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Oct
24
Oct
25
  • Wednesdays with Wink & Friends

    Since arriving to Hong Kong from his native USA in 1992, Vastine “Wink” Pettis has become one of the most consistently charismatic and talented musicians in China. From performing on The Voice of China TV show to working with a host of...
  • The Cut Rooftop pres. Cats Sounds

    Kimito and DJ Baru from Japan host a low-key lounge affair at The Cut Rooftop every Wednesday. Jazz, hip hop and a bit of house. Special deals on selected eats and drinks. 7pm. No entry fee.
  • Cabaret Show: ‘Noir Soiree’

    The Pearl invites you to witness a timeless story with a new twist. “A young girl on a sensual journey through the dark seductive corners of her soul.” The new show at The Pearl is an intoxicating mix of classic circus and exotic dance,...
  • Models Night

    MVP's putting on Model's Night at M1NT this Wednesday. You know the drill; drinks, dancing, derring-do. Password "MVP" gets you on the M1NT guestlist and ladies get unlimited drinks until 11.30pm. Table reservations available at 158 0034...
    • Nightlife | M1NT | on Wed Oct 25, 2017
  • Roxie Cineme: `Yes or No`

    "Pie is a sweet girl who moves into a new college dorm room where she finds out that her new roommate Kim, is a tomboy who looks and dress like a boy. As their friendship develops, Pie and Kim begin to wonder if the feeling they feel for...
    • Community, Nightlife | Roxie | on Wed Oct 25, 2017
Oct
26
  • The Shanghai Oktoberfest

    The makers of the Jingan Oktoberfest in 2016 are back with an even bigger tribute to all things Bavarian. The Franziskaner Shanghai Oktoberfest will be hosted from October 26 to October 28, within a big festival tent near the Bund (next...
  • 2017 WGC-HSBC Champions

    “This is by far the strongest field we will play against for the rest of the year…” Jon Rahm World No.5. Jon Rahm, World No.7 Jason Day, and 2017 Tour Championship Winner Xander Schauffele have all confirmed their debut in the 2017...
  • Love Bang: Cyber Crush Coloring Night & Dark Disco

    To celebrate the end of their ten-city Cyber Crush Tour, Love Bang presents a chill night of coloring, cartoons, ping pong, Italo disco, post-punk, '80s, and synthwave. The coloring contest starts at 8pm and ends at 11pm sharp. Winners...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Thu Oct 26, 2017
  • Burlesque Show: ‘Peep Show Burlesque’

    Live on stage at Candor is Shanghai’s finest burlesque show, “Peep Show Burlesque”, every Thursday this October. Their ladies’ “Varietease” will tempt and tease your senses with their captivating allure. The show features the city’s...
  • Mahjong Showdown

    Hutong School hosts a fun casual night of the traditional Chinese board game Mahjong, teaching you the old art of mastering the popular game. First prize is a whole month worth of Chinese lessons. "So bring a friend, crush or simply come...
  • Wicky Waxy: All Vinyl Open Decks Social Club

    Diggers Without Attitude, unite ! Every last Thursday of each month, Wicky Waxy offers an opportunity to all local vinyl enthusiasts to gather for a social night made of wax. Bring your own records (33/45), book yourself a 20 minutes...
  • A Tale of Mystery

    Mystery and tricks are their daily occupation but for Halloween Blackstone turns into The Coven... October 26, 27, 28 "expect the best from our resident wizards performing live a special Halloween tale... Enter the ring and sit among us...
  • People's Republic of Comedy Halloween Improv Show

    Shanghai favorites, People's Republic of Comedy are back on stage at the Komedy Klub. A night of improv comedy for 50rmb at the door to start off your Halloween celebrations early. Starts 9pm.
  • Unravel: Give

    The monthly storytelling event is on for October 26, with the theme: Give. There'll be 6 storytellers sharing personal tales around on that theme starting at 7.30pm, drinks will start at 6.30. Really getting into the spirit of things,...
Oct
27
  • The Shanghai Oktoberfest

