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.
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.
Where: Locations on Hong Kong Island
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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