Long weekends are always a great time to bond with the kids and a time for parents to take a break from the hustle and bustle of work.
Where can you have wonderful opportunities to spend quality time having fun with your kids or extended family? Gather your family, friends and loved ones and head to Downtown East!
Home to Wild Wild Wet, one of Singapore’s largest water parks, it’s a one-stop leisure and entertainment hub for family-friendly activities for all ages.
Your perfect getaway with various entertainment options at affordable prices, and a wide variety of retail and dining choices, all conveniently located within the same destination.
Plan your next fun-filled getaway at Downtown East for the entire family from dawn to dusk, without feeling the pinch. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in store for you and your family.
PLAY: Wild Wild Wet
There is no better way to cool off and beat the heat than to get wet at one of Singapore’s largest water parks! There are 16 exhilarating water slides and features at Wild Wild Wet, from adrenaline-pumping rides to relaxing and gentle ones.
Race with your kids at the mat racer slide – Kraken Racers, test your bravery at one of Asia’s longest free-fall water slides – Free Fall or simply relax in the Shiok River. Enjoy FREE night entry from 6pm to 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays to Wild Wild Wet!
PROMO: Buy 2 Get 1 Free – Wild Wild Wet Day Passes here! Promotion valid from 1 Aug to 31 Oct 2019, excluding 9 to 12 Aug and gazetted school holidays. Other terms and conditions apply.
PLAY: Tayo Station
For the little ones, watch them clap their hands with glee and their eyes light up when you walk them over to Tayo Station! A character-themed indoor playground, Tayo Station is home to Tayo the Little Bus & his Friends.
Tayo Station spans across a massive 10,000-square-feet-space that integrates indoor playground attractions, edutainment area and sensory play spaces for young children from 1 to 12 years old.
One play area not to be missed is Tayo’s Road Circuit (suitable for 18 months & above), great for budding motorists. Kids also get to pit their motor and agility skills at the fully foam-padded 3-storey high, Gani’s Playground! Be prepared for a fun-filled ride at Tayo Station!
PLAY: Hi Roller
Introducing Singapore’s biggest indoor skating rink!
Here’s a fun trivia fact: Back in the 50s and 60s, inline and roller skating were popular pass-time activities. Come re-live the magical moments of Roller and Inline skating at the Hi Roller Indoor Skating Rink!
Home to many national inline skating athletes and certified instructors, Hi Roller’s family-friendly environment is perfect for picking up skating, with lessons catered to various age groups.
PLAY: Electric Go-Kart by Gogreen
Try out electric go-karting at Downtown East! Gather your squad and join in the fun at Begonia Open Air Carpark, every Friday from 6pm to 9pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 9pm!
EVENT: Experience the thrill of the e-gokart grand prix! Check out DE Racing World at D’Marquee from 9 to 11 Aug 2019.
PLAY: Free Outdoor Movie Screening
Rally your family and friends for a cosy movie date under the stars at Singapore’s largest outdoor screen! Be sure to catch your favourite blockbuster screening on every last Saturday of the month from 7.30pm to 10pm outside D’Marquee. Click here to check out the movie of the month!
Consider a staycation at D’Resort for a one-of-a-kind integrated getaway experience! Nestled within natural greenery, and away from the concrete jungle of the city, it is the ideal staycation to relax and rejuvenate.
The nature-inspired resort is conveniently connected to Wild Wild Wet and you can also opt to rent a bicycle to explore the surrounding Pasir Ris Park, go kayaking, have a barbeque and more!
PROMO: Enjoy 30% OFF when you stay a minimum of 2 nights at D’Resort during 1 Aug to 31 Oct 2019. Book now with promo code: DRGSS19. Promotion ends 15 August 2019.
Connect with the entire family over a good meal. Indulge in simple pleasures that satiate your taste buds at Downtown East. With a wide range of dining options, you don’t have to worry about feeling hungry.
EAT: Flaming Spice
At Flaming Spice, you can look forward to curbing your late-night cravings with their extensive menu, where you’ll be spoiled for choice! The restaurant offers a wide variety of cuisines to choose from, from Indian Muslim to Western. It is also family-friendly, so bring your mum, dad, grandma, grandpa and all the little kiddos for a chilled-out good time!
Craving for comfort food? Warm your belly and soul with a Teochew porridge lunch buffet at MANLE. It includes over 30 traditional and modern side dishes such as braised pork trotters, steamed cabbage and eggs.
For dinner, MANLE’s hotpot offers five tasty yet nutritious broth options such as the Traditional Double Boiled Old Hen Soup and an expansive buffet spread of over 100 freshly selected items. Perfect to end the day on a hearty and contented note.
EAT: Heavenly Duck
Want to savour the authentic flavours of Hong Kong dishes and indispensable local favourite seafood dishes all under one roof? Heavenly Duck is your best pick! It specialises in authentic Hong Kong roasted delights and Dim Sum.
EAT: Melben Seafood Restaurant
If you’d like something spicy and stronger in taste, we recommend Melben Seafood Restaurant’s tantalising Laksa Crab; a dish only available at Downtown East. This laksa crab dish is the perfect marriage of two of Singapore’s most loved local food. Mmm…we’re salivating already.
Need a wardrobe update for the whole family? Look no further than UNIQLO. The hugely popular Japanese label offers stylish, affordable and high-quality basics from polo tees to floaty dresses for adults and children alike.
SHOP: Welcia BHG
Fans of Japanese brands rejoice! If you love Japanese products, a visit to Welcia-BHG is a must. The latest store at Downtown East carries products distinctive to the outlet, with a strong focus on beauty, health and wellness products.
It also houses a variety of Japan imports such as unique Japanese snacks and many more! Some of the Japanese brands featured in the store are only sold at Welcia-BHG in Singapore. Welcia-BHG is a joint venture between Japan’s top pharmacy and drugstore, Welcia and BHG Holdings Pte Ltd.
SHOP: The Green Party
If you’re on the search for quality houseware and kitchen supplies, head straight to The Green Party. It also has jewellery and hair accessories that are toxic-free and environmentally friendly. Reducing your carbon footprint and beautifying your home has never been easier or more therapeutic with The Green Party.
Create Meaningful Family Memories At Downtown East
If you’re looking for a one-stop family hub where you can PLAY, STAY, EAT and SHOP, head to Downtown East this weekend. Whether you’re planning a memorable celebration, family getaway during the school break or a long weekend, it has all the amenities and entertainment for young and old.
Did we mention that if you’re an NTUC member, you get to enjoy some of these experiences for just $30? Purchase the Downtown East Booklet 2019 and stand to win a brand new “Honda Fit 1.3GF Sensing” car, proudly sponsored by Edmund Motor! You may also be one of the 3 winners to walk away with 88,000 Link Points.
So what’s inside this booklet? It includes perks such as free entry to Wild Wild Wet for 2 adults and 2 children worth $112 and up to 50% off F&B, Leisure and Entertainment offers, D’Resort stay and many more!
Click here to get your hands on the Downtown East Booklet 2019!
For upcoming events and more happenings, visit Downtown East’s website at www.downtowneast.com.sg.
This post is brought to you by NTUC Club.
By Cheryl Sng.
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