February 14th is a day most commonly associated with smooching and surrounding ourselves with all things love related. But what matters the most about Valentines Day is spending time with the ones you love. Whether you're a hopeless romantic or you like to keep it low-key, you're probably still planning to impress your partner. Here are some of our favorite date ideas in Hong Kong, from jewelry making to crazy golf, there is something for everyone!
1. For the Artsy Couple
Established in 2015, ha.ma is a ceramics design brand based in Hong Kong. The co-founder himself, Jonathan, conducts workshops that teach you how to create beautiful pieces. Get stuck in and create something fabulous together!
Find out more about pottery classes here.
2. For the Couple That Enjoys a Cosy Date Night In
The Knitting Room
is a Hong Kong brand that designs all-in-one knitting kits for beginners with the aim of modernizing this traditional art. They also organize workshops, to inspire us to live a slower and more mindful life through crafting.
Their DIY workshops fit all levels and moods, and are inspired by the seasons and the current trends. Knitting, crochet or giant knitting… take your pick! Have a peek at their upcoming workshops here or write to them at firstname.lastname@example.org for a private tailor-made workshop.
3. For the Fun-Loving Couple
How about a bit of friendly competition with your other half? Strokes Hong Kong takes mini golf fun to the next level, featuring loop-the-loops, bridges, and ball jumps across two 9-hole courses. Combined with a fully stocked cocktail bar, restaurant, neon lights and bumping tunes, neither of you will get bored here!
4. For the Nature Lovers
Fingers crossed that we'll be getting good weather, a picnic is a relaxing way to spend time together. Our go-to spots are Tamar Park or the rooftop of Kai Tak Ferry Terminal! Pack her favorite nibbles and drinks, and you can even bring some fresh cut flowers for that added surprise.
5. For the Foodies
Photo via @bake.be
Bakebe is HK’s first Co-Baking Studio that teaches you how to bake with an app! Ever seen those cute multi-colored cupcakes or unicorn cakes on Instagram? Well, now you get to make your own together with your other half. All you have to do is waltz into their store, pick your project and follow the foolproof instructions and videos on their app. Everything you need including baking ingredients will be provided.
Book your spot here!
6. For the Animal Lovers
Love dogs but can't own one just yet? Spend Valentines Day in a meaningful way by volunteering at Hong Kong Dog Rescue. Volunteers are always needed to exercise and socialize with the 600 dogs waiting in their Homing Centres. No experience is necessary, all you need is a love of dogs and a willingness to get your hands dirty!
Sign up on their website to get started.
7. For the Romantic Couple
What could be more meaningful and memorable than handmade jewelry for your significant other? The tutors at Obellery will guide you during the making process and ensure that your finished pieces are exactly how you envisioned them to be.
Book on their website before spaces get filled up.
If you have any other interesting date ideas, let us know in the comments below! And don't forget to pre-order your Galentines or Valentines Day blooms by 30 Jan 2019 to enjoy 15%, sign up here to receive your discount code.