Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Family Friendly Halloween @ Boyixi Camp
Prepare yourselves for a family friendly Halloween party at Luojia Cafe this Sunday, organised by the folks over at 博以西 Boyixi Camp, they’re dedicated to organise camps and events for children and students. Starting from 6.30pm and runs until 9pm, there will be pumpkin pie, chicken wings, fries, drinks and gifts for everyone! On the agenda are trick-or-treat games, dances, Halloween stories and bingo. Tickets are ¥350 for a family of free.
WHEN: Oct 30th Sun, 6.30pm-9pm
WHERE: Lane 15, Shimen Er Road // 石门二路 15弄
PRICE: Entry ¥350 per family
CONTACT: +86 15901827590
Woodstock Eating Festival @ The Bund
For the last long weekend of October this year from October 28th until the 30th, the well-known city carnival “Woodstock of Eating” is debuting in Shanghai for the very first time! Top street food brands, talented handicrafts makers, creative designers and ambitious creators will all gather together at The Band. With the theme “Refined-Street Food & Culture Jam”, prepare yourselves for the chicest city carnival in 2016.
WHERE: Yuanmingyuan Road Walking Street // 圆明园路步行街
PRICE: Pre-sale ¥25
Nature & Art @ Shanghai Project
The Shanghai Project Children’s Program will provide children with a diverse range of activities to take advantage of the dialogues taking place within different disciplines. Actively engaging with artist Liu Yi’s “Seed Planet,” installed in Century Park’s Folk Village until November the 13th. The children programs will relate to the inaugural theme, “Envision 2116” through a series of workshops. The main collaborators for the children’s program include Rainbow Education, Shanghai Liu Geng Culture, Pudong Library and Shanghai Daoshe Commercial Limited Company. To be held in and around the “Seed Planet,” these programs shall provide a rich experience in art, music, performance, field activities and nature that aim to inspire children’s imagination about life in the 22nd century.
WHERE: Shanghai Century Park // 上海世纪公园
If Anything Happens To The Cat @ Yuyintang
Belgium independent rock band – ”If Anything Happens To The Cat” is in town today from 8.30pm onwards performing at Mao Livehouse. Tickets are ¥150 at the door. The five-person band just finished recording their second album and is debuting their first Asia tour in China. Their bold and Alternative approach to rock music has made an impact since their first release in 2012. Definitely a performance not to be missed!
WHERE: 851 Kaixuan Road // 凯旋路851号
PRICE: ￥120 presale, ¥150 at the door
Andy Warhol @ YUZ Museum
Yuz Museum is proud to organize for the first time in Asia, the Chinese premiere of Shadows by Andy Warhol: “a monument to impermanence” (Holland Cotter, New-York Times). Shadows is valued as the most mysterious work by Andy Warhol, the most influential artist of the 20th century, “the King of Pop”, that shows the unknown side of the artist. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the globally acclaimed Dia Art Foundation, New York. It opens at Yuz Museum, Shanghai on Saturday, 29th October and lasts until December the 18th.
WHEN: Oct 29 – Dec 18, 2016
WHERE: 35 Fenggu Road // 丰谷路35号
Disneytown Halloween Carnival @ Disneyland
Join the fun over at Disneytown with Mickey and Minnie in Halloween costumes, life-sized Halloween scenes dotted throughout Disneytown. Watch a pumpkin carver create Jack-o’-Lanterns and get your face painted at the Lakeshore. Don’t forget to join the Halloween dance party with DJs & dancers at night. You’ll also have a chance to trick-or-treat all over Disneytown. Ongoing until October 31st, the carnival will run start 3.30pm to 10pm.
WHEN: Daily Until Oct 31st
WHERE: Shanghai Disneyland Resort // 上海迪士尼乐园
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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