The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (7 - 13 Aug 2023)

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Don't miss these family-fun events and experiences and create more family fun times this week! 

Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some exciting to-dos, including free entry to the Sentosa Magical Fountain, celebrate Le Le's 2nd Birthday and even to experience the World of tokidoki 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. Free Entry to Sentosa Musical Fountain at Central Beach Bazaar

Venue: Sentosa Musical Fountain, 50 Beach View, Singapore 098604
Dates: 9 Aug 2023, 4.30 pm, 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm
Admission: Free

Bring out your inner patriot this National Day with a celebration of spectacular visuals and music at Sentosa Musical Fountain! A perfect spot for families to come together and rejoice in the spirit of Singapore's 58th birthday, the Sentosa Musical Fountain will be playing a medley of iconic National Day songs from years past. 

With free admission for a limited time only, marvel at the mesmerising choreography of synchronised water jets gracefully dancing to an eclectic selection of soundtracks. The 5-minute show will play a medley of three popular theme songs that were specially created to commemorate Singapore’s birthday on 9th August, which each Singaporean might know by heart.

2. Celebrate Le Le's 2nd Birthday at River Wonders

Venue: River Wonders
Dates: Now till 10 Sep 2023
Admission: Fees to River Wonders apply

Le Le, the first Giant Panda cub born on these shores, celebrates his coming of age on 14 August 2023. To herald this milestone, which marks Le Le’s first steps towards independence, River Wonders will be offering a host of panda-themed activities from now until 10 September 2023.

That's not all! Le Le fans, mark 14 August 2023 in your calendar to celebrate Le Le’s tworrific milestone! Head into River Wonders bright and early and watch the birthday bear receiving treats such as a specially prepared bamboo cake and trying his hand at some unboxing. Don’t fret if you can’t make it! The party will be streamed live as well.

3. The World of Tokidoki at The Centrepoint and Waterway Point

Venue: The Centrepoint (4 - 21 Aug) and Waterway Point (4 Aug - 3 Sep)
Admission: Free

The World of tokidoki lands at The Centrepoint and Waterway Point! 

Don‚Äôt miss a visit to the exclusive collaboration ‚ÄúArt Beyond Boundaries‚ÄĚ between¬†The Centrepoint¬†and¬†tokidoki happening from 4 to 21 August. Featuring 8 pieces of SG-themed tokidoki designs that are uniquely¬†Singapore, the designs capture Singaporeans‚Äô love for travel, exploration and international connectivity. Families¬†may also¬†collect a tokidoki play pass to the¬†tokidoki play zone which promises endless fun and many opportunities for wefies with a min. spending!

From 4 August to 3 September, with a minimum spend of $30 at Waterway Point, children can bounce around the huge inflatable tokidoki Fun Village playground surrounded by themed slides and activities. For some DIY fun, redeem a free pass to one of two colourful tokidoki workshops, plus meet Donutella or Cactus during the tokidoki mascot meet & greets! 

4. Pop-Up Rooms at National Museum of Singapore for Photos!

Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Dates: Till 19 Nov 2023 
Admission: Free

Inspired by the themes featured in the National Museum of Singapore's latest exhibition,¬†Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s‚Äď2000s, there will be¬†two new pop-up rooms that will complement the ongoing NMS Disco Room and offer visitors a glimpse into some of the popular sights around Singapore in the 1980s.

Families can enter the¬†Singapore Airline‚Äôs (SIA) Raffles Lounge which was first launched in 1976. The room spotlights three unique amenities and services that were offered on SIA flights from the 1970s to the 1980s ‚Äď Slumberettes, custom divans that could be turned into beds located on a separate deck of the Boeing 747, which were precursors to the convertible flat beds on the first class seats; live in-flight entertainment performances on selected routes; and SIA‚Äôs one-of-a-kind dining experience, Hugo‚Äôs in the Sky.¬†

Those who love to take trick shots won't want to miss Hotel inspired by the Goodwood Park Hotel in the 1980s, showcasing the recreated hotel lobby, corridor and hotel room, alongside a selection of objects specially loaned from the hotel’s collection including key cards, advertisements and postcards from the 1900s to 1970s. 

Enjoy Water and Dry Sports at the PAssion Wave's Project Blue Wave Eco Festival

Venue: PAssion Wave @ Pasir Ris
Dates: 12 Aug 2023, 9 am - 1 pm
Admission: $10 per pax

Mark you calendar for the PAssion Wave's Project Blue Wave Eco Festival happening on 12 Aug 2023! Families can expect a mix of water and land sport try-outs for families to enjoy at the festival, these include thrilling activities like abseiling, climbing, and kayaking! Those with dogs will also get to bring their fur-kids to try out activities like the Pawddle try-out and pets obstacle course.

There will also be eco-workshops and eco-education booths for families to learn more about how to make a positive impact to our planet. 

*BONUS* National Day Events and Activities

Don't forget to also check out the happenings for National Day 2023 across the island. Most of them are happening on the 9th of August with some extending till the end of the week 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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