Your Guide to 70+ Events and Things to do for Families this Year-End Holidays in Singapore [2023 UPDATED]



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We bring you a compiled list of family-friendly events, activities and things you can do this year-end school holidays!

*Updated (Nov 2023)

The year-end period is usually filled with lots of family-friendly events, activities and things to do for more family fun. With so much information flying around, it can be confusing on what exactly is happening. This is why we’ve compiled a list of all the best family-friendly happenings this year-end for you - remember to check back often as we will update this list!  

Other family-fun to-dos for the year end holidays that you might be interested in! 

    Go on and discover what awaits your family this year-end holidays!

    Year-end Events & Activities

    1. A Series of Family Fun and More at Eastpoint Mall

    Venue: Eastpoint Mall, Outdoor field

    Discover family fun at Eastpoint Mall this year-end school holidays as the mall organises a series of exciting and fun family events for all to enjoy! From a skating experience to a free bouncy playground, read on to find out more! 

    1. Skate & Shine

    • Dates: 5 - 10 Dec 2023, 12 pm - 8 pm
    • Admission: $10 (book slot¬†here)

    Discover the joy of ice-skating at Eastpoint Mall! Enjoy 30-minutes of icy fun for only $10, PLUS a free popcorn treat for every weekend slot booked! 

    Safety gear such as helmets, gloves, knee pads and elbow pads will be provided. Do remember to bring your own mid-calf socks or purchase it onsite for $3 a pair! Suitable for children above 5 years, height restrictions may apply.

    2. Festive Pawradise Pets Carnival

    • Dates: 2 & 3 Dec 2023, 1 pm - 6 pm
    • Admission: Free

    Adopt a new furkid, get up close and personal with adorable animals, and bring your own pet along for a fun day out at the Festive Pawradise Pet Carnival!¬†That‚Äôs not all! Spend a min. of $90 from 25 Nov ‚Äď 2 Dec 2023 in Eastpoint Mall to receive a pony interaction or workshop pass.

    3. Holiday Fun with Eastpoint Mall

    • Dates: 16 & 17 Dec 2023, 12 pm - 8 pm
    • Admission: Free

    Immerse yourselves in an array of complimentary, fun-filled activities and bouncy playground organized by Families for Life! At the FFL engagement booth, you can learn more about FFL marriage and parenting programmes and resources, as well as support for families at different stages of life.

    Plus get to enjoy fun sand art and colouring craft activities with your family too! Reserve your slot for a festive-themed sand art activity by spending $90 from 3 ‚Äď 17 Dec 2023.

    2. Blast Off to Space Fest @ EXPO: Your Ultimate Family Fun Cosmic Adventure

    Venue: Singapore EXPO Hall 6
    Dates: 2 - 31 Dec 2023, 1pm to 9pm (Mon - Thu), 11am to 9pm (Fri - Sun)
    Admission: Free

    This holiday season, make unforgettable memories with your family by venturing into the cosmos at Space Fest @ EXPO, the largest indoor space-themed carnival! Happening from 2 to 31 Dec 2023, the carnival at Singapore EXPO Hall 6 offers a unique experience that's perfect for all families.

    Expect thrilling rides and games as Space Fest @ EXPO presents over 20 carnival rides and games, transforming the event hall into an immersive space-themed adventure. Preload your Space Pass with credits to enjoy these attractions or purchase your pass online to enjoy additional credits!

    There will also be a Marketplace featuring F&B, retail booths, and food trucks, making it a fantastic place for last-minute Christmas shopping, delicious treats, and self-care indulgences. The Marketplace is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm.

    While enjoying your food, you can also enjoy live entertainment at the Space Fest @ EXPO's main stage, Space Beats or let your little ones unleash their creativity at the craft corner! So come in on weekends to relax in the seating areas and soak in the music and activities.

    Regardless of your interest, you won't want to miss the Instagram-worthy installations scattered throughout the event space! Be sure to capture your family's photos at these spots and store your family fun memories!

    Mark your calendar for December 2nd to 31st, and explore the wonders of space right here at Singapore EXPO!

    3. Enjoy a Sporty and Fun Family Day at the Active Parents Sporty Playdate 2023

    Venue: OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub
    Date: 2 Dec 2023, 9 am - 6 pm
    Admission: Free with paid activities

    The year-end school holidays are back, and if you are on the lookout for an engaging and active way to bond with your family, this event is for you! Active Parents Sporty Playdate 2023 is a one-of-a-kind parent-child multi-sport experience that promises endless fun and quality time together. 

    From sport programmes to free-to-play activities, Active Parents Sporty Playdate promises to be an exciting way to create lasting memories with your child while engaging them more deeply in various sport from different sport categories! 

    There's even a FitFam Challenge where families can stand a chance to win up to $100 Decathlon gift card too! 

    4. A Full Day of Free Fun Activities for Families at Rochester Mall's All Stars Christmas

    Venue: Rochester Mall
    Dates: 2 Dec 2023, 12 pm - 5 pm
    Admission: Free

    The holiday season is upon us, and we have discovered a wonderland of activities that will undoubtedly spread the festive cheer among your children! If you're in the hunt for family-friendly events and experiences during this special time of year, you don't want to miss the All Stars Christmas at Rochester Mall! A one-day only family fun experience that combines sports day, a ninja obstacle course, craft workshops, fun performances, and lots of Christmas magic.

    Turn an ordinary shopping trip into a memorable outing. Rochester Mall presents a one-day only fun-filled (and FREE) experience all under one roof. Mark your calendars for 2nd Dec 2023 from 12 pm to 5 pm, for this exciting experience is suitable for kids aged 4-12 years old. 

    5. Bring Home a Free Peppa Pig Plushie from Giant

    Venue: Giant Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, except Kranji
    Dates: 9 Nov - 13 Dec 2023
    Fees: Free with min. spending

    It's that magical time of the year again, and Giant is all set to make your Christmas season brighter, merrier, and filled with laughter with Peppa Pig! Giant is thrilled to announce a host of exciting promotions and activities specially designed for young families and kids this festive season! 

    Giant is bringing you a fantastic opportunity to take home cute little Peppa Pig 3-inch plushies for FREE! Simply spend a minimum of $60 in a single receipt at any Giant Hypermarket or Supermarket*, excluding Kranji between 9 Nov to 13 Dec 2023 to get a Peppa Pig 3-inch plushie! 

    There are a total of 10 unique designs available to collect, with 2 new designs released every week! So don't miss out on collecting the full set! 

    6. Interactive Fun Experience at Chaos Lab

    Venue: Changi Airport Terminal 2, Viewing Mall North #03-03, Singapore 819643
    Dates: From Nov 2023
    Admission: $30 (children), $9 (adults) - Tickets here

    Things are about to get a little chaotic! Chaos Lab is the ideal place for the little ones to have fun creating and playing. Here, they will get to explore a slime station, a neon graffiti wall, a ball pit, and many more surprises!

    Meet the manic mad scientist, Dr Splat, and their lab assistants who will guide you through different zones to play, create, learn, and get just a little bit messy. You’ll be sure to enjoy yourself and make great family memories in this lab-themed playground.

    Chaos Lab is not just another play area, but one where creativity, fun and learning mixes into an exciting experience.

    7. Visit Singapore Largest Yuletide Fair - The Christmas Wonderland

    Venue: Gardens by the Bay
    Dates: 1 Dec 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: from $8 (adults), $6 (children) - tickets available here

    Ring in the festive cheer this December as Christmas Wonderland celebrates a decade of wonder as it returns to Gardens by the Bay from 1 Dec 2023 to 1 Jan 2024! The 10th edition of Singapore’s biggest (and in our opinion, best) yuletide fair features a supersized fairground with a sensational array of light displays, new carnival rides and more festive activities.

    With more than 27,000 square metres to cover, this year‚Äôs enlarged fairground comprises three magical zones:¬†Supertree Grove, Frosty‚Äôs Fairground¬†at The Meadow, and¬†Gingerbread Grove. Visitors can admire 13 stunning light displays, soak in the holiday cheer with a multi-sensory experience complete with ‚Äėsnow‚Äô in the tropics, hop onto new carnival rides, have a go at carnival games, meet Santa Claus, dine on festive fare, catch live performances by local artistes and lots more!¬†

    8. Jumptopia Playful Wonders at Sands 

    Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Hall C, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
    Dates: 25 Nov 2023 - 7 Jan 2024 (tickets available here)

    Are you ready? The annual year-end Jumptopia will be back at Sands Convention Center, Hall C with more fun and creative play for little ones! Jumptopia Playful Wonders will be a large-scale end-of-year event that combines bouncy castles, children's go-karts, food and art.

