Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Intro Electronic Music festival @ Shanghai Expo Park
As the first large outdoor electronic music festival in China, INTRO has been running successfully for seven years from 2009 to 2016. Over the last seven years the festival has been held at different venues in and around Beijing and a growing audience hungry for electronic music has always turned out. After seven years of development in Beijing, what will INTRO be in Shanghai? This is what electronic music fans will have to come and see when the festival drops at the end of October. Tickets start from ¥280.
WHEN: 1.30pm – 9.30pm
WHERE: Shanghai Expo Park, 1750 Expo Ave // 上海世博公园
PRICE: ￥280 presale, ￥380 at the door, ￥480 VIP
Brody Dean’s Halloween @ Hunan House Lounge
Mirror, Mirror on the wall… who is the most evil queen at the ball? Brody Dean’s Halloween brings evil to life on October 29th at Cotton’s, from 10pm until you‘re dead! DJ Brownie will be on the decks spinning your favorite hits. Mr.Booth Shanghai is printing your favorite pictures, and expect HHLounge to be serving scary cocktails all night. There is a ¥1000 cash prize for the best dressed winner and also special prizes for the most original and the best group winners. You must dress up in order to qualify for entry (and no, a t-shirt with ”This is my Costume” paired with glow-in-the-dark devil horns does not fit the criteria). Now prepare to get evil.
WHEN: Oct 29th, 10pm
WHERE: West Fuxing Road 49, Lane 2// 复兴西路49弄2号
CONTACT: +86 13661448741
Sam Tripoli @ Shanghai Comedy Club
Naughty Show host and comedy legend Sam Tripoli is back at the end of the month to rock all the Shanghai Comedy Club stages starting with Fri Oct 29th at Jalapeno. Comedy Central, Showtime, Joe Rogan Experience and the Late Late Show – this is some serious top shelf comedy. Tickets are ¥180 at the door and this includes a drink.
WHERE: 393 Weihai Road // 威海路393号
PRICE: ¥180 at the door
CONTACT: [email protected]
Cozee’s Halloween party will start 8pm sharp offering you free makeup from 8pm-12pm and free shots for people that is dressed up! There will be a bloody Halloween drink on special, a haunted environment to spook you out and give you the most unforgettable Halloween yet.
WHEN: October 29th, 8pm
WHERE: 1000 Changping Road // 昌平路1000号
Planet Terror: Cosmic Zombie Jungle @ Elevator
Imagine the planet being taken over by zombies, and you had to move to outer space where you settled on a cosmic jungle terror planet… Some zombies snuck into the escape pods with you. ”Planet Terror: Cosmic Zombie Jungle” goes down at Elevator – Shanghai’s new cozy dance home for underground sounds, ping pong and hands-up/heads-down moments on the floor. There’ll be House and Techno on a banging sound system, smoke lasers, trip out deco, free random Absolut shots, no dress code but mandatory zombie face-paint. Free Halloween party with 8 Killer DJs from 10pm till late (or until everyone is a zombie).
WHEN: 10pm till late
WHERE: 4/F, 218 Xinle Road // 新乐路218号
CONTACT: +86 13661747409
Shaanxi Bei Lu Block Party
Head to Shaanxi Bei Lu on Halloween weekend for trick-or-treat drink specials. After Work, Daliah’s, Dogtown, and The Rooster will be providing signature Halloween cocktails, provided by Absolut Vodka, Havana Club Rum, Jameson Whiskey, and Olmeca Tequila. Go trick-or-treating whenever you purchase a ¥30 signature cocktail from any location and receive a chance to win another free cocktail! If you get peckish, there’ll be serving Korean-style street food provided by Bak Ga Nei.
WHEN: Oct 29th, 5pm-Late
WHERE: North Shaanxi Road // 陕西北路
Halloween Party with Le1f @ Arkham
Arkham will be transformed into a weird and wonderful den of iniquity where you will not only lose yourself in the music, but also in their eerie installations and mind warping visuals from Keefer.The main sonic attraction is Ballroom & Internet music star Le1f – one of the main proponents of LGBQT culture in modern rap. Le1f oozes sass and his his style is deeply rooted in tunnel bangers. Not content with showing his talent on the mic, he is also a producer in his own right and a fashion icon – epitomising the ‘’hoodrat Tumblr aesthetic’’. The show starts at 10pm and tickets are ¥120.
WHERE: 1 Wulumuqi Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号
Mr. Hannibal @ Liquid Laundry
Brilliant psychiatrist, serial killer, and cannibal…Guess who? That’s right! Hannibal Lecter is coming to town. Things are going to get a lot more interesting when you add that alongside all the ghosts, monsters, and horror stories that will come alive in this city on Halloween. Liquid Laundry will be throwing a party for him just the way he likes it, creepy and terrifying. As Hannibal cannot enjoy any brain meal without a delicious wine, meals will be paired with the devilishly good Casillero Del Diablo. There will be models, entertaining shows and make up artists on hand.
WHEN: 9pm – 2am
WHERE: 2/F, 1028 Middle Huaihai Road // 淮海中路1028号2楼
PRICE: ￥100 presale, ￥200 at the door
SHFT presents: Freak Out @ One Space Warehouse
SHFT throws a warehouse Halloween party with Keith Ape and MPC supremo Araabmuzik headlining the show. There will be best costume contests, haunted temple themed decoration and delicious nomnoms available. The show starts at 7pm and tickets are ¥120 for early bird, ¥200 for pre-sale and ¥280 at the door.
WHERE: 569 Shilong Road // 石龙路569号
PRICE: ￥120 early bird, ￥200 presale, ￥280 at the door
2016 MLB World Series @ CAGES Bar
CAGES boast some of the best sports viewing and bar games in Shanghai. With batting cages, darts, billiards, and corn hole boards available, etc. They feature bar games to keep you occupied during commercial breaks of your favorite games. Ongoing daily until the 3rd of November, they will be screening the MLB World Series at 8am with bottomless coffee and an American breakfast for ¥88. You can start drinking that early too with their ¥25 Tiger pint special for folks wearing jerseys.
WHEN: 8am, Daily until Nov 3 2016
WHERE: 2/F, 325 Changhua Road // 昌化路325号2楼
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