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Things to do with kids this weekend in Singapore: 26 Feb - 3 Mar 2024

Things to do with kids this weekend in Singapore: 26 Feb - 3 Mar 2024

Updated:
February 28, 2024

Seeking fun-filled activities to enjoy with your kids this weekend in Singapore? Our weekend guide has you sorted with our top picks for activities perfect for the entire family.

From discovering the latest destinations and exploring fantastic spots to participating in thrilling events and engaging in fun-filled activities tailored for kids.

We'll ensure you have a fantastic time bonding with your little ones and creating unforgettable memories!

Remember to keep this article bookmarked, as we consistently update this list to offer you more avenues for family fun for the weekend!

Feature image from Whoose Party Indoor Playground

Featured Things to do with Kids this Weekend in Singapore (Click to jump ahead)

  1. New Yooland Indoor Playground
  2. March On 2024 - A Children's Festival
  3. Chingay@Heartlands Celebrations
  4. New Whoose Party Indoor Playground
  5. Fatimah and Her Magic Socks
  6. My Cloud - Paper Monkey Theatre
  7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
  8. Taylor Swift - The Eras Tour Experience at Marina Bay Sands
  9. J'Kids Funland @ Bedok
  10. Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience
  11. Ride the Beat at Skyline Luge
  12. The Battle For Singapore 2024 Programmes

Upcoming

  1. Jumptopia Lite @ SingPost Centre: 6-17 Mar 2024

Popular Activities

  1. Pinkfong & Baby Shark's Playhouse
  2. SkyPark By Kiztopia @ Cineleisure
  3. Kiztopia Club at Jewel Changi Airport
  4. Chaos Lab - A Lab Themed Indoor Playground
  5. Newly refreshed Keppel Centre for Art Education at National Gallery Singapore
  6. Brand new KidzWorld at Singapore Zoo

More Things to Do

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Featured Activities This Week

1. New Yooland Indoor Playground

Image credit: Westgate

Embark on an interstellar adventure at Yooland, the largest indoor playground in the West!

Covering almost 7,000 sq ft,  this cosmic kids paradise is packed with the latest indoor playground gear that will thrill your little astronauts to no end.

Rocket down exciting slides, plunge into the massive ball pit, play exciting AR games, or defy gravity at the trampolines area.

Image credit: Westgate

One of the play features that we find really cool is also the interactive brick wall.

Each brick lights up when placed on the wall, transforming your child's play into a dazzling spectacle of glowing colours.

And when it's time for a chance of pace, the kiddos can play pretend in the space kitchen and supermarket.

Opening hours: 

  • Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
  • Fri-Sin: 10am-9pm

Where: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive Singapore 608532

Tickets: 

  • 1 hour: $25
  • 2 hours: $35

Each admission is for 1 child and 1 adult

Find out more on Yooland's Facebook page

2. March On 2024 - A Children’s Festival

Credit: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

March On is back again for the March school holidays from 6-17 Mar 2024!

Now in its fourth year, this fantastic festival has been a smash hit with children and parents alike, offering a mix of immersive experiences created by both homegrown companies and international collaborations.

This year, March On explores the themes of home and shelter, offering a slew of performances and workshops that encourage children to reflect on what really protects and inspires them.

Get ready for a spectacle at the Esplanade Theatre with the Akram Khan Company’s Jungle Book reimagined. This epic theatre and dance performance has wowed audiences at prestigious venues like the Edinburgh International Festival and New York's Lincoln Centre. This isn’t just any old retelling, this version pulses with urgency, speaking directly to the children of today.

Credit: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

This year’s festival also features two brand-new works commissioned by Esplanade - Caliban’s Island, an interactive adventure around Esplanade where children and adults alike can role-play characters, make tough choices, and complete quests, and Aki’s Playground, a multi-sensory and interactive experience that invites participants of all ages to explore magical worlds. 

And that’s not all! Alongside these performances, there will also be a whole lineup of ticketed and free programmes from puppetry, theatre, and interactive installations, to musical performances, storytelling sessions, parent-child workshops, and even productions with Relaxed Environment settings. 

There’s truly something for everyone in the family at March On!

When: 6-17 Mar 2024

Where: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

Promos: 

  • Sign up for PIP’s Club membership for free to enjoy special redemptions and ticketing savings: Sign up here 
  • Esplanade&Me Fun Package: Purchase 4 or more tickets per show or across shows  - Get 15% off tickets

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3.  Chingay@Heartlands Celebrations

Image credit: Chingay Parade Singapore

Missed out on the Chingay Parade? Don't worry, you still have a chance to experience it!

Chingay@Heartlands Celebrations 2024 is coming to various areas around Singapore.

Be dazzled by the beautifully illuminated mega floats and performances as they make their way around the neighbourhood.

Image credit: Chingay Parade Singapore

Chingay@Holland-Bukit Timah GRC and Bukit Panjang SMC

  • Fri, 1 March 2024
  • 5.30pm to 9.45pm
  • Caravan Start Point 1 - Ghim Moh Road
  • Caravan Start Point 2 - Petir Rd (in front of Petir Park)
  • Caravan End - Senja-Cashew CC

Chingay@Marine Parade GRC, MacPherson SMC and Mountbatten SMC

  • Sat, 2 March 2024
  • 4.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Caravan Start - Braddell Heights Community Hub (along Serangoon Central
  • Caravan End - Open field in-front of Blk 311 Ubi Ave 1

Chingay@Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC and Punggol West SMC

  • Sun, 3 March 2024
  • 5.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Caravan Start - Carpark opposite Downtown East (Pasir Ris Close)
  • Caravan End - One Punggol

Chingay@West Coast GRC and Pioneer SMC

  • Sat, 9 March 2024
  • 5.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Caravan Start - Carpark in front of Telok Blangah CC
  • Caravan End - Along Jurong West Street 91 beside Blk 953

4. New Whoose Party Indoor Playground

Image credit: Whoose Party Indoor Playground

Located in Grantral Mall at Macpherson, the new Whoose Party Indoor Playground is a children's wonderland offering a variety of stimulating and entertaining activities.

Your little ones will be zooming around in the Crazy Go-Karts, leaping high on trampolines, having a blast at the Spray Ball Machine and Ball Projection games, and exploring the sandpit that's an invitation for endless imaginative play.

But the real thrill awaits at the 6.25m mega slide which promises descents that your kids will want to experience again and again!

For the tiny tots, there are also age-appropriate slides and toy cars designed for safe play for children aged two to three.

In addition, the indoor playground provides a variety of birthday party packages and themes from Frozen and Pokemon, to Avengers and PAW Patrol.

Where: 601 MacPherson Road, Grantral Mall #02-09 Singapore 368242

Opening hours: 

  • Mon-Thu: 10:30am-8pm
  • Fri-Sun: 10:30am-9pm
  • Public holidays: 10:30am-9pm

Tickets: 

  • 1 hour: $15
  • 2 hours: $25
  • Additional adults: $10

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5. Fatimah and Her Magic Socks

Image credit: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

In the heart-warming "Fatimah and Her Magic Socks," you'll be taken on a delightful journey of self-discovery and imagination.

Through a combination of enchanting storytelling, lively song, and captivating dance, this text-based performance explores the theme of uniqueness and the importance of embracing one's individuality.

The story revolves around Fatimah, a cheerful young girl with a love for smiling, playing, and dancing.

What sets Fatimah apart are her magical socks, which are mismatched but hold a special charm.

One rainy day, Fatimah encounters a magical lion that leads her on an extraordinary adventure.

As Fatimah embarks on this whimsical journey, audiences are encouraged to join her in exploring the true meaning of friendship, the joy of laughter, and the power of her magical socks!

Adapted from the beloved children’s book, "Fatimah and Her Magic Socks" by Zizi Azah Abdul Majid, this performance encourages children to develop a positive self concept and beautifully illustrates how we can show appreciation and care for others and ourselves.

