Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on Dec. 30-Jan. 1, 2023
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Weekender Guide HK: Best Things to See, Do, Eat on Dec. 30-Jan. 1, 2023

Ahh, another weekend is upon us and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in the 852! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Hong Kong’s rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do this weekend—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings, to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Hong Kong to see what’s best in store for the weekend to end 2022.

1. I’m Dreaming of a White NYE

White Night Party

In classic ‘nuit blanche’ affair, made popular in Saint-Tropez back in the 1950s, LPM is throwing a spectacular White Night Party to end the year. Of course, white is key in choosing an outfit, with the venue’s gorgeous furnishing to be decked out into a white winter wonderland for the evening. Tunes will be flowing aplenty, and the decadent LPM a la carte menu is up for ordering as well.

No tickets are required for admissions, but guests can secure a table through two sessions of bookings, first beginning at 6 PM or 6:30 PM, or for the countdown seating that begins at 8 PM. Do note the latest dinner slot requires a minimum spend of HK$1,800 per head, so go ahead and crack open another bubbly!

When: (First seating) 6 PM-8 PM, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

(Second seating) 8 PM – Late

Where: LPM Restaurant & Bar, Shop 1, UG, H, Queen's, 23-29 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Minimum spend HK$1,800 pp (second seating only)

2. Ask Alonzo for a Tipsy NYE

Ask for Alonzo
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Like the pressure buildup of sizzling bubbles rushing to shoot out from a cork, the stressors of the year 2022 are finally coming to explode and dissipate away as we make merry and enter 2023 for a fresh start. Cheering us on with free-flowing drinks is Ask for Alonzo, who is offering a rotation of Prosecco, house wines, and beer for clinking, sipping, accompanying our festivities.

Available all day (yes, you read that correctly), the package is offered as a two-hour session, with an additional SoHo branch-exclusive Alonzo Hour discount on all their regular bevvies, too.

When: Dec. 31

Where: Ask for Alonzo, click here to see all branches

How much: HK$198

3. Catch no Z’s at ZZURA


Don your sparkles on and put your best foot forward as you waltz into the New Year with ZZURA. To add that extra pip in your step, ZZURA is celebrating a sleepless countdown with endless free flow of bubbly, beer, spirits, wines, and selected cocktails as we embrace a better year to come.

A Zezura paradise in the heart of Central, this oasis delivers its promise for quenching our thirst, bringing myths to life on this very special night. Private parties of eight people or more may book a semi-private area.

When: Dec. 31, 10 PM-1 AM

Where: ZZURA, 2/F, 23 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong

How much: HK$650 early bird, HK$750 at the door

4. Groove at Mr. Wolf Like the '70s

Mr. Wolf
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Mr. Wolf, known for its delish European bistro cuisine, is set to bring us back to the naughty 1970s on New Year's Eve with its glitzy and glamorous Studio 54-themed party, joining the vibes of the legendary Studio 54 disco club in New York with entertainment, bubbles, food, drag, and big bites.

The Groovy Dinner begins at 7 PM, bringing guests to start the night with a glass of champagne, through a three-course meal following, before DJs and performances from Hong Kong drag artists Queens Asia Miles and Emme Ohrey of The Dollhouse unearth our primal urge to dance and groove late into the night.

When: Dec. 31, 7 PM-late

Where: Mr. Wolf, 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong

How much: HK$888

5. A Rowdy Roji Round-up


Get rowdy at Roji’s stylish New Year’s Eve soiree, where the party doesn’t stop until the ball drops. Roji welcomes the wandering partygoer with three hours of unlimited pours and tipples to fuel up your tank leading up to the momentous countdown.

Swish sake, highballs, and free-flow Moët & Chandon Champagne in your mouths to ring in a classy New Year, celebrated with friends and strangers alike. Hopefully, the free-flow bar will translate on the dance floor, with live DJs blasting irresistible tunes to get you starting the New Year off right. Don’t miss out, get your tickets here.

