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 have 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.


1. Your Child’s First Influencer

Looking for something to do with your child this school holidays? Check out the Your Child’s First Influencer booth for some family fun happening on:

📅 10 Mar 2024
📍 Central Public Library
📅 16 Mar 2024
📍 Tampines Regional Library

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and grow together! 🌟 Head over to 👉 here for more info!


2. Car-Free Sunday Singapore

Car Free Sunday CBD

Participants can engage in a variety of activities organized by LTA and partners at the primary event spaces along St Andrew’s Road and Esplanade Drive. Activities such as games, inline skating, and aeromodelling cater to visitors of all ages. Designated roads will be closed to traffic from 8am to 11am, allowing visitors to walk, run, or cycle freely.

📅 17 Mar 2024
⏰ 8am – 2pm
📍 St Andrew’s Road and Esplanade Drive
⏰ 8am – 11am
📍 Designated roads in the Civic and Central Business Districts

For more information, visit Car-Free Sunday 2024.


3. Five Footway Festival 五脚基节 at Chinatown Singapore

Five Footway Festival Old School Games

Join us for performances, workshops, exhibitions, games, delicious food, and a myriad of activities. Ensure to secure your workshop tickets in advance for an immersive experience of the bygone era! Mark the event on your calendar now; don’t miss the chance to walk down the memory lane! #fivefootway

📅 9 to 17 Mar 2024
⏰ 10am – 8pm
📍 Chinatown Singapore

For more information visit Five Footway Festival.


4. Not So Little Fair

Not So Little Fair Suntec

Not So Little Fair is back this year, bigger and even better than before! Spanning Halls 403 & 404 with over 100 participating brands, the return of Kiztopia and, this time, 2 of their bouncy castles, 2 new experience spaces, an exciting line-up of stage performances and fun trial activities for you to experience, and even the appearance of Po from Kung Fu Panda and Caitie from Super Simple Songs, get ready for another fun-filled weekend.

📅 9 & 10 Mar 2024
⏱ 10.30am – 7.30pm
📍 Suntec Convention Centre Hall 403 & 404

You can RSVP here.


5. Chingay@Heartlands Celebrations 2024

Chingay at Heartlands

Residents in five island-wide locations will have a variety of exciting experiences and line-up of programmes to enjoy over three weekends in February and March 2024. These Chingay@Heartlands programmes are organised by the various Group Representation Constituencies (GRC) grassroots organisations in partnership with PA community partners.

📅 25 Feb to 9 Mar 2024

For more information visit Chingay@Heartlands 2024.


6. Istana Lunar New Year CNY Open House

istana open house datesPhoto Credit: Ministry of Communications and Information

The first Istana Open House of 2024 will celebrate the Lunar New Year with live performances, activity booths, and guided tours of the Istana Main Building and grounds. Visitors can enjoy diverse performances, explore the Main Building through guided tours, and partake in cashless transactions for culinary delights and exclusive merchandise, with all proceeds contributing to charities supported by the President’s Challenge and Social Service Agencies.

📅 12 Feb 2024
⏱ 8.30am – 6pm
📍 The Istana

For more information, visit Istana Open House.


7. River Hongbao 2024

River Hongbao RHB 2024

Soar into a majestic and prosperous Year of the Dragon filled with abundant wealth and good fortune! It’s been a 龙 time coming, but it’s finally happening! Get ready to revel in Chinese New Year festivities in both the real and virtual world!

📅 8 to 17 Feb 2024
⏱ Refer to post
📍 Gardens by the Bay
🏷 Free

For more information, visit Singapore River Hongbao 2024.


8. Family-friendly Fun at Singapore Airshow 2024

Singapore Airshow Flying Display>

Aviation enthusiasts and families alike will be part of the fun again with the return of “Weekend@Airshow”, formerly known as Public Days at the Singapore Airshow 2024. This thrilling event will transform the Changi Exhibition Centre into a hub of excitement with aviation-themed family-friendly activities.

📅 24 to 25 Feb 2024

For more information, visit Singapore Airshow 2024.


9. RAW Moves Presents Curious Steps!

RAW Moves Celebrates Inclusivity

Inspired by Australian writer Rebecca Ray’s text, Curious Steps, an interdisciplinary performance by A Little RAW (ALR) Company explores the play between movement and text as a metaphor for uncertainty and a way to approach unfamiliar spaces with curiosity. The cast of dancers with diverse abilities will explore distinct perspectives and creative processes in deriving movement from text.

📅 19 to 21 Jan 2024
📍 Goodman Arts Centre

Quote ‘NAP10‘ to enjoy 10% off your Curious Steps tickets! Get your tickets here!

