March Holiday Events For Families

It’s the holiday season once again, which means kids might be at home all-day staring at their phones and iPads.

If you’re looking for fun activities that’ll get them out to play, look no further.

We’ve come up with a list of fun-to-dos and events so you can make the most out of their short break.

1. Tokidoki Bouncy Castle at Changi Airport

Have tons of inflatable fun and cartoon mayhem with your favourite Tokidoki characters at Changi Airport Terminal 3 Departure Hall.

You’ll be happy to find huge unicorns opening up a floodgate of rainbows from their mouth or back.

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We’re pretty excited to make our kids slide down dinosaurs and tire themselves out.

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If you have a wishlist of Tokidoki characters you’d like to meet, immerse yourself in these criminally cute installations.

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After a long flight abroad, you can even lounge in bean bags alongside kawaii characters.

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Date: March 15 to May 1, 2019
Time: 12:00pm to 11:00pm on March School Holidays (15-24 Mar), Public Holidays and Saturdays & Sundays
6:00pm to 11:00pm on Fridays & Eve of Public Holidays
Place: Changi Airport Terminal 3
Price:
Present a maximum of two same-day receipts with a minimum spend of $60 (or $80 at supermarkets) from Changi Airport Public Areas Retail or F&B stores.
Website: Changi Airport

2. Sesame Street at Universal Studios Singapore

Sesame Street turns 50 this year, and you can join in the festivities at the “Sesame Street 50 Years and Counting Celebration” at Universal Studios Singapore.

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Don’t miss their birthday blowout which will include festive pop songs and dance performances with characters like Elmo and Cookie Monster.

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Take a walk down Sesame Street to see Big Bird’s Nest and Abby’s Fairy Garden.

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Date: 8 Mar to 24 Apr 2019
Time: Check their Plan Your Visit page for details as operating hours vary from day to day
Address: Universal Studios Singapore
Tickets: $79 for Adult (Age 13-59), $59 for Child (Age 4-12), $41 for Senior (Age 60 and above)
Website: Resorts World at Sentosa

3. Gudetama and Sanrio at Sentosa Funfest

Sentosa Funfest is a free event that will feature massive balloon structures of your favourite characters — My Melody, Hello Kitty and Gudetama.

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Expect 800 3-metre-high Gudetama floats dispersed across Palawan beach.

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In a previous article, we helped visualise the cuteness overload that you can look forward to.

Huge 3-Metre Gudetama Will Laze On Sentosa Beach From 16 Mar & You Can Visit Him For Free

Date: 16 to 24 Mar 2019
Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm
Address: Sentosa Palawan Beach
Admission: Free
Website: Sentosa

4. Ancient Greece at Science Centre

Ancient Greece is one of the most progressive ancient civilizations.

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Kids can learn more about their contributions through the Science Centre’s “Ancient Greek Technology Travelling Exhibition”. The event includes more than 40 inventions across fields like astronomy, programming and automation.

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Date: until 24 Mar 2019
Time: 10:00am to 6:00pm (Last entry at 5.30pm)
Address: The Annexe Building, Science Centre Singapore
Tickets: $9 per person, Free for Children below 3 year
Website: Science Centre

5. Sakura Matsuri at Gardens by the Bay

Starbucks’ Night Sakura Blooms themed collection conjured dreams of flying to Japan to celebrate the return of sakura pink cherry blossoms.

Fortunately, you won’t need to book a ticket out of the island because of Gardens by the Bay’s Sakura Matsuri at the Flower Dome.

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Experience the chill of early spring and strike a pose inside minimalist Japanese tea houses, also known as a chashitsu.

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Torii gates mark the pathway towards the entrance of Japan’s Shintō shrines. While Gardens by the Bay doesn’t have their own shrine, you’re bound to be mesmerised by the gardens brimming with lush green and pink trees.

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For an even more authentic Japanese experience, check out their cultural programmes like Japanese tea ceremonies, Wadaiko (Japanese drum) performance and folk dance performances. You can view the full list and schedules here.

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Date: 9 to 31 March 2019
Time: 11:00am and 3:00pm
Address: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Price: Free with Flower Dome entrance tickets.
Website: Gardens by the Bay

Bonding with the fam

There’s no need to play games for the entire holiday season because activities like Sesame Street’s birthday and Tokidoki’s unicorn playground have loads of fun and games.

Time passes fast so plan your kids’ vacations to make the most memories.

Featured image from Instagram.