Boro Lo New Year Party @ MAO LIVEHOUSE
BORO LO – internationally renowned DJ, producer and founder of the highly successful TECHNOW event brand .Expect a true new school technow rave vibe, a big dance crazy crowd and the very best in Techno + sub genres. Although already highly productive as a producer & DJ since the modest age of 16 in his native Vienna, Austria; the name BORO LO today is synonymous with being the first and most influential foreign electronic music artist to break into the Chinese music market.
100-500RMB // 22:00-Late // 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu
Great Oscar Concert @ Shanghai Grand Stage
The American Hollywood Film Orchestra will give a concert at Shanghai Grand Stage.Audiences will hear familiar songs from such films as “Titanic”, “Star Wars ” and “Lord of the Rings”.The orchestra was founded in 1990 with the single goal of performing the best music from Hollywood movies.
180-880RMB // 20:00-22:00 // No. 1111 Caoxi Road
New Year’s Eve @ Mr Harry
RMB 200 per person for free flow beer, wine, house cocktails and snacks from 8-11. Includes lucky draw every 30 minutes, party games. Book early and receive a free glass of bubbly at midnight
Special New Year’s Eve dinner with special menu includes 2 courses with free flow RMB 350 per person. Book and receive a free bottle of sparkling wine
200-350RMB // 20:00 // 南京西路819号开欣商厦5楼5th Floor, 819 West Nanjing Road
Countdown to a New Horizon @ Jing’an Shangri La
They’re running a rooms package that gets you two tickets to a countdown party with free flow of champagne and finger food from 10:30pm to 1am. At 1,688rmb for a Deluxe room, you get all that plus free upgrade to Premier room, free access to the health club, breakfast for two, and a late check-out at 4pm. Or upgrade to a Grand Premier room for 2,188rmb.
1688-2188RMB // 22:30-Late // 1218 Yan’an Zhong Lu, near Tongren Lu
New Year’s Eve Vaudeville Spectacular @ The Pearl Theatre
A wide variety of performances, including jazz crooner Frank Bray w/his band; Zmack Improv; stand-up Mike Corayer; circus acts; burlesque; circus acts; KTGA DJs B.O and Baron Vulgaria; Dress code: black-tie optional/smart attire or retro chic.
250-500RMB // 20:00-Late // 471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu
Black List @ Park Hyatt
Starts with a cocktail reception on the 91st floor of this magnificent building in Pudong, then free-flow champagne and finger food all night, with live music, DJs and a complimentary shuttle bus to Puxi after 1am. Sounds like a solid, ritzy bash for New Year.
1588RMB // 18:00-Late // Shanghai World Financial Center, 79-93/F, 100 Century Avenue
JET SET @ The Peninsula
This year it’s themed Great Gatsby, so expect 1920s entertainment as well as some more contemporary DJs — Luke Lombe from Australia and Maxwell from France. Add in some burlesque dancers and a bit of live improvised jazz, plus countdowns and the fantastic view from this iconic hotel, and you have a pretty decent start to 2014.
980RMB // 20:00-Late // 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
Cosmic Gold @ Cirque Le Soir
New Year’s Eve at Cirque will be more freaks and performances, high-wire acts, jugglers and scantily clad acrobats. Dress code is… “radiance and luster”.
400RMB // 21:00-Late // 4/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Lu,near Jinling Lu
New Year’s Countdown Party @ Tops
Drinks, dancing and a dazzling view of Lujiazui and the Bund. Expect a DJ and lots of champagne. This place really does have an amazing view, maybe one of the best in town. Wrap up warm, yeah.
Free Entry // 21:00-Late // Banyan Tree on the Bund, 13/F, 19 Gongping Lu, near Haiping Lu
Gold NYE Party @ Bar Rouge
Expect Moet & Chandom gold edition all over the place and a view of the Shanghai skyline from their terrace during the New Year’s Eve countdown and fireworks. Dress code: your “finest”, with a touch of gold
300RMB // 22:00-Late // Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
NYE Pub Crawl @ Secret Location
New Years pub crawl special, suitably named “No Resolutions”. Includes an hour of open bar, sparkling wine all night, shots and a guaranteed hangover the next day. Starts at a secret location.
