The 18 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, March 17, 2021

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Mar 17: Paint the Camel Black

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It is time to ditch the workday at The Camel to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Take the casual day off to enjoy this one-day-a-year celebration dedicated to drinking without judgement.
Mar 17, 11am; Free entry. The Camel Sports Bar and Kitchen. 97 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Xinle Lu.
襄阳北路97号,近新乐路. See event listing.

Mar 17 and 20: St Patrick’s Day at Blarney Stone

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Head over to The Blarney Stone to celebrate a fun and commemorate St. Paddy’s Day the Irish way.
Mar 17 and 20, 11am; Free entry. The Blarney Stone. 77 Yongkang Lu, by Xiangyang Nan Lu. 
永康路77号,近襄阳南路. See event listing.

Mar 18: Back to 80s

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Time to warp back in time with Marty McFly while dancing to the hits of the 80s. This night is guaranteed to be full of Queen, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Tina Turner and so much more.  
Mar 18, 7pm; RMB100 includes one free drink.
The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路. See event listing.

Mar 19: Mood Swings

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As a music party for the opening week of the BFC Art Season, this event is based on the theme of music and mood fluctuations. This will include creative light dance floor decorations and shadow installation art as highlights.
Mar 19, 7.30pm; Bund Finance Center. No. 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, Huangpu District. 上海黄浦区中山东二路600弄BFC外滩金融中心.

Mar 19: Taipei All Day: A Taiwan Classics Food Popup

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Taipei All Day is back for round two of your favorite Taiwanese night market street eats. Swing by Mikkeller for the tastiest Taiwanese beef noodles and braised pork rice brought to you by Kelvin Ip, Sohail Kalia and Sophie Steiner. 
Mar 19, 8pm-late; Free entry.
Mikkeller Tasting Room. Lane 7-11, 98 Yanping Lu, by Wuding Lu. 上海静安区延平路98号(7-11边上弄堂内). See event listing.

Mar 19: Wink Presents: Dayton Funk

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Wink and Shake’s band are paying tribute to this magic city of funk. This is three sets of pure funk with everything from ‘More Bounce to the Ounce’ to ‘Watching You’ to ‘Riding High’ and lots more.
Mar 19, 9.30pm; RMB100.
Shake. 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. 茂名南路463楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

Mar 19: MTV Generation 2.0

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Throwback to the most legendary decades of the most influential music channel of your youth. This night will cover everything from The Buggles and Michael Jackson to Brittany Spears and Nirvana.  
Mar 19; Free entry.
Le Café des Stagiaires. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu.  巨鹿路158Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

Mar 20: Paragliding in Taizhou

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Jiulong Mountain Paragliding Training base is situated in Taizhou city, just around 540 meters high. The unique mountainous terrain and lovely climate provide unique conditions for paragliding.  
Mar 20, 8am; RMB900.
Dragon Events. Room 102, Building 35, 573 Fanghua Lu, Pudong. 惠德新村57335102.  See event listing.

Mar 20: Funkadeli Three Year Anniversary

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Can’t believe that Funkadeli Yanping has been that one friend who always picked up your drunk calls and replied to all your drunk texts. This Saturday, they will be celebrating their third anniversary with an awesome all-day party. Come join the fun.
Mar 20, 12pm; RMB120 in exchange for three tokens. Funkadeli. 163 Yanping Lu, by Wuding Lu.
延平路163号,近武定路.  See event listing.

Mar 20: Holi on the Bund – Festival of Colors

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Bar Rouge and NOVA Events presents Holi on the Bund, a festival of colors. The event will include gifts and complimentary bags of color for all guests. The DJ will be playing a mashup of Bollywood and Latin house. 
Mar 20, 9pm; Sign up for free entry or RMB150 at the door.
Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路187楼,近南京东路. See event listing.

Mar 20: Genom Sequence

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This is an exploration of the micro-house sound coming out of the Balkan Peninsula. A collaboration project between Leo Lang and Edison Chen, these two talented veteran selectors will showcase the very best of Romanian house music.  
Mar 20, 9pm; Free entry. X Bar. 7 Donghu Lu, by Yanqing Lu.
徐汇区东湖路7号,近延庆路.  See event listing.

Mar 21: Hiking in the Plum Blossom

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A family and pet friendly event! Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a relaxing day trip to a place filled with plum blossom. Enjoy the fresh air, wildlife and wonderful beauty of nature.  
Mar 21, 8am; RMB369.
Dragon Events. Room 102, Building 35, 573 Fanghua Lu, Pudong. 惠德新村57335102. See event listing.

Mar 21: Paint & Sip

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Express your artistic powers. Drink, eat and socialize while creating your masterpieces on a Sunday afternoon.   
Mar 21, 1-4pm; RMB258.
Cyclo. 158 Julu Lu, Found 158, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

Mar 21: SLOW x G60 – Analog Paradise

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SLOW is back and teaming up with G60 for its spring edition to create Analog Paradise. SLOW and G60 will present a day and night filled with musical nuggets of analog times with an amazing line-up.     
Mar 21, 3pm; Free entry. Elevator. B1, No. 265 Nandan Dong Lu, by Caoxi Bei Lu. 
南丹东路265号地下一层,近漕溪北路. See event listing.


Mar 19-Apr 15: BFC Art Festival

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The Bund Finance Center (BFC) will host its first event of the BFC Art Seasons. From architectural art, installation art, contemporary art, performing art, art experiences and art surroudings, the six highlights will present three-dimensional works that highlight the beauty of spring.
Mar 19-Apr 15; Free entry. Bund Finance Center. No. 600, Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, Huangpu District. 

Mar 17-21, 24-27: Free Flow Craft Beer 

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What are everyone's favorite two words? Free Flow. Every Wednesday to Sunday in March, from 9pm-12am, enjoy free flow on selected craft beer at Commune Reserve for just RMB188. 
Mar 17-21, 24-27, 9pm-12am; RMB188. Commune Reserve. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu. 愚园路1107号,近凤岗路.

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Mar 24: Beer University: New Age West Coast Beers

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The theme of this Beer University is all about the west coast laidback style. Sample your way through six distinct new age beers hailing form the west coast of the USA – including a Rye IPA, a dark lager, an infused stout and more, all while discussing future trends.   
Mar 24, 7-8.30pm; RMB168.
Commune Reserve. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu. 愚园路1107号,近凤岗路. See event listing.

Mar 26: Football Quiz


The Football Quiz is back at the The Hop Project. The action kicks off at 7.30pm, with seven rounds of football fun. Entry is free and there is a real life cup for the winners to hold aloft, as well as plenty of booze prizes. It is also a league with each season's winners crowned and given a grand prize, the likes of which football fans can only dream. Check out the 2021 Season Fixture List above.

Fri Mar 26, 7.30pm; free entry. The Hop Project, 372 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路372号, 近成都北路

April 2: Miami in Italo

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Italo is bringing the heat to Shanghai’s nightlife. Pre-heating this summer with vibes from the 80s classics all night long. That’s right, it is going to be spiced up and ready for you to mingle.  
Apr 2, 10pm; RMB80 presale, RMB100 at the door. 
Italo by FUNKA. 2F, 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu. 富民路291号,悟锦世纪大厦2楼,近长乐路. See event listing.

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