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With the Singapore Bicentennial and Singapore’s 54th National Day celebrations building up to a full swing, there’s no excuse to be staying in on such a fun-filled month. August is chock-full of concerts, festivals, carnivals and more – deck yourselves out in white and red, check them out today and add some spark to your weekend!

Families for Life National Day Picnic @ Marina Barrage

Families for Life National Day Picnic @ Marina Barrage
Don your best reds and whites, because Families for Life has got the perfect family picnic event for you to soak up the National Day festivities! Grandparents, parents, kids, aunts and uncles alike are sure to be thrilled by the variety of NDP-themed activities available at the Marina Barrage, including National Day Fireworks Preview, DIY Merlion Craft, NDP-themed Fan Painting, FFL Bouncy Castles, Mobile Cafe, Photo Booth, National Day Sing-Along Medley and many more! Register as a family now!

Date: 

Sat, 3 Aug 2019

Time: 

3:30pm – 8:30pm (please check programme schedule here)

Venue: 

Marina Barrage

Price:

Free Admission

Register Now: 

Families for Life National Day Picnic @ Marina Barrage

 

Sentosa Celebrates National Day 2019

Sentosa Celebrates National Day 2019
The party of red and white never stops! Join in on the National Day celebrations at Sentosa, where a myriad of activities will be available for your viewing pleasure! Catch Auburn Daze, a 3-piece band based in Singapore, expert balloon sculptors, magical lights adoring the Merlion, stilt walkers, the Msukumo Percussion Band and the iconic Wishing Wall for a festive backdrop for the whole family!

Date: 

Until Sun, 18 Aug 2019

Time: 

Various. For more details please check event website.

Venue: 

Sentosa Island

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Sentosa Celebrates National Day 2019

 

Circle of Life Festival @ Singapore Zoo & Night Safari

Circle of Life Festival @ Singapore Zoo & Night Safari
Wildlife enthusiasts of all ages will be enthralled by this magical visit to meet the real animals seen in Disney’s The Lion King, such as Mufasa, Simba, Timon, Pumbaa, the maniac hyenas and other majestic beasts from Pride lands. Start out at the Wild Africa exhibits, where you’ll find the first-ever themed trams with musical performers as they navigate through the animals from the Pride Lands. Vibe to the jungle beats as you immerse yourselves into the interactive storytelling at three performance points and learn eye-opening facts about Lions and the Circle of Life.

If the experience leaves you wanting more, hurry on and head down to the Night Safari before 12 August, where drummers continue to light up the night along with fire-twirling performances and the Night Safari’s Thumbuakar performers!

Date: 

Until Sat, 31 Aug 2019 (Various dates. For more information please check event website)

Time: 

Various timings. For more information please check event website.

Venue: 

Singapore Zoo & Night Safari
80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826

Price:

Various pricing. For more information please check event website.

Website: 

Circle of Life Festival @ Singapore Zoo & Night Safari

 

Floating Utopias

Floating Utopias
If you haven’t already, whisk the family into a whimsical world of inflatable structures, where Floating Utopias will demonstrate the impact inflatables continue to have on our imagination through the exhibition of historical and contemporary works. Over 40 artworks by international and local artists will be featured, as well as hands-on workshops for the kids to be a part of. Delight in the revelation of how the invention of the hot-air balloon influenced how we understand the world, how inflatable structures were used in the first part of the 20th century, how the architects of the 1960s began using these inflatable structures in designing space and alternative ways of living, and more.

Date: 

Until Sun, 29 Sep 2019

Time: 

10am – 7pm daily, including public holidays

Venue: 

Art Science Museum
6 Bayfront Avenue Singapore 018974

Price:

Various pricing; please check event website for more information

Website: 

Floating Utopias

 

Grandbite @ Grandstand

Grandbite @ Grandstand
August is the month of carnivals – get your fill of music (Sunny Jackson, Ryzall Noh Hady Mirza and more, anyone?), shopping, kid-friendly programmes and over 30 Halal-certified food vendors at the Grandstand! Simply hop on the complimentary shuttle bus services from one of the pickup points available or find parking easily at the 3800-odd free parking lots there. Organised by HAO HALAL HUB and Halal Café & Restaurants Singapore, and curated by Mak Besar SG, you’re definitely up for a load of family-friendly fun.

