LittleSteps HongKong Article Feed LittleSteps HongKong Lan Kwai Fong Carnival <br /> <br /> <p>The fun never stops in Lan Kwai Fong. One of the major events of the year in Lan Kwai Fong, the Carnival, like always, invites everyone to let their hair down and be entertained. Every year, the organiser of this mega event will present the most extraordinary and indulgent activities for its visitors who crave excitement and need to be constantly surprised.</p> <p>For this year, the streets and over 60 booths in Lan Kwai Fong will be decorated with thematic patterns and special lighting sponsored by Philips Lighting Hong Kong Ltd. For the kids? Also during the Carnival, party lovers of all ages are invited to come and participate in Let’s Play, as Lan Kwai Fong will be transformed into one giant fun play zone. Challenge yourself at game booths powered by Okamoto, or try out Philips’ smart-lighting game and the latest virtual-reality technology. <a href="" target="_blank">Click here for the scoop!</a></p> Shopping Hong Kong Bazaars <br /> <br /> <p>Shopping Hong Kong is back for the holiday season! They're holding a bazaar at both the Fringe Club and American Club in 2017 - mark your calendar. There&nbsp;will be high-end vendors selling local & international wares and you will have the chance to purchase the most unique gifts for everyone on the list! From jewelry and accessories to festive chocolates, and clothing and homewares to funky socks for men, this is a must-do event on the holiday shopping calendar.</p> <p><em><strong>Please note:</strong> credit cards are accepted at the Holiday Bazaar.</em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em>DATES:</em></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>Fringe Club </strong>- November 29, 2017</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>The American Club Tai Tam -</strong> November 1 and December 5, 2017.</span></p> <p>Find more details <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Clockenflap Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>Clockenflap 2017 is here again! &nbsp;The Hong Kong’s premier outdoor music and arts festival is a three-day event with a collection of music, art, culinary experiences and much more, aimed at bringing together a community of people who share a love for this beautiful city and its creative output.</p> <p><em><a href="" target="_blank">Click here to buy tickets. </a>&nbsp;</em>Early birds discount available now until July 4. &nbsp;<em><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Children aged 12 and under can take part in all the festivities free of charge.</span></em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>THE MUSIC:</strong></span></p> <p>Music from over<a href="" target="_blank"> </a><a href="" target="_blank">150 local and international acts </a>will perform this year. &nbsp;Music enthusiasts can preview the first phase teaser line-up which includes Massive Attack (UK), Feist (Canada),The Dandy Worhols (U.S.), Cashmere Cat (Norway), MØ (Danmark),&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">Dean(Korea),&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">Supper Moment (HK), Higher Brothers (China), Hello Nico (Taiwan) and many more..</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">. Art lovers won't be disappointed as well as the event will showcase both local and foreign artists' art program, which includes, ITEOTA, where viewers can explore the forest from the persepctive of an animal in a 360° virtural reality film; Talk2Me, which is a giant interactive sound installation, allows festival-goers to share their message directly from their smartphones and transmit their feelings, thoughts or anything else through the circular array of semi-sunken horn shape installation.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em><a href="" target="_blank">Click here for the full schedule so you can plan your fun!</a></em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>FOR THE KIDS:</strong></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Future Fields, powered by FWD, will play host to various family-friendly attractions. Performing on The Acorn stage will be a wide range of family-friendly programs during the day, followed by chill out music at night. For those with bags of energy, the bouncy castle is sure to be a big hit, while thrill-seekers can experience the FWD Leap of Faith, Clockenflap’s all-new tower jump, a mini free fall experience.</span></p> <p><em>You will also find a<a href="" target="_blank"> Clockencraft Market, a Silent Disco, and incredible food.</a></em></p> <p><iframe width="444" height="250" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> Beertopia <br /> <br /> <p>HK's largest craft beer festival is back and bigger than ever! Enjoy the biggest selection of craft beer in Hong Kong! Last year featured 500+ different craft beers and ciders from around the world, 20+ restaurants, live bands & DJs, chill out garden, games tent. This year we're adding a Cider Area and Beer Geek Corner to try all those rare and special brews. Stay tuned for more details!</p> City Kids Christmas Fair <br /> <br /> <p>It's on folks... the annual City Kids Christmas Fair 2017! &nbsp;Shop, eat, and enjoy activities for the little ones including a visit from the one and only... Santa!