As Shenzhen prepares for the record 16.2 million passenger trips in the city during this year's Spring Festival travel rush, which started yesterday, the rest of us can relax and enjoy some cool activities taking place this weekend. There's a new opening, family activities, six English-language movies playing, a networking event and let's not forget Super Bowl on Monday! Have a great weekend!

 

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Six English-Language Movies Now Playing at the IMAX in Shekou

Yesterday marked the first day of the Spring Festival travel rush, so logically it's the perfect time to dump four months worth of American movies into the cinemas here in China. For those that aren't stuck in a plane, train or automobile this weekend, there are six English-language movies now playing at the IMAX in the Gateway One Shopping Center.  The Greatest Showman, Happy Death Day and My Little Pony: The Movie, have been added to the existing lineup of Maze Runner, Wonder and Ferdinand. The Greatest Showman is the story of P. T. Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman) has he built the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the lives of its star attractions. In Happy Death Day, the man actress re-lives the same day, similar to the movie Groundhogs Day except instead of capturing true love, she needs to catch her killer. My Little Pony well, needs no introduction.  Click here to watch the official trailers or for movie listings and showtimes.  The IMAX is located on the 3rd floor of the Gateway One Shopping Center across the street from Sea World.

The Greatest Showman, Happy Death Day, My Little Pony, Maze Runner, Wonder and Ferdinand Now Playing at the IMAX in Shekou, Shenzhen, China
 

 

 

FRIDAY

This section includes highlights or newly added events for this Friday. For a complete list of events, activites and special offers on that day, click here.

 

Free Craft Beer with Turkish Food Every Friday at FUBAR

Every Friday until February 23rd, FUBAR is offering a free Craft Beer with the purchase of their beef Shawarma for 35 RMB! An awesome deal worth trying again and again if you haven't already.  You can also get 10% OFF FUBAR's NEW Turkish food menu from 5pm to 1am every Friday as well! For the free beer it can be ANY FUBAR medium size beer (as pictured below) or a your choice of a 330ml beer from guest brewers. The shawarmas are pretty new there so the consistency varies; some week's they're amazing, others less so but still hard to beat the price and worth taking the chance. While you're there, you can also enjoy their regular Happy Hour from 5-9pm where all craft beers and spirits are buy 2 get 1 free, and snacks are 20% off.  FUBAR Brew Pub is located at 101-5 Haichang St. 海唱街101-5.

 

New Snake Pit - Soft Opening Party

Come be among the first to experience the NEW Snake Pit and enjoy FREE beer during their Soft Opening Party TODAY from 5pm. The Snake Pit is offering Free Unlimited Beer to all who pass through the door between 5 and 9pm. From 5-6pm, there's Free Tiger beer, from 6-7pm, there's Free Carlsberg & Grimbergen, from 7-8pm, there's Free Inedit & Tuatara and from 8-9pm, there's Free Badgers Ale. The NEW Snake Pit is located in the northeastern corner of Sea World, District C, Shop 117 (at the former Mad Lobster location, next to the entrance of the underground parking lot off Wanghai Road).

   

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SATURDAY

This section includes highlights or newly added events for this Saturday. For a complete list of events, activites and special offers on that day, click here.

 

Shekou International School Discover China

The Shenzhen community is invited to join SIS in an afternoon of food, fun, games & entertainment. "Discover China!" will take place on February 3rd from 12-3pm at the SIS Jing Shan campus off Nanhai Blvd. Admission is free for the whole family.

 

 

InterNations Event @ The Pub

InterNations is holding their last event of the year of the rooster at The Pub off Nanhai Blvd. Guests enjoy a welcome drink (craft beer or soft drink), a 20% off discount on all items on the menu, Finger food: tortilla chips, garlic fries and chicken nuggets and lucky draw prizes. winners can take prizes. The event is free for Albatross Members, ¥70 for Basic members, or ¥100 for walk-in guests. Everyone is welcome. Visit InterNations.org to register now. The Pub is located at 9 Gongye 6 Street.

 

McCawley's Weekly Sports Schedule

Check out McCawley's sports schedule for this weekend (Feb 3-5) for both the Sea World and Peninsula McCawleys. The Super Bowl on Monday will be shown in Sea World but not Peninsula. More details later in this post.

 

 

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SUNDAY

This section includes highlights or newly added events for this Sunday. For a complete list of events, activites and special offers on that day, click here.

 

G&D Sunday Roast

Every Sunday from noon till 10pm, George and Dragon offers a delicious Sunday Roast with your choice of either beef, pork, or lamb or any combination of the three for only 138 RMB! Served with home-made Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, carrots, green beans, salad, and your choice of sauces! George and Dragon British Pub is located at Shop No 3, Behind Taizi Hotel on Taizi Road (across from Sea World) and can be reached at 0755-26698564.

