Sun
31

    • Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, and just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt a Grandparent - Aug 31" in the subject field and they'll pass you the address. Goes from 1.30–4.30pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, and just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt...
    SmSh Territory

 
    • The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s Land to FSE, the El Ray’s and more. Starts at 11am. No cover.
      Shanghai Centre 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu

    The sixth annual Booshkabaash festival kicks off with a free, family friendly, all-day flea market and music jam. They have a bunch of Shanghai DIY and artisan vendors at our Sunday market plus music by bands from Noukilla and Nomad’s...
    Shanghai Centre

 
    • Bund Farmer's Market is happening again this Sunday at the boutique Eight Art Hotel on the Bund. On offer will be organic veggies, foods, coffee, lifestyle products, art, music, film and more. Takes place from 12–6pm.
      Eight Art Hotel 7 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Sichuan Nan Lu

    Bund Farmer's Market is happening again this Sunday at the boutique Eight Art Hotel on the Bund. On offer will be organic veggies, foods, coffee, lifestyle products, art, music, film and more. Takes place from 12–6pm.
    Eight Art Hotel


Sep
01

    • Naked Stables introduces their new Autumn Harvest Package, which includes a tour of their Naked farm and a harvest dinner at Kikaboni by Stiller. The three day/two night package also includes horse riding, spa, daily breakfast, a lunch and yoga. Price: For the Earth Hut, 2,360-4,000rmb per person/two nights while the Tree Top Villa costs 3,304-4,750rmb per person/two nights. For more details, click here.
      naked Stables Private Reserve 37 Shangxiazhuang village, Paitou Town, near Moganshan, Deqing County

    Naked Stables introduces their new Autumn Harvest Package, which includes a tour of their Naked farm and a harvest dinner at Kikaboni by Stiller. The three day/two night package also includes horse riding, spa, daily breakfast, a lunch and...
    naked Stables Private Reserve


Sep
02

    • Basement6 art collective hosts its monthly drinking and drawing event. Hang out with other artistically inclined people, drink, and draw. Entrance is free. BYOB and sketching materials. Doors open at 8pm.
      Basement6 Art Collective Basement, Bldg 6, 1643 Huashan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
    Basement6 art collective hosts its monthly drinking and drawing event. Hang out with other artistically inclined people, drink, and draw. Entrance is free. BYOB and sketching materials. Doors open at 8pm.
    Basement6 Art Collective

Sep
06

    • The Booshkabaash music festival enters it's sixth year. They've got bands, a market, and another and stage outside next to Suzhou Creek. Music by My Little Airport, Blue Hawaii, The Cairos, Tempers, Studio 188, FSE, Running Blue, and Next Years Love, plus the outdoor stage features DJ sets by Clement Pony, Kakoushi, and DJ B.O. Tickets for this are 140rmb pre-sale and 180rmb at the door. Outdoor market and stage are free. Goes from 2pm–10pm.
      QSW Culture Centre 179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu

    The Booshkabaash music festival enters it's sixth year. They've got bands, a market, and another and stage outside next to Suzhou Creek. Music by My Little Airport, Blue Hawaii, The Cairos, Tempers, Studio 188, FSE, Running Blue, and Next...
    QSW Culture Centre

 
    • Twenty teams competing in one of Shanghai's biggest expat soccer tournaments. Teams play from 9am–6pm in 7-a-side games. Registration price is 1900rmb per team but it's free to watch. For more info/to register, email info@dragonteambuilding.com.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Twenty teams competing in one of Shanghai's biggest expat soccer tournaments. Teams play from 9am–6pm in 7-a-side games. Registration price is 1900rmb per team but it's free to watch. For more info/to register, email...
    SmSh Territory

 
    • Andaz Xintiandi hosts local merchants and artisans for an open-air market of hand-crafted food, fashion and jewelry by over 20 rotating vendors. If you are interested in selling your products contact sarah@ameliasmarketplace.com.
      Andaz Shanghai 88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu

    Andaz Xintiandi hosts local merchants and artisans for an open-air market of hand-crafted food, fashion and jewelry by over 20 rotating vendors. If you are interested in selling your products contact sarah@ameliasmarketplace.com.
    Andaz Shanghai

 
    • Here's an outdoor family event at the Jing'an Kerry Centre, with pop-up shops, food, a fashion show, an interactive art installation, some DJs, carnival games, and dancers. Woot Woot. Goes for two days from 2pm–10pm each day.
      Jing'an Kerry Center 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu

    Here's an outdoor family event at the Jing'an Kerry Centre, with pop-up shops, food, a fashion show, an interactive art installation, some DJs, carnival games, and dancers. Woot Woot. Goes for two days from 2pm–10pm each day.
    Jing'an Kerry Center


Sep
08


Sep
11

    • Dutch Design Workspace organizes a Pecha Kucha ("chit chat") talk about smog and pollution, where each speaker gets to speak for roughly 20 seconds per slide about 20 slides. The term Pecha Kucha comes from Japan, where these kind of talks apparently became quite popular. People interested in speaking on pollution/air quality/etc can contact info@dutchdesignworkspace.com. Free entry, just RSVP to that same address. Goes from 7.30pm–10.30pm.
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    Dutch Design Workspace organizes a Pecha Kucha ("chit chat") talk about smog and pollution, where each speaker gets to speak for roughly 20 seconds per slide about 20 slides. The term Pecha Kucha comes from Japan, where these kind of talks...
    SmSh Territory

Sep
13

    • Bubba's 9th Annual Shanghai Chili Cook-off returns to the Cool Docks with live music, cold beverages, barbecue, and samples (while they last) of competition level chili. The crowd can vote on their favorite chili, but the coveted award comes from the judges as they blind taste and award the top three teams with honors in the competition. This year there will also be a pizza eating competition and a beer guzzling contest. Admission is 100rmb. Includes 50rmb worth of vouchers. Cook-off contestants can sign up their teams here.
      Bubba's Cool Docks The Cool Docks 2, Wharf 1846, Section 4, 653 Waima Lu, near Wangjiamatou Lu

    Bubba's 9th Annual Shanghai Chili Cook-off returns to the Cool Docks with live music, cold beverages, barbecue, and samples (while they last) of competition level chili. The crowd can vote on their favorite chili, but the coveted award...
    Bubba's Cool Docks

 
    • BEAN and Shanghai Healing Home have another chance for volunteers to meet and care for orphans with cleft palates. Volunteers get to engage in direct, one-on-one play time with orphaned infants at Shanghai Healing Home, a pre- and post-surgical orphanage for abandoned infants with correctable deformities. To sign up and get the address, email beanshanghai@gmail.com with “Shanghai Healing Home – Sept 13” in the subject field. Free to volunteer, goes from 12.45pm-3pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    BEAN and Shanghai Healing Home have another chance for volunteers to meet and care for orphans with cleft palates. Volunteers get to engage in direct, one-on-one play time with orphaned infants at Shanghai Healing Home, a pre- and...
    SmSh Territory
 
    • CanCham Shanghai is arranging a Shanghai scavenger hunt. Teams roam the city with a list of tasks, feats and puzzles to complete. 145rmb per person. Includes a drink and a meal afterward. Members pay 110rmb. Noon to 5pm.
      Big Bamboo (Nanyang Lu) 132 Nanyang Lu, near Tongren Lu
    CanCham Shanghai is arranging a Shanghai scavenger hunt. Teams roam the city with a list of tasks, feats and puzzles to complete. 145rmb per person. Includes a drink and a meal afterward. Members pay 110rmb. Noon to 5pm.
    Big Bamboo (Nanyang Lu)
 
    • RunnersHai have arranged a day of nature and activities on the Fairmont property along Yangcheng Lake. The running routes features options of 10K, 5K, or the 2.5K family run, all on safe trails. Price: 150rmb presale, 50rmb for kids up to 12 years. First 50 tickets goes for 100rmb and the first 50 kids join for free.
      Fairmont Peace Hotel 20 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

    RunnersHai have arranged a day of nature and activities on the Fairmont property along Yangcheng Lake. The running routes features options of 10K, 5K, or the 2.5K family run, all on safe trails. Price: 150rmb presale, 50rmb for kids up to...
    Fairmont Peace Hotel


Sep
14

    • Join BEAN for an afternoon at Sunshine Home, spending time with disabled people, helping them to improve their social skills, playing games and just having fun together. For more information and RSVP, please contact beanshanghai@gmail.com with “Sunshine Home – Sept 14” in the subject line. Goes from 1:30-3:30pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Join BEAN for an afternoon at Sunshine Home, spending time with disabled people, helping them to improve their social skills, playing games and just having fun together. For more information and RSVP, please contact beanshanghai@gmail.com...
    SmSh Territory
 
