34 New Things To Do For Families In November 2022 In Singapore



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The year-end festivities and experiences starts to happen this month! Let's take a look at what's NEW happening in November 2022! 

We enter the last 2 months of 2022 looking forward to the school holidays, year-end festivities and lots of family fun to be created! Christmas and school holiday experiences are starting to be announced, and a couple of new venues are popping up too! There will be lots of opportunities to create family fun in November - let's take a look at the New Things That Families Can Do In October 2022!

Need more to-do and to-go ideas for the year end? Check these out too:

1. Have A Jumping Good Time @ Jumptopia: Festive Village

VenueMarina Bay Sands Expo Hall C
Dates: 22 Nov 2022 - 3 Jan 2023
Admission: from $28.75 (Get tickets from Klook)

Returning for the 2nd year, Jumptopia: Festive Village invites you and your family to a massive family-friendly event at Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall C! You will find 7 curated zones in this 45,000 sqft space with massive bouncy inflatables for you and your kids to go jumping on! 

Families can also expect  exciting live stage performances such as dance, juggling, and magic shows as well as food options too! 

Tickets are for a 2-hour play experience and are available now! 

2. Have Massive Fun At The Mega Carnival, Downtown East

Venue: Let's Play @ D'Marquee, Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Dates: 19 Nov 2022 - 5 Feb 2023
Admission: from $28 (get tickets from Trip.com)

Happening at D'Marquee Downtown East is the Mega Carnival where families can expect over 20 stations of games, rides, activities and booths for a massive fun time! 

Come play at the dinosaur-themed attractions, jump on the colourful inflatables, explore the virtual reality stations and enjoy delicious food at the food trucks! Entry is by sessions and sessions available are at least 210mins on non-peak periods and 150mins on peak ones.  

3. Play & Win 100,000 Lendlease Plus$ At Gamebox At PLQ

Venue: PLQ Plaza and PLQ Parkside, 10 Paya Lebar Road, PLQ Plaza, Paya Lebar Quarter, Singapore 409057
Dates: 21 Oct - 6 Nov 2022
Admission: Free 

Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) Plaza will be hosting a neon and gamified playspace, Gamebox, where families can come together to enjoy fun-filled arcade favourites, multiplayer games, and live heart-pounding beats by local artistes!

You can redeem your free Gamebox Base Pass that allows you free play of up to 5 out of 10 games with the perk of joining the express queue across the three arenas – the Solo Arena, Party Arena, and Hyper Arena. To redeem, simply spend a min. of $80 ($60 for Lendlease Plus member) or sign-up as a Lendlease Plus member. 

Alternatively, you can spend $20 in a single receipt for express access to 1 free play or to join the queue! 

4. Explore the First Doraemon Exhibition Outside of Japan at the National Museum of Singapore

Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Dates: 
5 Nov 2022 - 5 Feb 2023
Admission: 
$30 (Available on Klook)

Debuting outside of Japan for the first time, the Doraemon Exhibition Singapore 2022 will bring together a selection of contemporary artworks that reinterprets Doraemon in our changing world and showcases its cultural impact in contemporary history.

The exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore showcases Doraemon through the lens of 28 leading contemporary Japanese artists and arts groups, whose artworks respond to the theme of “Create Your Own Original Doraemon”. The exhibition will feature distinctive artworks that present the artists’ memories of Doraemon and their take on Japan’s beloved icon, through a mix of ideas, mediums and techniques that include paintings, sculptures, graphics and photography.

5. Be WOW-ed By Innovative Creations by Preschool Kids At The Future Ready Fair 2022

Venue and Dates:

  • 5 Nov at The Plaza at National Library Building
  • 12 Nov at Canopy @JLink

Admission: Free

Over 2 weekends in November, PCF Sparkletots will be hosting a Future Ready Fair 2022 where families will get to take part in FREE interactive activities, including STEMIE Tales Storytelling sessions, Tech Toys workshops and more!

