Hong Kong Rugby Sevens 2022

November 4 - 6, 2022

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Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens is the territory's premier sports event in the annual calendar.

The tournament runs from Friday to Sunday drawing crowds of local and overseas fans alike.

More than the 24-team sports match, this has become a festival of sorts and just one huge wild party that goes beyond the Hong Kong Stadium, the official venue of the tournament.

Party tents and big screens for viewing spring throughout Wanchai and Central during the tournament, with a host of other parties and entertainment, carnivals and parades prior, during and after the event.

The main Rugby Sevens Fan Zone this year is set up at Lee Gardens in Causeway Bay, the HSBC Sevens Village accross from Hong Kong Stadium, and of course Lan Kwai Fong is party central as usual, also hosts a series of events which vary from year to year, whether it is a kick-off parade prior to the tournament or after-game parties. See below for this year's Sevens parties, parades, carnivals, etc. Here's what's happening in 2022:

2022 Hong Kong Sevens

When? Friday through Sunday November 4 - 6, 2022

Where? Tournament held at Hong Kong Stadium, plus traditionally there have been outside giant screens and party tents at the Sevens Village right accross from Hong Kong Stadium and at Lee Gardens in Causeway Bay, more partying at Lan Kwai Fong, Soho and Wanchai. Events are likely to be different this year depending on pandemic measures if any at the time.

Tickets: There will be no ballot system for November 2022 for Hong Kong residents, details of the public general admission sale will be announced soon.

For overseas travelers tickets are available through Viagogo, the official marketplace for the Hong Kong Sevens.

How Much? HK$ 450+ Event sells out quickly!!! Find 2022 Hong Kong Sevens Tickets.

More Hong Kong Sevens Events, Parties, Carnivals, Parades

Sevens events for 2023 will be announced as the date of the tournament approaches. These are the events that have been held in the past for reference. The amount and scope of events will depend on Coronavirus measures that might be in place at the time, if any. We will update this page as the tournament approaches and events are announced/confirmed.

Hong Kong Sevens Kick-Off Concert and Central Fan Zone

The HKSEVENS Festival Concert is the perfect warm-up for a weekend of world-class sport and entertainment at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.

2023 Concert headliner TBA. Normally takes place at the Central Harbourfront event space.

Fan Zone

Running across the three days of the tournament, the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Festival extends the atmosphere of the rugby revelry and entertainment to the streets of Hong Kong.

It transforms into "Sevens Central" over the weekend, a fanzone featuring live music, entertainers, the rugby action on big screen and free entry.

When? Saturday and Sunday TBC
Where? Central Harbourfront Event Space
How Much? FREE!

Hong Kong Sevens Festival at Lee Gardens

Rugby Sevens Fan Zone

This is the Hong Kong Rugby Union main Hong Kong Sevens Fan Zone which is more than Rugby action at this mega party. It features besides the huge TV screens where all games will be telecast live during the three days of the event, lots of food and drink options from around the world, DJs, street performances, autograph signing and after match parties.

As in the past, Lee Garden One - the iconic high-end shopping centre on Hysan Avenue in Causeway Bay - will be reinvented as the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens FanWalk, fans can share the famous Hong Kong Sevens atmosphere, right in the heart of Causeway Bay, conveniently en route to the Stadium.

There are also many other activities that extend beyond the weekend of rugby action, a Wolfpack junior ninja warrior assault course, street performers and lots of family fun!

When? TBC- Stadium action telecast live from kickoff on Friday to the closing ceremony on Sunday
Where? Lee Gardens
How Much? FREE!!!
More info and Activities Schedule HKSevens Festival and Lee Gardens Event Calendar

Sevens Village

Rugby Sevens Village

The HSBC Sponsored Sevens Village is situated right across from Hong Kong Stadium and those without a ticket will not only feel all the atmosphere from the Stadium but also have a close up of all the action, as every second of the rugby is broadcast on a giant Big Screen.

The Village will be packed with fun for all the family.

When? All three days of the event TBC
Friday from 11:00 am, Saturday from 8:00 am, Sunday from 8:30 am ...until the final whistle each day.
Where? TBC Accross from Hong Kong Stadium at The Village, IRC, 63 Caroline Hill Road, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay
How Much? FREE! The Village is open to the public for FREE all weekend and both ticket and non-ticket holders are welcome.
More info Sevens Village Festival

Overlooking the HSBC Sevens Village is the luxury twin deck pavillion with large outdoor terrace and upper level balcony. VIP packages include 5-star buffet, open bar, private suites, etc.

Where? TBC The Pavillion, IRC, 63 Caroline Hill Road, So Kon Po
How Much? Hospitality Packages from HK$950, private suites, executive packages, VIP, etc. available
More info Sevens Village Corporate Hospitality

The Valley Sevens Long Lunch
The Perfect Kickoff To The Tournament

Rugby Sevens Valley Lunch Jungle Theme

The legendary Long Lunch is now in its 23rd year and still remains the ultimate way to kick off the Sevens weekend.

Rugby speakers, dancing performances and a new theme (to be revealed soon) will provide the entertainment for the crowd of 600+, (along with a 3-course lunch and free-flowing wine).

When? TBA
Where? TBA, previously at The Conrad Hotel
How Much? TBC previously HK 2,300 + per person, HK $ 26,400 + per table. Remember proceeds benefit children's charities in Asia, with more than US$2.9 million raised since the event's inception.

More info and Reservations The 2019 Valley Sevens Long Lunch or contact sales@ironmongerevents.com or +852 2970 0372

Lan Kwai Fong Official Hong Kong Sevens Rugby After Party

HKSevens Lan Kwai Fong Carnival

Just as good excuse as any, the streets of Lan Kwai Fong is where it will be happening the entire week. After all the Stadium action, this is where it will be happening every night. There are normally booth games, beer and street food and even a parade to liven the party.

When? TBC
Where? Streets of Lan Kwai Fong. Take MTR to Central Station Exit D2 and follow the crowds to D'Aguilar Street.
How Much?: Free!
More Info at www.lankwaifong.com.

Some Basics about Rugby and Rugby Sevens

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

Rugby is much like football, the sport is wildly popular in England and the Commowealth States, including Australia and New Zealand, from which it has spread to the Pacific Islands. In fact, rugby is considered the National sport in New Zealand.

Rugby Sevens is a variation of Rugby Union. The teams consist of seven players instead of 15 players that participate in regular matches.

The games are quick consisting of two seven-minute halves, so basically one match is done in 15 minutes and entire tournaments can be played over a weekend.

Another landmark in the popularity of the sport was Rugby Sevens' debut at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

There are two main tournaments in Rugby Sevens: The World Cup and the World Series. The World Cup is held every 4 years, the next will take place in 2022, the host nation is yet to be determined.

In the annual Sevens World Series, national teams compete in a circuit of 10 rounds, one of which is played in Hong Kong which is known as the Hong Kong Sevens.

The Hong Kong Rugby Sevens has helped the sport in becoming quite popular accross Asia and is one of the most predominant legs in the World Series circuit which spans all five continents.

The Covid-19 global pandemic caused many interruptions to the Series with the 2022 being played in November. We are looking forward for a return of the 2023 Sevens World Series back to the usual spot in March/April but will all depend on the conditions at the time.

Here is a short video with some highlights of this giant rugby party:

For this year's kick-off times check the official site www.hksevens.com.

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