The 9 Best Things to Do This Week in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, February 11, 2019

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That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of the week:

Wed, Feb 13: Shenzhen Leopards Vs Bayi Rockets

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Catch your local basketball team in action, as they go up against Bayi Rockets this Wednesday. Sitting in third place, behind the Guangdong Southern Tigers and Liaoning Flying Leopards, the Shenzhen Leopards have won their last five games against their Nanchang-based opposition, and will look to come away with another win this time when they take to their home court in Longgang. 

Wed Feb 13, 7.35pm; RMB50-880. Universiade Sports Center. See event listing. Tickets.

Wed, Feb 13: Ladies Night

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Ladies, head down to O! Garden this Wednesday to take advantage of another one of their fantastic ladies night events. Girls can enjoy free drinks all night, men can enjoy the company of beautiful women and everyone can enjoy some of the best Latino music the city has to offer. 

Wed Feb 13, 11pm; free entry. O! Garden. See event listing.

Thu, Feb 14: Make Your Own Lipstick

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If you are still deciding what shade of lipstick you want to wear on your romantic Valentine’s Day date, why not learn how to make some yourself. As for men, don't be afraid to join in and nab a last-minute gift for your loved one that you know she will enjoy. 

Thu Feb 14, 1.30pm; RMB158. Taoyuan Metro Station. See event listing. Contact ‘ashlee3511’ on WeChat for tickets.

Thu, Feb 14: The Leftovers: Laser Tag


While the folks from Crafty Events and Kick It have been putting on a series of great events over the course of the Spring Festival break, they bring their excellent The Leftovers series to an end with this, a Valentine’s Day laser tag celebration. Bring a date or find your next love in the crosshairs. 

Thu Feb 14, 7pm; RMB150. Wantong Second Hand Car City. See event listing. Tickets

Thu, Feb 14: To Dear You

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Buck the dinner-and-a-movie trend, and bring the one you love out for a grand Valentine’s Day music extravaganza this week. With a flurry of popular Chinese ballads from recent cinematic releases, this is another fantastic way to spend the romantic day. Shell out for a VIP ticket (RMB299) and get a free bouquet. 

Thu Feb 14, 7.30pm; RMB180 ordinary ticket, RMB299 VIP. A8 Live. See event listing. Tickets.

Sat, Feb 16: Valentine’s Yoga

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Spend time working on your solo asana, then join with your partner for trust exercises and partner yoga, before participating in almost an hour of acroyoga in pairs. Once all of that is done you can relax with therapeutic flying and a Thai massage. Sounds relaxing to us!

Sat Feb 16, 6-8pm; RMB300. Haven Studio. See event listing. Tickets.

Sat, Feb 16: FunctionLab/Genome 6.66mbp


Bringing together two of China's most interesting electronic labels, this event sees Hangzhou-based FunctionLab and Shanghai-based Genome 6.66mbp showcase their weird, dark vibes at Oil this weekend. With the likes of GG Lobster, Juan Plus One, Kelvin T and Noctilucents in attendance, you don’t want to miss this one. 


We’re giving away two tickets to see FunctionLab/Genome 6.66mbp in Oil, this Saturday. For a chance to win, share this post on your Moments with the caption ‘That’s what I want – Genome.’ Send the screenshot to our official WeChat account (ThatsShenzhen), along with your name and phone number.

Sat Feb 16, 10pm; RMB60 presale, RMB80 at the door. Oil. See event listing. Tickets.

Mon-Sat, Until Mar 31: Ancient China in Bronze

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Travel back in time with this exhibition and explore ancient bronze works made by Chinese societies of old. With a total of 148 works on show, Shenzhen Museum are aiming to give viewers a comprehensive view of The Middle Kingdom’s bronze craftsmanship. 

Mon-Sat until Mar 31, 10am-6pm; free entry. Shenzhen Museum. See event listing.

Tue-Sun, Until April 7: Yan Xiaochun 2006-2018

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Futurism and the implications that this forward-thinking genre has for contemporary art is a question that lingers over much of the art world right now. Hua Art Museum brings fantastic multi-disciplinary artist Yan Xiaochun to town to display his works, which shed light on such topics as cyberspace and the role of the modern thinker. 

Tue-Sun until April 7, 10am-5.30pm; RMB15. Hua Art Museum. See event listing. Tickets.

For more things to do in Shenzhen, check out our Events Section.

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