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Top Events & Activities For International Women’s Day 2024 In Hong Kong

Events To Celebrate Women Across The City

2024 Mar 08

international women's day events hong kong

March 8, 2024, marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the remarkable contributions and achievements of women from all walks of life. In Hong Kong, the city comes alive with an array of events designed to honor these trailblazers. From insightful panel discussions and elegant luncheons to vibrant social gatherings and cultural showcases, there are so many events and activities to participate in. Whether you’re looking to engage in thought-provoking dialogue, network over a meal, or simply immerse yourself in the festivities, Hong Kong’s International Women’s Day events offer something for everyone.

The theme for this year is Inspire Inclusion: by motivating people to recognize and cherish the integration of women, we shape a superior future.

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    International Women's Day Event Across Hong Kong 2024

    International Women's Day is definitely something to be celebrated - here's our top pick for the best International Women's Day events happening around Hong Kong.

    The Women's Foundation Hong Kong - International Women's Day Lunch, March 1, 2024, 11:45am-2:00pm at The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong: Sponsored by the Financial Times and Citi, this sought-after event celebrates the pivotal role of women in evolving Hong Kong's rich cultural tapestry—a fusion of Eastern and Western influences. Women's contributions across sports, technology, design, and the arts are not only reshaping Hong Kong's identity but are also reinforcing its international cultural prominence.


    Women of Hong Kong - International Women's Day Panel Discussions #InspireInclusion, March 9, 2024 at 2:00pm - 7:00pm at The Women's Lounge, 4th floor, Hollywood Commercial House, 3-5 Old Bailey St, Central, Hong Kong: Celebrate International Women's Day with us through engaging panels that champion #InspireInclusion, tackling inclusive leadership, ageism, and voice amplification, all aimed at empowering women and advancing equality. Anticipate a thought-provoking afternoon with influential women leading essential conversations, complemented by gift bags, games, grand prizes, activities, and member-curated pop-up stalls for an unforgettable experience.


    Hong Kong International Literary Festival - International Women's Day Literary Lunch with Diana Reid, March 6, 2024 at 12:00pm-2:00pm at Soho House: Join the engaging fireside chat with Diana Reid, moderated by Stefanie Evennett, where she'll discuss writing her novels during the pandemic and the intertwined themes of self-discovery and the fine line between self-care and selfishness. Diana's humor-laced new book, "Seeing Other People," which examines the strained bonds of sisterhood, will also be a topic of conversation. Don't worry about reading the book beforehand; there will be an opportunity to buy and have it signed at lunch.


    The Hive - International Women's Day Panel and Networking Mixer, March 20, 2024 at 6:30pm-9:30pm at the Hive Sheung Wan


    Akilah Institute + Migrasia + Empower You - International Women's Day Luncheon, March 8, 2024 at 12:00pm-3:00pm at The China Club, Central: Enjoy listening to insights from David Bishop, the co-creator of Migrasia, Bradley Aaron, the leading figure at EmpowerU, and Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes, who initiated the Akilah Institute, alongside alumni from both EmpowerU and Akilah. Your admission encompasses a lunch meal complemented by an unlimited supply of champagne, wine, and beer. Be aware that your entry cost serves as a tax-deductible contribution benefiting Migrasia, EmpowerU, and the Akilah Institute.

     

  • GO CLIFF JUMPING: Sai Wan Waterfalls, Sai Kung

    Secret waterfall hikes in Hong Kong, Sheung Lok Stream offers an awesome hike, cliff jumping, and secret swimming fun for your rebel girl. We often forget that Hong Kong is surrounded by wilderness and that all we need to do is bring our kiddos along and explore it! After a boat ride or hike to Sai Wan (next to Tai Long Wan in Sai Kung), take a short stroll along walks to discover this secret pool and cliff jumping gem. Want to see jumps by little ones? Click here for our video and a full write-up.

