Festivals & Fiestas – What's Going On in Shanghai This Weekend?

By That's Shanghai, August 19, 2022

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One Year Anniversary Night @ ROZO


Celebrate ROZO's first birthday with a free welcome drink, while wine and mixers are just RMB50 all night. There will also be live music and DJ Kiv providing the funky disco vibes.

Sat Aug 20, 5.30pm-Late. ROZO, 2/F, 968 Wuding Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu 武定路968号2楼,近胶州路.

Pixie Showtime Live Music @ Tacolicious


Saturday night sees live Mexican music at Tacolicious with Pixie Showtime on from 7pm.

Sat Aug 20, 7pm. Tacolicious, Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

Saturday & Sunday

BrownBox Midsummer Hi Beer Festival @ Dishui Lake


The BrownBox Midsummer Hi Festival will feature daytime glamping and the BrownBox Village full of local craft food and beer. Lounge under tents and enjoy the best beer and food Shanghai has to offer.

This event also features four days full of musical performances. Come and vibe to Blue Grass, Double Bass, Groove Papa and more!

An excellent kid friendly event for families, there will be carnival games, a magic show and a foam party in the kiddie pool. Outdoor movies will play after the sun goes down. Cuddle up with some snacks under the stars and relax.

And best of all, tickets are FREE. Pre-register by scanning the QR above for a coupon or gift pack worth up to RMB100RMB of food and drink. 

Aug 18-21; Free. Dishui Lake. Scan the QR above for detailed address.



Every Saturday and Sunday MYbarre are live online via Tencent with a 50 minute workout with you and your mat – Squat, Lunge and Plié your way into the weekend! Scan the QRs on the poster above to join the class WeChat groups. Class is RMB35. Meeting ID and payment request all sent in the WeChat group. Add Ann (WeChat ID: AnnMacPT) from MYbarre with any questions.

Every Sat & Sun, Sat 10am, Sun 11am; RMB35. Online.

Weekend Market @ BFC


The BFC Weekend Market is back every Saturday and Sunday, bringing street culture, the pet community, art and culture, organic flower booths, bars, performances and a terrace party together. With more than 110 vendors at the market, this is a whole new social lifestyle for the city.

Every Sat & Sun, 10am-10pm; Free. BFC (Bund Finance Center), 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Fengjing Lu 中山东二路600号, 近枫泾路.

Free Flow Mezcal, Margaritas & Corona @ Tacos El Paisa


Free flow mezcal, Margaritas and Corona from 1-3pm at Tacos El Paisa Saturdays and Sundays for just RMB158. It's as simple as that!

Every Sat & Sun, 1-3pm; RMB158. Tacos El Paisa, 2/F, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, by Xinzha Lu (enter on Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.


Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza


The third Sunday of every month enjoy your favorite Chicago style deep dish pizzas at both Cages venues – Jing'an and Huangpu. They offer the classics – Meat Lover, Vegetarian, Chicken Parmesan – as well as a monthly special. There is limited availability, and all pies must be pre-ordered, so place your order now!

Aug 21, 10am-Late. Cages Jing'an, 3/F, Jing'an Sports Center, 428 Jiangning Lu, by Wuding Lu 江宁路428号静安体育中心3楼, 近武定路.

Cages Huangpu, B1, 788 Zhongshan Nan Yi Lu, by Nanbei Gaojia 中山南一路788号B1楼,近南北高架路. 

2-for-1 Pizza Deal @ D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana


Sundays sees and unbeatable 2-for-1 pizza deal at D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana all day, evening and night long.

Every Sun, 11am-Late. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.

Proper Sunday Roast @ Bull & Claw


The Bull & Claw has a traditional roast from 5pm every Sunday for just RMB138, with the option of free-flow drinks for RMB188.

Every Sun, from 5pm. The Bull & Claw110 Fenyang Lu, by Fuxing Zhong 地址 汾阳路110号, 近复兴中路.


4th year Rollerversary @ RIINK


To celebrate RIINK's belated 4th Rollerversary, they are offering free skates to anyone who missed out on a birthday party due to lockdown. So if you were born in April, May or June, head on over with your ID to get things rolling.

Until Aug 31. 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.

¥35 Frozen Margaritas @ Tacolicious


Head on over to Tacolicious for RMB35 Frozen Margaritas all day, all night, all month!

