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Dining, dancing, doin' tons of wonderful stuff this October. Here's a bunch of stuff to slot into you calendar for the next month.
  • Cirque Du Soleil | KOOZA

    Cirque Du Soleil is coming to town with their show KOOZA. Since its debut in 2007, KOOZA has toured in 18 countries, mixing acrobatic performance with the art of clowning. As always, Cirque Du Soleil grounds the performance in a...
  • 2017 Diàn Mí Electronic Music Festival

    Returning to Suzhou just outside Shanghai is Diàn Mí electronic music / camping festival, Diàn Mí. Taking place in an 800-acre ecological park, thousands of music fans are making the pilgrimage to camp and have festival fun with Chinese...
    • Nightlife | SmSh Territory | Daily until Oct 3 2017
    • 2017-10-01 Finished
  • International Youth Music Festival

    International Youth Music Festival will land October 1 to October 3 at the Shanghai Golden Beach, 30 kilometers driving from the city center. "This new festival has the main goal to celebrate modern youth culture and educate youth about...
    • Nightlife | SmSh Territory | Daily until Oct 3 2017
    • 2017-10-01 Finished
  • S.T.D. pres. Brodinski

    Solid house / techno / hip hop booking at Arkham for Golden Week. They've got the French DJ / Producer Brodinski, who co-produced tracks on Kanye's Yeezus album with Daft Punk. If you dig Gesaffelstein and other French bangerzzzzzzz...
    • Nightlife | Arkham | on Sun Oct 1 2017
    • 2017-10-01 Finished
  • Dreamshade Live in Shanghai

    Swiss juggernauts Dreamshade have returned with a polished alternative hard rock sound, and are performing in Shanghai for the first time since founding in 2006. The new record Vibrant sees the band in their prime and fueled their...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Mon Oct 2 2017
    • 2017-10-02 Finished
  • Shalanaya Open Air Festival

    Shalanaya -- a three-day outdoor festival dedicated to art, music and sustainable living and psy/goa trance music and culture. Held at the Chinese mid autumn holiday on a private piece of nature an hour away from Shanghai, the festival...
    • Community, Nightlife | SmSh Territory | Daily until Oct 5 2017
    • 2017-10-03 Finished
  • Venezia FC- Hattrick FC Golden Week Camp

    Hattrick FC is bringing to Shanghai a high quality football camp by inviting professional Italian football club Venezia FC. Good for ages 5 to 16, they're looking to stimulate the love of the game in young athletes by showing them how...
  • Shanghai Comic Convention (ComicCon 2017)

    The 2017 edition of famed games/movies/comics expo ComicCon is hitting Shanghai this October. This is a chance for pop-culture aficionados to trawl through booths stocked with all kinds of gimmickry, gizmos, gadgets and geegaws related...

    A$AP Mob takes over Shanghai with A$AP Rocky’s right hand man A$AP Nas performing at Arkham with The Plug. This brash, rapid-fire East Coast rhymer is off one of the hottest mixtapes of the year - COZY TAPES. Don’t sleep on tickets,...
    • Nightlife | Arkham | on Thu Oct 5 2017
    • 2017-10-05 Finished
  • ShivaConnection - Sensory Yoga-

    "Shiva Connection Event" -Sensory Yoga - is a three-day event during China's Golden Week. During these three days they will explore both inner and outer space using senses as the medium. Themed vivid imagery will accompany carefully...
    • Sports & Recreation, Wellbeing | Do Art Space | Daily until Oct 7 2017
    • 2017-10-05 Finished
  • Shanghai Rolex Masters 2017

    The premiere tennis event of the Shanghai, the annual Shanghai Masters is a pro knockout tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It's part of the ATP World Tour Masters and sees the world's greatest tennis stars battling for prize...
  • Oktoberfest

    Originally celebrated yearly in Munich, the Oktoberfest is perhaps the world’s greatest folk festival. Certainly the most reproduced. This year, the newly-opened 600-person capacity Paulaner at Raffles City Changning is putting on a...
    • Dining, Nightlife | Paulaner Brauhaus | Daily until Oct 21 2017
    • 2017-10-12 Finished
  • Konekt Asia Series 11: DJ Sodeyama

    DJ Sodeyama, a mainstay on Tokyo electronic music scene, on stage at Arkham. A veteran of Euro techno clubs, Concrete in Paris, Fabrique in Milian, and more. This is Konekt's first appeared in Shanghai, support from Konekt's A&R Hu...
    • Nightlife | Arkham | on Thu Oct 12 2017
    • 2017-10-12 Finished
  • Javiera Mena Live

    Javiera Mena is a Chilean electro indie-pop singer with a career of over a decade and four albums under her belt, and an icon in the LGBT scene in Chile to boot. Javiera is also known for having quite extravagant live shows, with...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | on Thu Oct 12 2017
    • 2017-10-12 Finished
  • Slush Shanghai - Start-Up and Tech Event

    On October 12 and 13, Slush Shanghai will gather top start-ups, investors, corporate representatives, managers and media from home and abroad. Expect talks, pitching competitions, company booths and more, where you will learn from the...
    • Community | SmSh Territory | Daily until Oct 13 2017
    • 2017-10-12 Finished
  • JZ Fest Opening Party: Karima Quintet & Éric Legnini Quintet

    For one night only discover two exceptional artists performing with backing bands at Unico. They're celebrating the opening of the yearly JZ Fest with two Latin jazz combos. Free entrance from 10pm to midnight with the password COCO at...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Fri Oct 13 2017
    • 2017-10-13 Finished
  • Samuel Beckett's 'Malone Dies'

    Local theater troupe Shanghai Shakespeare has been authorized by the estate of Nobel Prize winning playwright Samuel Beckett to perform an original adaptation of Beckett's 1956 novel, "Malone Dies." Malone, elderly and impotent, confined...
  • Stage: 99 Live Shanghai

    A 99-voice polyphonic comedy, the play 99 Live Shanghai stages 99 men and women who tell us the little things and the great moments of their lives. Inspired by the testimonials of more than 150 Shanghai city dwellers, it gives a striking...
  • Konstantin Lifschitz

    Konstantin Lifschitz is an accomplished Russian pianist and a dedicated chamber musician, with over 30 studio albums to his name. Lifschitz has performed with artists like Gidon Kremer, Misha Maisky, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Lynn...
    • Arts | SHOAC | on Sat Oct 14 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • JZ Festival 2017

    The 13th edition of JZ's Festival, taking place on seven stages, with 50 international artists and groups on the ticket. Confirmed headliners for now are Kool & The Gang, Andy Summers, Chris Dave and Jeff Lorber.
    • Nightlife | Expo Park | Daily until Oct 15 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • Wonky Kong 7 Year Anniversary: DJ Zinc (Trust Me I Was There Set)

    Celebrating 7 years of 'monkey-ing' around - Wonky Kong brings you one of the originators, DJ Zinc for a special "Trust Me I Was There" set - curating the biggest, most iconic soundtrack of the UK rave/jungle/dnb history. The creator of...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Oct 14 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • Swing Night - Old Shanghai Jazz Band Live

    Ladies and gentlemen, The Pearl invited a city icon back to the stage. The “Old Shanghai” jazz band is back performing modern pop classics as jazz swing standards at this 1920s swing dancing party. They’ll be adapting the hits from...
    • Arts, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Sat Oct 14 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • Anoraak ‘Black Gold Sun’ Tour

    French synthpop artist Anoraak returns to China behind his new album Black Gold Sun . Expect smart retro rhythms and warm synth tones that draw on synthwave and disco genres. Retro wave for the future from this revered French artis
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Oct 14 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • Farmers Run

    RunnersHai will once again hosts a countryside journey to Chongming Island. After the hot summer time is finally passed, RunnersHai organize the fall classic, Farmers Run, which brings the runners through lush fields of fresh veggies,...
    • Community, Sports & Recreation, Wellbeing | SmSh Territory | on Sat Oct 14 2017
    • 2017-10-14 Finished
  • 20-Year Anniversary

    Le Bouchon, the first French restaurant in Shanghai is celebrating their 20th anniversary. Opened in 1997 and serving authentic traditional homestyle French cuisine, Le Bouchon has been a culinary embassy for the French and all food...
    • Dining | Le Bouchon | Daily until Oct 21 2017
    • 2017-10-16 Finished
  • Balaio Invites Randy Brecker

    A one-of-a-kind performance of an award-winning album fusing Jazz and Brazilian Music. Hailing from Brazil, Marco Bosco and Leonardo Susi leading the band together with Rubem Farias and Adriano ‘Magoo’ Oliveira form ‘Balaio’. This time...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Thu Oct 19 2017
    • 2017-10-19 Finished
  • HOLLY SH*T pres. La Dame Noir (Phred Noir & Did Virgo)

    DJs/producer and club owner, Phred Noir & Did Virgo, are teaming up for a special La Dame Noir session in Elevator. La Dame Noir is one the most important club and label in France right now in Leftfield Disco. For the last ten 10 years,...
  • Aroop Roy

    DJ & Producer Aroop Roy drops at UNÏCO. The British artist takes a multitude of influences in a characteristic blend of organic elements of jazz, Afro, Latin and funk with the deeper edge of house and disco. Grooves and harmonies from...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Fri Oct 20 2017
    • 2017-10-20 Finished
  • Pause for Paws

    Shanghai Animal Rescue was founded by two German friends who stepped up to help homeless animals in Shanghai. Their current project is to export more then 60 dogs from a shelter that will be demolished in December. So come have a drink...
  • Soweto Gospel Choir

    The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in Soweto, South Africa, by David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer. The 30-member ensemble blends elements of African gospel, reggae, and American pop music. The group performed at the first concerts...
  • International Indoor Cycling Day

    Spinback celebrates the second annual International Indoor Cycling Day which is dedicated to celebrating all things about being on the bikes - the joy, the challenge, the music, the camaraderie, the community, the burn, and all that...
  • Concert - Monsters of Rock Live

    If you missed last summer's most talked about rock and roll show, now is your chance to see what all the buzz was about. After the rocking and roaring success of their Arena Rock concert at The Pearl last July, Rawkasaurus Rex is back...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | on Sat Oct 21 2017
    • 2017-10-21 Finished
  • Movie Night Series: 'This Is Spinal Tap'

    This one's going up to 11. The Pearl's movie nights return with a screening of the best mock rock doc of all time, "This Is Spinal Tap". avid St. Hubbins, Derek Smalls and Nigel Tufnel up on the big screen at the cabaret club. No entry...
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Tue Oct 24 2017
    • 2017-10-24 Finished
  • ‘Swan Lake’: Ballet in Two Acts

    Swan Lake , the incomparable jewel of classical Russian ballet, is possibly the most popular example of the genre that after an entire century of popularity continues to reign on the repertoire lists of the world’s lyric theatres....
  • Love Bang Halloween: Dawn of the Dongmei!

    "What happens when you lock your doors, turn off all the lights, stand in front of the mirror, and whisper, "Dongmei… Dongmei… Dongmei!" ??? You'll awake on a shimmering dancefloor full of surreal characters and beautiful demons, trippy...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Oct 28 2017
    • 2017-10-28 Finished
  • Behind the Shadow Drops × Xie Yugang China Tour 2017

    New Noise is very proud to host a tour for Behind the Shadow Drops and Xie Yugang, both presenting their new solo albums. Behind the Shadow Drops is the new solo endeavour from Takaakira “Taka” Goto, founding guitarist and composer of...
  • Ibiza Party Elefante 5 Year Anniversary

    Spanish favorite elEfante is celebrating five years of delicious food, friends, and memories by embracing their Spanish party roots. They’re hosting an Ibiza-themed affair with special guests DJs pumping island vibes, food and drinks...
    • Dining | Elefante | on Sun Oct 29 2017
    • 2017-10-29 Finished