Hey, Hong Kong, why did you get so gloomy? We can only imagine it is because you are planning a scorching summer for us? Lucky we are not the kind of expats that let the weather affect our mood. As always there are more things to do than there are days in the week in HK. Which event will we see you at?
Now – 20 March: Hong Kong Flower Show
One of the most visually pleasing events in Hong Kong is back. The annual flower show takes over Victoria Park with some of the most exotic and beautiful plants for 10 days only. Along with flower arrangements of all shapes and sizes, there will also be competitions and activities for all ages. Entrance is only $14 and can be paid by Octopus card on arrival.
9 – 9pm, Victoria Park, Hong Kong
16 March: Bar Stars
What better way to get over hump day than with a drink (or two) with your favourite bartender?
Bar Stars, Hong Kong’s favourite bar guide, announces its first Bar Star party this Wednesday at Boujis. Share a drink and some stories with the best bartenders in town from over 30 of HK’s bars
8pm Boujis Hong Kong G/F, 37 Pottinger Street
17 – 19 March: Punchline Comedy – All Irish, St.Patrick’s Day Show
What better way to celebrate the Irish national day than with an all Irish comedy show? Three top comedians all the way from Éire (Andrew Stanley, John Lynn and Karl Spain) are heading over to HK for three nights of entertainment. Expect a lot of laughs, a lot of Guinness drinking and a lot of people dressed in green. Tickets start at $290.
7pm 2/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
19 March: Pinnacle Million
24 people, 24 hours, 1 million kilograms.Could you do it? Pinnacle athletes (coaches and members) will attempt to Deadlift 1,000,000kg in 24 hours on the 19th March 2016, all in aid of the Pinnacle Foundation – a Non-Profit Organisation supporting youth activity and involvement for underprivileged children in Hong Kong. On the day the team will rotate around 2 loaded bars and complete sets of 10 reps per lift, through the night, for 24 hours to hit their total. Head on over to their GoGetFunding page to see how close they are to reaching their target – and don’t forget to make a donation!
7th Floor, Morrison Hill Plaza 9 Morrison Hill Road Wan Chai
19 March: Earth Hour at GrassrootsPantry
This Saturday night at 8.30pm, the city will turn off its lights for Earth Hour – to raise awareness for climate change. And while sitting at home with the lights out is nice, Grassroots Pantry is offering a chance to do something a little different. They’re turning off the power for a whole evening! Their Earth Hour 3-course Dinner will be raw, served by candlelight, leaving the tiniest carbon footprint possible. Kicking off at 5.30 and carrying on through the evening, the Earth Hour 3-course Raw Dinner is priced at $550 (+10%) per person.
108 Hollywood Road, G/F, Shop D, Central
On all of March: Sheer Spring Bra Drive
Back for its fourth year, Sheer is collecting unwanted bras in their annual bra drive.. By donating your bras you will be helping to empower underprivileged women around the world. Since 2013 the company has collected and donated more than 4,000 bras and now they’re looking to double that amount. Bring in your bras to the store or mail them – don’t forget to add your name address to then receive a 15% discount voucher for Sheer bras.
13 Gough Street, Central