Best Things to do in Singapore: March Holidays 2019

Best Things to do in Singapore: March Holidays 2019

The best last-minute March school holiday ideas: from Sentosa’s epic inflatable playground festival to a tokidoki fiesta at Changi Airport!

Rejoice, parents – the first one-week break of the school year is here! If you’re not traveling out of the country this term break, fret not – there’s plenty of last-minute holiday ideas you can get up to in Singapore.

Bring your little ones for a fun day at a carnival, watch an immersive theatre play, frolick on inflatable playgrounds by the beach and more! Read on to get inspired – you’ll definitely score some #ParentGoals brownie points this week.

ENJOY A SUNNY DAY OUT AT A CARNIVAL.

1 – Feathered Friends Carnival, Jurong Bird Park 

Image credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore (Facebook)

This March break, the Jurong Bird Park transforms into an exciting carnival with fun rides, games, and encounters with feathery friends! From parrot-themed bouncy castles and teacup carousels to ring tossing and mascots, your kids will be kept entertained throughout the day. Each admission entitles you to a free $5 game voucher too!

Image credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore (Facebook)

Pssst, want to enjoy savings on all of Singapore’s wildlife parks with the family? Get tickets all 4 parks (Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Jurong Bird Park and Night Safari) for the price of 2 here

When: 16 – 24 March
Where: Jurong Bird Park
Admission: Get your tickets to Jurong Bird Park here!


2 – Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

This carnival certainly needs no introduction – so if you’ve yet to check it out with the kids, make time this week before it officially closes on March 24th! There’s everything from scrumptious F&B stalls, thrilling roller coasters and rides, as well as games you can play to win some pretty exciting prizes. For a sneak peek into the epic rides, check out our official TripZilla review of the carnival here!

When: Now till 23 March
Where: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

GET ARTSY.

3 – Gretel and Hansel by Singapore Repertory Theatre

Based on the well-loved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Gretel and Hansel touches on themes of family, sibling love and rivalry, and courage. Here’s a brief synopsis: Gretel’s gets envious of the attention and affection her newborn brother Hansel gets. When their parents decide to take the children to the forest, Gretel gets the chance to get rid of her little brother but is forced to learn to get along with him in order survive the dangers of the forest. If your kids are constantly bickering among each other and can’t seem to get along, this is the play to introduce them to!

When: From 13 March 2019
Where: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Admission: Book your tickets here!

DISCOVER SINGAPORE’S HERITAGE & HISTORY.

4 – Kidzania Singapore’s Kidz & Heritage

Let’s face it – your little ones are growing up and inheriting a Singapore radically different from what it was decades ago. Enlighten them on our heritage and history at Kidzania’s inaugural Kidz & Heritage event that shine a spotlight on Singapore’s founding and development!

When: 16 March to 21 April
Where: Kidzania
Admission: Purchase tickets here.

HAVE FUN AT A STREET PARTY – THERE’S CLOWNS, ACROBATS & MORE! 

5 – Clarke Quay Streetfest

Want to see the world’s tallest walkabout act? If yes, make a date with your kids at the Clarke Quay Street Fest! This March, Clarke Quay comes alive with a lively carnival featuring street acts like the world’s tallest 10-feet tall walkabout act, clown performances, mesmerising acrobats, stunt show performances, stand-up comedy and fun family-friendly games!

When: 14 to 19 March, 6PM to 10PM
Where: Clarke Quay Fountain Square
Admission: Free

MEET YOUR KIDS’ FAVOURITE CHARACTERS – LIKE SPONGEBOB AND TOKIDOKI!

6 – Nickelodeon Fiesta

Enjoy game booths and activities themed after your well-loved Nickelodeon shows – there are even photo opportunities with SpongeBob Square Pants, Patrick, PAW Patrol, Dora the Explorer, and more! There’s even nostalgic nods to Singapore’s history with street cobblers, kacang puteh sellers, traditional bakers. Don’t miss out on the first ever Nickeledeon Fiesta River Cruise which departs at scheduled times from the river!

When: 23 – 24 March, 10AM to 6PM
Where: Clarke Quay
Admission: Free

7 – Sentosa Fun Fest

Image credit: Sentosa Funfest

In conjunction with the return of the Sentosa FunFest, Singapore residents will enjoy FREE entry into Sentosa via the Sentosa Express and Sentosa Gateway vehicular gantry! Expect over 800 larger-than-life inflatables of beloved Sanrio characters like Gudetama, Hello Kitty and My Melody across Palawan Beach. Palawan Green will also screen a different movie every evening at 7.30PM throughout the entire March school break!

When: 16 – 24 March, 10AM to 7PM
Where: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Admission: Free

8 – The Colourful World of Tokidoki

It’s a tokidoki fiesta at Singapore’s Changi Airport this March! Dive into the vibrant inflatable playground which is literally every kid’s dream come to life, featuring doughnut-shaped trampolines, the world’s tallest tokidoki Unicorno slide, and more. Don’t miss the Meet-and-Greet session with Donutella and SANdy held on 16, 17, 23 and 24 March at the Terminal 3’s gleaming new event space, ST3PS.* There’s also the first-of-its-kind tokidoki @ home, a show flat designed entirely with all things tokidoki – including bedsheets, curtains, towels and more.  

When: 15 March – 1 May 2019. Open daily throughout March school holidays, from 12PM to 11PM
Where: Singapore Changi Airport, Terminals 3 and 4
Admission: Free

*Each Meet-and-Greet pass admits up to 8 persons for a photo opportunity. Minimum spend is required to redeem the pass.

Also read: 7 Family-Friendly Getaway Destinations in Malaysia for the School Holidays

 

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