Harry Potter Themed Ball for Adults & Wizard Academy for Kids!

By That's Shanghai, January 14, 2022

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Shanghai has always been a mystical place full of wonder and imagination. And now, true magic will soon arrive at The Pearl as it transforms into Hogwarts.

On the weekend of January 21-23, the world’s most celebrated young wizard and his friends will be stopping by to thrill, enthrall and entertain the kid in us all. And, for the first time, the magical world opens its doors to all.


First up, on the Friday and Saturday evening, adults are cordially invited to the Muggles Ball, an entire weekend celebrating the the most prestigious school for witchcraft and wizardry. 

Catch live appearances from your favorite characters, as well as performances throughout the evening, with scenes from the movies recreated, contests for best costumes and showcase games celebrating the world’s most famous wizarding franchise.

Come early and eat in the Great Hall with other wizards, witches, muggles and magical creatures. Professor Baidas will be on hand to teach the magical culinary arts with a feast of delectable dishes. 

Tickets for the express train at Platform Zhapu Lu 471 ¾ are just RMB150 early bird, but likely to sell out, so get yours now by clicking here or scanning the QR code:


Jan 21-22, doors 6pm, entertainment from 9pm; RMB150 early bird.


Sunday, it’s time for the families to enjoy the atmosphere as the the Storybook team take over!

Wear your best wizarding robes and join their wizards and witches for games, activities, crafts and more magical surprises on Sunday, January 23. There will be two sessions available, 10am to 12 midday and 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

You can also stay after the morning session or arrive before the afternoon session to enjoy a free viewing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, starting at 12 midday.

Suitable for ages 4+, tickets are RMB188 for children, which includes the wizard school activities and snacks buffet. Tickets for parents are RMB120, which includes an entre item and a drink.

Tickets are strictly limited to 50 per session and will sell out fast, so get yours now by clicking here or scanning the QR:


Jan 23, 10am & 2.30pm; RMB188 for children, RMB120 for adults.

More Events at The Pearl...

Until Jan 28: Red Box Cabaret at the Pearl


Red Box Cabaret is taking over The Pearl with burlesque and cabaret performances every evening. Expect all the dancing, singing and ooh la la you can imagine.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Until Jan 28, 6pm doors, 7pm show; RMB188 presale, RMB228 at the door.

Jan 20: Moves like Jagger!


Moves like Jagger is back at The Pearl! Get ready to dance your way throughout the night with the hits of the 2000s.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 20, 6.30pm doors, 9.30pm show; RMB100 presale, RMB120 at the door.

Jan 26: Ed Sheeran & Adele Tribute Night


Prepare yourself for a full night of all things Adele and Ed Sheeran, performed live by Ksenia and Dave Stone, with backup by the Red Stars.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 26, 6pm doors, 8pm show; RMB120 presale, RMB150 at the door.

Jan 27: Rewind Party


Time to rewind to the 80s, 90s, 2000s! Expect to hear top songs form Madonna, Spice Girls, Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, One Republic and so much more, all performed live.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 27, 8pm doors, 8.30pm show; RMB100 presale, RMB120 at the door.

Jan 28: Taylor Swift, Maroon 5 & Lady Gaga Tribute Show


The Pearl’s Tribute series just keeps getting bigger! After sold-out series for Queen, Adele & Ed Sheeran and Linkin Park, The Pearl’s Red Stars band will getting into the biggest stars of the 2000s: Maroon 5, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. Gorgeous, talented dancers Sasha and Anna inject a bit of sexy glamor into their choreographed routines to lead the audience astray.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 28, 9.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door.

Jan 29: Linkin Park: A Tribute to Chester


It has been five years since the world lost the immense talent of Chester Bennington. For this month’s Linkin Park - Nu Metal show at The Pearl, the core focus will be on Linkin Park to honor his memory as best they know how... by rocking and moshing hard! Along with the major Linkin Park hits, the Red Stars will be banging out tunes from Korn, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Godsmack, Distrubed, Papa Roach, System of a Down, Rage Against The Machine and Three Days Grace. This will be a high voltage concert from start to finish.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 29, 6pm doors, 9pm show; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door.

Feb 20: Stone


All original hard-hitting, foot-stomping psychedelic blues 'n' folk rock from the man, the myth, the legend, Dave Stone, who will be joined by trumpet player extraordinaire Jeremy Sinclair, master of the bass Fred Grenade and tickler of the ivories Michael Compton.

Scan the QR or click here to get your tickets now:


Jan 16, 6pm doors, 8pm showRMB120 presale, RMB150 at the door.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.

[All images courtesy of The Pearl]

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