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16 Things To Do This Weekend In Singapore – 24th-26th May

Things to do this weekend in Singapore

School’s out and so are the kiddos – this weekend marks the start of the mid-year school holidays in Singapore. As such, there’s plenty of things to do in this weekend in Singapore. Gear up for fun displays at Changi Airport, as well as markets and plenty of shows to catch as a family.

– New events in Singapore this week –

1. Adventures With The Little Prince

24th May – 14th Jul

Adventures of the Little Prince minigolf setup
Image credit: Changi Airport Group

If you’re familiar with The Little Prince, you’ve probably experienced a little magic when reading about this whimsical boy’s adventures. Starting 24th May, you can see his world come to life at the departure hall of Changi Airport Terminal 3 – via an adorable mini golf course. You’ll also be able to design your own keychains at B2.

Admission: From $5 – more info on admission at the Changi Airport Group website.
Time: 24th May 5pm-10pm | 25th May – 23rd Jun 12pm-10pm | 24th Jun – 14th Jul Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-10pm
Address: Changi Airport Terminal 3 departure hall and basement 2

2. Children’s Festival, Gardens by the Bay

25th May – 22nd Jun

Children's Festival Gardens by the Bay - Things to do this weekend in Singapore
Image credit: Gardens by the Bay

The annual Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay is back, and this year’s outdoor carnival is centred around the new Inside Out 2 movie. On the roster are arts and crafts workshops and performances that span theatre shows, bubbles, and storytelling. There’ll also be carnival games and movie screenings that include Disney hits such as Coco and Finding Dory, plus nightly light shows at 7.45pm and 8.45pm.

Admission: Free
Address: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Dates: 25th May – 22nd Jun
Time: 10am-9pm
Contact: Gardens by the Bay website

3. Jewel Blooms 2024

24th May – 11th Aug

Jewel Blooms 2024
Image credit: Changi Airport Group

We can’t deny there’s plenty to see at Jewel Changi Airport, but here’s a reason to pay another visit to the East from this weekend till August: Jewel Blooms 2024. The serene Canopy Park will feature 5 zones filled with sensory displays that include scents and tunes, all surrounded by the theme of florals.

The attraction is a paid one, but if you want a dose of it for free, we hear that the East Trail at Shiseido Forest Valley also features some of the pretty blooms.

Dates: 24th May – 11th Aug

Admission Fee
Standard rates: $8/person
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Airport Blvd., Level 5 78, Singapore 819666
Opening Hours:
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4. Sustainable Kids Market

25th-26th May

Things to do this weekend in Singapore - Sustainable Kids Market
Image credit: Sustainable Kids Market

It’s all about doing good for both the earth and the young’uns at the Sustainable Kids Market. The market is in partnership with the non-profit organisation Peace of Art, where 100% of its proceeds will go to the aid of less fortunate children. Playing a part is easy – just show up at Marina Square and partake in an array of workshops, purchase some eco-friendly crafts and artworks, and appreciate a musical showcase of two.

Admission: Free
Address: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Dates: 25th-26th May
Time: 11am-8pm
Contact: Marina Square website

5. Garden Vibes farmers market

25th-26th May

Garden Vibes farmers market poster
Image credit: @littlefarms via Instagram

If you have an appreciation for fresh produce and international goodies, then the Garden Vibes farmers market will be right up your alley. There’ll be over 20 stalls selling everything from ice cream and chocolate, to wines and organic produce – all hailing from regions such as New Zealand, Australia, and Europe. Not to mention, a slew of activities from wellness sessions to live entertainment to set the mood.

Admission: Free
Address: myVillage, 1 Maju Avenue, Singapore 556679
Dates: 25th-26th May
Time: 9am-9pm

6. Hop On To Tayo

24th May – 23rd Jun

Hop On To Tayo bus - things to do this weekend in Singapore
Image credit: Tayo Station

Tayo the Little Bus is a household name among kids, and from 24th May – 23rd Jun, they can ride a real-life Tayo bus between Downtown East and Tampines MRT. En route, the kiddos will get to sing along to songs from the show, plus take part in educational activities. They’ll also receive a Tayo lanyard and 10% off Wild Wild Wet admission tickets.

Get tickets for the Hop On To Tayo bus. Read more about Tayo Station at Downtown East while you’re at it.

Ride only: $12/child (member) | $15/child (non-member) | $2/adult accompanying
Ride & Tayo Station: $6.40/child (member) plus 20% off Tayo Station admission | $8/child (non-member) plus Tayo Station admission | $2/adult accompanying
Dates: 24th May – 23rd Jun
Time: 10.25pm-6.10pm
Address: Tampines MRT & Downtown East

Admission Fee
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1 Pasir Ris Cl, Level 3 E!Hub, Singapore 519599
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7. Late Night at Asylum

24th-25th May

Late Night at Asylum
Image credit: ANDSOFORTH

It’s all things wacky at the Late Night at Asylum event by ANDSOFORTH – the same folks behind the restaurant Absurdities and the past “Around the World in 80 Days”.

They’ve brought their A game for the event – with live performances, dance challenges, and fun games such as naughty charades all the way till 1am. Participants will also get the chance to try unique cocktails, perfect for winding down after a long week of work.

