19 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, June 23, 2021

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June 26: Shanghai’s Biggest Block Party – Part II


After good times galore last month, Shanghai’s Biggest Block Party – Part II is taking place at Found 158 this Saturday. Early Bird Tickets are just RMB58, which gets you a drink from New Zealand's finest hard seltzer Everyday Weekend. You'll also get a wristband, which entitles you to 40+ amazing food and drink deals across the nine participating venues. And, of course, there will be music across the venues. For all the details on the food and drink deals and music, click the link:

READ MORE: Everything You Need to Know About Shanghai's Biggest Block Party

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June 26, 1-7pm. Found 158158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号, 近瑞金一路.

July 4: Fourth of July BBQ Throw Down


It's a 4th of July Barbecue Throw Down! Matty Waters of The Smokehouse Shanghai is going up against Zach Cagle of Zax BBQ in Zhengzhou, Henan. Two Pit Masters duking it out and bringing you some of the best BBQ south of the Wall - the Great Wall that is! It is going down at El Santo to the sound of a Live Band and Guest DJ, with Blue Demon Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Corona, Frozen Margaritas, House Red and White Wine, all starting at just RMB25. Early Bird Tickets are just RMB58, which includes a welcome drink. But you'll need a wristband to join in the fun – get yours now by clicking here or scanning the QR code on the flyer above.

The Best of the Rest...

Until June 27: The First BFC Music Festival

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The Bund Finance Center (BFC) is presenting a series of interactive events, including outdoor concerts, singing competitions and weekend market activities. 
June 5-27; Free entry. BFC (the Bund Finance Center). 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Fengjing Lu. 中山东二路600号,近枫泾路. 
See event listing.

June 23/24: Euro Cup France v Portugal

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Sit back, relax and cheer on the French team. Enjoy the match with two giant screens. Book your tables in advance to secure your seats.
June 23/24, Kick Off 3am; Free entry.
Le Café des Stagiaries. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158号Found158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

June 24: Commune Reserve 1-Year Anniversary

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Commune Reserve is celebrating its one year anniversary with loads of deals and lots of beer! From 4-11pm, all guests get one complimentary 10oz draft beer and free flow continues from 9pm-midnight for RMB188 on designated craft beers plus live DJs. The free flow deals continue through the weekend.
June 24, 4pm; Commune Reserve. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu.  愚园路1107号, 近凤冈路.

June 24: Ladies Who Tech STEM Drinks Night

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Summer is coming! Join in at Tacolicious for the Ladies Who Tech Shanghai STEM Drinks Night. This time, they will be discussing topics around consumer marketing.
June 24, 7pm; RMB150 includes two drinks.
Tacolicious. Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu. 余姚路34号1幢104-105室,近西康路. See event listing.

June 25: Jewel Appreciation and Cultural Exchange

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Learn about different jewels, history and culture with an afternoon tea set.
June 25, 1pm; RMB580 for members, RMB680 for non-members.
OMBRA. Jiashan Market, 550 South Shaanxi Lu, No. 37, Lane Building A. 上海市徐汇区陕西南路550弄370号嘉善老市A栋. See event listing.

June 25: Besame Vol. 4

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Besame Latin Night on the Bund Vol. 4 is bringing warm and groovy rhythms from the streets of Havana to keep you dancing all night long. 
June 25, 8pm; Free entry.
Bar Rouge. 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Nanjing Dong Lu. 中山东一路18号6楼,近南京东路. See event listing.

June 25: Jack 4 Jack

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Jack 4 Jack is turning two, come and celebrate at the ultimate hype house this weekend. 
June 25, 9pm; Free entry. Elevator. B1, No.265 Nandan Dong Lu, by Caoxi Bei Lu.
南丹东路265号,近漕溪北路. See event listing.

June 26: The Drinkery Activation

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Check out The Drinkery's first activation (aka Grand Opening Party) from 3pm to late. They will have a stellar DJ lineup, cheap and cheerful bar snacks and drinks flowing like water. Swing through to switch on at The Drinkery.  
June 26, 3pm; The Drinkery50 Ruijin Er Lu, by Fuxing Zhong Lu. 瑞金二路50号-1,近复兴中路.

June 26: Create, Inspire, Grow

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Join a discussion on content creation and digital marketing in the age of social media and TikTok. Learn how you can get started as a creator on a journey to build an audience, brand and channel.
June 26, 2pm; Register for free via QR code. Xintiandi WeWork Lobby. 黄陂南路838弄中海国际B座(大堂). See event listing.

June 26: Canada Day 2021

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Kick off summer in style by joining this lovely party at One East. Mark your calendars for good times with great friends to enjoy a day filled with the tastiest Canadian food and beverages.
June 26, 2pm; Scan QR code for more information. One East. South 2 Gate, No. 788 Zhongshan Nanyi Lu. 黄浦区中山南一路788号博会广场One Plaza南2门. See event listing.

June 26: #thefutureof [Spirituality] – M Talks

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M Glam invites you to join in on a smart, fun and thought-provoking conversation about #thefutureof[Spirituality], the human quest for meaning.
June 26, 4pm; RMB280 or RMB550 including dinner.
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.

June 26: Wakanda Night

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Celebrate African culture and immerse yourself in colorful vibes and energy with Wakanda Night. It’s your chance to get on the dancefloor and enjoy the beats of the dynamic DJ line-up.
June 26, 6pm; Free entry. Cyclo. 158 Julu Lu, Found 158, by Ruijin Yi Lu.
巨鹿路158号Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

June 26: Tinderlicious #3

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Tinderlicious is back with their guest bartender, Alex Custeau. You don’t want to be missing out on such a fabulous event.
June 26, 9.30pm; RMB88 presale, RMB 128 at the door. Gin & Juice. 358 Kangding Lu, Building 3, Unit 106, by Shaanxi Bei Lu. 
358号康定路3幢106室,近陕西北路. See event listing.

June 26: Vibrance Dance

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Vibrance dance invites you to open your heart. Lose yourself in dance while sensing your whole body, your breath and every movement you make.
June 26; Register by clicking here. EF Education First. 258 Tongren Lu, by Yuyan Dong Lu.
铜仁路258号,近愚园东路. See event listing.

June 27: Proud Stories

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June is here and rainbows are everywhere. Join at Glam to listen to speakers from the LGBTQ community share their proud stories.  
June 27, 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.

June 27: The Fellas 5th Anniversary

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The Fellas Terrace is pleased to celebrate their fifth anniversary; this very special occasion is open to the public.
June 27, 3pm; Free entry. The Fellas Terrace. 7F, 7 Yan’an Dong Lu, by Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu.
延安东路7号7楼,近中山东一路. See event listing.

Looking ahead…

June 29: Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance

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Why do some people succeed and others fail? Angela Duckworth is here to share some insights on her landmark research on grit. If this topic resonates with you, come and join her discussion.
June 29, 7pm; Free entry. Balini Coffee. 1F, 75 Wanhangdu Lu, by Beijing Xi Lu.
万航渡路75号1楼,近北京西路. See event listing.

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