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Shop Til You Drop at Hong Kong's Best Summer Fairs

By Sophie Pettit 26 May 2016
Summer is just around the corner, giving us the perfect excuse to hit the rails and stock up for the hot months ahead. Whether you're looking to revamp your wardrobe, bulk-buy for those summer birthdays, or prepare yourself for a holiday abroad, there are some great summer fairs popping up across the city that offer all the goodies you need.

Prestige Summer Lifestyle and Gift Fair

prestige summer fair 2016 Popping up for one day only, shoppers are invited to feast their eyes on a huge selection of pop-up shops at the Prestige Summer Lifestyle and Gift Fair. From women's fashion to health and beauty products, and homeware to jewellery, there will be plenty of stalls to keep you busy in the Grand Ballroom of the Conrad Hong Kong. Of course, no shopping trip is complete without some edible treats, so there will be a delicious selection of gourmet foods, confectionery, and wines on offer too. The Happy Plantarian nutritionists will also presenting three 'Eat Whole. Stay Young' talks throughout the day (10am, 12.30pm, and 2pm), during which they will explain how a whole food plant-based diet aids anti-aging. Pre-register to ensure you don't miss out on the live cooking demonstrations, food sampling, and free recipes! When: June 3, (10am - 7pm) Where: Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hong Kong, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty How much: Free Click here for more information

Kowloon Bazaar Presents: Summer Sparkles

Kowloon Bazaar good one Who said you have to leave Hong Kong to pick up unique finds from across the continent? Drawing in international vendors from across Asia, Summer Sparkles looks set to be bigger and better than ever. From Mumbai to Bangkok, and China to Jakarta, The Mira Hotel will be overflowing with clothes, accessories, ethnic wear, wine, and homeware with that distinctive Asian flair. All shoppers can enjoy free wine tasting, cake pops, henna, and eyebrow shaping! If you need a break from all the excitement and fancy a sneak peek into the future, take a seat with a renowned tarrot card reader from Mumbai. Just make sure you listen out for news of the hourly lucky draws! When: June 4, (11am - 8pm) Where: The Mira Hotel, 118 - 130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui How much: Free Click here for more information

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Handmade Hong Kong Presents: Discovery Bay Sunday Market

handmade Browse the creations of local artists and craftspeople at the handmade market in Discovery Bay. Handmade soap, delicious jams, and unique jewellery are all ready for the taking, as you stroll leisurely around the stalls, enjoying the slower pace of Lantau life. Over 100 stalls will be popping up at this fair, which is organised by Handmade Hong Kong to help publicise small and unique brands in the big city. If you don't have any evening plans, why not stay for dinner at one of the participating D'Deck restaurants to enjoy a free ferry ride home? Just remember to take your own shopping bag in the interests of making this an environmentally friendly event. When: June 5 and August 14, (11am - 6pm) Where: Discovery Bay Main Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau How much: Free Click here for more information

Sai Kung Sunday Market

Sai Kung MArket If you're looking for something a little more rustic, then spend a day browsing the offerings of the Sai Kung Sunday Market. Over 50 vendors will be displaying products such as organic food, jewellery, wine, chutney, home decor, books, and even puppies. That's right - if you’ve got a soft spot for furry friends, then you might end up coming home with more than just a jar of chutney, as local rescue shelter Catherine’s Puppies will be bringing a host of rescued pooches. This market will return in September, but if you're getting withdrawal symptoms over the summer, you can hop online and browse their online store. When: June 5, (11am - 5pm) Where: Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung How much: Free Click here for more information

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Shoppinghongkong Presents: Summer Bling & Bubbly

Summer Bling If you're looking for something sparkly to add to your jewellery collection, then Summer Bling & Bubbly is the fair for you. From contemporary pieces to ethnic gems, a whole range of necklaces, bracelets, rings, and more will be on display at the Fringe Club's Anita Chan Lai Ling Gallery. While you're frosting yourself with sparkly accessories, enjoy a glass of bubbly courtesy of House of Fine Wines. Could shopping get any more sophisticated? Cheers! When: June 14, (12 noon - 7.30pm) Where: Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central How much: Free Click here for more information

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Sophie Pettit


Sophie is always on the lookout for a great story and her next big adventure and loves nothing more than discovering the city’s hidden gems—and most delicious cocktails. When she’s not exploring new places, she’s off travelling and ticking countries off her bucket list.