Family events happening near you!

By Parents&Kids 2019-09-06 11:28:02

The Sardine Odyssey

How could two humble fishmongers become the guardians of a little sardine? Join them in this epic journey over the wondrous sea and discover the sardines!

Find It: Shanghai Children's Art Theatre, 800 Miaojiang Road, near Xizhang Nan Road Huangpu; Date: 7th September – 9th September


JZ Festival Returns

It's going to be a September to remember at the 15th JZ Festival! Since its inception a decade and a half ago, the JZ Festival has gone from being indoor nights of jazz to one of the largest and best Shanghai outdoor festivals. It's the perfect excuse for a staycation this Mid-Autumn Festival and a great event to bring the whole family!

Find It: Maxus, 277 Shendi Nan Road; Dates: 13th September - 15th September; kids under 1.4m are free; Price: 1 day ticket 568 RMB


Jive into Nature

Do you want to take a journey with your family through the wonders of jazz music? By melding drama elements with dazzling saxophone music, members of La Sax, a group of talented local saxophonists, will incarnate themselves as different animals and share a story about freedom with audiences of all ages. Take your kids and enjoy a fun filled jazztastic time!

Find It: Daning Theatre, 1222 Pingxingguan Road, Zhabei; Date: 9th September


Federer Returns!

The ATP Tour comes to Shanghai once again! The stars of the tennis world descend on Shanghai for a week to fight it out in the magnificent Qi Zhong Tennis Centre. Come see legends, Novac Djokovic and Roger Federer battle it out in what could be the latter's last hurrah on the Minhang courts. Book your tickets now.

Find It: Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena; 5500 Yuanjiang Road Minhang District; Date: 6th October - 10th October


Kids Club to the Rescue!

The Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai begins their kids club in association with a number of leading children's toy brands. Now you can go to use their spa treatments or take afternoon tea whilst your child is safely supervised and inquiring in the various learning corners provided.

Find it: 500 Weihai Road; Kids Club available to inhouse guests only. Prices vary from 1500-1700 RMB


Get your shop on!

Commune Market brings you the city's best local designers, unique retail, art and international culture. Here you will find original pieces in fashion, jewelry, accessories, visual arts and so much more. Yong Ping Lane, also celebrating its 2 year anniversary since its grand opening. Yong Ping Lane goes through Hengshan road to Yongjia road, housing a collection of art spaces, restaurants and outdoor courtyards.

Find It: Yong Ping Lane; Date: 14th-15th September; Free entry


Photo Flair

Do you want to see the world in just one day? This September, Photofair Shanghai returns to China for the sixth year of exhibition. It is the only international art fair dedicated to photography in China, widely recognised as Asia Pacific’s home for cutting-edge photography. With 50 leading galleries and many talented artists from across the world, this is a truly wonderful exhibition you don’t want to miss!

Find It: Shanghai Exhibition Centre; Date: 20th-22nd September