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What’s On HKG: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on June 15-21, 2023

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Ahh, another week 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 right now—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 week ahead.  

1. Make Music Hong Kong! 2023 Music Festival

“Make Music, Hong Kong!” showcases a mix of amateur and professional artists. First created in 2018 by Alliance Française de Hong Kong and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, the festival is inspired by the Fête de la Musique (World Music Day) originating from France.

Each year, European bands perform back-to-back with local talents for the Hong Kong public in iconic cultural sites around the city. This year, the festival will feature 16 Hong Kong bands and four European bands over the festival weekend. Click here to see the full lineup and schedule, along with venue information.

When: June 17-18

Where: The Wanch, 1/F, Henan Building, 90 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Sign up here, Free entry

2. Happy Wednesday: Mykonos Madness at Happy Valley Racecourse

What’s On HKG: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on June 15-21, 2023

Get ready for an extraordinary hump-day adventure at the Happy Valley Racecourse! The Happy Wednesday Music Festival series continues with a nod to the lively spirit of Mykonos. Experience the chilled Mediterranean vibes of Greece's famed island against the enchanting backdrop of Hong Kong's acclaimed racecourse.

Step into the night with Indigo Town, a band that's making waves in the chill-out music scene with their soothing melodies. Tantalise your taste buds with authentic Pita Gyros, served at the beer garden's food counter, alongside other refreshing beverages from the food truck. Look out for the festival fairies for an added dash of enchantment to the beach party in the heart of the city!

When: June 14

Where: Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

How much: HK$10 per person (excluding food & drink)

3. Get Redressed #ShopSecondhand Pop-up: Summer 2023 Edition

Earth-conscious fashion consignment collective Redress is returning with a hot summer pop-up shop! The event will feature a curation of preloved fashion pieces from the Redress Takeback programme, from luxury designers to high street labels suited for all sizes and genders. Do a favour for the environment and for your wardrobe with these secondhand scores, saving carbon emissions all whilst landing some chic finds.

As a special launch, the pop-up will also feature two sustainable fashion collections from Redress Design Award Alumni designers, Eric Wong and Janko Lam, who are both local talents in the Hong Kong fashion game.

When: June 17-22

Where: 19/F Berkshire House, Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

How much: Sign up here, Prices vary

4. OFF SKIN Group Exhibition by Young Soy Gallery in Central

Examining an artform imbued with lifelong significance for the medium it’s tethered to, Young Soy Gallery presents “Off Skin,” a show of artistry from seven tattoo artists. The exhibition features works by Iris Yung, Jonathan Tsang, Pong Tse, Lexi Liu, Ray Li, Rikakorp, and Ross Turpin, who are exploring new forms of creative expression beyond the human body.

Rather than using skin, these artists are utilizing more traditional materials like canvas, acrylic, and paper to bring their innovative concepts to life. Shaping a new meaning to tattoo art, the artists break apart from the limitations of skin to expand on the spirit of mark-making.

When: June 15-July 2

Where: 3 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Free entry

5. Stretch for International Day of Yoga at lululemon x Harbour City - Together in Stride

Mindful stretching is a severely underrated ritual that more of us deserve to indulge in to give our minds and muscles that little bit of extra tender love and care. Celebrating International Day of Yoga, lululemon Hong Kong is hosting a special day of flow yoga and stretch classes.

Go ahead and get into the yoga groove with the toning “Flow to Feel” class led by choreographer and yoga instructor Valerie Lui, the breathwork-focused “Gentle Yoga and Meditation” session with Calvin Chan, and the “Together in Stride” combo class emphasising both sides of the mind and body connection.

When: June 17

Where: Ocean Terminal Deck, LCX Harbour City, 5 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

How much: Buy tickets here, HK$100

6. Plantation Tea Bar’s Ling Chan Holds Guest Shift at Furutu

What’s the tea on umeshu? Bringing her bartending skills to FURUTU, Plantation Tea Bar’s head bartender Ling Chan is hosting a guest shift to showcase some of her tea-tinged tipples amongst the bright and vibrant ambience of this Peel Street gem.

The pop-up goes hand-in-hand with the newly introduced tea-infusion cocktail menu at Plantation’s home port in Sai Wan. Offering a unique twist to its already impressive menu, renowned mixologist Antonio Lai has worked with tea bar founder Nana Chan to create six bespoke tea cocktails made with Plantation’s premium teas. Available from 6 PM until late, with the option to be made non-alcoholic upon request, this unique drinking experience is now available at Plantation Tea Bar.

