One of the world’s top travel destinations, Shanghai offers a thrilling blend of future-focused architecture, glamorous Art Deco heritage and cosmopolitan, East-meets-West culture. With mild weather and a multitude of festivals and cultural events, autumn is a great time to visit Shanghai. To help travellers enjoy the city to its fullestMandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is sharing its recommendations for the Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai this autumn.
Marvel at Shanghai’s Largest Fireworks Show
The Shanghai International Music Fireworks Festival is held over three evenings: 30 September, 3 and 6 October. Spectacular pyrotechnic displays by competing teams from China, UK, Austria, Canada, Germany and Spain will light up the evening sky above Shanghai’s Century Park, only five minute’s drive from Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai.
Be Sartorially Inspired at Shanghai Fashion Week
Shanghai dresses to impress each October when Shanghai Fashion Week sashays into town. From 13-30 October, China’s most fashionable city will again attract the attention of the world’s en vogue brands, designers, buyers, models and fashion lovers. Look out for their catwalk-chic outfits around the Xintiandi venue and in the city’s sleekest nightspots.
Get into the Swing at Asia’s Largest Jazz Festival
Asia’s largest jazz event, JZ Festival, will celebrate its 11th anniversary at Shanghai Expo Park from 16-18 October. Feel the beat with a stellar line-up of jazz, soul and blues performers, including Joss Stone, Victor Wooten, Lord Echo, Shunza, The Red Groove Project, and The Earth Wind and Fire Experience featuring the Al Mckay All Stars.
Watch World Tennis Champions on Centre Court
The 7th Shanghai Rolex Masters returns to the Qizhong Forest Tennis Center from 10-18 October. The only ATP Masters 1000tennis tournament staged outside of North America and Europe brings together the world’s top men’s players. Will Roger Federer retain his 2014 Shanghai crown, or can three-time Shanghai champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic resume his winning streak?
Many other exciting activities and celebrations includes Hairy Crab Feast, Shanghai Marathon, Shanghai Art Fair, Michelin-Star dining experience presented by Chef Richard Ekkebus, ‘Dragon Phoenix’ spa treatment and yacht cruise with Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai’s ‘Shanghai Dream’ package.
For further information about city events or ticket bookings, please contact the hotel Concierge via [email protected]. For hotel information, please email [email protected], or phone Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai directly at +86 21 20829908.