20 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, July 28, 2021

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July 29: Café del Mar

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Sip your refreshing mojitos while dancing to tropical sound in a sunshine oasis. Buy one get one free deals available all night long.
July 29; Free entry.
Le Café des Stagiaires. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

July 29: LiveChinaMusic Presents Dog Days

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Live China Music revisits the adolescent exuberance and youthful vitality of the dog days of summer. This is a rocking evening you won’t want to miss.
July 29, 8.30pm; Free entry.
Yuyintang. 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yanan Xi Lu. 凯旋路851号,近延安西路口. See event listing.

July 30: Football Quiz

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The monthly Football Quiz is back at the The Hop Project. The action kicks off at 7.30pm with seven rounds of football fun. Entry is free, and there is a real life cup for the winners to hold aloft, as well as plenty of booze prizes. It is also a league with each seasons' winners crowned and given a grand prize, the likes of which football fans can only dream. Check out the 2021 Season Fixture List above.
Jul 30, 7.30pm; free entry. The Hop Project, 372 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路372号, 近成都北路

July 30: Comedy Puddles Grand Opening

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Get ready for the grand opening of Comedy Puddles where you can catch eight Shanghai’s English language comedians.
July 30, 8pm; RMB180 includes one drink. Punchline Cafe. 22F, The Paramount Building 1728 West Nanjing Lu. 上海市静安区南京西路百乐门大都会22楼. 
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July 30: Kaos: Art in the Underground

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Expect a fusion of local music with art, zines, poetry, fashion, tattoos and everything DIY. You can see art, buy art and even make art.
July 30, 8pm; Free entry. C’s. 685 Dingxi Lu, by Yanan Xi Lu.
上海市长宁区定西路685号,近延安西路. See event listing.

July 30-Aug 1: Crush Grand Opening 

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Crush celebrates their grand opening this weekend with a food and wine fiesta featuring live music, 20 wines by the glass & mixologist Sky's signature cocktails on promotion all weekend. DJs will be spinning tunes from Saturday brunch until Sunday night, starting with free-flow bubbles for all from 11.30-3pm. Dinner service will end Saturday at 9:30 to begin partying until morning. Reserve early as limited seats are available.
July 30-Aug 1, all day; Free entrance. Crush. 819 Shanxi Bei Lu, by Changping Lu,  陕西北路819号,近昌平路.

July 31: King of the Wing 

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Eat a dozen chicken wings as fast as you can for RMB100 and win prizes, all in the name of charity at the Rooster. 
July 31, 5pm; RMB100 to enter. The Rooster. 455 Shaanxi Bei Lu, by Beijing Xi Lu,  陕西北路455号, 近北京西路.

July 31: Raising Multilingual Children

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Under the guidance of ELG’s Speech Language Pathologist Tiffancy Chen, learn and understand possible language development techniques to create the optimal environment for your children. 
July 31, 10.30am; Scan QR code for reservation.
Kerry Parkside. 1378 Huamu Lu, by Fangdian Lu. 花木路1378号,近芳甸路. See event listing.

July 31: #thefuture of [Storytelling] – the Six

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M Glam invites you to join a smart, fun and thought-provoking conversation about #thefutureof [storytelling] with the award-winning team behind The Six.
July 31, 2pm; RMB550.
Glam. 7F, 5 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu. 中山东一路57楼,近广东路. See event listing.

July 31: Space Panda 3 Years Anniversary

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Space Panda welcomes you to join their 3-year anniversary celebration at Banyan Tree Rooftop with the most amazing view. Expect panda elements to abound all around. 
July 31, 3pm; RMB100 early bird, RMB150 at the door. TOPS at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund. 19 Gongping Lu, by Haiping Lu.
公平路19号,近海平路. See event listing.

July 31: UnTour’s Night Eats Tour

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Discover just how different regional Chinese foods can be during the evening on UnTour’s Shanghai Food Tour. 
July 30, 6pm; RMB550, Purchase tickets via
https://untourfoodtours.com/. UnTour Shanghai. Various starting point. See event listing.

July 31: Hangzhou Disco Invasion

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The Shanghai Secret Disco crew has invited two of their favorite Hangzhou DJs to X Bar for a night of funk, boogie and groovy tunes.
July 31, 9.30pm; Free entry. X Bar. No. 7, Donghu Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai.
东湖路7号,近淮海中路. See event listing.

July 31: Yanos 2.0

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Introducing ‘amapiano,’ a sub-genre of house music originating from South Africa. Celebrate the musical culture of South Africa with beautiful melodies, heavy baselines and catchy lyrics.
July 31, 10pm; Scan QR code for reservation.
Cyclo. 158 Julu Lu, Found 158, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

July 31: Free Britney Party

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Join in on a Britney-filled night with a contest and happy hour. DJ Ziko and DJ Tofu will bring Britney and other 90s classics to you. 
July 31, 10.30pm; Free entry. Le Café des Stagiaires. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu.
巨鹿路158Found 158,近瑞金一路.See event listing.

Aug 1: SG Shochu Guest Shift Series

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Sober Company, Speak Low and the Odd Couple are coming together for the first SG Shochu guest shift series at Root Down. Tunes will be provided by Fruity Crew from Beijing and D.I.T.G. 
July 31, 7pm; Free entry. Root Down. 145 Nanchang Lu, by Ruijin Er Lu. 南昌路145号,近瑞金二路.

July 31-Aug 1: Jing’an Courtyard Festival

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Hosted by City Moments and GermanEvents, there will be live music and over fifty vendors so you can feast on food, shop, adopt and play all in the same area.
July 31-Aug 1, 2pm; RMB20 presale, RMB30 at the door. 555 Haifang Lu, by Xikang Lu. 静安区海防路555号,近西康路See event listing.

Aug 1: M’s Vegan Sunday x Yeyo

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Join a very unique and super delicious collaborative vegan Sunday brought to you by M and Yeyo. Their dishes are not only 100% vegan but also gluten free.
July 31, 11.30am; RMB358. M on the Bund. 7F, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Lu, by Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu.
上海市黄浦区广东路20号,外滩五号7楼,近中山东一路See event listing.

Aug 1: The Farewell Movie Screening

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Join ESL Passport x FOS for a movie called The Farewell. Sit back, relax and enjoy a Sunday screening. Get your tickets with the QR code below.


Aug 1, 1pm; RMB50. 360 Gradi. 100 Yejiazhai Lu, Putou District. 普陀区叶家寨路100号.

Aug 1: M’s Crystal Chamber Music Concert

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This concert will feature Professor Jensen Lam and his talented professional musical friends.  
July 31, 4pm; RMB180 includes one drink. Glam. 7F, 5 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu.
中山东一路57楼,近广东路. See event listing.

Looking ahead...

Aug 7: Summer Splash Pool Party

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Summer Splash pool party is back again after a sold out premier last month. This time Nova Events is teaming up with Julia Events and Earthman to bring back possibly the biggest outdoor pool party. Scan the QR code to get your tickets.


Aug 7, 1pm; RMB188 early bird or RMB238 at the door. Southern Airline Pearl 1358 Huqingping Highway. 沪青平高价1358. See event listing. 

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