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Need ideas for your next family outing? Here are some places and activities you can spend family time in the month of August. There's also many fun family events and festivities you can join to celebrate Singapore's 52nd birthday!


Families for Life Celebrating NS50 Picnic

FFL Aug 2017 Picnic banner
Bring your whole family to the S'pore Discovery Centre (SDC) and spend family time at Families for Life picnic. As part of NS50 celebrations, families can expect fun NS50 themed activities and games! Register now as a family and receive a Families for Life goodie bag, which include a picnic mat and frisbee fan. The goodie bag is available on a first-come-first-served basis, while stock last!

Date: 

Sat, 5 Aug 2017

Time: 

4.30pm - 9.30pm

Venue: 

S'pore Discovery Centre

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Families for Life Celebrating NS50 Picnic

 

Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow

Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrored Room
One of the world’s most influential artists in the 20th and 21st century, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s bright, colourful and vibrant art featuring dots, nets, pumpkins will captivate audiences young and old. Give young ones a taste of modern art at this exhibition.

Date: 

Fri, 9 Jun 2017 - Sun, 3 Sep 2017

Time: 

Sun–Thu, Public Holidays: 10am – 7pm
Fri–Sat, Eve of Public Holidays: 10am – 10pm

Venue: 

National Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 3, Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery

Price:

$15 for Singaporeans/PRs ($10 for concession-holders)
$25 for Non-Singaporeans ($20 for concession-holders)
Free for children 6 years and under, local and locally-based students and teachers, persons with disabilities and one caregiver.

Website: 

Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow

 

Despicable Me Breakout Party

Despicable Me Breakout Party at USS
Have a blast at the first Despicable Me Breakout Party at Universal Studios! Look out for the Minion Mob, Gru and join Rodney Rotten’s Game Show, too. Also included in the line-up are trivia contests, a banana eating competition, Minion-themed treats and a Despicable Me 3 tattoo parlour!

Date: 

Thu, 15 Jun - Sun, 20 Aug 2017

Time: 

Various timings. Check website for details.

Venue: 

Universal Studios Singapore

Price:

Various pricing. Check website for details.

Website: 

Despicable Me Breakout Party

 

Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza

Cirque Du Soleil Kooza
The clown-inspired Kooza, is the latest installment of the famous circus series. In Kooza, “The Innocent” goes on a journey of self-discovery, revealing a string of eccentric characters along the way. Featuring an international cast, expect stunning acrobatic moves that will leave the whole family captivated.

Date: 

Wed, 12 Jul - Sun, 27 Aug 2017

Time: 

Various timings. Check website for details.

Venue: 

Bayfront Avenue, Big Top Tent next to Marina Bay Sands

Price:

Various pricing. Check website for details.

Website: 

Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza

 

Gardens by the Bay presents Orchid Extravaganza

Gardens by the Bay Orchid Extravaganza
This year, the “Orchid Extravaganza” floral display tells the story of Singapore using the analogy of a butterfly’s life cycle. Stunning orchids in myriad shapes and colours will fill a landscape depicting the stages of a butterfly’s growth, including a ‘Chrysalis’ structure in the main Flower Field. Visitors can look forward to seeing a diverse collection of orchids including Phalaenopsis, Vanda, Dendrobium, Grammatophyllum and many others. There will also be a sculpture of 52 butterflies – in celebration of Singapore’s 52nd National Day – in the shape of Singapore.

Date: 

Fri, 14 Jul - Sun, 20 Aug 2017

Time: 

9am - 9pm

Venue: 

Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome

Price:

Admission charge to the conservatories applies

Website: 

Gardens by the Bay presents Orchid Extravaganza

 

The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio

The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
UK-based Children’s theatre LYNGO presents this re-telling of the classic children’s story using cats, crickets, foxes, and the famous puppet, Pinocchio. Known for their beautiful handmade props, LYNGO has been bringing a smile to the faces of children and adults for the past 10 years. Get ready for a rollicking good time with the kids!

Date: 

Tue, 25 Jul - Sun, 6 Aug 2017

Time: 

Sun–Thu, Public holidays: 10am–7pm
Fri–Sat, Eve of public holidays: 10am–10pm

Price: 

Weekdays: S$28
Weekends: S$38
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Venue: 

Drama Centre Black Box

Website: 

The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio

 

PIECE OF PEACE World Tour Singapore 2017

PIECE OF PEACE World Tour Singapore 2017
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN, featuring World Heritage Sites built by globally loved LEGO® Bricks. Originating from Japan, PIECE OF PEACE hopes to raise awareness to UNESCO Heritage activities in promotion of peace. Singapore will be the first ASEAN country to host this world tour.

Date: 

Thu, 27 Jul - Sun, 3 Sep 2017

Time: 

Mon - Thu, Eve of Public Holiday: 10am – 9pm
Fri - Sun, Public Holiday: 10am - 12am
Visitors have 2 sessions to choose from:
1) AM Session (10am - 3pm)
2) PM Session (3pm - 8pm / 12am)

Price: 

Various Pricing. Check website for details.

Venue: 

Fort Canning Arts Centre

Website: 

PIECE OF PEACE World Tour Singapore 2017

 

HPB-ActiveSG Active Family August Programme

HPB Active Family
Join in the many programmes and activities with the whole family over the weekends! Get active and make precious memories together as a family with the family-friendly workout sessions across the island.

