It’s play time! The March Holidays are almost here and there are so many events islandwide to keep the littles occupied
What have you filled your kiddos’ schedules with for next week, mama? March Holiday events are popping up left, right and centre all over Singapore, giving us so many options for things to do! Scroll below for a list of the best events to check out and cool dining promos for kiddos. And if you’re looking for programmes to keep your children occupied for days or would prefer a nearby getaway with the fam, check out our Guide to Easter Camps or our review on the nearby island, Telunas!
A whole day of absolutely free play awaits at the Singapore Sports Hub! Community Play Day invites anyone and everyone from all walks of life to come down for the carnival games, group workouts (last year they played host to one of the largest Zumba sessions ever!), flea market and Singapore team meet-and-greets! Catch last year’s festivities here for a preview of what to expect. At this year’s water-themed event, there’ll be free kayak try-outs, a Bottle Flip Challenge, an awesome inflatable zone and more!
When: Saturday, 11 March 2017, 9am – 9pm
Where: Singapore Sports Hub, Stadium Boulevard, Kallang, Singapore 271003
How much: Free!
Your favourite Disney characters are back on ice! Join Mickey Mouse and his Clubhouse friends, dive deep into the East Australian Current with your favourite fishes from Finding Dory, travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with Anna, Elsa and Olaf, reach for your dreams with Rapunzel and more! Snow White, Jasmine, the Toys Story characters and Lion King animals will all make an appearance as well to complete the extraordinary lineup of Disney stories.
When: 15 – 19 March 2017
Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
How much: From $25. Get your tickets here!
Playtime with The Chatterbox! ‘Live’ Show
If you missed the Hi-5 gang when they were in town, join Hi-5’s Chats and her new friend Tinka the tin toy robot at City Square Mall! Discover new words and phrases as Chats helps Tinka with her English, using interactive games like ‘Hide-and-Seek’ and ‘Guess the Animal’. The kiddos will love singing and dancing along to popular Hi-5 tunes like It’s a Party, L.O.V.E and So Many Animals. Plus, keep a lookout for the Rainbowlicious Carnival happening at the mall, where there’ll be kid-friendly rides and an awesome inflatable Rainbow Obstacle and Farm Slide. Get your tickets at the Uncle Ringo booth!
When: 11 – 19 March 2017 (daily except Monday)
2pm & 7pm on Tuesday – Friday
1pm, 4pm & 7pm on Saturday & Sunday
Rainbowlicious Carnival: 6pm to 10pm on Monday – Friday and 12pm to 10pm on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
Where: City Square Mall Level 1 Atrium, 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539
How much: Live show is free! With a minimum spending of $50 (T&Cs apply), shoppers can redeem a pass for the Meet & Greet session one hour prior to each show at the Level 2 Customer Service Counter. Grab them quickly as there are only 50 passes per session!
Looking for something to keep your teeny tiny tot occupied, mama? TrehausKids’ 4-hour March Morning Camp is perfect for little ones from 18 months to 6 years. Look forward to Music & Storytelling, Yoga & Art, Movement & Martial Arts, on top of learning how to make their own food art! Budding scientists aged 3-6 years old will love Where Art Meets Science, a fun 4-day Bilingual Camp hosted by Sparkanauts. They’ll learn about gravity and pick up a host of Math skills, ending off with a trip to the Art Science Museum!
When: 13 – 17 March 2017 (March Morning Camp), 13 – 16 March 2017 (Where Art Meets Science)
Where: Trehaus, 442 Orchard Road, #03-01 Claymore Connect, Singapore 238879
How much: From $120 for 1 Day (March Morning Camp).
$350 ($300 for members) for Where Art Meets Science
Heard of Tsum Tsum, mama? Disney magic comes to life at the Tsum Tsum carnival, held across 14 CapitaLand malls islandwide. Take part in Play-Doh workshops, make a difference in celebration of Earth Hour, customise your own stickers and more!