200RMB // 21:30-Late // TBA
Gold New Year’s Eve @ The Apartment
The Apartment turns gold on New Year’s Eve, and four DJs come to play throughout the night. There’s a special set menu which includes a four course meal and a glass of wine. Mumm gold champagne table packages are also available.
358RMB // 22:00-Late // 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu,near Fuxing Xi Lu
The Great Gatsby Returns @ New Heights
Free-flow champagne at this Great Gatsby-themed party at New Heights. It’s Great Gatsby, the roaring ’20s, Shanghai, etc. Expect a vintage fashion show, acrobatics, magic and dancers, plus DJ sets.
600-1200RMB // 22:30-Late // 7/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
Insomnia NYE Party @ The Geisha
Insomnia presents the party that never stops, the city that never sleeps and the countdown that never ends in the club that never rests. DJ Mick and DJ Michelle Grant gear up the New Year.
300-400RMB // 22:00-Late // 390 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu
The Final Countdown @ Champions Sports Bar
A countdown party with mountains of food and drink, live music and dancing. A good place for the entire family to spend the night here.
198-288RMB // 18:00-Late // Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao, 1/F, 2270 Hongqiao Lu
New Year’s Eve Party @ Kathleen’s Waitan
Great place to watch the fireworks on NYE, KWaitan has one of the nicest new terraces on the river and a view over both the Bund and Lujiazui.
288RMB // 23:00-Late // 4/F, 200 Huangpu Lu, near Qingpu Lu
DADA’s New Year’s Eve
“Cheap glamour” is the theme for the the NYE party you’ll likely find the best value out of, ft DJs Mia, MauMau and more.
22:00-late // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu, Xuhui district
Mushroom @ Yuyintang
Mushrooms play the YYT 2013 New Year’s party with support from Miss Panda, Cherry Cherry and Hu Hu Dress. Good for a down-to-earth, grungy way to see in the new year.
100RMB // 21:30-Late // 851 Kaixuan Lu,by Yan’an Xi Lu
Bollywood New Year’s Eve Party @ Mexo at the Bund
Mexo’s New Year’s party teams up with Kebabs on the Grille for a Bollywood-themed party. Indian and Mexican food, music from DJ Sags, and it’s free flow rum, gin, whiskey, wine, beer and all that all night.
350RMB // 21:00-Late // Wharf 1846, Room 114, Block 3, 601 Waima Lu
Wonky Kong NYE Blowout @ Lune
Wonky Kong invites bass heads to its end of year celebration, to get reasonably drunk and a little rowdy at Lune. Free Jager shots, strange invasions, pints of fizzy wine and glitter cannons. And if none of that puts you off, there’s Lune’s tiny elevator to grapple with. But the music should be decent: garage, bass, R&B with a twist and party anthems from Siesta and Wonky’s residents.
Free Entry // 22:00-Late // 4F, 218 Xinle Lu,corner of Donghu Lu
S.T.D. N.Y.E. @ Arkham
STDJs R3, El’se, Tessa, Linfeng, Max Shen and Eden play their usual mix of electro house and floor destroyers for NYE. Expect some bottles to pop and some countdown stuff, and otherwise a solid night of drunken noise and good people.
50RMB // 22:00-Late // 1 Wulumuqi Lu,near Hengshan Lu
LGBT NYE @ 390 Panyu Lu
390 has a big gay-friendly party on NYE. European drag queen Venus hosts the night and they’re doing all-you-can-drink sparkling wine.
50-100RMB // 22:00-Late // 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
Hot Hot Hot @ Colabo
The old villa that used to house Dragon will once again be a late-night venue this NYE. Razor and Ben Huang throw a joint party with a bunch of their friends DJing, late-night naughtiness and mucho disco.
100RMB // 23:00-Late // 156 Fenyang Lu, near Taojiang Lu
Sisse Marie @ Muse
Grammy Winner (for best teen album) Sisse Marie, a Danish singer and model, will be at Muse on the Bund for their NYE party.
Free Entry // 22:00-Late // 5/F, 77 Beijing Dong Lu, near Yuan Ming Yuan Lu
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