Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
POP Afternoon Tea @ POP American Brasserie in Three On the Bund
Enjoy a leisurely relaxing afternoon teatime with friends and family at POP. Their signature sweets and savouries will surely bring you unforgettable afternoon delights.
RMB 178 for 1 person (including 1 cup of coffee or tea from the selection)
RMB 308 for 2 people (including 2 cups of coffee or tea from the selection)
+10% service charge // 2 PM – 5 PM (Daily)
7/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Early Bird Special @ MERCATO in Three On the Bund
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of this vibrant Italian restaurant. Early Bird sharing menu RMB 198 per person, minimum 2 persons.
+10% service charge // 5.30 PM – 6 PM (Daily)
6/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号6楼, 近广东路
POP & the City @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Wednesday, POP Bar relives the chic and fabulous of Carry Bradshaw’s version of NYC. Come with your besties and mingle with gorgeous and fun people for a chilled night out. Complimentary Cosmos for ladies from 9pm to 10pm and 2 for 1 on Cosmos for ladies after 10pm.
No cover // 8 PM – LATE
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
French Week @ Yandang Road
The 14th year of French Week, supported by the French Consulate in Shanghai, will take place in the pedestrianised section of Yandang Road. The street stalls showcase French produce, food, wine and fashion. There will also be accordion music, mosaic-art classes and games of petangque (boules).
Free // 11:00 – 19:00
Yandang Road near Huai Hai Road // 雁荡路近淮海路
Shanghai Rolex Masters ATP Tennis @ Qi Zhong Tennis Center
The world’s greatest tennis players, including Djokovic, Williams, Federa, Sharapova and Nadal, are all competing for the grand slam and $4,783,320 prize money. Most days are already sold-out, but you’ll probably find touts outside the venue. If money isn’t an issue, there are 3,000 – 4,000 RMB VIP tickets still available for most days.
160 RMB – 900 RMB // 12:00
5500 Yuanjiang Lu Nr Kunyang Bei Lu // 闵行区元江路5500号
NBA Global Basketball @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
NBA basketball exhibition match in Shanghai between the LA Clippers and the Charlotte Hornets. This will be a big hit with the Chinese audience so get your tickets before they run out. Court-side seats cost up to 10,000 RMB (face value)!
350 RMB – 1200 RMB (Club seats) // 19:30
1200 Shibo Da Dao, near Shangnan Lu // 奔驰文化中心, 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
Guitar Battle @ MAO Livehouse
Shredding guitar to celebrate MAO’s 15th anniversary, Shanghai guitarists – Chen Lei, Ding Zeqiang, Neil Zaza, Jose De Castro, Ji Bin, Thomas Blug, Wen Lin and Alex Wegman. Each guitarist claims to be the greatest, you decide who’s the rock god tonight.
Free // 7.30 PM – 11.30 PM
308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
New Seasons @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall
The master violinist leads a chamber orchestra, Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica performing a seasonal ensemble of arrangements by Piazzolla, Vivaldi, Alexandr Raskatov and Glass. Born in Latvia, Kremer trained at the Moscow Conservatory and went on to win 1967 Queen Elizabeth competition, also Paganini and Tchaikovsky international competitions. His music is considered to be respecting tradition whilst remaining contemporary.
80 RMB – 680 RMB // 8 PM – 10 PM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Conrank EP Launch @ Uptown Record store
Conrank is celebrating the release of its new EP ‘Ma Fan’ with DJs Zean, Swimful and Alta. They’re serving complimentary Jamesons with ginger and lime all evening and the Pie Society are catering the event. Limited edition USB sticks containing the new EP are available.
Free entry // 8 PM – 11 PM
115 Pingwu Lu, near Xingfu Lu // 平武路115号, 近幸福路
LA Clippers Girls @ Monkey Champagne
For all the NBA basketball fans in Shanghai this is an unmissable event. The LA Clippers cheer leaders are special guests at Monkey Champagne. The bar offers 2 for 1 bottles of champagne and regular drinks all night long.
Free entry // 10 PM – Late
38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu // 东湖路38号, 近新乐路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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