Events at Community Center Shanghai

Community Center Shanghai (CCS) organizes various signature and seasonal events throughout the year.


Annual Fundraising Gala

The Gala is an annual, highly anticipated fundraising event. It is a memorable, glamorous, and themed evening with a five-star meal, silent and live auctions, and exceptional entertainment. The proceeds allow CCS and its affiliated charities to provide their services. More...



Shanghai 123 - The Essential Orientation for New Arrivals

Shanghai 123 is a free, intensive half-day orientation that covers topics from culture shock to navigating the medical system. This orientation runs every fall and early spring. Details and locations here.



Community Center Bazaar

It's a shopping extravaganza! Every May CCS organizes the largest culmination of vendors in Shanghai in both Pudong and Puxi. From jewelry to food to relocation services, the Bazaar brings together the very best of home-grown ideas alongside larger, globally recognized chains  to make for a unique and valuable shopping experience. More...




Friday Market

Friday Market is where vendors can sell all things food: ready-to-eat, international cuisine, healthy and organic options, pre-ordered items ready for pick up, wine, beverages and baked goods-there are no limits. Hosted throughout the year at our centers, Friday Market is a larger take on our original Cook's Night Off concept.

Attention Foodies: This is a convenient and fun way to shop for a variety of quality items and support small local businesses all in one great market in a friendly atmosphere.

Details here.


Forum for Expat Service Providers (FESP)

The purpose of this first FESP event was to help connect, support, and enable the Shanghai expat business community to better serve its global citizens. Through a series of panel discussions and breakout sessions, senior business leaders and professionals within the community came together to discuss challenges and emerging opportunities. Special emphasis was placed on how business activities are impacting the global families living and working in ShanghaiMore...



Zhangjiang Fun Run

Over 2000 runners representing 50+ companies run in the Zhangjiang Fun Run each year. This annual 4K run raises funds for Community Center Shanghai's Giving Tree, River of Hearts, and Charity LINK programs. 


Newcomers' Luncheon

Community Center Shanghai and Parkyard Hotel host adults and children for a hearty and delicious lunch buffet and an afternoon filled with fun activities. Enjoy free Thai massages, virtual reality demonstrations, a historical Shanghai talk, and making homemade walnut pies. 


World Festival Gatherings

Take a tour with Community Center Shanghai. Enjoy new classes, tours, events and more with each new holiday experience. More...


Open House

The Open House is a good opportunity to meet our staff and teachers and to see demonstrations of some of our popular classes. Enjoy ligh refreshments and meet new friends. Find out more about what CCS does and tell us how we can provide bette services for you.