24 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, October 13, 2021

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Oct 16-23: CRUSH Wine Festival

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Social Supply is bringing back its third edition of CRUSH, a unique wine festival experience specializing in creative and interesting wines.

We have tickets to the Cocktail Cinema, The Marketplace and Club Night. There are four ticket options available:

  • RMB280 CRUSH Marketplace + Club Night Package, includes entrance to both events and five F&B tickets for the Marketplace and welcome wine for the first 100 guests at the Club Night

  • RMB180 CRUSH Marketplace, includes entrance and five F&B tickets

  • RMB100 Club Night, includes entrance and welcome wine for the first 100 guests

  • RMB328 Cocktail Cinema, includes immersive movie experience, three bespoke cocktails and a sparkling wine

Get yours now by clicking here or scanning the QR below:


Oct 16-23, 12pm; Scan QR code for reservations. La Maison and various other locations. 210 Jinxian Lu, by Shaanxi Nan Lu. 进贤路210号,近陕西南路See event listing.

Oct 17, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13: Moulin Dream


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Moulin Dream is a live interactive performance that weaves together more than 28 unique storylines from Moulin Rouge and Dream of the Red Chamber in a 1920s Shanghai setting.

To book your tickets to Moulin Dream today, click here or scan the QR code below. And great news, the first 20 for opening night, October 17, are discounted to the special price of RMB288. Tickets WILL sell out fast for this, so jump on them right away!


Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 7pm; RMB388. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu, 乍浦路471号, 近武进路. 

Oct 23: 16th Annual Chili Cook Off


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Celebrate Shanghai’s 16th annual chili cook off; you won't want to miss it. Expect all you can eat chili, loads of drinks and all the good times. Come and vote for who will reign supreme as the Chili Champion of 2021.

Scan the QR code below to get your tickets today! 


Oct 23, 11am; RMB100. Bubba’s Food Co. Jingan Shanghai, 358 Kangding Lu, Building 18. 静安区康定路358号18号楼. 

Oct 30: Shanghai's Biggest Halloween Party


Spooky music. Spine-chilling shows. Creepy drinks. And awesome prizes on offer for the best dressed. It’s that time of year for ghoulish get-ups, and we couldn’t be more excited. Once again, That’s Shanghai is hosting a hell of a bash as we join forces with Cages on Saturday, October 30. Pre-order tickets are just RMB100, which includes entry to all of the above freaky fun, and THREE drinks tickets. Last year, people rocked up in full costume, dancing on tables well into the wee hours of the morning to old school hip hop and classic tunes from throughout the decades, from the 80s all the way to 2020. Tickets will be RMB200 at the door, so buy now to avoid disappointment. Get yours by clicking here or scanning the QR:


Saturday Oct 30, 9pm until hell freezes over. Pre-order tickets are RMB100, which includes THREE drinks tickets. Cages.

Best of the Rest...

Oct 13: The London No 1 Sexy Gin & Tapas Night

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Ah Tapas! They are so delicioso. Did you know that the word ‘tapas’ is derived from the verb ‘tapar’ which means to cover? Come for some sexy gin and tapas pairing for Miercoles Calientes.      
Oct 13, 5pm; Call for reservations.
Tomatito. Infinitus Mall, 3F Room W08-10, 168 Hubin Lu, by Jinan Lu. 湖滨路168号3楼W08-10,近济南路. See event listing.

Oct 14: Tacolicious Quiz Night

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The Tacolicious Quiz is in full swing. Join an eight-week, fortnightly quiz season with plenty of trivia fun and happy hour all night and amazing prizes to be won. Scan the QR code on the flyer above to register. 

Oh, and you can also win a bottle of wine to enjoy at the quiz - scan the QR below to find out how...


Oct 14, 7.30pm; FreeTacolicious, Room104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址  余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

Oct 14: Sexy Nirvana Wine Night

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Tomatito is back for another amazing sexy wine pairing dinner, and this time, they are going fully out of the box.  
Oct 14, 7.30pm; RMB488. Tomatito. Infinitus Mall, 3F, Room W08-10, 168 Hubin Lu, by Jinan Lu.
湖滨路168号3楼W08-10,近济南路. See event listing.

Oct 14: The Evolution


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Come hear DJ Yvng Axen and DJ Musa Bandana spin their beats and show you what evolution means.  
Oct 14, 11pm; Scan QR code for entry. 101 1st Floor, Shanghai Plaza, 138 Huahia Lu, Shanghai. 海市黄浦区淮海中路138号上海广场1层101.

Oct 15: Drink, Network and Travel

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Beef & Liberty and Trip.com invite you to a happy hour. All house pours will only be RMB39 and food will be 15% discounted the whole night long.       
Oct 15, 5.30pm; Free entry. Beef and Liberty (K.WAH Center). 1F, 101B, K.WAH CENTER, 108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu.
襄阳北路198号101嘉华中心,近淮海中路. See event listing.

