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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$13.13*
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Wednesday Horse Races Crawl in Hong Kong
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US$208.55*
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Hong Kong Horse Racing Tour
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Hong Kong TramOramic Sightseeing Tour plus 2-Day Tramways Ticket
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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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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So pleased I went here, great atmosphere, a lot of fun even if I didn't win! go on a Wednesday and enjoy the environment, drinks and food are expensive, its really casual, dress down and have fun!

Thank Dino789
Reviewed 3 days ago

A fun night . . . a few tips: 1. go early 2. admission is cheap, HK $ 10 3. stay outside, don't sit inside . . . you'll meet more people, easier to get drinks, closer to the action . . .I have met...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very good racing enthusiasm with very good crowd of horse racing lover having good food and drink at all end of race course

Thank Deendayal V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you don't bet the atmosphere makes this place a great visit. Does get very busy on race days so keep an eye on the children. Perfectly safe just busy/noisy.

Thank nmph2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to visit when there is no one and to go for betting during a horses race but be prepared also to lose some money ;-)

Thank e-Laurent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Racing by floodlight is not something I've ever done before and it was a great treat. The race course is incredibly well organised so even an inexperienced race goer like myself could easily work out what was going on and place a bet. There was...More

1  Thank ANGELAHOL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun for beginners, and always a ton of local "pros" at the track as well. Great race track. Also can rent the VIP rooms for functions. I went to a wedding Reception in the owners box VIP area and it was fantastic. Makes me wish...More

1  Thank Jason B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent night for casual business dinner. Dinner locates at Owners' Boxes and we can view horse racing at adjacent balcony. We allowed to go to the pavilion with guests' special badges.

Thank hkeau
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Adulthood, great place to visit the horses and trainers, excited races along with rock band celebrations, beer and snack booths. Prepared many unappropriate words can be heard throughout the competitions.

1  Thank c6479844239
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Food of extremely high quality. Smorgasbord. 'Grazing' in airconditioned comfort whilst having a bit of fun. Staff served with a smile and concern for your needs. We felt very welcomed. We were on the top level which gave an excellent view of the course.

1  Thank darceyvincent
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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of
Hong Kong Island. Filled with shops, malls and
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.
Beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye –
find boutique stores in the above ground floors of
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JCM107
8 August 2017|
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Response from Matthijs K | Reviewed this property |
Too hot basically.
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Ronen K
24 May 2017|
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Response from Rav4cruiserman | Reviewed this property |
Yes the races will still happen unless there is so much rain that the racing surface is unsafe. There is lots of undercover seating available
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ekka178
24 April 2017|
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Response from MartinN932 | Reviewed this property |
If you are the international visitor lounge/buffet as part of your tour then the dress is smart casual. So long as the men have a collared shirt and are not wearing denim they will be fine.
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