During the Shenzhen Shopping Festival running until the end of this month, several night markets have opened for locals to try delicious snacks, buy discounted products or simply relax outdoors. Many shopping malls and department stores are offering various discounts.
A night food market is being held outside Mall City in Longgang District, where foodies can try snacks from around the country, such as Chongqing-style spicy grilled fish and Shanghai-style pan-fried pork buns. They can also have a bite of trendy Instagram food, such as rainbow bagels, coconut bowls and unicorn ice cream. Coupons can be claimed from 10 a.m. to noon and 3-7 p.m. everyday.
Time: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Aug. 14-23
Venue: Mall City, 6002 Longgang Boulevard, Longgang District (龙岗区龙岗大道6002号摩尔城)
Metro: Line 3 to Nanlian Station (南联站), Exit B
Rainbow bagels. File photo
Last month, SPM Youth Bloc., a food, clothes and zakka (fashion and design) market that was held on weekends at MixC World, attracted foodies and shoppers from around the city. Some of the popular vendors of the last event have now returned to the Chill Cup Wolly night market, where foodies can try grilled skewers, Taiwanese soy bean milk desserts, light diet meals, cocktails, milk tea and craft beer.
Time: 3:30-10:30 p.m., Aug. 14-16, 21-23, 28-30
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
G&G Creative Community
From afternoon snacks to night barbecues, from a bazaar market to interactive games, from live shows to late-night parties, the G&G Chill Plan on every weekend helps you stay cool during the scorching summer days.
Time: 4:30-10:30 p.m., Aug. 14-16, 21-23
Venue: G&G Creative Community, Liyuan Road, Nanshan District (南山区荔园路G&G创意社区)
Metro: Line 2 to Shuiwan Station (水湾站), Exit D
Live music will be performed at 7:30 p.m. every night outside Holiday World to accompany the night market that features popular street food, accessories, toys, electronic products and handcrafts that starts at 5 p.m. every night. Some vendors sell their products on the trunks of their cars.
Time: 5-10 p.m. (Mon.-Thur.), 5-11:59 p.m. (Fri.-Sun,), until Aug. 16
Venue: Holiday World, Pingshan District (坪山区益田假日世界)
Bus: The nearest bus stop is Liuhecheng (六和城)
Visitors at Holiday World’s night market in Pingshan District. Photo from Holiday World’s WeChat account
OCT-LOFT’s trademark T-Street Creative Bazaar returns this weekend, selling chic and vintage products for zakka enthusiasts.
Time: 4-9 p.m., Aug. 15-16
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
Shenzhen Curio World
Looking for jade or jewels? More than 200 jewelry dealers have set up booths at the Shenzhen Curio World during Monday to Friday nights.
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
Visitors at Shenzhen Curio World’s night market. Photo from Shenzhen Curio World’s WeChat account
Southeast Asian food, Vietnamese fresh spring rolls, Korean-style fried chicken and other trendy Instagram snacks at a food market in Guangming District will satisfy your night cravings.
Time: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Aug. 14-20
Venue: Century Hualian Supermarket, Guangming District (光明区世纪华联)
Bus: The nearest bus stop is Guangming Fenghui (光明峰荟)