    The makers of the Jingan Oktoberfest in 2016 are back with an even bigger tribute to all things Bavarian. The Franziskaner Shanghai Oktoberfest will be hosted from October 26 to October 28, within a big festival tent near the Bund (next...
  • Diisneey Trash - The Haunted Gold Mine

    Diisneey Trash is back with Bar Rouge transformed into a Haunted Gold Mine, enter the deep, dark and mysterious shaft in search of precious Gold with champagne and Mickey Mouse. Dress code: Geared up modern miners. Cover: 100rmb
    • Nightlife | Bar Rouge | on Oct 27 and Oct 28, 2017
  • Get Out - BOO - Halloween Costume Ball

    Xixi Bistro offers two floors of Halloween madness and just about every single local DJ under one roof. Headlining the double-floored monster madness is Que Sakamoto (Jap). Having recently toured Europe with stops in Istanbul's Mini...
  • Cabaret Show: ‘Glamouresque’

    Return to the “Glamouresque” days of 1940s New York City in this specially themed burlesque performance at Candor. The shows stars vocalist Nargis and Candor’s beautiful angels, Anastasia and Anna with special guests Anna fur Laxis and...
  • B6C Halloween Party + Film screening

    B6C will be hosting a Halloween party and the Shanghai screening the horror film 3 Dead Trick or Treaters by indie Canadian filmmaker Tori Langen. "Come to our dungeon and make your costume out of basement 6 junk." They've... got some...
    • Community, Nightlife | Basement6 | on Fri Oct 27, 2017
  • Co:Motion Halloween - Deep Space Horror

    Shanghai house and techno crew Co:Motion bring out a full lineup of their residents for a cosmic night of Halloween debauchery. MIIIA headlines; returning from a tour of Berlin and the Netherlands with deep space bombs. MEDUSA's queen...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Fri Oct 27, 2017
  • October Rootftop Drinks

    AusChams networking shaker goes to Tops for a full 180-degree panoramic view of the Huangpu river and Lujiazui skyline. Unwind with mates after a busy work week and make new business connections within the Aussie and Chinese community....
    • Community | Tops | on Fri Oct 27, 2017
  • Yellow Mountains Trip

    "Just in one weekend you will see the best scenic spots of the Yellow mountains: Tiandu peak (Celestial path), Farewell Pine, Jade Buddha Screen area and West Canyon (Xihai) as well as ancient street of Tunxi old town!" 1099rmb fee....
  • Halloween Cabaret Show - ‘Tricks & Treats’

    Two nights of cabaret for the terror season. Prepare to be shocked and amazed as a portal to a world of shadows, nightmares and your darkest desires opens up. Feast your eyes to their devilish delight on ghosts, ghouls, and other ghastly...
    • Nightlife | The Pearl | on Oct 27 and Oct 28, 2017
  • Halloweekend Mansion: Heaven

    The Halloween weekend (Halloweekend) starts at The Mansion with a Heaven party on Friday and finishes with a Hell Party on Saturday. This is the build-up to the Saturday night. Heavenly open bar deal keeping things lubricated. 100rmb...
  • Entrepreneurial Muscle Memory Gym

    Building an "entrepreneurial muscle memory" means gaining the confidence that you have what it takes to make it through increasingly difficult challenges that come with being an entrepreneur. In the "Muscle Memory Gym", you can assess...
Oct
28
  • ‘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....
  • The Shanghai Oktoberfest

    The makers of the Jingan Oktoberfest in 2016 are back with an even bigger tribute to all things Bavarian. The Franziskaner Shanghai Oktoberfest will be hosted from October 26 to October 28, within a big festival tent near the Bund (next...
  • Diisneey Trash - The Haunted Gold Mine

    Diisneey Trash is back with Bar Rouge transformed into a Haunted Gold Mine, enter the deep, dark and mysterious shaft in search of precious Gold with champagne and Mickey Mouse. Dress code: Geared up modern miners. Cover: 100rmb
    • Nightlife | Bar Rouge | on Oct 27 and Oct 28, 2017
  • FreakShow Halloween Party

