27 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, June 8, 2021

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June 6-13: Bun Cha Cha Two Year Anniversary


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Vietnamese restaurant Bun Cha Cha celebrates two years in the game with some crazy deals at both their shops during the week, culminating in a party on Sunday.
June 6-13; Free entry. Bun Cha Cha. B103B, Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Songshan Lu
. 淮海中路222号B103B室,近嵩山路.  See event listing.

June 10: A Breath for India: Join the Global Campaign


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India’s COVID-19 catastrophe is not stopping. A group of Shanghai-based Indians and Indian supporters are collaborating in our shared fight against COVID-19 through a global campaign: A Breath for India. They are kicking off with a dinner event, featuring a raffle and live auction.   
June 10, 6.30pm; RMB260
. Grand Mercure Hotel Hongqiao Shanghai. 369 Xianxia Lu, by Furongjiang Lu.仙霞路369号,近芙蓉江路.  See event listing.

June 10: Dialogues of Fiction: Mariana Enriquez


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In collaboration with Sinan Mansions, Miguel de Cervantes Library will continue the cycle ‘Fiction Dialogues,’ a program that interviews with writers from Spain and Latin America.   
June 10, 7pm; 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.

June 10: Diva Legends with Sheree


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Sheree and the Shake band bring you the diva classics: 100% live and 180% emotional. All menu cocktails are buy-one-get-one all night long.   
June 10, 9.30pm; RMB50.
Shake. 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. 茂名南路46号3楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

June 11: Cru Vol. 5 by The ZUK Bar


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Enjoy a breezy Friday night with free-flow of selected wine from around France and appetizing nibbles on The ZUK Bar terrace!
June 11, 6.30pm; RMB288. The ZUK Bar. 1F, 380 Weihai Lu, by Shimen Yi Lu. 威海路380号1层,近石门一路.  See event listing.

June 11: Love Wins Neon Glow


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Glow with all the colors of the rainbow at Bar Rouge Shanghai. Embrace with passion under the neon lights and let love win as you celebrate equality together.
June 11, 8pm; Free entry.
Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路18号7楼,近南京东路. See event listing.

June 11: Garbage Party


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New grunge-punk outfit Trash Panda is making their debut appearance at Yuyintang; come get trashy. 
June 11, 9pm; RMB80 presale, RMB100 at the door.
Yuyintang. 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu. 凯旋路851号,近延安西路. See event listing.

June 12: Coastal Cleanup


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Join this Coastal Cleanup event to make the world a cleaner and better place to live in. Scan the QR code for more information.
June 12, 8am; Free entry.
MUTE International. Room 101, Building 2, 425 Yanping Lu, Jingan, Shanghai.上海市静安区延平路425号2号楼101室. See event listing.

June 12: UnTour’s Street Eats Breakfast Tour


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Some of Shanghai’s best food is found street-side in the morning hours. With UnTour, you will have an expert to show you the best and most authentic places to eat.   
June 12, 9am; Scan QR code to register.
Untour Shanghai. Various starting points.  See event listing.

June 12: JS Markets Dragon Boat Festival Market


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JS Markets and Ambassy Club are teaming up to create a festive beginning to the Duanwu Jie holiday with a market of artisan food, fine crafts and goods.
June 12, 11am; Free entry. Ambassy Club. 1500 Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Wulumuqi Lu.
淮海中路1500号,近乌鲁木齐路. See event listing.

June 12: Alter Three Years Anniversary


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Alter is celebrating their three-year anniversary with yoga and music with their 14 favorite DJs playing.
June 12, 2pm; RMB120 presale, RMB150 at the door.
Fosun Foundation Art Center. 600 Zhonshan Dong Er Lu, by Dongmen Lu. 上海 中山东二路600号,近东门路. See event listing.

June 12: Drag-On: The Fiercest Festival


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Join local drag royalty at their make-up booths to paint up for however you party. There will be special performances, unlimited rolling fun and fantastic cocktails.
June 12, 9pm; RMB98 presale, RMB120 at the door.
RIINK. Building 18, Room 102, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu. 静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102室. See event listing.

June 12: Viva Ibiza Rooftop Party


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Nova and FoS are throwing an incredible rooftop party from sunset til the night ends. Their talented DJs will get you dancing on the stunning terrace.
Jun 12, 9pm; RMB100 presale, RMB150 at the door. Banyan Tree Shanghai. 19 Gongping Lu, by Haiping Lu. 公平路19号,近海平路. See event listing.

June 12: Rum N' Reggae

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Come enjoy some Carribean street food at Dodu, featuring Lilian from Area 501. The menu covers everything from jerk chicken to Caribbean birria tacos to stews and, of course, lots of rum cocktails. 
Jun 12, 12pm; Dodu. 81 Changshu Lu, by Changle Lu. 常熟路81号,近长乐路

June 12: RNBW Ladies Party


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Celebrate the colorful month of June with the Brooklyn Brewery RNBW Ladies Party, an annual gathering of Shanghai’s queer women.
Jun 12, 9pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 at the door.
Curfew. 1F, 1 Fenyang Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu. 汾阳路1号1楼,近淮海中路. See event listing.

