25 Awesome Upcoming Events in Guangzhou

By That's Guangzhou, October 12, 2023

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Special Modern Cantonese Cuisine Catering service at YUE” 


Experience Cantonese cuisine in a whole new light at YUE. We're here to redefine "Modern Creative Cantonese cuisine" and unveil its true essence, from exquisite soups to fine dishes. Our Executive Chef, Seven, masterfully combines creativity and artistry to honor Cantonese culture and its classic flavors.

For catering, we design exclusive menus tailored to your preferences, delivering unique and sensory-rich experiences. Whether you're at home or in the heart of nature, we bring the fantasy of Modern Cantonese Cuisine to you, transcending Guangdong's borders and offering a remarkable culinary adventure.

YUE·Creative Cantonese Cuisine Customer Service

4th Floor, Nanfenghui, 618 Xingang Dong Lu, Haizhu

Special Offer at Antalya


As a token of appreciation to That's Guangzhou readers, Antalya Turkish Restaurant is pleased to offer a special treat with every order. Your dining experience at this hidden gem will be further enhanced with the choice of a complimentary dessert, Turkish ice cream, or a set of Turkish tea.

Please present this article to your waiter/waitress when ordering at Antalya.

At Antalya, it's not just about savoring delicious food, but also about creating memorable experiences. This special offer is the restaurant's way of expressing gratitude to its valued guests, and they look forward to sharing these delightful Turkish treats with you. Don't miss this opportunity to make your dining experience even more enjoyable.

Open Hours: 11am - 2am

Antalya Turkish Restaurant Guangzhou, 29A-30A, Bld.12, Hunter Lane, No. Liede Ave., Tianhe

About 120m outside of Exit B, Liede Station Metro Line 5; Opposite Conrad Guangzhou

READ MORE: Antalya: A Culinary Journey to the Heart of Turkey in Guangzhou

Food & Drink

InterNations Guangzhou Retro Social Night


Welcome to InterNations Guangzhou Retro Social Night on Friday, 13 October, at 8pm! The venue is Mood for Love Vintage Wine Bar on White Swan Hotel's ground floor on Shamian Island. Its retro decoration brings us back to the old times, a great atmosphere to mingle with your fellow expats on a Friday night by the Pearl River riverside!

Dress code: cocktail event attire, retro or vintage style outfit encouraged but not mandatory. Prize for the best retro-style outfit!

October 13, 8pm - 11pm

Mood For Love Vintage Wine Bar, F01, Ground floor, White Swan Hotel, No.1, Shamian Nan Street, Liwan

SABOR Latin Party Vol.6


Welcoming Canton Fair visitors! SABOR, Bandidos monthly Latin Party Vol.6 is here for you! Friday October 13 from 9.30pm, music by DJ Beto, Tequila Shotsx6 for RMB100 all night long, and the kitchen open till 11.30pm!

Friday, October 13, from 9.30pm

Bandidos Mexican Cantina, No.2 Huaxun Jie, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe

The 7th Party Pier Beer Festival 2023


For beer enthusiasts, there's nothing more joyous than an Oktoberfest celebration! Here, you can savor a variety of star products from Pearl River Beer, enjoy free-flowing drinks, and even have the chance to taste new flavors from Pearl River Beer. We've got delicious beer ready and waiting for you. Join us for a fantastic time, and let's make some unforgettable memories together! 

October 13 - 21, 2023

Pearl River Party Pier, No.118 Modiesha Ave., Haizhu

GZ Live Improv Comedy Night ZIP


For this special event, ZIP is bringing the laughs to Guangzhou! Join us at Zhile Art Space for an evening of uproarious improv comedy. Don't miss out on the fun – grab your tickets now!

October 14, 8pm - 10pm

Zhile Art Space, 8M/F, TMall Beijing Road, No.168 Beijing Road, Yuexiu

Canton Fair Daily Specials


Enjoy special offers every day for the upcoming 134th Canton Fair.

Daily Happy Hour: 4.30pm - 7.30pm

From October 15, 2023

Morgan's Public House, Shop 108, 6 Huajiu Lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe

Cheese & Cheers!


