The 10 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's GBA, October 22, 2020

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

Fri, Oct 23: Foodie Meetup @ Tap&Co

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New to Shenzhen and want to meet new friends? Enjoy great food and beer? Come join the ShenzhenEat Foodie Meetups. ShenzhenEat was delighted to come across Tap&Co at Avenue One in Futian. What sets this craft beer bar apart is their extensive menu and the quality of the fare being served.

Fri Oct 23, 7pm; RMB120. Tap&Co. Tickets.

Fri-Sat, Oct 23-24: Lavo Music Festival

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Lavo Music Festival is on this weekend at both Shenzhen Bay and Futian locations of Lavo. Over 100 artists will perform live on five stages, over the course of the festival – this being its last weekend. Expect jazz, funk, soul, blues, fusion, disco, house and more. See the lineup here.

Fri-Sat Oct 23-24, 6pm, free entry. Lavo

Fri-Sun, Oct 23-25: G&G Chill

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There will be workshops and info sessions about camping all weekend. Food trucks, night market and all your favorite vendors will be open. See more info here

Fri-Sun, Oct 23-25, 3-10pm; free entry. G&G Creative Park

Sat, Oct 24: SZ Philosophy Club: Cosmology


This week SZP presents: Cosmology! We will be looking at some of the ideas behind the origins of the Universe. From ancient thought, to modern science – big bangs, big crunches and dark energy. Sound out-of-this-world exciting? That would be because it literally is…

Sat Oct 24, 2-4pm; free entry. The Brew. See event listing.

Sat, Oct 24: Improv Comedy Show


Domesticated Humans, Shenzhen’s first long-form improv comedy team, welcomes you to their October show. Come share some laughs and libations with them Saturday in Futian. That’s right, Futian people, they’re coming to your hood.

Sat Oct 24, 7pm; RMB80 advance, RMB100 at door. CreamSee event listingTickets.

Sat, Oct 24: Hyph11E 

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Hyph11E is at the forefront of a new generation of producers in Shanghai spearheading China’s club music movement. Catch her this weekend at her album release tour.

Sat Oct 24, 9.30pm. RMB70-90. OilSee event listingTickets.

Sun, Oct 25: Community Swap Party

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Global Friendship is partnering up with Shenzhen Green Drinks and I See Vegan Life to bring you a Community Swap Party for all that believe in living a more eco-friendly, sustainable life. The ‘swap shop’ will open its doors at 4pm, roam around and snag something you like, while enjoying tasty vegan snacks.

Sun Oct 25, 3-6pm; RMB68 member, RMB78 nonmember. I See Vegan LifeTickets.

Sun, Oct 25: Park Yoga


Enjoy the fall breeze with some park yoga hosted Hiker Club with Coach Lina.

Sun, Oct 25, 4.30pm; free entry. Shenzhen Bay Park Exit C.

Sun, Oct 25: Muay Thai and Archery

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Lazy Laowai is back this week with events. Archery is from 11am-noon and muay thai is from 5-6.30pm. Get your butt off that seat and work it. Add WeChat ID: kscully1990 for more info.

Sun Oct 25, various times, prices and locations. 

Sun, Oct 25: Brass Flea Market


If the words rummage, swap, bargain, bric-a-brac or collectable excite you, then you might have an itch for a flea market. The Brass Flea Market is coming for the treasure hunters.

Sun Oct 25, 3pm; free entry. Brass House.

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