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Shenzhen Nightlife: Things to Do in the Evening

Shenzhen is a busy and lively city, and there are so many different things to do regardless of the time of day. Find out the best things for visitors to do in Shenzhen in the evening.

Whether you're staying in Shenzhen for a few days, just passing through, or have an evening off on a business trip, there is plenty to do in this city in the very tourable Pearl River Delta area!

1. Luohu Commercial City: Go for a stroll and check out the shops

Shenzhen night sceneryShenzhen night scenery

Shenzhen is really a city that doesn't sleep! Luohu Commercial City, one of the biggest shopping destinations in Shenzhen, is open daily from 9am to 11pm and makes for a wonderful evening destination!

Shops here range from clothing to bags and jewelry, and there are a lot of tailors and eyewear stores. It's a great place to get cheap glasses or get a suit tailored!

You'll also find plenty of souvenirs and toys if you're looking for things to bring home for friends and family.

Getting here by metro is easy, take Line 1 to Luohu Station.

2. Sea World: Enjoy dinner and a fountain and light show

Shenzhen Sea WorldShenzhen Sea World

In the west of the city, in Shekou district, Sea World is a great place to go for dinner. There is a huge water fountain, which has fountain and light shows every night: 7pm and 8pm on Sundays through Thursdays, and 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm Fridays and Saturdays.

Besides the water fountain show and restaurants, there is a huge boat-turned-hotel and brewery there, which is nice for a drink if the weather is nice!

You can get here by taking Line 2 to Sea World Station and exiting through Exit D.

3. Futian District: Appreciate the cityscape

Shenzhen SkyscrapersShenzhen Skyscrapers

Lotus Park on Hongli Road is a wonderful place to take in the impressive cityscape of Shenzhen's Futian District.

After 8pm, daily, the lights come on and you can see the different skyscrapers' synchronized lights. The park is open daily from 6am to 10.30pm and has no entry fee. It's a little bit of a walk uphill, but we recommend the view from up there (whether during the day or at night!).

The best way to get here is by taking Line 3 to Children's Palace Station and getting off at Exit F1.

4. Watch The Game: Go to a sports bar

China Highlights customers enjoying a Chinese mealChina Highlights customers enjoying a Chinese meal

There are lots of places to go for a drink at night (or to see sports!).

In the west, Sea World is a hub of restaurants and bars, including lots of sports bars. A great place you're almost sure to find any sports game you're looking for is McCawley's, on 113 Taizi Lu, Shekou, Nanshan District.

You can get here by taking Line 2 to Sea World Station and exiting through Exit D.

In the middle of the city, there is Futian's Coco Park at 268 Fuhua 3rd Road, Futian District. Apart from plenty of clubs popular with Shenzhen's youth, you'll also find some calmer bars and sports bars. One we can recommend is Xparts Bar, 1016-7 Central Walk, Fuhuayi, Zhongxinwu Lu, Futian District.

Get to Coco Park on either Line 1 or Line 3, getting off at Shopping Park Station.

5. Window of the World: The entire world in Shenzhen

Shenzhen's Window of the WorldShenzhen's Window of the World

Want to travel the entire world in just one evening? It is possible at Shenzhen's Window of the World!

This theme park is home to approximately 130 reproductions of some of the most famous sights in the world. There are rides and other entertainments here too, with shows switching depending on the time of day.

Expect to see a small-scale (but beautifully lit up) Eiffel Tower like in Paris, a version of the Statue of Liberty as seen in New York, or even the tulips as seen in the Netherlands.

The park is open until 11.30 daily so you can even visit at night! To get here, take Line 1 to Window of the World Station.

6. Let China Highlights help you plan your evenings!

Shenzhen's Window of the WorldShenzhen's Window of the World

And if you're not sure what to do, why not reach out to China Highlights and let us suggest some ideas? Usually, after sightseeing during the daytime, your guide can either introduce some interesting places to you or stay with you to guide you into the evening if any of the above activities interest you!

Just let us know what you prefer when you book your trip, and we'll tailor your China trip to your needs.

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