Aug 31, 2012|
Get your nails done and support Breast Cancer Awareness at the same time. The Mandarin Salon at the Mandarin Oriental will be providing a special "Tickled Pink ManiCURE" in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Along with this relaxing manicure, you will receive a breast cancer "Life Token" and an OPI Pink Heart nail polish. The manicure costs $350 out of which $100 will be donated to breast cancer research. While at the salon, you can also check out some of their other new special treatments such as the "Spiced Pumpkin Pedicure" and "CACI Facials and Treatments." To book a treatment, contact The Mandarin Salon. Too busy for a spa day? Pop by M Bar and try the special Pink Whisper refreshing cocktail.
Peninsula in Pink! Show your support breast cancer research by trying one of The Peninsula hotel's various signature pink-themed promotions. A portion of all proceeds will go to "The Registry" (Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry).
October 4– 31
Disney’s Haunted Halloween is back with the new theme: Vampires vs. Werewolves. Every week from Thursday to Sunday including October 31st, come join in the frightful fun and watch the ultimate showdown between the Vampire Coven and the Were Tribe at Hong Kong Disneyland. Can’t wait till Halloween? Download Disneyland's “Choose Your Dark Side Challenge” app to participate in the city-wide game challenge. So, which side are you on - Vampires or Werewolves?
Fashion Label Cole Haan has opened up its first ever Energy Pop-Up Store. Appropriately themed #Don’tGoHome, the collection showcases items that translate from day to night and from work to play. The pop-up store is located in the State-of-the-Arts Gallery (G/F, 36 Pottinger St., Central). Open from noon to 10pm daily.
Shop till you drop at the 6th Annual Kowloon Bazaar. Over 60 vendors will be selling various items such as handicrafts, couture and designer wear, jewelry, household, gift items and fashion accessories just in time for the gift-giving holidays. The bazaar is being held on the second floor of the Regal Kowloon Hotel and will be open from 11am to 8pm. Entrance is free!
October 7, 14, 21
Need something fun to do with the family on a Sunday? Head over to Island East Markets for good food, cooking demos by top chefs and musical performances. The market will be open from 10am-5pm on Tong Chong Street, TaiKoo Place, Island East.
Timothy Oulton opens his first Hong Kong store with a champagne and cocktail reception from 7-10pm. Take a look at Oulton’s meticulous ‘Trunk’ collection and celebrated ‘Mars chair’ which both show clear representations of his design aesthetic of blending tradition and innovation. G/F 15 Gough Street, Central.
October 25 onwards
The Venetian Macau presents two new attractions – ‘Titanic The Exhibition’ and ‘The Human Bodies Exhibition.’ ‘Titanic The Exhibition’ show cases a gallery recreated to resemble sections of the ship and will feature replicas of 400 artifacts recovered from the Titanic’s wreckage. The exhibition will take visitors through time telling the story of the ill-fated ship. The Human Bodies Exhibition showcases an educational and informative collection of displays giving an insight into the human body. Containing real dissected human bodies, 200 individual organs and full body specimens, this exhibition provides a unique look into the human body.
Both exhibitions will be open from noon to 8pm at The Venetian Macau – CotaiExpo Hall F. Tickets cost MOP120 (HKD117) for individual exhibitions and MOP180 (HKD175) for entrance to both exhibitions.
Are you an adventurous diner? Then you won’t want to miss Linguini Fini’s 2nd “Beast Feast”! Devour this four course, mouth-watering, meal with friends and family. Dishes are served family style and reservations must be made at least seven days in advance.
For more information and to make a reservation, please call 2857-1333.
Oct 19 - Nov 10
Celebrating the legendary Oktoberfest, the Marco Polo German Bierfest is now in its 21st year. Widely regarded as one of the best venues in town to carry out beer-related festivities, the hotel will be continuing its tradition of hosting an outdoor party marathon on its viewing platform. Munich-based band The Notenhoblers will be performing traditional tunes, while various authentic German dishes will be on offer. Price is $100 and includes one beer and a souvenir beer mug.
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2113-0088.
The favorite playground of London’s rich and famous is coming to Hong Kong. Coinciding with Boujis' 10th anniversary, the South Kensington watering hole—which regularly saw a mix of young Royals and Hollywood starlets grace its dance floors—will be opening its first Far East branch on Pottinger Street. A mere stone’s throw away from Lan Kwai Fong, the spot is sure to become one of the trendiest places to see and be seen. Be sure to check out its signature Crack Baby cocktail once it opens its doors this month—but only if you can get past Boujis’ notoriously exclusive entrance.
37 Pottinger St., Central. Opening on October 18.
The eighth edition of Fine Art Asia returns this fall with its strongest line-up ever. More than 90 exhibitors will be showing more than 6,000 art pieces with a total value of over $2 billion. Highlights include masterpiece paintings by Monet, Picasso and van Gogh, as well as a Tibetan bronze bodhisattva dating from the 9th century. Organizers expect over 20,000 visitors from all over the world this year. October 4-6, 11am-7pm; October 7, 11am-6pm. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, 2582-5888). Tickets (admitting two) $200 at the door. For more info, visit www.fineartasia.com.
Time to tango! 22 award-winning dancers from around the world will be dancing in Burn the Floor: an event that pre-dates hit TV shows like "So You Think You Can Dance?" and has played a great role in bringing ballroom to the masses.
The annual Hong Kong International Jazz Festival returns with a total of thirteen performances as well-known jazz musicians from more than twelve countries bring world-class shows to local jazz lovers.