    This has been a yearly exciting event to look forward to, so stay tuned for the more information about this unique adventure, and create wonderful memories together during this exciting end-of-year school holiday!

    9. Water Fun at the Whimsical Sea-mas Water Park at Sengkang Grand Mall

    Venue: Atrium of Sengkang Grand Mall, 10 Compassvale Bow, Singapore 544692
    Dates: 15 Nov - 9 Dec 2023
    Admission: from $22 | Purchase ticket(s) via Trip.com

    Get ready to slide, dash, and leap as you conquer the inflatable obstacle course - Whimsical Sea-mas Water Park at Sengkang Grand Mall! Take on the ultimate water adventure in the inflatable stand-up paddle boat experience, LED-lit sea creatures boat ride, inflatable hamster wheel, and various carnival games, rides and claw machines where you’ll stand a chance to win sea-themed plushies.

    This is Singapore‚Äôs very first pop-up in-mall inflatable water park happening from 15 November to 9 December 2023 -¬†open to all from the age of 4 years old and above, get ready for a thrilling series of aquatic activities and sporting experiences in the mall with an exciting list of quests to conquer ‚ÄĒ from LED-lit sea creatures ride to an extravagant obstacle course

    Note that¬†the¬†water¬†depth of the pool ranges from 0.9m ‚Äď 1m. There will also be shower facilities are available for event attendees. There are 8 shower stalls in the male and female bathrooms (with a total of 16 shower stalls).¬†

    10. RollerMania 3.0 at Plaza Singapura

    Venue: Plaza Singapura (7th Floor, Carpark Area)
    Dates: 17 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: from $20 (Tickets available here)

    Cue disco lights, bell-bottom pants, and neon signs! RollerMania 3.0 is a one-of-a-kind roller skating experience with retro vibes, paired with LED-lit wheels on the skates for a fabulous ride! Not just skating, be prepared to play to your heart’s content at the Fiestamania carnival with amusement rides, carnival games, retro arcade machines, and more!

    Whether it’s a couples date night or a family-bonding activity, RollerMania 3.0 is the perfect place to be at as we unwind and prepare for the festive season this year end. Be energised with upbeat tunes as you roller skate to your heart’s content in a glorious retro throwback setting. 

    While there is no specific age-limit for this activity, and kids below 3 years old enter for free! Kids below 7 years old are recommended to be accompanied by an adult and beginner skaters are welcomed as skate assist devices will be available on-site, and this experience will definitely be one that intermediate skaters will love!

    11. X'mas with a Splash by Kiztopia at VivoCity

    Venue: VivoCity, Outside Plaza, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585
    Dates: 17 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: from $20 (Tickets available here)

    At the end of this year, Kiztopia will bring you a unique Christmas experience at the X'mas with a Splash at VivoCity! Head over to the outdoor plaza on the 1st floor of VivoCity from November 17, 2023 to January 1, 2024, and spend an unforgettable time in the magical world of Christmas!

    There will be 4 inflatable castles for children, one of which is the first-ever water activity inflatable castle, so that children can also have fun through water activities. That's not all! There will also be snow sessions every evening in-front of the 15m tall Christmas tree too! 

    12. Prime Planet Inflatable Park Singapore

    Venue: Leisure Park Kallang (Open Space Car Park), 5 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397693
    Dates: 30 Nov 2023 - 1 Dec 2024, 11 am - 9 pm
    Admission: from $20.30, (Tickets available here)

    Bounce your way to Singapore’s First NFT IP attraction - Prime Planet Inflatable Park! Where the realms of the web3 world meet the real world, one of the highly anticipated NFT Projects will be breaking the fourth wall to bring an omni-channel integrated experience for both the likes of web3 users as well as visitors looking for their next exhilarating adventure in town.

    Making its appearance as giant NFT characters bouncy inflatables at the themed park, have the time of your life hopping on custom-designed, 100% NFT characters-themed games and rides at the Prime Carnival, bouncing on a themed Prime Planet Inflatable Park, admiring a digital NFT exhibition and shopping for Prime Planet merchandise ‚Äď only at this limited-time Prime Planet Inflatable Park!

    13. Visit The Immersive Disney Animation

    Venue: The Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
    Dates
    : From 18 Nov 2023 
    Admission
    : $33 onwards

    Mark your calendars because the Immersive Disney Animation event is coming to The Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands from 18 Nov 2023! Tickets are available now and you can get prepared for an unforgettable journey that will captivate the hearts of Disney enthusiasts, parents and children alike.

    At the Immersive Disney Animation event, you and your family will be immersed in the world of Disney like never before. From timeless classics like The Lion King to modern gems like Frozen, Zootopia, and Big Hero 6, this event celebrates the Disney legacy from the 1980s to the present day. You will be entering  iconic scenes from various films as they spring to life on colossal screens in a 360 degree experience. 

    General ticket sales are available on SISTIC, Trip.com, and the Marina Bay Sands Ticketing website.

    14. Dive into the World Of Nickelodeon

    Venue: Let's Play @ #03-208/209 Marina Square
    Dates: 23 Sep 2023 - 14 Jan 2024
    Admission: $31 (Mon - Thu), $35 (Fri - Sun, Ph and school holidays) - Ticket available on Trip.com

    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!

    Dive into the realm of your favourite Nickelodeon characters, and experience a world of entertainment and adventure through interactive gameplay and immersive exploration.

    15. Ride Santa's Sleigh, Play Arcade Games and More at The Woodleigh Mall

    Venue: Level 1 Atrium, The Woodleigh Mall
    Dates: 14 Nov - 31 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free with min. spending in the mall

    Are you ready for a magical holiday season filled with joy, laughter, and family fun? The Woodleigh Mall is thrilled to invite you and your loved ones to Sparkle Splendour at The Woodleigh Mall, a spectacular Christmas event that promises to make your festive season truly enchanting. Get ready for an experience that will leave your family with cherished memories!

    Sparkle Splendour is suitable for families with young kids, and there's no age limit, so come on down to join in the festive fun!

    16. Visit a Candy-themed Wonderland at Changi Airport

    Venue: Changi Airport Terminal 3
    Dates: 4 Nov - 4 Mar 2024
    Admission: Free with paid activities

    Changi Airport is set to transform into a realm of festive charm from 4 Nov 2023 to 4 Mar 2024 with a magical candyland filled with fun, games and lots of snow - so head down for to create your wintry family fun! As you explore this magical candyland, look out for Changi’s ever lovable dinosaur mascots, dazzling fairy stilt walkers or even Santa himself!

    At the heart of the festivities lies the sweetest spectacle: Candy Wonderland at Terminal 3’s departure hall. A cuddly 5-metre-tall bear, a 7-metre-tall rotating cupcake Ferris wheel, a pool of sprinkles, and candy cane lane beckon Changi’s visitors into a world of sweet delight. Don't miss the light and snow show that happens every evening too! 

    For those seeking fun, you don't want to miss the Candy Carnival located at T3’s arrival hall with a plethora of exciting carnival games, rides, and adorable Changi-exclusive confectionery-themed prizes to be won.

    Just beyond the Candy Carnival lies the enchanting Candy Snow House, a fantastical world of snow and ice! Here's your chance to experience freezing temperatures without leaving the country! 

    17. Hello Kitty and Friends Arrives at Marina Square

    Venue: Marina Square
    Dates: 23 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: Free

    Step into a world of alluring experiences this Christmas as Marina Square brings a wondrous festive experience with Sanrio characters at the Christmas Wanderland. Feel the Christmas spirit in the air as Marina Square transforms its central atrium into a picture-perfect magical Wanderland with adorable Sanrio characters. 

    Journey through the Wanderland and be captivated by Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, Pompompurin, My Melody, Kuromi and Little Twin Stars.

    Families can grab photos at the various photo spots, have a fun time at the snowfall sessions, take part in meet & greet sessions, and more to have lots of festive family fun!

