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12 Exciting Things To Do In SG During The 2020 March Holidays


Shasha Dania •  Mar 12, 2020


The March holidays are right around the corner - and that means getting to spend time with the kids before they go back to school! ? From free arts events to exclusive limited-time ticketing offers, you'll be spoilt for choice this holiday. Credit: Giphy Here are just 12 exciting activities lined up over the next week that the whole family can enjoy! ? Disclaimer: As the Covid-19 outbreak is still ongoing, do take precautionary measures before visiting these attractions and do not go out if you are feeling unwell. You can check out the extra measures local attractions have taken here, and make sure to keep updated with the Ministry of Health’s official update page for the latest news. If you're going out or staying home, do remember to take personal health precautions such as washing your hands regularly, avoiding touching your face, and bringing along hand sanitisers ?
1. Get a free 6-month pass to Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore is offering a free 6-month Adult Season Pass for a limited time - and we're so excited! ? The 6-month pass includes unlimited admission with no black-out dates, priority access in the first 3 hours after the park opens, and priority seats for selected shows. You can even get retail and rental discounts, exclusive event invites and more! A season pass typically costs $108 but it's currently just the cost of a full-day ticket at $81 - that's a 25% discount. It's definitely one of the best discounts to get right now, and you can use it during the June holidays too! #HHWT Tip: Check out our Muslim-friendly family guide to Resorts World Sentosa to see what halal options are available around USS and more! Holiday offer:Purchase a 1-day Adult ticket at full price ($81) with Mastercard, and receive an additional 6-month Adult Season Pass for free. Valid until 12 April 2020 - you must enter the park after buying your ticket to process it into a Season Pass membership. Fees: $81 (Adult ages 13-59) / $61 (Children ages 4-12) / $43 (Seniors age 60 and above) Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 5PM. Do check the official park calendar for daily updates. Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269 Website | Facebook | Instagram
2. Enjoy 1-for-1 tickets to the Singapore Zoo or River Safari
A visit to one of Singapore's wildlife parks is always amazing. From getting up close with the animals to attending hands-on activities and workshops, there's dozens of interactive experiences waiting for you. ? To make it even better, there's a 1-for-1 admission offer going on right now. Say hello to capybaras, flamingos, elephants and more at an amazing discount! P.S. Check out our Muslim-friendly guide to the Singapore Zoo to see what halal meals you can find in the park and more! Holiday offer:1-for-1 admission to all 4 WRS parks with every purchase of a full-price ticket (same park, same day admission), and a $2 retail voucher with every paid ticket. Valid from 13-22 March 2020, for local residents only. Ticket Prices (Online discounted rates, non-peak dates only): Single-park admission: From SGD27 (Adult), and SGD18(Child, ages 3-12) Multi-park admission: From SGD57 (Adult), and SGD28 (Child) Opening Hours: Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park: Open daily; 8.30AM - 6PM (Last entry 5.30PM) Night Safari: Open daily; 7.15PM - 12AM (Last entry 11.15PM) River Safari: Open daily; 10AM - 7PM (Last entry 6.30PM) Address: Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, and River Safari: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826 Jurong Bird Park: 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925 Getting there: Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, and River Safari: Take the the Mandai Khatib shuttle bus from Khatib MRT station which runs between 8AM - 10.40PM and costs SGD1 (EZ-Link; children below 3 years old ride for free). You can also look for many other transport options here. Jurong Bird Park: Take bus 194 from the Boon Lay MRT station bus interchange.Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Get outdoors for some fresh air in Singapore's nature parks
Credit: travel oriented on Flickr You don't need to spend money to get an unforgettable day out with your kids. ? Singapore has plenty of green trails and nature parks to explore - from coastal boardwalks to IG-worthy bridges to the classic Bukit Timah hill! Check out these 11 hiking and walking trails to get you started, or look out for various free and paid nature walks and enrichment workshops taking place during the holiday week. Click here to see what you can enjoy with your family! ??‍?‍?‍?