Recommended age: 3-6 years old

Date: 1-17 Mar 2024

Duration: 45 mins with no intermission

Where: Esplanade Theatre Studio

Tickets: $23

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6. My Cloud - Paper Monkey Theatre

Credit: Paper Monkey Theatre

Suitable for children from ages 4-9, My Cloud revolves around a child who, with the help of a talking cloud, embarks on a thrilling and courageous journey to explore the mysteries of the universe and understand the significance of protecting the environment.

Children will learn valuable life skills, such as how to face challenges like bullying, as well as improve their communication skills.

The form of puppetry used in My Cloud includes shadow and object puppetry as well as manual cinema, an old form of cinematic presentation using nothing but paper puppets and light from projectors or OHP (overhead projector).

Date: 

  • 2 Mar - 11am, 1pm, 3pm
  • 3 Mar - 11am, 1pm

Where: Stamford Arts Centre, Waterloo St, #155, Singapore 187962

Tickets: $25

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7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Image credit: Kidsfest Singapore

Step into the enchanting world of Eric Carle's beloved tales with "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show"!

This captivating production has been delighting audiences worldwide for over seven years, faithfully bringing Carle's timeless classics to life on stage.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, this critically acclaimed production features a stunning array of over 75 magical puppets, including the iconic star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar himself.

Translated into 62 languages and with over 43 million books sold, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" remains one of the best-selling books of all time.

Now, you can experience this beloved story live on stage, as the colourful characters and beautiful storytelling come to life before your eyes.

Dates: 29 Feb - 3 Mar 24

Where: Victoria Theatre

Tickets: From $42-$72

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8. Taylor Swift - The Eras Tour Experience at Marina Bay Sands

Taylor Swift starts her series of highly anticipated concerts in Singapore from Mar 2 and as the Official Presenting Partner for The Eras Tour in Singapore concerts, Marina Bay Sands is kicking off the celebrations with a series of experiences.

You'll even have the chance to win tickets to the concert in the free to join Festive Draw on 2 Mar!

In The Eras Tour Trail, you'll discover Taylor Swift's extraordinary journey through unique installations across Marina Bay Sands.

Get lost in the fantasy as a specially curated Taylor Swift soundtrack plays at The Shoppes throughout the day.

The Eras Tour Retail Pop-up is your chance to pick up a memento or two including apparels and vinyls (pre-registration is required to enter the venue).

Prepare to be spellbound by the Eras Tour Light and Water Show as Taylor Swift's iconic hits come alive in a spectacular fusion of water, light, and music.

The 14-minute extravaganza features dancing fountain jets, vibrant visual projections, pulsating lasers, and molten lava effects, all synchronized to the rhythm of Taylor’s anthems like 'Cruel Summer', 'You Belong With Me (Taylor’s Version)', 'Shake It Off (Taylor’s Version)', and 'Style (Taylor’s Version)'.

The Eras Tour Light and Water Show (Image credit: Marina Bay Sands)

For 14 enchanting minutes, watch as dancing fountain jets, vibrant visual projections, lasers, and lava effects synchronize to the rhythms of Taylor's hits like 'Cruel Summer', 'You Belong With Me (Taylor’s Version)', 'Shake It Off (Taylor’s Version)', and 'Style (Taylor’s Version)'.

Registration is required to access the Lower Boardwalk at the Event Plaza.

As night falls, Marina Bay Sands will illuminate in the colours of the Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour, transforming its iconic façade and waterfront into a breathtaking canvas of lights.

The Eras Tour Retail Pop-up:

  • 29 Feb – 1 Mar, 5 & 6 Mar , 11am – 9pm,
  • 2 Mar – 4 Mar, 7 Mar – 9 Mar , 11aM – 6pM

The Eras Tour Trail: 28 Feb - 13 Mar, 10:30am-10pm

The Eras Tour Light and Water Trail: 

  • 28 Feb – 7 Mar, 8pm & 9pm
  • Added shows on 1 & 2 Mar,  10pm

More information on Marina Bay Sands' website

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9. J'Kids Funland @ Bedok

Image credit: J'Kids Amusement

It's a world of family fun and excitement at J'Kids Funland, now at Bedok North's first ever Ramadan Bazaar!

Take a spin on the Tea Cup, hop aboard the Pirate Train, or soar through the sky on the Flying Balloon ride.

Plus, don't miss the bouncy castles and Iron Man ride for even more fun.

You can also try your luck at the carnival game booths and stand a chance to walk away with some amazing prizes!

Date: 24 Feb - 7 Apr 2024

Where: Open field opposite Blk 131 Bedok North Ave 3

Opening hours: 5pm-10pm daily

10. Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience

Following a hugely successful run in the US and UK, Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is making its Asia-Pacific debut in Singapore!

Opening on 3 Feb 2024 in Sentosa, the light trail is inspired by the iconic Forbidden Forest and is a magical adventure that will leave parents and kids alike spellbound.

As the sun sets, the Forbidden Forest comes alive with a mesmerizing display of lights, guiding you along a woodland trail filled with interactive moments and surprises.

Every step brings a new discovery as you venture deeper into the heart of the forest, bringing you face-to-face with magical creatures from the beloved Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ films.

From the majestic Hippogriffs to the mischievous Nifflers and elusive Unicorns, this is a chance to get up close and personal with some of your favourite magical beasts.

Relive your favourite moments from the films, it feels like you're right in the movie!

You'll also have lots of opportunities to wield your wand and cast spells, conjure up your very own Patronus, and even engage in a wand duel!

And no adventure is complete without a feast, so dig into a selection of treats inspired by the Wizarding World (yes there's Butterbeer!) to recharge after an evening of exploration.

Age requirement: all ages are welcome.

Date: from February 3, 2024

Time: 7:45 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. (last entry at 10:15 p.m.)

Duration: approx. 45–60 minutes (the walking trail will take approx. 30–45 minutes)

Location: Coastal Trail, Sentosa (Park at Beach Station Carpark)

Tickets: from $44 for adults and $35 for children

Deluxe Bundles include admission tickets, plus a souvenir letter, exclusive tote bag, light up lanyard, and magnet.

Children ages 3 and under enter free of charge.

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11. Ride the Beat at Skyline Luge

Image credit: Skyline Luge Singapore

Ride the Beat from Skyline Luge Singapore is the world's first Skyline Luge to transform into a musical spectacle.

Every Friday and Saturday from 7pm-9pm, the tracks will be illuminated in dazzling lights and the air buzzing with exhilarating beats from special guest DJs.

It's a sensory journey that takes the thrill of luge riding to a whole new level!

Image credit: Skyline Luge Singapore

Zip down neon-lined tracks, riding the rhythm of popular music, with monthly themes and special guest DJ playlists turning your ride into an electrifying, rhythm-filled journey.

In February, the tracks will be pulsating with the electrifying beats of EDM expert DJ Hamez, thanks to a collaboration with AFTERLIFE by AIKO Collective. Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting musical collaborations throughout the year.

At Skyline Luge Singapore, there's 2.6km of downhill fun to be had, split between four thrilling Luge tracks.

Choose from the Expedition Trail or the Jungle Trail for the ultimate musical ride.

Each track comes packed with specially designed features - think curvy corners and exhilarating tunnels - that'll have you and your kids grinning from ear to ear!

Where: 45 Siloso Walk, Sentosa Singapore 099003

Tickets are available at the ticketing counter at Skyline Luge or online: 

12. The Battle For Singapore 2024 Programmes

Step back in time and immerse yourself in Singapore's rich wartime history with the National Heritage Board's annual Battle for Singapore event.

To mark the 82nd anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, this year's programme offers a variety of engaging activities, allowing you to explore the pivotal sites and stories of Singapore's past.

From 17th February to 3rd March 2024, you can take part in guided tours, theatrical experiences, informative talks, film screenings, and exhibitions, each designed to bring history to life.

Through these unique offerings, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by Singapore residents more than 80 years ago.

Cycling Buona Vista Tour (Image credit: National Heritage Board)

One of the highlights of the event is the Cycling Buona Vista tour.

Led by historian Dr John Kwok and heritage researcher and writer Mr Lee Kok Leong, this tour will take you along the Buona Vista defense line.

As you pedal your way through history, you'll learn about the strategies used by both the invading Japanese forces and the defending Allied forces during the final battles in the southwestern region.

