27 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, April 21, 2021

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Apr 21: Oyster Pop-Up at Beer Plus


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For one night only, Beer Plus will have a special selection of fresh oysters from Ireland, France and New Zealand. Reserve in advance for a limited early bird discount. 
Apr 21, 5-10pm; RMB388 for twelve oysters.
Beer Plus. 17 Shuicheng Nan Lu, by Huang Jin Cheng Dao. 水城路17号,近南京城道. See event listing.

Apr 21: Miercoles Calientes: Tomatito Goes Manila


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Miercoles Calientes is Tomatito’s weekly hot Wednesday special with off-menus tapas from RMB10+ and deals on selected drinks. This week is dedicated to Tomatito Manila. Expect sexy Pinoy tapos and the finest rum cocktails.
Apr 21, 5.30-10.30pm; Free entry. 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.

Apr 22: Candlelight Flow


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Celebrate Earth Day with the community with a 60-minute Vinyasa flow candlelight class. This class is led by Nayeli in English and designed for all levels. Don’t forget to bring your yoga mats. 
Apr 22, 7-8pm; RMB88 include 10% dinner discount.
Moka Bros. 108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu. 襄阳北路108101C,近淮海中路. See event listing.

Apr 22: The Union Trading Company at The 1515 WEST Chophouse & Bar

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The Union Trading Company present their creative cocktail experience at The 1515 WEST Chophouse & Bar. Guests can enjoy the UTC team's talents as they dazzle with enviable knowledge, with legendary French cognac brand Rémy Martin as the base liquor for the night. RMB118 net for each cocktail or RMB500 net for all five.

Apr 22, 8pm-Midnight; RMB118-500 net. The 1515 WEST Chophouse & Bar, 4/F, Shangri-La Hotel, 1218 Yan'an Zhong Lu, by Tongren Lu.

Apr 23: German Beer Day at Zapfler


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Did you know the national drink of Germany is beer? This is the 505th Anniversary of the German Beer Day. Join the party, bring friends and taste the freshness of quality German brews.
Apr 23, 4pm; RMB100.
Zapfler German Craft Brewery. B1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Shimen Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158B1,近石门一路. See event listing.

Apr 23: 3rd Rollerversary


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RIINK is turning three! The 3rd Rollerversary is happening. DJ Alynna will be on deck pumping the best rolling tunes. All followers will get a complimentary drink.
Apr 23, 7pm; Free entry. RIINK. Building 18, Room 192, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu.
静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102. See event listing.

Apr 23: Dutch King's Day at Tacolicious

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King's Day is when the Dutch celebrate the birthday of their king, so Tacolicious is celebrating the way they know how, with happy hour prices on drinks and a selected Dutch menu crafted by their Dutch chef Thijs. Wear orange and get a free shot. 
Apr 23, 5pm; Free entry. Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu. 余姚路341104-105室,近西康路

Apr 23: New Shake City: The 90s R&B Concert


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Shanghai’s house of funk and soul takes it back to the day with a 90s R&B party this Friday. The soulful, captivating singer SOS is in town just for this weekend and will be performing.
Apr 23, 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.

Apr 23: Love Bang: Mutation Generation


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They are mutating fast and so is the world. Come enjoy the music now before everything mutates again and becomes brand new. Love Bang presents a night of musical mutations: mutant club music, footwork, hip hop and originals.
Apr 23, 9.30pm; 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.

Apr 23: Bingo Boum BadaBoom – Vol. 12!


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Bingo Boum Badaboom just turned 12. Two of the most iconic, popular and cheerful nights join forces for the first time. They are here to celebrate a dozen years of savoring, loving and sharing.
Apr 23, 10pm; RMB350
. 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.

Apr 23: Refuge Invites Terra Firma


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Terra Firma is a Drum ‘n’ Bass label established in York, England. Deep, organic music is combined with the impressive art style with unique symbols of the Terra Firma band. 
Apr 23, 10.30pm; Free entry.
Downtown Hall x 151. B1/F, 151 Julu Lu, near Chengdu Nan Lu, Huangpu District. 巨鹿路151B1楼,近成都南路. See event listing.

Apr 23-24: Alec Haavik & The Shanghai Shindiggers


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The Shanghai Shindiggers and saxophone player Alec Haavik from New York bring you a night of pure joyful American swing. On vocals is Jade Lee, the first student accepted into the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama to study jazz vocals.
Apr 23-24, 7.30-9pm and 9.30-11pm. 
Jazz at Lincoln Center Shanghai. 4F, Meilun Building, 139 East Nanjing Lu. 南京东路139号美伦大楼4. See event listing.

Apr 24: Caribbean Fever at The Camel


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The Camel is excited to host the next installment of Area 501’s Hangover series: Caribbean Fever. This will be an all-day Caribbean brunch special featuring Chef Lilian.
Apr 24, 11am; Free entry.
The Camel Sports Bar and Kitchen. 97 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Xinle Lu. 襄阳北路97号咸阳大楼1楼,近新乐路. See event listing.

Apr 24: The PopUp Picnic


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It is time to usher in spring – imagine sitting on picnic blankets surrounded by a garden in full bloom. This Pop Up Picnic will have delightful cocktails, wine beer (don't forget to BYOC aka Bring Your Own Cup), plus food by The Curry Gaeng and Street Kings and delicious desserts by the Midnight Bakers.
Apr 24, 11.30am-9.30pm; RMB60 presale, RMB70 at the door.
Bar No. 3. 277 Xingguo Lu, by Tai’an Lu. 兴国路277号,近泰安路. See event listing.

