The 8 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, November 5, 2020

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

Fri-Sun, Nov 6-8: 6th Electric City Annual Craft Beer Fest

This year, Bionic Brew has organized a brilliant and comprehensive lineup of the best local craft forces that you won’t get anywhere else. This is a great opportunity to meet founders, brewmasters and to learn about their stories behind each brand and brew. In addition there will be food vendors and DJs! See more info here.

Fri-Sun Nov 6-8, 5pm (Fri), noon (Sat-Sun); RMB50-180. Intown Plaza. Tickets.

Fri-Sat, Nov 6-7: OIL 3 Year Anniversary


Image via OIL

It’s OIL’s three-year anniversary! Read more about how the venue has shaped the Shenzhen club scene.

Fri-Sat, Nov 6-7, 9.30pm; starting at RMB120. OILSee event listing

Sat, Dec 5: Hannah Arendt: The Patriarchy Has No Gender

Join the Shenzhen Philosophy Club for a brief overview of Hannah Arendt – who she was and how her work continues to resonate today. They will also examine her strained relationship with feminism which feeds into the fact that the patriarchy has no gender. Feminism, gender roles, the patriarchy, and more, this coming Saturday.

Sat Dec 5, 2-4pm; free entry. The BrewSee event listing.

Sat, Nov 7: G&D 1 Year Sea World Anniversary 

This week marks George and Dragon’s one-year anniversary in Sea World, so time to celebrate! Join them for their famous Pig-in-the-Box. Succulent slow roasted pork with all the sides for just RMB118. They’ll be serving food around 7pm, but do come early as Mind the Gap will be playing their acoustic tunes starting at 5pm. Booking through 159 8794 9007 (WeChat or mobile) is highly recommended.

Sat Nov 7, 5pm; RMB118. George & DragonSee event listing

Sat, Nov 7: Domesticated Humans Live Improv Comedy Show


For those who aren’t familiar with Domesticated Humans, they are Shenzhen’s first long-form improv group. Long-form improv is a type of stage comedy where suggestions are taken from the audience to build an entirely improvised show with various characters and storylines. It will be full of laughs, fun, and drama. This show in Xili will also feature an original song by talented local musician Justin Spring.

Sat Nov 7, 7.30pm; RMB80 advance, RMB100 at door. 2025创新空间

Sat, Nov 7: 12th Annual Midnight Charity Run

Image via Captivating Events

All proceeds from registration fees and fundraising will support the work of Shenzhen Charity Federation Captivating Fund.

Sat, Nov 7, 10pm; RMB250/runner. Lianhuashan Main Gate. Register.

Sun, Nov 8: Surfing and Beach Yoga

Image via Hiker Club

Hiker Club is organizing a guided yoga session on the beaches of Huizhou, plus a 1-hour surfing class. See more info here.

Sun Nov 8, 9.30am-5pm; RMB447. Register

Until Nov 30: Roles in Life

Image via EyeShenzhen

Roles in Life is a solo exhibition by Thai artist Kitti Narod, a graduate of the Poh Chang Academy of Arts at the Rajamangala University of Technology. He has exhibited his work all over the world from Bangkok to Montreal and beyond.

Until Nov 30, 11am-7pm (Tue-Fri), 11am-8pm (Sat-Sun). We Gallery in OCT-Loft. Book your visit through WeChat account: we-gallery86155405.

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[Cover image via Electric City]

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