Oct
31

    • Local bands carry on the tradition of dressing up as iconic bands of the past and raging some cover songs, this year with Blink-182, The Strokes, Sublime, and Rage Against The Machine. Always a good time, this one. Cover is 50rmb. Starts at 9pm.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    Local bands carry on the tradition of dressing up as iconic bands of the past and raging some cover songs, this year with Blink-182, The Strokes, Sublime, and Rage Against The Machine. Always a good time, this one. Cover is 50rmb. Starts...
    Yuyintang

 
    • TICT back again with a Halloween rave in a warehouse under the Bund. Heavy soundsystem, thousands of freaks in costumes, and about ten DJs throwing down house and techno until dawn. This year features DJs SSOSO, Jasmine Li, Ivan Barbero, Theo-Man, Nasty Nate, The Uhhh, Klein Sanchez, and Love Bang. Pre-sale tickets are 80rmb. Goes from 9pm-dawn.
      Bund Underground Warehouse B2/F, 531 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Dongmen Lu (on the river side of the street)

    TICT back again with a Halloween rave in a warehouse under the Bund. Heavy soundsystem, thousands of freaks in costumes, and about ten DJs throwing down house and techno until dawn. This year features DJs SSOSO, Jasmine Li, Ivan Barbero,...
    Bund Underground Warehouse

 
    • Superhero and villain runway show with what artist Mike Loh a.k.a. Uratz Productions says will be the best costumes in town. He's spent months hand-crafting, 3D-printing, and cut-and-sewing ten full-sized pieces for this fashion show. T-Plus from the Come Correct crew is DJing and they're promising cheap drinks as well. Doors at 7pm, fashion show at 9pm. Free entry.
      Strictly Designers United 55 Fuxing dong Lu, near Zhongshan nan Lu

    Superhero and villain runway show with what artist Mike Loh a.k.a. Uratz Productions says will be the best costumes in town. He's spent months hand-crafting, 3D-printing, and cut-and-sewing ten full-sized pieces for this fashion show....
    Strictly Designers United

 
  • The Jackpot take over Xingfu Lu haunt Dada for a seven hour back-to-back set by Mau Mau and Raz. Demonic disco and haunted house flowing like blood. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
    Dada

 
    • Music/party crew S.T.D. celebrate seven years in the biz with a Halloween party at their warehouse club Arkham. Two floors of music, with DJs Sampology, R3, El'se, ADO8, Linfeng, Allan Marshall, SSOSO, and Stanley. Cover is 100rmb. Goes from 10pm-dawn.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    Music/party crew S.T.D. celebrate seven years in the biz with a Halloween party at their warehouse club Arkham. Two floors of music, with DJs Sampology, R3, El'se, ADO8, Linfeng, Allan Marshall, SSOSO, and Stanley. Cover is 100rmb. Goes...
    Arkham

 
    • This looks dangerous. For Halloween, Boxing Cat is doing 150rmb open bar on their craft beers straight from the tap. There's games, music by DJ Miki Discosnot, a costume contest, and BBQ selections that start at 25rmb. Goes from 8pm-1am. Good times.
      Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions) Sinan Mansions, Unit 26A, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu

    This looks dangerous. For Halloween, Boxing Cat is doing 150rmb open bar on their craft beers straight from the tap. There's games, music by DJ Miki Discosnot, a costume contest, and BBQ selections that start at 25rmb. Goes from 8pm-1am....
    Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
    • The Apartment does a Patrick Bateman themed party for halloween, with a live band from 9.30-11.30, DJs in both rooms after that, face painters, dead nurses, and dancers all night. Cover is 100rmb for guys after 11pm.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    The Apartment does a Patrick Bateman themed party for halloween, with a live band from 9.30-11.30, DJs in both rooms after that, face painters, dead nurses, and dancers all night. Cover is 100rmb for guys after 11pm.
    The Apartment

 
    • 7pm to midnight enjoy free laser tag, free flow snow beer, select cocktails and soft drinks, one free evil drink, Free face painting gets you ready for the night! Enjoy your Halloween in a black light 3D environment. 180rmb for RSVP to info@bigecn.com or 400 030 9992 before 5pm, October 30th. 200rmb at door with no RSVP. 5pm to midnight.
      Big E World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu

    7pm to midnight enjoy free laser tag, free flow snow beer, select cocktails and soft drinks, one free evil drink, Free face painting gets you ready for the night! Enjoy your Halloween in a black light 3D environment. 180rmb for RSVP to...
    Big E

 
    • The Premise: Famine is sweeping through the city and CIRQUE LE SOIR remais the last rebel stronghold. The club to be transformed into your worst nightmare. Admission is 150rmb per person, inclusive of a drink. Table bookings advised.
      Cirque Le Soir 4/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Lu, near Jinling Lu
    The Premise: Famine is sweeping through the city and CIRQUE LE SOIR remais the last rebel stronghold. The club to be transformed into your worst nightmare. Admission is 150rmb per person, inclusive of a drink. Table bookings advised.
    Cirque Le Soir
 
    • Metal bar Inferno does Halloween with metal, horror movies, and drink specials. Specials sounding pretty good -- 40rmb Dead Guy Ale drafts and RMB20 Fireball shots. Goes from 9pm - Late.
      Inferno 480 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Metal bar Inferno does Halloween with metal, horror movies, and drink specials. Specials sounding pretty good -- 40rmb Dead Guy Ale drafts and RMB20 Fireball shots. Goes from 9pm - Late.
    Inferno
 
    • Vis a Vis on Fuxing Lu is hosting a zombie apocalypse party for Halloween. 100rmb for three drinks or two cocktails. Free tapas from 7pm.
      Vis-a-Vis 299 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    Vis a Vis on Fuxing Lu is hosting a zombie apocalypse party for Halloween. 100rmb for three drinks or two cocktails. Free tapas from 7pm.
    Vis-a-Vis
 
    • All day happy hour for Halloween at this popular walk-up taco stand in Jing'an. They're slinging Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale (10% ABV) and they've got candy, pumpkins, and knives on hand. Goes all day long.
      Dogtown 409 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu
    All day happy hour for Halloween at this popular walk-up taco stand in Jing'an. They're slinging Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale (10% ABV) and they've got candy, pumpkins, and knives on hand. Goes all day long.
    Dogtown
 
  • Ultra hip radio station/cafe/disco URVC does a Mulholland Drive themed Halloween party. Price is 50rmb, including a Jager Cocktail. Goes from 11pm-late, with guest DJs playing all night.
    URVC
 
    • BR has its annual Halloween party. Disney characters get all crunked up and nasty; Cinderella's in her undies, Goofy's back on that shit. Dress Code: Disney Villains. 100rmb gets you in the door, or free before midnight if you send an RSVP to info@citymoments.cn.
      Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
    BR has its annual Halloween party. Disney characters get all crunked up and nasty; Cinderella's in her undies, Goofy's back on that shit. Dress Code: Disney Villains. 100rmb gets you in the door, or free before midnight if you send an...
    Bar Rouge
 
    • El Willy and Cirque Le Soir team up for a Halloween party. For 299rmb you get a nine-course Halloween set dinner and a ticket to the Halloween party at freak-club Cirque. After dinner, Willy is slinging buy-one-get-one bloody cocktails and giving away some free drink tokens for Cirque as well. Book ahead via elwilly@el-willy.com. Offer is good Friday and Saturday.
      el Willy South Bund 22, 5/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Lu, near Xinyong'an Lu

