9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

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There are plenty of exciting events happening for the family this weekend in Singapore (August 11-13). Check them out!

National Day may be over, but there are plenty of exciting events still happening for the family this weekend in Singapore (August 11-13). Check out our list of fun!

Flavourful Celebration with AMK Hub!

National Day celebration continues at Singapore’s favourite heartland mall – AMK Hub! Until 13 August 2017, shoppers can look forward to a satisfying time at the Durian Feast Party, have an indulgent shopping spree and enjoy a series of privileges and rewards.

The Durian Feast Party is happening at Level 1, Main Entrance, from 5pm to 10pm, daily.

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

AMK Hub is also adding a special element to this year’s National Day celebration by paying tribute to 50 years of National Service.

There are a series of promotions marking SG52. Shoppers who spend a minimum of $52 at any Fashion outlets or $104 for any other outlets, will stand to receive:

  • $5 AMK Hub Voucher
  • $5 ComfortDelGro Taxi Discount code
  • A chance to win $100 AMK Hub vouchers in Bingo Bonanza with more than $15,000 up for grabs.

Epicurean Market

The Epicurean Market is back for its fifth year, and it's going to be an overload of sensory experiences! Savour signature dishes and exciting treats by award-winning restaurants such as Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda, and more! 

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

With an extended market this year, shop for fresh produce and gourmet items sourced from markets around the world.

Where: Marina Bay Sands

When: 11 August: 12pm – 2am
12 August: 12pm – 2am
13 August: 12pm – 9pm

3-Day Pass at $39 SGD (includes a signature dish worth $15 SGD)
Sands Rewards LifeStyle members can enjoy 15% off tickets.

Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market

The monthly flea market at Katong Square is doing a National Day special this Aug. To celebrate SG52, there will be a table with all items at 52 percent off marked prices!

On top of that, expect the usual vintage offerings at this flea market—vinyl records, vintage jewellery and watches, haute couture and more; as well as charity and casual booths selling second-hand wares. Resident booths include The Retro Factory, Vinyl Kakis and Karang Unique.

Where: Katong Square, 86-88 East Coast Road, Singapore 423371

When: Aug 11 at 1 PM to Aug 13 at 10 PM

Entry is FREE.

Singapore Really Really Free Market 50

The Singapore Really Really Free Market is a temporary market based on the concept of giving to people in need, and reducing waste; sharing resources, caring for one another and improving the collective lives of all.

Everything is FREE! Expect to see plenty of stuff - books, CDs, toys, food, etc- skills like tarot card reading, hair cutting, poetry writing and singing will be on display too!

Where: Maplewood Park, HDB Lorong Ah Soo, Block 138, Lorong Ah Soo, Singapore 530138

When: Aug 13, Sunday at 2 PM - 6 PM

Play as One Nation @Kidzania Singapore

This August, KidZania Singapore will be offering National Day themed activities for kids at the realistic kid-sized city from 1-13 August. The adults-only Back-to-Kidz event will return too!

There’s also 52% off second kid ticket till end of August.

Throughout the month, visitors will also get to enjoy great value discounts on both KidZania Singapore admission tickets as well as its B.KidZanian membership.

Time: 10am to 6pm

Venue: KidZania Singapore

Price: Activities are free, but General Admission ticket prices apply (range from S$25 to S$58).

RWS Street Eats and other aRWSome Celebrations @Resorts World Sentosa

The first-ever RWS Street Eats starts on National Day weekend! From 12 to 20 August, this specially curated event will see the popular Malaysian Food Street transformed into a haven of Southeast Asian street food delicacies.

Famous overseas cooks from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam will be flown in to strut their most authentic signatures such as Indonesian Ayam Penyet, Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Rice Noodles, Thai Fried Chicken and aromatic Malaysian Curry Chicken.

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

Resorts World Sentosa is offering discounts aplenty this month. From 1 August to 30 September, thrill-seekers heading to Universal Studios Singapore can enjoy a $52 discount on a bundle of 4 adult one-day tickets to enjoy many of the park’s exciting rides and entertainment. This includes its latest Despicable Me Breakout Party (available till 20 August) which features a first-ever Minion Mob, exciting games, performances as well as Minion-themed delights.

Guests can also enjoy admission discounts to marine-themed attractions S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark. Each attraction will offer admission at only $52 for two adults. As a special salute to the nation, guests can look forward to an underwater flag pass amongst the marine animals at the iconic Open Ocean Habitat!

Those who dine at the resort’s participating celebrity chef restaurants in the month of August will receive a complimentary crab dish and a $52 return visit voucher with a minimum spend of $150 and above. These include Forest, Feng Shui Inn, Fratelli, Tangerine, Syun and Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel. Together, they offer cuisines ranging from contemporary Chinese, classic Cantonese, Italian heritage recipes, healthy farm-to-table cuisine, nouvelle Japanese, and hearty crab and seafood signatures.

All promotions apply to Singapore residents, including permanent residents as well as employment and student pass holders. 

KOOZA by Cirque Du Soleil

Catch KOOZA, an awe-inspiring production by Cirque du Soleil, on until 27 August.

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

The name KOOZA is inspired by the Sanskrit word "Koza" which means "box", "chest", or "treasure" and emerging from this magical box is an international cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors from 19 different countries performing physically astonishing feats and laugh-out-loud antics to a live soundtrack fusion of jazz, funk and Bollywood beats.

Venue: Big Top Tent, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

For tickets and timings, click here.

So Singapore @Sentosa

From 14 July to 27 August, immerse in a So Singapore experience at Sentosa where a slew of exciting free day and night programmes and activities is set to give locals and tourists a truly Singaporean adventure in celebration of the Nation’s 52ndBirthday!

Here is what is in store!

  • Merlion Magic Lights!

Apart from the theme of patriotism, the ever-popular light and music extravaganza now comes with an added technological feature that allows guests to experience augmented reality effects while watching the show through smartphones. Just download the free marq+ App, available on both App Store (iOS) and Android Play Store.

Date: From 14 July to 27 August

Time: Weekdays: 7.45pm to 9.15pm (30-minute show intervals)

           Weekends: 9.45pm to 10.15pm (Additional show)

Venue: Merlion Plaza (Imbiah Station, Sentosa)

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

  • Artisans’ Bazaar: Interesting curios and handmade crafts

Shop for a delightful array of vintage goods and handmade collectibles at this crafts fair, where you can pick up gifts like Handmade Zen figurines, Grandfather Clocks, Dreamcatchers, Recycled Tins with Functional lights, Hand Wax Modeling and Handmade Miniature Clay Dollhouses.

Date: Every Saturday from 14 July to 27 August 2017

Time: 4.30pm to 9.30pm

Venue: Linkway Bridge (Imbiah Station, Sentosa)

  • Sounds of the Lion City

    A string of free Saturday performances based on the four ethnic groups in Singapore, guests will get to experience a myriad of activities including; traditional Face-changing (Biàn Liǎn), Wushu performance, Peranakan folk songs, classic Indian songs, and even an East-meets-West fusion music that brings together the Erhu with the likes of a music keyboard, and more.

     Date: Every Saturday from 15 July to 26 August 2017

    Time: 5.30pm, 6.30pm, 7.55pm

    Venue: Merlion Plaza (Imbiah Station, Sentosa)

One Lagi Best Deal! from One Faber Group

To celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday, One Faber Group is offering the One Lagi Best Deal!

Starting from 26 July to 17 September, locals can enjoy healthy savings with a $52 bundle (adult) that includes a Singapore Cable Car (Round Trip), Wings Of Time (Standard Ticket), Sentosa Merlion (Standard Ticket), Good Old Days (3-Course Set Meal) and a Batik Orchid magnet.

9 Fun activities to do this weekend in Singapore (Aug 11-13)!

Children also get their own Lagi Best Deal with a similar $42 bundle that includes a special 2-course Kids Meal at Good Old Days.

To add to the nation’s celebratory mood, countless experiences from Faber Peak Singapore to Sentosa Island will also be offered at a 52% discount, priced at $52 or $5.20. 

Also READ: Where to have fun with family on a weekend in Singapore!

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Jaya