When: 8 PM-11 PM, June 15

Where: FURUTU, 59C, Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong

Plantation Tea Bar, 18 Po Tuck Street, Sai Wan, Hong Kong

How much: Prices vary

7. Dan Ryan’s Chicago Grill Unveils Pride Month Cocktails and Dragalicious Show

What’s On HKG: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on June 15-21, 2023

Sip your way through Pride Month proudly at Dan Ryan's, with mixologist Pawel Mikusek crafting three special cocktails for the occasion. Experience the elevated rework of a dirty martini in the How Dirty Would You Like It? made from Chopin Vodka and stirred with French vermouth and olives. Or try the Beach n' Booch, a light pink Sangria dolled up with Zubrowka, strawberry, and Szechuan pepper kombucha mixed with fresh fruit, triple sec, and rosé wine with a lick of lemon. Lastly, the Queens Mojito is an aromatic Zubrowka Bison Grass, Chamomile, fresh mint, and lemon, served long with green apple juice.

But that's not all! Dan Ryan's is also hosting its first drag queen show and quiz night, “Draglicious Friday Night” on June 30. Guests will be welcomed with a Pride Cocktail and a delicious three-course dinner, followed by an adrenaline pushing serotonin boosting performance by the talented queens from The DollHouse, with a pride-themed quiz to follow. And to end the Draglicious Night there will be a fun-filled after party!

When: June 12-July 31 (Pride Month cocktail menu)

7 PM until late, June 30 (Dragalicious Night)

Where: Dan Ryan’s, click here to see all branches

Dan Ryan’s Chicago Grill – Lee Tung Avenue, G40 & G41, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Dragalicious Night)

How much: Cocktails, HK$88 each

Buy tickets here, HK$1,080 (Dragalicious Night)

8. Jiangsu Club Introduces Weekend SPLASH Bottomless Champagne Brunch

Sundays are for dim sum! Jiangsu Club is getting ready for summer with a curation of dim sum that will leave your taste buds satisfied as part of a Weekend “SPLASH” Bottomless Champagne Brunch. From now to Aug. 27, guests can enjoy a specially priced package of nine items including the new Deep-Fried Pork Floss, Seaweed, and Sesame Roll; Pan-Fried Black Pepper Beef Dumplings; and Mini Wonton with Fresh Coconut Soup, among other Chinese goodies.

For a minimum of four people, guests can avail themselves of the Bottomless Champagne section of the brunch with 90-minutes of Dom Pérignon Vintage and Moët & Chandon Impérial at special prices. However, booking is required, as it is limited to four tables daily. Make it a square feast with add-ons of specially priced dishes, such as Deep-Fried Twin Baby Yellow Fish (HK$88), Brandied Glutinous Rice Dumplings with Moutai (HK$88), and more.

When: 12 PM-3 PM, Weekends & Public Holidays

Where: Jiangsu Club, 2/F, Alliance Building, 130 – 136 Connaught Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

How much: Book here, HK$278 per person (food)

Starting from HK$498 per person (Champagne add-on)

9. Tastes From (My) Home: Roots & Recipes Vegan Dinner by Grassroots Future

Home is where the heart lies, and food is one way to drive that connection. Coming together as part of Refugee Week Hong Kong, Grassroots Future and Justice Centre Hong Kong are joined by food experience designer Alison Tan and Ukrainian business Ivan The Kozak to create a multi-course vegetarian dinner, featuring the culinary talents of three cooks who are all part of Hong Kong’s refugee community.

Not only will attendees be treated to a mouth-watering meal featuring Egyptian, Indonesian, Sri Lankan, and Ukrainian cuisine, but they will also have an opportunity to hear stories from and engage with the chefs and other attendees in an intimate setting. The entirely vegetarian menu highlights common ingredients and cooking methods that transcend borders and passports, connecting all attendees regardless of origin.

When: 7:30 PM, June 17

Where: TBA upon registration

How much: Buy tickets here, HK$700

10. Día Mundial de la Tapa “World Tapas Day” Special Menu at Majo in SoHo

What’s On HKG: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on June 15-21, 2023

Staunton Street’s resident MAJO Tapas Paella Bar is celebrating World Tapas Day with a selection of special flavours and toppings. Often enjoyed with a refreshing tipple, tapas originated from sherry drinkers covering their glasses with thin slices of bread or meat to keep fruit flies away.

MAJO Executive Chef Salvador Benedicto has curated an exciting tapas menu featuring the Escalivada Con Sardina Ahumada (HK$70 for two), a dish featuring crispy bread topped with roasted vegetables and smoked sardine and drizzled with olive oil; Albondigas Con Sepia (HK$90 for three), a meatball dish made with minced pork, beef, and cuttlefish; and Vieiras Con Foie Y Trufa (HK$130 for two), a pan-seared Hokkaido scallop dish topped with goose foie gras and truffle sauce.

Guests can also sample from their sangria menu of classics, including Red Wine Sangria (HK$70 for a glass, HK$290 per jug) spiked with cognac and berry liqueur, or its lighter White Wine Sangria (HK$70 for a glass, HK$290 per jug) variant made with gin and peach liqueur. For dessert, try the iconic Crema Catalana (HK$70) which features caramelised custard cream with added oomph from orange, lemon, and cinnamon.

When: June 15-17

Where: MAJO, G/F, 22 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong

How much: Book here, Prices vary

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