Celebrate Mother's Day at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade carnival
People planning a happy Mother's Day on Sunday (May 13) could include a visit to an exhibition of 36 valuable collectors cars and enjoy a variety of free entertaining programmes with family members at West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade. A free shuttle service will operate to and from the venue.
Organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, co-organised by the Yau Tsim Mong District Office and supported by the Collectors Car Club of Hong Kong, the carnival will provide a variety of programmes and the club will exhibit the vintage and valuable cars.
The cars on display include a 1926 Rolls Royce Phantom I and 1924 Vauxhall 14_40, 1950 Bentley mark VI, 1957 Austin Healey, 1961 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, 1966 Porsche 911 (1st series of 911), 1972 Mini Pick-up, 1975 Diamler Limousine, Ferrari 512 TR and Jaguar XJS-V12. Ranging from elegant vintage cars to classic sports cars, they are all the favourite treasures of the collectors.
Other entertaining programmes of the carnival include cycling performances, bouncing games, games stalls, variety show and clown performances. People can also enjoy cycling by using the bicycle rental facilities recently arranged at the promenade.
Free shuttle bus services between Kowloon Park (Austin Road entrance) and West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade will be arranged. Buses will depart from Kowloon Park to West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade every 15 minutes from 12.30pm to 4pm. They will depart from West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade to Kowloon Park at 15-minute intervals from 12.45pm to 5.30pm.
For enquiries on the carnival, please call 2302 1762.
The promenade is open from 6am to 11pm daily. West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade has two entrances - the eastern entrance at the junction of Austin Road West and Nga Cheung Road, Tsim Sha Tsui and the western entrance at the Kowloon-side exit of Western Harbour Crossing. The promenade is equipped with a metered carpark which provides 30 private car parking spaces and two coach parking spaces near the eastern entrance of the promenade. Visitors may also get there by the following ways:
- To take KMB No. 8 which runs between Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier and Kowloon MTR Station or green mini-bus No. 77M running between Tsim Sha Tsui East and Kowloon MTR Station which will stop in Austin Road West near the access road leading to the promenade's eastern entrance. It then takes about 10 minutes' walk to arrive at the promenade;
- To take the MTR to Kowloon Station from which is a five minutes' walk to the promenade's western entrance;
- To arrive the public transport interchange near Kowloon MTR Station for Bus No. 8, 11, 203E, 215X, 207A and 281A, and green mini-bus No. 26, 74 and 77M, and then walk for about five minutes to reach the western entrance; or
- To take the cross harbour tunnel buses of route numbers 904, 905, 914, 934, 935, 948 968, 970 etc. to alight at the bus stops at Western Harbour Crossing Toll Plaza and walk for about five minutes to get to the promenade.
Ends/Thursday, May 10, 2007