Everyone is looking forward to the Golden Jubilee Weekend to celebrate our nation’s 50th year of independence. The four-day long weekend will be packed with parades, concerts, activities, performances, and discounts at major attractions.
Prior to the Golden Jubilee Weekend, some major attractions in Singapore have launched their SG50 promotions. Here are TEN SG50 promotions and activities for families that you shouldn’t miss.
Free drive-in, after 5pm, for cars and taxis on weekdays (excluding Public Holidays) from 16 Mar to 31 Dec 2015.
Free entry via Sentosa Boardwalk entry from Mar to 31 Dec 2015.
Sentosa’s Golden Jubilee Weekend Offers:
Friday, 7 Aug – Free Wings of Time show at 8.40pm
Saturday, 8 Aug – Free entry to the Sentosa Merlion attraction (Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm)
Sunday, 9 Aug – Free Guided Tour of Fort Siloso (Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm. Four guided tours conducted daily)
Monday, 10 Aug – Free Cable Car Joyrides (Operating Hours: 8.45am – 10pm [last boarding at 9.30pm])
Note: For free entry to Wings of Time and Fort Siloso, prior redemption for complimentary vouchers on 25 July is required. Click HERE for more details.
2. Singapore Science Centre
Free time-based tickets to SCS’ gated attractions which include the Human Body Experience, KidsSTOP, Snow City, and the Omni-Theatre/Digital Planetarium to Singaporeans, based on the maximum capacity of these exhibits.
Note: Please check Singapore Science Centre website for further instructions on how to redeem these free tickets.
3. Singapore Botanic Gardens
Free admission into National Orchid Garden from Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 till Monday, 31 Aug 2015 (Operating Hours: 8.30am – 7pm)
Note: From 1 Jul to 10 Aug, free admission is for Singapore Armed Forces personnel and accompanying family members (with the display of their SAF 11B identification card). From 10 Jul to 31 Aug, this SG50 promotion is opened to all citizens, PRs, EP, WP and DP holders. Click HERE for more details.
4. National Museum of Singapore
Free entry to all galleries from 7 Aug 2015 till 10 Aug 2015. (Operating Hours: 10am – 6pm [extended until 10pm on 7 & 8 Aug])
Special programmes: SINGAPURA: 700 Years exhibition, late-night admission with free outdoor film screenings on Friday and Saturday, and Children’s Season exhibition, Masak Masak 2015 where children can take part in a series of fun, hands-on family activities on 8 and 9 Aug. Click HERE for more details.
5. Museums, Heritage Galleries & Visitor Centres
Besides National Museum of Singapore, various museums, heritage galleries and visitor centres will also be opened to all for free from 7 to 10 Aug 2015. Participating venues include:
- Asian Civilisations Museum
- Indian Heritage Centre
- Peranakan Museum
- Singapore Philatelic Museum
- Reflections at Bukit Chandu
- Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
- Malay Heritage Centre
- Sports Museum
- Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
- Singapore City Gallery
- Marina Barrage Sustainable Singapore Gallery
- Newater Visitor Centre
- ENVision Gallery
6. ActiveSG Swimming Pools & Gyms
Free access to all ActiveSG swimming pools and gyms islandwide from 7 to 10 Aug 2015 for Singapore citizens and PRs. Visit the ActiveSG website for more details.
7. Wildlife Reserves Singapore (Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo)
Credit: Jurong Bird Park
Free admission to Singapore Zoo for all Singaporeans and PRs aged 60 years and above. Proof of identity required.
50% off River Safari Tickets with Purchase of Singapore Zoo or Night Safari Tickets (Ends 31 July 2015)
One year unlimited entry for the price of a one day ticket at Jurong Bird Park. Visit Wildlife Reserves Singapore website for more details.
8. Gardens by the Bay
Local seniors (aged 60 and above) can enjoy free entry into two conservatories. Accompanying caregivers of seniors can also enjoy 50% discount into two conservatories. Valid from 1 June to 31 Aug 2015.
Visit Gardens by the Bay website for more details.
9. Wild Wild Wet Water Theme Park
Credit: Wild Wild Wet
National Day Family Package Special $50 ONLY For 2 Adults + 2 Kids (U.P. $75) – Valid on 9 Aug 2015 only.
Wet Pass Promotion from $28 – Valid from 7 till 10 Aug 2015 only. Click HERE for more details.
10. Alive Museum Singapore
Purchase 2 full-priced adult tickets and get another ticket (adult or child) FREE! This means you pay only S$50 for 3 tickets! Valid from 1 April 2015, for a limited period only. Click HERE for more details.
For more information on Jubilee Weekend programmes, you can visit SG50 website or SG50 Facebook Page. I’ll update the list when I see more SG50 promotions, please bookmark this post for more updates. Lastly, don’t forget to share these fabulous SG50 promotions with your friends.