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 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

A new outdoor ice skating rink has opened beside the Pearl Tower
Things to do

A new outdoor ice skating rink has opened beside the Pearl Tower

While not exactly Olympic standard, the rink still makes for a pretty dazzling nighttime skate

The best family events to book now on Time Out Tickets
Things to Do

The best family events to book now on Time Out Tickets

All the hottest stage and live music performances, kid-friendly exhibitions and acrobatics in Shanghai this winter

Shanghai educators share top tips on keeping up studies during winter holidays
Schools & Education

Shanghai educators share top tips on keeping up studies during winter holidays

Tips and tricks on keeping kids' minds active while also squeezing in well-deserved r'n'r

5 of the best ice skating rinks in Shanghai
Things to do

Shanghai's best ice skating rinks

Where to learn, tune-up or show off your ice skating skills

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Huge Lujiazui mall L+ is slowly opening, here's a look at what's inside
Shopping

Huge Lujiazui mall L+ is slowly opening, here's a look at what's inside

Bank cards and WeChat Wallets at the ready...

KFC just launched its health-conscious eatery KPRO in Shanghai
City Life

KFC just launched its health-conscious eatery KPRO in Shanghai

New year, new KFC...

The best of winter in Shanghai for families

3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai
City Life

3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai

Had enough café exploring in Shanghai? Of course you haven't

Breakfast sandwiches
Restaurants

Breakfast sandwiches

From classic bacon, egg and cheese to a breakfast-themed burger, here are the city's top sammies to kick off your day

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

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan
Travel

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan

Stuart Lancaster accounts for his journey to Shanghai's infamous retreat

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai

From music to dancing, swimming to cooking, English to art, here are the top classes for parents and kids

Meet Shanghai's power parents

Meet the power parents of Shanghai
Family

Meet the power parents of Shanghai

Introducing...the everyday superheroes shaping young lives and the city we call home

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Waldorf Astoria Shanghai Christmas Celebrations

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai Christmas Celebrations

Celebrate this special holiday with your family and friends in the enchanted surroundings

School of Rock the Musical

School of Rock the Musical

An exciting musical performed by an incredible cast of kids shredding guitars, pounding drums and rocking out live

22 Feb
Shanghai Grand Theatre Lyric Theatre
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