HK Events this Week: WATERBOMB, Dragon Boat & More!
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What's On HKG: Pride Junk Party, Wine Tastings & More! May 28-June 3

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As June draws near, Hong Kong is abuzz with an electrifying lineup of events that promise to invigorate and entertain. From high-energy music festivals featuring international artists to sophisticated wine tastings that delight the palate, the city offers something for everyone. Culinary enthusiasts can indulge in fusion brunches and creative baking workshops, while fitness buffs can dance for a cause or join thrilling dragon boat sessions. As Pride Month unfolds, vibrant celebrations at sea bring the community together in joyous solidarity. Whether seeking cultural enrichment, gastronomic adventures, or spirited festivities, Hong Kong's summer events are set to create unforgettable memories for all.

1. WATERBOMB Hong Kong 2024

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Website/WATERBOMB

WATERBOMB, South Korea’s iconic music festival, makes its debut in Hong Kong on June 1-2 at AXA x WONDERLAND in West Kowloon. This highly anticipated event features a star-studded lineup, including YUGYEOM, Jay Park, Jessi, Rain, HyunA, and more. Running from 2-10 PM, the festival promises a full day of music, entertainment, and fun. Early bird tickets start at HK$680 for one-day general admission and HK$1,080 for two days, with VIP options offering exclusive amenities. Tickets are available on TIX-GET-GO.KKTIX.CC and KKTIX. Don't miss out on this wild celebration and create lasting summer memories at WATERBOMB Hong Kong.

2. Meet the Maker: Unico Zelo Wine x Shady Acres on Peel Street

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Shady Acres

Join Shady Acres on May 30 from 5 PM for "Meet the Maker - Unico Zelo Wine x Shady Acres," featuring Brendan Carter and Noah Ward. Known for their sustainable viticulture, the Unico Zelo team will share stories and insights about their winemaking journey. Attendees will enjoy a curated menu designed to complement the evening's wine selections. This is a unique opportunity for wine lovers to deepen their knowledge and enjoy exquisite wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your spot now for an educational and enjoyable night of wine and dining.

3. Vinexpo Asia 2024 in Wan Chai

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Website/Vineexpo Asia

Vinexpo Asia returns to Hong Kong from May 28-30 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Organized by Vinexposium, this event gathers over 1,300 producers, distributors, and buyers from around the world, providing ample networking and business opportunities. The exhibition features a diverse array of wines and spirits, including French wines, whisky, mezcal, rum, sake, and baijiu. Attendees can also benefit from over 50 industry sessions as part of the Vinexpo Academy program. Don’t miss this chance to reconnect with industry peers and explore new market opportunities in the vibrant setting of Vinexpo Asia.

4. Discover Occitanie Wines Tasting at La Cabane in Central

La Cabane Wines
La Cabane

Celebrate the end of French GourMay with a wine tasting event at La Cabane Wine Cellar on May 30 from 7-9 PM. "Discovering Occitanie Wines" offers a chance to explore wines from the Occitanie region, including Mas Foulaquier Into the White 2023 and Camin Larredya Jurançon Sec La Part Davant 2021. Guests will also enjoy regional cheeses like Rocamadour and Roquefort. Tickets are HK$250 per person, available through the link in the bio. Don’t miss this opportunity to end French GourMay with an evening of fine wine and cheese at La Cabane.

5. MexPerunciaga Brunch at ChullsChick in Wan Chai

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CullsChick

Experience a unique Mexican-Peruvian fusion brunch at ChullsChick in Wan Chai on May 25 from 12-3 PM. This event offers a special menu that combines traditional ingredients from both cuisines, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. Priced at HK$398 per person, the brunch promises a delightful culinary adventure in a relaxed and lively atmosphere. Ideal for food enthusiasts looking for something different, the MexPerunciaga Brunch is not to be missed. Enjoy a memorable dining experience that showcases the vibrant flavors of Mexico and Peru.

6. Rice Dumpling Illusion Cake Workshop at Dear Harley Bakery in Lai Chi Kok

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Le Creuset HK

Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with a Rice Dumpling Illusion Cake Workshop on May 25 at Dear Harley Bakery in Lai Chi Kok. Participants will learn to craft cakes that look like traditional rice dumplings under expert guidance. The workshop includes all baking ingredients and tools, light refreshments, and a special gift from Le Creuset. Additionally, a Le Creuset 10% discount voucher is available as an add-on. Secure your spot early for this unique and fun-filled baking experience, blending creativity with the festive spirit.

7. Angels Zumbathon 2024 at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley

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Facebook/Angels for Children

Join the 9th Angels Zumbathon® on June 1 from 3-7 PM at the Hong Kong Football Club. This high-energy dance fitness event supports local underprivileged children through Po Leung Kuk’s after-school enrichment programme. Participants will enjoy four hours of Zumba® routines led by enthusiastic instructors. Tickets are HK$550. Don’t miss this lively event promoting fitness and philanthropy. Purchase tickets through the provided link and get ready to dance for a cause while supporting children in need.

8. Pride Junk Party

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Queer Straight Alliance

Celebrate Pride Month on June 1 with the Pride Junk Party organized by the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA). Departing from Central Ferry Pier No.6 from 10 AM-6 PM, this event promises a day of music, drinks, and excitement at sea. Open to university students and graduates from 2022 onwards, the party includes multiple boats filled with queer individuals and allies. Proceeds support QSA initiatives. Enjoy a vibrant day celebrating inclusivity and individuality. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable Pride celebration on the water.

9. Dragon Boat Open Paddle Session in Stanley

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TodayFit

Experience the thrill of dragon boating with TodayFit’s open paddle session on May 25 in Stanley. This event welcomes all participants, offering a special rate of HK$100 for TodayFit members and HK$200 for non-members. The session is free for the 2024 TodayFit Dragon Boat team members. TodayFit promotes an active lifestyle without expensive gym memberships, fostering fitness and community connections. Join fellow enthusiasts for a dynamic paddling experience that emphasizes teamwork and power. Direct message TodayFit for more information on joining the team.

10. Dialogue Meal in Causeway Bay

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Dialogue Meal

Join the HK Dialogue Hour for a Dialogue Meal on May 29 from 7:30-9:30 PM at Beyond Coffee & Bar in Causeway Bay. This event offers a space for discussing profound topics like love, death, and dreams over drinks and snacks. Guided by a special menu of questions, participants can engage in deep and meaningful conversations. Conducted primarily in English with some Cantonese, the event costs HK$180, including one drink and snacks. Organized by the HK Dialogue Hour, this gathering aims to foster understanding and connection through open dialogue.

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