hours from Paris, with no additional charges and a 28-day return policy – now who can beat that? Browse from top designer clothing brands, shoes, and childcare essentials – all products for age 0-16.
Le Petit Society
Founded on the idea that stylish children’s clothing should be stylish, accessible, and affordable, Le Petit Society is a Hong Kong-based label with an online shop. Browse through their trendy threads and accessories for newborns, babies and children. Let them do the gift wrapping in their signature gift boxes.
For more gift inspiration, check out our guide to the Best Baby Shower Gifts here.