Tianjin Entertainment and Nightlife

Tianjin Nightlife and Entertainment introduces the recreation of Tianjin such as the nightlife and all kinds of popular activities and all kinds of tea houses, cafes, bars and other entertainment places in Tianjin. Tianjin Entertainment and Nightlife goes well beyond daytime activity. Tianjin is also a city that never sleeps in the evening.  At night when people come out to play, the city’s clubs and bars are its heartbeat, positively pulsating with energy and buzzing with excitement. Full of bustle, commerce, innovation and rocketing skyscrapers, Tianjin also has a thriving cultural scene. A trip to the city’s many landmarks and historical sites can offer a glimpse into both its past and future. The nightlife in Tianjin will always make you want to stay in Tianjin.

The Best Ways to Enjoy the Night Scenery

The way to enjoy the night scenery of Tianjin is to stroll along the coast of Haihe River, and use the lens to record the starlight of Jinwan Square under the wind of the sea. You can also take the Tianjin Eye at night and overlook the gentle Haihe River from a high altitude. Take a cruise to change the perspective to enjoy the splendor of Tianjin. If you are lucky, you can also encounter the very rare opening scene of Jiefang Bridge.

Children-Friendly Attractions

The traditional function of these places is mainly to meet the leisure needs of urban residents, providing places for rest, excursions, exercise and hosting various collective cultural activities. For people who have kids, these places are good choices. Especially, they are the best places to have a good weekend after busy weekdays.

Night Markets and Entertainment Venues in Tianjin

The Most Popular Food Streets in Tianjin

Nanshi Food Street(南市食品街)

Add: Southwest corner of the Junction of Shenyi Street and Rongye Street, Heping District, Tianjin City(天津市和平区慎益大街与荣业大街交汇处西南角)
Nanshi Food Street is located in Nanshi, the busiest section of the city’s downtown area of Tianjin, China. It is a national, classic and palatial architectural complex. Nanshi Food Street looks like an ancient walled city enclosed by a circle of neat three-story buildings. There is a crossroad in the “city,” and at the center of the crossroad is a musical fountain. The entire structure is covered with a glass roof. Even not tasting anything, one could be attracted by the buildings itself, which carry a kind of classical ethnic beauty. The green glazed roof tile, colored vivid pattern compel the admiration.

Zhongshan Food Street(中山美食街)

Zhongshan Food Street is located in Zhongshan Road, Hebei District, with convenient transportation. The shape of Zhongshan Food Street is relatively simple. At Zhongshan Food Street, you can feel relaxed, soothing and comfortable unlike the outside world. The taste of food at Zhongshan Food Street is also excellent, sweet but not greasy. Zhongshan Food Street has many regular customers. It is a good place for people to relax and relax.

Tianjin Ancient Culture Street(天津古文化街)

Tianjin Ancient Culture Street is located in the northeast corner of Nankai District. It is a national 5A level scenic spot. Tianjin Ancient Culture Street is committed to creating “Chinese flavor, Tianjin flavor, cultural flavor and ancient flavor”. The shops of Tianjin Ancient Culture Street also follow the Tianjin brand, create the concept of Tianjin flavor. There are nearly 100 old shops in the ancient culture street, which is the concentrated place of the old-fashioned shops in Tianjin. Tianjin’s Goubuli Baozi, Tianjin Mahua, etc. are sold in Tianjin Ancient Culture Street.

Northwest Corner Hui People Snack Street(西北角回民风味小吃街)

The northwest corner Hui people snack street is located in the northwest corner of Hongqiao District. It is the largest Hui community in Tianjin. There are various shops and snacks on both sides of the street. The environment is clean and beautiful, the snacks are numerous. In front of the snack shops, there are long team who wait for buying the snack.

Five Great Avenues Food Street(五大道美食街)

Five Great Avenues is a truly unique cityscape in Tianjin City, together with over 230 buildings of all kinds from the architecture of Britain, France, Italy, Germany and Spain, etc. there are a lot of styled restaurants around this area. From western food, Tai food, to Guangdong cuisine and Tibetan cuisine, here offer a variety of special cuisine for you to choose from.

The Most Popular Places to Listen to Crosstalk

Tianjin is a provincial level municipality of China, ranking the third largest urban land area after Beijing and Shanghai. It is the only city in China that has the exact record of city construction. With a history of more than 600 years, Tianjin created a uniquely compatible urban style, Chinese and Western, ancient and modern. Tianjin is a cultural city. Crosstalk, a traditional Chinese folk art that is gradually losing popularity among television audiences, gains momentum for renaissance in teahouses in northern China’s Tianjin Municipality. One of the earliest forms of showcasing crosstalk, the face-to-face performances in teahouses draw audiences in close to the artists. The interactions between the two parties boost the comic effects of the art.

  • Mingliu Tea House(名流茶馆(新华路店))
    Add: Floor 2, No. 177 Xinhua Road, Heping District, Tianjin City(天津市和平区新华路177号2层)
    Tel: 022-27116382
  • Tianhuajing Theather(天华景戏院)
    Add: Floor 6 of Quanyechang Old Building, No. 290 Heping Road, Heping District, Tianjin(天津和平区和平路290号劝业场老厦6楼)
    Tel: 022-27319213
  • Qianxiangyi Crosstalk(谦祥益相声)
    Add: Floor 5 of Lujiazui Mall, Dafeng Road, Hongqiao District, Tianjin City(天津市红桥区大丰路陆家嘴中心5楼)
    Tel: 022-27053206
  • Laocheng Xiaoliyuan(老城小梨园)
    Add: Inside Tianjin Old Town Museum, No. 202 Gulou East Street, Nankai District, Tianjin City(天津市南开区鼓楼东街202号天津市老城博物馆内)
    Tel: 022-27283899
  • Cross Talk Shows in Gulou Teahouse

The Most Popular Bars in Tianjin

Dublin Irish Pub

Add: Binhai New Area, Tianjin, China
Tel: +86 22 6629 2963

The Dublin Irish Pub is regarded as one of Tianjin’s greatest hidden gems. Known for some of the best dining and drinking deals in town and as friendly and authentic as you would expect an Irish pub to be. With outstanding service and Guinness and Kilkenny on tap, expats return here again and again.

O Hara’s Bar

Add: Lishunde Hotel, No. 33 Tai’erzhuang Road, Heping District, Tianjin City Tel:  +86 22 2331 1688

Nestled within the corridors of the Astor Hotel is this illustrious, speakeasy-styled retro lounge. O Hara’s Bar is the definition of cool – a swanky joint with impeccable live jazz. Step inside the early 1990s colonial Tianjin and absorb its unique atmosphere.

Eagle Restaurant and Pub

Add: Xian Street, Heping District, Tianjin City Tel: +86 139 2004 7936

A hidden gem complete with dim lights, live music and giant bottle caps adorning the walls, this jazzy bar serves reasonably priced wines and American fusion food. Here you’ll catch live performances from some of Tianjin’s best local bands.

Babi Club

Add: No. 83 Qiongzhou Road, Hexi District, Tianjin City
Tel: +86 22 8381 6006

Located on the outskirts of downtown Tianjin, Babi is one of the hottest venues in the metropolis, with passionate music, live dancers and vintage wine.

The Recommended Cafes in Tianjin

  • Starbucks(Dadao Square)(星巴克(大岛广场店))
    Add: No. S1-106 Dadao Commercial Square, No. 11 Huandao West Road, Dasi Town, Xiqing District, Tianjin City(天津市西青区大寺镇环岛西路11号大岛商业广场S1-106号)
    Tel: (022)58898863
  • Gloria Jean’s Coffee(Tianjin University)(高乐雅咖啡(天大店))
    Add: Inside Tianjin University, No. 92 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin City(天津市南开区卫津路92号天津大学内)
  • Uegashima Coffee(Weiguo Avenue)(上岛咖啡(卫国道店))
    Add: Tower B, Shiji Haotai Hotel, No. 136 Weiguo Avenue, Hedong District, Tianjin City(天津市河东区卫国道136号世纪泰豪酒店B座)
    Tel: (022)58227868
  • Kafeiji (咖啡记)
    Add: No. 323 Qingnian Road, Nankai District(南开区青年路323号)
    Tel: 17049898868

The Most Beautiful Book Bars in Tianjin

  • One-day Leisure Book Bar(一日闲书吧)
    Add: No. 33 Guangfu Avenue(光复道33号)
    Tel: (022)86788862,13902050487
  • Youjian Coffee Book Bar(有间咖啡书吧)
    Add: B Tower, Phase II of Luoma Garden, Yong’an Avenue, Hexi District, Tianjin City(天津市河西区永安道罗马花园2期乙座)
    Tel: (022)23255210,18202595408
  • Xiaoerlou Coffee Book Bar(小二楼咖啡书吧)
    Add: No. 3 Gate, No. 5 Building of Xiahuayuan, Inside Jingfu Garden, No. 1 Road of Yaocungong, Xiqing District, Tianjin City(天津市西青区姚村工一号路景福花园内夏华园5号楼3门)
    Tel: 13163188228
  • Coffee Book Bar(咖啡书吧)
    Add: Haitai Nanbei Street, Xiqing District, Tianjin City(天津市西青区海泰南北大街)

Performances in Tianjin

2019 Marksim & His Band Crossover Piano Concert Tour

Date: November 22, 2019
Location: Tianjin Grand Theater, Tianjin

2019 Urna Chahar-Tugchi “Paradise Bird”

Date: December 7, 2019
Location Tianjin Grand Theater, Tianjin

Between East and West-Tianjin University 2020 New Year Concert

Date: December 23, 2019
Location: Tianjin Grand Theater, Tianjin

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