Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
PARADISE @ POP BAR
Kick start the weekend with tropical cocktails, funky house music and dancers’ performances, Come to PARADISE night to chill out and get in the mood to kick start the weekend before hitting the clubs. Complimentary Margaritas for ladies from 10-11pm, POP BAR dress code is smart elegant (no flip-flps, no shorts).
No cover // 10 PM – 2 AM
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
International Tattoo Festival @ Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
Tattoo artists from around the world are in Shanghai for the national holiday (October 1 – 5). This is your chance to get a tat from the world’s greatest before work starts again next week.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 140 RMB (door) // 9.30 AM
4th Floor, Building B, 66 Caobao Lu // 徐汇区漕宝路66号B座4楼
MIDI Electronic Festival @ MIDI Taihu Festival Camp
The music festival organised by the Mansion is located 2 hours away from Shanghai, in Suzhou. For the next 3 days, MIDI features live punk, metal and electronic acts, as well as around 80 Chinese DJs. The best part is, the venue isn’t just stages and after-party venues, it also has a mini-water park and some amusement park rides!
2-days = 200 RMB, 1-day = 100 RMB (pre-sale) // October 1 – 3
Gelin Park, Taihu Lake, Wujiang province, Suzhou // 苏州市吴江区七都镇太湖迷笛营（格林乡村公园）
Bollywood Night @ Bar Rouge
DJ Sulaiman from Goa is in charge of reopening the biggest Indian-style party in Shanghai. Anyone can enter for free before midnight with the password “Miss Rouge”.
100 RMB // 10 PM
Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu // 中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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