It’s holiday season once again so it’s time to let your hair down and have some fun with the kiddos! There are a whole host of activities popping up all over the island and with the Mid-Autumn Festival also happening at the same time, there are lots to do! From staycations to events and holiday camps, we’ve got our top picks right here.
Take home a limited edition Jellycat Bashful Turtle or Cushy Giraffe when you book the Westin Family package! Check into one of the spacious guest rooms designed with wellness in mind, perfect for a renewing escapade. Spend quality time with the family and kickstart the morning with a wholesome breakfast at Seasonal Tastes. Enjoy favourites like freshly-made pancakes, local delights, or classic eggs benedict. Kids will love splashing in the pool on Level 35 and you can soak up the sun while taking in views of the South China Sea. What’s more, each limited edition Jellycat is personalised with a cape up cycled using duvet cover from the hotel’s Heavenly Bed! To reserve this package, email [email protected] or book online here.
Enjoy an Otterly Adventure Staycation with Otah & Friends Hotel at PARKROYAL on Beach Road inclusive of daily breakfast for two adults and one child and a complimentary extra bed (upon request). A joint collaboration with KKday, the Otah & Friends staycation sends you and the kids on a fun adventure to discover all of the otter’s favourite foods and snacks that are hidden within the guestrooms! With this package, you will receive a welcome pack that includes a clue kit for the Treasure Hunt and an assortment of Otah’s favourite snacks upon check-in. Book here.
Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa is known for staycations that are jammed packed with activities for everyone in the family! Younger kids can head to the kids club or make a splash at the gorgeous pool. There’s also an hour access to Nestopia on Siloso Beach where kiddos can clamber, climb, and whoosh down slides to their hearts’ content. Furthermore, you spend the afternoon at the lagoon with a water sport activity like kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and boating!
Did you say free unlimited ice cream for kids? Yes you heard us right! The Family Getaway Package at PARKROYAL COLLECTION is valid for stays until 15 December, 2022. There are tons of opportunities to be closer to nature with their lush greenery decor. Furthermore, you can also pay a visit to the hotel’s urban farm or take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Not only is there a tent in the room just for the kids, but also complimentary breakfast, and yes, unlimited scoops of ice cream for the kiddos! For enquiries or reservations, all +65 6722 6780 or email [email protected].
Bring the little ones for an adventure with an overnight stay at Pan Pacific Singapore’s Urban Jungle Suites. These jungle themed suites feature room sizes spanning 76sqm. There will be plenty of room for the kids to jump, run and play alongside the provided teepee tent, inflatable rocking hippo chair and treehouse bunk bed. Not only that, you will also get private access to an Urban Jungle cabana! Kids also have a three-hour access to Kiztopia at Marina Square! Prices start from S$970 and stay packages are valid until March 31, 2023. Book here.
Raffles Singapore welcomes you to a luxurious family staycation on an indulgent Suite Vacay. Stay together in their interconnecting suites and enjoy easy access to the city’s exciting attractions, shops and restaurants. Kids can look forward to a personalised range of amenities, day-time activities and bedtime stories specially curated for them. Book a minimum of two nights and enjoy daily breakfast for two adults, S$50 Raffles Boutique credit once per stay, S$200 Food & Beverage credit once per stay and more! Book here.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Celebrate the September holidays with your kids at 313@somerset’s Mid-Autumn Display at the Level One Atrium. Snap away at the insta-worthy photo spots filled with beautiful lighted lanterns, fairy lights, bunnies and more! Snap, post and stand a chance to win S$50 Lendlease Voucher! To participate, simply snap a photo with the Mid-Autumn Festival display and post your photos onto Facebook or Instagram. For more details on the contest, follow 313@somerset on Facebook and Instagram @313somerset, or visit their website at 313somerset.com.sg. Want more? From now till 11 September, 2022 flash this article at 313@somerset B1 Concierge Desk to redeem* a S$5 Grab promo code.
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You just got to love Gru’s minions! This September, Resorts World Sentosa will be hosting A Minions Perspective Experience, an interactive exhibition that has toured the world and been a success in countries like South Korea and China. Kids can fully immerse themselves in the world of minions with eight different thematic zones that they can explore! Interactive elements include a Fart Gun Test in Gru’s lab and El Macho Memory Game in the Villains zone. Book here.
Venue: Resorts World Sentosa Waterfront, 26 Sentosa Gateway #01-38/39/43/44
Le Le the panda is one, and they’re throwing a party to celebrate! You and the kids can join in the fun at the Singapore Zoo and River Wonders to celebrate the little one’s birthday and also have some Mid-Autumn fun. Kids can meet Le Le in the day and pen down well wishes for him. Don’t forget to take photos with their adorable panda family mascots too! Discover a first ever moonlit experience at River Wonders. Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, stroll along the Lantern Tunnel and be captivated by illuminated light installations. Pose for the gram amidst glowing backdrops and get artsy at the Glo-Art workshops and many more! More information here.
Enjoy 50% Off Panda-stic Party (Night)* with promo code: PANDA50OFF. *Valid for admission only on Fridays to Sundays, eve of Public Holidays, and Public Holidays from now to 11 September 2022. Terms and conditions apply.
Have you ever wanted to meet Dinosaurs in real life? Walk into a spectacular Jurassic world that draws you back to the sights and sounds of the Jurassic age with life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs. Let’s Play is home to a whole host of dinosaur theme attractions, including VR and interactive games and activities. Ride on dinosaurs, play a VR Shooting game, slide your way down into the dinosaurs zone, take a VR train ride, jump into an interactive ball-pit, sit in a Dinosaur theme merry-go-round, spinning in a dinosaur eggs and many more! Get your tickets here.
Venue: Let’s Play (Marina Square), 6 Raffles Blvd, #03-208, Singapore 039594
Singapore Repertory Theatre has two holiday drama camps for kids this September! For instance, one is for kids aged four to six and another for older kiddos aged seven to 12 years old. This year’s theme centres around the classic tale of The Wizard Of Oz. Furthermore, they also offer classes in both English and Mandarin. Kiddos will have the opportunity to display their newfound skills to family and friends through a performance after days of interactive classes and coaching from the team of expert practitioners.
Have the kids head outdoors this September all the way across the sea to Sentosa! Kids aged six to 12 can be pirates for the day at Camp Gungho’s Adventures Ahoy! Camp and they can explore for treasure on the sandy beaches of the island. From being creative with crafting up a team flag to muscling up for a round of tug-of-war, kids will have build long-lasting memories. What’s more, this three-day camp also includes a trip to Adventure Cove Waterpark! Fun times ahead!
If your kids love music, have them experience joining the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) for a day. Priced at S$88, kiddos will get their own music materials to guide them along choral techniques and vocal music notations. They can also try to be a chorister. Thereafter, your kids will then showcase a performance with a mini concert and entertain you at the end of the lessons! Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to join the SSO!
Forest Adventure Club’s holiday camps are the perfect place for all your holiday excitement and energy as kids can head out to the great outdoors! Their camps feature epic day excursions to impressive nature spots such as Pulau Ubin Island and Clementi Forest for those budding adventurers ready for a real challenge. Along with the three day camps comes a generous amount of forest fun, freedom, laughter and exploration to fuel the best return-to-school holiday tales around! Book here.