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[November 2018] Top Kid-Friendly Activities & Events To Attend

The school holidays will be in full swing soon, but fret not. There are plenty of fun activities and events to keep the kiddos occupied throughout the month. Just check out our handy guide below!

Golden Village Kids Film Fiesta


Calling all movie buffs. Golden Village is hosting their first-ever Kids Film Fiesta this month with an exciting line-up of animated movies – most of which have never been screened in Singapore! Kikoriki: Déjà vu to Stan Lee’s Chakra The Invincible: The Rise of Infinitus, and Foodiverse, the whirlwind of animated adventures will keep your kiddo on the edge of their seats.

Round off the excitement by taking part in The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child Family Day. Happening on 11 November from 3:30pm to 5pm, at GV Grand, Great World City, event activities include photo booths, fringe activities and an exciting Meet & Greet with “The Gruffalo” mascot.

Dates: From now to 11 November
Venues: GV Grand, GV Bishan, GV Katong and GV VivoCity
Cost: Screenings: From $8 to $13
Family Day Event: $20 (GV Movie Club Members) / $24 (Public)

Visit www.gv.com.sg/ for more information.

Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum

Credit: Gardens by the Bay

Credit: Gardens by the Bay

Mickey Mouse and his Disney Tsum Tsum pals have stacked up to Gardens by the Bay this holiday! From now till 6 January 2019, spot over 40 Tsum Tsums while soaking up the festive vibes amidst a gorgeous field of poinsettias, conifers and winter blooms. There’s Minnie Mouse and friends decorating the Christmas tree, Mickey Mouse painting ornamental baubles, Tigger sliding down ribbons, and Dumbo lifting presents into the air. Make sure to snap plenty of adorable photos while at it!

Date: Now till 6 January 2019
Time: 9am to 9pm
Venue: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay
Cost: Admission charge to Flower Dome applies

Visit www.gardensbythebay.com.sg for more information.

Arts In Your Neighbourhood (AYN)


Delivering interactive arts experiences right to our doorsteps, Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) returns with a diverse line-up of close to 70 family-friendly activities and programmes to 18 locations island-wide, including Woodlands, Ang Mo Kio, Pasir Panjang, and Tampines.

Held across three weekends, the 11th edition of AYN focuses on Woodlands. Keep your eyes peeled for public art installations and interactive performances! Key AYN highlights include The Rubbish Prince, a roving theatrical puppetry performance; Jump Fabrica, a walking trail around Woodlands inspired by multi-generational families residing in unique jumbo flats; Musical Notes, and a whimsical music and dance roving performance on stilts by French arts group Compagnie des Quidams.

Dates: 8 to 25 November
Cost: Free entry

Visit artsforall.sg for more information.

Bras Basah.Bugis Art Sprawl


Dive into all things art and heritage at the Bras Basah.Bugis Art Sprawl. The two-day event brings plenty of offerings for visitors of all ages. Think mouth-watering grub at the F&B Village, cool 3D Optical Illusion Art Installation for photo-worthy moments, a Charcoal Sketching workshop and other exciting fringe-activities that’ll introduce the kiddos to local art culture.

Date: 9 and 10 November
Time: 5pm to 11pm
Venue: Handy Road Open Space, outside The Cathay
Cost: Free entry
Visit www.brasbasahbugis.sg for more information.

Neon Lights 2018


Music and art meet at Neon Lights 2018, an annual affair encompassing an electrifying line-up of international and local music acts, and dynamic art programmes suitable for young and old festival-goers. Beyond the talented vocalisations the likes of YUNA, Interpol, Caribou and more, get hands-on at Neon Fun and Neon Nooks, where there are fun workshops like Screen printing and marbling, finger bracelet making, and projection mapping.

Dates: 9 to 11 November 2018
Time: Friday: 6pm till late
Saturday and Sunday: 2pm till late
Venue: Fort Gate, Canning Park, Singapore
Cost: Tickets from $25 per daily pass for children, and from $99 per daily pass for adults.

