Nightlife in Chengdu
Learn what bars there are and how to navigate the nightlife scene in Chengdu.
Where to go
Chengdu has one of the most active nightlife in all of China. It has a vibrant international community and many international bars. You could go out and have a great night every day of the week. If you want to, there are always people out to a party in Chengdu. Drinking can be as cheap or expensive as you want. Fortunately, even students on a budget can have a great time. Many places offer free drinks to foreigners or discounts, though this has gotten less over the last few years it is still very prevalent in high-end night clubs.
Bars in Chengdu
Clubs in Chengdu
If you are looking to party one of the options is to go to Lan Kwai Fong. it’s a famous club area in Chengdu, there’s a mix of western and Chinese bars. Western bars would be Jellyfish 2 and Revolution bar where you can dance until the early morning. Lan Kwai Fong is one of the older clubbing areas in Chengdu, but looks better every year. The area is also littered with KTV’s(Karaoke)
Since 2015 TV tower has also become a hub of bars and clubs if you are a fan of free drinks. You can talk to a promoter from Cago, Propaganda, Space or DC club. these are high-end clubs. These promoters will lead you to a table where you can drink for free. These high-end clubs often have live dance performances by famous DJ’s, models and go-go dancers.
China has a huge karaoke culture, if you go out with locals, it’s not uncommon to have an after party in the KTV until early morning. Despite the KTV’s being lavishly decorated they are quite affordable if you split the bill. However, if you are a guest with local