Enjoy the Easter holidays with a heap of fun activities for the kids. From bunny-meet-and-greets to Hello Kitty, there's lots happening.
Jurong Bird Park
Penguin fun at Jurong Bird Park (photo courtesy Singapore Tourism).
Jurong Bird Park will be welcoming the return of Easter festivities this year as well as celebrating its 50th birthday with a Golden Jubilee egg-stravaganza. Hop along to enjoy a golden egg hunt, an Easter-themed playground, a Jubilee maze and heaps more fun activities.
Download the park’s digital map to find the JBP50 Easter eggs scattered across the park. Head to the playground and take an Instagram snap with the giant eggs, or have a go at solving the trivia clues to escape the maze.
Opened in January 1971, Jurong Bird Park is one of Singapore’s original tourist attractions. As the name suggests, this expansive aviary is dedicated to all things feathered. From critically endangered Philippine Eagles to exotic Violet Backed Starlings from Africa, you’ll find all sorts of winged creatures here. There’s also a full schedule of shows and activities – don’t miss the exciting Kings of the Skies show or your chance to feed the penguins.
The Super Golden Jubilee Egg Hunt runs from April 2 to 4.
Hop on over to Kampung Kampus in Sembawang to enjoy Bollywood Adventures’ annual Easter egg hunt. More than 300 eggs have been hidden but you need to locate five to qualify for a lucky dip prize. The ticket also includes an egg painting activity.
Bollywood Adventures connects city dwellers with Singapore’s urban farms through on-site tours, hands-on learning opportunities and farm-to-table dining experiences.
The Easter egg hunts run from April 2 to 4 and tickets cost S$10. Tickets must be reserved in advance as there is a cap of 50 people during each one hour time slot.
Gardens By The Bay
Have a splashing time at Gardens By The Bay.
Enjoy Hello Kitty topiary at Gardens By The Bay this Easter as part of the annual Sakura festival. Spot the famous icon amongst the peach and cherry blossoms.
Gardens By The Bay covers more than 100 hectares adjacent to Singapore’s Marina Reservoir and consists of three waterfront gardens. The largest garden, Bay South Garden, includes the Flower Dome, one of two conservatories, the second being the Cloud Forest. Enjoy colourful blooms and fun sculptures in the Flower Dome, before crossing to the Cloud Forest and climbing to the top of the misty mountain to view the 35m indoor waterfall. Meanwhile, The Far East Organization Children’s Garden boasts trampolines, balancing beams and hanging bridges, a toddler play zone and a water park.
The Sakura festival runs until April 11 at The Flower Dome, tickets cost from S$12.
Easter Egg Hunt at Fort Canning Park
Enjoy the egg hunts this Easter! (photo courtesy Unsplash).
Help Mr Bunny return home by following the trail of eggs left out to guide him. Find the eggs, carry out a series of missions and lead Mr Bunny back to his burrow.
This event is recommended for children aged from four to ten years, tickets cost S$10 per child and includes one accompanying adult.
The event takes place on April 3 & 10 at Fort Canning Park, Raffles Park, Singapore.
City Sprouts’ Easter-themed Farm Day Out
City Sprouts is Singapore’s first plot-share, urban farm. Located in a former school in Redhill. The repurposed school canteen now hosts a variety of food and beverage pop-ups. Wannabe urban farmers can rent a veggie plot or you can head over for the regular workshops promoting local produce and sustainability.
This Easter holiday hop over to meet the bunnies and shop the fresh produce, artisanal food products and sustainable goods as well as finding out about composting, worms and brewing kombucha.
The Easter event will be held on April 10 & 11, Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Road, Singapore. Entrance is free but do register online ahead of your visit.