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The top 10 things to do this weekend

Our picks of the best things to do this weekend in Shanghai

Photograph: courtesy the organiser

It's the best time of the week – the end of it. As usual, there are loads of great things to do in Shanghai this weekend. Read on for our top 10 picks.


Critics' pick

The new Yuyintang near Zhongshan Park prepares to be properly put through its paces, as celebrated Canadian noise-rockers METZ make a welcome return to Shanghai with Split Works. 

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Yuyintang Park , B102, 1398 Yuyuan Lu (愚园路1398号地下一层B102) Changning Shanghai Shanghai 26 May

Boys Noize

Big name, multi award-winning Berlin DJ and producer Alex Ridha returns to Shanghai once more for a big night of house and techno down in Found 158.

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Arkham , 168 Julu Lu 26 May Buy tickets

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Yes, another Star Wars film, but this time it's a Western-style sci-fi spinoff focusing on the origins of fan-favourite puckish rogue Han Solo as he meets hairy sidekick Chewbacca and smooth criminal Lando Calrissian on 'a heist that anyone else would be insane to try'. 

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Cinemas around Shanghai 25 May - 25 Jun Buy tickets

Secret garden party with free-flow champagne

Critics' pick

Shanghai Supperclub brings you an exclusive garden party at a secret undisclosed location that is only revealed when you purchase a ticket. Experience contemporary art and culture with a one-day unlimited pass to over 40 museums in Shanghai as part of ART 24 HOURS. After which, you can join the VIP after-party with beats from DJ Raimu, three-hours of free flow Perrier Jouët Champagne and delectable French-inspired treats.

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TBA 26 May