Singapore’s birthday month is here! Pick out your best red-and-white outfits for the entire family, and head down to these family friendly activities for some fun. 

Celebrate National Day as a Family

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Catch the National Day celebrations and community activities at the below five heartland locations over the weekend of 5 and 6 August 2023! Get involved in the sport try-outs, experiential activities (e.g. archery, skateboarding, etc.), kampung games and crowd favourites such as bouncy castles and community mural painting. 

● ActiveSG Bedok Sport Centre 

● ActiveSG Jurong West Sport Centre 

● ActiveSG Toa Payoh Sport Centre 

● ActiveSG Woodlands Sport Centre 

● Our Tampines Hub (6 August only)

On National Day (Wednesday 9 August), there will also be aerial flypasts through the heartlands and fireworks at the above heartland sites. Look up to the skies between 5.30pm to 6.30pm for a chance to catch the flypasts going on their Western and Eastern routes. Fireworks are expected to set off at the heartlands between 8.15pm to 8.25pm, and you can book your viewing spot from 6.00pm onwards. 

Get the latest details from the NDP 2023 website and have fun waving the Singapore flag and singing along to National Day songs!

Go on an Adventure with the “A Prince, An Explorer and a Girl” Play

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Let little ones aged 3 to 6 years old experience theatre by bringing them to this PLAYtime! 2023 production at The Esplanade, happening from 11 August to 27 August 2023. A story about three islanders on the idyllic Batu Bulat, this performance requires you to figure out what really happened by watching and listening closely to each character’s story.

There may be moments where children will be invited to express their opinions and thoughts as part of the performance. A delightful experience awaits for young lovers of mystery and adventure.  

Visit SISTIC’s website to check showtimes and book your tickets.

Whole Family Fun at Pets’ Day Out

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Rope in your fur-kids for some family fun at Pets’ Day Out, happening together with Gardeners’ Day Out on 19 August 2023 at HortPark! Interact with animal welfare groups, attend talks for pet owners and shop the marketplace curated for pets, pet owners and gardeners.

Find out more about NParks’ Pets’ Day Out.

Feast on Durian While Watching the Trending “The King of Musang King” Movie! (Drive-in Movie Screening)

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Downtown East's popular drive-in movie screening event is back! Sign your family up for a memorable experience when you snag a ticket for the screening of local production, “The King of Musang King” starring Mark Lee, Jack Neo and Angeline Teoh. 

Each ticket comes with two boxes of Musang King durian and allows up to 4 pax in a car. Come fill up your bellies with durian and laughter on 19 August 2023, 7.30pm at the Begonia Open Air Carpark!