Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Dad’s Day Out @ Sumerian
Treat your father to the Sumerian for an amazing meal starting at noon, with Karl Strauss beer, Lao Wines sangria, Babycakes cupcakes for kids, and bagels and tacos for everyone. They’re doing a Father’s Day deal where you get two drinks, two food tix, and cupcake decorating for the kids for 200 RMB.
200 RMB // 12:00
415 North Shanxi Road near West Beijing Road // 陕西北路415号, 近北京西路
Daily Vinyl Vol. 4: Music Magic @ On Stage
You can bring your own records, play them and sell them at this laid-back, family-friendly event. Just be sure to email [email protected] The Daily Vinyl Taobao Shop will put on live shows and DJ sets at this afternoon vinyl market. Music starts at 3 PM, with a lineup including Pantoo, MADPETE (live), LJ, DJ FuShiKang, MC Anime, and more.
No cover // 15:00 – 22:00
A2, Lane 570, West Huaihai Road near Hongqiao Road // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
Last day: Fête de la musique @ Sinan Mansions
The wonderful musical carnival Fête de la musique, celebrated in more than 100 countries, is back in Shanghai again after its first launch in 2010! Hundreds of musicians will perform across the city. You get to choose from fifty participating venues, outdoors and indoors, day and night. Click here for more information.
No cover // 16:00 – 21:30
533 Fuxing Road near Sinan Road // 复兴路533号, 近思南路
Shanghai PRIDE Film Festival Closing Party @ Bubbly Nation
The closing party of a week celebrating pride. Last screening of the film festival is In the Turn by Erica Tremblay. The afterparty features DJ Michael Cignarale and goes on till late. Find out more here.
No cover // 17:30 – late
537 Haifang Road near Xikang Road // 海防路537号, 近西康路
2015 Hockey Night in Shanghai @ Feiyang Skating Center
The Shanghai Hockey Club will send its veteran and young Shanghainese to play against a team of expats. The Shanghai team will be moving on to play in China’s National Winter Games next year in Xinjiang. Book your tickets here.
60 RMB (pre-sale) 100 RMB (at the door) // 18:30 – 21:30
201 Yunlian Road near Qihe Road // 云莲路201号, 近齐河路
Juju Panky Jive 2 @ Inferno
After the first Juju Panky Jive made a hit, Inferno is bringing it back tonight! This time TouJAM is working with Damned Phenix Designs to bring two headline quality bands to Juju Panky Jive – The Meantraitors from Russia and Flat Foot from Sweden. DJ B.O will be there as well.
60 RMB (students) – 80 RMB // 21:00
658 Dapu Road near East Longhua Road // 打浦路658号1楼, 近龙华东路
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Head over to Shanghai Oriental Art Center to watch the performance given by 100 of Ohio’s best and youngest musicians from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra. The orchestra, conducted by Brett Mitchell who just spent several seasons at the London Philharmonic Orchestra, will play Tchaikovsky and more on their 2015 China tour. Call 4006466406 to book your tickets. Click here for more information.
80 – 100 RMB // 21:00
425 Dingxiang Road near Century Boulevard // 丁香路425号
Closing Party: Heaven Summer Dragon Boat Festival @ ICON & Shanghai Luwan Stadium
China’s iconic gay circuit event Heaven by Angel Events Shanghai has been around since 2011. This year its 2015 Summer parties will take place during the Dragon Boat Festival this weekend. It’s the very first time in the Chinese LGBTQ event to have a gay event in a sports stadium in Shanghai! Three world famous DJs and producers are headlining the three night event: DJ Nacho Chapado from Spain, DJ GSP from Greece and DJ Alex Acosta from Mexico! Supporting acts are DJ Odin from Taipei, DJ Herric also from Taipei and Shanghai’s very own DJ Javy. Expect circuit house, tribal, techno and dance music. About 3,000 hot guys from all over China and southeast Asia are estimated to fly to Shanghai to attend this Heaven weekender. Buy tickets here.
150 RMB (at the door) // 21:00 – LATE
ICON inside Shanghai Stadium, Gate 7 on Lingling Road near Xietu Road // 上海体育场7号门零陵路, 近斜土路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng