Fri
19

    • Reggae, Global Bass, Indian Music, Brazilian jams, and more at one of Shanghai's best monthly parties – Popasuda. DJ Skinny Brown on the decks all night dropping jams from the third world and beyond. Check this mix he did for a taste. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Free entry.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Reggae, Global Bass, Indian Music, Brazilian jams, and more at one of Shanghai's best monthly parties – Popasuda. DJ Skinny Brown on the decks all night dropping jams from the third world and beyond. Check this mix he did for a taste....
    Dada

 
    • Bass music all night long at The Shelter as Shanghai-based Conrank teams up with Holland's Subp Yao for a back-to-back set. Heavy local support from Misloop (Tianjin), MC Jado (Shanghai), Zean (Harbin), 3ASiC (Nanjing), and Q-Kraft (UK). Starts at 10pm and goes late. Cover is 50rmb.
      The Shelter Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    Bass music all night long at The Shelter as Shanghai-based Conrank teams up with Holland's Subp Yao for a back-to-back set. Heavy local support from Misloop (Tianjin), MC Jado (Shanghai), Zean (Harbin), 3ASiC (Nanjing), and Q-Kraft (UK)....
    The Shelter

 
    • Turkish disco/house lounge action returns to this semi-hidden vodka bar on Donghu Lu. This month they've got up-and-coming Swedish producer Marco Gegenheimer dropping some sexy sounds. He's got releases on respected labels like Rush Hour and Mood Music. Take a listen to his Soundcloud for a taste. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Craft Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Lu, above Cinderella KTV

    Turkish disco/house lounge action returns to this semi-hidden vodka bar on Donghu Lu. This month they've got up-and-coming Swedish producer Marco Gegenheimer dropping some sexy sounds. He's got releases on respected labels like Rush Hour...
    Craft

 
  • Future R&B sounds from Brooklyn's Sweater Beats, who's gotten a lot of love in the hip quadrant of the Internet lately for his remixes of Flume tracks and original productions. Good stuff. Take a listen to his Soundcloud for a taste....
    Arkham

 
    • Deep house, disco, and a bit of new jack swing from London-based producer Vanilla Ace, who's got releases on Toolroom, Ministry of Sound, and The Magician's Magic Tapes. Lot of tracks on the Beatport charts, this guy. Check out the Soundcloud for a taste. Support by Lola resident Teasy. Cover is 100rmb including a drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    Deep house, disco, and a bit of new jack swing from London-based producer Vanilla Ace, who's got releases on Toolroom, Ministry of Sound, and The Magician's Magic Tapes. Lot of tracks on the Beatport charts, this guy. Check out the...
    Lola

 
    • Weekly new-school hip hop party in this lil' lounge/club hidden behind a restaurant on Donghu Lu. Well, actually that restaurant closed, so it's just hidden on Donghu Lu. Music by DJs B-Kut and Kommi dropping new rap, R&B, and dancehall. Cover is 50rmb with a drink or free until midnight if you email guestlist@hiphophijack.com. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Monkey Champagne 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Weekly new-school hip hop party in this lil' lounge/club hidden behind a restaurant on Donghu Lu. Well, actually that restaurant closed, so it's just hidden on Donghu Lu. Music by DJs B-Kut and Kommi dropping new rap, R&B, and dancehall....
    Monkey Champagne
 
    • Jackin' house and bassy jams as house night Lose Your Face returns to its birthplace - Lune Bar. This time they're bringing out Beardslap from Wonky Kong to play some tunes. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lune 4F, 218 Xinle Lu, corner of Donghu Lu

    Jackin' house and bassy jams as house night Lose Your Face returns to its birthplace - Lune Bar. This time they're bringing out Beardslap from Wonky Kong to play some tunes. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Lune