    Sheung Lok Stream,  Sai Wan, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.  To get here, you can either hire a boat from Sai Kung to Sai Wan and follow the route to the waterfalls.  Or, start at the Sai Wan Pavillion and hike to Sai Wan to start the journey.  There is a little beach restaurant available for after the journey bites.

    Want more? Click here for our favorite waterfall hikes in Hong Kong.

  • BMX BIKE PARK: Kwai Chung

    This secret adventure caters to daredevils big and small! With over 39,000 square meters of trails, tracks, and tricks, Hong Kong's best BMX Park thrills all. Located in Kwai Chung, your little lady can suit up (they have all the rental protective gear available) then hit the mini or the large BMX park depending on their level of skill and/or courage. What's more? They also offer BMX Bike Classes for kids looking to take it up a notch. Click here to check out our full write-up and video to learn more.

    BMX Bike Park, 91 Kwai Hei Street, Gin Drinkers Bay, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong, +852 2419 9613, [email protected]www.bmxpark.org.hkNote, it is closed on Mondays and be sure to check the opening times before you head out.

  • QUAD BIKING AND ATV ADVENTURES: Yuen Long

    The Hong Kong Motorcross Racing Club (MX Club) hosts motocross training, ATV classes, quad biking for kids, war games for families and has a mountain bike track on its extensive outdoor grounds. It's also a unique birthday party venue in Hong Kong. Plus, they organize outings further afield in China. Want to see some rebel girls hitting the quad bike trails - better click here! 

    Hong Kong Motorcross Racing Club (MX Club), Cheung Lek Village, Tong Kung Leng, Sheung Shui, Hong Kong, +852 2668 0948 / +852 9711 8003, [email protected]www.mxclub.com.hk. It's ideal for kids aged 6 and up.

  • PAINTBALLING: Kowloon Bay

    For those little ladies looking to get dirty - take them to Paintball Headquarters in Kowloon Bay which has 10,000 sq. ft. of roaming space and various obstacle courses, such as towers, bridges, and even fake smoke effects. It’s geared towards kids who are eight-years-old and above, but you’ll need to sign a waiver to let them play. Make sure you and your kids pack-on the layers and head out for a messy, splatter-filled afternoon. Prepare for major paint competition.

    Paintball Headquarters, Unit 2-3, G/F, Po Lung Center, 11 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, +852 3106 0220, www.paintballhq.hk.

  • ROCK CLIMBING: All Over Hong Kong

    For those looking to do some climbing, there are some fantastic options in Hong Kong.  Spiderladies can hit the wall at one of the many indoor climbing walls in the city (and listed below).  If you have little ones, we recommended Verm City!  One secret climbing wall that offers the best value (it's very affordable) is YMCA in Tsim Sha Tsui.  Be sure to reserve your slot in advance.  There is also a huge outdoor climbing wall in Tiu Keng Lane which is rarely used and is relatively new.  You will need to go through the governmental climbing certification provided but it's worth it!

    YMCA Indoor Rock Climbing Wall, 41 Salisbury Road, TST, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2268 7099, [email protected]www.ymcahk.org.hk

    Go Nature, Unit C2, G/F, Wing Hing Industrial Building, 14 Hing Yip St., Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.gonaturehk.com

    Attic V, 4A Yally Industrial Building, 6 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, www.atticv.com.hk

    Just Climb - Kowloon, G/F, Prince Industrial Building, 706 Prince Edward Road East, San Po Kong, justclimb.hk

    Just Climb - HK, 2/F, Paradise Mall, 100 Shing Tai Road, Heng Fa Chuen, Chai Wan, Hong Kong. +852 2416 3668, justclimb.hk

    Verm City Climbing Club, 4/F Kodak House 1, 321 Java Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2560 8128, [email protected]www.vermcity.com

    Tiu Keng Lane Sports Centre, Tiu Keng Lane, Hong Kong, www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/facilities/facilitieslist

  • SKATEBOARDING: All Over Hong Kong

    If your little gal skaters and extreme inline skaters are looking for a place to practice their tricks, head to one of these hangouts where they’ll be able to look cool and play it safe. We love the skatepark in Tseung Kwan O - this awesome skating bowl is modeled after the infamous park on Bondi Beach, Sydney. For the little ones, a favorite is the Morisson Hill Skatepark and Chai Wan Skatepark. Drop, cruise, and go.