    MVP Events and Park Hyatt host a FreakShow Halloween bash powered by Grey Goose. "As the night falls over, the lustful Park Hyatt transforms the 92nd floor into a frightening house that will leave you scared out of your mind." Free entry...
  • Commune Market DESIGN

    This October's edition of the Commune Market is at naked HUB with a design driven creative market. Start on Saturday 11am until Sunday evening. Look for designer items, food and drinks, it's also good for the kids. Free Entry
  • 2017 Halloween Tribute Show

    Shanghai's greatest Halloween tradition is back. The 2017 Halloween Tribute is a GO with one of the most exciting line-ups to date. Local rawk starts performing tribute sets of Pantera, The Hives, The Pixies and... Nirvana. Expect...
    • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Haunted on the Huangpu

    Halloween boat rager! Need we say more. Join Dragon Adventures and the Bearded Bear as they tear up Halloween with a hair-raising rave on the river. Their DJs will keep the boat floating with fresh jams on the decks as they take in an...
  • SHFT. Freak Out Halloween Warehouse Rave

    Their craziest party of the year, SHFT trap crew hosts in a full dance card of hip hop, trap, and bass artists in a massive warehouse throw-down. They’re fighting off evil cyborg robots with extreme bass music in a 3000 person warehouse...
  • ELG's Free Professional Development Day for Educators and Counselors

    ELG's Professional Development Day offers workshops on topics ranging from bilingualism, self-care for teachers, how to support children with language and communication needs, to how to manage ADHD, provide support for children with...
  • S.T.D. Halloween x 10 year Anniversary Party ft. Yung Lean, Benzo

    S.T.D. is going harder than ever for this year’s Halloween party -- also their 10th anniversary. Headlining the show will be king of the youth and pioneer in millennial culture, Young Lean, who has released independent album “Warlord”,...
  • Halloweekend Mansion HELL

    The Mansion goes to hell with their yearly Halloween shaker. " We have fully redecorated our party villa & garden into the darkest place on earth where all you sinners will burn in Hell! Last year 1000 sinners joined our Halloween party...
  • Horror Lab Halloween

    A more loungey, low-key Halloween. Spanish bar Brownstone throws a Halloween party with a two hours free-flow of selected poisons for 100rmb. "Come to our Horror Lab in your scariest costumes." Goes from 9pm to 11pm. Music by DJ Xavi.
  • Halloween Haunted House Party

    The Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai is hosting their annual Halloween party with a Haunted House in The BREW. Visit this craft beer brewery inside Kerry Hotel during the Halloween period from October 28 to October 31, 2017 and you will find...
    • Dining, Nightlife | Kerry Hotel | from Oct 28 until Oct 31, 2017
  • VOID Halloween

    Shanghai's longest-running techno collective freaks you with a night of raw, jacking rhythms. Full representation from the crew's six residents - Nat Alexander, Shanghai Ultra, WenSen, MHP, Provoda and nmlss - and watch out for a rare...
    • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Electropical - El Dia De Los Muertos

    See what happens when the dead get together to celebrate their carnival… For the fourth year in a row UNÏCO celebrates El Dia de Los Muertos, a scarily colorful celebration of the dead. The ¨Muertos¨ decided to gather in this day to...
    • Nightlife | Unico | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Deus Cocktail Club: Holloween Boo Fest

    Deus Cocktail Club (Found 158) is hosting a thriller of a night this Halloween. "Step into the moonlight through our dazzling star gates, if you dare… A Halloween BOO Fest awaits." Beyond plush black velvet curtains they've got DJs lined...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Halloween Party 2017

    Zapata's hosts their yearly Halloween rager -- booze and blood flying at the raucous party house. Costume contest with 6000rmb in prizes to be won. Big, big money: 3000rmb first place; 2000rmb second; 1000rmb third. 100rmb entry fee,...
    • Nightlife | Zapata's | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Halloween - The Mummy