</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;PLAY:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;a bouncy castle, a visit from Santa Claus, face painting, cookie decorating, craft making, children’s games, and more.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;SHOP:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Snap up deals and unique goodies at a select group of Hong Kong's finest boutiques featuring clothing, toys, homewares, and other Christmas gift ideas for the whole family.</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;EAT:</strong><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;Enjoy delights and sweets at the famous bake sale. &nbsp;Plus... keep pops happy at the BBQ sausage sizzle.</span></p> <p><em><a href="" target="_blank">City Kids</a>&nbsp;is a not-for-profit playgroup and preschool.</em></p> Conrad Fair In Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p><span>Get ready for the annual Conrad Fairs to kick off! As thoughts turn to stocking up on Christmas gifts for family and friends across the globe, the Prestige Christmas Fairs are back at the Conrad Hotel, with all sorts of goodies including beautiful jewellery, clothing, homewares, children’s gifts, food, wine, chocolates, decorations and much more! Buy gifts and lifestyle items galore and get all your gifting needs sorted at this annual event!&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Upcoming Events:</span></p> <p><span>The Gift and Lifestyle Fair - Wednesday, &nbsp;November 15 from&nbsp;10am to 8pm</span></p> <p><span>The Pre-Christmas Gift Parade - Monday, November 27 from&nbsp;10am to 8pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Christmas Gift Showcase - Saturday, December 2 from 10am to 6pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Christmas Gift Festival - Sunday, December 10 from 10am to 6pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> FIS Traditional Christmas Fair <br /> <br /> <p>Don’t miss the traditional FIS Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Jardine’s Lookout campus. There’s something for everyone at this great family day out – fabulous Xmas shopping, lucky draw games and refreshment stalls including the famous Café Jardine’s full of homemade cakes, and other surprises. Come along to the French International School, 34 Price Rd, from 10am to 5pm and join in the fun – all welcome!</p> Repulse Bay Christmas Fair <br /> <br /> <p>Repulse Bay Christmas Fair is amongst the city’s favourite festive fairs. Bring the whole fam and have a fun day shopping for Christmas decorations, ladies accessories, paintings, handicrafts and other great gifts! Plus there will be plenty of kid-friendly activities to keep the wee-ones entertained!</p> Sai Kung Sunday Market <br /> <br /> <p>Sundays in Sai Kung just got better! Prepare to shop and feast with over 40 of the best small businesses in Hong Kong offering organic foods and beverages, gourmet foods, craft beers and wines, artisanal breads, clothing, shoes and plenty more! Plus...plenty of kiddie entertainment to round out a true Sunday Funday with the family!</p> <p>Sai Kung is back in Spring / Summer 2017: </p> <p>* March 19, 2017<br /> * April 2, 2017<br /> * May 7, 2017<br /> * June 4, 2017<br /> * July 2, 2017</p> Fruit Jamming Market <br /> <br /> <p>The “Fruit Jamming Market” is coming back to PMQ on 21st to 24th of September, this time shaping into a fun-filled party with fruits as the theme. There will be more than 20 booths and workshops, all with the element of fruit. Everyone is welcome to let yourself go, by giving the fruits punches as many as you like! Kids will find their fruit trees all around and they can put stickers on them to make them more colorful.</p> <p>One of the main features is 7 types of 1.2m x 1.2m illuminated fruit tumblers placed on a giant playground plantation. So whether you are the energetic and active type or simply enjoy taking some pictures leisurely, you will find the right spot for yourself in the market.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>More Fun Event Highlights:</strong></span></p> <p>Star Fruit Jam Making Workshop</p> <p>Clay Art Workshop</p> <p>Hand Painted Accessories Workshop</p> <p>Air-Dry Clay Fruit Bowl Painting Workshop</p> <p>DIY Salad Jar Workshop</p> <p>Organic Salba Chia Trio Gravy Workshop</p> <div></div> Michaelmas Fair In Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>St. John's Cathedral has held its annual Fun Fair for local charities every year since 1946. Set up in the grounds of the Cathedral under brightly coloured awnings, in the last week of October every year.&nbsp;<span>There will be crafts, a bouncy castle, raffle, food & cakes, live music, facepainting, plants, books, amusements, and much more!</span><span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p>Further details available from <span>St John's Cathedral,&nbsp;</span><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Yuen Long Guide Where To Eat, Shop And Play <br /> <a href="/hong-kong/articles/play/yuen-long-guide" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>With numerous farms and hiking trails, cute restaurants and cafes, an IMAX cinema and more, there's <a href="" target="_blank">so much to do in Yuen Long</a> that we almost don't know where to start! For some, Yuen Long can seem like a whole different world that can be a little difficult to navigate, but don't let it stop you from enjoying <a href="" target="_blank">a family day out in this super fun neighborhood</a>! Read on for our top picks on what to do and where to eat in Yuen Long. Get ready to play!