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Nightlife in Chengdu

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

Mojar bar Chengdu
If you have ever been to south-east Asia you might recognize the style of Helen’s and wow bar, with its wooden interior, cheap drinks and pop hits from 1990-present Helens is the place to be to have a good time. The only downside is that there is no real dance floor. Nevertheless, you can choose to party it up at your table. As a foreigner, you can request a card that will give you the majority of the drinks at half price. Helens & wow bar have several locations over the downtown area. They can be found by searching them in a Chinese map app such as Amap. Just like Helens and Wow bar Mojar is a great place for pre-drinks. If you like Mexican food, tequila and a game of pool Mojar is the place to be. Located in the Soho building its close to Helens and a short distance from most popular clubs, such as 339 and Lan Kwai Fong.

Clubs in Chengdu

Lan Kwai Fong clubbing area 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)

Space club Chengdu

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