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7 Things to do in town during the Hong Kong Sevens

TimeOut HK
  • Written by TimeOut HK
The Hong Kong Sevens is one oc the city’s biggest sporting events

A roar of energy, rivalry, and revelry echoes throughout the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament. Whether you’re going to see the game at the Hong Kong Stadium, or are simply in town during the Rugby Sevens games, there are plenty of ways to get you pumped up. From playing dress-up to bar crawls to unique sports games, here’s how you can bring in the fun during one of the city’s biggest sports events.

Pottinger Street is the perfect place to pick out a costume

1. Pick out a costume on Pottinger Street 

First things first, dress to impress! Be it something comical, glamorous, sexy, nerdy, scary, or (somehow) all of the above, one of the most important things about going to the Hong Kong Sevens is your fancy dress costume. Make your way to Pottinger Street Get me there {{title}} {{taRatingReviewTotal}} {{taRatingReviewText}} Address {{address}} Website {{website}} More info in Central, where you’ll discover all kinds of costumes and accessories imaginable — devil horns, clown wigs, bodysuits, and everything in between. You’ll be spoilt for choice. 

Hunt for sportswear on Sneakers Street

2. Shop for sports gear on Sneakers Street 

If playing dress-up is not quite your thing, sport something more casual and throw on a jersey to support your favourite team. Embedded in the buzzing neighbourhood of Mong Kok, Sneakers Street Get me there {{title}} {{taRatingReviewTotal}} {{taRatingReviewText}} Address {{address}} Website {{website}} More info is a small section of Fa Yuen Street that’s home to rows of sportswear and footwear stores. Head here to browse through not only jerseys, but also a huge variety of sports equipment, training gear, fitness apparel and sneakers. Be sure to visit The Forest, a trendy shopping mall that offers sports-related brands and products alongside eateries and cafes. 

Grab a pint at Frites Causeway Bay

3. Grab a pint and refuel in nearby Causeway Bay

After the game, reward yourself with a cold, refreshing pint at Frites in Causeway Bay. With an interior that has a convivial and relaxed vibe, and decor harking back to traditional 1920s Belgian beer halls, this is a great place to rest your feet after the game, feast on a hearty meal, and gulp down an incredible selection of Belgian beers.

Lan Kwai Fong is the go-to place for post-game bar crawling

4. Go to an after party at Lan Kwai Fong 

The best place to party hard with booze, friends, and cheers in Hong Kong is none other than Lan Kwai Fong Get me there {{title}} {{taRatingReviewTotal}} {{taRatingReviewText}} Address {{address}} Website {{website}} More info . A go-to place for bar crawling, the famous district is home to nightlife attractions ranging from nightclubs to low-key bars. After the exciting match, there are many great spots where you can chill out and extend your libation to like-minded pals. Just a few minutes away from Lan Kwai Fong, SoHo is another hotspot for dining and drinking at some of the city’s trendiest bars and restaurants. Be aware of your surroundings and any crowd control measures to party safely.

Get active with virtual sport at AME Stadium

5. Try out a virtual sport 

If all the rugby action has got you raring to get active yourself, pay a visit to AME Stadium, an electronic sports game venue that merges fitness with virtual experiences. Get your game on and try out one of its virtual stimulators, whether it’s kayaking down the river, skiing from a snowy peak, or climbing up boulders. For the competitive spirits among you, test your skills and stamina and challenge your friends to a race or a ball game.

Sweat it out with friends at Crossfire Arena 

6. Get into the team spirit with fun sports games  

Most sports require teamwork, and it certainly doesn’t just stop at rugby. If you and your friends are looking for more unique ways to break a sweat, Crossfire Arena is where the fun is at. Try Bubble Soccer, where players must don an inflatable ball while trying to score a goal by kicking and ramming their way through other ball-clad players; Laser Tag, where you can manifest your shooter gameplay into a real-world battlefield; or Neon Sabre, for those who wish to live out their Star Wars fantasies and duel it out with neon sabres. 

Catch a live game at Delaney’s Kowloon

7. Catch live games at a sports bar 

Even if you’re not going to catch the Rugby Sevens live at Hong Kong Stadium, Delaney’s Kowloon Get me there {{title}} {{taRatingReviewTotal}} {{taRatingReviewText}} Address {{address}} Website {{website}} More info is a great place where you can follow some of the biggest sporting events happening around the world right now. Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Delaney’s is a long-established bar known for its authentic Irish food and brews. So, order up a pint, dig into some pub grub, and settle down to catch exciting sports events with other enthusiastic fans. 

Looking for more places to continue the party post game? We’ve got you covered with our Hong Kong Nightlife Guides

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