Don't miss out on any of the family fun Shanghai offers! Here are our picks for this weekend's events:
Friday (Until August 31)
Let’s Brick Exhibition
Come and relive your childhood memories of these iconic building blocks and let your children create new ones. “Let’s Brick” is an exhibition featuring giant building blocks in a magical fairyland full of color and imagination. Share the joy of learning and creating, and have great interactions with one another.
// RMB50, 10am–9pm, 9/F, Shanghai Zhengda Square, 168 Lujiazui Xi Lu, by Lujiazui Huan Lu, 陆家嘴西路168号 正大广场, 近陆家嘴环路 (www.hey-brick.com)
Saturday (June 27)
Kiddies’ Summer Wet Party
Escape the summer heat in Shanghai at the yearly Kiddies’ Summer Wet Party at Paulander on Fen Yang Lu. One of the most family friendly restaurants in the city, Paulaner will be offering a kids’ swimming pool, “Fishing the Bottle” game and DIY hats. Kids also get their own non-alcoholic drinks at the Kids’ Cocktail Bar and everyone can enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet including international and Bavarian dishes. Unlimited ice cream, popcorn and apple juice will keep the kids going all day.
// RMB78 for kids 3-9 years old, RMB108 for 10-15 and RMB228 for adults, 150 Fenyang Lu, by Fuxing Lu汾阳路150路, 近复兴路 (6474 5700)
Saturday - Sunday (June 27 – 28)
Family Cooking Class at Grand Hyatt Shanghai
For families in and around Shanghai, join the Grand Hyatt Shanghai’s parent and kid cooking class! Expert chefs will lead parents and children on international culinary adventures, teaching them how to make pasta, hand-tossed pizza, dim sum and, for adults only, cocktails. Out-of-towners can book the “Summer Weekend Package” and take the cooking class for free! The class is on every weekend until August 31.
// RMB 228/adult (kids are free when accompanied by an adult) 3.30 – 4.30 pm, Jin Mao Tower, 88 Century Avenue, by Dongtai Lu, 世纪大道88号金茂大厦, 近东泰路 (5047 8838)
Satuday - Monday (June 27 - 29)
Manchester United Soccer School
Children aged 6-17 are welcomed to Man Utd Soccer School summer camp, held at the British International School Shanghai. Here, they’ll learn to master their technique while developing their physical and tactical capacities. All coaches are UEFA-qualified, so you can expect your child to experience first class training while having fun over these three days. The summer camp is open to all, not just students from BISS.
// British international school, 111 Jinguang Lu, by Baole Lu 华漕镇金光路111号, 近保乐路