When: Now through 26 March 2017
Where: Various locations, find a Capitaland Mall near you here!
How much: Mix of free and ticketed events and activities.
The State of Fun opens up for a month full of kid-friendly to-dos! Check out the awesome Sentosa KidZ Flea, where kiddos aged 7-12 years old (called PLAY-trepreneurs) will be selling new and pre-loved goods to develop life skills including financial management, selling techniques and social skills. Looking for more stuff to do in the area? Sentosa’s Beach Station will be abuzz with games and activities such as Palawan Pirate Ship and Palawan Kidz City, for performances on science experiments, balloon sculpting, a ventriloquist, free art and craft sessions and more!
When: 11 – 19 March 2017
Where: Sentosa Beach Station
How much: Free!
Fulfil your little ballerina’s dream of becoming a professional dancer at Singapore Ballet Academy’s auditions! Kiddos in nursery (N2), kindergarten (K1), pre-primary and primary are invited to apply for the May 2017 intake. Catch some of the passionate teachers and student in action on their Facebook page!
When: Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 6pm
Where: Singapore Ballet Academy, 51 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187969
How much: Free! To register your child for the March auditions, e-mail your enquiry and/or child’s particulars – name and date of birth – and your contact number to [email protected]
LEGO BrickHeadz are finally in town! Join the official launch as designer Marcos Bessa hosts a one-time only meet-and-greet and autograph session. The limited edition designs are part of an easy-to-build and great-to-display collectible series featuring LEGO Disney, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and LEGO DC Super Heroes characters. The 12 characters will launch weekly at the LEGO Certified Store (Bricks World) at Ngee Ann City, starting with Batman, Robin, Batgirl and The Joker on 11 March 2017, Belle and Beast on 18 March, Captain America, The Hulk, Iron Man and Black Widow on 25 March, and finally Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Armando Salazar on 1 April! Each character retails at $19.90.
When: Saturday, 11 March 2017, 11:30am – 4:30pm
Where: Wisma Atria Level 1 atrium, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877
How much: Autograph is only valid for preorder collection and purchases from LEGO® Certified Store (Bricks World) Ngee Ann City on 11 March 2017
Kids Eat Free this school holiday season at Jamie’s Italian! Kiddos can enjoy a free kids’ meal (usually priced at $9.50) with every adult main course ordered. Let your bubs choose from Jamie’s Proper Picnic Box, a vibrant lunch box filled with colourful and healthy surprises, or tuck into a Secret Seven Cheesy Pasta Bake with a cheddar cheese crust and a hearty seven vegetable tomato sauce. All kid’s meals come with fruity water and a Shake-Me Salad, served in a plastic jar with baby gem lettuce, cucumber, and sugar snap peas so kids can shake and mix their own salad and dressing.
When: 13 March – 14 April 2017, valid on weekdays only (Monday to Friday)
Where: Available at both Jamie’s Italian Forum and Jamie’s Italian VivoCity restaurants.
How much: Free with every adult main course ordered!
Plentyfull’s Weekend Family Carnival
Mention ‘buffet’ and ‘carnival’ and you’ll know we’ll be there, mama! For two days only, Plentyfull‘s spacious interior will be transformed into a lively weekend carnival for the whole fam. While mamas and dads enjoy small bites, salads and desserts (available for free-flow on top of one selection of main course), the outdoor bouncy castle, balloon sculptors, face painters, colouring kits and self-dip cake pop kits will keep little ones entertained for hours.
When: Saturday, 11 March 2017 – Sunday, 12 March 2017
1st Seating: 10:30am – 1pm
2nd Seating: 1:30pm – 4pm
Where: Plentyfull, 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-79/80 Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596
$60++ per adult
$25++ per child (5 to 12 years old)
Children below 5 years old dine for FREE!
Additional $18++ per pax for free-flow non-alcoholic beverages (selection of juices and homemade soda)
Additional $60++ per pax for free-flow alcohol beverages (wines, beers, prosecco and cocktails)