Sign In

X

Upcoming Events

Where to go out, dance, and revel. Hand-picked events in Shanghai, curated by a team with combined decades in town.
Fri
30
  • Imagine Dragons & Coldplay Tribute

    People have fought over their turf throughout the ages: Jets vs Sharks, Greasers vs Socs, Rockers vs Mods, Warriors vs every gang in NYC, and now Imag...
  • Negative Creep Grunge Night

    Specters welcomes in special guest DJ LIVIO of Round Eye and DJ SISHEN of Chimera Cult for a night of ‘90s alt rock throwbacks. Negative Creep Grung...
    • Nightlife | @ Specters
  • Julien Yu Quintet - The Color of Natural

    The Julien Yu Quintet is performing four shows of “The Color of Natural” at Jazz at Lincoln Center on July 30 and 31. The group is composed of Yu ...
    • Concerts, Live Music | @ Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • Comedy Puddles: English Stand-Up Comedy Show

    Get ready for the grand opening of Comedy Puddles on July 30, where you can see 8 of Shanghai's best English comedians who have performed in Asia, Eur...
    • Comedy | @ Punchline Cafe
  • Kaos: Art in the Underground

    Kaos: Art in the Underground is going down again this Friday at C's. Purposefully reminiscent of basement shows in the organizer's art school college ...
    • Festivals & Markets, Nightlife | @ C's
  • Rooftop Garden Summer Mixer

    Plump Garden by Bisou is hosting a networking event with professionals from all industries on Friday, July 30. A hidden rooftop garden in the former F...
    • Networking | @ Bisou
  • ChinaJoy 2021

    Shanghai's big gaming exhibition returns with showgirls, cosplayers, otaku, fanboys, photographers, and companies running their games on the latest ha...
    • Community | @ SNIEC
  • Yaya's Pop Up Pasta Bar

    Yaya's, a new neighborhood pasta bar, is taking over the kitchen at X Bar. Yaya's is a no fuss, no frills eatery where the kitchen rolls out fresh pas...
    • Community | @ XBar
  • TGIF Skate Night

    TGIF – come down to Riink and roll your stress away while DJ King Melo warms up the dance floor for you. 158rmb skate, drink, and eat package availa...
    • Nightlife | @ RIINK
  • Aqualung: Simon Frank 'So Dream It' Release Party

    By day, Simon Frank is an art world salaryman and by night, he makess music and DJs with influences from post-punk, industrial music, acid house, Indi...
    • Nightlife | @ ALL Club
  • Minuit

    On Friday, X Bar is hosting Minuit featuring Olivier K, Clement B, and Oliver G. 8pm until late, follow X Bar on WeChat for free entry.
    • Nightlife | @ XBar
  • "Modern Summer" Music and Arts Festival

    The "Modern Summer" Music and Arts Festival hosted by Xujing Town will be joined by Modern Sky Lab at Lidoway. Two stages, Summer and Urban, will feat...
    • Festivals & Markets, Live Music | @ Lidoway
Sat
31
  • ERA2 - Spirit Of Shanghai

    Hit circus act ERA Intersection is returning to Shanghai Circus World this year. From July 17 onwards, you can time travel with ERA’s acrobats, wher...
  • UnTour's Night Eats Tour

    As the financial capital of China, Shanghai attracts millions of migrants who bring their local culinary traditions and ingredients with them. As the ...
    • City Tours | @ UnTour Food Tours
  • Alienation from Nature I

    In Alienation from Nature, artists explore the critical relationship of man and nature from a social or personal point of view. 2020 seemed a year at ...
    • Art Exhibitions | @ Miguel de Cervantes Library
  • Yanos 2.0

    Cyclo is celebrating amapiano, a subgenre of house music from South Africa, on Saturday with beautiful melodies, heavy baselines, and catchy lyrics. P...
    • Nightlife | @ Cyclo (Found 158)
  • King of the Wing: Charity Eating Contest

    Ready, set, eat. International Chicken Wing Day is upon us on July 31, and the Rooster is holding their King of the Wing eating contest for charity. T...
    • Community | @ The Rooster
  • The Importance of Being Earnest: Dinner & A Show

    In partnership with Cotton's, the DoReMi Players invites you to enjoy dinner and a show on July 31 and August 1. The English language, three-act versi...
    • Community, Stage & Dance | @ Cotton's (Xinhua Lu)
  • DKNSTRKT Drag King Bootcamp

    Learn everything you need to know about being a drag king on Saturday with DKNSTRKT Drag King Bootcamp, a free workshop with Shanghai drag kings Mitch...
    • Classes/Workshops, LGBTQ | @ The Pearl
  • The Six from #thefutureof [Storytelling]

    M Glam invites you to join a thought-provoking screening, conversation, and dinner about #thefutureof [Storytelling] with the award-winning team behin...
    • Lectures & Talks | @ Glam
  • How To Do An ABG Makeup Look

    Learn how to do an ABG makeup look with Together Hobby Workshop on July 31. This look is more fit for summer and is medium-level in terms of difficult...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ Together Hobby Club
  • Learn How To Do Ikenobo

    Ikenobo is a type of Japanese floral design and decorative art. It emphasizes “less is more”, where it seeks to look natural. Together Hobby Works...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ Together Hobby Club
  • ALTER. Garden Party

    On July 31, the much adored disco / house music party ALTER. is hosting their garden party from 2 to 9pm. DJs WC7 and Heatwolves will be behind the de...
  • Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat

    Yoga, mindfulness in daily life, meditation, hiking, and swimming in nature. Relax and strengthen your mind and body. Peaceful guesthouse in nature, s...
    • Travel Deals | @ SmSh Territory
  • Dragonboat Workshop

    Dragon boat is a traditional event during the Dragon Boat Festival, requiring certain skills as a competitive sport. Join Alan from Together Hobby Wor...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ Dragonboat Workshop
  • Jing'an Courtyard Festival

    Jing'an Courtyard Festival is coming to Tonglefang on Jul 31-Aug 1. Hosted by City Moments and GermanEvents, there will be live music and over 50 vend...
    • Community, Festivals & Markets | @ Tonglefang
  • Space Panda 3 Year Anniversary

    On Saturday, Space Panda welcomes you to join their 3 Years Anniversary Celebration at Banyan Tree Rooftop from 3pm until late. Expect panda elements ...
    • Nightlife | @ Tops (Banyan Tree)
  • Hangzhou Disco Invasion

    The Shanghai Secret Disco crew has invited two of their favorite Hangzhou DJs to X Bar for a night of funk, boogie, and everything groovy on Saturday....
    • Nightlife | @ XBar
  • Britney Night

    Join in on a Britney-filled night with a Best Britney Contest for Best Outfit and Best Performance. Contest starts at 10.30pm, extended happy hour ava...
    • Nightlife | @ Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Found 158)
  • Funk 'n' Soul Fest 2021

    Specters and Shanghai Soul Club present Shanghai’s first annual Funk and Soul Fest. On Saturday July 31, they are bringing together the city’s bes...
    • Nightlife | @ Specters
  • Rollipop Skate Party

    This Saturday, find the Rollipop Skate Party with DJ Alynaa on Riink's neon-lit dance floor. Free lollipops for all ladies, get sugar high this weeken...
    • Nightlife | @ RIINK
  • Family Fun

    To all of the super moms and dads of Shanghai: Studio Insight and Family Fun have organized a family event for you and your children to attend every S...
    • Kids & Family | @ Studio Insight
  • Enter the Void

    This Saturday, enter the void at the Boxx with huge square space filled with electronic music. Fall into techno and house music with 6 DJs, including ...
    • Nightlife | @ The Boxx (Hongxu Lu)
  • Besame Vol. 5

    Besame Latin Night on the Bund, Vol. 5 is bringing warm and groovy rhythms from the streets of Hava, Cartegena, Puerto Rico, and Miami to Bar Rouge to...
    • Nightlife | @ Bar Rouge
  • HTTP presents Kaishandao "Homeland" Tour

    This summer, Kaishandao embarked on her "Homeland" album release tour covering 20 cities across China. On July 31, she's stopping at Shanghai's Elevat...
    • Nightlife | @ Elevator
  • Morning Awaken Yoga

    J&M Yoga and Blossom House are holding a Morning Awaken Yoga sesion on July 31 from 10.30-11.30am for 88rmb/person. Additional brunch option for 98rmb...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ Blossom House Shanghai On the Bund
  • Fashion Mixer

    Sip on discounted cocktails and refresh your closets at Pierogi Ladies this Saturday. Moscow mules, aperol spritzes, and apple pie cocktails will be 5...
    • Community | @ Pierogi Ladies 2.0
  • Deep House Tech House Techno

    This Saturday at C's, DJs Dam's, Celldiv, and Johnny Cocarde are dropping pure house and heavy techno from 10pm onwards. Everyone is welcome, no cover...
    • Nightlife | @ C's
  • Imagine Dragons & Coldplay Tribute

    People have fought over their turf throughout the ages: Jets vs Sharks, Greasers vs Socs, Rockers vs Mods, Warriors vs every gang in NYC, and now Imag...
  • Love is the Colour: Marc Chagall

    Located on Bund 27, the Shanghai Jiushi Art Museum is currently exhibiting 154 works from Marc Chagall. "Love is the Colour: Marc Chagall" is open dai...
    • Art Exhibitions | @ Shanghai Jiushi Art Museum
Sun
01
  • The Havana Vice: A Tropical Brunch Paradise

