The school holidays are coming, so it's time for you to plan how to make the most of this break from the 3rd to the 11th of September, 2022. From exploring new places to participating in ongoing activities and one-time events, there are plenty of things to do during the September school holidays in Singapore. From trying new things to bonding with your friends outside school, this is the ideal time for you to connect and spend quality time with your family and friends before the time comes for school to start again. We have put together a list of ten things you can do to make the most of the September school holidays in Singapore and help you create memories you will always cherish.
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1. Unveil mysteries on St. John's island
The mystery-filled escape game tour at St. John's island is number one on our list. Get ready to collect and decode clues as you brace yourself for a 5-hour game to explore & unveil the mysteries of St. John's island. Plan a day out with your friends or family and drive down to Marina South Pier to start your quest with a ferry ride to the island.
Operating hours: Every Monday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9 am - 2:30 pm
Meeting Point: Marina South Pier
Drop-off Point: Either Marina South Pier or Sentosa Cove
Admission: SGD 450 onwards (Minimum 1 pax & maximum 5 pax)
Recommended for: All age groups (Those below age 12 must have one adult each as supervisor)
Drive lah tip: Once you have successfully escaped St. John's Island, satisfy your taste buds with diverse tastes at the Singapore Food Festival at Bayfront Event Space (12A Bayfront Ave), less than 10 minutes from Marina South Pier.
2. Activities at the Carnival by the Bay
Movie screening, panoramic views, snacks, and interactive games - this exhilarating experience has been curated at Marina Bay's event Carnival by the bay. Join the adventure ride to watch the screening of Jungle Cruise on 2nd September or watch the musical drama, The Greatest Showman under the stunning Starlit Singapore sky once the screening starts at 7:30 pm on both days.
Dates: 2-3 September, 2022 5 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: The Lawn at Marina Bay, 8A Marina Blvd, Singapore 018984
Recommended for: All age groups
Drive lah tip: Breathe in within nature during the evening before you catch the movie screening at night. Gardens by the bay, located just a couple of km away, now has a new extension, which includes an active garden - the perfect recreational space, and a pet-friendly cafe as well.
3. ATV Adventure at Mud Krank
Enthralling Mud action awaits the young ones at Mud Krank, Singapore's first and only ATV trail riding facility that welcomes all riders aged four years & above (with adult supervision). Drive to Kranji to let your child enjoy these adrenaline-pumping yet safe rides available for off-roading at an open farm in Kranji.
Operating hours: All days except Mondays, 2 pm to 10 pm
Address: Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, Farm H Singapore 718813
Admission: SGD 25-40 (varies according to day & age group)
Recommended for: Primary school students
Drive lah tip: If you plan on taking your kids for these exciting ATV rides, drive to Kranji by opting for a 1-day car rental in Singapore to explore the surrounding natural beauty. Kranji Marshes and Kranji Reservoir Park are two must-visit places if you plan to drive down to this Northwestern suburb of Singapore.
4. Watch the Gretel & Hansel play
For those who appreciate the art of theatre, Gretel and Hansel is now being staged in Mandarin at KC Arts Centre. Based on the well-known Brothers Grimm classic fairytale, it was previously a hit when it was produced in English. A good watch for the whole family, Gretel and Hansel is a story that encourages children to cherish their siblings, instils a spirit of teamwork, and beautifully portrays the bond that siblings share. However, on-demand for numerous parents, the drama is set to be performed in English during the school holidays in Singapore, from 4th to 8th September, with performances twice daily at 10 am and 12 pm.
Dates: Every day in Mandarin & 4th to 8th September, 2022 in English
Venue: KC Arts Centre
Admission: Weekdays: Standard at SGD 29, SGD 26 & Family Package of 4 at SGD 99
Weekends & Public Holiday: Standard at SGD 39, SGD 36 & Family Package of at SGD 133
Recommended for: 4-year-olds and above
Drive lah tip: For those of you who enjoy watching cinema along with theatre, HomeTeamNS has an ongoing 1-for-1 movie ticket privilege on its mobile application for you to enjoy movies at all Cathay Cineplexes on all days, including public holidays.
5. Escapade to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure Park
As you might already know, Marina Square is well known for often creating enjoyable thematic play spaces with new experiences. This time around, a dinosaur-themed attraction has been set up at Let's Play till the 25th of September for you to go back in time and experience the life when dinosaurs were alive. From interactive games and activities to VR shooting games, this adventure park is your gateway to enter the Jurassic world of adventure for a never-before experience.
Operating hours: 1 July - 25 September 2022, 10 am - 10 pm
Address: Let's Play, Marina Square #03-208/209
Admission: SGD 25-28 (varies according to day)
Recommended for: All age groups (Those aged 12 to be accompanied by an adult)
Drive lah tip: You can plan your visit to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure Park between 9th-11th September, the same time as the Mid-Autumn festival. The festival will be celebrated majestically at the Esplanade's Moonfest, featuring traditional Chinese art performances, activities, and more.
6. Contribute to a cause with PAssion WaVe
Volunteer to make the waterways cleaner and enjoy the outdoors by joining the PAssion WaVe at Bedok reservoir. Here is your chance to contribute to improving Singapore's coasts and waterways by participating in Rent-a-Craft, Pay-by-Trash. Book a Kayak for 2 hours, get your cleaning equipment, and you are all set to embrace this fulfilling experience.
Operating hours: Wednesdays to Sundays (except Public Holiday), Session 1 from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm & session two from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Venue: 911 Bedok Reservoir Rd, Reservoir Park Bedok Reservoir Park, Singapore 479311
Admission: Pay a token fee of SGD 1 to secure the slot for the rental, which will offset the locker fee.
Recommended for: Aged 7 to 59 years old (an adult must accompany 7 to 11 years old)
Drive lah tip: If you like to partake in social work and love to swim, challenge yourself and raise funds with Swim for hope at SAFRA's annual charity event. Registration is open till 30th Sep 2022 and the race period is from 1 September to 30 October (which means you can participate during the September school holidays in Singapore).
7. Learn Skimboarding at Skim Alley
A family-friendly activity for all those aged three and above, Skim Alley, Singapore's first and only Flatland skimboarding pool, for you to unleash the adventure seeker in you. When the weekend is here, wear comfortable clothes for an hour-long skimboarding session with or without an instructor. (Weekends during the school holiday are on the 3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th of September).
Operating hours: Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 10 pm
Address: Heritage Chalet, 125A Pasir Ris Rd, Singapore 519121
Admission: SGD 28 with no instructor & SGD 40 with the instructor.
Recommended for: All age groups (Those aged 12 to be accompanied by parent/guardian)
Drive lah tip: You can also choose to visit the Gallop stable, located at Pasir Ris itself. Gallop stable offers pony and horse rides for all children aged three and above.
8. Cinema Screenings at the ArtScience Museum
Imaging Paradise is now being screened at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. Enjoy screening at its first purpose-built screening room for an immersive experience. A curated film series made for Singaporeans and by Singaporeans, ticketed and free screenings are available for you to watch all parts of the series.
Dates: Different time slots, till 8th September
Venue: ArtScience Cinema, Level 4
Admission: Free as well as ticketed admission priced at SGD11-13
Recommended for: 4-year-olds and above
Drive lah tip: At the ArtScience Museum, a collection of sculptures, collages, videos, and installations have been put together by Piccinini in her exhibition "Patricia Piccinini: We are Connected.". Visit this exhibition before or after your screening to transfer yourself to a world full of art and wonder.
9. Movies by the beach at Sentosa
Sentosa brings you outdoor movie screenings with the magical sound of waves, a big screen under the dazzling Singapore skyline, no bookings, and free entry. Bring in your picnic mats and foldable chairs to watch the cinema beachside, but be sure to reach before the screening starts at 7:30 pm as the capacity is 400 people to get a good spot. During the September school holidays in Singapore, Cars (2006) will be screened on the 2nd (Teacher's Day), and Gone In Sixty Seconds (2000) will be screened on the 9th of September.
Dates: 2nd & 9th September, 7:30 pm onwards
Venue: Southside Beach, 80 Siloso Road, 098969
Recommended for: All age groups
Drive lah tip: Rent a car for a day and set out to explore what's new and what's back at Sentosa. Drive in for free with Sentosa's free entry offer extended until 30th September. A Minion's Perspective Experience, an interactive exhibition, is starting on 3rd September. An all new-menu is now being presented at Stardust Cabin for an even better dining experience. Do you remember the iconic Wings Of Time? In case the screening is houseful, the captivating experience of Wings Of Time is now upgraded and back with two shows starting at 7:30 & 8:30 pm, respectively.
Make the most of your holidays with Drive lah
From visiting St. John's island, exploring a dinosaur-themed attraction, participating in a kayak adventure, renting an ATV trail, contributing to a cause, and more, there is something for everyone during the September school holidays in Singapore. Make the most of these opportunities to bond with your loved ones and have a great time! No matter wherever you go this school holiday, don't just drive through it but also explore it with Drive lah, Singapore's largest peer-to-peer car-sharing platform.
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