    18. Disney POP-MART Installations at 16 CapitaLand Malls Island-wide

    Venue: 16 CapitaLand Malls Island-wide
    Dates: 15 Nov - 31 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free

    Embark on a whimsical journey this holiday season as CapitaLand proudly reveals larger-than-life installations spanning 16 CapitaLand malls islandwide, immersing visitors in the enchanting realm of POP MART.

    Picture-worthy installations inspired by three captivating series of POP MART blind boxes await: Disney Classic Fairy Tales Series, Disney 100th Anniversary Mickey Ever-Curious Adventure Series, and Disney Princess Fairy Tales Friendship Series. Families are invited to rediscover their favourite timeless Disney moments through festive-themed decorations, activities and more.

    Shoppers are invited to indulge in a mesmerizing 360¬į multi-sensory journey featuring the Enchanted Express train installation. By participating, they stand a chance to win exclusive shopping rewards, adding an extra layer of excitement to the year-end festivities.¬†

    19. A Magical Christmas at Tanglin Mall

    Venue: Tanglin Mall
    Dates: 16 Nov 2023 to 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: Free

    Christmas is a magical time of year for families, filled with twinkling lights, enchanting decorations, and the delightful anticipation of Santa’s arrival. This year, make your Christmas celebration extra special by immersing yourself in the festive spirit at Tanglin Mall, located in the heart of Singapore.

    From 16 Nov 2023 to 1 Jan 2024, Tanglin Mall transports you and your family to a winter wonderland with its "A Magical Christmas" event. Get ready to enter Santa's village and take part in exciting activities and definitely don't miss the iconic show shows at the mall's outdoor area too!

    Use Promo Code: TMXMASBYKIDO to redeem a free Christmas Event Pass via the Great Rewards App! The promo code is limited to the first 100 redemptions and limited to 1 redemption per Great Rewards Member only. Valid till 26 Dec 2023.

    20. Have A Very Smurfy Christmas with City Square Mall

    Venue: City Square Mall
    Dates: 17 Nov - 31 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free

    This holiday season, families can step into an enchanting world of The Smurfs as City Square Mall transforms into a winter wonderland straight out of Smurf Village. With whimsical decorations and hundreds of blue Smurfs surrounding the mall, it will definitely make for an unforgettable experience for families and Smurfs fans.

    Paint the mall blue this Christmas by dressing up in your best blue outfits for A Very Smurfy Christmas with fun-filled festive activities and do-good initiatives for the whole family through till the end of the year - come and be wow-ed by a sea of adorable blue Smurfs and spot your favourite characters such as Papa Smurf, Smurfette and even Gargamel all over City Square Mall! Families can also redeem meet & greet passes to meet Smurfette and Papa Smurf too!

    21. Home Team Festival Returns in 2023

    Venue: Singapore EXPO Hall 4
    Dates: 24 - 26 Nov 2023
    Admission: Free

    This is your chance to get up close and personal with the Home Team Guardians and be part of the action! The Home Team Festival will feature exciting exhibits from the Home Team Departments, showcasing the professionalism and commitment of Home Team Officers as well as many of the latest equipment and technologies the Home Team deploys.

    The festival is divided into four thematic zones with immersive displays and exhibits as well as hands-on activities and live demonstrations for an exciting time! Don't forget to also check out the Kids Zone where little ones can role play as different Home Team Officers and ride kiddy rides that mimic the Home Team operational vehicles! 

    22. Christmas Festivities Returns to Orchard Road - Christmas On A Great Street

    Venue: Orchard Road
    Dates: Light up from 16 Nov 2023 - 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: Free

    Orchard Road will be decked out in its festive finest for the annual Christmas light-up.

    Christmas on A Great Street, the signature year-end light-up of Orchard Road, will have more fun-filled activities to mark the 40th anniversary of the lighting up of Orchard Road at Christmas, and the 25th anniversary of the Orchard Road Business Association. 

    Families can expect a Christmas Eve Street Party with road closures from Christmas Eve evening till Christmas Day as well as 3 Great Christmas Festive Villages with carnival rides and games, pop-up stores, and food and beverage kiosks located outside Shaw House, Ngee Ann City and Plaza Singapura! 

    23. Play and Win LEGO Sets at the LEGO Santa's Superpower Christmas Cove

    Venue and Dates:

    • Parkway Parade from 20 November to 31 December,
    • Jem from 11 to 31 December and
    • 313@somerset from 18 to 31 December

    Times: 12pm on the first day, mall operating hours for subsequent days.
    Admission: Free

    From November till December 2023, The LEGO Group will be bringing The LEGO Santa’s Superpower Christmas Cove across three malls where families can look forward to fun-filled adventures as they experience the gift of superpowers through LEGO Play!

    Parkway Parade, JEM and 313@somerset will be transformed into a Christmas superpower cove with countless opportunities and activities for children to discover a myriad of superpowers.  

    To kickstart their adventure, each participant will be given a mission card to complete a series of activity stations and help Santa and his Elves get supercharged for Christmas to locate the missing presents.

    From saving Santa’s falling presents with the superpower of agility to putting your superpower of sharpness to the test in the Christmas Village diorama, families can come together to complete themed challenges and redeem a exclusive Santa Minifigure, while stocks last. 

    Stand a chance to win attractive prizes with the LEGO Superpower of Speed Challenge happening every weekend from 20 November to 24 December at Parkway Parade.

    24. Christmas Celebrations at the Universal Studios Singapore

    Venue: Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa 
    Date: 2 Dec 2023 to 1 Jan 2024
    Fee: Admission fees apply (Check prices here)

    The most wonderful time of the year is back as Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa returns with a Christmas celebration for the whole family. From 2 December 2023 to 1 January 2024, A Universal Christmas presents all-new live shows, festive encounters with popular characters, including Illumination’s Minions and DreamWorks’ Trolls and, of course, snowfall. 

    25. Holiday Party with Little Earth Education

    Venue: 300 Tampines Ave 5, #05-06, NTUC Income @ Tampines Junction, Singapore 529653
    Date: 22 Dec 2023, 10 am - 4 pm
    Fee: $79

    Let your children experience Christmas with Santa, have fun with friends with art, game, snacks, carols and taking photos with Santa at this Christmas Party with Little Earth.

    • Christmas art and craft : Make your own Christmas tree
    • Christmas games, carols and snacks
    • Christmas gift exchange
    • Photos with Santa

    26. First-of-its-kind Super Mario-themed Event at Jewel Changi Airport

    Venue: Jewel Changi Airport
    Dates: Till 1 Jan 2024
    Admission: Free

    Jewel Changi Airport ushers in the holiday year-end season with a Super Mario-themed event, Pipe Around the World at Jewel, a first-of-its-kind in Singapore. Till 1 January 2024, enter the world of Super Mario with adorable photo spots featuring the Mario family, exclusive meet-and-greet sessions with Mario and Luigi, and bag limited-edition Pipe Around the World at Jewel premiums.

    At the Shiseido Forest Valley, Super Mario fans can get a chance to ‚Äėjump‚Äô into colourful warp pipes and experience many photo-worthy spots with beloved characters and power-up items found in the Super Mario world! There will also be a chance to meet¬†well-loved Mario and Luigi characters on 17, 18 and 19 November 2023 too!¬†

    27. Nintendo Pop-Up Store At Jewel Changi Airport This November

    Venue: Jewel Changi Airport, Level 04-220/221
    Date: 17 Nov 2023 to 1 Jan 2024 

    For the first time in Southeast Asia, a Nintendo Pop-Up Store will open in Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport for a limited time period, from 17 Nov 2023 to 1 Jan 2024. The Singapore store will feature merchandise from games such as Super Mario, Animal Crossing, The Legend of Zelda, Splatoon and Pikmin. These merchandise were previously only available at Nintendo TOKYO, Nintendo OSAKA, and Nintendo KYOTO stores, and they will be available in Singapore soon! 

    A key highlight of the product line-up is a special illustration, which shows Mario leading the way, as well as characters such as, Squid Ring from Splatoon, Isabelle and a villager from Animal Crossing, Link from The Legend of Zelda and many others crossing game borders to welcome all at the store. This illustration will be featured in special original merchandise which will be available for purchase. 

    28. Marina Bay Countdown 2023

     Photo Credit: Urban Redevelopment Authority

    Venue: Marina Bay
    Dates: 31 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free

    This year, the Marina Bay Countdown 2024 will include the highly-anticipated New Year Eve’s fireworks from a more central location of the Bay, offering more spectators a captivating viewing experience from all around. Produced by the team behind STAR ISLAND, the fireworks musical that mesmerised the crowd last year, these fireworks will light up the Bay across three chapters, unfolding at intervals in the hour leading up to midnight. 

    Choreographed to tell a story of reflection and hope, the fireworks will kick off with a tribute to the past year’s challenges and triumphs, before heralding the promise of new beginnings and thereafter, culminating in a 12-minute grand finale celebrating Singaporeans’ unyielding spirit as we embrace the future. The audience can look forward to an immersive experience with artisanal fireworks that change colour as they burst and bloom into rings of different colours, accompanied by specially curated music played through speakers around the Bay. 

    29. Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland

    Photo Credits: Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland

    Venue: Bayfront Event Space
    Dates: 9 Dec 2023 - 21 Jan 2024
    Admission: from $19

    The Bayfront Event Space will also play host to Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland - Asia’s largest touring pop-up winter playground, from 9 December 2023 to 21 January 2024. The attraction returns bigger and better, with a taller and longer snow slope and dual-lane ice slide for thrill-seekers as well as family-friendly rides such as a merry-go-round on a snowy landscape. Visitors can also admire majestic ice sculptures or head over to the Ice Magic arcade for more games and entertainment or to savour winter flavours at food and beverage stalls.

    Limited quantity of early bird tickets are available here. 

    30. Wisma Atria’s Spellbinding Aquatic Wonderland

    Venue: Wisma Atria
    Date: now to 25 Dec 2023

    Have an enchanting Christmas this year-end at Wisma Atria as they unveil their Christmas activations in this year’s Spellbinding Aquatic Wonderland. From 16 November to 25 December 2023, make merry at the mall as it transforms into a spectacular aquatic realm, a nod to the iconic Wisma Atria Aquarium of yesteryears.

    This year’s Christmas installations, inspired by a fantastical seascape, invite visitors to immerse themselves in an aquatic wonderland created to captivate the senses and evoke wonder in all. Beyond the Christmas installations, visitors to the mall can also look forward to live performances, live art customisation and meet and greet sessions with several notable local artists, as well as exciting mall promotions during the campaign period.

    31. Free-To-Play Activities at SmileyTown World, Downtown East

    Venue: Downtown East
    Date: now till 1 Jan 2024

    Ring in a holiday season like no other with a burst of smiles and fun at Downtown East, as SmileyWorld takes over with a jolly celebration from now to 1 January 2024! In the spirit of spreading joy and laughter, Downtown East presents a plethora of exhilarating activities and extensive photo opportunities featuring SmileyWorld! 

    Families will be excited to discover the SmileyWorld Town at Downtown East Event Square, an event space spanning an impressive 50 by 30 feet, with a variety of exciting free-to-play activities for all age groups, including a ball pit, giant Jenga, claw machines and more! 

    32. Enjoy a Ride in a Festive-Themed Cable Car with Pokemon

    Venue: Singapore Cable Car

    Mount Faber Leisure Group is kicking off the holiday season with a dazzling array of festive-themed Pokémon cabins from 1st November 2023. Following the successful Pokémon campaign in May this year, the entire fleet of 67 cabins on the Mount Faber Line will feature Pokémon in jolly festive outfits, complete with wreaths and mistletoes spreading the season's joys. 

    33. Solve Puzzles and Win Prizes at the HDB Mall

    Venue: Various HDB Malls Island-wide
    Dates: 4 Nov - 3 Dec 2023, 12 pm - 6 pm 

    Happening across the HDB Malls island-wide this year-end period is the Puzzle Palooza where families can try their hands at various puzzles, including Rubik's Cube, Maze, Jigsaw Puzzles and more! Solve these puzzles and stand a chance to win prizes too! 

    Check out the schedule below

    • 4 Nov: Pioneer Mall / Gek Poh Shopping Centre
    • 11 Nov: Greenridge Shopping Centre / Fajar Shopping Centre
    • 12 Nov: Vista Point / 888 Plaza
    • 18 Nov: Limbang Shopping Centre / Sembawang Mart
    • 19 Nov: Yew Tee Square / Kampung Admiralty / Admiralty Place
    • 25 Nov: Woodlands Mart
    • 26 Nov: Woodlands North Plaza / Hougang River Court
    • 3 Dec: Sunshine Place / Taman Jurong Shopping Centre

    34. Escape into Holiday Wonderland with LINE FRIENDS at Suntec City

    Venue: Suntec City Atrium (Tower 1 & 2), 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
    Dates: 16 Nov - 26 Dec 2023
    Admission: with min. spending

    Together with LINE FRIENDS buddies, BROWN, CONY, CHOCO, and SALLY, get ready for fun, frolic, and fantastic memories as Suntec City unveils a magical wonderland.

    Dive into the snowy ball pit and have a swingin’ good time on the Brown House Slide and whimsical Carousel Bauble Swings, make it rain with at the Ball-mania Towers, or try your hand at carnival games! Whether you’re a kid or kid at heart, there’s something for everyone at Holiday Wonderland. 

    At Holiday Wonderland, families can expect a festive play zone accompanied with busking performances, roving mascots, and a snowfall show too!

    35. Check out the Family-friendly Programmes at the Singapore Writers Festival 2023

    Venue: The Arts House, and more
    Dates: Various days in November
    Admission: Free and paid activities from $5

    Organised by Arts House Limited and commissioned by the National Arts Council, SWF 2023 features a series of over 200 in-person programmes by close to 250 speakers and writers from Singapore and across the globe. 

    This includes the return of the all-time favourite children-and-youth-friendly series like SWF Classroom, SWF Playground and Youth Fringe, which are bound to inspire budding poets and word wonders across ages as young as two and above. 

    Families can look forward to engaging storytelling sessions and music-infused movement classes, to drawing workshops and insightful writing masterclasses, and more!

    36. Join the Dance Workshops at Esplanade

    Venue: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
    Dates: 18, 19 and 25 Nov 2023
    Fees: from $17

    Bond with your children and have fun learning together in these parent-child introductory dance workshops at Esplanade as part of da:ns focus, an exciting year-round season of five themed weekends of distinct focuses.

    Immerse yourself in¬†the¬†homegrown street dance scene across 18 sessions as part of the lead up to¬†da:ns focus: FL/OW ‚Äď The FULL OUT Weekend¬†taking place on 1 ‚Äď 3 December!¬†You will find several dance¬†genres ranging from hip hop to street jazz, K-pop to party moves, come on down and pick up your next favourite move!

    37. Explore Indian Arts at Esplanade's Kalaa Utsavam 2023

    Venue: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive S038981
    Dates: 17 - 26 Nov 2023, various timings
    Admission: Free and paid programmes, from $15 per ticket are available

    Kalaa Utsavam is Esplanade's annual Indian Festival of Arts and it is back in Nov 2023! This 10-days festival offer programmes suitable for families such as Four Friends and the Hunter, Bollywood Dance Parent-child workshop as well as free craft activities at the Esplanade Concourse. There will also be other free programmes at DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre and Esplanade Concourse that are family friendly as well.

    Suitable for little ones from 1 years old, this is the opportunity to expose the little ones to Indian arts and culture through music, theatre, dance and craft activities. Programmes are mostly performed or conducted in English, and accessible for all families.

    Don't forget to use your Esplanade PIP's Club membership to enjoy ticketing specials too!

    38. Meet Garfield and Mr Kiasu at this Pop-Up Library

    Venue: Level 1 of The Centrepoint (#01-33K)
    Dates: Till Mar 2024, 10 am - 10 pm daily
    Admission: Free

    Running from 23 Oct 2023 to Mar 2024, the Garfield x Mr Kiasu pop-up library at The Centrepoint is National Library Board's (NLB) first-ever character-themed pop-up library. The pop-up library is modelled after home-grown comic book character Mr Kiasu’s cosy Housing Development Board (HDB) home and families are encourage to grab a book and to take a seat to enjoy the space. 

    Not just about the books, take the opportunity to check out a wall mural featuring an artwork exclusively commissioned for the pop-up library, illustrating  the friendship of Garfield and Mr Kiasu, including how Mr Kiasu invited the beloved feline to Singapore to have a taste of laksa.

    The pop-up library also features an Instagram wall displaying a standee of Mr Kiasu with Garfield, which makes for a perfect photo spot.

