Nightlife

Discover the best of Shanghai’s nightlife, including clubs, DJs and late-night events

Shanghai's best Halloween parties
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The best Halloween parties and events this year in Shanghai

The freakiest, creepiest parties and events this All Hallow's Eve

Inside nightlife matriarch Rainbow Gao's new techno music club 3NTRY
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Inside nightlife matriarch Rainbow Gao's new techno music club 3NTRY

The latest venture from the team behind The Mansion

The Shanghai DJ crew giving femme and non-binary individuals space on the stage
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The Shanghai DJ crew giving femme and non-binary individuals space on the stage

'I noticed a lot of girls expressing interest in DJing but not really knowing where to get started'

Underground club Elevator finally announced its plans to reopen
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Underground club Elevator finally announced its plans to reopen

Help break in its new dance floor with an opening party this month

3 rising producer-DJs to watch in Shanghai
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3 rising producer-DJs to watch in Shanghai

The fresh, exciting talents shaping your clubbing experience in 2018

Upcoming nightlife events

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ALL
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ALL

An underground club from the The Shelter manager Gaz Williams and co

Arkham
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Arkham

Underground dance club and live music venue in Found 158

Bar Rouge
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Bar Rouge

Bund-side lounge bar for the high-class clubber

DADA
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DADA

Chilled out bar with cheap drinks and quality DJs

Elevator
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Elevator

Underground electronic music and ping-pong at former LUNE space

Le Baron
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Le Baron

Swanky Parisian club's Shanghai off-shoot, with a notoriously picky door policy

M1NT
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M1NT

High-end club with VIP roof terrace

MYST
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MYST

EDM-centric mega-club offering a Chinese club experience with big name DJs

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Armin van Buuren: 'China's EDM scene is catching up with the US and Europe'
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Armin van Buuren: 'China's EDM scene is catching up with the US and Europe'

Trance megastar on nerves, China and Jean-Michel Jarre

Shanghai's best dive bars
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Shanghai's best dive bars

We round up the city's best dives for cheap booze and good times

Here's why the newly opened club ALL is not 'the new Shelter'
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Here's why the newly opened club ALL is not 'the new Shelter'

ALL isn’t The Shelter, nor is it aiming to be

3 midweek nights out to try in Shanghai
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3 midweek nights out to try in Shanghai

Can't wait 'til Friday? Here's where to get silly on a school night