Date: 

Thu, 1 Aug to Sun, 4 Aug 2019

Time: 

1 – 2 Aug: 2pm – 10pm
3 – 4 Aug: 12pm – 10pm

Venue: 

The Grandstand
200 Turf Club Road Level 5 (North Grandstand) Singapore 287994

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Grandbite @ Grandstand

 

Legends of Singapore

Legends of Singapore
For a relaxing afternoon, witness the legendary fables from Singapore come to life in the heart of the Gardens. In The Scrounge of the Swordfish, can anyone save the quiet fishing village from the tyrants of the sea? Follow the beautiful friendship that blossoms between a little girl and a snake in The Friendly Snake, and how the action hits a climax as the village’s livestock begin to mysteriously disappear.

Date: 

Fri, 2 Aug – Sun, 4 Aug 2019
Fri, 16 Aug – Sun, 18 Aug 2019

Time: 

4pm – 7:05pm daily (refer to various event websites for exact timings for different performances)

Venue: 

Malay Garden and SG50 Lattice (Bayfront Plaza), Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Legends of Singapore

 

Music for A Cause 2019

Music for A Cause 2019
Embrace the act of giving with a day out at Music for a Cause 2019! Back for its fourth edition and held as part of Youthx Festival, this music festival promotes the act of giving and volunteerism through music. Enjoy an entirely home-grown line-up of 13 bands and artistes and exciting learning journeys through art and interactive set-ups available on the grounds. This is the perfect opportunity to get yourself and the kids acquainted with various social causes that could use an extra pair of hands!

Date: 

Sat, 3 Aug 2019
Sun, 4 Aug 2019

Time: 

12:30pm – 9:30pm

Venue: 

OCBC Arena
5 Stadium Drive Singapore 397631

Price:

Free Admission. Public can make donations to various social causes at the event and online

Website: 

Music for A Cause 2019

 

Singapore Kindness Run 2019

Singapore Kindness Run 2019
Get the family away from the screens and moving with the Singapore Kindness Run! In an effort to promote graciousness and good sportsmanship, this run is an initiative by Runners’ Heart-Reach in partnership with the Singapore Kindness Movement to promote gracious running. There’s something for every age and fitness level, ranging from the 800M Kids’ Dash, the 3.5KM Fun Run, and the 10KM Ambassador run. Sweat it out together and help contribute towards a kinder running community by registering your interest today!

Date: 

Sat, 3 Aug 2019

Time: 

Various Timings. For more information please check event website.

Venue: 

Singapore National Stadium
1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629

Price:

Various race fees. For more information please check event website.

Website: 

Singapore Kindness Run 2019

 

SBG Market Square

SBG Market Square
Green-thumbed parents and kids will want to stop by the SBG Market Square to expand their home gardens and grab a couple of scrumptious bites along the way. Enjoy a relaxing weekend out surrounded by nature, and if you have time, lounge around till the evening to catch the concerts and their enthralling music!

Date: 

Sat, 3 Aug – Sun, 4 Aug 2019

Time: 

9am – 7pm (Plants and Retail until 6pm)

Venue: 

Orchid Plaza, Singapore Botanic Gardens
1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

SBG Market Square

 

Read & Grow with Stories Alive

Read & Grow with Stories Alive
Want to encourage your children’s reading habits and have a couple of hours to spare in the afternoon? If your kids are aged 8 years & below, you can sign up for this read-along workshop, where the Kidz Alive Ministry Initiative has put together a little programme that helps your children improve their listening, language, comprehension and interaction skills all while having fun with their peers.

Date: 

Sat, 3 Aug 2019
Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Time: 

2pm – 3pm

Venue: 

Village Hotel Albert Court, Room 2
180 Albert Street, Singapore 189971

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Read & Grow with Stories Alive

 

SCO Music Oasis 2019 – Our SINGapore Songs

SCO Music Oasis 2019 – Our SINGapore Songs
National Day celebrations are in full swing, and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) are putting together an evening of nostalgic and patriotic songs at the free-to-attend Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. Deck yourselves out in red and white and sway to the evergreen favourites such as We are Singapore, Stand Up for Singapore and Voices from the Heart.

Date: 

Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Time: 

6pm - 7pm

Venue: 

Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

SCO Music Oasis 2019 – Our SINGapore Songs

 

‘Mao’ Faber Durian Night at Faber Peak

Mao Faber Durian Night at Faber Peak
Fans of the King of Fruits will have a mouth-watering good time at One Faber Group’s first-ever “Mao” Faber Durian Night! Witness the Faber Deck’s transformation into a durian wonderland, complete with exquisite Mao Shan Wang durians from Pahang, durian-themed interactive stage games and other local delights.

