For Singaporean families, particularly those with young children, the hustle and bustle of daily life often leaves little room for quality bonding and memorable experiences. Amidst hectic routines and the demands of parenthood, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of shared adventures. Hence, we’ve curated a list of the best things to do to create shared memories with your family this month.

From weekend markets to art exhibitions, here are 6 family-friendly activities in Singapore that will make your month unforgettable.

1. Sentosa Festive Market

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This family-friendly pop-up at Sentosa is bound cater to various interests.

Organised by Sunday Social, the Sentosa Festive Market features 20 vendors on-site, allowing you to indulge in activities ranging from tarot card readings to exciting giveaways by Bare Coco. But what truly makes this market a standout choice for families is its inclusivity.

Furry friends are not forgotten here; on 7 October from 10am to 12pm, there’s a “Walk Your Dog” station where you can pamper your four-legged companions. The station also offers free pet treats and toys while supplies last, ensuring your pups leave with wagging tails.

Meanwhile, for parents looking to instill an entrepreneurial spirit in their children, the Sentosa Festive Market introduces the “mini entrepreneurs” initiative. This initiative provides kids with a unique opportunity to experience the world of business, nurturing their creativity and business acumen.

Sentosa Festive Market

Date: 7 – 8 October 2023

Address: Palawan Beach Walk, 80 Siloso Rd, Singapore 098969

2. GPlus Dental Halloween Party

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Celebrate Halloween early at GPlus Dental. 

On 7 October only, GPlus Dental is organising a family-friendly event that goes beyond dental hygiene. Live music performances are bound to keep you and your kids dancing, and you can also munch on a delicious spread of Latin American cuisine while your kids are engrossed in a lineup of captivating activities, such as creative colouring sessions. 

Be sure to dress up in your cutest halloween outfits for this event!

GPlus Dental

Address: Level 9 of Camden Medical Centre, 1 Orchard Blvd, Singapore 248649

3. LKY: The Experience

Photo: LKY: The Experience

This upcoming exhibition is perfect for your children to learn more about Singapore’s founding father — Lee Kuan Yew.

Dive into a captivating journey through the life of Singapore’s founding father at LKY: The Experience. This three-storey attraction sprawls over 17,000 square feet, comprising numerous exhibits, multimedia displays, and hands-on activities. From a free showcase featuring 100 heartfelt stories to interactive sets showcasing his milestones and a gamified zone delving into his ideas and values, this attraction offers a unique blend of education and entertainment.

Tickets start from $18 per person via Pelago, with the proceeds from ticket and merchandise sales donated to over 200 critical social service programs backed by Community Chest. 

LKY: The Experience

Date: 6 October – 31 December 2023

Address: 11 Prinsep Link, Singapore 187949

4. Klook Travel Fest

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Start planning for your family vacation!

The upcoming Klook Travel Fest is your ticket to an unforgettable journey as you get to win dream getaways like AirAsia flights to the Maldives and Bali. But that’s not all; indulge in 1-for-1 Flash Deals at attractions like Tokyo Disneyland and Universal Studios Japan.

Admission is free for all, and you can sign up on their website.

Klook Travel Fest

Date: 14 – 15 October 2023

Address: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Hall D, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

5.  National Museum of Singapore X KIND KONES: NMS Sorbet Giveaway

Photo: National Museum of Singapore

Calling all families! The National Museum of Singapore is turning 136, and they’re celebrating with free ice cream from Kind Gones.

Inspired by their ongoing exhibition, “Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s – 2000s,” they’ve partnered with Kind Kones to offer a delightful vegan surprise — the NMS sorbet with a ‘mystery flavour’. Indulge in free samples, and even better! Guess the flavour correctly, and you might win a $20 Kind Kones gift card!

The ice-cream giveaway will be available at 1-3pm and 4-6pm, while stocks last.

Date: 7 – 8 October 2023

Address: National Museum of Singapore, Level 2 Glass Atrium, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

6. The Conscious Festival

Photo: The Conscious Festival

Parents, start imbuing a sense of responsibility in your kids through this upcoming sustainability event.

The Conscious Festival is a two-day celebration of sustainability where you can sign up for wellness workshops such as breathwork, dream interpretation, mindful eating and more; all guided by experts in their fields. In addition, you can also explore up 50+ eco-conscious brands to start adding sustainable products into your lifestyle.

Admission is only $20 per person, and those with kids will be delighted to learn that it’s free admission for children under 18!

Don’t miss this opportunity to nurture your family’s connection to sustainability and personal growth!

The Conscious Festival

Date: 14 – 15 October 2023

Address: 38 Beach Road Singapore, Singapore 189767

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