July 1 and July 2: Dora the Explorer Live! Dora’s Pirate Adventure
Dora's fantastic live stage show returns to Shanghai for two days only. "Join Dora and the rest of her friends in Dora’s Pirate Adventure as they embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party. Families will delight in this 80-minute live theater production that invites audiences to think, sing, and play along." Dora is designed to teach kids to explore, communicate, solve puzzles, all while having fun. Ages 3 to 8. Languages: English with Chinese subtitles. Tickets are available right here. Probably better than the new Pirates of the Caribbean...
Dora and Diego's Are Hosting a Summer Forest Party at The Place
The popular children's cartoon characters, Dora and Diego are in Shanghai for their Summer Forest Party, and kids can enjoy a multitude of games and activities at The Place. Centerpiece is a big Dora-themed blow-up obstacle course for kids to run around in. Take the little ones down for some fun exercise, with the forest playground, treehouse slide and bowling, ring toss, and the massive blow up castle obstacle course. Entrance is 50rmb per child. Daily, 10am to 3pm.
Peppa Pig Is at Hubin Dao Mao
Britain favorite anthropomorphic pig is being featured until July 15 at the Hubin Dao Mall. That's the new upscale mall near Xintindi that hosts the new T8 among other things. Peppa and the whole family are at Hubin Dao, with 10 interactive activities, along with a Peppa Pig pop-up store, and some life-size models for photo ops. It's a Happy Picnic, y'all. Giddyup.