    El Willy and Cirque Le Soir team up for a Halloween party. For 299rmb you get a nine-course Halloween set dinner and a ticket to the Halloween party at freak-club Cirque. After dinner, Willy is slinging buy-one-get-one bloody cocktails and...
    el Willy

 
    • Flötzinger does a Halloween pub crawl starting at Moon's Steakhouse tonight at 7pm. From there they're off to a bunch of mystery venues for drinks then ending up at the Shanghai International Beer Festival. The 150rmb ticket gets you three beers and snacks, plus a ticket to the beer festival. Here's a map of some of the bars the ghost bus will stop by. You'll need to RSVP by sending an email to francesco@4ingroup.com or kristaps@4ingroup.com. Meeting time is 7pm - don't miss it.
      Moon's Steakhouse (Swissotel Grand) Swissotel Grand, 1 Yuyuan Lu, near Changde Lu
    Flötzinger does a Halloween pub crawl starting at Moon's Steakhouse tonight at 7pm. From there they're off to a bunch of mystery venues for drinks then ending up at the Shanghai International Beer Festival. The 150rmb ticket gets you...
    Moon's Steakhouse (Swissotel Grand)
 
    • Lohaus does a Halloween networking event, with cos-play, face-painting, horror movies, pumpkin carving, and food. Ticket is 200rmb, including pizza, sausage rolls, pumpkin snacks, and two drinks like beer, cocktails, or wine. Goes from 7-10pm.
      LOHAUS 50 Yongjia Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Lohaus does a Halloween networking event, with cos-play, face-painting, horror movies, pumpkin carving, and food. Ticket is 200rmb, including pizza, sausage rolls, pumpkin snacks, and two drinks like beer, cocktails, or wine. Goes from...
    LOHAUS
 
    • Cheap Halloween option right here. Dress in costume and get free shots every hour from 11pm-2am. Cheap drinks. Party tunes. It's Windows Garage. It's pretty much Halloween every day there. Goes from 7pm-4am.
      Windows Garage 702 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Qinghai Lu

    Cheap Halloween option right here. Dress in costume and get free shots every hour from 11pm-2am. Cheap drinks. Party tunes. It's Windows Garage. It's pretty much Halloween every day there. Goes from 7pm-4am.
    Windows Garage

 
    • Halloween at Scoreboard, where people rage like Halloween on the daily. Free shots every hour from 11pm-2am for those in costume. Bloody Marys are 25rmb all night. No cover. Goes from 7pm-4am.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    Halloween at Scoreboard, where people rage like Halloween on the daily. Free shots every hour from 11pm-2am for those in costume. Bloody Marys are 25rmb all night. No cover. Goes from 7pm-4am.
    Windows Scoreboard
 
    • Halloween at Windows Too. Lots of tricks. Some treats, like one free shot every hour from 11pm-2am for those in costume. No cover charge. Goes from 7pm-4am. Cheap drinks.
      Windows Too (Jing'an) 2/F, City Plaza, 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu (next to Haagen Dazs)
    Halloween at Windows Too. Lots of tricks. Some treats, like one free shot every hour from 11pm-2am for those in costume. No cover charge. Goes from 7pm-4am. Cheap drinks.
    Windows Too (Jing'an)
 
    • Eight Art Hotel transforms into a haunted hotel this Halloween with ghosts, vampires and the undead lurking behind closed doors. Special Halloween drink menu and Ibiza-style dance remixes by in-house DJ 8.
      Eight Art Hotel 7 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Sichuan Nan Lu
    Eight Art Hotel transforms into a haunted hotel this Halloween with ghosts, vampires and the undead lurking behind closed doors. Special Halloween drink menu and Ibiza-style dance remixes by in-house DJ 8.
    Eight Art Hotel
 
    • Six bands throwing down in Red Town for the 2-0-1-4 Halloween. Music by Limousine, Problem Zoo, Rest In Peace, The Spondees, Tiffany Garden, and Tang Trio. Sounds range from blues to cover songs to folk metal. Cover is 50rmb; starts at 8.30pm and ends at 11.30pm.
      On Stage A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu

    Six bands throwing down in Red Town for the 2-0-1-4 Halloween. Music by Limousine, Problem Zoo, Rest In Peace, The Spondees, Tiffany Garden, and Tang Trio. Sounds range from blues to cover songs to folk metal. Cover is 50rmb; starts at...
    On Stage

 
    • Bund club Unico does a Latin remix of el Halloween fiesta. DJ S.Kiv playing beats while Quentin drops some smooth sax riffs on top. Entry is free. Goes from 10pm-late.
      Unico Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    Bund club Unico does a Latin remix of el Halloween fiesta. DJ S.Kiv playing beats while Quentin drops some smooth sax riffs on top. Entry is free. Goes from 10pm-late.
    Unico
 
    • MVP and Bacardi team up for a Halloween party on the 92nd floor of the bottle opener. Free entry before midnight if you send an email to events@mvpshanghai.com with the subject line "RSVP - Greatest Halloween." Mandatory Halloween dress code in effect. Table packages available for 3000rmb, including three bottles of champagne and one bottle of vodka. Goes from 10pm-6am.
      Park Hyatt Shanghai Shanghai World Financial Center, 79-93/F, 100 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu

    MVP and Bacardi team up for a Halloween party on the 92nd floor of the bottle opener. Free entry before midnight if you send an email to events@mvpshanghai.com with the subject line "RSVP - Greatest Halloween." Mandatory Halloween dress...
    Park Hyatt Shanghai

 
    • Halloween party out in Hongqiao villa The Mansion. They've got homemade pumpkin soup, mummies, a crime scene, and nine DJs on two floors. 100rmb gets you in with five drinks. Music by Florian Bo, Electronail, Ozze, The Finger, Fane, Thomas Futoso, Marcos Godoy, Press Play, and Miss Hell. Goes from 10pm-8am.
      The Mansion Dynasty Villa - B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu

    Halloween party out in Hongqiao villa The Mansion. They've got homemade pumpkin soup, mummies, a crime scene, and nine DJs on two floors. 100rmb gets you in with five drinks. Music by Florian Bo, Electronail, Ozze, The Finger, Fane, Thomas...
    The Mansion

 
    • The JW Lounge is hosting a Halloween costume party with an open bar on the 40th charging 188 RMB/person. Price is subject to a 15% surcharge.
      JW's Lounge JW Marriott Tomorrow Square, 40/F, 399 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Lu
    The JW Lounge is hosting a Halloween costume party with an open bar on the 40th charging 188 RMB/person. Price is subject to a 15% surcharge.
    JW's Lounge
 
    • It's Halloween at Zapata's. What will that lady who hangs out in front of the gate wear this year? Best dressed costume wins 2000rmb cash and second place gets 100rmb. Music by Ruffian and Missile Myles. Free entry. Goes from 9pm until you make bad decisions. Happy hour from 5-9pm; DJs from 10pm-4am.
      Zapata's 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu

    It's Halloween at Zapata's. What will that lady who hangs out in front of the gate wear this year? Best dressed costume wins 2000rmb cash and second place gets 100rmb. Music by Ruffian and Missile Myles. Free entry. Goes from 9pm until you...
    Zapata's

 
    • The Shelter continues their tradition of being ironic or not giving a fuck or whatever on Halloween. Solid lineup of DJs, with V-Nutz, TzuSing, Aivilox, Downstate, and Drunk Monk. Cover is 40rmb, because someone's gotta pay for this flyer design. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    The Shelter continues their tradition of being ironic or not giving a fuck or whatever on Halloween. Solid lineup of DJs, with V-Nutz, TzuSing, Aivilox, Downstate, and Drunk Monk. Cover is 40rmb, because someone's gotta pay for this flyer...
    The Shelter
 
    • Burdigala celebrates Halloween with a bloody Bordeaux party. Pay 150rmb and get free-flow transfusions of "Bloodeaux" from 7.30 to 10pm.
      Burdigala (Jiashan Lu) 301 Jiashan Lu, near Jianguo Lu
    Burdigala celebrates Halloween with a bloody Bordeaux party. Pay 150rmb and get free-flow transfusions of "Bloodeaux" from 7.30 to 10pm.
    Burdigala (Jiashan Lu)
 
    • Weekly hip hop party does a Halloween thing. Pretty sure this is the only hip hop Halloween party in town. Look out for the ghosts of ODB, Lisa Left-Eye, and Rick James. Free entry before midnight if you email guestlist@hiphophijack.com, otherewise it's 50rmb including a free glass of Cocabomb. Goes from 10pm-late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Weekly hip hop party does a Halloween thing. Pretty sure this is the only hip hop Halloween party in town. Look out for the ghosts of ODB, Lisa Left-Eye, and Rick James. Free entry before midnight if you email guestlist@hiphophijack.com,...
    Monkey Champagne
 
  • You thought Laura Ingalls was dead. Nah bro. The pony rides again on Saturday, dropping house, disco, and techno B2B with Alecs Marta. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Lola

 
    • Pansexual bar 390 does a Halloween throw-down, with prizes for the best dressed, most bloody, best comic book character, and the sexiest. Music by DJs Soda Pop, Otto Van Munchen, and Big Night Out. Cover is 60rmb, including a drink and a "scary gift." Anyone with a student ID gets in for free. Goes from 10pm-late.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Pansexual bar 390 does a Halloween throw-down, with prizes for the best dressed, most bloody, best comic book character, and the sexiest. Music by DJs Soda Pop, Otto Van Munchen, and Big Night Out. Cover is 60rmb, including a drink and a...
    390 Panyu Lu

 
    • Yani Lounge hosts a Capoeira party for Halloween. Apparently to Wikipedia, that's a Brazilian martial art that combines dance, acrobatics, and music. Music by DJ Skinny Brown from the Popasuda crew. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
      Yani Lounge & Bar 2/F, 83 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
    Yani Lounge hosts a Capoeira party for Halloween. Apparently to Wikipedia, that's a Brazilian martial art that combines dance, acrobatics, and music. Music by DJ Skinny Brown from the Popasuda crew. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
    Yani Lounge & Bar
 
    • Solid Halloween deal on the blood juice at Kartel. 100rmb gets you all you can drink. Some DJs dropping soul, funk, and disco with live percussion as well. Goes from 9pm until the wheels fall off.
      Kartel 5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu
    Solid Halloween deal on the blood juice at Kartel. 100rmb gets you all you can drink. Some DJs dropping soul, funk, and disco with live percussion as well. Goes from 9pm until the wheels fall off.
    Kartel
 
    • Flotzinger Brau organizing a ghost bus to the Shanghai International Beer Festival. For 150rmb you get three golden beers, a Halloween bus ride, and a ticket to the beer festival. Meeting point is Moon's at 7pm. Mandatory RSVP to Francessco@4inGroup.com, and they're only accepting cash.
      Moon's Steakhouse (Swissotel Grand) Swissotel Grand, 1 Yuyuan Lu, near Changde Lu

    Flotzinger Brau organizing a ghost bus to the Shanghai International Beer Festival. For 150rmb you get three golden beers, a Halloween bus ride, and a ticket to the beer festival. Meeting point is Moon's at 7pm. Mandatory RSVP to...
    Moon's Steakhouse (Swissotel Grand)

 
    • Booty And The Beast. Yep. Someone had to drop it. This is Booogatti's Halloween party, with Kamikaze Kidz, PB & Jfish, and Mia dropping house, trap, and future shit. Cover is 30rmb, including a shot. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu

    Booty And The Beast. Yep. Someone had to drop it. This is Booogatti's Halloween party, with Kamikaze Kidz, PB & Jfish, and Mia dropping house, trap, and future shit. Cover is 30rmb, including a shot. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    LOgO (Xingfu Lu)

 
    • The Spot is celebrating Halloween, ladies night, and its birthday with the band Level Up and VJ Clint. Best guest in a Minion costume wins 500rmb and a SPINBACK Fitness Voucher. 10pm onward.
      The Spot 331 Tongren Lu, near Beijing Lu
    The Spot is celebrating Halloween, ladies night, and its birthday with the band Level Up and VJ Clint. Best guest in a Minion costume wins 500rmb and a SPINBACK Fitness Voucher. 10pm onward.
    The Spot
 
    • Bund Club M18 does a Halloween party called Coulrophobia, which means "fear of clowns." They've got sexy witches, scary clowns, and all that mess. Who's DJing? Somebody. Their dress code is "be someone else and scary." No cover; goes from 10pm-late.
      M18 Bund 18, 4/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
    Bund Club M18 does a Halloween party called Coulrophobia, which means "fear of clowns." They've got sexy witches, scary clowns, and all that mess. Who's DJing? Somebody. Their dress code is "be someone else and scary." No cover; goes from...
    M18
 
    • Mural is doing a Halloween party with free makeup service, a cross-dressing contest, and a live salsa band. Entry is 50rmb for men, including a drink, and ladies get in fee all night. Goes from 9pm-late.
      Mural 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu,
    Mural is doing a Halloween party with free makeup service, a cross-dressing contest, and a live salsa band. Entry is 50rmb for men, including a drink, and ladies get in fee all night. Goes from 9pm-late.
    Mural
 
    • Champions Sports Bar does a Halloween Buffet for 213rmb per person including free flow beer and soft drinks. Kids 6-12 years old get half off and gets under six dine for free. Offer is good from 5pm-1am.
      Champions Sports Bar Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao, 1/F, 2270 Hongqiao Lu
    Champions Sports Bar does a Halloween Buffet for 213rmb per person including free flow beer and soft drinks. Kids 6-12 years old get half off and gets under six dine for free. Offer is good from 5pm-1am.
    Champions Sports Bar
 
    • Burdigala celebrates Halloween with a bloody Bordeaux party. Pay 150rmb and get free-flow transfusions of "Bloodeaux" from 7.30 to 10pm.
      Burdigala (Wuding Lu) 550 Wuding Lu, near Shanxi Bei Lu
    Burdigala celebrates Halloween with a bloody Bordeaux party. Pay 150rmb and get free-flow transfusions of "Bloodeaux" from 7.30 to 10pm.
    Burdigala (Wuding Lu)
 
    • New spot for deep and tech house Downtown celebrates Halloween with...you guessed it - deep and tech house. Tunes from Jasmine Li, Ivan Barbero, Javi Kalero, Below Surface and Joi. Free entry all night. Goes from 10pm-5am.
      Downtown 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu

    New spot for deep and tech house Downtown celebrates Halloween with...you guessed it - deep and tech house. Tunes from Jasmine Li, Ivan Barbero, Javi Kalero, Below Surface and Joi. Free entry all night. Goes from 10pm-5am.
    Downtown

 
    • Hey Lune has a Halloween party too. Three French DJs "to make you dance with killing beats until death follows." Sounds pretty crazy...One free shot for everyone wearing a scarrrrrryyyyyyyyy costume. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lune 4F, 218 Xinle Lu, corner of Donghu Lu