Cashin House (Image credit: NParks)

Another programme highlight is the tour to Cashin House at Lim Chu Kang Nature Park.

Built on a pier overlooking the Johor Strait, this site witnessed some of the first landings of the invading Japanese forces on 8th February 1942.

This site is only accessible through the National Parks Board's specially curated programmes, offering a unique blend of heritage and nature appreciation.

Date: 17 Feb - 3 Mar 2024

Find out more about the programmes available at Battle of Singapore 2024

Upcoming

1. Jumptopia Lite @ SingPost Centre: 6-17 Mar 2024

Image credit: Kiztopia

Get ready for a bouncy interstellar adventure as the L1 Atrium at SingPost Centre transforms into a space-themed mega bouncy castle playground from 6-17 Mar 2024!

Suitable for kids of all ages, you'll be bouncing through Bell's Starship Voyager and Honey's UFO Invasion, two mega bouncy castles that are filled with exciting slides, challenging obstacles, and lots of super fun play features!

Opening hours: 10:30am-9pm

Where: SingPost Centre, 10 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408600

Tickets: 

  • $12. Early bird tickets (purchase by 5 Mar) at $7.20
  • Tickets are for 1 adult and 1 child and for 30 minutes play duration

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Popular Activities

1. Pinkfong & Baby Shark's Playhouse

Get ready for a wave of fun and excitement with the World of Pinkfong and Baby Shark's Playhouse!

Sing, dance, and explore alongside your favourite characters - Pinkfong, Baby Shark, and their friends.

Dive into an ocean of interactive play zones, engaging activities, and captivating photo spots inspired by the much-loved Pinkfong and Baby Shark universe.

Don't miss the chance to meet Baby Shark up close and personal in Meet and Greet sessions too!

Your adventure starts at WonderStar World. Here, your kids can jump and tumble on bouncing inflatables, knock down pins at the bowling alleys, and swing into action at the golf-putting courses.

Then head to the next zone where you can build the sandcastle of your dreams and groove on the interactive dance floor.

Make sure you capture those Instagram-worthy moments in the Baby Shark Aquarium Tunnel!

The Playhouse has even more exciting activities for you. Get on a float and plunge into the epic ball pit or hop onto a Baby Shark ride and navigate round a marine course.

Plus with musical corners, sand-play zones, and even a flourescent paint art activity, there's no end to the hands-on fun!

When you're ready to wind down, gather around for a magical camping experience under the mesmerizing starry lights.

Date: 26 Jan - 31 Mar 2024

Opening hours: 10am-8:30pm

Where: Marina Square, Let's Play #03-208/209

Tickets: 

  • Mon-Thu: $31
  • Fri-Sun, school holidays, public holidays and eve of public holidays: $35

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2. SkyPark By Kiztopia @ Cineleisure

Kiztopia's brand new indoor playground in the heart of Orchard Road is an 8,000 sq ft action-packed adventure arena.

It's designed to thrill and challenge children aged 6 and up, teenagers, and yes, even adults!

With features including rock climbing, rope course, and high elements that test limits and push boundaries, this energetic indoor playground will ignite your adventurous spirit like never before.

There's also the Moko Zone and Challenger Arena for more exciting activities.

The star attraction of SkyPark By Kiztopia is the impressive multi-level play structure.

This innovative design gamifies challenges and fosters friendly competition and teamwork.

It's a unique experience that brings family and friends together for unbeatable fun.

There's lots of activities for the younger ones too!

They can dive into fun at the vertical gyms and ball pit, or head to the trampoline area for a variety of trampoline activities from sticky mat, to basketball court and interactive wall.

And for those special moments, the trendy party rooms provide the perfect setting for memorable celebrations.

Date: From 24 Nov 2023

Opening hours:

  • Sun-Thu: 10am-8pm
  • Fri, Sat & PH: 10am-9pm

Location: Orchard Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road, #04-04/05 Singapore 239695

Tickets:

  • Sky Adventurer (below 16 years old): 1-hr play $22.80 / 2-hrs play $32.80
  • Sky Pass (10 sessions): 1-hr Play $188 / 2-hrs play $278
  • Additional Pax (16 years old and above): $15

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3. Kiztopia Club at Jewel Changi Airport

Parents, fasten your seatbelts!

Kiztopia's first aviation-themed indoor playground is a wonderland for aspiring young pilots and aircrew.

This one-of-a-kind adventure zone shares its space with the Toys "R" Us at Jewel Changi, and features an array of engaging play features that promise hours of fun.

Watch as your little ones swoop down the funnel slide, plunging into a vibrant ocean ball pit.

Then see them take aim and unleash their energy at the interactive ball-shooting wall, bounce with joy on the trampolines, and navigate challenging obstacles.

Make sure you take lots of photos with snap-worthy attractions like the aircraft structure and plane cabin!

Date: From 15 Dec 2023

Opening hours: 

  • Sun-Thu: 10am-8pm
  • Fri, Sat & Public Holiday: 10am-9pm

Where: Jewel Changi #B1-210

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4. Chaos Lab - A Lab Themed Indoor Playground

Having opened to rave reviews in Australia, Chaos Lab will be heading to Singapore soon!

This is no ordinary indoor playground, Chaos Lab features 11 interactive activity stations that revolve around science themes and theories.

Kids will dive into bubbling ball pits, craft their own gooey creations at the interactive slime station, unleash their creativity with neon graffiti, and more.

A core highlight of Chaos Lab, resident mad scientist Dr Splat will be accompanying you throughout the experience, guiding you through a world of creativity, discovery, and excitement, and making sure every moment is filled with wonder and laughter!

Date: From 11 November 2023 to 2Q 2024

Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 11am-10pm. Entry for last session is at 9pm.

Duration: Approx. 30 to 45 minutes

Location: Changi Airport Terminal 2, #03-03, Changi, Singapore, 819643

Age Requirement: All ages are welcome. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult and accompanying adults will need their own tickets.

Slime is recommended for ages 3+ only.

Tickets:

  • Children 4 to 12: $30
  • Adults (13 and above): $9
  • Children under 4 do not need a ticket but are required to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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5. Newly refreshed Keppel Centre for Art Education at National Gallery Singapore

Art and wonder come together at the revamped Keppel Centre for Art Education which has reopened just in time for the holiday season.

The revamped Centre is a child's dream come true, with seven distinct zones designed to cater to children aged 4 – 12.

Each zone is a welcoming and nurturing space where kids can explore the captivating world of art through play and creativity.

They will be taken on a journey of discovery from mind-blowing digital art to immersive sensory play and mind-bending 3D works.

Play is not just an activity here; it's a way of learning.

Children are encouraged to explore, discover, and make personal connections while learning about art.

Whether it's creating unique 3D sculptures, role-playing, or interacting with an immersive multimedia space, kids are given the freedom to express themselves in imaginative and creative ways.

They'll get hands-on exposure to the seven core elements of art: space, form, colour, texture, line, shape, and value.

Plus with a range of drop-in activities and facilitated workshops, children can develop essential skills like imagination, critical thinking, and visual literacy.

And all of this is totally free!

Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road Singapore 178957, City Hall Wing, Level 1

Opening hours: 10am-6:45pm

Admission: Free for all

Pre-bookings for a 1 hour 15 min time slot are encouraged during this school holiday period.

Walk-ins are welcome as well, subject to availability.

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More information on the Centre's free and paid programmes

6. Visit the brand new KidzWorld at Singapore Zoo

The brand new KidzWorld at the Singapore Zoo has opened!

With a sprawling space of 1 hectare, the new KidzWorld offers an array of fun activities for kids.

Explore an outdoor playground, visit the petting zoo, and cool down at the water maze.

There's also a dedicated area where you can interact with cute cats, dogs, and rabbits.

KidzWorld is also home of the Ranger Buddies, an edutainment programme designed to inspire children to become a future-ready and responsible global citizens.

Make sure to stop by the Ranger Buddies Base Camp where you can engage in fun interactive activities!

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More Things to Do

New SMIGY Indoor Playground at Forum The Shopping Mall

Credit: SMIGY

Located at FORUM The Shopping Mall, SMIGY's 4th and newest indoor playground is a wonderland where your little ones' imaginations can run wild!