 
    • Techno music all night in a Hongqiao party villa with a bunch of party kids. Decent lineup of Elvis T from Beijing, Lina K, Fane, Thomas Futoso, and Kin J. Cover is 100rmb, including five drinks. Starts at 10pm and goes until crazzzzzzyyyyy o'clock. Like 10am, no joke.
      The Mansion Dynasty Villa - B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
    Techno music all night in a Hongqiao party villa with a bunch of party kids. Decent lineup of Elvis T from Beijing, Lina K, Fane, Thomas Futoso, and Kin J. Cover is 100rmb, including five drinks. Starts at 10pm and goes until...
    The Mansion

Sat
20

    • Hey it's that guy who produced Nova Heart's new album. He's doing a DJ set at warehouse club Arkham, along with Metro Tokyo, Helen Feng, and special "Tijuana guests." Expect italo disco and new wave shiz. Cover is 80rmb. Seen Rodion DJ before, he's solid. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Arkham 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Hengshan Lu

    Hey it's that guy who produced Nova Heart's new album. He's doing a DJ set at warehouse club Arkham, along with Metro Tokyo, Helen Feng, and special "Tijuana guests." Expect italo disco and new wave shiz. Cover is 80rmb. Seen Rodion DJ...
    Arkham

 
    • P-Funk, Classic Disco, and Noisy Techno all night long as Clement Pony from the Acid Pony Club does an all-night set at this basement bar. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      LOgO (Xingfu Lu) 298 Xingfu Lu, near Pingwu Lu
    P-Funk, Classic Disco, and Noisy Techno all night long as Clement Pony from the Acid Pony Club does an all-night set at this basement bar. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    LOgO (Xingfu Lu)
 
    • Post-Punk, Noise-Rock, No-Wave act The Fallacy stop by Yuyintang during their 21-city China tour. Take a listen to their Douban page for a taste. Support by the Airwalker and the excellent Nonplus of Color. Cover is 60rmb. Starts at 9pm.
      Yuyintang 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)

    Post-Punk, Noise-Rock, No-Wave act The Fallacy stop by Yuyintang during their 21-city China tour. Take a listen to their Douban page for a taste. Support by the Airwalker and the excellent Nonplus of Color. Cover is 60rmb. Starts at 9pm.
    Yuyintang

 
    • ShanghaiLGBT does a drunk Santa pub crawl, with stops and a bunch of gay friendly bars, karaoke, dance clubs, and more. Free drinks on the bus all night plus free entry to venues and discounted drinks. Meeting place is Vbar, on Fahuazhen Lu near Yan'an Lu at 8.30pm. Tickets are 130rmb pre-sale or 160rmb at the door.
      SmSh Territory n/a

    ShanghaiLGBT does a drunk Santa pub crawl, with stops and a bunch of gay friendly bars, karaoke, dance clubs, and more. Free drinks on the bus all night plus free entry to venues and discounted drinks. Meeting place is Vbar, on Fahuazhen...
    SmSh Territory

 
    • Satan-worshipping devil kids take note - Inferno is doing the first ever Shanghai Heavy Metal awards, with 26 local metal bands nominated for categories like Best Vocalist, Best New Talent, Comeback of the Year, and Best Video. Free entry. Starts at 8pm and goes late.
      Inferno 480 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    Satan-worshipping devil kids take note - Inferno is doing the first ever Shanghai Heavy Metal awards, with 26 local metal bands nominated for categories like Best Vocalist, Best New Talent, Comeback of the Year, and Best Video. Free entry....
    Inferno

 
    • Really good house and techno from Will A and MINIMALIST resident NMLSS plus guest Hiro. Why they spell minimalist in all caps? Is that ironic? Anyway these jams aren't that minimal. It's dance floor material. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

    Really good house and techno from Will A and MINIMALIST resident NMLSS plus guest Hiro. Why they spell minimalist in all caps? Is that ironic? Anyway these jams aren't that minimal. It's dance floor material. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and...
    Dada