</p> Pre-Ski Season Workouts! Get Fit For Ski Season <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/pre-ski-season-workouts" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>While you ski trip might be booked, your body might not be - time to get fit for the ski season! Little Steps has rounded up our favorite pre-ski season workouts and exercises. Go, go, go!</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">TOP MUSCLES TO WORK:</strong></span></p> <p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;</strong>Snow skiing is a full body workout! For those looking to get involved in some DIY workouts - the muscles to focus on are quadriceps (the biggie!), hamstrings, glutes, inner and outer thighs, calves, abs, and back.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 13px;">FREE PROGRAMS:</span></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">There are some excellent online programs to get you moving and grooving and ski ready! A few of our faves... </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">1. <a href="" target="_blank">Fitness Blender</a>: &nbsp;This program is free and available on Youtube. &nbsp;The Ski & Snowboarding Workout Program helps you increase strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. &nbsp;Do it 2-4 times per week and you will be ready for injury-free skiing.</span></p> <p>2. &nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">90-Minute Yoga For Skiers + Snowboarders:</a> &nbsp;This free yoga lesson will have you stretched for the snow.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong style="font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 13px;">PAID PROGRAMS:</span></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank">1. &nbsp;Snow Fitness: </a>&nbsp;No Equipment, all levels welcome, and diversity in exercises - this program can be taken anywhere, anytime.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank">2. &nbsp;Kenzai Ski: </a>&nbsp;This popular program showing results for so many moms and dads around Asia offers a ski program! &nbsp;Sign up and get going.</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">APPS:</span></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank">1. &nbsp;SkiFit: </a>&nbsp;</span>Launched by a&nbsp;Chamonix-based physiotherapist and clinical expert, the app offers a series of exercises specific to snowsports that can be done at home or in the gym. &nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">Increase performance and endurance - with a tap, tap, tap. &nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank">2. &nbsp; Instructor Live:</a> &nbsp;A full range of exercise classes led by top instructors. &nbsp;They offer a Ski Live program that people love.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Camping At Long Coast Sea Sports South Lantau Play + Stay! <br /> <a href="/hong-kong/articles/play/camping-long-coast-sea-sports" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Camping in South Lantau is always a treat. Offering fabulous beaches, yummy food, and plenty of outdoor play and adventures for the kids. <a href="" target="_blank">Long Coast </a>makes it easy for camping families and groups, looking to literally pull up with their bag and have their camp set-up and ready for adventure. </p> <p><iframe width="515" height="300" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <p>Here is the scoop!</p> <p><strong>* STAY: </strong> Tents are located on their own beach-front private campground. You can also opt for their 3-meter-tall luxury Safari tents complete with deluxe camping mattresses and even air conditioning. Email to reserve bedding if required in advance as it costs HK$50 per set (duvet + pillow), otherwise HK$80 per set at the location.</p> <p><strong>* PLAY: </strong> This retreat offers an array of water activities, equipment rental, and professional support. The activity voucher gives you access to kayaks, bodyboards, skimboards, and the overnight camping facilities. Ask staff if you can keep the bodyboards and ore's in your tent overnight, so that you can get up early and be straight out on the water. The front desk doesn't open until late morning - so best be prepared.</p> <p><strong>* EAT + DRINK:</strong> Reserve your BBQ if required in advance! It costs HK$500. You can also stroll to one of the popular restaurants on the beach - Bathers, Long Island and The Stoep. Be sure and reserve a table for lunch or dinner at the beachside restaurants in advance, as they can be very popular with weekend or holiday bookings. You can also sweet talk the local restaurants and purchase ice from them on extra hot days for your cooler box!</p> <p><strong>* DOGS: </strong> You can take your dog, read their T&C's! Note, dogs aren't allowed to travel on the fast ferry to and from Mui Wo, only the ordinary ferry which is the longer journey. Be sure to check the schedule.