15 not-to-be-missed SG50 family promotions
Here are the top 15 SG50 promotions for your family on offer! Enjoy these SG50 promotions with the family over the Golden Jubilee Weekend.
This year, as we celebrate Singapore's 50th year of independence, our local scene is revved up with a slew of SG50 promotions, discounts and freebies you definitely should not miss!
Be spoilt for choice with these 15 specially curated not-to-be-missed fun for the whole family! Get ready to discover Sci-fi, art, flora and water play and save as much as a whopping 50% discount, receive freebies as you shop, enjoy free entries into selected attractions and more!
Don't say we didn't warn you: Plenty of family fun ahead, so start planning now!
1. Celebrate your kid’s birthday the high-tech way!
Then HomeTeamNS Laser Quest is the venue for you. Originally from Canada, this unique entertainment arena offers your kid and his friends the chance to participate in a mission that combines the classic game of hide and seek with the modern day Laser Tag.
But hang on, there’s more. At HomeTeamNS, there is an additional high-tech twist to your kid’s birthday party – each mission in the indoor arena is accompanied by special lighting and energetic music to add to the excitement levels!
Your kid is going to love running around dodging lasers with his friends, and he could very easily end up voting for you as the best mum and dad for throwing him the coolest birthday party.
And to join in the SG50 celebrations, HomeTeamNS is offering a SG 50 Special: Enjoy $50 off all HomeTeamNS Laser Quest Party Packages.
Flash this promo at Laser Quest counter when making payment.
Open to all. Minimum age is 8. Promo valid till 31 December 2015.
2. Art meets Science at Interplay, Science Centre Singapore
Can science be experienced through art?
The answer is a resounding 'YES!' and done in extremely enchanting and interactive ways. You can see it for yourself at the Interplay exhibition at the Singapore Science Centre, from now till 16 August.
Formed by a gathering of the world’s best digital media artists and Singapore’s very own local talent, Interplay celebrates diverse blends of artistic genres, scientific domains and technological directions.
The exhibition hopes to spark deeper and more meaningful conversations about technology and its societal implications.
Don’t miss the Deep Space installation that allows visitors to experience the micro and macro-cosmos in crystal-clear images. We bet that you and the kids will be completely enthralled and have experiences that will at times seem to be out-of-this world!
As part of our nation’s SG50 celebrations, Science Centre Singapore will be providing free general admission from 7 to 10 August 2015 to all Singapore citizens as part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations @ Science Centre Singapore.
Singapore citizens will also receive free admission to six other attractions - the "Human Body Experience" exhibition, "Interplay: Where Science Meets Art" exhibition; KidsSTOP™, Snow City, The Cliff @ Snow City and the Omni-Theatre.
Citizens only need to present their NRIC/valid passport/NS identity card/Pioneer Generation card at each attraction to gain admission. Each card will admit the holder and up to four children below the age of 16. All other visitors may purchase day passes at ticketing counters, for $25 each.
For more information, visit www.science.edu.sg
Address: Singapore Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 604081
Admission Charges: $13 Adult, $9 Kids. Open to all.
3. The Grandstand
Celebrate the Golden Jubilee at The Grandstand with Attractive SG50 Promotions, Free Gifts, Lucky Draw and more!
Redeem a Limited Edition Tote Bag worth $15 for Free when you spend $150.
Stand a chance to win a holiday for 4 to Yangon worth $2,500 when you spend $50.
Singapore Flag Making Workshop and Balloon Sculpting are lined up for your little ones on 25/26 Jul & 8/9 Aug.
Terms & Conditions apply.
4. City Square Mall
Head to City Square Mall to celebrate National Day with exciting shopping and dining offers along with free weekday lunch time parking.
To add on, 5 shoppers may stand a chance to win $1,000 worth of City Square Mall vouchers each with every $50 spent.
Also, shoppers can redeem a SG50 Juicer bottle with a minimum spending of $250. The first 500 Pioneer Generation Cardholders will receive an additional umbrella.
Opening Hours: 10am - 10pm
Address: 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539
Image source: Free-Stock Illustration
5. Harbourfront Centre
HarbourFront Centre is celebrating SG50 with great steals and fun activities! Don’t miss out on bargains in stores with up to 50% discounts! From fashion to beauty services, these stores are offering jaw-dropping deals during the Jubilee Weekend, only from 6-10 August!
