June is known as Pride Month, a time of celebration, reflection, and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community. Hong Kong is no exception, with a range of events and activities planned to show support for the community. Whether you’re into fun-filled parties, educational workshops, or thought-provoking art exhibitions, you can show your support in many different ways. Let’s take a closer look at top things to do in this city during Pride Month and celebrate!

Pride at Lan Kwai Fong

Lan Kwai Fong Association partnered with Gay Games Hong Kong and launched Stride for Pride
Don’t miss the fun at Hong Kong’s first ever LGBTQ+ bar crawl, Stride for Pride (© Lan Kwai Fong Association)

Stride for Pride

The Lan Kwai Fong Association and Gay Games Hong Kong are partnering to bring the first-ever LGBTQ+ bar crawl, “Stride for Pride”, to the heart of Hong Kong on June 17. The event is a celebration of love, diversity, and inclusivity, where participants will visit five of the city’s hottest bars and nightlife destinations, including BACI Trattoria & Bar, Carbon Brews, Dead &, Franks Italian-American social club, and Petticoat Lane. For just $350 per person, guests can enjoy five delicious drinks and unique experiences, from pride-themed cocktails to fabulous drag shows. The party continues at Petticoat Lane’s official after-party, the “HOC Pride Disco,” where Stride for Pride participants get free entry to keep the celebration going all night long.

When: June 17, 2023; 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Meeting Point at BACI Trattoria & Bar
Tickets: $350/person. Book online

Eat with Pride

LKF Concepts’ six restaurants are participating in the “Eat with Pride” dining campaign from June 16-30. The campaign will donate HK$10 per dish or drink sold to Resolve Foundation, which supports inclusive public engagement projects like Every Action Matters. BACI’s Rainbow Pizza and Raviolo Arcobaleno are some of the highlights of the campaign, while FUMI, Tokio Joe, and Kyoto Joe’s offer the unique Mukai Shuzō, “Ine Mankai” Junmai Genshu Sake. The sake is made with an ancient strain of red rice called Murasaki and local Kyoto rice Iwai, exclusively sold in Hong Kong from June 1to August 31.

When: June 16-30, 2023
Where: 
Various venues
Tickets: 
Various prices. Check Lan Kwai Fong’s website for details

Pride at Cordis, Hong Kong

The Garage Bar at Cordis is showcasing a series of rainbow-themed Gin & Tonic cocktails, made with selected gin from different countries
Cordis has prepared a series of Pride-inspired offerings including rainbow cocktails at The Garage (© Cordis, Hong Kong)

Cordis, Hong Kong celebrates and supports Pride Month by presenting a series of Pride-inspired offerings, from special cocktails at The Garage Bar to exclusive experiences partnered with Next Chapter LGBT, spreading love and support to the local LGBTQ+ community throughout the month of June.

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Next Chapter LGBT x Shin Ng Yoga Class

Cordis Hong Kong is celebrating Pride Month and Chuan Global Wellness Week in June with a series of wellness and leisure activities from June 10th to 16th. One of the highlights is the exclusive co-hosted one-hour Gentle Flow Yoga Class on June 13 with Next Chapter LGBT, providing participants with inner peace and serenity in a rejuvenating evening. The class will be led by Shin Ng, an Animal Flow Regional Leader of Hong Kong, RYT-200 yoga teacher, certified TRX, and kickboxing instructor, with stunning city views of the Kowloon district from the hotel’s designated venue.

