Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
ChinaJoy Exhibition @ Shanghai New International Expo Centre
The largest electronic entertainment expo in Asia is back in Shanghai again! The exhibition features an abundance of new products and games as well as the renowned Cosplay Carnival. Up through Sunday. Get your tickets here and click here for more information.
450 RMB – 475 RMB // 9:00 – 17:00
Hall E1, 2345 Longyang Road near Fangdian Road // 龙阳路2345号E1栋,近芳甸路
Baby Hairy Crab Feast @ YUE1525
It’s the time of the year for some delicious crabs! This elegant Chinese restaurant is offering baby hair crab at 178 RMB per piece throughout the month. These specialty crabs, known as June Yellow, are small in size but big on flavour. Call 6225 8665 for more information and reservation.
178 RMB (per piece) // 11:00 – 21:00
2/F, 1555 Dingxi Road near Changning Road // 定西路1555号, 近长宁路
Cross Cultural Scavenger Hunt @ LiveMeetup
Participants will be divided into teams consisting of people from different countries. Within a specified time period, you’ll have to work with your team to find a list of cultural items such as statues, art and landmarks at the tourist spot Yu Gardens. To sign up for this fun adventure, scan the QR code on the poster.
20 RMB // 13:00 – 15:00
Exit 1, Yuyuan Subway station // 豫园地铁站1号出口
Echoes of Eternity @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Don’t miss this modern ballet co-produced by Shanghai Grand Theatre and Shanghai Ballet. The production, based upon the Chinese poem Song of Everlasting Sorrow, will illustrate the love of emperor with the understanding of people nowadays. Choreographed by Patrick de Bana, Shanghai Ballet will demonstrate the poetic love and unrepeatable regret through contemporary ballet vocabularies. Two nights only!
160 RMB – 680 RMB // 19:15
300 Renmin Avenue near North Huangpi Road // 人民大道300号近黄陂北路
International Champions Cup @ Shanghai Stadium
Watch Real Madrid CF play against AC Milan tonight at Shanghai Stadium! This year begins the International Champions Cup’s global expansion, with the tournament kicking off three team editions in both Australia and in China. Real Madrid CF, who won the UEFA Champions League in 2013-14 for a record 10th time, will go head to head against the seven-time UEFA Champions League winner A.C. Milan.
199 RMB – 2999 RMB // 20:00
666 Tianyaoqiao Road // 天钥桥路666号
Pub Quiz @ Fix café & lounge bar
Since 2005, this New Zealand café has been hosting pub quizzes every Thursday night. There’ll be two rounds with 20 questions in categories such as music, movies, science, geography, history and more. Each team at most consists of six people. Prizes include a 500 RMB voucher of Sherpa and a bonus jackpot.
No cover // 20:00
Building 2, 283 Jianguo Road near Jiashan Road // 建国路283号2号楼, 近嘉善路
Late Night Fever @ Mr & Mrs Bund
Mr & Mrs Bund is offering a late night deal every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They have an awesome menu starting from 250 RMB, and a-la-carte is available at late night price. Except on special event, selected cocktails, champagne and wine bottles are buy-one-get-one-free!
From 250 RMB // 23:00 – 2:00 (Thursday – Saturday)
6/F, Bund 18, East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路外滩18号6楼, 近南京东路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng