Moules, Mezcal & Markets – what’s going on this weekend? – This is Shanghai

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Texas-style BBQ @ Country Pride

Inspired by Texas’ famous Snow’s BBQ, Country Pride is a family BBQ outing featuring craft beer (spoiler alert: expect lots of side hustle brews!), games and — of course — all that meat cooked in four custom-built smokers becomes. Head out for a Texas BBQ.

Saturday, August 27, from 11:30 a.m.

Country Pride, 126 Kang Jia Nong, Minghang District.

Green Day Post Punk @ The Pearl


The Pearl’s Red Stars house band performs all of Green Day’s biggest hits, plus the best of Offspring, Blink-182, Sum 41, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more!

Sat., Aug. 27, 6 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. show; RMB180 presale, RMB220 at the door.

The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.

Saturday Sunday



Every Saturday and Sunday MYbarre is live online via Tencent with a 50-minute workout with you and your mat – squat, lunge and plié, your way into the weekend! Scan the QRs on the poster above to join the class WeChat groups. Class is RMB35. Meeting ID and payment request are all sent in WeChat group. Add Ann (WeChat ID: AnnMacPT) from MYbarre for any questions.

Every Sat & Sun, Sat 10 a.m., Sun 11 a.m.; RMB35.


Weekend Market @ BFC


The BFC Weekend Market is back every Saturday and Sunday, bringing together street culture, the pet community, arts and culture, organic flower stands, bars, performances and a patio party. With more than 110 vendors in the market, this is a whole new social lifestyle for the city.

Every Sat & Sun, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Free.

BFC (Bund Finance Center), 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Fengjing Lu 中山东二路600号, 近枫泾路.

Free Flow Mezcal, Margaritas & Corona @ Tacos El Paisa


Free Flow Mezcal, Margaritas and Corona on Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm to 3pm at Tacos El Paisa for only RMB 158. As simple as that!

Every Sat & Sun, 1pm-3pm; RMB158.

Tacos El Paisa2/F, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, from Xinzha Lu (entrance on Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.


2 for 1 pizza deal @ DOC Gastronomia Italiana


On Sundays see and unbeatable 2-for-1 pizza offer at DOC Gastronomia Italiana all day, evening and all night long.

Any sun11 p.m. – late.

DOC Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, from Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.

Mirage.M Closing Party for Make-A-Wish @ Mirage.M


Sad news Mirage.M will close its doors on August 31st. They say a final thank you to everyone who has supported them over the last 12 years with a closing party on Sunday complete with drinks, live music, tunes by DJ Roni Macedo and a second hand sale of all your favorite Mirage.M memorabilia! As is customary with Mirage.M, all proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Sunday, August 28, 3:00 p.m. – late; Free.

Mirage.MThe Cooldocks – 505 Zhong Shan Nan Lu, Building 12, Unit 102

Moules Frites A Volonte @ Chez Jojo


Celebrate the traditional French party of mussels and fries for only RMB 118, plus music from French DJ Kiv.

Sun. August 28, 12-3 p.m.; RMB118.

Chez JOJO Wine & Terrace3/F, A Mansion, 291 Fuming Lu, by Changle Lu

Proper Sunday Roast @ Bull & Claw


The Bull & Claw offers a traditional roast every Sunday from 17:00 for just RMB 138, with the option of free-flow drinks for RMB 188.

Any sunfrom 5 p.m.

the bull & the claw, 110 Fenyang Lu, by Fuxing Zhong 地址汾阳路110号, 近复兴中路.

Daily Events

Nice to meet you again at the Mercedes-Benz Arena


Celebrating the 12th anniversary of the Mercedes-Benz Arena, this exhibition consists of four themed showcases and relives the arena’s historical memories. More than 50 valuable collections will be shown for the first time. Among them are many autographed posters of famous domestic and foreign artists and souvenirs from the arena’s most exciting international sporting events.

Daily, 11am-9pm; Free.

Mercedes Benz Arena1200 Shibo Da Dao, by Yaohua Lu 世博大道1200号, 近耀华路.

¥35 Frozen Margaritas @ Tacolicious


Visit Tacolicious for RMB35 Frozen Margaritas all day, all night, all month!

Daily until August 31st

Tacolicious, Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

The Spritz Social @ DOC Gastronomia Italiana


Feeling the heat this summer? Enjoy the good things in life every day from 3pm to 7pm at more than reasonable prices at the DOC, where the Spritz Social Happy Hour Frozen and Classic Spritz, Campari Spritz and Arancini Balls from 3pm to 4pm start at only 25 RMB and increase by 5 RMB every hour until 7pm. That’s a lot of spritz. Oh, and they also have house wines and bottles of Peroni during happy hour!

