Wed
01

    • Discover world delicacies, fine wines, fresh beers & more at the 2nd edition of The First Festival for foodies & wine lovers. Get into the swing of Autumn with Live music, a glass of wine & a great selection of food during this 3 days festival to savour some of the best wines from top importers and brands in Shanghai, paired with unique food showcasing 25 F&B outlets.
      Kerry Centre (Jing'An) 1238 Yan'an Zhong Lu, near Tongren Lu

    Discover world delicacies, fine wines, fresh beers & more at the 2nd edition of The First Festival for foodies & wine lovers. Get into the swing of Autumn with Live music, a glass of wine & a great selection of food during this 3 days...
    Kerry Centre (Jing'An)

 
 
 
    • Every Tuesday, Cook In Shanghai does a class for kids. Yes, now your children can make dim sum for you on command. Price is 200rmb per child, including ingredients and knowledge. Goes from 4-5.30pm every Tuesday. More info on their website. You can email contact@cookinshanghai.com to RSVP and to get the address.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Every Tuesday, Cook In Shanghai does a class for kids. Yes, now your children can make dim sum for you on command. Price is 200rmb per child, including ingredients and knowledge. Goes from 4-5.30pm every Tuesday. More info on their...
    SmSh Territory
 
  • Here's an October holiday trip to the mountains. Dragon Adventures has a five days and four nights trip to Dabie Mountains, where you can hike, explore caves, see waterfalls, and walk around the Wanxi Great Rift Valley. The 2980rmb price...
    SmSh Territory

 
    • Besides catching up with TV shows you could spend your holiday hiking and exploring China. This trip is split into two sections, first is river hiking in Zhejiang Province, then there's chilling on a beach at Nanji Island. This is like actual camping with tents and everything. For more information and the full itinerary contact Mariane on WeChat (mariane14). 1500rmb (extra 150 if you need to rent a tent) includes transportation and ferry, island entrance and insurance. 1pm October 1-noon October 7.
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    Besides catching up with TV shows you could spend your holiday hiking and exploring China. This trip is split into two sections, first is river hiking in Zhejiang Province, then there's chilling on a beach at Nanji Island. This is like...
    SmSh Territory

Sun
05

    • The Khan Kon gaming convention takes over M2 for a daytime full of RPGs, frags, pings, and deathmatches. Gaming tournaments, exclusive games, and more. One day ticket is 58rmb for 100rmb for the weekend, available on Taobao. Goes from 10am–9pm.
      M2 (Hong Kong Plaza) Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu

    The Khan Kon gaming convention takes over M2 for a daytime full of RPGs, frags, pings, and deathmatches. Gaming tournaments, exclusive games, and more. One day ticket is 58rmb for 100rmb for the weekend, available on Taobao. Goes from...
    M2 (Hong Kong Plaza)


Sat
11

 
    • This Crossfit gym in Jing'an has a benefit workout for breast cancer detection. Just show up and work out from 11am-1pm. Workout price is a donation of your choice. Send an email to contact@reebokcrossfitmewellness.com if you'd like to RSVP.
      Reebok CrossFit MeWellness Suite S2, 1/F, 667 Changhua Lu, near Anyuan Lu
    This Crossfit gym in Jing'an has a benefit workout for breast cancer detection. Just show up and work out from 11am-1pm. Workout price is a donation of your choice. Send an email to contact@reebokcrossfitmewellness.com if you'd like to...
    Reebok CrossFit MeWellness

Sun
12

    • This weekly carnival has activities for both kids and adults. Kids can play in a bouncy castle or visit the DIY area and adults can browse the market for organic food and designer products. Free; every Sunday 10m-7pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    This weekly carnival has activities for both kids and adults. Kids can play in a bouncy castle or visit the DIY area and adults can browse the market for organic food and designer products. Free; every Sunday 10m-7pm.
    SmSh Territory

Wed
15

    • Learn how to make Chinese dumplings with the teachers at That's Mandarin. All hands-on stuff and there's usually a bit of language practice thrown in for good measure. 80rmb; 7-9pm.
      That's Mandarin 3/F, No 12, 273 Jiaozhou Lu, near Xinzha Lu
    Learn how to make Chinese dumplings with the teachers at That's Mandarin. All hands-on stuff and there's usually a bit of language practice thrown in for good measure. 80rmb; 7-9pm.
    That's Mandarin

