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

3 city parks to spot cherry blossoms this spring
Things to Do

5 city parks to spot cherry blossoms this spring

Shanghai is blooming beautiful right now

5 Shanghai educators on the classroom trends they're seeing now
Schools & Education

5 Shanghai educators on the classroom trends they're seeing now

Education always seems to be chasing the next big thing

Where to buy cakes for birthdays and special occasions in Shanghai
Food & Drink

Where to buy cakes for birthdays and special occasions in Shanghai

Here are a few top bakeries worth your dough in Shanghai

The best mac and cheese in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best mac and cheese in Shanghai

Is there anything more comforting (and gut-busting) than a bowl full of gooey, cheesy carbs?

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

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Shanghai has a new, super kawaii Hello Kitty play centre
Blog

Shanghai has a new, super kawaii Hello Kitty play centre

Shanghai's got a new contender for cutest kid-friendly attraction

World's first Smurfs Theme Park to open in Shanghai
Blog

World's first Smurfs Theme Park to open in Shanghai

With four themed zones and an indoor and outdoor area, this family-oriented theme park will offer something for guests of all ages

In photos: here's what happened at this year's International and Bilingual School Fair
Blog

In photos: here's what happened at this year's International and Bilingual School Fair

We teamed up with Kerry Parkside to lay out all the options for education in Shanghai in one place

Things you'll only know if... you're a feng shui master
Blog

Things you'll only know if... you're a feng shui master

According to Yuan Feng of Shanghai Pathways

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The best of spring in Shanghai for families

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai
Food & Drink

The best ice cream shops in Shanghai

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

Family area guide: Zhongshan Park
Things to Do

Family area guide: Zhongshan Park

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

Pet adoption charities in Shanghai
City Life

Pet adoption charities in Shanghai

Your new BFF is waiting for you... here's where to find her/him

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai
Travel

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai

Escape the concrete jungle with these weekend trips that are perfect for outdoor explorers, swank seekers, sun loungers and more

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

The essential International Women's Day reading list for all ages
Books

The essential International Women's Day reading list for all ages

Eight excellent books for March 8 that celebrate, honour and support women all over the world

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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Wilten Boys' Choir Concert

Wilten Boys' Choir Concert

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

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Daning Theatre
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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