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5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore!


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Week: 10 Dec - 16 Dec 2018

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1. Soak in the Christmas Cheer at Light of Christmas 2018 – Christmas Market!

Soak in the Christmas Cheer at Light of Christmas 2018 – Christmas Market!

Location: Toa Payoh Central Amphitheatre, 181A Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Date:
 22 Dec – 23 Dec 2018 
Hour:
 5.00 pm – 9.30 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

Soak in the festivities with live performances, catch the breath-taking Fire Dance, try out a variety of games and crafts, shop for yummy nom-noms and novel goodies, dance in the snow and chase after bubbles at Light of Christmas 2018!

Soak in the Christmas Cheer at Light of Christmas 2018 – Christmas Market!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Toa Payoh Methodist Church

2. Venture into ICE MAGIC Park & The Whimsical Candy Playground for a Wintry Adventure!

Venture into ICE MAGIC Park & The Whimsical Candy Playground for a Wintry Adventure!

Location: Changi Exhibition Centre, 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Date:
 1 Feb – 14 Mar 2019

Hour:

  • Sun – Thur: 9 am – 8 pm (last entry: 6 pm)
  • Fri – Sat, PH Eve, PH: 9 am – 11 pm (last entry: 9 pm)

Admission:

  • Child (5yrs and below): Free
  • Child (6 – 12yrs): $45
  • Adult (13 – 59yrs): $55
  • Senior (60yrs and above): $20

Step into ICE MAGIC Park and The Whimsical Playground, and find paradise on earth. A cold and white paradise.

Venture into ICE MAGIC Park & The Whimsical Candy Playground for a Wintry Adventure!

You’ll forget all about Singapore’s sultry weather at the snow zone where you can ski, snow-board, skate, and even have a snow ball fight with your little ones.

Catch yourself feeling like you just stepped into fairy land at The Whimsical Playground. Explore the candy-themed village, ride on the Magic Carousel, send your best knight forward with the Giant English Chess Set, and more.

Later you can also team up with your little ones to try your hands at the creative dessert workshop.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Apollo Entertainment Media

3. Meet Pikachu & Admire Art Installations at Sentosa!

Meet Pikachu & Admire Art Installations at Sentosa!

Location: Palawan Beach Walk, Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Date:
 14 Dec – 16 Dec | 21 Dec – 23 Dec 2018

Hour:

  • Fri: 7.30 pm 
  • Sat: 7.30 pm | 9.00 pm 
  • Sun: 7.30 pm

Admission: FREE (island admission charges apply)

Get ready to squeal in delight at all the adorable-ness you’re about to witness at the First LED Pikachu Night Parade and Dance show to be held outside of Japan!

Catch nine cuddly Pikachu adorned with LED lights grooving to the rhythm as they march along the 100m route and feel free to groove along with them! 

While you’re there, get crafty with DIY Glitter Slime and Liquid Squishy Ball, set sail aboard the dazzling Palawan Pirate Ship, admire art installations, immerse yourselves in live music, and feast on yummy bites!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Sentosa

4. Listen to Christmas Stories with Your Little Ones at The Artground!

Listen to Christmas Stories with Your Little Ones at The Artground!

Location: The Artground, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block J #01-40, Singapore 439053
Date:
 2 Dec – 30 Dec 208

Hour:

  • 9 Dec 2018: 11.30 am – 12.15 pm 
  • 16 Dec 2018: 2.30 pm – 3.15 pm 
  • 23 Dec 2018: 2.30 pm – 3.15 pm
  • 30 Dec 2018: 11.30 am – 12.15 pm

Admission: $10/parent-child for activities
Suitable Ages: 
3 – 7 yrs

Discover Rudolph’s story, immerse yourselves in the tale of The Night Before Christmas, sing along with Frosty the Snowman, and get your creative gears going with a craft activity with Christmas Stories held every Sunday of December at The Artground!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits The Storytelling Centre

5. Escape to Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay for this Christmas!

Escape to Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay for this Christmas!

Location: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Date: 
30 Nov – 26 Dec 2018 
Hour: 
4 pm – 11 pm

Admission:

  • Red (one-time entry from 7 Dec – 13 Dec) 
    Online: $6
    At the Gate: $8

  • Gold (one-time entry from 14 Dec – 26 Dec) 
    Online: $8
    At the Gate: $10

  • Children under 0.9m: FREE (limited to 2 children per paying adult)

Escape from the scorching heat into a Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay this festive season!

