October is an exciting month in Hong Kong, where everyone looks forward to the fall – cooler weather and the entire panoply of events, festivals and celebrations. Ardent fans of music festivals will look forward to adrenaline-pumping concerts, while fun-seeking travellers will be in the pursuit of fresh experiences and interactions with local and out-of-town visitors. Food lovers will embark on an extraordinary gastronomic journey to share their passion for food and wine with like-minded people! Find out what kind of traveller you are and which Hong Kong festival is recommended for you!
1. The Mischief Lovers!
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (“HKDL”) gears up for a whimsical theme and invites all guests to “be their wicked guest” this Halloween! All mischievous party lovers are invited to dress the part and join over 40 Disney Friends and Villains in the best Halloween party ever from now until 31 October 2017. You should also check out their upcoming Christmas Celebrations too!
Guests can choose from a range of wicked entertainment offerings, specially made for families and kids. Go trick-or-treating with Winnie the Pooh and friends, who have put on their Halloween disguise for the first time, and get little treats with nifty tricks. Get ready for awe-inspiring resort experiences one after another, both day and night! READ MORE
2. For the Wine lovers!
Now in its ninth year running, the annual CCB (Asia) Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival is back with a myriad of flavours to tease palates and satisfy taste buds. The event will feature an exciting spectrum of fine wine, sparkling drinks and global gastronomic delights immersed in a glamorous and leisurely ambience.
Themed “A Sparkling Exploration”, the 2017 edition is a celebration of taste and eye-catching visuals much like the sequins on a cocktail dress or the bubbles streaming upward in a glass of champagne. Singapore’s very own local chef also nicknamed the Dessert Queen and proud owner of the 2am:dessertbar will cook up exquisite dishes at the special culinary events in the Tasting Room, elevating guests to a whole new level of gastronomic pleasures. It is a feast for the senses (and appetite) that food and wine lovers will not want to miss. READ MORE
Exclusive Wine & Dine 2017 Promotions
Be one of the first 100 to receive a complimentary Bonus Pack worth HKD125 (includes admission and 4 wine tokens) to the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival when you book any Hong Kong accommodation on Agoda with your UOB card. Terms & Conditions apply.
3. For Food Lovers!
Following the 4-day non-stop food and wine tasting event at Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival comes the Hong Kong Great November Feast where the entire Hong Kong engages in a month-long series of gourmet happenings and dining offers for visitors to experience a unique gastronomic indulgence in Hong Kong. This year, citywide hotels and restaurants will be launching exquisite and exotic Crabalicious menus, definitely a feast for your senses! READ MORE
4. For Music Lovers!
Excite your sense when you visit Central Harbourfront from 17 – 19 November 2017 for Hong Kong’s biggest annual music and arts festival, Clockenflap. Starting its countdown to this year’s tenth anniversary event with it biggest line up yet featuring Bristol TripHop legends MASSIVE ATTACK, Canadian indierock chanteuse FEIST, veteran US indie heroes THE DANDY WARHOLS, legendary live act THE PRODIGY, neo-soul heroes JUNGLE, psychedelic rockers TEMPLES, dubstep pioneer SKREAM and record-breaking Fab Four tribute act THE BOOTLEG BEATLES and many more. READ MORE
5. For Everyone!
Enjoy more when you extend your stay in Hong Kong! Extended-stay visitors will now be treated to one of four exciting sightseeing tours, which the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has rolled out in collaboration with its local tourism partners. Visitors staying in Hong Kong for three nights or more are eligible to enjoy their choice of complimentary tour, ranging from a day-long, open-top bus ride to a guided city walk worth over HKD400.
For visitors in transit in Hong Kong for between six and 24 hours, a unique set of offers will be extended. They can choose to go into the city and back in a breeze with complimentary tickets on Airport Express or opt to enjoy one of three tailored Hong Kong experiences in Lantau Island at a special price to enrich their time in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.discoverhongkong.com or www.cathaypacific.com.