The Easter bunny is springing into town this weekend, and we’ve hopped all around Singapore this week for our fun line-up of great things to do with the kids. Our top 10 picks for the long weekend includes a super-cool market, Easter events by the basket load, the chance to adopt a furry friend (maybe even a rabbit!) and a sporting event the whole family will love. Jump in for all the details, and don’t forget to bounce over to HoneyKidsGo for even more cracking activity ideas.
1. Catch A Peter Rabbit Tale before it hops out of town
This is your last chance to go on a musical adventure with Peter Rabbit in a lovely musical show based on everyone’s favourite children’s classic by Beatrix Potter. Read our review of A Peter Rabbit Tale before bouncing over to catch the show for yourselves
When: Now-14 April, various timings
Where: KC Arts Centre Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay, Singapore 239035
Cost: From $25 per person
2. Hang out at the coolest market to hit Singapore
With more than 300 fashion and food stalls, featuring an array of works from Thai fashion designers to quirky lifestyle products and scrumptious street food in a cool setting, Artbox Singapore – Bangkok’s famous hipster market – is THE place to be this weekend.
When: 14-16 April, 3-11pm
Where: Bayfront Event Space, 1 Bayfront Avenue
Cost: Free admission
3. Get crafty at a free origami session
Drop by to Bishan Community Library and fold yourself some origami art for some crafty fun with the kids. The session is open to all ages and no registration needed: just turn up and whip up an origami storm.
When: 15 April, 11am-12pm
Where: Bishan Community Library, Activity Room, 5 Bishan Place, #01-01, Singapore 579841
4. Meet some furry friends at Pet Expo
Although we can’t confirm rabbits or chicks, we can guarantee that there will be plenty of furry friends to hang out with over at the fourth edition of Pet Expo. Expect fun competitions, pet-care talks, an interactive aqua zone and a meet-and-greet with some of Singapore’s most famous four-legged Instagrammers! Bring your fur kids along too: this one is, of course, pet friendly! Thinking about adding a fur baby to your family? This is your chance to meet heaps of puppies and kitties looking for a forever home: there will be 14 animal shelters running pet adoption drives over the weekend.
When: 14-16 April, 11am-8pm daily
Where: Singapore Expo Hall 7
Cost: Free entry for kids below 12 years and $5 for adults
5. Listen to some cute Easter-themed stories
Celebrate Easter with cute fluffy tales in the lovely Rabbit Tales storytelling session suitable for kids four to seven years. Little ears will love hearing about long ears while they gather for stories about famous rabbits including the bunnies in Aesop’s Fables and cunning Brer Rabbit.
When: 15 April, 12-12.30pm
Where: The Storytelling Centre, Cluny Court, Level 2, 501 Bukit Timah Road
6. Practise your rugby hakas at Rugby Sevens
Rugby Sevens (and all those muscly men) are back in Singapore for a second year in a sports-entertainment experience the whole family will love. Teams from around the region will be competing against each other throughout the weekend.
When: 15-16 April, various timings
Where: The National Stadium
Cost: From $50 per adult and $2 per child
7. Party with the Elves at an Easter celebration
The Party Elves’ Easter picnic is back! This year the annual fun-packed event will be held at Tree Lizard, where kiddos can get stuck into lots of merry-making with games, activities and an Easter egg hunt. Bring your picnic blanket and make a whole day of it, we say!
When: 16 April, 9am-12pm
Where: Tree Lizard, B1-01, 25 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249670
Cost: $30 per child (inclusive of breakfast voucher)
8. Celebrate Easter with a sumptuous brunch
We know where all the family-friendly brunches are happening over the Easter weekend and we say treat yourselves to one of them, stat! Hot cross buns, chocolate and, of course, eggs are on the menu and our favourite picks all have fun activities lined up for the kiddos too. Easter egg hunt, anyone?
9. Get in the Easter mood at Camp Kido
Camp Kido hops into an Easter mood with a bunch of Easter-themed activities for kids. Campers can join in with the grand Easter Egg Hunt, art and craft, pin the tail on the bunny games and more, so strap on those rabbit ears and head over to the riverside.
When: 16 April, 12-6pm
Where: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01
Cost: Free admission and activities
10. Head to Fort Canning for a ton of Easter fun
Spring is in the air over at Hotel Fort Canning and Easter Brunch in the Park is returning bigger and better than ever. Hang out with Captain Bunny for an afternoon of fun-packed outdoor games including an Easter egg dash, piñata, bouncy castle, toys, slides, art and craft for all ages and even a best-dressed pirate competition! Reward yourself after all that hard work by heading to the Grand Marquee for an Easter buffet spread: AND we’ve got some cracking news – HoneyKids’ readers will bag a $12 discount per adult, and $10 per discount per child.
When: 16 April, 12-3pm
Where: Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 17881
Cost: adults: $80++ ($68++ if you mention HoneyKids), children age four to 12 years: $44++ ($34++ if you mention HoneyKids), children age three and below: free