Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Road Fighting Championship @ Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
The Korean MMA Road Fighting Championship comes to Shanghai, in the cage at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. Putting the “boxing” in Boxing day, the fights are sponsored by Xiaomi and will be aired on CCTV.
80 RMB – 18,888 RMB // 7 PM
701 Yaoti Lu, near Linpu Lu // 耀体路701号, 近林浦路
Elf Lies, Love, Fireworks & Ham @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Matt Davis hosts a standup comedy night, telling stories of family and holidays at Kung Fu Komedy Club. This Boxing day, Adam Skuse, Drew Fralick, Joe Schaefer, Misha Kalhin and Paul Johnson joke about their childhood memories of Christmas.
50 RMB (pre-sale) 70 RMB (door) // 9 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Boxing Day Beatdown @ C’s
Boombap presents Boxing Day Beatdown at C’s bar featuring DJ Loke and Black Daniels. The Boombap sound system plays hiphop, beats and rhymes until 3:30 AM, and the bar offers drinks specials all night.
FREE ENTRY // 9 PM
Basement floor, 685 Dingxi Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 定西路685号, 近法华镇路, 地下楼
Kyodai @ Lola
Berlin-based music producers Kyodai check-in at Lola for one night of banging house music. Lola offers Shanghai one chance to hear what everyone in house music is talking about, from Kerri Chandler to Gilles Peterson.
100 RMB (after 1 AM) // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
K*ss Me I’m in Shanghai @ Lucca 390
Celebrate Christmas with friends on Shanghai’s LGBT circuit at Telephone6, Happiness42 and Lucca 390. Ever heard the expression, “as camp as Christmas”? That’s because, with all the tinsel and sparkly baubles, Christmas is a time to be gay and merry!
60 RMB // 11 PM – LATE
390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 番禺路390号, 法华镇路
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