 

50% OFF ALL Pizzas ALL DAY Sunday at X-TA-SEA

Every Sunday, X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant offers one of the greatest combinations deals of all time... 50% OFF ALL Pizzas ALL DAY PLUS, 50% OFF Drinks (during Happy Hour until 9pm), FREE drinks for ladies from 8pm til midnight AND live music starting from 9:30pm! X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant opens at 3pm daily and is located at First Floor Inside the Minghua Ship in Sea World. They can be reached at 0755-2686-7649.

 

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WHERE TO WATCH THE SUPER BOWL

 

WIN up to 5000 RMB with X-TA-SEA's Super Bowl Squares

You don't need to be present to win; heck you don't even need to know anything about football to win up to 5,000 RMB in the Squares Pool! Squares are just 50 RMB each. Buy them at the bar or online at ShekouDaily.cn/squares. If you're looking for a place to watch the Patriots vs Eagles Super Bowl, check it out on X-TA-SEA's huge 4 meter LED screen with English Commentary and commercials. Enjoy an an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, a free 330ml bloody mary and freeflow coffee for just 88 RMB! Happy Hour prices will be available all day. X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant is located at First Floor Inside the Minghua Ship and can be reached at 26867649.

 

Super Bowl LII Live at George & Dragon

Join us at George & Dragon Monday February 5 for Super Bowl LII. They will open their doors at 7am and the kitchen will serve a quality breakfast buffet for 88 RMB with discounted Bloody Marys at 35 RMB for regular size and 55 for large size. Want to make watching “The Big Game” a bit more exciting? Join their Super Bowl Squares! Only 100 RMB per square, with money prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Final Result totaling 10,000 RMB! Be quick though; only 35 squares are left! George and Dragon British Pub is located at Shop No 3, Behind Taizi Hotel on Taizi Road across from Sea World and can be reached at 0755-26698564.

 

Super Bowl at HH Gourmet

If you're looking for a family-friendly atmosphere to watch the Super Bowl, this is it. HH Gourmet has a full breakfast menu available and will be showing the game from 7am. HH Gourmet is located at #43-B in Coastal Rose Garden 2.

 

Watch the Super Bowl on Brew Magic Pub's MONSTER Big Screen TV

Catch the game live on Brew Magic Pub's MONSTER Big Screen TV Monday February 5th 7:00 am kick off. They'll have their Breakfast Buffet for 88 rmb and Bloody Mary's for 35 rmb. Brew Magic Pub is located at #52.

 

Super Bowl Live @McCawley's

Watch Super Bowl LII live at McCawley's Seaworld & Futian on Monday 5th February. Doors Open 6:30am. Kick Off 7:30am. Food & Drink Specials During the Game. McCawley's Seaworld is located at Shop No.118 

 

 

COMING UP

Kidz with Heart Registration is now open!

Kids from 5-11 years old across Shenzhen will represent their home countries in a variety of sporting activities in Captivating's Mini Olypics while raising money to help impoverished children in China reach out for a better tomorrow. SIGN UP NOW to join at either the SIS Jingshan Villas venue or at Shen Wai International School. All proceeds from the event support the work of the CAPTIVATING and it’s China based partners. Captivating’s mission and passion is to see disadvantaged, impoverished, poorest-of-the-poor children soar – to see them reach out for a better tomorrow. To sign up now, visit www.captivatingevents.org or call 755 2667 4830

 

20% Off Vegetarian Burger Patties & Frozen Wheatgrass Shots @Nogogo Online Groceries

From now until February 6, 2018 enjoy 20% Off Vegetarian Burger Patties & Frozen Wheatgrass Shots. Enjoy a healthy kickstart to 2018 and enjoy the convenience and service of having your shopping delivered to your door at a time that suits you.

 

Tuesday Night Comedown Podcast Live Recording

Liam and James decided to make a podcast. They talk about anything and everything. Members of the audience can suggest topics or ask questions. It's a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and everyone is welcome; however, please note the "Parental Advisory" sticker below. That isn't a joke. The podcast takes place every Tuesday night at McCawley's Sea World from 9-11pm.

 

 

Are you Planning a Party or Event? Here's some help!

Whether we're saying good-bye to old friends, celebrating birthdays or holidays, holding company events, or any other myriad of reasons to throw a party, choosing the perfect venue for your special event can make all the difference in the world. Unfortunately, it's not always easy knowing which venue is right for you so we've put together this handy reference based on questions people have asked us to help you decide. And if you're looking for entertainment, check out Shenzhen's PianomanLorenzo Chetty has over 20 years experience entertaining crowds in over 40 countries.

How to Choose the Perfect Venue for Your Party or Event

 

 

We'll continue to update this post with more events as they are shared with us... Have a great weekend! 

 

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