WHAT’S HAPPENING FOR THE FAMILY THIS SEPTEMBER…
Draw up the schedule get the planning done, here are the September happenings for lots of family FUN!
Sentosa FunFest 2015 : Giant inflatables, Bungee Run and bubbling foam pools 5th to 13th September
There’s 9 days of all-day fun-for-everyone at the mega beach festival – Sentosa FunFest 2015. Little ones (aged 7 and below) can navigate through an inflatable maze, slip down a fun water slide, bounce around in a ball pool and take a dip in child-friendly foam pool. Older kids (8 years and above) will test their speed and stamina at the Bungee Run – race against a rival to run the furthest distance before being catapulted back to the start!. After the mega fun, enjoy some laid-back time at the white sandy beach with beach food, cold drinks and enjoy music under the shade of the umbrellas.
Admission to Sentosa FunFest 2015 is free for kids under 3. Kids aged 3 to 12 years at $18, adults at $26. Families can enjoy four tickets at a price of $79 (u.p. $104). Tickets can be purchased HERE while stocks last.
More information can be found HERE
Outdoor Carnival Getaway @ White Sands, 19th to 20th September
Looking for an easy, cosy, breezy time this September? Bring your family down to White Sands’ outdoor carnival! Score some great bargains at the car boot sale and flea market, or relax to musical performances. Come sunset, relive nostalgic memories at the drive-in movie – Jurassic World and X-Men: Days of Future Past will be screened on 19th and 20th September respectively, so get your tickets now! There is something for everyone, and all these and more will be happening at the field next to White Sands Mall, from 19th to 20th September, 10am to 11pm. Registration for the car boot sale and flea market is now open via www.whitesands.com.sg.
For more information, please visit www.whitesands.com.sg
Fly High on the New Cable Cars Inside Sentosa for just $5.50
Start by walking across to Sentosa for free on the Sentosa Boardwalk. Then soar over the jungle, sand, and sea for an extraordinary bird’s eye view of the island on the new, Sentosa cable car Line. Valid from 1 to 14 September, all Singaporeans and local residents – young and old – pay just $5.50.
Choose your stop at the Merlion station, Imbiah Lookout station and Siloso Point station to conveniently access the sandy beaches, Madame Tussauds, Skyline Luge Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore, Megazip, 4-D Adventureland, Sky Tower and many more attractions!
For more information, please visit Faber Peak website
Free Admission to River Safari
Kids born in 2007 and 2008 (aged 7 & 8 years) can enjoy free admission to the River Safari between 1st September and 30th September. Tickets do not include boat rides. Also, enjoy the Panda Party between 5th September and 13th September.
More information on this offer and full details of River Safari can be found HERE
Personalise #YourNutella Jar at the YourNutella Factory at Bugis+
Happening now until 13th September, ‘gourmands’ and fans of this yummy pot of hazelnut spread, can head on down to the #YourNutella ‘factory’ at Bugis+ to personalise their very own jar of Nutella.
Step 1 – purchase your empty Nutella jar for SGD$5,
Step 2 – using the iPad on site, type in the name you want to appear on #YourNutella jar label,
Step 3 – place #YourNutella jar on the conveyor belt and press the ‘go’ button, now wait for your name to appear on the giant Nutella screen,
Step 4 – collect #YourNutella jar; it’s filled with hazelnut spread as well as sporting your name label,
Step 5 – take a selfie or pose for a photo and remember to hashtag #YourNutella for social media.
Share your Nutella stories and memories through the @NutellaSEA instagram handle and hashtag #YourNutella
If you have a full schedule packed this September holidays, but would love to personalise #YourNutella label, then the YourNutella.com website will launch on 14th September where you can order and receive (via snail mail) your very own personalised Nutella label, all set to affix to a jar of Nutella!
From Tales to Legends : Discover Singapore Stories” Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay until 13th September
Here, 10 local folklore are brought to life through the creative use of orchids and other followers. Discover Singapore Stories is a SG50 commemorative floral display in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. From Tales to Legends : Discover Singapore Stories is happening until 13th September between 9am to 9pm daily. Admission charges to the conservatories applies.
Also, enjoy free guided tours into this latest floral display. Free guided tours take place on weekdays at 10am and 3pm (English) and weekends at 3pm and 4pm (English) with a Chinese language free guided tour on weekends at 3.30pm and 4.30pm.
Garden Rhapsody (SG50 Edition) at Supertree Grove until 13th September
The Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay come to life in a spectacular light and sound show called ‘Garden Rhapsody’. In this SG50 edition, Singapore’s 50th Birthday is celebrated with favourite national songs arranged and composed by Bang Wenfu, and sung by today’s generation of Singaporean musicians such as Benjamin Kheng (The Same Willows), indie singer iNCH and many other prominent local singers. This event is free at takes place at 7.45pm and 8.45pm until Sunday, 13th September.
Busan Bahasa (Malay Language Month) at Gardens by the Bay on 5th and 6th September
Celebrate Singapore’s rich Malay language, culture and heritage during this month of Malay language – Bulan Bahasa. Displays will be found at Supertree Grove, Colonnade and Malay Garden (free of charge) while we can learn through a Singapore Story Garden experience featured in the Flower Dome (admission to flower dome charges applies). Busan Bahasa takes place on 5th and 6th September between 10am and 6pm.
Mid-Autumn Festival and the Celebration of Chrysanthemums at Gardens by the Bay
Long admired for its beauty, the Chrysanthemum is a symbolic feature in traditional Chinese art and depicts the autumn season. Come marvel at unusual varieties in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay from Thursday, 24th September to Tuesday 10th November between 9am and 9pm. Admission charge to the conservatories applies.
Also, the whole family will enjoy the Mid-Autumn Festival as the Gardens by the Bay is set alight with dazzling displays of handcrafted lanterns. Our favourite areas and gardens at the Gardens by the Bay will be transformed between Friday, 25th September to Sunday, 4th October between 7pm and 11pm daily (free of charge). The spectacular lanterns on display include floating lanterns such as a majestic sea palace and dragon boats and bubba will love the magnificent dinosaurs and animals too.
Decorate a lantern competition – Lanterns shaped like goats will be decorated in Gardens by the Bay’s Lantern Painting Competition on 19th and 20th September. The best decorated lantern stands to win a cash prize of SGD$2,000 while second and third prize winners will win SGD$1,000 and SGD$500 respectively, there are also 5 consolation prizes of SGD$100 each. Families interested are requested to downland the registration form from www.gardensbythebay.com.sg and email it to [email protected] by 11th September 2015 (successful participants will be notified by telephone and email. Minimum of 4 people per lantern decorating team with a maximum of 8 people per team.
For more information on the events, happenings and displays at Gardens by the Bay, please click HERE
DreamWorks Animation : The Exhibition at Art Science Museum School Holiday Programmes until 13th September
Celebrate fun and games at DreamWorks Animation : The Exhibition! Enjoy engaging activities from your favourite animated films gathered for the whole family. From dragon feeding to chopstick challenges, face painting, movie screenings and much more, complete all stations and receive goodies to take home.
For more information and to see the school holiday programmes schedule, please click HERE
Kids Flix and Movies for Mums & Babies at Golden Village
On Saturday 19th September kids can relive the epic blockbuster Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron (PG13/Violence). Tickets are just SGD$6 and, while stocks last, receive a FREE gift with every pair of tickets purchased. Also enjoy kiddie combo at SGD$4.
Monday 28th September is Mums & Babies movie time. Enjoy Barbie in Princess Power (2D) (G rating). Tickets are priced at SGD$6 each – FREE for babies and toddlers below 90cm, receive a FREE gift with every pair of tickets purchased (while stocks last). For your convenience, diaper tables with wet wipes, baby powder and baby lotion are provided in the cinemas too.
For show times and participating cinemas, please click HERE – Kids Flix and Mums & Babies tickets are available from Thursday 10th September 2015.
Inter-school Competition : Race to Sustainability! – During this post-exam period, participate in the inaugural inter-school competition to become the Sustainability Champion! Learn how eco friendly Gardens by the Bay is as you go on an exciting amazing race around the Gardens, deciphering clues, solving puzzles and using your creativity to tackle the challenges.
The Inter-School Competition takes place on Friday 16th October for Secondary School students and 6th November for Primary School students.
Workshop Registrations – There are also workshops coming up in October and November (registration open now until 20th September and 30th October respectively) such as Terrific Traps and Garden Troopers. More information, pricing and registration details please email [email protected] or call +65 6420 6843
Lego Ninjago™ Live Show at LEGOLAND® Malaysia
Enter the world of Ninjago™ in the first ever Lego Ninjago™ live show entitled LEGO ‘Ninjago and The Realm of Shadows’ now showing at LEGOLAND® Malaysia. Each 20 minute show will features a total of six puppets and has been created by an international team. LEGO Ninjago and The Realm of Shadows is now showing at the air-conditioned LEGO City Stage and will be shown daily. Whats more, theres a special promotion happening now until September 30th – kids from 2 to 12 years of age will get 50% off, with any paying adult, if they are decked out in a Ninja outfit.
For more information and to book your tickets for LEGO Ninjago and The Realm of Shadows at LEGOLAND Malaysia, please click HERE
Above the Tree Tops at the Fort Siloso Skywalk
Did you know that the once gated attraction, Fort Siloso now has its grounds permanently open for all to enjoy FREE of charge!? If the kids want to learn more and get an in-depth knowledge of this historical site, there is now a specially curated paid guided tour that has been recently introduced. For those wanting a little more adventure, see Fort Siloso from a new height! The new Fort Siloso Skywalk, which recently opened to the public, towers above the treetops at 11 storeys high. This elevated bridge will see families taken on an aerial walking trail above a canopy of treetops while they may even spot the island’s many resident creatures, such as the white-bellied fishing eagle, plantain squirrel and pink-necked pigeon. (image credit Today Online)
For more information about the new Tree Tops walk at Fort Siloso Skywalk, please click HERE