Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
‘World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions @ SheShan Golf Club
The WGC-HSBC Champions 2016, one of the best golf tournaments in the world and
the only World Golf Championships event outside the USA, will be hosted at Sheshan International Golf Club from October 27th to the 30th. The club has hosted the tournament 10 times since the inaugural event in 2005 and has consistently received praise from players and officials for the world-class conditions of the course and facilities as well as the challenging nature of its design. Also known as “Asia’s Major,” the tournament boasts a prize purse of US$9.5 million and attracts the best golfers every year.
WHEN: Oct 27-30
WHERE: Sheshan Golf Club, 288 Linyinxin Road // 林荫新路288弄
2016 MLB World Series @ CAGES Bar
CAGES boast some of the best sports viewing and bar games in Shanghai. With batting cages, darts, billiards, and corn hole boards available, etc. They feature bar games to keep you occupied during commercial breaks of your favorite games. Ongoing daily until the 3rd of November, they will be screening the MLB World Series at 8am with bottomless coffee and an American breakfast for ¥88. You can start drinking that early too with their ¥25 Tiger pint special for folks wearing jerseys.
WHEN: 8am, Daily until Nov 3 2016
WHERE: 2/F, 325 Changhua Road // 昌化路325号2楼
‘It’s a Plastic Planet’ @ WeWork
“From garbage bags and water bottles to children’s toys and packaging, plastic appears everywhere in a countless forms. China alone produced over six million tons of plastic products in April 2015. Some questions we would be looking to answer through this forum are: What are the major advantages and disadvantages of plastics? How much plastics do we produce, how is it produced and how much do we recover? What are some innovations in the world of recyclable plastics? What are the alternative materials to plastics?”
WHERE: 135 Yanping Road // 延平路135号
Disneytown Halloween Carnival @ Disneyland
Join the fun over at Disneytown with Mickey and Minnie in Halloween costumes, life-sized Halloween scenes dotted throughout Disneytown. Watch a pumpkin carver create Jack-o’-Lanterns and get your face painted at the Lakeshore. Don’t forget to join the Halloween dance party with DJs & dancers at night. You’ll also have a chance to trick-or-treat all over Disneytown. Ongoing until October 31st, the carnival will run start 3.30pm to 10pm.
WHEN: Daily Until Oct 31st
WHERE: Shanghai Disneyland Resort // 上海迪士尼乐园
Art Shapes @ Dobe WE at the Bund
Expect a diverse cultural night of contemporary dance performances from S.L.A.T.E, a photograph exhibit by Elliot Hess and wine tasting from il Botolo. The fun starts at 6pm at the first floor gallery of Dobe WE at The Bund .
WHERE: 1/F Gallery, 501 Jiujiang Road // 九江路501号
PRICE: RSVP only
Gossip @ The Apartment
Ladies you’re in luck. You get free-flow sparkling wine and cosmopolitans from 9pm-1am at The Apartment. There’ll be live music and a DJ that play tills late. There’s also a lovely rooftop terrace here and two rooms plays different music. The crowd is a diverse mix of expats, locals and tourists and there is no entry fee.
WHERE: 3/F, 47 Yongfu Road // 永福路47号3楼
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