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Shanghai beer festival kicks off this weekend with 200 beers

Beer festival kicks off in Shanghai.
Beer festival kicks off in Shanghai. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY 2.0

The fifth edition of the Shanghai International Beer Festival kicks off this weekend at Wharf 1846 along the Bund promenade. In addition to around 200 different Chinese and international beers, the festival will have an entertainment area that will host cooking demonstrations, beer-themed games and interactive booths where visitors can chat with brewers and bar owners. Musical acts and DJ sets will round out the entertainment. Tickets cost ¥50 and include a bottle of beer. Read more: shanghaiist.com