Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Sunset Social @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Thursday POP BAR turns into the Bund social club, holding a massive chill-out party called Sunset Social. There’s a BBQ on the terrace from 6pm ’til 11pm, and drinks specials on the bar, 3 glasses of wine/beer or 6 oysters costs only 100 RMB. The dress code is simple, no flip-flops or shorts. Enjoy summer while it’s still here!
No cover – 100 RMB 3 glasses of wine/beer or 6 oysters
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
The Fall Designer Market @ Shanghai Centre
Shanghai Creatives are back with over 75 talented Shanghai designers from fresh out of college to the most-established. They are showcasing their new collections for this fall, a chance to catch up with the latest trends in the coming autumn/winter seasons.
FREE ENTRY // 10 AM – 5 PM
1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu, Jingan district // 静安区南京西路1376号, 近西康路
European Food Festival @ The Waterfront
Commemorating 40 years of diplomatic relations between the EU and PRC, the organisers of French Week are holding another fancy food festival. Expect cheese, chocolate and all the home comforts that you miss so dearly. They even have some “cultural performances” planned. The event is opening 3pm – 9pm until Thursday, then 11am to 11pm from Friday to Sunday.
FREE ENTRY // 3 PM – 9 PM
133 Guangfu Xi Lu, near Guangxin Lu // 光复西路133号, 近光新路
Ladies Night @ Taphouse 3
Ladies enjoy free Magners cider and Moosehead lager all evening at the Taphouse on Laowai Jie. If you’re buying, the bar is splendid with a huge range of craft beers and great, wholesome food.
NO COVER // 6.30 PM – 11 PM
36 Laowai Jie, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan’an Lu // 虹梅路3338号虹梅休闲街36号, 近延安西路
Devil’s Fables @ The Pearl
A ghoulish special for Halloween at the Pearl on show from October 29 – 31 (8pm on Sunday), with an extra show on November 5. The Devil’s Fables tells the tale of three unfortunate souls condemned to burn in hell for their sins committed on earth. There’s lots coming up at the Pearl, next month you can see a titillating new performance entitled ‘Tassle & Tease’.
200 RMB (pre-sale) 250 RMB (door) // 9 PM
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
Afro-latin social party & free dance classes @ Tianping Hotel
The weekly meet-up for Shanghai latin dance teachers and students, go mingle and get some tips on how to shimmy from the masters. The group also holds Cuban Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and Brazilian Zouk classes on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
FREE // 9 PM – LATE
185 Tianping Lu (near Hengshan Road), Xuhui // 徐汇区天平路185号
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