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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

I always try to come here if I'm ever in Hong Kong on a Wednesday night and they have Night racing going on. I believe its one of the unique things you can experience, watching live horse racing within the heart of downtown hong kong....More

Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 4 days ago

one of the most vibrant places in HK, people just love it. It ranges offers from a simple cheap ticket to view the race, to looking at the track in a fine restaurant with a glass of champagne. The Jockey Club in Hong Kong offers...More

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a thrill and an honour to go to this spectacular racecourse. The track is incredible surrounded by the tower blocks under floodlights every Wednesday night. The drink and food was plentiful...just an amazing place to visit

Thank AndrewCop50
Reviewed 1 week ago

The racecourse is a little out of the way and as we were pressed for time we took a taxi from Kowloon to the racecourse. Approx $196HK but worth it. You can take public transport but it would need planning. It was apparent that there...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A sensational experience and this is highly recommended. This is not just horse racing this is a stunning night out and a wonderful experience.

Thank George647
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to unwind in the evening, you can enjoy drinks and meal while having a round of betting.

Thank Saurabhaca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we do not normally gamble but this place was a great night out, we had done some research prior and found that if you took your passport you can get access to the members section which we did and then once in the members we...More

2  Thank Minta13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk down to the furthest entrance and pay just $HK 10 to gain etrance. That is £1! As a novice better the staff were very helpful. I won my first bet! Plenty of good food and beer concessions at very reasonable orices. This is a...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun! We did private dinner which was costly but worth it, good service and food. Great to see the horses racing!!! You can bet to make more fun if you want. Very large racecourse. Lots of different races. Fun for people that go...More

Thank marriedplustwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit Horse Racing Place. Great Experience and it was so crowded. Lots of Food Stall and Beer available...

Thank Samandaiwen
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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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 –
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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
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.
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 🤷🏼‍♀️.