The 12 Best Things to Do in Shanghai this Weekend

By That's, September 11, 2020

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Fri Sep 11: S!lk x Yeti Out China Tour

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Over the past two months, music collective Yeti Out has joined forces with Beijing-based electronic label S!LK, playing shows at underground venues across the Middle Kingdom. The tour is making its final stop at Shanghai's very own ALL Club. Dance to the sounds of Puzzy Stack, Tom Yeti, Fader One and Everlast Phantom.

Fri Sep 11, 9pm. All Club. 2/F, 17 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Changle Lu襄阳北路17号2楼, 近长乐路. See event listing.

Fri-Sun Sep 11-13: Latinland Market Festival

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LatinLand Market Festival is back, even bigger and better than ever in an outdoor space in one of the most vibrant areas in Shanghai, the north Bund at Waitanyuan. The festival is a family-oriented cultural event that provides communities in Shanghai a place to gather with family and friends to eat, dance, listen to live entertainment and connect with other fans in an open social space.

Fri-Sun Sept 11-13, Fri 5-11pm, Sat-Sun 12-11pm; Free. Waitanyuan. 107 Suzhou Nan Lu, by Yuanmingyuan Lu南苏州路107号, 近圆明园路. See event listing.

Fri-Sun Sep 11-13: Kebab Pop-up

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The prolific kebab chain Brothers Kebab are slingin' their popular wraps at Mikkeller Friday to Sunday from 7pm until late, late, late! Come by and get yours before they’re gone.

Fri -Sun Sep 11-13, 7pm-late. Mikkeller Tasting Room. Lane 273, 60 Jiazhou Road, Bldg 3, Room 101, by Yanping Lu胶州路273弄60号3幢101室,近延平路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Thailand Comes Back to Julu Lu

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After a sell-out pop up in August, Homeslice founder Nat Alexander brings back his favorite Thai Fried Chicken. Expect light, aromatic fried chicken, Thai-influenced pizzas and some drinks with a tropical tinge.

Sat Sep 12, 12.30-5.30pm. Homeslice. 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu巨鹿路158号,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: I Love 80’s

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Get on a time machine and travel back to the 80s for an amazing evening. Tease your hair and sport your favorite puffy sleeves and oversized shirts; don’t forget your side pony and scrunchie. Free entry until midnight by sending your name to events@mvpshanghai.com otherwise RMB100 cover charge.

Sat Sep 12, 10pm; RMB100. Club 3 1/3.  1/F, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu外滩三号, 1楼, 中山东一路3号, 近广东路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Drag House Party

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Guess who’s back in the house? Those heels click-clackin’ about can only mean… Shanghai’s Drag Royalty has returned! Join the Royal Court of Shanghai as they close out summer with a Drag House Party. There will be beauty. There will be grace. It’ll all be very much in-your-face. Bring your dancing shoes as the Pearl’s very own Red Stars band will keep you grooving throughout the night.

Sat Sept 12, 9pm. RMB150 presale, RMB180 door. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu乍浦路471号, 近武进路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Voter Registration BBQ Buffet

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Dear Americans, the election is coming up and, as always, the world is watching. Have you requested your absentee ballot yet? You can now request your ballot and register to vote for this Saturday at Boxing Cat Brewery. Get enfranchised and then stick around until 11pm for free-flow beer and BBQ for just RMB228.

Sat Sep 12, 12-4pm, then until 11pm on the beer. Boxing Cat Brewery. 82 Fuxing Xi Lu, by Yongfu Lu复兴西路82号, 近永福路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Shanghai gives a F***

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SGAF is back to celebrate the launch of Suga’hai’s crowdfunding campaign to open the only black-owned restaurant in Shanghai with an event featuring vendors and performers from the local community, a live painting and charity raffle. Proceeds from the event will be split, with 50% going towards the crowd funding goal and the other 50% going to the families of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor to help pay for legal fees and medical bills associated with their cases. Join this celebration of black lives, art and culture.

Sat Sep 12, 8pm. RMB50 presale, RMB80 door. Specters II. 753 Yuyuan Lu, by Zhenning Lu愚园路753号, 近镇宁路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Wanderlust Rooftop Party

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seul&SEUL celebrates its three year anniversary with a rooftop party. From day to night they party under the Sun and the Moon. Spectacular views, great cocktails, festive vibes and incredible music by their four DJs playing a mix of house, disco, Latin and hip hop music.

Sat Sep 12, 3-9:30pm. Seul&SEUL. Rm. N301, 3/F, HK Taikoo Hui, 789 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Wujiang Lu南京西路789号, 兴业太古汇3楼N301室, 近吴江路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: The Apartment’s 10th Anniversary Neon Party

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Glow sticks at the ready! The Apartment turns 10 this Saturday and, as always, will mark the occasion with a jolly good party (see photos of their re-opening party right here). This time out it is neon themed, with makeup artists onsite to help you party in style and a special glow performance. Electrifying music will be accompanied by neon ambience and props aplenty, and dressing up is more than encouraged, be it as a motorcyclist, a bunny girl, an alien or even putting on a hazmat suit.

Sat Sep 12, 4pm. RMB100, presale two drinks, At the door one drink. The Apartment. 2/F, 160 Chengdu Nan Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu黄浦区成都南路160号2层. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Alter Connect Ep. 11: Garden

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They are now in the 11th iteration of the Connect series, bringing the Alter community together. There will be nothing but grooves all night, so come out and see what the hullabaloo is all about.

Sat Sep 12, 3-10pm. KEE Club. 796 Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 淮海中路796号, 近瑞金一路. See event listing.

Sat Sep 12: Sunkissed Vol. 4 Rooftop Party

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Well looky here. What do we have? An eight hour party at TOPS Bar, situated on the rooftop of Banyan Tree Hotel. Chill out with an ice cold beer and some tasty snacks, as five DJs bring the party alive.

Sat Sep 12, 3pm. TOPS at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund.  19 Gongping Lu, by Haiping Lu公平路19号, 近海平路. See event listing.


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