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Night Life And Entertainment In Suzhou

Suzhou is not only a charming ancient city, but also a modern metropolis full of excitement. You may join the revelry teams that celebrate the folk custom festival, go to the gardens to enjoy Kunqu opera, listen to Suzhou Pingtan in a tea shop, go to the bar for drinks. Suzhou is also famous for its high quality silk. In Suzhou, it is a good chance to learn something about the elaborate silk producing process. There is always a good way to entertain yourself in Suzhou.
Festivals & Events
Try to catch a temple fair if you're in Suzhou at the right time like the Tiger Hill Temple Fair that showcases folk arts, puppetry, traditional music, acrobatics and wrestling in celebration of the harvest season. Spring sees a slew of flower festivals in Suzhou city and in the surrounding water towns.
Vibrant Suzhou NightlifeMaster of the Nets Garden
Night Garden Show at Master of the Nets Garden
Master of the Nets Garden is recently well known for its special Night Garden traditional art performance. The most original Suzhou local art, like Suzhou Pingtan and Kunqu Opera, will be performed at the several halls and pavilions of the garden. The night show are usually available from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm, mid March to November. 
Grand Canal Night Cruise
The majority of Suzhou attractions can be linked by the Grand Canal. There-fore it's quite amazing to have a cruise along the canal, especially a night cruise. Scenic spots within the canal web are Pamen Gate, Changmen Gate, Pingjiang Road, Hanshan Temple, Shantang Canal section, Old Site of Soochow University, No.1 Silk Factory, etc. 
Music Fountain
The Music Fountain is located in Jinji Lake (Golden Pheasant Lake) Area, the venue of modern leisure in Suzhou. It's titled melody of flying water, featuring movies, music, fire and laser lights. Visitors can see how gorgeous it gets from 20:00 to 20:30 (Friday, Saturday nights and holidays). Besides, the arrays of Western bars alongside the Music Fountain are quite attractive. 
Suzhou Amusement Park
This is the largest-scale theme park in eastern China. It's not only the paradise for youth but the venue for many a sumptuous local festivals, for instance, the March Tulip Flower Show, the Revelry Program on Children's Day, the August Beer Festival and the Christmas Music Festival. 
Tiger Hill Temple Fair
The grand temple fair, which lasts nearly one month, shows off lively folklore shows with the background of the time-honored Tiger Hill. It's nothing short of a feast of Suzhou folk customs and cultral tradtions.
Flower Festivals at Humble Administrator's Garden
The considerable area of lakes and greenery at Humble Administrator's Garden provides the best venue for blossoms. Visiting the garden in springtime may meet the Azalea Festival, and in summer the more amazing Lotus Tourism Festival.
Hanshan Temple Eve Bell Ringing
Hanshan Temple has been famous for the ancient poem "Mooring to the Maple Bridge at Night". To the memory of the poet Zhang Ji who worked out the oft-quoted poem "I anchore near the Hanshan Temple out of Suzhou City, heard the bell ringing from my boat in the midnight", the temple has kept the tradition of ringing bell on the New Year Eve. 
Pubs or Clubs
Suzhou Pub Street - Shiquan Street 
There you can enjoy the cheaper wine, warm service, good food and pool games during your Suzhou tour. The pub is always the place for musicians and artists getting together, and performance is available in most pubs in the street. Besides the numerous pubs, the 1,800-meter Shiquan Street with ancient trees and elegant bridges is also a great place to have a walk.
Harry's Forbidden Pub 
Address: No.118, Qimen Road, Pingjiang District 
Tel: 0512-6754 6411
Average Price per person: 97 yuan
Address: No.158, Xinggang Street, Gongyeyuan District
Average Price per person: 127 yuan
Baidu Pub 
Address: No.208, Zhu Hui Road 
Tel: 0512-6526 1999
Average Price per person: 169 yuan
Address: No.826, Panxu Road, Langcang District 
Tel: 0512-6812 9999
Average Price per person: 113 yuan
Karaoke TVs
Qi Lin Karaoke 
Located at No.201, Shiquan Street, Cang Lang District; it is one of the most popular KTV locations in Suzhou.
Music Space 
Its unique design-like a space capsule-and reasonable price attract many customers.
Address: No.183, San Xiang Road, Jin Chang District 
Tel: 0512-6866 2700 / 68662900
Average Price per person: 41 yuan
Another Branch is in No.158, Xinggang Street, Gongyeyuan District  with the telephone number is 0512-6253 1996 / 6253 1997 and the average price per person is 56 yuan.
Cafés and Teahouses
U.B.C. Coffee 
Front gate of U.B.C. CoffeeFront gate of U.B.C. Coffee at night
Some people who have been there are more like the environment for meeting friends rather than tasting great coffee. The average price per person there is about 40 yuan.
Dongda branch: No.5-8, South Street
Fenghuang branch: No.19, Fenghuang Street
Shilu branch: No.223, Changxu Road
Yuehai branch: No.8, Yue Hai Square, Guan Qian Street
Starbuck Coffee
It is a brand originated from the USA, and the average price per person there is about 30 yuan.
Huihao Branch: No.58, Shishan Road, Gaoxin District, and the number is 0512-6805 0858
Xincheng Mansion Branch: the 1st Floor of Xincheng Mansion, No.158, Xiandai Avenue, Gongyeyuan District, and the number is 0512-6288 7967
Momi Café 
It is really a unique café in Suzhou. There are a lot of postcards for customers' choices. The most special is the hand painted Suzhou maps with version both in English and Chinese in the 1st floor, it is said that the map was drawn by the shopkeeper after he travel all over Suzhou in person.
Address: No.25, Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District 
Tel: 0512-6755 7912
Average Price Per Person: 20 yuan
There is a branch in No.49, Xiatang Area, Tonggui Bridge, Shantang Street, Jinchang District , with the telephone number is 0512-6556 5221 and the average price per person is 22 yuan.
Teahouse is always a quiet place, so is the teahouse in Suzhou. The ancient culture of Suzhou gives the teahouses in Suzhou more peace and elegance.
Bi'an Teahouse 
Address: No.36, Wenhua Block, Pingjiang Road, Pingjiang District 
Tel: 0512-6729 9881
Qiantang Teahouse 
Address: No.793, Shiquan Street, Langcang District 
Tel: 0512-6530 0001
Golf Courses
Taihu Lake Golf Club
Address: No.68, Hubin Road, Taihu Lake Holiday Resort, Wuzhong District 
Tel: 0512-6598 3584 / 6621 8888
Jinji Lake Golf Club 
Address: No.2, Guobin Road, Gongyeyuan District 
Guangming Golf Club 
Address: No.128, West Huanzhen Road, Zhouzhuang Town, Kunshan City . Notice: Kunshan City is a county-level city in Suzhou)
Tel: 0512-5720 3888
Tennis Courts
Guangda Tennis Court 
Address: No.183, Sanxiang Road, Jinchang District
Tel: 0512-6862 0999
Junyi Tennis Club 
Address: No.528, Xinghai Street, Gongyeyuan District 
Tel: 0512-7251 8777
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