Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Brunch @ Café Montmartre
Shanghaiist Brunch Society is back again this October! We will be taking you through a French culinary adventure at Café Montmartre. You’ll be indulging in a full classic French brunch set with us by starting off with the classic croissant, tartine and French toast. The savouries of scrambled eggs with salmon, potatoes, bacon and sausages is next and you’ll finish off with apple & cinnamon alms crepes and chocolate mousse. For ¥198, you’ll be able to dine like a king and take home vouchers and goodies valued at ¥305. To meet new people, you are more than welcome to bring yourself or come with your friends at 1pm. If you’d like some privacy with your own gang, you can also book a table anytime between 11am – 3pm. Sign up in the form below.
WHERE: 68 Wulumuqi Zhong Road // 乌鲁木齐中路 68号
PRICE: ¥198 for three courses, 2 drinks and vouchers
Do you have what it takes for your challenge of a lifetime? Get ready to jump through fire, climb under barbed wire, crawl through mud, and scale walls at China’s first ever Spartan Race, happening this October 16th in Shanghai. Originating in the United States, the Spartan Race is the world leader in obstacle course racing and is not only a great way for athletes to compete against one another, but also a fun and exciting way to exercise. this is the first time the Spartan Race has ever been conducted in China, they’ll just be hosting Sprint events both in Shanghai and Beijing. Though this is the shortest of all the three course types, it still crams more than twenty obstacles into just over six kilometers (~3mi).
WHEN: Morning (9.30am – 11.30am) Afternoon (12.30pm – 3.30pm)
PRICE: On the day – ¥529 for Elite competition; ¥499 for Open competition
October Farmers’ Market @ Shanghai Centre
Shanghai Centre organises an October’s Farmers’ Market that brings together some of Shanghai’s finest suppliers. Gourmet offerings includes seafood, meats, fruits, organic vegetables, freshly baked breads, imported alcohol, dressings, sauces, freshly brewed coffee, snacks, flowers, plants, gifts, accessories and much more. Running from 10am-3pm, admission is free.
WHERE: 1376 Nanjing Xi Road // 南京西路1376号
CONTACT:+8621 62798600-6621 // [email protected]
Volunteer Matching Fair @ The Market
Want to connect with other like-minded individuals? Want to help but don’t know where to start? Attend Community Centre Shanghai’s fall season volunteer matching fair. At the fair you will be able to find out about wonderful charities from all around Shanghai, connect with other energetic individuals, discover opportunities to use your unique skills to volunteer and give back to the Shanghai community. Food and drink will be available for purchase from the various food stalls at The Market such as including Cambio Coffee and Happy Buddha. No RSVP is required and it is free, event runs from 6pm to 8pm.
WHERE: 280 Ao’men Road // 澳门路280号
Adoption Day @ Shanghai Brewery
SCAA hold Adoption Days once a month, on a Sunday from 1pm-3pm at Shanghai Brewery. Adoption Day is the best opportunity to meet SCAA’s healthy & social companion animals looking for a forever home and there is always more than one good match for potential adopters to consider. Foster parents and SCAA are available to discuss each animal’s needs and adoption profiles are posted to give potential adopters a good idea of whether a particular animal is a suitable pet for their home environment and schedule.
WHERE: 15 Dongping Road // 东平路15号
Love Bang x Motorsmoker Rooftop BBQ @ Le Baron
Love Bang make cartoons and music in downtown Shanghai. Motorsmoker make Texas-style smoked BBQ in this hippy water-village called Zhujiazhao an hour from the city center. They’re coming together for one day only on Le Baron’s gorgeous rooftop terrace for a proper backyard sesh to end the summer. Look out for next-level brisket, burgers, beers, hip hop, chill Sunday vibes, and Xu Dongmei the Cat. The event is from 3pm-10pm, it’s free entry and food and drinks are a la carte.
WHERE: 7/F, 20 Donghu Road // 东湖路20号7楼
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