Mascarbon Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Cheda Cheese, Blue Cheese...Cheese lovers, attention~ Time to grab the gourmets. "Cheese & Cheers" is presented by IL Ponte Italian Restaurant with a series of tasty cheese specialties!

Lunch: 11.30am - 02.30pm

Dinner: 6pm - 10pm

IL Ponte, 2/F, Hilton Guangzhou Tianhe Hotel

Weekend Brunch @Hooley's


Enjoy delicious Brunch options with 2 hours of free flow on Mimosas, Bloody Marys, house wine, Carlsberg or Prosecco for only RMB148.

Every Sunday, Saturday, from October, 11am - 4pm

Hooley's Irish Pub & Restaurant, Shop 101, 8 Xingsheng Lu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe

The Flavors of the Middle East


Indulge in a flavorful Middle Eastern feast with a tantalizing array of dishes. From grilled meats served with warm pita bread to refreshing tabbouleh salads, aromatic masala-roasted prawns, and savory lamb biryani, our menu is a culinary journey through the exotic flavors of the Middle East. These dishes, crafted with unique Middle Eastern spices, promise to take your taste buds on a rich and delightful adventure.

Price: Starts from RMB188/person

Until October 30, 12pm - 2pm, 6pm - 9pm

OPEN, 2/F, DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou

Cocktail Academy


Become your own bartender! The popular Cocktail Academy by The Happy Monk returns with another evening of learning to make classic cocktails! Enjoy a great time and make new friends!

October 19, 8pm - 9pm

The Happy Monk (Jianshe Wu Malu), 1/F, No.29 Jianshe Wu Malu, Yuexiu

Oktoberfest at Paulaner Wirtshaus Guangzhou Panyu


Get ready! The long-awaited 4th Oktoberfest Guangzhou is just around the corner, and it promises to be an exciting feast. Paulaner Wirtshaus Guangzhou Panyu has meticulously prepared an authentic Bavarian traditional beer festival for you. We invite you to join us for this exotic event!

October 19  - 22, 2023

Paulaner Wirtshaus Guangzhou Panyu, Shop 03-12, 1/F, Four Seas Walk, No.390 Hanxidadao, Panyu

Trivia 7 @The Goat


Trivia 7 is just around the corner. Make sure to book your tables well in advance as the Halloween Edition is our most popular Trivia show of the year.


+ 5 Bonus points added to your final Trivia score if everyone on your team is wearing a costume

+10 Bonus points added to your final Trivia score if everyone on your team is wearing a matching themed costume (example: All characters from Scooby-Doo)


Enter your team into our costume contest. The voting is done by you via WeChat, so the audience favorite wins! Prizes for 1st place team, 2nd place team, and 3rd place team.

Saturday October 21, 8pm

The Goat Address The Goat, Unit 9, LG2, Four Seas Walk, Panyu

Oktoberfest - Beerfestival @Three Little Birds


Enjoy Oktoberfest and celebrate with TLB this month for its 1st Anniversary.

Until October 27, 3pm - 11pm

Three Little Birds, Shop 32, LG1 Four Seas Walk, No.388 Hanxi Ave., Panyu

Haxnbauer International Oktoberfest


Haxnbauer International Oktoberfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary in China with a month-long celebration! Join us for five weeks of festivities, including four hours of unlimited drinking. It's going to be an unforgettable Oktoberfest experience you won't want to miss! 

Until October 31, 2023

Haxnbauer Guangzhou Lumina, L6-05, Lumina Guangzhou, No.11 West Qiaoguang Rd., Yuexiu


Jazz Vocal & Piano Duo


Famous Norwegian Jazz Vocal Siril Malmedal Hauge and Piano by Kjetil Mulelid. Don't miss out on this fantastic performance!