    39. Stories Come Alive by Julia Gabriel Centre and BookXcess

    Venue: OCBC Wisma Atria, #04-01
    Dates: 25 Nov and 9 Dec 2023, 3 pm - 4 pm
    Admission: Free

    Unlocking imaginations, one story at a time! Join Julia Gabriel Centre as they bring captivating stories to life with music, songs, and lots of laughter through their interactive storytelling session at OCBC Wisma Atria. Mark your calendars and spread the word. Free admission for all.

    40. My Grandfather Came To Singapore in 1900s - Life in Chinatown Tour

    Venue: 2 Banda Street Chinatown Visitor Centre Singapore 059962
    Dates: 9 Dec 2023, 10 am - 11.30 am
    Admission: $20

    Chinatown is lined with beautiful and lively murals depicting the scene of yesteryears. Embarked on an Instagram-able journey with this young guide as he recount his stories of Ah Gong (aka Grandfather) in Chinatown when Ah Gong first arrived in Singapore. Connecting you with the life of Chinatown in the 1900s, you will see how forefathers of Singaporeans used to live, eat, work, and relax.

    Be ready to even pick up and learn some of the local terms in dialects while having fun touring ethnic quarters.

    41. Go on a Holiday Trip to KL for Families

    Venue: Malaysia
    Dates: 4-days trip, multiple dates in Nov and Dec 2023
    Fees: $499 per pax 

    This special year-end Family Wonders @ KL holiday package is jointly and uniquely curated by PeopleUp Singapore and EU Holidays for families with young kids (3-12)! 

    Enjoy a hassle-free, fun getaway as we explore some of the best unique attractions in KL including the best nature animal farm, the first city farm in a mall, the greatest British circus show & many more!

    This isn‚Äôt a typical trip to Malaysia ‚Äď Parents are guaranteed a great time too!

    42. Celebrate Warner Bros. Studio 100 Years at Sentosa

    Venue: Central Beach Station, Emerald Pavillion & Southside, Sentosa
    Dates: 10 - 26 Nov 2023
    Admission: Free

    Get ready for the ultimate adventure at WB100 Celebrating Every Story! where Warner Bros. will celebrate its 100th anniversary by bringing you on a thrilling journey through the world of Warner Bros. Studio, where the magic all began in 1923. 

    Happening across Sentosa, families will discover DC Super-Heroes like Aquaman, iconic duos like Tom and Jerry, and the zaniest Looney Tunes pals come to life, and bring you fun and games for the whole family, projection and interactive experiences, and weekend movie screenings right under the sunset sky! 

    43. Cluny Court's Annual Christmas Fair

    Venue: Cluny Court
    Dates: Thu - Sun between 23 Nov - 17 Dec
    Admission: Free

    Cluny Court will open its merry doors once again for the tenth edition of the mall’s highly anticipated Christmas Fair. Bring the whole family along to meet Santa and capture festive holiday photos before going Christmas Shopping for unique items at our Christmas Fair and boutiques at Level 2!

    Don your festive best and head down to Santa’s grotto to usher in the holly jolly season with Santa Claus himself! Visit Santa on the following dates from 11am to 6pm (Thu, Fri & Sat) and 11am to 5pm (Sun) to discuss your Christmas wish list before capturing a new family photo full of holiday cheer.

    • 23 Nov, Thu - 26 Nov, Sun
    • 30 Nov, Thu - 3 Dec, Sun
    • 7 Dec, Thu - 10 Dec, Sun
    • 14 Dec, Thu - 17 Dec, Sun

    Cluny Court’s annual Christmas Fair at Level 2 will feature over 20 stores selling an eclectic mix of wares from one-of-a-kind festive traders. From Japanese handmade ceramics and Thai wooden home decor to Madagascar Award-winning artisan jams and German Christmas Market delights, you’ll be sure to find exceptional gifts for friends, family and even something for yourself at this year’s Christmas Fair. 

    44. BRI READS LIVE! A Holiday Storytime Spectacular

    Venue: Gateway Theatre, Sky Garden
    Dates: 25 & 26 Nov 2023
    Admission: from $31.50, Free for below 1 years old

    Freddo Children's Theatre in partnership with Bri Reads (Asian Tour 2023) presents "A Holiday Storytime Spectacular". Bri Reads Live! provides family entertainment, blending books, songs, games, and crafts to uplift young audiences and connect families through engaging and empowering stories from all over the world.

    Inspired by Bri‚Äôs global audience, Bri Reads Live! is an immersive performance for families with young children that celebrates curiosity, imagination, and creativity.‚Äā

    In a Holiday Storytime Spectacular, join Bri Reads and friends for a magical, musical storytelling adventure! It‚Äôs Christmas Eve, and there‚Äôs so much to do to prepare for Santa‚Äôs arrival‚ÄĒwrapping presents, baking cookies, and decorating the Christmas tree. As things start to unravel, we‚Äôll need your help to create a Christmas miracle before time runs out!

    45. No Strings Attached

    Venue: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum
    Date: 9 & 10 Dec 2023
    Admission: $10 - $35

    No Strings Attached is a festival organised by Paper Monkey Theatre that features puppetry artists from Asia and around the world. The festival this year will present works from artists based in Thailand, Malaysia and puppeteers from Singapore. Be inspired and touched by the magical world of puppets.

    46. Gingerbread Wonderland at NEX

    Venue: NEX Singapore
    Dates and Time: 5 - 24 Dec, 10.30 am - 8 pm daily
    Admission: Min. spending at mall

    Experience gravity-defying fun at the Gingerbread Wonderland at NEX, Atrium Level 1. Gingerbread Wonderland is a mega inflatable, spanning  about  2,600 square feet of atrium space and open to the public 10:30am to 9pm daily. Suitable for children aged 1 to 12 years old, get ready to explore Bell’s Gingerbread House and tumble over gingerbread men and candy-coated pretzels!

    To redeem a 1-Hour Play Pass at the Gingerbread Wonderland, simply scan your NEXrewards member QR with every $50 spent. Each Play Pass admits 1 adult and 1 child (1 to 12 years old) only and is limited to the first 2,100 redemptions while stocks last. 

    47. Tech Showcases and Workshops for the Whole Family at Smart Nation Grandparents Day 2023

    Venue: National Museum of Singapore, Glass Atrium, Level 2
    Dates: 26 Nov 2023, 10 am - 6 pm
    Admission: Free

    Back with a bigger bang and even more fun-filled tech activities, games, and workshops ‚Äď come celebrate our grandparents with the entire family this¬†Smart Nation¬†Grandparents‚Äô Day¬†on 26 November (Sunday). Explore the wonders of robotics, AI, and virtual reality with this‚ÄĮunique experience for all ages!

    48. Year-end Festivities at Raffles Place

    Venue: around the Raffles Place precinct
    Date: now till end of Dec 2023, 7pm to 12am, Daily
    Fee: Free admission

    This Christmas season, Raffles Place is back with their festive installations that showcase a splendid light show! Happening from now until the end of December, from 7pm to 12pm daily, journey through the precinct to uncover an array of magnificent larger-than-life decorations, while also immersing yourself in interactive light installations at selected locations around the Raffles Place precinct.

    Go on a stroll around the 6000 sqm Raffles Place Park, soak in the merry atmosphere, and capture all your precious moments and interact with the festive installations!

    49. Sing See Soon Sunday Social Market

    Venue: Sing See Soon, 5 Simei Lane
    Date: 10 Dec 2023, 10 am - 6 pm
    Admission: Free

    After a long-awaited pause, Sunday Social Market is thrilled to announce their return to Sing See Soon for a magical day of eco-conscious festivities on Sunday, December 10th from 10am to 6pm.

    Get into the holiday spirit with meaningful shopping and the warmth of the community of vendors as the community gather once again at this beloved location to celebrate a greener, more sustainable Christmas. Whether you are looking for gifts to treat loved ones or looking to soak up the magic of the holidays, this market is a celebration of craftsmanship, community and making lasting memories with your family

    Don't miss out on this exciting weekend of family-friendly fun, Christmas spirit, and eco-conscious discoveries. 

    50. Page to Page: Amazon Singapore Books Pop Up

    Venue: Punggol Regional Library
    Dates: 2 - 17 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free

    In a celebration of literary joy and community impact, Amazon Singapore launched ‚ÄėPage to Page: Amazon Singapore Books Pop Up‚Äô at Punggol Regional Library.¬†

    The pop-up promises an enriching experience for families and young school children, extending reading resources to the heartlands. Showcasing a tree adorned with books sourced from Amazon Singapore's diverse local and international sellers, the initiative fosters a sense of community, inspiring a passion for literacy during the festive season.

    Families are encouraged to join with their children, to cultivate a mutual love for reading and engaging in creative activities to craft special moments with each other.

    51. Celebrate Christmas at the Singapore Sports Hub

    Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, Stadium Roar
    Dates: 6 - 31 Dec 2023 (weekends)
    Admission: Free

    Immerse yourself in the enchanting Christmas candyland display at the Singapore Sports Hub, where sugary wonders, gingerbread men and festive magic come together in a delightful celebration. Enjoy captivating performances, partake in joyful games, and savour the delectable seasonal treats. The Christmas celebrations at the Singapore Sports Hub promise a feast for the eyes, ears, and taste buds, so join us for an unforgettable experience! 

    Over three weekends, the public can join in fun Christmas activities including festive games like Peppermint Pool and Candy Cane Hockey and enjoy live performances. There will also be special appearances by Santa Claus and Santarina for that picture perfect round up of this joyous season.

    52. Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Celebrates Christmas With a Candyland Theme

    Venue: Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa
    Dates: Till 6 Jan 2023
    Fees: Complimentary for Hotel Guest

    Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, Singapore celebrates this coming festive season with a Candyland theme where guests can look forward to sweet indulgences from a line-up of dining experiences and sweet moments of activities.

    Families can expect an array of festive activities for both adults and little guests to enjoy around the pool and the private beach. Activities include Christmas Bingo, Christmas Volleyball, Christmas Glow In The Dark, and the chance to take a photo with Santa Claus, and many more - all complimentary for guests staying at the resort in the month of December 2023.

    For younger guests, Cool Zone kids' club offers a host of Christmas activities from now till 25 December 2023, including Gummy Memories Game, Lolly Pass the Present, Snowman You’re It, and more. Christmas-themed arts and crafts are also available for kids to explore their creativity. Cool Zone also invites the younger guests to join the resort’s in-house kids' festive parties on 24 December (Christmas) and 31 December (New Year), filled with games, treats, and exciting prizes!

    53. Otah & Friends Takes Over HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir with a Christmas Scavenger Hunt

    Venue: HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir
    Dates: 9 - 31 Dec 2023
    Admission: Free

    Celebrate the festive season with an enchanting adventure that combines the joy of the holidays with the thrill of a scavenger hunt! In collaboration with Otah & Friends, HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir is thrilled to announce its 1st¬†year anniversary celebration with an immersive Otah & Friends themed event ‚Äď ‚ÄúOperation: Santa Trap‚ÄĚ.¬†

    Join Otah & Friends from 9 to 31 December 2023 as they embark on a quest to uncover Santa’s secret message. The clubhouse’s Level 2 Atrium will be home to Otah’s Living Room, where it will be transformed into a treasure trove of clues, puzzles, and holiday cheer! Participants can look forward to an interactive journey to decode Santa’s message hidden amidst the seasonal décor and surprises planted throughout the clubhouse. 

    The event promises excitement for all ages ‚Äď families and friends can take this opportunity to explore the clubhouse and work together to unlock the mystery for a special prize!¬†

    54. Heartlands Festival 2023 Returns with Games, Prizes and More

    Venue: Heartlands around Singapore
    Dates: Until 31 Jan 2023
    Admission: Free

    Heartlands Festival 2023 is back for its third edition until 31 Jan 2023! Celebrate our heartlands and discover treasure covers around our vibrant neighbourhoods! The event will include various family fun experiences as well as a chance to win up to $9,988 worth of prizes with just $10 spending in the heartlands!

    Adventure-seekers can join Heartlands Odyssey at five vibrant neighbourhoods, Toa Payoh, Upper Boon Keng, Chong Pang, Bukit Gombak, and Serangoon North or search for captivating stories on the Heartland Quest at your own pace. There are also mini exhibits/installations and heritage trails you can check out! And at the weekly lucky draws, you can stand a chance to win some fantastic prizes. All it takes is a minimum spend of $10 when you go on your weekly grocery run!

    So come Celebrate the Community in this annual festival and journey into the heart and soul of Singapore neighourhoods!

    55. Play with Me: An Interactive Art Exhibition

    Venue: Peace Centre, 1 Sophia Road, #02-20, S228161
    Dates: 8 Dec - 30 Jan 2024
    Admission: Free

    Get ready for a¬†playdate like no other at the "Play with Me?" interactive art exhibition. This first-of-its-kind "phygital" art exhibition promises an interactive exploration of play ‚ÄĒ blending creativity and technology through a personalised digital storytelling experience that enhances the physical exhibition experience.

    At the exhibition, you will get to uncover your play personalities and explore which forms of play bring the greatest joy to your life, discover a world of AR and discover the 8 Play Personalities, and take part in various activities and games with the family! 

    Try out the curated play stations designed for each personality. Interactive games and activities await, providing a tailored experience for every play style - perhaps even discovering how to better play with your little ones too! You will also discover various collaborative projects scattered throughout the exhibition where you can create and build on the art and stories of others too! 

    Year-End Experiences

    1. Arteastiq - Art Jamming Sessions At Orchard Gallery

    Location: Mandarin Gallery, #04-14/15 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
    Dates:

    • Monday to Friday: Morning session ‚Äď 11 am - 2 pm; Afternoon session ‚Äď2.30 pm - 5.30 pm; Evening session ‚Äď 6 pm - 9 pm.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Morning session ‚Äď 11 am - 2 pm

    Fee: Get BYKidO Coupon to enjoy $20 Off
    Recommended Age: 4 - 16 yrs old 

    Connect with your creative side at Arteastiq Social Painting Studio, an art jam studio offering the therapeutic experience of expression on canvas. Delight in a beverage on the house while you unleash the artist within at this city oasis.

    This unguided art jamming session will run for 3 hours. It includes a 50x50cm canvas, free use of acrylic paint, paper palette, 1 set of paintbrushes, 1 wet canvas takeaway box and an apron - AND an Arteastiq signature drink too!

    Get $20 off selected sessions (U.P. $48) with the $20 Off BYKIDO Art Jamming Kids Coupon. Valid for kids below 16 years.

    2. Nature Walk Programmes by Young Nautilus

    Location: Various locations
    Date: 
    Scheduled 
    Fee: 
    $56 per child / $58 per adult

    Planning fun and educational activities for your family in Singapore this year? Take this year-end holiday as an opportunity to explore our own coastal backyard in Singapore and take a closer look at the amazing animals.  Conducted by Young Nautilus, families can join in various Nature Walks around Singapore for a chance to exposed your children to science and nature, or see in action what they have learned in schools about wildlife!

    Each Nature Walk is for approx. 2 hours including 1.5hr Nature Walk and 30mins Artefacts Discovery. 

    3. 5-Days Calligraphy and Chess Holiday Camp

    Venue: International Plaza, Level 3, Singapore 079903
    Dates: Multiple dates between 20 Nov - 22 Dec 2023
    Fees: from $350

    Join H&C Chinese Art Center for a 5 days Calligraphy and Chess Camp at International Plaza. Children will take part in introductory activities that introduces them to Chess in the morning and Hard Pen Calligraphy in the afternoons. 

    Choose to attend the half-day camps (AM or PM) or the full-day camp to enjoy all activities, including lunch and lunch activities. Camps are running weekly from 20 Nov to 22 Dec 2023. Bring a friend along and also enjoy $50 off per pax too!

    4. A Science Escapade! Holiday Camp with Cognitive Whizz

    Venue:

    • HomeTeamNS Balestier, 31 Ah Hood Road,¬†Singapore 329979
    • Action Motion (HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir Clubhouse). 900 Bedok North Road, Singapore 479994

    Dates: 27 Nov - 1 Dec / 4 - 8 Dec / 11 - 15 Dec 2023 
    Fees: from $485 

    The signature holiday programme - "A Science Escapade!"  by Cognitive Whizz is back! Families can look forward to half-day or full-day camps (5 days) for 4 to 7 years old or 7 to 12 years old with different science activities for each age group! 

