20 Golden Events in Haikou: Performances, Parties, Labyrinths & More

By Marian Rosenberg, October 1, 2021

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Enjoy the holiday weekend plenty of events this week.

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October 1: Music and Art Performances


A variety of musical performances.

Fri Oct 1, 10am-9pm. Free. Atrium, 1st floor, Enxiang Life Plaza.

October 1-3: Wanda Kids Shining Run


A variety of family friendly activities during the first three days of the holiday. Scan the following QR code to join the group and get more info.


Fri-Sun Oct 1-3, Free. Second floor, Wanda Plaza.

October 1-5: Mova Market

WechatIMG8.jpegFri-Tues Oct 1-5, 7-10pm. Flower Square.

October 1-6: Inspiration Market

WechatIMG10.jpegFri-Wed Oct 1-6, 6-10pm; Free. Food, fun and music. N Park.

Until October 6: Frey Broadway Parties


Boys, cosplay, burlesque and sexy Vegas, Haikou’s favorite LGBT bar is cranking up the heat this October Holiday.

Fri-Thurs Oct 1-6, Party starts 10.30pm; Free entry. Frey.

October 1-7: Hanfu Culture and Art Festival


Daily activities and evening performances.

Fri-Thurs Oct 1-7, 5.30-8.50pm; For more information or to get pricing call 13876519264. Fangyuan Village, Yanfeng Town.

October 1-7: Mini Interstellar Fun Park


Follow the 海口吾悦广场 Official Account for more information and free tickets.

Fri-Thurs Oct 1-7, 5.30-8.50pm. Wuye Plaza.

October 1-7: Performances at Movie Town


Showcasing everything from kung fu and acrobatics to song and dance. Entrance to Movie Town costs RMB138 per person.

Fri-Thurs Oct 1-7, 5.30-8.50pm. RMB138. Movie Town.

October 6: Night Run at Mission Hills


Wed Oct 6, 7-9.30pm. Scan the QR in the flyer to sign up. Mission Hills.

October 1-7: Jurassic Labyrinth


Fri-Thurs Oct 1-7, 9am-7pm. RMB35 for adults, RM28 per child. Buy tickets from your official account. Haikou Several Plant Labyrinth.

October 1-7: Pick Your Own Vegetables


Fri-Thurs Oct 1-7, 7pm. Scan the QR in the flyer to sign up. Fengtang Green Garden.

October 3: Hip Hop Party Repeat

WechatIMG451.jpegSun Oct 3, 8.30pm; RMB99 cover charge includes 5 bottles of Budweiser. Music starts at 9.30pm. A-Minor Bar.

October 4-5: The Hustle Dinner 


Watch a friend laugh at this Chinese-language comedy performance as you try to study up on your nuanced language and cultural cues.

Mon & Tues Oct 4-5, 3pm and 8pm; RMB298-358. Purchase via the QR code on the poster. Purchase two tickets at the same time and the second ticket is half off. Haikou Bay Performing Arts Center. See listing.

October 6-7: Count of Oolong Mountain


Another comedy performance in Chinese, which again will bolster your appreciation for the arts or send you to textbooks for further study. Purchase via the QR code below.


Wed & Thurs Oct 6 & 7, 8pm; RMB80-680. Hainan Song and Dance Theatre. See listing.

October 8: E-Bike Registration Re-Opens


After over 2 years of being unable to get new license plates for e-bikes, the Traffic Police have finally come out with a new set of standards. Even with online registration, expect the first week to be a bit crazy.

Starts Fri Oct 8, 9am. Longhua Traffic Management Service Station, Meilan, Qiongshan, Xiuying.

October 15: Singles Oil Painting Salon

art.jpgImage via Dianping

Find your soulmate, or at least have some fun painting with this Singles Oil Painting Salon (油画单身交友沙龙) hosted by Hainan Singles at the Haikou 798 Art School on October 15.

Fri Oct 15, 7.30pm. RMB138. Contact WeChat ID: Hainanyiban. Haikou 798 Art School. See listing.

Until October 15: Feng Guilan Oil Painting Exhibition


Until Oct 15. First Floor Exhibition Hall, Hainan Provincial Library.

October 16: That Physics Show


Sat Oct 16, 10.30am, 3.30pm. RMB100-480. Hainan Provincial Song and Dance Theater.

October 16: Jeff Chang 2021 Continuum 2.0 Tour


Sat Oct 16, 7.30pm. Tickets range RMB480-1288. Wuyuanhe Stadium.

Until November 28: Calligraphy and Scroll Painting Exhibition


Qing and Ming Dynasty Scroll Paintings from the permanent collection of Jiangsu Province’s Jianghai Museum.

Until Nov 28. Exhibit Hall 1, Hainan Museum.

READ MORE: Taste Vacation: New Haikou Bistro Fuses Hainan & French Flavors

A translator living in Hainan for 17 of her 19 years in China, Marian Rosenberg is best known for her annual cycling trips through rural China. These trips not only have her blogging on Cycleblaze (username: brucianna) and helping people out on the Travel in China During Covid groups (Cyclist Translator), they've also landed her in the Washington Post's travel section and are the reason she has more than 40,000 followers on Douyin (我是凡一).

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