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Happy Valley Racecourse

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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
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Reviewed yesterday

The cheering and shouting at the Happy Valley racecourse is really touching,I love seeing the gamblers cheering the horses the placed their bets on and the emotions and reactions at the end of each race

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank presoccerlink
Reviewed yesterday

Central and easy to get to we have been to the races several times now and always had a good time. Members dining is cheap and good value

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jack020759
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wednesday nights at Happy Valley is a great night of entertainment. For many the races are secondary. There are numerous food outlets and bar outlets through the venue. Live bands play between races. For a few dollars more get yourself a members entry which allows...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nick_Limnios
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fun way to spend one evening. I understand the grandstand holds 55,000 people. Good mixing spot of ex-pats along the rail.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taters54
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great excitement and good times to be had. Don't spend more than you can afford! Smile! You'll see the serious gamblers and the non-serious gamblers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G_Stockholm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wednesday Nights is usually Horse Racing Action Night at Happy Valley. The colour, excitement & the noise as the crowd cheer on the horses as they thunder down the home straight will have even a Non-Racegoer thrilled. Now there are a couple of ways that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank boatsweep56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Wednesday night races - take the Happy Valley tram then pay HK$10 per person entry and enjoy a couple of races and some drinks while watching the crowds and the between-races band who were excellent

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HafodBlueMountains
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited Hong Kong, an evening at Happy Valley Racecourse was high on the things to see and do. Not because we follow horse racing but because it has an international reputation of offering a fun filled night out. The place was busy but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a not to be missed experience fun exciting busy lively just a good night out easy to bet plenty of beer and wine and to be honest really impressive

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank cdmanning
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything looks so vibrant at night under the lights! Loads of fun. Worth a visit if they have a race while your visit to HK.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Wan Chai and Causeway Bay are the retail centres of
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 –
find boutique stores in the above ground floors of
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518adrianc
3 December 2018|
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Response from Aveeno1991 | Reviewed this property |
Hi 518adrian! No need to pre-book unless you wish to be in one of the private rooms overlooking the course. Simply show up (easiest is via MTR Causeway Bay) or taxi.... Enjoy!
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traveldanCapeTown
25 November 2018|
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Response from debbiewWorthing | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as I went at night but I seem to remember that children can go but you are right they cannot go into certain areas - it is worth looking on the site as it is very clear but you will have a fab time,
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Clark Kendrick G
8 November 2018|
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Response from TeoC668 | Reviewed this property |
can jog and there;is a small meuseum .
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