The 14 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, January 7, 2021

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Jan 6-10: Epiphany Week

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Feast to your heart and spirit’s content! Mr & Mrs Bund invites you to celebrate Epiphany with comfort wine-and-dine and the limited release Galette des Rois, otherwise known as the King cake. It will be available for brunch, dinner and takeaway.
Jan 6-10; Free entry.
Mr & Mrs Bund. 6F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路外滩186楼,近南京东路 . See event listing.

Jan 8: Taipei All Day - A Taiwan Classics Food Popup

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Visit your favorite Taiwanese night markets right here in Shanghai at the Taipei All Day Food Popup at The Camel. From Taiwanese beef noodles to braised pork rice, Kelvin Ip and Sohail Kalia will be serving up those classic street food eats. Come hungry for the best kind of tasteful noods.
Jan 8, 8pm; Free entry. The Camel Sports Bar and Kitchen. 97 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Xinle Lu. 襄阳北路97号襄阳大楼,近新乐路 . See event listing.

Jan 8: Planet Kebab Afro Cuisine Pop Up

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Here comes the second edition of the Pop Up Afro Cuisine and Culture Discovery. This time Planet Kebab will bring you to the country of Ghana. Come have a taste of Waakye, Ampesi and Kotomike, and learn some cool facts about the country and its traditions.
Jan 8, 7pm; Free entry.
Planet Kebab. 419 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu. 上海静安区大沽路419号,近成都北路 . See event listing.

Jan 8: 24k Magic - The Bruno Mars Tribute

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For one night only, C2 Band and Shake pay tribute to one of the modern greats: Bruno Mars. As a singer, songwriter and producer, the man does it all and has the hits to back it up. This Friday, C2 Band will take a tour through Mr. Mar’s catalog, from The Lazy Song to Uptown Funk to Versace On the Floor and lots more.
Jan 8, 9.30pm; RMB100. Shake. 3F, 26 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. 茂名南路463楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

Jan 8-10: Explore CRS Shanghai International Teaching Job Fair

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Find your next teaching job at the Explore CRS Shanghai job fair. The sociable, supportive atmosphere of this face-to-face event will allow you to meet new people and build connections. Come and interview with some top international and bilingual scools that will offer excellent career opportunities. For more information and registration, visit here.
Jan 8-10, at various times; Free entry but prior registration required. Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. 1288 Lujiazui Huan Lu, by Yincheng Lu. 陆家嘴环路1288, 近银城路. See event listing.

Jan 9: Hand Crafted House Party Ft. Side Hustle & Nonna Ruth

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Side Hustle Brewing Company x Nonna Ruth Pizza Bar are launching a beer and pizza pop up! Enjoy Shanghai’s finest craft beer, authentic Chicago ‘tavern style’ pizza, live music and the chilliest house party this side of 2021.
Jan 9, 12-5.30pm; Free entry. The Apartment. 2F, 150 Chengdu Nan Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu. 黄浦区成都南路1602 . See event listing.

Jan 9: Blooming Frame DIY Workshop

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The Flower Wall Company is back with one of its most popular workshops. Have fun creating your own flower wall in a frame following their guidelines, and take your own unique décor piece home.
Jan 9, 2pm; RMB399. The Flower Wall Company. 255 Fumin Lu, Building 1. 2富民路2551 . See event listing.

Jan 9: DKNSTRKT Drag Workshop

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In this free introductory workshop taught by Shanghai drag artists Beaverhauser and Barbe Bizarre, everyone will get the opportunity to learn secrets to be a drag queen or king. These secrets will include makeup tricks and simple costuming tips. Kindly remember to bring your own makeup, brushes and mirrors.
Jan 9, 2-4pm; Free entry. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路 . See event listing.

Jan 9: Movie screening - Handia

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Directed by Jon Garano and Aitor Arregui, this film narrates the return of Martin to the family home in Gipuzkoa after having fought in the first Carlist War. The movie is based on a true story and explores the themes of ambition, money and fame.
Jan 9, 4pm; Free entry. Miguel de Cervantes Library. 208 Anfu Lu, by Wulumuqi Zhong Lu. 安福路208号,近乌鲁木齐中路 . See event listing.

Jan 9: Calorie Burn Skate Party

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Roll off those extra pounds from all the holiday big meals and have a fresh start for the new year. Happy hour is on with a package deal available all day.
Jan 9, 7pm. Free entry. RIINK. Building 18, Room 102, 358 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu.静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102 . See event listing.

Jan 9: Apres Ski Party

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It is time to dress for the slopes and get together for Tacolicious’ very first event of the year. If you are looking for a night to get a bunch of friends together, then this party is where its at. Expect the venue to be transformed into all things snow and ski-related with fun Apres Ski-themed activities throughout the night.
Jan 9, 9pm; Free entry. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu. 余姚路341104-105室,近西康路 . See event listing.

Jan 9: The Rambler Shangri-la Gin Launch Party

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Co-founded by Fraser Kennedy, The Rambler gin from Shangri-la is finally launching in Shanghai at Perch this Saturday. Fraser will be kicking off the event with a master class at 3:30pm (scan the QR code to sign up), followed by a free guided tasting of the The Rambler's core gins, Base Camp and Rare Specimen. The party will follow at 8pm with all the gin & tonics and gin-based cocktails you can imagine. 

Jan 9, 3:30pm master class, 8pm-late party; Free entry. PerchRm 107, 445 Jiangning Lu, by Wuding Lu.  江宁路445号107室, 近武定路See event listing.

Jan 9: Techno Train 6-year Anniversary

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Techno Train, one of Shanghai’s most respectable concepts involving techno music, is set to retire and park its wagons after a prolific run of six years. This is the last boarding call for Techno Train to take off on its last pleasant journey with the sickest line-up so far.
Jan 9, 11pm; RMB80 with one drink before 1am, RMB150 with one drink after 1am. Celia 702. 2F, 702 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Shimen Er Lu. 南京东路7022楼,近石门二路 . See event listing.

Jan 9-10: Mikkeller x WarPigs + Mikkeller x Empirical Spirits

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Mikkeller will be busy this weekend with back to back collaboration events. Saturday sees Hops N' Grooves with WarPigs. There will be a WarPigs beer release (a 3 Floyds and Mikkeller collab series), discounted merch and music by DJ B.O. Sunday is all about the highballs, featuring Danish brand Empirical Spirits. Two canned cocktails and one mixer will be on offer, most famously named "Fuck Trump & His Stupid Fucking Wall." Yes, we would like two please. 

Jan 9-10, 4pm-late; Free entry. Mikkeller. Lane 7-11, 98 Yanping Lu, by Wuding Lu. 延平路98号See event listing.

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