Christmas Eve 2014 Events in Shanghai

Looking for some Christmas fun to close out 2014? Look no further! Here are multiple Christmas Eve events in Shanghai to attend this holiday season. Happy holidays and enjoy your Christmas in Shanghai!

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

Craft brewery and restaurant Boxing Cat Brewery hosts yet another ugly sweater party on Christmas Eve at their Sinan Mansion location. Dinner is served buffet-style, with free flow drinks. There will be an ugly sweater contest with a prize as well.

The Cabaret

The Library Distillery in Light and Salt is getting nice and naughty for Christmas Eve with burlesque dance acts by Olga. Starts at 10pm. Table reservations recommended.

Christmas & Bachata Party

Enjoy Latin heat all night on Christmas Eve at this underrated top-floor bar near Yu Garden. There’s a free Bachata class from 9pm, music by the Los Amigos Trio, and a Christmas party. Free entry. Dress code is gold and silver and they are giving away a bottle of champagne to the best dressed!

Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet

The Infinity restaurant in the Radisson Blu Hotel showcases festive favorites like roast turkey, a deluxe seafood bar, sushi and sashimi. 388rmb per person. Add 50rmb for all-you-can-drink soft drinks and beer.

Radison Blue
Christmas Eve at the Waldorf

The Grand Brasserie in the Waldorf hosts an extravagant Christmas buffet dinner with all the traditional trimmings. There is also musical accompaniment from their resident jazz band and entertainment for children with a special visit from Santa Claus. 1188+15% per person and includes red and white wine. 468rmb+15% for children. Lasts from 6-10pm.

2014 Super Pillow Fight Party

Certainly one of the weirdest, coolest events of the year. It is just a massive pillow fight at the Mao Livehouse. Beat on your friends and strangers in the name of Christmas. There’s some bands and DJs playing as well. Price at the door is 200rmb including a pillow, or you can get tickets pre-sale for 168rmb. There’s a session at 7:30pm and 9:30pm on both December 24th and 25th.

Pillow fight

Kerry Parkside presents Santaville, a festive Christmas market featuring vendors hawking gifts and Christmas treats and drinks. In addition, there will be live performances and carolers as well as a merry-go-round and other fun stuff. Free Entry. Open Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sun 10am-10pm, Christmas Eve & Day 10am-10pm.

Christmas Wonderland

The Kerry Center Christmas market, Christmas Wonderland, begins early December and is open every week until the beginning of January. The market will include activities for children such as a Merry Go Round, snow slides, and Santa’s house. Food and drinks are available such as Gluhwein, hot chocolate, and more. Open Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sun 10am-10pm. Free entry.

Jing An Kerry Centre
Naked Stables Holiday Season Package

Naked Stables in Moganshan has holiday packages starting at 1088rmb+15% per person. Cost includes one night at Naked Stables, gluhwein, ginger bread man decorating, a bonfire with marshmallows, winter sampling lunch at Kikaboni, holiday rosemary massage at naked Lead Spa, the Land Rover Experience, horseback riding, morning yoga, a Naked Farm tour, and a breakfast and buffet dinner at the Farmhouse. Special Christmas and New Years Eve packages available. Available daily until December 31st.

Winter Afternoon Tea

The Lobby in the Peninsula Shanghai has a festive holiday afternoon tea available daily until Christmas. It features a teared stand of savories and sweets along with a glass of chilled bubbly. 300rmb+15% per person, 460rmb+15% for two. 840rmb+15% for two including one glass of champagne each.

penninsula hotel lobby
Not to mention, this year at Shanghai Properties we are offering a present to all our special clients. Curious? Check it out!

adrienne-black-top-smallAdrienne 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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