Ocean Park Hong Kong has just announced the launch of its all-new dining festival, Chill Out @ The South title sponsored by Prudential Hong Kong Limited. This culinary fete is part of the Park’s ongoing 40th Anniversary celebrations. The festival will be held on 19 evenings, from 17 March to 17 April, at the Park’s Waterfront. Ocean Park Hong Kong entrance fee after 5pm on these selected dates is just HK$168 (about RM96).
Chill Out @ The South will be showcased under three themes – All About Sake, Pop & Rock Beer Fest and In Taste of Excellence. Guests will enjoy a whole new multi-sensory dining and entertainment experience, which also includes mini concerts, street and cultural shows, and themed workshops. The festival is set to showcase the beauty and essence of Hong Kong’s south side, and offer guests a truly unforgettable experience.
During All About Sake, guests can choose from a vast range of delicious sake, from the renowned Juyondai 14th Generation to other rare brands from Japan and Taiwan that will be introduced in Hong Kong for the first time. Guests can also savour a range of traditional Japanese delicacies, including luxurious Wagyu beef as well as signature dishes from Tsukiji • Yamataka Seafood Market Hong Kong. Traditional Japanese cultural performances, with the highlight being a Taiko drum stage show, will complete the Japanese experience.
The Pop & Rock Beer Fest is a dedicated event for beer and music lovers. Guests can choose from a myriad of unique craft beers from around the world, including a comprehensive collection of local labels such as Mak’s, Nine Dragons, Moonzen, and Young Master Ale – all served alongside a wide selection of international street food. Two mini concerts featuring some of the city’s hottest singers and bands, including Lil' Ashes, Jason Chan, Kimman Wong, Bondy Chiu, Dear Jane, Shiga Lin, Thor Lok, Nowhere Boys, Supper Moment, AGA, Robynn & Kendy, New Youth Barbershop, RubberBand, Alan Po x Hey Joe Trio, Danny Summer, Danson Tang, and Eddie Ng will take turns to spice up each event night.
The finale of Chill Out @ The South, In Taste of Excellence, will immerse guests in the ultimate celebration of fine wine and food. Gourmands will revel in exquisite international cuisine presented by award-winning and Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs, while watching cooking demonstrations and taking part in wine pairing lessons by celebrity chefs.
Throughout the five-week festival, the Park will also set up a special botanic garden where guests can purchase organic and natural products, handcrafted goods, and take part in handicraft workshops.
With VIP tickets, guests will be able to enjoy a lot of extras such as access to the VIP lounge located in front of the giant viewing panel of The Grand Aquarium, where they can enjoy free flow of hors d’oeuvres, wines, beer, and soft drinks; as well as guaranteed access to Applause Pavilion for the Taiko drum stage show or one of the two mini concerts on the night of visit.
Visit Ocean Park’s website for more details: www.oceanpark.com.hk
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