The 7 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, June 5, 2020

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

Fri, Jun 5: ShenzhenEat Foody Meetup Turkish Night

Image via Dianping

Craving some mouthwatering Turkish food? ShenzhenEat is hosting a foody meetup tonight at Mevlana Turkish Restaurant in Futian. They have put together a special menu for you to sample a range of dishes. For only RMB140 you can try: Beef pide with cheese, minced lamb, chicken doner with chips, chicken fajitas, fried seafood rice, Turkish bread, hummus, Turkish pickles, Turkish rice pudding, kadayif (a sweet dessert) and more. 

Fri Jun 5, 7.30pm; RMB140. Mevlana Turkish Restaurant. 154 Zhenxing Lu, Futian District 福田区振兴路154号. See event listing. Contact WeChat ID: joemacpherson if interested.

Sat, Jun 6: Free Webinar for High Schoolers


Dream of attending a top university overseas? This free webinar from Crimson Education is for students in grades 7-11 and their families. Join this interactive session to learn how to make the most of this summer, including online programs that are still open and updates on the current admissions process.

Sat Jun 6, 3pm; free to attend. See event listing. Scan the QR code in poster to register. 

Sat, Jun 6: TPS Jazz Trio at Roots House

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Some say jazz is a lifestyle. Want to sink in and listen to some smooth rhythms on Saturday night? Every Saturday in June, the TPS Jazz trio will be gracing Roots House’s stage in OCT.

Sat June 6, 9.30pm; RMB60 advance, RMB80 at door. Roots House. 101C, E3 Building, Overseas Chinese Town, Qiaoxiang Lu, Nanshan District 南山区侨香路华侨城创意园E3栋101C. See event listing. Tickets.

Sat Jun 6: Tape 2nd Anniversary

Image via @Oil/WeChat

Tape is taking over the early and late event slots for the night. Multiple DJs will be on deck including: Doooboi, Ant1-boi, Feiren Mob, Jay Clutch, Ag 温银皓, Kaishandao, Xiang, Chaos, Juicybuddha, -42tmfoerr, Wjrose, Elcosion and more. 

Sat Jun 6, 8pm-late; various prices. Oil. 11A Ground Floor, Tairan Building, Tairan Ba Lu, Futian District 福田区泰然八路泰然大厦01层L1-11A. See event listingTickets.

Sun, Jun 7: Shenzhen River Cleanup

Image via @dcmaster/Flickr

Come out and help clean up Futian Mangrove Park as part of the larger International River Cleanup World event. Bags will be provided but please bring water and gloves and remember to wear sunscreen!

Sun Jun 7, 4-6pm; free. Shenzhen Bay Park. Binhai Dadao, Nanshan District 南山区滨海大道近望海路. See event listing. Contact WeChat ID: WokianWinte to sign up. 

Mon, Jun 8: Free Wine Webinar with The Wine Lady


Have you always wanted to know more about best wine practices such as optimal serving temperature and types of glasses? The Wine Lady is hosting a fun, free session over DingTalk, no technical wine knowledge is needed.

Mon Jun 8, 9pm; free. See event listing. Scan the QR code above to join.

Until Oct 11: 40 Years of Humanizing Technology – Ars Electronica In Shenzhen

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The original exhibit was forced to close early in January due to COVID-19, but lucky for Shenzheners, it’s now been reopened and extended to October! Visitors who bought tickets for the original exhibition can enter the new exhibit free of charge by showing their tickets and medical workers can also check it out free of charge by showing proof of profession.

Until Oct 11, 10am-7pm (Tue-Fri), 10am-9pm (Sat-Sun); RMB68. See event listingSea World Culture and Arts Center. 1187 Wanghai Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District 南山区蛇口望海路1187号海上世界文化艺术中心. See event listing. Tickets

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[Cover image via @dcmaster/Flickr, That’s, Image via Design Society@Oil/WeChat]

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