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Best Things To Do For Family Fun This Weekend

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Weekends are best spent on the things we love: food, friends, and family. But sometimes, thinking of child-friendly places to go can be difficult. If your tots are in the mood for an adventure this weekend, check out our list of best things to do for family fun!



1. Tuck Into Some Grub At The Lagoon Food Village

If you’re in the mood for food, then head down to The Lagoon at East Coast Park.

The freshly renovated hawker centre features over 20 different stalls offering mouth-watering grub like tender barbecued chicken wings, smoky satay, fragrant carrot cake, and more!

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If the tots are fussy, have no fear. The Lagoon also has Western food for tots who love their french fries and congee for those who prefer mellower options.

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And your trip would not be complete without a tall cup of sugarcane juice to wash down all the grease! If you’re feeling guilty about the calories consumed, head down to the sandy shores for a stroll and let the little ones frolic in the sand!

Address: 1220 ECP, 468960

Opening Hours: 5 PM – 12 AM (Mon – Fri, Sun) | 12 PM – 12 AM (Sat)



2. Have A Breezy Picnic At Marina Barrage

Another freshly reopened location, picnic-lovers can visit the grassy plains of Marina Barrage once more! With lots of space for gram-worthy picnics, Marina Barrage is a picnic lover’s dream!

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You can pack your lunch and take your tots down for a leisurely picnic or bring some games for some friendly family competition. If board games aren’t for your kids, bust out some kites for some good old kite flying.

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If that’s not exciting enough for the kids, a game of catch will ensure that they’ll be all tuckered out once it’s time to head home!

Address: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, 018951

Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours



3. Relive Childhood Dreams At The Star Wars: Identities Exhibit

If your kids are all about space travel and intergalactic adventures, skip the crowded lines at Universal Studios and head down to the Arts Science Museum instead!

The exhibit, named Identities, features original movie props, artworks, and costumes from the Star Wars films. Kids can also look forward to getting up close and personal with models of the famed starships: Millennium Falcon and the Star Destroyer.


Other exciting highlights include a look behind the scenes into the character conceptualization of fan favourites like Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Hans Solo, and more! Fans can gush over the original storyboard drawings while tots can snap pictures with Mom and Dad with the life-sized models in the exhibit!

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A must-go place for all Star Wars lovers young and old, this exhibit is sure to have your tots entertained for the whole day!

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, 018974

Opening Hours: 10 AM – 7 PM (Mon – Thurs, Sun) | 10 AM – 9 PM (Fri – Sat)

Buy Tickets: Star Wars: Identities



4. Take A Trek Through The Jurassic Mile

If your floors are constantly littered with dinosaur toys or figurines, then it may be a sign to take your kids to the Jurassic Mile. Located along the Changi Airport connector, this 1km long cycling and jogging path is speckled with over 20 types of dinosaurs and Jurassic Park themed decorations.

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Some highlights include a towering Tyrannosaurus Rex, flying dinosaurs, dinosaur eggs, and even a 5-meter tall dinosaur for kids to gawk at! Families can take a stroll down the path and pose with the life-like dinosaurs behind the fences! For that real Jurassic Park experience, don’t forget to bring along your binoculars!

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To get to the Jurassic Mile, families can opt to walk or cycle. For more information on how to access the Jurassic Mile, simply click here.

Address: Airport Boulevard at Changi Airport connector

Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours

How To Get There: The Jurassic Mile


Child-Friendly Activities For The Weekend

So sweat no more when thinking of where to bring the kids this weekend! Sure to keep the tots engaged and have them all tuckered out at the end of the day, these activities are a must-know for all parents!