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Happy Valley Racecourse

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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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US$13.12*
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Wednesday Horse Races Crawl in Hong Kong
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US$208.39*
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Hong Kong Horse Racing Tour
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US$12.47*
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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!
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“wednesday night” (253 reviews)
“race course” (93 reviews)
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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Reviewed yesterday

We went last Wednesday and the atmosphere was amazing. Just $10 (coin) to get in at the turnstiles. Pick up a race guide and betting slips from the stands and place your bets at the kiosks. We found our way up onto the balcony on...More

Thank Wildheart888
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Inside a racecourse, at days when there is no horse racing, the fields are used for football, rugby, hockey, with a nicely paved jogging track. Even nicer at night when there is less people, one is really surprised why isn't there more people using this...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 3 days ago

10 dollar to get in , great choice of beers , atmosphere is electric , loads cabs , cheap cheap and a brilliant night , go on the open course for the fun

Thank alelol
Reviewed 6 days ago

Happy Valley is so organised and even though there are thousands of people there it was all so easy. Everything is clean and the food was really good.

Thank mozgrogan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere here is good. It is also an amazing place have a drink with friends here. There are lots of beers tents for drinks, lots of places for sit and lots of people you can meet here. Its location is nice and close to...More

Thank anitawin88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wednesday Night Racing at Happy Valley is a great way to enjoy this unique venue and experience. I knew nothing about how to bet and there were lots of great info and helpful people there to get you into the game. It did help that...More

Thank Dayspring
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oddly quiet when we went, given all the reviews about it being a great night out. Interesting to observe all the local betting. Surreal environment with the skyscrapers around. Perhaps more fun in a big group.

Thank EnglandGreedyguts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if it works into your dates, very exciting and chaotic. If possible ride the Ding-Ding there and back. Food is just okay mostly German style believe it or not! We avoided the cue for the ding-ding at closing by going...More

Thank DNG343
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re visiting HK I would recommend a stopping by on a Wednesday race night. You get a good atmosphere, a mix of locals and expats with a beer garden and can watches the races. Only 10$ entry.

Thank ChaseHK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in HK on a Wednesday this is a must. The easiest way to get there is by taxi, we took the bus, got off at the wrongly advised stop and had to then take a taxi anyway. It costs around £1 entry...More

Thank lunks100
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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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restaurants, both areas are bustling with people –
tourists and locals alike. Causeway Bay has one of the
highest rents on the planet, and is a bit more
polished and modern than its Wan Chai counterpart.
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Stephanie W
16 October 2017|
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Response from nmph2017 | Reviewed this property |
The Gallery is Private Rooms 1-2 on the Grandstand it has a Semi-Buffet with a selection of Main Course from HK$420. It can seat 8 – 16 people which costs from HK$7,500. This is the smallest boxes available. (They have... More
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939kenl
14 October 2017|
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Response from bethevans2017 | Reviewed this property |
Price is 10 Hong Kong Dollars to get in, by the way. Considered very cheap admission locally. You have to pay more if you want to sit in a box up in the stadium instead of ground level, not sure how much.
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Rachael M
3 October 2017|
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Response from Dozeyblonde | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No I'm sure I read the minimum age is 18. Shame because everything there is good natured - no signs of any trouble/drunkenness whatsoever 🤷🏼‍♀️.
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