The 10 Best Things to Do in Shenzhen This Week

By That's PRD, September 4, 2017

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That's PRD takes a look at the best of the week:

September 6: F&B Night at Hilton Shenzhen Futian

This free event is a mix of fresh culinary creations, cocktails and a mysterious video clip release. Complimentary free flow red and white wines will be offered for one hour, from 7-8pm, courtesy of Hilton Shenzhen Futian. Creatively crafted food and drink will also be available for purchase, while live cocktail and cooking performances, as well as a DJ set, will be sure to impress. Find more details here, and watch a preview of the much-anticipated video above.

Sep 6, 7pm; free entry. Mr. Wong (Hilton Shenzhen Futian). See event listing.

September 7: Interchamber Networking Drinks


At this networking event, enjoy free flow beer, soft drinks and wine as well as a summer buffet at the Hilton in Shekou. Don't forget to enter the lucky draw, which has prizes valued at over RMB3,200. Plus, after 10pm, all attendees get half off drinks at the hotel's lobby and rooftop bars. Email ( or call 8293 1586 to register.

Sep 7, 7-10pm; RMB200 members, RMB300 non-members. Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai. See event listing.

September 8: Nova Berlin Saxophone Quartet


This quartet of saxophonists plays interpretations of classical music – which up to the 16th century was composed without assigned instrument, making the saxophone a fresh and creative tool of interpretation. Listen to music articulated like never before.

Sep 8, 8pm; RMB80-380. Shenzhen Concert Hall. See event listing. Tickets.

September 9: Newcomer Welcome Event by Vista-SK


New? Want to know how to thrive here? Come to this event to find out everything you need to live a happy and healthy life in Shenzhen. Vista-SK provides Shenzhen with international quality medical practitioners and is the premier stop for health-conscious expatriates. Play activities for children will be available. 

Sep 9, 10am-noon; free. Vista-SK International Medical Center. See event listing.

September 9: Beach and Pool Party at Xichong


Can't decide whether you'd rather go to the beach or the pool? This party has both, as well as a lineup of three DJs to provide music you can dance to. Food and summery drinks – mojitos, sangria and more – will be available for purchase. Add 'PandoraParties' on WeChat to buy a ticket (includes transportation, one free drink).

Sep 9, 10am-9pm; RMB120 early bird for ladies, RMB160 early bird for men, RMB200 ladies, RMB260 men. Xichong Beach (Nanmentou). See event listing.

September 9: The Moon is Roaring Contemporary Art Exhibition Opening


Named after the moon, a force of nature that's constantly in flux, this exhibition aims to show a broad spectrum of work from artists around the Pearl River Delta. Pieces by Chinese and foreign artists alike tackle questions about our relationships with the environment, as well as with each other. 'The Moon is Roaring' opens on the afternoon of the 9th and will run until October 13 (Tues-Sun, 10am-6pm).

Sep 9, 4pm; free entry. 99 Art Space. See event listing.

September 9: Brazilian Independence Day Party at Evil Duck


Celebrate Brazil's independence with an all-out party at the Shuiwei brewpub. Highlights include: an authentic Brazilian set menu, caipirinhas on tap, samba dancers, a bikini fashion show, and Brazilian beats all night long.

Sep 9, 5pm; free entry. Evil Duck. See event listing.

September 9: Leon Random Run Concert

Chinese-born Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer, Li Ming is one of the ‘Four Heavenly Kings’ of Hong Kong (shown singing together above). Born in Beijing, he is of Hakka ancestry. At the age of 15, he attended Lewisham College in the United Kingdom and returned to Hong Kong at the age of 18 in 1984, where he established himself as a Cantopop legend.

Sep 9, 8pm; RMB680-1,680. Shenzhen Bay Sports Center. See event listing. Tickets.

September 10: Jaunt> 10th Anniversary China Tour at Pepper Club


Jaunt>'s brand of techno is embedded firmly in the UK club scene, where they've hosted parties both large-scale and intimate. To celebrate 10 years in the business, they're throwing a bash at Pepper this weekend – don't miss out.

Sep 10, 9pm; free entry. Pepper Club. See event listing.

Ongoing: China Restaurant Week Specials at Saffron Indian Restaurant and Bar


North Indian restaurant Saffron (read our review here) is participating in China Restaurant Week, and the specials look appetizing. Enjoy lunch and free flow beverages for RMB108, or dinner and up to six glasses of drinks (includes wine) for RMB188. See the full menu, and more pictures, here.

Sep 1-10, 11am-11pm; RMB108 for lunch, RMB188 for dinner. Saffron Indian Restaurant and Bar. See event listing.

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