    Hey Lune has a Halloween party too. Three French DJs "to make you dance with killing beats until death follows." Sounds pretty crazy...One free shot for everyone wearing a scarrrrrryyyyyyyyy costume. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Lune

 
  • S2 has a Halloween party, with DJs and drinks. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
    S2
 
    • If you don't want to resign yourself to just one Halloween party this year then hop on then head to Bar Gatsby where there'll be a haunted party bus to take you to four different parties. Naturally it's fancy dress and there's shots and club entry included in the price. Tickets 100rmb or 180rmb (VIP, includes an hour of open bar) with RSVP, 150rmb or 250rmb (VIP) if you don't reserve. Reserve tickets here. Meet 9.15pm.
      Bar Gatsby 488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu

    If you don't want to resign yourself to just one Halloween party this year then hop on then head to Bar Gatsby where there'll be a haunted party bus to take you to four different parties. Naturally it's fancy dress and there's shots and...
    Bar Gatsby


Sat
01

    • Three-year anniversary of one of the best nights in Shanghai. Popasuda is DJ Skinny Brown and friends playing global bass shiz -- music with no English lyrics -- like Latin Bass, Dancehall, African trax, Reggae, Indian Bass, Brazilian beats, Azonto, Zouk, Kizimbo, and more. Here's a mixtape for a taste. Free entry, and possibly some free t-shirts and mixtapes. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Three-year anniversary of one of the best nights in Shanghai. Popasuda is DJ Skinny Brown and friends playing global bass shiz -- music with no English lyrics -- like Latin Bass, Dancehall, African trax, Reggae, Indian Bass, Brazilian...
    Dada

 
  • Music/fashion blog Yeti In The Basement take over Arkham for this Saturday Halloween party with three Parisian headliners -- French Fries and Aleqs Notal from the Clek Clek Boom label, and Victor Aime from Ed Banger. Support by Stanley and...
    Arkham

 
    • The messy weekly hip hop party Come Correct turns three years old. That's three years of boom bap, tequila shots, bad decisions, and basement funk. Bunch of degenerate DJs coming through the drop sets at this jam. Expect old school hip hop, breakdance jams, disco, 80s electro, party breaks, and more. Just don't expect new hip hop hits. Starts at 10pm and goes until 5am. Cover is 40rmb.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    The messy weekly hip hop party Come Correct turns three years old. That's three years of boom bap, tequila shots, bad decisions, and basement funk. Bunch of degenerate DJs coming through the drop sets at this jam. Expect old school hip...
    The Shelter

 
  • Every month Irish Pub Tipsy Fiddler does a malt whiskey of the month. November is the 1997 Oban Distiller's Edition, which is finished in Montilla Fino sherry casks for a clean, nutty flavor. That's going for 60rmb a glass all month long.
    The Tipsy Fiddler
 
    • The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai will be rolling out the red carpet for the 7th Annual Maple Leaf Ball at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai. Respected members of the Canadian and Chinese business community will be attending, as is tradition. The ball will feature a champagne reception; a gourmet dinner; free-flow wine, sparkling wine and beer; special guest appearances; live and silent auctions and more. Tickets are 1300rmb before Sept. 30 then 1400rmb after; CanCham members can get a ticket for 1000rmb before Sept 30. or 1100rmb after. Lasts 6.30pm-late.
      Grand Hyatt Jin Mao Tower, 53-87/F, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai will be rolling out the red carpet for the 7th Annual Maple Leaf Ball at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai. Respected members of the Canadian and Chinese business community will be attending, as is...
    Grand Hyatt
 
    • Pub Crawl Shanghai does a Halloween pub crawl, with a booze cruise going to three bars and a club. The 150rmb ticket gets you an hour of open bar at the first spot, plus free welcome shots at each bar and club. Or you can pay 80rmb and opt out of the open bar. Meeting time is 9pm and Bar Gatsby. Dress code: Halloween.
      Bar Gatsby 488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
    Pub Crawl Shanghai does a Halloween pub crawl, with a booze cruise going to three bars and a club. The 150rmb ticket gets you an hour of open bar at the first spot, plus free welcome shots at each bar and club. Or you can pay 80rmb and opt...
    Bar Gatsby
 
    • Yep. Gay of the Dead. It's going down. A Latin-themed celebration of the underworld. Tequila cocktail specials all night. Live dance shows and door treats. Dress code is skeleton, ghost, latin, or undead. So, basically whatever, with some tequila. Goes from 10pm-late. Cover is 60rmb, including a drink and a shot of...yep.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Yep. Gay of the Dead. It's going down. A Latin-themed celebration of the underworld. Tequila cocktail specials all night. Live dance shows and door treats. Dress code is skeleton, ghost, latin, or undead. So, basically whatever, with some...
    390 Panyu Lu

 
    • New deep/tech house spot does a night with strictly residents. Them Waits and Javi Kalero dropping trax back-to-back all night from 10pm-5am. Free entry.
      Downtown 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
    New deep/tech house spot does a night with strictly residents. Them Waits and Javi Kalero dropping trax back-to-back all night from 10pm-5am. Free entry.
    Downtown
 
    • Here's a non-Halloween party, thank god. Santo Chino on the decks at Craft playing some jazz, soul, funk, world, and disco. Flower child vibes. Free entry. Goes from 10pm–late.
      Craft Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Lu, above Cinderella KTV
    Here's a non-Halloween party, thank god. Santo Chino on the decks at Craft playing some jazz, soul, funk, world, and disco. Flower child vibes. Free entry. Goes from 10pm–late.
    Craft
 
    • Paulaner does a Halloween party for the whole family. Free for kids under three, 70rmb for kids 3-9 years old, 100rmb for kids 10-15, and 220rmb for adults. That gets you buffet access, activities, a DIY monster bag, and movies. The restaurant's band will play some songs too. Parents get a discount on Paulaner Beer - .5L for 60rmb. Goes from 11am-3pm.
      Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu) 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu
    Paulaner does a Halloween party for the whole family. Free for kids under three, 70rmb for kids 3-9 years old, 100rmb for kids 10-15, and 220rmb for adults. That gets you buffet access, activities, a DIY monster bag, and movies. The...
    Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu)
 
    • Death by tech house! Death by minimal techno! Basement bar Logo does a Day of The Dead party with DJs Lina K, Illsee, and Mia on the decks. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu
    Death by tech house! Death by minimal techno! Basement bar Logo does a Day of The Dead party with DJs Lina K, Illsee, and Mia on the decks. Free entry. Goes from 10pm-late.
    LOgO (Xingfu Lu)
 
    • Some skaters and other peeps having a get together in their studio to share photos, print photos, drink some beers, and network a bit. Totally free. Goes from 8-11pm.
      SmSh Territory n/a
    Some skaters and other peeps having a get together in their studio to share photos, print photos, drink some beers, and network a bit. Totally free. Goes from 8-11pm.
    SmSh Territory
 
    • French electronic duo We Are Lambda stop by Lune after some gigs in the States and France. They play house and UK bass. Check them out on Soundcloud for a taste. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lune 4F, 218 Xinle Lu, corner of Donghu Lu
    French electronic duo We Are Lambda stop by Lune after some gigs in the States and France. They play house and UK bass. Check them out on Soundcloud for a taste. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Lune
 
  • Psychedelic punk band Metoo do a show at one of Shanghai's best spots for live music. Check out their Douban for a taste of the sounds. Support by State Fossils and giveband. Ticket is 50rmb; show starts at 9pm.
    Yuyintang

