Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Storytelling, DIY Gingerbread and Live band @ Green & Safe
Green & Safe hosts a whole-day of family activities including a live band, storytelling and Gingerbread Man DIY. Tinho & Rendez Vous Quartet plays music from 1pm to 3pm and 7pm to 9.30pm, and Strictly Cookies tells children’s stories plus they give a Gingerbread Man DIY activity between 3pm and 4:30pm.
NO COVER // 1 PM – LATE
6 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu // 东平路6号, 近衡山路
Grand Opening Week @ Jalapeño
Jalapeño makes it’s grand opening with a special “5-course tasting fiesta” for just 100 RMB including a margarita. Reserve a table on WeChat for any evening this week and spice up the night with nachos, jalapeño poppers, quesadillas, tacos, chipotle sauce and fajitas!
100 RMB // 5.30 PM – 10 PM
393 Weihai Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu // 威海路393号, 近石门一路
Rawee Fight Night @ Rawee Martial Arts
Rawee Martial Arts holds a charity fight night, ‘Fighters with Heart’, for Heart to Heart Shanghai. Amateur boxers from the PRC, France, Australia, UK, Germany and Costa Rica fight it out in the ring whilst the audience enjoys a night of delicious Thai food and a charity auction.
120 RMB (pre-sale) 150 RMB (door) // 6 PM
A101, 68 Qinzhou North Road, Xuhui District // 徐汇区, 钦州北路68号, A101
White Caribbean Christmas @ Crowne Plaza
The Caribbean Association of China holds its annual charity Christmas dinner with the theme “White Caribbean Christmas”. Experience a buffet of fine Caribbean cuisine, rum punch, music, live entertainment, live Latino dance lessons, giveaways and the Caribbean Association’s signature Limbo competition.
200 RMB (student/member) 300 RMB (non-member) 400 RMB (door) // 7 PM
Crowne Plaza Shanghai, No. 400 Fanyu Road, Changning District // 番禺路400号, 长宁区
Brit Rock Junkies @ Yuyintang
Yuyintang hosts a night of British rock music with the Blue Magpie band and Life Line all the way from Blighty. There are 3 other local bands on the bill, 3-man band Plastic Chocolate, duet Salome and solo performer Zhao Yanying.
50 RMB // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Push & Pull @ Dada
Dada’s ‘Push & Pull’ features DJs Alta and Naaah playing garage, grime, bassline, UK funky, club trax, gqom and more. If you’re looking for a dark and debaucherous dive bar, which condones crowd surfing and dancing on top of speakers, head down to Dada.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Last Man Standing part 2 @ The Mansion
The Mansion houses 5 DJs for the 2nd edition of ‘Last Man Standing’ featuring Silicone Noise, Rainbow, Henjolo, Ivan Barbero, Edison and Thomas Fytoso. Last year’s mayhem got Henjolo deported from the PRC, but the badass is back for more.
100 RMB (incl. 5 drinks) // 10 PM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Ioakim Sayz @ Lola
Berlin-based DJ Ioakim Sayz hits Lola with the force of ‘Get Physical’ and ‘Circle Music’, supported by Alecs Marta. As per usual at Lola, ladies entry is free before 2am and guys before 1am, any later and it’s 100 RMB with a free drink.
100 RMB (after 1 AM) // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
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[Banner features the 3rd Year Anniversary at The Mansion]