May 13, 2016

Awesome Pop-Up Water Slides that Won't be in Singapore Forever!

If there is one thing that never fails to elicit squeals of laughter from the kiddos, it has got to be water play. Add in a dash of water slide fun into the mix, and that laughter will be multiplied tenfold! Nothing beats sliding down a water slide into a pool of water - especially in a warm climate like Singapore's.... even better if the water slides come in the form of inflatables!

This 2016, THREE such inflatable water slides will be gracing our shores with the first 2 taking places during the upcoming June School Holidays. And all of them has its own appeal: One's the BOUNCIEST, one's the TALLEST while the final one's the LONGEST.

But one thing is similar though - they are only set up temporarily. So grab everyone in the family and head down to these inflatable water slides for the SLIDE OF YOUR LIFE!

Sentosa FunFest 2016

Sentosa FunFest, Singapore’s only mega beach festival is making its return with an exciting line-up of inflatables and water-based adventures for the whole family!

Kicking off the school holidays, Singapore’s biggest beach festival will return for its second edition on Palawan Green at Sentosa. Set against the island backdrop of sun, sea and sand, families can enjoy endless fun at this giant play area with larger-than-life inflatables, water-oriented fun, obstacle courses and more.

Highlights include:

Fun Water Slide
Climb in, climb up, slide down, climb out - rinse and repeat! Nothing beats the classic fun of a giant water slide!

Kiddy Amazing Maze
Let your kids run wild in the amazing inflatable maze! Kids can play a thrilling game of hide & seek or catching, as they dodge sprays of water coming in from the sides, and navigate their way safely through the maze.

Bubbly Foam Pool
Jump into the Foam Pool and enjoy loads of bubbly fun with your kids!

Playful Sand Pit
A mega beach festival wouldn't be complete without a sand pit for the kids to build sandcastles and more! Watch your kids have fun as they work on their sandy creations in the sand pits!

Cool Zones
Armed with water mist and sprinklers, the Cool Zones will help you and your kids stay cool and refreshed for more hours of fun and excitement ahead!

For the older kids and sportive parents, more adventures await as they overcome the Rope Swinging obstacle or challenge each other with the Nerf Blasters. The event will also feature new inflatable activities such as Cliff Jump, Balance Beam and Traversing Wall.

Date: 28 May - 5 June 2016 (28 May SOLD OUT)
Time: 10am - 7pm (last entry at 4.30pm)
Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Ticket Prices: Adult $28 | Child (3-12) $18 | Child below 3 FREE | Bundle for 4: $82.80
*Visitors are recommended to purchase the tickets online.

DBS Marina Regatta 2016

Featuring the region’s top dragon boating teams racing beneath an iconic skyline, the Promontory at the Marina Bay will also be transformed into a pop-up urban beach over two weekends – 28 & 29 May; 4 & 5 June – and welcome the largest collective of emerging home-grown talent in Singapore.

Tallest Water Slide Singapore

DBS Marina Regatta 2016 is poised to be one of the most ambitious festivals yet to be held by the Bay, with Singapore’s only urban pop-up beach making a bigger and bolder comeback together with the debut of Southeast Asia’s TALLEST inflatable water slide!

Open from 11am to 8pm on both weekends, the slide stands at a prominent 16m with slides sloping at about 45 degrees. Tackle the slide for a good cause – at S$10 for five rides – all proceeds raised will go to SPD, a non-profit organisation that helps people with disabilities develop their potential to the fullest so that they can be self-reliant and independent. To ride the slide, participants must be at least 110cm tall and a minimum of five years old.

The beach also comes with a packed programme of non-stop activities for families and urbanites alike. Board sports enthusiasts can try their hand at stand-up paddling and yoga sessions, while kids can explore the kayaking, zorbing, and obstacle courses.

For more details and timings of the activities, visit HERE.

Date: 28 - 29 May & 4 - 5 Jun 2016
Time: 11am - 10pm
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
FREE Admission ($10 for 5 rides on Water Slide)

Slide The City 2016
(POSTPONED until further notice)

Sometime and somewhere in Singapore during the 4th quarter this year, a section here will be transformed into a water park consisting of the longest slide ever, thanks to Slide The City.

From the looks of the photo above, I'm guessing Marina Bay.

But what exactly is Slide The City? THIS.

Families are invited to coast down a 1,000 feet (slightly over 300m) long - the equivalent of three city blocks - slide on inner tubes. Make no mistake, it will be the LONGEST water slide in town! And judging from the video below, it is going to be oh-so-fun!

Along with the one-of-a-kind slide, the event includes a party with food, music, local vendors and street entertainers.

After watching the videos, all the monkies can say is - WHEEEEEEE!!!

Date: 4th Quarter 2016
Time, Venue & Price: To be confirmed

So... which one are you looking forward to most? :)

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