24 Awesome Festive and New Year's Eve Events in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, December 29, 2021

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Shanghai's Glitziest, Most Glam NYE Parties...

New Year's Eve Masquerade Countdown Party


With groovy music, festive cuisine, beautiful decor, a countdown on huge LED screens, sizzling dance performances and a dazzling light show on the Bund, Nova Events x Wanda Reign on the Bund invite you to wave goodbye to 2021 and raise a toast to a bright New Year. 

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Dec 31, 8pm; RMB258 (free flow options start at RMB688). Ruiku. Top Floor, 538 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Longtan Lu. 中山东二路538号,金龙潭路. See event listing.

POP NYE Countdown Party


What better way to ring in the New Year than a countdown party against the backdrop of Shanghai's majestic Bund and stunning Lujiazui skyline at Three on The Bund's POP Rooftop Brasserie! Presale tickets are just RMB499, which includes a glass of Perrier Jouët champagne, free flow drinks and a live photo service. Kicking off at 9pm, expect live DJ music and spectacular performances as you celebrate and welcome in 2022 on POP's glamorous terrace.

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Dec 31, 8pm; RMB499 before December 31, RMB599 at the door. POP Rooftop Brasserie. 7/F, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu 地址  中山东一路3号7楼, 近广东路.

New Year's Eve at Qi Bar, Mandarin Oriental Pudong


Celebrate New Year’s Eve by embracing the China chic vibe at Qi Bar in the Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai with the city’s most acclaimed DJs (DJ Calvin Z, DJ HALO and DJ Woody Jac) and mixologists taking the party up a notch. Free flow OneGin cocktails, Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne and selected red and white will be on offer. Expect lucky draw prizes all night, with chances to win stays at Mandarin Orientals around China’s mainland.

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Dec 31, 8pm; RMB588 Early Bird, RMB688 Standard PriceQi Bar, Mandarin Oriental Pudong. 111 Pudong Nan Lu, by Yincheng Lu 浦东南路111号, 近银城路.

Midnight in Paris NYE Party


Party across three floors at Cachet Boutique Hotel this New Year's Eve, like the Parisians do, glass of champagne in hand. Brought to you by Lolypop, this is the way to say au revoire to 2021.

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Dec 31, 9pm; RMB88 Early Bird, RMB158 Pre sale, RMB198 at the door. Cachet Boutique Hotel. 3/F, Cachet Boutique Shanghai, 931 Nanjing Xi Lu, 上海市静安区南京西路931号3楼.

NYE Gold Celebration at the Pearl

Join The Pearl and celebrate New Year’s like no other to welcome 2022.   
Dec 29, 8pm; RMB388 presale, RMB488 at the door. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路
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Glitter Ball NYE Party


Join Topgolf as they go all out to celebrate their first New Year in China with their Topgolf x Corona New Year’s Eve Party.   
Dec 31, 8pm; RM308 early bird, RMB408 at the door. Lounge by Topgolf. 2nd Floor, Central Plaza, 227 North Huangpi Lu, Shanghai. 上海市黄陂北路227号, 中区广场, 2楼 .

Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai 2022 Countdown Party

The Jing An Shangri-La presents a 2022 countdown party at the pop-up Miracle Bar. The 1515 West Bar will have live DJ and jazz performances.    
Dec 31, 8pm; RMB300. The 1515 West Bar. 4F, Jingan Shangri-La, Shanghai, 1218 Middle Yan’an Lu, Jingan Kerry Center. 延安中路1218号,近同仁路
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Countdown at La Suite

La Suite will be decorated with a fresh new look to welcome all their distinguished guests into 2022.  
Dec 31, 6pm; RMB198 presale, RMB250 at the door. La Suite. 1111 Wuding Lu.
武定路1111号. See event listing.

2022 MJ x Planet Show NYE Party

An immersive New Year’s countdown with a Michael Jackson theme. Stay energized with a buffet dinner and Planet One food.    
Dec 31, 6pm; RMB179 one drink or RMB279 buffet. Planet One. L1-09, Sinar Mas Plaza, 588 Dongchangzhi Lu, Hongkou District, Shanghai.
上海虹口区东长治路588号白玉兰广场L1-09. See event listing.

2022 New Year Countdown Party at Pistolera Shanghai Center


Ready for a Pistolera countdown? Join Pistolera at the Shanghai Center for an incredible night. 
Dec 31, 9pm; RMB100 at the door and other prices. Pistolera Shanghai Center. 
1F, Shanghai Center, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Xikang Lu. 南京西路1376号上海商城1楼,近西康路.