For more information, visit RAW Moves Curious Steps!.


10. AMK Hub – Abundance in Bloom

AMK Hub - Abundance in Bloom

Join us at AMK Hub this Lunar New Year as we unveil a garden of rewards and exciting events, where every visit blooms with abundance. Shop and redeem red packets with $88* spent, or elevate your family gatherings with a complimentary hotpot tray with $158* spent.

For those looking to multiply their luck, a minimum spend of $38* opens the doors to the Huat BIG Lucky Draw, where amazing prizes await. Adding to the festive ambience, usher in the new year with a majestic display of the Lion and Dragon Dance performances.

*Other T&Cs apply.

📅 5 Jan to 25 Feb 2024
📍 AMK Hub

For more information, visit here.

For more information, visit here.


11. Swing By @ Thomson Plaza – Abundance in Bloom

Swing By @ Thomson Plaza - Abundance in Bloom

Join us at Swing By @ Thomson Plaza this Lunar New Year as we unveil a garden of rewards and exciting events, where every visit blooms with abundance. Redeem a pack of red packets with $88* spent, and elevate the excitement by vying for $200 e-vouchers as our weekly top spender! Adding to the festive ambiance, usher in the new year with a majestic display of the Lion Dance performance.

For an exclusive treat, new L Privileges members can enter promo code [SBTPCNY24] to receive a tin of Mr Bean Crispy Soy Egg Roll*.

*Other T&Cs apply.

📅 5 Jan to 25 Feb 2024
📍 Swing By @ Thomson Plaza

For more information, visit here.


12. Light to Night Festival 2024

Light to Night 2024 Reimagine

Light to Night Singapore is set to return for another edition of captivating arts and lifestyle programme. Presented by National Gallery Singapore, Light to Night Singapore 2024 features a line-up of over 60 artworks and programmes spread across the Civic District.

📅 19 Jan to 8 Feb 2024
📍 Civic District

For more information visit Light to Night Festival 2024.


13. Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign

Museums Roundtable Hongbao 2024

The Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign returns for its 10th iteration this year – this time featuring a cute and versatile Dragon uniquely designed for each of the 43 participating museums, heritage institutions and galleries.

Members of the public will be able to visit these participating museums, heritage institutions and galleries, and collect a set of eight pieces of red packets of that particular museum’s design.

📅 12 Jan to 9 Feb 2024
📍 Various

For more information visit Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign 2024.


14. Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2024

Singapore Art Week 2024

Art Takes Over Singapore with over 130 visual arts experiences across the island, from the heartlands to the urban core. Now in its 12th edition, SAW is the longest-running art week in the region. Art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world are invited to learn about Singapore’s diverse arts scene while discovering new perspectives towards art made in Southeast Asia.

📅 19 to 28 Jan 2024

For more information, visit Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2024.


15. Light to Night 2024 at ACM: Entertainment Plaza

ACM Light to Night Guided tours

Welcome to ACM’s Entertainment Plaza, inspired by the unconventional theme parks of yesteryear. Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey with fantastical art installations, retro arcade games and cabaret performances.

Join us and let your imagination soar! Discounted admission to Manila Galleon: From Asia to the Americas special
exhibition during programme hours. $10 for Singapore citizens/PR; $20 for foreign residents/tourists.

📅 19 Jan to 8 Feb 2024
⏰ Programmes on 19, 20, 26, 27 Jan, 2, 3 Feb, 7–11pm; galleries open until 9pm
🏷 Free admission to most activities

For more information, visit ACM Light to Night 2024.


16. Pongal Open House at IHC

Pongal Cooking Workshop

Usher in the harvest festival with the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) this Pongal! Pongal is a four-day harvest festival celebrated to give thanks to Surya, the Sun God for the blessings of a bountiful harvest.

📅 6 to 7 & 13 to 14 Jan 2024
📍 Indian Heritage Centre

For more information, visit Pongal Open House 2024.


17. Year of the Dragon at Wan Qing Festival of Spring

SYSNMH Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2024

Embrace the auspicious vibes at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) with Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2024! Join us for a spirited weekend as we celebrate the spring festival with an exciting line-up of programmes and activities, suitable for all ages.

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with us as we summon the mythical creature for the festival! Join us for hands-on workshops such as dragon lantern making, dragon’s beard candy making, mythical creatures bag making, temple tours and more, right here on the Memorial Hall grounds.

📅 16 Jan to 25 Feb 2024
📍 Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

For more information, visit Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2024.


Note: All details are correct as of 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.

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