21 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, September 8, 2021

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Sep 9: Shanghai Farewell Disco

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X Bar is officially closing. To see it off, the Shanghai Secret Disco crew are landing their mothership there one last time.  
Sep 9, 9pm; Scan QR code for more information. X Bar. No. 7, Donghu Lu, Xuhui District. 东湖路7号,近淮海中路.
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Sep 9: Half Time

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Half Time meets at the intersection of 90s tripped out electronica and contemporary dance music, with an ethos rooted firmly in downtempo, percussive EDM, drum, bass and ambient techno.   
Sep 9, 9pm; Scan QR code for more information. 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.
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Sep 10: Rouge 54

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Bar Rouge is turning into a Boogie Wonderland. Get your Le Freak on, then dance and revel the night away.    
Sep 10, 8pm; RMB150. Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路18号7楼,近南京东路. 
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Sep 10: Come Fly With Me

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Join 白8 and The Zuk Bar for a night of classic cocktails from around the world. They will take four internationally-acclaimed cocktails and use 白8 as their main spirit.
Sep 10, 8pm; Free entry. The ZUK Bar. 1F, 380 Weihai Lu, by Shimen Yi Lu.
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Sep 11: Effective Strategies to Support Diverse Learners in Your Classroom

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As educators, ELG share the mission to nurture every student, helping them reach their full potential. At this workshop, you will listen to ELG’s experienced bilingual education professionals share topics and experiences.     
Sep 11, 9.30am; Scan QR code for more information. ELG. 5F, 815 Pudong Dadao, by Fushan Lu. 浦东大道814号5楼,近福山路.
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Sep 11: Oyster Party

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Join an all-you-can-eat of fresh oysters and live cooking stations. VUE Bar will also offer free flow of Jacob's Creek chardonnay. These always sell out, so make your reservation fast by scanning the QR!


Sep 11, 11.30am; Scan QR code for more information. VUE Bar. Hyatt on the Bund, Level 32, West Tower. 上海外滩茂悦大酒店,西楼32层.

Sep 11: retro LAN Party XII

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Retro Lan Party XII is back on again, and this time it will be extended for an extra eight hours. Welcoming all age-range gamers!      
Sep 11, 12pm; Scan QR code for more information. Agora Space. Building 8, 1199 Panyu Lu, by Kaixuan Lu. 番禺路1199弄8号,近凯旋路. 
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Sep 11: Team Fit & Ringside Fitness Challenge

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Team Fit & Ringside bring you a brand new fitness challenge for kids, men and women. With a team of dedicated and experienced fitness instructors, they aim to bring you a fun and safe fitness challenge.
Sep 11, 2pm; RMB88. Ringside Boxing & Beyond. 568 Hengfeng Lu, 3F, Centro Tower, Henghui International Building. 568恒丰路,3楼.
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Sep 11: Lean in Wellness Market

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Lean In and Lifeline are hosting a wellness festival at Education First. The whole festival includes stress management, yin yoga, financial wellbeing, meditation, drum beat connections and a garage sale.
Sep 11, 2pm; RMB168. EF Education First. 258 Tongren Lu, by Yuyuan Dong Lu. 铜仁路258号,近愚园东路.
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Sep 11: Vaporwave Space Walk

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RIINK is zooming to outer space. Listen to Vaporwave while doing the astronaut space walk. Vaporwave isn’t just a genre, it is an approach and attitude. Eat, drink and skate all day long.
Sep 11, 7pm; Scan QR code for more information. RIINK. Building 18, Room 102, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu, Shankang Li. 静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102室.
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Sep 11: Swiss Ball 2021 – Carnival Fiesta

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Enjoy an exquisite gala menu, captivating entertainment and great lucky draw prizes.
Sep 11; Click for more information. Wet Bar, W Shanghai – The Bund. 66 Lvshan Lu. 旅顺路66号. See event listing.

