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

Family Events in Singapore

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.

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1. i Light Singapore

i Light Singapore Marina BayImage credit: i Light Singapore

i Light Singapore, Asia’s leading sustainable light festival, will return for its eighth edition from 3 to 26 June 2022 after a two-year hiatus. Organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and presented by DBS, the Festival welcomes visitors to immerse in the creative artworks of professional and student artists that spark fresh perspectives on the environment and the world around us, while continuing to raise awareness on sustainability and inspire environmentally-friendly habits.

Date: 3 to 26 June 2022
Venue: Marina Bay

For more information, visit i Light Singapore 2022.

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2. Children’s Season 2022 – The Night Is Young

Get ready for the first-ever night-themed Children’s Season this June school holidays! This year’s exciting line-up of family-friendly museum programmes will feature night-time storytelling and craft sessions where children get opportunities to explore participating museums after sunset.

Date: 28 May to 26 June 2022
Admin Charges: Mix of Free and Paid Activities

For more information, visit Children’s Season 2022.

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3. Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) 2022

Singapore HeritageFest 2022

Pack your bags and explore Singapore in a whole new light through tours and programmes that illuminate the evolution of travel to and within Singapore, and what made us a dynamic tourism hub today. Or, embark on an adventure into Singapore’s natural heritage and discover the flora and fauna native to the region with hands-on workshops and trails that bring us closer to nature.

Date: 2 to 29 May 2022
Venue: Various locations island-wide & online

For more information, visit Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) 2022.

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4. Wan Qing Dragon Boat Festival 2022

Discover the story and traditions behind Dragon Boat Festival, one of the oldest cultural festivals in the world, and revel in the rich historical and cultural significance of the festival with a line-up of live performances, cultural workshops, heritage walking tours, storytelling sessions, and more during the weekend open house.

Date: 21 May to 3 June 2022
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall & SYSNMH Facebook page

For more information, visit Wan Qing Dragon Boat Festival 2022.

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5. Singapore Army Open House

Army Open House 2022

Army Open House 2022 (AOH22) is returning to the City and the Heartlands (Punggol and Bishan)!

Head on down to ride in the various ‘Battle Rides’, test your SAR21 marksmanship, visit and learn about our Army Formations, explore the NS55 Showcase and other exciting shows and activities!

For more information, visit Singapore Army Open House 2022.

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6. Pesta Ubin & Pulau Ubin Day

PESTA Ubin 2022

Pesta Ubin is an annual celebration of Pulau Ubin, where Ubin-loving community groups organise a series of events that showcases the rich natural and cultural heritage we have on the island. Pesta Ubin ends with Ubin Day, which is the last hoorah of the festival, with all the fun and excitement at its peak.

Date: 4 to 12 June 2022

For more information, visit Pesta Ubin & Pulau Ubin Day 2022.

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Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

For other upcoming events, visit Events in Singapore.


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