Happy Mid-Autumn Festival: Deals, Activities & Events
This week's newsletter comes a day early as we celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival. Super Typhoon Meranti has veered away from us so we can comfortably go out and enjoy the short holiday. As usual there's plenty of great stuff; including a few holiday-themed activities and a chance to see an eclipse. Happy Holidays!
Mid-Autumn Festival Buffets and Activities at The Hilton
On Thursday the Buffet Lunch in OPEN at the Hilton in Shekou is just RMB 238/person including free flow of soft drinks, juice and beer and the Buffet Dinner is just RMB 468/person including one glass of house wine and free flow of soft drinks, juice and beer. If you go during dinner time, you can enjoy lobsters delivered to your table by the Chef himself plus some Mid-Autumn Festival activities; such as: traditional moon appreciation snacks presented by the Moon Goddess, Chang E; a Lantern Riddles Guessing Competition, and more. For Reservations call: 0755-2162 3013.
Mid Autumn Festival FREE Archery Special
BEST Archery Center would like to wish everyone an accurate and wonderful Mid Autumn Festival and invites you and your family and friends to shoot for free. BEST Archery Center is located on the 4th Floor of Block A, Sheng Fa Bldg, at 23 Yan Shan Lu. For more info, click here or call 21613780
Chicken Bacon Wrap, 20% OFF Discount @ Cheeky Monkey
As a holiday treat, Cheeky Monkey is offering you a 20% discount on their delicious chicken bacon wrap this Thursday only. The original price is ￥75. Cheeky Monkey is located at Coastal Rose Garden 2 #55 and can be reached at 2668-6040.
Chinese Full Moon Festival @ The Snake Pit
Feel like a moonlight jog? Then join the Moonlight Hash tonight starting at 7:15pm at the Snake Pit. These runs are a great way of getting to know parts of Shekou you would not otherwise see. Whether you join the run or not, you can also enjoy the Snake Pit's Mid-Autumn Festival Feast on Friday from 7pm. The Snake Pit is located in Coastal Rose Garden 2 #20.
WIN at X-TA-SEA's Mid-Autumn Festival Parties
Not only do ladies drink FREE tonight from 8pm-1am (ladies night), they'll also have a chance to win a bottle of Jack Daniels and a bottle of Champagne when they go to X-TA-SEA's Mid-Autumn Festival party wearing Chinese Traditional dress. The free drinks are only on Thursday but you can win again on Friday and Saturday night. X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant is located on the first floor of the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World.
Dance Party at Blu Bamboo
Dance to 70s, 80s, pop, rock, funk, R&B and Raggae tunes by American DJ Zach at the Blu Bamboo Moon Festival Dance Party Thursday from 11pm. If you're looking for something to do earlier in the night, they will also be holding a Drunken Quiz Night from 8:30pm.
Terrace Mid Autumn Festival Concubine Cocktail
Enjoy 10% Off on Wines at the Terrace from Thursday to Saturday or try special theme drink, the Imperial Concubine Cocktail for just 60 RMB. The Terrace is located on the second floor above the Starbucks in Sea World. For more info, call 2682.9105
Watch a Lunar Eclipse this Mid-Autumn Festival
Weather permitting we'll have a chance to witness a penumbral lunar eclipse at 3:05 am Saturday September 17th. The event will last for four hours and three minutes. As the moon passes through the penumbra (partial shadow) of the Earth, the moon will become slightly dimmer. The next lunar eclipse at the Mid-Autumn full moon will be a partial lunar eclipse on September 29, 2042. For more details regarding the eclipse, click here.
OTHER NON-MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL EVENTS
Enjoy Live Mariachis, Buffet, DJ and more at Pancho's Mexican Independence Day Celebration
This Thursday and Friday Pancho's Mexican Restuarant is putting on a special party to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. Enjoy a buffet, live mariachis, DJ and a free beer one or both nights. Pancho's Mexican Restaurant and Bar is located on 1019 Nanhai Ave Bldg B #108. For more info, call 2162.6150.
Get Fit with Zumba Classes this Saturday
Get fit with this popular Latin-inspired dance workout at R+ Fitness Center. Zumba is a high-energy class that combines aerobic movements with latin dance to burn an average of 1,000 calories! You don’t need to be a great dancer to groove to the music and having fun regardless of your fitness level. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30-10:30 and Saturday evenings from 19:00-20:00. R+ is located at the Global Eagle Education Building in Wanxia, room 101B-101C on the third floor. For more info, call: 13590172529
FREE Bus to SoulWhite Pool Party
Hop on the FREE bus to the Soulwhite Pool Party in GZ this Saturday. The bus departs from the Sea World Metro Station Exit D at 12:30pm and will return to Shekou at 4am Sunday morning. Tickets to the pool party at the Hilton Hotel in Guangzhou are 150 RMB with advanced sales or 200 at the door. VIP tables are also available. Click here for details, including the DJ lineup and plenty of photos... or call 18565704542 or add WeChat ID: zenrith.
8 Cruises scheduled & on sale to/from Shekou!
8 Cruise Ship Voyages are scheduled and currently on sale now to/from Shekou's new Cruise Ship Port in Prince Bay! Be one of the first to experience these unforgettable ultra-luxury trips! For details; including ship details, voyages, amenities and more, or to contact the cruise sales office, visit ShekouDaily.cn/cruise.
Have a great weekend!
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