16 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, July 7, 2021

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July 7: New Quiz Season


A new Wednesday Night Quiz season starts this week at El Santo. Shanghai's longest running, the quiz is absolutely free to enter, with 10 rounds covering everything from current events, geography, history, pop culture, music, film and more, and there are El Santo vouchers and three bottles of Prosecco up for grabs. If all that was not enough, drinks are half price until 8pm, while food is half price all night long. The quiz kicks off at 7.30pm and is all wrapped up by around 10pm, so everyone can be fresh at work the next day. And at the end of each quarterly season, the winners receive a whopping RMB2,000 voucher. As the first quiz of a new season, there is no better time to join!
Every Wednesday, 7.30pm; Free Entry. El Santo, B/1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号B1层, 近瑞金一路. See event listing.

July 9-10: A Bu & Gaoyang Li Quartet

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A Bu is a creative jazz pianist and composer from Beijing. Li Gaoyang is a saxophonist proficient in baritone, treble saxophone and other musical instruments. They make sweet, sweet music together.
July 9-10, various times.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Shanghai. 4F, Meilun Building, 139 East Nanjing Lu. 南京西路139号美伦大楼4层. See event listing.

July 10: Plump Food & Drink Festival


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BISOU and the Plump Garden are co-hosting the Plump Food & Drink Festival. Four floors of food and drink at Taikang Terrace, featuring some of the city's heavyweight chefs, bartenders and brands. The line-up includes chefs Rembrandt Van Der Laan, Sean Jorgensen, Simon Sunwoo and Carlos Sotomayor.
July 10, 12pm; RMB100 for six food and drink tickets. BISOU. Taikang Terrace, 2F, 169 Jianguo Zhong Lu, by Ruijin Er Lu. 建国中路169号,近瑞金二路.

July 10: Summer Grooving

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Chef Lucky Lasagna is waiting for you with his BBQ and Ilya will bring a great selection of drinks, especially his latest invention – Coconut X and Aperol Spritz Slushies.
July 10, 2pm; RMB148.
Funkadeli (Fumin Lu). 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu. 富民路291号,近长乐路. See event listing.

July 10: Summer at Saint Tropez Rooftop Party

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MVP Events brings you a brand-new stunning Rooftop Party at the luxury Hyatt on the Bund Hotel, perched on the 33rd floor with an amazing panoramic view.
July 10, 3pm; RMB180.
VUE Bar. Hyatt on the Bund, Level 32, West Tower. 上海外滩茂悦大酒店,西楼32层. See event listing.

July 10: Tropical Booze Cruise

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Join this incredible BBQ prepared by Chef Thijs with tropical cocktails by Logan. They have transformed the beautiful Element Fresh rooftop into a cruise-inspired entertainment space.
July 10, 3pm; Free entry. Element Fresh Kwah Center (Huai Hai Zhong Lu). 4F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Donghu Lu. 淮海中路1028号嘉华中心4楼,近东湖路
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July 10: San Fermin - The Running of the Bulls

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Celebrate the best-known event of the San Fermín fiesta. Even if you have no interest in bulls, you can still enjoy the fiesta to the maximum with free flow pintxos. 
July 10, 7pm; Free entry. Apollo Bar de Tapas. 201 Anfu Lu, by Wulumuqi Zhong Lu.
 安福路201号,近乌鲁木齐路See event listing.

July 10: Love Bang 11-Year Anniversary: Divorce

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Sometimes you have to break up with what you used to love to make room for something new. A wishing fountain and a crying booth with tissues will be available.
July 10, 9pm; 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.

July 10: Disco Hai: Yeah Baby Vol. 5!

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Friends of Shanghai welcomes you to their new sexy and special edition of Disco Hai – the Austin Power Party edition – featuring music from the past and gorgeous dancers.
July 10, 10pm; RMB80 presale, RMB120 at the door.
La Suite. 1111 Wuding Lu. 武定路1111号. See event listing.

July 11: Antidote

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Antidote is an event that provides an escape, a peaceful place where people can be themselves with no pressure. Here will be spaces for meditation, yoga, sleep, pottery wheels, canvases and paints. Four hours of pure, unadulterated chill.
July 11, 1pm; RMB68 presale, RMB98 at the door.
Shanghai Culture Square Theatre. 597 Fuxing Lu, Shaanxi Nan Lu. 复兴路597号,近陕西南路. See event listing.

July 11: Antidote

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Friends of Shanghai is hosting an exciting barbecue event with three hours of free flow drinks. Get your tickets fast before they run out.
July 11, 3pm; RMB188 early bird, RMB258 at the door. 688 Shaanxi North Lu. 陕西北路688号

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July 13: Guest Chef Sean Jorgensen

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The monthly guest chef series continues at Tacolicious. Sean Jorgensen will be present serving up his take on tacos all evening.  
July 13, 6pm; Free entry. 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.

July 14: L'apéro du 14 Juillet 

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Celebrate France's National holiday with DJ ZIKO at Le Cafe des Stagiaries. For RMB280, enjoy free flow wine, beer, cocktails, cheese, charcuterie and loads of other snacks to ring the holiday in style. 
July 14, 7pm; RMB280. Le Cafe des Stagiaries. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu.  巨鹿路158号Found 158, 近瑞金一路.

July 14: How to prepare your child to be ready for school

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At this webinar, you will hear from ELG’s experienced Occupational Therapists and Sensory Specialist Hongsian as he explores the essential skills and strategies for parents and educators to better support children.
July 14, 7pm Chinese Session / 8pm English Session; Free entry.
ELG. 19-20, Lane 209, Zhennan Lu, by Zhenbei Lu. 真南路209弄19-20号,近真北路. See event listing.

July 17-18: Langham Lifestyle Market by Commune Market

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Commune Market presents the Summer 2021 Langham Lifestyle Market with loads of vendors, music, drinks and snacks.
July 17-18; 2pm. The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi. 99 Madang Lu 5th Floor Terrace. 新

Ongoing: Summer Wave

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BFC will bring its hot concept of ‘Glamping’ into the city, presenting the urban beach camping area. Through graffiti, indoor salons and other exciting displays, BFC is all about the outdoor-living, outdoor-loving environment.
July 10-Sep 12; Free entry.
BFC. 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Dongmen Lu. 中山东二路600号,近东门路. See event listing.

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