2022 New Year Countdown Party at Pistolera Jinqiao


If you can't make it to Pistolera Shanghai Center, don't fret - the branch in Jinqiao will be equally matching its fun, if not more! 
Dec 31, 9pm; 1 free glass on countdown. Pistolera Jinqiao. 855 Biyun Lu, by Huangyang Lu. 碧云路855号,近黄杨路.

2022 New Year Countdown Party at Pistolera Hengshan


Pistolera Hengshan will also be hosting their very special countdown with various lucky draws for you to win.  
Dec 31, 9pm; RMB188 includes two drinks and one lucky draw. Pistolera Hengshan.
 838-2 Hengshan Lu, by Zhaojiabang Lu. 衡山路838-2号,近肇嘉浜路.

New Year’s Eve Showdown


W Shanghai presents charity SsB & G94 as the countdown to 2022 begins. Their resident DJs will keep those beats going until late.     
Dec 31, 9pm; RMB198. W Shanghai. 66 Lvshun Lu, by Machang Lu. 旅顺路66号,近马场路.

Champagne Shower 2022


Grab a table with your friends and reminisce about the good times from 2021. Kartel is celebrating with free flow champagne, wine, beer and mixers all night long.
Dec 31; RMB698 dinner and party, RMB548 party only. Kartel. 5F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Julu Lu. 襄阳北路1号5楼,近巨鹿路.

Featured Events…

Dec 29: Adele & Amy Winehouse Tribute Concert

The Pearl wants to invite you to a night of music from Adele and Amy Winehouse as they pay tribute to these two talented artists.  
Dec 29, 8pm; RMB120 presale, RMB150 at the door. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进.
See event listing.

Dec 30: Rewind Party Night

Time to rewind to the 80s, 90s, 2000s! Expect to hear top songs form Madonna, Spice Girls, Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, One Republic and so much more, all performed live.

Dec 30, 9pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 at the door. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471,近武进路. See event listing.

Dec 30: Drunk in Love: The Beyonce Tribute

Beyonce’s music is filled with the spirit of love. This last Thursday of 2021 will be paying tribute to the Queen B herself.
Dec 30, 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.

Jan 1: F#sk 2021 The Concert


The Pearl’s Red Stars band will take you on a journey through rock music's greatest hits as they celebrate the start of 2022.  
Jan 1, 9pm; RMB120 presale, RMB150 at the door. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu,by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路.

Jan 2: Le Cafe des Stagiaires Closing Party


We bid adieu to Le Cafe des Stagiaires this week, but they won't be going out without a bang. Come for all day raclette, live DJs, lots of drinks and all the goodbye celebrations to be expected of such a Shanghai mainstay. 
Jan 2, 4.30pm; Free entry. Le Cafe des Stagiaires. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu巨鹿路158号Found 158, 近瑞金一路. 

Jan 1-3: Commune Market at the Inlet Shikumen Square

Come celebrate the New Year’s holiday with Commune Market at the Inlet Shikumen square. Local designers, handmade art, accessories, clothing, good food, drinks and more.          
Jan 1-3, 11am; Free entry. The Inlet. North Sichuan Lu, by Wujin Lu. 上海市虹口区四川北路武进路.
See event listing.


Until Dec 31: Festive Pop Up


Shanghailander and Pinyin Press are coming together to organize an ongoing festive pop-up that you don’t want to miss.
Dec 1-31, 9am; Shanghailander, 92 Wuyuan Lu. 五原路92号.

Until Dec 31: Miracle in 1515


Come and pick up your exclusive holiday cocktails at the Miracle Bar in 1515.        
Dec 12, 5pm. The 1515 West Bar. Level 4, 1219 Middle Yan’an Lu, Jingan Kerry Center, West Nanjing Lu. 延安中路1218号,南京西路金柑嘉里中心4楼.

Until Jan 22: Wan + at Wan More Nightclub


WAN MORE have launched a WAN + project every Friday and Saturday to January 22. Expect an electronic music party especially prepared for EDM lovers. Bonus: you can get 10 selected cocktails for RMB99.
Dec 31, 2021- Jan 22, 2022. WAN MORE.  1F, 888 Wanhangdu Lu, 万航渡路888号1楼. See event listing

Until Feb 27: Rink on the Bund


BFC's open air Rink on the Bund is open, a 200-square meter ice rink in BFC’s north district. Come skate through the winter season and into the New Year! 
Dec 11, 2021- Feb 27, 2022. BFC. 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Fengjing Lu. 中山东二路600号,近枫泾路.

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