Tue
04

    • All-female Chengdu band The Hormones rage into Yuyintang as part of their China tour. It's kind of electro-pop rock and roll. Check out some of music on Douban right here. Door charge is 60rmb; starts at 9pm.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    All-female Chengdu band The Hormones rage into Yuyintang as part of their China tour. It's kind of electro-pop rock and roll. Check out some of music on Douban right here. Door charge is 60rmb; starts at 9pm.
    Yuyintang

 
    • Basement bar Logo brings in rad sax-player Alec Haavik and friends to jam out on instruments and toys. He usually plays at JZ but at Logo he gets a bit more experimental. Free entry, happy hour until 11pm.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu

    Basement bar Logo brings in rad sax-player Alec Haavik and friends to jam out on instruments and toys. He usually plays at JZ but at Logo he gets a bit more experimental. Free entry, happy hour until 11pm.
    LOgO (Xingfu Lu)


Thu
06

    • Just a casual Thursday night deathcore show at one of Shanghai's best places to see a live show. Beijing band FOURFIVE stop by during their three-city tour, supported by Chaos Mind and Before The Daylight. Ticket is 80rmb; starts at 9pm.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)
    Just a casual Thursday night deathcore show at one of Shanghai's best places to see a live show. Beijing band FOURFIVE stop by during their three-city tour, supported by Chaos Mind and Before The Daylight. Ticket is 80rmb; starts at 9pm.
    Yuyintang
 
    • Eccentric Peruvian tropical bass duo Electric City: Dengue Dengue Dengue! roll through Arkham for a live show. Behind the masks are Felipe Salmon and Rafael Pereira, two producers, DJs and graphic designers. For their live performances they team up with Nadia Escalante (A.K.A. Vj Sixta) for a full audiovisual Show. Support by Yeti B and Metro Tokyo. We have pre-sale tickets are 70rmb on SmartTicket.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    Eccentric Peruvian tropical bass duo Electric City: Dengue Dengue Dengue! roll through Arkham for a live show. Behind the masks are Felipe Salmon and Rafael Pereira, two producers, DJs and graphic designers. For their live performances...
    Arkham


Fri
07

    • Long-running house night Lose Your Face find a new home at Downtown. Jodi and Joi dropping Deep house and Jackin' House. Free entry, cool place.
      Downtown 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
    Long-running house night Lose Your Face find a new home at Downtown. Jodi and Joi dropping Deep house and Jackin' House. Free entry, cool place.
    Downtown
 
    • MYST brings in Australian twin sister producer/dancer/model/DJ/songwriter duo NERVO. They've written songs for peeps like David Guetta and Kelly Rowland and performed at Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Conference. Door price is at least 200rmb.
      MYST 1123 Yan'an Zhong Lu, near Fumin Lu
    MYST brings in Australian twin sister producer/dancer/model/DJ/songwriter duo NERVO. They've written songs for peeps like David Guetta and Kelly Rowland and performed at Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Conference. Door price is at least...
    MYST
 
    • More house music at Lola. This time it's Hamburg's Sidney Charles, who topped influential music website Resident Advisor's "Most Charted" list in 2013. He's released on labels like Hot Creations and 8-Bit Recordings. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Support by Frank Costello.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    More house music at Lola. This time it's Hamburg's Sidney Charles, who topped influential music website Resident Advisor's "Most Charted" list in 2013. He's released on labels like Hot Creations and 8-Bit Recordings. Cover is 100rmb...
    Lola

 
    • EDM coming your way via Lush & Simon at M1NT. They landed in the Beatport Top 10 and now they're landing on the 24th floor with the sharks. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      M1NT 24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu
    EDM coming your way via Lush & Simon at M1NT. They landed in the Beatport Top 10 and now they're landing on the 24th floor with the sharks. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    M1NT

Sat
08

    • Bring Your Own Beamer” is a DIY community art event, bringing together video and media artists that all bring their own projectors (“beamers”) and equipment to show their work and create installations for one night only in a collective public exhibition. All kinds of forms of projection are welcome from video to slides, lights and lasers. Goes from 7.30pm-10.30pm. People interested in participating should email byobshanghai@gmail.com before October 8.
      1933 1933, 29 Shajing Lu, near Haining Lu (Adjacent to the Kowloon Hotel -- taxis know it as jiulong binguan)
    “Bring Your Own Beamer” is a DIY community art event, bringing together video and media artists that all bring their own projectors (“beamers”) and equipment to show their work and create installations for one night only in a...
    1933
 
    • Another big booking by Sub-Culture, with Brooklyn-based bass-music and dancehall producer Dubbel Dutch from the Mix Pak and Lit City Trax labels. He's produced for Popcaan and other big names. Support looks good too, including a live ambient set by Hashback Hashish, and DJ sets from Nargiz, Yeti B, Downstate, and Drunk Monk, plus visuals and an installation by Kim Laughton. Cover is 60rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Another big booking by Sub-Culture, with Brooklyn-based bass-music and dancehall producer Dubbel Dutch from the Mix Pak and Lit City Trax labels. He's produced for Popcaan and other big names. Support looks good too, including a live...
    The Shelter

 
    • The "Asian Vibes" party series has come to its 3rd Anniversary with a line-up deep house, tech house, techno, progressive, to psy-trance. It's an eight hour marathon, with special guest Nakazawa on the decks. Come early to get a limited edition T-shirt.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    The "Asian Vibes" party series has come to its 3rd Anniversary with a line-up deep house, tech house, techno, progressive, to psy-trance. It's an eight hour marathon, with special guest Nakazawa on the decks. Come early to get a limited...
    Dada

 
    • Pervert's back. Should be a fitting place for a night of dip, chips, chains and whips. Dwarfs, drag queens, rubber and rambunctiousness. Everyone must dress up or risk being turned away. Dress code is entirely black or latex. Perverted shit, outrageous shit, messed up shit. Free entry if you RSVP to events@mvpshanghai.com. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Muse (On the Bund) Yi Feng Galleria, 5/F, 77 Beijing Dong Lu, near Yuan Ming Yuan Lu

    Pervert's back. Should be a fitting place for a night of dip, chips, chains and whips. Dwarfs, drag queens, rubber and rambunctiousness. Everyone must dress up or risk being turned away. Dress code is entirely black or latex. Perverted...
    Muse (On the Bund)

 
    • Some DJs playing while people run in the dark. Wonder how that will work out. Was supposed to happen on Oct 18 but at the West Bund, now it goes down at Expo Park on Nov 8. Check out their website for details. Well, maybe don't, because it hasn't been updated and lists prices in US dollars. Starts around 9.30pm
      Expo Park Shibo Da Dao, near Changqing Bei Lu, Pudong

    Some DJs playing while people run in the dark. Wonder how that will work out. Was supposed to happen on Oct 18 but at the West Bund, now it goes down at Expo Park on Nov 8. Check out their website for details. Well, maybe don't, because it...
    Expo Park


On
going

    • Three nights over Egypt this Halloween at M2. They've got an Egyptian theme (but sadly no Egyptian Lover). No cover. Goes from 9pm-late each night.
      M2 (Hong Kong Plaza) Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
    Three nights over Egypt this Halloween at M2. They've got an Egyptian theme (but sadly no Egyptian Lover). No cover. Goes from 9pm-late each night.
    Daily until Nov 1 at M2 (Hong Kong Plaza)
 
    • The Shanghai International Beer Festival returns. An orgy of food and craft beers by the water with 50 beer booths, 40 food vendors, 20 DJs, and some performances by acrobats doing acrobatic shit. Sensory overload and high alcohol content. Tickets are 50rmb, including a bottle of Stella.