Date: 

Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Time: 

6pm - 10pm

Venue: 

Faber Deck at Mount Faber (near Carpark B)
Junction of Kampong Bahru Road and Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 099448

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

‘Mao’ Faber Durian Night at Faber Peak

 

Gardens by the Bay and Mediacorp: National Day Concert

Gardens by the Bay and Mediacorp: National Day Concert
Celebrate the National Day long weekend with two days of exhilarating performances by Singapore’s best, including Dick Lee, Kit Chan, Jasmine Sokko, Kumar, Aisyah Aziz and more! Gorge yourselves on the food trucks and lose yourself in the family-friendly activities – sign up now to get a free gift while stocks last!

Date: 

Sat, 10 Aug – Sun, 11 Aug 2019

Time: 

4pm – 9:30pm (for various programme timings, please check event website)

Venue: 

The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953

Price:

Free Admission

Website: 

Gardens by the Bay and Mediacorp: National Day Concert

 

Films at the Fort presented by Casillero del Diablo

Films at the Fort presented by Casillero del Diablo
This one’s for parents with tweens and teens – grab your tickets for a family night out with a twist! Films at the Fort is back for its seventh edition this August with a treasure trove of classic and new films for everyone. Catch Hotel Mumbai, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Shawshank Redemption, The Hustle and more before you’re too late!

Date: 

Thu, 1 Aug – Sun, 18 Aug 2019

Time: 

Films begin at 7:45pm

Venue: 

Fort Canning Park
River Valley Road, Singapore 179037

Price:

$31.80

Website: 

Films at the Fort presented by Casilero del Diablo

 

Playtime! 2019: Us

Playtime! 2019: Us
Can two best friends make room for another? Explore the theme of friendship with your kids at Us, where they explore how simple acts of kindness can change the world through movement, music and fun. Make friends, fall out and make up again – experience the importance of friendship through loneliness, empathy and love!

Date: 

Sat, 10 Aug to Sun, 25 Aug 2019

Time: 

Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 4pm

 

Venue: 

Esplanade Theater Studio
1 Esplanade Drive Singapore 038981

Price:

$20

Website: 

Playtime! 2019 Us

 

Singapore Night Festival 2019

Singapore Night Festival
Hipster families, it’s time to take a break away from work and party it up at the Singapore Night Festival! This year’s edition held in the Bugis-Bras Basah area has a special focus on ASEAN, which features commissions and collaborations with local and regional artists. Be swept away by a kaleidoscope of kinetic visuals projected on various facades of buildings in the vicinity, including the National Museum of Singapore, Peranakan Museum, Singapore Arts Museum and more. Bring along an empty stomach and a rhythmic groove, you’re going to need it with all the live street performances and gastronomic delights peppering the streets!

Date: 

Fri, 23 Aug to Sat, 31 Aug 2019

Time: 

7:30pm – 12am

Venue: 

Bras Basah, Bugis

Price:

Free admission

Website: 

Singapore Night Festival

 

TOUCH Giving Festival

TOUCH Giving Festival
Up for some carnival fun? You can also do more for those around you when you show up with the fam’ at Touch Community Service’s charity carnival, aimed at raising funds to help their beneficiaries take control of their lives. Expect nostalgic carnival games, live performances, mouth-watering food as well as the TOUCH Giving Run and more!

Date: 

Sat, 31 Aug 2019

Time: 

8am – 9pm

Venue: 

Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Square

Price:

Purchase coupon sheets here

Website: 

TOUCH Giving Festival

 

The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish
Whether the kids are fans or not, watch Marcus Pfister’s colourful story come to life along with its two companion tales, Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites when you attend this original stage adaptation. With the wondrous use of black light, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will bring The Rainbow Fish to you with enthralling puppetry skills and captivating visuals of the underwater world.

Date: 

Tue, 27 Aug to Thu, 5 Sep 2019

Time: 

Weekdays: 9:30am – 11:30am
Weekends: 10:30am – 2:30pm

Venue: 

Victoria Theatre
11 Empress Place Singapore 179555

Price:

$22 - $32

Website: 

The Rainbow Fish