5 Free Family Activities To Go This National Day & Hari Raya Holiday

National Day is coming! Besides staying home and watching our National Day Parade, feeling proud as a Singaporean, what else can we do or where can we go for this long weekend? Tough eh? Especially so if you are not traveling overseas and have kids at home? Below, I have listed out 5 free family activities that you can go during this coming National Day & Hari Raya Holidays. Let’s bring your kids and enjoy the long weekend together!

1. National Day Concert – By Gardens By The Bay

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Come celebrate our nation during the National Day long weekend! Join us for two days of exciting performances by Singapore’s best, including Dick Lee, Kit Chan, Jasmine Sokko, Kumar, Aisyah Aziz and many more! Don’t miss fun family activities, food trucks, a chance to get up-close and personal with your favourite local celebrities and so much more! You can also get a free gift while stocks last.
Dress in your best red and white attire, and prepare for all-weather fun – bring a light poncho with you too!


Event Details
Date: 10-11 August, Saturday to Sunday
Time: 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Refer to various programmes for dates and timings.)
Location: The Meadow
Important Notes:
– All visitors are subject to security checks
– No sharp objects can be brought into the venue
– The Gardens is smoke-free
More information on the event:
Website: https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/whats-on/calendar-of-events/national-day-concert/about-event.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/727625747691882/

2. National Day Special: Youth Invasion by River Valley High School – Malay Heritage

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Ever wondered what it would be like when youth takes over the museum? Join the students of River Valley High School for a day to learn about Malay history and culture through a series of activities designed and facilitated by them. Families can make your own Wayang Kulit puppets, musical instruments or try a fun card game. Stand a change to redeem a National Day Parade 2019 Fun Pack upon completing the activities too!

Event Details:
Date: 9 August, Friday
Time: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Malay Heritage Centre
More information on the event:
Website: https://www.malayheritage.org.sg/en/whats-on/programmes/2019_08-national-day_yimhc
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/497262274413894/

3. “So Singapore!” Colouring and Bookmark Craft Session – NLB

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Indulge in Singapore’s rich and diverse cultural heritage and the unique Singaporean identity this National Day. Come celebrate with us at our “So Singapore” colouring and bookmark craft session, where you can spark your creativity through colours and craft your very own Singapore identity.
This programme is brought to you by S’pore Discovery Centre.

Event Details:
Date: 10 August, Saturday
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Tampines Regional Library, Reading Stairs, Level 2
More information on the event:
Website: https://www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary2/e/so-singapore-colouring-and-bookmark-craft-session-33480322

4. National Day Open House 2019 – National Museum Singapore

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Celebrate Singapore’s 54th birthday with us at the National Museum of Singapore over the long weekend!

Come dressed in your best red-and-white outfit and join us for two days of fun activities featuring Singapore’s icons, exciting performances and art installations, plus a live screening of the National Day Parade at the NMS front lawn on the 9th! Look out for our friendly Museum Hosts and staff who will be on-site to direct you to the various programmes.

What does Singapore mean to you? What are your hopes for the future? What do you hope to see in Singapore in the next 10 years? Share with us your thoughts on social media using the hashtag #NationalDayatNMS and you might see your responses projected on the museum’s LED wall from 8 to 11 August 2019!

Event Details
Date: 10-11 August, Saturday to Sunday
Time: 10:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 10:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: National Museum Of Singapore
Important Notes: Visitors can bring your picnic mat and food
More information on the event:
Website: https://www.nationalmuseum.sg/our-programmes/programmes-list/national-day-open-house-2019

5. Heritage Hurray! – Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

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Celebrate Singapore’s 54th birthday with a weekend of fun-filled activities at the Memorial Hall and immerse yourself in our shared heritage this National Day.

Join one of our heritage trails around Balestier and discover the lesser-known stories of the precinct or shop till you drop at our first-ever cultural bazaar featuring both local and overseas artisans. Younger visitors can enjoy storytelling sessions by veteran storytellers, while others can unleash their inner Picasso in a series of thematic craft workshops! All participants of Heritage Hurray! will also stand to receive a National Day Fun Pack.

Event Details
Date: 9-10 August, Saturday to Sunday
Time: 10:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
More information on the event:
Website: https://www.sysnmh.org.sg/en/whats-on/events/heritage-hurray
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/417505905509625/

Enjoy your weekends folks!

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