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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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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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I was surprised it was only $10 to get in and bets start from $10. Races come regularly - giving you plenty of time to put a bet on. There are people to help you fill in the betting slips too. It's all pretty easy...More

Thank Nanchang_Nel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was a student in Hong Kong, and went to the racecourse with some friends. It was a great time! I even made some money from the betting :) It's a fun atmosphere -- mostly a combination of old Chinese guys and tipsy young foreigners.

Thank Ron M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the evening races a wednesday in june. As an event professional, my visit was not only to see the horses. Very impressive all the way; the venue, vibes, logistics, services, staff etc. Go there if you are in town and have an evening to...More

Thank sanpallus
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a good time watching the races (they have a betting counter inside!). The view is perfect. The bar service is good although prices are a bit on the high side.

Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a fun night, must-see for anyone visiting in HK! Good music, good atmosphere and there’s a chance you could walk home a winner!

Thank Giles H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good fun. It is a nice experience in hong kong. Combine with a beer and bet. Happy valley in causeway bay

Thank Rosien U
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great fun, must visit on Wednesday. The race track is best viewed from the 6th floor. Get a beer and head upstairs. Bets start at 20 dollars, do one for fun!

Thank Granva
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in Hong Kong on a Wednesday night, Happy Valley races is an absolute must. A great atmosphere with a lot of fun. Can get crowded sometimes but still extremely well organised event. Should most definitely be on everyone’s ‘to do list’.

Thank Mari M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went just because we wanted to see what it was like as we had heard it was great. We loved it we have a great night. It was really good fun. The atmosphere was great lots of Expats I would say as well as...More

Thank Peter Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on Wednesday Night an had a great time. Entertainment, food and beers. Great Fun..Lost a few pounds but it doesn't break the bank.

Thank philmac77
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Melanie T
7 June 2018|
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Response from pmason1974 | Reviewed this property |
We got there early around 6.30 pm, no queue at all , used our Octopus card to pay in also, by 8pm it was pretty packed though.
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919annabelh
28 May 2018|
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Response from pmason1974 | Reviewed this property |
Fairly sure it is on all year round but only on Wednesdays
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