Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
St Patrick’s @ The Caxton
Join the Dagu Road Saint Patrick street party at the fresh new joint The Caxton on Friday March 17th. What’s more is on Saturday, you’ll get to watch the Six Nations Finale live at the free screening. There are also specials running all weekend from Friday to Sunday from tap beer to beef stew.
📍374 Dagu Road // 大沽路374号
Tribute to HIM @ Inferno
Shanghai’s beloved venue for metal and hardcore bands is hosting a tribute night to Finnish band HIM. Free entry and ¥20 drink specials.
💰 Free entry
📍 1F, 6-103, 658 Dapu Road // 打浦路658号一楼6-103铺
Saint Patrick’s party @ Zapata’s & Sasha’s
Not sure where to celebrate Saint Patrick’s this year? There are two parties for planned for you at Sasha’s and Zapata’s. Featuring a live Irish band over two nights on Friday and Saturday night at Sasha’s garden tent. there’ll also be a smashing music mix spinning at Zapata’s with free tequila shots. Drink specials running all night.
📍11 Dongping Road // 市徐汇区东平路11号
Alpine Decline @ Harley’s
Formerly Beijing-based husband and wife psych-rock duo Alpine Decline returns to Shanghai performing at Harley’s at 9pm. Entry is ¥90 per person and this includes a beer or a soft drink).
💰 ¥90 (includes a beer or a soft drink)
📍 265 East Nandan Road // 南丹东路265号
Spring blossom photowalk @ Gucun Park
Experience Shanghai with an interactive guided walking tour that will arm you with photography skills to capture this city with amazing snaps in a few hours – with whatever camera you have! Venture into the city with Maarten van der Meer, your course instructor, who will be provide you with tips to get the most out of your camera as you walk through the tranquil Gucun Park with gorgeous Spring blossoms. The tour is from 2.30pm-5pm, meet up point is at Jing’an temple (line 2, exit 2) and is ¥280 per person.
📍Meetup: Jing’an Temple (Line 2, Exit 2) // 静安寺，2号线, 2号出口
Jameson day fest @ ArtPlus Rooftop
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Jameson fam and Shanghai’s creative community at the third annual Jameson Day Fest. Bringing together Shanghai’s collectives from all creative realms, expect fashion pop ups, live art, vinyl digging and the city’s finest music selectors spinning over 3 fully stocked bars as we take over ArtPlus Rooftop overlooking The Bund skyline.
📍6/F, 579 Waima Road // 外马路579号老码头二号库2号库6楼
Battle of the Bands @ The Pearl
The Pearl presents the first Battle of The Bands – a contest where six bands compete for the ‘Best Band’ title and win ¥5000. The winner is determined by a panel of 3 judges and the general response of the audience. The contest starts at 8pm. Pre-sale tickets are ¥80 and ¥100 at the door.
🕒 Happy hour from 5 to 7pm , competition starts at 8pm
💰 pre-sale ¥80; ¥100 at the door
📍 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471弄
Commune Market @ naked Hub
Commune Market is bringing you brand new spring discoveries, from designer jewelries and clothes to vintage, accessories, art pieces, decorative housewares, hand crafted beer, body products, apothecary, eyewear and collectibles. Thumping away with creativity.
🕒 Sat-Sun: 11am-7pm
💰 Free entry
📍1F, 328 Hunan Road // 湖南路 328号 一楼
3D Musical: Snow White @ Shanghai Himalayas Art Center
Whether your‘re Chinese or English, you can watch the enchanting story of Snow White in 3D at the Daguan Theatre today. A beautiful film which is a hit among all ages. There will be two screenings at 5.30pm and 7.30pm and tickets will start at ¥100. Please book using the link below.
5.30pm & 7.30pm
💰 From ¥100
📍 3/F Himalayas Center 1188 Lane Fangdian Road // 芳甸路1188弄1号3楼
Hosted in the old factory courtyard of Jiashan Market from 11am-4pm in the heart of the Former French Concession, Jiashan Saturday Market showcases around 30 of Shanghai’s best artisan producers including Amelia’s, The British Kitchen, Jonas Emil Coffee, Monster steaks and many many more.
📍37, 259 West Jiashan Road // 嘉善路259弄37号
Charity fun run @ YCIS Century Park campus
Students at YCIS Century Park Campus are planning a charity event to raise funds for cancer research and treatment. On the day of the event, Students, families, staff, and friends will gather on the field before the run, warming up and enjoying the warm, community spirit. The run then begins at 10:30 a.m and will be followed by live music, raffles, food, and many activities for attendees of all ages.
📍1433 Dongxiu Road // 东绣路1433号
Water town photowalking tour
Experience Shanghai with an interactive guided walking tour that will arm you with photography skills to capture this city with amazing snaps in a few hours – with whatever camera you have! Venture into Shanghai water town Maarten van der Meer, your course instructor, who will be provide you with tips to get the most out of your camera as you walk through the home of the famous Shanghai-style xiaolongbao delicacy. The tour is from 1pm-3.30pm; meet up at Jiangsu Road (Line 11) you will be informed of exact location via the WeChat group and it’s ¥260 per person.
📍Meetup: Jiangsu Road (Line 11) you will be informed of exact location via the WeChat group // 江苏路 (11号线) 确切的地点会通过微信群通知你
Zhang Zhoujie: Mesh State @ Hiart Space
Zhoujie Zhang is an independent designer and digital artist. He believes that objects in the digital world can grow and morph much like things found in the nature, and he is dedicated to discovering and exploring the methods within these transformations.
🕒 Until April 4
📍 3398 Longteng Road // 龙腾大道3398号
Gospel Sunday brunch @ Shake
Sunday brunch, live gospel and free-flow Bloody Mary. Sounds about right! Shake has launched a new brunch menu and the ala carte includes lobster grilled cheese rolls, fried oysters and Malaysian’s favorite Bak-Kut-Teh. It’s 11am-3pm and it’s ranges from ¥150 to ¥200 per person.
🕒 Every Sunday until June 25, 11am-3pm
📍 120 Jinxian Road // 进贤路120号
Lights of Time @ Aurora Museum
As the parallel exhibition of Shanghai Biennale, the Aurora museum in association with the pioneer of multi-media artist Hu Jieming is honored to present his solo exhibition. Several video installations will fill in a wonderland of light and shadow, different from the enclosed white cubes. Through the memento of history of Shanghai, the artist arouses the resonance of the audiences’ emotion and interactive participation by the videos and paintings, extends and expends the concept of creativity.
🕒 Until Mar 30
📍 99 Fucheng Road // 富城路99号
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