Good Life Festival
The Good Life Festival returns to the seaside in Shekou for the Mid-Autumn Festival. In addition to the regular Ocean Breeze Market, Moonlight Cinema and Lawn Concert, a traditional Cantonese puppet show, a shadow play, a zoetrope performance and intangible cultural heritage demonstrations will be held. You can wear a traditional Chinese hanfu dress to visit the Ocean Breeze Market, where you will taste coffee-flavored mooncakes or drink osmanthus-scented craft beer. The British documentary “Eye of the Storm” will be shown at the Moonlight Cinema. It intertwines renowned landscape painter James Morrison’s struggle with old age, with his lively views as a much younger painter, captured in remarkable archive filmed more than 50 years ago.
Ocean Breeze Market: 3-9 p.m., Sept. 20-21
Puppet show: 5-5:30 p.m., Sept. 21
Shadow play: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 21
Zoetrope: 5-6 p.m., Sept. 20
Lawn Concert: 4-5 p.m., Sept. 20-21
Moonlight Cinema: 7:30-9 p.m., Sept. 20
Venue: Sea World Culture and Arts Center, Nanshan District (南山區海上世界文化藝術中心)
Metro: Line 2 to Sea World Station (海上世界站), Exit A
G&G Chill Plan
From afternoon snacks to night beer, from dances to Frisbee, from live music to rooftop parties, the G&G Chill Plan ensures you a cool stay during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The dress code is white.
Time: 4-9 p.m., Sept. 19-21
Venue: G&G Creative Community, 9 Liyuan Road, Nanshan District (南山區荔園路9號G&G創意社區)
Metro: Line 2 to Shuiwan Station (水灣站), Exit D
More than 100 brands of creative products, trendy toys and over 20 food and beverage stores, as well as game installations, will be featured in a 3,000-square-meter space in Shenzhen Hi-tech Park.
Time: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (Sept. 19-21, 25), 5-9:30 p.m. (Sept. 22-24)
Tickets: 66 yuan, more discounts for more people coming together, free for children shorter than 1.2 meters
Venue: Block 16, Gaoxinbei Boulevard 6, Nanshan District (南山區高新北六道高北十六創意園)
Metro: Line 1 to Shenzhen University Station (深大站), Exit A2 and then take a taxi
Wild Coffee Festival
More than 40 coffee brands will showcase their products at an open market, in which creative handicraft items, trendy goods and dessert booths will also join. Live jazz will be performed 7-9 p.m. every night.
Time: 2-9 p.m., Sept. 18-21
Tickets: 28 yuan (including coffee samples)
Venue: One Avenue, Futian District (福田區卓悅中心)
Metro: Line 1 or 10 to Gangxia Station (崗廈站), Exit B