      Times: Oct 30-31, 6pm-1am. Nov 1-2, 2pm-1am.
      Wharf 1846 600 Waima Lu, near Maojiayuan Lu

    The Shanghai International Beer Festival returns. An orgy of food and craft beers by the water with 50 beer booths, 40 food vendors, 20 DJs, and some performances by acrobats doing acrobatic shit. Sensory overload and high alcohol content....
    Daily until Nov 2 at Wharf 1846

 
    • Solid beer deal right here. Glasses of Palm Draught or Keizerrijk Van Bree Draught going for 10rmb a glass at Notting Hill. Offer is good from 5-9.30pm
      Notting Hill Unit 105, 1/F, 378 Wukang Lu, near Taian Lu
    Solid beer deal right here. Glasses of Palm Draught or Keizerrijk Van Bree Draught going for 10rmb a glass at Notting Hill. Offer is good from 5-9.30pm
    Daily until Nov 2 at Notting Hill
 
    • Every Wednesday night, Bar Gatsby on Dagu Lu does free flow Mojitos from 8-9pm. Totally free. Just show up and get sloshed. After that, Mojitos and Gatsby Libres are 80rmb for two glasses.
      Bar Gatsby 488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
    Every Wednesday night, Bar Gatsby on Dagu Lu does free flow Mojitos from 8-9pm. Totally free. Just show up and get sloshed. After that, Mojitos and Gatsby Libres are 80rmb for two glasses.
    Every Wed until Nov 30 at Bar Gatsby
 
  • Shanghai's only Punch Bar is devoting itself to inebriating all the fine folks of Shanghai. Discounts on selected Punch, 30rmb house pours and wines and discounts on beer! Plus Malibu will flow like the Huang Pu river.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Logan's Punch

 
    • Bund restaurant Hakkasan has a new deal on martinis every Wednesday night. Martinis and other selected cocktails available for 48rmb plus they've got canapés on deck. Offer is good from 9pm until late every Wednesday night.
      Hakkasan Bund 18, 5/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    Bund restaurant Hakkasan has a new deal on martinis every Wednesday night. Martinis and other selected cocktails available for 48rmb plus they've got canapés on deck. Offer is good from 9pm until late every Wednesday night.
    Every Wed until Nov 1 at Hakkasan

 
    • Here's the replacement for Mural's famous and now dead open bar - a rock night. Every Friday they've got cover band The Gooda Boys playing their reinterpretations of rock classics. Goes from 9pm–late. Cover is 50rmb including a drink. Ladies get a free cocktail before 12am, too.
      Mural 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu,

    Here's the replacement for Mural's famous and now dead open bar - a rock night. Every Friday they've got cover band The Gooda Boys playing their reinterpretations of rock classics. Goes from 9pm–late. Cover is 50rmb including a drink....
    Every Fri until Dec 1 at Mural

 
    • Every day at Masse billiard hall on Jinxian Lu, all drinks are two for one. Premium pours are discounted by 30%. Mon–Sat, 5-8pm. Sun, 2–8pm.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every day at Masse billiard hall on Jinxian Lu, all drinks are two for one. Premium pours are discounted by 30%. Mon–Sat, 5-8pm. Sun, 2–8pm.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Masse
 
    • Logo on Xingfu Lu launches a new Sunday night concept. Producer/DJ Allen wolf will play deep house, minimal tech, 90s hip hop, and trap, plus the place is open to new DJs who want to practice. And they've got open mic if you feel like rapping.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu

    Logo on Xingfu Lu launches a new Sunday night concept. Producer/DJ Allen wolf will play deep house, minimal tech, 90s hip hop, and trap, plus the place is open to new DJs who want to practice. And they've got open mic if you feel like...
    Every Sun until Jan 1 at LOgO (Xingfu Lu)

 
    • Windows Scoreboard presents their weekly pool tournament with free games and a chance to win prizes. Winner gets a free bottle of Sky Vodka. Starts at 9.30pm every Sunday night. Free entry and free enrollment.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu

    Windows Scoreboard presents their weekly pool tournament with free games and a chance to win prizes. Winner gets a free bottle of Sky Vodka. Starts at 9.30pm every Sunday night. Free entry and free enrollment.
    Every Sun until Nov 30 at Windows Scoreboard

 
    • It's Ladies' Night every Thursday at popular Bund 18 destination Bar Rouge. That means free flow cocktails for all girls between 9:30-11:30pm plus free manicures. No cover with the password "MVP" until midnight, otherwise it's 100rmb.
      Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    It's Ladies' Night every Thursday at popular Bund 18 destination Bar Rouge. That means free flow cocktails for all girls between 9:30-11:30pm plus free manicures. No cover with the password "MVP" until midnight, otherwise it's 100rmb.
    Every Thu until Dec 1 at Bar Rouge

 
    • Every Friday night after the rock bands finish, Mao Livehouse turns into "Shanghai's biggest dancefloor," with DJs spinning heavy techno beats from 11pm–5am or later. Cover is 50rmb per person. Starts at 11pm. DJs include Calvin Z, Arcee, and Mao Mao (not to be confused with DJ Mau Mau).
      MAO Livehouse 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu

    Every Friday night after the rock bands finish, Mao Livehouse turns into "Shanghai's biggest dancefloor," with DJs spinning heavy techno beats from 11pm–5am or later. Cover is 50rmb per person. Starts at 11pm. DJs include Calvin Z,...
    Every Fri until Jan 1 at MAO Livehouse

 
    • Every Monday night, popular Yongfu Lu spot The Apartment does two-for-one mojitos. That's by the glass or by the pitcher. That plus performances. Starts at 8pm and goes until the wheels fall off.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Every Monday night, popular Yongfu Lu spot The Apartment does two-for-one mojitos. That's by the glass or by the pitcher. That plus performances. Starts at 8pm and goes until the wheels fall off.
    Every Mon until Feb 3 at The Apartment
 
    • Every Wednesday night, this sports dive with decent cheap bar food hosts a peer pong tournament from 9.30pm on. Pay 50rmb and get beer for the tournament. Winner gets a 300rmb bar tab, and second prize gets 100rmb bar tab. Registration goes from 8–9pm.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu

    Every Wednesday night, this sports dive with decent cheap bar food hosts a peer pong tournament from 9.30pm on. Pay 50rmb and get beer for the tournament. Winner gets a 300rmb bar tab, and second prize gets 100rmb bar tab. Registration...
    Every Wed until Dec 31 at Windows Scoreboard

 
    • Hip hop with a live band and freestyle MCs every Thursday night at Logo. Anyone can participate, either by rapping, playing an instrument, or dancing. Band is led by pianist Byron Hill. Entry is free. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu

    Hip hop with a live band and freestyle MCs every Thursday night at Logo. Anyone can participate, either by rapping, playing an instrument, or dancing. Band is led by pianist Byron Hill. Entry is free. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Jan 1 at LOgO (Xingfu Lu)

 
    • Every Wednesday night this club in Xintiandi has free cocktails for ladies, made with Christian Audiger wine and champagne. Music is hip hop/trap/commercial bangers by DJ Verse@ille. No cover. Free drinks from 9pm–1am. Goes late.
      CA Club Xintiandi, North Block, 181 Taicang Lu, near Huangpi Lu
    Every Wednesday night this club in Xintiandi has free cocktails for ladies, made with Christian Audiger wine and champagne. Music is hip hop/trap/commercial bangers by DJ Verse@ille. No cover. Free drinks from 9pm–1am. Goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at CA Club
 
