Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Christmas Fair: Magical Forest @ Shanghai Centre
Enter the magical forest to start off the Christmas festivities at the Shanghai Centre. Catch the last day of this event with activities suited for all ages – perfect for you to spend a unique Christmas with your loved ones this December. There will be vendors, live performances, Christmas foods and drinks, lucky draws, presents from Santa, and more. For those needing last minute Christmas shopping, there will be booths with designer clothing, home decoration, jewellery, an interactive photo booth (for the Instagram lovers), a Santa house for kids to meet Santa. There will also be virtual reality games, Zumba workshops, and choir performances by the Swedish Community & Friends of the Vienna Boys Choir.
🕒 Last day
📍 1376 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路 1376号
📞 WeChat @ShanghaiCentre上海商城
KLab Food & Culture Theme Park @ Joy City
KLab is opening Ramen Arena in Joy City mall, a food based theme park, to further publicize Japanese cuisine and culture. This Ramen Arena includes seven of Japan’s best ramen restaurants, along with stands selling Japanese merchandize. It’s open from 10am-10pm.
🕒 10am – 10pm
📍 7F, 166 North Xizang Road // 西藏路166号7楼
Hacker News Meetup @ Daga Brewpub
Join a group of people who meet monthly to chat about technology, design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. What’s even better is if you share a cool idea/project/invention with the gang, you’ll be rewarded with a free drink. Limited to 10 spots only, email your crackpot ideas to [email protected]
📞 [email protected]
📍 100 West Fuxing Road // 复兴西路100号
Drink and Draw @ Roxie
Get creative at Roxie’s drink and draw event from 6pm to 9pm tonight! Drink drinks include buy-one-get-one-free beer, house wine, house spirits. Bring your own artpack or purchase your own artpacks. There is no entry fee.
📍 2F, 359 Kangding Road // 康定路359号2楼
Building Opposite Building by Zhang Ruyi @ Don Gallery
This exhibition is an interpretation of the artist’s recent creative direction, and works on show will cover a variety of forms including site-specific installation, painting, and sculpture. These pieces present the artist’s exploration and transformation of the relationships between three elements – the individual, daily realities, and physical spaces.
📍 Don Gallery, Unit 26, 1331 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1331号, 黑石公寓26室
Light it Snow @ Jing’an Kerry Centre
Jing’an Kerry Center is celebrating Christmas by lighting a 16 meter tall Christmas trees and has set up vendors surrounding the tree. Vendors will be selling scarves and ornaments. Food is provided by Kartel, Dutch pies, and Mr. Waffle.
🕒 10am-10pm, Until Dec. 25
📍 1515 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路1515号
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