4. Learn while having fun with the Science Center's 1-for-1 admission
The Science Centre has been a popular attraction for families for years now - and they keep getting better! Their permanent attractions explore the science behind fire, food, visual illusions and more in a cool and hands-on way, and they organize camps and workshops throughout the year to get kids (and adults!) interacted in science and the natural world. ? Other attractions include KidsSTOP - a dedicated Children's Science Centre for kids 8 years and below - and Snow City. Holiday offer:1-for-1 admission with minimum 2 tickets purchased for any of these attractions: Science Centre Singapore, Butterflies Up-Close, Laser Maze Challenge, KidsSTOP, or Snow City. Combined attractions (e.g. 1 Science Centre + 1 Snow City) will also receive the 50% discount. Valid from 3-22 March 2020. Fees: From $6 (Adult) / $4 (Child) for Science Center. Click here for all attraction fees. Opening Hours: Open daily; 10AM - 6PM (Science Center, last entry 5.15PM). Click here for all opening hours. Do note that Science Center Singapore, KidsSTOP, and Snow City are closed on 23 and 30 March. The Omni-Theatre is closed for upgrading works from 17 Feb-20 March 2020. Address: 15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081 Contact: +65 6425 2500 Getting there: Walk 8 minutes from Jurong East MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. See the Sakura Matsuri at Gardens By The Bay for 50% off
Garden By The Bay's Sakura Matsuri is back for its 2020 edition! ? Even if you can't fly to Japan or Korea right now, you can still see some beautiful blossoms right in the comfort of the Garden's air-conditioned domes. This year's festival revolves around Momotaro, a hero of Japanese folklore, and includes Japanese cultural programmes such as tea ceremonies and a taiko drum performance. ? It'll be like a mini trip to Tokyo, and kids aged 3-12 years old will enjoy FREE admission to Conservatories, Floral Fantasy, and the Supertree Observatory from 14-22 March too! P.S. You can even sign up for a Hanami Experience from now till 29 March. For just $20, enjoy a traditional yukata rental, specially Holiday offer:50% discount on tickets purchased for One Conservatory, Two Conservatories, Floral Fantasy, Supertree Observatory or the Attraction Bundle. Valid from 6-22 March 2020, for Singapore residents only. Fees: From $6 (Adult) / $4 (Child) for 1 conservatory Opening Hours:Click here for all opening hours and event schedules. Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 Contact: +65 6420 6848 Getting there: Walk 10 minutes from Bayfront MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Meet Trolls and more at Changi Airport
Credit: Changi Airport on FacebookMarch out and play at Changi Airport with the little ones this holiday. ? The world-famous Trolls will be landing in Singapore for a world tour! Capture photos with themed photo backgrounds, enter Queen Poppy's hot air balloon and bring back exclusive Trolls World Tour merch. You can even catch a free screening of the first Trolls movie at Terminal 3. Then head over to the Cartoon Network themed indoor playground to play games with the Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 and more!
Jewel Changi Airport is also offering free admission to the Canopy Park for the month of March! See their cherry blossoms from way up in the sky, and enjoy the view above the crowds. You can also get 50% off attraction tickets (including the Changi Experience Studio) with any Jewel receipt. Holiday offer: Free admission to Canopy Park (Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Gardens, Topiary Walk) and 50% off tickets to other attractions until 31 March 2020. Do note that admission charges apply to other attractions in the Canopy Park. Fees: Photo spots are free, but do note that gift redemption and playground access may require a minimum purchase amount. Opening Hours:Opening hours may vary for attractions. The Canopy Park is open from 10AM - 11PM daily. Address: Terminals 1-4, Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore 918146 Getting there: Take the MRT to Changi Airport MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Burn off restless energy at Amped Trampoline Park
