If Fashion’s Night Out wasn’t enough for you, then head down to Fuxing Park to see models strut their stuff @ Shanghai’s Fashion Week! We have our Saturday jam packed with the Closet Swap and a MeWellness bootcamp for boobies (i.e. in support of breast cancer), as well as an Oktoberfest for kids. If you’re hungry, head over to Bubba’s chili cook off (yum!), and end your weekend with a nice block party at the Brownstone on Sunday. And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
AmareSinh at Shanghai Fashion Week @ Fuxing Park This year’s Shanghai Fashion Week kicks off with AmareSinh, an American women’s wear label from New York. Get ready to see some of that NYC sophistication and charm in her spring and summer collection, blending soft curves, vibrant colors, and masculinity to create confidence in her clothing. Complimentary drinks starts at 4pm. It looks like RSVP deadline may have passed for tickets (Oct. 20), but just in case, give a shout to [email protected] and check!
4pm // Fuxing Park // 105 Yandang Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu (雁荡路105号, 近复兴中路)
The Rite III @ Zeal Zeal presents the Rite Tribal Party again, so head on over to see DJ Marius spin tribal beats all night long. Get in touch with your wild side! Exotic dancers and live didgeridoo players will entertain the crowd in the midst of a wild rainforest. Be sure to arrive early to get a neon tattoo for free!100 RMB entry, arrive before midnight for a glass of Moet and Chandon Champagne.
100 RMB // 10pm // Zeal // South Bund 22, 6/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Jinling Lu (中山东二路22号, 近金陵路)
Kids’ Oktoberfest @ Paulaner Paulaner’s is celebrating a special Oktoberfest for the little ones featuring two buffets – one for kids and another for adults. Expect loads of Oktoberfest fun with games like the Hat Game, Barrel Relay, and the Limbo Game! Special appearance by the Oktoberfest band “Kirchdorfer Musi.” and 0.5L Paulaner Beer for 58RMB. Kids also get to enjoy with non-alcoholic malt beer at 25RMB each. Entry costs 50RMB for children 3-9 years, 100RMB for 10-15years, adults 150RMB. Children under 3 years eat for free.
50RMB (3-9years) 100RMB (10-15years) 150RMB (adults) // 11:30 am // Paulaner // 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu (汾阳路150路，近复兴路)
6th Annual Chili Cook-Off @ Bubba’s Bubba’s presents their 6th Annual Chili Cook-off! They’ve truly outdone themselves this year with champions of Zapata’s Chili Cook-off (Jorge Tabasco, Mike Marriott, and Clay Roup) and the Inaugural Shanghai’s Chili Cook-off champion (Chef Kelley Lee of Cantina Agave and Boxing Cat Brewery) and many more, some are even coming up from Guangdong! Be prepared for a ton of good food and great fun. This year’s children’s section of the event is hosted by Shanghai Family magazine, so look out for face painting, squirt guns, and other fun activities for little ones and adults!
11am to 5pm // Bubba’s BBQ // Expo Village, 1101 Xueyue Lu 世博村, 雪野路1101弄101号
Bootcamp for Boobies @ Anken Green Support a great cause while getting in shape by attending MeWellness bootcamp! MeWellness’ donation-based bootcamps are free and all donations go to support a cure for breast cancer. In honor of breast cancer month, men and women are all encouraged to wear pink! Maximum of 20 participants, so reserve in advance by texting 187-2100-4614. Last class is on October 29th at Century Park, with unlimited spots and a picnic after, so if you can’t make this one try to make it out next weekend!
No Cover (donation based) // 12:30 – 1:30 // Anken Green // 668 Huai An Lu, near Suzhou Nan Lu (淮安路668号, 近南苏州路)
Closet Swap @ The Apartment Shanghai Closet Swap is on for Saturday! Take all the tokens you got for your exchanged clothes and start swapping around 1pm. Participants must pay a 50RMB entrance fee, which all goes to charity, and gets you a cocktail to sip while you browse. If you just want to go watch the fun, there’s no need to pay the entrance fee, but it’s encouraged since proceeds are going to this charity. Pop-up indie designers and boutiques such as Snoozer Loser, Les Lucioles, Cukimber and Kaileeni will all be there. Participants will all get a 10% discount on their items. Before the swap they’ll have a brunch (from noon to 1:30pm) that may or may not include an impromptu fashion show. All leftover clothing items will be donated to River of Hearts.
50 RMB // 1pm // The Apartment // 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu (永福路47号3楼, 近复兴西路)
Grand Opening @ The Geisha The owners of The Apartment present their new club! The Geisha is all warmed up and ready for blast off with their grand opening. The sexy vegas-style boutique club has an incredible interior with an LCD screen wall, white marble and glass decor, and a beautiful stone bath for the performers area. So grab your friends and head on over for Geisha dancers, live music, drinks, and DJs. Complimentary drinks go from 9pm til 11pm. RSVP @ [email protected] to get on the guest list.
No Cover after 11, RSVP before // 9pm // The Geisha // 390 Sha’anxi Nan Lu near Fuxing Lu (陕西南路390号,近复兴路)
Bloody Mary Brunch @ The Alchemist What’s better than a nice chilled Bloody Mary to wrap up your weekend. At the Alchemist, they make Blood Marys with Jalapeno-infused Ketel One vodka with bacon, a unique mix that sounds absolutely hangover-killing. Your first one is 50% off, but only for another two weekends! If you’re missing the typical western brunch, this is the perfect place to go for smoked salmon benedict, and chorizo & grilled portabella mushrooms. But we all know you’re going for the Marys.
Expect to spend around 150-300RMB w/ food // 11am // The Alchemist // Sinan Mansions, Block 32, 45 Sinan Lu (思南路45号32号楼， 近复兴西路)
‘Blue Sky’ Sunday Block Party @ Brownstone Wrap up your weekend with a little block party at the Brownstone. Bring your friends and chill at the Court. There will be pitchers of mojitos or free hot dogs to nurse your hangover. DJ Alex will be there to spin some beats and set the mood for a fun and relaxing Sunday.
No cover // 2pm // Brownstone // Surpass Court, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu 永嘉路570号4号楼, 近岳阳路
By Angela Ye