With the Chinese New Year long weekend approaching and ongoing exhibitions, February 2021 is going to be an exciting month. Travelling might still be off the cards but fortunately, there are still plenty of activities for you and your loved ones. We've rounded up these 10 best things to do in Singapore on weekends this February 2021!
1. Star Wars Identities - ArtScience Museum
Star Wars fans, you're in for a treat! The Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition
here at the ArtScience Museum and Singapore is the final stop of the exhibition’s world tour. Brace yourself for some 200 authentic props, models, artworks from the original Star Wars films. These are from the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. Some highlights include Darth Vader, R2-D2, life-sized models of Chewbacca and Yoda, Boba Fett and Stormtrooper costumes. You can also expect to see the Millennium Falcon and Star Destroyer on display too!
30 Jan-13 June 2021
$25 (Adult), $80 (Family, 2 Adults & 2 Children), Pre-booking of tickets online is recommended.
2. Hello Spring Festival 2021
HHWT is having its first virtual event of the year - Hello Spring Festival
! In celebration of the Lunar New Year, the event will take place from 5-19 February 2021
and you’ll have the chance to enjoy exciting activities, giveaways and more right from the comfort of your own home! ? Besides virtual booths from Klook, Singapore Tourism Board and more brands (with exclusive discounts!), you can also look forward to a Grand Draw to win staycations and other awesome prizes. You can RSVP via the following links to stand a chance in our Grand Draw:
3. Go camping (or glamping!)Credit: Go Glamping SG on Facebook
Good news! You can now book permits for camping and BBQ pits at Singapore's parks. As part of safe distancing measures, the number of campers is limited to 6 people per permit and a distance of 5 metres between camping tents are needed. Campers from different tents are also not allowed to intermingle. Check out our guide to camping in Singapore
for a list of camping spot. If you're celebrating a special occasion instead, you can also go glamping at this spot at East Coast Park
4. Immerse yourself in all-things anime at the new Hakken store
Anime fans, you can head over to the newly opened Hakken physical store at Plaza Singapura! Brought to you by MUSE, the same people specialising in over 200 licensed anime titles, you can find official merchandise from over 21 animes at the Hakken store. From Attack on Titan to Demon Slayer and more, you can purchase exclusive key chains, mugs, shoes or even pose with your favourite characters at the Themed Features section.
Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Rd, #07-08
5. Snap a picture with K-stars at Madame Tussauds Singapore
Been binge-watching your favourite Korean dramas? Now, you can "meet" them at Madame Tussauds Singapore's K-Wave Zone too! Snap a selfie with Korean drama stars Bae Suzy, Kim Woo Bin and Song Seung-heon or step into a set of a Korean town. There's a stunning cherry blossom flower wall that you can take an #ootd (outfit of the day) too!
40 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa, 099700
6. Bask in the atmosphere of the CNY 2021 Light-Up
This Chinese New Year 2021, it's time to bask in the festivities by admiring the CNY light-up at Chinatown! Head over to New Bridge Road, Eu Tong Sen Street and South Bridge Road and check out the lanterns which are themed according to the year of the Ox.
7. Dahlia Dreams, Gardens by the BayCredit: Gardens by the Bay on Facebook
Our favourite part about visiting the iconic Gardens by the Bay is its seasonal flowers! As Chinese New Year is approaching soon, you can look forward to Dahlia Dreams, where you can admire more than 1400 mixed varieties of stunning Dahlias, azaleas, chrysanthemums and cymbidiums. This is also the first time that the Dahlias are grown in-house by the Gardens' horticulturists for the very first time. Visiting with family? Check out these essential tips in our video:
15 Jan-21 Feb 2021
Admission to Flower Dome applies
8. Uncover National Gallery Singapore's hidden IG-worthy libraryCredit: National Gallery Singapore
Tucked away on the third floor of National Gallery Singapore, the Rotunda Library is housed in the former Supreme Court and it used to be the Law Library. The library is now a research hub for the study of art history in Southeast Asia. With a high dome ceiling and columns, the Rotunda Library's preserved colonial architecture makes it a gorgeous space for some quiet reading. Find out more about the library in our article.
9. Enjoy a CNY-themed reunion feast with loved onesCredit: Royal Plaza on Scotts Singapore on Facebook
Whether you celebrate Chinese New Year or not, the festival is a great time to have a reunion feast with your loved ones. From halal Chinese hotpots to 1-for-1 buffets and yummy CNY sets, you can check out our 2021 list of halal CNY reunion spots in Singapore
. If you're looking to have some halal 'lo hei', check out our guide to halal yu sheng in Singapore
10. Have an otter-themed escapade at Otah & Friends
Looking for a bright and cute adventure with the family or friends this February 2021? Otah & Friends have got you covered and it's ending 26 Feb! Located at Gardens by the Bay, this pop-up adventure is the first Otter-themed escapade experience in Singapore. Unlike escape rooms, Otah & Friends is a story-based game experience where you'll have to find the main character, Otah. Explore the whimsical house of Otah and take plenty of photos with the cute and interactive props ?
15 Dec 2020 - 26 Feb 2021
$15/pax (min. 2 pax), $60 (private session, group of 5, buy 4 get 1 free, $12/pax)
With these exciting events that are happening in Singapore in February 2021, time to SHARE this with loved ones and plan your weekends for the month!