The 6 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, December 3, 2020

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

Sat, Dec 5: SWIC Holiday Bazaar

Join the festive cheer at the SWIC Holiday Bazaar! Perfect for the whole family, there will be handcrafted gifts, international food and wine tastings, face-painting, kiddie manicures, archery and more. There will also be special discounts at Terrace including buy one get one on selected drinks. Plus free holiday photos with Santa and Caishen!

Sat Dec 5, 10am-4pm; free entry. Terrace. See event listing

Sat, Dec 5: Domesticated Humans Live Improv Comedy Show


For those who aren’t familiar with Domesticated Humans, they are Shenzhen’s first long-form improv group. Long-form improv is a type of stage comedy where suggestions are taken from the audience to build an entirely improvised show with various characters and storylines. It will be full of laughs, fun, and drama. 

Sat Dec 5, 8pm; RMB80 advance, RMB100 at door. 2025创新空间. Tickets.

Sat, Dec 5: Hannah Arendt: The Patriarchy Has No Gender

Join the Shenzhen Philosophy Club for a brief overview of Hannah Arendt – who she was and how her work continues to resonate today. They will also examine her strained relationship with feminism which feeds into the fact that the patriarchy has no gender. Feminism, gender roles, the patriarchy, and more, this coming Saturday.

Sat Dec 5, 2-4pm; free entry. The BrewSee event listing.

Sat, Dec 5: Stolen

Image via Baidu

Stolen or 秘密行动 consists of five musicians from Chengdu and a French VJ. Their music has an intriguing, dark temperament just like the Chinese translation of their name (Secret Operation) implies. The band’s music falls under electronic, indie rock, synth pop and post punk.

Sat Dec 5, 8.30pm; RMB100. B10 Live. Tickets

Sun, Dec 6: Muay Thai Boxing


Join Lazy Laowai for a muay thai session Sunday evening. Go on, kick some butt. 

Sun Dec 6, 5-6.30pm; RMB80 members, RMB98 nonmembers. Address above. 

Until Dec 13: Emergency Landing – Space Capsule Art Exhibition

Image via Jupiter Museum

An avant garde, immersive experience featuring futuristic installations and art pieces. 

Until Dec 13,10am-6pm (last admission at 5.30pm, closed Mon); RMB58 children, RMB88 adults. Jupiter Museum. Tickets

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[Cover image via Jupiter Museum]

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