Oct 15-17: Open File

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Join a contemporary illustration art festival and admire the works of brilliant artists.  
Oct 15-16; Scan QR code for reservation. Venue B1, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai. 上海西岸艺术节.

Oct 16: Jiashan Lane Market

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Jiashan Lane Market is back for the Fall Harvest Market 2021. Come for brunch, wake up with a cup or two of ‘jonas emil coffee’ then chill throughout the afternoon.
Oct 16, 11am; Free entry. Jiashan Market. Lane 550, Shaanxi Nan Lu, by Shaoxing Lu. 陕西南路550弄,近绍兴路See event listing.

Oct 16: Charity BBQ


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Join for delicious food, drink, raffle prizes and activities at Element Fresh Portman to support the Renewal Center and their amazing work. All money raised will be matched by a generous sponsor.
Oct 16, 12pm; Scan QR code for entry. Element Fresh Shanghai Centre. Rm112, Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Xikang Lu 南京西路1376号上海商城112室, 近西康路. 

Oct 16: Rioja

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Come try eight fantastic top chefs' tapas. There will be DJ’s music, flamenco, food, fun and so much wine! 
Oct 16, 12pm; Free entry. Azul. Shang Kang Li, 358 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu. 陕康里358康定路,近陕西北路.

Oct 16: Pretty Ugly Zine Exhibition

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Pretty Ugly is the second volume zine created by PLUSMINUS. It is released annually with the aim of showing the world who they are outside of a digital context, championing Chinese culture as well as showcasing talent from around China.
Oct 16, 2pm; Scan QR code for reservations.
Cheng Long Hang Crab Palace. 1 Fenyang Lu, by Huaihai Lu. 汾阳路1号,近淮海路. See event listing.

Oct 16: Electrical Carnival

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W Shanghai brings you sexy beats and an electrifying view. From the sunny afternoon til way after sunset, who can say no to South American beats, exotic drinks and street food?      
Oct 16, 3pm; Scan QR code for reservations.
Wet Bar, W Shanghai – The Bund. 66 Lvshan Lu. 旅顺路66号. See event listing.

Oct 16: Lucca390 DJ & Drag Show

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After forty years since they last performed together, the Pearl and Lucca will celebrate their milestone with a Lucca Drag Party Pop-up.
Oct 16, 6pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door.
The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路. See event listing.

Oct 16: The Soundflower Boom

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The summer of 2021 has been a blessing. Have you danced over at the Bund on Bar Rouge’s terrace? Your summer must end with a bang, so come by and enjoy.  
Oct 16, 8pm; RMB150 includes one drink.
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. See event listing.

 Oct 16: Love Bang

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Come experience the simple happiness of a dark room and strobe light. 
Oct 16, 9pm; 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.

Oct 16: 2000 House Party

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This Saturday night, Sookie and the whole Shake band presents a night of new R&B. They will be performing music of Beyonce, Ariana, Rihanna and many more.
Oct 16, 9.30pm; RMB100.
Shake. 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. 茂名南路46号3楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

Oct 16-17: Maker Faire Shanghai

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Although Maker Faire Shanghai delights people of all ages, kids are the ones who get the most fun out of the experience, diving head-first into activities and exploring first-hand what each booth has to offer.
Oct 16-17, 10am; Scan QR code for reservations. Waitanyuan. 107 Suzhou Nan Lu, by Yuanmingyuan Lu.
南苏州路107号,近圆明园路. See event listing.

Oct 16-17: Brunch Theater: Picasso At The Lapin Agile


Following their successful production of Enchanted April, Theatre Anon and Cotton’s invite you to this brilliant, inventive, laugh out loud absurdist comedy that places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904. Once again, the performance will take place in the historical surroundings of Cotton’s Xinhua Garden accompanied by an exclusive European style brunch.
Oct 16-17, Brunch 12pm, Performance 2pm; RMB200-320. Cotton's, 294 Xinhua Lu, by Panyu Lu 新华路294 号, 近番禺路

Oct 17: Happy Pasta Day Special

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Celebrate Pasta Day with a create-your-own pasta with four pasta options and choose from nine toppings and three sauces.
Oct 17, 11.30am; RMB68.
OMBRA. Jiashan Market, 550 South Shaanxi Lu, No. 37, Lane Building A. 上海市徐汇区陕西南路550弄37号嘉善老市A栋. See event listing.

Looking ahead…

Oct 23: 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 Opawa Marlborough Savignon Blanc. These always sell out, so make your reservation fast!
Oct 23, 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.

Nov 13: Run in Blue 2021

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Run in Blue is an annual 5km run co-produced by the Rotaract Club of Shanghai. It supports a different cause each year related to children’s wellbeing and education. Come to run for a good cause and enjoy additional surprises and activities.   
Nov 13, 9am; RMB170 early bird, RMB220 regular. Shanghai Shangde Experimental School. 1688 Xiuyan Lu, by Yuejin Lu. 秀沿路1688号,近跃进路. See event listing.

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