10 exciting things to do this Good Friday and Easter public holiday in Singapore

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Remember we talked about making full use of the public holidays in Singapore this year? With Good Friday and Easter coming up soon, we’ve come up with a list of family-friendly activities that you can do to get your first long weekend of 2022 all pumped up.

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01 • Songkran Festival at Wild Wild Wet

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If you’re still waiting to collect your new passport, here’s your chance to travel overseas without having to board a flight. Make your way to Wild Wild Wet to celebrate the Thai New Year and Thailand’s most favourite holiday, the Songkran Festival. There’s going to be a whole lot of water guns so remember to drag your team along for a splashing good time!

📍 Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: Mon to Sun, 12pm – 6pm
🌐 Website: wildwildwet.com

02 • Jewel-rassic Quest at Jewel Changi Airport

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Want to see dinosaurs from 89 million years ago roam freely at Jewel? Hurry and sign up for the Jewel-rassic Quest game where you’ll be able to witness larger-than-life dinosaurs through augmented reality and participate in a fun mission that includes egg hunts, mini games and lots of giveaways.

You might even get to bring home cute limited edition dinosaur pins, a complimentary jungle hat and a $10 Jewel retail voucher.

📍 Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
⏰ Activity timings: 10.30am – 5.30pm daily
🌐 Website: jewelchangiairport.com/en/attractions/Jewel-rassicQuest

03 • Gallery of Secrets: The Lost Lily treasure hunt

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There’s another hunt happening in town, so put on your detective’s hat and head over to the National Gallery. Start off by watching an action film on screen, then dive into the game by interviewing characters, gathering clues and breaking codes.

Want to know the most exciting part? You’ll stand a chance to win $1,800 cash if you complete the hunt as fast as you can!

📍 Address: 1 St Andrew’s Road, #01-01, Singapore 178957
⏰ Activity timings: 10am – 7pm daily
🌐 Website: nationalgallery.sg/see-do/programme-detail/484103744/gallery-of-secrets-the-lost-lily

04 • Waterbike SG Sea Adventure at Pasir Ris Beach

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Who’s up for some outdoor adventure? This Easter weekend, try out waterbiking at Pasir Ris Beach. It feels exactly like cycling, except that you have to do it on the water instead. Waterbiking is much easier and is as fun as kayaking if not more, so bring your kids along as well. And if you’re worried about getting wet, we assure you that it’s nearly impossible to fall into the sea. 😊

📍 Address: Campsite 1, Pasir Ris Park, 159T Jalan Loyang Besar, Singapore 506927
⏰ Activity timings: Sat & Sun, 9am – 5.45pm
🌐 Ticketing website: feverup.com/m/103768

05 • Visit Le Le, Singapore’s first panda cub at Mandai River Wonders

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If you’ve not seen Singapore’s beloved panda cub Le Le, block your calendar for a visit to the River Safari this weekend where you’ll get to meet the adorable little guy and his mum up close in their nursery. Entry tickets at the park are currently going out at 50% for the first 100 adults until June 2022, so what better time to drop by? 🐼

📍 Address: 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
⏰ Opening hours: 10am – 7pm daily
🌐 Website: mandai.com/en/river-wonders

06 • Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar

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The Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar is finally back after a two-year break and while smaller in size, is no less fun! Whether you’re hankering for mouth-watering delicacies like traditional Malay kueh or a freshly prepared Ramly burger, or want to shop for ethnicwear, this is the place to go.

📍 Address: Near Wisma Geylang Serai Building (1 Engku Aman Turn, Singapore 408528)
⏰ Opening hours: 1pm – 11pm daily

07 • Ramadan special at Timbre+ Eastside

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Looking for some good Halal food recommendations? Timbre+ Eastside is offering a myriad of Halal food this Ramadan so don’t forget to give this place a shot if you’re making plans for iftar. Some of their crowd-pullers include Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak, D’Penyetz and Don Sha BBQ.

Apart from the local and international fares, there’s also a children’s playground nearby to keep your kiddos entertained.

Address: 1 Expo Drive (Outside Hall 5), Singapore 486150
Opening hours: Mon to Thurs & Sun, 9.30am – 12am | Fri & Sat, 9.30am – 1am
Website: timbreplus.sg/venues/timbre-eastside-expo/

08 • Parasite exhibition at Lee Kong Chian Museum

There’s a new parasite exhibition at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and it has an interesting name — Body Snatchers: Nature’s Zombies and Vampires. Here, you’ll come face-to-face with some of the most bizarre parasites on Earth and learn about how they all play a crucial role in our ecosystem (despite looking scary!).

Among them is the cymothoid crustaceans, the world’s first known parasite that can fully replace a fish’s organ. Your kids are sure to enjoy this out-of-classroom experience. 🤯

📍 Address: 2 Conservatory Dr, Singapore 117377
Opening hours: Tues to Sun, 10am – 6pm
🌐 Website: lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg/about-the-musuem/current-exhibition 

09 • Spacewalkers exhibition at the ArtScience Museum

Your budding astronaut will love this one. Spacewalkers is a multi-sensory exhibition where you’ll get to embark on a journey to the moon and beyond through surreal virtual reality (VR). The exhibition is divided into two VR experiences — 1st Step (From Earth to the Moon) and 2nd Step (From the Moon to Mars and Beyond).

These explorations include exclusive archival footage and recordings from NASA on the Apollo missions, which will definitely be the highlight of your visit.

📍 Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
⏰ Opening hours: 10am – 7pm daily
🌐 Website: marinabaysands.com/museum/exhibitions/spacewalkers

10 • Magical Shores at Sentosa

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There’s truly no end to fun at Sentosa. Whether it’s date night or a trip with the fam, the magical light display along the sandy shores of Siloso Beach is sure to enchant you with every step that you take. What’s more, you’ll be treated to a musical medley all around you.

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, you’ll no longer have to book slots to visit. Simply walk in and enjoy the show. 🤩

📍 Address: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Opening hours: Fri to Sun, eve of PH & PH, 7.30pm – 10.30pm
🌐 Website: sentosa.com.sg/en/things-to-do/attractions/magical-shores 

There you go — your inspo for the long weekend ahead. We hope that these recommendations will inject more fun to your holiday. Go ahead and bookmark this blog post for quick access.

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Have an egg-citing weekend!
Luna 🐰

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