Mar 13, 2019

More than 40 Activities for Kids this March School Holidays 2019 (Singapore)!

Congratulations on surviving the first term of a brand new school year! With the week-long March School Holidays around the corner, it is time to put the books away for a while and reward the kiddos with a little bit of fun.

And you have come to the right place... because I have compiled more than 40 activities for kids to take their pick this March School Holidays! Yes, there is hardly enough time given there are only 9 days of school holidays so that only makes early planning all the more important. Have fun!

Matilda The Musical
Now until 17 Mar 2019
Tue - Fri: 7.30pm | Sat: 2pm & 7.30pm | Sun: 1pm & 6pm
From $68

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is now in its seventh year in London where it continues to delight audiences of all ages. For tickets, visit HERE.

PLAYtime! 2019 - The Dragon's Dentist
Now until 17 Mar 2019
Weekday Timings: 9.30am & 11am (no shows on 15 Mar)
Weekend Timings: 11am & 4pm (except 16 Mar) | 16 Mar, Sat: 4pm
Esplanade Theatre Studio

Enter the dragon's mouth... for a gigan-teeth adventure! The dragon might be a mythical creature (or is it?) but its dental woes are definitely no myth. Follow the dragon dentist and his apprentice on an adventure of epic proportion as they help the poor creature with his toothy troubles.

An interactive theatre experience created for children ages 2 to 6, The Dragon’s Dentist is about overcoming our fears whilst embracing new experiences. For tickets, visit HERE.

Street Fest 2019
14 - 19 Mar 2019
Various timings
Clarke Quay Fountain Square

Clarke Quay Fountain Square comes alive with street performers from Covent Garden. Watch thrilling acts, death defying stunts never seen before in Singapore. Fun for the whole family! For show timings and details, visit HERE.

Inspire: Celebrate Pi Day
14 - 21 Mar 2019
Science Centre Singapore
Admission charges apply

Join in the fun for an immersive celebration of numbers and Pi week, filled with enriching activities. Experience the exhilarating discovery of numbers around you!

Gallery Trail
Explore various exhibits in our galleries and complete 3 specially curated activities to learn about the wonders of numbers!

Pi Wayfinding
Discover how we can locate objects using fixed points and circles! Use your new found knowledge to locate a hidden symbol within Science Centre.

Pi Hunt
Do you think you can derive pi using circumference and diameter? Explore the Galleries, and put your measuring skills to the test!

Fun with Calculations
Are you confident of calculating without the use of a calculator? Challenge your ability for mental calculations and pick up some cool tips!

Pi Memory Game Challenge
The Guinness World Record for the most digits of pi memorized is 70,000! Put your memory to the test by memorizing as many as you can!

St Patrick's Day Street Festival 2019
15 - 17 Mar 2019
Circular Road, Boat Quay

The St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival in Singapore is an exciting event not to be missed – a time of the year when people around the world dress up in green, and celebrate the rich culture, arts, community and all things fun and Irish! Having grown every year since the first Parade in 2006, the St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival promises to be a true illustration of Singapore’s multi-cultural foundation.

Soak up the festive atmosphere of all things Irish, and come partake in the celebrations. So mark your calendars and go get your something green to wear for this coming St. Patrick’s Day!

Galaxy Encounters Balloon Exhibition
15 to 24 Mar 2019, 11am - 10pm
Marina Square, Central Atrium

Marina Square’s annual Balloon Exhibition returns this March School holidays with an out-of-this-world galactic adventure. Back for its ninth year running, this year’s instalment will see the 5,000 sq ft Central Atrium transformed into an interstellar universe!

Get set and blast into space with our gigantic 4.8m tall rocket, venture through a spacecraft tunnel and explore the universe of extraterrestrials, UFOs and more, created with inflated balloons.  Crafted by 40 world-class balloon artists from Spain, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, the awe-inspiring interstellar balloon sculptures constructed and installed using 100,000 balloons will bring you into a whole new dimension of balloon world.

STARLAB Planetarium "Starry Night" by Science Centre Singapore
15 to 19 Mar 2019; 12pm - 7.30pm
Marina Square, Central Atrium

For the first time, Science Centre Singapore is showcasing its STARLAB Planetarium in a shopping mall! Using a projector and an inflatable dome, the STARLAB planetarium simulates the experience of a starry night sky containing thousands of stars and allow you to enjoy a tour of the night sky, identify the key constellations and learn about how stars are named in the 30-minute show. Don't miss this special screening, held inconjunction with Marina Square's Galaxy Encounters Balloon Exhibition.