    M1NT's yearly Halloween party features mummies rising from the grave to terrify The Bund. Special spooky sexy decor and performances, and more surprises. 100rmb entry, includes a drink.
    • Nightlife | M1NT | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Howl-O-Ween Pets Park Party

    Pet owners and animal lovers getting together to celebrate Howl-O-Ween with their furry friends. Dress up your pets. Hilarity ensues. Treats by pawesome. Best dressed gets a prize. Party will kick off at 2pm. No participation fee....
  • Ethereal Spooktacular Party

    Grand Hyatt hosts an ethereal Spooktacular Halloween above the clouds at Cloud 9, located on the 87th floor. Mingle with other ghouls and monsters while sipping on stylish Halloween cocktails alongside monster beats while enjoying the...
    • Nightlife | Cloud 9 | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Halloween Game of Thrones Tribute Party

    Boxing Cat Sinan Mansions is hosting a mythical affair with 150rmb for free-flow beers, house pours and wine. Come in a Game of Thrones outfit and they’ll even give you free food tickets. No costume? head down a little early and get your...
  • Trick or Treat - Halloween at Café des Stagiaires

    Halloween takes over your favorite cafe and bar. Candies, Zombies, bloody cocktails, and scary DJs and more. Dress up and get a free shot. Win the best costume contest and get one week of free-flow. "Many more suprises to come..." No...
  • 8th Official Halloween Pub Crawl

    Pub Crawl Shanghai’s Official Halloween Pub Crawl is back for the 8th year running. They’ll be going to not one, but four huge Halloween parties, with an hour open bar, an abundant supply of free shots, prizes for best costumes and a...
  • Playboy Mansion Halloween Party

    "Forget spooky demons, ghostbusters, pumpkins, and witches, this year we’re throwing y'all something special at Liquid Laundry! That’s right, party people, it’s Playboy Mansion time." LL tributes the passing of Hef with bunny ears and...
  • Let’s Go… Rock Climbing - Family Getaway

    This family trip is all about getting out of the city and going rock climbing with the kids!! Do some rock climbing and rappelling, check out the surrounding area while horseback riding! Race around in go-karts, chill out in a boat on...
  • The Graveyard Halloween Weekend BBQ

    Grand Yard puts a Halloween spin on their popular weekend BBQ deal. A la carte menu and prices listed on the flyer. 2pm till 10pm, Saturday and Sunday. No entry fee.
    • Dining | Grand Yard | on Oct 28 and Oct 29, 2017
  • Goose Soul Train Halloween Party

    Hope on the Goose Soul Train Halloween Party. Bring out your inner Soul brotha/sista at Goose Island Brewhouse Shanghai. 150rmb for 3 drinks. Live music with Denise and Smokey from 9pm.
  • Party with the Afterlife - Hollywood Club

    Hollywood is putting Latin twist on their Halloween club night with the Shanghai Latin crowd coming around the pound on the dance floor until morning. And... the Jose Cuervo will be flowing. Special decor, dancers, a photo booth, face...
    • Nightlife | Hollywood | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Pets Halloween Party

    107 Stray Animal House is a non-profit animal rescue group founded in 2010, with an animal shelter located in Hongkou District. The shelter currently has 50+ rescued dogs and 50+ rescued cats. Its volunteers have helped 500+ stray...
  • Halloween

    Shanghai's banging-est gay club celebrates Halloween. Ghosts, demons, witches, and ghouls on the dance floor. They're also running a costume contests with big cash prizes and vouchers to the bar. 100rmb entry fee, includes a drink....
    • Nightlife | Lucca | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • 'Practice Your Business Pitch' Workshop

    "What if you bumped into Jack Ma or Bill Gates in an elevator? Having your elevator pitch ready is critical for any entrepreneur. You do not know who you would bump into in an elevator. What better way to practice and fine-tune your...
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Graveyard

    It's just a jump to the left... The Grand Yard screens Halloween classic Rocky Horror Picture Show . They'll also have a make-up artist on-hand to do your zombie look. Zombie happy hour at the bar and the BBQ going until 10pm....
    • Community, Nightlife | Grand Yard | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
  • Halloween Party

