This March promises to be an exciting one, thanks to an imaginative line-up of events and activities by family-friendly venues such as the Esplanade, Science Centre and many more! Meet adorable mascots and make new friends as you and your family enjoy the many enriching experiences this school term break.

March On at Esplanade (6 – 17 Mar)

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This year, Esplanade’s annual children’s festival explores child-relevant issues such as body safety, personal boundaries, the concept of home and the importance of belonging through engaging programmes and immersive arts experiences. Explore magical new worlds or revisit well-loved classics such as The Jungle Book as they come to life through theatre and dance. Kids and caregivers can also get hands-on with crafts, games and musical workshops.

BeLONG's Art Playground (Now – 30 Apr)

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Meet BeLONG, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s Dragon Year mascot inspired by Singapore’s iconic HDB dragon playgrounds. Join him at his playground in the sky – an interactive rooftop art installation specially designed by talented local artists. Parents and kids can look forward to a fantastic time frolicking through the imaginatively designed space that is open to all.

Dot in Space (8 – 10 March)

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Are we simply a dot in space or much more? Science Centre Singapore explores this question as it takes us on a galactic journey. This highly anticipated out-of-this-world experience returns for a second edition this year due to the enthusiastic response its inaugural edition received last year. Perfect for all space fans and curious learners out there. Blast off!

Children’s Museum (9 – 30 Mar)

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Water is the central theme of the Children’s Museum this March hols. From a musical journey back to kampung days to the story of Singapore River, the events celebrate this precious resource vital to life while highlighting sustainability and conservation issues. Programmes and activities are free and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Five Foot Way Festival (9 – 17 Mar)

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Feel the vibes from early Singapore as we take a walk back in time to our grandparents’ childhood days. Experience the bustling activities and vibrant everyday life found along the five-foot walkways that ran along the facades of Singapore's old shophouses. Do book tickets for workshops in advance.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience (On-going)

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Potter-heads rejoice! Fans of JK Rowling’s fantasy series can now step into the wizarding world of Harry Potter through the recreation of the Forbidden Forest. Brought to life by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators, the Forest is a night-time woodland trail experience where you come face to face with magical creatures like a Hippogriff or conjure up a Patronus to illuminate the dark woods.

Plant a living legacy with FamilyTrees

Looking for a special way to mark your child’s growing up years? Set down roots (literally) by planting your very own tree with FamilyTrees, an initiative by the National Parks Board and Families for Life. Not only do you play a part in greening Singapore, but you’ll be also leaving a lasting legacy for your family.