Simply present same-day $50* worth of shopping receipts at the registration booth set-up at the Central Atrium to admit 1 child and 1 accompanying adult. Limited seats per show,  on a first-come, first-served basis.

The World of tokidoki at Changi Airport
15 Mar - 1 May 2019
Changi Airport, T3

From 15 March to 1 May 2019, immerse yourself into the world of tokidoki. Slide, bounce and capture cute moments with Donutella and SANDy as tokidoki takes over Changi Airport at the Inflatable Playground, Exhibition Show Flat and ST3PS. That’s not all, bring home your very own tokidoki x Changi Airport premiums, merchandise and a complimentary photo souvenir! For more details visit HERE.

1st GUI Farmers' Market
16 Mar 2019; 10am - 5pm
Ground-Up Initiative
FREE entry

Save the date and join the Kampung's first ever Farmers' Market on 16 March 2019 (Sat) from 10am- 5pm! There will be plenty of workshops and activities for the kids. For more details, visit HERE.

Gardener's Day Out
16 Mar 2019; 9am - 3pm

Gardeners' Day Out promises an entire day of gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone. Favourite highlights include the Marketplace, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tour of HortPark and kids' activities like storytelling and handicrafts!

An Evening With Studio Ghibli
16 Mar 2019; 4.30pm - 6.45pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

To close out the Term 1 School Holiday, ITE College West’s very own Symphonic Band, West Symphonia brings you and your family through a magical journey with the cinematic and enchanting music from Studio Ghibli. From the magical forest from Princess Mononoke all the way to the majestic but odd looking castle from Howl’s Moving Castle. Let your imagination take you on a journey thru the various stories and animation from Studio Ghibli. So sit back, reminisce on the shows enjoyed by millions from all over the world and let the music rekindle your childhood.

Fringe Activities
Photo Taking with roving characters from Ghibli animation series.
Time: 4:30pm to 5:00pm, 6pm to 6:45pm

Chingay 2019 @ Wisma Geylang Serai
16 Mar 2019; 6.30pm
1 Engku Aman Road (Besides Wisma Geylang Serai)

See the Chingay 2019 float display in all their illumination glory!

Pinkfong Baby Shark Live Musical
16 & 17 Mar 2019
10.30am, 2pm, 5.30pm
Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
$118, $98, $78, $78, $58

Back by Popular Demand! In the far far Ocean Land, the Shark Family has been living peacefully along with their marine neighbors, until the playful little Baby Shark disappears! Daddy Shark immediately calls Pinkfong for help in finding the missing Baby Shark. To bring Baby Shark back to its family safely, Pinkfong and his brave friends embark on an adventurous journey. On their way to the far far Ocean Land, Pinkfong and his friends encounter dangerous situations. Digital Interactive Live Musical for the whole family, featuring Pinkfong All-time Best Hit Songs including "Baby Shark". For tickets, visit HERE.

16 & 17 Mar 2019; 2pm & 4pm
Victoria Concert Hall
$32, $25

Prepare to blast off on An Intergalactic Adventure with our intrepid star captain Alasdair Malloy! Join his cosmic crew on the Space Ship Orchestra as we depart Earth on a musical trek to the distant stars. We'll visit faraway planets and join forces in heroic Star Wars. Go boldly where no concert has gone before! Suitable for ages 4 to 14. For tickets, visit HERE.

Fun by the Pool
16 & 17 Mar 2019
Various Timings
Suntec City, Level 4

On 16 and 17 March 2019, State Swim will be organising FUN BY THE POOL specially for kids to try out its fun swimming lessons! Located on Level 4 of Suntec City (access via Lobby M), here's your chance to let the kids participate in the lessons on 16 & 17 March for only $10! Not only will kids get to take part in a modified lesson and  play in the pool, they get to enjoy light refreshments and receive a goodie bag! Worth over $60, you get a $10 State Swim Swimming Schools voucher, a $5 “MARCH MORE FUN” Pass (which can be used in the shops I mentioned above) and a Free Trial Lesson (worth $50)! Reservation of slots can be done through the Suntec City app, available on a first-come-first-served basis.

National Stadium Open House
16 - 19 Mar 2019
Weekends: 8am - 9pm | Weekdays: 5pm - 9pm
National Stadium

Did you know that the National Stadium dome can fit four A380 planes wing to wing at its widest span? Find out more fun facts on the National Stadium when it opens to public this March and join us for athletic fun and fitness under this grand dome! Push your limits at our FIT-Sessions, beat the clock at the 2.4km challenge, form friendships over team games, and bond with your loved ones over sports and more! Don’t miss the chance for a snapshot too! Visit HERE for more information.

