Merry Christmas Shanghai! Plenty to do this weekend if snuggling up by your fake fire isn’t stimulating enough. We’ve got a Christmas reggae party, a huge Bar Rouge giveaway (200,000RMB worth!), a magical mask party at MJ club, or some Christmas rockin’ at Not Me. Rounding out the weekend, we’ll also give you a few options for Christmas day brunch and dinner. Read on for details, or check out our calendar for more.
Weekend @ Lola
Lola tears it up for the holidays! Warming up the weekend on Friday are residents Frank Costello and Tony Blunt. They are also opening for DingDong, Teasy, Alecs Marta, and Tribalik on Saturday, who are having their after party at Lola with DJ Razor.
No Cover // 9pm // Lola // Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu (永嘉路570号4号楼, 近岳阳路)
Uprooted Sunshine’s Christmas Reggae Party @ The Shelter
Reggae is hittin’ The Shelter again for the last reggae concert of the year. This time, they’re welcoming two new artists : Marlo from Phillippines, Nitty from UK, DJ Maze from Hangzhou, Boombadil from Shanghai Yard, Killer Bob from Digital Kungfu and a couple more!
30RMB // 10pm // The Shelter // Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu,near Fuxing Xi Lu (永福路5号,近复兴西路)
Christmas Eve Party @ Not Me
Christmas Eve done right, at NotMe where there are cheap drinks, a fun place to bring friends, and best of all, no cover. So after you binge on a delicious holiday feast, you can drag yourself to NotMe to do a little partyin’!
No Cover // 10pm // NotMe // 21 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu (东平路21号, 近衡山路)
Magic Mask Party @ MJ Club
Hit up MJ Club with all your favorite alter ego personas. You can mingle around with spiderman, batman, witches, angels, and bikini dancers, all the while listening to awesome music and watching a Michael Jackson imitation show (because nothing says Christmas without one?).
120RMB // 8:30pm // MJ Club // 575 ZhongShan Dong er Rd,near Dongmen Rd (中山东二路575号）
Christmas Eve Party @ Zeal
Zeal is celebrating Christmas Miami style, so come on down for a great time on the Bund. Soft maybe-snowy terraces outside for chillin’, steamy miami fun inside on the dance floor for dancin’!
Free before 11pm, 100RMB after // 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)
Christmas Party 200k Giveaway @ Bar Rouge
Bar Rouge is hosting a Christmas party and in the holiday spirit they’re giving away 200,000RMB! The icing on the cake is that these gifts are being given away by their Santa girls. Prizes include a trip to Bali, a Macbook Pro, a Macbook Air, an iPhone 4S, and an iPad 2!
100RMB // 10pm // Bar Rouge // Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu (中山东一路18号7楼, 近南京东路)
Christmas Day Lunch at New Heights
New Heights restaurant in Three on the Bund is celebrating Christmas with a gourmet, holiday-themed four course lunch. 238rmb per person plus 10% service charge.
238RMB // 11am-2:30pm // New Heights // Three on the Bund, 7/F, Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路)
Christmas in Avalon
For Christmas Eve and Christmas, Avalon will be serving a four-course dinner featuring dishes like country-style pork hock foie gras terrine, roasted pear and chestnut bisque, roast turkey and more.
298RMB // Avalon // 2/F, 139-19 Changle Lu, near Ruijin Lu (长乐路139-19号2楼, 近瑞金路)
Christmas Dinner @ Piro
Piro cooks a classic Christmas dinner of dishes like “Herb Roasted Turkey with Apple Stuffing,” “Crusted Steak Roulade,” “Old Fashioned Mashed Potato with Homemade Gravy,” “Cinnamon Pork Tenderloin,” “Green Bean Casserole” and more. 285rmb per adult and 100rmb for kids. Add 150rmb for free flow alcohol.
285RMB // Piro // 91 Changshu Lu, near Changle Lu (常熟路91号, 近长乐路)