Apr 24: Mezcal & Tacos at Espiritu

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Crush some Chihuahua tacos paired with a variety of imported mezcals at Espiritu this Saturday. Swing by anytime between noon to 5pm to enjoy all things Mexico. 
Apr 24, 12-5pm; Free entry. Espiritu.
 Lane 337 Yongjia Lu, #101, by Xiangyang Lu.  徐汇区永嘉路337号(靠近襄阳南路).

Apr 24: Let’s Have Fun Festival


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WeWork is debuting their first ‘Let’s Have Fun Festival’ because of all the fun they have had. The festival is a community-centered cultural and entertainment event, accompanied with good food, drinks and music.
Apr 24, 2pm; Free entry.
WeWork. 3 Floors House, by Wulumuqi and Changle Lu. 乌鲁木齐路与长乐路,近三层建筑. See event listing.

Apr 24: Kartel Rooftop Opening Party

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Spring has sprung, and it is time for a whole lotta rooftop fun. That’s Shanghai has joined forces with Kartel for some sunny side up action on Saturday, April 24 from 3pm onwards. Tickets are RMB100, which includes entry and two drinks tickets, while the Cocarde Collective will be holding forth with French touch disco funky house. We’re expecting a sellout crowd, so click here or scan the QR to avoid disappointment.

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Apr 24, From 3pm; RMB100. Kartel, 5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Julu Lu 襄阳北路1号5楼, 近巨鹿路

Apr 24: Cita Launch Party


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Cita will be celebrating this coming Saturday with a launch party at the Flair Rooftop, Shanghai's highest terrace with breathtaking views of Pudong and Puxi, as well as the best place in town to enjoy the sunset. RMB269 gets you free flow from 3-7pm.
Apr 24, 3pm; RMB269. Flair Rooftop. 58F, The Ritz Carlton Shanghai, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong. FLAIR顶层餐厅世纪大道8号金融中心上海浦东丽思卡尔顿酒店58楼. See event listing.

Apr 24: When the Sun Goes Down


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MVP Events is delighted to present this year’s first rooftop party at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund. Enjoy non-stop house, deep house and techno beats played by the DP Boys Shane, Pete and Terrence.   
Apr 24, 3pm; RMB100 presale, RMB168 at the door
. Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund. 19 Gongping Lu, by Haiping Lu. 公平路19号,近海平路. See event listing.

Apr 24: Rooftop Party Fashion Show at Bar Rouge


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Bar Rouge Shanghai teams up with FC club to bring the ultimate Rooftop Party Fashion Show as part of the terrace opening series. Expect a sophisticated atmosphere graced by Shanghai’s unique skyline and views.  
Apr 24, 8pm; Free entry.
Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路18号,近南京东路. See event listing.

Apr 24: Tiger Muay Thai and Ringside Fight Night


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Tiger Muay Thai Fight Night is coming. Expect seven international muay thai fighters from five different countries.
Apr 24, 6pm; RMB50.
Super Brand Mall. 168 Lujiazui Xi Lu, by Lujiazui Huan Lu. 陆家嘴西路168号,近陆家嘴环路. See event listing.

Apr 24: 3 Sense at X Bar


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3 Sense is a collective that is meant to bring a different experience to Shanghai’s nightlife, with a solid mixture of groovy music and electronic. 
Apr 24, 9pm; Free entry.
X Bar. No.7 Donghu Lu, Xuhui District. 东湖路7号,近淮海中路. See event listing.

Apr 24: Wellington College China’s Festival of Education


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Wellington College China’s Festival of Education is returning once again. This annual event is an opportunity for educators, parents and general education enthusiast to come together to share ideas and gain new insights into teaching and learning.   
Apr 24; For reservations and bookings click here
. Wellington College International Shanghai. 1500 Yaolong Lu, by Zhonghuan Lu. 耀龙路1500号,近中环. See event listing.

Apr 24-25 Curries of the World at Curry Gaeng

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Stop by Curry Gaeng this weekend to taste the traditions of Sri Lanka in a Curries of the World event. Featuring guest chef Anita Abeygoonesekera, a set menu of a starter, main, dessert and drink go for just RMB228, or RMB198 early bird. 
Apr 24-25 6.30pm; RMB198 early bird, RMB228 at the door. Fantang, 98-3 Yanping Lu, Jing'an. 上海静安区延平路98-3号

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Apr 26: F&B Quiz at Cages

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Calling all Shanghai foodies, connoisseurs, bon vivants, gourmands and gastronomes. Oh, and let’s not forget the winos, boozers, bums, guzzlers, lushes, drunkards and dipsomaniacs. A new monthly F&B Quiz kicks off at Cages on Monday, April 26, with seven rounds of food and drink trivia fun, shots for each round winner, and a tomahawk steak and bottles of Fernet Branca and Jameson for the ultimate epicurean champions.
Apr 26, 8pm; Free Entry. Cages, 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.

Apr 28: Beer University - Craft Head x Commune Reserve

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Get over hump day with one of China's most delicious southern brewers, Craft Head Brewing Co. leading this month's edition of Beer University at Commune Reserve. For RMB168, enjoy six tasty beers plus snacks and meet the brewers in person. 
Apr 28, 7-8.30pm; RMB168. Commune Reserve. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu. 愚园路1107号,近凤岗路.

Apr 30: Football Quiz

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The Football Quiz is back at the The Hop Project. The action kicks off at 7.30pm, with seven rounds of football fun. Entry is free and there is a real life cup for the winners to hold aloft, as well as plenty of booze prizes. It is also a league with each season's winners crowned and given a grand prize, the likes of which football fans can only dream. Check out the 2021 Season Fixture List above.

Apr 30, 7.30pm; free entry. The Hop Project, 372 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路372号, 近成都北路


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