7 Fun Things To Do In Orchard Road You Probably Didn’t Know

If you think Orchard Road is just a 2.2km stretch lined with eateries, shopping malls and stores, think again. These seven hidden spots will surprise you:

  1. Art Jamming At The Istana Park

7 Fun Things To Do In Orchard Road You Probably Didn't Know_My Art SpaceUnleash your inner artist at this cafe (above) in Istana Park, a strip of greenery opposite the president’s official place of residence.

Overlooking a gorgeous water feature, the two-storey, glass-clad building is filled with natural light and is perfect for unwinding or trying a new creative pursuit. Word is that colouring-in (with paints, in this case), as a form of relaxation, is all the rage.

At its Art Jam sessions, tunes are streamed from speakers, while participants sip complimentary drinks and express themselves using stretched canvases, acrylic paints and brushes. For those who want a little more guidance, there are creative painting workshops.