Your ultimate guide to Shanghai for families

Your guide to Shanghai's best events & things to do with kids, family-friendly restaurants, international schools and education, travel destinations & classes for kids

Father's Day dining events 2017
Restaurants

The best Father's Day dining events in Shanghai

ALL of the beer deals

The best summer camps for kids this year in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best summer camps for kids this year in Shanghai

Have youngsters discover a new hobby or dive deeper into an existing one

5 natural, family-friendly mosquito deterrents
Health

The best ways to get rid of pesky summer mosquitoes

Keep your home mosquito-free with these (mostly) all-natural options

Escape Shanghai: activities for a family getaway to Chongming Island
Things to Do

Escape Shanghai: activities for a family getaway to Chongming Island

For a little break from the big city

The best martial arts classes for kids in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best martial arts classes for kids in Shanghai

Children's classes that offer safe instruction, a fun way to socialise and a solid physical alternative for kids who aren't big fans of team sports

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Strictly Cookies is selling rainbow cookies for ShanghaiPRIDE
Blog

Strictly Cookies is selling rainbow cookies for ShanghaiPRIDE

Pride never tasted so good

Power Parents of Shanghai: fashion designer Grace Chen
Living in Shanghai

Power Parents of Shanghai: fashion designer Grace Chen

'I try to set the example that fashion is not really about the clothes themselves'

3 family-friendly exhibitions to visit this spring
Blog

3 family-friendly exhibitions to visit this spring

Colourful, interactive and engaging for all ages

Parenting fails of the month: our favourite June mishaps
Blog

Parenting fails of the month: our favourite June mishaps

Sometimes we’re bad mums and dads, okay? Laugh now and deny it later

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The best of summer in Shanghai for families

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai
Food & Drink

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai

Upgrade your ice cream game this summer with these top scoops, cups and cones

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks
Things to do

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks

The best places to splash out this summer

Family area guide: Zhongshan Park
Things to Do

Family area guide: Zhongshan Park

Sprawling green space bordered by restaurants, cafés and great hangout spots

Health in Shanghai

Shanghai's best gyms
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best gyms

From bells-and-whistles boutiques to bang-for-your-buck budget gyms, here's where to work out in the city

Lactation consultants and resources for new mums in Shanghai
Health

Lactation consultants and resources for new mums in Shanghai

If you’ve made the decision to breastfeed but are finding it difficult, Shanghai has both resources and people to help

Support groups and mental health resources for new parents in Shanghai
Health

Support groups and mental health resources for new parents in Shanghai

We’ve all heard it takes a village to raise a kid, but how do you begin to find that village in a heaving mega city like Shanghai?

The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai
Health

The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai

Mums-to-be can relax, stretch and tone at these prenatal yoga and Pilates classes designed just for them

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Education in Shanghai

The best makerspaces for kids and teens in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best makerspaces for kids and teens in Shanghai

From robots to 3D printers, these makerspaces are a great way for kids to get their STEM fix

6 China authors share their top picks for World Book Day
Books

6 China authors share their top picks for World Book Day

We chat to Ian Johnson, Leta Hong Fincher and more about what's on their literary list

5 things to consider when picking a school for your kids in Shanghai
Schools & Education

5 things to consider when picking a school for your kids in Shanghai

It’s a wild world of primary and secondary education out there

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Broadway Classic Musical: The Wizard of OZ

Broadway Classic Musical: The Wizard of OZ

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04 Jul
Daning Theatre
Wilten Boys' Choir Concert

Wilten Boys' Choir Concert

Hear the choir perform one of the most revered works of sacred music

Yayoi Kusama: All About Love Speaks Forever

Yayoi Kusama: All About Love Speaks Forever

One of the greatest artists of the twentieth and twenty-first century

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