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
Storm Electronic Music Festival @ Xuhui Riverside Greenspace
Possibly the biggest music festival in the middle of Shanghai for two days this weekend. It’s first year was 2013 with 24,000 people, in 2014 it drew in 35,000! DJs Tiesto and Skrylex are headlining Saturday, Above & Beyond and Flo Rida on Sunday.
Pre-sale: 380 RMB (1-day) 680 RMB (2-day)
Door: 480 RMB (1-day) // 2 PM
Dong’an Lu Nr Longteng Avenue, Xuhui District / 徐汇区东安路与龙腾大道交界处
The Twelve Irish Tenors @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Ireland is famous for it’s vocal talents and these are among the nation’s finest of today. On Saturday night they’ll be singing old favourites like ‘O Danny Boy’, ‘Barcelona’ and ‘Hey Jude’.
180 RMB // 7.30 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, Nr Century Avenue // 丁香路425号近世纪大道
Shackup @ The Shelter
Since The Shelter reopened last weekend the parties have been non-stop. If you’re not paying out the hefty ticket price for Storm this weekend, and don’t fancy the trip to Suzhou for MIDI, then this is for you.
40 RMB // 10 PM – 5 AM
Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
MIDI Electronic Official Afterparty @ The Mansion
MIDI festival regroups at the hush-hush, out of town venue to continue the festival antics. 10 – 20 DJs are coming back from the festival to play breaks until the early morning. If you’re going to be at MIDI then there’s a bus at 11pm, which takes you straight to the afterparty.
100 RMB (includes 5 drinks) // 10 PM – 8 AM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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