    • Tuesday night Latin party happening at this Yongfu Lu bar for the foreseeable future. They've got free salsa lessons, 35rmb caprinhas and mojitos, and pitchers for 200rmb. Music runs from salsa to reggaeton. Sounds pretty decent for these hot nights. Goes from 8pm–late, and those free salsa lessons go from 9–9.40.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Tuesday night Latin party happening at this Yongfu Lu bar for the foreseeable future. They've got free salsa lessons, 35rmb caprinhas and mojitos, and pitchers for 200rmb. Music runs from salsa to reggaeton. Sounds pretty decent for these...
    Every Tue until Dec 1 at The Apartment

 
  • Every Thursday night CA Club in Xintiandi has a hip hop/trap/twerk/funk party with DJs Michelle Grant and Rocky Ross. There's tables and sofas but a decent sized dance floor too. Entry is free. Party starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Jan 1 at CA Club

 
    • Monday nights this Peruvian bar on Changle Lu does all-you-can-drink Mojitos for 99rmb while Latin music flows from the speakers.
      Chala A Mansion, Unit 4b, 1/F, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
    Monday nights this Peruvian bar on Changle Lu does all-you-can-drink Mojitos for 99rmb while Latin music flows from the speakers.
    Every Mon until Nov 1 at Chala
 
    • This hip hop club does free drinks for students every Wednesday night before 1am. Gotta bring a student ID for that. Expect old and new hip hop and R&B from DJ DOQ. Dress code = no sandals. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu

    This hip hop club does free drinks for students every Wednesday night before 1am. Gotta bring a student ID for that. Expect old and new hip hop and R&B from DJ DOQ. Dress code = no sandals. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Jan 1 at Monkey Champagne

 
    • Every Tuesday night, hip hop club Monkey Champagne provides the dangerous combination of unlimited vodka shots and open decks for aspiring DJs. A bit about the gear: Pioneer mixer with effects, CDJ-2000s, and Technics 1200s. Starts at 9pm and goes late, every Tuesday. Could be a good look for those looking to practice in the club.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu

    Every Tuesday night, hip hop club Monkey Champagne provides the dangerous combination of unlimited vodka shots and open decks for aspiring DJs. A bit about the gear: Pioneer mixer with effects, CDJ-2000s, and Technics 1200s. Starts at 9pm...
    Every Tue until Jan 1 at Monkey Champagne

 
    • Ladies night at this bar in that 1788 Square in Jing'an. They've got free flow sparkling line for females all night. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
      Salmos 1788 Eco City, 6/F, 1818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    Ladies night at this bar in that 1788 Square in Jing'an. They've got free flow sparkling line for females all night. No cover. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at Salmos
 
    • Sunday afternoon party at this lush garden bar on Yongjia Lu. They've got Edamame spinning deep, soulful house and afro, plus 100rmb gets you three Asahi drafts or glasses of red/white wine. No cover, good times. Goes from 4–9pm. If it rains, they've got covering so no worries.
      Shari Garden Bar 630 Yongjia Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu

    Sunday afternoon party at this lush garden bar on Yongjia Lu. They've got Edamame spinning deep, soulful house and afro, plus 100rmb gets you three Asahi drafts or glasses of red/white wine. No cover, good times. Goes from 4–9pm. If it...
    Every Sun until Nov 30 at Shari Garden Bar

 
  • Every Wednesday night, The Spot hosts a pool tourney. Also, buy an burger set (except the King Kong) and get a half a liter of Tiger draft beer for free. Available 5–10pm.
    Every Wed until Mar 25 at The Spot
 
    • Every week Wednesday to Sunday Masse will be having comedy nights. Thursday is improv night while the rest are just good old-fashioned stand-up. Wednesday and Sunday are open mic nights and are free, the others are 50rmb to go. For start times check the flyer.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu

    Every week Wednesday to Sunday Masse will be having comedy nights. Thursday is improv night while the rest are just good old-fashioned stand-up. Wednesday and Sunday are open mic nights and are free, the others are 50rmb to go. For start...
    Daily until Feb 28 at Masse

 
    • This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house wine, beer, and standard cocktails. ​Drinks are strong. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house...
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at Lola

 
    • Every Thursday, this hip hop club on Donghu Lu has a free open bar for ladies before 1am. Misloop is on deck dropping hip hop, R&B, and whatever new tracks she's feeling. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Every Thursday, this hip hop club on Donghu Lu has a free open bar for ladies before 1am. Misloop is on deck dropping hip hop, R&B, and whatever new tracks she's feeling. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Thu until Feb 1 at Monkey Champagne
 
    • Weekly Friday party at this discotheque that's popular with international students and moonlight ragers. Commerical house music by DJ Leo Chiodaroli and occasionally other DJs. No cover for women, but men pay 100rmb after 2am which includes one drink. Models and bottles, international lifestyles, and all that...Doors open at 10pm but this place gets busy around 2am and rages through dawn. They do enforce a dress code so don't go up in there with your basketball shorts.
      Hollywood 46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Weekly Friday party at this discotheque that's popular with international students and moonlight ragers. Commerical house music by DJ Leo Chiodaroli and occasionally other DJs. No cover for women, but men pay 100rmb after 2am which...
    Every Fri until Dec 1 at Hollywood
 
    • Salsa night at Mural every Monday. Live Latin band plays South American tunes. This one has been going for around ten years and always draws a big crowd. Happy hour goes until 9pm. No cover. Sweet.
      Mural 10 Hengshan Lu, Basement Level, near Yongjia Lu,
    Salsa night at Mural every Monday. Live Latin band plays South American tunes. This one has been going for around ten years and always draws a big crowd. Happy hour goes until 9pm. No cover. Sweet.
    Every Mon until Dec 1 at Mural
 
    • This lazer tag spot does a couple of 100rmb all-you-can_____ deals every Monday–Wednesday. 100rmb gets you all-you-can-play lazer tag, which is pretty fun. Throw down another 100rmb and get all you can drink Tiger beer.
      X Club B/1, 366 Zhaojiabang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu

    This lazer tag spot does a couple of 100rmb all-you-can_____ deals every Monday–Wednesday. 100rmb gets you all-you-can-play lazer tag, which is pretty fun. Throw down another 100rmb and get all you can drink Tiger beer.
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed until Jan 31 at X Club

 
    • Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
      Dreikronen 1308 Brauhaus 1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu
    Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
    Daily until Apr 1 at Dreikronen 1308 Brauhaus
 
    • Every Tuesday Bund club Unico does a Latin night, with free flow mojitos from 8.30-9.30pm then two for 80rmb all evening, plus a live salsa band and DJ S.Kiv. Goes from 8.30-late.
      Unico Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    Every Tuesday Bund club Unico does a Latin night, with free flow mojitos from 8.30-9.30pm then two for 80rmb all evening, plus a live salsa band and DJ S.Kiv. Goes from 8.30-late.
    Every Tue until May 1 at Unico
 
    • This speakeasy themed bar does half-priced drinks for ladies, fortune telling, unspecified "gifts", and French oysters for 10rmb every Thursday night from 6–10pm. Free entry.
      Mr Pitt No. 10, 600 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Wuding Lu
    This speakeasy themed bar does half-priced drinks for ladies, fortune telling, unspecified "gifts", and French oysters for 10rmb every Thursday night from 6–10pm. Free entry.
    Every Thu until Apr 1 at Mr Pitt
 
