Where to go, what to do on Aug 19 in Shanghai.
China Social Club 3-year anniversary @ Smash
Aussie DJs PCJ and Frau are celebrating three years of dropping China Social Club parties on Shanghai. The duo are starting at 9pm and going to late, and playing a mix of disco, house, breakbeats, and birthday songs.
🕒 9pm till late
💰 Free entry
📍 685 Dingxi Road | 定西路685号
Life in Color @ National Exhibition and Convention Center
Life in Color is a mind-blowing color extravaganza happening all across the globe. Surrounded by electronic music, LED lights, a circus, and more, it’s the ultimate carnival covered in splashes of pink and green.
💰 Regular ¥399/ VIP ¥599
📍 168 East Yinggang Road | 盈港东路168号
The Steadfast Tin Soldier @ Shanghai Puppet Theatre
In this fairytale romance, a one-legged tin soldier falls in love with a ballerina, who he assumes has one leg too. The Argentinian puppet troupe beautifully captures this tale through authentic puppetry for young audiences.
🕒 Until Aug 20, 10am & 2pm
💰 ¥80/ ¥90/ ¥100
📍 388 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路388号
Floating Life @ HS Gallery
Photographer Yang Kaisheng unveils his “Floating Life” collection, giving us a glimpse into the everyday moments that slip us by. The series is organized by time of day, taking the viewer from oarsmen at the lake in the morning to the Buddhist temple in the afternoon and so on.
🕒 Last day, 10am – 5pm
💰 Free entry
📍 534 Hengshan Road | 衡山路534号
BBQ Yacht Cruise Party @ NEC
Enjoy a beautiful view of the Shanghai skyline while cruising down Huangpu river in style. Expats and local professionals gather in this exclusive summer barbecue featuring DJs, dance performances, and free drinks.
🕒 5.40pm – 10pm
💰 Pre-sale ¥185; At the door ¥350
📍 Meet up at Dongchang Road station, line 2 exit 4
Ruby Rose @ M2
You may know her from her DJing gigs or hit show “Orange is the New Black.” Australian artist, actress, and model Ruby Rose is hitting up M2 this weekend to for a night of catchy electronic beats.
📍 283 Middle Huaihai Road | 淮海中路283号
Electropical @ UNÏCO Shanghai
DJ ZULU & Live Percussion bring you a pioneering night of electro Afro-Latin music. Ladies, use the password COCO for free entry before midnight.
🕒 11pm – 5am
💰 ¥100; free for ladies before midnight with password COCO
📍 3 East Zhongshan No.1 Road | 中山东一路3号
Squad Out @ Modernsky Lab
DJs Lookas and LUMBERJVCK collaborate on this event featuring trap and EDM. Take your squad out for some of electronic music’s greatest hits.
💰 Pre-sale ¥260
📍 188 Ruihong Road | 瑞虹路188号
Tropical pool party @ Tianma Country Club
Start your Saturday luxuriously in a tropical Mauritian lifestyle. A deluxe swimming pool, tasty rum, fantastic food, groovy music and dancing await.
🕒 10am – 8pm
💰 early bird ¥228/ ¥428; at the door ¥288/ ¥488
📍 3958 Main Zhaokun Road | 赵昆公路3958号
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