    Tseung Kwan O Skateparkwww.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/skatepark-tseung-kwan-o

    Top Skateparks For Kids In Hong Kongwww.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/best-hk-skateboard-parks

  • KAYAKING: All Over Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is loaded with kayaking and stand-up paddleboard options. Pick your area and pick your adventure. On the South, there is a popular watersports center on Stanley Beach. In Sai Kung, there are lots of outfitters including Kayak And Hike which offers unique one-day kayak and hike excursions and more. Check out the link below for the full list and see you on the high seas.

    Kayaking In Hong Kongwww.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/family-kayaking-hk

  • SCUBA DIVING: Learn To Dive + Go Diving

    You don’t need to board a plane to go scuba diving, bring your adventure seeking girls along to PADI-certified scuba diving schools right here in Hong Kong. Splash Hong Kong offers a myriad of course choices, including a certified program for children under 16 in various levels. Not only will this course lead to lasting skills and offer a gateway for your kids to learn about underwater life, but will make family holidays in tropical destinations, lots more fun! Want more? Click here for our top scuba diving destination picks for kids in Asia.

    Splash Hong Kong, Unit 5, 1/F Ko Fu House, 58-72 Fuk Man Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, +852 2792 4495, www.splashhk.com

    Top Scuba Diving Destinations In Asiawww.littlestepsasia.com/all-cities/articles/travel/top-scuba-diving-destinations-families

  • SURFING: All Over Hong Kong

    Want to teach your little gal to surf? Hong Kong offers year-round surf opportunities with winter being the most popular time for bigger waves. Located on the stunning beaches of Pui O on Lantau Island, family-favorite - Treasure Island offers surf camps for kids, family overnight camps, and even birthday parties. Want more? Click here for our full guide and when and where to surf with kids in Hong Kong.

    Treasure Island Surf Camp, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 2546 3543, [email protected]www.treasureislandhk.comDaily pick-up and drop-off at Central Ferry Pier for surf camps.

    Surfing With Kids In Hong Kongwww.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/riding-waves

    Top Destinations For Kids To Learn Surfing In Asiawww.littlestepsasia.com/all-cities/articles/travel/surfing-holidays-kids-asia

  • SAILING: All Over Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a fantastic place for kids and families to go sailing. There are some great places for your water girl to learn how to sail, attend a sailing camp, and rent a sailboat too. One favorite is Hebe Haven which offers sailing lessons for kids, Family Fun Days, and their holiday camps rock! There are plenty more options - so, click here for the full guide on sailing in Hong Kong with kids.

    Sailing With Kids In Hong Kongwww.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/hk-sailing-guide

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    The Women’s Foundation Hong Kong International Women's Day Lunch

    March 1, 2024

    What: Sponsored by the Financial Times and Citi, this sought-after event celebrates the pivotal role of women in evolving Hong Kong’s rich cultural tapestry—a fusion of Eastern and Western influences. Women’s contributions across sports, technology, design, and the arts are not only reshaping Hong Kong’s identity but are also reinforcing its international cultural prominence.

    • When: March 1, 2024 at 11:45am-2:00pm
    • Where: The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Center, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Tickets
  • Women Of Hong Kong International Women's Day Panel Discussions

    March 9, 2024

    What: Celebrate International Women’s Day with us through engaging panels that champion #InspireInclusion, tackling inclusive leadership, ageism, and voice amplification, all aimed at empowering women and advancing equality. Anticipate a thought-provoking afternoon with influential women leading essential conversations, complemented by gift bags, games, grand prizes, activities, and member-curated pop-up stalls for an unforgettable experience.

