The 11 Best Things to Do in Guangzhou This Weekend

By That's Guangzhou, November 13, 2020

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That’s Guangzhou takes a look at the best of the weekend.

Fri Nov 13: British Hip Hop

British hip hop will be playing at Brasston this Friday night. Come on out for some smooth rhymes and, of course, pizza. 

Fri Nov 13, 9pm. Brasston. See event listing

Sat Nov 14: UISG Open House 

UISG is hosting an open house for prospective families that are interested in joining their international school. The open house is the perfect opportunity to discover how inquiry-driven learning is achieved at UISG through their International Baccalaureate (IB) Programmes, learn about the diverse internationally-minded learning community and tour their campus facilities. If you are interested, please RSVP by contacting

Sat Nov 14, 10am. Utahloy International SchoolSee event listing

Sat Nov 14: ChinEase Ersha Island Picnic

ChinEase will be hosting a picnic on Saturday at Ersha Island (we’re not sure where exactly on the island). Come out and enjoy the beautiful blue November skies and cool weather with fellow mandarin learners and teachers. Check the event listing on to learn more.

Sat Nov 14, 2.30-5.30pm. Ersha IslandSee event listing.

Sat Nov 14: Latin Drag Extravaganza

You don’t want to miss this Latin Drag night at Mellow Pub. The event is organized by Drag Queen Socorro Lopez. It starts with a make-up class at 4pm, and it will continue into the night with a fun drag show and end with a late-night party! This is sure to be a fun night.

Sat Nov 14, 4pm-late. Mellow PubSee event listing

Sat Nov 14: Jing-A BIE NAO 2020 Grand Finale

The four-city tour featuring three awesome artists – South Acid Mimi from Kunming, the Hormones from Chengdu and SUBS from Beijing – is coming to an end. This show is a huge melting pot of pop-punk, trad-punk and some DIY don’t-give-a-f**k from the new school all mixed in with thrashing guitars and sing-along choruses, with just the right sprinkling of supreme weirdness.

Sat Nov 14, 7.30pm. Mao LivehouseSee event listing.

Sat Nov 14: HooDoo 6th Anniversary 

HooDoo techno is hosting its 6th-anniversary party at the new Rozz-tox in 289 Creative Park. They’ve been giving us six years of awesome techno music so come out and party it up at what could be their best party yet.

Sat Nov 14, 10pm. 289 Creative ParkSee event listing

Sat Nov 14: Uniform Party

Zapata’s is hosting a uniform party this Saturday. Come on out dressed in your kinkiest uniform and maybe win a prize. There will be free supra beer from 10-11pm and an RMB2,000 gift certificate for the best uniform.

Sat Nov 14, 10pm. Zapata’s. See event listing

Sat Nov 14: Beer Pong Tournament 

This Saturday come on out to The Goat for an epic beer pong tournament. Relive those college days by destroying all your friends in a friendly match. Or, if you never went to college in the US or Canada, enjoy a truly authentic cultural experience where you realize how competitive your friends really are. Check the event listing on to learn how to register.

Sat Nov 14, 3pm. The GoatSee event listing

Sat Nov 14: Live On Deck

Happy Monk is hosting Live on Deck this week with the band G4Play blasting out the tunes. Come on out for an awesome free-flow deal and some great music.

Sat Nov 14, 6pm. Happy Monk (Party Pier)See event listing

Sat Nov 14: Muscle Men

Gorgeous will be having a night of muscle men with Gogo Edward and Gogo Maple. Come out and throw some panties and have a grand time watching the show.

Sat Nov 14. Gorgeous Club. See event listing.

Sun Nov 15: 7th Chinese Movie Night

A Touch of Sin will be playing at The Triple Rooster this Sunday. Come out and discuss Chinese movies and learn more about Chinese films. Check the event listing on to learn how to register.

Sun Nov 15, 6.30pm. Triple RoosterSee event listing.

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