 
    • House music all night long...house music all night long...in a Hongqiao party mansion with a secret door. Music by Calvin Z dropping a deep house set, Mau Mau playing house, Monkey King dropping tech house, Press Play with some future house, Rainbow High playing house, and K.O.O.S. with some old-school hip hop and funk. Cover is 100rmb including five drinks. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      The Mansion Dynasty Villa - B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu

    House music all night long...house music all night long...in a Hongqiao party mansion with a secret door. Music by Calvin Z dropping a deep house set, Mau Mau playing house, Monkey King dropping tech house, Press Play with some future...
    The Mansion

 
    • Shiva Lounge's new club/lounge Downtown does a house/tech-house party with Jasmine Li and Them Waits playing back to back. Cheap drinks too - 20rmb Qingdaos and 30rmb cocktails. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Free entry.
      Downtown 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
    Shiva Lounge's new club/lounge Downtown does a house/tech-house party with Jasmine Li and Them Waits playing back to back. Cheap drinks too - 20rmb Qingdaos and 30rmb cocktails. Starts at 10pm and goes late. Free entry.
    Downtown

Wed
24

    • Craft brewery and restaurant Boxing Cat Brewery hosts yet another ugly sweater party on Christmas Eve at their Sinan Mansion location. Dinner is served buffet-style, with free flow drinks. There will be an ugly sweater contest with a prize for the winner, along with an appearance from Santa and his elves. 250rmb for adults, 100rmb for children. For more information, email info@boxingcatbrewery.com.
      Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions) Sinan Mansions, Unit 26A, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu

    Craft brewery and restaurant Boxing Cat Brewery hosts yet another ugly sweater party on Christmas Eve at their Sinan Mansion location. Dinner is served buffet-style, with free flow drinks. There will be an ugly sweater contest with a prize...
    Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

 
    • One of the weirdest, coolest events of the year. It's just a massive pillow fight at Mao Livehouse. Beat on your friends and strangers in the name of Christmas. There's some bands and DJs playing too. Price at the door is 200rmb including a pillow, or you can get tickets pre-sale for 168rmb. There's a session at 7.30pm and 9.30pm on Dec 24 and 25.
      MAO Livehouse 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu

    One of the weirdest, coolest events of the year. It's just a massive pillow fight at Mao Livehouse. Beat on your friends and strangers in the name of Christmas. There's some bands and DJs playing too. Price at the door is 200rmb including...
    MAO Livehouse

 
    • Latin heat all night on Christmas Eve at this underrated top-floor bar near Yu Garden. There's a free Bachata class from 9pm, music by the Los Amigos Trio, and a Christmas party. Entrance is free. Dress code is gold and silver and they're giving away a bottle of champagne to the best dressed.
      JZ Latino Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, Top Floor, 159 Henan Nan Lu, near Fuyou Lu

    Latin heat all night on Christmas Eve at this underrated top-floor bar near Yu Garden. There's a free Bachata class from 9pm, music by the Los Amigos Trio, and a Christmas party. Entrance is free. Dress code is gold and silver and they're...
    JZ Latino

 
    • New club on the Bund by Hollywood's management does a Christmas party. "Music by Santa Claus." Starts at 10pm and goes late. Some nice views at this place.
      Just On The Bund 23/F, 12 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Jingling Dong Lu
    New club on the Bund by Hollywood's management does a Christmas party. "Music by Santa Claus." Starts at 10pm and goes late. Some nice views at this place.
    Just On The Bund
 
    • Salmos does a Christmas dinner with a side of Latin heat and sweat. Price is 268rmb including a Lapis Thai dinner, a glass of wine, a drink ticket, and party entrance. Or you can pay 120rmb for entry to the party with two drinks. Any females wearing a santa costume get a free shot. Dinner from 6.30-9.30pm and party goes late after that. Music by Dj Xiaobai and Raymond.
      Salmos 1788 Eco City, 6/F, 1818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    Salmos does a Christmas dinner with a side of Latin heat and sweat. Price is 268rmb including a Lapis Thai dinner, a glass of wine, a drink ticket, and party entrance. Or you can pay 120rmb for entry to the party with two drinks. Any...
    Salmos
 