    Ignite your children's curiosity as the 4-7 years venture into the Fantasy Land of Imagination, devising innovative solutions for their beloved characters, while applying Science to solve real-life problems!

    For the 7-12 years, concepts covered relate mainly to P5-6 Science topics. Challenging/tricky questions aligned with MOE syllabus will also be discussed, with emphasis on keywords used, amidst all the hands-on fun! Ignite your children's curiosity as the 7-12 years join Dorothy and friends in a trailblazing Science adventure to the Land of Oz

    For both age groups, the fun continues at Action Motion - Singapore's first gamifier-based indoor adventure park, where an exclusive thrilling experience awaits your little ones on the final day, complementing their cognitive development!

    Find out more and get your tickets, for 4 to 7 years old and for 7 to 12 years old.

    5. Go On a Puzzle Trail with Island Wanderer

    Venue: Around Singapore
    Fee:
     $25 per trail

    Island Wanderer has combined escape room-style puzzles with amazing race-style use of iconic landmarks around Singapore to produce adventurous trails known as the Puzzle-Guided Trails. 

    First, you get to choose a trail of your choice, then you set off on a journey of discovery accompanied by a chatbot, which will be giving you clues to guide you from one landmark to the other. Along the way, you will be challenged to solve tricky puzzles while discovering the different sides of Singapore! You are recommended to undertake the trail with a group of two to four.

    For our readers, you can enjoy an exclusive 15% Off when you use our Promo Code: BYKO23! Remember to follow Island Wanderer @islandwanderer.sg for their latest updated! 

    6. Lil Asenders Camp - Sports, Arts and Culinary Arts Holiday Camp

    Venue: Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Ave, #02-29
    Dates: Between 20 Nov 2023 - 1 Dec 2023 (Mon - Fri, 10 am - 3 pm)
    Fees: From $365

    Experience three exciting workshops on Sports, Art and the Culinary Arts at the Esplanade in the Lil Asenders Camp. The camp offers a full 2-week experience that includes activities for kids to discover their inner confidence and self-expression!

    You can choose to attend the full experience or choose a 3-days or 1-week camp option with activities from either week. Activities in the camp include bouldering, a fun form of rock climbing that focuses on strength, balance, and problem-solving, an hour-long painting workshop for kids, a 45-minute workshop where your kids build a beautiful tart and more! The camp is suitable for children between 6 to 10 years old. 

    7. Music & Art Half Day Creative Camp

    Venue and Dates:

    • 20 or 21 Nov 2023 at #02-78, 273 Bukit Batok East Ave 4
    • 4 or 5 Dec 2023 at #03-43, Woodlands Square Solo 1
    • 9.30 am - 1 pm

    Fees: $98, including lunch

    Co-organised by Music Mind and Lazo Art, this Music & Art half-day camp will be based on the famous musical piece, Carnival of the Animals, and will include creative elements across both music and the arts! 

    Music Mind will be introducing kids to musical instruments, like the violin, glockenspiel and piano, and will learn more about music concepts and active listening! 

    Through creating and printing their own unique designs onto t-shirts, Lazo Art looks to impart the Silk Screen Technique and let little ones learn to use art tools like the squeegee, frame and screen, and emulsion. 

    This half-day camp is suitable for 5 to 10 years old, and is priced at $98, including lunch. Dates don't fit your schedule, get in touch to check if there are other dates opening up too! To sign-up and for more details, you can Whatsapp +65 9647 7350!

    8. Chess at Three: Chess + Roleplaying Games Holiday Camps 2023

    Venues:

    • Chess at Three Club, United Square #01-45/46
    • Agora Learning, Harbourfront Centre #04-01

    Dates: Multiple dates from Oct - Dec 2023 (details here)
    Fees: $500 for 5-day camp

    Chess at Three’s engaging and fun teaching methods help children to learn and love chess in no time. Build focus and concentration, critical thinking, IQ and sportsmanship among kids through story-led lessons and positive engagement. Teaching methods were developed over a decade through rigorous testing and research.

    For older kids, the Birchguard Quest Camp incorporates speech and drama, and role-playing games. It is designed to foster teamwork, collaboration, creativity and leadership abilities.

    Camps run from Mon to Fri with camps offered for 3 age groups this year-end school holidays. The learning outcomes after the 5-day camps for each age group are,

    • Beginner Chess Camp (ages 4 to 5)¬†‚ÄĒ Learn all pieces except Pawns (Kings, Queens, Bishops, Knights, Rooks)
    • Beginner Chess Camp (ages 6 to 8)¬†‚ÄĒ Learn to play a full basic game of chess to checkmate
    • Birchguard Quest Camp (ages 5 to 11)¬†‚ÄĒ Complete a team-based roleplaying adventure

    Slots are limited, and parents are advised to register early at https://www.chessat3.sg/lessons-events or via WhatsApp.

    9. Radio Controlled Car Racing Try-outs

    Location: 190 Middle Road, Level 6B of the Multi-Storey Car Park, Fortune Centre, Singapore 188979
    Date: Daily (closed Mon)
    Fee: 
    $30 for 30mins Car and Track Rental

    Conveniently located in the city centre, Urban RC offers the perfect environment to start in the hobby, including rental RC cars for those who wish to experience how a true hobby grade RC model car feels like.

    Families who wish to try your hand at RC Car Racing on the roof-top track may purchase a special Buy 2 Get 1 Free package to enjoy 3 x 30 mins rental for just $60 (U.P. $90)

    10. Art Jamming Therapy + Indoor Play @ Merry Haus

    Location: Oasis Terraces, Blk 681 Punggol Drive #01-34/35, S820681
    Date: Daily 
    Fee: 
    $28 for Art Jamming / $19 Playground Entry

    At Merry Haus, parents can drop your kids off at the dedicated playground while you enjoy a therapeutic art jamming session. Not only will you get to relax (with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee), you will be able to keep your kids in sight with nothing to worry about! 

    As the owner of Merry Haus say, "ME" Time is just as important as Family Time. You may purchase the 2hr Art Jamming and 2hr playground entry on BYKidO separately. Sessions are subjected to walk-in availability only. 

    11. Full Flight Simulator Experience at Aeroviation

    Location: Oxley Bizhub # 01 - 50, 63 Ubi Road 1, Singapore 408728
    Dates: Tuesdays - Sundays (10 am - 10 pm)

    Fee:
     $250

    Take the first step into the aviation world by being in the shoes of 3 aviators in the full flight experience programme with Aeroviation! A pilot, an engineer, and also an air traffic controller!

    Have hands-on flying experience in our Cessna 172 simulator with an instructor to guide you and your child on how to control the aircraft and complete challenges. After that, be immersed in the world of VR where you will learn parts of the airplane and be in different aircraft! Finish your experience by testing yourself to manage multiple aircraft in the airport with our voice recognition Air Traffic Controller Simulator.

    12. HeadRock VR: My Dino + 2 VR Games Package

    Location: 80 Siloso Road, Southside Block B, #01-03, Singapore 098969
    Dates: Opens Daily , 11 am - 7 pm (last entry 6 pm)

    Fee:
     $46

    Looking for a place to go-to for loads of fun and adventure? HeadRock VR is the place for you! Located at Southside at Sentosa, the play space includes both a futuristic children's playground that combines digital technology with physical play and a VR play zone for older kids! 

    For older kids who can enjoy both spaces, they may enjoy a special Hello! My Dino + 2 VR Game package to play at both spaces too! 

    13. Robotics and Coding Holiday Classes with Nullspace

    Venue: Nullspace Robotics (Kallang Wave Mall, Rochester Mall, Chai Chee)
    Dates: End Oct - Dec 2023
    Fees: from $125 (Details here)

    Looking for a fun and exciting way to enrich your child’s learning and keep them engaged this year-end school holidays? Consider enrolling them in Holiday Classes at Nullspace, one of Singapore’s leading Robotics and Coding Schools that was established in 2008. 

    The programmes offered focus on robotics and coding education, with hands-on learning¬†activities that introduce kids to engineering and programming concepts using the latest¬†technology tools, including the LEGO¬ģ Education SPIKE‚ĄĘ Prime Robotics Kit and Arduino¬†microcontrollers.¬†

    There are various programmes for kids aged 5 to 16 years old, with each programme being conducted over a few days. Daily sessions last for 1 to 2.5 hours each and kids can choose between morning or afternoon sessions. Through hands-on learning, kids will engage in a variety of interactive and fun activities such as building and programming robots, creating games, or working on electronic projects. They'll also learn valuable problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork skills as they learn from experienced instructors who are passionate about inspiring creativity and empowering young learners.

