Whether you plan to head out or stay in, there are plenty of options when it comes to things to do in Singapore over the weekend. Here are some ideas of things which are taking place from Friday, 19 to Sunday, 21 February 2021.
What to Do This Weekend in Singapore, 19 to 21 February 2021
Huayi Haut Opening
Lion dances have been hard to come by this Chinese New Year, which makes the Huayi Huat Opening on Friday, 19 Feb, extra special because the Yiwei Athletic Association will be on high poles at the Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. This will be followed by a performance by Drum Feng. It is part of pilot trial with only 100 audience members, seated on a first-come-first served basis. Even if you can’t be there, you can join in the livestream, which will be made available online till 14 March 2021.
Molang x Kumoya Pop-Up
Dine with the coolest kawaii bunny around, Molang, at Kumoya’s latest pop-up. The menu at the Molang x Kumoya pop-up is curated by Shirley Wong aka Little Miss Bento. Check out all the cute dishes and desserts here.
Yayoi Kusama: Recent Paintings
Want to get a dose of culture? Visit Ota Fine Arts Singapore for a Yayoi Kusama exhibition which features monocromatic works. This will be Kusama’s first solo presentation in Singapore since her last large showing at the National Gallery Singapore in 2017. Read more about this art exhibition here.
Stories of Yesteryear
Artist Yip Yew Chong is holding his second solo exhibition from 17 February 2021 onwards. The exhibition features 30 paintings which evoke scenes from old Singapore. Even if you don’t visit the exhibition, the accompanying downloadable exhibition catalog is interesting to flip through. Find out more here.
It is the last weekend when you can catch the Chinese New Year-themed floral display at the Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay. View 2,000 dahlias which have been grown in-house by Gardens by the Bay. There are also various photo spots including a lantern dome within the Dome. Find out more.
Usher in the Fun
Celebrate the Year of the Ox at Universal Studios Singapore’s Usher in the Fun. Dress up in your CNY best and take pictures with your favourite characters like Gru and the Minions, Po and Sesame Street friends. If you are looking for festive fun to keep the CNY spirit going, head down to Universal Studios Singapore to usher in the fun! Read more here.
Spring in the Sea
Just next door to Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium invites visitors to experience a whole new underwater world of wonder. Enjoy a special treat with tickets purchased and start of the Year of the Ox with “nian nian you yu”. Go on the trail of fortune and come face-to-face with a cowfish. Find out more here.
Go on an Adventure Quest
Explore Fort Pasir Panjang on a self-guided hunt. Locate different checkpoints and solves the puzzles to unravel the secret code. Read about a day out experiencing the Fort Pasir Panjang Adventure Quest.
Visit the Former Ford Factory
The Former Ford Factory may not be very large but it does do a good job in sharing the narrative the experience of normal people during World War II. It is an interest place to visit, especially with slightly older kids. Read more about it here.
STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition
STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition is on its final stop of its world tour at the ArtScience Museum. Fans and fans-to-be should not miss out on this rare chance to view original Star Wars props, costumes and other priceless memorabilia. Read more here.
Share Your CNY Goodies
If you have enough to spare, spare a thought for others by donating your unopened and unexpired Chinese New Year cookies and treats to the migrant worker community in Singapore. It’s Raining Raincoats is collecting them from now till 28 February 2021. Read more here.