14 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, August 4, 2021

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Editor’s Note: With the latest COVID-19 outbreak across the country, and travel restrictions in place, some of the following events may unfortunately end up getting cancelled. If you suspect that might be a possibility, we'd advise calling ahead to confirm the event you plan to attend is still on.

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Aug 14: Top Uni Rooftop Networking Night on the Bund


Saturday night, August 14, FoS will organize a long-awaited social feast for global top uni returnees, MBAs and graduates at VUE Bar, the hottest classy summer terrace in Shanghai on the Bund. Five-star hotel service, terrace Jacuzzi, Hip Hop DJs and fun activities are waiting for everyone under the most beautiful skyline of the magic city! To ensure the event quality, guests need to meet the following standards: returnees from world-renowned universities, MBA, 985/211 graduates. Please provide school information when registering, which you can do by scanning the QR:


Aug 14, 7pm; RMB108-158. VUE Bar, Hyatt on the Bund, Level 32, West Tower 上海外滩茂悦大酒店,西楼32层.

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Aug 5: Tacolicious Quiz Night


The Tacolicious Quiz is back. An 8-week fortnightly quiz season kicks off this Thursday, with plenty of trivia fun, happy hour all night, and amazing prizes to be won. Scan the QR code in the flyer to register.
Aug 5, 7.30pm; Free. Tacolicious, Room104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址  余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路

Aug 6: La Kitsch

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You decide the next song! Request your favorite tunes and dance the night away with DJ Ziko behind decks.
Aug 6; Free entry.
Le Café des Stagiaires. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu. 巨鹿路158号Found 158,近瑞金一路. See event listing.

Aug 6: Future Disco Party

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New generation sounds with disco vibes by DJ King Melo this Friday. Eat, drink and skate all night.
Aug 6, 8pm; Free entry. RIINK. Building 18, Room 102, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu, Shankang Li.
静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102室. See event listing.

Aug 6: Every One Every Where

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The Shanghai party that showcases music from all around the world is taking over X Bar with a huge lineup of global selections this Friday night.
Aug 6, 10pm; 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.

Aug 6: Spanish Town

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Feel the Shanghai summer vibes in this new, special Spanish Town. The Spanish crew will be lined up just for you at Celia.
Aug 6, 11pm; RMB100 includes one drink. Celia. Jiazhou Lu 709.
胶州路709号. See event listing.

Aug 7: Closing Party

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Say au revoir to Dodu this Saturday with food deals throughout its final day. There's also unlimited wine for an hour (RMB98), happy hour all day, complimentary appetizers, plate giveaways and more.
Aug 7, 11.30am; Free entry. DODU. 81 Changshu Lu, by Julu Lu. 常熟路81号,近长乐路.

Aug 7: Dining Fine & Fifty-Nine

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Come and join the Jamaican Association (JAC) for an amazing night of celebrating the country’s emancipation and independence.
Aug 7, 6pm; RMB250 presale, RMB288 at the door.
Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow. 2000 Yan An Lu. 上海长宁区延安西路2000号. See event listing.

Aug 7: Champagne Showers

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Shake the bottle and make it pop. The Bar Rouge legacy lives on. On Saturday, they are breaking open the locks on their champagne storage and bringing it all out for an unforgettable champagne shower.
Aug 7, 8pm; Scan QR code for more information. 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.

Aug 7: The Ravages x Great Leap Brewery China

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The Ravages, assembled by some of Beijing’s active delinquents, throw caution to the wind in Shanghai with their rock and roll. Come and enjoy their vibes and C’s special free flow deal.
Aug 7, 8.30pm; RMB100. C’s. 685 Dingxi Lu, by Yanan Xi Lu. 上海长宁区定西路685号,近延安西路. See event listing.

Aug 7: Sixi Special Show Shanghai

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Sixi is a consistently brilliant four-piece band from Nanjing. Their hyper-charged and buoyant stage presence equates to creative festivals. 
Aug 7, 8.30pm; Scan QR code for tickets.
Bandai Namco Shanghai Base. 179 Yichang Lu, by Jiangning Lu. 宜昌路179号,近江宁路. See event listing.

Aug 8: Celebrate National Fitness Day

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The Megaformer Lab is celebrating National Fitness Day by offering free classes to new members. Enjoy DIY healthy yogurt bowls after class and sports recovery stretch sessions.
Aug 8, 9am; Scan QR code for more information. The Megaformer Lab. Room 203, Building 3, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shanxi Lu.
康定路358号3幢203,近陕西路.See event listing.

Aug 8: Chi-Pao and More

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Join a time travel adventure to escape to 1930s Shanghai.
Aug 8, 2pm; RMB398.
Wellington College International Shanghai. 1500 Yaolong Lu, by Zhonghuan Lu. 耀龙路1500号,近中环路. See event listing.

Aug 9: Food & Drink Quiz


An F&B Quiz with seven rounds of food and drink trivia fun and shots for each round winner. Free to enter, everyone is welcome to join, with a tomahawk steak and bottles of Fernet Branca and Jameson up for grabs for the ultimate epicurean champions.
Aug 9, 7.30pm; Free Entry. 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.

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