Ocean Park announced the launch of its all-new dining festival, Chill Out @ The South title sponsored by Prudential Hong Kong Limited, this culinary fete is part of the Park’s ongoing 40th Anniversary celebrations. The festival will be held on 19 evenings, from 17 March to 17 April, at the Park’s Waterfront. Guests can enter the Park after 5:00p.m. on selected dates, for just HK$168, to unwind beside the Park’s beautiful Lagoon, while enjoying the mesmerising fountain, live music, a wide selection of fine wines and international food, as well as a variety of spectacular entertainment – including Ocean Park’s signature show Symbio!, a special effects-laden extravaganza.
Chill Out @ The South will be showcased under three themes – All About Sake, Pop & Rock Beer Fest and In Taste of Excellence. Guests will enjoy a whole new multi-sensory dining and entertainment experience, which also includes mini concerts, street and cultural shows, and themed workshops.
Chill Out @ The South is set to showcase the beauty and essence of Hong Kong’s south side, and offer guests a truly unforgettable experience.
Leo Kung, Chairman of Ocean Park, said, “With the opening of the new MTR South Island Line, Ocean Park sees the opportunity to open up the Park to locals and overseas guests who are looking to try something new, chic and fun. Chill Out @ The South is a key milestone for us, and will position Ocean Park as the entertainment and dining hub of the Southern District.”
Anthony Shaw, Chief Officer, Marketing and Customer Service of Prudential, said, “Prudential is very pleased to again work with Ocean Park, promoting and supporting a unique, new theme park experience. Together with Ocean Park, we welcome visitors from Hong Kong and overseas to taste the finest selection of food and drinks and enjoy an exciting line-up of entertainment.”
A Multitude of Themed and Spectacular Shows
During All About Sake, guests can choose from a vast range of delicious sake, from the renowned Juyondai 14th Generation, to delicious, fine and rare brands from Japan and Taiwan that will be
introduced in Hong Kong for the first time. Guests can also savour a range of traditional Japanese delicacies, including luxurious Wagyu beef imported from different regions of Japan, as well as signature dishes from Tsukiji • Yamataka Seafood Market Hong Kong, one of the city’s hippest dining spots. Traditional Japanese cultural performances, with the highlight being a Taiko drum stage show, will complete the Japanese experience.
The Pop & Rock Beer Fest is a dedicated event for beer and music lovers. Guests can choose from a myriad of unique craft beers from around the world, including a comprehensive collection of local labels, brewed by the city’s most fashionable brands, including Mak’s, Nine Dragons, Moonzen, and
Young Master Ale – all served alongside a wide selection of international street food. Two mini concerts featuring some of the city’s hottest singers and bands, including Lil’ Ashes, Jason Chan, Kimman Wong, Bondy Chiu, Dear Jane, Shiga Lin, Thor Lok, Nowhere Boys, Supper Moment, AGA, Robynn & Kendy, New Youth Barbershop, RubberBand, Alan Po x Hey Joe Trio, Danny Summer, Danson Tang, and Eddie Ng will take turns to spice up each event night.
The finale of Chill Out @ The South, In Taste of Excellence, will immerse guests in the ultimate celebration of fine wine and food. Gourmands will revel in exquisite international cuisine presented by award-winning and Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs, while watching cooking demonstrations and taking part in wine pairing lessons by celebrity chefs.
Throughout the five-week festival, the Park will also set up a special botanic garden. Inside, guests can purchase organic and natural products, handcrafted goods, and take part in handicraft workshops.
For even more privileges, guests can purchase a VIP ticket to enjoy a host of exclusive activities that will make their evenings even more unforgettable. These include: access to the VIP lounge located in front of the giant viewing panel of The Grand Aquarium, where they can enjoy free flow of hors d’oeuvres, red wine, white wine, sparkling wine, beer, and soft drinks; as well as guaranteed access to Applause Pavilion for the Taiko drum stage show or one of the two mini concerts on the night of visit.