Sentosa FunFest with Sanrio Characters
16 - 24 Mar 2019
10am - 7pm
Palawan Green, Sentosa
FREE Admission

This March holidays, Sentosa FunFest is back with larger-than-life inflatables and popular Sanrio characters - Hello Kitty, My Melody and Gudetama! Go gaga over the kawaii-ness of the lovable Sanrio characters and enjoy loads of inflatables fun along Palawan Beach. The best part is that admission is free!

Bring along the young ones to take on our larger-than-life inflatables too, and let them run, climb, jump and bounce their way all over Palawan Beach! For more details, visit HERE.

Free Entry into Sentosa
From 16 - 24 March 2019, all locals and local residents can enjoy free entry into Sentosa via the Sentosa Express and Sentosa Gateway (drive-in)!
• Free entry at Sentosa Express for Local Residents. For EZ-link card users, simply tap and enter at the fare gates.
• Free entry at Sentosa Gantry is applicable at all lanes for all vehicles (including goods & commercial vehicles) with local registered IU except motorcycles and coaches.

Feathered Friends Carnival
16 - 24 Mar 2019
Jurong Bird Park
Admission charges apply

It is the first school holiday of the year in March, bring the flock to Jurong Bird Park and get wild with feathered friends in a carnival! Giddy up on animal rides, roll about in a giant tea cup carousel or take aim at the game booths to win prizes! Young ones can bounce to their hearts’ content at an inflatable pirate ship, or hop onto a paddle boat to have fun in the water. For more details, visit HERE.

PJ Masks Live Show
16 - 24 Mar 2019
Tue - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall, L1 Stage

Singapore Philatelic Museum Open House
17 Mar 2019; 10am - 7pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum

Fun Quiz
10.00am - 5.00pm
Search for clues in our galleries and win cool museum prizes.

DIY Greeting Card
10.00am - 5.00pm
Create your own greeting card with interesting sea mammals designs. Donations apply. While stocks last.

Jasper's Fast & Fearless Magic
3.00pm - 3.30pm
Witness the spectacular, fast and fearless magician, Jasper, as he surprises you with his blend of entertainment.

"Murphy, See How You Shine!" Musical Storytelling
19 Mar 2019; 6.45pm & 7.45pm
Esplanade Concourse

A collaboration with the Speak Good English Movement, sing-along with author Chen Wei Teng as she tells her story Murphy, See How You Shine! Murphy has always been different. He always feels like he does not belong. Yet he is a very special assistance dog. Will Murphy ever recognise that he can make the world a brighter place, in his own unique way? Murphy, See How You Shine! is a story that addresses themes of inclusion, self-acceptance, kindness and friendship—it is a story that celebrates the diversities in all of us.

20 - 24 Mar 2019
Various Timings
Singapore Indoor Stadium
From $25

Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event honoring the “True Original” in Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Super Celebration. Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy join Mickey on a journey to discover his favorite memory of all time. Using Mickey’s Mouse Pad, show hosts invite fans to be a part of the action and help the gang as they venture though Disney stories, sharing memorable moments from treasured tales. For the first time in Singapore, see fearless Moana LIVE on ice, as she displays the courage to save her island on a high-seas adventure with the greatest demigod that ever lived, Maui. Continue the journey with your family to the wintery world of Arendelle as royal sisters Anna and Elsa discover true love is the most powerful magic of all and experience the mysterious magic of Fantasia as a Sorcerer’s Apprentice makes brooms come to life. “Live Your Story” alongside Disney Princess as they use perseverance, determination and hard work to inspire Mickey and children around the world to celebrate their favorite Disney memories in this commemoration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse. For tickets, visit HERE.

We Bare Bears in Singapore
20 - 26 Mar 2019
Century Square & Tampines 1

From 20th to 26th March at Century Square and Tampines 1, join the cute and cuddly bear bros in fun‑filled activities centred around some of their favourite things – food and fun! Follow Panda, Grizz and Ice Bear at a food truck bazaar, or try your hand at creating your very own We Bare Bears keychains, tote bags and more!

You can also hang out and snap selfies with the bear squad at Pan Pan‑approved Insta‑worthy spots, including a fun picnic area and a fashion parade featuring the Bears themselves! Be sure to also catch the lovable bears as they spread paw‑sitivity through their warm bear hugs over the weekend!