Some days you just need to get out of the house and get moving. ? Trampoline parks are a great way to let off some steam and get your heart rate up - and they're fun for all ages! Amped Singapore is a trampoline park near Fort Canning that's offering a great discount until the end of the month. Guests of all ages are allowed in, even toddlers and kids younger than 3 years old (with proper supervision)! So tell your fellow mums and dads it's time to organize a fun and energetic get-together. ? Holiday offer:Get 20% off your jumps by using the code "MARCH20" at checkout, valid until 31 March 2020. You can also get 20% off Multi-Visit Passes with the code "MVP20OFF" at checkout, valid until 31 March 2020. Fees: From $12/hr per jumper. For children 3 years old and younger, 1 adult may enter at no charge to supervise. Do note that public holidays may affect prices and opening hours. Opening Hours: Monday: 10AM - 3PM (All ages), 3PM - 7PM (12 years and younger only) Tues-Fri: 10AM - 9PM (All ages) Sat-Sun: 9AM - 9PM (All ages) Address: 46 Kim Yam Road, The Herencia, #02-11, Singapore 239351 Contact: +65 8228 5961 Getting there: Walk 15 minutes from Fort Canning MRT station, or take buses 32, 54, 139, or 195. A shuttle bus is available from Somerset MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Interact with art in your very own neighbourhood
You don't need to make big plans to spend a day together. Sometimes you can even find new things to explore right next door! Arts in Your Neighbourhood is an initiative to bring family-friendly arts programmes into the heartlands for everyone to enjoy. Most of the programmes will be taking place in Bukit Panjang but you can catch free performances and book readings at Bedok, Paya Lebar, and Toa Payoh too. ? Fees: All activities are free! Opening Hours/Address:Check out their full programme here. Website | Facebook| Instagram
9. Book a last-minute staycation
If you just want some time away from home (without having to actually travel!) it's still not too late to book a staycation. ? Many hotels already offer weekend staycation packages, and a handful are even offering special deals for families during the March holidays! Check out these 14 family-friendly staycation offers for some ideas and make sure to book that room before it sells out!
10. Grab a $9 flash sale at Wild Wild Wet before it's gone
Way before there was Adventure Cove, there was Wild Wild Wet. ? This water theme park at Downtown East is still a huge local favourite, with plenty of slides and rides that will cool you down on a hot day. Best of all, day passes are currently going for just $9 - that's over 70% off the usual price! The flash sale doesn't have a set end date, so we recommend getting your tickets ASAP so you won't miss out. ? Holiday offer: Day passes are going for just $9 (U.P. $32), valid on the day of purchase. Fees: $32 (Adult peak day pass) / $24 (Child, ages 3-12, peak day pass) Opening Hours: 12PM - 6PM (Off-peak), 10AM - 6PM (Peak). More information here. Address: 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Downtown East, Singapore 519599 Contact: +65 6581 9128 Getting there: Walk 15 minutes from Pasir Ris MRT station, or take the Pasir Ris MRT Shuttle (20 minute intervals between 11AM - 10PM). Or take buses 3, 5, 6, 12, 17, 21, 89, 354, or 358 from Pasir Ris Bus Interchange. Website | Facebook | Instagram
11. Catch teamLab's exhibition at Gardens By The Bay before it ends
Credit: teamLab If you haven't caught teamLab's #FutureTogether exhibition yet, you still have until March 22 to pop by! The exhibition was extended from 15 to 22 March, making it a perfect activity to strike off your list this March holiday. Be awed by outdoor and indoor installations including glowing, floating eggs on the Bayfront Plaza, and immersive digital light projection displays. Holiday offer: Tickets are now free for Singapore residents! ☺️ Fees: $10 (Indoor exhibits, for non-Singapore residents) Opening Hours: 9AM - 9PM (Indoor exhibits, last entry 8.30PM), 7PM - 12AM (Outdoor exhibits) Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 Contact: +65 6420 6848 Getting there: Walk 10 minutes from Bayfront MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram
12. Get a taste of fine arts with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's children's programme
Credit: Singapore Symphony Orchestra The March holidays may be short, but you can always try out new experiences before it ends. ? Get your kids interested in arts from an early age by going on a 'Journey Around The World' with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. The show will include pieces from around the world including the beautiful classic Clair De Lune! P.S. The show is recommended for ages 4 and above. You can also look out for their family programmes taking place throughout the month - some of them are free! Fees:From $25Showtimes: 2PM (21 and 22 March 2020), 4PM (21 and 22 March 2020) Address: 11 Empress Place #01-02, Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore 179558 Getting there: Walk 10 minutes from City Hall MRT station. Website | Facebook | Instagram Whether you're a sporty, artsy, or outdoorsy family you'll definitely find the perfect activity to do together this holiday. ? Getting to spend quality time together (especially while the kids are still young!) is definitely something to be treasured!