So Cool! New Spots for Young People to Check Out in Beijing This Summer

In Beijing, there are many trendy places to explore. Let's take a look together.

THE BOX Chaowai

Nestled near Beijing's East 2nd Ring Road, THE BOX Chaowai resembles a dark grey box with brightly colored murals covering its exterior walls. An aerial basketball court and a skateboard court can be found "hanging" on the northeastern corner of the building. Young people can come here to unleash their youthful vitality.


This complex features over 100 original brands from China and other countries and regions and frequently hosts basketball games, exhibitions, fairs, and other engaging activities.


Address: Chaowai Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Universal CityWalk Beijing

Starting from June 8, at 19:00 every Saturday, Universal CityWalk presents the "Music@CityWalk" event. Here, you can immerse yourself in the performances by bands of different genres.


The event offers a lively, melodious ambiance complemented by a variety of food trucks, freshly made cocktails, ice powder desserts, fresh fruit ice drinks, and more.


Address: Universal Beijing Resort

Huajie Night Market

To the south of Beijing Flower Trading Center lies the 700-meter-long Huajie Night Market, housing over 60 stalls. The market features a wide range of offerings, including fresh flowers, delicious food and drinks, paintings, cute pets, and handicrafts.


At 20:00, live music performances on the square between the Buildings A and B of Beijing Flower Trading Center would always energize the crowd. Visitors can enjoy barbecues while listening to music on the square of more than 1,000 square meters. The night market will run until mid-October this year.


Address: 1 Caoqiao East Road, Fengtai District, Beijing

Shougang Park

Recently, Peet's Coffee opened a new store in Shougang Park, presenting a distinct industrial-style decor with a strong vintage vibe.


At the northwest corner of Shougang Park, atop Shijingshan Mountain with an altitude of 183 meters, stands the Gongbei Pavilion. From there, you can overlook all the Olympic venues of Shougang Park, including the Big Air Shougang.


Address: 68 Shijingshan Road, Shijingshan District, Beijing

(Source: Official WeChat account of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism)