As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, here are some National Day promotions that’ll sweeten your month.
THINGS TO DO
Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Drop by our famed Singapore Zoo to reacquaint yourself with nature’s many wonder – from cuddly animals to ferocious beasts. For the month of August, they’re running a National Day Promotion: Enjoy 52% off Singapore Zoo and River Safari combo ticket or Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park combo ticket for all local residents.
For more information, visit the Singapore Wildlife Reserves.
You’ll be having more excuses to stay in front of the television. From 7 Aug, 12pm to 14 Aug, 12pm, StarHub will be giving everyone a chance to preview over 140 channels for free. Ready your popcorn and binge-watch everything from Korean dramas on KBS World, to action-packed movies on HBO.
For more information, visit StarHub.
Our favourite island will be having a ‘So Singapore‘ celebration filled with promotions, performances, and activities to celebrate National Day. Happening
Mega Adventure Park
Speed junkies will enjoy this thrilling zip line adventure that lets you fly over scenic views of the island. Reaching up to speeds of 60kph, this is one adrenaline-laced activity for thrill-seekers. And now, you get 52% off ticket prices from 4 – 13 August for their NightZip adventure!
Here’s a fun way to beat the summer heat: riding waves at this beachfront venue. The waves are regulated, making it a great option for beginners to learn the ropes. Now, you only need to pay $52 for two FlowRider sessions that last one hour each.
For more information, visit Sentosa.
THINGS TO BUY
With slip-ons being our national’s favourite (and unofficial) footwear, invest in a comfy yet stylish pair from Birkenstock this August. Exclusive to their Suntec City outlet, get 50% off your second pair so you’ll have more fab footwear for your local adventures. Valid till 13 August.
For more information, visit Suntec City.
For those looking to pamper their skin, Sasa’s got you covered with their August deal. Look forward to $5.20 steals, $52 deals and 52% discounts from their store offerings. From facial masks, makeup removers to hair products, get ready to be pampered this August, all without having to break your bank.
For more information, visit Sasa.
THINGS TO EAT
The latest addition to the National Day menu is this limited edition Durian King pizza from Pezzo. Spread over their charcoal pizza dough base is a layer of condensed milk-sweetened Mao Shan Wang and D24 pulp, topped with mozzarella cheese. Prices start at $5.60 a slice, or $32.90 for six.
For more information, visit Pezzo.
The Bread Table
Overflowing with love for Singapore. Eat your feelings with The Bread Table’s red velvet cinnamon roll. Made as a combination of a red velvet cake with a cinnamon bun, the result is a sweet treat perfect for this month, available at their Kovan outlet for $3.80 each. They are also having a National Day promotion for every 2nd item purchased – get 50% off for selected items! Valid till 20th August.
For more information, visit The Bread Table.
Everyone’s favourite soup dumpling is getting a local makeover this National Day season. Swapping out the regular broth for some peppery bak kut teh, Yum Cha will be selling their limited edition Bak Kut Teh Xiao Long Bao ($5.20 for a basket of three).
For more information, visit Yum Cha.
Joining the list of food outlets putting a Singaporean twist on their menu is Starbucks with their newly concocted drink, and range of local dessert-inspired cakes. Their ‘Shiok-ah-ccino’ comes with their signature Frappucino blended with gula melaka, and layered upon some coffee jelly and topped with toasted coconut for some tropical crunch. They’ve also got cakes inspired by flavours of your favourite local treat, which include Horlicks, Ovaltine, ondeh ondeh, and pulut hitam.
For more information, visit Starbucks Singapore.
It only makes sense that as we celebrate our nation’s birthday that we also celebrate what’s arguably our nation’s most iconic dish – the chicken rice. Chicken & Rice Jamie’s Style is a modern take on our local classic. At $19.65 ++, this dish is only available from 1 to 13 Aug.
For more information, visit Jamie’s Italian.
This article is written by Fabian Loo and originally published on www.teenage.com.sg.