  • STEMIE Tales Storytelling is an interactive storytelling session where children will participate in the story and help the characters live happily ever after through problem solving activities. 
  • At the Tech Toys workshops, children are introduced to Kubo and LEGO Robotics where they will pick up fundamental coding and computational thinking concepts while having fun.
  • Badge Making workshops for children to create their very own badges to bring home for keepsake!

Parents can also visit the STEMIE Programme showcase where innovative products create by the Sparkletots children are exhibited! As part of the school's core curriculum, kids are encouraged to solve everyday problems by creating innovative inventions - and here's your chance to just find out how creative the little ones can be! 

6. Enjoy 50% Off Badminton Trial At BE A Champ's New Venue!

Venue: 1 Telok Blangah Rise Singapore 098888
Dates: 13 Nov 2022,  8 am - 10 am or 10 am - 12 pm
Admission: $24 (U.P. $48)

BE A Champ Badminton Academy is expanding its sessions to Shelton Centre, and to celebrate this milestone, the school is extending an exclusive ONE DAY ONLY trial class on 13 Nov 2022 at Shelton Centre, Telok Blangah.

The trial class will be offered at a massive discount of 50%, at $24 (U.P. $48) and is suitable for 7 to 12 year old who are looking to improve their skills and to take it to the next level! Subsequent terms can be purchased at $504 per term (12 weeks). 

This limited-time offer is valid for 13 Nov 2022 for 2 sessions, 8 am to 10 am or 10 am to 12 pm only! Limited to 18 children per session - so grab your spot now

7. Stuff Yourself At The Inaugural Sentosa Restaurant Trail - Sentosa FoodFest

Venue: Sentosa
Dates: Mon to Thu from 7 - 17 Nov 2022
Admission: Free, food is payable

Sentosa Food Fest will run from 21 Oct till 31 Dec 2022 where families can expect 10 weeks of indulgence with different food festivals during this period. In November, head down to the island to take part in the inaugural Sentosa Restaurant Trail, a gastronomic adventure across Sentosa featuring 12 picturesque venues including beach clubs and waterfront restaurants.

During these two weeks, guests can enjoy specially curated lunch or dinner set menus at fixed prices in participating restaurants across Sentosa. Families can expect set menus available from as low as $30++ for a two-course meal during lunch, while a four-course dinner with wine is priced at $80++.

8. Explore Pandora @ Avatar: The Experience

Venue: Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay
Dates: from 28 Oct 2022, 9 am - 9 pm
Admission: from $35 (Get tickets from Klook)

Avatar: The Experience comes to Singapore and Garden by the Bay's Cloud Forest will be transformed into the mystical world of Pandora in this immersive walk-through event featuring Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time! 

Families will explore  5 different zones resembling Pandora with exciting first look at new characters from the upcoming movie. 

9. Celebrate at Kalaa Utsavam - Indian Festival of Arts

Venue: The Esplanade
Dates: 18 - 27 Nov 2022
Admission: from $25

Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts is an annual festival at Esplanade that celebrates Indian arts during the festive period of Deepavali. Come and catch the kids theatre performance, The Indigo Jackal, a story with music, dance and puppetry inspired from a Panchatantra tale (ancient Indian animal fables) and take part in Parent-Child Workshops where you will learn the fundamental of Bhangra, a high-energy dance,  and to bond through the art of parai drumming. 

Discover the programmes happening at Kalaa Utsavam for more details! 

10. Go On A Cycling Trip On St. John Island With The New Bicycle Kiosk

Venue: St. John's Island
Opening Hours: 10 am - 4.30 pm (Mon - Fri), 10 am - 5 pm (Sat - Sun)
Price: from $25

Families visiting the Southern Islands of Singapore can choose to cycle around St John's Island and the adjacent Lazarus Island with the new bicycle rental kiosk. Operated by GoGreen, the kiosk will offer 2-hour bicycle and scooter rentals at $25. Also available are kites, beach mats and tents! 

If you are heading over to the islands, don't forget to read our Family's Guide To St. John and Lazarus Island for more ideas of what to do on the islands - and why you need to be careful of the monkeys! 

11. Visit The New Permanent Exhibition At Science Centre Singapore - Climate Changed

Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Hall B
Admission: Free with Science Centre Admission (Check ticket prices on Klook and KKday)

The Climate Changed exhibition is a permanent exhibition at the Science Centre Singapore that highlight the real and present threat of the climate crisis, consequences of inaction, and sustainable steps that people can take to counter its impact.

The exhibition features two key zones – the Climate Action Show and Guilt Trip. Through multimedia displays, interactives, and immersive gameplay, families will learn about climate change and encouraged to take urgent action to stem climate change and its impacts.

12. Visit Natasha, The Singapore Biennale 2022, Across 13 Locations

Venue: Multiple Venues
Dates: Till 10 Mar 2023
Admission: Depends on venue

The Singapore Biennale 2022, named Natasha, will be taking place across 13 locations on and off the Singapore main island, featuring over 100 artworks, including  30 new and specially commissioned artworks.

Interesting venues that families can visit include the Singapore Flyer, International Plaza and the former Midfilm House at 22 Orchard Road. Other venues include Sentosa Cove, St John’s Island, Lazarus Island, as well as everyday spaces like regional libraries and Yan Kit Playfield.

13. Take Part In Community Events At The Newly Opened One Punggol Community Club

Venue1 Punggol Dr., Singapore 828629

The newly opened One Punggol Community Centre is located within the One Punggol integrated community hub! The community centre houses large community spaces at level 1, the Celebration Square and The Plaza that can be used for various events. You can follow One Punggol Facebook to check out the regular free movie screenings and fitness sessions that are held in these spaces! 

Also opened are the basketball courts where families living in Punggol can enjoy throwing a few hoops in! Look out for more details as more amenities at One Punggol opens to the public! 

14. Have Breakfast At The Returning Breakfast Programme At The Singapore Zoo

Venue: Ah Meng Restaurant (Terrace)
Date: Weekends & Public Holidays only, 9am to 10.30am
Fee: Admission fees apply (see details below)

Singapore Zoo brings back its signature breakfast programme after a 2-year hiatus. The breakfast is now rebranded as "Breakfast in the Wild" where families can look forward to an all-new, ‘wilder’ experience!

Come and indulge in a hearty planet-friendly breakfast spread of local and international flavours, and meet the wildlife ambassadors and their keepers! You and your little ones will be filling your minds (and hearts) with stories about the animal kingdom, habitats and nature!

15. Learn More About Sustainability At Nodes At Parks

Venue and Dates:

  • Gardens by the Bay: 14 October to 22 November 2022
  • Jurong Lake Gardens: 25 November to 18 December 2022

Admission: Free

The National Library Board (NLB) launched its “Nodes at Parks”, a series of interactive installations that will be roving to parks and gardens across Singapore. “Nodes at Parks” will feature the NLB's e-resources around sustainability as well as two installations – the Sustainability Showcase and the Sustainable Benches.

“Nodes at Parks” is part of NLB’s ongoing efforts to extend the library experience beyond its physical facilities, and to make learning and discovery accessible anytime in everyday spaces.

16. Have Fun @ The YWCA Charity Carnival 

Venue: YWCA Fort Canning, 6 Fort Canning Rd, Singapore 179494. 
Dates: 12th Nov 2022, 10am- 4pm 
Admission: tickets for games 

Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at YWCA Charity Carnival with delicious food, games, bouncy castles, live performances, and much more! Gather your family and friends together and have a blast and to raise funds for the community! 

17. Enjoy Your Next Family Meal At The LINE FRIENDS & BT21 Pop-up at Kumoya

Venue: Kumoya @ Orchard Central 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #04-08, Singapore 238896 
Date: 21 Oct 2022 onwards, for a limited-time
Opening Hours: Daily, 11am to 9.30pm (last order at 8.30pm)

Featuring LINE FRIENDS and BT21, the ‘MY LITTLE BUDDY CAFÉ’ pop-up experience will take over Kumoya @ Orchard Central for a limited time only! Head on down to enjoy an immersive dining experience across 2 sections, the BT21 World and LINE FRIENDS World. Each section is decorated in its own special décor.

Families can also expect an extravagantly decorated the menu to showcase the characters in the cutest manner possible! There will be  5 mains, 6 snacks, 3 desserts and 10 drinks, including TATA and VAN Beef Bulgogi Rice, BT21 My Little Buddy Budae Jjgae, COOKY and SHOOKY Fried chicken burger and LINE FRIENDS Pomodoro Pasta with grilled salmon.

18. Collect the New McDonald's Happy Meal LET'S PLAY Toy Set

Dates: Until 16 Nov 2022

Available since 20 Oct 2022, kids can receive a playable Let’s Play McDonald’s” collection that features a number of over-the-counter and kitchen equipment with purchase of a Happy Meal set! 

If you have not started collecting yet, you still have chance to collect the remaining toys! There are 8 different toys in total, and 2 new toys are released weekly on Thursday - don't wait and head out to collect them now!

19. Catch The Award-Winning Slava's Snowshow 

Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
Dates:
 2 - 13 Nov 2022
Admission:
 from $68 (tickets here

The award-winning Slava’s Snowshow is returning to Singapore this November! Capturing the likes of millions around the world, this popular family-friendly theatre performance is one of the most celebrated theatrical experiences of the 21st century.

Come and experience a story of finding calmness in loneliness, melancholy and the power of friendship told through comedy and imagination. Discover a dreamlike world of enhancement in ankle-deep snowstorm, a giant spider web and humorous clowns this November! 

20. Catch the Musical Adaptation of Pinocchio

Venue: Wild Rice @ Funan
Dates:
 17 Nov - 24 Dec 2022
Admission:
 from $25 (tickets here

In this musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, families will meet Pinocchio, a wooden puppet crafted with loving care by Geppetto – a kind, humble carpenter who has always dreamt of becoming a father.

There's no need to retell this popular tale, but perhaps there will be more to expect in the theatres! 

21. The Sound Of Music Returns To Singapore

Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
Dates:
 22 Nov - 18 Dec 2022
Admission:
 from $78 (tickets here

The world's best-loved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, is making a triumphant return to Singapore this November with a brand new international production.

This highly acclaimed original production tells the uplifting true story of Maria, the fun-loving governess who changed the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, and culminating the family's flight across the Austrian mountains as tensions rise prior to the outbreak of World War II.

22. Meet & Play With Peppa In Kuala Lumpur

VenuePavilion Bukit Jalil @ (Lot 5.85.00), Level 5, Orange Zone, 2, Persiaran Jalil 8, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dates: 15 Oct 2022 - 8 Jan 2023
Admission: from RM18 (Get tickets from KKday)

For those planning a weekend or holiday trip to Kuala Lumpur, you may want to take note of the Peppa Pig Happy Day Interactive Play happening at Pavilion Bukit Jalil! This Peppa Pig-themed play space for kids includes 15 activities for all Peppa Pig fans to have lots of fun! 

Don't forget to get your tickets before visiting to avoid disappointment too! 

23. Go On A Puzzle Hunt At The Monumental Hunt in the Civic District

Venue: Asian Civilisation Museum (starting point)
Dates: Every Sat from 5 Nov to 17 Dec 2022 | 10am, 11am and 12noon
Fees: $20 Adult | $15 Child | Free for 6 years old and below

Go on an adventure, test your wits and solve puzzles as you explore 9 National Monuments at the newly launched Monumental Hunt in the Civic District by the National Heritage Board (NHB).

Starting at the ACM, participants will collect a tote bag with all that is required to play the game, this comprises a puzzle booklet, map/puzzle tool, sticker sheet and hint card. A game master will explain the rules of the game and you can set off to solve the puzzles (using the game kit) in a free-and-easy format.  Through this game, you will be testing your wit and learning more about our monuments too! 

24. Enjoy An Ice Cream At The New Oh My Cow! Cafe

Venue: 5 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, #02-280, Singapore 039594

A colourful, fun, and cosy space for a dose of happiness, Oh My Cow! is a brand-new, homegrown ice cream and dessert café that will serve up an extensive range of ice creams and plated desserts – all of which can be amped up with flowy Nutella from a fountain that dispenses this well-loved hazelnut spread, possibly Singapore’s first!

Savour an enticing and novel range of quality ice cream inspired by flavours from all over the world, including notable Japanese-influenced options the likes of Cherry BlossomMomo SenchaCoffee Nagoya and more, as well as the country’s first all-manual coffee machine.

More ideas for your next family meal / gathering in our Nov F&B List!

25. Otah & Friends Introduces New Art Workshops

VenueThe Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Rd, #03-26 Singapore 238843

Otah & Friends are rolling out a series of workshops conducted by local artists! Families can take part in crafting, painting and even baking at brands outlet at The Centrepoint! 

26. Enjoy The Sing.浪 2022 Mandopop Concert 

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Dates: 26 Nov 2022, 8 pm
Admission: $15

Sing•浪 returns to its physical format at the Singapore Indoor Stadium this year. Organised by Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC), the Mandopop concert celebrates its 5th edition with a special line-up of Chinese pop music with Taiko drums, anime, kungfu hip-hop, calligraphy, opera and pole act. Mandopop lovers can look forward to a dazzling performance and sing-along of familiar tunes by well-known mandopop stars such as Tanya Chua, Bii, along with Singapore's next wave of singers such as Tosh Zhang, Glenn Yong, Bonnie Loo and many more.

Tickets are at standard price of $15 via the ticketing website. Passion Card, NTUC, SAFRA, HometeamNS, and MeRewards card holders can enjoy a $5 discount with their cards promo code.

27. Catch the Orchard Road Christmas Light-up

Venue: Orchard Road, Tangln Road to Plaza Singapura
Dates: 12 Nov - 2 Jan 2022

The Orchard Road light-up returns in 2022 where families can expect a festive-filled Orchard Road with glistening light displays, immersive attractions, pop-up activations and the Great Christmas Village, a fun-filled area with rides, live music, food and a beer garden.

28. Have Fun Jumping At Jumptopia at VivoCity

VenueOutdoor Plaza, Level 1, VivoCity
Date: 18 Nov - 26 Dec 2022
Admission: $10 (adult) | S22 (child) - tickets available on Klook

Families can expect lots of jumping fun at the Jumptopia at VivoCity, at the Outdoor Plaza! Happening from 18 Nov, kids can expect to be jumping in 5 massive Candy and Dessert-themed inflatables! 

Jump around, jump into massive ball pits, jump on slides and jump everywhere! Tickets are available now with buddy and family packages available too! 

29. Take Part In The Pokémon GO Safari Zone

Venue: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Dates: 18 - 20 Nov 2022, 12 pm - 6 pm
Admission: from $17

Catch 'em all at Gardens by the Bay from 18 to 20 Nov 2022 as the highly anticipated Pokémon GO Safari Zone returns! This is your chance to capture rare Pokemons that might not spawn elsewhere, including the first-ever shiny Purrloin! 

We expect there will be lots of fun activities, photo opportunities and meet & greet sessions too! So get your tickets now! 

30. Carnival Games & More At The T3 Underground Carnival

Venue: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Basement 2 and Basement 3
Dates: 4 Nov 2022 - 2 Apr 2023
Admission: Spend and redeem or purchase tickets.

Experience the PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE of carnivals all at once at the T3 Underground Carnival! This massive carnival play space will span across 9000 sqm (at Terminal 3, Basement 2 and 3) and will include over 30 carnival rides, game booths and photo-opportunities across 3 different sections! 

