Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Signature Brunch & Caviar Creations @ Jean-Georges
Treat yourself at Jean-Georges with the uplifting weekend brunch set featuring 12 favorites to choose from. Amongst these, do not miss the House Smoked Salmon with Maxime Potato and Frisee Salad, the Eggs Benedict with Ham, Smoked Salmon or Lobster, the 180g Rib-eye Steak with Herbal Spinach and French Fries. Also discover Chef Jean-Georges’ favorite caviar creations, the Caviar Quartet.
2 Course Weekend Brunch Set Menu 258 RMB per person
Signature Brunch Plate and Luxury Brunch Plate also available at 258 RMB and 398 RMB per person
Jean-Georges Caviar Creations: Try one of them for a 188 RMB supplement in the prix fixe menu.
(+10% service charge)
Prices listed // All Weekend
3 On the Bund, 4/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号4楼, 近广东路
Weekend Dim Sum Indulgence @ Whampoa Club
Get up and go to the Weekend Dim Sum Indulgence, every Saturday and Sunday there’s unlimited dim sum. Be surprised and charmed by the classic Shanghainese delicacies like Shanghainese style smoked fish, “xiao long bao”, and wonton in lobster soup, and Cantonese dim sum like puff pastry with honey glazed pork at Whampoa Club weekend dim sum indulgence.
158 RMB per person (+10% service charge) // 11.30 AM – 2.30 PM
3 On the Bund, 5/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号5楼, 近广东路
Carnival @ POP BAR
From September 12th, get ready for Carnival parties happening every Saturday! Pop Bar will take you on a tour around the world’s most exiting cities, where dancers and performers parade along DJ’s house tunes.Complimentary flavoured Daiquiri for ladies from 10pm to 11pm.
No cover // 10 PM – LATE
3 On the Bund, Seventh Floor, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区广东路17号,外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Dali’s Fantastic Universe @ Bund18
An exhibition of artworks based on Salvador Dali’s famous surrealist paintings. The show has toured around over 80 museums worldwide, courtesy of the president of the Stratton Foundation who has brought the collection of artworks together over the past 40 years.
Free entry (to be confirmed) // 10 AM – 6 PM daily (until January 10, 2016)
18 East Zhongshan Road // 中山东路18号
Les Twins Dance Workshop @ UNICO
Part of the 3rd anniversary events at Unico, SOVND OF SHΛNGHΛI (created by Deejay Skiv and Kadwell) have organised a dance workshop with the hip-hop superstars who’ve toured with Beyonce along with other big names.
350 RMB (pre-sale) 400 RMB (door) // 11 AM – 1 PM
Three on the Bund, 2F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
Wine & Oyster Brunch @ Vue Bar
The 33rd floor bar in Hyatt on the Bund is a classy joint with far-out view. Treat yourself to one fancy Madmen-style brunch of oysters and wine, and swing to DJ Pete on the decks.
298 RMB // 11:30 – 15:30
Hyatt on the Bund, 32-33F, 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu // 黄浦路199号, 外滩茂悦大酒店32-33楼 近武昌路
Echo Park @ Shanghai Rugby Football Club
2 days, 4 stages, 57 artists. An intoxicating, freewheeling international lineup, insanely fun non-musical activities, delicious food and more at #APlaceLessOrdinary. Beach Fossils, Chochukmo, Envy, Everything Everything, Gerard Way, Nova Heart, Young Fathers.
1.30 PM – 10 PM (September 19 – 20)
1-day ticket – 200 RMB (pre-sale) 260 RMB (door)
2-day ticket – 300 RMB (pre-sale) 400 RMB (door)
No.2700 Zhang Yang Road (North) // 浦东新区张扬北路2700号瑞可碧橄榄球俱乐部
Fiesta No Siesta @ Mayita
Celebrate Mexican independence day with live music, piñata, tequila, Mezcal and food that will make you yell arrrrrriba! The food and drink ticketing system is cheap too, each item costs one ticket and 150 RMB gets you six.
150 RMB (6 food/drink tickets) // 2 PM – Late
6/F, 98 Shouning Lu, near Xizang Nan Lu // 寿宁路98号6楼, 近西藏南路
Flamenco Carmen @ Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
The Spanish Ballet of Murcia perform Flamenco Carmen, the lusty story of a soldier who falls in love with Carmen. The soldier faces a decision of whether he should follow his duty or desire.
80 – 880 RMB // 19.15 – 21.15
425 Dingxiang Lu, near Yingchun Lu, Pudong // 浦东丁香路425号, 近迎春路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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