</p> <p><strong>* SAFETY + MORE:</strong> Life jackets are available for kids and adults! There is a convenience store located just past Long Island restaurant</p> Top Mid-Autumn Festival Events In KL Events + Mooncakes + Lanterns <br /> <a href="/kuala-lumpur/articles/play/top-mid-autumn-festival-events-kl" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>It’s that time of the year to indulge in mooncakes and get your lanterns ready for the annual Lantern Parade and Festival in KL! Here we bring you a compilation of Mid-Autumn events and activities happening around the Klang Valley so you’ll know where to get your supply of mooncakes and lanterns, and where to head to for a fun time!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>A Mid-Autumn Celebration @ Mid Valley Megamall</strong></span> – Pop by to admire the Mid-Autumn décor inspired by an ancient era, shop for a variety of mooncakes and sign up for workshops in mooncake making and lantern making.</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 14 to October 4, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> South Court, Ground Floor, Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur,<a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>An Enchanted Mid-Autumn @ The Mines </strong></span>– Find your favorite mooncakes and lanterns at the Mooncake Bazaar, and participate in activities such as mooncake soap making and 3D lantern making contest. There will also be performances including Classical Chinese musical instruments and Fairies Dance while kids can participate in the Lantern Parade on September 30. The first 100 will receive lanterns and goodies.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 8 to October 8, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>The Mines, Jalan Dulang, MINES Resort City, Seri Kembangan, <a href="" target="_blank"></a>y</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>AEON Mid-Autumn Festival @ Sunway Pyramid</strong></span> – Shop for a huge selection of delicious, premium mooncakes, colorful lanterns and more at the annual AEON Mid-Autumn Festival.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 25 to October 4, 10am-10pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>LG2, Orange Concourse, Sunway Pyramid, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya,<a href="" target="_blank"></a> &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Baba Nyonya Mid-Autumn Festival @ Quill City Mall</strong></span> – There will be a coloring contest for kids and a recycled lantern making contest open to all ages.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 8 to October 15, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> Quill City Mall, 1018, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, <a href=" " title=" "> </a></p> <p><span style="white-space: pre;"> </span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Happy Mid-Autumn Festival @ AEON MALL Cheras Selatan</strong></span> – Kids can submit their entries for the DIY lantern competition, sign up for the Mega Lantern Parade on September 30, or participate in the various workshops including lantern making and lotus flower bag making.&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 9 to October 8, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> AEON MALL Cheras Selatan, Jalan S 1/1, Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras 9 Miles, Selangor,<a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>HyppTV Tanglung Moviefest</strong></span> – Celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival with outdoor movie screenings, special live performances and the unveiling of Malaysia’s Biggest Lantern. Grab your mats and pillows and join in this unique outdoor festival with goodie bags and lucky door prizes up for grabs.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 30, 2017, 10.30am to 12.00am</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Setia City Park, No. 7, Persiaran Setia Dagang, Bandar Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, Shah Alam</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Lantern Fun Park @ Sungei Wang</strong></span> – Choose from a variety of mooncakes and Chinese tea leaves available at the Lantern Market Hall, and participate in the Mid-Autumn workshops including Retro Lantern Drawing, Oriental Hand Fan Drawing and Chinese Mini Umbrella Painting. There’s also Chinese cultural performances, singing and talent competition. Don’t miss out on the Lantern Parade with appearances by Taiwanese and local artistes, radio announcers and 100 lion dancers on September 30.</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 8 to October 4, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> Stage, Concourse Floor, Sungei Wang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Melodious Majesty Mid-Autumn @ Setapak Central</strong></span> – Be transported back to the imperial days and revel in the grandeur of a Chinese imperial court at the Main Concourse. Celebrate the festival with the ‘Voice of Superstar’ singing competition finale and activities like Chinese instrument musical and dance performances, Fairy Maiden walkabouts, Rainbow Calligraphy and more.