Pink October in Hong Kong 2023: How to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
by: The Beat Asia
October 13, 2023
Pink Revolution is an annual breast cancer awareness campaign held throughout October. During this month-long movement, the city lights up in various shades of pink, showing solidary with affected patients and supporting the fight against the disease through various themed events and special menus created specifically for the cause. Check out our list of the best events to attend in Hong Kong for Pinktober, and the food and drinks deals you can enjoy.
Events in Hong Kong This Pink October 2023
Pink’d for Good 4.0
Marking a return to the city, here comes the fourth annual Pink'd for Good charity tattoo event on Oct. 15. More than just a chance to get an artful tattoo, the event also offers the opportunity to support a noble cause.
Plus, you can enjoy some groovy tunes from live performers including Saint Bernard, Ngai, Jody_187, and Yong Yee, along with DJs Chaotic Pavillion to keep the vibes going. Delicious food and drinks will be provided, with the sales profits directed towards charity. So, put on your best shades of pink and join the event in style. To secure your tattoo slot, sign up here.
Pink Walk 2023
Organized by the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, this inspiring event is themed around raising awareness about breast cancer and garnering support for HKBCF's vital mission, encompassing breast health education, breast screening, patient support, research, and advocacy work.
Participants from all walks of life are warmly welcomed to join the 3.5km walk, beginning from The Peak Road Garden, heading towards The Peak Tower. Everyone is encouraged to don their best pink attire to amplify the message of breast health. The event also offers exciting awards and prizes, including the Top Fundraiser Award, Highest Participation Award, and Best-dressed Pink Award, which will be revealed on the day of the event!
Pink Drinks! At The Hari
Put on your finest pink attire and join the American Women's Association of Hong Kong foundation at the exquisite Hari Hotel’s terrace bar for an evening of cocktails and canapés. The event will see to raising glasses to breast cancer awareness and collecting funds to support the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation.
The evening features a door prize, a stunning starburst bracelet by Liana S, specially crafted for the AWA’s 65th anniversary, as well as an enticing silent auction. Party favours have been donated by It's Cake O'clock, providing a sweet treat for all. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register by Oct. 16 for this meaningful event in the fight against breast cancer.
Where: Zoku Restaurant & The Terrace, 2/F, The Hari, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Ladies Who Pink: Fight Like a Girl (Vol. 3) at The Daily Tot
For the third consecutive year, The Daily Tot is slated to proudly host their ‘Fight like a Girl’ bar event, featuring eight remarkable women in Hong Kong. On the evening of Oct. 26, you can enjoy the talents of Imelda Ng from Intervals, Delphine Kong from Campari, Nicole Slater from The Pontiac and Ponty Cafe, Yvonne Chan from Argo, Jade Lau from Pernod Ricard, Taki Li from Bar Leone, Sarah Vee from Women of Hong Kong, and Tiana Ludhani from Singular Concepts as they craft their own versions of exquisite rum-based cocktails.
Portion of the proceeds from these delightful cocktails will be directly donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, marking the evening as a step forward in the fight against breast cancer.
Dress Pink Day
Come one come all to don pink attire together on Oct. 27 in a show of support and raising crucial awareness for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's free breast cancer services. This year, the goal is to raise HK$3 million to sustain their essential free breast cancer care services.
The Hong Kong Cancer Fund stands as the city's largest cancer support organization, offering free information and professional support to anyone impacted by cancer. Established in 1987, their vision is to enhance the quality of cancer support in Hong Kong and ensure that no one faces cancer in isolation. All funds raised during Dress Pink Day are channelled directly into their free breast cancer services.
Through this colourful display, the campaign aims to remind women to "Be Smart. Self-check" for early signs of breast cancer, emphasizing that early detection minimizes physical and emotional harm as well as offering the best chance of survival. Click here to make direct donations.
Project S Presents Pink Ride
Hosted by Project S, this symbolic PINK ride represents the courage and strength of those battling breast cancer, and is dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness and funds. Joining hands, all attendees get to shine a light on the path to healing, supporting individuals in their journey.
Join the 45-minute Spin Class to sweat it out and make a positive impact. All proceeds will aid organizations promoting breast cancer awareness and research. Plus, participants will receive special gifts from Sweaty Betty and fitness-enhancing cash vouchers. Be part of the movement that supports courage, strength, and hope. Reserve your spot for the Pink Ride and contribute to the fight against breast cancer.
Dress with a touch of pink to show solidarity with those affected by breast cancer. Don't forget to bring your shoes and a water bottle for a comfortable workout.
Pink October Dining and Drinks to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Pretty in Pink at Four Seasons Hong Kong
From now until Oct. 16, Four Seasons’ The Lounge presents a special ‘Pretty in Pink’ dining experience. Designed by Executive Chef Maxime Luvara and Executive Pastry Chef Ringo Chan, the exclusive four-course dinner and indulgent afternoon tea menus are themed in pink, with 10% of proceeds donated to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation.
At HK$888 per person, the dinner features decadent delights like Hokkaido Scallop Carpaccio, and a choice of Pan-Seared Salmon or Bellota Spanish Iberico Pork for the main course. The ruddy Cherry Mont Blanc concludes the meal. Vegetarian options are also available. Concurrently, the afternoon tea set is offered at HK$888 for two and comprises a mix of savoury delights like Foie Gras Tartlet and sweet treats like the Pink Velvet Religieuse and Cherry Pound Cake. The accompanying signature Four Seasons Scones are a must-try. Click here to book.
Where: The Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
‘Pink Love’ Cocktails at Morton’s The Steakhouse
Morton's the Steakhouse proudly stands in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. As a show of solidarity, diners can enjoy a limited-edition cocktail aptly named ‘Pink Love’ (HK$160), a rose-hued, tequila-based concoction served in an elegant martini glass.
This specially crafted libation is available throughout the month, both at the bar and in the dining room. Notably, HK$10 from each cocktail will be donated to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, making every sip a toast to a noble cause.
Where: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 4/F, 20 Nathan Road, Kowloon
Love of Pink Afternoon Tea at Conrad Hong Kong
Joining hands with the Hong Kong Cancer Fund, Conrad Hong Kong presents the Love of Pink menu, which features an array of sweet and savoury treats that comprise an elegant pink gradient. Highlights include foie gras mousse with strawberries, beetroot-cured salmon with horseradish cream, white chocolate and red berry verrine, and a lychee raspberry rose mousse cake.
A portion of the proceeds from the tea set will be contributed to the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's breast cancer awareness campaigns. What's more, each guest indulging in the afternoon tea will be gifted a limited-edition pink Conrad Bear as a commemorative gift. This special menu runs between now and the end of October.
Click here to book your afternoon tea.
Where: Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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