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 (鍗楀北鍖烘繁鍦充竾璞″ぉ鍦?
Metro: Line 1 to Hi-tech Park Station (楂樻柊鍥珯), 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鈥檚 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 (緗楁箹鍖烘柊縐€璺?68鍙鋒繁鍦沖彜鐜╁煄)
Metro: Line 2 to Xinxiu Station (鏂扮绔?, Exit A
OCT-LOFT鈥檚 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 (鍗楀北鍖哄崕渚ㄥ煄鍒涙剰鏂囧寲鍥崡鍖?
Metro: Line 1 to Qiaocheng East Station (渚ㄥ煄涓滅珯), Exit A
Music by the pool
Bands will perform live music at Happy Valley鈥檚 Maya Water Park, where visitors can cool off in the pool after a day鈥檚 work.
Dates: Until Aug. 31
Night entry: 5:30-9 p.m.
Night tickets: 110 yuan
Venue: Happy Valley, Nanshan District (鍗楀北鍖烘涔愯胺)
Metro: Line 1 or 2 to Window of the World Station (涓栫晫涔嬬獥绔?, Exit A
Visitors can enjoy various brands of beers while watching a glittering high-definition 3-D mapping projection called 鈥淔antasy Europe鈥?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鈥檚 鈥淐aesars Palace鈥?facade.
Dates: July 11-Aug. 30
Night entry: 7:30-9 p.m.
Night tickets: 100 yuan
Venue: Window of the World, Nanshan District (鍗楀北鍖轟笘鐣屼箣紿?
Metro: Line 1 or 2 to Window of the World Station (涓栫晫涔嬬獥绔?, Exit H
Water Splashing Festival
In Yunnan Province, the Water Splashing Festival is celebrated by the Dai ethnic group in April. Now, Splendid China 鈥?China Folk Culture Villages incorporates the traditional festival with electronic music, street dances and dazzling lights at the park鈥檚 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 鈥?China Folk Culture Villages鈥?Water Splashing Festival. Courtesy of the park
Dates: Until Aug. 30
Night entry: 7-10 p.m.
Night tickets: 30 yuan
Venue: Splendid China 鈥?China Folk Culture Villages, Nanshan District (鍗楀北鍖洪敠緇ｄ腑鍗庢皯淇楁潙)
Metro: Line 1 to OCT Station (鍗庝鯨鍩庣珯), Exit D
Scan the QR code to book your visit to Window of the World, or Happy Valley or Splendid China 鈥?China Folk Culture Villages: