Beijing for families

Discover the best of Beijing, from child-friendly restaurants and day trips to toy shops and international schools

Family blog

The best events for families this weekend: Sep. 23-25

Support AIDS victims in China or independent artisans across the country. Read more

Time Out Family autumn issue out now!

Area guides, a student horoscope, volunteering opportunities and more. Read more

Weekend planner: September 9-11

Join a fitness retreat, learn to make jam cocktails and paint a portrait. Read more

Beat the mozzies! Protect your kids with these items

Mosquito net, repellant patch, spray and more. Read more

We've just launched a sparkling new site

Here are ten ways the new timeoutbeijing.com/Family will change your life. Read more

Wait, don't forget the sunscreen!

Blimey, it's still gorgeous outside. What's going on? Let your kids loose with their scooters... but don't forget, the sun's still beating down hard on their delicate skin. Remind yourself of the top facts about kids and sunscreen, and get that cream in action.

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WildChina's artisan bazaar Beshan Gāi returns to Sanlitun this weekend
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WildChina's artisan bazaar Beshan Gāi returns to Sanlitun this weekend

Artisan-made clothes, homewares and food from across China

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The Time Out Family Blind Play Date: a mini review of Latitude
Things to do

The Time Out Family Blind Play Date: a mini review of Latitude

We got two families together and sent them out for an afternoon in Beijing

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5 objects that tell the story of the Great Wall
Books

5 objects that tell the story of the Great Wall

William Lindesay breaks down 2,300 years of history into five objects

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Your child's new favourite hobby – according to their Zodiac sign
Things to do

Your child's new favourite hobby – according to their Zodiac sign

Students, what do the stars say about your new school year?

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Family blog

The best events for families this weekend: Sep. 23-25

Support AIDS victims in China or independent artisans across the country. Read more

Time Out Family autumn issue out now!

Area guides, a student horoscope, volunteering opportunities and more. Read more

Weekend planner: September 9-11

Join a fitness retreat, learn to make jam cocktails and paint a portrait. Read more

Beat the mozzies! Protect your kids with these items

Mosquito net, repellant patch, spray and more. Read more

We've just launched a sparkling new site

Here are ten ways the new timeoutbeijing.com/Family will change your life. Read more

Wait, don't forget the sunscreen!

Blimey, it's still gorgeous outside. What's going on? Let your kids loose with their scooters... but don't forget, the sun's still beating down hard on their delicate skin. Remind yourself of the top facts about kids and sunscreen, and get that cream in action.

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From the Family blog

Six lesser-known fairytales for when you're sick of re-reading 'Little Red Riding Hood'
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Six lesser-known fairytales for when you're sick of re-reading 'Little Red Riding Hood'

Time to switch up the bedtime story routine

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ID cards and 'talent ranking' for foreigners in work permit reforms
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ID cards and 'talent ranking' for foreigners in work permit reforms

The good and bad news about new work permit rules

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These 1RMB public bikes will change the way you travel
Blogs

These 1RMB public bikes will change the way you travel

New bicycle startup unleashes easy-to-use fleet upon Beijing

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Beat the mozzies! Protect your kids with these items
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Beat the mozzies! Protect your kids with these items

Mosquito net, repellant patch, spray and more

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New school year

Helping kids adjust to a new city
Health

Helping kids adjust to a new city

Psychologists tell parents how to give emotional support for kids starting in a new school or city

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Beijing's best student hangouts
Restaurants

Beijing's best student hangouts

The best cafes and restaurants for students in Beijing

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Best shops for students in Beijing
Shopping

Best shops for students in Beijing

Top products and shops for students

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Free apps for students in Beijing
Schools & Education

Free apps for students in Beijing

Five useful smartphone apps for students

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China family news

Uber's arty pick-up points

Uber's arty pick-up points

Local artists design some of the ride-sharing service's pick-up stations

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Sky high wifi
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Sky high wifi

Keeping up with your WeChat moments from 38,000 feet will soon be possible

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Traffic bus a real thing
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Traffic bus a real thing

Look forward to a future commute cruising over those puny SUVs

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Ikea China issues recall on popular dresser used in kids' rooms
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Ikea China issues recall on popular dresser used in kids' rooms

Swedish home furnishing brand urges consumers to take precaution after infant deaths

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Family events

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Best of Beijing for families

Beijing's best markets
Shopping

Beijing's best markets

Six shops for finding everything from glasses to flowers

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Beijing's best city parks
Things to Do

Beijing's best city parks

Enjoy the outdoors without traveling out of the city at one of these parks

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Beijing's best theme parks
Things to Do

Beijing's best theme parks

Everything from high-rolling thrills to cool water park chills

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Beijing's best museums
Things to Do

Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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Beijing's best family-friendly brunches
Restaurants

Beijing's best family-friendly brunches

The best free-flow, a la carte and buffet spots in town, kiddie play places included

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Beijing's best shopping malls for families
Shopping

Beijing's best shopping malls for families

Where's best for children's stores, play areas, family-friendly restaurants and baby changing facilities

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Beijing's best pizza
Restaurants

Beijing's best pizza

We scoured the city for Beijing’s top slices

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Best indoor play centres
Things to do

Best indoor play centres

Ball pools, sand pits, mini-rides, skating field and more

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