Thu
16

    • This forum will talk about the various innovations in energy saving technology and how attendees can cut down on their energy consumption with some household electronics upgrades. One example of innovative technology is from developers in Sweden who have become the first to create a ‘passive house museum’, using only the body heat of visitors and equipment located inside to effectively heat the facility. For more details or to RSVP for event visit the website. Free; 6.30-9pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    This forum will talk about the various innovations in energy saving technology and how attendees can cut down on their energy consumption with some household electronics upgrades. One example of innovative technology is from developers in...
    SmSh Territory

Fri
17

    • The concert will be taking place on the lawn of the naked Stables with a BBQ buffet and open bar. Along with this there's also roundtrip shuttle from Shanghai, Friday and Saturday night accommodation, breakfast, one buffet lunch and two afternoon teas. 2988rmb. For more details visit www.nakedretreats.com.
      naked Stables 37 Shangxiazhuang village, Paitou Town, near Moganshan, Deqing County

    The concert will be taking place on the lawn of the naked Stables with a BBQ buffet and open bar. Along with this there's also roundtrip shuttle from Shanghai, Friday and Saturday night accommodation, breakfast, one buffet lunch and two...
    naked Stables


Sat
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)


Sun
19

    • 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 - Oct 19" in the subject field and they'll pass you the address. Goes from 1.30–4.30pm.
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    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

 
    • Take a Sunday afternoon to give something back to those less fortunate. Shanghai volunteer organization BEAN invite you to a knitting session to make blankets for AIDS-impacted orphans in South Africa. BEAN will provide the yarn, needles, and a teacher to show you what to do. Just email beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Knit a Square - Oct 19" in the subject line and they'll send you the address. Goes from 3–6pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    Take a Sunday afternoon to give something back to those less fortunate. Shanghai volunteer organization BEAN invite you to a knitting session to make blankets for AIDS-impacted orphans in South Africa. BEAN will provide the yarn, needles,...
    SmSh Territory

 
    • The farmers’ market returns. Items include imported wines, beers, coffee, liqueurs and Japanese food, organic veg, fresh cut flowers and fresh baked specialty breads. Free entry; runs from 10am-3pm.
      Shanghai Centre 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu
    The farmers’ market returns. Items include imported wines, beers, coffee, liqueurs and Japanese food, organic veg, fresh cut flowers and fresh baked specialty breads. Free entry; runs from 10am-3pm.
    Shanghai Centre

Thu
23

    • The US Congress says pizza is a vegetable, according to the tagline on this movie about the evils of the American food industry. The Green Drinks film screening series continues with Fed Up, a 2014 film from the same people behind An Inconvenient Truth. Entry is 50rmb, including beer, soft drinks, snacks, and donations. Starts at 7pm.
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    The US Congress says pizza is a vegetable, according to the tagline on this movie about the evils of the American food industry. The Green Drinks film screening series continues with Fed Up, a 2014 film from the same people behind An...
    SmSh Territory


Sat
25

    • 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 – Oct 25” 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
 
    • 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
 
    • This 5.5K halloween costume run will take place on Sanshan island. There'll be the run then best costume prizes, a bonfire, partying, the whole she-bang. Tickets are 950rmb (group discounts available) and this includes travel, accommodation and food. Get them here. 9am on the Saturday till 4pm Sunday.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    This 5.5K halloween costume run will take place on Sanshan island. There'll be the run then best costume prizes, a bonfire, partying, the whole she-bang. Tickets are 950rmb (group discounts available) and this includes travel,...
    SmSh Territory

 

Thu
30

    • Pub Crawl Shanghai is organizing Hallowen Zombie Crawl that will shamble brainlessly through the streets of Shanghai hitting up three bars and a club. Lots of free mystery shots and other surprises as well as prizes for the scariest zombies. Reserve at www.pubcrawlshanghai.com. 100rmb (standard, no open bar) or 180rmb (VIP, includes 1 hour open bar) with RSVP. 120RMB (standard) or 200RMB (VIP) if you don’t reserve in advance.
      Bar Gatsby 488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu