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 8 to October 4, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Setapak Central, 67, Jalan Taman Ibu Kota,Taman Danau Kota, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Enchantment @ Atria Shopping Gallery</strong></span> – There will be a number of classes, workshops and activities here such as Qi Gong, Line Dance, Lantern Making and Mooncake Making. For mooncakes, pop over to the Mid-Autumn Bazaar on the Ground Floor, Center Court. Don’t miss the Lantern Parade with Moon Fairies on September 30, where the first 100 kids will receive a free lantern. There’ll also be popcorn and cotton candy giveaway on the day.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 15 to October 4, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Atria Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 22/23, Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, <a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> <p><span style="white-space: pre;"> </span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Lantern Walk with Botanica</strong></span> – Join the crew from Botanica + Co restaurant for a leisurely walk around Central Park in Bangsar South. Bring your whole family and your own lanterns! Free lanterns will also be handed out to the first 100 participants.</p> <p><em><strong>When</strong></em>: September 30, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> Botanica + Co, G5 Podium, The Vertical, Bangsar South City. No.8 Jalan Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur,<a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Celebration @ Central Marke</strong></span>t – &nbsp;Make your way to the Central Market Outdoor Stage and take part in cultural activities including Chinese Calligraphy, Lantern Making, Mooncake Making and catch some stage performances. There will also be car boot vendors offering arts and crafts, and homemade snacks and desserts on the day.&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 30, 2017, 4pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Central Market, Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur, <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Festival @ Desa ParkCity </strong></span>– Come by to join the Lantern Parade by Yakult and watch Yoyo Acrobatics and Whip Acrobatics performances. The first 500 attendees will enjoy freebies including lanterns, Yakult drinks, jelly mooncake, while popcorn and cotton candy will be provided to all attendees.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 30, 2017, 6pm to 9pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Plaza Arkadia, Desa ParkCity, Jalan Residen 3, Kuala Lumpur, <a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p><span style="white-space: pre;"> </span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Moon Festival @ IOI City Mall</strong></span> – Find your mooncake of choice at the Lower Ground Floor, East Wing of the mall, and redeem a free lantern when you spend RM50 and above. For the little juniors, join the Lantern Parade at the Symphony Walk on September 30.</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 8 to October 1, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> IOI City Mall, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City, Putrajaya, <a href=" " title=" "> </a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Festival @ MidPoint Shopping Complex</strong></span> – Pop by to catch the choir, live band and singing performances, and join in the lantern making and mooncake making workshops.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 30 to October 1 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>MidPoint Shopping Complex, Jalan Pandan Indah 1/25, Pandan Indah, Kuala Lumpur,<a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Festival @ Publika</strong></span> – An exciting line-up awaits including DIY mooncake and DIY lantern workshops, lion dance, Chinese drum performance, lantern parade and more.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 30 to October 1, 2017, 5pm to 10pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>&nbsp;The Square, Publika, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Festival @ Viva Home</strong></span> – Choose from the selection of mooncakes here, and kids from 5 to 10 years can participate in lantern-making workshops happening on weekends till October 1.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 8 to October 4, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> Viva Home, 85, Jalan Loke Yew, Kuala Lumpur, <a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;<span style="white-space: pre;"> </span></p> <p><strong>Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Parade @ Sunway Putra Mall</strong> – There will be a Lantern Parade for kids, and free mooncakes and lanterns to be handed out.</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 23, 2017, 6pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Sunway Putra Mall, 10, Jalan Putra, Kuala Lumpur</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Serenity @ Sunway Velocity Mall</strong></span> – Kids between 4 to 9 years old are invited to participate in the Mid-Autumn Coloring Contest or Little Miss Cheongsam Contest to win exciting prizes.