Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
What you’ll be eating with the Shanghaiist Brunch Society this Sunday.
Blogging for Business workshop @ Olabsr
Globetrotter and blogger Evrim Kanbur will be discussing all you need to know about blogging. Get to know about the tools and resources you need to start, understand the need for you as an entrepreneur to explore writing, and how you can build, grow and influence your audience.
WHERE: 11F, 189 Puan Road // 普安路 189号
PRICE: ¥280 presale, ¥350 at the door
CONTACT: WeChat ID:Greg_Prudhommeaux
Pizza & crafted asian beer @ Sofia
Order any five different style beers from Pale Ale, Pilsner, Hefeweisen, IPA Brown and get a free 12 inch pizza! This deal is offered every Friday at Sofia pizzeria.
WHERE: 1124 Beijing Xi Road // 北京西路 1124号
WHEN: every Friday
BooshKaBaash @ Shanghai Centre
The Heineken BooshKaBaash festival is back again for the 8th year and will be ongoing today and tomorrow at Shanghai Centre. There will be a DIY/artisan market, prize giveaways, live music and shaded areas to to keep you fed, cool, hydrated and entertained. This event is completely free and will be celebrating music in all of its wonderful eclecticism – featuring an array of musical diversity from Mauritian Sega rhythms to sing-along classics. Expect a full weekend of mishmash musical goodness!
WHERE: 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu // 南京西路1376号
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 11am-8pm
Mojitown summer fun fair @ Elefante
Experience the real Cuban culture today with salsa dancing, delicious street food, Cuban arts and crafts, bartending lessons, and you can even learn how to make your own Cuban cigars! The ¥120 ticket includes two mojitos and a food ish and the ¥200 ticket includes unlimited mojito and a food dish.
WHERE: Donghu Road 20 // 东湖路 20号
PRICE: ¥80 prepaid, ¥120/¥200 at the door
Bagel bites, Booze & Bootylicious Jeans @ Spread the Bagel
Spread the Bagel is teaming up with Alter to presents not only a bagelicious party with bagel bites and bubbles, but with some art & fashion to boot. There’ll be a live art performance by Dutch artist Merijn Kavelaars, where he’ll turn a pair of jeans into a piece of artwork. Head down to also enjoy their new bagelicious menu at a discounted price.
WHERE: 245 Madang Road // 马当路 245号
Fitness bazaar @ Ambassy Club
Get fit together with your friends and family at the Ambassy Club today with parkour workshops, swimming competitions, capoeira performances and so much more. There is no cover charge if you’re an Ambassy club member, otherwise it’s ¥100.
WHERE: 1502 Huaihai M.Road // 淮海中路 1502号
PRICE: ¥100 for non-members
Shanghaiist Brunch Society @ Calypso
The very first Shanghaiist Brunch Society brunch is happening at Calypso this Sunday! To launch Shanghaiist’s first inaugral brunch event, you’ll be spoiled with delectable food from Calypso, attentive service and free goodies from our generous sponsors worth ¥250. Tickets are prepaid (¥198) inclusive of 4 courses and there are options for meat lovers, pescetarians and vegetarians. Check out the menu and sign up in the event link below.
WHERE: 1218 Yan An Zhong Road // 延安中路 1218
PRICE: ¥198 prepaid
Join a panel of highly accomplished Shanghai-based women for this intimate event as they discuss and explore ways in which professional women can be empowered in their work lives. Classic TED Talks will be featured, followed by a panel discussion and then networking opportunities with other professional women. ¥150 prepaid ticket includes food and drinks during the networking session. Tickets are limited and the event runs from 2pm to 5pm, be sure to register!
WHERE: 343 Jiaozhou Road // 胶州路 343号
CONTACT: [email protected]
Introduction to Embroidery @ Craft’d
Ever wondered how to embroider your own cushion covers, tea towels or aprons? Here’s your chance to learn a new skill and create a modern piece of art for your apartment! In this class Craft’d will teach you the most commonly used embroidery stitches (back stitch, satin stitch, straight stitch and the French knot). You’ll be able to choose a fun design (or a drawing of your own) to embroider yourself and the design will stay in the hoop and you can hang it on the wall for show!
WHERE: 2F, 382 South Shaanxi Road // 陕西南路 382号
If you have an event that you don’t see listed here, please email [email protected]