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Looking for things to do this weekend? Here’s our rundown of the best events and things to do in Hong Kong. See what else is coming up in our events calendar.
The popular Stanley Plaza Christmas Market returns this December! Themed “Chillmas by the Sea,” visitors can experience unique Australian Christmas traditions while browsing speciality stalls stocked with festive goods, featuring everything from gourmet food and drinks to local handicrafts. Get into the festive mood and learn more about the market here.
When: 9–10, 16–17, and 23–26 December
Where: Locations around Stanley
On show at KC100 Art Space is a special exhibition titled “Night at the Museum.” Featuring works by author-illustrators Chivas Leung and Joanne Liu, visitors can immerse themselves in the enchanting worlds of children’s books while learning more about the artists’ creative storytelling process.
When: Now till 28 December
Where: KC100 Art Space, 100 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung
Carver is introducing a series of new menus! Treat yourself to the deluxe dinner tasting menu which features a selection of gourmet dishes, highlighting forest mushroom potage infused with winter truffle, Wagyu flank steak, and Patagonian toothfish prepared in a browned butter sauce. The menu concludes with a choice of dessert, including the MoMo, a vanilla mascarpone tart with poached white peach and blueberry ice cream. Alternatively, savour the lunch menu on the weekend, which highlights spinach and ricotta cannelloni, braised beef cheek, and turkey roulade served with wild mushroom, foie gras, and cranberry turkey sauce. Reserve a table here.
Where: Carver, 1/F, Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay, 8 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay
Embark on a magical adventure with Faust Production’s latest play this festive season! Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader follows Lucy, Edmund, and Eustace on a quest to find the seven lost lords of Narnia and help their old friend King Caspian save his kingdom. A thrilling epic filled with drama, action, and magic, immerse yourself in an enchanting journey aboard the majestic ship Dawn Treader! Ticketing information can be found here.
When: 7–10 December
Where: McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Make your own textured cinch bag at the Centre for Heritage Arts and Textile’s (CHAT) “Christmas Cheer: Machine Knitting Workshop”! Participants will learn how to use a hand-operated flat-knitting machine to create a unique, festive accessory perfect for holding all your Christmas presents! Learn more about the workshop and sign up here.
When: 9 December
Where: CHAT Lab, CHAT, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan
Uma Nota is introducing a revamped selection of Japanese-Brazilian fare! Highlights of the new à la carte menu include Nikkei tiger milk scallops ceviche; moqueca de frutos de mar Brazilian fish stew elevated with whole tiger prawns, scallops, and mussels; and irresistible desserts such as chocolate de ouro chocolate mousse sponge cake and the DIY Uma Nota pavlova.
Where: Uma Nota, 38 Peel Street, Central
Head over to Dolphin Square this weekend for a Christmas car boot market! Browse across a range of creative, cultural, and handmade products and preloved clothing, furniture, household goods, and vintage items from vendors selling out of the boot of their cars. Don’t forget to pose in front of the eco-friendly Christmas trees made from upcycled waste tyres after diving for goods at the market!
When: 8–10, 16–17, 23–26, and 30–31 December
Where: Dolphin Square, China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
On show at Kkplus is a Teletubbies-themed exhibition, titled “Candy Pop.” The iconic antenna babies will pose as candy store clerks, welcoming visitors into a vibrant wonderland filled with merchandise, photo spots, and illustrations.
When: Now till 31 December
Where: Kkplus Pop-up Store, 12/F, Langham Place, 8 Argle Street, Mong Kok
Dig into a spread of delicious Spanish fare at Majo’s latest weekend brunch! Highlights of the menu include a selection of sharing tapas; lomo de bacalao cod loin with chickpeas, sofrito sauce, and padrón pepper oil; and paella de marisco with prawns, clams, and mussels. Round off your feast with a selection of desserts, including the tarta de queso Basque burnt cheesecake and crema Catalana caramelised custard cream with citrus and cinnamon.
Where: Majo Tapas Paella Bar, G/F, 22 Staunton Street, Central
To celebrate the reopening of the MTR Gallery this weekend, MTR Corp has commissioned a three-metre-tall thematic wall art to be displayed at the entrance to the gallery at Kowloon Station. Titled “T Chai’s Hong Kong Adventure,” the giant illustration follows the adorable MTR mascot T Chai as he tours around town discovering the city’s culinary delights, scenic attractions, and vibrant art and culture. Visitors can also take a trip down memory lane with MTR Gallery’s latest exhibition which showcases vintage MTR paraphernalia alongside interactive multimedia games.
When: From 9 December
Where: MTR Gallery, Airport Express Platform Level, Kowloon Station, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui