The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (23 - 29 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, we highlight the family-friendly things you can do for Halloween, and in case the haze gets worse, where you can go for play time too! 

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!

1. Places to Go Trick or Treating

Photo Credits: Ah Lin Chua / Facebook

Love dressing the kids up? This Halloween, you may wish to bring your little ones to the following estates for a trick or treat adventure! Let the little ones roam the streets with their fellow monsters as they collect as many candies as they like! 

  • Opera Estate: 28 Oct 2023
  • Watten Estate: 28 Oct 2023
  • Woodgrove Estate: 31 Oct 2023

For more details refer to our list of Halloween events, #4 onwards. 

As these are community run events, we do not have full certainty that they will be happening. Also do note that many of these are held at private estates, and not every household might be involved in the festivities, so do practice respect for everyone. Here are some things to take note if you are heading out to these events! 

  • Come dressed! It adds to the atmosphere and the create memories (pictures) for years to be remembered
  • Bring water! It will get hot and warm in the costumes!
  • Watch out for cars - roads may not be manned and it will be dark. So remember to keep safe!¬†
  • Hold your little ones - some of these events get really crowded.¬†
  • Be polite and say your please and thank you! Remind your child to also not take too many candies (perhaps 1 or 2) so that others have a chance too!

2. Indoor Halloween Events at the Malls

If heading outdoor is not your thing, you may wish to consider the following family-friendly events happening at the malls this Halloween! You can still dress the kids and have fun in the comfort of an air-conditioned shopping mall! 

  • Tanglin Mall: 28 & 20 Oct

Embark on a spooktacular adventure this October at Tanglin Mall, where thrills and rewards await you and your little ones at the Science Lab Escape Quest! Be the first 50 BYKidO readers to key TMXBYKIDO1023 into your Great Rewards App for a complimentary pass to the Science Lab Escape Quest.

  • Anchorpoint: 28 & 29 Oct

Anchorpoint will be kickstarting the Halloween fun for families with its first ever Pumpkin Treat. The B1 atrium will transform into a festive pumpkin patch with free activities suitable for children aged 3 to 12. Old and new tenants will come together to join the spine-chilling fun with decorated shopfronts, exclusive Halloween bakes, and cauldrons of free candy.

  • Marina Square: 13 - 31 Oct

Marina Square will launch a spooktacular Halloween Trick or Treats Extravaganza! Get ready for spine-tingling fun and excitement as Marina Square’s Marina Foyer Atrium transforms into a Halloween wonderland!

  • Downtown East: 28 Oct¬†

Marking its triumphant return in October, Downtown East's anticipated annual event, Halloween Town: Yokai Festival 2023 is set to immerse all in an otherworldly experience once again, with its unique blend of supernatural allure and family-friendly fun.

  • Century Square: 28 - 29 Oct

Calling all vampires, werewolves, witches, zombies, and anything that goes bump in the night, come on down to Century Square! Sign up for a twist on Trick or Treating and be ready to pick up vouchers, treats and sweets along this exclusive guided tour around the mall!

For more Halloween family to-dos, check out our list of Halloween events! 

3. Visit the Newly Opened ActiveSG Swimming Complex@Bukit Canberra

Photo Credits: Canberra ZoneTwo / Facebook

Venue: 21 Canberra Link, Singapore 756973

Just opened, the new ActiveSG Swimming Complex@Bukit Canberra features four swimming pools suited for different needs - a 6-lane sheltered pool, an 8-lane outdoor lap pool (up to 1.8m in depth), a sheltered wading pool and an outdoor fun pool for children. 

The outdoor fun pool is definitely the big draw for little ones. Families will also find a smaller play structure in the sheltered wading pool - great when it gets too sunny! Overall, this is a cool new spot for families in the area to visit and to have lots of splashing family fun together! 

4. Enjoy Activities and Outdoor Screening at the BBC Earth Screening Festival

Venue: Gardens by the Bay, SuperTree Grove
Dates: 28 Oct 2023, 5.30 pm - 9 pm
Admission: Free

The BBC Earth Screening Festival will offer a special preview of the first episode of Planet Earth III on the big screen under the stars in the heart of the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay! Not only will you be the first to catch the series, there will also be other fun family activities for you to enjoy too! 

These include meet and greets with Bluey and Bingo mascots, as well as episode screenings of BBC’s iconic children’s shows like Hey Duggee, Go Jetters, Supertato and Bluey.

5. Indoor Playgrounds for Hazy Days - Paid and Free

This is for if the haze gets worse next week! Perhaps going out is not an option, or you prefer to stay indoors! We have a number of listicles with play options, paid and free that you may wish to consider! 

You may already be familiar with these, or perhaps there is a surprise inside that you only just realise! Or if we missed something out, drop us a note so that we can update the lists 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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