Things to do this weekend in Singapore

We’re down to the last weekend of February. Bid farewell to the month of Valentines and CNY with these upcoming concerts, kid-friendly carnivals, and a thrilling airshow. So open your calendars, and add these things to do this weekend in Singapore.

1. IVE Show What I Have World Tour

24th Feb

IVE Show What I Have World Tour
Image adapted from: IVE via Facebook

DIVEs, it’s time to sing and dance along to your favourite Kpop group’s hits like Love Dive, Eleven, and Baddie IRL. The group’s first world tour, IVE Show What I Have World Tour, is gracing our shores this weekend. If you hurry, you’ll still have some time to brush up on the group’s popular choreography before the concert. 

Get tickets for IVE Show What I Have World Tour

Ticket prices: From $158
Date: 24th Feb
Address: 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore 397691

2. Chingay Parade

23rd-24th Feb

Chingay Parade
2020s parade.
Image credit: Chingay Parade

The Chingay Parade is back, and bigger than ever. The iconic street parade’s theme for this year is Blossom, so we’re sure to expect an array of colourful floral costumes and decorations. There’ll be a 230m interactive floor display for kids to play with, and tonnes of art installations to snap pictures with. 

Admission: From $20/pax
Dates: 23rd-24th Feb
Opening hours: 8pm onwards
Address: 1 Republic Boulevard, F1 Pit Building, Singapore 038975
Contact: Singapore Airshow website  

3. LET’S FIESTA! Manila Galleon Weekend Festival

24th-25th Feb

LET’S FIESTA! Manila Galleon Weekend Festival
Image credit: Uncle Ringo

Hosted by the Asian Civilisations Museum, the LET’S FIESTA! Manila Galleon Weekend Festival is a celebration of Filipino and Mexican culture. Kids can have a go at smashing traditional piñatas, hop on the pirate ship ride, or DIY Mexican featherwork masks and tansan tambourines for free. There’ll also be live dance performances for the whole family to enjoy.

Admission: Free
Dates: 24th-25th Feb
Opening hours: 10am-5pm
Address: 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Contact: LET’S FIESTA! Manila Galleon Weekend Festival website

4. Singapore Airshow 2024

24th-25th Feb

Singapore Airshow 2024
Image credit: Singapore Airshow

If you look forward to the aerial segments in every NDP, you’ll want to drop by the Singapore Airshow 2024. Aside from the jaw-dropping flying displays, there’s also the opportunity to check out commercial aircrafts and military jets in person. There are kid-friendly activities too, including a scavenger hunt, temporary tattoos, and DIY paper aeroplanes. 

Admission: $34/adult, $17/child for each day
Dates: 24th-25th Feb
Opening hours: 9.30am-5pm
Address: 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Contact: Singapore Airshow website  

5. Battle for Singapore 2024

17th Feb-3rd Mar

 Battle for Singapore 2024
Bukit Brown Cemetery.

The Battle for Singapore 2024 is where history buffs can learn about Singapore’s involvement in WW2. The event is organised by the National Heritage Board, and there are free guided tours to places like Mount Pleasant, the Cashin House at Lim Chu Kang Nature Park, and Bukit Brown. You can also catch film screenings and exhibitions that’ll be launched nearer to date. 

Admission: Free
Dates: 17th Feb-3rd Mar
Contact: Battle for Singapore 2024 website

6. Singapore Art Week 2024 at Funan

Now till 25th Feb

funan mall prosperity event

Singapore Art Week 2024
has taken over Funan, and you’re going to see a lot of dragons there from now till 25th Feb. Stroll around the mall to uncover dragon-themed photo ops, from art installations to a kinetic wall and AR dragon dance. We also hear there are mall vouchers up for grabs. Read more about Singapore Art Week at Funan for more information.

Admission: Free
Now till 25th Feb
Time: 10am-10pm
Address: Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
Contact: Funan website

7. Explosions in the Sky – The End Tour

28th Feb

 Explosions in the Sky - The End Tour
Image credit: PIAS via Facebook

American post-rock band Explosions in the Sky will be rocking out on stage for their The End Tour in Singapore. They’ll only be here for a day so get your tickets quick, or you’ll miss the chance to belt out Moving On, Ten Billion People, and All Mountains with the band. 

Get tickets for Explosions in the Sky – The End Tour

Ticket prices: From $98
Date: 28th Feb
Address: 17 Stamford Road, Capitol Theatre, Singapore 178907

8. Chinatown Dragon Light-Up

Now till 9th Mar

chinatown light up
Image credit: Mustsharenews

Come February, CNY events and decor are aplenty. The streets of Chinatown are no exception, with the Dragon Light-Up being an iconic event each year. Colourful dragon lanterns light up the intersection of Upper Cross Street and New Bridge Road, and you can join the CNY countdown party at Kreta Ayer Square on 9th Feb at 10pm too. 

Admission: Free
Now till 9th Mar
Time: 7pm-12am, Daily

9. Orchard Lunar Carnival 2024

Now till 25th Feb

Orchard Lunar Carnival 2024
Image adapted from: J’Kids Amusement

Adding to the list of things to do in Orchard Road is the Orchard Lunar Carnival 2024, where you can bring the kiddos after an afternoon of shopping. Expect game booths with classics like ring toss, darts, and bowling. There’s also a mini train ride and colourful horse carousel for children under 12 years old.

Admission: Free
Date: Now till 25th Mar
Time: Mon-Fri 4.30pm-10pm | Sat-Sun 3pm-10pm
Address: Open walkway along Orchard Road, in front of Wisma Atria & Ngee Ann City

10. Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Playhouse

Now till 31st Mar

pinkfong and baby shark event
Image credit: Pinkfong

Can you really call yourself a parent of a young child if you don’t already know all the lyrics of Baby Shark? Your children will be do-do-doing a lot more than watching their favourite marine critters and friends on the screen at Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Playhouse. There’ll be an indoor playground, lots of games, chill corners, and even camp setups for the little ones. 

Get tickets to Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Playhouse.

Admission: Off-peak $31/pax | Peak $35/pax
Now till 31st Mar
Time: 10am-8pm
Address: Marina Square, Let’s Play @ 03-208/209, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594

11. Pokemon-themed cable car

Now till 30th Apr

pokemon cable car
Image credit: Singapore Cable Car

Pipipi…Pikachu! Our beloved Pokémons are returning to the Singapore Cable Car this weekend, and you’ll be glad to know that there are promotions too. From 10th-24th Feb, round trip tickets will go at 50% off for locals. 

Seniors above 60 can ride for free every Tuesday, plus get a free F&B voucher. 2 accompanying guests can also purchase a round trip ticket for just $5 (U.P. $33).

Date for Pokémon-themed cable car: Now till 30th Apr
Address: 109 Mount Faber Road, Mount Faber Peak, Singapore 099203

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: Uncle Ringo, Singapore Airshow, IVE via Facebook, Chingay Parade
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