More restrictions are loosening in Singapore, and we can hang out with our loved ones! And the best part is, there are so many activities you can do! From finally being able to bask in the Ramadan bazaar atmosphere, to new activities popping up this month, April is looking up to be a great month!
What To Do This April 2022 In Singapore
1. Ramadan bazaars
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It looks like Ramadan this year will definitely be a grand affair. With recent announcements that the iconic Geylang Serai Bazaar and Laloolalang are returning this year, and also newer bazaar pop-ups such as the weekends-only bazaar in Simei, we're more than happy that we can finally look forward to one of the most enjoyable moments of Ramadan! We're coming up with an ultimate list of Ramadan bazaars in Singapore real soon, so you can plan your bazaar hopping experience ?
2. Iftar places
It's time to round up your loved ones and dine out! There are so many options to check out, and listing all down here would probably fill the page up! Don't worry though, we're compiling a list of the best places to iftar this year, and we can't wait to share it with you! From halal buffets like Ginger and Windows On The Park, to restaurants and more, you'll be spoilt for choice ? If that isn't enough, you can simply check our other articles under the Halal Food Guide option to search for the best meals!
3. Do your nightly prayers at our mosques with lesser restrictions
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Though we are still living with COVID-19 restrictions, it's heartening to know that several activities will resume at mosques in Singapore such as Terawih prayers, Qiyamullail and more. We can make multiple bookings at one time, and if you need a little help, we got you covered with a step-by-step guide on how to do it!
4. Try out Singapore's first hot-air balloon
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Remember boarding those colourful hot-air balloons in Cappadocia? Well, you can do it right here on our shores! Ballons Du Monde, the company behind the hot air balloon, announced that it is finally lifting off soon ? For 50 minutes, you can take part in the Balloons du Monde experience, where you'll get an introduction to ballooning (the act of riding in a balloon can actually be considered as a sport by the way ?), a 5- to 7-minute long flight and a non-alcoholic celebratory toast after the flight! Do note only bookings for two or three are allowed. They are currently located at Marina Bay, and are moving to Sentosa, prior to their testing launch location at Marina Bay. They regularly update their social media pages on ticket bookings and more, so check out the links below! ?
5. Take a trip around the world right here at home
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If you're not planning to hop on a plane right now, perhaps taking a 'trip' around some of the world's famous landmarks in Singapore might be something you'd like! From now till 3rd July 2022, gather your kids and take them to an interactive LEGO exhibition to see iconic landmarks such as the Leaning Tower Of Pisa, the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, Mona Lisa and even our very own Merlion ? Located at the Science Centre Singapore, Brickman Wonders of the World features over 1.4 million individual LEGO bricks and takes over 205 days to assemble them ? Witness over 50 jaw-dropping creations and discover how each of these epic masterpieces is brought to life through arts, technology and science; no passport required! You can also build your own mini models using over one million LEGO bricks that have been placed in Master Builder Zones around the exhibition. Who knows, perhaps your child's masterpiece might be the next big thing! ?
P.S. You can also check out the Brickosaur Exhibition at the Wildlife Nature Reserve, Asia’s first-ever dinosaur showcase, consisting of more than 60 life-sized dinosaurs which are made using 1.5 Million LEGO bricks! It's ending on 3rd May, so hurry down now!
6. Chill out with a good book
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Book lovers, it's time to celebrate your love at the Singapore Art Book Fair (SGABF), an independent annual multi-day event celebrating contemporary art books and magazines. SGABF returns for the 5th year from April 29 to May 1 and will be taking place at the Singapore Art Museum. Flip through magazines, catalogues and books packed with vivid photography, art and design. It's a chill, peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of city life ?
7. See dinosaurs come to life in this interactive experience
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If the kids (or you long-time Jurassic Park fans) can't get enough of dinosaurs, you'll definitely love Jewel's new exhibition. The Jewel-rassic Quest at Jewel Changi Airport features a dinosaur-themed augmented reality (AR) game that brings storytelling to life through digital interactivity. Spot your favourite dinosaurs such as the T-Rex and Velociraptor roam freely at Jewel’s indoor sanctuary ? You can also take part in a variety of other activities such as egg hunts, mini-games and giveaways. The first 1000 rangers get to win a complimentary jungle hat, a $10 Jewel retail voucher and adorable limited-edition dinosaur pins, so best of luck! ?
P.S. There are so many other activities to check out at Jewel and the other terminals (like the largest Chupa Chups in Singapore! ?) for you to check out! Simply check out our guides for more information!
8. Learn something fun, new and random about everything around us
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Do you know what's the world's longest time recorded for hiccups? It's weird but true! In partnership with National Geographic, the Weird But True! Exhibition is held at Cloud Forest in Gardens by the Bay, which showcases fun facts about nature and everything else around us in a colourful, informative manner. It's going on from now till 31st July 2022, so check it out now! The answer to the first question? 68 years straight! ?
9. Check out a new bouncy playground
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10. Have fun with your favourite Nickelodeon characters
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11. Say hello to Singapore's new baby
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Come visit the first-ever panda cub Le Le! We have been dying to catch a glimpse of shy cub and coo at how adorable this baby is! ? Baby Le Le will only be staying here for two years, so bring your cameras and snap up some pictures as soon as possible.
12. Go camping outdoors
Camping in Singapore is back! This old pastime was put on pause for the pandemic, but as we accept Covid-19 as an ongoing endemic, restrictions have relaxed. And along with this, camping in Singapore is now allowed! So if you're looking for a way to have your next camping session soon with your loved ones, you have to check this out. From the camping sites in Singapore, how to apply,all the halal food nearby, and more, check out HHWT's ultimate guide to camping in Singapore!