21 Awesome Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

By That's Shanghai, October 20, 2021

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Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13: Moulin Dream


Moulin Dream is a live interactive performance that weaves together more than 28 unique storylines from Moulin Rouge and Dream of the Red Chamber in a 1920s Shanghai setting.

To book your tickets to Moulin Dream today, click here or scan the QR code below:


Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 7pm; RMB388. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu, 乍浦路471号, 近武进路. 

Oct 23: 16th Annual Chili Cook Off


Celebrate Shanghai’s 16th annual chili cook off; you won't want to miss it. Expect all you can eat chili, loads of drinks and all the good times. Come and vote for who will reign supreme as the Chili Champion of 2021.

Scan the QR code below to get your tickets today! 


Oct 23, 11am; RMB100. Bubba’s Food Co. Jingan Shanghai, 358 Kangding Lu, Building 18. 静安区康定路358号18号楼. 

Oct 30: Shanghai's Biggest Halloween Party


Spooky music. Spine-chilling shows. Creepy drinks. And awesome prizes on offer for the best dressed. It’s that time of year for ghoulish get-ups, and we couldn’t be more excited. Once again, That’s Shanghai is hosting a hell of a bash as we join forces with Cages on Saturday, October 30. Pre-order tickets are just RMB100, which includes entry to all of the above freaky fun, and THREE drinks tickets. Last year, people rocked up in full costume, dancing on tables well into the wee hours of the morning to old school hip hop and classic tunes from throughout the decades, from the 80s all the way to 2020. Tickets will be RMB200 at the door, so buy now to avoid disappointment. 

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Saturday Oct 30, 9pm until hell freezes over. Pre-order tickets are RMB100, which includes THREE drinks tickets. Cages.

Best of the Rest...

Oct 21: Beer U: Devils Brewery


Taylor Armstrong from Wuhan's Devils Brewery will be presenting six unique beers to sample, spanning IPAs to stouts to sours and everything in between.
Oct 20, 7pm; RMB168. Commune Social. 1107 Yuyuan Lu, Building 15/F, Changning, Shanghai. 上海市长宁区愚园路1107号1号楼

Oct 21: Life in North Korea Opening Reception


Interested in meeting and speaking with Christian Petersen-Clausen, photographer of the DPRK? Come for an insightful Q&A session and presentation.
Oct 21, 7pm; RMB158 including one wine. Tsubo. Hengshan Lu 890. 上海市徐汇区衡山路890号衡山坊7号楼. See event listing.

Oct 21: Crush Wine Festival x SHAKE: The SuperFunk Show with Sheree

Social Supply’s weeklong wine festival comes to SHAKE for a night of that raw funk and soul with Sheree and the whole band.          
Oct 21, 8.45pm; RMB100. Shake. 3F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu. Tsubo. Hengshan Lu 890.
茂名南路46号3楼,近进贤路. See event listing.

Oct 22: Best of Brit Pop


Celebrate all things British with the Best UK Pop Music Night.       
Oct 22, 7pm; Free entry. Le Cafe de Stagiaires
. Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号Found 158, 近瑞金一路. 

Oct 22: Jewelry Appreciation & Color of Jewelry

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Learn about and explore the aesthetics of jewelry and gemstones with special guest Randy Li, SFG Diamond co-founder.        
Oct 22, 4pm; RMB580 or RMB680.
OMBRA. Jiashan Market, 550 South Shaanxi Lu, No. 37, Lane Building A. 上海市徐汇区陕西南路550弄37号嘉善老市A栋. See event listing.

Oct 22: Imagine Dragons vs Coldplay Tribute


The showdown is on with Imagine Dragons vs Coldplay tribute show at The Pearl.
Oct 22, 6pm. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu, 乍浦路471号, 近武进路. 

Oct 23: Nightmare at the Lab

Throughout the week, dress up for a raffle draw and attend nightmare-themed evenings with the lights out. This will be a terrifying night of tricks and treats, photobooths, prizes, activities, blood bags, lab potions and more. 

Oct 23. 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.

Oct 23: Tomatito 7th Anniversary

Tomatito is hosting another carnival to celebrate their seventh anniversary. Their sexy brunch will begin at noon, and their rooftop party with a live DJ will start at 3pm.
Oct 23, 12pm; Free entry. Tomatito. Infiniuts Mall, 3F, W09-10, 168 Hubin Lu.湖滨路168号无限极汇购物中心3楼W08-10. See event listing.

Oct 23: Mezcalito Opening Party


Looking to check out some mezcal cocktails, special food menus and win gift prizes worth up to RMB1,500? Look no further! Come to Mezcalito’s opening party with mezcal verde.  
Oct 23, 3pm; Mezcalito. 81 Changshu Lu. 常熟路81号. 

Oct 23: Let’s Roll Pho To Shop Second Anniversary Party

Learn how to roll Vietnamese fresh spring rolls from experts and join the spring roll rolling challenge. Win many exciting prizes, and enjoy delicious Vietnamese food and drinks.       
Oct 23, 5pm; Scan QR code for more information. Pho To Shop by Cyclo. 974 Wuding Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu.
武定路974号,近胶州路. See event listing.

Oct 23: Rocky Horror Drag Show


This is not a freaking movie! It is the live-performance Rocky Horror Drag Show, so dress accordingly and get ready to unleash your sexiest moves.
Oct 23, 9.30pm; RM200 presale, RMB250 regular. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu, 乍浦路471号, 近武进路. 

Oct 24: BBQ Lunch

The Fellas will be open for lunch. This time, their Italian Chef Andrea Rano will be preparing a fantastic in house BBQ with an endless selection of delicacies.
Oct 24, 11.30am; Scan QR code for more information. The Fellas Terrace. 7F, 7 Yan’an Dong Lu, by Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu.
延安东路7号,近中山东一路. See event listing.

Oct 24: Tap House Kangding 1 Year Bday Party

To celebrate Tap House Kangding turning one, the venue will be having a birthday bash. They are running their tap beers all day with an awesome DJ and free-flow snacks.   
Oct 24, 4pm; Free entry.
Tap House. 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu. 定路358号,近陕西北路. See event listing.

Oct 24: The Big Band Supper Club


The Big Band Supper Club is back with 007 themed songs and big band classics.
ct 24, 6pm; RM200 presale, RMB250 regular. The Pearl. 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu, 乍浦路471号, 近武进路. 

 Ongoing: Green House by Peddlers


Calling all adventurous drinkers, make sure to drop by Green House by Peddlers to enjoy some exotic cocktails during their exquisite happy hours.     
Oct 21-Nov 6, 7pm; Free entry. Pudao Wines. House 102, Ferguson Lane 376 Wukang Lu. 武康路376号武康庭102室

Looking ahead...

Oct 25: 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.
Oct 25, 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.

Oct 28: Tacolicious Halloween Quiz Night


The Tacolicious Quiz has a special, spooky Halloween edition. Join an eight-week, fortnightly quiz season with plenty of trivia fun and happy hour all night and amazing prizes to be won, including for best dressed. Scan the QR code on the flyer above to register. 

Oh, and you can also win a bottle of wine to enjoy at the quiz - scan the QR below to find out how...


Oct 28, 7.30pm; FreeTacolicious, Room104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址  余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

Nov 13: Run in Blue 2021


Run in Blue is an annual 5km run co-produced by the Rotaract Club of Shanghai. It supports a different cause each year related to children’s wellbeing and education. Come to run for a good cause and enjoy additional surprises and activities.   
Nov 13, 9am; RMB170 early bird, RMB220 regular. C, No. 518-12, Northern Fuquan Road. See event listing.

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