It’s the month of May where we celebrate Labour Day, Mother’s Day, Hari Raya Puasa and Vesak Day. We have sussed out new happenings, events and products in Singapore for May 2021. Stay safe and healthy and remember to practise social distancing!

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1. FARM Florist Mothers Day Flowers

FARM Florist Mothers Day Flowers

There’s no need to break your bank just to show your mother how much you love and appreciate her. Why not try giving Mum a simple gift of flowers this year? Check out FARM Florist’s Mother’s Day collection for affordable and thoughtfully-arranged bouquets that are bound to warm any mother’s heart. FARM Florist provides free islandwide delivery on all products as well as same-day delivery, so that you can give your mother a pleasant surprise with ease. After all, flowers are exactly what you need to convey your innermost feelings that can’t be said through words alone.

Visit their website for more details now!


2. Little Footprints Preschool Open House

Little Footprints Preschool Singapore

Head down to Little Footprints Preschool Open House to find out how more about their curriculum! Register your child during the open house for enrolment in 2021 to enjoy up to $3,000** savings on school fees and 50% off registration fees.

Book your appointment slots here.

Date: 8 and 15 May 2021
Time: 9am – 1pm
Venue: Refer to post on the 12 participating centres
For more information, visit Little Footprints Preschool Open House.

** Applicable to Non-POP centres only.


3. Skechers’ latest launch in collaboration with Dr Seuss

Skechers Dr Seuss collection

Featuring the iconic characters from Dr Seuss’ timeless classic The Cat in the Hat including The Cat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, the shoes with vibrant colours and a sketch-like effect for a playful and zany look. As for the kids, they’ll love the combination of the fun characters with Skechers’ classic favourite light-up shoes!

The Skechers X Dr Seuss for women and children is now available at their website, Shopee, Lazada as well as selected Skechers stores islandwide.


4. Changi Chapel and Museum

Changi Chapel and Museum

The Changi Chapel and Museum will be reopening its doors to the public on 19 May. The revamped commemorative site features new content and artefacts presented in an intimate and engaging format, highlighting the personal stories, courage and resilience of the prisoners of war and civilians who were interned in Changi prison camp during the Japanese Occupation.

Official Opening Date: 19 May 2021
Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North Singapore 507707

For more information, visit Changi Chapel and Museum Reopening.


5. STAR WARS Day at ArtScience Museum

STAR WARS Day at ArtScience Museum

Calling all Star Wars Fan! Celebrate Star Wars Day at ArtScience Museum with an exuberant programme of activities over the weekend of 1 to 2 May! Catch a special presentation of film screenings (which will run till 30 May), fan art demonstrations, toy displays, and more. Due to limited capacity and slots are filling up fast, visitors should pre-book their Star Wars Day activities before visiting the Museum!

Date: 1 to 2 May 2021
Venue: ArtScience Museum

For more information, visit STAR WARS Day at ArtScience Museum.


6. Decathlon Clearance Sale

Decathlon Clearance
Decathlon offers affordable sportswear, shoes & gear for over 60 sports. Shop online with Singapore’s biggest sporting goods retailer with 2 HOUR DELIVERY!

Decathlon is having a clearnace sale of their discontinued products at reduced prices and limited stock. Grab them while they last here!


7. Celebrate Mother’s Day and Contribute to a Cause

fairmarch mother day bundles

Want to make this a meaningful Mother’s Day? Get your gift at Fairmarch, a marketplace where you can drive social impact with every dollar spent. Check out their exclusive Mother’s Day bundles:

  • Crunchy Teeth Cake x Bloom Bundle – $88
  • Flour Power Cookies x Mini Bloom Bundle – $130

Crunchy Teeth Bakery trains autistic youths and adults in baking while Flour Power provides on-the-job training for people with special needs and recovering mental patients.

5% of all proceeds will go towards Daughters of Tomorrow when you support these social enterprises. Shop with an impact this Mother’s Day now!

For more information, check out their limited edition bundles.


8. Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom

Dale Chihuly Glass in Bloom White Tower

Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom marks the artist’s inaugural major garden exhibition in Asia, and is the first exhibition of its scale to be hosted at Gardens by the Bay. Featuring 25 of the artist’s large-scale installations, as well as over 80 pedestal sculptures and two-dimensional works such as Glass-on-Glass paintings, the works are curated and set within the verdant tropical setting of Singapore’s iconic horticultural attraction.

Date: 1 May to 1 August 2021
Address: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom.


9. Singapore Heritage Festival 2021

Singapore Heritage Fest 2021

Something new, refreshing and hybrid is coming your way – the Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) returns for its 18th edition in May! This year, discover the lesser-known stories of Singapore’s healthcare history and food heritage through a mix of on-site and online experiences, as we commemorate our healthcare milestones and continue to celebrate our rich food culture.

Official Opening Date: 3 to 30 May 2021

For more information, visit Singapore Heritage Festival 2021.


10. Istana Open House (Cancelled)

istana open house

Visitors to this IOH can look forward to the many gardens and open spaces within the Istana grounds, including the new “Inclusive Garden” launched by President Halimah in February 2021. However, to avoid gathering of large groups, there will be no performances, tours, booths or food trucks within the Istana grounds during this IOH, unlike previous ones. The main building will also not be open to public.

Date: 13 May 2021
Admission: Free. Pre-registration required.

For more information, visit Istana Hari Raya Puasa Open House 2021.


11. Celebrate Family Nutrition Day with Abbott and Shopee

Family Nutrition Day with Abbott and Shopee

Choose better nutrition for your family! Abbott and Shopee are coming together to help improve nutrition at every stage of life through Nutrition for the Whole Family, a regional initiative to encourage families to live fuller lives through good nutrition.

On 1 May, check out special content features including nutrition tips on the Abbott Family Singapore’s Facebook page. Good nutrition starts with making smart choices in the store. Abbott product listings on Shopee feature nutrition benefits to help you select the right specialized nutrition supplement according to your needs.

Visit the Abbott Family Singapore Facebook and Shopee pages for more information.


12. Hari Raya Specials at the Singapore Discovery Centre

Hari Raya Specials at the Singapore Discovery Centre

Can’t get enough of Hari Raya visiting? Come visit Singapore Discovery Centre and learn more about this festive occasion!

Date: 13 to 16 May 2021
Admission: Free

For more information, visit Hari Raya Specials at the Singapore Discovery Centre.


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.

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