The indoor playground is bursting with fun filled areas to explore including giant ball pit with slides, trampolines, and interactive games.

Pretend Play corners offer endless opportunities for role play, allowing children to step into different characters and scenarios.

For an additional fee, your child can also take part in craft and painting activities, or go on a thrill ride on one of the adorable animal rides.

Where: Forum The Shopping Mall, B1

Admission (each admission is for 1 adult and 1 child): 

  • 1 hour: $23
  • 2 hours: $35

Additional activities: From $5

J'Kids Funland @ Orchard

Image credit: J'Kids Amusement

A world of carnival fun has landed in Orchard Road!

Hop onto the Clown Swing, experience flight on the Heli Jet, or take a whimsical ride on the Mini London Train.

Crowd favourites like the Royal Horse Carousel and enchanting Flying Carpet ride are here to provide thrills for your little ones too.

Yu can also test your skills at the carnival games where fantastic prizes await!

Date: 9 Feb - 10 Mar 2024

Time: 

  • Mon-Fri: 4:30pm-10pm
  • Sat, Sun, PH: 3pm-1pm

Where: Open Space Walkway along Orchard Road (from Wisma Atria to Ngee Ann City)

Find out more on J'Kids Amusement's website

Civil Defence MRT Shelter Open Houses

The first ever Exercise SG Ready will be held from 15-29 Feb 2024.

Imagine facing a sudden loss of power, water, or food supply.

How would you react to a civil emergency triggered by far-reaching cyberattacks, disinformation campaigns, or even drone attacks from an unidentified regional actor?

Exercise SG Ready aims to prepare you for such situations, simulating these potential disruptions at various locations across Singapore.

As part of the exercise, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will be holding Civil Defence (CD) Shelter Open Houses on 23 Feb at 3 MRT Stations: 

  • Tan Kah Kee MRT Station (Downtown Line)
  • Potong Pasir MRT Station (Northeast Line)
  • Dakota MRT Station (Circle Line)

At the CD Shelter Open House, you'll get the chance to learn about the protective features of MRT CD Shelters, sheltering procedures, and how to be prepared for emergencies. You'll also have the opportunity to pick up essential lifesaving skills directly from SCDF personnel.

Guided tours will be conducted at 30-min intervals from 10am-4pm (last tour starts 3:30pm).

Visitors can walk in to participate for the tours (subject to availability).

Bookings are only required if your group is 20 pax of rmore.

Total Defence For Thee! at the Singapore Discovery Centre

Celebrate the 40th year of Total Defence at the Singapore Discovery Centre with an array of special exhibitions and family-themed activities.

This is the perfect opportunity for parents who wish to instil in their children an appreciation for the collective effort that keeps Singapore strong.

Activities that families can enjoy include an interactive trail, Total Defence themed carnival, craft sessions, Laser Tag games and short films featuring inspiring tales of courage and sacrifice.

One of the highlights is The Call to Adventure Interactive Trail.

This special exhibition is divided into three distinct zones, meticulously chronicling the evolution of Total Defence over four decades.

It pays homage to countless heroes from diverse backgrounds who rose to meet the challenges that threatened our nation.

The real gem of the exhibition is its unique role-playing concept.

Here's your chance to step into the shoes of these brave souls, answer the call to adventure, and fully embrace the quest for Total Defence!

Date: 22 Jan 24 - 17 Mar 24

Opening hours: 11am-7pm

Where: Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road Singapore 638365

Find out more on Singapore Discovery Centre's website

Coloured Ice Playground at Snow City

Credit: Snow City Singapore

Step into Singapore largest dyed ice gallery at the Coloured Ice Playground at Snow City.

Crafted by renowned local artist Jeffrey Ng, it spans a whopping 127 square metres, and is made from 270 coloured and clear ice blocks.

Recognised by the Singapore Book of Records, this icy wonderland required an extraordinary 499 meticulous hours of craftsmanship!

Come down to marvel at the amazing ice sculptures, swoosh down glistening ice slides, and cool off at the refreshing ice bar.

Where: Snow City, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road Singapore 609433

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Plastic: Remaking our World Exhibition

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

Immerse yourselves in the fascinating world of plastic at the "Plastic: Remaking Our World" exhibition, making its Asian debut at the National Museum of Singapore.

Organised by the Vitra Design Museum, V&A Dundee and maat, Lisbon, this exhibition delves into the intriguing history of plastic - a material we encounter daily, yet know so little about.

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

It charts plastic's meteoric rise in the 20th century, discusses its environmental impact, and presents cutting-edge solutions for a more sustainable way of using plastics in our society.

Featuring over 300 objects, posters, films, and photographs, "Plastic: Remaking Our World" is not just a visual feast but also an educational journey.

Experience rarities from the dawn of the plastic age, objects from the pop era, contemporary designs, and projects that will open your eyes to the possibilities of this versatile material.

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

This exhibition also weaves in a local narrative of Singapore’s history with plastics, combining physical and digital displays of National Collection items.

Plus, an interactive space awaits, promising hands-on fun that both you and your little ones will enjoy.

Date: 27 Jan 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Where: National Museum of Singapore, Exhibition Gallery 1, Basement Level

Opening hours: 10am-7pm

Tickets: From $5 for Singaporeans and PRs

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LEGO® NINJAGO® activities at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort

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Step into a world of thrilling adventures, exciting challenges and family fun this Lunar New Year at LEGO® NINJAGO® Ninjas United event at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort.

LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort transforms into a haven for aspiring ninjas, offering an action-packed celebration inspired by the epic world of LEGO® NINJAGO®.

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Your little warriors are invited to tread the Path of the Dragon, a journey filled with stimulating tests and trials designed to unlock their ninja potential.

The culmination of this adventure is the taking of the Ninja Oath, a powerful pledge that marks their transformation into true ninjas!

Enjoy live performances, new interactive shows, awesome brick build activities, and memorable meet-and-greets with your favourite Ninja characters.

Date: 18 Jan - 17 Mar 2024

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BeLONG's Art Playground

BeLONG's Art Playground is an interactive rooftop art installation that captures the magic of Singapore's iconic HDB dragon playgrounds.

Designed by local art and design studio Whisky and Foxtrot LLP, this interactive space invites you to delve into the rich traditions of Chinese New Year in Singapore, all while enjoying a playful and colourful environment.

When the sun sets, get ready for an illuminated spectacle as the playground lights up in celebration of the Year of the Dragon.

And while you're at the rooftop, take in the amazing views of Marina Bay.

Date: Till 30 Apr 2024

Operating hours: 10am-10pm

Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Roof Garden, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906

Admission: Free

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Cosford Container Park

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Nestled in the heart of Changi, Cosford Container Park is the newest hangout for families!

Covering an impressive 35,000 square feet, Cosford Container Park boasts over 340 seating options, both indoors and outdoors, as well as an outdoor stage for sports screening and live music, and a rooftop bar.

With 13 fantastic vendors on board, including culinary delights from Hello Butter Chicken by Michelin-starred Chef Manjunath Mural and a mouth-watering collaboration between Cluny and Nyonyas & Gentlemen Restaurant, Cluny & LUK'ERS, Cosford Container Park is a true culinary paradise.

Credit: Cosford Container Park

Beyond its delicious gastronomic offerings, Cosford Container Park provides freely accessible community spaces where visitors can roam freely and take in the unmatched views of Changi Airport's landing strip.

Plus, with Instagram-worthy art installations by local talents scattered throughout the park, you'll always have the perfect backdrop for those unforgettable family photos.

From live broadcasts of sports events to music performances, there will always be something exciting happening!

Where: 30 Cosford Road Singapore 499550

Opening hours: 

  • Mon-Fri: 11am-1am
  • Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 8:30am-1am

Free Shuttle Bus Service:

  • Daily, every 10 minutes from 5pm-11pm
  • Pick-up and drop-off point: Bus Stop Opp St. John’s Cres (ID 97079)
  • Upp Changi Road North

More information on Cosford Container Park's Facebook Page

Chinatown Street Light Ups

The Chinatown Street Light-Up returns for the Year of the Dragon!

You can view the light ups from 7pm-12am daily from 19 Jan till 9 Mar 2024 along New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street, South Bridge Road, and Upper Cross Street.

There will be lots of activities planned for the Lunar New Celebrations as well such as the Countdown Party, Festive Fair, Lion Dance Competition, and weekly stage shows.

Be sure to stop by the Budhha Tooth Relic Temple to admire the lantern sets of the Dragon and other animals in the Chinese Zodiac.

For more CNY related activities, check out our guide on Kid friendly activities and events to celebrate Chinese New Year 2024.

Chinatown Street Light-Up: 19 Jan - 9 Mar 2024

Festive Fair at People's Park: 11 Jan - 9 Feb, 10am-10pm, open space in front of People's Park Complex

Festive Fair: 19 Jan - 9 Feb, 6pm-10pmSago Street, Smith Street, Pagoda St/,Trengganu St, Temple St

Countdown Party: 9 Feb, 10pm, Kreta Ayer Square

Weekly Stage Shows: 27-28 Jan, 3-4 Feb, 6pm-9pm, Kreta Ayer Square

More information on the Chinatown Festivals Facebook Page

Visit the Central Public Library's New Children's Biodiversity Library by S.E.A Aquarium

Developed in collaboration with Resorts World Singapore, the Children's Biodiversity Library is a one-of-a-kind marine biodiversity themed learning space that is sure to delight children and parents.

The library is a treasure trove of marine wonders such as floor-to-ceiling columns with coral-like features, and a collection of marine specimens featuring everything from shark egg cases to coral skeletons.

It's a great opportunity for budding marine biologists to get a close look at the rich diversity of life that thrives on our marine shorelines.

In the Submarine Room, a space dedicated to educational programmes, a team of trained volunteers, including staff from Resorts World Sentosa, is ready to guide your children on an enlightening journey through the fascinating world of marine biology and conservation.

Kids can also get in some digital fun at the interactive digital installation where they can colour an avatar from the National Library Board’s beloved Book Bugs series and watch it come to life on a projection screen.

Location: Central Public Library, 100 Victoria St #B1-01 Singapore 188064

Opening Hours: Mon-Sun, 10am-9pm

Game of Karts Racing Experience at HyperDrive

Credit: The Palawan @ Sentosa

Game of Karts is Asia's first gamified karting experience.

This thrilling adventure takes the virtual racing world and injects it straight into real-life go-karting, creating an immersive experience that you'll love!

Collect and use bonuses projected onto the track to outpace your rivals and complete 8 full laps. Victory awaits at the finish line!

With captivating sound and lighting, HyperDrive has created an environment where racers will feel like you're in your very own video game.

Laser projectors and speakers are strategically positioned throughout the track, amplifying the racing experience with sensational light and sound effects.

Credit: The Palawan @ Sentosa

It's a heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping experience that envelopes drivers in the gaming action.

As you race around the track, you'll have the chance to collect weapons and bonuses with various powers.

Slow down the racer in front with a homing missile, leave a bomb on the track for an unsuspecting opponent, or get a temporary speed boost to take the lead.

You can even protect yourself from attacks with a shield or slow down all opponents with Super Power.

It's like playing a real-life version of Mario Kart!

Date: From 22 Jan 2024

Where: HyperDrive, The Palawan @ Sentosa

Requirements: Game of Karts is available for Senior Karts, which requires racers to be at least 9 years old and 140cm tall.

More information on HyperDrive

Candy Carnival at Changi Airport Terminal 3

The Arrival Hall at Changi Airport Terminal 3 has been turned into a candy wonderland complete with a Candy-themed Carnival.

The little ones can look forward to lots of carnival rides including a Candy Train, Viking Ship, flying swings, and more.

They can also bounce around in the inflatable castle of desserts or race around the Candy Kart go-kart course.

Test your skills at the carnival games or try your luck at the claw machines. Who knows, you might just bring home a cuddly prize!

The fun continues at Basement 2, where kids can enjoy a merry-go-round ride, more carnival games, or hop on a candy-coated trackless train.

Location: 

  • Terminal 3, Level 1 (outside McDonald’s)
  • Terminal 3, Basement 2 (opposite Kopitiam)

Date: From now till 31 Mar 2024

Operating hours: 

  • Fridays: 5pm-10pm
  • Weekends, School Holidays, and Public Holidays: 12pm-10pm

Entry requirements:

  • Age and height limits may apply for carnival rides.
  • Candy Bounce participants must be minimum 4 years old and be 90cm - 140cm in height.
  • Participants must be using non-slip socks to enter Candy Bounce

Price for Carnival Tokens:

  • 21 tokens: $20
  • 55 tokens: $50
  • 120 tokens: $100

Promotion: 

  • Get 5 FREE carnival tokens when you spend a minimum of S$50 in a single receipt​​ at participating outlets of Changi Airport (S$80 at supermarkets or Jewel Changi Airport).
  • Receive an additional 5 FREE carnival tokens when you pay by Mastercard® or Changi Pay!
  • All Changi Rewards members are entitled to a free play at the Candy Bouncy Castle. Limited to 1 free play per Changi Rewards member per day, first-come-first-served. Subject to availability

More information on Changi Airport's website

LKY: The Experience extended to 17 Mar 2024

Step into the world of LKY: THE EXPERIENCE and uncover the extraordinary life of Lee Kuan Yew.

Embark on a journey through 20 immersive rooms, spanning 100 years of history.

Explore unique sets that bring iconic moments to life, and delve into lesser-known aspects of his story.

Prepare to be amazed as you travel through time, sliding down rainbow slides and encountering a fresh perspective on this legendary figure, far beyond his political achievements.

One of the things we found really neat was the immersive room where you can imagine yourself as LKY captivating the masses with your words.

In the next room, transport yourself to a bygone era as you sit in the replica living room and catch a glimpse of yourself on the classic television!

Ages: Recommended for all ages

Date: 6 Oct - 17 Mar 2024

Opening hours: 

  • Thursday & Friday: 11am - 4pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 8pm
  • Public Holidays: 10am-8pm

Where: 11 Prinsep Link Singapore 187949

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LKY100 Commemorative Exhibition "The Courage to Dream"

Image credit: Changi Airport Group

Embark on a journey that takes you back to the 1970s, where the story of Changi Airport started.

Witness the boldness, conviction, and visionary leadership of the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and his team, which transformed a dream into the world-renowned airport we see today.

Across six interactive zones, you'll get to explore rarely-seen archival content, and dive deep into the untold stories behind the making of Changi Airport.

Image credit: Changi Airport Group

It's a voyage through time, culminating with a tantalizing peek into the future of aviation.

In this second run of the exhibition, you'll have the exclusive opportunity to view newly declassified archival materials.

These fresh exhibits offer an intimate look at how Mr. Lee laid the groundwork for Singapore's thriving air hub.

Image credit: Changi Airport Group

Among the intriguing items for display are: 

  • Two steering committee reports from 1976 with by Mr. Lee's own handwritten notes
  • A 1979 press release detailing the progressive developments of Changi Airport
  • The original masterplan from 1981 revealing the long-term strategy behind the airport
  • A memo from Mr. Lee in 1980, outlining the visionary greening of Airport Boulevard before the grand opening

Date: Now till 28 Feb 2024

Where: Changi Airport Terminal 2, Level 3

More information on Changi Airport's website

Interact with cats at SGCatHouse

Image credit: SGCatHouse

Looking for a purr-fect day out with your family?

New cat cafe SGCatHouse is a haven for cat lovers of all ages.

It's home to nine distinctive cat pedigrees, each with their own unique personalities and charm.

Image credit: SGCatHouse

Whether you're into playful kittens or serene seniors, there's a feline friend here waiting to meet you.

And while your kids are busy cuddling and playing with their new furry friends, parents can sit back and unwind with a steaming cup of coffee or a variety of food and drinks.  

Ages: All ages welcome

Where: 729 Geylang Road Singapore 389640

Operating hours: 

  • Weekdays: 11am-9pm
  • Weekends: 11am-10pm

Pricing: 

  • 1 hour: $9
  • 2 hours: $15
  • One day pass: $28

More information on SGCatHouse's website

The Artground at One Holland Village

Image credit: The Artground

Ignite your child's sense of wonder at The Artground's brand new arts space at One Holland Village.

In "A Curious Garden", kids can hop on magical toadstools, dance with whimsical garden gnomes, and hide away in the enchanting treehouse.

They'll also discover reimagined rocks and follow a colourful trail that will lead their minds to exciting new places.

Inspired by Loris Malaguzzi, The Artground celebrates the endless possibilities of children's creativity, from speaking and playing to marvelling and exploring.

For December's soft opening, The Artground at OHV will be admitting families at $10 per family.

Families are able to walk in and explore "A Curious Garden" as well as drop in on any of the programmes.

Check The Artground's Instagram page for the latest programme schedules.

Where: 7 Holland Village Way #01-20 One Holland Village Singapore 275748

Opening hours: 

  • 9.15am – 10.30am
  • 10.45am – 12pm
  • 2pm – 3.15pm
  • 3.30pm – 4.45pm
  • 5pm – 6.15pm

Admission Fee: $5 per person, including babies in arms

Find out more on The Artground's website

Mars: The Red Mirror

Image credit: ArtScience Museum

Engage your children's curiosity with "Mars: The Red Mirror," an extraordinary journey through 12,000 years of culture, art, history, and science.

Curated by Juan Insua and presented by the ArtScience Museum and the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), "Mars: The Red Mirror" is a voyage of discovery.

The exhibition captures the enduring fascination Mars has held for humanity over millennia.

It offers an exciting opportunity to delve into how this intriguing planet has been perceived across cultures - as a symbol of war, a deity of agriculture, a representation of masculinity, and a source of inspiration for countless science fiction tales.

With over 300 unique objects on display, expect to find everything from precious scientific manuscripts and historical artefacts to an authentic Martian meteorite.

There's also a selection of films and contemporary art pieces, all inspired by the Red Planet.

After a successful premiere in Barcelona in 2021, this new version of Mars: The Red Mirror focuses its lens on Asia.

It uncovers the ancient influences of Mars in China, India, and Japan, and celebrates the pioneering work of Asian astronomers.

The exhibition also offers a peek into the portrayal of Mars in Southeast Asian pop culture and showcases the ground-breaking work of Singapore's Space Faculty, champions of space technology's potential to transform Asia.

Date: Till 7 Apr 2024

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Candy Snow House

Explore a winter wonderland filled with glowing ice sculptures, a three-lane snow slide, and even a mini golf course made entirely of ice!

From hand-pulled sleigh rides to snow scooter adventures, it's a winter holiday dream come true.

Candy Snow House - Snow Slide (Image credit: Changi Airport Group)

Location: Terminal 3, Level 1 (outside McDonald's), Candy Snow House is located within Candy Carnival

Date: From now till 31 Mar 2024

Operating hours: 

  • Fridays: 5pm-10pm
  • Weekends, School Holidays, and Public Holidays: 12pm-10pm

Duration: 1 hour of play time per entry

Entry requirements: Long pants and socks are required

Admission: $18 or 20 Carnival Credits

Promotion: 

  • Get 5 FREE carnival credits when you spend a minimum of S$50 in a single receipt*​​ at participating outlets of Changi Airport (S$80 at supermarkets or Jewel Changi Airport).
  • Receive an additional 5 FREE carnival credits when you pay by Mastercard® or Changi Pay.

Find out more about Candy Snow House

KidzPLAY @ Sky Garden at NEX Opens

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Prepare your little swashbucklers for a water adventure as the rooftop playground at NEX has opened following a revamp!

Go down water slides, dart through dancing water fountains, and frolic in the cool refreshing waters.

And anchored in the heart of the playground is the pirate ship that is waiting for your little explorers to come aboard and explore every nook and cranny.

The playground also has a dry play space for kids.

Ages: Suitable for 5-12 years old

Where: NEX, rooftop, Level 4R, 23 Serangoon Central Singapore 556083

Opening hours: 11am-7pm daily

Soar Through the Skies on Pokemon Cable Car Cabins

Get ready for a Pokemon adventure on the Mount Faber Cable Car line as all 67 cabins have received an epic festive Pokemon makeover!

From now till 31 Dec 2023, you can go for a ride in a unique Poké Ball-themed cable car alongside Pikachu and friends.

Enjoy fantastic views of the city skyline while you ride aboard a cable car all decked out in Pokémon decor.

Each cable car cabin will feature one of five different vibrant Pokémon designs, uniquely decorated to transport you into the world of Pokemon!

The Poké Ball-themed Singapore Cable Car is available from the Mount Faber Line only.

Be sure to grab the opportunity for some epic shots with your favorite Pokémon at photo points all around Mount Faber Peak and Sentosa Station.

Date: Now till 30 Apr 2024

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New digital installations at Changi Airport Terminal 2

Terminal 2 at Changi Airport has reopened with 2 new enchanting attractions that are guaranteed to delight both children and adults alike!

Wonderfall and Dreamscape are two awe-inspiring installations that beautifully blend art and nature with technology.

Located at T2's Departure Hall, The Wonderfall is an extraordinary sight to behold.

This 4-storey tall digital waterfall spans 14m tall and 17m wide, creating a panoramic view of cascading water that is so realistic you might mistake it for the real thing!

Look out for the immersive 4-minute show that occurs at 30-minutes interval throughout the day.

Just when you think the magic ends there, prepare to step into Dreamscape, a whimsical garden that sprouts from an elevated platform over a pond under a limitless digital sky.

Step into Dreamscape's transparent pond and marvel at the colourful cichlids and other fishes gliding beneath your feet.

It's as if you're walking on water!

Dreamscape is located inside Terminal 2's transit area though, so make sure you make a stop if you're travelling.

New entertainment and convenience offerings at Lazarus Island

Experience a range of exciting new leisure activities just a short 15-minute boat ride away from Sentosa at Lazarus Island!

Water activities by Lazarus Sea Sports Centre - Enjoy non-motorised water sports such as stand-up paddling, kayaking, and sea bicycling.

Sol by Bespoke Dining Club - Find a curated selection of necessities, groceries, and food and beverage options, including microwavable ready-to-eat meals and ready-to-grill food items that you can purchase along with barbeque pits.

These new experiences complement Tiny Away Escape @ Lazarus, a series of 5 Tiny Houses along the waterfront of Lazarus Island.

And coming in 4Q2023, get ready for a beachfront glamping experience as Into The Woods launches a series of nine glamping units!

You can get to Lazarus Island by booking a ferry from Sentosa Jetty @ Cove:

Opening of Trifecta - Snow, Surf & Skate Attraction

Asia's first snow, surf, and skate attraction in Orchard Road has opened!

Experience perfect, endless waves on real surfboards at the Citywave deep-water stationary surf pool.

Conquer the thrill of mountain skiing all year round in the Ski Simulator and Freestyle Park.

Enjoy skating and skateboarding at the skate bowl, with over 10 different features for endless shreddding - and it's free for everyone!

At the Ride Side Retail store, you can also pick up the latest gear, apparel, and accessories handpicked by Trifecta's team of experienced riders. You can also make use of the demo and rental options and try out the trendiest gear before deciding to buy it.

Opening hours: 7am-12am daily

Location: 10A Exeter Road Singapore 239958

Admission: Free to enter, purchase passes to play

Find out more on Trifecta's website

Opening of KPMG Wellness Garden at East Coast Park

Coastal-themed Nature Playgarden at KPMG Wellness Garden
Image credit: NParks

Experience the all-new KPMG Wellness Garden at East Coast Park, the first multi-generational Wellness Garden in the East!

The park features four themed sections, including a therapeutic garden, nature playgarden, fitness area, and pond trail.

Located at East Coast Park Area D, your friends and family can now enjoy a range of activities, from active play to peaceful nature interactions.

KPMG Wellness Garden
Image credit NParks

Don't miss the chance to take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the elevated deck, accessible via a barrier-free ramp.

Or take a leisurely stroll along the pond trail and spot stunning dragonflies and birds amidst beautiful aquatic plants like the Indian Shot and Common Cattail.

Where: East Coast Park, Area D (Beside Carpark D5) Get directions

New Desert Playground at Tampines GreenDew

Image credit: Playpoint Singapore

Explore the new Desert Playground, designed for adventurous older kids.

Inspired by the beauty of cacti, this playground has interconnected structures, bridges, nets, and climbing obstacles.

Slide down the tube slide attached to the tallest cactus-like structure for an exhilarating thrill or swing under the inviting shade.

There are even bouncy trampolines hidden within the ground for a bouncy surprise!

Where: 647A Tampines St 62 Singapore 521647

VibranSEA and Aquarist Lab new immersive experiences at the S.E.A. Aquarium

S.E.A. Aquarium

Dive into the wonders of the ocean with Resorts World Sentosa's two exciting new experiences - VibranSEA and the Aquarist Lab.

VibranSEA is an immersive exhibition that combines art, science, and education to showcase the beauty of aquatic ecosystems.

Starting from September 6, 2023, you can embark on an immersive journey through VibranSEA's four distinct zones.

Explore the bioluminescent depths of the ocean, marvel at marine life's unique anatomy through X-ray and ultrasound technologies, and discover the secrets of the lush kelp forests and vibrant coral reefs.

You'll also encounter thought-provoking art installations that highlight the importance of environmental conservation.

S.E.A. Aquarium

Meanwhile, the Aquarist Lab, provides a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of marine animal care.

See firsthand the work of aquarists as they breed, nurture, and care for juvenile marine animals and microorganisms.

In-park windows are open to all S.E.A. Aquarium ticket holders to get a brief look at the Aquarist Lab.

S.E.A. Aquarium

For a deeper dive, opt for the Behind-the-Scenes: Aquarist Lab experience where you'll get to observe the aquarists up close and learn all about the process of plankton cultivation and husbandry for various animal species including sea jellies.

As part of the experience, you'll also get to tour the Quarantine Room where animals are acclimatised and cared for until they are ready to be reintroduced into the main habitats.

Location: S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island

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Everest Movie at Omni-Theatre

Brace yourself for a thrilling adventure with the Everest movie at the Omni-Theatre.

This special re-release of the smash hit film transports you to the heart of the Himalayas, where you'll witness the incredible resilience and determination of a team of climbers as tehy conquer Everest.

With stunning visuals and powerful storytelling, this special re-release brings to life the awe-inspiring beauty and treacherous challenges of scaling the world's tallest peak.

Originally released in 1998, it quickly became a box office sensation, captivating audiences with its gripping narrative and breathtaking cinematography.

Experience the magic of Everest in this digitally remastered edition and be inspired by the indomitable human spirit that triumphs against all odds.

Ages: recommended 7+

Duration: Approx 44 minutes

Date: Till 29 Feb 2024

Showtimes : 12pm, 2pm, 5:15pm

Location: Omni-Theatre at Science Centre Singapore, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road Singapore 609433

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Going Viral Exhibition at Science Centre Singapore

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Science Centre Singapore's newest travelling exhibition is all about pandemic management and interventions.

The Going Viral exhibition showcases how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and communities work together to stop the spread of viruses.

Explore three themed zones and a range of interactive exhibits including artistic dioramas capturing scenes from the pandemic and gameshow-style quiz stations.

The exhibition will be at the E-mmersive Experiential Environments (E3) gallery till Mar 2024 after which it will travel to Changi Airport Terminal 3, malls, libraries, and public spaces.

Admission: Complimentary with every Science Centre Singapore admission ticket.

Location: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081

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New Sampan Ride Experiences at Marina Bay Sands

If you're a fan of boat rides, you'll be thrilled to know that Marina Bay Sands has unveiled 2 new Sampan ride experiences!

Eye of the Waterfall Tour

Glide along the canal in a traditional Sampan boat and witness the awe-inspiring Rain Oculus indoor waterfall and skylight. You'll also learn about its eco-friendly design.

Date: Every Tue, 5pm

Includes: 

  • Priority queue
  • Complimentary digital photos
  • Sustainability tour of the Rain Oculus by Ned Kahn
  • Experience the rain oculus when it is turned on

Price: 

  • $18 - Public
  • $15 - Sands LifeStyle members

Sampan Musical Voyage

Image credit: Marina Bay Sands

Prepare to be serenaded by the Sampan singers as they take you on a leisurely ride. They'll even teach you how to play percussian instruments and sing along to a unique song dedicated to the important role Sampan boats played in Singapore rich history and culture.

Includes:

  • Priority queue
  • Complimentary digital photos
  • Experience a leisurely ride down the canal at The Shoppes while being serenaded by our talented Sampan singers
  • Learn how to play simple percussive instruments

Price:

  • $25 - Public
  • $22 - Sands LifeStyle members

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Gallop Stable @ Downtown East

Image credit: Gallop Stable

Horse lovers, it's time to saddle up and gallop into an adventure with the launch of Gallop Stable @ Downtown East.

Gallop Stable's brand new location offers various opportunities to get up close to these majestic animals as you feed them, groom them, or take a tour of the stables.

Image credit: Gallop Stable

That's not all - you can also enjoy horse and pony rides, workshops, and get artistic with horseshoe painting and other horsey arts and crafts.

Even kids as young as 3 can hop on for a ride!

Location: 1 Pasir Ris Close, D' Resort Level 1 Singapore 519599

Prices: 

  • Pony and Horse Rides: $10 (below 1.2m), $15 (1.2m and above)
  • Horse Feeding $2
  • Horseshoe painting and art and craft activities : $10-12
  • Workshops: $30 per pax (min 10-15 pax per group)
  • Stable Tours: $5 (min 5 pax)

Registration is required for Workshops and Stable Tours. Make your bookings at gallopdowntown@gallopstable.com

Promotion: From now till Sep 6, NTUC members receive a free feed pack with each ride session purchased.

Scuba Diving Programmes at the S.E.A. Aquarium

In conjunction with Shark Awareness Day, the S.E.A. Aquarium has launched 2 exciting new scuba diving programmes for certified divers as well as non-divers and beginners.

AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty Course

Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa

The AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty Course is an incredible opportunity for certified divers aged 12 years and above to experience swimming alongside over 100 sharks from 12 different species in the Shark Seas Habitat at S.E.A. Aquarium.

Get up close and personal with endangered Scalloped Hammerhead sharks, Silvertip sharks, and Sandbar sharks while learning about the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies, causes of declining shark populations, and how to become a proud shark defender.

This exhilarating dive will leave you with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for these apex predators.

Price: $488 per pax for an 8 hour session

Sessions: Tue-Fri with each session accommodating up to 4 participants

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Discover Scuba Diving

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This experience is for anyone aged 10 and up who has always been curious about the world beneath the waves.

Led by experienced PADI professionals, you'll learn all the essential diving skills and concepts you need to know before taking your first dive in the stunning Open Ocean Habitat.

Descend up to 12 meters and be amazed by the breathtaking sight of manta rays, groupers, and other magnificent marine life.

Throughout the session, you'll have a blast practicing new scuba techniques while developing a deep appreciation for the beauty and complexity of the underwater world.

And once you've completed the course, you'll receive a certificate to show off your newfound skills!

Price: $299 per pax for a 2 hour session

Session: Tue-Fri with each session accommodating up to 4 participants

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Air Combat Immersive Virtual Reality Journey at Central Beach Bazaar

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Mount Faber Leisure Group has unveiled its newest attraction, Air Combat at Central Beach Bazaar.

The VR experience is the latest addition to the carnival beach, joining other attractions such as the International Food Street, Wings of Time, Sentosa SkyJet and Good Old Days.

Strap on your virtual reality headset and you'll be transported to the frontlines of intense aerial battles and exciting dogfights.

With 6 different movements including Heave, Sway, Surge, Pitch, Roll, and Yaw to mimic the feeling of flying, you'll feel like you're soaring through realistic seascapes as you engage in thrilling dogfights against enemy aircraft.