October 14, from 9pm

Enlightening, Unit 601, 6/F, Guangzhou Book Shopping Center, No.123 Tianhe Ave., Tianhe

P.L.U.R Music Life Day


The first P.L.U.R (Peace Love Unity Respect) Music Life Day, is about to take place for three consecutive days on October 13, 14, and 15 at Enlightening Space, the 6th floor of Guangzhou Tianhe Bookstore Center. P.L.U.R is the new C:Union, Guangzhou legend live music space once in Shuiyin Road.

It aims to celebrate the shared spirit of P.L.U.R( Peace Love Unity Respect) over the course of three days, featuring a series of music-themed activities, including live performances by three bands: San Duojiao Band, Toy Captain, and Mabang Band, as well as documentary screenings, art exhibitions, band networking dinners, music parties, and more. 


RMB128/day (include a glass of cocktail) 

RMB256/day (include dinner or tea with the band)

Enlightening, Unit 601, 6/F, Guangzhou Book Shopping Center, No.123 Tianhe Ave., Tianhe

Greater Bay Area Honor Band Concert


The First ever Greater Bay Area Honor Band Day hosted at CISGZ! This special concert will feature some of the most accomplished students from 7 international schools around the GBA and a guest conductor from Germany and Hong Kong. If you want to get relaxed and inspired, welcome to a night of great music and collaborative learning!

October 13, from 6pm


Nowhere - Mayday


The pop band Mayday has again made it to meet fans in Guangzhou.

October 11 - 16, 2023

Guangdong Olympic Center, Huangcun, Dongpu

2023 POGO Music Festival


Featuring promising musicians, JAWS, Gem, YoungCaptain, DLyn, D.M.G, P-Kid Lambert and many more!

October 21 - 22, 2023

Guangdong Olympic Center, Huangcun, Dongpu


Exhibition of 100 Meter Long Scroll Themed Paintings


This creative event, featuring over a hundred artists, draws inspiration from the profound Lingnan traditional culture. Exploring materials within Guangzhou's urban development and changing times, they've crafted two extensive scrolls, one in expressive traditional Chinese painting and the other in realistic oil painting. These scrolls depict the grand journey of urban development, harmonizing ancient charm with contemporary vitality. 

Until October 20, 2023

Guangzhou Art Academy Art Gallery, 1/F, No.66 Huanxi Road, Higher Education Mega Center, Panyu

Dependence: A Solo Exhibition of Torbjørn


As a material and medium for art, ceramics possesses unpredictable natural mysteries and inexhaustible energy when earth meets fire. To Norwegian artist Torbjørn Kvasbø, hand modelling ceramics has always been the means to channel his perceptions of nature and life into the ceramic undertones, shaping the abstract basis of his continuous contemplation, transformation and experimentation with ceramic art in the realm of material and visual culture.

October 14 - November 5, 2023

Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

The Glory Within Authenticity


This exhibition showcases 151 sets of 222 exhibits from multiple museums, including Shanxi Yongle Palace Fresco Art Museum. The exhibition features a wide range of categories, from architectural elements, carved steles, colored sculptures, paper documents, rubbings, to archives. It vividly narrates the comprehensive story of Yongle Palace, covering its architecture, murals, Taoist culture, and relocations.

Until January 2024

3/F, Guangdong Museum


Concours De Dessin Pour Le Jeune Public MFCE 2023


The theme of this year's Sino French Environment Month is "Living in Different Ways". All the works received by Alliance Français de Canton demonstrate the attention of young people to environmental issues, reflect unique ideas, and enable us to perceive their thoughts and visions for the future.

October 15 - November 15, 2023

Alliance Français de Canton, F/2, Wuzi Building, 12 Beijiaochang Heng Lu, Yuexiu

Cosmic and Animation Culture Carnival


The Cosmic and Animation Culture Carnival in Guangzhou promises a vibrant celebration of all things cosmic and animated. Running until October 31, it's a must-visit for enthusiasts of both genres. Expect a thrilling fusion of creativity, technology, and cultural exchange, showcasing the best of these two exciting worlds. Don't miss out on this incredible event!

Until October 31, 2023

Guangzhou Cultural and Arts Centre, No.288 Xinjiaozhong Road, Haizhu

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