Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
German Christmas Market @ Paulaner Brauhaus
Christkindlmarkt, the German Christmas market comes to Paulaner Brauhaus, bringing with it the scent of hot, spiced Glühwein, sizzling sausages and festive cheer. This year there are 70 mini-alpine lodges selling freshly-cut, imported Danish Christmas trees, decorations, seasonal treats and there is rumoured to be a special guest from the North-pole.
30 RMB (Friday) 50 RMB (Saturday & Sunday) // 11 AM – 10 PM
150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu // 汾阳路150路， 近复兴路
The Snow Queen @ Anken Green Rooftop Theatre
Theatre Anon presents Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Snow Queen’, a fairytale in three stories about Gerda’s quest north to free her friend Kay from the evil Snow Queen. There are evening performances from Thursday to Saturday and matinee shows at 3pm on Saturday and Sunday, tickets can be purchased at Cottons, Hunan House, Cambio Coffee or online at Weidian.
180 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 8 PM
668 Huai An Lu, near Xi Suzhou Lu // 淮安路668号, 近西苏州路
STRFKR @ MAO Livehouse
All the way from the USA, STRFKR plays its first ever show in the PRC at MAO Livehouse. The indie-dance-rock band made a name for themselves posing for Terry Richardson and produced 4 albums since 2008.
200 RMB (pre-sale) 260 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Discosmic Adventure @ Dada
Discosmic returns to Dada with Murphy Kin aka Lucy, from Ting Ting Disco in Taipei, as the guest DJ. She promises disco, boogie and cosmic funk for the science-fiction themed party at Dada.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Priscilla Chan @ Mercedes Benz Arena
Cantopop singer Priscilla Chan performs at the Mercedes Benz Arena promising hits from her new album ‘Evolve’, along with some of her classics. Since 1984 she has made 38 albums, acted in 2 films and she’s still going.
280 RMB – 880 RMB // 7.30 PM
1200 Shibo Da Dao, near Shangnan Lu // 奔驰文化中心, 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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