This month, we’re excited for the SkyHelix Sentosa, Kaws:Holiday Tour in Singapore, hot air balloon rides, the extended Gaggan Anand Residency, and more!
New month, new finds! In November there’s lots popping up in Singapore – from the SkyHelix Sentosa to the new super-sized inflatable installation by Kaws at The Floating Platform, to hot air balloon rides, a new Peppa Pig-themed indoor playground, new local brands for breakfast munchies, beautiful rattan furniture, a new preschool centre opening, the latest bedtime storybook for kids, and more!
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New viewing tower: SkyHelix Sentosa opens 15 December
Singapore’s highest open-air panoramic ride will open on 15 December, and it’s the first ‘green’ attraction on Sentosa! The SkyHelix Sentosa is a carbon-neutral gondola ride that’ll give you breathtaking 360° views of Sentosa and the surrounds as it gently rotates 35m above ground. Your feet will dangle in mid-air while you enjoy a cool drink in hand! The ride’s apex is 79m above sea level, making it one of the highest vantage points on Sentosa. Tickets for SkyHelix Sentosa are now available for purchase on Mount Faber Leisure’s website, and each ticket includes a standard non-alcoholic beverage or an exclusive SkyHelix Sentosa souvenir.
How much: $18/adult and $15/child (4-12 years old)
Look out for Singapore’s first hot air balloon ride!
The first hot air balloon in Singapore is set to take off in Singapore soon! While it won’t quite be like the hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia or the Serengeti, the hot air balloon ride by Ballons du Monde will still float high above (although it looks like they will be tethered) affording great views of the iconic Singapore skyline. There’s been hot air balloon testing at Bayfront Events Space and also at Sentosa although no information is out yet on exactly where this experience will lift off and how much it will cost. The official date for takeoff hasn’t been released yet, so watch this space!
Kaws:Holiday tour in Singapore
Modern art fans, rejoice! A giant sculpture by famous American artist Kaws will be displayed at The Float @ Marina Bay from 13 – 21 November (opens to the public from 14 November). It’s a 42m-long inflatable artwork (not for jumping though!) of the signature Companion character lying down while hugging a smaller version of itself. This is Kaws:Holiday tour’s seventh stop, after having been to Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan and UK since 2018. At the moment it doesn’t look like you’ll need tickets to check out the installation, but keep your eyes peeled for more info!
Kaws:Holiday tour, The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039805
Bubbles n Scrubs SG
Founded during the pandemic by a mama whose little one has sensitive skin, Bubbles n Scrubs (a name created by the founder’s 6-year-old!) is a local natural skincare brand that makes kid-friendly homemade bath bombs, bubble bars aromatherapy pillow mists, botanical essential oil roll-ons and more. Using natural, gentle ingredients and pure essential oils, all their products are perfect for unwinding and relaxing! Bubbles n Scrubs also conducts bath bomb crafting workshops for kids and parents, as a fun family bonding activity for everyone!
Use promo code SASSYM to get 5% storewide!
No minimum spend required. Available until 31 December 2021.
Revive Nutrition: Granolas, Overnight Oats & Nut Butters Made in Singapore
Need a little pick-me-up for your breakfast routine? Check out these yummy locally manufactured granolas, overnight oats and nut butters from Revive Nutrition! With flavours like Chocolate Granola with Hazelnut & Cacao nib, Matcha Granola, Pina Colada overnight oats (just add milk!), Tropical Mango overnight oats and a range of delicious unsalted, dry roasted and 100% natural nut butters, you won’t be able to resist adding these to your brekkie lineup! All their products are in-house recipes and made by hand with the highest quality ingredients. Plus, part of their proceeds go to local charities with permanent partnerships currently in the works.
Quote SASSYMAMA15 for 15% off your order! Free shipping for orders $25 and above.
For first time customers. No minimum spend. Cannot be used in conjunction with other coupons or reward points. Does not apply to items on sale. Expires on 31 December 2021.
Brighton Montessori has opened at HarbourFront Centre!
Familiar with Brighton Montessori’s amazing curriculum and want to enrol your kiddo? They’ve just opened in the south of Singapore, in close proximity to Sentosa! We’re so excited for this new preschool centre in Harbourfront – it’s a well-lit 10,000sqft space that has plenty of great facilities, including a massive indoor artificial grass patch, natural light-filled classrooms and a music room. Children can get creative with fun craft and play corners, plenty of storybooks, trikes and more! Their curriculum covers the whole spectrum of Montessori training, including an emphasis on learning through hands-on activities. Whether it’s Practical Life Skills, Sensorial Exercises, Language, Mathematics or Cultural Studies, all of their lessons are conducted in creative and fun ways that highlight enriching and discovery pursuits.
Enjoy a registration fee waiver (worth $856), 15% off 2 months worth of school fees (applicable for the 5th month and 6th month after enrolment), and 3 free sets of uniforms when you enrol at Brighton Montessori @ HarbourFront!
Brighton Montessori @ HarbourFront, 1 Maritime Square, #03-01 HarbourFront Centre, Singapore 099253
Click here for all locations! Tel: (+65) 6588 3883, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.brightonmontessori.com.sg
RV Woods: Online Wood & Rattan Furniture Store
Love the warm, ‘resort’ home feel? RV Woods is the newest online furniture store in town offering a curated selection of handcrafted teak wood and rattan pieces. Believing in the power of craftsmanship and design, you can trust RV Woods with a range of furniture pieces that have been sourced and made sustainably from Indonesia. They even take customisations! Plus, they accept hoolah – so you can pay in three instalments with no interest.
Quote SASSYMAMA to enjoy 10% off your purchase! Minimum spend of $400. Valid for single use per invoice/checkout. Promo is valid until May 2022
Peppa Pig-themed Indoor Playground in Marina Square
Peppa Pig Happy Day Interactive Play is the first Peppa Pig-themed indoor playground in Singapore! Taking place in a 14,000sqft area in Marina Square, the indoor playground will feature a multitude of activities. There’s a soft play area with classic scenes from the animated series, three-dimensional character statues, themed interactive video projections activities (jump in muddy puddles, participate in running competitions, water the plants in the garden and more!). Kids will also get to meet Peppa or George in their lovely living room.
When: 3 November 2021 – 13 February 2022, 10am-10pm daily
Where: Let’s Play at Marina Square, #03-208/209 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
How much: From $28, book via www.sistic.com.sg
New children’s book: NiGHT TO DAY by J*
Looking for a new bedtime story book? Check out NiGHT TO DAY, a beautiful children’s book that shows how change is a natural part of the flow of everyday life. Great for kids aged 0-9 years, the book offers a message of hope, a soothing poem and a calming lullaby to put your little one to sleep. NiGHT TO DAY (published by BiG Secret Life) was written by J*, and started with a line she penned down to capture the poignant feeling of how time goes so slowly and yet so fast, especially when kids grow up. This little love poem for her kids was performed by all the principals, teachers and students across nine schools for World Poetry Day 2020. Besides the dreamy and whimsical illustrations, the book comes with a colouring book printable, plus other fun school activities and animated videobooks to accompany story time, helping to make the words of the book come alive. NiGHT TO DAY is the perfect gifting idea for baby showers, newborn visits, birthdays and even Christmas gifts! Now available on Amazon, Book Depository, Epigram, Read-a-bookstore, The Gallery Shop at National Gallery, Junior Page, Times bookstores and KINOKUNIYA main store (limited exclusive author-signed copies available).
Quote code NIGHTTODAYSASSYMAMA to get an author-signed hardcover copy for just $22 (U.P $25)! Not including delivery. Valid for the month of November 2021.
D’Ultimate Xcape @ Downtown East: Inflatable Slides & Carnival Rides
There’s lots of fun in store at Downtown East come 5 November! As part of NTUC’s 60th-anniversary campaign look out for new pop up activities at D’Ultimate Xcape such as Uncle Ringo carnival rides and games to a ‘Dino’ inflatable park, creative art installations, the new pop-up hotel concept, SG Hotel on Wheels, and more!
Read all about D’Ultimate Xcape here!
Gaggan Anand Residency @ Mandala Club Extended until March 2022
After 5,000 seats were sold out within three hours of its first release, the Gaggan Anand Residency has been extended until the end of March 2022! Gaggan Anand Residency at Mandala Club will feature degustation menus (lunch from $288++/dinner from $388++) crafted from the best seasonal ingredients, married with locally-sourced produce, and injected with Gaggan’s unconventional creativity. The extended release from 12 January 2022 will also see a gastro-bar that serves as a seductive extension of Gaggan’s dining fantasy.
Mandala Club, 31 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089845, www.mandala.club
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Eternals Superhero Movie in Cinemas
Eternals tells the story of a team of ancient alien superheroes who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants. This movie features a star-studded cast, including Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani and more – we love that the casting is some of the most diverse we’ve seen, with one of the main characters being deaf (making her the first deaf superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) and some exploration of LGBTQIA themes. Eternals is out now so make sure to catch it in the cinemas soon!
Snow City Ice Hotel Gallery Experience
Snow City has just opened the Ice Hotel Gallery experience, just in time for the school holidays and festive season! Set in an environment that simulates ice hotels found in Finland, Norway or Sweden, with temperatures measuring at a frosty -5ºC, you’ll be amazed by the cool displays! Grab a drink at the Ice Bar with ‘ice’ furniture and admire the intricate ice sculptures carved by local award-winning artisan, Jeffrey Ng, depicting flora, fauna and local design elements. Admission to Ice Hotel Gallery is inclusive in snow play admission ticket.
Snow City, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433, www.snowcity.com.sg