1st June 2023 – (Hong Kong) The Home Affairs Department (HAD) is set to host the third “Happy Hong Kong” Gourmet Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday, 3rd and 4th June. The event will take place at VESSEL along the Kwun Tong promenade, and admission is free of charge.
The Gourmet Marketplace will feature over 65 booths that will highlight the Wine and Dine theme, with a focus on Asian cuisine. Members of the public are invited to enjoy a diverse selection of Asian gourmet dishes and fine wines from all over the world while taking in the beautiful view of the Kwun Tong promenade. Additionally, there will be performances, cooking demonstrations, children’s games, and large-scale “check-in” spots available for photo opportunities at the Marketplace.
The Kwun Tong Gourmet Marketplace will be open from 10am to 8pm on both days of the event. Visitors who arrive by MTR may exit at B6 of the MTR Ngau Tau Kok Station to reach the Marketplace.
The HAD has been organizing the “Happy Hong Kong” series of events since 2019, with the goal of promoting community cohesion and a positive image of Hong Kong. The events have been well-received by the public, and the previous Gourmet Marketplace events have attracted large crowds.
The upcoming Gourmet Marketplace is expected to be no different, with a wide variety of delectable Asian cuisine offerings and fine wines available for visitors to enjoy. The Marketplace will feature a range of dishes from countries such as Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Thailand, among others. Visitors can also look forward to tasting some of the best wines from around the world, including notable labels from France, Italy, and Australia.
In addition to the food and drinks, the Marketplace will also feature a range of entertainment options. Visitors can watch cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs, enjoy performances by local musicians and dance troupes, and participate in children’s games and activities. The Marketplace will also have large-scale “check-in” spots for visitors to take photos and capture memories of the event.