Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Rum Tasting @ Bounty Rhummerie
Head to Bounty this weekend for a free rum tasting. The crew there has some new drinks they want you to try out. The pirate-themed bar (that still remains to be classy, surprisingly) is known for their rum-infused drinks with ginger, melon, pineapple/vanilla, and lychee. There’ll be complimentary snacks as well. All they want from you is your feedback. Send “RUM” to Wechat : joanbl to get a personal invitation or click here to find out more.
No cover // 11:00 – late
550 Wuding Road near Xikang Road // 武定路550号, 近西康路
Great British Sunday @ Kota’s Ktichen
This May, Kota’s Kitchen hosts a weekly Sunday brunch in collaboration with Amelia’s, Pie Society, The British Kitchen and Westwood Ales, providing British bacon, pies, sausages, brews, and English desserts. Find out more here.
90 RMB (includes a drink) // 12:00 – 17:00
L102, Henderson 688 square, 688 West Nanjing Road near Qingdao Road // 地址南京西路688号恒基688广场L102, 近青岛路
SCAA Adoption Day @ Shanghai Brewery
Are you ready to add a pet to your life in Shanghai (and beyond)? Head to Shanghai Brewery on Dongping Road this Sunday and meet SCAA’s healthy & happy pets looking for a forever home. Not ready to adopt quite yet? Ask SCAA how you can help rescued cats and dogs in Shanghai through fostering and/or sponsorship.
Free // 13:00 – 15:00
15 Dongping Road near Hengshan Road // 东平路15号, 近衡山路
FM94.7 Festival Concert on the [email protected] Chenshan Botanical Gardens
Head to Songjiang for the Concert on the Green FM94.7 Festival that’s all about “admiring blossoms, appreciating music and enjoying life”. Enjoy the beautiful live music at the Chenshan Botanical Gardens, Shanghai’s largest green space. There’ll be traditional nomadic music from Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Tuva at the small stage. On Saturday, the big stage features majestic performances of Chinese and Western choral classics. On Sunday, head to the big stage for award-winning cellist Mischa Maisky, world renowned conductor Jonathan Nott and the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Find out more and get your tickets here.
100 – 700 RMB // 14:00
Sonjiang, 3888 Chenhua Road near Chenta Road // 松江区辰花路3888号, 近辰塔路
Weekend Afternoon Tea Buffet @ Tavola
Head to Tavola’s for their new afternoon tea buffet. They have a customizable crepe station, unlimited savories and desserts and coffee, tea, wine or prosecco. Get more information here.
78 RMB (kids under 1.3 meters) – 118 RMB (adults) – 10% service charge // 15:00 – 17:00
2500 Binjiang Avenue near Dongyuan Road // 滨江大道2500号, 近东园路
Owl City @ The Concert Room
Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young, better known as Owl City is coming to Shanghai for the third time. You’ll recognize his music instantly with its sunny harmonies and lush electronics. Owl City became popular in 2009 with his hit single Fireflies, which has since sold over 10 million copies worldwide and been certified six-time platinum. In 2012 he and Carly Rae Jepsen had the summer hit Good Time together. Get your tickets here.
480 RMB // 20:00 – 22:00 (Saturday and Sunday)
Mercedes-Benz Arena, 1200 Expo Avenue near Shangnan Road // 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Top image via ECNS.CN]
By Evelien van der Veer