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By ShanghaiFamily 2019-01-09 17:41:58

 

Water Heavens

If you’re looking for a new experience and a brief getaway from the city, check out Water Heavens. In the water town of Zhujiajiao, you can find an incredible performance of water and music every week, starting on December 29. On a water-filled stage, you’ll see dialogue with Buddhist monks, string and pipa duets, and water percussions all combining to create a masterful performance of visual and musical entertainment. 1 Xi Jing Jie, Zhujiajiao old town, 180 to 880 RMB

 

Jing'an Christkindlmarkt

Many of you will be heading back home for Christmas to visit family and eat a hearty Christmas dinner. Why not double down on Christmas this year and visit the traditional German Christmas market in Jing’an while you're still in Shanghai? There you’ll find old world charm with baked apples, chestnuts, gingerbread, mulled wine, rum punch, and plenty of tasty food! 537 Haifang Lu, near Xikang Lu. Until December 16. Free entry 

Jazz at the Lincoln Center

The Lincoln Center Shanghai brings you the 1950s New York Jazz scene! Names such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald to Benny Goodman and Frank Sinatra, Starring the most in-demand swing band Bria Skonberg Quintet. If you want to go back in time, get dressed up and enjoy a wild night of music and swing dance come on down! Don’t know how to move your limbs? No worries! They have master classes to teach you basic swing dance moves. No.139 East Nanjing Rd. 4F, Dec. 08th, 298RMB per person

 

Tap Dogs

Hot off an international tour, the global dance sensation TAP DOGS hits the road on an international tour of jaw dropping new surprises. Experience the thrill of a revitalized genre of dance. Seventy-five action packed minutes of part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site. An adrenaline pumped cast turns traditional tap dancing upside-down and into the ultimate night out. Location: Shanghai ET Space, 433 Yan'an East Road, December 13 - December 16

 

BLN's 12th Christkindlmarkt

At BLN's 12th Christkindlmarkt, you'll find a traditional, merry German Christmas market atmosphere. What makes this one special? There you can find Glühwein - a traditional German mulled wine - and other German delicacies and hot drinks. 555 Shibo Avenue. December 7 to December 9. 30 RMB, free entry for children under 10 years of age

 

Lord of the Rings in Concert

Didn’t think that The Lord of the Rings could get any more epic? Think again. Set to the riveting scoring of the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, the adventures of Frodo, Gandalf, and friends becomes all the more exhilarating. Truly an unforgettable experience for Tolkien fans. National Exhibition and Convention Center Hong Arena (East Hall) 333 Songze Da Dao 12/15/2018 280 to 880 RMB

 

Gone with the Wind the Musical

This classic story of coming of age and war comes to life this December at the Culture Square. In live, musical fashion, watch as Scarlet O’Hara navigates her way through love, life, and civil war. Shanghai Culture Square No. 597 Fuxing Zhong Lu. December 29 to January 13. 80 to 1080 RMB

 

Barefoot Portraits

Barefoot Portraits do a wide range of excellent family photos. They offer a lot of interesting themes. Currently they offer a 60 minute joyous holiday shoot. Play in their candy cane corner or wonder where time has gone under the twinkling lights. An ideal Christmas memento for Granny and Grandad.www.barefootportraits.org, 1488 RMB