Entering July, there are still not many live performances in the city but a diverse range of events are being held at night where locals can relax outdoors.
SPM Youth Bloc.
SPM Youth Bloc., a food, clothes and zakka (fashion and design) market, is being held every weekend at MixC World, where foodies can try grilled skewers, popular Taiwanese soy bean milk dessert, fried chicken, light diet meals, cocktails, milk tea and craft beer.
Time: 3:30-10:30 p.m., July 10-12, 17-19
Venue: MixC World, Nanshan District (南山区深圳万象天地)
Metro: Line 1 to Hi-tech Park Station (高新园站), Exit A
Looking for jade or jewels? More than 200 jewelry dealers have set up booths at the Shenzhen Curio World during Monday to Friday nights.
Visitors at Shenzhen Curio World’s jewelry market at night. Courtesy of Shenzhen Curio World
Hours: 6-10 p.m., closed Saturdays and Sundays
Venue: Shenzhen Curio World, 168 Xinxiu Road, Luohu District (罗湖区新秀路168号深圳古玩城)
Metro: Line 2 to Xinxiu Station (新秀站), Exit A
OCT-LOFT’s trademark T-Street Creative Bazaar is being held every weekend, selling chic or vintage products for zakka enthusiasts.
Time: 4-9 p.m., July 11-12, 18-19, 25-26
Venue: South Area, OCT-LOFT, Nanshan District (南山区华侨城创意文化园南区)
Metro: Line 1 to Qiaocheng East Station (侨城东站), Exit A
Music by the pool
Bands will perform live music at Happy Valley’s Maya Water Park, where visitors can cool off in the pool after a day’s work.
Dates: Until Aug. 31
Night entry: 5:30-9 p.m.
Night tickets: 110 yuan
Venue: Happy Valley, Nanshan District (南山区欢乐谷)
Metro: Line 1 or 2 to Window of the World Station (世界之窗站), Exit A
Visitors can enjoy various brands of beers while watching a glittering high-definition 3-D mapping projection called “Fantasy Europe” at the Window of the World theme park. In the play of light, music and optical illusions, a series of videos illustrating European history and culture will be projected on the park’s “Caesars Palace” facade.
Dates: July 11-Aug. 30
Night entry: 7:30-9 p.m.
Night tickets: 100 yuan
Venue: Window of the World, Nanshan District (南山区世界之窗)
Metro: Line 1 or 2 to Window of the World Station (世界之窗站), Exit H
Water Splashing Festival
In Yunnan Province, the Water Splashing Festival is celebrated by the Dai ethnic group in April. Now, Splendid China • China Folk Culture Villages incorporates the traditional festival with electronic music, street dances and dazzling lights at the park’s Peacock Kingdom. The comprehensive park with 82 famous Chinese tourist attraction miniatures and 27 full-scale ethnic villages also has a snack and handicraft market around its Huizhou Street and Shaanxi Cave Dwellings.
Dancers of Splendid China • China Folk Culture Villages’ Water Splashing Festival. Courtesy of the park
Dates: Until Aug. 30
Night entry: 7-10 p.m.
Night tickets: 30 yuan
Venue: Splendid China • China Folk Culture Villages, Nanshan District (南山区锦绣中华民俗村)
Metro: Line 1 to OCT Station (华侨城站), Exit D
Scan the QR code to book your visit to Window of the World, or Happy Valley or Splendid China • China Folk Culture Villages: