Something’s brewing at Sentosa.
Pop-up gazebo tents are being installed. There’s an addition of mini chairs and tables at various areas. Stall booths are assembled at the Beach Plaza. Preparations are in full swing and a sense of excitement seeps in.
What’s happening at the island? TNAP gives you a special preview to navigate through the upcoming programmes. Here are 5 stops you need to make in the State of Fun this March holiday.
You can get to Sentosa by car, foot or the train. But if you have Primary Schoolers or older children with a valid Singapore Concession card, we recommend you to take the Sentosa Express and alight at the Beach station. All students get to enjoy a free island admission for the whole month of March. Let your kids tap their student concession card at the Sentosa Express to enjoy a free entry to the island! Terms and conditions apply.
Stop #1: Beach Plaza (located near the Beach Station)
What to look out for: Young PLAY-trepreneurs at Sentosa KidZ Flea. Boys and girls aged 7 to 12 years old will be manning their own booths, selling new or pre-loved toys, books, accessories or handicraft. Support them for a good cause! Part of their proceeds will go to Autism Association Singapore. Plus, purchase 2 items and you get to participate in the sure-win tikam-tikam lucky draw.
When: 11 – 18 March, 2pm – 7pm
Stop #2: Beach Station
What to look out for: Spot your kid’s favourite characters at these meet and greet sessions.
Pororo © 2017 ICONIX / OCON / EBS/ SKbroadband
|Tayo © ICONIX / EBS / SEOUL|
Dinosaur Train © 2017 Sparky Animation Pte Ltd. All Rights Reserved
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What to look out for: If you spot a cute red tear drop, that’s Moji the MOSH!cot. Moji will be making his debut appearance and having daily walkabouts. Don’t let him out of your sight because he will be your guide, bringing you over to Palawan Kidz City and Palawan Pirate Ship to check out the many other activities held there.
What to look out for: Vita, the RightZKeeper from KidZania. Vita will be making two rounds in a day. You can catch her for a meet and greet earlier in the afternoon, or groove along with her at a later time during the Play and Dance segment. Stay to dance with her and stand a chance to win attractive prizes!
When: 11 – 19 March, 12.30pm – 1pm (Meet and Greet segment) & 4pm – 4.30pm (Play and Dance segment)
Stop #3: Palawan Pirate Ship (Admission is Free Now!)
What to look out for: Examine real chemistry and physics experiments ‘live’ in a moving laboratory at The Newton Show. Your kids will also get to take part in the experiments too. After the show, head over to MOSH! Café for a Master Class workshop for more science fun! The workshop will be conducted 30 minutes after each show.
When: 13, 15 &17 March, 2.30pm – 3pm and 19 March, 1.30pm – 2pm & 4pm – 4.30pm
What to look out for: A captivating story-teller with a heart and hunger for adventure, Explorer Joe never fails to thrill and entertain his audiences, young or old. With the help of his puppet friends, go on a quest with him as he shares his whimsical tales.
When: 18 March, 12.30pm – 1pm & 2.30pm – 3pm
What to look out for: Keep your eyes on the balloon! See Mr Lightning Fingers in action as he displays his super quick skills of twisting balloons into your kid’s favourite characters. Want to learn how to create balloon sculptures? Stay back after the show. Mr Lightning Fingers will be teaching balloon twisting tricks during the Balloon Sculpting Workshop at MOSH! Café 30 minutes after each show.
When: 14 & 16 March, 1.30pm – 2pm & 4.30pm – 5pm
What to look out for: Using only pencil and paper, be inspired by Peter Draw as he demonstrates creative drawing and colouring techniques. 30 minutes after the show, using Connector Pens, colour pencils and crayons with Faber Castle, Peter will be teaching art through unique drawing games at MOSH! café. Registration is required for each session.
When: 11 March, 1.30pm – 2pm & 4.30pm – 5pm & 12 March, 12.30pm – 1pm & 2.30pm – 3pm
What to look out for: Need to cool off from the heat? Gear up in swimwear and get ready to soak in some fun on board the Palawan Pirate Ship. Then head to the Foam Pool for bubbles of fun. The Foam Pool is free for all Islanders Member. For non-members, spend a minimum of $80 (max combine 2 receipts) and enjoy a dip in this exclusive foam pool. Catch Mervyn Goh in the Beach Safety Demo as he shares all about Beach Safety at the Palawan Pirate Ship.
When: 11 – 19 March, 10am – 7pm | Beach Safety Demo: 14 & 16 March, 12.30pm – 1pm
Stop #4: Palawan Kidz City
What to look out for: What’s your kid’s level of attentiveness and strategic thinking? Stimulate their analytical mind with the brain booster activities available at Fun-S-Scapes. Or get their creative juice flowing at Little Hands and Minds where they engage in art colouring activities.
When: 11 – 19 March, from 10am – 7pm
What to look out for: Participate in quiz games and stand to win prizes at the Get It Right booth.
When: 11am – 11.30am, 2pm – 2.30pm, 5pm – 5.30pm
Stop #5: Siloso Beach
What to look out for: The National Steps Challenge™ is back for a second run! Gather your family and friends and take part in Fun in the Sun Challenge. Stand a chance to win fantastic prizes as you clock your steps while completing activities together as a family along the Sentosa Nature Heritage Walk and Fort Siloso Trail!
When: 11 & 12 March 2017, 10am – 6pm
SPECIAL ISLANDER PROMOTIONS
Enjoy these special island perks and promos if you’re a Sentosa Islander. Not one yet? Simply sign up at any Islander Counter located at the Beach Station, Merlion Plaza and Sentosa Station.
Purchase S.E.A. Aquarium Tickets At Only $10
Have yet to visit the S.E.A Aquarium? Exclusive to Sentosa Islander Members only, purchase your tickets through Sentosa online store for only $10. This promotion is only valid till 16 March, so don’t wait! Enjoy free fringe activities like popcorn, candy floss giveaway, kids face painting and Instagram photo print-outs.
Sign Up for islander on the spot to enjoy a 30% off! You can redeem your tickets at the water front ticketing counter by presenting your e-confirmation and Islander membership card. Terms and conditions apply.
When: 17 & 18 March 2017, 11am – 3pm
Where: Waterfront Express Station, next to Waterfront Station ticketing counter
Receive 2 FREE MOSH! Tickets
Singapore’s first interactive digital family edutainment park, MOSH! (Moshi) showcases state-of-the-art multimedia technology from Japan providing a unique play-to-learn experience. Your little ones can orchestrate fireworks, create one-of-a-kind aquatic creatures, or launch a jumbo jet from their hands! When you sign up or renew your Islander Family Membership from now till 30 April, or while stocks last, you stand to receive a pair of MOSH! tickets worth $56. Terms and conditions apply.
When: Now till 30 April, 10am – 9pm (last admission at 8pm)
Where: Palawan Kidz City
Get A Free Drink
Flash your Islander membership at Sentosa Merlion Islander Counter to redeem a can of drink. Here’s another special March treat for students. Students get to enjoy 2 cans of free drinks instead of 1! Simply present a valid student concession card to enjoy this promo. While stocks last. Other terms and conditions apply.
If your child cries foul and protests that they haven’t had fun in a while, you know where to bring them this March holiday.
For more info on the March holiday programmes in Sentosa, visit www.sentosa.com.sg/funmarch.