Kids & Family Friendly Activities for September Holiday!

Updated: Mar 20

It is the September school holiday again! Not planning a trip overseas and thinking where to bring the family within this little red dot? Wondering how to keep the restless kids busy without resorting to the ipad/tablet/hp? Want to stimulate the kids learning through new and fun experience? Fret not, we have it all covered! Below are the activities we have specially shortlisted for you.

River Safari: Mermicorno meets Manatee

Tokidoki fans are in for a treat! Win limited edition tokidoki pins (limited quantity available, whilst stocks last) when you complete the River Safari trail. Be mesmerized by mermaid performers swimming gracefully alongside adorable Manatees and other sea animals. Get up close and personal with Manatees at behind-the-scene tours and have a go at hand feeding them during meal time! Say hi to the Manatee Mascot and snap a picture with it! You can also win admission tickets in their Instagram Contest giveaway! For details, click  here

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Date: 1 – 30 September 2018, 10am – 5pm daily (pls refer to website for respective showtimes)

Venue: River Safari, Singapore (80 Mandai Lake Road)

Admission: Pls click  here for the 4-park admission promotion 

Sentosa Sandsation 2018: Marvel Edition

This year’s Sandsation features popular MARVEL icons from the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and more (including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America,Hulk and other Super Heroes) as 15 larger-than-life sand sculptures. Watch the exciting Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Championship as 14 of the world’s best sand sculptors pit against each other. Kids can also enjoy themed activities like “Hulk Smash”, “Freeze Frame” and find out which MARVEL Super Hero they are at the HERO ACTION CENTRE. Spend and redeem Tokens to bring home limited edition MARVEL Comic Books. Dress your kid up in his/her favorite Super Hero costume and win attractive prizes!

There will also be Sand Sculpting Workshops from 1-16 September (10am – 5pm), specially designed for kids aged 5 years and above for kids to create their very own masterpieces! Not forgetting, enjoy a picnic with the family while watching Movies by the Beach under the starry sky. For more details, click here

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Sand Sculptures & Themed Activities

Date: 1 – 16 September 2018, 10am – 9pm daily Venue: Siloso Beach, Sentosa, Singapore

Admission: Free (excludes Admission fee to Sentosa)

Movies Screening

Date: 2 – 9 September, 15 – 16 September, 745pm

Venue: Palawan Green Admission: Free (excludes Admission fee to Sentosa)

ActiveSG: September School Holiday Sports Programme for Kids

Want to let your child try out a new sport/hobby? ActiveSG offers introductory workshops on various type of sports (Aikido, Mini Tennis, Flippa Ball, Boogie Bounce, Archery, etc), dance (e.g. Bellydance, KpopX Fitness) and other programmes (e.g. Aeromodelling, Scuba-diving, In-line Skating, Basic CPR/AED/First Aid, etc). Some of these are catered to families, so you can keep healthy and active as you learn and experience something new together as a family! For more information on ActiveSG, click here.

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Date: 1 – 22 September

Venue: Central Zone, East Zone, North Zone, Northeast Zone, West Zone

Cost: Selective Programs are free. Others range from $7 – $130. (If you are a Singapore citizen or a Permanent Resident, you can sign up as ActiveSG members and use your ActiveSG dollars to offset the payment (up to 30%) for the programmes).

For program details. click here.

AIA Family Fest

Art Jamming, Spartan Kids Obstacle Challenge, Upsized Family Games, open-air cinema, palatable Food & Beverages at the Food Village. Whether it’s sports, farming in the city, art or food, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy at AIA Family Fest! For more details, click here.

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Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018, 10am – 10pm Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa Admission: Free (Although prior registration is highly advisable if you would like to redeem limited edition AIA Family Fest goodie bags and event goodies. Pls refer to event T&Cs for details.)

Science Centre: kidsSTOP™ ToTally Science

Singapore’s first-ever toddler science programme that offers 2 to 3 year-olds opportunity to learn through play and enquiry, to help toddlers engage, explore and experiment with science. For more information, click here.