When: June 13, 2023; 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: 
Functional Training Room, 41/F Health Club, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
Tickets: 
Free admission. Register online

Sitting under the RAINBOW at The Garage Bar

The Garage Bar at Cordis is showcasing a series of rainbow-themed Gin & Tonic cocktails, made with selected gin from different countries, including Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin from Australia, Swallowtail Small-Batch from the US, Whitley Neill Quince Gin from England, Two Moons Calamansi from Hong Kong, Nordés from Spain and Generous Purple from France. The tailor-made cocktails can be paired with bar snacks such as Parma Ham Melon Board, Mini Burgers, and Impossible™ Sliders. The signature food truck at The Garage Bar will be decorated with neon lights of different colors, and the servers and bartenders will wear t-shirts in rainbow print to create a festive ambiance. The RAINBOW Promotion will be available daily for the whole month of June, with each cocktail priced at $110. Gin lovers can also enjoy a combo of two glasses of rainbow-themed cocktails and bar snacks for $188.

When: June 1-30, 2023
Where: 
Level L, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
Tickets: 
Rainbow-themed cocktail is priced at $110 each. Book online

Jade Lau Guest Shift Night

The Garage Bar is also thrilled to welcome Pernod Ricard Brand Ambassador Hong Kong and Macau Jade Lau to the one-night only guest shift on June 29. The award-winning mixologist Jade will bring with her four specially curated gin-based cocktails including two Absolut Elyx and two Plymouth cocktails, which are perfect for an early summer in June.

When: June 29, 2023; 7:30pm – 11:30pm
Where: 
Level L, Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
Tickets: 
Special cocktail is priced at $120/glass. Book online

Exclusive wedding offer for Next Chapter LGBT

Cordis Hong Kong is showing its support to the LGBTQ+ community by offering exclusive wedding privileges in partnership with Next Chapter LGBT, a local wedding service agency specializing in overseas legal marriage for LGBTQ+ members. Couples who host a wedding dinner banquet of a minimum of four tables in the sky-high Star Room or a cozy function room can enjoy a MICHELIN-starred dinner menu with beverage package priced from HK$11,988 per table. Additional perks include exquisite pre-dinner snacks and room upgrades when a designated number of tables are booked. This limited-time offer is valid for dinner banquets on selected dates in 2023 only.

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When: Limited-time offer is valid for dinner banquet on selected dates in 2023 only.
Where: 
Cordis, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
Prices: 
Please check with hotels for prices. Website

Pride at Eaton HK – “It’s Morphing Time”

Eaton HK's Pride Month 2023 theme, "It's Morphing Time!", focuses on embracing the power of being queer and rejecting traditional binary thinking in gender and sexuality.
Over 20 diverse activites will happen at Eaton HK during Pride Month (© Eaton HK)

Eaton HK’s Pride Month 2023 theme, “It’s Morphing Time!”, focuses on embracing the power of being queer and rejecting traditional binary thinking in gender and sexuality. The program includes over 20 diverse activities for all, including The Drag Dictionary: Drag Workshop, Ho Yuk (Let’s Love Hong Kong) Opening screening & post-screening talk,” Opening Party: Puff The Magic Drag Out, Trans Life Drawing Workshop, and a panel on Queering Bodies of Experience: Personal Narratives Beyond Medicine. The Pride activations will partner with various organizations and non-profits to focus on the equality and rights of marginalized communities, with funds raised donated to two local queer platforms, Midnight Blue and Butterfly.

When: June 10 – July 22, 2023
Where: 
Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan
Prices: 
Please check the event’s Facebook for event schedules and registration info

Pride at Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour

Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong is celebrating Pride Month with a series of Pride-inspired festivities and offers to show support for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Other than rainbow installations for photo moments, Hyatt Centric also offer Pride-themed specials at their restaurants (© Hyatt Centric)

Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong is celebrating Pride Month with a series of Pride-inspired festivities and offers to show support for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Show Your Pride – Rainbow Installations for Photo Moments

Celebrate Pride with our colorful installations, designed to provide guests with perfect photo opportunities to show their support for the LGBTQIA+ community. Guests arriving in the check-in lobby will be greeted by a striking rainbow backdrop complete with fun photo props, while the hotel’s panoramic rooftop infinity pool will feature a stunning rainbow wall installation. A highlight of our Pride celebrations, the picture-perfect rainbow photo spots encourage our guests to capture and celebrate their authentic selves, while showing their solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community.

