30th October

The Great Moscow Circus

Hear Hear! Be enthralled by the spectacle of The Great Moscow Circus that arrives direct from the capital of Russia. Watch some of the world’s most dangerous and death-defying acts like the Wheel of Death and the motorbike Sphere of Fear that have been perfected by seasoned performers. The red and white circus big top will feature over 45 performers from acrobats, clowns, jugglers and daredevils, waiting to take your breath away.

Through to 18th November
under the Mighty Big Top beside Marina Bay Sands
www.great-moscow-circus.com

19th October

Dear Zoo

The timeless children’s title of Rod Campbell will be given the spotlight it deserves on the theatre stage. Since its first run in 1982, the book has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and delighted even more children. The show by ABA productions is full of engaging puppets, music and audience interaction which would tickle the funny bone of anyone two years and older.

Through to 21th October
at Victoria Theatre
www.aba-productions.com.sg

12th October

Because It’s Fun

This compelling play by The Fool Theatre offers a glimpse into Secondary School life from the point of view of Ms Lim, the teacher. When a student encounters an accident on campus, the school does its due diligence to protect its reputation, inadvertently putting a troublemaker into the crosshairs of the public. Ms Lim has to face the uphill task of shielding her students while maintaining relations with her colleagues.

Through to 21th October
at Drama Centre Black Box
www.facebook.com/TheFoolTheatre.Sg

6th October

Introduction to Sleeping Beauty

Before the Singapore Dance Theatre’s performance of Sleeping Beauty in December, the SDT has condensed an hour-long special for young ballet lovers to discover how the enchanting fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is translated into the magical world of ballet. At the end of the performance, there will even be a meetand-greet-session with the cast so come dressed in your royal prince and princess outfits.

1pm & 4pm
at Esplanade Concert Hall
www.esplanade.com

5th October

Blisko

In this 40-minute production by the Child’s Art Centre Poznan (Poland), toddlers from the age of 6 months to 3 years old are encouraged to see, touch, feel and peel away the layers that the two performers have built up. In an interactive format, the dancers and audience will explore our relationships with the world and the secrets of nature, and through the production, get closer as a family.

Through to 7th October
at Esplanade Recital Studio
www.esplanade.com

1st October

One Kind of Science Musical

To celebrate Children’s Day, Science Centre Singapore and the Singapore Kindness Movement have come together to present an original musical that lays out kindness in a scientific manner as a state of being. Take the hand of the famous five KidsSTOP founders and Singa the Lion in this light-hearted musical and uncover more about how the heart and mind works, while learning about kindness through creative drama and play.

Through to 6th October
at Science Centre Singapore
www.science.edu.sg

28th September

Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers’ classic, Lost and Found, will find its way to the SOTA Drama Theatre over seven sittings in the last weekend of September. When a penguin arrives on the doorstep of a human boy, the helpful child decides to bring the penguin home to the South Pole. But when they reach the Southern hemisphere by boat, the boy realises that the penguin was looking for something else. If you enjoy Oliver Jeffers’ other works of Hugless Douglas, this charming production will bring fun, laughter and the value of friendship to audiences of all ages.

Through to 30th September
at SOTA Drama Theatre
www.divaproductions.com.sg

18th September

Postmodern Jukebox Singapore

Even if you don’t recognise the name, it is a certainty you would have heard of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on YouTube or the radio waves. What’s unique about them is Bradlee’s trademark twist on contemporary pop hits – his retro styling of pop songs will see you and the family dancing and re-envisioning these radio hits in a drastically new light.

8pm
at Kallang Theatre
www.lamcproductions.com

14th September

Formula One 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

Since 2009, Singapore has been the home of Formula One night racing as we welcome the fast cars to the backdrop of our modern architecture and heritage buildings. This year, the thrills will return once again as racers battle it out on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. In between the races, entertain yourself with internationally renowned musical acts from Jay Chou to The Killers.

Through to 16 September
at Marina Bay Street Circuit
www.singaporegp.sg

12th September

From Russia With Love

The Youth Symphony Orchestra of Russia will bring their music from the concert halls of Berlin, Brussels, Geneva and Vienna to Singapore in their debut Asian tour. Something to sit at the edge of your seats for is Singapore’s very own violinist Chloe Chua at only 11 years of age who will share the stage with Tatiana Samouil in Vivaldi’s double violin concerto. Feel the emotions and grandeur of the Russian composers like Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich.

7:30pm
at University Cultural Centre Hall
www.culturelink.com.sg

8th September

STGCC 2018

All of East and West pop culture will gather at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention. There is something for everyone from comics, toys, games, manga, anime and cosplay. Attendees would have the chance to snag limited edition merchandise and even pick up an autograph from their favourite comic book artists. The event the previous year attracted over 50, 000 fans from across the world and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see that number surpassed in the 2018 edition.

Through to 9th September
at Marina Bay Sands Expo
www.singaporetgcc.com

1st September

Ballet Under the Stars Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre

In the 23rd edition of Ballet Under the Stars, Singapore’s favourite outdoor dance event, sprawl the family out on a picnic mat and dine under the stars to an enchanting display of classical ballet works. The first weekend will feature George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments, François Klaus’ Midnight Waltzes, and Edwaard Liang’s 13th Heaven, while the second weekend is dedicated to renowned Singaporean choreographer and dance prodigy, Choo-San Goh

Through to 9th September
at Fort Canning Green
www.singaporedancetheatre.com

25th August

Visions of Sojourns: Paintings of Ong Kim Seng

The illustrious career of Singaporean artist Ong Kim Seng will be on display in the Visions of Sojourns: Paintings of Ong Kim Seng exhibition at the Arts House. The award-winning artist has a knack for capturing the interesting backdrops of the world in watercolour and aspires to preserve the past in each of his painting. This exhibition at the Arts House will feature a collection of his paintings done off-the-beaten-track in Tibet, Nepal, Bali, China and some of the obscure lanes and corners of Singapore.

Through to 2nd September
at The Arts House
www.ongkimseng.com

25th August

Singapopera – A Celebration of the Musicals of Dick Lee

Playwright Dick Lee has written 15 theatrical and musical productions over his long-lasting career that spans across 30 years. At Singapopera, belt out your favourite tunes from shows like Fried Rice Paradise, Beauty World and Forbidden City with the best singers from the Singapore theatrical stage from Sebastian Tan, Alemay Fernandez, Denise Tan, Dwayne Lau and of course, the man of the hour, Dick Lee.

Through to 26th August
at Esplanade Concert Hall
www.dickleeasia.com

29th July

Celebration in Dance

In collaboration with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), the Singapore Dance Theatre will offer an opportunity for RAD students to perform on the grand stage of the Esplanade Theatre. Be a part of the one-night-only performance as the trope will present George Balanchine’s Rubies and Marius Petipa’s Paquita.

7pm
at Esplanade Theatre
www.singaporedancetheatre.com

21st July

The Jungle Adventure

Adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book into a musical puppet show, The Jungle Adventure sees Mowgli, Reiki the leopard and Pang Goh Lin the pangolin, venture into the lush jungles of Southeast Asia where they come up against scheming enemies that pose a threat to their lives. Here, they fight for survival while learning to care for nature and share Mother Earth with the other animals that inhabit the terrain.

Through to 29th July
at The Pavilion at Far East Square
www.artbeatz.com.sg

20th July

Tuesdays with Morrie

Wisdom comes with age and that is apparent in Mitch Albom’s Tuesday with Morrie. Let the memoir come to life before your eyes in Godot Theatre Company’s adaption in Mandarin. Mitch, played by host Pu Xueliang, meets up with his college professor Morrie, played by Golden Horse award-winner Jin Shi Jie, as he uncovers many lessons of life over beautiful and heart warming moments.

Through to 22nd July
at The Esplanade Theatre
www.esplanade.com

7th July

Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale

In celebration of their 50th anniversary since 1968, the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale will bring their 100-strong assemblage to Singapore for their first time. Led by Jeffrey R. Smith, the choir will perform well-known American favourites and hits from Broadway musicals to entertain and charm.

7:30pm
at Esplanade Concert Hall
www.esplanade.com

1st July

Snoopy Run

Join up with the Peanuts gang in a fun run with family and friends. Open to anyone above the age of 5, challenge yourself and your young ones to be more active in the Year of the Dog. Psst… we hear a giant inflatable Snoopy will be present for your fitness squad to enjoy the various selfies and photo opportunities.

7am at Bedok Reservoir Park
www.snoopyrun.com

30th June

Little Woods

Enrich your children with an interactive Chinese children’s musical by Berries World of Learning School. The musical written by Danny Yeo will see the magical world of Little Woods go topsy turvy in the aftermath of a violent darkness as Big Black Wolf converts to a vegetarian and Prince Charming turns into a cowardly wimp among other well-known fairy tale characters.

Through to 2nd July
at KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
www.berriesworld.com

27th June

The Lion King

The circle of life is fulfilled once again with Disney’s The Lion King returning to Singapore with a brand new South African cast. Encounter the enduring tunes from the animated feature film in a theatrical performance with flamboyant dressing and a soulful heart.

Through to 26th August
at Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

9th June

Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes exhibition

Recount the 19 Marvel films over the past decade with ArtScience Museum. Opening shortly after Avengers: Infinity War arrives in theatres, the exhibition will present interactive exhibits on each Marvel Studios Super Hero for you to get re-acquainted with the characters that contribute to the sweeping success of the Marvel Universe.

Through to 30th September
at ArtScience Museum
www.marinabaysands.com

8th June

Tabby McTat

You do not have to love cats to enjoy this heartwarming tale of Fred, the guitarplaying busker and his singing cat, Tabby McTat. Each day, passersby throw coins into Fred’s hat in appreciation of the lovely duo’s sequence. However, they are separated one day when Fred chases down a thief and their future is up in the air.

Find out whether they reunite and continue singing and revel in this rhyming tale of music, loyalty and cats!

Through to 10th June
at KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
www.aba-productions.com.sg

31st May

Peter & Blue’s Forest Adventure

Experience the magic mysticism of fairy tales through dance as Peter, his dog, Blue and his cat, Calico set out on an adventure through an enchanted forest. Choreographed by Artistic Director Janek Schergen as a three-part hour-long ballet series, the performance accompanied with live narration will engage your children and lead them into a fantasy-filled realm of fascination and wonder.

Through to 3rd June
at SOTA Studio Theatre
www.singaporedancetheatre.com

28th May

Mangrove Guided Walk

Get up close and personal with the many wildlife residents of the mangrove including Grey Herons, Giant Mudskippers and Vinegar Crabs and pick up interesting knowledge on the different root systems of mangrove trees. Do not worry about getting your hands dirty as the tour will be conducted from the boardwalk. Register in advance to book your place!