    • Christmas Eve at Windows. Well, life could be worse...Cheap drinks, cheap food, free entry, and free coffee mug for anyone who spends 80rmb or more. Yup, it's probably exactly like this flyer. Goes from 7pm until late.
      Windows Garage 702 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Qinghai Lu
    Christmas Eve at Windows. Well, life could be worse...Cheap drinks, cheap food, free entry, and free coffee mug for anyone who spends 80rmb or more. Yup, it's probably exactly like this flyer. Goes from 7pm until late.
    Windows Garage
 
    • Christmas at Windows...Hey, life could be worse. Cheap drinks, free pool, decent cheap menu, and the finest of Shanghai's international community, and a bunch of characters. Free entry. Starts at 7pm and rages until dawn.
      Windows Too (Jing'an) 2/F, City Plaza, 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu (next to Haagen Dazs)
    Christmas at Windows...Hey, life could be worse. Cheap drinks, free pool, decent cheap menu, and the finest of Shanghai's international community, and a bunch of characters. Free entry. Starts at 7pm and rages until dawn.
    Windows Too (Jing'an)

Fri
26

    • Deep house/jackin' house all ngiht long as Lose Your Face do their monthly night at cyberpunk lair Downtown. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and geos late.
      Downtown 449 Huashan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
    Deep house/jackin' house all ngiht long as Lose Your Face do their monthly night at cyberpunk lair Downtown. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and geos late.
    Downtown
 
    • Underground house, drum and bass, and ambiguous bass music at this high-end dive on Xingfu Lu. That's what's up for Christmas 2-0-1-4. Music by DJs Roo and Resinate. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    Underground house, drum and bass, and ambiguous bass music at this high-end dive on Xingfu Lu. That's what's up for Christmas 2-0-1-4. Music by DJs Roo and Resinate. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Dada

On
going

    • Yongfu Lu cocktail spot el Coctel celebrates five years in the beverage game with one cocktail at half price all night every night and a lucky draw every night as well. Offer is good until Dec 24.
      el Coctel 2/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Yongfu Lu cocktail spot el Coctel celebrates five years in the beverage game with one cocktail at half price all night every night and a lucky draw every night as well. Offer is good until Dec 24.
    Daily until Dec 24 at el Coctel
 
    • Hipster Yunnan restaurant Slurp! has a new Mon-Friday happy hour where 50rmb gets you a glass of mulled wine plus any two Yunnanese side dishes. Or you can choose a beer instead of mulled wine if you'd like. Goes from 6-10pm daily.
      Slurp! 1000 Changping Lu, near Yanping Lu

    Hipster Yunnan restaurant Slurp! has a new Mon-Friday happy hour where 50rmb gets you a glass of mulled wine plus any two Yunnanese side dishes. Or you can choose a beer instead of mulled wine if you'd like. Goes from 6-10pm daily.
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 24 at Slurp!

 
    • Live jazz music and free flow luxury all day every day this December at the Waldorf. Goes from 4pm-1am Monday-Saturday then 2pm-1am on Sundays. Music by Sandra Kaye and her band. No cover, but drinks start at 98rmb.
      Long Bar (Waldorf-Astoria) Waldorf Astoria, Heritage Building, Lobby Level 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
    Live jazz music and free flow luxury all day every day this December at the Waldorf. Goes from 4pm-1am Monday-Saturday then 2pm-1am on Sundays. Music by Sandra Kaye and her band. No cover, but drinks start at 98rmb.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Long Bar (Waldorf-Astoria)
 
  • Irish pub The Tipsy Fiddler features a new malt whiskey each month. December is Lagavulin 16 year, a peaty and smokey whisky from Islay. Good for the winter. It's going for 60rmb a glass all day every day in Decemember.
    Daily until Dec 31 at The Tipsy Fiddler