June 12-13: Commune Market at the Langham Xintiandi


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Commune Market is the most exciting and vibrant market, celebrating cultures and traditions in Shanghai. Join in this summer on one of the best outdoor terraces in Xintiandi, where you will find a haven of cool finds.
Jun 12-13, 11am; Free entry.
The Langham Shanghai. 99 Madang Lu, by Taicang Lu. 马当路99号,近太仓路.  See event listing.

June 13: Fiesta Filipinas


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M&M Marketing & Events is hosting the very first Fiesta Filipinas. Fiestas are part of the Philippine culture, as it brings together family and friends to celebrate special occasions.
Jun 13, 12pm; Free entry. 
El Santo Tacos and Tequila. B1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158号B1层,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

June 13: Escape to Southeast Asia

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It's time to crush some Thai fried chicken plus Balinese pork pizza at Homeslice at Found158. Last time the perfectly crispy chicken sold out in record time, so make sure to arrive early!
Jun 13, 12.30pm; Free entry. Homeslice. B1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158号B1层,近瑞金一路.

June 13: FoS x Perfect Body


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Want to escape the busy urban life in Shanghai without driving hours to get out of the city? This is The Hellas House, a pool party in style that will be your perfect escape.
Jun 13, 1pm; RMB280 presale, RMB320 at the door. Hellas House. 735 Yuyuan Lu, by Zhenning Lu.
愚园路735号,近镇宁路.  See event listing.

June 13: Euro 2020 Football Quiz

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First a Euro 2020 Football Quiz at 7pm, then England v. Croatia on El Santo's three huge screens. Entry is free throughout, there will be some great prizes on offer, and the doors will be flung open, guaranteeing plenty of room for quiz teams and football supporters alike. Scan the QR on the poster above to reserve your table now. Oh, and you can win free tacos and margaritas right here.
Jun 13, 7pm; Free entry. El Santo Tacos and Tequila. B1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158号B1层,近瑞金一路.

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June 14: Dragon Boat Brunching & Happy Hour


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Dragon Boat Festival is coming up and we love any reason to brunch and drink all day. Bring your mates and dates for some Dragon Boat Brunching and Happy Hour.
Jun 14, 12pm; Free entry. TacoliciousRoom 104-105, 34 Yuyao Ly, by Xikang Lu. 余姚路34号1幢104-105室,近西康路. See event listing.

June 16: Beer University: Hard Seltzer

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Beer University at Commune Reserve is back in session, this time covering a different kind of bubbles, the latest craze of hard seltzer. This alcoholic soda water has taken the West by storm, and is doing the same now in Shanghai. For RMB168, sample six different hard seltzers plus snacks and learn about this new trend that is changing the drinking scene. 
June 16, 7pm; RMB168. Commune Reserve. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu. 愚园路1107号,近凤岗路.

June 19: Z-Rou Annual Chili Cookoff

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The Z-Rou Annual Chili Cookoff returns for a glorious second installment of plant-based deliciousness. This year’s competition will showcase 12 Shanghai celebrity chefs from popular venues around town. Tickets are just RMB100, which gets you unlimited free flow chili plus a Budweiser. Prices go up at the door, though, so get yours now!

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June 19, 2-8pm; Early Bird RMB80. 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.

June 19: Summer Pho-stival Banh Mi Challenge


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Celebrate the beginning of summer with a Giant Banh Mi Eating challenge. Take on 45cm of this delicious Vietnamese sandwich. Special prizes will be awarded to the fastest eaters.
Jun 19, 5pm; Scan QR code to register. Pho To Shop by Cyclo.
 974 Wuding Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu. 武定路974号,近胶州路.  See event listing.

June 19: RNBW Party


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RNBW… you know what it stands for. Join The Pearl during the queerest month of the year for a celebration of the vibrant people that make up Shanghai’s colorful community.
Jun 19, 6pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door.
The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu. 乍浦路471号,近武进路. See event listing.

June 19: DNIC Workplace Conference 2021


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Diversity & Inclusion Consulting (DNIC) is proud to bring you this year’s DNIC Workplace Conference. This event brings together employers, employees and job seekers to share and learn the value of an inclusive workplace for all.     
June 19, 9pm; Scan QR code for registration. Bridge+. 5F Ascendas Plaza, 333 Tianyaoqiao Lu.  See event listing.

June 27: Proud Stories


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June is here and rainbows are everywhere. Join Glam at the end of June to listen to speakers from the LGBTQ community share their proud stories with us.  
Jun 19, 2pm; Scan QR code for entry.
Glam. 7F, 5 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu. 中山东一路5号7楼,近广东路.  See event listing.


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