Singapore may be small but there’s always something in store for everyone. Whether its a new exhibition at the art museum, a new library opening, or an outdoor movie screening, we’ve list down upcoming family-friendly events around the island.

Now, you have no excuse to stay at home all day! Bookmark them and bring your kids out to unwind and spend quality family time.

For June Holiday Enrichment programmes, visit June Holiday Enrichment Programmes.

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For other up coming events, visit Events in Singapore.

Note: All details are correct as at time of publish. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.

family events in singapore

#1 Gallery Children’s Biennale
Childrens Biennale Yayoi Kusama
Gallery Children’s Biennale will feature ten interactive art showcases produced in collaboration with artists from Singapore and beyond.

Young visitors to the National Gallery Singapore will have their creative imagination ignited with the launch of the first-ever Gallery Children’s Biennale. Starting from 20 May and spanning across more than four months, Gallery Children’s Biennale presents a suite of art installations and activities specially curated for young visitors and parents to embark on a creative journey of exploration and discovery together.

Date: 20 May to 8 October 2017
Time: Various Timings (See post for details)
Venue: National Gallery Sinapore
Admission: Ticketed and free activities
For more information, visit Gallery Children’s Biennale

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#2 Children’s Season Singapore 2017
childrens season singapore museums
National Heritage Board’s annual Children’s Season Singapore returns in 2017, presenting cultural and educational experiences that will inspire, engage and educate our young audience. This year’s edition goes beyond museums and will encompass all aspects of art, culture, heritage and education.

Date: 27 May to 25 June 2017
Time: Various Timings (See post for details)
Venue: Various Venues (See post for details)
Admission: Ticketed and free activities
For more information, visit Children’s Season Singapore 2017

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#3 DBS Marina Regatta 2017
DBS Marina Regatta 2017
Mark your calendars as DBS Marina Regatta 2017 Biggest BayFest – returns to Marina Bay with a packed slate of unmissable activities.

Date: 1 to 4 June 2017
Time: 10am – 10pm
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Admission: Free
For more information, visit DBS Marina Regatta 2017

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#4 SAM Imaginarium: To The Ends Of The Earth Exhibition
Imaginarium 2017 To the Ends of the Earth
Singapore Art Museum welcomes you back with the seventh edition of our family-focused exhibition Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth.

Date: 6 May to 27 August 2017
Time: 10am – 7pm (Sat to Thu), 10am – 9pm (Fri)
Venue: SAM
Admission: Free for Singaporeans and permanent residents
For more information, visit SAM Imaginarium: To The Ends Of The Earth Exhibition

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#5 Hari Raya @ Geylang Serai
Hari Raya Light Up 2016 Main Arc
The annual Hari Raya Light-up 2017 (HRLU 2017) will return to Geylang Serai from 20 May to 7 July 2017. Themed “Deepening the kampung spirit”, local and international visitors will be treated to a visual and food fiesta! Over a period of one and a half month, visitors can gather to soak in the festive atmosphere while engaging in the various activities lined up to understand the Malay culture and heritage.

Date: 20 May to 7 July 2017
Time: From 11am onwards
Venue: Geylang Serai
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Hari Raya @ Geylang Serai

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#6 Families for Life Celebrations 2017
Families for Life Celebrations May 2017
Make time for your family this 28 May and be a part of the first Family Duathlon at the annual Families for Life Celebrations!

Date: 28 May 2017
Time: 8am – 9.30pm
Venue: F1 Pit
Admission: Free (excluding purchase of food and beverage on location)
For more information, visit Families for Life Celebrations 2017

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#7 Singapore Army Open House 2017
army open house 2017
The Army Open House 2017 (AOH17) is coming to the City and the Heartlands of Punggol and Jurong East.

Date: 27-28 May, 2 to 4 June, 9 to 11 June 2017
Time: 9am to 8pm | 10am to 10pm
Venue: F1 Pit | Punggol | Jurong East
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Singapore Army Open House 2017

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#8 Faber-Castell Art Festival 2017
Faber-Castell Art Festival
Nine days of artistic adventures featuring record-breaking events, inspiring workshops and a local art exhibition at Faber-Castell Art Festival 2017.

Date: 27 May to 4 June 2017
Time: 11am – 9pm
Venue: Marina Square Central Atrium
Admission: Free; individual workshop prices apply
For more information, visit Faber-Castell Art Festival 2017

#9 Aviva Superfundae 2017
Aviva Superfundae
Aviva Superfundae – Singapore’s largest outdoor party for the family – is back on 10th June, bringing you more sunshine and happiness!

Date: 10 June 2017
Time: 10am – 9pm
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay
Admission: Charges Apply
For more information, visit Aviva Superfundae 2017

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Stay tuned for more events in Singapore you and your family can look forward to!

This post will also be updated as the year goes by. Visit The New Age Parents for our weekly Things to do with Kids This Weekend update.


Below are some family events that are already over in 2017.

Home Team Show & Festival
home team festival
The largest public showcase of the Home Team’s capabilities is back!

Date: 3 to 7 May 2017
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Admission: Free (excluding purchase of food and beverage on location)
For more information, visit Home Team Show & Festival

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Star Wars Day: May The 4th Be With You Festival
festival saber tree star wars day
A New Hope, a three-day extravaganza – STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU Festival will take place at the Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay.

Date: 4 to 6 May 2017
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Star Wars Day: May The 4th Be With You Festival

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Children’s Festival At Gardens By The Bay
Children’s Festival At Gardens By The Bay
Have a roaring good time at Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay this March! Step into life-size colourful dinosaurs roam the Gardens.

Date: 10 March to 2 April 2017
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Children’s Festival At Gardens By The Bay

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i Light Marina Bay 2017y
ilight at gastrobeats
i Light Marina Bay returns this March to set the Bay aglow with 20 sustainable light art installations taking centre stage at the Marina Bay waterfront.

Date: 3 to 26 March 2017
Venue: Marina Bay waterfront
Admission: Free
For more information, visit i Light Marina Bay 2017y

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