Family-Friendly Activities To Do In December 2018
Not sure what to do during the December holidays? Here are some family-friendly activities that you can explore together as a family this year in Singapore!
1. Meet and Dance with Pikachu
With all the recent craze of “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!”, we bet you can’t wait to get up close with Pikachu in real life! After all, who can resist the cuteness of it? This December, get ready to squeal in delight at the First LED Pikachu Night Parade and Dance show held at Sentosa (Palawan Beach). Besides, you can also explore the massive art landscape installations (instagram-worthy) built by local artists.
Location: Palawan Beach Walk, Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Time: 7pm – 11pm (16 November – 31 December)
Entry: Free (island admission charges apply)
2. Unleash the youthful side in you
With over 20 activities at this mega indoor playground at Suntec City, Superpark aspire to deliver an activity park that is suitable for all ages. Head over this holiday to have a go at the Trampoline Platform, Skate and Scoot World and Augmented Climbing Wall. Parents do not have to worry about being left out as you too, can enjoy the Flying Fox, Tube Slides and Pedal Car Track (and more) with your children. What are you waiting for?
Location: 3 Temasek Boulevard Suntec City Tower 1, #02-477 (North Wing)
Time: Mon-Fri 10am- 9pm. Sat-Sun, Public and School Holidays: 9am- 9pm
Entry: $22- $48
3. Take a walk @ Kranji marshes
Most locals are familiar with the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve or Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, but have you ever heard of Kranji marshes? If you are a fan of nature or are looking for somewhere new to explore, you may consider visiting this relatively new park. Located at the northwestern end of Singapore, Kranji marshland provides an escape from the bustling city life. Try spotting migratory birds and don’t forget your mosquito repellents!
Location: 11 Neo Tiew Lane 2
Time: 7am – 7pm daily
4. Visit the Former Ford Factory
For those who love exploring historical sites in Singapore, the Former Ford Factory might excite you. Opened in 1941, the Ford Factory is one of the few historical monuments in Singapore that remains since the Japanese Occupation. Learn how the factory played a significant role during the war and walk down memory lane of how life was like in Singapore during World War II.
Location: 351 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Time: Tue- Sat 9am- 5.30pm, Sun 12pm- 5.30pm
Entry: Free for citizens and PRs, $3 for foreigners
5. Marina Bay Carnival
Marina Bay Carnival is making a comeback from 22 December 2018! Offering more than 50 rides and games from Europe, it definitely offers an evening filled with excitement and fun for you and your family. Don’t miss it this time round!
Location: Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave
Dates: 22 Dec 18- 24 Mar 19
Time: 4pm- 11pm (4pm – 2am for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve)
Entry: Free entry
6. World of Disney @ Gardens by the Bay
Calling all Disney Tsum Tsum fans! Keep your eyes peeled at the exclusive Ponsettia Wishes featuring Disney Tsum Tsum floral display at the Flower Dome. There would also be the tallest ever live Christmas tree in the dome, where Mickey and his Tsum Tsum friends will stack up. Sit tight as you’re transported straight to the world of Disney at Gardens by the Bay!
Location: Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome
Dates: 2 Nov 18 – 6 Jan 19
Time: 9am- 9pm (2 Nov- 29 Nov, 27 Dec- 6 Jan), 9am- 10pm (30 Nov- 26 Dec)
Entry: Ranges from $8 – $34
7. Bookfest@Singapore 2018
After all the fun activities, don’t forget to get your child ready for the next academic year! Head down to Bookfest@Singapore for a great deal of books, stationery, gadgets and even tidbits!
Drop by our booth and say Hi to our mascot – Barry! Explore the mysteries of Science at our experiment corner and approach our friendly staff if you would like to know more about our products.
Location: Suntec Convention Hall, Hall 401-406
Dates: 14 – 23 Dec 18
Time: 10am- 10pm