Spooky Seas at SEA Aquarium
Take your kids to the SEA Aquarium to meet an intriguing quartet – vampire fish, bumphead parrotfish, elephant fish and paddlefish! Part of the attraction’s Halloween celebrations, it includes a scavenger hunt where younger guests can discover more about the quirky inhabitants of the aquarium and mimic their behaviours at interactive stations. Singapore residents enjoy discounts on bundled packages.
Until October 28.
Find out more at www.rwsentosa.com/seaa
Photo: S.E.A Aquarium
A Halloween Treat at Quayside Isle
Get ready for a spook-tacular evening! Decorate your own pumpkin bucket, shout “Trick or Treat” for delicious candies, or try to get a wefie with Dracula. Tuck into the Halloween exclusive eats at restaurants such as Sabio by the Sea, Teapas Bar & Grill.
October 27, Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove.
Find out more at www.quaysideisle.com
Photo: Quayside Isle
Baking Workshop + Costume Contest at Century Square
Learn how to bake yummy Halloween-themed treats like cupcakes and mini pizzas at Century Square, in collaboration with ToTT and Mahota. Dress junior (aged 12 and below) in your most creative Halloween costume and you might just walk away with mall vouchers worth up to $300 (register by Oct 13).
October 7, 14 and 21, at Century Square.
The costume contest showcase is on 27 October.
Find out more at www.centurysquare.com.sg
ACM After Dark 2018
Take the whole family for a night out at the Asian Civilisations Museum’s ACM After Dark 2018, a family-friendly evening filled with exciting performances, a movie screening, fiery activities and more to thrill all ages. Make a souvenir to take home, and go on a spooky trail. Of course, come dressed in your best scary costume to win mystery prizes!
October 27, The Asian Civilisations Museum
Find out more here: www.acm.org.sg
SpookyTown: The Lost Carnival at KidZania
The huge indoor theme park will be transformed into SpookyTown, an “abandoned town” with a mysterious backstory. Look forward to unravelling the mystery with a series of carnival games and activities including Meet-The-Greet sessions with the citizens of SpookyTown. This is a ticketed event.
October 26 – 28 (Friday – Sunday), and November 2 – 6 (Friday – Tuesday), KidZania Singapore, Palawan Kidz City
Find out more here: www.kidzania.com.sg
Halloween Fun Fest at UE Square
Expect a full day of fun and exciting events to keep little ones entertained, including a bouncy candy house, craft activities, balloon sculpting and face-painting, while you relax and dine at the mall. Dress up to really soak in the atmosphere!
October 27, UE Square Shopping Mall
Find out more here: www.facebook.com/events/554811161640011/
Brick-or-Treat Festival at Legoland Malaysia
Take a trip across the causeway to Legoland Malaysia Resort, which has been given a total makeover perfect for all your Instagramming duties. Fun and educational activities await, including Speed Building Challenges, a Hut Activity Trail, and of course, a daily Monsters’ Parade not to be missed. Plus, it’s free admission for kids aged 3 – 11 who come in full Halloween costumes!
October 1 – 31, Legoland Malaysia Resort.
Find out more and get tickets here: www.legoland.com.my
Besides the more spooky-oriented events, check out these other fun activities to do with your kids:
Sunflower Surprise Floral Display
If a stalk of sunflower can put a smile on your face, imagine what more than 16,000 of them can do to lift your spirits! You won’t want to miss the brand new floral display, Sunflower Surprise, which features more than 50 varieties of sunflowers. Themed after The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, your children can try to spot Dorothy and her friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion from the classic tale. Usual admission charge applies.
August 31 – October 21, Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay.
Find out more www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/sunflower
Photo: Gardens By The Bay
Got To Move 2018
Singapore’s nationwide dance movement returns with an even bigger programme, many of which offer family-friendly fun. Check out Parent & Child Ballet Pax De Deux, organised by the Singapore Ballet Academy. Besides learning the basics of classical ballet partnering, you also get to redesign t-shirts into costumes. Don’t miss, too, I Can Dance To Keith Haring, organised by Moving Arts. It redefines arts appreciation by combining pop art and hip-hop.
October 12 to 28.
Find out more www.nac.gov.sg/GotToMoveSG
Photo: National Arts Council
Singapore River Festival 2018
Celebrate the heritage, people and places that make up Singapore’s most famous waters. Stretched across Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay are festivities galore, led by a month-long LAH (“Local at Heart”) Bazaar that peddles uniquely Singaporean products. It’s also the first-ever cashless marketplace! Other highlights include Sky Aquarium @ Boat Quay, where a synchronised LED kite display of kites, lights and lasers illuminate the river skyline.
October 16 to November 11.
Find out more http://www.srf.sg/
Rolling@TAG, The Artground
Look out for interactive art installations that evoke spontaneity and creativity at Rolling@TAG (The Artground), where kids aged 12 and below can discover their own expressions of “play” and hone their motor skills.
The art installations include Wave Structure, Climbing Dome, Big Slide, Mini Platform and Mini Tunnel. Filled with slopes, surface and tunnels, children can enjoy an exciting play experience as they climb through, over and under freely.
Until 30 November, Tanjong Pagar Centre.
Find out more https://theartground.com.sg/
Photo: The Artground
BabySpace, The Artground
Baby Space is a multi-sensory installation designed for pre-walking babies. It is where contemporary dance, music and visual art meld together to form an immersive encounter with the arts. Babies will be encouraged to interact with the dancers and explore the installation in their own unique ways even after the performance is over.
Special arrangements can be made for toddlers with additional mobility needs (e.g. Global Development Delay, Cerebral Palsy).
Until 4 November.
Find out more https://theartground.com.sg/event/baby-space-oct-nov-2018/
(Text: Mary Lim, Young Parents / Additional reporting: Natalya Molok & Elizabeth Liew)
Photo: The Artground