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The Best Activities For Dad And The Whole Family This Father’s Day 2019

While not as widely publicised as Mother’s Day, the month-later Father’s Day is also an important date for the parents’ second half. What better way to observe it than to take everyone out for a spin?

Dads, pamper yourselves this Father’s Day with a whole slew of activities lined up just for you… and the family too!

1. Have a lazy family Sunday brunch

As the old saying goes, the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. With that, here are special promotions on the day that dad would most certainly enjoy.

Father’s Day Superhero Brunch at Edge, Pan Pacific

In this season of superheroes, celebrate the hero in your lives with Edge’s Father’s Day brunch. Coupled with a buffet spread of signatures such as Boston Lobsters, Slow Braised 48 Hours Beef Short Ribs, and Wrapped Chicken with Ginseng and Red Dates, a whole pantheon of said heroes like Spider-Man, Batman, and Superman will be paying a visit to the restaurant too. Children will be sure to enjoy photo opportunities with their favourites! Fathers are also encouraged to come dressed in theme and stand a chance to win a pair of vouchers to Edge’s Champagne Brunch—after all, you can never have too many celebratory meals, right?

Date: 16 June 2019
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Location: 7 Raffles Blvd, Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Contact: 6826 8240
Price: S$148/adult, S$74/child
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Sunday Brunch at La Brasserie, The Fullerton Bay Hotel

La Brasserie

Photo credit: The Fullerton Bay Hotel

For a bespoke Sunday brunch experience, head to Fullerton Hotel’s La Brasserie. Dig into the French bistro’s Mediterranean-inspired classics such as Cote de Boeuf, Galette and Sea Bass Fillet, all while soaking in the calm ambience and scenery out of its 10-metre-high windows. Children will also be able to enjoy the restaurant’s Kid’s Corner and free-flow juices and soft drinks, while parents can create their own Bloody Mary cocktails or visit the digestif station.

Time: 12pm to 3pm
Location: 80 Collyer Quay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Singapore 049326
Contact: 6877 8911 or 6877 8912
Price: S$108/adult, S$49/child
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Crystal Jade

Crystal Jade will also be offering their Parents’ Day menus for Father’s Day—check it out here!

2. Watch a movie in maximum comfort

Is your dad a movie buff? Catching a blockbuster, romcom, or slice-of-life flick can be done any time, so add that special touch by opting for various cinemas’ higher tier seats—because it’s not just about the film, but the experience too!

Golden Village’s Gold Class

GV Gold Class

Photo credit: GV Movie-cation

With nappa leather seats and a specially catered menu, Golden Village’s Gold Class is luxury for the whole family. Along with reclining chairs, provided blankets, and sumptuous dishes, Gold Class halls are also known for its advanced theatre technology and impeccable service. For a final toast, mum and dad can pick from a list of wines to pair with their meals. And of course, kids can indulge in the required popcorn.

Location: Various locations
Price: From S$42
Contact: 6653 8166 (concierge hotline)
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Cathay Cineplexes Platinum Movie Suite

Cathay Cineplexes Platinum Movie Suite

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Do you find yourself looking for finger food every time you head to the cinema? Cathay Cineplexes’ Platinum Movie Suite comes with a complimentary welcome platter, and additional complimentary drinks or popcorn on selected days. The suite itself offers an exclusive lounge area and wide legroom for the seats, which is great for kids who can’t sit still.

Location: Various locations
Price: From S$28
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3. Head down for a family festival

Festivals are the havens for fun, especially with groups and families. With games and various activities all in one venue, they’re sure to entertain both parents and children as a whole.

Aviva SuperFunDae

Aviva SuperFunDae

Photo credit: Aviva SuperFunDae

Structured specifically for a thrilling family experience, SuperFundae falls on the Saturday before Father’s Day this year. Through its three main play elements—Creative, Connective, and Active—families can work together to complete tasks, get artsy, and make their own memories. Water slides, carnival games, and NERF blaster ranges will be at the fest, so come down in your sportiest outfits!

Date: 15 June 2019
Location: 31 Marina Park, The Meadow @ Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 019191 
Price: S$19.90 for early birds, S$27.90 on event day (excludes S$1 Sistic fee)
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4. Get sporty together

Does the whole family love being out and about? Whether it’s indoor or outdoor, group or single activities, here are the ones that will bring out the spirit of family fun.

Karting at KF1 Karting Circuit & Arena

KF1

Photo credit: KF1

Ever wanted to compete to become the next F1 star? Try out Karting at KF1, which offers a Fun Karting programme with different difficulties depending on how experienced one is with karting. With the lowest tier available for even those without a driver’s license, parents and children (of at least 140 cm in height) will be able to speed ‘round the track in an exhilarating time.

Location: Circuit: 1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078 | Arena: 511 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638366
Contact: 6891 1191 | 6252 0777
Price: From S$15
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Bouldering and more at Kinetics Climbing

Kinetics Climbing

Photo credit: Kinetics Climbing

Fitted out for newbies all the way to veterans, Kinetics Climbing is quirkily situated in a Serangoon shophouse and offers frequently updated courses. While it has classes for children aged seven to 13 and for adults, their one-hour Just Climb Package is the perfect pick for families—up to four participants will be guided by experienced instructors through top rope climbing and bouldering. Timings are generally flexible, but do call at least a day before to secure a spot and ensure an instructor is able to receive you.

Location: 511 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218153
Contact: 6291 5045
Price: From S$33 per person (Just Climb package) for two or more persons
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Trampolining at Amped Singapore

Amped

Photo credit: Amped

“Does jumping around actually help you lose weight?” According to the folks at Amped, it sure does! In more than 5,000 square feet of interconnected trampolines made from quality materials for high-performance materials, families would be able to enjoy a splendid time together building teamwork through games and more. If you’re worried about the safety of the children here, don’t—the park is a member of national gymnastic association Singapore Gymnastics and pulls its staff from a talented pool of certified coaches.

Location: 46 Kim Yam Road, The Herencia, #02-11, Singapore 239351 | 200 Jurong East Ave 1, Yo:Ha, Singapore 609789
Contact: 8228 5961 | 81263801
Price: From S$12 an hour
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5. Go for a relaxing men’s spa and massage

Sure, heading to spas was believed to be a mostly feminine pastime, but now there are all kinds of places for men to unwind in serene privacy. These spots promise rejuvenation and tender loving care catered specially for the guys—and is sure to be something dad will appreciate on Father’s Day.

D SPAradise

D SPAradise

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Luxuriate in private at D SPAaradise, where treatments are curated with the men in mind. With body scrubs, massages, detoxifying wraps, foot baths, and more, the mix of Western- and Eastern-styled healing is what makes this spa a good pick for Father’s Day. There’s a certainty that dad will get just what he needs with the customisable services.

Location: 15A Temple Street, #02-02, Singapore 058562
Contact: 6533 4546  
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For Him Men’s Spa

For Him Men's Spa

Photo credit: Beyond Beauty

Another popular sanctuary is For Him Men’s Spa. While it offers whole body relaxation therapy and massages, its facial services make it stand out from the crowd. Its signature Traditional Chinese Medicine Gua Sha Facial Therapy works to flush out toxins and stimulate cell renewal, blood circulation, and nerves, all in order to increase skin immunity. The use of floral aroma also allows for customisation depending on the kind of skin treatment the guest requires, which would allow skin issues to be tackled directly.

Location: 15 Scotts Road, #01-01/02 Thong Teck Building, Singapore 228218 | 181 Orchard Road, #04-14 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896 | 5 Tampines Central 6, #01-04/05 Tampines Central, Singapore 529482
Contact: 6339 8333 | 6332 8333 | 6363 8333
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Ikeda Spa

Ikeda Spa

Photo credit: Ikeda Spa

When it comes to spas and baths, the Japanese onsen is never far away from one’s mind. Ikeda Spa offers a Just for Him package, which pampers the men with an onsen bath and various other treatments. Among them, the Hinoki Onsen Bath and Kiatsu Head & Scalp Massage are both choice authentic therapies using soothing scents, which will make dad’s spa visit a particularly calming one.

Location: 787 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269762 | 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #05-22 Clarke Quay Central, Singapore 059817
Contact: 6388 8080 | 6388 8080
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