    *PROMO* BYKidO readers can enjoy the New Customer Promotion ($50 off your first-course sign-up). Simply quote BYKIDO50 when checking out to enjoy the discount (valid for minimum purchase of 10 hours course package ($450) and code is non-stackable).

    14. EDOOVO - School Holiday Booster Programme 

    Location: Online
    Dates: Now till the end of 2023
    Fee: Save up to $200 for new parents!
    Recommended Age: 3 to 8 years old 

    Build a strong foundation in English, Chinese and Maths with EDOOVO this school holiday! Designed for young learners aged 3 to 8, EDOOVO is an award-winning multi-subject online enrichment platform that offers live online classes taught in a small class setting of up to 4 students. Their holistic curriculum is aligned with the M.O.E.'s framework to hone your child's linguistic and analytical skills while preparing them for a seamless transition to primary school.

    Through immersive storytelling and interactive tools, students are encouraged to engage actively with fun virtual in-class rewards such as trophies and stars.

    With rave reviews from parents, find out why EDOOVO is a proven hit with kids! Enjoy a FREE trial class and stand a chance to win an iPad Air worth $888 this year-ed school holidays! Book a trial here or visit www.edoovo.com to find out more.

    15. Fun-Filled Coding Holiday Camps with The Lab for All Ages

    Venues: Kinex and Orchard
    Dates: Multiple Dates between 20 Nov - 8 Dec 2023
    Fees: from $200

    Get ready or an unforgettable holiday adventure with The Lab Singapore this December! Expect an amazing lineup of fun-filled coding activities suitable for kids between 5 to 14 years old! 

    • For 5 - 7 Years Old: Disney Themed Cars Racing Game¬†

    Buckle up, young racers! In this 2-day holiday camp suitable for 5 to 7 years old, kids will learn to code by creating an exciting high-speed Racing Car Game with Disney Cars Characters! 

    • For 8 - 10 Years Old: Minecraft RPG Game
    Calling all aspiring adventurers! Embark on epic quests, build amazing worlds and unlock your creativity in a virtual sandbox at this 3-day Minecraft RPG Game holiday camp for 8 - 10 years old. 
    • For 11 - 14 Years Old: Chickyroad Unity Game¬†

    For the older kids, aged 11 - 14, take part in the incredible 3-day Chickyroad Unity Game camp. Dive into the world of game development and create your own games while having a blast with your peers. Here, you will get to challenge your creativity and coding skills! 

    Don't miss out on these fantastic holiday camps! Join The Lab Singapore and make this December an unforgettable one for your kids. Spaces are limited, so hurry and secure your spot today.

    For more information and to register, visit https://www.thelab.sg/programs/holidayprograms/.

    *PROMO* Get a $20 discount when you mention BYKidO during your sign-up!

    16. Island Wanderer Adventure and Puzzle Trails

    Venue: Depending on venue
    Dates: Available daily
    Fees: from $25 (use promo code BYKO to get 10% off)

    Looking for a fun outdoor family activity this holiday? Try Island Wanderer puzzle trails! This fun bonding family activity will require you to put your minds together to solve tricky questions and explore Singapore's murals, gardens and more with our chatbot trails!

    Gain thinking skills and creativity with our out-of-the-box challenges while exploring the cities greatest landmarks. Play anytime with no prior booking required - simply purchase to receive the instructions!

    Enjoy 10% Off trails this school holidays with Promo Code: BYKO now! Check out the puzzle trails and book your first adventure now

    17. Have Unique Experiences at Kidz Amaze 3-Day Holiday Camps

    Venues: Kidz Amaze at SAFRA Punggol, SAFRA Toa Payoh and SAFRA Jurong
    Dates

    • SAFRA Punggol: 28 - 30 Nov 2023
    • SAFRA Toa Payoh: 5 - 7 Dec 2023
    • SAFRA Jurong: 12 - 14 Dec 2023

    Time: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm
    Fees: $298 (Kidz Amaze / SAFRA members), $348 (Guests)

    Are you searching for a meaningful way to keep your kids engaged during the upcoming year-end school holidays? Look no further! Kidz Amaze is thrilled to present its 3-Day Holiday Camps, specially designed for children aged 6 to 12. 

    At just $298 for Kidz Amaze and SAFRA members or $348 for guests, your child can embark on a memorable adventure, packed with enriching experiences. 

    Being one of the largest indoor playgrounds in Singapore, holiday camps at Kidz Amaze are extra exciting as children will be taking part in 3 full days of fun and educational activities, as well as engaging in exciting play time at the playgrounds!

    The Kidz Amaze 3-Day Holiday Camps will take place at three fantastic venues: Splash @ Kidz Amaze at SAFRA Punggol, Kidz Amaze @ SAFRA Toa Payoh, and Kidz Amaze @ SAFRA Jurong. Each camp location offers a unique set of activities for your child to explore, such as visiting an organic farm, having an epic laser tag battle, learning the art of terrarium making, and even creating edible slime!

    Here's a sneak peek at what awaits your child at each camp:

    • SAFRA Punggol:
      • Laser Tag, Kids Yoga, Giant Board Games, Treasure Hunt
    • SAFRA Toa Payoh:
      • Organic Farm Tour, Splatter Painting, Terrarium Making, Team Building Games
    • SAFRA Jurong:
      • Visit to Bounce Singapore and Museum of Ice Cream, Edible Slime Making, Orbeez Oasis Craft

    Be rest assured, your child's daily needs are well taken care of, with breakfast, lunch, and tea breaks provided throughout the camp.

    Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to make your child's year-end holiday unforgettable. Get more details now and sign up directly at any Kidz Amaze outlets! Hurry and secure your child's spot now for a fun-filled holiday where they can acquire new knowledge and create lasting friendships!

    That's not all! For a limited time, sign up your child for a Kidz Amaze membership to receive a free limited edition tote bag and benefit from the Member's rate when registering for the camps. As a Kidz Amaze member, your child will also be able to enjoy discounted entrance rates during their subsequent trips to Kidz Amaze.

    18. Camp Asia Winter Wonder Camps

    Venue: Stamford American International School & City Sprouts
    Dates: 4 Dec 2023 - 5 Jan 2024
    Fees: from $605 (Book here)

    Ban boredom this year-end school holidays with Camp Asia's Winter Wonder Camps! Gift your child endless excitement and learning this school holidays as they explore their interest and learn new skills while making new friends at the same time!

    Camp Asia is offering over 15 captivating and specially curated camps for ages 3 to 16! Available from 4 Dec 2023 to 5 Jan 2024, children can choose from camps focusing on sports, STEM, the arts or a 3-day multi-experience camp! The full list of camp categories include

    • Drama Academy (4 - 5 years old)
    • Passion for Art (6 - 8 years old)
    • Let's Dance (6 - 8 years old)
    • Multi-STEM (9 - 12 years old)
    • Junior Scientist (6 - 8 years old)
    • LEGO Robotics (6 - 12 years old)
    • Multi-Activity (3 - 8 years old)
    • Multi-Adventure (9 - 11 years old)
    • Super Chef (6 - 16 years old)
    • Super Basketball (7 - 16 years old)
    • Parkour (7 - 13 years old)
    • Super Gymnastics (5 - 12 years old)
    • Super Soccer (5 - 14 years old)
    • Motorsport Jr (13 - 16 years old)
    • Multi-Xperience (5 - 12 years old)

    Activities at Camp Asia are covered by one, all-inclusive price, and the Winter Wonder Camps start from just $605, inclusive of healthy lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, Camp Asia T-Shirt as well as all equipment and materials for a wonderful camp experience!

    The last we checked, a number of camps are already selling out, so visit Camp Asia Winter Wonder Camp for more details and book now to avoid disappointment! 

    That's not all! Camp Asia is excited to announce the launch of Camp Asia Perks! This is a reward programme where campers get to enjoy exclusive accommodation discounts and more with their hotel partners! This is your chance to plan for a perfect family staycation this December!

     

    Stay tune as we continue to update this piece with more events, activities and to-dos for families this holiday!

     



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    This article is prepared by

    Malini Pannirselvam
    Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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