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

The best pottery studios in Shanghai
Things to do

The best pottery studios in Shanghai

Get your hands dirty and make something beautiful at the same time

The best things to do on Yuyuan Lu
Things to do

The best things to do on Yuyuan Lu

High-end shopping and Art Deco masterpieces, with plenty of spots to stop and eat in between

The best home workouts to try right now
Health & Wellness

The best home workouts to try right now

Favourite studio closed? Queue up these livestream and online fitness classes

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai
Art

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai

All things big, bold and colourful

Shanghai restaurant owners and chefs share outlooks on the coronavirus
Restaurants

Shanghai restaurant owners and chefs share outlooks on the coronavirus

The city’s F&B community is struggling. Here’s how to help

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Bilingual assistants are now available at Hongqiao Railway Station
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Bilingual assistants are now available at Hongqiao Railway Station

The volunteers are helping foreigners register their health status and recent travels during the COVID-19 outbreak

Metro lines 2, 5, 7, 8 and 16 have stopped operating past 9pm
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Metro lines 2, 5, 7, 8 and 16 have stopped operating past 9pm

Be sure to check final train times on these lines so you don't get stranded

Costco is opening its second Shanghai store in Pudong
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Costco is opening its second Shanghai store in Pudong

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Here are Shanghai's designated fever clinics
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Here are Shanghai's designated fever clinics

Here are a few of Shanghai's clinics to contact if you have a fever, have recently travelled to the Hubei area or need related medical consultation

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The best of spring in Shanghai for families

19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu
Things to do

19 brilliant things to do on Changle Lu

A mix of old favourites and here-today-gone-tomorrow shops that add to the street's charm

The best things to do on Chongming Island
Things to do

The best things to do on Chongming Island

Get out into nature on this island less than two hours from downtown Shanghai

The best kids' birthday party places in Shanghai
Things to Do

The best kids' birthday party places in Shanghai

Got a big birthday coming up? Blow your kid's socks off with these top venues

Shanghai's best bathhouses
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best bathhouses

For a supremely relaxing experience, check out the hottest pools in town

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 educational apps for kids of all ages right now
Schools & Education

The best educational apps for kids of all ages right now

Keep young minds whirring during long summertime plane, train and car rides

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 essentials for your Shanghai bookshelf
Books

6 essentials for your Shanghai bookshelf

From gripping novels to hard history, read all about the city you call home

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How to sign up for notifications on 247tickets event cancellations
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How to sign up for notifications on 247tickets event cancellations

Some events may get cancelled during the novel coronavirus outbreak – this list may help

teamLab Borderless Shanghai

teamLab Borderless Shanghai

The Tokyo-based collective's first permanent outpost outside of Japan

Come From Away

Come From Away

Musicals don’t come much more low-key, wholesome or Canadian than Come from Away

08 May
Shanghai Culture Square
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