Filmhouse Festival 2019
23 Mar 2019; from 4.30pm
myVillage Rooftop

A Victorian-Cedar Musical Evening @ Singapore Botanic Gardens
23 Mar 2019; 5.30pm - 7pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Join in for an evening of delightful music with Victoria School Concert Band, Cedar Girls' School and Victoria Junior College Symphonic Bands! This musical performance is a celebration of music and friendship presented by performers from the Victoria-Cedar Alliance (VCA) schools. Be prepared to groove to the music as a repertoire of upbeat and familiar tunes such as Japanese Graffiti 15, Mayday Medley and Shape of You - a song made popular by Ed Sheeran.

Nickelodeon Fiesta 2019
23 & 24 Mar 2019
10am - 6pm
Clarke Quay

Five Footway Festival
23 & 24 Mar 2019
1pm - 9pm

Travel back in time to the olden streets in Chinatown where our forefathers lived, and soak in the atmosphere and heritage of the hawking scenes of yesteryear. All without a time-travel machine! The inaugural Five-footway Festival will re-create old street scenes and bring back characters from the past – from samsui women, night soil collectors, to the mata-mata in shorts. You will get a chance to snap Instagram-worthy wefies with them while racing in clogs, or snacking on sweets and snacks well loved by our grandparents.

Metta Charity Carnival 2019
24 Mar 2019; 9am - 4pm
Metta School (Metta Welfare Association, 32 Simei Street 1 S'pore 529950)
FREE Admission

Metta Welfare Association (MWA) is holding its annual family-bonding inclusive charity carnival in the heartlands of Simei. Embark the morning with a calorie-burning 3km family walk around the Simei estate before the real fun begin. If you love shopping, stop over and dive right in to our bazaar halls for the best shopping deals of snazzy fashion accessories, arts and crafts, dazzling costume jewellery, amazing terrariums, health food products and many more at attractive prices. Have a child or brood to tow? Get ready for some fun with bouncy castles and games! For the foodies, fill your tummies and indulge in our carnival favourites like pizza, nasi briyani, traditional kuehs, churros, iced coffee, ice cream and more!

24 Mar 2019, 4pm
Eastpoint Mall

Cute parade march consisting of 8 life-sized Pikachus and 2 life-sized Eevees on 24 March, 4pm. A feast for the eyes!

Arts in Your Neighbourhood 2019
Now until 24 Mar 2019
Various timings and locations

Organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) returns for its 12th edition from 7 to 24 March 2019 over three weekends. This season, the focus town is Tampines – Singapore’s third largest new town, once a rubber plantation at the turn of the 20th century, and home to sand quarries for a long time.

From among 50 arts activities happening at 16 locations islandwide, close to half of the programmes are inspired by the vibrant history and iconic sights and sounds of Tampines. With a mix of quality arts offerings across different forms, AYN brings communities together through neighbourhood-centric programmes designed to foster a sense of belonging. This includes an interactive contemporary dance performance at the Tampines Round Market; music performances played from a roving musical truck featuring original melodies by young and old residents of Tampines; site-specific public art installations around the neighbourhood; and music compositions by local artists based on the unique sounds and stories from the community creatively remixed. For more details on programmes, visit HERE.

Flippin’ Fun @ United Square
Now until 24 Mar 2019
Monday to Friday: 12pm – 6:30pm | Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 7:30pm
United Square

Get ready for a fantastic Flippin Fun’ this March school holidays at United Square as the mall engage and interact with the kids and forge closer family bonds with a series of exciting hands-on activities!

Flip Flop Carving Live Demo Sessions, followed by Flippin’ Fun Workshops
Monday to Friday: 12pm, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm & 6:30pm | Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm (No showcase on Tuesday, 19 March) | Spend $60* ($40 for U-POPP members) to redeem for a Flippin’ Fun Activity Pass

Have you ever wondered what happened to the pair of flip flop which you have thrown away? Watch the creative artisan – Florence Auma Muga from Kenya as she transforms discarded flip-flops into colourful masterpieces in a 30-min live demo session. The event aims to bring forth a learn through play experience for school going children to educate them the importance of recycling and how we can save the earth. Parent-and-child teams can participate in the workshop sessions assisted by the artisans - Florence Auma Muga & Joe Mwakiremba to create their very own customized masterpieces with flip-flops

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
Now until 24 Mar 2019
4pm - 11pm
Bayfront Event Space

Brace yourself adventure-seekers because you’re in for a big treat! Returning for the second year, Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is Singapore’s biggest outdoor carnival, bringing up to 50 thrilling rides to the year-end festivities. Ring in the new year onboard four new thrilling rides this year.

