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
The Tiger Who Came to Tea @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Adapted and directed by David Wood, Judith Kerr’s ferociously popular tale The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a great musical play and it was an Olivier Award nominated production. The Tiger Who Came to Tea is the perfect slice of teatime mayhem with sing-a-long songs, oodles of magic and interactive fun for children ages 3 plus and their families.
180 RMB // 10.30 AM
800 Miaojiang Lu, nr Xizhang Nan Lu // 苗江路800号近西藏南路
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.
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
Anti-EDM Festival @ The Mansion
They’re throwing a BBQ pool party until 10pm followed by a lineup of x-rated DJs until 7am the next day.
100 RMB (includes 5 drinks) // 4 PM – 7 AM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Alice Nine @ Qianshuiwan Creative Arts Center
A Japanese visual-kei band that play on stage with some really impressive visual projections. Playing two shows in Shanghai on two consecutive nights.
300 RMB (pre-sale) 350 RMB (door) 700 RMB (2-day pre-sale) // 5.30 PM – 8 PM
179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu, Putuo district // 普陀区宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
Double Ponytail and Sailor Suit dance party @ MAO Livehouse
Those who spend a long time at sea don’t get to see the barber that often, so it goes without saying that sailors and ponytails come hand in hand. On the line-up for this fun, themed dance party at MAO are live bands Lilith, Da Fresh, Runaway Snail, J-Sleeper and Poshangcun.
60 RMB (pre-sale) 100 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM – midnight
308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa @ Yuyintang
Dustin Wong is an experimental guitarist and Takako Minekawa is a singer from Japan. The pair are coming together for a special show in Shanghai.
60 RMB // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Headhunterz @ M2 (Plaza 66)
The hard-style Dutch DJ who’s been on the scene since 2003 is coming to Shanghai for a late night/early morning Sunday/Monday party. It shouldn’t matter because the national holiday means no work for most of us on Monday.
100 RMB // 9 PM (club opens) 00.45 AM (headliners)
5F, Plaza 66, 1266 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Shanxi Bei Lu // 南京西路1266号 恒隆广场5楼， 近陕西北路
Psychemagik @ The Shelter
This psychedelic party at the Shelter will feature a light installation and freaky beats from Djs Yeti and Rainbow.
80 RMB // 10 PM
Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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