Things to do this Weekend: A So Singapore Experience @ Sentosa

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Location: Sentosa
Date: Till 27 Aug 2017 
Hour: Various timings
Admission: FREE [island entry charges apply]

Sentosas - So Singapore

As we draw nearer to National Day in August, we start seeing more activities which are Singapore- themed. One that we noticed is So Singapore @ Sentosa - a series of activities to celebrate the nation's Cuisines and Heritage! 

Sentosa Merlion turns up the Magic!

Starting from now till the 27th of August, you may see the Merlion in literally different lights! You may even enjoy augmented reality (AR) features by simply downloading a free AR application (marq+).

Sentosa Merlion

Time  7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm & 9.15pm,
 2 additional shows at 9.45pm & 10.15pm on Weekends, Eve of Public Holiday and Public Holiday
Venue  Merlion Plaza (Imbiah Station)

Photo Credits: Sentosa Development Corporation

The same App can also be used in an interactive guest activity Virtual Moments. By pointing their smartphones at Singapore icons planted at various points around Merlion Plaza, Beach Plaza and Beach Station, guests will see AR graphics and a short write-up about the icon they are focusing on.

Special performances

From now till 26 August, music and performance arts lovers should look out for Sounds of the Lion City.

Time  5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.55pm
Venue  Merlion Plaza (Imbiah Station)


Various performances will be held every Saturday, including traditional Face-changing (Biàn Liǎn), Wushu, Peranakan folk songs, classic Indian songs, and even East-meets-West fusion music that brings together instruments such as an erhu, a modern music keyboard, and more.

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Carnival 2017 - So Singapore

From 4 August to 13 August, enjoy delectable and original local tastes while travelling back in time at the unique Heritage Carnival at Palawan Green. 

Dates ¬†4 ‚Äď 13 August¬†
¬†Food and retail stalls available from 4¬†‚Äď 6 Aug
¬†Larger-than-life photo props and movie screening available from 7¬†‚Äď 13 Aug
Time ¬†11am¬†‚Äď 9pm
Venue  Palawan Green (Beach Station)


The kids will be thrilled to meet and interact with roving costumed characters from Singapore’s pre-war days. You may even introduce Singaporean delights such as Peranakan Kueh, Burger Bombs and Chendol to the LOs!

Check out the outdoor obstacle course for children, movies under the stars and larger-than-life photo props at the carnival too!

Special Offers

There will also be special "52" Offers for attractions on Sentosa! Check out the offers available here. 

You may also like to check out Discounted Attractions for BYKidO Pass Holders


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Selected Attraction BYKidO Promotions

Universal Studio Singapore Tickets from $48

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Singapore Zoo Tickets from $18.50

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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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