7 Cool and Quirky Hong Kong Wedding Venues

Hong Kong has so many stunning and classic wedding venue options, but if you’re looking for something a little more unique and unusual, here’s our pick of 7 cool or quirky venues for you to consider. These wedding venues range from the breathlessly chic to the uniquely bonkers. Options include a bohemian beach wedding, slightly cheesy themed wedding venues and iconic Hong Kong spots. Which one will you choose?

view from sky100 hong kongCelebrate your Wedding Day on Cloud 9

If you want to literally be on cloud 9 on your wedding day, how about a wedding in Hong Kong’s tallest building? Sky100 is located inside the ICC in Kowloon and offers floor to ceiling windows to take in the panoramic views of the city’s skyline.

They offer various packages including a wedding cocktail, luncheon or dinner. Contact Sky100 here for further information.

hong kong star ferryA Fairytale, or rather a Ferrytale Hong Kong Wedding

In a fast-paced, ever changing city, the Star Ferry is one of the few constants. So, we love, love, love that you can book one of Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry boats for your nuptials with Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong’s stellar skyscrapers as your backdrop.

Here’s to plain sailing and years of happiness!

Click here to find out more about our founder, Amy Overy’s star turn on the Star Ferry. She recently broadcast a live segment on UK’s This Morning.

snoopy world hong kong weddingHave you settled on a wedding theme….park yet?

If you’re a fan of Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown et al, then you’re might be interested in celebrating your big day at Snoopy’s World. This pint sized theme park is located at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin. Alternatively, if you’re not a Snoopy aficionado, you can instead make enquiries with Ocean Park or Disney World Hong Kong, as they also offer wedding packages.

macdonalds wedding hong kongSuper Sized Wedding

Go big or go home. At time of writing, Hong Kong is currently the only place in the world to offer a McDonald’s wedding.

Although this quirky Hong Kong wedding venue will perhaps not be to everyone’s taste, it is a cheerful and cost-effective option and it’s certainly unusual.

Find out more and make your booking here. Instead of a Happy Meal, perhaps you can order a Happily Forever After Meal?

White WeddingWhite Chapel Hong Kong triangular glass

If you’re looking for a nice place for a white wedding, consider the the beautiful White Chapel at Auberge. It is located in Discovery Bay on Lantau Island.

You’ll love its’ diamond shaped glass window panes, crisp white walls, clean lines and sea view backdrop. This is a pretty spectacular setting for you to tie the knot. For enquiries, click here.

cheung sha beach hong kong Life’s a Beach

Hong Kong is surrounded by water, so if you’ve always dreamed of a beach wedding, look no further. Bathers is located at 32, Lower Cheung Sha Village, South Lantau, Hong Kong

With this al fresco wedding venue, you can get married with the wind in your hair and the sand between your toes. And of course there’s always the possibility that a local buffalo may put stroll by and photobomb your wedding photos.

jumbo restaurant hong kong wedding venueHave a Jumbo Wedding – Maybe?

If a wedding out on the water floats your boat, then check out Jumbo. Although, at time of writing it is closed until further notice, we really hope that Hong Kong icon, Jumbo Kingdom Floating Restaurant will get back on its feet eventually.

Established in the 70’s, this is an incredibly photogenic option, with a side order of nostalgia. Our fingers and toes are firmly crossed that Jumbo will be back in action eventually. Recent media reports suggest it will reopen. Here are links to Jumbo’s website and a recent news article suggesting they will reopen.

If you are interested in arranging a tour for any members of your wedding party in the run up to your wedding, we’d love to hear from you. Otherwise, if you fancy exploring one or two of Hong Kong slightly quirkier attractions, why not check out A Sky Full of Gods and Buddhas or 10,000 Buddhas Monastery

Ride a Magic Carpet: Hong Kong Children’s Books

These Hong Kong children’s books will transport your kids, as if by magic carpet, to the hustle and bustle of our great city from wherever in the world you are. Read on for our top pick of Hong Kong books for little readers.

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Hong Kong Board & Picture Books

goodnight Hong Kong childrens booksGood Night Hong Kong

Sleep deprived new parents, this one is just for you!

Good Night Hong Kong is a gentle book, designed to help lull your little ones to sleep, which sounds like a winning formula to us.

Along the way, they will ‘visit’ many of Hong Kong’s most famous landmarks treating your favourite younglings to moonlit tour of our city.

Hong Kong ABC

This sturdy board book has to be the perfect Hong Kong gift for the little people in your life and makes a refreshing change from the more standard Apple, Book, Cup kind of ABC books.

As you can see from the front cover, the A B C’s are Hong Kong. Didn’t you know that P is for Panda, J is for Junk Boat and D is for Dim sum?

colourful hong kong kids books

This is Hong Kong

This is Hong Kong is a classic volume that would be a welcome addition to any child’s bookshelf.

Late author Miroslav Sasek, released a series of This is books featuring various cities. The Hong Kong book was said to be one of his favourites.

In particular, we love the gorgeously nostalgic and colourful illustrations in this hardback.

The Mermaid and the Pink Dolphin

Did you know that Hong Kong’s waters are home to endangered pink dolphins? Although mermaids are nigh on impossible to spot, pink dolphins can often be seen playing in our waters, particularly around South Lantau.

The Mermaid and the Pink Dolphin was Written and illustrated by Theadora Whittington. This story introduces young readers to Hong Kong’s pink dolphins and their plight. As an added bonus, the book is endorsed by the WWF.

The Shadow in the Moon

Every year, Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated across China. The Shadow in the Moon follows a grandmother telling the legend of Chang-E to her grand daughter. Then they enjoy eating traditional mooncakes together. In case you’ve never heard of Mid-Autumn festival, you can read our guide to Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong.

Other children’s books that we love, which are not so widely available outside Hong Kong, included Sarah Brennan’s Chinese Calendar Tales with a hilarious rhyming tale for each zodiac animal and Lost in Hong Kong by Matthew Cooper. Newcomer Suzanne Younan has released two books about Willy the eco-friendly green dragon and last but not least, not to forget Ellen Wy Leou books about Lulu the Hong Kong Cat.

More Magic Carpet Rides to Hong Kong

We are now offering Virtual Tours or if you would rather stick with books, check out our Hong Kong coffee table book recommendations and also Macau book and movie recommendations.

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