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10 things not to miss in Hong Kong this weekend

By Celia Lee 29 March 2023

Header image courtesy of Ho Lee Fook

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.

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Photo: Ho Lee Fook

Classic dim sum fare

Who’s down for some dim sum? Ho Lee Fook is presenting the Good Fortune Club, an unlimited dim sum brunch complete with a bottle of champagne per head. Adding to the menu are a selection of Chef ArChan’s newest creations, including mushroom, jicama, and carrot spring roll, pike roe, scallop, mushroom, and pork siu mai, and lotus leaf-wrapped wild mushroom and cordyceps flower fried rice. Only available on every first Sunday of the month, this weekend is your chance to dig into some quality dim sum. Book here.

When: 2 April

Where: Ho Lee Fook, G/F, 1–5 Elgin Street, Soho, Central

Photo: Croucher Science Week

Learn more about our world

Returning for another year, Croucher Science Week continues to make interactive education related to all things science available for students aged 17 or under. This year’s programme features a selection of free online and in-person events, including live talks, demonstrations, and outdoor tours that touch on topics such as early-year science, the human body, and the unknown. Learn more about how to take part here.

When: 22 March–30 April

Where: Across Hong Kong

Photo: Pak Chung. Courtesy of ArtisTree.

A life of rocks

Taikoo Place presents “ArtisTree Selects: Urban Rocks,” a showcase of Hong Kong-based French artist Polo Bourieau’s latest sculptures. Inspired by Chinese scholars’ rocks, these sculptures highlight the force of nature in their forms and imperfections and invites viewers to reflect on the impact and meaning of human existence in relation to the natural world.

When: 16 March–9 April

Where: ArtisTree, 1/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay

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Photo: Crown Super Deluxe

Fresh off the teppan

Crown Super Deluxe is introducing seasonal items and a brand-new “chuushoku” lunch to the teppan. Enjoy jet-fresh seasonal ingredients from Japan in three dishes: the Japanese pen shell, monkfish, and Japanese sawara. The lunch menu offers a well-deserved mid-day break for the busy worker with a range of premium ingredients prepared fresh on the teppan, including Hokkaido scallop, tiger prawn, and a selection of Wagyu cuts. Book here.

When: Ongoing

Where: Crown Super Deluxe, Mezzanine, 33 Wyndham Street, Central

Photo: Legoland Discovery Centre

Be a champion

Legoland Discovery Centre in K11 Musea is hosting a Lego City Championship Day for families and friends to gather for a day of fun and friendly competition. Participants will take part in a series of building missions and workshops at the store to build their very own Lego city. Learn more about the day of events and how you can participate on the website.

When: Now till 30 June

Where: Legoland Discovery Centre Hong Kong, Shop B131–133, B1, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: Tai Kwun

A series of performing arts

Tai Kwun is bringing back “Spotlight: A Season of Performing Arts” from April through May this year. The event programme features a diverse range of arts and cultural talents in Hong Kong through a series of performances and exhibitions at the former prison complex’s venues. For a comprehensive programme, visit the website.

When: Now till 6 May

Where: Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central

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Photo: Bifteck

Smoky indulgence

French-Japanese specialist Bifteck is introducing a new charcoal grill menu. Using this well-known grilling technique, the restaurant will be offering a selection of fresh seafood and beef prepared with the smoky aroma of the charcoal grill complete with hors d’oeuvre, appetisers, desserts, and an option for a five-glass wine pairing. Book here.

When: Ongoing

Where: Bifteck, 23/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai

Bring your best hat

This Sunday, come dressed in your Easter best and join the Easter Hat Parade as it makes its way along the Victoria Harbour. The parade will begin at the East Coast Park Precinct, complete with live performances from cheerleaders and dancers to get you in the mood for the holiday. For more details about the parade, visit the website. For registrations, click here.

When: 2 April

Where: East Coast Park Precinct, Fortress Hill

Photo: Hart

Tales of the postmodern world

Hart gallery is presenting an off-site exhibition at the art and cultural hub H Queen’s titled “Postmodern Tales.” The group showcase features works by eight artists working in Hong Kong, all from different generations and cultural backgrounds, to present a diverse range of contemporary art works that all interrogate human experiences in the postmodern world.

When: 20 March–29 April

Where: 9/F, H Queen’s, Queen’s Road Central, Central

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Photo: Kappou Mu

A sakura feast

Japanese restaurant Kappou Mu is welcoming the coming of spring with a series of sakura-inspired dishes. Available for lunch at nine courses and dinner at 15 courses, diners can enjoy artful and floral dishes made with the blooming season and its offerings in mind. Comprehensive menus and booking can be found on the website.

When: Now till end of April

Where: Kappou Mu, Shop UG01–03, UG/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Celia Lee

Staff writer

Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, Celia is passionate about culture, food, and different happenings in the city. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her scouting for new and trendy restaurants, getting lost in a bookstore, or baking up a storm at home.