5th Anniversary & 2nd Floor Reopening Party

Saturday, 9 June 2018 - 9:00pm

We'll be celebrating on June 9th from 9pm. Add localKenn on wechat for questions and to purchase tickets!

When: June 9th, 9pm till Midnight
Where: The Local's second floor
Tickets: 150 presale, 200 at the door
What you'll get: Free-flow draft lager and mixed drinks (house pours) and some complimentary snacks

Tickets are limited and are on sale now! You can pick yours up from the bar, or if you prefer the lazy way add localKenn on wechat to purchase now.

What about the original bar downstairs? It'll just be a normal Saturday night.


It feels like yesterday that we hoisted our original Local sign out front and opened our doors. 5 years is no short time - we can no longer consider ourselves one of the newer venues in Beijing.

The Local in it's early, pre-Mobike/Ofo days.

5 years old doesn't mean that we have no news, however. After a long, unavoidable hiatus, we will be reopening our second floor. It will feature a secondary bar, multiple huge-screen TVs, more restrooms and lots of space. For those of you who have been Local locals long enough, it will be bigger and better than you remember it.

The new space will regularly function as part of The Local, but will  aslo allow us to do a lot of things we haven't been able to do for years:

  • Book in larger groups: we've had to say no to many groups who wanted to reserve tables, especially on weekends. It's going to be way easier for us to make room for you now!
  • Private Events: Our second floor has its own bar, discrete sound system, restrooms and seperate entrance. This will make it the perfect choice for your private event. We'll also offer catering packages that can be tailored to your needs.
  • Sports Commentary: When the party is happening downstairs and the music is loud, you'll still be able to catch matches with commentary upstairs. 
  • Our own In-House Events: Since the space is seperated, we can hold events upstairs without disrupting the usual crowds downstairs. Quiz, Movie nights, Karaoke, Mariokart tournaments, and more are all possible!

This is just phase one of our renovations, so it won't be 100% done when we reopen it, but we think you'll love it as is. Just know that it's going to get even better when we get done with phase two early next year!

Thank you for helping bring The Local as far as it has come! We are looking forward to the reopening, and hope you are too. More info about the June 9th anniversary is coming soon!


A more recent shot of The Local with the share bikes cropped out of it.

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