Where to go, what to do on 4th July. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Independence Day Celebration @ POP American Brasserie
Celebrate July 4th at POP American Brasserie and enjoy their all-day festive menu which includes oysters, barbecue and wines. Expect DJs and performers will entertain you all day long non-stop with lucky draws full of surprises.
No cover // 11:00 – 23:00
Three on the Bund, 7/F, 17 Guangdong Road near East Zhongshan First Road // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
1LVSH / SHFT: Summer On Smash @ Bund Beach
Head over to the Bund beach for a fun daytime beach party where they’ve got volleyball, slip n slides, water fights, and lots of music. With DJs and live acts by B-Kut, Victor Aime, Donn, Tsunano and more, there’ll be full of hip hop and a bit of house. Cover is 120 RMB including a drink, or 100 RMB with a drink for people following oneloveshanghai on WeChat.
100 / 120 RMB // 11:00 – 22:00
The Cool Docks, Wharf 1846, 421 Waima Road near Maojiayuan Road // 外马路421号, 近毛家园路
Big Bamboo Wants You @ Big Bamboo
Big Bamboo is hosting a big July 4th BBQ and hot dog eating contest at its Hongqiao and Jinqiao locations. For 188 RMB, you get all-you-can-eat BBQ and apple pie, with happy hour prices on Budweisers and Coronas.
188 RMB // starts at 11:00
20 Hongmei Entertainment Street, Lane 3338 Hongmei Road near Yan’an Road // 虹梅路3338号， 虹梅路休闲街20号
Free ale and fireworks @ Boom Boom Bagels
Boom Boom Bagels is offering free Kentucky Ale from 12 – 4 PM, and a prize for the “Best Dressed AMURICAN”. You can throw around water balloons and play with fireworks in the form of sparklers. Bagels and apple pie are available for purchase.
No cover // 12:00 – 22:00
39 Anfu Road near Changshu Road // 安福路39号, 近常熟路
4th July Bash @ BnC
Bar BnC is offering food and drink deals on their already affordable prices. Beer pong, cornhole, and pool tournaments will be set up between 2 – 6 PM. A band will perform at 9 PM, but the party and drinking will continue till late.
No cover // 14:00 – Late
685 Xikang Road near Changping Road // 西康路685号， 近昌平路
4th July Apocalypse Party @ Inferno
Come celebrate all that is wonderful and horrible about the USA at Bar Inferno! Get overwhelmed by the three playing bands – Smoking Area, The Psyders and Must Be Red. And don’t miss the performances by Burlesque by Paris Vaganza and Bonnie May, as well as Patriotic Comedians from Shanghai Tickler Team. Hosted by Rev. Shining Path of Least Resistance of the Church of the SubGenius, it will be a fun night! For 60 RMB, you get all this plus fireworks at midnight!
60 RMB // door opens at 20:00
Bund Square, Unit 6-103 Ground Floor, No.810 East Longhua Road near Dapu Road // 东龙华路810号外滩广场地下6-103室, 近打浦路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng