Even though the holidays aren’t anywhere to be seen yet, there’s still plenty of things to do in Singapore in August! ? It’s better to plan while the month has only arrived because you’re going to want to block out your calendar and prepare yourself for the fun activities you can look forward to. Here we’ve compiled X best things to do in August 2022!
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1. Singapore Night Festival 2022
For night owls who just can’t seem to get enough of Singapore’s bustling nightlife! The Singapore Night Festival 2022 is back this August and more exciting than ever before. ? From 19 to 27 August 2022, explore the Bras Basah Precinct which will be converted to an art street full of things to see and installations to immerse yourself in. Make sure you charge your phones to snap the most beautiful and breathtaking photos of yourself with the installations in appreciation of the local art scene!
Price: Admission is FREE
Address: Bras Basah Precinct
Opening hours: 7:30PM-12AM
2. Watch fireworks at the Wings Of Time
If you enjoy watching light or firework shows, then you have to visit Sentosa! The Wings Of Time, a pyrotechnic installation is back after a two-year hiatus and is now fully operational for guests to view. After the sun goes down, you can expect to see a spectacular show. Simply sit back and enjoy the show while you take in the seabreeze! Grab a mat, a pair of shades and comfortable beach slippers and gather your friends for a beach day. Not to mention, you can also enjoy halal food nearby by checking out of halal food guide in Sentosa.
Address: 50 Beach View, 098604
3. Future World @ Art Science Museum
Attention all museum enthusiasts! ? From the creators of the world-famous Mori Digital Art Museum, the new Future World exhibition is now ready for viewing at the Art Science Museum. Be prepared to be transported into the world of exciting art, magic and science among 16 borderless digital interactive installations. ✨
Price: From $14.70
Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-7PM
4. Visit Singapore’s first panda cub
Nobody can resist a cute baby animal, especially not a cute baby panda cub! ? Visit the zoo to get a glimpse of baby Le Le, the first panda cub to have been born in Singapore. There’s no better time to be visiting than during the off peak season. You get to avoid the crowds, see more animals and take IG-worthy photos without having to worry about people getting in the way!
Price: From $48
Address: 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Opening hours: Open daily; 8:30AM-6PM
5. National Day 2022
By far the most exciting event this month has got to be the National Day Parade 2022! In fact, you can even look forward to carnivals and promotions taking place way ahead of the actual day. From food promotions to sales on home appliances and more, there’s so many new things that National Day brings forth for everyone in Singapore during this festive season. ? And of course, don’t miss the National Day Parade that features exciting displays of local talent, performances, fireworks and much more!
Price: Viewings at Heartlands are FREE (book your tickets here)
6. Singapore Gardens Festival 2022
From now till 7 August, immerse yourself in nature at the Singapore Gardens Festival 2022. ? Taking place for the eighth time, Singapore Garden Festival offers a chance to see some floral art around the city. On Orchard Road, you can find grand floral installations and show garden competitions hosted by renowned local and international designers. Visitors can also look forward to the Singapore Gardeners’ Cup, a friendly and collaborative competition for gardening teams to set up show gardens!
Address: Orchard Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Opening hours: Orchard Road; 10AM-10PM | Singapore Botanic Gardens; 8:30AM-7PM
7. Hydrangea Holidays at Gardens By the Bay
Credit: Gardens By the Bay
August seems to be the perfect time for nature and flower lovers to explore the events available in the month! ? From now till 14 August 2022 Hydrangea Holidays at Gardens By the Bay is the perfect place to see beautiful Hydrangeas and various other flowers in bloom! Discover how each colour of Hydrangea symbolizes different emotions and meanings with over 20 varieties. ? Among the Hydrangeas, you'll also see the eight bears introducing various Dutch attractions, including the Amsterdam townhouses, windmills and the Westerlichttoren (a lighthouse in Haamstede).
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: 9AM-9PM
8. Enjoy FREE film screenings @ ArtScience Museum
Credit: Marina Bay Sands
If the word ‘FREE’ gets you excited then this is your chance to take advantage of free film screenings at the Art Science Museum! Here, surround sound is taken very seriously, so wireless headphones have been substituted for speakers. ? So you can expect an immersive experience! Some films are switched out occasionally, but the cinema's curated selection is available all year round.
Address: ArtScience Museum, Level 4, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Opening hours: 10AM-7PM
9. Interactive Gallery at Changi Airport
In celebration of the Changi Precinct which consist of areas like Pulau Ubin, Pasir Ris, Tampines, Bedok, and East Coast Park, Changi Airport Group has put together an adorable and totally IG-worthy Interactive Gallery at the airport. ? And if you live in the East, you’ll be able to relate to some of the instalments including the TV test screen print that you can see at the HDB block in Tampines and bumboats that visitors ride to Pulau Ubin!
Address: Terminal 3 Departure Hall, Changi Airport
10. DIY perfume at Scentopia @ Sentosa
For anyone who enjoys perfume making or even personalised souvenirs and gifts, you must visit Scentopia at Sentosa for the most unique perfume making experience! ? Sentosa has a new attraction combining Augmented Reality (AR) that showcases the island's history as part of the spice route to become the garden city it is today. With the use of their smartphones, visitors can explore the Augmented & Scented Exhibits at Scentopia, and take part in free guided tours every hour. ✨
Address:36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Singapore 099007
We hope to have inspired you this August to make plans on your days off even though the holidays are still far away! Make sure you SHARE this article with your friends and family to send inspiration their way too! ?