For kids who love art, colours and fun, HFC is organizing the SG50 Art Competition for children aged 4 to 10 years old! Children can showcase their creativity on how they would like to celebrate this joyous occasion in their artwork.
Submissions are open from now till 27 July 2015. Participants may pick up the drawing sheets from the Customer Service Counter at level 1 or Level 3 at Global Art. All artworks are to be submitted by hand to drop off boxes located at the Customer Service Counter on level 1 or on level 3. There are will be two age categories, 4-6 years and 7-10 years. Winners from each category will win prizes up to $500.
Announcement of the winners will be made on 9 August 2015, National Day and shoppers get to enjoy free popcorns, candy floss, participate in fun activities and magic shows. All shortlisted artworks will also be on display from 6 August till 31 August 2015 at HarbourFront Centre level 3. Visit HarbourFront Centre for more details.
Opening Hours: 10am - 10pm
Address: 1 Maritime Square, Singapore 099253
Image source:HarbourFront Centre Facebook
To enjoy the SG50 promotions on Sentosa, you have to first get on the island. Thankfully, from March to 31 December 2015, there is free entry via the Sentosa Boardwalk as well as free drive-in for cars and taxis after 5pm on weekdays (excluding public holidays).
From 15 July to 10 August 2015 10am - 6pm, admission to Fort Siloso will be free of charge. Ticket prices still apply for the Surrender Chamber and guided tours.
There will also be a fun and free experience every day of the Golden Jubilee Weekend: Friday, 7 Aug, 8.40pm - Wings of Time show Saturday, 8 Aug, 10am - 8pm - Sentosa Merlion attraction Sunday, 9 Aug, 10am - 6pm - Free guided tours of Fort Siloso Monday, 10 Aug, 8.45am - 10pm - Free Cable Car Joyrides
For Wings of Time and Fort Siloso, prior redemption for complimentary vouchers on 25 July is required. Click here for more information and details.
LEGO has recently launched their SG 50 Campaign titled ‘Rebuild Your Memories’, encouraging Singaporeans to turn back the clock and rebuild some of their most fond memories of Singapore using LEGO.
After running a competition via Facebook, LEGO received some great responses! From July 21st - 30th, LEGO will be holding a SG50 event at Raffles City Shopping Centre displaying the winning pieces and will hold a live construction of an 8.5ft Dragon Playground by a LEGO Certified Builder.
To commemorate Singapore’s 50th Birthday, LEGO has also launched 4 Limited Edition Mini Builds featuring 4 Singapore icons such as Cable Car, Ice Cream Bike, HDB Flats and Dragon Playground.
8. Airbnb & Esplanade, Theatres by the Bay
Are you SG50's biggest fan? Well SG50 has launched an online search for you!
Titled "SG50’s Biggest Fan", the winner of the contest will be rewarded with an experience of a lifetime – a 1 night Airbnb staycation at the Esplanade Theatre stage with three loved ones and four tickets to the National Day Parade over the Jubilee Weekend.
Leveraging Airbnb’s expertise at providing unique experiences, the Esplanade Theatre stage will be transformed into a home. Styled to the theme "A Night through Time", the home will remind its guests of 1960s Singapore, in all its elegance and simplicity.
The winner and their loved ones will enjoy a programme that includes learning basic joget steps in traditional Peranakan costumes from the Main Wayang Company, and a behind-the-scenes tour of Esplanade.
They will also enjoy a culinary experience in the evening at Esplanade’s rooftop restaurant. The 2-day 1-night Esplanade experience will then culminate in four coveted seats at the 2015 National Day Parade.
Sounds too good to be true? Get contest details and instructions here.
For information on the Airbnb listing and the programme for the evening, please click here.
9. Artscience Museum and Marina Bay Sands
Head to Marina Bay Sands during the Golden Jubilee Weekend to enjoy exhibitions, skating, and sampan rides.
From 7-9 Aug 2015, Singaporeans and permanent residents get free entry to the ArtScience Museum and skating rink. Exhibitions at the museum include Dreamworks Animation, The Deep, and a photo exhibition presented by The Straits Times, Singapore STories: Then, Now, Tomorrow.
Enjoy the use of the skating rink for free or ride the sampan along the canal that runs through The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands at 50 per cent off (usual price: $10 a person).
Singaporeans and permanent residents aged 65 and above also pay half price for the ArtScience Museum exhibition every Monday till the end of the year.
