Weekend Picks: 3 – 4 Feb

Kidsfest 2018 What the Ladybird Heard
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Theatre lovers, nature enthusiasts, history buffs, foodies and just about anyone who likes a good time – you’re in for a treat this weekend! With a range of performances taking place indoors and out, a festival at one of Singapore’s historical landmarks, a gastromonic fair and more, prepare to be spoilt for choice.


1. KidsFest! 2018: Ugly Duckling

2 to 4 Feb

KC Arts Centre

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Hans Christian Anderson’s famous tale comes to life on the stage, offering up cheeky animal characters, clever physical theatrics and live music, not to mention some important lessons about identity, self-worth and inner beauty. Learn more.

Kidsfest 2018 Ugly Duckling


2. Festival at the Fort

3 to 4 & 10 to 11 Feb, 10 am to 6 pm

Fort Canning Park

Over two weekends, head down to Fort Canning Park to discover more about one of the most historically significant places in Singapore. There are free activities for all, as well as NParks’ signature Rockestra concerts on the Saturdays. More info.

Raffles House


3. KidsFest! 2018: What the Ladybird Heard

31 Jan to 4 Feb

KC Arts Centre

What kind of trouble can two robbers, a tiny ladybird and a group of farmyard animals get into? Find out in this colourful adventure filled with music, puppetry and laughs. More info.

Kidsfest 2018 Ladybird


4. Singapore Art Museum Toddler Art Workshops – Elements of Art

3 Feb, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

SAM at 8Q

Don’t miss the great opportunity for little ones from 18 months to four years old to explore art and colours through sensory craft. The kids will also get to create their own little keepsake to take home. Learn more.

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5. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018

Till 16 Mar


It’s the centre of action for the biggest festive event on the Chinese calendar. Take in the dazzling lantern displays, shop at the bustling street bazaar, and be sure to catch the awe-inspiring International Lion Dance Competition taking place on 2 and 3 February. Details.

11th International Lion Dance Competition


6. US Air Force Band of the Pacific “Hana Hou”

3 Feb, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Created to engage different audiences and build connections through music, this popular music ensemble from the United States Air Force Band of the Pacific Hawaii will wow you with a fab performance of various top hits. Find out more.

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7. Friends of Horses Fair at Singapore Polo Club

3 Feb, 11 am to 3 pm

Singapore Polo Club

Horse-lovers should definitely head down to this equine carnival, where you can get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures and enjoy a range of fun activities with them. Find out more.

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8. Twilight: Love and be Loved

2 to 4 Feb, 10 am to 10 pm

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Indulge your tummies at this gastronomic fair, inspired by the delicious, trendy offerings found at Australia’s street food markets. Details.

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READ: Colourful Huts at this Playground in the North

READ: How to Give Your Child's Learning a Boost