Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai.
Aussie Drinks @ Sasha’s
What’s a better way to escape the scotching Shanghai sun than grabbing an ice-cold drink with your mates? With its cozy atmosphere and terrace, Sasha’s is the perfect place to spend your Friday night. First drink is free!
🕒 6.30pm – 9.30pm
💰 Members ¥60; Non-members ¥120
📍 11 Dongping Road | 东平路11号
Peking Opera @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The twelve zodiac signs come together for this traditional Peking opera that intertwines comedy with tragedy. Experience a staple of Chinese culture through singing, dancing, and beautifully painted faces.
💰 ¥50/ ¥80 /¥180
📍 300 Renmin Da Dao | 人民大道300号
Showtek @ Linx
Enjoy some electro beats from Showtek this weekend. The Dutch brothers Sjoerd Janssen and Wouter Janssen have topped multiple charts and even worked with artists such as Chris Brown and David Guetta. A fun night is guaranteed with this duo.
📍 98 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路98号
Trio Neuklang @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
The award-winning ensemble is in Shanghai to share the excitement of the original sound that is created by themselves and supported by other contemporary composers. With clarinet, accordion and cello, they will be showcasing great works that combine the known and the new.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
You are invited to experience fab moments of complicity around sensual music and the extravagance of the Desire Soiree’s full-scale cabaret show. With visual and special effects by the creative team ”Industrial Magic”, performers are bathed in coloured and textured lighting sure to delight your mind and enthral your eyes.
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; At the door ¥150
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471弄
Thought For BBQ @ Thought for Food
Enjoy this deliciously nutritious all-you-can-eat barbecue special tonight. The restaurant’s head chef guarantees fresh, organic ingredients as well as balanced nutrition. Enjoy the salad bar, unlimited healthy BBQ and dessert for just ¥208.
🕒 Every Friday & Saturday, 6pm – 9.30pm
💰 ¥208, ¥50 for one cocktail, mocktail, or detox juice
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
Salsa Party @ La Bodeguita del Medio
Salsa the night away at the iconic Cuban restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio. Enjoy a buy-1-get-1 deal for mojitos as Salsa Shanghai entertains you with their bubbly, vivacious dance moves.
🕒 8pm till closing
📍 191 Hengshan Road | 衡山路191号
Craft Beer Festival @ Kerry Centre
More than 30 brands will join the Shanghai Craft Beer Festival for its 7th annual run. Expect live music, food vendors, DJs, and of course, beer. Grab a free drink with your ticket.
📍 1238 Yan’an Zhong Road | 延安中路1238
Improv Show @ Lianmeng Drama Center
Need a good laugh? This Chinese improv show will leave your stomach hurting. Completely unscripted, the comedy will rely on spontaneous suggestions from the audience for their hilarious and relevant skits.
🕒 8pm – 9.30pm
📍 700 South Huangpi Road | 黄陂南路700号
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Esteemed director Leonard Slatkin and cellist Trey Lee are in Shanghai with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Having received a standing ovation in Carnegie Hall, this superb performance will astound you with its power and sensitivity.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road | 丁香路425号
Summer yoga & brunch @ Bread etc
Want to shape up or revitialise your mind?Join seasoned yoga trainer Kelly to practice an hour of mind-freeing yoga at the bakery’s private space overlooking Shanghai’s stunning skyline. After recharging your body and soul, kickstart your day with a nutritious breakfast with eggs, rye flour bread, quinoa salad, mini-cups mix, a fresh juice and a hot drink.
📍 1486 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路1486号
Weekend brunch @ Andaz, Xintaindi Shanghai
Ham and cheese croissant with honey mustard glaze
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a relaxing day out and enjoy an elegant brunch in the heart of Shanghai. Xuan Bar at Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai has a delicious weekend brunch Brunch and Bubbles in store for you. An extra ¥80 to munch on the grilled sirloin steak with salad and French fries, or the lobster avocado roll; an extra ¥200 for free flow Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut Champagne.
🕒 Brunch 11.30am – 3pm
💰 From ¥198
📍 88 Songshan Road | 嵩山路88号
Finwise Global Summit 2017 @ Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel
Attend this mega-scale summit to gain insight into the development of domestic fintech as well as the application of future fintech and blockchain tech. The venue gathers 2000 guests, 70 industry gurus, heads from 200 investment firms.
🕒 Until July 31, 9am
💰 Early Bird ¥1499; At the door ¥2499
📍 1108 Meihua Road | 梅花路1108号
Bliss magic sitcom @ The River Mall
‘Oops! Invisible Boy!’ is a blend of pantomime sitcom and live magic by the prominent Chinese magician Chenxing Wang. With a fascinating storyline, lively visuals, amazing props, and educational games, your little ones will have a blast being interacting with the stellar performers. Ideal for ages 3 to 12.
🕒 Last day, 7.30pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥100; 1 adult 1child ¥180; 2 adults 1child ¥260
📍 168 Shangnan Road | 上南路168号
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