Date: 

Sat, 5 Aug - Sun, 27 Aug 2017

Time: 

Various Timings

Venue: 

Various Locations

Price:

Free admission, registration required

Website: 

HPB-ActiveSG Active Family August Programme

 

PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! National Day 2017

PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! National Day 2017
PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! National Day 2017 has an even more exciting line-up of activities this year, complete with hands-on workshops, game booths and musical zones for you and your family’s ultimate day out.

Date: 

Fri, 4 Aug - Sun, 6 Aug 2017

Venue: 

Singapore EXPO Hall 5

Time: 

12pm - 9pm

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! National Day 2017

 

Civic District Outdoor Festival

Civic District Outdoor Festival
Singapore's Civic District comes alive with art, light, sound for 2 weekends in the month of August! The inaugural Civic District Outdoor Festival will transform the district's charming and historical architecture into an extravaganza of multimedia, art installations, stage and music performances, art markets and food streets. Amidst all the excitement, the Padang will also be transformed into a giant picnic area for you and your family and friends to take in the festivities.

Date: 

Fri-Sat, 4-5 Aug & 11–12 Aug 2017

Venue: 

Civic District

Time: 

Various Timings. Check website for details.

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Civic District Outdoor Festival

 

Sports Hub National Day Fiesta

Sports Hub National Day Fiesta
The Sports Hub National Day Fiesta is a full day celebration featuring a variety of sports, fitness, entertainment and lifestyle activities including a live telecast of the National Day Parade and family picnic, sports challenges, 52-minute National Day fitness workout, aquathlon workshop, and a carnival. Held on 9 August 2017, the Sports Hub National Day Fiesta wraps up the GetActive! @ Singapore Sports Hub event. Look out for our FFL Signature Mobile Cafe to get your free snacks and drinks and the FFL bouncy castles for the little ones.

Date: 

Wed, 9 Aug 2017

Venue: 

Various Locations

Time: 

9am - 9pm

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Sports Hub National Day Fiesta

 

National Day Celebrations at the National Museum

National Day Celebrations at the National Museum
Singapore turns 52! Come celebrate National Day at the National Museum of Singapore with day-to-night programmes for the family. Join us for an up-close session with Jimmy Lam, the author and photographer of Singapore: Country of Many Faces; a live telecast of the National Day Parade at the Glass Atrium and D.I.Y picnics featuring your favourite Singapore food and new local creations! Look out for FFL's bouncy castle, cut-out mobile cafe to receive a FREE picnic mat, free snacks and drinks and don’t miss the opportunity to collect special Singapore souvenirs and complimentary National Day Parade fun packs, which will be given out to the first 500 visitors to the live NDP telecast – while stocks last!

Date: 

Wed, 9 Aug 2017

Venue: 

National Museum of Singapore

Time: 

10am – 8.30pm

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

National Day Celebrations at the National Museum

 

PLAYtime! Koko The Great

PLAYtime! Koko The Great
Before Koko’s mother leaves for the market, she reminds him never to go beyond the river. The moment he’s alone, Koko wears a pot as a helmet, wields a spatula as a sword and proudly proclaims that he is Koko the Great. Off he goes on his adventure, creating quite a ruckus in the kampong. Join Koko in this terrific adventure story and discover if he goes beyond the river!

Date: 

Fri, 11 Aug - Sun, 27 Aug 2017

Time: 

Various timings. Check website for details.

Venue: 

Esplanade Theatre Studio

Price:

$20 (exclude booking fee)

Website: 

PLAYtime! Koko The Great

 

Singapore Night Festival

Singapore Night Festival
Take a walk down memory lane with the Singapore Night Festival as it celebrates 10 magical years this August! This year’s edition will rekindle the romance and beauty of night lights and exhilarating performances, bringing back previous crowd favourites in a refreshing retrospective, while looking forward to its bright future as Singapore’s largest outdoor performing arts festival. Performance nights on 24, 25, 26 August.

Date: 

Fri, 18 Aug - Sat, 26 Aug 2017

Time: 

7.30pm - 12am

Venue: 

Bras Basah.Bugis

Price:

Free

Website: 

Singapore Night Festival

 

SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon

SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon
The SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon (SSBR & AHM) returns for its 25th edition on Sun, 20 Aug 2017! Join us for some Family Fun in the SAFRA 5km & Families for Life 800m Challenge with Army themed attires and Giant SOC inflatable you can try out. The event will continue to feature its four established run categories, including the competitive 21km Army Half Marathon and SAFRA 10km Race, as well as the non-competitive SAFRA 5km Fun Run and Families for Life 800m Challenge.

Date: 

Sun, 20 Aug 2017

Time: 

7.30am - 11.30am

Venue: 

Esplanade Bridge / Padang

Price:

$9 - $75

Website: 

SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon

 

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker
This classic tale of a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince gets a new twist with director Fan Dong Kai. The story is told through special effects, video animation world-class illusions, the latest technology combining classical music arranged in a modern style.

Date: 

Fri, 25 Aug - Sun, 10 Sep 2017

Time: 

Thu - Fri : 8pm
Sat : 2.30pm and 8pm
Sun : 5pm

Price:

Various pricing. Check website for details.

Venue: 

Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah

Website: 

The Nutcracker