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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.