30 Awesome Things To Do in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, August 31, 2022

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Jul 9-Oct 16: Wish You Were Here


Mon: 2-10pm Tue-Sun: 10am-10pm

See a listing for Sea World Culture and Arts Center

Aug 5-Sep 30: Leap of Life

'Leap Of Life' is a fun sports installation consisting of three groups of trees. The designer captures the concept in the legend of the tree of life, takes the block of Nantou Ancient City as the background, condenses it into the connection between life and movement, and takes this as inspiration to launch a brand new adventure with the audience.

See a listing for Nan Tou City

Aug 7-Sep 4: Back to the Beginning

On August 7, 2022, "Back to the Begining - New Chinese Paintings Since 1999" will open at Hiart Space (Sea World Culture and Art Center L106). The exhibition will feature works by a total of 21 artists.

See a listing for Sea World Culture and Arts Center

Aug 12-Oct 16: Life Style in the Regions South of the Yangtze River


Life Style in the Regions South of the Yangtze River.

See a listing for  Nanshan Museum

Aug 12-Oct 16: Internal Logic- Maggie Taylor


Internal Logic by Maggie Taylor

Tue-Sun 10am-6pm

See a listing for See+ Gallery

Aug 14-Sep 12: You're An Original

Xinyi Picture Book brings five themed workshops of "Sound, Egg, Brown Bear, Cricket, Robot", and also opens the "You Are An Original" art design exhibition.

"One Room, Good Ideas" hopes to fill children's childhood with interesting and useful ideas, so that every child can have a conversation that is like a small boat roaming freely on a big ship.

See a listing for Nan Tou City

Aug 18-Sep 8: International Contemporary Art Collection Exhibiton


International Contemporary Art Collection Exhibiton.

See a listing for TNT Contemporary

Aug 20-Sep 15: The View From A Window


The works of the two artists in this exhibition are related to the window (observation), reflecting the real emotion and the orderly picture of the present world or the construction of the self-world. Look outside or peek inside. In the mixed experience of life, reality, history, future and other forms, seek spiritual glimmer.

See a listing for AWAKE Art Space

Aug 20-Oct 20: Art's language, Artists' Game


See a listing for OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT)

Aug 20-Oct 30: STARDUST: Group Exhibition Of Chinese And Foreign Artists


The exhibition features domestic and foreign works of art suitable for home collection and appreciation, inviting the audience into a new world.


See a listing for ARTCLOUD

Aug 20-Nov 20: Mr Doodle! Abstract Doodlism


Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-9pm

See a listing for Sea World Culture and Arts Center

Aug 27-Sep 25 Yin-Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition


The five artists invited to this exhibition are important representatives of contemporary printmakers who have made great achievements in the creation of contemporary prints. They are based on the traditional, but also embrace the contemporary, in different levels of print language form to create a new world of art. 

See a listing for Jupiter Museum of Art

Aug 29-Sep 10: Luxury Mooncake Set @ Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen


With the Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching, Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen will celebrate the traditional festival with its luxury selection of mooncake sets. 

The Deluxe Mooncake is a traditional four set including white louts seed paste mooncake with egg yolk, red bean paste mooncake with egg yolk, mixed ham and nuts mooncake and XO sauce and scallops mooncake.

See a listing for Kempinski Hotel

Sep 3: Shenzhen Newcomer Event


New to Shenzhen? Or maybe you've been here for a little while, but still feel like there's more to learn about getting the best out of life here... this Newcomer Event is not to be missed. 

See a listing for Vista-SK International Medical Center

Sep 3: Sunset Rooftop


We will be holding our party on the Hyde Hotel's 13th floor rooftop terrace, featuring sweeping views to the south and east of the SZ Bay skyscrapers, the SZ Bay Bridge to HK, the ocean, and even Hong Kong across the water.  Join us on 3 September at 6-10pm. Meet people from around the world and chat as you enjoy a great cocktail, beer or wine!

See a listing for Shenzhen Hyde Hotel

Sep 3-4: Jazz in China


As the main concept of Project R Season two, we will explore how Chinese musicians integrate traditional native instruments into jazz.  Our guest band of the season’s first volume is SEESAW, a jazz fusion band led by keyboardist Feng Wei. During the two-day performances, they will deliver their original  oriental jazz repertoire.

Saturday and Sunday, 9-11.30pm

Pre-sale RMB180

At-the-door RMB200

Contact: 15326588010

Sep 3-Nov 13: National Geographic 


The exhibition, which has come to Shenzhen, has eight main themes: discovery, the beauty of the land, the mystery of life, daring into the unknown, new horizons, Voices of environmental protection, the photographers of National Geographic, and the Great China.

See a listing for Shenzhen The mixc World

Sep 6-Oct 6: Leaping Refrain of La Vie


The 1st Nebula Project in LaVie Mateia Lite Art Center

See a listing for LA VIE

Every Mon-Sun: Smoke & Mirrors Happy Hour 

Enjoy a refreshing whiskey highball for only RMB48. 20% off all whisky by glass & bottle.


See a listing for Smoke & Mirrors

Every Tuesday: Tuesday Special @Vicha


Tuesday special at Vicha bar! 

RMB110 for 6 bottles of Corona

RMB150 for Goose Island 3L

RMB228 for Tequila 1 bottle

See a listing for Vicha Restaurant and Lounge Bar

Every Tues-Fri: Happy Lunch Hour at Indian Spice


Happy Lunch Hour.

25% off.

Only RMB58/68 for vegeterian and non-vegeterian meals. 

See a listing for Indian Spice

Every Wed: Vicha Thirsty Wednesday


Tequila today is cheap AF at Vicha! 

See a listing for Vicha

Every Thurs: Stand-up Comedy Open Mic


Open mic comedy is back at Mambo starting this Thursday at 9pm courtesy of Big Bear Comedy. Go on stage and test your comedic prowess with a five minute set, or watch as new and experienced comics work out their material live on stage. 

And just like every Big Bear event, there's something in it for everone, including free drinks for comedians, discounted drink cards for audience members, and more. So get out to Mambo on Thursday and help make Shenzhen comedy great again! 

See a listing for Mambo

Every Fri: George & Dragon Fish & Chips

Every Friday from 5pm till 10pm; George & Dragon signature beer-battered and then deep-fried cod with chips and a fresh salad or mushy peas for only RMB88. Includes one free soft drink or small draught lager!

See a listing for George & Dragon

Every Friday: Thirsty Friday


Bag yourself a 20% off every tasty liquid libation we have at the bar until 9pm at Thirsty Friday.

See a listing for Life on Mars

Every Fri: Revolucion Cocktail Happy Friday

Unlimited jumping bar at Revolucion Cocktail every happy Friday!

See a listing for Revolucion Cocktail

Every Fri-Sun: Indian Spice Happy Hour


Buy one get one free at happy hour!


See a listing for Indian Spice Restaurant

Every Sun: Salt & Talk Stand-up Comedy

Its time to close out the weekend with some good laughs!


See a listing for Salt & Talk

Every Sun: George and Dragon Roast

Every Sunday from noon till 10pm!

George & Dragon delicious Sunday Roast with your choice of either beef, pork, or lamb or any combination of the three OR their NEW Vegetarian option! Served with home-made Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, carrots, green beans, salad, and your choice of sauces! Only RMB138!

See a listing for George & Dragon

Every Sun-Thurs: Happy Hour @Life on Mars


Shisha 50% off. Buy 1 get 1 free on selected cocktails.


See a listing for Life on Mars

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