&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> September 23 to September 30, 2017</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Sunway Velocity Mall, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, Kuala Lumpur</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mid-Autumn Lantern Parade @ Tropicana City Mall</strong></span> – Receive free lanterns and goodie bags if your child is one of the first 200 kids who register to participate in the lantern parade two hours before the event.</p> <p><em><strong>When:</strong></em> October 1, 2017, 7pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where:</strong></em> Tropicana City Mall, No. 3, Jalan SS20/27, Petaling Jaya, <a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Moon Walk @ Bangsar Village</strong></span> – Kids are invited to join the Moon Walk at Bangsar Village, and sample the mooncake buffet including finger food and pomelos. Free lanterns will also be handed out, and participation is limited to the first 100 kids.&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>When: </strong></em>September 30, 2017, 7.30pm</p> <p><em><strong>Where: </strong></em>Bangsar Village, No. 1, Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur, <a href=" " target="_blank">;</a></p> Top Places To Buy Ski Wear Online Shops Providing Shipping To Asia! <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/shop/top-places-buy-ski-wear-online" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Skiing is a sport that can be done year-round in Asia, from Japan to Australia there’s always some snow. Buying gear is simple and easy. With many of the best companies now shipping to Asia, you can look super cool on the slopes. Here are some of our favorite places to buy ski clothes for kids and mom and dad too.</p> October Half Term Camps In Hong Kong Sports, Adventure, Performing Arts And More <br /> <a href="/hong-kong/articles/play/october-half-term-camps-hong-kong" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>It feels like school just started yesterday but here we are already almost halfway through the term! We have rounded up some cool camps, workshops and activities happening in October to keep the little ones occupied during their half-term break while they meet new people and experiences.</p> KidsFest 2018 Singapore <br /> <br /> <p><a href="" target="_blank">KidsFest</a>​ returns to Singapore next year for its 7th year running and promises a dazzling adventure of six theater productions adapted from the best-loved children’s books staged across two venues - Victoria Theatre and KC Arts Centre - Home of the Singapore Repertory Theatre.</p> <p>Look forward to their new production and returning favorites like:</p> <p> <ul> <li>Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale Ugly Duckling - brought to life on the festival’s stage for the first time</li> <li>The Gruffalo - a mainstay since 2013</li> <li>Dinosaur Zoo - featuring prehistoric creatures making a return by popular demand</li> <li>What The Ladybird Heard -&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">a music-filled colourful farmyard adventure based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks</span></li> <li>Hairy Maclary and Friends -<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;favorite canine characters that bounce</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;off the page onto the stage</span></li> </ul> </p> <p><em>Tickets available through <a href="" target="_blank">SISTIC</a>. Prices start from SG$42.</em></p> Best Places To Stay In Ubud With Family Boutique To Luxury Resorts + Hotels <br /> <a href="/bali/articles/travel/best-places-stay-ubud-family" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Ubud is becoming more popular with families who want a break from a beach vacation. It’s full of color, culture and it’s rich in history. The town center is bustling with noise, smells and sights to see. Buy art, get a spa treatment, or go cycling in the padi fields there’s lots to see and do. There’s also some beautiful hotels that will suit your family's budget. Here are some of our favorite family-friendly hotels and boutique resorts in Ubud. &nbsp;Whether you are traveling with toddlers or the full clan (grandma included), this guide will have you sorted on the best places to stay with family.</p> Free Mandarin Sessions @ Shrewsbury Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>Does your little one want to learn Mandarin? Learning a language can be tough but at Shrewsbury Hong Kong, they have a unique approach to make it engaging and motivating for even the youngest children.</p> <p>Daily Mandarin lessons, starting in Nursery, under a bespoke programme for native, near native and non native speakers, levels to flourish.&nbsp;<span>If you want to find out more about the ambitious language programme at Shrewsbury, head along to one of their specialist sessions in October.