Sep 11: Love Bang x Mikkeller: Double Dose

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Two days of beer, street food, music, chill competitions, kids-games-for-grown-ups, and different worlds melting together.
Sep 11-12, 12.30pm; Scan QR code for more information. 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).
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Sep 11-18: Mexican Independence Day

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Mexican Independence Day falls on September 16 this year, so grab your family and friends to spend this week celebrating the festival at El Santo. 
Sep 11-18; Free entry. El Santo Tacos & Tequila. B/1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 鹿路158号B1层,近瑞金一路. 
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Sep 12: Nintendo Switch Tournament for a Good Cause

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Come battle away at the Nintendo Switch Tournament for a good cause. Show off your skills with Smash Bros or Mario Kart.  
Sep 12, 1.30pm; RMB50. The Hai Bar. 35 Yongjia Lu, by Maoming Nan Lu. 永嘉路33号,近茂名南路.
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September Homemade Pasta Month

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For the month of September, DOC has five pasta specials all made using their own pasta. Chef Gino has made it from scratch in the Italian way at the D.O.C. kitchen.   
Sep 3-30; Free entry. DOC Gastronomia Italiana. 392 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu. 大沽路392号,近成都北路
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Kobachi Autumn Matsutake Feast

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Enjoy special crafted Japanese flavors with premium matsutake for the month of September. 
Sep 1-30; Free entry. Kobachi ON 56 Grand Hyatt Shanghai. 56/F, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, 88 Shiji Da Dao, by Dongtai Lu. 世纪大道88号上海金茂君悦大酒店56楼,近东泰路
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Nomfluence's Burger Month


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Shanghai Burger Month 2021 is organized by Rachel Gouk, founder of Nomfluence food & drink blog, and is sponsored by Curtice Brothers all-natural sauces. It is an entire month dedicated to burgers! From September 1 to 30, 12 participating restaurants in Shanghai will be showcasing one burger for Shanghai Burger Month. All participating venues will carry the official Shanghai Burger Month Passport – grab your passport, collect stamps from 8 out of 12 restaurants and submit your completed passport into a lucky draw for cash prizes up to RMB2,000 and dining vouchers worth RMB1,000.
Sep 1-30, Free entry. Various locations. Scan the QR code for more information. 

Lifeline's Better Together September

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Better Together September is a month-long community fundraising campaign dedicated to raising awareness for mental health. Throughout the month there will be more than 35 events to help inspire and empower anyone and everyone to contribute to the cause. 
Sep 1-30, Free entry. Various locations. Scan the QR code for more information. 

Bundaberg's The Shanghai Mules

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For the month of September, Bundaberg is spotlighting signature mules at partnering outlets across the city. Get your ‘Shanghai Mules’ at their partner bars: Funkadeli, X Bar, Rooster, Bitter, Up, Roxie and Tacolicious.
Sep 2-30, Free entry. Various locations
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‘2 ½’ D Fu Shuai Solo Exhibition

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Those who have seen Fu Shuai’s work once will instantly recognize it again. For years, he has been committed to building a pictorial syntax that could facilitate his research and reveal complex perceptual relationships of people to their observed reality. 
Sep 12-Oct 31; Free entry. Art+ Shanghai Gallery. 99 East Beijing Lu, Unit 207, Huangpu District, Shanghai. 上海市黄浦区北京东路99号207.
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Guest Thai Chef Rosarin from The Sukhothai

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Determined to make travel restrictions a little more bearable, Urban Café is delighted to welcome Chef Rosarin Sriprathum back to the café with a curated Thai menu from Sukhothai Bangkok.
Until Nov 30; Scan QR code for more information. 
URBAN Café. 1F, 380 Weihai Lu, by Shimen Yi Lu. 威海路380号1层,近石门一路See event listing.

Looking ahead…

Sep 16: Tacolicious Quiz Night

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The newly relaunched Tacolicious Quiz is back in full swing. Join an eight-week, fortnightly quiz season with plenty of trivia fun, happy hour all night and amazing prizes to be won. Scan the QR code on the flyer to register.
Sep 16, 7.30pm; Free
Tacolicious, Room104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址  余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路

Sep 17: Viva Mexica

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Tacolicious is offering some great deals on Friday, September 17! Come enjoy either two selected tacos, three cocktails or six shots with their guest bartenders.  
Sep 17, 6pm; Free entry. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Haifang Lu. 余姚路34号104-105室.

Sep 18: End of Summer Jungle Backyard BBQ

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Summer has come to an end. Come send it off with a summer jungle backyard barbecue dinner with DJ Baksheesh.   
Sep 18, 3pm; Free entry. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Haifang Lu. 余姚路34号104-105室.

Sep 19: Logan and Ana’s Endless Summer

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Come celebrate Big Kahunas Birthday. Dress in a relaxing Hawaiian shirt and enjoy their happy hour deals.   
Sep 19, 3pm; Free entry. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Haifang Lu. 余姚路34号104-105室.

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