    The Blind Pig BBQ and sports bar hosts a Halloween shaker. From 9pm onwards they'll have face painting, and Bloddy Marys are 30rmb. No entry fee.
  • Horror Disco Halloween

    This event has been cancelled. An evening of glitz and gore at W Shanghai's WOOBAR. Sip on a Bloody Mary and join the other ghostly and ghastly revelers at their horror disco, and "dance til not even death can do us part". W Shanghai...
    • Nightlife | WOOBAR | on Sat Oct 28, 2017
Oct
29
  • 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...
  • Commune Market DESIGN

    This October's edition of the Commune Market is at naked HUB with a design driven creative market. Start on Saturday 11am until Sunday evening. Look for designer items, food and drinks, it's also good for the kids. Free Entry
  • Kid’s Halloween Party

    Sasha's buffet brunch doubles as a Halloween party for kids. They'll be hosting fun Halloween activities and games for the little ones, a bouncey castle, costume contest, and more. Runs 11am to 3pm. 198rmb for adults. half of that for...
    • Community, Nightlife | Sasha's | on Sun Oct 29, 2017
  • One-Day Chongming Island Cycling Trip

    Wanna Travel hosts a relaxing cycling day in a beautiful island far away from city noise. Enjoy peaceful nature and views of Yantze river and East China Sea. Relax and have a picnic on the grass. The total cycling route is 36 KM. 355rmb...
  • Jing'an Market: Food & Craft

    City Moments and A2 Event are organizing their first Jing'an Market. Set up at Tonglefang, the market will have 20 crafts vendors with clothes, handmade jewelry, and more. There'll also be food vendors for "authentic" food and drinks,...
  • Day Hike in Zhuji

    Another hike route around Five Waterfalls area in Zhuji but this time they explore another part. They will hike along a trail to the South Gate of Five Waterfalls and then into the Scenic Area by boat, enjoying the beautiful reservoir...
Oct
30
  • Saturday Pizza and Bowling Night

    Bund Bowl offers a drink, eat and play package for 98rmb per person on Saturday from 6pm-12am. Includes 3 drinks (selected draft beer, highball and soft drinks), free salad & snacks,free pool and one free bowling game (buy tickets before...
    • Dining, Sports & Recreation | Bund Bowl | Saturdays until Nov 30 2017
Oct
31
  • DISLOCATE’s “If These Walls Could Talk”

    Dislocate is one of Australia’s foremost independent theater companies. It was founded in 1997 by Kate Fryer and Geoff Dunstan who wanted to tell stories in a new way, bringing together the best of theater and circus. “If These Walls...
  • Horror Disco Halloween

    Soda Pop, EMPIRE and Grey Goose hosts an evening of thrills, chills, glitz and gore on The Bund. Special themed installations, sip on a Bloody Mary whilst their special guest DJs spin disco – and "join the other ghostly and ghastly...
    • Nightlife | Empire | on Tue Oct 31, 2017
  • Punk Rock Halloween

    Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, Halloween rears it's rotting head once again for a Tuesday night of classic punk rock jams. DJs Sacco Slayer and Morgina Shots will be spinning your favorite bands such as Misfits, 45...
    • Nightlife | Dada | on Tue Oct 31, 2017
  • Halloween Movie Night Series 'Halloween'

    For Halloween night, The Pearl's movie series revisits a classic of modern horror: the first film in the Halloween franchise. Michael Myers up on the big screen at the cabaret club. No entry fee. Starts 8pm. Burger deal to go along...
    • Community, Nightlife | The Pearl | on Tue Oct 31, 2017
  • Halloween Zombie Crawl & Midnight Flash Mob

    Walk like a Zombie on Halloween starting out at the Grand Yard's Graveyard for an evening of ghoulish fun. Featuring Zombie Makeover Artist, Miss Cherry putting on the Dead. Drunken Zombies leave the Graveyard at 10.30pm to Palmetto for...