 
    • New Wednesday night party at dive-ish bar Dada. Music is open format, so expect everything from jazz and funk to disco, house, and boogie. It's just whatever, man. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Dada 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    New Wednesday night party at dive-ish bar Dada. Music is open format, so expect everything from jazz and funk to disco, house, and boogie. It's just whatever, man. Free entry. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
    Every Wed until Dec 24 at Dada
 
  • This Jing'an bar has buy-one-get-one Tiger draft beer all day plus house wine buy-one-get-one wine from 4-7pm. Both of those are 48rmb.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Sixbees
 
    • Bund destination Bar Rouge does this Boudoir Rouge party every Friday night. It's all about voluptuous pleasures and mystery, so they're asking that you don a mask and rock some lace and pearl. Get crazy, on that baroque glam tip. Cover is 100rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Bar Rouge Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu

    Bund destination Bar Rouge does this Boudoir Rouge party every Friday night. It's all about voluptuous pleasures and mystery, so they're asking that you don a mask and rock some lace and pearl. Get crazy, on that baroque glam tip. Cover is...
    Every Fri until Dec 31 at Bar Rouge

 
    • Shoot your friends! With lasers...every Tuesday night the Big E in Pudong does laser tag for 30rmb a game from 7pm-midnight. Place is pretty cool. Plus there's a buy-one-get-one deal on drinks until 10pm plus free air hockey, pool, and foosball. Free entry.
      Big E World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu

    Shoot your friends! With lasers...every Tuesday night the Big E in Pudong does laser tag for 30rmb a game from 7pm-midnight. Place is pretty cool. Plus there's a buy-one-get-one deal on drinks until 10pm plus free air hockey, pool, and...
    Every Tue until Dec 30 at Big E

 
  • 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

 
    • 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)

 
    • 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 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

 
  • 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

 
    • It's the heart attack challenge...Anyone who can finish Flame's monster burger set (that's a 400rmb plate) gets it for free, and more importantly will live eternally on Flame's ego wall. The winner also gets 1000rmb in coupons for the restaurant.
      Flame Jing'an Kerry Centre, North Block, 2/F, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu
    It's the heart attack challenge...Anyone who can finish Flame's monster burger set (that's a 400rmb plate) gets it for free, and more importantly will live eternally on Flame's ego wall. The winner also gets 1000rmb in coupons for the...
    Daily until Apr 15 at Flame
 
    • 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
 
    • True dive bar C's does buy-one-get-one on pints of draft Stella and Leffe brown from 7-10pm. Not bad...place tends to get rowdy later in the night as well. Place has been there for thirteen years – it's a Shanghai institution.
      C's 685 Dingxi Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu
    True dive bar C's does buy-one-get-one on pints of draft Stella and Leffe brown from 7-10pm. Not bad...place tends to get rowdy later in the night as well. Place has been there for thirteen years – it's a Shanghai institution.
    Every Fri, Sat until Jun 1 at C's
 
    • 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.
      Drei Kronen 1308 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 Drei Kronen 1308
 
    • 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
 
    • 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 Feb 15 at Shari Garden Bar

 
 
    • 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
 
    • 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

 
    • 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
 
  • The Plump Oyster has a late-night happy hour: buy two get one free on oysters, cocktails and beer, every night from 11pm-2am.
    Daily until Mar 1 at The Plump Oyster

Daily 7.30pm

ERA

Multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time," is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic performance featuring aerial walking, bowl balancing and flying trapeze.

Jan 28-30

Swan Lake on Ice

Experience Olympic-level ice dancing at the theater as The Imperial Ice Stars bring the award-winning classic Swan Lake to the ice in Shanghai for three days only.

Jan 17-18

Hooray For Hollywood

This singing and dancing musical features songs from the most popular shows of the past fifty years, from Singing In The Rain to The Jungle Book mixed with film clips from the past.


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