Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Mr & Mrs Brunch @ Mr & Mrs Bund
The late night dining restaurant is finally offering brunches! The city’s renowned chef Paul Pairet and his team will remix and reinterpret classical breakfast items in the weekend lunch. Expect a la carte items like omletes, oysters, fries, caviar, Croque Madam, Wagyu ribeye, and Bloody Marys. For 75 RMB, you also get egg dishes like Egg Benedict with prosciutto.
N.A. // 11:30 – 14:00
Bund 18, 6/F, 18 East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号6楼, 近南京东路
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Bring your kids to watch this exciting new musical, inspired by Roald Dahl’s classic tale about the orphaned boy who escapes from his wicked aunts aboard an enormous enchanted peach inhabited by a bevy of very big bugs. When James leaves the orphanage to go live with Aunt Spiker and Aunt Sponge he has no idea what a crazy adventure he will go on. Two nights only!
180 RMB – 480 RMB // 14:30 / 19:30
800 Miaojiang Road near South Xizhang Road // 苗江路800号近西藏南路
6th Annual Shanghai Hustle @ Big Bamboo
Go and join the city-wide Scavenger Hunt hosted by The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai as their sixth Annual Shanghai Hustle. Participants must register in teams of four, and will have three hours to complete as much as they can from a given task list. Expect a free meal and Happy Hour drinks at Big Bamboo as well as a range of prizes.
125 RMB (members) 150 RMB (non-members) // 13:00 – 18:00
132 Nanyang Road near Tongren Road // 南阳路132号, 近铜仁路
Socialito Latin Nights @ The 1515 West
The Jing’an steakhouse hosts a Latin party every Saturday night. Expect live music from Yaime Medina on vocals and Oberto Pickling on keys. You’ll get complimentary bites for the whole night as well as a special menu of South American-inspired cocktails.
288 RMB (all-you-can-drink mojitos) // starts at 21:00
4/F, 1218 Yan’an Middle Road near Tongren Road // 延安中路1218号4楼, 近铜仁路
Void’s 8th Anniversary @ The Shelter
For Void’s eighth anniversary a truly special evening lies in store – expect a blistering club atmosphere powered by pumping music from all over the electronic spectrum and beyond. Void stalwart Wensen will team up with Nat Alexander for a peak-time floor-rocking back-to-back set. MHP, Ginzburg and Shanghai Ultra will also be there to heat up the dance floor.
No cover (Void T-shirt wearers) 30 RMB (at the door) // 22:00 – Late
5 Yongfu Road near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
The Rave @ On Stage
Get overwhelmed at On Stage tonight as they host the biggest electronic music party of this summer with the top 100 world’s top DJs. Expect Messiah, Shane, D!rty Class, George Von Liger and Arron. One night only!
150 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (at the door) // 20:30 – 3:00
A2-101 Red Town, 570 West Huaihai Road // 淮海西路570号红坊艺术文化社区A2-101
Late Happy Hour @ Mayita
This Mexican restaurant is doing a late happy hour every Friday and Saturday. Go and take advantage of their drink deals – buy-one-get-one-free on their top-ten cocktails and selected beers, as well as buy-two-get-one-free on pitchers of Margaritas and Sangria. What’re you waiting for?
No cover // 22:00 – Late
6/F, 98 Shouning Road near South Xizang Road // 寿宁路98号6楼, 近西藏南路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng