Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
World Congress on Art Deco @ Peninsula Shanghai
The congress is scheduled for 5 lectures on Shanghai Art Deco, it’s all fun and academic rigour. The event is framed around Art Deco in a Chinese modernity so there will be a Kunqu performance later in the week and many architectural tours around the city.
1600 USD (November 2 – 6) // 7 AM
32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu // 中山东一路32号, 近北京东路
Halloween Carnival @ Happy Valley Theme Park
If you haven’t had enough halloween fun yet, there’s a place you can go. Happy Valley takes halloween to the next level and extend the celebrations for a whole month, now there are only 2 weeks left!
230 RMB (adults) 120 RMB (children below 1.5m) // 10 AM – 5.30 PM
18 Linying Xin Lu, Songjiang district // 松江区林荫新路18号
Shanghai International Literary Festival @ M on the Bund
There’s a lot of thinking to be done and tough questions to answer at M on the Bund. The festival is ongoing until November 8, here’s what they have scheduled for today –
12mid-day Literary Lunch: Is the Foreign Press Too Tough on China?
3pm Workshop: WAI Think Tank – Manifestoes and Paper Zines
35 RMB (student) 75 RMB (per event) 188 RMB (Literary Lunch) // 12 PM – 5.30 PM
Seventh Floor, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区广东路20号外滩五号7楼,近中山东一路
European Food Festival @ The Waterfront (on the Bund) Shiliupu Marina
Commemorating 40 years of diplomatic relations between the EU and PRC, the organisers of French Week are holding a European food festival. Expect cheese, chocolate and all the home comforts that you miss so dearly. The event is opening from 3pm – 9pm on weekdays, then 11am to 11pm at the weekend.
FREE ENTRY // 3 PM – 9 PM
133 Guangfu Xi Lu, near Guangxin Lu // 光复西路133号, 近光新路
Vietti Wine Dinner @ 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana
The Vietti family established it’s vineyard in 1919 and their has received prestigious awards. This dinner is hosted by a family member, Francesco Cordero. The menu features a Foie Gras appetiser and some unique Italian Barolo wines.
1288 RMB (+10% service charge) // 7 PM
Sixth-Seventh Floors, Associate Mission Building, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Huqiu Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区圆明园路169号协进大楼6-7楼, 近虎丘路
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