Visit www.neonlights.sg for more information.

Downtown East 30


The land of chalets and barbecues is turning 30, and they’re celebrating with a mega carnival encompassing tasty food, exciting carnival rides, top local acts like The Sam Willows, THELIONCITYBOY, Sam Rui and more! Plus, grab a $30 Celebration Booklet* to enjoy over $800 in Downtown East deals and enter two lucky draws.

Date: 10 November 2018
Venue: Downtown East, D’Marquee
Time: 4pm to 10pm
Cost: Free entry

*Purchase of Celebration Booklets required. Visit www.downtowneast.com.sg for more information.

Healthy Lifestyle Festival SG


Have a ball of a time while kick-starting healthy habits at the finale of Healthy Lifestyle Festival SG. Explore four exciting worlds: larger-than-life land of nutrition Nutriquest Empire, interactive game-filled Robo Garage, nature’s abode at Mysterious Forest, and Wacky Wonderland for a whimsical realm of fun. Plus, get to meet local celebrities such as Jean Danker, Suhaimi Yusof, Simone Heng and more.

Dates: 10 to 11 November 2018
Time: 11am to 8pm
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Cost: Free entry
Visit www.healthhub.sg for more information. 

Have A Hullabaloo Christmas At TPC

Hullabaloo Christmas

Fancy an early start to the Christmas festivities? Drop by Urban Park at Tanjong Pagar Centre(TPC)! These folks have partnered up with local artists and performers to transform the space into a whimsical landscape exploding with festive colours and Instagram-worthy moments at every turn. Besides exciting live performances by talented music acts, there’ll be craft workshops for DIY-loving children – they’ll even be able to bring home their own creations!

Dates: 12 November to 25 December
Time: 10am to 10pm
Venue: Tanjong Pagar Centre, 1 Wallich Street Level 1, Urban Park Singapore 078881
Cost: Free entry

Visit tanjongpagarcentre.com.sg for more information.



What better way to rekindle your childlike sense of awe than at a literal poly-sensorial carnival? Enter Sensorium, a carnival filled with action-packed programmes including exhibitions, workshops, tasting, gift shopping and live music performances. There’ll be something for everyone!

Dates: 17 to 18 November 2018
Time: 9am to 9pm
Venue: Funan Showsuite, 1003 High Street
Cost: Free entry

Visit sensorium-festival.com for registration of priority access and more information.




Saint Marc Children’s Choir – An evening of Disney Delights & Season’s Greetings


Get ready for an evening of musical fun with the internationally acclaimed Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint Marc (The Saint Marc Children’s Choir). For two nights only, catch the award-winning choir as they perform beautiful Disney harmonies, including ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ from Pinocchio, ‘Colours Of The Wind’ from Pocahontas, ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ from the Lion King, and ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen, in French and English. Besides a nice sing-along session for the entire family, this concert is a great way to introduce to little ones to a foreign language in a fun and relatable way.

Dates: 20 and 21 November 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Victoria Concert Hall
Cost: From $58 onwards

Visit www.lichastelaus.com for more information

Thomas the Tank Engine @ NEX


All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine and friends are chugging their way down to NEX this holidays. First up, is Thomas’ World of Adventure Live Show – hear all about Thomas’ journey across five continents, and stay on for a photo-op with a life-sized Thomas and the Fat Controller*. Then, head down to the Thomas Workshop and Tea Party* where there’ll be sand art and cupcake decorating activities galore.

That’s not all. From 30 November to 9 December, embark on an immersive adventure with Nia’s Jungle Safari*, a maze activity where kids get to explore and clear obstacle stations. Open to children aged three to eight, the little tykes can train their agility, work off their energy, and have fun at the obstacle courses – a win-win situation for parents and children alike!

Date: 22 November to 31 December
Venue: NEX
*Terms & conditions apply. Visit www.nex.com.sg for more information.