Christmas in Shanghai

Merry Christmas! While many of you may be traveling or going back home for Christmas, the rest of us have the opportunity to make the most of the vast number of holiday activities and events, dining, and shopping in Shanghai.



Looking for fun activities to get into the holiday spirit? While some events like the Christmas tree lighting have already passed, December is still filled with all kinds of other Christmas events in Shanghai for families as well as singles. Check out the following:

Brits Abroad Christmas Lunch 

6 December from 11:00am

Cost: 500-650RMB

Address: Intercontinental Hotel, 1188 Xueye Road

Pudong District

Christkindlmarkt, Christmas Market 

7th December until 9th December

Address: Paulaner Brauhaus, 150 Fenyang Lu

Cozy Christmas Cocktail in Shanghai

7 December from 6:30pm-9:00pm
Cost: 200-500RMB

Address:Four Seasons Roof Top Bar F37, 500 Weihai Road

The Flea Market by Oasis Offices

8 December until 9 December, Sat and Sun

Address: Oasis Offices, 2nd Floor 58 Taicang Lu, Xintiandi


Tiger’s Christmas Lunch at Larder

8 December from 12:00pm-4:30pm
Cost: 350RMB
Address: 3F 171 Jianguo Zhong Road, near Ruijin road

SEA Children’s Christmas Gingerbread Party 

9 December from 10:30am-1:30pm

Cost: 250RMB

Address: 3rd floor Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai 500 Wei Hai Lu (at Shimen Lu) 上海威海路500号近石门路

December Coffee

10 December from 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost: 50-168RMB

Address: JC Mandarin Hotel Ballroom, 1225 Nanjing Xi Lu (锦沧文华大酒店)

Holiday Gift Wrapping with Knots

14 December from 9:45am-12:30pm

Cost: 250RMB

Address: Room 205, Block 6, Zijinhan Palace, Lane 2 1341 Pudong Nan Lu


Christmas Tree Cookies Baking Workshop Just for Kids! 

15 December from 10:00am-12:00pm

Cost: 150RMB

Address: Els’ Kitchen House 86, Windsor Place 2222 Jian He Lu, Hongqiao

Chalet Style Christmas Village 

16th November until 16th December on Fri, Sat, and Sun

Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Century Park, Pudong District

Concordia Christmas Bazaar by the Parent Support Organisation

17th November from 9:30am-3:00pm.

Address: 999 Mingyue Road
Jinqiao, Pudong District

Shanghai Christmas Market 

20th November until 1st January

Address: Taiping qiao Lake and Park, Xintiandi

Kid’s Christmas Disco  

22nd December

Address: Paulaner Brauhaus, 150 Fenyang Lu

Gingerbread House Making Afternoons 

All December, Sundays from 2:00pm-5:00pm

Address: Jin Mao Tower, 53-87/F, 88 Century Avenue, Pudong District


When you are looking for Christmas food, decorations, cards, or even a Christmas tree in Shanghai, check out some of the following places. Don’t be afraid to give your Shanghai apartment a little Christmas spirit Also, many International Supermarkets stock up on Christmas-related goods. image

Avocado Lady

Address: 274 Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Wuyuan Lu 乌鲁木齐路274号, 近五原路

Au Nom de la Rose
Address: 122 Jianguo Xi Road, near Shanxi Nan Road 建国西路122号

The Graces Floral

Address: Kerry Parkside L181, 1398 Huamu Road 嘉里城, 花木路1398号L181


Address: several locations check here 

Caojiadu Flower Market
Address: 1148 Changshou Road, Putuo District 普陀区长寿路1148号

Rosa Gallica
Address: Ferguson Lane, 376 Wukang Road, near Tai’an Road 武康路376号


Madame Mao’s Dowry

Address: 207 Fumin Lu, near Julu Lu 富民路207号, 近巨鹿路

Chenghuangmiao Market
Address:225 Fuyou Road, Huangpu District 黄浦福佑路225号

Yu Market (豫园)
Address:137 Anren Jie, near Fuyou Lu 安仁街137号, 近福佑路

Wanshang Flower and Bird Market
Address:417 South Xizang Road, Huangpu District 黄浦区西藏南路417号


Address in Puxi: 93 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Changle Lu 襄阳北路93号, 近长乐路

Address in Pudong: 178 Biyun Lu, near Heisong Lu 碧云路178号

Holiday House

Address: 1188 Fanyu Lu, near Kaixuan Lu 番禺路1188号, 近凯旋路

You may also be interested in this article on Christmas in Shanghai that suggests what you can do in the city this time of year.

Merry Christmas!

Email Adrienne atmanager@shanghaiprops.comto redeem this Christmas Gift Voucher:


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Adrienne Farrelly is one of Shanghai’s most experienced expatriate Property Agents helping expats find new homes since 1994. You can reach her at  +86 13122 810 421 or Connect with her on Skype at shanghaiproperties8. Shanghai Properties



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