Labour Day Holiday Activities For Family 2016
Labour Day Activities
This weekend will be a long one with the Labour Day falling on Monday. Take some time to glance through the list of Labour Day Activities that I had compiled for you. It is time to relax and have some fun.
MOST recommendations for the Labour Day Activities are FREE!!!
WISHING YOU A HAPPY AND FUN LABOUR DAY!
Hope you enjoy the recommendations and have a relaxing Weekend!
Istana Open House FREE!
Admission to the Istana grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. Other visitors are required to pay an entrance fee of $2 per person. Entrance to the grounds is via the main gate at Orchard Road. Opening hours are usually from 8.30am to 6.00pm.
There will be a variety of performances on the grounds during the Open House. For an entrance fee of $2 for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents and $4 for others, visitors could tour selected function rooms in the Istana building and view a special display of gifts presented to the President and the Prime Minister. There are also guided tours of the Istana building, conducted by the Preservation of Sites and Monuments (PSM) volunteers.
Istana souvenirs are also sold at the Open House. All proceeds from the sale of the souvenirs and the entrance fees collected are donated to charity.
Notes to Visitors:
1. The following items will not be allowed within the Istana grounds for security reasons:
· Pointed and sharp objects (e.g. knives of any size, forks)
· Flammable items (e.g. lighters)
2. To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all visitors, and to prevent damage to the premises, the following activities will not be allowed within the Istana grounds:
· Wheeled sports (e.g. cycling, roller blading)
· Consumption of alcoholic drinks
· Pets (except for guide dogs)
3. No storage facilities will be provided. Security personnel reserve the right to turn away visitors who bring along items that are not allowed.
4. All visitors will need to go through security screening prior to entering the Istana grounds.
5. The sale of tickets to enter the Istana Main Building will close at 5.30pm, subject to crowd conditions.
1 May 2016 (Sunday)
8.30am to 6.00pm
Entrance FREE for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. !!!
Bukit Pasoh Outdoor Performance FREE!
Enjoy a series of evening outdoor performances along Bukit Pasoh Street that includes a wushu demonstration, lion dance, Nanyin music, Chinese dance and more. Be entertained by local bands and take a selfie with roving characters dressed in period costumes dating back to the early days of Singapore.
Check out the detail list of performance here.
30 Apr to 01 May
Bukit Pasoh Street
Interactive Book Launch & Exhibition:
A Blink in Time: Memories of Singapore’s Vanishing Past
Relive the simple days of old Singapore at the launch of A Blink in Time: Memories of Singapore’s Vanishing Past. Play traditional games, see the art of Peranakan embroidery in action, try out Eurasian folk dance moves, and much more.
3.00pm – 4.30pm
Eurasian Heritage Centre
139 Ceylon Road
Trace the origins and evolution of our local street food scene in this exhibition showcasing uniquely Singaporean dishes. Through photographs, artefacts and interactive stations, Deliciously Singaporean celebrates Singapore’s love for food, as well as our culinary habits and achievements.
25 Apr to 06 May
Level 1, The Courtyard
Travel back in time and relive the memories of your favourite places in Singapore, including the iconic Great World Amusement Park, Van Kleef Aquarium and Satay Club.
25 Apr to 01 May
Gek Poh Shopping Centre
Level 1, Atrium
Imaginarium Opening Preview
Join us for a special afternoon preview of Imaginarium: Over the Ocean, Under the Sea. Visit the Children’s Craft Fair from 4pm – 6pm where children from Homeschool Singapore practice entrepreneurship and goodwill by selling handmade trinkets for no more than $2 each, with all sales proceeds going to charity.
Saturday, 14 May 2016
3pm – 7pm
SAM at 8Q
Admission: FREE !!!
ActiveSG Athletics Fiesta
Join us at our iconic National Stadium from 30 Apr – 1 May 2016 (Sat & Sun)! We are throwing the gates open for everyone to enjoy a weekend of sporting activities. All are welcome!
Fun for the Kids
Your kids will be absolutely thrilled to take part in theAthletics Challenge right on the track! Parents! Join them in our new parent-child categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top three in each category. New to sports? No problem! Just pop by during our Athletic Fun Tryout sessions and pick up a skill or two.
Family Day Out
There will be FREE activities suitable for all ages and abilities so bring down the entire family and have a blast!
Nila Dance Fitness Parade (ONE session only)
Suited for young and old alike, join Nila mascot and Team Singapore athletes for 30 minutes of energetic dance fitness routines around the National Stadium track! Get up close with them for a photo session after.
F.I.T. Challenge for All
The F.I.T. Challenge consists of different stations featuring sports-related skills that target specific muscle groups and motor skills. Each station is specially designed to test specific key abilities that when combined, will improve your sporting abilities.
Check out the detailed events here.
30 Apr to 01 May
9am – 6.00pm
Sentosa Ukulele Festival
Swing by our ukulele music concert, and enjoy an Ukulele concert set against the backdrop of a golden sunset!
Expect amazing performances by international and local artistes like Daniel Ho (USA), Sungha Jung (Korea), Jukuleles (Singapore) and more!
Bring your ukulele and join the fun by jamming along with us!
Don’t forget to treat yourself to the mouth-watering BBQ bites at our Grill N’ Chill area as well!
25 Apr to 06 May
4.30pm – 10.00pm
Sentosa, Palawan Green
Source: http://www.istana.gov.sg/, http://singaporeexpo.com.sg/ http://heritagefest.sg/, http://www.sentosa.com.sg/, http://nationalmuseum.sg/