When: Dec. 31, 10 PM-1 AM

Where: Roji, 20A, D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong

How much: HK$798

6. Live Up The Sweet Life


Kickstart your 2023 at Vista’s and live up the sweet life against the backdrop of the stunning ski-high panoramic views overseeing Victoria Harbour. As you glean among the stars and peer down – the whole city is yours to take – the bellowing countdown from all directions pulling you into the new year.

Clink your glasses with friends and family with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Champagne and two cocktails for each guest. Snag your tickets now.

When: Dec. 31, 9:30 PM-2 AM

Where: Vista, 29/F & 30/F, One Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

How much: Starting from HK$517

7. New Year, What’s Good?

What's Good
Website/What's Good

The much-hyped Coloratura weekend continues with the What’s Good Asia Flow segment to herald on the first day, with a sharp turn towards hip-hop and electronic music. Headlining the festival is Korean rapper Keith Ape, who will be joined by Seoul-based Kramp, as well as Hong Kong’s own JB, N.O.L.Y, and 禁藥王 & 栗子 from Taipei.

An all-encompassing bonanza, each admission ticket includes access to all performance stages, in-park rides and game stalls, plus a 90-minute free-flow drinks package falling from 8 PM to 9:30 PM to boot. Those keen on making it a VIP affair can book a table, with prices starting from HK$7,888. Talk about going all out!

Click here to grab your tickets. Do note that tickets for the first and second installments of the Coloratura Festival are sold separately, and all visitors to What’s Good must be at least 18 years of age to enter.

When: Jan. 1, (Doors open) 7:30 PM

(Show starts) 8 PM

Where: The Summit, Ocean Park, 180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong

How much: Starting from HK$780

8. Treat Yo’self Baby


This weekend is meant for pampering and preparing the body for its zen-like nature come 2023, and no better place to do that than at CHANEL PRIVE in Causeway Bay with their essential facial treatment experience designed to invigorate your energy.

The 60-minute sublimage strengthening treatment enriches the neckline, shoulders and back with deep-tissue and Chinese-style massage techniques to enhance the skin. A private consultation with a skincare therapist is included in the treatment package, alongside a redeemable reservation fee of HK$1,280 for CHANEL beauty products.

When: Dec. 30-Jan. 1, 11 AM-8 PM

Where: CHANEL PRIVÉ, Shop 106-107, 1/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

How much: HK$1280

9. Channeling Your Inner Yogi

Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre

Join Hong Kong’s yoga experts Fabien Roels and Anjan Kundu at a New Year charity yoga set in the 11th hour of 2023 in perfect view of the Kowloon peninsula waterfront. All funds raised will be donated to Yogagivesback, a charity working to fund scholarships, micro loans, and living costs for children and women in West Bengal, India.

Hong Kong ambassador Anjan brings his annual class, formerly supported by Pure Yoga, to the public on the first day of the year. Registration begins on the day at 10 AM and can be set through Instagram, Facebook, or WhatsApp at +852 5599 3266.

When: Jan. 1, 10:30 AM-12 PM

Where: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Centre, 18 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

How much: Minimum donation of HK$120

10. Get Your Santa Making On


Hosted with partner SPECTRUM, Central Market’s SPECTRUM Winterland brings the Christmas festive spirit deep into the new year weekend, featuring a host of interactive maker workshops, performances, and family activities to make the end of 2022 a special one.

Launching on Dec. 12 and lasting through Jan. 1, SPECTRUM has invited award-winning designers from the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards to craft cute Christmas merchandise available for purchase, including Brand Charger, HA Design, Lee Yuen, Linkco, PO Selected, and PureBamboo. Join DIY workshops to craft candles, leather goods, and holly wreathes, and create cheese mochi dough balls in host with ABC studio.

When: Dec. 22-Jan. 2, 11 AM-8 PM

Where: Central Market, 93 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Free entry

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