Header image courtesy of Madame Tussauds
Your special day only comes around once a year, so why not milk it and take advantage of some of the generous birthday offers around town? From free admission and discount tickets to complimentary food and drink in some of the swankiest venues in Hong Kong, you’d be crazy not to. Here are some of the best free things on your birthday!
Spend your special day hopping on thrilling rides at Hong Kong’s second-largest theme park, Ocean Park, which offers guests free admission on their birthday. All you have to do is rock up to the ticket office with your Hong Kong ID card or birth certificate and you’re in. Birthday boys and girls can also enjoy a 10 percent discount on the purchase of a SmartFun Annual Pass (which start from $1,050) when they present their Ocean Park birthday complimentary ticket. The SmartFun pass gets you unlimited access to Ocean Park for an entire year, exclusive dining and shopping discounts to use inside, and admission to one exclusive programme to learn more about animals, during your membership. Click here to find out more.
Ocean Park Hong Kong, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen | (+852) 3923 2323
Want to spend your birthday mingling with your favourite celebrities on The Peak? The famous waxwork museum, Madame Tussauds, invites you to attend the hottest party of the year—yours!—when you turn up and present your Hong Kong ID card. Not only that, but you can also take up to three friends with you and get them all 40 percent off their regular-priced ticket ($290). The offer is valid on your birthday and seven days before or after it, so you have plenty of time to plan your outfit. Click here to find out more.
Madame Tussauds, Shop P101, The Peak Tower, 128 Peak Road, The Peak | (+852) 2849 6966
Take your birthday celebrations to new heights on the hundredth floor of the International Commerce Centre in West Kowloon. Birthday guests can enjoy free admission to the stunning 360-degree Observation Deck, which offers jaw-dropping views of Hong Kong Island, Victoria Harbour, the Kowloon Peninsula, and Tai Mo Shan. The offer can be enjoyed during their birthday month, and if you bring up to three friends with you, they can get 30 percent off their standard tickets, too. The lucky birthday girl or boy can also save 20 percent on purchases at the sky100 Gift Shop, as well as food items at Café 100 by The Ritz-Carlton. Click here to find out more.
sky100 Observation Deck, 100/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2613 3888
Can you think of a better way to spend your special day than at the exquisite Peninsula? How about a free set dinner and birthday cake in The Lobby, too? Upon booking a minimum of two set dinner menus ($438) for a party of four or more, the iconic hotel will throw in a sumptuous complimentary set dinner and birthday cake just for you. With the ambience of a live jazz band bringing a whole load of glitz and glamour to the evening, we cannot think of a classier way to turn another year older. The offer is valid until 30 November 2020 and must be used on the day of the guest’s birthday. Click here to find out more.
The Peninsula Hong Kong, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Tsa Tsui | (+852) 2920 2888
A birthday feast would not be complete without a sweet ending, and guests at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong will receive a complimentary homemade dessert when they order the lunch and dinner buffet at the elegant and plush Tiffin restaurant, located on the mezzanine level, or dinner at the popular Grand Hyatt Steakhouse. Click here to see more offers.
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, M/F, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2584 7722
If you decide to celebrate your birthday over dinner with friends at The Mira’s decadent restaurant WHISK, the generous staff will treat you all to a complimentary glass of bubbly and a delicious cake to top off your feast. The special offer can be enjoyed within the week of your birthday and is valid from Monday to Saturday, including public holidays. Click here to find out more.
WHISK, 5/F, The Mira, Mira Place, 118–130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2315 5999