Unlike typical VR experiences, this ride will get your heart racing as you feel the exhilaration of takeoff in a fighter jet.

Get your adrenaline fix and buckle up for a pulse-pounding adventure!

Ages: Recommended for 12 and above

Height restriction: Guests must be between 1.1m-1.9m

Duration: 8 minutes

Operating hours: 10am-10pm

Location: 50 Beach View, Singapore 098604 (Level 2 above the Beach Carnival Games)

Tickets: $15 (available onsite and online)

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Singapore Navy Museum Reopens

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The Singapore Navy Museum has reopened following a 2-year closure for renovations.

After a full revamp of its galleries, the museum now offers an immersive journey through Singapore's maritime history.

You'll learn all about the important role the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) plays in keeping our waters safe and secure, and get to experience it all through interactive panels, audio-visual showcases, and even some awesome video experiences.

Image credit: Singapore Navy Museum

Naval enthusiasts and visitors can look forward to an expanded collection of artifacts, from original weapons and fittings from the Navy's early warships, to historical documents that chart the RSN's progress over the years.

Highlights also include the RSS Panglima exhibit that tells the story of the RSN's first ship.

Plus for the first time, you'll get to see equipment from RSN's Challenger-class submarine.

Location: 112 Tanah Merah Coast Road (Inside Changi Naval Base)

Opening hours: 

  • Mon-Fri: 12pm-5pm
  • Sat-Sun: 10am-2pm
  • Closed on Tue 

Admission: Free for Singaporeans and PRs

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Cool down at the Waterworks Exhibition at Science Centre Singapore

Make a splash at the Waterworks Exhibition at Science Centre Singapore.

Explore the mesmerizing Water Clock Tower with its anemometer that tracks wind speed, and see if you can figure out how the windsock indicates wind direction.

Want to know how much rain has fallen? Check out the rain gauge which measures rainfall.

And for some added fun, test your wits in the Water Maze and learn all about the significance of water while trying to stay as dry as possible. Unless of course you feel like cooling down with a refreshing dip!

Location: Science Centre Singapore, enter through Hall A

Operating hours: 10am-4:30pm, Tues-Sun (closed on Mondays except for Public Holidays and school holidays)

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Make and Take Edible Slime Experience - Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC)

Dive into a deliciously sticky experience with Museum of Ice Cream's Make and Take Edible Slime Experience!

In this 30 minutes experience, you'll artfully craft delectable edible slime creations under careful instruction of MOIC's expert Slime guides.

Perfect for all ages, this experience offers gooey fun for everyone.\

You can eat the fruits of your labour!

Date: Classes will run every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8 May 2023 from 11am-3:30pm

Location: Museum of Ice Cream, 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey Singapore 248837

Tickets:

  • Edible Slime Experience: $20 (purchase separately at MOIC's on-site retail store)
  • Bundle with entry to MOIC: $58 (Edible slime experience plus entry into MOIC along with free-flow ice cream throughout your experience)

Get bundle tickets to MOIC and Edible Slime Experience

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The Artground - Clean Up, Or Else!

The Artground presents their brand new theme - Clean Up, Or Else!

Join your kids to explore the new art space where household chores are transformed into magical adventure.

From sliding down toilet bowls to swinging across dirty dishes, The Artground's new theme will encourage active exploration and literary appreciation.

The fun experience will also help teach important values like kindness, helpfulness, and responsibility - it's a great way to bring your family together while learning something new.

Best of all, Admission is free (refundable deposit required)!

Date: 16 Apr 2023 - 31 Mar 2024

Sessions: Wed-Sun

  • Session 1: 0915 – 1030
  • Session 2: 1045 – 1200
  • Session 3: 1400 – 1515
  • Session 4: 1545 – 1700

Location: The Artground, 90 Goodman Road #01-40 Blk J Singapore 439053

Tickets: New tickets are relased every Tuesday between 12-2pm for the following week

Read more about our experience at Clean Up, Or Else!

Sunday @ Stevens

Image credit: Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Come join the Sunday @ Stevens carnival experience at Novotel Singapore on Stevens!

Held every Sunday from 3-8pm, it's an event jam packed with exciting activities for the kids like bouncy castle, balloon sculpting, and games.

Image credit: Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Everyone gets to enjoy live music, mouth-watering barbeque, savory bar bites, and refreshing beverages.

It's the perfect family day!

Location: La Terrasse (Outdoor Lawn), Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Admission: $10 (includes choice of gourmet burger, hotdog, wine, beer.

Free admission for children below 12 years old. Child must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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Outdoor Playground at Dakota Breeze

Image credit: Playpoint Singapore

Ready for an outdoor adventure? Head on over to Dakota Breeze where you can explore 3 awesome playgrounds, including one where you can board a special plane!

Image credit: Playpoint Singapore

Plus there are also fitness areas, and 2 rooftop gardens waiting for families to enjoy!

Location: 92A Jln. Satu Singapore 392092

New Playground at Shaw Plaza

There's a brand new outdoor playground at the recently reopened Shaw Plaza that's sure to get kids jumping with excitement!

Test your skills and get read to climb up the Wallholla vertical playground, perfect for kids who love to climb and slide down.

Then bounce around on the trampoline before taking flight on the exciting flying fox!

Location: Shaw Plaza, Level 3 Sky Terrace, 360 Balestier Road Singapore 329783

Opening hours: 10am-10pm

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Opening of Skatepark @ Lakeside Garden

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Singapore's largest outdoor skatepark has opened!

Covering almost 17,000 sqm, Skatepark @ Lakeside Garden is also the first skate park with a parkour park and bouldering wall.

The skate park features 5 skate pods for skaters of different levels, from beginner to advanced - Learn to Skate Pod, Skate Drain Pod, Mini Bowl Pod, Big Bowl Pod, and Plaza Pod, a sheltered skate pod for all weather use.

Image credit: NParks

Opening hours: 8pm-10pm, Tue-Fri (closed every Mondays for maintenance and Tuesday if the preceding Monday is a public holiday).

Opening of Climb@T3 at Changi Airport

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Changi Airport's Terminal 3 is now home to the latest, most exciting rock-climbing spot with something for everyone!

Two year olds up to adults can enjoy 20 plus climbing routes (up to 30 routes in time to come) that range from beginner all the way to intermediate levels.

The star attraction is no doubt their 8-metre high wall which was constructed by the official wall providers of the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.

Nine lanes of this wall have been kitted out with auto belay systems so friends and family can climb together even if they don't know how to belay.

Image credit: Climb@T3

There's also an impressive 12-metre Boulder Wall perfect for younger adventurers looking to challenge themselves safely yet confidently.

So get your climbing shoes on and head down to this exciting new destination!

Location: Changi Airport Terminal 3, #B3-01/02, Singapore 819663

Opening Hours: 

  • Mon-Fri: 12pm-9:30pm
  • Sat/Sun: 10am-9:30pm

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Explorers of Sentosa by Thomas Dambo

Image credit: Sentosa

Sentosa has collaborated with internationally acclaimed recycling artist Thomas Dambo to create an exciting and thought-provoking quest for all visitors.

This quest will lead you along a sustainability adventure through Palawan Beach, encouraging you to explore hidden corners of the area while taking time to think about how our behavior impacts nature and the waste we generate.

Image credit: Sentosa

For his first installation in Southeast Asia, Thomas has constructed four giant Explorers made from up-cycled wood and plastic.

With the aid of an interactive online map, you'll need to follow the trail of Eternity Flowers to find all the Explorers which have been placed all along the beachscape.

Date: From now till end 2024

Join Quest

Rent a bike to explore St John's and Lazarus Island

Image credit: Gogreen

Gogreen has opened a rental kiosk on St John's Island where you can rent bicycles and kick scooters to explore the beautiful islands of St John's and Lazarus Island.

Extras such as beach mats, tents, and even kites will also be available.

To be safe, ensure that you make your bookings via Klook or Gogreen before heading down.

The kiosk operates only from Fridays to Mondays (Closed from Tuesday to Thursday) and is located 5 minutes walk from St John's Island Pier.

To get to the Southern Islands, you can get Singapore Island Cruise Ferry tickets from Klook.

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