Before the year comes to an end, Singapore is teeming with interesting events and fun filled indoor & outdoor activities do-able with your kids! From kids-friendly theatre performances to discovering pre-historical monsters from the sea, welcoming the adorable penguins from Korea to visiting the museum by the Padang! With a chock-full of kids-friendly places to go with your little ones, there’s no excuse for staying at home during the weekends!
Art Carnival at the Padang
Doors of the National Gallery Singapore finally opens to public over a two weeks of festivals from 24 Nov – 6 Dec 2015. If you don’t want to miss the stunning light, sound and visuals display set against the backdrop of the newly transformed National Gallery Singapore, then grab your tickets online for admission to the dazzling Art Carnival on the Padang, live performances and the Share the Hope Façade Show. Good news for you, admissions are free for entry!
When: 27 – 29 November 2015 | 5pm – midnight
Where: National Gallery Singapore
A Magical Christmas Wonderland
From the bedazzled Luminarie light sculptures, to enjoy a wide range of international cuisine at the charming European-style Festive Market and more of the enchanting floral display is the centerpiece of Christmas Toyland – standing at an 11-metre-tall Christmas Pyramid decked with toys! Who can resist such eye-feasting event of the year in this Christmas Wonderland!
When: 27 November 2015 to 3 January 2016 | 4:00 PM to 12:00 midnight daily
Where: Gardens by The Bay
Santa’s All-Star Christmas and Universal Studios Singapore
Travelling out of Town might not be the norm these days as we have our Universal Studios Singapore to look forth on our favourite characters such as Minions, Penguins of Madagascar, Sesame Streets, Marilyn Monroe, King Julien and so much more this “winter” season. Bring on the Christmas cheer and head down to a dazzling fireworks display set under a festive score.
When: 1 December 2015 to 3 January 2016
Where: Universal Studio Singapore
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Meet the Life-sized starfighter and humanoid protocol droid C-3PO from the far, far away galaxy adapted from Star Wars’ movie right here in our Singapore Changi Airport. A great opportunity for some photo worthy moments before the movie starts on 17 Dec 2015. Brace up your junior conquerors for some bouncy fun featuring a 4-metre high slide, and illuminating ball pit, a ski slope and rock climbing lighthouse at the Norway-themed playhouse at T3 Departure hall near Row 11!
When: 13 November 2015 to 5 January 2016
Where: Singapore Changi Airport, Terminal 3 & Terminal 2 Departure Halls.
Giving back to the community can be as easy as spreading the spirit through donations and fundraising. Plunge into an “endless” fun with the sea of balls for 15minutes of free play with a minimum donation of S$5! Spread the cheer from Causeway point to kick start this charity campaign, look towards 2016 across selected Fraser Centrepoint Malls to share the love!
When: 22 November 2015 to 31 March 2016
Where: Fraser Centrepoint Malls
Have a kiddo who is a curious adventurer and adores the mysterious ocean, then you’d not want to miss the Monsters of the Sea exhibition – the largest display of 14 pre-historic marine creatures and 2 present-day sea dwellers in Asia Pacific, at Science Centre Singapore (SCS).
When: 30 October 2015 to 28 February 2016
Where: Annexe Hall at the Science Centre Singapore
We need not much convince for your little ones to beg for a trip down to this adorable South Korea Character’s theme park right at Marina Square Mall. With attractions of a theme ride, indoor playground, educational classes and a theatre for the musical shows, undeniable the first in Southeast Asia, and the largest character-themed indoor playground in Singapore!
When: Since 11 November 2015
Modern Colony, Singapore History Gallery, We built a Nation
The galleries charts the development of the island so if you have an interest in history of our homeland, head down for a witty knowledge to visit the re-opened permanent galleries at the National Museum of Singapore.
When: Open Daily 10am – 7pm, Last admission at 6.30pm
Where: National Museum Singapore
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A new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s popular novel of the same name, Treasure Island follows the adventure of Jim Hawkins, a lion-hearted 13-year-old girl who receives a treasure map from a kooky old seaman. Jim is tasked to help find the hidden treasure, but the road to riches is never smooth sailing.
When: Fri, 30 Oct – Sun, 13 Dec 2015
Where: DBS Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Price: From $32 – $45, Tickets are still avaliable via sistics.
Disney Live Mickey’s Music Festive
Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story in their new touring showDisney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival. The irresistible lineup of performers, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy; Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula; Jasmine, Aladdin and Genie; and Woody, Buzz and Jessie; are among the more than 25 Disney stars featured in this jam session fit for the entire family!
When: Sat, 21 – Sun, 29 Nov 2015
Where: Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Price: $35 – $120, Tickets are still available via sistics.
Emily Saves The Orchestra
A clever 10-year-old needs the audience to help outsmart a monster scheming to silence music forever. In this mesmerizing children’s concert, drama, dance, dazzling masks and costumes are woven together with orchestral music in a story about bravery and hope. Audiences will laugh, chant and sing while discovering musical concepts and urging Emily onward to defeat the horrible beast Cacopholous.
When: Sat, 21 – Sun, 22 Nov 2015
Where: Victoria Concert Hall
Price: $25, $30
The Enormous Turnip
Little Eek the Mouse’s dream is to be noticed. But Eek is SO small. Diggory the Gardener’s dream is to win a prize – any prize for his vegetables. And then – in his garden, a turnip grows – and grows – and grows! Where does it come from? And who is strong enough to pull this Enormous Turnip out of the ground? A fast paced, colourful, interactive play, carefully designed for the younger audience, with cute characters, fun and memorable songs, and a clear moral message for everyone.
When: Sat, 21 Nov – Sun, 6 Dec 2015
Where: SOTA Drama Theatre
Price: $32, Tickets are still available via sistics.
Fan Yang 2015 Bubble Legendary Show
Fan Yang is a world renowned bubble scientist, artist, and performer. Over the past two decades, Fan has explored the fascinating unknown world of soap bubbles, combining art with science. He has transformed a simple bubble into a beautiful piece of art, bringing bubble media into a new artistic dimension for the masses.
When: Sat, 28 – Sun, 29 Nov 2015
Where: Resorts World™ Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
Price: $28 – $88, Tickets are still available via sistics.
Kalaa Utsavam 2015
Hanuman : The tale behind the name
What’s bright, big, round, and orange, and all alone up in the sky? Everyone knows it is Soorya the Sun, but not little Hanuman. Believing the sun to be a sweet, juicy, giant mango, the cheeky monkey child flew high up into the heavens just to get his little paws on his favourite fruit.
When: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 11am, 2pm & 5pm
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio
Price: $18, Tickets are still available via sistics.
Cinderella, A fairly True Story
A spectacular musical production everyone in the family can enjoy, featuring an international cast, a mix of original music and popular hits, with dynamic choreography and memorable moments of magic.
When: Thu, 10 Dec 2015-Mon, 4 Jan 2016
Where: Resorts World™ Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
Price: From $78- $168, Tickets are available via sistics.
Based on the book by Rod Campbell. Direct from the UK, Dear Santa is the perfect family Christmas production! The story is based around a child who writes to Santa for a special Christmas present. After searching for the perfect present, Santa finds just the right one and delivers it on Christmas Eve.
When: Friday 11 – Sunday 13 Dec 2015
Where: SOTA Drama Theatre
Price: $38 – $58, Tickets are available on sistics.