7 pocket-friendly things to do this Labour Day weekend 2016 in Singapore

7 pocket-friendly things to do this Labour Day weekend 2016 in Singapore

No clue on what to do this weekend? Here's our list of the 7 things that won't burn a hole in your pockets... so take them down!

Here comes another long weekend that we've been waiting for like...a month?! No way, it felt like forever! Anyhow, one extra day for the weekend can only mean one thing, plans! Here's our list of things to do this labour day weekend 2016, that may help you with the planning and yes, they're good for the whole family.


#1 Visit a free photo exhibition


Image credit: UBS

How does a photo exhibition at a railway station(for free) sound? Annie Leibovitz is a culture photographer and has been taking powerful images documenting popular culture when she was a photojournalist with the Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970s.

From now till 22 May, Anne will be showcasing her works that are based on her popular 1999 Women Series. Bring your whole family down to and be amazed at portraits that depicts the changes in the roles of women today while star-gazing at this iconic Railway Station!

Location: Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, 30 Keppel Road, Singapore 089059
Pricing: Free


#2 Take a theatrical journey to the past

The Fullerton Hotel will be hosting a theatrical event called The Fullerton Love Story Tour that will be held on 30 April, 7 May and 14 May. This historically themed event also comes with interactive activities where you can solve riddles that are related to the theatre performance.

There is also a chocolate buffet at The Courtyard that will not only thrill the kids, it also serves as a perfect way for you to end the night!

Location: Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Pricing: $69 (adult), $35 (children aged 6 - 11)


#3 Have a picnic under the stars featuring Shakespeare


Image credit: sistic

Shakespeare in the park is back this year featuring one of the writer's well-known works; Romeo and Juliet! Have a family picnic under the stars and be swept away by this classic love story in the form of a theatre performance. Brought to you by Singapore Repertory Theatre, this event will be going on from now till 22 May. There are multiple ticket packages including 10% off for all Mastercard holders! For booking, visit sistic.

Location: Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179037
Pricing: $40 onwards


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#4 Unwind at a beach party


Image credit: Tanjong Beach Club Facebook

Singapore's favourite chill-out destination, Sentosa will be hosting a beach party on 1 May that can we all agree, is a perfect way to spend Labour Day? This event will be held at Tanjong Beach Club and admission is free! So soak up the sun and lose yourself to the music while having cocktails in hand!

Location: Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk
Pricing: Free


#5 Enjoy some family fun time at Dempsey

Head down to Dempsey this Labour Day and enjoy non stop entertainment, for free! Dempsey will be hosting a fun filled event for the whole family from 11:30am - 2:30pm that's brought to you by Little House of Dreams and Ben & Jerry’s. So how about spending the day with some face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon sculpting, a magic show, and good food? Oh, did we mention ice cream?

Location: Block 8 Dempsey Road #01-14, Singapore 247696
Pricing: Free


#6 Enter a butterfly kingdom

The Swift Peacock at Butterflies Up-Close

In case you missed out on our article, Science Centre Singapore has launched Singapore's first indoor butterfly sanctuary! Bring your kids down and watch them be amazed at the facts and wonders of the butterflies. The butterflies are also really friendly so don't forget to snap pictures!

Location: Singapore Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Pricing: $10


#7 Watch a puppet performance based on...fish!

Now till 15 May, The National Library Board will be hosting a puppet show based on Marcus Pfister’s The Rainbow Fish. Be swept(or swim, perhaps?) away by this famous tale of friendship, vanity pride and more that is bound to entertain your kids while teaching them about important values. Also, this is the 7th performance held in Singapore! For booking, visit sistic.

Location: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Pricing: $32 onwards


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Written by

Aisyah Amin

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