16 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, May 6, 2021

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May 6: Speed Connector Night

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The thought of networking events can be daunting. Speed Connecting involves having six-minute one-on-one conversations with a different person each round. Come for some good networking and wine.   
May 6, 6.30pm; RMB180, scan QR code to register.
Italo by FUNKA. 2F, 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu. 富民路291号悟锦世纪大厦2楼,近长乐路. See event listing.

May 7: Eating Music pres. COCOONICS EP Release Party

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Along with the release of Cocoonics 2021 EP, a conceptual release party with a live set and DJ visuals will be held at Elevator. Cocoonics will wield her explosive power during her live performance.
May 7, 9pm; Free entry.
Elevator. B1, No.265 Nandan Lu, by Caoxi Bei Lu. 南丹东路265号,近漕溪北路. See event listing.

May 7: Babylon X Berlin

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Babylon X Berlin is a new party series mixing a sinful 1920 Berlin vibe with an Xed 2020 Shanghai clubbing atmosphere.
May 7, 10pm; Free entry.
X Bar. 7 Donghu Lu, by Yanqing Lu. 徐汇区东湖路,近延庆路. See event listing.

May 7-8: Chicago Cabaret

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You can always count on The Pearl and The Silk Room to deliver the goods on world class cabaret. This weekend will be no different as Chicago Cabaret graces the stage.  
May 7-8, 6pm; RMB180 presale, RMB220 at the door.
The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路. See event listing.

May 8: Yasmine's 白8 Patio Popup

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Swing by Yamine's patio for all-day steak, hot pot and 白8 baijiu cocktails and bottle deals. Enjoy two hours of free flow finger food and 白8 cocktail from 1-3pm for RMB118.
May 8, 12pm; RMB118 for free flow. Yasmine's. 93-4 North Xiangyang Lu, Shanghai. 襄阳北路93号,近长乐路. See event listing.

May 8: Queens of Shanghai

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For one night, Bar Rouge Shanghai turns into a fairytale palace to receive the Queens of Shanghai. Party with them as they pay tribute to female figures making the rounds of the city’s nightlife.   
May 8, 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.

May 8: Futuristic Disco

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Enjoy new generation sounds with disco vibes by DJ King Melo at RIINK. Get your humble night fever on and roll the night away.  
May 8, 8pm; RMB158. 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室. See event listing.

May 9: Los Bandidos de Mayo


Celebrate the 6th ‘Eggiversary’ at Egg Zhenning for a day of fun at ‘Summer Camp’! Come picnic on the roof, explore a market of local brands, bring your furry friend to the puppy play area, and even sign up for a special Chef’s Table from Egg Xiangyang Manager, Tseren, who will be grilling up a summery BBQ feast to honor his Mongolian heritage. Scan the QR to register special activties or join the market for free.
May 9, 9am-6pm; Free. Anken Air, 465 Zhenning Lu  上海长宁区镇宁路465弄181号. See event listing.



The GlamSquad is celebrating Mother’s Day in the most amazing way and they want to do it with you! For their long-awaited comeback they have chosen a special occasion, a top-notch location – The Shanghai EDITION – and even more beauty partners than before.
May 9, 2-5pm; RMB480, scan the QR to book now. The Shanghai EDITION, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, by Jiangxi Zhong Lu 南京东路199号, 近江西中路.


May 9: Los Bandidos de Mayo

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MVP events and Tomatito are teaming up for an astonishing day to night rooftop event. This will be a weekend of Cinco de Mayo: live DJs, a Mariachi band, sexy tapas and cocktails.
May 9, 1pm; RMB150.
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.

May 9: Cheers to Moms

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Treat your mom to all-time-favorite signatures plus new classics from an extraordinary menu to suit a weekend of appreciation.    
May 9. RMB350 per person.
Mr & Mrs Bund. 6F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路外滩18号6楼,近南京东路. See event listing.

May 9: Mother’s Day Set

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a special five-course set meal with your loved ones at OMBRA. 
May 9. RMB428.
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...

May 12-16: Drink Street

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Riding on the coattails of the success of last year’s Drink Street, this year the event is back with big news: Drink Street will take place six times per year for the next two years at the Shanghai Centre. This first round will see numerous bars and brands from around China.
May 12-16, 4pm; Free entry. Shanghai Centre. 1376 Nanjing Xi Li, by Xikang Lu.
南京西路1376号上海商城,近西康路. See event listing.

May 15-16: Sound of Spring

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After a one year hiatus, it is that time of year again when That's Shanghai and Urban Family take over Green City in Jinqiao for our annual Sound of Spring festival. This year's event will be held on the weekend of May 15-16 and will be packed with all sorts of exciting activities from music to sports to delicious treats from Shanghai's favorite restaurants.


May 15-16, 10am; RMB100, sign up via QR code. Green City. 600 Lantian Lu, by Yunshan Lu, Jinqiao. 金桥蓝天路600号,近云山路. See event listing

May 15-16: Beernanza in the Sky

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Are you ready for the biggest beer and cocktail event of the year? Beernanza and Mixnanza are back - bringing together great drinks, great friends, and live music on a 2,000 square-meter rooftop.


May 15-16, 1pm; RMB68. Wharf 1846. 3F, 3A No.601 Waima Lu, Huangpu district. See event listing.

May 21: Shanghai Local Independent Craft Beer Festival

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Focusing on the medium, small and microbreweries of Shanghai, the Local Independent Craft (LIC) Beer Festival brings 18 Shanghai-based craft breweries together in one spot.      
May 21, 6pm; Free entry. aCote Micro Brewery. 692 Yongjia Lu, by Anting Lu.
 永嘉路692号,近安亭路. See event listing.

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