So, it’s the end of holidays, and back to school again, but there’s still plenty of fun happening this month. Here are some exciting things to do in Singapore in July 2019, with your family!
Things to do in Singapore in July 2019
Pokemon Parade hits Jewel Changi Airport
Weekends just got more exciting this July at Jewel Changi Airport.
The mall’s first Pokemon Parade will be held every Saturday and Sunday, at 2pm and 6pm, in collaboration with Pokemon Centre Singapore (located on the fourth level of Jewel).
The parade comprises eight Pikachu, an Eevee and a Mimikyu.
DrugFreeSG Carnival, 13 July
The DrugFreeSG Carnival is happening on 13 July 2019, at the open field next to Punggol MRT station.
When: 13 July 2019 (Saturday), 12 to 8pm at Open Field (next to) Punggol MRT Station
- Participate in the launch of ‘Resist’, an analogue card game with anti-drug elements, allowing players to have fun and learn about drug the harms of drug abuse.
- Experience the use of Augmented Reality (AR) to help visitors learn more about the harms of drugs in a highly interactive setting.
- Enjoy interesting, exciting and healthy games and activities, such as an “Escape game”, “bumper cars” and “pirate ship”; and various other game stations.
- Catch CNB’s Special Task Force (STF) in action, see the high octane action of how they take down armed drug offenders with swift and sure action.
- Enjoy an evening concert featuring local acts including Akeem Jahat and Jean Seizure
Spend a day out with your kiddos at Golden Village’s Family At The Movies this July!
Golden Village will be holding their monthly Family At The Movies on 13 and 29 July with specially curated movies for the kiddos!
GV’s Family At The Movies consist of the Kids Flix and the Mums & Babies screening sessions. You can purchase your tickets at www.gv.com.sg, iGV app (available on both iPhone and Android), GV Automated Ticketing Machines and GV Box Offices.
Enjoy a family friendly movie – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – and have fun with your kiddos for only $6 on 13 July 2019 at selected GV outlets!
With every ticket purchased, you will receive a Kids Flix Free Gift (while stocks last)!
Mums & Babies
Enjoy a family friendly movie – The Grinch – with your toddlers for only $6 on 29 July 2019 at selected GV outlets!
With every pair of tickets purchased, you will receive a Mums & Babies Free Gift (while stocks last)! For convenience, diaper tables with wet wipes and baby lotion are provided in the cinemas.
ArtScience Museum presents Moongazers, a three-day special event from 18-20 July
Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon at Moongazers, an experience specially curated by ArtScience Museum, from 18 to 20 July 2019.
This exuberant 3-day programme of performances, films, talks, displays and workshops celebrates human explorations and endeavours that bring about new scientific understandings of the world around us, and delves into our complex fascination with the Moon as a beacon, a timekeeper, and a nocturnal object of inspiration and wonderment.
Admission to Moongazers is free.
For more information on Moongazers, please refer to https://www.marinabaysands.com/museum/events/moongazers.html or to the Facebook event page.
Nickelodeon SpongeBob PartyPants Event
Celebrate 20 years of nautical nonsense with the Nickelodeon SpongeBob PartyPants event at Our Tampines Hub ([email protected]), from 27 – 28 July.
Guests can have a whale of a time navigating through more than 10 SpongeBob moments and party game stations, featuring larger than life iconic landmarks like SpongeBob’s Pineapple House, Plankton’s Chum Bucket and Sandy’s Treedome.
You also get to join in the first-ever Bubble Party and watch The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Date: 27 July 2019, Saturday (Singtel subscribers only) and 28 July 2019, Sunday (open to all)
Time (Free Admission): 11am – 7pm
Movie screening: 7.30pm – 9pm
Venue: Our Tampines Hub ([email protected]), 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/nick-asia
From Singapore to Singaporean: The Bicentennial experience
If you haven’t seen it yet, don’t miss ‘From Singapore to Singaporean: The Bicentennial experience’ ! It is an is an immersive, multisensory experience held at Fort Canning Centre, which showcases Singapore’s history over the past 700 years.
The Bicentennial Experience is open to the public until 15 September 2019.
It comprises an indoor cinematic, immersive journey called Time Traveller, and an outdoor exploratory trail featuring eight interactive pavilions and installations called Pathfinder.
- Entry to The Bicentennial Experience is free of charge and open to all. It is recommended for
children aged 5 and above, and is rated PG.
- You may book your tickets online via the Singapore Bicentennial website
- Tickets are offered on a first-come-first-served basis, and visitors may book up to a maximum
of 12 tickets online.
For more information, visit https://www.bicentennial.sg/the-bicentennial-experience/
Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder
National Gallery Singapore, presents the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder, happening until 29 December 2019.
Through 11 interactive and multi-dimensional artworks by 13 Singapore and Southeast Asian artists, this year’s Gallery Children’s Biennale aims to spark curiosity in our young visitors about the world around them, encourage openness to discover diversity, and imagine new possibilities.
Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957
Travel the World with LEGO® bricks multimedia light show at ION Sky
This year is ION Orchard’s 10th Anniversary, and the mall is offering families a slew of multi-sensory experiences:
LEGO® bricks multimedia light show at ION Sky:
Until 31 August 2019, visitors can go on a multi-sensory experience and ‘trail’ a LEGO® family as they embark on an adventure around the world.
Follow the family as they visit well-known global destinations by airplane and submarine, such as the iconic red Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, as well as, breathtaking scenery of various iconic places across Europe and Asia before arriving at ION Orchard.
Those who visit the show will also be able to customise their own LEGO® Minifigures at $2 (U.P $5.50) at LEGO® Certified Store (Bricks World) at L4-15 as a memento of their visit, by presenting their admission ticket to ION Sky, valid at one purchase per admission ticket.
For more information, please visit the ION Orchard website at https://www.ionorchard.com.
Kaleidoscopic Playhouse pop-up installation
This features a dazzling display of mirrors and lights until 30 September 2019. Shoppers and visitors can stop and marvel at the brilliant burst of colours and the changing pattern of lights as they wander through a mosaic wonderland on Level 3 featuring a Wave Mirror Wall, Infinity Mirror and Pentagon Mirror Wall.
Savour every bite at the Singapore Food Festival
From 12 to 28 July 2019, celebrate the richness and diversity of Singapore’s food- landscape at the annual Singapore Food Festival.
STREAT is the SFF’s signature event and will take place in the evenings (from 5pm – 11pm) on 12 and 13 July at a new location at The Promontory @ Marina Bay.
Food highlights at STREAT include the Duck Rice Bento from Jin Ji Teochew Braised Duck and Kway Chap, zichar-inspired burgers from Wok In Burger, Salted & Hung’s Chicken Rice Kueh Pie Tee, and an Impossible Burger x FatPapas collaboration.
For those keen to pick up cooking tips, STREAT will also feature culinary workshops. Bookings for the
workshops can be made on Klook.
Sentosa GrillFest returns to Siloso Beach with 130 F&B offerings
Singapore’s only food street by the beach, Sentosa GrillFest, returns bigger and better to Siloso Beach!
130 F&B options will be available at the event, happening over 4 weekends from 19 July to 12 August 2019. Highlights include:
- Event exclusive offerings; dishes and drinks made specifically for GrillFest
- A one-kilometre stretch of F&B options along Siloso beach
- A 3-metre tall tepee BBQ pit on the beach
- Runs on the weekends of:
- 19 to 21 July
- 26 to 28 July
- 2 to 4 August
- 9 to 12 August
For more information, please visit: https://www.sentosa.com.sg/grillfest
Take your kids to the ’60s through delicious food and drinks at Capitol Milk Bar
Capitol Milk Bar, the modern-day reincarnation of the old Magnolia Snack Bar popular in the ’60s, just opened this month.
Offering the retro heydays of old Singapore with a side of hotdogs, burgers, milkshakes and ice cream, your family is set to be transported back to past at your every visit there.
Rio Rita hotdog by Capitol Milk Bar.
Parents, do try the hotdog called the “Rio Rita.” Named after the first film screened at the Capitol Theatre back then, this hotdog is made up of spicy beef sausage, arugula, chili con carne, mozzarella cheese and tomato salsa. And for the kids? Try the “Mickey Mouse”, a burger with 100g of black angus beef patty and cheddar cheese.
Don’t forget to give their milkshakes a go for the complete diner experience.
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