Opening Hours: 10am - 7pm
Address: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Opening Hours: 10.30 am - 11pm
Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Image source:ArtScience Museum Facebook
10. Gardens by the Bay
For the nature-lovers, Gardens by the Bay Celebrates SG50 from 7-10 Aug 2015 with 50% discounted admission to the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. Singaporean seniors aged 60 and above can enter for free, so bring grandpa and grandma along!
The SG50 celebrations will be coming into bloom at the Gardens with "Singapore Stories" – a floral depiction of the numerous tales and legends surrounding Singapore.
A special SG50 edition of the "Garden Rhapsody" music and light show will surely have the kids mesmerised as well!
Flower Dome & Cloud Forest – 9am to 9pm. (Extended until 10pm on 9 August 2015)
"Garden Rhapsody: SG50 Edition" timings: 7.45pm, 8.45pm and 9.15pm, and 10pm.
Image source: Gardens by the Bay
11. Lilliputt Indoor Mini Golf
Singapore's unique and iconic skyline is one of the distinguishing features of our island nation. Celebrate the nation's achievements with a round of 18 holes of mini golf in a miniature Singapore.
Featuring hundreds of fascinating lifelike structures modelled after famous Singaporean landmarks, such as Sentosa and the Esplanade, your child will surely be thrilled to watch their ball ride on the Mount Faber cable car or splash through the Fountain of Wealth.
From 8-10 August 2015, purchase any 2 Children/Student/Adult tickets at $5 off and 50%off the second round ticket. Valid for same day purchases only. Terms and conditions apply.
10am - 8pm, Tuesday to Sunday and Public Holidays
(Last game commences at 7.00 pm)
Closed on Mondays (except Public Holidays)
Address: 902 ECP, Singapore 449874
Image source: Lilliput Indoor Mini Golf
12. National Orchid Garden
Another one for the flower lovers!
From now till 31 August 2015, the National Orchid Garden is offering free admission.
Nestled within Singapore's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Singapore Botanic Gardens, the National Orchid Garden offers visitors a chance to explore the unique and extensive diversity of orchids, including the Aranda Lee Kuan Yew and Vanda Kwa Geok Choo.
Image source: Singapore Botanic Gardens Facebook Page
13. Wildlife Reserves
For the families of animal lovers, Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is offering great discounts on admission tickets for everyone’s favourite animal attractions. As part of Singapore’s SG50 festivities, visitors will be able to enter Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo at discounted prices: Now until 31 July 2015 - 50% off River Safari admission with purchases of Singapore Zoo and/or Night Safari tickets 1 - 31 Aug 2015 - 50% off admission to Jurong Bird Park 1 - 31 Aug 2015 - 50% off bundled admission to River Safari and Singapore Zoo 1 - 20 Sep 2015 - 50% off admission to Night Safari (Sun to Thurs only)
From 7 - 10 Aug 2015, visitors to the four wildlife parks can also get their hands on a free SG50 animal-themed woven tote bag (worth $3) at the parks’ retail stores. Limited to 1 bag per visitor, while stocks last.
Wait no longer, bring the family to your favourite wildlife park this year!
14. Wild Wild Wet
If your family loves getting exciting water play, these deals are sure to bring you savings while beating the heat!
Bring the family to Wild Wild Wet on National Day, 9 August 2015, and enjoy a special discounted rate of only $50 for 2 Adults and 2 Kids (UP $75).
Or if you're a large group of 5 or more, from now till 30 August 2015, you can enjoy a 50% off day pass.
1pm - 7pm (Mondays to Fridays)
10am - 7pm (Saturdays, Sundays, and Gazetted School and Public Holidays)
Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Image source: Wild Wild Wet Facebook
15. Alive Museum
Love optical illusions? Alive Museum's unique blend of art and fun will provide entertainment for the whole family.
Sprawling art exhibits come ALIVE with 3D painting, shading, and drawing techniques that create visual illusions. The exhibits are especially brought to life when visitors become part of the masterpieces.
Although originating in Korea, the exhibit houses 9 locally themed paintings in addition to the interactive pieces on exhibit.
In celebration of the nation, Alive Museum is offering a special SG50 package -- purchase 2 full-priced adult tickets ($25) and receive another ticket for free!
Opening Hours: 10 am - 10pm daily
Address: Suntec City Mall #03-372 (between Towers 3 & 4), Singapore 038983
Check the page for notices of early closure before your visit.
Image source: Alive Museum Facebook