</span></p> WIN: 3-nights in Hakuba at Phoenix Chalet Ski + Fun <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/win-3-nights-hakuba-phoenix-chalet" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Good news for the little ski bums in your life! Little Steps have a fantastic ski giveaway for you;&nbsp;<span>WIN 3 nights in a 2-bedroom Phoenix Chalet courtesy of The Hakuba Hotel Group this winter. </span></p> <p><span>Just moments from the slopes each of the luxuriously appointed chalet's offers a double bedroom and separate twin each with their own bathrooms plus a fully equipped kitchen and open plan dining and sitting area - perfect for unwinding in front of your favorite&nbsp;family movie after a day on the mountain. The Phoenix Hotel is just a stone's throw from your door with fantastic dining options and an opulent bar where the cocktails flow every evening until late. &nbsp;The Hotel's concierge&nbsp;service is a phone call away to help you book restaurants, taxis and get the best out of the local area - they will even help you pre-book your ski lessons and ski hire for ultimate ease.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em><strong>Prize: A 3-night stay in a 2-Bedroom Phoenix Chalet (max 4 people)</strong></em></p> <p>* Complimentary Breakfast at the Phoenix Hotel (Dec-March)&nbsp;</p> <p>* Complimentary pick up and drop off on arrival and departure at Happo Bus Terminal or Hakuba Train Station.</p> <p>* Access to all Phoenix and HHG Hotel facilities such as Onsen Bath, Dining & Bars, Shuttle Services offered.</p> <p>To check out the chalet click here:&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p> <p><em>Validity: Prize must be used by March 31, 2018.&nbsp;</em></p> <p> <div id="wufoo-mln0kfr064kkhf"> Fill out my <a href="">online form</a>. </div> <script type="text/javascript">var mln0kfr064kkhf;(function(d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t), options = { 'userName':'littlestepsasia', 'formHash':'mln0kfr064kkhf', 'autoResize':true, 'height':'400', 'async':true, 'host':'', 'header':'show', 'ssl':true}; s.src = ('https:' == d.location.protocol ? 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Start by visiting City Hall at Town Square in Main Street, USA where the birthday boy or girl can get a Birthday Pin. From there on out park staff will make an effort to give them special attention with birthday wishes and other special treats around every corner.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>More birthday party special offers at Disneyland?</strong></span></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">*Meet Chef Mickey for a feast! &nbsp;</a>Chef Mickey will be available to meeting you every day during breakfast hours, on Sundays and public holidays during lunch hours, and on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and eves of public holidays during dinner hours. Plus, if you join for Character Dining at lunch or dinner, Mickey may give kids a complimentary signed chef hat! &nbsp;Score.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">*Disney Character Dining: </a>&nbsp;Exclusive for all Hong Kong residents, the “Disney Character Buffet Dining Plan” offers you and your family to indulge in sumptuous Character buffets throughout the 3 Disney hotels with discount.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">*Bibbibi Bobbidi Boutique: </a>&nbsp;For Princess loving fans, this is a must! &nbsp;Kids can book up a place in this boutique where they will get makeup, a Princess dress for play, and photos too! &nbsp;Disney Princess costume choices may include Elsa, Anna, Ariel, Snow White, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella and Rapunzel.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> What To Do In Ubud Bali With Kids? The Guide To Ubud For Families <br /> <a href="/bali/articles/play/what-do-ubud-bali-kids" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>As the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a family vacation. Explore the enchanting green forests and rice paddies, experience Balinese life in local villages while learning about different traditions, and end with a shopping spree for the most unique local arts and crafts. &nbsp;Little Steps has rounded up a guide on Ubud just for families with babies, kids, and toddlers. &nbsp;Enjoy!</p> 3 Ski Trips For Kids In Europe + Canada Top Trips For 2017 <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/3-ski-trips-kids-europe-canada" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>For those traveling families looking for ski slopes outside Asia, these recommendations are for you! &nbsp;Whatever your age or competence level, there’s something for all at these<a href=";utm_medium=Conte nt&amp;utm_campaign=Ski" target="_blank"> top 3 ski destinations in Europe and Canada</a>, recommended by the experts Lightfoot Travel.</p> Short-Haul Ski Holidays In Asia Japan + China + South Korea <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/short-haul-ski-holidays-asia" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>While there are a few popular hubs for snow skiing in Asia such as the oh-so-fabulous Niseko, there are plenty of other options around the region that don't get as much attention. Little Steps has rounded up a list of easy to access snow skiing playgrounds in Asia for families looking to practice their skills. From budget and cheap skiing options in Asia for families to the best ski resorts in Japan, we have you covered. &nbsp;See you on the slopes!</p>