Roving food trucks will be at hand to satiate hunger pangs; buskers will roll out entertainment; and visitors can learn new skills from local artisans through a curated series of art and craft workshops.

Our Next Battlefront下一道战线
Total Defence Special Exhibition
Now until 24 Mar 2019; 9am- 6pm
Free Admission for all Singaporeans and PRs

In commemoration of Total Defence Day 2019, S’pore Discovery Centre (SDC) has curated a special exhibition titled ‘Our Next Battlefront’. Key incidents over the past 200 years have reminded us that our nation’s peace is fragile and must always be protected. Fake news and cyber threats continue to be a key concern and are insidious threats to our sovereignty and survival. Be aware of our next battlefront as we play our part and become the first frontier to protect the peace in Singapore.

This special exhibition aims to heighten public awareness on how cyber threats and fake news can impact us and our survival as a nation. Lessons from the featured historical incidents of Singapore will also accentuate the efforts needed to combat the onslaught of modern day rumours, lies and propaganda initiatives in fake news.

Sakura Matsuri Floral Display
Now until 31 Mar 2019
9am - 9pm
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
Admission charges apply

Feel the crisp chill of early spring in the air at Flower Dome, and experience the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossoms at the Sakura Matsuri Floral Display. This year’s floral display showcases an elegant landscape more reminiscent than ever before of the Land of the Rising Sun. Take an idyllic stroll through a dramatic row of Torii gates ensconced beneath a breath-taking canopy of pink and white cherry blossoms, then cross a traditional red wooden bridge to peek through circular windows known as marumado, each perfectly framing a self-contained scene. There are 30 varieties of cherry blossoms to see!

Scale Up Your Love For Pangolins
Now until 31 Mar 2019
Singapore Zoo
Admission charges apply

Discover all things Pangolin this March! Learn about these curious creatures through exciting activities and remember to Pledge for Wildlife. For more details on activities, visit HERE.

Singapore Heritage Festival 2019
15 Mar - 7 Apr 2019
Various timings and locations

The Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF) 2019 will be a special Singapore Bicentennial edition, with themes and programmes that will explore and commemorate this important juncture in our history. This year, the festival will take place over four weekends with events and programmes centred around precincts such as Kampong Gelam and Bedok. Explore the nooks and crannies of these spaces, and uncover their lesser-known stories, along with the fascinating people behind them! For more information, visit HERE.

Gretel and Hansel
Now until 26 Apr 2019
Weekdays: 10am | Weekend & Public Holidays: 11am, 2pm
KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT
Weekdays: $29, $26 | Weekends: $49, $39, $36

Based on the well-loved Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale, Gretel and Hansel is a heartfelt, humorous and exciting tale about sibling rivalry, family love, courage and understanding what it means to be a big sister! The two children become both characters and storytellers as they bring audiences on a thrilling, imaginative journey. Gretel and Hansel will help encourage children to work together, appreciate their siblings and understand the importance of family love. For tickets, visit HERE.

Sesame Street 50 Years and Counting Celebration
Now until 28 Apr 2019
Universal Studios Singapore
Admission charges apply

Join the festivities at the Sesame Street 50 Years and Counting Celebration, only at Universal Studios Singapore! Party, play and learn with your family and friends at all-new interactive shows and exhibits featuring your favourite characters like Elmo and Cookie Monster.

Don’t miss the Sesame Street Birthday Blowout show with festive pop songs and a giant birthday cake. Visit Big Bird’s Nest, Abby’s Fairy Garden and sing and dance with Oscar the Grouch as he brings you the freshest beats from the streets. Then take a walk down Sesame Street and get cosy at Bert and Ernie’s Apartment!

Universal After Hours
Now until 31 May 2019
Fridays, Saturdays & Select Public Holidays - From 5pm
Universal Studios Singapore
Admission charges apply

Experience more thrills and more fun at Universal Studios Singapore after the sun goes down! On select evenings, enjoy the coolest line-up of nighttime activities during Universal After Hours. For the first time ever, experience the evening incarnation of the Hollywood Dreams Parade as it transforms into the Hollywood Dreams Light-Up Parade. See the floats and dancers in a new light as they’re illuminated with neon lights and LED magic.

Movies Galore!

Captain Marvel - Now showing
Wonder Park - Now showing
The Kids who would be King - Opens 21 Mar 2019

School Holiday Sports Programmes - March 2018
Various sports and locations by ActiveSG

The school holidays are here again! Join ActiveSG's programmes to keep active, be happy and be sporty! Definitely a fun way to relax before school bell starts ringing again. Check out the list of sporting activities HERE.


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