Guests can visit the Ocean Park website* for more details: www.oceanpark.com.hk
*The full schedule of the mini concerts will be available on the dedicated website on 17 February.
|Chill Out @ The South presented by Prudential|
|Date||19 selected dates from 17 March to 17 April|
|All About Sake||17-19, 24-26 March|
|Pop & Rock Beer Fest||31 March – 4 April, 7-9 April|
|In Taste of Excellence||13-17 April|
|Time||5:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.|
|(Until 11:00p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and the eves of Public Holidays)|
|Venue||The Waterfront, Ocean Park (excluding Whiskers Harbour, Sea Life Carousel and|
|* Daytime guests are welcome to stay behind and can watch the Taiko drum|
|stage show or the mini concerts upon purchase of tokens of HK$100 or more|
|at Chill Out @ The South (Limited seats – available on a first-come, first-|
|Regular Pass||HK$168||Admission after 5:00p.m.|
|One complimentary signature cocktail/drink|
|Access to Applause Pavilion for the Taiko drum stage show or|
|mini concerts (Limited seats – available on a first-come, first-|
|One single-journey MTR ticket from Ocean Park to any|
|destination (Terms & Conditions apply; same-day validity only)|
|VIP Pass||HK$688||Admission after 5:00p.m.|
|(limited||(All About Sake; In||Free flow of hors d’oeuvres, red wine, white wine, sparkling|
|quota per||Taste of Excellence)||wine, beer, and soft drinks at the VIP lounge located in front of|
|night)||HK$788||the giant viewing panel of The Grand Aquarium|
|Enjoy an exclusive themed workshop at the VIP lounge located|
|(Pop & Rock Beer|
|in front of the giant viewing panel of The Grand Aquarium|
|A souvenir glass|
|One complimentary signature cocktail/ drink|
About Ocean Park
Ocean Park is Hong Kong’s unique home grown theme park with a heritage of delivering family fun and fond memories. Since its opening in January 1977 as a non-profit organisation, Ocean Park has developed itself to be a world-class attraction connecting people with nature, and gained consistent recognition for its animal husbandry, research and relationship with the community. More than 140 million people have visited Hong Kong’s premier park since its inception, and Ocean Park has remained committed to offering adults and children experiences that blend entertainment with education and conservation. Part of the proceeds from Ocean Park admission tickets and some retail items will go to Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong to support its wildlife conservation projects. Ocean Park is the 2012 recipient of the highly coveted and prestigious APPLAUSE AWARD, presented by Liseberg Amusement Park. Recognised by the attractions industry worldwide, the award is presented at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Attractions
Expo every other year in honour of a theme park for its excellence in management, operations, and creativity. Ocean Park is the first theme park in Asia to win this international award since its inception in 1980.
Ocean Park – Giving Back to the Community
As Hong Kong People’s Park, Ocean Park has launched different community initiatives to enable Hong Kong people from all walks of life to enjoy the Park’s offerings. These initiatives include: 1) concessionary admission for Hong Kong residents on their birthdays, Hong Kong residents aged 65 years and above, and holders of Registration Card for People with Disabilities; and 2) sponsored admission to individuals and members of families receiving assistance from the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme (CSSA), and Social Welfare Department member organizations. The Park also gives donation-in-kind to charitable organizations, offers special rates for school tours, and spearheads many other community caring projects. During the 2015/16 fiscal year, Ocean Park maintained a total of 14 social care programmes, with over 529,000 beneficiaries and an aggregate value to the community equivalent to over HK$180 million.
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For enquiries, please contact:
Ocean Park Ogilvy Public Relations
Una Lau Corwin Wong
Tel: 3923-2601 / 9389-3827 Tel: 2884-8523 / 9232-3521
Vivien Chan Jessica Siu
Tel: 3923-2537 / 9150-6217 Tel: 2884-8554 / 6200-5159
Cathy Wong Yuki Chow
Tel: 3923-2655 / 9106-2537 Tel: 2884-8384 / 6200-4530