    Special Cuban brunch at the Apartment by Area 501's Chef Lilian. Find the Havana Vice on August 1 where the set menu is 188rmb and 2 hour free flow is...
    • Brunch Deals | @ The Apartment
  • RJ Bigband Tribute to Duke Ellinton

    RJ Big Band will be playing one limited performance on Aug 1. RJ Big Band was founded in Shanghai in September 2011; since then, its grown to have 24 ...
    • Concerts, Live Music | @ Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • The Importance of Being Earnest: Dinner & A Show

    In partnership with Cotton's, the DoReMi Players invites you to enjoy dinner and a show on July 31 and August 1. The English language, three-act versi...
    • Community, Stage & Dance | @ Cotton's (Xinhua Lu)
  • M's Vegan Sunday x Yeyo

    Join M's Vegan Sunday on August 1, where everything will be 100% vegan, gluten-free, good for you and good for the world around you. Chef Hamish likes...
    • Brunch Deals, Dinner Deals | @ Glam
  • M's Crystal Chamber Music Concert

    M Glam has supported Chamber Music in Shanghai since they opened, and they've been working with Professor Jensen Lam and his students since 2009. Thei...
    • Community | @ Glam
  • Downdog Yoga

    Join Downdog Yoga with your dog on August 1. Interactions with pets has proven extremely beneficial to our mental wellbeing. Interacting with animals ...
    • Pets & Animals, Sports | @ Jiuguang City Plaza
  • SG Group Shouchu Launch Party

    Root Down Shanghai is hosting a launch party for the SH group's Shouchu this Sunday. All-star bartenders from Sober Company, Speaklow, and Odd Couple ...
    • Nightlife | @ Root Down
  • Adventurers Wanted: A D&D Workshop

    What exactly is Dungeons & Dragons, and why do so many people love it? Find out with Pops Gaming on August 1st — they've got the books, maps, and di...
    • Community | @ Agora Space
  • Sweat It Out

    On Sunday afternoon, go to L+ Mall's rooftop for Butt Kickin' Power Yoga session with Bing at 5.30pm. Strengthen the glutes to support the lower back,...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ L+ Mall
  • Yogaverse: Immersive Yoga, Fitness, and Meditation

    Fine Yoga presents 3 immsersive yoga, fitness, and meditation classes on August 1 blending technology, music, and video. Kane Bonke will be collaborat...
    • Classes/Workshops | @ Planet One
  • Soif Sunday: Testalonga from South Africa

    This Sunday, SOiF presents Testalonga from South Africa. All magnums by the glass, starts 4pm.
    • Happy Hours | @ SOiF
  • Three Temples: A Historic Shanghai Walk

    The Confucius Temple is closing for a three-year renovation in August, so Historic Shanghai is leading a tour that visits this tranquil temple along w...
    • City Tours | @ Historic Shanghai
  • Jing'an Courtyard Festival

    Jing'an Courtyard Festival is coming to Tonglefang on Jul 31-Aug 1. Hosted by City Moments and GermanEvents, there will be live music and over 50 vend...
    • Community, Festivals & Markets | @ Tonglefang
  • Movie Night: The Farewell

    Friends of Shanghai and ESL Passport is throwing a movie night at 360 Gradi on August 1. Directed by Lulu Wang, The Farewell tells the story of Chine...
Mon
02
  • Nature Art Summer Camp Session 1

    From Monday to Friday, explore Pujiang Country Park with Green Steps. After a nice lunch, rest at Qixi House and spend the hottest hours of the aftern...
    • Summer Camps | @ Pujiang Country Park
  • Cantina Margarita Mondays

    Every Monday at Cantina Agave, margaritas are 40rmb all day and all night. Holidays not included.
    • Happy Hours | @ Cantina Agave
  • Urban Relief

    Practicing yoga may lead to improvedb alance, flexibility, range of motion, and stress whilst managing anxiety. Three yoga classes at 7.30pm from Augu...
    • | @ Jiuguang City Plaza
Wed
04
  • Weekdays Happy Hour @ Maya

    Weekdays happy hour at Maya from 5 to 7pm. Buy one get one free on select cocktails and beers.
    • Happy Hours | @ Maya
  • A Night of Music from Adele and Ed Sheeran

    After three sold out shows in 2020 The Pearl is proud to once again present "A Night of Music from Adele and Ed Sheeran," the top selling studio album...
  • Spanish Summer

    On Wednesday, join Apollo for sangria and free flow tapas from 7-8.30pm. Prices are 250rmb for 2 drinks and free flow tapas, happy hour prices availab...
    • Dinner Deals, Happy Hours | @ Apollo
  • Local Vibes

    On Wednesday, all roads lead to Celia. Dance all night and forget about tomorrow — this is techno with Fane. No cover.
    • Nightlife | @ Celia Academy