Valentine's Day is the most romantic (or cheesy, or depressing) day of the year. But for those of you who aren’t interested in doing the whole romantic dinner thing, there are a few drink deals and parties going on around town too. Below, we've rounded up some of the best ladies nights and other nightlife options for V-Day (which falls on a Wednesday this year).
Click here for our list of restaurants offering up specials for the occasion.
Valentine's Themed Parties & Events
What could be more romantic than an evening in the iconic and romantic Bund 18 on Valentine’s Day Boasting one of the city’s best spots for unbridled views of the illuminated Bund and Lujiazui lights, you can start or end the evening in style. Enjoy a bottle of Möet Rosé coupled with 10g of Superior Oscietra No. 2 Caviar for RMB1,680, and enjoy complimentary entry for the Valentine’s Day special event to dance the night away.
Jade on 36 Bar has whipped up special "Adam and Eve cocktails" for couples to enjoy starting from RMB88 per glass on Valentine's Day. Single and looking for a date? No worries, because Jade on 36 Bar has not forgotten about you! The bar will organize a “Find My Partner” session for those looking for a new beau.
Join Logan's Punch for a Valentine’s Day Party on February 14. They'll be offering a special Valentine's Day combo of one mini Moët Chandon plus one special homemade dessert endearingly nicknamed the "One Night Stand," all for the price of RMB225.
Un Caffe is throwing a jazz and champagne night on Valentine's Day. Bobby Washington will be playing romantic songs on the piano starting from 9pm. RMB388 per couple gets you two tickets and one bottle of Champagne Rosè for the lovebirds.
Zapatas' regular Wednesday ladies night will take on a special Valentine's Day theme for February 14. Ladies will get free strawberry margaritas all night long, while free tequila will be served every hour, on the hour.
Venues with Other Regular Promotions on February 14
Each week, Boteco holds its Wednesday Ladies Night with a touch of Latin/Brazilian flair. Free flow sparkling wine will be available from 9-11pm, and shots will be given out to all the ladies grooving out on the dance floor. DJ Naz will be playing some of the best Latin and Brazilian hits to keep the good vibes going until the early hours of the morning.
Every Wednesday, Club 3 1/3 on the Bund holds its special "Caviar and Vodka" night. During opening hours, they'll be offering 30g of Pearl Crown caviar and nine shots of Grey Goose for RMB680 (original price is RMB1,080). No entrance fee.
The Bar on the 47th floor of Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor invites guests to have a more colorful night at their weekly "Red Lips Party." Every Wednesday night from 9pm until 12.30am, ladies with red lips can enjoy a free-flow of selected drinks, making for the perfect girls night out.
After Valentine's Day
Don't miss out on this Spring Festival feast of friends. MVP Events has got you covered with this event that's perfect for singles looking to mingle. Every year for the past decade they have gathered around 150 of their closest friends for a Spring Festival feast in a Chinese restaurant. This year it is going down on Thursday, February 15 from 7.30pm, and they have elected for some Sichuan spice at South Beauty's Nanjing Dong Lu location, near the Bund. It is a veritable bargain too, at RMB198 for a traditional Chinese dinner to share, composing of 22 different dishes. Oh, and that includes unlimited soft drinks and beer thanks to their sponsor Birra Viola. There will also be an after party at Bar Rouge once that Sichuan food has got you all fired up.
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