Dunhuang Nightlife

Dunhuang Music, Dunhuang nightlife, Dunhuang Travel GuideEvery evening during the peak tourist season, (June to October), from 6 pm to 8 pm, the Dunhuang Hotel sponsors the "Summer of Dunhuang." The show is an evening of singing and dancing, depicting the culture of the Silk Road. Part of the show's repertoire is an interpretation of a dance shown in the frescoes of the Mogao Grottoes. Examples of Muslim, Tibetan, Uygur and Mongolian folk art are on display.

The Shazhou Night Market is the largest outdoor market in Dunhuang. The market is unofficially divided into separate specialty areas such as handicrafts, antiques, tea and local products. The road in front of the market is lined with over 100 stalls, selling handicrafts and other cultural items like crystal, jade, Dunhuang silk carpets and "glow in the dark" stone cups.