Lots of exciting family-friendly events are happening, and here's our suggestions for family fun this week!
From massive carnivals to Christmas markets, there are plenty of family-friendly happenings to celebrate the school holidays and to help you create plenty of family fun over too!
Here's our round up for the Year-end Holidays or simply scroll down to see our recommendations for this week!
1. Celebrate The Year-end Festivities At The Changi Festive Village
Venue: Changi Airport, Jewel Changi Airport, Jurassic Mile
Dates: Happening now
The annual Changi Festive Village is back with the excitingly fun T3 Underground Carnival, a magical glamping night with a majestic view of the HSBC Rain Vortex, a dazzlingly lit Jurassic Mile in Changi's longest-ever light-up and an out-of-this-world adventure with Avatar-themed activities!
There will be stunning installations inspired by Avatar: The Way of Water on show at Changi Airport’s T3 Departure Hall with light, sound and projection shows and snow fall too!
Over at Jewel Changi Airport, families will find a 16-metre tall Prudential Singapore Jewel Christmas Tree at the entrance of the Shiseido Forest Valley and Jewel's Canopy Park will also thrill visitors with many aquatic interactive displays at various attractions and scenic lookouts. Catch an exclusive Light & Sound show inspired by Avatar: The Way of Water daily with snow fall too!
2. An Exciting Mega Carnival and Light Installations At Downtown East
Venue: Downtown East
Dates: 19 Nov 2022 onwards
Admission: Depends on activity
Downtown East's Space Odyssey Christmas brings an array of specially curated programmes to keep everyone enthralled! Families will visit the one-of-its-kind and must-see "intergalactic” SPACE OUT! exhibition — which takes place in three locations at Downtown East, including an outdoor interactive light projection which transports you to the surface of Mars and the Moon, where you can touch the stars, move planets with your hands, and more.
Over at D'Marquee, families can get on dinosaur rides, Viking rides, interactive dinosaur ball pits and sandpits, merry-go rounds, and more at the Mega Carnival
3. Go Jumping At Jumptopia VivoCity
Venue: Outdoor Plaza, Level 1, VivoCity
Date: 18 Nov - 26 Dec 2022
Admission: $10 (adult) | $22 (child) - tickets available on Klook
The popular bouncy castle event, Jumptopia is coming to the Outdoor Plaza at Vivocity! Imagine inflatable bouncy castles in Candy and Dessert themes over an 8,600 sqft of space!
Come and bounce off walls decked in chocolatey goodness at Bell’s Chocolatier Café; go down giant slides into candy-coloured ball pits at Tiger’s Donut Joint; get tempted by life-sized gingerbread man cookies at Happy’s Gingerbread House; and snap a cool photo for the ‘gram against the fruity, colourful backdrop at Raby’s Lollipop Hutch.
With something for everyone, tiny tots can get in on the fun too at Mark’s Little Training Gym, where they can tumble and toss against soft foam, and go ga-ga in the ball pit.
Be transported to a whimsical winter candyland as you enjoy the festive sights, complete with falling snow!
4. Meet & Greet Puss in Boots In An Exclusive Screening
Venue: Golden Village Bishan
Dates: 26 Nov 2022, from 9.15am
Admission: $39 (members), $42 (public)
To celebrate the holidays and the opening of the new Puss in Boots movie, bring your little ones to the GV Family Carnival: The Puss In Boots: The Last Wish for a fun-filled day together. Be entertained with wholesome activities for the family and a meet & greet with Puss In Boots and Kitty Soft Paws, life-size! There will also be stage games, bouncy castle , slime and more!
For a limited time, enter PUSS5OFF at check out, and enjoy $5 off each ticket! The validity of this special promo code is only till 26 November 2022.
5. Celebrate Christmas Across 3 Mandai Wildlife Parks at Festive Wild-erland
Venue: Singapore Zoo, River Wonders and Night Safari
Dates: 17 Nov - 2 Jan 2023
Admission: Festive 2-park bundle
For the first time, Mandai Wildlife Group is running a three-park campaign, Festive Wild-erland to celebrate the black and white animals of Singapore Zoo, River Wonders and Night Safari, including the African Penguin, Giant Panda and Malayan Tapir.
Families will go on a journey of play elements and Instagram-worthy installations, an AR animal trail, up-close encounters with black and white animals, and create crafts like a terrarium or festive wreath to take home.
Head down to the Monochrome Maze in Singapore Zoo to discover threats faced by wildlife from poachers and bulldozers, and exit the maze with a better understanding of how everyday actions impact wildlife.
At River Wonders, children can play at the Panda-monium Playground and pretend to be just like Le Le, Singapore’s first Giant Panda cub, and engage in all elements of play in this panda-themed space.
Those visiting the Night Safari will get to capture insta-worthy photos amidst falling snow at the Naracoorte Cave or visit the new animal exhibit and get acquainted with new residents, the Tasmanian Devils.
6. Keep The Kids Meaningfully Entertained This School Holidays
Venue: BYKidO SHOP
Fill up your kids' time this holiday with meaningful activities and keep the entertained with these holiday camps, workshops and experiences! Discover new interests, take part in purposeful learning and simply have fun!
- Nature Walks with Young Nautilus in Nov and Dec
- 5-Day Cultural Arts Camp - Music & Calligraphy Camp
- Get a $20 Off Art Jamming Sessions Coupon with Arteastiq at Mandarin Gallery
- 1.5 Hour Recreation Drone Flying Experience
- Train with BVB Academy coaches & Meet Borussia Dortmund players at the Lion City Sailors Football School Soccer camp
- 10% Off Island Wanderer Family Adventure Trail