Daily, Until Aug 31. Tacolicious, Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

The Spritz Social @ D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana


Feeling the heat this summer? Enjoy the good things in life daily at more that reasonable prices from 3-7pm at D.O.C., where The Spritz Social Happy Hour sees Frozen and Classic Spritz, Campari Spritz and Arancini Balls start from just RMB25 from 3-4pm and increasing by 5 RMB every hour until 7pm. That's a whole lotta Spritz. Oh, and there's also house wines and Peroni bottles on Happy Hour too!

Daily, 3-7pm. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.

Shanghai Taco Tour


See those restaurants on the flyer above? From now until September 5, they are all offering a taco combo special. In each venue you can claim a taco bingo card that contains 10 slots to fill for each restaurant. When you order the combo, the venue will give you a sticker to put on your bingo card.

The first 40 people that claim all 10 stickers and send a picture of the competed bingo card to the Vitae Spirits WeChat account (QR on the poster above) will win prizes galore! Rather order in? No problem – waimai orders of the combo specials will also receive a sticker.

Daily, Until Sep 5; prices vary. See participating venues on the flyer above.

Sunset Crush @ La Barra


Drink, bites and chilled out tropical vibes everyday from 3-8pm at La Barra.

Daily, 3-8pm; Free. La Barra, 110, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, by Xinzha Lu (enter on Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.

Senator Saloon Pop Up @ Sichuan Citizen 


Until Senator Saloon is allowed to reopen on Wuyuan Lu (that prohibition theme is a little to literal for liking right now) the team will be taking over the bar at sister restaurant Sichuan Citizen every day from 5pm.

Daily, 5pm-Midnight; Free. Sichuan Citizen, 2/F, 378 Wukang Lu, by Taian Lu  武康路378号2楼,近泰安路.

Free Flow Champagne @ ENTROPY


Remember what we said about loving classy things at affordable prices? It's three hours of free flow Champagne with snacks at ENTROPY Champagne Cafe for just RMB298 on weekdays and RMB338 on weekends. Unbeatable.

Daily, 5-10pm; Mon-Fri RMB298, Sat & Sun RMB338. ENTROPY Champagne Cafe, Shop 213F/G/H, 2nd Floor, Grand Gateway 66, 1 Hongqiao Lu 港汇恒隆广场2楼南北连廊. 

Happy Hour @ ROZO


It's buy-one-get-one on wine by the glass every day (bar Monday) at ROZO.

Daily, 6-8pm. ROZO, 2/F, 968 Wuding Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu 武定路968号2楼,近胶州路.

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai x The Union Trading Company – Bar Collab


Find your way to the Hidden Bar nestled in The Ritz Bar & Lounge at The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai as they have teamed up with The Union Trading Company, listed 2021 World’s 50 Best Bars. This joint-effort project offers eight newly invented cocktails.

The crew from The Union Trading Company will temporarily move into the Ritz-Carlton Hidden Bar, bringing in their own bartending accessories, glassware, finest ingredients and décor. Tipplers will feel like they are sitting in a more refined version of the original The Union Trading Company.

Daily, 6pm-midnight; from RMB108. The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址  南京西路1376号, 近西康路.

Feng Tang Exhibition


From now to September 10, renowned artist, novelist and calligrapher Feng Tang collaborates with Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai to host his private calligraphy exhibition ‘HAVE THE WILD TEA.’ The exhibition comprises about 30 calligraphy pieces and a calligraphy fan dedicated to the hotel, to be on display throughout the hotel’s lobby bar, creating a unique experience for audiences.

To celebrate this calligraphy exhibition, David Fan, Head Bartender at Mandarin Oriental has crafted two special tea-infused cocktails, named after Feng Tang’s calligraphy works ‘Wild Form’ and ‘Tea Form.’ Guests will be amazed and delighted as they sip on the creative drinks while appreciating the artist’s calligraphy works.

Price: RMB128*

Valid period: Until Sep 10, 10am to 6pm daily

*Inclusive of one entrance ticket and one tea-inspired cocktail (can also choose non-alcoholic drink)

To purchase click here or scan the QR:


Until Sep 10, 10am-6pm; RMB128. Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, 111 Pudong Nan Lu, by Yincheng Lu  浦东南路111号, 近银城路.

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