In addition to fluffy snow, merry Christmas hits and ho-ho-ho Santa, whom you’ll find in his Alpine House, Winter Wonderland is brimming with festivities!

Behold awe-striking handmade light sculptures that look like they belong in a Disney animation, catch Rob Lake’s bewitching magic and nibble on flavorful bites with Slice of SAVOUR bringing you from Italian to Chinese cuisines.

Escape to Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay for this Christmas!

Fill your tummies with more food and beverages while you shop for unique crafts and goods at the European-style Festive Market. Keep your little ones entertained with carnival games, kiddy rides, and inflatables or hit the skating rink with them for a dreamy date under the stars.

Escape to Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay for this Christmas!

Please note that admission fee does not include the price for other activities and food and beverages.

Escape to Winter Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay for this Christmas! - Event Map

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Christmas Wonderland

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6. Join in the High-Spirited Christmas Celebrations at Westgate with Your Little Ones!

Join in the High-Spirited Christmas Celebrations at Westgate with Your Little Ones!

Location: Westgate, 3 Gateway Dr, Singapore 608532
Date:
 7 Dec – 9 Dec | 14 Dec – 16 Dec | 21 Dec – 23 Dec | 24 Dec – 25 Dec 2018
Hour:
 6 pm – 8 pm 
Admission:
 FREE (face painting requires min. spending)

Venetian performers bring Westgate alive with celebrations this season through their magnificent performances. Prepare to be bewitched by the acts of jesters, jugglers, stilt-walkers, face painters, and more at the mall!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits CapitaLand

7. Unleash your Creativity at Festive Workshops in Frasers Malls!

Unleash your Creativity at Festive Workshops in Frasers Malls!

Location: Anchorpoint | Bedok Point | Changi City Point | Northpoint City | Robertson Walk | The Centrepoint | Valley Point | Waterway Point 
Date:
 17 Nov – 24 Dec 2018 
Hour:
 Various timing 
Admission:
 Min. spending required

Keep your and your munchkin’s tiny hands occupied this holidays with a wide range of hands-on craft workshops that you can find at the various Frasers Malls around Singapore!

From decorating yummy log cakes to making gooey slime, take your pick, partner up with your little ones and get those hands moving!  

Mall

Event

Date/ Time/ Venue

Anchorpoint

Message Candle and Scented Clay Making Workshop

8 Dec 2018
1 pm – 2 pm
B1 Common Area (beside Kopi Hive)

Soap Crafting Workshop

9 Dec 2018
1 pm – 2 pm
B1 Common Area (beside Kopi Hive)

Changi City Point 

DIY Log Cake Decoration Workshop

22 Dec - 23 Dec 2018
1 pm & 3 pm
Level 1, Outside PUMA

 

Northpoint City

Christmas Workshops

1 Dec – 23 Dec 2018 (Sat & Sun)
2 pm – 4 pm

Robertson Walk

Put a Frame on it!

22 Dec – 23 Dec 2018
5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Courtyard

The Centrepoint

Cupcake Decoration Workshop

8 Dec – 9 Dec 2018
2 pm – 4 pm
L2 Gastro+

Marshmallow Pop Decoration Workshop

15 Dec – 16 Dec 2018
2 pm – 4 pm
L2 Gastro+

Log Cake Decoration Workshop

22 Dec – 23 Dec 2018
2 pm – 4 pm
L2 Gastro+

Valley Point

Put a Frame on it!

22 Dec 2018
2 pm – 5 pm
Level 1, Atrium

Waterway Point

My Rudolph Buddy Workshop

21 Dec 2018
2 pm – 3 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
B1, Market Square

Shake It Christmas Bauble Workshop

23 Dec 2018
2 pm – 3 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
B1, Market Square

Hoppity Hop Gingerbread Man Workshop

23 Dec 2018
2 pm – 3 pm
4 pm – 5 pm
B1, Market Square

 

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Frasers Property  

8. Skate Under The Moonlight with Your Little Ones at VivoCity!

Skate Under The Moonlight with Your Little Ones at VivoCity!

Location: VivoCity, Outdoor Plaza, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585
Date:
 7 Dec – 25 Dec 2018

Hour:

  • Mon - Thu: 4:30 pm – 10.00 pm
  • Fri - Sun, eve of/and on PH: 4:30 pm – 11.00 pm (21 Dec 2018: 4.30 pm – 1.00 am)

Admission (includes skate rental and socks):

  • Off Peak (Mon – Thu: 4:30pm – 6:30pm): $12 per 30 min session
  • Peak (Mon – Thu: 6.30 pm – 10 pm | Fri – Sun, eve of/and on PH: 4:30 pm – 11 pm): $14 per 30 min session

  • Viewing Gallery Pass: $2/pass

Are your skates gathering dust in the closet? Lace them on and slide your way to VivoCity, where you can Skate Under the Moonlight with your little ones at the outdoor skating rink that has popped up this festive season!

What’s more, if you go skating on Christmas eve or on Christmas itself, you’ll get to skate along with Santa and his helpers!

Purchase your tickets here. For more information, click here.

Photo credits VivoCity 

9. Light Up Your Festive Season at SAFRA!

Light Up Your Festive Season at SAFRA!

Location: SAFRA Clubs
Date:
 24 Nov – 29 Dec 2018 
Hour:
 Various timing 
Admission:
 FREE

Celebrate Christmas with your little ones at SAFRA clubs around Singapore with dazzling light ups, stimulating workshops, yummy nom-noms, and exciting highlights that include magic and bubble shows!

RELATED: Light Up Your Festive Season at SAFRA - Find out what's lined-up at each clubs

For more information, click here.

Photo credits SAFRA

10. Mingle with Dragons and Beasts at the Singapore Zoo!

Mingle with Dragons and Beasts at the Singapore Zoo!

Location: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Date:
 17 Nov – 31 Dec 2018 (Weekends and Christmas only, unless otherwise stated) 
Hour:
 8.30 am – 6.00 pm (last entry: 5.30 pm)

Admission:

  • Adult: $33
  • Child (3-12 yrs): $22
  • Senior Citizen (60 yrs and above): $15

Dragons, unicorns and griffins. You’ve only heard about them in legends and myths, now, you have the opportunity to meet them live, at the Singapore Zoo!

Leave your fears at the door as you step into this fantasy land because not just them but a horde of other mythical beasts, including the Night King’s Ice Dragon from HBO Game of Thrones, have also made Singapore Zoo their temporary home. While you’re there, keep an eye and cameras out, for the Night King and his White Walkers will be dropping by.

Did you know that Singapore also has its very own dragon? Meet the friendly bearded dragon! Fortunately, he doesn’t breathe fire.

Additionally, take part in exhilarating games that teach you more about mythical creatures and the stories behind their creations, and get hands-on with dragon and unicorn crafts. 

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Wildlife Reserves Singapore

11. Celebrate Christmas on A Great Street with Your Little Ones!

Celebrate Christmas on A Great Street with Your Little Ones!

Location: Orchard Road, Singapore 
Date:
 10 Nov 2018 – 1 Jan 2019 
Hour:
 From 6.30 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

Well-loved Disney characters bring magic to live at Orchard Road this Christmas! Disney Princesses, Mickey Mouse and his gang as well as characters from Frozen and Toy Story make their appearances along the stretch from Tanglin Mall to Plaza Singapura! Bring your little ones down to awe at the bedazzling décor and lights, and snap pictures with your favorite characters!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Orchard Road Business Association 

12. Experience a Magical World at Rainforest Lumina!

Experience a Magical World at Rainforest Lumina!

Location: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Date:
 1 Jul – Dec 2018
Hour:
 7.30 pm – 12.00 am (last entry: 10.30 pm)      
Admission:
 $22/adult | $16/child

Wonder the night at a tropical rainforest with your little ones at Rainforest Lumina, a fantastical adventure that’ll leave you wanting for more!

Journey through the trail, indulging in the interactive multimedia experience with the company of the playful Creature Crew that includes an Orangutan, a Sloth and a White Tiger Cub.

Visitors are encourages to purchase tickets online here before their visit.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Wildlife Reserves Singapore

13. Celebrate the Season of Giving with Your Little Ones at Singapore Sports Hub!

Celebrate the Season of Giving with Your Little Ones at Singapore Sports Hub!

Location: Singapore Sports Hub
Date:
 27 Nov 2018 – 1 Jan 2019 
Hour:
 Various timing 
Admission:
 FREE

Keep an eye out for Santa, glowing Neon ChariTrees, craft workshops, film screenings, bazaars, and more this Christmas at Singapore Sports Hub!

You can also look forward to carnival games and rides, inflatable playground, fitness workouts, sports try outs, stage performances, and much more on the first weekend of December at the Sports Hub Community Play Day!  

Meet Pikachu & Admire Art Installations at Sentosa!

Highlights

  • Neon ChariTrees
    27 Nov 2018 – 1 Jan 2019: All Day

  • Santa Express Mailbox
    27 Nov – 16 Dec 2018: All Day

  • Christmas Carolling
    15 Dec – 23 Dec 2018: 1 pm | 7 pm

  • Santa Meet & Greet
    8 Dec – 23 Dec 2018: 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm

  • Disney on Ice Christmas Stockings Contest
    27 Nov – 26 Dec 2018: 10 am – 8 pm

  • Film Screenings
    15 Dec – 23 Dec 2018: 12 pm – 2 pm

For more information on Singapore Sports Hub Season of Giving, click here and here for more information on Sports Hub Community Play Day.

Photo credits Singapore Sports Hub

14. Step into a World of Magic at A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi!

Step into a World of Magic at A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi!

Location: Changi Airport
Date:
 16 Nov 2018 – mid-February 2019 
Hour:
 10 am – 10 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

You may need a Hogwarts Letter to get into Hogwarts, but not into the sister wizarding academy that has opened up at Changi Airport, where wizards and muggles are both welcome to set foot into the magical world of Harry Potter.

Step into a World of Magic at A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi!

Learn to cast a spell at Diagon Alley, stroll through Hogsmeade Village and be enchanted by the snow and light show, keep an eye out for Newt’s Menagerie from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and get your hands on some adorable Harry Potter merchandise!

RELATEDA Wizarding World Holiday at Changi—Casting spells, playing Quidditch, window shopping at Zonko’s Joke Shop, & More!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Changi Airport

15. Step into the Updated Future World: Where Art Meets Science at the ArtScience Museum!

Step into the Future World: Where Art Meets Science at the ArtScience Museum!

Location: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Date:
 Daily
Hour:
 10 am | 11.30 am | 1 pm | 2.30 pm | 4 pm | 5.30 pm (last entry)

Admission:

Local

  • Adult: $15
  • Child/Senior Citizen: $11

Standard

  • Adult: $18
  • Child/Senior Citizen: $13

The union of innovation and creativity brings you an extraordinary immersive experience at the newly refreshed Future World exhibition!

Wonder through the mesmeric Crystal Universe and explore Transcending Boundaries, a collection of six new artworks that inspires us to connect and interact with nature. 

Forget about standing under a real waterfall to experience the marvel of nature, the cascading waterfall brought to live with digital technology will evoke the same sentiments when you stand before it.

Collaborate with your little ones to produce a musical hit with Sketch Piston – Playing Music, an artwork that produces a variety of sounds every time you doodle something different on its screen.

Little ones are sure to find immense delight in bringing their colourings of animals and people to live at Sketch People and Animals, one of the new editions at the Park gallery.

What a Loving, and Beautiful World, where touching Chinese characters reshapes them into elements such as wind, rain and trees, is Park gallery’s other new edition.

In addition to the new digital artworks, the refresh has also introduced a new gallery—Sanctuary. Promising all who visit a moment of repose, Sanctuary will frequently renew its artwork. Currently, the gallery features an artwork portraying the different stages of cherry blossoms, symbolizing the transient life of both human and nature.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Marina Bay Sands

16. Be Awed by “Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum” Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay!

Be Awed by “Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum” Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay!

Location: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Date:
 2 Nov 2018 – 6 Jan 2019
Hour:
 9 am – 9 pm

Admission:

Standard (Two Conservatories)

    • Adult/Senior: $28
    • Child (3 - 12 yrs): $15

Singapore Resident (One Conservatory)

    • Adult: $12
    • Senior Citizen (≥60 yrs): $8
    • Child (3 - 12 yrs): $8

Gardens by the Bay is getting ready for yet another magical Christmas this year and adorable Disney Tsum Tsum characters are helping out at the Flower Dome!

As the Flower Dome transforms into a whimsical snowy land, spot some of the well-loved characters such as Chip and Dale, Mickey, Dumbo and Olaf amidst the Poinsettias, Christmas berries and hollies!

With a touch of cute and a sprinkle of magic, “Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum” Floral Display is sure to be an enchanting sight to behold!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Gardens by the Bay

17. Drop by Gateway Kids Club for Your Little Ones’ Playtime!  

Drop by Gateway Kids Club for Your Little Ones’ Playtime!

Location: Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461
Date:
 Every Saturday 
Hour:
 9 am – 1 pm 
Admission:
 Free and Ticketed
Suitable Ages: 3 – 8 yrs

Every Saturday, Gateway Kids Club hosts a line-up of programs for little ones to enjoy!

Little ones can let their imaginations fly with hands-on arts and craft activities, keep themselves occupied with outdoor games, and immerse in interactive storytelling tory each week. As spaces for the storytellisessions that capture the audience with a different sng sessions are limited, do register beforehand here.

Immerse yourselves in an interactive storytelling session

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Gateway Theatre

18. The Inventions of Ancient Greece: Origins of our Modern Technology

The Inventions of Ancient Greece

Location: The Annexe Building, Singapore Science Centre
Date:
 19th Oct 2018 - 17th Mar 2019
Hour:
 10 am - 6 pm (Last entry @ 5.30 pm

Admission (excluding Science Centre General Admission): $9 per person (Free for Children below 3 years)

Use Promo Code "YESWAY50" on the Klook App to enjoy $50 off bookings!

    Come to the Singapore Science Centre and venture back in time to discover the history of Ancient Greece with your little ones. While there, learn about the Greek's contributions to modern day science and technology. 

    The exhibition features over 40 inventions - most of them fully functional too! 

    For more information, click here.

    Photo credits Singapore Science Centre

    19. Have a Fun Fiesta at the Newly Opening SuperPark SG!

    Have a Fun Fiesta at the Newly Opening SuperPark SG!

    Location: Suntec City (North Wing), #02-477, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1, Singapore 038989
    Date:
     17 Nov onward

    Hour:

    • Mon – Fri: 10 am – 9 pm 
    • Sat – Sun, Public & School Holidays: 9 am – 9 pm

    Admission:

    • Regular: Mon – Fri
      • One Day (10 am – 9 pm): $35 
      • After 6 pm (6 pm – 9 pm): $22

    • Super Day: Sat – Sun, Public & School Holidays
      • Morning Mayhem (9 am – 1 pm): $32
      • Middle Session (1.30 pm – 5.30 pm): $40
      • After 6 pm (6 pm – 9 pm): $28
      • One Day Ticket (9 am – 9 pm): $48

    After this weekend, you and your little ones will have a new place to frolick at because SuperPark, an indoor sports park brimming with family-friendly activities is set to open its doors this weekend!

    The park will feature three themed areas with plenty to keep your excitement and energy levels high.

    Slide down on a tube tyre, feel the rush of flight with flying fox, crawl through tunnels, race your family, tumble around the foam pit, scale walls and more at the Adventure Area.

    Show off your skills and speed at the Game Arena with sporty activities such as the Hot Stepper, Superhoop, Baseball, and Superball. You can also Skate, scoot, climb, leap, backflip and more at the Freestyle Hall.

    You can expect to spend hours at this park chock-full of activities enjoyable not just for little ones but for parents as well!

    For more information, click here.

    Photo credits SuperPark SG

    20. Catch the Largest Display of Hanabi with Your Little Ones at Star Island!

    Catch the Largest Display of Hanabi with Your Little Ones at Star Island!

    Location: The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039805
    Date:
     31 Dec 2018 
    Hour:
     11 pm – 1 am (Doors open: 5 pm)

    Admission:

    • Early Bird (1 Nov – 30 Nov)
      • VIP*: $118
      • SECTION 1 PREMIUM: $70
      • SECTION 1: $62
      • SECTION 2: $46
      • SECTION 3: $30

    • Standard (1 Dec onwards)
      • VIP*: $148
      • SECTION 1 PREMIUM: $88
      • SECTION 1: $78
      • SECTION 2: $58
      • SECTION 3: $38

    Purchase tickets here.

    Catch the Largest Display of Hanabi with Your Little Ones at Star Island!

    Get ready to have your minds blown as you bid farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019 with Star Island, a partnership of grandeur fireworks, dazzling lights, 3D sound technology, and electrifying multi-disciplinary performances!

    Immerse yourselves in stunning performances accompanied by unique soundtracks as dazzling fireworks bloom flowers in the night sky!

    Prep yourselves for a night full of excitement by indulging in a variety of moreish treats and family-friendly activities before the show starts.

    Please note that little ones under 3 years old will not be admitted into the venue.

    For more information, click here.

    Photo credits Star Island Singapore Countdown Edition

     

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