The 10 Best Things to Do This Week in Guangzhou

By That's Guangzhou, April 15, 2019

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

Daily, Apr 15-May 5: The Peach Blossom Canton Fair Offerings 

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No trip to Guangzhou is complete without enjoying some delicious Chinese dishes. Come over to The Peach Blossom restaurant at the LN Garden Hotel, which is among the finest choices in town, and savor their award-winning gastronomic specialties. The business set meal is priced at RMB576 for two people, while their signature set meal is RMB1,288 for four people.

Apr 15-May 5, all day. The Peach Blossom (LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou). See event listing

Daily, Apr 15-May 5: 2019 Spring Canton Fair Offer at Sky Bar 

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Spend your evening in an open-air space, taking in splendid views of the neon-dotted city landscape at Sky Bar in Langham Place, Guangzhou. Enjoy a selection of premium beer, wine and cocktails with a variety of savory snacks. Buy one glass of selected wine and get another free during happy hour from 5.30-6.30pm. Enjoy 20 percent off on all wines and spirits by the bottle every evening from 9.30pm-12.30am.

Apr 15-May 5, 5.30pm-12.30am. Sky Bar (Langham Place, Guangzhou). See event listing

Wed, Apr 17: InterChamber Networking Drinks

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Head to Jojo’s Riverside to attend InterChamber Drinks, an excellent event for all people in business looking to broaden their network in South China. The night will include interesting games, great prizes, delicious finger food, wine and beer. This fine event will be hosted by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce and German Chamber of Commerce, along with the support of five other chambers of commerce

Apr 17, 7pm. Jojo’s Riverside. See event listing

Fri, Apr 19: After-After-Party & Say Mosquito

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191 Space will play host to two Hong Kong-based bands this Friday night, and it’s free! After-After-Party is a comedy rock band who have a knack for making people bang their heads while laughing at the same time, while Say Mosquito’s style walks a tightrope between punk, jazz, psychobilly and pop. Swing by this popular live music venue and get a peep into Hong Kong’s music scene.

Apr 19, 9.30pm; free. 191 Space. See event listing

Tue-Sun, Apr 19-28: School of Rock the Musical 

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School of Rock, the latest work by Andrew Lloyd Webber, a living legend that brought you legendary masterpieces such as The Phantom of the Opera and Cats, will be shown in Guangzhou. Reimagined as a musical, School of Rock brings new joy and energy to the hit comedy film.

Apr 19-28, 2.30pm/7.30pm; RMB199-999. Guangzhou Opera House. See event listing. Tickets

Sun, Apr 21: HolaLife Plogging at Baiyun Mountain 

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Children’s activities organizer HolaLife is encouraging families and kiddies to go out and do their part in cleaning up our environment by plogging, an activity combining jogging and picking up litter. The event is scheduled to start at 8am at the Aoshen Sports Center on Baiyun Mountain, where food stands, craft booths, environmental talks, an Easter egg hunt and other activities and games will be happening. The plogging starts at 9am and involves wandering and picking up litter on the mountain along a 5-kilometer trail.

Apr 21, 8am-1.30pm; RMB99. Aoshen Sports Center. See event listing.


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Sun, Apr 21: Earth Day Recycle Carnival 

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In the hopes of building up citizens’ environmental awareness, Global Friendship will cooperate with local environmental protection organization, Eco Canton, and co-host a ‘Earth Day Recycle Carnival’ with the Canadian International School of Guangzhou. It is an opportune occasion to pick up hands-on knowledge of the recycling process. Attendees are encouraged to bring recyclable waste to the event, where a lucky draw, flea market, interactive performances and booths of various kinds also await. 

Apr 21, 11am-4pm; free. 289 Creative Park. See event listing

Sun, Apr 21: TEDxXiguanLive 2019


At this TEDxXiguanLive event, attendees can not only watch the live stream from TED2019 conference, but also meet with and get inspired by other community members. Share your ideas and there may be a chance that they will help to shape the next TEDxXiguan conference. Click here for more information. 

Apr 21, 1-6pm; RMB79/159. Yangcheng Topchain Community. See event listing

All month: Tangerine-Themed Afternoon Tea with Scent Chant 


Image via The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou

Enjoy a spring-scented sensation this month at Pearl Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, as the restaurant partners with French fragrance brand Scent Chant to present the Tangerine Afternoon Tea. Guests can savor the luxurious and fruity afternoon tea, which is served in elegant Legle France Diana collection teaware.

All month, 2-5.30pm; RMB311 per person, RMB536 per couple. Pearl Lounge (The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou). See event listing

Ongoing: Happy Hour at Roof Top Bar 

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Choose from a wide selection of dim sum and crispy tacos and pair them up with two glasses of house wine, two classic cocktails or one of each at the happy hour at LN Hotel Five’s Roof Top Bar. Set against the backdrop of the the Pearl River night view, it is an ideal place to spend a laid-back evening. A live band performs every night from 7pm till late. 

Daily ongoing, 5.30-8.30pm; RMB198. Roof Top Bar (LN Hotel Five). See event listing

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[Cover image via friedalise@Instagram, School of Rock the Musical website, event organizers]

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