From 23 March to 7 April 2019, the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Festival at Lee Gardens transforms the streets of Causeway Bay into a celebration of rugby, bringing fans together with games, music, food and performers. Here are the highlights, plus some other rugby events taking place during the Sevens weekend.
Rugby X Egg Snack Street Art
Take a stroll throughout the Lee Gardens area, where you’ll spy colourful wall murals and art installations on view.
23 March – 7 April 2019; Lee Garden One, Hysan Avenue
Lee Gardens Eggssentially Art! 2019
Enjoy tasty egglettes, arty activities, installations and live music in this gastronomic and leisure zone. Dozens of market stalls will be serving traditional egg snacks and egg-based beverages.
30-31 March 2019; Lee Garden One Driveway, Hysan Avenue
CX and HSBC rugby game booths
These popular game booths feature rugby-related fun and the chance to win prizes, plus a photo booth to capture your best moves.
29 March – 7 April 2019; Hysan Place
Hong Kong Tens
Just before the Sevens, the Hong Kong Tens see top players go up against each other in the 10-a-side game. Matches take place on the Hong Kong Football Club’s main pitch, inside Happy Valley Racecourse.
3–4 April 2019; Hong Kong Football Club
Hong Kong Women’s Sevens
The Women’s Sevens starts on the Thursday before the Hong Kong Sevens, just around the corner at So Kon Po Recreation Ground, with their final day on Friday in Hong Kong Stadium.
4–5 April 2019; So Kon Po Recreation Ground/Hong Kong Stadium
Fanwalk at Lee Gardens
Check out live broadcasts of the games, fun challenges and food stalls with rugby-themed menus. The Ninja Challenge is also back by popular demand; it’s a state-of-the-art ninja course inspired by an American television series.
5 – 7 April 2019; Lee Gardens
Mini Rugby Showcase
Another great reason to get to the stadium early on Friday is the Under-12s Mini Rugby Showcase, featuring the city’s most formidable young players.
5 April 2019; Hong Kong Stadium
For more details on all the events, see hksevens.com