A few of our favourite family events to fill your calendar…
Stanley’s Christmas Seaside Market is back! This authentic German Christmas Celebration is a chance for families to enjoy the sun, sample food, and shop for all those last minute Christmas gifts. With a five-metre tall Candy House, HK’s First Ever Lollipop Buffet, and Hong Kong hand crafted items, there’s plenty in store for the whole clan. Make sure to pick up some mulled wine whilst you sip your way through the authentic German booths…
When: Saturday, 17 to Sunday, 18 December (two consecutive weekends), from noon to 8pm
Where: Stanley Plaza Amphitheatre, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
Little adventurers, grab your passports and come along! Here’s the chance to step into the world of PAPINEE children stories this Holiday Season. Swing by the Mandarin Oriental lobby to visit the glorious Eiffel Tower, Moulin Rouge, Big Ben and London Eye and snap up photos to your heart’s content, or visit the full-fledged PAPINEE World at Pearl Lam Galleries Soho.
When: Till Friday 6 January
Where: Photo-ops at the Lobby, and story-telling at the Statue Square Room, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
Cancer Fund is hosting their annual ‘Stride for a Cure’ event where participants can raise funds, walk or run to raise funds for local cancer research. There will also be goodie bags, bouncy castles, face-painting, magic shows and ice cream booths (amongst many other fun activities) at the site! Their aim this year is to raise HK$3 million, and every little helps!
When: Sunday, 18 December 2016
Where: Hong Kong International School (HKIS), Tai Tam Country Park
How much: Minimum sponsorship is $200 per person
Christmas is the time to be celebrating with the whole fam, and BabySteps knows just how to do it. Bring the kiddos along for the chance to meet with Santa Claus, and indulge in their Christmas special messy play. All ages are welcome to this fun afternoon. Get ready for lots of fun games, plenty of snacks, a fab lucky draw and more! Don’t forget to RSVP!
When: Saturday, 17 December
Where: BabySteps, 2501-02, 25/F, Universal Trade Centre, 3-5 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $100 non-member: $200
Happy festive season, mamas!
Papinee image by Kitmin Lee, Courtesy of PAPINEE and Pearl Lam Galleries.