Families can play at old-school amusement rides, win prizes at the the carnival games and even race at the Dino Kart circuit too! Purchase credits before 17 Nov 2022 to enjoy an early bird discount too! 

31. Wet & Dry Carnival Fun @ the Waterfront Carnival by PAssion Wave

Venue: PAssion Wave @ Marina Bay
Dates: 13 Nov 2022, 10 am - 3 pm
Admission: $10 per pax

PAssion Wave @ Marina Bay is organising a taster of waterfront lifestyle activities that are available at PAssion Wave on 13 Nov 2022! For just $10 per pax, families can head down to enjoy various land and water sports, as well as a carnival atmosphere with popcorn and candy floss, airbrush tattoos, inflatable obstacle courses, electronic animal rides, and more.

Some of the sports try-outs happening include 

  • Archery by Salt & Light Archery: Residents will be guided by Tan Si Lie (Israel) – a SEA Games medallist and MOE-certified coach from Salt & Light Archery. There will also be an exhibition of archery by national archers.
  • Laser Air Pistol: Residents will be guided by Kiat Xuan, a National modern pentathlon athlete and a Singapore Sports School alumni
  • Strider Bike: Suitable for young children, Strider Bikes are a unique no-pedal and no-gears bicycle aimed at teaching balanc e and steering to children.
  • Kid-In-A-Kayak (KIAK): Suitable for kids of primary school age, the activity hopes to introduce children to the fun of kayaking and develop their interest in paddle sports. Equipment and paddles are specially constructed for children.

Visitors can learn more about various topics including the importance of sustainability and the conservation of the environment at the educational booths too!

Tickets are available now at $10 per pax, includes a redeemable goodie bag. Visit https://go.gov.sg/pwoc to get your tickets! 

32. The Popular Holiday Camps by PeopleUp are Back!

Location: Multiple locations, depend on camp
Dates: Depend on camp
Fee:
 from $449
Recommended Age: 5 -12 years old

PeopleUp is bringing back their series of popular camps! Covering a variety of themes, such as Space Exploration, Outdoor Adventure, Multi-Sports and more, these holiday camps are a constant hit with both kids and parents! Kids can expect lots of fun and to learn new skills while parents can expect a fuss-free experience with the option to include transport to and from the camp venues!

The PeopleUp camps available in 2022 include,

  • 3-day Space Explorers Expedition Camp
  • 3-day Outdoor Adventure Building Camp
  • 3-day Ultimate Holiday Camp
  • 3-day Ultimate Sports Camp at SAFRA Mount Faber
  • 3-day Ultimate Sports Camp at SAFRA Tampines

Don't wait and sign-up now! 

33. Japan Rail Cafe's Fukushima Food Fair With Free Tasting of Fish and Sake

Venue: Japan Rail Cafe, 5 Wallich St, #01 - 20 Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883
Dates: 1 - 30 Nov 2022
Admission: Free

JAPAN RAIL CAFE is thrilled to present a month-long ‘Fukushima Food Fair’ starting from 1 November 2022, which includes a free tasting event of top-notch fish and sake from 2 to 8 November 2022 that welcomes all to have a taste of the best that Fukushima has to offer. 

Partake in the convivial, interactive and welcoming food fair that will be held within the JAPAN RAIL CAFE’s cosy dining space. To add to the energetic atmosphere, supplier representatives will be present on 2 and 3 November 2022 to share more about their outstanding products!

34. Head Down To The Giving Day @ Bishan

Venue: Bishan CC
Dates: 12 Nov 2022, 2.30 pm - 6 pm
Admission: Free

Giving Day @ Bishan CC is a all things FREE Event! Families who attend can join the free-cycle free market where you can donate or take items - basically exchanging useless stuff at home for something useful! 

There will also be free groceries that are donated by merchants, sustainable workshops, as well as game booths where you can get to win NTUC vouchers! 

So go ahead and register Now: bit.ly/3zolApw



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    Jiarong Yu
    Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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