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5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (20th - 26th May 2019)


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1. Revel in the High-Spirited Festivities at DBS Marina Regatta 2019!

Revel in the High-Spirited Festivities at DBS Marina Regatta 2019!

Location: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard Singapore 018949
Date:
31 May – 2 Jun 2019

Hour:

  • Fri: 5 pm – 10 pm
  • Sat – Sun: 9 am – 10 pm

Admission: FREE

DBS Marina Regatta is back again this year and a look at its line-up will tell you that it hasn’t skimped on all the excitement in its aim to inspire Singaporeans to be more environmentally friendly.

Catch the adrenaline-filled dragon boat race, featuring a total of 100 teams from Canada, Australia, Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Brunei and Singapore! The race will be held over the weekend.

Revel in the High-Spirited Festivities at DBS Marina Regatta 2019!

The humongous 23,000 sq ft maze, made from 95% recycled material, is the main highlight of the event. If you’re up for the challenge, you’ll have to climb, crawl, jump and swing your way through 10 various eco-themed obstacles within 12 minutes.

Aside from that you can try out various water sports like dragon boating and paddle boating (no prior experience required), take advantage of the free sailing sessions, get hands-on with eco-friendly workshops, and challenge your little ones to life-sized versions of old-school games like Jenga.

Be sure to come on an empty tummy so that you can fill up on affordable and mouth-watering fares such as meat kebabs, Mentaiko Eggs, Cajun Fries, Churros, rainbow tea, and so much more!  

For more information, click here.

Photo credits DBS Bank

2. Take Part in the Delicious Meiji Run with Your Tots!

Take Part in the Delicious Meiji Run with Your Tots!

Location: Palawan Green, Sentosa

Hour:

  • Meiji Run
    29 Jun 2019: 2 pm – 8 pm

  • Meiji Yoga
    29 Jun 2019: 7 am – 9 am

  • Meiji Fair
    28 Jun 2019: 12 pm – 7 pm | 29 Jun 2019: 9 am – 7 pm

Admission (register here):

  • Meiji Run
    • Cashback Run (14 yrs & above) 10km: $70
    • Fun Run (Individual) 3.5km: $60
    • Fun Run (Family) 3.5 km: $120 (inclusive of 2 adult + 1 child)

  • Meiji Yoga: $45

Meiji Run is lauded as the most delicious race in the world and there’s a reason for it. For starters, when you complete the Cashback Run, depending on your timing, you’ll be able to pocket Meiji cashback vouchers which you can use at the Meiji Fair to bag all the yummy treats. Too much of a workout or have a little one in tow? You can sign up for the Fun Run.

All race participants are entitled to, among others, a Meiji hamper packed with goodies like Meiji Milk, Yan Yan and Hello Panda. And if that isn’t enough motivation to dust off your running shoes, what else is?

Aside from the Meiji Run, you can also take part in the Meiji Yoga.

After sweating it out, you can check out the Meiji Carnival featuring games with a tasty twist like the Yan Yan Ring Toss, Meiji Fresh Milk Water Toss, and Meiji Tic Tac Toe, and pose for a photo at the photo booth to commemorate completing the world’s most delicious race.

If you’re not breaking out your running shoes but still wish you could get your hands on all sweet treats, you can do so at the Meiji Fair that will be held over two days.  

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Meiji Run

3. Celebrate International Friendship Day at SDC!  

Celebrate International Friendship Day at SDC!

Location: Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
Date:
25 May – 26 May 2019
Hour:
11 am – 4 pm
Admission:
FREE

Bring your little ones to celebrate international friendship day at Singapore Discovery Centre! You’ll get to make friends with people from around the globe, savour delectable delights from various countries, and enjoy a line-up of mesmerizing performances and exciting games and activities.

Celebrate International Friendship Day at SDC!

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Singapore Discovery Centre

4. Join in the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 Opening for a Wondrous Experience!

Join in the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 Opening for a Wondrous Experience!

Location: Various location
Date:
25 May – 26 May | 1 Jun – 2 Jun 2019 (opening weekends)
Hour:
12 pm – 5 pm
Admission:
FREE

Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 is to feature 11 interactive and multi-dimensional artworks that seeks to tease the imagination of little ones and encourage them explore the world with an open mind.

Chance Operations, where you can compose your own tunes, Stardust: Soaring Through The Sky’s Embrace that’ll bring you on a wondrous trip into outer space, Memories of Firefly that’s sure to struck you with awe with its vibrant colored depiction of daily in Java, and Every World where just a tilt of your head will bring you into fantastical landscapes filled with various creatures and plant lives, are just some of the artworks you can expect.

The Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019’s opening festivities, packed with performances, workshops and artist interactions, is spread across two weekends—this and the next.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits National Gallery Singapore

5. Hear the Sounds of the Ocean at S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest – The Noisy Ocean!

Hear the Sounds of the Ocean at S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest – The Noisy Ocean!

Location: S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, 098269
Date:
17 May – 30 Jun 2019
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm

Admission:

  • S.E.A. Aquarium Regular Ticket Price
    • Adult (13 – 59 yrs): $40
    • Child (4 – 12 yrs): $29
    • Senior (60 yrs & above): $29

  • SG Online Exclusive
    • S.E.A Aquarium Adult One-Day Ticket
    • Mon – Thu: $30
    • Fri – Sun & PH: $36

You’ve seen the ocean but have you heard it?

S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest: The Noisy Ocean gives you a glimpse into the soundscape of the ocean—both natural and made-made—through an array of interactive installations.

Hear the Sounds of the Ocean at S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest – The Noisy Ocean!

You’ll get to learn about what kind of sounds fishes make and how man-made sounds disrupt marine life. If you visit on a weekend or a public holiday, be sure to stay on to catch the lively percussion performance, featuring upbeat song, puppetry and upcycled instruments!

RELATED: Hear the Ocean @ S.E.A Aquarium's Ocean Fest: The Noisy Ocean! | Resorts World Sentosa

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Resorts World Sentosa

 

 


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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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