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10 things not to miss in Hong Kong this weekend

By Celia Lee 8 February 2023

Header image courtesy of Discovery Bay

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: Dough Bros

Grab a bite

If you’re touring around Hong Kong Island this weekend, stop by one of Dough Bros’s locations for a quick bite! Its new pesto arancini balls and red velvet doughnuts take street food to another level and will definitely keep you fuelled up for your day of exploring.

When: On-going

Where: Locations on Hong Kong Island

Photo: Hong Kong Design Institute

What can design do?

On show at the Hong Kong Design Institute is an insightful touring exhibition all the way from the Design Museum in London, titled “Waste Age: What Can Design Do?”. Tackling the problem of waste in our society, the exhibition explores what the design industry can do to cut back on waste by promoting different ways we can live with nature instead of against it.

When: Now till 7 May

Where: D-Mart, Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O

Photo: Discovery Bay

Take a romantic stroll

Head over to Discovery Bay to enjoy a romantic day of activities with your loved one! DB’s Sunday Market will be lined with stalls selling handmade trinkets and gifts. Don’t forget to stop by the various Valentine’s Day displays while you’re there!

When: 12 February

Where: Discovery Bay, Lantau Island

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Photo: Mortlach

Midnight secrets

Head over to K11 Musea this weekend and immerse yourself in the multi-sensory exhibition that details the distillation process of Mortlach’s single malt Scotch whisky. The three-part experience begins with a digital art installation by Jiayu Liu, before visitors are invited to sample the 12-year-old whisky at the Mortlach Pop-up Bar. Conclude your journey at the Artisan Lounge where you can pair sweet and savoury canapés with a Mortlach cocktail.

When: 10 February to 14 March

Where: K11 Musea, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Photo: Seika Studio

Dive into the ocean

Catch the last days of Seika Studio’s “The World Greatest” exhibition at KC100 Art Space this weekend. The event showcases the diversified and flourishing marine life on earth through a series of Eastern and Western artistic styles.

When: Now till 12 February

Where: KC100 Art Space, 100 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung

Photo: Bianco and Rosso

Cocktail masterclass and a romantic dinner

Head over to Bianco & Rosso for a cocktail-making masterclass with your partner! Celebrate Valentine’s Day early by digging into the restaurant’s festive dinner menu afterwards while sipping on your very own cocktails. More details here.

When: 11 February

Where: Bianco & Rosso, 29 Gough Street, Central

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Deluxe dons

Dondonya is collaborating with Torikai to present a limited-time menu! The quattro seared seafood don layers four types of premium sashimi over a bed of rice while the hyogo oysters oyakodon features jet-fresh oysters all the way from Japan.

When: Now till 14 March

Where: Locations across Hong Kong

Photo: Victoria 22

Party it up with your friends

Celebrate the season of love ahead of time with your beloved gal pals at Victoria 22’s Galentine’s Day party! From prosecco pong and delicious cocktails to a rom-com marathon, you can party away with your friends from 8 pm till late. Don’t forget to grab a gift bag on your way out to commemorate the occasion.

When: 13 February

Where: Victoria 22, 22/F, Sugar+, 25–31 Sugar Street, Causeway Bay

Photo: David Zwirner

Step into the past

On show at David Zwirner this month is American artist Christopher Williams’s “R59C Keystone Shower Door—Chrome/Raindrop.” You can probably tell from the enigmatic title of the showcase that this is not an ordinary art exhibition. Look closely at Williams’s works during your visit and see if you can figure out what the artist trying to say through his show.

When: Now till 18 February

Where: David Zwirner, 5/F & 6/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central

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Photo: The Astor

Savour across Italy and Spain

Eaton Hong Kong is introducing a premium selection of gourmet delights from Italy and Spain to their buffet table this month. From tapas, delicious suckling pig, and squid ink paella to porchetta Romana and lobster pizza, you can have it all. Complete your buffet experience with a creamy slice of Basque cheesecake and a refreshing mixed berry tiramisu. For one day only on Valentine’s Day, try seasonal specials such as a heart-shaped pizza, red heart strawberry mousse cake, and pink heart madeleines at the buffet with your date!

When: From 6 February onwards

Where: The Astor, B1, Eaton Hong Kong, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan

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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.