 
  • Mojitos made with Diplomatico rum are 25rmb from 7–9pm every Sunday night. Latin food available too.
    Daily until May 10 at El Bodegon
 
    • One of Shanghai's oldest and truest dive bars does a weekly Friday party called China Social Club. They play house, disco, and party jams. The liquor is really cheap. You can write on the walls and no one will mind, it's that kind of place. A lot of DJs and crews in Shanghai got their start here, so it's worth checking out. Free entry. Starts at 9pm and goes late.
      C's 685 Dingxi Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu

    One of Shanghai's oldest and truest dive bars does a weekly Friday party called China Social Club. They play house, disco, and party jams. The liquor is really cheap. You can write on the walls and no one will mind, it's that kind of...
    Every Fri until May 1 at C's

 
    • Every Monday night at The Apartment, mojitos are two for one by the glass or pitcher until midnight. Live music plays in the lounge, too.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Every Monday night at The Apartment, mojitos are two for one by the glass or pitcher until midnight. Live music plays in the lounge, too.
    Every Mon until Jun 30 at The Apartment
 
  • Every night at Windows Garage on Nanjing Xi Lu from 2pm–9pm 25rmb Bud and tiger drafts are buy-one-get-one-free.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Windows Garage
 
    • Every Sunday night at O Theatre cocktail lounge on Changle Lu is wine night. House wine by the glass is 50rmb a piece all night long.
      Oriental Taipan 39 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Every Sunday night at O Theatre cocktail lounge on Changle Lu is wine night. House wine by the glass is 50rmb a piece all night long.
    Every Sun until Mar 31 at Oriental Taipan
 
    • For all the girls who love strawberries and free alcohol, here's a new ladies night down at this speakeasy-themed bar. Every Tuesday night from 8pm–11pm, girls get free-flow sparkling wine with strawberries.
      The Boulevard 7/F, 10 Baoqing Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    For all the girls who love strawberries and free alcohol, here's a new ladies night down at this speakeasy-themed bar. Every Tuesday night from 8pm–11pm, girls get free-flow sparkling wine with strawberries.
    Every Tue until Mar 30 at The Boulevard
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (SWFC) Shanghai World Financial Center, B/F, 100 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (SWFC)
 
    • Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but if you're in the area and want a Western place with sports on the TV and American food, there you go.
      Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza) No. 17, 199 Fangdian Lu, near Dingxiang Lu
    Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza)
 
    • This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor and excellent prices on drinks. They're loud, busy but smoke-free. All three come highly recommended.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu) 1085 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu
    This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu)
 
    • Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a visitor, the BREW is a nice, large microbrewery in a hotel that serves up about six different beers at a time.
      The BREW The Kerry Hotel, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
    Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The BREW
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (Jinqiao) Green Sports & Leisure Center, R3-633 Biyun Lu, near Yunshan Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (Jinqiao)
 
    • This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft drinks are half price.
      House of Blues and Jazz 60 Fuzhou Lu, near the Bund
    This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft...
    Daily until Dec 1 at House of Blues and Jazz
 
    • One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans, whisky sours and amaretto sours all 40rmb a glass. Those cocktails might change with the seasons but the deal remains. The prices double after 8pm. This deal is good in the lobby level bar, which is a cool space.
      The Waterhouse The Cool Docks, 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
    One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans,...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The Waterhouse
 
    • Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice Spanish lounge that serves high-grade tapas and ham. Tasty little place for sure.
      Pata Negra 1/F, 913 Julu Lu, near Changshu Lu
    Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Pata Negra
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Anting Lu) 132 Anting Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Anting Lu)
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Xinhua Lu) 294 Xinhua Lu, near Dingxi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Xinhua Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended.
      BnC (Xikang Lu) 685 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC (Xikang Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. This one's really small but friendly. The decor is cramped and basic, Christmas tree lights and tinsel up round-year, but it's a super-friendly spot and the prices are right.
      BnC2 320 Xinfeng lu, near Shanxi Bei lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC2
 
    • This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly Sichuan food.
      Sichuan Citizen 30 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu
    This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Sichuan Citizen
 
    • It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an art deco palace that has been beautifully restored by Fairmont. Cin Cin is big on cigars and whisky.
      Cin Cin Fairmont Peace Hotel, Mezzanine 20 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
    It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Cin Cin
 
    • Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and standard pours, 5-8pm, Monday to Friday.
      Dakota 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Dakota
 
    • This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue becomes either a live music house, a gay bar or a DJ bar, depending on the day. Usually it's a smurge of all three of those things. Fun place.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue...
    Daily until Dec 1 at 390 Panyu Lu
 
    • Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
      Hideout Bar 3030 Yan'an Xi Lu, Corner of Hongmei Lu, Located behind Pearl City.
    Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
    Daily until Dec 1 at Hideout Bar
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. The decor is plain but the smiles keep coming.
      BnC Tina's 925 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 2 at BnC Tina's
 
    • Falu on the Bund reduces the price of its late plates to 118 until December 31. There's three different kind of late plates: the verrine platter (salmon, tuna, vegetables), the earth platter (cheese toasts, serano ham, chorizo, tapanade, salad), and the sea platter (tuna and salmon toasts, verrines, smoked salmon. After 9pm each plate comes with a glass of wine. There's live jazz music from Thursday to Saturday.
      Falu On The Bund 3/F, 22 ZhongShan Dong Er Lu, near Xin Yong'an Lu

    Falu on the Bund reduces the price of its late plates to 118 until December 31. There's three different kind of late plates: the verrine platter (salmon, tuna, vegetables), the earth platter (cheese toasts, serano ham, chorizo, tapanade,...
    Daily until Dec 31 at Falu On The Bund

 
    • Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu. Excellent option for a late-night drink and maybe some snacks.
      Maya Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu....
    Every Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Maya
 
    • All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city. The location of this Paulaner is good, however, looking out over the river toward the Bund. For that reason it's popular with visitors.
      Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang) Riverside Promenade, Binjiang Da Dao
    All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city....
    Daily until Dec 31 at Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang)
 
    • Crocus Bar and Restaurant presents their weekly Fashion Cocktail Night. 100rmb gets you five tickets for cocktails or standard drinks. Goes from 8pm to 12am.
      Crocus 18 Yuyuan Zhi Lu, near Wulumuqi Bei Lu
    Crocus Bar and Restaurant presents their weekly Fashion Cocktail Night. 100rmb gets you five tickets for cocktails or standard drinks. Goes from 8pm to 12am.
    Every Fri until Aug 29 at Crocus
 
    • Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free shot from the bar. Could be messy.
      Big E World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu
    Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free...
    Every Wed until Dec 31 at Big E
 
    • Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the food is high-tech but highly tasty -- small plates of creative European cuisine. Highly recommended, especially at happy hour prices.
      The Commune Social 511 Jiangning Lu, near Kangding Lu
    Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 31 at The Commune Social
 
 
    • From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Windows Scoreboard

Dec 10

DJ Martin Garrix

Big name Dutch EDM star Martin Garrix blazes into MYST. It's his first appearance in China and apparently he's not playing clubs after this.

Dec 2

Yuri Bashmet & Moscow Soloists

Serious violin and cello action as some of the world's finest soloists come through to play works by Boccherini, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Paganini, Tan Dun, and Tchaikovsky for one night only at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center.

Dec 9-Jan 11

Das Musical Elisabeth

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


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