7 things to do this Hari Raya weekend!

The long holiday weekend is back and boy, do we have some exciting activities and events for you and your little ones!

Ready for an adventure? Hop on the world’s first Angry Birds cable car ride, splash about in a wildlife-themed rooftop water playground or pay a visit to the Istana. Our list is filled with fun things to do, so check out our picks and spend quality time with your little munchkins!

Cool down at the water playgrounds

Wildlife-themed Rooftop Water Playground @ Tampines 1

It’s hotter than ever in Singapore this time of the year. Take your kids out to the water playgrounds to cool down and splash about in the water.

We recommend heading over to the new wildlife-themed rooftop water playground at Tampines 1. The 10,000 square feet dry-and-wet playground comes equipped with rides, slides and other fun stuff to keep the kids entertained.

Kids can also learn more about wildlife conservation while having fun. And the best part is… admission is free for all!

Go on an Angry Birds adventure

Angry Birds on Mount Faber

Spend the public holiday stepping aboard one of 30 Angry Birds wrapped cabins. Travelling sky-high, you and your kids will be surrounded by cute sounds of Angry Birds chirping and pigs snorting.

Don’t forget to drop by the live game stations. Your kids will be thrilled to play games such as the life-sized catapult game and other engaging Angry Birds game stations on the hilltop. A truly memorable experience not to be missed!

Go on a seafood frenzy

Brussels Sprouts

Craving for seafood? Head over to Brussels Sprouts where children under the age of 10 eat for free! Kids can choose from yummy meatballs, sausages, fries and pasta with a free flow soft drinks and ice-cream desserts.

For parents who are mussel fans, you will enjoy visiting this place! Sit back, relax and enjoy the river breeze and choose from over 120 different types of beers.

Drum up some noise with Tao

Drum Tao

Reward the kids and take them to watch the world-renowned Japanese martial arts and drum-playing extraordinaires, Drum Tao. They are back for again in Singapore! Returning with their incredible choreography and mesmerizing sounds.

Your kids will squeal in delight as the drummers maneuver amidst the massive 400 kg drums. Don’t miss their last show in Singapore on 18th August 2012.

Have a picnic at the Istana

Pack the picnic basket with scrumptious food (or take away from Subway) and make a trip to the Istana Open House. Families can enjoy a stroll or picnic in a serene natural setting and be entertained by a wide variety of cultural performances.

Don’t forget to visit the Staterooms in the Istana Building to view a special display of gifts presented to the President and the Prime Minister.

All-access at ArtScience Museum

Harry Potter exhibition

Spend the afternoon at the ArtScience Museum with the kids. Purchase the all-access pass and gain access to the Harry Potter and Andy Warhol exhibition.

Your kids will have a blast peering into the magical world of Harry Potter and experience all the wonders of Hogwarts first-hand.

As for the parents, get up close and personal with Andy Warhol’s extensive artwork collection, covering his different artistic phases from the 1940’s to 1980’s.

Take note that all-access passes are only available for purchase at Marina Bay Sands Box Offices.

Bring sunshine to the less fortunate

If you have always wanted to help make the world a better place, then the best time to start would be during Hari Raya itself! Teach your kids to be humble and empathetic towards the less fortunate and bring cookies and goodies to the children’s home.

If you are interested in putting a smile on some children’s faces, please contact Jamiyah Children’s home at 6344 9533 beforehand.


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