25 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, July 14, 2021

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Until July 18: Bravo Italia

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Bravo Italia! Through this Sunday, in honor of the Euro Cup win, enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco while dining at La Scala by mentioning the quote, ‘It’s gone to Rome!’
July 12-18; Free entry. La Scala, The Sukhothai Shanghai. 1F, 380, Weihai Lu, by Shimen Yi Lu.
威海路380号1层,近石门一路. See event listing.

July 14: Quiz Night


A new Wednesday Night Quiz season has started 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. And at the end of each quarterly season, the winners receive a whopping RMB2,000 voucher. With a new season having just begun, 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 15: The Cave Opening

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A night of Celia you have never experienced before. Come and have a taste in the cave.
July 15, 9pm; Scan QR code for registration. Celia. 709 Jiaozhou Lu. 
胶州路709号. See event listing.

July 16: Yaya’s Pop Up Pasta Bar Launch Party

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Late night carb-lovers behold: there is a new pasta bar popping up on Donghu Lu. Come and check it out at their launch party this Friday.
July 16, 7pm; Free entry. X Bar. 7 Donghu Lu, by Yanqing Lu.
徐汇区东湖路7号,近延庆路. See event listing.

July 16: Wild Wild West

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Bar Rouge is turning into a Western town, complete with highway men, gunslingers and beautiful dames. Show your rodeo skills on their mechanical bull, or sit back and enjoy the show.
July 16, 8pm; RMB150 includes one drink. 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.

July 16: New Shake City: The ‘90s R&B Show

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Shanghai’s house of funk and soul will take you back in the day to the 90s. Singer SOS will be in town to perform live.   
July 16, 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.

July 16: Bingo Boum – French National Day Celebration

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Celebrate the glorious French National Day at Mr & Mrs Bund. All guests at dinner and bingo are invited to the party.   
July 16, 10.30pm; RMB350. 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.

July 17: Helping Young Children Improve Attention

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This workshop invites ELG’s occupational therapist and sensory integration specialist, Jing Chiu, who will expand on the reasons behind children’s poor attention.
July 17, 10.30am; Scan QR code for registration. Kerry Parkside. 1378 Huamu Lu, by Fangdian Lu.
花木路1378号,近芳甸路. See event listing.

July 17: Tacos & Tails

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Thinking of tacos, cocktails and fur babies? Come join Espiritu for their adoption day! This popup will feature Elysia Bagley and Cristina Ng from Midnight Bakers making mezcal-inspired sips, paired with food from Chihuahua, Taquitos and Xolo. All dogs are welcome too!
July 17, 1pm; Free entry. Espiritu. Yongjia Lu 337. 徐汇区永嘉路337号. 

July 17: Summer Grooving at Funka

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Chef Lucky Lasagna is waiting for you with his BBQ and Ilya with a great selection of drinks, especially his latest invention – Coconut X and Aperol Spritz Slushies.
July 17, 2pm; RMB148 for six drink and food coupons. Funkadeli (Fumin Lu). 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu.
富民路291号,近长乐路. See event listing.

July 17: 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 17, 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 17: Mini Spam Jam

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Drop by DOE for some tasty spam treats you never dared to dream about before.    
July 17, 3pm; Free Entry. DOE Coffee. Room 105, 78 Tongren Lu, by Anyi Lu.
铜仁路78号,近安义路. See event listing.

July 17: French Garden Rooftop Party


This summer, FoS has prepared a romantic French style rooftop garden party for you in The Plump Garden, with an oyster feast from 4pm to 9pm. Entrance is free, but you can pre-RSVP six oysters for only RMB99 (limited booking, original price RMB219). You can also join an exciting oyster challenge, with free oysters for the winner! Drinks are happy hour 4-7pm. Finger food and French cuisine dinner set is  RMB298, and prepared on your arrival. Dress up with French vintage or white preferred style, French style photography will make your beauty shine! San the QR to book now:


July 17, 4-9pm. The Plump Oyster. 301, Taikang Terrace, Lane 171, Jianguo Zhong Lu, by Ruijin Er Lu 地址  建国中路171弄301号, 近瑞金二路

July 17: Bamboo. Forest Sunset Party

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Social Supply is hosting a Bamboo Forest Sunset Party in the heart of the city. Watch the beautiful Shanghai sunset with Bamboo Forest and their DJs.   
July 17, 4pm; RMB200 including food, otherwise free entry. Plaza 66. 1266 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu.
南京西路1266号恒隆广场,近陕西北路. See event listing.

July 17: Acapulco Sunset Rooftop Party

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MVP Events returns to Eat n Work and bring you a brand-new party, sponsored by Hoegarden. Mingle with them on the other side of the Huangpu River on a rooftop bar.   
July 17, 6pm; Scan QR code for registration. Eat n Work. 9-10/F Super Brand Mall, 168 Lujiazui Xi Lu, by Lujiazui Huanlu.
陆家嘴西路168号正大广场9-10层,近陆家嘴环路. See event listing.

July 17: Murder Mystery Dinner: Murder at the Pageant

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Enter a world of beauty queens, coaches, judges… In this intense world of beauty and intrigue, you must rely on your wit and intuition to find out the killer of the night.
July 17, 8pm; RMB180 includes two drinks and snacks. Da Marco. 1F, Golden Bridge Garden, 103 Dong Zhu’anbang Lu, by Jiangsu Lu.
东渚安浜路103号1楼,近江苏路. See event listing.

July 17: The Cos-Most

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Strap on your best glowing get-up, and blast off to disco lights at Roxie. Leave your mark on the encounters wall while dancing yourself to another dimension.
July 17, 8pm; RMB100 including a free drink. Roxie. 2F, 359 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu.
康定路359号2楼,近陕西北路. See event listing.

July 17: Lucca Drag Party

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Get ready for the Lucca Drag Party at Pearl, a modern feast of fun with all drag, DJs and the Pearl’s house band.   
July 17, 9pm; 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.

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

July 18: UnTour’s Street Eats Breakfast Tour

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Some of Shanghai’s best food is found streetside in the morning hours. Explore a local market and taste the Chinese breakfast of champions with this street food tour.
July 18, 9am; RMB525. Untour Shanghai. Various starting points.
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July 18: Rooftop Workout: Jump Rope with Vatalii

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Join ESL Passport x Thunder Jump Rope Training session. Learn new techniques that you can implement into your daily jump rope routine, and burn some extra calories this weekend.
July 18, 6.30pm; RMB60 for non-members, RMB50 for members. 521/SH. Room 155-156, Building 1, 100 Yejiazhai Lu, by Changshou Lu.
叶家宅路100号1号楼155-156室,近长寿路. See event listing.

July 18: RJ Big Band

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RJ Big Band will be playing one limited performance. They will cover a variety of musical styles from the golden age of American jazz and big bands of the 1930s.
July 18, 7.30pm. Jazz at Lincoln Center. 4F, Meilun Building, 139 East Nanjing Lu.
南京东路139号美伦大楼4层. See event listing.

Looking ahead…

July 24: Beasts of Barbecue

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Bubba brings back its annual barbecue festival with an invitation only, featuring Shanghai’s top pit masters around the grill.
July 18, 12pm; Various tickets available. Bubba’s Food Co. 808 Shaanxi Bei Lu, Building 18, Room 103.
陕西北路808号陕康里18幢103室. See event listing.

July 24: MET The Sound I Dream

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With MET, they create memories combining music and experience. For The Sound I Dream, expect mid-summer vibes mixed with pastel colors.
July 24, 4pm; RMB100 early bird, RMB200 at the door. 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.

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 and 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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