The 6 Best Things to Do This Long Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, June 24, 2020

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

Wed-Sat, Jun 24-27: G&G Pets Cup


Come enjoy the long weekend at G&G Creative Community. They will be hosting a festival all weekend featuring a myriad of local F&B vendors. Whether you have a pet or not, as long as you like pets and like to socialize – come on out! 

Wed-Sat Jun 24-27, 3-9pm (Wed); 11am-9pm (Thu-Sat); free entry for pets, RMB68 humans. G&G Creative Community. 9 Liyuan Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口荔园路9号. See event listing. Tickets.

Thu, Jun 25: Hanfu Fair


This family-friendly fair features an artisanal market and street food stalls. Discover traditional Chinese crafts and activities like sugar painting, silhouette portraits, dough figurines, shadow puppetry, woven bracelets, zongzi tasting, perfume sachets, bintanghulu (skewers of candied fruit), cotton candy, pitch-pot games and even a hanfu photo area. Hanfu means traditional Chinese clothing which you’re encouraged to come dressed in! Follow official WeChat account ‘SWInternational’ for a free admission ticket for the carnival. 

Thu Jun 25, 6-8pm; free entry. Sea World Area C. 1128 Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口望海路1128号. See event listing

Thu, Jun 25: Totally Rad: A Synthwave Retrowave Party


Travel back to the ’80s with ECTOPLAZM and three other DJs for a groovy time on Thursday night. 

Thu Jun 25, 9pm-late; various prices. Oil. 11A Ground Floor, Tairan Building, Tairan Ba Lu, Futian District 福田区泰然八路泰然大厦01层L1-11A. See event listingTickets.

Thu, Jun 25: Traditional Dragon Boat Festival Celebration at Seasons

Image via organizers

Dragon Boat Festival is not only about rice dumplings. Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen has prepared sumptuous treats and exciting activities to celebrate. On June 25, enjoy classic homemade zongzi while listening to guzheng songs at Seasons Restaurant. Additionally, do not miss your chance to make a DIY dry herbal scent bag to bring the festival blessing home. The perfume sachets are made of dry flowers and spices which can drive away mosquitos and worms. For reservations call 8888 8888 ext. 8321.

Thu Jun 25, lunch and dinner time; RMB242 lunch, RMB428 dinner. Seasons. 2/F, Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen, Haide San Dao, Nanshan District 南山区后海滨路海德三道凯宾斯基酒 店2楼.  See event listing.

Thu-Sat, Jun 25-27: Tequila Olympics


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The Olympics got canceled, so Tequila Coyote’s is bringing the Olympics to you! On Thursday there will be a beer pong competition, consisting of eight contenders in teams of two. On Friday, get your stretchy pants out as the taco eating contest begins at 8.30pm: five contenders, 10 minutes to eat plus two beers to guzzle. If you don’t feel like stuffing your face, arrive at 7pm for the retro sport costume party which will run until late. Lastly, Saturday – a chili eating competition! All weekend there will also be a tequila special: five shots for RMB100. Click here for more info.

Thu-Sat Jun 25-27, various times; various prices. Tequila Coyote’s. Shop 113, Sea World, Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口太子路海上世界113A铺. See event listing

Thu-Sat, Jun 25-27: Bionic Brew x WES Fine Dining Dinner

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Bionic Brew and newly-opened WES Fine Dining are collaborating this weekend to bring you a delicious set dinner menu experience. Only 16 seats are available every night, and the three-course menu consists of turbo steamed fish, beef tenderloin M5 cooked in stout and even dessert made with secret alcohol. Call 173 0267 5250 to reserve.

Thu-Sat Jun 25-27, 7.30pm; RMB120 for three Bionic cocktails. WES Fine Dining. 1/F, Tower B, Ipark Building, Raffles City, Nanshan District 南山区来福士公园道大夏B座1楼. See event listing

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[Cover image via WES Fine Dining, Pexels, promoter, Unsplash]

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