From fun festivities, attractive installations and even some great sales, here are some activities to check out this upcoming weekend. Read on to see our list of things to do on the weekend on 15 and 16 January 2022.
What to Do This Weekend: 15 & 16 January 2022
Admire installations at the Light to Night Festival 2022
The annual Light to Night Festival is back starting Friday 14 January and will run for three weeks till 3 February 2022. Expect over 60 day and night experiences over the course of the three weeks, visit the Civic District with your family to enjoy the free experiences at the museums and malls. Read our experience and seven highlights we think you shouldn’t miss at the link here.
Celebrate Pongal 2022
One of the big celebrations happening this weekend is Pongal. This harvest celebration is observed by the Tamil community and also marks the start of the Tamil month of Thai. There are various activities that everyone can participate in such as educational tours, art exhibitions, and various craft activities. You can even see some live cattle at the temporary cow farm. Read more about the different ongoing activities here.
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Visit the Kreta Ayer Heritage Gallery
Located within the Kreta Ayer Community Centre, the small Kreta Ayer Heritage Gallery showcases this heritage of the historic area. Visitors can get a glimpse into the cultural heartland of Chinatown, capturing the forms of entertainment in early Singapore and preserving traditional art forms such as Chinese opera, hand puppetry, and calligraphy. Read more here.
See colourful tiger sculptures at Kreta Ayer Square
Colourful tiger sculptures have popped up at Kreta Ayer Square, part of efforts to raise awareness about tiger conservation and the impact of climate change on tigers as we get ready for Chinese New Year and the Year of the Tiger. Read more about some of the interesting designs and where to find them here.
Don Don Donki at Waterway Point
Residents in Punggol can celebrate as Japanese convenience store Don Don Donki opens their 12th outlet at Waterway Point. Residents will no longer have to travel to get their necessities or to satisfy their cravings for delicious Japanese snacks. It is currently at Basement 1 and is most accessible from the entrance coming from the Punggol Waterway Park area.
Go shopping at the various warehouse sales
With Chinese New Year fast approaching, much of the shopping can be done online, with some brands holding sales at their warehouses. From nuts, dried seafood, canned seafood, CNY goodies and desserts, you can enjoy discounts at the annual CNY sales. Check out our list of both online and onsite factory or warehouse sales at the article here.