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“not for children but fun”

Happy Valley Racecourse
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Wednesday Horse Races Crawl in Hong Kong
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Ranked #14 of 828 things to do in Hong Kong
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: From the stunning skyline to the spectacle of Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong is full of world-class sights for travellers to see. But if you’re looking for fun – to add a little ‘do’ to your ‘see’ – then look no further than Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley Racecourse, the city’s trendiest headquarters for mouth-watering food, thirst-quenching beverages and thrilling excitement both on and off the track. There’s nothing quite like a night at the races in Hong Kong! Week in and week out, Happy Wednesday fans are treated to a full sensory experience, pairing the pulse-pumping entertainment of jousting jockeys with a weekly theme that is integrated into everything from live bands and interactive games to on-course decorations and a delicious, reasonably priced trackside menu. Come in the fall and you’ll be treated to refreshing pints and a festive bratwurst for Oktoberfest – the largest outdoor beer festival in Hong Kong. Drop in during May, however, and it’s all ratatouille and brie, as Happy Wednesday hosts the hugely popular French Nights. It’s an extravaganza that’s fit for Asia’s world city, putting an international twist on a sport that has a rich heritage and cultural tradition for the city’s people. There’s simply nowhere else in the world where you can experience such a seamless blend of racing and lifestyle in one event. Whether you’re a local, an expat, or just visiting Hong Kong, there’s truly something for everyone at Happy Wednesday!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“not for children but fun”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

the whole athmosphere, the people on their night out, the betting, the litle england left in Hong Kong part of thing. the crowd, the excitement. i did not go for the betting, was staying in the nice Holiday Inn hotel overlooking the track, but i went for the people, to look and see. like with a cricket match, the whole thing you cannot explain. when have time Go there, spend a day at the races

Visited October 2012
1 Thank bob s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great night out”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Great night out and a must visit if you are going to Hong Kong. There are a few different choices for enjoying your evenings racing, the Stable Bend Terrace, with it's BBQ food and bottomless beer for £50.00 was a great night out, but so was The Gallery on the second occasion we visited the racecourse two weeks later.

Visited April 2013
2 Thank James B
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hong kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very local and much much.......”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Get there during Wednesday night or Saturday afternoon. Check the racing schedule before your visit as it may a bit change sometime. No racing day and night during summer break.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Banana c
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hong kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wednesday night are awesome”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great Wednesday night out with amazing backdrop of the Hong Kong City Skyline.

Great mixture of expats, locals and tourists mingle in the famous beer garden, sipping a cold one, placing a bet and enjoying the atmosphere.

Great for all ages and a very inexpensive night out, a must in Hong Kong.

Checkout Happy Wednesdays Happey Valley on Facebook.


Visited July 2013
1 Thank Edward B
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Fun”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

We went on a Wednesday night to Happy Valley Racecourse. Use you Octopus card for entry and buy drinks. We had a fun night.

Visited May 2013
1 Thank sparkyblb
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