From 9am to 11am
at Pasir Ris Park Mangrove Boardwalk
www.nparks.gov.sg
Photo courtesy of National Parks Board

22nd May

Paperbelle

Part of the second edition of ACT3i Festival for Children, this entertaining theatre performance for toddlers by Scottish playwright Frozen Charlotte, is an explosion of colour set in a world of paper. Join Paperbelle who likes her world the way it is — black and white. However, the other ‘colours’ want to play with her — will she let them into her monochromatic world?

Through to 27th May
at ACT 3 Theatre
www.act3international.com.sg

18th May

The Poetry in Life – Schuman, Ades, Brahms

The 12th edition of the Tang Tee Khoon Grand Series presents an exploration into the works of famed composers Robert Schumann, Thoams Adès and Johannes Brahms through formal evening concerts over two nights. On the 19th of May, introduce your young ones to the marvels of classical music with interactive concerts for children held in the morning.

Through to 19th May
at Esplanade Recital Studio
www.tangteekhoongrandseries.com

13th May

Singapore Kindness Run 2018

In partnership with the Singapore Kindness Movement and Runners’ HeartReach, the Singapore Kindness Run 2018 aims to promote graciousness and good sportsmanship and build a kinder running community by encouraging runners to spread love and kindness to other joggers on their regular runs or during racing events. Join the 800m Kids’ Dash, 3.5km Fun & Inclusive Run or the 10km Ambassador Run.

7am at Angsana Green,
East Coast Park
www.singaporekindnessrun.com

8th May

SIRRI NA PESSE: NAVIGATING BUGIS IDENTITIES IN SINGAPORE

Experience Singapore through the eyes of the Malay-Bugis community, many of whom were a part of seminal historical developments in the Malay world during the 18th and 20th centuries.

 Through 24th June 2018
At Galleries 1 and 2, Malay Heritage Centre
www.malayheritage.org.sg
Photo courtesy of Malay Heritage Centre

20th April

SINGAPORE’S PLAYGROUNDS: 1930 – 2030

From the iconic dragon playgrounds of the 1970s to the inclusive versions of today, playgrounds are part of our collective experience of childhood in Singapore. An exhibition covering the historical development of our playgrounds, culminating in projections of future playgrounds – both built and imagined – by Singaporeans.

Through to 30th Sept
at National Museum of Singapore
www.nationalmuseum.sg

18th April

CIRCUS 1903: THE GOLDEN AGE OF CIRCUS

Circus 1903 puts an innovative and more humane spin on the beloved aspects of traditional circus acts.

Through to 29th April
at Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

6th April

THE BEST GIFT — CROSS TALK PLAY

Inspired by and adapted from Jean-Jacques Sempé and René Goscinny’s Le Petit Nicolas, the Young People’s Performing Arts Ensemble presents us with The Best Gift, discussing gift giving through the young and innocent eyes of Nicolas. Through the structure and elements of crosstalk – a traditional Chinese comedic performing art, the details of Nicolas’ everyday life with his parents and friends are depicted in a heartwarming and humourous manner.

 Through to 7th April
at Drama Centre Theatre
www.dramacentre.com

1st April

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

Fifteen-year-old Christopher Boone describes himself as “a mathematician with some behavioural difficulties”. When he discovers the dead body of the neighbour’s dog, he feels inclined to unravel the mystery of its murder. His detective work takes him on a journey that upturns the world as he knows it.

Through to 8th April
At Esplanade Theatre
www.esplanade.com

17th March

SSO FOR CHILDREN – SUMMON THE SUPERHEROES

Energetic performance featuring orchestral renditions from movie themes for the family. If superheroes are your kiddos’ cup of tea, be sure to help them don their capes and suits for an action-packed programme presented by Alasdair Malloy as Supermac, the Kilted Crusader. Conductor Joshua Tan brings us on a rollercoaster ride of super heroic sounds.

Through to 18th March
at Victoria Concert Hall
www.sso.org.sg

14th March

DISNEY ON ICE

Back for its 25th year, Disney On Ice celebrates Everyone’s Story. With a cast of over 50 ice-skating performers ranging from Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, to the Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Ariel, and Snow White. Bring the entire family to relive moments from Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and much more.

Through to 18th March
at Singapore Indoor Stadium
www.sportshubtix.sg

10th March

ANIME X STAMPS

In its latest pop-culture themed exhibition Anime X Stamps, the Singapore Philatelic Museum celebrates the centenary of Japanese anime. Featuring a collection of over 700 stamps and philatelic material that depict over 80 different anime titles, limited edition collectibles from the likes of Dragon Ball and Mazinger Z.

Through to 15th April
At Singapore Philatelic Museum
www.spm.org.sg

10th March

TREASURES OF THE NATURAL WORLD

ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands partners with London’s prestigious Natural History Museum to bring to life humankind’s age-old quest to understand the natural world. Showcasing precious relics of the natural world – spanning the 18th-century Enlightenment through to the present, and books and artefacts belonging to some of the world’s most renowned scientists, such as Charles Darwin.

Through to 29th April
at ArtScience Museum
www.marinabaysands.com
Photo courtesy of Natural History Museum_ London

7th March

THE NIGHTINGALE

Enchanted by the lilting birdsong of the plain-looking Nightingale, the Emperor of China orders for her to be captured and placed in a cage for his enjoyment. One day, the Nightingale loses her voice, and is replaced by a singing mechanical bird. What will become of the Nightingale? Join the Emperor and the Nightingale as they discover true friendship.

Through to 31st March
at KC Arts Centre – Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre
www.srt.com.sg

4th March

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT 2018

Wrap up your Lunar New Year festivities with a bang: celebrate with Ding Yi Music Company’s lineup featuring the likes of jazz songstress Joanna Dong (finalist in Sing! China 2017), who blends familiar Chinese New Year songs with a jazzy twist. Treat your family to performances of well-known Chinese folk songs and classics, brought to you by this premier Chinese chamber ensemble.

3.30pm and 7.30pm at
China Cultural Centre Theatre
www.dingyimusic.com

2nd March

THE FATHER

The Father is a poignant and devastating family drama exploring a 70-year-old man’s deteriorating mind as he battles with dementia. The audience walks in André’s shoes as his mind slowly unravels, and his perception of reality and sanctuary start to warp and crumble. This thought-provoking work unfolds with gripping suspense, and brutal honesty, and hopes to give voice to those suffering from dementia, as well as their caregivers.

Through to 18th March
at Victoria Theatre
www.pangdemonium.com

2nd March

PLAYTIME! 2018

Inspired by Andrea Hensgen’s De große Hund and Quek Hong Shin’s The Amazing Sarong, your child will be enthralled by this interactive theatre performance of The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof, featuring live music, minimal dialogue, and puppets dressed in colourful batik. Set in a playground, two strangers arrive and fun turns into fear. Woof Woof shows how friendship can be found. Suitable for children from two to six.

Through to 11th March
at Esplanade Recital Studio
www.esplanade.com

31st January

KIDSFEST 2018: WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD

Wacky songs, animal sounds and upbeat performances abound in this charming stage version of the popular children’s picture book. Lanky Len is one of the thieves intent on stealing the farm’s cow. His every step is underpinned with zany sounds, as the thieves quietly stalk about the colourful cardboard cut-out set. The wacky songs that accompany this production are composed by Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw.

 Through 4th February
At KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
www.srt.com.sg

27th January

SAFARI ZOO RUN 2018

Participants can choose from the 10km competitive race, 5.5km run/walk or 2.5km dash. There is also a 2.5km kids’ dash during this all-inclusive family affair.

7am
At Night Safari and Singapore Zoo
www.safarizoo.run
Photo courtesy of Wildlife Reserves Singapore

25th January

ART STAGE SINGAPORE

Fuel your child’s appreciation for art at this four-day event, which features exhibitions by famous and up-and-coming artists from Singapore and around the world. As part of it, is the Collectors’ Stage — a special exhibition of works from the private collections of Singapore-based collectors. Expect installations, photography, video art and new media.

 Through 28th January
At Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
www.artstage.com

19th January

007 IN CONCERT

From the world’s longest-running movie franchise, James Bond fans won’t want to miss the chance to listen to music from every James Bond film ever made to date. 13 world-class musicians from the U.K. and 15 of Singapore’s own talented musicians will leave you shaken and stirred with a repertoire spanning 50 years of Bond-themed tunes, from the classic Dr. No, through to Skyfall and Spectre.

Through 20th January
At Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

13th January

VIENNA BOYS CHOIR IN SINGAPORE 2018

Immerse yourself in the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir — Austria’s youngest ambassadors of music. Other than listening, audiences can expect to engage with the world famous choir in a series of activities that are centred on the themes of seeing, singing, studying and socialising. 2016 recipient of the Erwin Ortner Prize for Choral Music, Maestro Luiz de Godoy, will be conducting some of the most beautiful and purest voices on earth.

 7.30pm
At Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
www.svbc.sg

15th December

SSO CHRISTMAS CONCERT

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to sing along with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) in the Victoria Concert Hall, here’s your chance. Associate Conductor Joshua Tan and the SSO bring you a scintillating collection of musical treasures for the yuletide season, complete with a sing-a-long segment where you and your kids can join in the chorus!

Through 17th December
At Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
www.vtvch.com

8th December

SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER

While Albert is sleeping on Christmas Eve, a big fat man wearing bright red pyjamas tumbles down his chimney like a roly poly pudding. This delightful show comes to life with an irresistible blend of music, puppetry and high energy story telling.

Through 10th December
At the Drama Theatre, SOTA
www.sota.edu.sg

7th December

POSITIVE FAMILY-CHILD FAMILY WORKSHOP

Enjoy an integrated, dynamic and holistic learning experience for families with children ages seven to 12 years old. In this fun-filled workshop, families will bond through musical moments, family yoga, relaxation, positive psychology, games and much more. Participants will be given the tools to become better communicators and learners.

2pm
At The School of Positive Psychology Singapore
www.positivepsych.edu.sg

25th November

SSO BABIES’ PROMS

If you’ve got jumping beans for babies, take them to the Singapore Symphony. Orchestra’s Babies’ Proms, a concert where the little tykes can hop around all they want. The annual Babies’ Proms is led by 65-year-old Peter Moore, and introduces children to the joys of classical music.

Through 26th November
At Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
www.vtvch.com

20th November

CIRCUS! SCIENCE UNDER THE BIG TOP!

Kids will get to learn the science behind the circus by examining and watching the art up close. Children will be invited to investigate the difference between illusion and reality, pseudo-science and science. There will also be magic shows and activities in this educational extravaganza. If you’ve always been fascinated by mid air circus acrobatics or tightrope walking, this special event will help you understand a little more about the physics behind the performance.

Through 18th March
At The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
www.science.edu.sg

20th November

SENTOSA SEGWAY ECO ADVENTURE

There’s no smoother way to enjoy the highlights of Sentosa than by zipping about on a Segway! Don’t worry if you’ve never tried it before — these tours begin with a bit of practice and quick tips that will have you whizzing about in no time. Pick up fun facts as your passionate guide leads you across paved paths. Cruise past beautiful sights, popular beaches and exclusive luxury homes.

Through 31st December
At Beach Station, Sentosa
www.segwaytours.com.sg

20th November

CHICKEN LITTLE

In this new musical adventure, Chicken Little feels something hit her head and immediately thinks the sky is falling. Follow her on her quest to save her fellow farmyard animals from impending doom, but not without meeting a host of quirky characters along the way including Cocky Locky, Ducky Daddles and the brave Turkey Lurkey. But with a fearsome Foxy Loxy on the loose, will she and her friends make it to the King alive to tell the tale of the falling sky? Find out in this toe-tapping production.

Through 8th December
At KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
www.srt.com.sg

20th November

INAUGURAL CLOUD FOREST ORCHID DISPLAY

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Gardens and its first biannual orchid display — one part of Gardens by the Bay’s expanded focus on orchids. Visitors will get to see 29 different types of orchids from the genus Cattleya and their relatives. This display will not only educate visitors on the various genera of orchids, it will also showcase the myriad of forms and colours.

Through 10th December
At Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay
www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

20th November

WITNESS TO WAR: REMEMBERING 1942

Featuring more than 130 artefacts from 10 overseas museums and institutions, this international blockbuster exhibition explores how Singapore’s fall was part of a wider campaign waged by the Japanese Empire across the Pacific.

Through 25th March 2018
At the National Museum of Singapore
www.nationalmuseum.sg
Photo courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore,
National Heritage Board

21st October

DISTANT WORLDS: MUSIC FROM FINAL FANTASY – JIRITSU

Gamers both young and old, behold: Nobuo Uematsu composer of the famous video game series Final Fantasy will be making a guest appearance for the orchestra’s stop in Singapore. Combining exclusive HD video content from the legendary game’s developer SQUARE ENIX, this one-night only live symphony orchestra performance will also mark the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy and its music. Expect music from across the Final Fantasy series, including Final Fantasy XV.

7.30pm
At Star Theatre
www.thestar.sg

15th October

BEETHOVEN’S SYMPHONIES NO. 1 & 9

Featuring the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Choir, as well as the Nafa Chamber Choir, treat yourself and your little one to a unique pairing of Beethoven’s symphonies. In his first symphony evokes the composer’s brash, impassioned and uncompromising character. The ninth on the other hand represents the unending possibility of the symphonic form and a message of renewal and hope.

7.30pm
At Victoria Concert Hall
www.vtvch.com

6th October

OCTOBURST! 2017

Surrounding the theme of nature, esplanade is back with its annual three-day festival for children and families. Ranging from theatre productions to bento-making workshops and drawing competitions, the festival provides plenty of activities for parents to spend quality time with their children while being inspired by the wonders of nature and life.

Through 8th October
At the Esplanade
www.esplanade.com

6th October

JUMP

Combining comedy, martial arts and acrobatics, the talented cast will wow you with their agility and slapstick humour. Back in Singapore for the fourth time, the show has toured internationally since 2005. This popular, hilarious, action-packed, non-verbal comedy event has thrilled audiences in Germany, U.K., U.S., Taiwan, China, Australia and now Singapore once more.

Through 8th October
At Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
www.rwsentosa.com
Photo courtesy of Red Spade Entertainment

6th October

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR AND OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVOURITES

Follow a caterpillar on his life journey with vibrant scenery and colourful foods. Amazing puppetry, innovative black light staging, and an original score injects new life to the Eric Carle classic. The other two stories include Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon. Kids are free to laugh and comment and say the words to the story along with the narrator.

Through 15th October
10.30pm and 2.30pm
At Victoria Theatre
www.vtvch.com

4th October

MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Whether you choose to take a jaunt down to Chinatown for its lantern processions, or soak up the folk arts performances at Moonfest – A Mid-Autum Celebration, or visit the Chinese Garden, take this opportunity to celebrate one of the loveliest Chinese festivals with your child.

Various timings and locations
www.visitsingapore.com

22nd September

DAVID WALLIAMS PRESENTS THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON

Les Petits Theatre Company presents the Singapore premiere of the stage adaptation of David Walliams’ The First Hippo on the Moon at the SOTA Drama Theatre. Based on the book, this explosively funny space adventure will see two hippos crack at being the first to land on the moon.

23rd, 24th September
At SOTA Drama Centre
www.sota.edu.sg

13th September

WEST SIDE STORY

Following wild acclaim and sold-out sessions around the world from London, Tokyo and Sydney, this new stage production of the classic dance musical is coming to Singapore. With an outstanding cast from the U.S., audiences will be treated to classic songs like Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America and I Feel Pretty.

Through 24th September
At Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

9th September

SINGAPORE TOY, GAME AND COMIC CONVENTION (STGCC)

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention returns bigger and better with a star-studded guest list, exclusives and collectibles, epic installations and displays. This is a not-to-be-missed event for avid comic junkies, die-hard collectors, and gaming enthusiasts.

Through 10th September
At Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Level B2, Halls, D, E & F
www.singaporetgcc.com

3rd September

THE NUTCRACKER

In this stylised rendition of one of the world’s most well-known ballet, artistic producer Fan Dong Kai will combine state-of-the-art technology, world-class illusions, special effects, video animation to spark a love for theatre in our child. In this localised version of the ballet, expect assorted dance forms, dramatic theatre sets, unique costumes and a dose of Singapore’s nuances.

Through 10th September
At Gateway Theatre
theatre.gateway.sg

2nd September

SSO CONCERTS FOR CHILDREN: PETER AND THE WOLF

Drama sweeps the hall in this spellbinding interpretation of Prokofiev’s beloved musical tale, which will have kids on the edge of their seats. Three musician-actors and a conductor’s assistant must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. Come experience the story as it unfolds live on stage with the help of the acclaimed mime artists from Magic Circle Mime Company.

2pm and 4pm
At Victoria Concert Hall
www.vtvch.com

1st September

BALLET UNDER THE STARS

Some people have never been to a ballet, and frankly, are intimidated to try.  Hopefully Ballet Under the Stars by Singapore Dance Theatre will ease those nerves as you enjoy a professional ballet presentation in a unique, outdoor setting complete with stage, lighting, costumes and (hopefully) beautiful weather.

Through 10th September
At Fort Canning park, Fort Canning Green
www.singaporedancetheatre.com

26th August

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA – SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES

This tour will be visiting nine nations and 46 cities, we count ourselves lucky to be one of its stops. If you and your child are fans of the Zelda series, including A Link Between Worlds, Twilight Princess and Majora’s Mask, this two-hour long performance featuring a 66-piece orchestra and 24-person choir, this might just blow both your socks off.

7.30pm
At Grand Theatre, Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

19th August

IMAGINARIUM: TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH STORYTELLING SESSION WITH ARTIST NANDITA MUKAND

Expose your child to the wonderful world of the arts early by allowing her immerse herself into the artwork while artist Nandita Mukand shares her inspiration through story telling and a hands-on activity. This activity is recommend for children ages five and above.

6pm to 6.45pm
At SAM at 8Q, Level 3 Gallery
www.singaporeartmuseum.sg

8th August

FORBIDDEN CITY: PORTRAIT OF AN EMPRESS

Local icon Kit Chan plays the Empress Dowager Cixi in the latest restaging of one of the most successful original musicals ever to be produced in Singapore. The production presented by Singapore Repertory Theatre and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, also features the beautiful Mediacorp actress, Cheryl Tan, as the young imperial concubine, Yehenara.

Through 27th August
At Esplanade Theatre
www.esplanade.com

4th August

YAYOI KUSAMA: LIFE IS THE HEART OF A RAINBOW

It’s taken a long time but the works of renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is now here. This is also the first major museum exhibition of her work in Southeast Asia. The exhibition features over 120 installations, paintings, videos and sculptures from the 1950s to the present. Go and find out what one of the world’s most influential artist is about.

Through 3rd September
At National Gallery Singapore
www.nationalgallery.sg

4th August

GHOST NETS OF THE OCEAN

In response to mindless pollution of the oceans, art from the Erub Arts group draw inspiration from the ocean while transforming abandoned fishing nets, or ghost nets, into an art installation that features over 80 colourful sculptures of fish, turtle, squids, jellyfish and corals — all made from ghost nets.

Through 6th August
At Asian Civilisations Museum
www.acm.org.sg
Photo courtesy of ACM

4th August

PIECE OF PEACE WORLD TOUR

Coming to Singapore for the first time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, this unique Lego UNESCO World Heritage Art Exhibition. Not-to-be-missed exhibitions include Love Earth, Love Asia which will showcase installations of 34 reconstructed World Heritage Sites from 25 countries including Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House. 

Through 3rd September
At Singapore Fort Canning Arts Centre
www.apactix.com

3rd August

THE WEE QUESTION MARK AND THE NAMELESS – A FAMILY MUSICAL

This award-winning production is presented by The Theatre Practice (TTP), one of Singapore’s longest-standing professional bilingual theatre. This time Question Mark and friends chance upon someone who has forgotten their name. While the gang try to figure out what his name is, you and your kids will be treated to a musical adventure through whacky storytelling and catchy songs.

Through 13th August
At Practice Space
www.practice.org.sg

20th July

RED RIDING HOOD (MANDARIN)

The tale of Red Riding Hood is back – and this time, in Mandarin. Join Red on her exciting quest as she journeys into the woods in order to reunite her family and save Mother’s bakery from closing down.

Through 1st September
At KC Arts Centre
www.srt.com.sg

 

14th July

DISNEY IN CONCERT: A DREAM IS A WISH

Transport the family into the magical storytelling world of Disney films, as sweeping orchestral music performed by Base Philharmonic Orchestra brings acclaimed stories like The Little Mermaid, The Lion King and Frozen to life.

Through 15th July
At Mastercard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands
www.entertainment.marinabaysands.com

8th July

CHILDREN DANCE AUDITION

This might just be your kid’s next big break! Come on down to audition for The Arts Granary’s annual Young People Environmental Dance-Theatre (YPED), and be part of an exciting dance performance packed with learning and artistry.

At Cairnhill Arts Centre
www.artsfission.org/the-arts-granary

 

5th July

PINOCCHIO: A WHALE OF A TALE!

Join Pinocchio and his master on amagical journey as they travel through forests and seas, and find out what it means to grow. This enchanting and imaginative tale is recommended for kids aged 2 to 10.

Through 30th July
At The Pavilion, Far East Square
www.artbeatz.com.sg/

25th June

PLUCK – THE HARP MUSICAL

Introduce the little ones to the beautiful sounds of the harp! With a diverse cast of 50, and with more than 30 harps on stage, this inspiring production is recommended for kids of all ages.

3pm and 7.30pm
At Drama Theatre, SOTA
www.raveharps.com

24th June

DREAMWORKS DAY RUN 2017

Be part of the first ever DreamWorks Run in Singapore. Take this chance to get your kids moving, and introduce them to the colourful characters in Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How To Train Your Dragon and Madagascar.

4.00pm to 8.00pm
At Gardens by the Bay, Bay East Garden
www.dreamworksday.sg

16th June

HANSEL AND GRETEL

This June, your family is in for a musical treat with this orchestra adaptation of the classic tale. Get ready to fill your ears with the magic and enchantment of lush melodies and German folk songs.

Through 17th June
At Esplanade Concert Hall
www.esplanade.com

10th June

AVIVA SUPERFUNDAE 2017

Singapore’s largest outdoor party is back for its third year running. Head down to Aviva Superfundae to enjoy over 30 games and activities, including a giant inflatable obstacle course and a waterplay area.

10.00am to 9.00pm
At The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
www.superfundae.com.sg

8th June

PETER & BLUE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

In this family-friendly ballet performance, the little ones can join Peter, his dog, Blue, and his cat, Calico as the trio embarks on a magical adventure that ends with a special birthday party celebration.

Through 11th June
At Esplanade Theatre Studio
www.singaporedancetheatre.com

28th May

KID’S DAY OUT 2017

With an impressive line-up of activities, ranging from a fashion show, dance performances, to a treasure egg hunt, this carnival is suited for kids of all ages. Don’t forget to grab a goodie bag!

From 3.00pm to 6.00pm
At Botany Centre,
Singapore Botanic Gardens
www.facebook.com/tanglinnc

13th May

MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL: BECAUSE I LOVE YOU SO

Let your children create gifts from nature to show their love for mum! In this hands-on planting workshop, the kids get to hone their creative skills as they design a seed bracelet and a flower bouquet.

10.00am to 11.30am
At Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens
www.nparks.gov.sg

Photo courtesy of National Parks Board, Singapore

6th May

STAR WARS RUN

It’s time to pick up your light sabers, because the first Star Wars Run is coming to Singapore this May! Sign up your family for a night of pure adrenaline with this exciting Star Wars-themed race.

From 7.00pm
At Marina Bay area
www.starwarsrun.sg

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney

3rd May

JOSEON KOREA: COURT TREASURES AND CITY LIFE

Explore the legacy of Joseon – Korea’s last dynasty, with the family this July as treasures from the National Museum of Korea and the National Palace Museum in Seoul are put on display in Singapore for the first time.

Through 23rd July
At Asian Civilizations Museum
www.acm.org.sg

Photo courtesy of The National Palace Museum

3rd May

THE UNIVERSE AND ART

Embark on an artistic voyage through space and time with Art Science Museum’s latest exhibition, The Universe and Art. Learn more about how humanity has contemplated its presence in the universe throughout history.

Through 30th July
At Art Science Museum
www.marinabaysands.com/ArtScienceMuseum

Photo courtesy of Gallery Koyanagi

3rd May

CHICKEN & EGG: A FOWL TALE

The Singapore Philatelic Museum pays tribute to the year of the Rooster with a family-friendly exhibition that showcases the roots of the chicken from prehistory to modern civilization. A learning journey not to be missed!

Through 25th June
At Singapore Philatelic Museum
www.spm.org.sg

3rd May

INTO THE WILD

Take your kids on a virtual adventure with Art Science Museum’s interactive exhibition. The little ones can play the role of a wildlife ranger, spot wild creatures and do their part to protect the environment.

At Art Science Museum
www.marinabaysands.com/ArtScienceMuseum

Photo courtesy of Marina Bay Sands

3rd May

SINGAPORE HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2017

The annual Singapore Heritage Festival is back! This year, visitors can explore inaccessible areas in Singapore, and get to know more about the lesser-known stories about shared spaces in our little island.

Through 14th May
At various venues
www.heritagefestival.sg

Photo courtesy of National Heritage Board   

1st May

GRAND OPENING AT LEARNING VISION INTERLOCAL

Learning Vision will be opening its latest centre. Drop by for a visit to find out more about how this award-winning preschool can provide a learning space to cultivate your child’s inquisitive nature. 

10.00am to 2.30pm
At 100G Pasir Panjang Road,

Call 6781 0888, Email: enquiries@learningvision.com

27th April

POULTRY TALES

Meet three feathered friends, the protagonists of three classic stories: The Goose That Laid The Golden Eggs, The Little Red Hen, and Chicken Licken. The chatty trio will sing, dance and share tales of friendship, feathers, acorns and eggs, and entertain the entire family!

Through 14th May
At Drama Centre Theatre
www.itheatre.org

13th April

TROPICANA THE MUSICAL

It’s 1968 and a majestic Las Vegas-style nightspot, Tropicana, is born in the heart of Orchard Road. This musical explores the people, stories and music from this establishment in Singapore in the 60s, and delves into how great vision and courage create giants from common people in a little country with infinite possibilities.

Through 30th April
At Capitol Theatre
www.sistic.com.sg

6th April

LAO JIU: THE MUSICAL

Lao Jiu is the only son in the family. He is exceptionally intelligent and on track to winning a scholarship — but he finds his calling in the puppetry arts. Torn between his passion and responsibilities, will Lao Jiu succumb to the expectations of his family?

Through 23rd April
At Drama Centre Theatre
www.practice.org.sg

2nd April

2XU COMPRESSION RUN 2017

The race is on at the 2XU Compression Run 2017! Choose from the 5km, 10km and 21.1km race categories, with attractive prizes to be won for the fastest runners. It’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself!

At F1 Pit Building
www.2xucompressionrun.com.sg

18th March

SSO Concerts for Children: Jason’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Ever wondered about the different sounds of flutes, bassoons, trumpets and tubas? Find out at Jason’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, which will surely be an eye opening experience for you and the little ones as he takes you on an enthralling journey with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.

Through 19th March
At Victoria Concert Hall
www.sso.org.sg

12th March

STRAITS FAMILY SUNDAY

If you’ve ever been fascinated by the rich and traditional Peranakan culture, here’s your chance to get greater insights on it. The Straits Family Sunday offers a special themed tour of the galleries, and opportunities to dress up in a batik shirt or sarong kebaya!

1pm-5pm
At Peranakan Museum
www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg
Photo courtesy of The Peranakan Museum

9th March

THOSE WHO CAN’T, TEACH

THOSE WHO CAN’T, TEACH
The Necessary Stage marks its 30th year with the return of Those Who Can’t, Teach, a theatre classic that was first staged in 1990. Set in a secondary school, it explores the lives of teachers and students, with plenty of rambunctious humour.

Through 19th March
At Drama Centre Theatre
www.necessary.org

5th March

SEEDS

Schola Cantorum Chamber Choir explores elements of minimalism in music and how the simplest seeds can sprout and flourish into majestic oaks. Treat your senses to the clean minimalism of Tavener and Pärt, Leong Yoon Pin and Kelly Tang’s music.

5pm
At Esplanade Recital Studio
www.esplanade.com

3rd March

i Light Marina Bay 2017

Delight in a spectacular visual treat with the i Light Marina Bay 2017, now in its fifth edition. Revolutionary and sustainable light art installations from Singapore and around the world will illuminate Marina Bay in a kaleidoscope of colours. There will also be artist workshops and community events.

Through 26th March
At Marina Bay Waterfront
www.ilightmarinabay.sg

28th February

LEE KONG CHIAN NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

Be awed by the magical world of biodiversity at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum. There are over 2,000 specimens and interactive displays; in particular, check out the three real and massive sauropod dinosaurs!

At Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
www.lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg

28th February

Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands

Harry Potter fans will delight in this exhibition by the Singapore Philatelic Museum. It’s the museum’s first-ever Potter-themed exhibition, showcasing an extensive collection of Harry Potter stamps from around the world, designed with intricate details.

Through June 2017
At Singapore Philatelic Museum
www.spm.org.sg
Photo courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum Collection

28th February

NASA – A HUMAN ADVENTURE

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience at NASA – A Human Adventure, Singapore’s biggest space flight exhibition! It marks the start of the Art and Science of Space season, which includes a series of workshops, screenings and other programmes.

Through 19th March
At ArtScience Museum
www.marinabaysands.com/museum

Photo courtesy of NASA

21st January

ST. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

If you are a music lover, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is the event to check out. There’s an eclectic mix of genres, from electronic to hip-hop, R&B, dance, future soul, pop-folk and punk!

On 21st January
At The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay

www.singapore.lanewayfestival.com

11th January

KIDSFEST 2017

Featuring nine top-notch productions adapted from well-loved children’s books, KidsFest 2017 is the perfect event for young theatre aficionados. It’s a treat for the little ones, with shows such as “Shark in the Park” and “Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts”.

From 11th January to 12th February
At Victoria Theatre and KC Arts Centre – Home of the SRT.

www.kidsfest.com.sg

1st January

Mileage New Year Run 2017

Gather the family together for the Mileage New Year Run 2017! It’s a great way to start the New Year after all the festive gluttony. There will also be a lucky draw with attractive prizes.

On 1st January
At Punggol Park

www.mileage.sg

16th December

SSO Christmas Concert

Soak up the festive cheer at the SSO Christmas Concert as Associate Conductor Joshua Tan and the SSO regale the audience with a spectacular variety of Christmas songs in the Victoria Concert Hall.

16th to 18th December
At Victoria Concert Hall

http://www.sso.org.sg

9th December

Jingle Bells Rocks!

Bask in the Christmas cheer at Jingle Bells Rocks and enjoy modern, traditional and pop Christmas by John Rigby. Featuring West End soloists Laura Tebbut & Oliver Tompsett, together with a 51-piece orchestra, this concert is sure to delight you and your family.

9th and 10th December
At MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

www.sistic.com.sg

5th December

ACT 3 Drama Academy Year-End Holiday Workshops

Let the little ones’ imagination run wild at ACT 3 Drama Academy’s workshops! Imbued with Christmas festivity, these workshops are a fun way for your kids to learn about basic drama techniques and boost their confidence.

5th to 17th December 2016
At ACT 3 Drama Academy

www.act3international.com.sg

2nd December

Hi-5 Fairytale

Chatterbox, the much-loved Hi-5 puppet, delights the audience by reading from her Hi-5 book of Sharing Stories. Through the narration, she reveals delightful surprises for the audience – watch as the Brave Prince of Knights and Sir Bucket Head try to rouse Princess Sleepyhead.

2nd to 4th December
At MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

www.sistic.com.sg

1st December

Gram’s Learning Centre’s Dec Holiday Workshops & Camp

A series of fun, Christmas-themed workshops and camps is available for the little ones. From making cards by hand to creating snow globes and decorating cakes, there’s something for every child.

1st to 17th December
At Beauty World Centre

www.gramslearning.com.sg

26th November

Santa Run for Wishes 2016

In the season of giving, join the Santa Run for Wishes 2016! There will be a Christmas carnival with game stations, kiddy rides and bouncy castles, making it a fun way to inculcate the value of kindness in the little ones.

5pm-10pm
At Gardens by the Bay East

www.santarunforwishes.sg

25th November

Father Christmas

Christmas holds a whimsical appeal for all. Take a sneak peek into how Father Christmas prepares for Christmas Eve, as he deals with unexpected situations.

25th to 27th November                            
At Drama Theatre at School of The Arts (SOTA)

www.sistic.com.sg

18th November

Monkey Goes West

The much-loved Chinese fantasy classic is given a local twist that takes the audience.

on an exciting ride from Haw Par Villa to Jurong West! Ah Tang, an orphan, runs away from his adoptive family and finds himself in a strange land, where he becomes acquainted with Wukong, Sandy and Pigsy.

Through 17th December
At Drama Centre Theatre

www.sistic.com.sg

16th November

Merry Medley Floral Display

Bask in festive cheer at the Merry Medley Floral Display at Gardens by the Bay! Poinsettias, amaryllis and Christmas roses add a beautiful touch to traditional yuletide scenes, for a truly magical display.

From 11th November to 5th January
At the Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

16th November

What Is Not Visible Is Not Invisible

Cleverly using UV light and paint, the exhibition explores concepts of ambiguity and paradoxes. It features a selection of artworks from the French Regional Collections of Contemporary Art (FRAC), and includes artists such as Julien Discrit and Claude Rutault.

Till 19th February
At the National Museum of Singapore

www.nationalmuseum.sg
(Image courtesy of National Museum of Singapore)

16th November

Journey to Infinity: Escher’s World of Wonder

Over 150 original works from M.C. Escher, one of the world’s most renowned graphic artists, are showcased at the ArtScience Museum in the Journey to Infinity: Escher’s World of Wonder. In his masterpieces, he explores the inextricable relationship between art and science.

Till 26th February
At the ArtScience Musuem

www.marinabaysands.com

16th November

Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web is a heart-warming story on friendship. Be enchanted by the adventures of Wilbur the pig and Charlotte the spider, who saves Wilbur from being sent to the butcher.

Through 11th December
At KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT

www.srt.com.sg

5th November

The Ultraman LIVE in Genting 2016 – Revenge of Baltan

The dreams of every superhero fan come true at the Ultraman Live in Genting 2016 – Revenge of Baltan. Be entranced as Ultraman X and his allies battle the evil forces from the planet of Baltan, to keep planet Earth safe from the aliens.

Till 2nd January 2017
At Genting International Showroom

www.rwgenting.com

27th October

Oishii Japan

Leave your kids behind for the day and head down to Oishii Japan, where you can taste classic Japanese ingredients and learn more about Japan’s culinary techniques and equipment.

Through 29th October
At Suntec Convention Centre

www.oishii-world.com

23rd October

WTA Finals

Introduce the kids to the exciting world of professional tennis sports, as the world’s top players in women’s tennis battle it out on the courts for the prized trophy.

Through 30th October
At Singapore Indoor Stadium

www.wtafinals.com

7th October

Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival

The Esplanade’s annual Octoburst! is back with more exciting stories and tales for your little ones. Indulge in some family fun over craft workshops, dance performances, theatre acts, and more!

Through 9th October
At Esplanade

www.esplanade.com

6th October

Jeeves & Wooster

Bertie Wooster, a charmingly incompetent English gentleman, and his unflappable valet Jeeves arrive in Singapore to bring you the best of British comedy. Expect hilarity and absurdity.

Through 16th October
At Capitol Theatre

www.sistic.com.sg

22nd September

The Gruffalo’s Child

In this highly anticipated sequel to The Gruffalo, join the Gruffalo’s child on her very first adventure, as she ignores her father’s warnings and ventures out into the snow.

Through 25th September
At Victoria Theatre

www.sistic.com.sg

22nd September

The Bootleg Beatles

Calling all fans of The Beatles: spend a night out with the Fab Four as the celebrated tribute band revisits classic hits such as Eleanor Rigby, and All You Need is Love.

Through 24th September
At MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

www.bootlegbeatles.com

16th September

2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

The annual Formula 1 race is back in Singapore for their eighth running year! Come down for an exciting night of fast thrills, high speed, and non-stop action.

Through 18th September
At Marina Bay Street Circuit

www.singaporegp.sg

3rd September

SSO Concerts for Children: Symphonic Sorcery – The Music of Harry Potter

Be transported into the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter and relive movie moments as the orchestra enchants with familiar tunes that will have you humming along.

Through 4th September
At Victoria Concert Hall

www.sso.org.sg

16th August

Wicked – The Musical

This award-winning musical act is back! In this fantasy world of witches and magic, discover how Elphaba the green-skinned outcast rose to become the Wicked Witch of the West.

Through 16th October
At MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

www.sistic.com.sg

16th August

Big Bang Data

Through various immersive installations and artworks, take your little ones on an educational journey to explore the intricate relationship between mankind and data.

Through 16th October
At ArtScience Museum

www.marinabaysands.com

16th August

The Three Little Pigs

In this adaptation of the classic tale, your little ones will be rolling in giggles as they accompany three little superstar pigs on their journey to defeat the misunderstood Big Bad Wolf.

Through 16th September
At KC Arts Centre

www.srt.com.sg

16th August

Little Star

The little ones are in for a great adventure this September! Follow Little Star as she hitches a ride on a passing comet, and travels through space, to earth, and under the sea.

Through 11th September
At Alliance Francaise Theatre

www.itheatre.org

16th August

Chasing Ancient Mysteries With Albert Lin

National Geographic Live returns to the Esplanade with the thrilling adventures of featuring modern-day explorer Albert Lin as he uses technology in his explorations, including Genghis Khan’s tomb.

7:30pm to 9:00pm
At Esplanade Theatre

www.sistic.com.sg

12th August

The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights

Eddie the mynah is afraid of heights. But what will he do when his only friend Matt the rat is captured by a big, black crow? This exciting tale is recommended for kids aged 2 to 4.

Through 28th August
At Esplanade Theatre Studio

www.sistic.com.sg

11th August

Singapore International Festival of Arts

With a long list of theatre, dance and music performances to catch, plan your weekend date nights around the SIFA calendar to immerse in the arts and enjoy some quiet time with your spouse.

Through 17th September
At various locations

www.sifa.sg

10th June

Singapore Coffee Festival 2016

A relaxing day out for mum and dad, immerse yourselves in the local café scene with specialty coffees, tasty food and live music as you learn about the fine craft of making a good cuppa.

Through 12th June
At F1 Pit Building

www.sgcoffeefestival.com.sg

8th June

Shrek The Musical

Everyone’s favourite ogre makes his debut in Singapore in this live adaptation of the popular film, featuring a feisty princess, a chatty donkey, an irritable villain and a cookie with an attitude.

Through 19th June
At Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

www.sistic.com.sg

7th June

Footwork: Parents & Kids

Get your groove on with da:ns festival’s workshops for parents and 7- to 10-year-olds. From jazz to salsa, swing, tango, K-pop, and father-daughter ballet, pick up some new moves with the kids.

Through 2nd October 2016
At Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

www.dansfestival.com

7th June

Masak Masak 2016

Bring the whole family along on a day out at the museum as the lovable Baby Block is back with a list of enriching programmes like interactive installations, activities and workshops.

 

Through 31st July 2015
At National Museum of Singapore

www.nationalmuseum.sg

26th April

The Rainbow Fish

Based on Marcus Pfister’s award-winning storybook, this family-friendly musical contains valuable lessons on generosity, teamwork, humility and more. Enter the world of Rainbow Fish and her friends and learn about friendship through comedy and song.

Through 15th May
At Drama Centre Theatre

www.sistic.com.sg

22nd April

Afforable Art Fair

Whether junior is a budding art enthusiast or you want to select a piece of art as a family

to decorate your home, the Affordable Art Fair is a good place to start your art shopping.

Through 24th April
At F1 Pit Building

www.affordableartfair.com

17th April

Metasprint Series Triathlon

Gear up for a morning of swimming, cycling and running all in one! With categories for both kids aged 8 to 11 and adults, this triathlon event is ideal for the sporty family.

17th April 2016, 7:00am to 1:00pm
At Changi Beach Park

www.metasprintseries.com

10th April

NTUC Income Run 350

Encourage your little one to keep fit with the 800m Kids Dash and to set a good example, consider taking part in the 21.1km race yourself. Get ready for a morning of cheering the whole family!

10th April 2016, 5:00am to 11:00am
At F1 Pit Building, Marina Promenade

www.run350.com/2016

29th March

Blue Man Group

This Broadway hit and global phenomenon is here for the first time in Singapore. Engage your child’s senses with splashes of colour created with 30 litres of paint and 55 mashed-up bananas! Are you intrigued yet?

Through 10th April
At Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands,

www.sistic.com.sg

11th March

Magical Ice Festival

If you had missed out on a snow-filled winter holiday, this is the perfect substitute! Treat your little one to a memorable fairy-tale encounter with some of the most favourite Disney characters including Anna and Elsa from award-winning film, Frozen. 

Through 20th March
At Singapore Indoor Stadium

www.sportshubtix.sg

11th March

Beethoven-Last Years

It is never too early to start appreciating classical music! With two different sessions for children up to 12, grasp this opportunity to introduce your child to string instruments and the magnificent world of classical music!

Through 12th March
At Esplanade Recital Studio

www.teekhoontanggrandseries.com

5th March

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

Enrich your child with lessons on science, the arts and other educational themes through this engaging showcase of three all-time favourites by Eric Carle. Look forward to impressive visual effects and innovative shadow puppetry!

Through 13th March
At Drama Centre Theatre.

www.sistic.com.sg

1st March

PLAYtime! Bunny Finds the Right Stuff

Designed for little ones aged two to four, this immersive theatre production is adapted from the children’s book by award-winning author Emily Lim. Watch scenes from the book come to life through music and interactive fun!

Through 13th March
At Esplanade Theatre Studio.

www.sistic.com.sg

27th February

Desert in a Dish Workshop

Pique your little one’s curiosity about desert plants through this educational workshop which instructs children on making their very own desert in a dish. Time to learn more about the mysterious workings of nature.

27th February 2016,10:00am to 11:30am
At Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

www.nparks.gov.sg

19th February

Stamford American International School Open House

Exploring options for schools? Find out more about the American and International Baccalaureate curriculums and unique Early Years program offered at Stamford American while you check out their campus replete with arts and sports facilities!

19th February 2016, 9:00am to 11:00am
At Stamford American International School

www.sais.edu.sg

15th February

Great Peranakans: Fifty Remarkable Lives

This exhibition pays tribute to the achievements of 50 people who have shaped Singapore’s culture over the past two centuries. Discover more about their stories, heritage and contributions to art, governance, business and more. 

 

Through 3rd April
At Peranakan Museum

www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

15th February

Treasures of the World from The British Museum

Captivate your child with an array of 239 exceptional treasures from around the world including relics from ancient civilisations. The oldest item on display is a stone handaxe from Tanzania made around 800,000 years ago!  

Through 29th May
At National Museum of Singapore

www.nationalmuseum.sg

Photo courtesy of Lewis Chess Piece, found on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, made about AD 1150–1200 ©2015 the Trustees of the British Museum

15th February

Monsters of the Sea

Do not miss out on Singapore’s largest animatronics showcase of pre-historic sea monsters, especially if your child is a big fan of marine creatures! Life-sized displays will wow and excite the little ones.

Through 28th February
At Science Centre Singapore

www.science.edu.sg

15th February

With Love From Snoopy, Charlie Brown & The Peanuts Gang Exhibition

Did you know that the first Peanuts comic strip was published on 2 October 1950? Through this showcase of rare stamp artworks, comics, collectibles and more, you can relive the milestones of the Peanuts gang!

Through 30th April
At Singapore Philatelic Museum.

www.spm.org.sg

15th February

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Join I Theatre as they celebrate their 15th anniversary! Teach junior about the dangers of lying as they follow the adventures of the boy who cried wolf through this interactive story-telling of an age-old tale.

Through 19th March
At Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel

www.sistic.com.sg

10th February

Spring Surprise

Try your hand at traditional spring crafts like Chinese Calligraphy, Paper Cutting and Chinese Knotting. You can even get to bring your masterpieces home for all to admire! Remember to look out for the Monkey King on selected weekends!

Through 21st February
At Gardens By The Bay

www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

24th January

Ocean Wild with Brian Skerry

Dive deep into the world’s oceans with Brian Skerry as he shares images that illuminate the vast, hidden world beneath the waves. In this live presentation, audiences join Brian for an intimate journey of ocean exploration. Tickets on sale from 9 November!

24th January 2016
At Esplanade Concert Hall

20th January

Kidsfest

Young theatre-buffs will enjoy the stage adaption of stories from well-loved children’s books. Four new shows will debut at KidsFest 2016 – Little Red Riding Hood, The Snow Child, I Believe in Unicorns and Aliens Love Underpants. Back by popular demand are The Gruffalo and Room on the Room.

20th January to 14th February 2016
At SOTA Drama Theatre

 

18th January

Mariner of the Seas: 4 Night Penang and Langkawi Cruise

Embark on a luxurious nautical journey this coming January as Mariner of the Seas® takes you on a cruise from Penang to Langkawi! Tons of family fun await onboard with facilities such as an ice-skating rink, the Mariner Dunes mini-golf course and a spa!

18th January 2016

17th January

OMM PROM: Phantasia

Reminisce the story of the Phantom and Christine as the Orchestra of the Music Makers brings The Phantom of the Opera alive with the violin and cello. Featuring timeless pieces such as Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (The Knight of the Rose), Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème (The Bohemian Girl) and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantasia.

17th January 2016
At Esplanade Concert Hall

7th January

DRUM TAO 2016 HYAKKA RYORA ~HANABI

World-famous martial arts drummers, DRUM TAO, come back to perform their new show, HYAKKA RYORAN ~HANABI! Tons of humour, athleticism, musicianship and choreography matched with historic and explosive Taiko drumming coupled with a powerful plot.

7th to 9th January 2016
At The Theatre @ MediaCorp

 

1st January

Ramli & Nasir – Brotherhood in Music

Two veteran rock stars, Ramli Sarip and M Nasir display their powerful vocals and perform their popular hits while paying tribute to some of Singapore’s musical geniuses. Wwitness for yourself the influence these two talents have on modern-day musicians.

1st January 2016
At Esplanade Concert Hall

 

19th December

The Philharmonic Winds Goes Pop!

Delivering you music from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA, this concert is bound to leave you feeling moved to your toes! Dick Lee is going to make a special appearance during the concert!

19th December 2015
At Esplanade Concert Hall

12th December

Using Singapore Mandarin

On 13th September 1988, Lianhe Zaobao published an article entitled “Using Singapore Mandarin, Sia Suey Meh?”. presentation conducted in Mandarin, taking up some of the issues of Singapore Mandarin.

12th December 2015
At Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum

11th December

Dear Santa

Dear Santa is based around a child who writes to Santa for a special Christmas present. After searching for the perfect present, Santa finds just the right one and delivers it on Christmas Eve.

11th to 13th December 2015
At SOTA Drama Theatre

11th December

Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Concert Series Presents SSO Christmas Concert

The Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir, Singapore Bible College Chorale and the SSO come together for an enchanting concert presented by Associate Conductor Jason Lai. Nostalgic carols and memorable yuletide harmonies for the family!

11th to 13th December 2015
At Victoria Concert Hall

3rd December

GRAM’s Holiday Workshops

A journey into the centre of Gaia or an astronomical expedition to outer space…stop an alien invasion and create your own shoebox monster with GRAM’s fun filled workshops this December! Sign up before 22 Nov 2015 and enjoy a 50% discount.

3rd to 6th December 2015
At #02-15 Beauty World Centre

28th November

Fan Yang 2015 Bubble Legendary Show

Two decades of working his scientific and artistic ideas together has led Fan Yang to bring an unimaginably different kind of fun! Being internationally acclaimed in Germany and dubbed as “Artist of the Year”, Fan’s bubbly show has been presented all over the world!

28th to 29th November 2015
At Resorts World™ Theatre

17th November

Disney’s Mulan Jr

88 students from grades 3-5 will perform in Disney’s Mulan Jr. at Stamford American School. A celebration of culture, friendship and a fighting spirit! An exciting and welcome new opportunity for Stamford’s upper elementary students!

17th and 18th November, 6pm
At Reagan Theatre, Stamford American International School

14th November

Exhibitions@ACM: Riverfront Surprise

ACM’s engaging collection of contemporary art beckons! Explore treasures recovered from the Tang Shipwreck and the new Kwek Hong Png wing. Marvel at views of the river and skyline from ACM’s new riverfront entrance.

14th November
At Asian Civilizations Museum

13th November

Time of Others

Explore social, historical and geopolitical concerns in an interconnected world, where notions of boundary, difference and Otherness have also become more complex. To what extent can we, with different influences, engage with other cultural contexts of society?

21th November 2015 to 28th February 2016
At SAM and SAM at 8Q

13th November

SLO’S 25TH Anniversary Gala Concert

Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) will be celebrating their 25th anniversary with their annual gala concert, featuring excerpts from the great composers. Over 20 operas staged by the SLO in the last 25 years will take centre-stage.

13th November
At Esplanade Concert Hall

31st October

SG50 Concert Series in the Park

In celebration of SG50, families can indulge in performances by well-known local talents and community groups at various parks around Singapore. There will also be exciting fringe activities happening concurrently! For the month of October, the events will be held in Jurong Central Park.

31st October
At Jurong Central Park, Event Lawn

28th October

Cirque Du Soleil: Totem

Renowned fantasy circus team Cirque Du Soleil brings the audience an awe-inspiring production that documents the journey of humans – from an amphibious state to who we are now. From jaw-dropping acrobatic acts to lavish costumes design, the show explores how Man relates to his surrounds. Not to be missed!

Through 22nd November
At Under The Big Top

12th October

Shaw’s Little League Holiday Camp

Sports and fun in a holiday camp! Conducted in three-hour sessions over four days, kids will get to play a variation of sports (basketball, ultimate Frisbee and volleyball), engage in food nutrition workshops and art and craft activities. It’s all about healthy living folks!

Through 15th October
At The Cage @ Kallang

11th October

Stories From The Sea

Join master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran on an adventure under the deepest seas, into the kingdoms of both real and mythical creatures. Let her enchant you with the mysteries and magic from beneath the ocean.

2.30pm to 4.30pm
At ArtScience Museum

9th October

Octoburst! A Children’s Festival

This year’s Octoburst! will be a fun-filled event – From dance appreciation recitals of Swan Lake to the annual on-the-spot Drawing Competition with a secret theme, kids are definitely going to be in for an exciting Children’s Day celebration!

Through 11th October
At selected destinations in Esplanade

3rd October

Saturdays @ ACM

The Asian Civilisations Museum lines up exciting programmes for the entire family! Kids get to travel all around the region, learning about the cultures and customs of the different Asian countries through storytelling sessions and stage performances. Plus, kids get to create their own masterpieces during art and craft sessions!

At Asian Civilisations Museum

24th September

The Imperial Ice Stars: Sleeping Beauty on Ice

Watch the classic fairytale of Sleeping Beauty come to life on ice as The Imperial Ice Stars narrate the story through a series of world-class ice-skating, impressive aerial gymnastics and daredevil fire effects. Be prepared to be swept off your feet as the romantic tale is being retold in the form of a sophisticated ice extravaganza.

Through 27th September
At Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

19th September

Garfield Run

Lazy cat Garfield needs to learn more about the benefits of regular exercise, and families can show him that by participating in the Garfield Run! Plus, there will be a meet-and-greet session with Garfield, Odie and other characters from the popular comic series after the race – definitely a healthy bonding session for a family weekend out.

19th September
At Interim Carpark, Sentosa

12th September

Young Naturalist Camp

This one-day camp provides children with an opportunity to learn more about Singapore’s wetlands and nature conservation efforts at the SungeiBuloh Wetland Reserve. The camp consists of indoor and outdoor activities where children will engage in nature walks as well as hands-on projects, while they strive to fill their Young Naturalist Passports up with stamps.

12th September
At SungeiBuloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

12th September

Roald Dahl’s Jack and the Beanstalk

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Joshua Tan present three exciting family concerts bound to thrill the little ones to no end! With experienced casts, intricate yet outrageous puppets, an incredible 60-foot beanstalk and multiple unexpected plot twists in the concert-story, you can never be sure what’s going to happen next!

Through 13th September
At Victoria Concert Hall

12th September

Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention

Treat the kids to a weekend of pop culture extravaganza as they indulge in the 8th edition of the epic Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Conventions. Meet popular comic, manga and anime artists from all over the world and be wowed by the inaugural Championships of Cosplay, where the region’s top cosplayers compete for the top honours.

Through 13th September
At Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Centre

11th September

Dora The Explorer Live: Search For The City of Lost Toys

Everyone’s favourite explorer Dora, has lost Osito, her teddy bear, and she and her friends are on a quest to find him! Their adventure takes them traipsing across a pyramid and trekking through a jungle before finally entering the City of Lost Toys. This interactive musical engages the audience with Dora’s famous map-reading and counting activities.

Through 13th September
At Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa

25th August

My Nine Lives With Steve Winter

Ever wondered how photographers manage to take gorgeous images of wild animals? Steve Winter, National Geographic’s veteran photographer, shares his thrilling experiences and adventures capturing some of the most elusive and endangered ferocious felines on camera –exciting stories bound to keep little ones engrossed.

25th August
at Esplanade Concert Hall

25th August

Tomica & Plarail Fair

Much to every kid’s delight, the Tomica and Plarail Fair is back for the third time! Treat your kids to a toy-filled day at United Square – there will be a large diorama display, fun activities as well as exclusive merchandise on sale. Great for hardcore toy collectors and even better to fulfill every child’s toy dream!

Through 30th August
At United Square Atrium

17th August

Jewels in the Tale

This playful and fantastical production features fascinating folk tales from around the Asian region set to enthrall the young and old alike. Presented to you with vibrant colours, melodious music and theatrical finesse. Storytelling comes alive with elements of Japanese Noh, Classical Indian Dance, and Chinese opera blended with western styles of broad slapstick fun and energy.

17th to 30th August
At Alliance française Theatre

15th August

Learning Vision Open Day

Learning Vision is welcoming families to their Open Day with open arms. Learn more about how to embrace the little one’s innate curiosity and learning capacity, as well as how to empower them to be critical thinkers and confident learners – all based on Learning Vision’s special curriculum catered for little ones.

At selected Learning Vision centres

5th August

Singapore Street Festival

From rap battles to kendama juggling competition, magic shows to bellydancing, the Singapore Street Festival promises a kaleidoscope of activities for everyone. The festival is a global platform designed for Singapore’s young talents to conquer new grounds; expose new works; cultivate new friendships; and groom new leaders in Asia

Through 6th September at selected locations

5th August

The LKY Musical

The LKY Musical showcases Singapore’s pre-independence history and the emotional struggles of its founding father, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

It is a tale of high drama rife with intrigue, betrayal and patriotism set during era of the nation’s quest for independence and development. Starring veteran actors like Adrian Pang (as Lee Kuan Yew) and Sharon Au (as Kwa Geok Choo), this musical not only serves as a great family activity, but makes for superb educational material as well.

Through 16th August at Sands Theatre, MasterCard Theatres® at Marina Bay Sands.

26th July

Youth celebrate!

Get the family down to the Singapore Sports Hub to celebrate the achievements of our Singapore youth in sports, uniformed groups, and performance art. In celebration of SG50, catch more than 50,000 students in a parade of sports events and band and choir displays.

At Singapore Sports Hub.

10th July

Singapore food festival

A Singaporean’s most exciting time of the year for sure! This gastronomic festival is sure to set your family’s taste buds alight at this opportunity to savour both signature favourites and inventive, new dishes prepared by the nation’s top chefs across different Asian flavours.

Through 19th July at Chinatown Food Street.

9th July

Singin’ in the rain’

Put your wellies on and get ready for the beloved classic. Packed with romance, comedy, and glamour, brace the family for a spectacular night of incredible dance, song, and of course, waves of water. Prepared to be enchanted by the high-energy ensemble of the all-time hit musical!

Through 26th July at Marina Bay Sands MasterCard Theatres.

3rd July

VISION

Don’t blink twice—Singapore’s professional illusionist duo, Lawrence Khong and Priscilla Khong are set to perform the largest illusion-theatre show in Asia. Be dazzled by a mystifying world of semblances as the duo are set to return with new illusions, storyboards and ensembles that are sure to capture your awe.

Through 12th July at Esplanade Theatre.

1st July

Memoir. De melodies

An unconventional Chinese musical concert performed by renowned instrumentalists, Memoirs. De Melodies is a melodious journey of emotion where every piece has a story to tell. The harmonic sounds of traditional Chinese pluck instruments are open to all cultures and nationalities.

Through 2nd July at Esplanade Recital Studio.

17th June

Singapore international festival of arts: The O.P.E.N

The O.P.E.N. is a celebration of engagement and ideas through 25 rousing events including film screenings, performances, concerts, exhibitions and talks. This year’s vision is the aspirations and perspectives of younger generations working in new spaces, via the thought-provoking theme POST-Empires.

Through 4th July at various locations in Central Singapore. Photography by Pablo de la Fuente.

12th June

Smurfs live on stage

It’s spring for the Smurfs! Join them in their extravaganza that is the annual Spring parade, although, trouble brews as Gargamel creates mayhem to wreck the parade plans. Lend the Smurfs support in this merry musical as they dazzle us live on stage.

Through 14th June at Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa.

12th June

The wind in the willows

The literary children’s classic by Kenneth Grahame, is a story of friendship between four friends in the English countryside. At this stage adaptation, join these endearing characters as they battle to save one of their own, learning about the ways of life in between.

Through 14th June at Drama Theatre, School of the Arts.

1st June

Jason’s a to z of classical music

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra and veteran conductor Jason Lai bring to audiences concerts of fun that your family will bound to love. At this fascinating concert, learn all about the answers to the wondrous world of the orchestra through engaging and creative performances.

11am, 2pm & 4pmat the Victoria Concert Hall.

28th May

Concerts for children

This series of concerts welcomes world-class European classical chamber musicians to give an intimate showcase of the timeless compositions of Viennese composer Franz Schubert. Here, children can learn about four string instruments in an orchestra, try group poetry writing, and immerse themselves in classical notes.

Through 30th May at Esplanade Recital Studio.

22nd May

The incredible book eating boy

Based on Oliver Jeffers’ quirky children’s tale, this is a charming story of a boy who becomes smarter by chewing his books, only to find his knowledge jumbled. Encourage your kids to read and work hard through their captivating songs, movement, and puppetry.

Through 24th May at Drama Theatre, School of the Arts.

22nd May

The gingerbread man

The classic tale comes alive in a reinvented production! The Gingerbread Man will lighten your mood with upbeat tunes, and a rainbow of colour and lively character costumes. Join the playful pastry star in this vibrant and moral tale of mischief.

Through 7th June at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel.

19th May

Singapura the musical

An international cast and crew joins us in a celebration of Singapore’s history, changes in society, and struggles in the years leading to 1965. Travel back in time as experienced by our forefathers, paving the way for the Singapore of today.

Through 28th June at Capitol Theatre.

5th May

The little prince in the dark

As part of French Festival Singapore Voilah!, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince is brought to life for the very first time. Using your senses of touch and hearing, discover 13 sculptures in the dark and share this cherished tale with your kids.

Through 20th June at Alliance française de Singapour. Credit © Roland Neveu PAJ’Art Studio.

3rd May

Playtime! The magic treetop

A little spectacle of action words and rhythm relayed through theatre, music, and interactive fun, your little ones are bound for a whopping good time at this show, dedicated for toddlers aged two to four.

3rd to 10th, 12th & 13th May at Esplanade Recital Studio.

29th April

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

Watch the Singapore Repertory Theatre’s interpretation of this Shakespeare play with the whole family. Enjoy an evening picnic with the kids as you immerse yourself in the performance with this outdoor play.

Through 10th May at Fort Canning Park.

23rd April

Singapore Yacht Show

Leave the kids at home and have a day out at the docks with you and your partner. This exclusive show features not only world-class yachts, but also exquisite timepieces, fine dining, supercars and hand-crafted jewellery.

Through 26th April at ONE°15 Marina Club.

17th April

Affordable Art Fair:
Wild Drawings

Get your little ones involved in a day of creativity and expression with The Children’s Art Studio. Their green interactive art installation allows families to go up close with wild plants and kids to even create their own versions!

Through 19th April at F1 Pit Building, Fuchsia Room.

4th April

Gardener’s Day Out

Let your kids have fun with plants during a day of gardening activities and workshops. The sale held there will feature various gardening products and plants. Registration for workshops has to be made at least a week in advance.

9am to 5pm at HortPark Visitor Services Centre.

1st April

Baby Market Fair

Check out the biggest baby fair in Singapore that hosts a sale dedicated to pregnancy, birth, babies and toddlers. It is a chance for parents to familiarize themselves with the latest range of kids’ products.

Through 30th April at Singapore Expo.

28th March

Earth Hour 2015

Do your part at the global flagship Earth Hour event to experience how climate change will affect Singapore and the world if we do not act now. Alternatively, turn off all your lights at home from 8:30pm to 9.30pm.

6pm to 10pm, more details at

21st March

Beauty and the Beast

This tale as old as time is put together by the original creators of the Broadway production and features Tony Award-winning costumes. What’s more? Your kids still get to enjoy the animated film’s Academy Award-winning songs.

Through 12th April at MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands.

15th March

Alliance Française de Singapour
Open House

Immerse and expose your child to everything French with cooking, storytelling, art and craft, and dance workshops! These engaging experiences are conducted by expert French teachers and are bound to interest the little ones.

2pm at Alliance française de Singapour.

14th March

Giant Egg Hunt

This year, Easter is not just for the kids as the Sentosa HarbourFront Business Association is organising a giant Easter egg hunt. There are 100 giant hand-painted eggs to spot and fantastic prizes to be won!

Through 5th April at Sentosa Harbourfront Precinct.

14th March

IMAGINARIUM: A VOYAGE OF BIG IDEAS

This annual contemporary art exhibition for children is back, with a spirit of adventure and ideas. Immerse the family in interactive and engaging artworks and installations—the perfect setting for creativity to sprout and discussion to thrive. In light of SG50, get inspired by the crescent moon on our young nation’s flag!

Through 19th July at Singapore Art Museum.

11th March

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Little Company brings you the Mandarin version of this popular fairytale. It’s a fun way for your child to re-experience classic fairytale magic while being exposed to the Mandarin language.

Through 29th March at DBS Arts Centre.

27th February

Chingay 2015

The nation’s 50th birthday is celebrated with the most spectacular parade since 1973! With the themes ‘We Love Singapore’ and ‘Dreams and Hope Singapore’, look out for one of the highlights: a million recycled plastic flowers in an extravagant setup.

Through 28th February at F1 Pit Building.

26th February

Aesop’s Fables

This modern version of Greek storyteller Aesop’s eight most well-known tales features a lineup consisting of The Jay and the Peacock, Androcles and the Lion and more! The lively performances make use of mask, music, puppetry and live action.

Through 21st March at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel.

22nd February

Parent-Child Workshop: Fun With Chinese Drumming

Bond with your little one over the beat of drums in this workshop. Learn basic percussive rhythms, simple choreographed movements of Chinese drumming and simply enjoy the creation of music together.

Through 28th February at Esplanade Rehearsal Studio.

16th February

COUNTING SHEEP, DREAMING GOATS

This interactive exhibition takes your kids on a journey to the frisky world of goats and sheep. Check out the collection of goat themed stamps from around the world, and learn about the roles of these animals in different stories and cultures.

 Through 27th September at Singapore Philatelic Museum. Image courtesy of Singapore Philatelic Museum.

6th February

PLAYtime! The Magic Ocean

This unique performance goes under the sea, featuring shadow play, music and exciting interaction with the audience. Dedicated for little ones from two to four years old, it’s time to explore the wonders of underwater adventure!

Through 10th & 12th to 15th February at Esplanade Recital Studio.

5th February

The Princess and the Pea

KidsFest puts up a range of plays this month, showcasing fun and modern adaptation of well-loved novels like The Princess and the Pea, Hugless Douglas, Barmy Britain and The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Through 1st March at SOTA Drama Theatre.

1st February

MetaSprint Series Registration

Take part in MetaSprint Series’ Duathlon (bike and run) or Triathlon (swim, bike and run) today! Get the whole family involved in keeping fit and engaging in healthy competition. Kids can take part in age-specific events too!

Through 7th April at

31st January

Chinese New Year Celebrations
Opening Ceremony

Kick off the Year of the Sheep with spectacular animations that complements musical skits, acrobatic performances and even martial arts! Then end it with a bang as you watch the fireworks display against the twilight background.

6pm to 10pm at New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street.

22nd January

Art Stage Singapore

Showcased in a museum-like exhibition layout, Art Stage Singapore is collaborating with 1000 artists from 33 countries to feature spectacular Asian Contemporary Art that are bound to captivate you and your little ones alike.

Through 25th January at Marina Bay Sands.

21st January

KidsFest 2015

Watch compelling characters from your children’s favourite books brought to life as they enact iconic scenes on stage in this fantastic six-week festival! It’s a wonderful entertainment for the young and the young at heart.

Through 1st March at School of the Arts.

14th January

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2015

Who says art can only be enjoyed by adults? With the theme “Art & Loss”, this festival will feature a diverse array of entertainment from wacky to thought-provoking performances the whole family can laugh and learn from.

Through 25th January at various locations.

1st January

Still Moving: A Triple Bill on the Image

Be mesmerised by photography from around the world as the Singapore Art Museum presents three co-curated exhibitions focusing on art photography and new media. Kids will have fun with the mobile darkroom and other educational outreach programmes.

Through 8th February at Singapore Art Museum.

31st December

Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2015

Indulge in exciting performances by local music artists and an eight-minute specially choreographed musical fireworks display! You and your family may also set afloat wishing spheres in the Marina Bay to welcome the New Year. 

Free admission at Esplanade Waterfront & Marina Bay.

13th December

Tuning In: Brain and Body

Check out this new exhibition and learn more about the mystery that is the human brain. There are interactive games like the Circadian Rhythm Game that shows the brain processes take place when a student studies hard for exams!

10am to 6pm at the Science Centre Singapore, Hall F. 

5th December

Hi-5 House Hits

Join in on all the fun and laughter with the Hi-5 members! Learn the coolest Hi-5 dance moves in this interactive concert which features their hit songs inside a sing-a-long and dance-a-long segments the whole family can enjoy!

Through 6th December at the Star Theatre.

5th December

SSO Babies’ Proms

Catch the 12th edition of this amazing musical performance crafted for pre-schoolers! This engaging hour-long concert flaunts a wide array of musical instruments that promises to entertain the whole family.

2pm & 4pm at Victoria Concert Hall.

4th December

EVA Air Hello Kitty Jet

Hop on the most kawaii plane this December! Hello Kitty fans will be pleased to know that the adorable feline is featured everywhere in this plane, from Hello Kitty bento sets to limited edition Hello Kitty duty-free products.

Through 20th December 2014 at Changi Airport.

29th November

Gardens by the Bay’s Christmas Wonderland

Be thoroughly awed by the million-dollar line-up in this year’s Christmas Wonderland! With extravagances like the Luminaire light display and festive market in the Supertree Grove, this is a spectacle not to be missed.

Through 1st January at Gardens by the Bay.

28th November

4th Rendezvous With French Cinema

The showcase of French films has something great for kids too!
Catch Nicholas on Holiday and join him on an unforgettable summer vacation! Find out what happens when he meets Isabelle, a girl his parents want him to marry.

Through 7th December at the Alliance Francaise‏ Theatre.

27th November

Singapore Art Fair

Accommodating over 80 international galleries, the Singapore Art Fair makes it is easy to immerse ourselves in cultures from around the world. Introduce your little ones to the world of art in this contemporary art fair.

Through 30th November at Suntec Singapore Convention
& Exhibition Center.

27th November

Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story

You’ve read the book, now watch the classic tale of the boy who never grows up come alive in this spectacle brimming with highflying action, magical fairy dust, and brilliant musical scores from famous artists.

Through 20th January at Resorts World Sentosa.

14th November

Climate Change Climate Challenge Exhibition

Teach your kids all about climate change in the world, its impact and how they can reduce their carbon footprint through the fun and engaging exhibition, a new permanent addition to Science Centre Singapore.

10am to 6pm at Science Centre Singapore, Hall B.

13th November

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enjoy a night of spectacular fun with this classic Shakespeare piece. Complete with glittering renaissance costumes and staging, this masterpiece follows the tale of four young Athenian lovers who are manipulated by the fairies of the forest.

Through 16th November at Esplanade Theatre.

13th November

Mamma Mia! Musical

After a decade of waiting, Mamma Mia! is finally back to showcase an enchanting tale of family and friendship set on a Greek island paradise. Indulge yourselves in this highly-anticipated musical inspired by the classic songs of ABBA.

Through 15th at Marina Bay Sands.

1st November

Fire Station Tours

Ever wondered what is it like to be a fireman? In this visit, your little ones get to learn more about the different roles of Singapore Civil Defence Force, what a fireman’s daily routine consists of, and how firemen act during an emergency.

Every Saturday at selected fire stations.

1st November

Da Vinci: Shaping the Future

Explore the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci in this breath-taking exhibition that brings you the original pages of the Codex Atlanticus, Da Vinci’s largest notebook. The interactive education exhibits and films will keep your kids well-entertained.

Through May 2015 at ArtScience Museum.

1st November

Seeing is Believing:
Unusual Stamps Exhibition

Discover peculiar features on some of the world’s most amazing stamps, from glow-in-the-dark stamps to poem-narrating ones! It’s a great place to get your kids interested in taking up stamp collecting. 

Through 1st January 2015 at Singapore Philatelic Museum.

18th October

Family Clay Fun

The two-hour session teaches you to work together as a family to create unique ceramics. Stretch your imagination with this novel activity to come up with a masterpiece you can display with pride!

Every Saturday at Goodman Ceramic Studio.

4th October

Saturdays@ACM: Crafty Kids

The first Saturday of each month features exciting activities for the little ones such as performing arts, Asian storytelling and craft sessions where you get to take home your artwork! Registration is free.

1pm to 5pm at Asian Civilisation Museum.

4th October

U Picnic 2014

Sold out for the past two years, this mass picnic event is back to deliver more wonderful family experiences. Expect a laser light show and a ‘Glow in the Dark’ photo experience!

5am to 9pm at The Grand Lawn @ West Coast Park.

3rd October

Octoburst! Drawing Competition & Colouring Fun

Put your skills to the test through this competition with a secret theme! Kids aged 2 to 4 can take part in colouring contest while the older ones in the on-the-spot drawing competition. Register online before 1st October.

8:30am to 11:30am at Esplanade Concourse.

28th September

Love and Friendship Chamber Concert

Designed to create a friendly learning environment, this concert is exclusively to children up to 12 years old. They will also get to interact with internationally acclaimed musicians and participate in exciting musical games.

28th September at Esplanade Recital Studio.

20th September

Food Memories: Chinese Desserts

Learn how to make desserts, like Gingko Barley, with your family for free as part of Singapore Memory Project – Memory Maker Series. Stand to win Ayam Brand prizes too!

2:00pm – 4:00pm at Programme Zone, Woodlands Regional Library.

10th September

Bubble Magic: Pep Bou’s Wonderful World of Bubbles

Set to entertain adults and children alike, this magical two-man show is a brilliant showcase of lighting, music, colours and of course, bubbles! Prepare to be blown away by a spectacular world-class performance.

Through 14th September at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel.

9th September

Potted Potter

Promising all seven Harry Potter books in just 70 minutes of comedic parody, this is a must-catch for all fans! Enjoy seeing all your favourite characters among song, dance and ridiculous props.

Through 14th September at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel.

7th September

Big Day Out

As the ‘Official Magazine’ of Kids Performing™ Academy of the Arts’ Big Day Out 2014, we joined in their 10th Anniversary celebrations on 7th September 2014. The Coliseum at Hard Rock Hotel Singapore was packed with young families engaged in activities from fun fair and bouncy castle to talent contests and the highly-anticipated Grease The Musical – School Edition

6th September

Singapore Toy, Games and
Comic Convention

This year, the annual pop culture exhibition will showcase stage performances such as DJ Night and a Cosplay runway contest. Booths will also be set up with exclusive collectibles for sale!

Through 7th September at Marina Bay Sands.

6th September

STGCC 2014

This year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) saw 27 pop culture personalities from the U.S. to Japan, Australia and the Philippines, and 221 exhibitors from 13 countries—breaking the record since its launch in 2008! Held at Marina Bay Sands on 6th and 7th September 2014, STGCC never fails to bring excitement to both the young and young at heart. 

1st September

Singapore International
Storytelling Festival

Back for its ninth edition, expect a series of fun activities and showcases such as Shakespeare storytelling workshops, multi-lingual storytelling performances and book-making using traditional Korean handmade paper for children!

Through 9th September atThe Arts House.

22nd August

Fantasià by Escribà

A dream come true for all sweet tooths, this exhibition features over 30 mouth-watering confectionary masterpieces. Be amazed by candy floss clouds, life-sized chocolate animals and an 8m tall edible wall!

Through 24th August at Marina Bay Sands.

22nd August

Parenting with Confidence
Facilitator Training

Know anyone who needs an extra boost to their parenting strategies? These training sessions teach you how to run [italics – Parenting with Confidence] workshops and impart effective and time-tested parenting tools to parents in your community.

22nd, 23rd, 29th & 30th August at Civil Service Club.

16th August

Orange Ribbon Run 2014

Singapore’s only running event against racism is back! Join in the fun and participate in one of the three categories including a 3.5km Family Walk. Run against racial prejudice as a family this year!

4pm at Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza.

16th August

Singapore Garden Festival

Look forward to the Orchid Extravaganza featuring orchids from all over the world! Also, be inspired by Miniature Garden Displays and Floral Table Top Displays with special garden and floral designs.

Through 24th August at Gardens by the Bay.

13th August

Playtime! Out of the Box

Is a box just a box? Directed by Chow Keat Yeng and with music by Stan x Soap, this engaging and colourful production shows how a plain box can transform into many wonderful things!

Through 21st August at Esplanade Recital Studio.

12th July

A Walk With Your Neighbour
– The Macaques of Bukit Timah

Let your kids learn more about the interesting world of the long-tailed macaque – the monkeys commonly seen and often misunderstood in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Join the walk led by experts on these unique creatures!

5pm to 6.30pm at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

5th June

KidsSTOP

Opening on 6th June by Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP is a children’s science centre that aims to awaken and nurture children’s natural curiosity by providing experiences that allow them to explore and learn. Spark your kids’ interests in science today!

Daily, 10am to 6pm at Omni-Theatre.