Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
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
St 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 for the second night tonight 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
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
Startup weekend @ People Squared
A 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Auto is the theme of this event and it’s ¥250 per person. Today is the second day of the event and it’s from 9am-10pm.
🕒 9am-10pm; Sunday 9am-10pm
📍T5 B2, Lane 988, Shenchang Road // 申长路988弄虹桥万科中心T5B2
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.
🕒 Until Sun
📍374 Dagu Road // 大沽路374号
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
Female Blooming Beauty @ Shanghai Duo Yun Xuan
Head down to Shanghai Duo Yun Xuan to check out a collection of representative artworks that portray Li Shoubai’s concept of feminity and its relation to the city of Shanghai. The exhibit will walk you through a wide variety of media that Li Shoubai uses on his daily practice.
📍 5F, 422 East Nanjing Road // 南京西路422号5楼
”Extravagant Imagination, The Wonder of Idleness” opening @ MadeIn Gallery
MadeIn Gallery is pleased to present “Extravagant Imagination, the Wonder of Idleness”. Selected works by 7 emerging contemporary artists with distinct practice will be displayed, reflecting a multifaceted and thriving contemporary art scene. “Extravagant Imagination, the Wonder of Idleness” is curated by Lu Mingjun, and includes works by the artists Li Weiyi, Shen Xin, Shi Jiayun, Wang Rui, WANG NEWONE, Zhang Jiaxing, and Tant Zhong.
🕒 Tue – Sun 11am-6pm (closed on Mondays); ongoing until Apr 20
📍 4/F, 7 Bldg, 50 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路50号7栋4楼
Live colorful installation @ Ying Art Center, M50
World renowned artist Wang Chien Yang is known for his live, colorful installations. Head down to the Ying Art Center at M50 and have some color fun with the artist whilst he makes a customised installation for the Ying Art Center basement. There will also be a musical performance, entry is ¥200.
📍 97 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路97号
Benji B @ Le Baron
Head down to Le Baron on Donghu Road for a night of soulful electro, Hip-Hop, house music and more. DJ Benji B is on the decks after working as a music consultant on Kanye’s album ‘Yeezus’ and his success of his own night ‘Deviation’ in London. Set starts at 9pm and there’s no entry fee.
📍 20 Donghu Road // 东湖路20号
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