Things To Do This National Day Long Weekend In Singapore: 7 To 9 August 2021

Things To Do This National Day Long Weekend In Singapore: 7 To 9 August 2021
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It is the National Day Long Weekend in Singapore and, if you are wondering what to do over the three-day weekend, we have some ideas and suggestions for you. Here’s our list of ideas for 7 to 9 August 2021.


Things to Do Over the National Day Long Weekend in Singapore

Read! Fest Literary Trail

Family Review: Read! Fest Literary Trail: The Curious Adventure Of The Salaryman

Keen for an outdoor adventure and a walk around a park? How about trying the Read! Fest Literary Trail. Read about how we followed a mysterious Salaryman around here!


Singapore River Walk Virtual Guided Tour

Rediscover Singapore: Cruising down Singapore River with Singapore River Cruise


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Explore the history and key landmarks of Singapore’s famous waterway, the Singapore River. Go on a virtual journey from Collyer Quay to Robertson Quay on a Zoom tour on 8 August 2021 from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. For more information and registration details, click on the link here.


Take Part in a Design Your Own National Day Stamp Contest

Design Your Own National Day Stamp And Win A Prize

The Singapore Philatelic Museum is holding a “Design Your Own National Day Stamp” contest that runs from 4 August 2021 till 15 August 2021, 11.00 pm. All are invited to get creative and design their very own National Day stamp to commemorate Singapore’s 56th birthday. Get more details here.


Light Up at Civic District and Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct

National Day Light Up
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Monuments, heritage buildings and landmarks will be lighted up in the colours of the National Flag for National Day from 1 August. If you do head out to see the lights, be sure to do so in pairs. Get more details about the National Day 2021 light up here.


Look out for the National Day 2021 Flypasts

National Day Flypasts 2021: Helicopters Flying The SG Flag & F-15SGs
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The Chinooks will be flying the Singapore flag around the island while the F-15SGs will flying in delta formation too. Find out more about the National Day 2021 Flypast on 9 August 2021.


ACM Celebrates: National Day

On 9 August, the Asian Civilisations Museum will be celebrating National Day on its Facebook page and website. Discover stories about objects which tell Singapore’s history and listen to a medley of National Day tunes. Or learn to make your own kaya at home too. Get more details here.


National Day Monumental Hunt

Our first National Day Parade in 1966 was hosted at The Padang! In this mini-game, revisit this iconic spot and hunt for various items at a National Day Parade set in the Padang with its surrounding monuments, and stand to win attractive prizes! More details can be found here.


Gardens By The Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert & Virtual Experience

Celebrate SG's Birthday With The Gardens By The Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert & Virtual Experience

There may be no parade on 9 August but you can still tune in to the Gardens By The Bay & Mediacorp National Day Concert and enjoy the line-up of star-studded performances set against the verdant backdrop of Gardens by the Bay’s iconic attractions. Get more details here.


Esplanade Offstage

Introduction to Contact Juggling

Explore the many facets of arts and culture in Singapore with Esplanade Offstage. There are plenty of ideas of activities that you can do at home, like crafts and story time ideas, while learning about the arts. Get more details here.


Spend and Redeem at Kallang Wave Mall

Spend and Redeem at Kallang Wave Mall

Visit Kallang Wave Mall and redeem premiums with a total worth over $50,000. Simply join the Loyalty Rewards and collect e-stamps with every $56* spent. A $5 mall voucher can also be redeemed between 3 to 12 September.

In addition, complete the Ultimate Singapore E-Hunt with any spending receipt presented and you will receive a free goodie bag worth $56 from 6 to 31 August+. Early birds will also get to receive an additional complimentary Antigen Rapid Test self-test kit.*

Get more details here.

* Terms and conditions apply


The Malay Annals

Things To Do Over the National Day 2021 Weekend & More

Dive into Singapore’s history with The Malay Annals, a collection of stories about Singapore. Its stories have been rewritten into easy-to-read stories with Augmented Reality elements that make the stories come alive through quizzes, character introductions and other interesting articles for kids. Find out more about The Malay Annals and other series here.


Mud Krank

Cranking It Up At Kranji With Mud Krank’s ATV Experience

If your child is an adrenaline junkie, you might want to check out the latest attraction at the Kranji Countryside – Mud Krank! It’s Singapore’s first ATV Adventure Park where aspiring riders can experience an outdoor, off-road experience. Get more details here.

Whatever your plans, be sure to observe safe distancing, continue to practise good hygiene and follow the latest regulations. For even more ideas on what to do over the National Day Long Weekend in Singapore, click here.


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