Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Pop-up @ Ginger by the Park
Having been completely bowled over by the food at Singapore’s famed Ding Dong restaurant, the guys at Ginger by the Park invite its head chef Jet Lo to host a very special 3-day pop-up dining event from Tuesday to Thursday. A native of Sabah, Malaysia, Chef Jet Lo takes us through the world of Southeast Asian flavours and Peranakan flair, serving up a fresh and modern interpretation of traditional flavours in fun and surprising ways.
Read the full preview at Shanghaiist and book a table!
238 RMB (lunch) // 380 RMB (dinner)
12 PM – 3 PM (lunch) // 8.45 PM – 10.45 PM (dinner)
91 Xingguo Road, near Hunan Road // 兴国路91号, 近湖南路
Shanghai International Pet Expo @ Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
Shanghai International Pet Expo opens at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Formerly Shanghai International Dog Expo, as of this year the event showcases China’s finest cat and dog breeds.
50 RMB (single ticket) 120 RMB (family ticket) // 9 AM – 5 PM (March 17 – 20)
1099 Guozhan Road, near Zhoujiadu Road // 国展路1099号, 近周家渡路
D’Bize live @ Shanghai Concert Hall & The Camel (Puxi)
Irish folk band, D’bize have a little fiddle and jig at one our city’s most beautiful Theatres, Shanghai Concert Hall, suitable for big and little kids. If you miss them at the Concert Hall then catch them playing at The Camel in Puxi later. Organised by the Irish Consulate for the Feile festival, which runs up to St. Patrick’s Day, you can guarantee D’bize put on an authentic show.
Shanghai Concert Hall: 10 RMB (door) // 12 PM – 1 PM
523 East Yan’an Road, near Jinling Road // 延安东路523号
THE CAMEL (Puxi): FREE ENTRY // 8 PM – LATE
116 West Weifang Road, near South Pudong Road // 潍坊西路116号, 近浦东南路
St. Patrick’s Day: 4-day Craic @ The Blarney Stone
The only Irish pub on Yongkang, The Blarney Stone kicks off its St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a 4-day Craic of Irish music, Guinness and green Carlsberg! Joke around with the barman who speaks with a stella Irish accent, do a little jig on Friday with live Irish music from Gary Fitzpatrick & Angie McLaughlin, then recover on Sunday with all-you-can-drink Jameson’s whisky.
Guinness ¥40, Sunday all-you-can-drink Jameson’s ¥188 // 1 PM – LATE
77 Yongkang Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 永康路77号, 近襄阳南路
St. Patrick’s Day: The Boxty Rebellion @ Sasha’s
Cheers your drink with good old St. Patrick at Sasha’s and have a jig with The Boxty Rebellion, playing in the garden from 7 PM – 10 PM. If Thursday night doesn’t work for you then get down on Friday night for another garden party with live music from D’Bize.
Guinness ¥55, Jameson’s ¥40 // 7 PM – LATE
5 Dongping Road, near Hengshan Road // 东平路11号, 近衡山路
WannaTravel Meetup @ Elevens
WannaTravel organises a meet-up with drinks, games and networking opportunities, bringing people of all ages and nationalities together at Elevens bar. No entrance fee and special drinks deals on the bar include Budweiser draft (25¥) House wine (40¥) Cocktails (40¥).
RSVP (RSVP by WeChat: wanna_travel) // 7 PM – 10 PM
888-8 Changping Road, near Jiaozhou Road // 昌平路888-8号, 近胶州路
St. Patrick’s Day Sunset Social @ POP
Live it up on the top floor of Three on the Bund with a special St. Patrick’s Day edition of Sunset Social at POP. The terrace bar offers not only great drinks deals, but also views of the Bund and Pudong’s epic skyline, plus the networking party brings out all of Shanghai’s high-flyers.
NO COVER // 8 PM – LATE
Three on the Bund, Floor 7, 17 Guangdong Road, near East Zhongshan 1 Road // 广东路17号, 外滩三号, 7楼, 近中山东一路
Zea: I don’t call myself a folkie @ Yuyintang
A raw voice from Chongqing, folk-singer Zea performs at Yuyintang. If you can understand Zea when she sings then listen to her love stories and memories of childhood.
60 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yan’an Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Featuring Zea: I don’t call myself a folkie @ Yuyintang]