    Pub Crawl Shanghai is organizing Hallowen Zombie Crawl that will shamble brainlessly through the streets of Shanghai hitting up three bars and a club. Lots of free mystery shots and other surprises as well as prizes for the scariest...
    Bar Gatsby


Nov
15

  • This 5K is raising money for the Yunnan Youth Development Foundation in order to send kids in Northern China to school. Participants are encouraged to fundraise individually and top donors will win gift vouchers from the sponsors (mostly...
    Century Park


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

Nov
29

    • Hailing all the way from Germany and Europe, artists and vendors will be offering an array of toys, jewelry, and decorations at this years' Christmas celebration. Located at Xuhui Greenspace, this German Christmas Market will include a 16m high Christmas tree, 100 festive huts and tents, live performances by choirs, pop singers, and DJs, and much more. Price: 30rmb from Mondays to Thursdays, 50rmb from Fridays to Sundays.
      Xuhui Binjiang Green Space Longteng Dadao, near Dong'An Lu
    Hailing all the way from Germany and Europe, artists and vendors will be offering an array of toys, jewelry, and decorations at this years' Christmas celebration. Located at Xuhui Greenspace, this German Christmas Market will include a 16m...
    Xuhui Binjiang Green Space

Dec
15

    • The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made goods, sausages, jams, cakes, brownies and produce from Chinese farmers. It costs 150rmb to rent a stall for a day, but free to turn up and shop. 11am-4pm.
      Jiashan Market No. 37, Lane 550 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Shaoxing Lu

    The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made...
    Jiashan Market


On
going

    • ASA Ladder is a free online tennis network that allows players to join their local tennis community, meet new tennis partners of a similar level and compete and record match performances. Players can challenge each other and move up and down ASA Ladder according to results. For more info visit www.asaladder.com. Free; all over the city every day.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    ASA Ladder is a free online tennis network that allows players to join their local tennis community, meet new tennis partners of a similar level and compete and record match performances. Players can challenge each other and move up and...
    Daily until Nov 30 at SmSh Territory

 
    • 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 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...
    Daily until Nov 30 at naked Stables

 
    • Story Time is a drop in program where a half-hour session consists of a different story each week followed by songs and activities associated with the story. English and Chinese stories will be read so that children can begin to pick up both languages. This class is open to everyone from newborn babies to grandparents and guests are welcome to stay in the classroom after the session for free play with other attending kids. 30rmb per class; 10am-10.30am.
      The Summit Lane 99, Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Story Time is a drop in program where a half-hour session consists of a different story each week followed by songs and activities associated with the story. English and Chinese stories will be read so that children can begin to pick up...
    Daily until Dec 30 at The Summit
 
    • This beginners painting class is for young ones with little or no previous experience of organized painting lessons. Teachers use a step-by-step approach and new skills will be added to each project. Each painting will be finished in one session. 140rmb per class; 4.30pm-5.30pm.
      The Summit Lane 99, Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    This beginners painting class is for young ones with little or no previous experience of organized painting lessons. Teachers use a step-by-step approach and new skills will be added to each project. Each painting will be finished in one...
    Daily until Dec 31 at The Summit

 
    • 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.
    Every Sat at Andaz Shanghai

 
    • 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

 
    • 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




Sept 25 - Oct 5

Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's thrilling and stylish take on one of ballet's most loved classics comes to Shanghai this fall. This production of Black Swan has won over 30 international theater awards.

Oct 24-25

Orphée et Eurydice 2014

The Ballet National de Marseille brings a dance version of Gluck's classic opera Orphée et Eurydice to Shanghai, directed by Frédéric Flamand. In this tale, Orpheus goes to the underworld to search for his deceased wife Eurydice, taming the Furies of

Dec 9-Jan 11

Das Musical Elisabeth

The most successful German-language musical ever comes to Shanghai this winter. Elisabeth tells the story of Sisi, the Empress of Austria, and her long relationship with Death.Performed in German with Chinese and English subtitles.


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