    • When: March 9, 2024 at 2:00pm-7:00pm
    • Where: The Women’s Lounge, 4th floor, Hollywood Commercial House, 3-5 Old Bailey St, Central, Hong Kong, Tickets
  • Hong Kong International Literary Festival: International Women's Day Literary Lunch With Diana Reid

    March 6, 2024
    • What: Join an engaging fireside chat with author Diana Reid, moderated by Stefanie Evennett, where she’ll discuss writing her novels during the pandemic and the intertwined themes of self-discovery and the fine line between self-care and selfishness. Diana’s humor-laced new book, “Seeing Other People,” which examines the strained bonds of sisterhood, will also be a topic of conversation. Don’t worry about reading the book beforehand; there will be an opportunity to buy and have it signed at lunch.
    • When: March 6, 2024 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    • Where: House Studio, Soho House Hong Kong, 33 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, Tickets
  • Akilah Institute + Migrasia + Empower You: International Women’s Day Luncheon

    March 8, 2024
    • What: Enjoy listening to insights from David Bishop, the co-creator of Migrasia, Bradley Aaron, the leading figure at EmpowerU, and Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes, who initiated the Akilah Institute, alongside alumni from both EmpowerU and Akilah. Your admission encompasses a lunch meal complemented by an unlimited supply of champagne, wine, and beer. Be aware that your entry cost serves as a tax-deductible contribution benefiting Migrasia, EmpowerU, and the Akilah Institute.
    • When: March 8, 2024 at 12:00pm-3:00pm
    • Where: The China Club, 13-14/F Old Bank Of China Building, Bank Street, Central, Hong Kong, Tickets
  • Free IWD Conditioning Class With Pherform

    Sweat & Train With Other P(h)owerful Women!
    • What: Amazing female-lead and all-women gym Pherform is celebrating International Women's Day in true form - with a lot of strength and grit. Join a free class alongside other p(h)owerful women and get your workout on! Sign up through the Mindbody app or drop them a message on Instagram. The Mom and Me class (ages 6-10 & 11-16) is the perfect way to show your kids what you're made of! donations will be accepted in support of Harmony House, the shelter for women and children.
    • When: March 9, 2024
    • Where: AIA Vitality Hub, Central Harbourfront, Central, Hong Kong
  • Queen Bees Buzz: International Women's Day Panel & Networking Mixer

    March 20, 2024
    • What: TBC
    • When: March 20, 2024 at 6:30pm-9:30pm
    • Where: The Hive Sheung Wan, 33-35 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, Tickets
  • International Women's Day #WellnessOnTheRoad Fireside Chat

    Free Talk On Understanding Female Health
    • What: In celebration of International Women's Day, join a special and free fireside chat entitled "Navigating the Hormonal Journey," featuring insights from medical doctor Dr. Laurena Law and nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina. They will discuss the various stages of female health from periods to perimenopause and menopause. The event aims to empower attendees with practical, jargon-free knowledge to help maintain their overall health and well-being. Sasha Dennig-Snaith, the founder of Bonasana Health, will moderate the session. Book your spot here!
    • When: March 12, 2024 at 6:30pm
    • Where: Level 49, Sky Lounge, The Upper House, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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    Shopping & Candle Making At Women's Lounge

    Tarot Reading, Craft Market & More
    • What: In celebration of International Women's Day, the Women Of Hong Kong Lounge on Old Bailey Street is hosting a Shopping & Candle Making Fair where you will have a chance to learn candle-making, experience tarot readings, and have professional headshots taken in a vibrant atmosphere. Guests can relax, socialize, and explore products from nine local vendors showcasing an array of clothing, jewelry, candles, and home decor. Book your spots here for the various activities!
    • When: March 7, 2024 from 11:00am-7:00pm
    • Where: Women Of Hong Kong Lounge, 4/F, Hollywood Commercial House, 3 Old Bailey Street, Central, Hong Kong

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