Tickets: From $28/pax
Address: 311 Jalan Besar, Asylum Coffeehouse, Singapore 208970
Dates: 24th-25th May
Time: 10pm-1am
Contact: Late Night at Asylum website

8. Rollermania 2024

Now till 31st Jul

Rollermania 2024
Image credit: @carriesim via Instagram

Put on your best disco pants and roll over to Rollermania 2024. This adorable skating rink is large enough for you and the whole gang to whizz around, while snapping a tonne of photos. Then, take a break and try your hand at the claw machines or arcade games. You’ll also find Singapore’s first ever White Rabbit pop-up cafe here.

Get tickets for Rollermania 2024.

Admission: From $28
Address: 3 River Valley Road, CQ @ Clarke Quay, Singapore 179024
Dates: Now till 12th May

9. Singapore HeritageFest 2024

Now till 26th May

Singapore HeritageFest 2024
Goodwood Park Hotel.

History comes alive at the Singapore HeritageFest 2024. If you’re curious about our country’s stories, join the numerous guided tours that’ll take you through iconic places such as St. Andrew’s Cathedral, SAFTI Military Institute, and the old Singapore Chinese Girls’ School campus. You’ll even be able to access the restricted sections of the former Supreme Court.

Dates: Now till 26th May
Contact: Singapore HeritageFest 2024 website

10. Borealis at Gardens by the Bay

From 5th May

Borealis at Gardens by the Bay
Image credit: Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is where you’ll find gorgeous installations, and the new Borealis light show is no exception. These Northern Lights-inspired displays will be part of the fixed programme at the Supertree Grove, where 30 cloud machines and lasers have been installed to recreate the magical experience.

Admission: Free
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Timings: Mon 8pm-8.30pm | Sat-Sun 9pm-9.30pm (Closed from Tue-Fri)

– New concerts & exhibitions in Singapore this week –

11. Swan Lake 

24th-25th May

Swan Lake ballet
Image credit: @spbtofficial via Instagram

There isn’t a ballet enthusiast who hasn’t heard of the iconic Swan Lake ballet. The St. Petersburg National Ballet Theatre will be performing the tragic love story at The Theatre at Mediacorp for one weekend only.

Get tickets to Swan Lake.

Admission: From S$88
Address: The Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Dates: 24th-25th May
Timings: 8pm-10pm

12. Peter & Blue’s Treasure Hunt 2024 

23rd-26th May

Peter and Blue's Treasure Hunt Singapore Ballet
Image adapted from: Singapore Ballet

Those with young’uns who show a knack for adventure and curiosity, bring them over to watch Peter and Blue’s Treasure Hunt. This child-friendly ballet showcase is presented by the Singapore Ballet, and follows the quest of Peter, his dog Blue, and his cat Calico, on a treasure hunt around Singapore’s landmark.

Get tickets to Peter and Blue’s Treasure Hunt.

Admission: S$35 – Discounts from 10%-25% are available.
Address: SOTA Studio Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
Dates: 23rd-26th May
Timings: 11am & 2pm

13. Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream

16th-26th May

Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream
Image credit: Singapore Repertory Theatre

Combining ice cream and the afterlife is the new play, Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream, by the Singapore Repertory Theatre. The story follows Kutisar as he navigates his post-death situation in heaven and hell, with charming Bollywood disco performances cleverly woven into the show.

Get tickets to the Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream

Tickets: From $45
Address: 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay, KC Arts Centre, Singapore 239035
Dates: 16th-26th May

14. Singapore International Festival of Arts 2024

17th May – 2nd Jun

Singapore International Festival of Arts 2024
Image credit: Singapore International Festival of Arts

The Singapore International Festival of Arts 2024 appeals to the theatre community with 5 new productions and 7 international presentations. This includes the operatic performance SUN & SEA, as well as a live adaptation of Moby Dick. There are child-friendly installations too – think ballerinas and furry monster puppets that will delight your little ones.

Dates: 17th May – 2nd Jun
Contact: Singapore International Festival of Arts website

15. Frida Forever

4th May – 1st Sep

Frida Forever
Image credit: Layers of Reality

Iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will be honoured through the upcoming Frida Forever exhibition. The place will be split into 3 sections, and you can admire interactive paintings, watch an AR movie, and even see intimate parts of the artist’s life like her diary pages and medical records.

Get tickets to the Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon exhibition.

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, ArtScience Museum, Singapore 018974
Dates: 4th May – 1st Sep

16. Tulipmania

Now till 26th May

Image credit: Gardens by the Bay

If you’re a self-professed flower fiend, bookmark Tulipmania that’s happening at the Flower Dome. Expect a burst of colour as there’ll be rows and rows of the beautiful flowers planted. And in the backgrounds, you’ll also notice traditional Dutch windmills and watermills.

There’ll also be a DIY Tulip Bracelet event ($15/pax) happening on 11th and 12th May. The workshop will include the materials needed like glass tulips and beads, so you can craft a lovely present for mum!

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 018953
Dates: Now till 26th May

Find things to do in Singapore this weekend

We’re sure you have more than enough activities to fill your upcoming weekend. If not, check out our ultimate list of things to do in Singapore or the best attractions and activities in Singapore. If you’re looking for pretty places to snap lots of photos, hit up these Instagrammable places in Singapore while you’re at it.

Cover image adapted from: @spbtofficial via Instagram & Sustainable Kids Market
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