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20 Fun Kids’ Events & Things to Do This Weekend (1-2 June) with Kids in Singapore

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What’s on this weekend? Check out our weekend planner for where to go this weekend, plus don’t miss these fun free weekend events for kids in Singapore

Wondering where to take the kids this weekend? Here’s our weekly roundup of weekend events and activities and what’s on in Singapore. i Light Singapore is back with its breathtaking light displays, Adventure Cove Waterpark has Bubble Fiesta fun in store, and Downtown East is where to head for some splashing good fun at Marine Marvels. Plus don’t miss the rock concert at Fort Canning!

Disclaimer: These are external events not owned or managed by Sassy Mama. Always check with the organiser for changes or cancellations before heading over.

Best things to do and where to go this weekend with kids in Singapore!

1. Rock out at Rockestra (FREE)

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Image credit: NParks via Facebook

Get ready to rock because NPark’s Concert Series in the Park is back for its 20th edition, in partnership with Families for Life, supporting the National Family Festival 2024! Exciting free performances await from local artists like Club Mild, Owen Li, Shazza, and SuperSonic. This year’s theme, ‘Hits: Different,’ features reimagined covers of classic songs. Don’t miss out on the fun, more information here.

 Deets: Saturday 1 June, 6:30pm – 10pm, Fort Canning Green

2. Catch puppetry & circus stunts at Esplanade’s Flipside

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Image credit: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade is hosting its annual event, Flipside, featuring various unique performances encompassing puppetry, circus, physical theatre, and comedy. This year’s performances will pay tribute to the ordinary and invite audiences to reconsider everyday items often overlooked. Expect thought-provoking performances and more at this unique annual event! Tickets here.

 Deets: now – 9 June, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

3. Check out i Light Singapore 2024 (FREE!*)

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Image Credit: i Light Singapore 2024

i Light Singapore 2024 returns with the theme ‘Cyclical Nature’, where stunning light displays spotlight the colour green and promote sustainability and eco-friendly habits. Look forward to captivating new interactive art and multi-sensory light experiences with highlights such as the inflatable flowers at Hidden Garden, a fun interactive light art tennis game and more!⁠ Be sure to head to GastroBeats, where plenty of F&B delights and music performances await. Click here for more information. *Admission is free, but certain programmes will have separate charges.

 Deets: 31 May- 23 June, 7:30pm – 11pm daily, Marina Bay, South Beach, Millenia Walk and Tanjong Pagar

4. Bubble Fiesta @ Adventure Cove

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Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa

Adventure Cove is set to host Singapore’s largest bubble festival starting 1 June 2024, where the whole family can enjoy eight immersive zones filled with bubbly fun. Kids can bounce around in giant inflatable bubbles at Bubble Bounce, experience a Bubble Blizzard inside a massive bubble dome, and join the Bubble Rave, where they can try their hand at DJing in the Kids DJ Masterclass with a professional DJ. Plus, look out for free frozen treats during your adventure!

 Deets: 1 June – 11 August, Adventure Cove Waterpark

5. Children’s Museum Singapore: Into the Hawkerverse

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As part of its Children’s Season 2024, Children’s Museum Singapore has launched Into The Hawkerverse, a special exhibition spotlighting Singapore’s iconic hawker culture. Taking over the museum’s second level, kids will be engaged across three galleries, including Play Pot, a dedicated playspace for the little ones under four. Here, there’s a masak-masak playspace where kids with hawker food Mee Goreng and more. Kids will dive into Singapore’s hawker journey through multisensory exploration and object-based learning in an interactive and educational experience.

Deets: 25 May – 23 June 2024, Children’s Museum Singapore

6. OTH Festival & Fairground (FREE!)

Image credit: OTH

Check out the month-long OTH Festival 2024 ‘Every Little Thing’ at Our Tampines Hub (OTH) featuring music, arts, sports and carnival activities for the whole family. There will be music concerts on Saturdays at 6pm, and a OTH Kids Club with craft workshops and meet and greets with Timmy and Tammy mascots over the weekends (15, 16, 17, 22 & 23 June at 7pm and 8pm). From 14 to 23 June, the OTH Festival will see the Hub transformed into an enchanting fairground with carnival rides, a 5-metre tall inflatable and nightly storytelling at 7pm (fairground: 5-10pm on weekdays and 3-10pm on weekends) at the Town Square, and more! Admission is free.

Deets: 23 May – 23 June 2024, Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523

7. Marine Marvels at Downtown East

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Image Credit: @amadeustjoa via Downtown East Facebook

It’s all about splashing good fun at Downtown East with its new Marine Marvels attraction that combines entertainment with educational activities to raise awareness about marine life and conservation. Enjoy activities throughout Downtown East, including the Wave Wonder Zone at Wild Wild Wet, where kids can conquer Singapore’s longest marine-inspired inflatable obstacle course. There is also the first-of-its-kind Glow Coast Carnival and Neon Playground, and more. More information here.

 Deets: 24 May – 28 July, various locations at Downtown East

8. Meet Pixar Characters at Pixar Puffy Happiness

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Image credit; CapitaLandMallsSG

Get ready to see some of your favourite Pixar characters, like Lotso, Rex, and Alien from Toy Story, and Sulley from Monsters, Inc, making huge appearances at a mall near you! By huge, we mean vibrant, life-sized installations of these beloved characters. Expect to be greeted by a three-meter-tall figure of Red Panda Mei from Turning Red at Funan and Bugis+, or Sulley at Westgate! There will also be Pixar-themed retail pop-ups where you can grab collectibles and merchandise. Plus, share a selfie with any of the Pixar Puffy Happiness displays on Instagram, tag @CapitaLandMallsSG, and you could win a $50 eCapitaVoucher! Click here for the full schedule of the displays.

 Deets: now – 30 June, Plaza Singapura, Bugis Junction, Bugis+, Tampines Mall, and Westgate

9. Chaat & Chat & kids’ storytelling at The Dempsey Project

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Head over to The Dempsey Project for a special edition of Chaat & Chai, where acclaimed children’s book authors Katherine Wallace, Mellissa Saw, Evelyn Sue Wong, and Namita Moolani Mehra will gather for a relaxed afternoon of street food and storytelling. Highlights of the menu include Paneer Pakora, Chilli Cheese Toast, Masala Chai and more. Don’t miss Namita Moolani Mehra’s special storytelling session! Plus, there’ll be free ice cream and french fries for the kids! Tickets $45++ per pax ,$38++ below 10 years old.

 Deets: Sunday 2 June, 4pm to 6pm, The Dempsey Project

10. Outdoor screenings by the beach (FREE)

Sentosa’s Movies by the Beach is closing this weekend after a whole week of free outdoor movie screenings! Head down to catch family-friendly favourites such as Kung Fu Panda 3, The Incredibles 1 and 2, and Megamind. Full schedule here.

 Deets: 1-2 June, 5:30pm,  7:15pm, Emerald Pavilion, Siloso Beach, Sentosa

11. Inside Out 2 carnival at Gardens by the Bay (FREE*!)

Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay is back featuring six free large-scale installations with a Disney and Pixar Inside Out 2 theme. Plus don’t miss the free Disney & Pixar-themed activities and movie screenings, the scenic train ride ‘Train of Emotions’ through Supertree Grove, carnival games, bubble blowing, juggling and magic shows! Read more here.

 Deets: now – 22 June 2024, Gardens by the Bay Supertree Grove.* Free to look around, some activities ticketed

12. National Family Festival (FREE)

Image: Families for Life

Take the kids down to Gardens by the Bay for the National Family Festival, held in conjunction with Children’s Festival. Look out for DIY craft activities, meet and greets with the beloved Families for Life mascot, Becky Bunny, and fun workshops for the kiddos! Take part in Popsicle Making and make a cool treat for the whole family; get crafty and make your own pinwheels; then design your own personalised photo frame to take home.

 Deets: now – 17 June 2024, 9am – 9pm, Gardens by the Bay

13. KidsSTOP’s 10th Birthday Party

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KidsSTOP will be celebrating its 10th birthday with a Mess-ive Science Party and you’re invited! Promising to be its biggest science party yet, kids can look forward to a myriad of fun science activities designed to inspire and excite their young minds. Highlights include the Bakeground, an immersive trail with a giant foam pit where kids can discover the art of baking with a healthy twist. Glow Hunt invites kids to find as many hidden candles as they can in a glow-in-the-dark room, while at Bubble Factory kids can experiment with making their own giant bubbles.

 Deets: now – 9 June 2024, 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm, KidsSTOP, Science Centre Singapore

14. Test your sporting skills at Zoolympix

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Image credit: Mandai Wildlife Group

The Mandai Wildlife Reserve’s Zoolympix is back this year with a host of exciting activities at the Singapore Zoo and River Wonders. This signature event combines the sporting spirit with the wonders of nature, featuring interactive activities inspired by sports and the abilities of various wildlife. Join the Zoolympix Challenge and see how your skills compare to nature’s best athletes! Plus, WildPass holders can enjoy 36% off admission with the 2-Park Zoolympix Bundle to Singapore Zoo and River Wonders! More information here.

 Deets: now – 25 August, Singapore Zoo and River Wonders

15. Visit Jumptopia Lite at Marina Square for bouncy fun

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Image credit: Kiztopia

Kiztopia always delivers on bouncy fun for kids, and this June holiday, their latest installation at Marina Square is no exception. There will be two massive inflatables—Bell’s Soya Bliss and Happy’s Whimsical Haven—that will guarantee endless entertainment for the kids. More information here.

 Deets: now – 17 June, Central Atrium, Marina Square

16. Take part in the Cold Storage Kids Run

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Stay active with the kids this weekend and sign them up for the 2024 Cold Storage Kids Run! This children-focused running event is happening this Sunday and will feature carnival activities, a magic show, a bouncy castle and up to $400 worth of prizes! Think arcade games, craft activities, a bouncy castle and more. Click here for more information.

 Deets: 2 June, 8am-12pm, Palawan Green, Sentosa

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