Date: 4 or 6 September 2018 (4 – 5 years old). 5 September 2018 (6 – 8 years old) 10:30am – 1:00pm

Venue: The Party Room, KidsSTOP™

Cost: $50 per child (excludes GST and administration charges)

Impact Models: Modelling Workshop

The introductory workshop consists of basics for photographic modelling, catwalk and simple choreography. It gives your child the opportunity to build his/her stage confidence in front of a live audience. Parents will also get the chance to see their children in action. Clickhere for more details. 

Date: 08 Sep 2018 230pm – 330pm, 29 Sep 2018, 1pm – 2pm

Venue: 315 Outram Road #04-04,Tan Boon Liat Building,Singapore 169074

Cost: $55 per child

ACT3 Drama Academy Holiday Workshop 2018

From one-session to week-long workshops, there is a variety of drama workshops built around the theme of “the wild things” for 18 months old to 11 years old. Let your little ones unleash their imagination and creativity with confidence! For more details, click here.

Date: 1 – 30 September

Venue: ACT 3 Drama Academy126 Cairnhill RoadONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts CentreS(229707)

Cost: Varies (please refer to details for booking discounts)

Mid-Autumn @Gardens By the Bay 2018

Be prepared to be wowed by fascinating lantern sets from mythical creatures to larger-than-life flora and fauna, based on the theme “Autumn of Fantasies” (奇幻之秋). There will also be a bustling marketplace at the Supertree Grove, where visitors can enjoy cultural performances, a food street, and a showcase of traditional Chinese crafts. Pls refer to here for more details.

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Date: 6 – 24 Sep

Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm (Mon to Thu), 6.00pm – 11.00pm (Fri to Sun)

Venue: Various Locations – Gardens By the Bay (18 Marina Gardens DriveSingapore 018953) 

Admission: Free

Asia Drone Championship 2018

Indulge in Aerial photography, drone display and live projections while Participants from around the region, including international known top FPV pilots race against each other! Participants and spectators can enjoy a light snack on the second floor of the Canopy and simply relax while enjoying a bird’s eye view of Marina Bay skyline in-between heats. For more details, click here.

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When: Saturday, 8 September 2018, 2pm – 10pm

Where: Marina Bay Golf Course Driving Range (80 Rhu Cross, Singapore 437437)

Cost: Free for Spectators ($65 for each participant)

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2018

Witness the stunning cosplay outfits that contestants have prepared for the Aannual Championships of Cosplay. Create and produce your very own fantasy ensemble with SINGER®! Assemble your own superhero cape in any of the four SINGER® telephone booths. Get your kids (aged 5 – 12 years old as of 2018) to dress up as they like (Princess, warrior, superhero, and villain, etc) and join in the cosplay fun with Kids’ Cosplay Parade (no registration fees needed). This is also a great opportunity to introduce your little ones to the things you love about pop culture, from Star Wars to tokidoki. There will be performances by popular idol groups and singers from Japan, exclusive merchandises and artists’ showcase! Click here for more details.

Date: 8 – 9 September 2018, 10am – 8pm daily Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo, 1 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018971 Admission Cost: From $10 (Children 12 years and below enter for free when accompanied by an adult on Sunday, 9 September)

Walk for Our Children 2018

Safari-themed walkathon, where our little ones are encouraged to dream big, stand tall and be firm in their values and beliefs.Take a break from the bustling city and join us for a meaningful walk with your loved ones as you stroll through the meandering footpaths at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. The event will start off with a 3km walk in the morning, followed by a string of exciting carnival and fringe activities for everyone to enjoy. We invite all participants to join us for a fun-filled day with family and friends, while supporting a good cause by helping us to raise the much needed funds for our beneficiaries. For more details, click here.

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Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018, 8:30am – 1:30pm

Venue: Ficus Green Lawn, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Singapore

Admission: Free (Purchase Carnival coupons (worth $20) in advance to be entitled to an event T-shirt and goodie bag (available on a first-come-first-serve basis)

KidZania Family Night

It will be a fun-filled family-bonding night of excitement as parents and kids can role-play and join in the racing action together. In addition, the best-dressed Family  will stand to win attractive prizes from iFly Singapore. For more details, click here.

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Goodman Arts Centre: Workshops

Ongoing events and workshops for kids ranging from theatre, visual arts, pottery to hip hop. Click here for details. 


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