When: June 1-30, 2023
Tickets: 
Free admission

Show Your Pride – Rainbow Installations for Photo MomRainbow F&B Specialsents

All F&B outlets are featuring “rainbow-inspired” food items throughout Pride Month, including the Rainbows & Unicorns cocktail at Cruise Restaurant & Bar and rainbow-sprinkled ice cream cones at The Farmhouse. Diners can enjoy discounts of up to 35% off when they book online, with prices starting from $245.7+ per adult for lunch buffet, $447.2+ per adult for dinner buffet, and $550.4+ for an Afternoon Tea set for two. The Farmhouse Deli is also bringing back its popular six-tiered rainbow Pride Cake, priced at $48 for a petite version and HK$300 for the full-sized version (1lb).

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When: June 1-30, 2023
Where: 
Cruise Restaurant & Bar and The Farmhouse
Book: 
Online booking is available for Cruise Restaurant & Bar and The Farmhouse.

Art Centric: Pride Flags

“Art Centric” exhibition this month features a series of crocheted Pride flags by Carmen Wong in partnership with Grassroots Future. The exhibit showcases the 6-colour Pride Flag, as well as flags representing the Bisexual, Transgender, Genderqueer, Asexual, Lesbian, and Nonbinary communities. Blobs and Brushes, a self-funded community art project, partnered with Grassroots Futures to create the flags, advocating for Queer-Straight Alliance and well-being for LGBTQIA+ youth in Hong Kong.

When: June 1-30, 2023
Where: 
Victoria Harbour Lounge, 22/F, West Tower, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong
Tickets: 
Free admission

Love is Love – Pride Month Wedding Specials

In line with the belief of “love is love”, all couples who confirm their wedding celebration at Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong during Pride Month will receive an additional night’s stay as well as a personalised bottle of champagne which will be engraved with the names of the wedding couples. 

When: June 1-30, 2023
Book: 
For details, please contact 3762 1234 or hkgct.events@hyatt.com

Pride Month Bazaar Campaign 2023 by Gay Harmony

Gay Harmony is inviting over 60 LGBT+ and LGBT+ friendly shops and organizations to participate in their Pride Month Bazaar Campaign 2023 to raise awareness and celebrate Pride Month.
Show support to over 60 LGBT+ shops at their 4-days bazaar, hosted by Gay Harmony (© Gay Harmony)

Gay Harmony is inviting over 60 LGBT+ and LGBT+ friendly shops and organizations to participate in their Pride Month Bazaar Campaign 2023 to raise awareness and celebrate Pride Month. The four-day event will feature over 100 booths in two famous shopping malls – The Mills in Tsuen Wan and iSQUARE in Tsim Sha Tsui, as well as a Pride Month Party with LesChillHey. The campaign provides an opportunity for the community to come together, show support, and celebrate diversity.

Opening Bazaar

When: June 10-11, 2023; 12:00nn – 8:00pm
Where: 
The Park & The Annex, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan
Tickets: 
Free admission

Closing Bazaar

When: June 17-18, 2023; 12:00nn – 8:00pm
Where: 
2/F & 3/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tickets: 
Free admission

Pride Month Party

When: June 17, 2023; 10:00pm – 4:00am
Where: 
Vivere, 11/F, Sugar+, 25-31 Sugar Street, Causeway Bay
Tickets: 
Early Bird $200, at door $240 (Included 1 Standard Drink). Book via Eventbrite

Header image credits: Hyatt Centric

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Growing up between Hong Kong and various other countries, Renee is a hospitality graduate, an adventure enthusiast, with a newfound passion for writing. When she’s not discovering hidden gems and new eats on Instagram, you'll most likely find her sweating at the gym, sipping on fine wine with friends, solving mysteries in crime movies, or jet-setting to new countries.

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