    • Bean is looking for volunteers to keep some kids company in the Lupin Healing Home. These kids have been orphaned by their parents simply because of surgically correctable deformities. This is an opportunity to engage in direct, one-on-one play time with them to help their social, emotional and linguistic development. Learn more about the Charity here. RSVP at beanshanghai@gmail.com. Write "Lupin - Sept 14" on the subject line.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Bean is looking for volunteers to keep some kids company in the Lupin Healing Home. These kids have been orphaned by their parents simply because of surgically correctable deformities. This is an opportunity to engage in direct, one-on-one...
    SmSh Territory

Sep
20

    • OM factory does an aerial yoga class and healthy breakfast for 150rmb. Hey we actually just wrote about aerial yoga right here. Learn how to flip, fly, and flow. Class runs from 9.30am–11am. RSVP is essential. Email events@sproutlifestyle.com to do that.
      OM Factory Room 302, 608 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu
    OM factory does an aerial yoga class and healthy breakfast for 150rmb. Hey we actually just wrote about aerial yoga right here. Learn how to flip, fly, and flow. Class runs from 9.30am–11am. RSVP is essential. Email...
    OM Factory
 
    • Local do-gooders BEAN take volunteers to a homeless shelter for a day. Help out with organizational tasks, drink tea and chat with residents. If you don't speak any Chinese, that's fine too -- feel free to strike up a game of ping pong or cards with residents instead. Free to join; contact beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Homeless Shelter – Sept 20" in the subject line for more details. Goes from 6.45–10pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Local do-gooders BEAN take volunteers to a homeless shelter for a day. Help out with organizational tasks, drink tea and chat with residents. If you don't speak any Chinese, that's fine too -- feel free to strike up a game of ping pong or...
    SmSh Territory

Sep
24

    • Sprout Lifestyle screens Fed Up, a documentary from Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig. Free admission. 7–8.30pm. RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com (RSVPs essential).
      Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu) Surpass Court, Unit 412, G/F, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Sprout Lifestyle screens Fed Up, a documentary from Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig. Free admission. 7–8.30pm. RSVP: events@sproutlifestyle.com (RSVPs...
    Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

Oct
18

    • Shanghai American School Puxi Campus celebrates its 20th International Fair with 60+ game booths, 40 shopping vendors, a huge international food court, entertainment and performances from the school orchestra and dance teams. Tickets are available at the door and inside the fair ground. Goes from 11am to 4pm. Click here to see pictures from last years' event. Map with directions (English and Chinese) can be found here.
      Shanghai American School (Puxi) 258 Jinfeng Lu, near Beiqing Gong Lu

    Shanghai American School Puxi Campus celebrates its 20th International Fair with 60+ game booths, 40 shopping vendors, a huge international food court, entertainment and performances from the school orchestra and dance teams. Tickets are...
    Shanghai American School (Puxi)


Oct
25

    • English teachers finally get a workshop/networking event to call their own. This all-day event features presentations, discussion panels, and workshops for people who want to take their knowledge-dropping game to the next level. The 80rmb fee includes a raffle ticket, lunch, and coffee. Event runs from 9am–5pm. They're looking for people to present or volunteer too - email them at tefl2014sh@gmail.com if you're interested.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    English teachers finally get a workshop/networking event to call their own. This all-day event features presentations, discussion panels, and workshops for people who want to take their knowledge-dropping game to the next level. The 80rmb...
    SmSh Territory

Nov
21

    • The Shanghai Oriental Art Center presents The West End Men concert, performing vocal arrangements by leading West End Maestro, David White as well as songs from the biggest shows in the world and a selection of their own personal favorites. Starts at 7.15pm. Price ranges from 80rmb to 880rmb. Click here for more details.
      Shanghai Oriental Art Center 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd
    The Shanghai Oriental Art Center presents The West End Men concert, performing vocal arrangements by leading West End Maestro, David White as well as songs from the biggest shows in the world and a selection of their own personal...
    Shanghai Oriental Art Center

On
going

    • Imagine if your Ayi could make hummus and granola. Well that dream can come true, because Sprout Lifestyle wants to modernize your Ayi and her cooking. For 800rmb total, Ayi will learn about kitchen hygiene, nutrition, do's and don'ts, and how to make old dishes new and healthy. Class is every Tuesday from 10.30am–noon. If you're interested, RSVP to events@sproutlifestyle.com.
      Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu) Surpass Court, Unit 412, G/F, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    Imagine if your Ayi could make hummus and granola. Well that dream can come true, because Sprout Lifestyle wants to modernize your Ayi and her cooking. For 800rmb total, Ayi will learn about kitchen hygiene, nutrition, do's and don'ts, and...
    Every Tue until Sep 9 at Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