Daily, 3pm-7pm.

DOC Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, from Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.

4th year Rollerversary @RIINK


To celebrate RIINK’s belated 4th Rollerversary, they are offering free skates to anyone who missed a birthday party due to the lockdown. So if you were born in April, May or June, head over with your ID to get things rolling.

Until 08/31

RINKBuilding 18, Room 102, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu, Shankang Li 静安区康定路358号陕康里18号楼102室.

Shanghai Taco Tour


See these restaurants on the flyer above? From now through September 5, they’re all offering a taco combo special. At each venue, you can claim a Taco Bingo card that includes 10 slots to fill for each restaurant. If you order the combination, the venue will provide you with a sticker to stick on your bingo card.

The first 40 people to claim all 10 stickers and send a picture of the bingo card they competed to Vitae Spirits’ WeChat account (QR on the poster above) will win prizes galore! Prefer to order? No problem – Waimai Combo Specials orders also receive a sticker.

Daily until 5.9.

See the participating venues on the flyer above.

Sunset Crush @ La Barra


Drinks, snacks and laid-back tropical vibes every day from 3pm to 8pm at La Barra.

Daily, 3-8 p.m.

La Barra, 110, Building 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, from Xinzha Lu (entrance on Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.

Senator Saloon Pop Up @ Sichuan Citizen


Until the Senator Saloon at Wuyuan Lu is allowed to reopen (this ban theme is a bit too literal to like at the moment), the team will take over the bar at sister restaurant Sichuan Citizen from 5 p.m. each day.

Daily, 17:00-24:00.

Sichuan Citizen, 2/F, 378 Wukang Lu, by Taian Lu 武康路378号2楼,近泰安路.

Free-flowing champagne @ ENTROPY


Remember what we said about the love of fine things at affordable prices? It’s three hours of free-flowing champagne with snacks at ENTROPY Champagne Cafe for just RMB 298 on weekdays and RMB 338 on weekends. Unbeatable.

Daily, 5pm-10pm; Mon-Fri RMB 298, Sat & Sun RMB 338.

ENTROPY Champagne Cafe, Store 213F/G/H, 2nd Floor, Grand Gateway 66, 1 Hongqiao Lu 港汇恒隆广场2楼南北连廊.

Happy Hour @ ROZO


Every day (Monday at the bar) at the ROZO it’s “buy-one-get-one” for wine by the glass.

Daily, 6-8 p.m.

ROZO, 2/F, 968 Wuding Lu, by Jiaozhou Lu 武定路968号2楼,近胶州路.

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai x The Union Trading Company – Bar Collab


Find your way to Hidden Bar at The Ritz Bar & Lounge at The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai as they have partnered with The Union Trading Company, ranked among the 50 Best Bars in the World for 2021. This collaborative project features eight reinvented cocktails.

The crew of The Union Trading Company will be temporarily relocating to the Ritz-Carlton Hidden Bar, bringing their own bartender supplies, glassware, finest ingredients and decorations. Tipplers will feel like they’re sitting in a more refined version of the original The Union Trading Company.

Daily, 6:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址 南京西路1376号, 近西康路.

‘WE’ art installations @ Xintiandi Shanghai


A series of art installations by artist Ricky Lyu at Xintiandi Shanghai mall explores the concept of “WE” and reflects on the nature of the correlation between the city and the world through dialectical reflections on global crisis and life.

Until August; Free.

Xintiandi Shanghai, 119 Madang Lu 地址马当路119号.

Feng Tang exhibition


Acclaimed artist, writer and calligrapher Feng Tang is collaborating with Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai until September 10th to host his private calligraphy exhibition HAVE THE WILD TEA. The exhibition includes about 30 pieces of calligraphy and a calligraphy fan dedicated to the hotel, which can be seen throughout the hotel’s lobby bar, creating a unique experience for the public.

To celebrate this calligraphy exhibition, Mandarin Oriental’s head bartender, David Fan, has created two special tea-infused cocktails named after Feng Tang’s calligraphic works, “Wild Form” and “Tea Form.” Guests will be amazed and delighted as they sip on the creative beverages while admiring the artist’s calligraphy work.

Price: RMB128*

Validity period: Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until September 10

*Includes an entrance ticket and a tea-inspired cocktail (can also choose a non-alcoholic drink)

Click here or scan QR to purchase:

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Until September 10, 10am-6pm; RMB128.

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, 111 Pudong Nan Lu, by Yincheng Lu 浦东南路111号, 近银城路.

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