The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (2 - 8 Oct 2023)

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Here's a list of weekly family fun events and experiences for you to create family fun this week! 

Here's our weekly list of family fun to-dos to help you create lots of fun times with the kids! This week, get ready for the a fun-filled picnic at Gardens by the Bay, the Children's Day Festival, Octoburst! at the Esplanade, an exciting play experience at The World of Nickelodeon and more! 

As always, this¬†is just a compilation of our weekly five ideas, if you need more ideas for family fun, do head over to¬†our¬†weekly updated list of¬†weekly recommendations¬†or¬†join our Telegram group¬†for the most up-to-date sharing too!ÔĽŅ

1. Meet Your Favourite Characters at The World of Nickelodeon at Marina Square

Venue: Let's Play @ #03-208/209 Marina Square
Dates: 23 Sep 2023 - 14 Sep 2024, 10 am - 8.30 pm
Admission: $31 (Mon - Thu), $35 (Fri - Sun, Ph and school holiays) - Ticket available on

Calling fans of PAW Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer! "The World of Nickelodeon" is back with more exciting immersive experiences at Let's Play @ Marina Square!

At The World of Nickelodeon, imaginations run wild as children explore a world of entertainment and adventure with incredible interactive gameplay and immersive exploration with the exhilarating realm of Nickelodeon characters.

The World of Nickelodeon is located at Let's Play @ Marina Square Level 3.

2. A Children's Festival at Octoburst! at the Esplanade

Venue: Esplanade, various locations
Dates: 6 Oct 2023
Admission: Free

In conjunction with Children‚Äôs Day in October,¬†Esplanade¬†presents¬†Octoburst!¬†‚Äď A Children‚Äôs Festival¬†‚Äď a festival that encourages artful play and fun for all.

Audiences of all ages and abilities can look forward to an array of exciting performances and activities that will charm both children and adults. Kick off the day with the talented young performers from Bukit View Primary School on the angklung and kulintang followed by an upbeat performance by Junior Rave Harpers. Vibe to familiar tunes, from uplifting renditions of songs about Singapore to Latin-themed songs.

Families can also join the Zip Zap Zoom Collective on a sing-along session featuring well-loved songs. Not to be missed either are Job Search, a roving performance by Freddo’s Children Theatre that inspires young ones to explore their dream jobs, and Musical Tales of Little-Known Tails, a curious musical storytelling adventure by Lin Xiangning.

At 4 pm, come celebrate PIP’s birthday as Dawn Wong and her friends (including PIP, Esplanade's most colourful and friendliest face!) perform jazzed up nursery rhymes and a jazzy birthday song! This is a free programme but registration is required! 

Discover more Children's Day weekend to-do with us too! 

3. Picnic with Grandpa and Grandma at Celebrating Our Grands!

Venue: 7 Oct 2023, 4 pm - 7 pm
Dates: Gardens by the Bay, West Lawn (Next to Bayfront Plaza)
Admission: Free

Celebrating Our Grands (COG), an annual event by Families for Life (FFL) to honour grandparents or elderly extended family members, returns this year with a picnic that everyone in the family, young or old, will enjoy! Head down for a day of family fun with exciting activity booths and stage programmes!

The picnic will be held at Gardens by the Bay¬†where families can spend quality time with your ‚Äėgrands‚Äô and let them know how much they mean to¬†you!

4. Catch the Disney 100: The Sound of Magic

Venue: Esplanade Theatre
Dates: 7 - 8 Oct 2023 (2hrs 30mins with 20mins intermission)
Admission: $58 - $198

Join the Disney 100: The Sound of Magic, a symphonic celebration of Disney music, animation and memories - 100 years in the making!   

Favourite characters and soundtracks from the Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disney Parks come to life on stage and the big screen at the Esplanade Theatre in a live-to-film concert like never before.  

Journey on a magic carpet ride through the most memorable song, score and movie moments of the first 100 years of The Walt Disney Company, including Peter Pan, Moana, Aladdin, The Jungle Book, Frozen, The Lion King, Fantasia, Encanto, Disney Parks classics, and more!

5. Kids Visit LEGOLAND¬ģ¬†Malaysia¬†for Free at the Brick-or-Treat Halloween Monster Party

Venue: 7, Jalan Legoland, Bandar Medini Iskandar Malaysia, 79250 Iskandar Puteri, Johor
Dates: 29 Sep - 5 Nov 2023
Admission: RM249 for adults

The annual Brick-or-Treat Halloween celebration is back at LEGOLAND Malaysia! For this year’s Monster Party theme, kids dressed in costume enter the theme park for free from 29 Sep to 5 Nov 2023.

Halloween Monster Party will be extended to 8.00pm every Friday and Saturday during this period too!

The Monster Party adventure begins with the enchanting Candy Trail. Kids receive their very own brick-or-treat goodie bags to embark on a candy quest, knocking on doors to collect a treasure trove of sweet treats!

Don't miss the season-exclusive "The Great Monster Chase" 4D Movie, a thrilling adventure with favorite LEGO characters on a mission to chase down mischievous monsters. Expect heart-pounding chases, tongue-in-cheek humor, and immersive effects like wind, bubbles, water, and more, guaranteed to keep you jumping and laughing in your seat!

If this is not for you, did you know that there's more family-friendly Halloween events happening around Singapore too?





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This article is prepared by

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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