 
    • The Shangri-La and MVP host a rooftop pool party with cocktails, bottles, and an all-day BBQ every Sunday. Lots of people coming out to these, and it's surprisingly unpretentious for such a fancy place. House music by a rotating cast of DJs, including Charp, Lindberg, Lola DJs, and the Love Bang crew. Free entrance from 12pm to 2pm with the password MVP, otherwise it's 150rmb including a glass of champagne. Party goes until around 7ish. Dress code: summer chic/swim suit.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu

    The Shangri-La and MVP host a rooftop pool party with cocktails, bottles, and an all-day BBQ every Sunday. Lots of people coming out to these, and it's surprisingly unpretentious for such a fancy place. House music by a rotating cast of...
    Every Sun at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
    • The Kung Fu Komedy Club at Masse hosts People's Republic of Comedy every Thursday up until Thursday September 25. Starts at 8pm. Entrance fee of 50rmb.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    The Kung Fu Komedy Club at Masse hosts People's Republic of Comedy every Thursday up until Thursday September 25. Starts at 8pm. Entrance fee of 50rmb.
    Every Thu until Sep 25 at Masse
 
    • Pudong Shangri-La is proud to introduce its new iKandy UltraLounge, a poolside lounge swathed in ultraviolet glow. Thursdays through Saturdays iKandy operates as a poolside lounge whereas it hosts pool parties on Sundays. 150rmb cover charge will get you some pool time and an inclusive glass of Mumm Champagne.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu

    Pudong Shangri-La is proud to introduce its new iKandy UltraLounge, a poolside lounge swathed in ultraviolet glow. Thursdays through Saturdays iKandy operates as a poolside lounge whereas it hosts pool parties on Sundays. 150rmb cover...
    Daily until Oct 31 at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
 
    • Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
      Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 159 Henan Nan Lu, near Fuyou Lu

    Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
    Every Fri at Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

 
    • Women's-only running social every Monday at 8pm. Ladies are invited to meet at Sprout Cafe in Eco Village for a run along the river, after which they return to the cafe to relax and socialize. Free to attend. For more info, go to puxirun.wix.com/index or call Chiara at 139 1820 9613.
      Eco Village 485 Fenglin Lu, near Zhong Shan Nan Er Lu

    Women's-only running social every Monday at 8pm. Ladies are invited to meet at Sprout Cafe in Eco Village for a run along the river, after which they return to the cafe to relax and socialize. Free to attend. For more info, go to...
    Every Mon at Eco Village

 
    • Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo riding class with lunch or dinner and 410rmb will get you a 15min trial ride with lunch or dinner. Two day packages include one double/twin room with breakfast at San Marco.
      Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club Jiaxing, Pinghu Town, Nine Dragons Hill National Resort and Tourism Park

    Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo...
    Every Sat & Sun at Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club

 
    • Dreading the anticipated summer humidity? Pudong Shangri-La is now hosting its weekly Pool Party Series with guest DJs, BBQ, and cocktails. Dress yourself up in summer chic or down to your bare minimum swimsuit. Cover is 150rmb and comes with a glass of champagne; from 12-6pm.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu

    Dreading the anticipated summer humidity? Pudong Shangri-La is now hosting its weekly Pool Party Series with guest DJs, BBQ, and cocktails. Dress yourself up in summer chic or down to your bare minimum swimsuit. Cover is 150rmb and comes...
    Every Sun at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

 
    • Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes start at 83rmb. Visit www.movingmandarin.com for more information.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes...
    Daily at SmSh Territory
 
    • Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan for more details on the night. Free entry.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan...
    Every Wed until Jul 30 at The Camel

 
    • The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night, you get vodka mixers and Carlsberg pints for 25rmb from 8pm till midnight.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night,...
    Every Tue at The Camel




Aug 29

Liars 2014

American three-piece experimental rock/electronic band Liars play their first ever show in China. They've been together since 2000, releasing critically acclaimed albums like They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top.

Sep 12

Color Party 2014

Paint wars, water fights, DJs, acrobats and more at Shanghai's first ever color party at Waterhouse in The Cool Docks. So, basically "The Color Run" meets a nightclub. Looks insane. Expect to get wet and covered in paint.

Sep 21

Shane Filan 2014

Shane Filan, singer in one of the world's most popular boy bands ever – Westlife – comes to The Shanghai Grand Stage. Expect songs from his recent solo album You And Me and perhaps some old classics as well.


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