Weekend Picks: 25 – 26 Nov

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Bring your weekend fun factor up another notch with these fabulous events and outdoor activities that are set to light up the holidays.


1. Jurong Bird Park Blue-zilian Carnival

25 Nov to 31 Dec

Jurong Bird Park

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Don’t miss this chance to see all three of the world’s remaining species of endangered blue macaws! Catch a performance of capoeira, the Brazilian martial art form; sign your kid up to be a blue macaw keeper; and enjoy a complimentary screening of the animated movie, Rio, on 25 Nov. Details.

JBP Blue zilian Carnival Hyacinth Macaw


2. SSO Babies’ Proms

25 & 26 Nov

Victoria Concert Hall

A perfect way to introduce little ones to classical music, this popular annual concert by the SSO is a unique concert experience where kids are free to move, sing and join in on the musical action.

Generic violin


3. Mama White Snake

24 Nov to 16 Dec

Drama Centre Theatre

A musical for the whole family, this is a show full of heart, humour and home truths that everyone can learn from. Based on the classic Chinese folk tale, Madam White Snake. Find out more.

Mama White Snake


4. Twilight Encounters

17 Nov to 31 Dec

Night Safari

Twilight Encounters glows up this year! Watch the frenetic Thumbuakar dance performance, now with neon lights worked in; see geometric animal light models; slather on some fluorescent paint and strike a pose in the UV light photo booth for some eye-popping snaps. More info.

Glow Booth


5. Celebrating Grandparents’ Day with Families for Life

25 Nov, 1 pm to 6 pm

National Museum Singapore

Sat thank you to gramps this Grandparents’ Day with a big family outing to the National Museum, where lots of fun activities and games are in store. From a family workshop to drawing competition and movie screening, it’s a great opportunity for some family bonding. Learn more.




6. Changi’s Mystical Garden with Sanrio Characters

Till 31 Dec

Changi Airport Terminal 3

Catch everyone’s favourite mouthless kitty and her popular Sanrio friends at the airport, where you can look forward to great photo opps with Christmas-themed displays, drone and light shows, meet-and-greets, games and exclusive toys up. Details.

Mystical Garden, Changi Airport 2017


7. Garuda – King of Birds

25 & 26 Nov

Esplanade Recital Studio

Join fantastic, mystical Garuda on his quest to find the magic nectar from the heavens and save his mother from the curse of his evil cousins. A grand adventure that’s told through music and dance. Find out more. Esplanade theatre


8. Land of Giants

Till 31 Dec

Singapore Zoo and River Safari

Get set for an upsized dose of fun, as the zoo plays host to 20 very much larger-than-life invertebrate models at its Land of Giants trail. Learn more about incredible creatures like the orchid mantis and enjoy various activity pit stops and performances. More info.

Land of Giants


9. Movie Screening: The LEGO Batman Movie

25 Nov, 7:30 pm to 10 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Unwind and enjoy some family time outdoors with this hilarious animated feature that is sure to have you in stitches. You’ll never see the Dark Knight the same way again. Learn more.

Batman Lego Movie


10. The Addams Family: The Musical Comedy

Till 3 Dec

MES Theatre, MediaCorp

Watch this lovable, kooky family deal with a unique problem – daughter, Wednesday Addams, has fallen in love with a completely normal and sweet young man! Featuring an original story and brand new orchestration. More info.

The Addams Family musical



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