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June 2024

June 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month

Between the mid-year school holidays and Dragon Boat Festival, there’s lots going on this month. To keep track of what’s relevant for kids and families, we bring you everything fun to see, do, and play right here on our little red dot. Besides exploring the newest playgrounds and pop-ups, reviewing world-class productions and family-friendly menus, we also share good deals and best buys this June 2024.

Psst! You could even win in our latest giveaway that’s worth over $300, so read on!

OUT & ABOUT

Skechers Friendship Walk 2024

Skechers Friendship Walk June 2024

Lace up your shoes, leash up your furry friends, and join the Skechers Friendship Walk 2024. Take a leisurely walk or run with your loved ones against the backdrop of the scenic city skyline. Race categories include a 10-km competitive run and a 4-km fun walk. After the run, venture into the village-themed carnival to enjoy performances by buskers, as well as engaging games and activities suitable for the whole family.

8 June at OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub. More details here

(See also: Running the Extra Mile: Two Mums, One Passion)

Hello Kitty 50th Run Fest 2024

Hello Kitty 50th Run Fest June 2024

Are you a Hello Kitty-loving family? Then join your favourite kitty and friends at the Hello Kitty 50th Run Fest 2024. Commemorating five decades of joy and merriment, two days of non-competitive kawaii-ness await. Lace those shoes and let charming photo ops and installations at Sentosa Sensoryscape lead you to the run venue. Look out for themed arches and precious pop-ups along the Adults 4km Fun Run and the Kids 900m Dash too.

22 to 23 June Postponed to 24 to 25 August at Palawan Green, Sentosa Island. More details here

Have Quackin’ Good Times with Donald Duck

Be part of Donald Duck’s epic 90th birthday bash in this Mickey and Friends takeover at VivoCity. Apart from a gorgeous Peranakan-themed pop-up where you can have a kopi date with Daisy Duck, there are activity zones where kids can play, win prizes, and bring home special Disney-theme collectibles. Check out oversized 3D installations of Donald, play a tune on the giant keyboard, and pen down birthday wishes for the world’s favourite Disney duck. Psst! There are adorable Donald and Daisy merchandise up for grabs too, like packing cubes, bath towels, and foldable shopping bags! 

Till 23 June, various locations at VivoCity. More details here.

Singapore Cable Car x Hello Kitty Joint-50th Birthday Celebration

Singapore Cable Car x Hello Kitty Joint-50th Birthday Celebration

You can even get to Sentosa in a birthday-themed Hello Kitty cable car cabin! With Singapore Cable Car also marking its 50th anniversary this year, it’s a double golden jubilee. Special photo spots at Mount Faber Peak, including a two-metre-tall Hello Kitty sculpture dressed in gold, will welcome you as you embark on your ride. Enjoy all-day unlimited rides on all five unique Hello Kitty Cable Car cabins with just a $10 upgrade!

1 June to 31 December at Singapore Cable Car. More details here

Houbii Spot Singapore

Houbii Spot Singapore

Calling all thrill-seekers! Houbii Spot Singapore is back in action with double the fun. The reimagined rope course is now twice its former size, with extra twists and turns. Test your mettle on 74 obstacles at ‘The Real Thing’ — a haven for adventure enthusiasts above 120 cm. Don’t miss the all-new ‘Tarzan’ obstacle, an exhilarating self-propelled gliding experience. Little adventurers can also look forward to a ‘Mini Course’ featuring 14 exciting obstacles.

Next to Ah Meng Memorial within the Singapore Zoo. More details here

(See also: Your Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds in Singapore)

SEE & PLAY

Join The Woodleigh Mall’s All-New Kids Squad

Join The Woodleigh Mall’s All-New Kids Squad

The Woodleigh Mall is launching their all-new Kids Squad programme for children from 4 to 12 years old. On top of exclusive perks, the first 300 verified members earn a Welcome Treat and voucher pack. Kids Squad members also enjoy 1-hour playtime at Kiztopia and meals from McDonald’s and Burger King on their birthdays. Simply spend a minimum of $30 on a single receipt to register now. From 24 June, dive into Galactic Oasis, with a space-themed bouncy castle, mission control station wall, and astronaut outfits for kids.

From 1 June at Level 2 Information Counter, The Woodleigh Mall. More details here

Timezone Pasir Ris Mall

Timezone Pasir Ris Mall

Singapore’s favourite happy place continues to spread happiness at three new venues. Two weeks ago, Timezone SingPost Centre opened with two new high-octane racing experiences. Then three days ago, an upsized outlet at Waterway Point launched, complete with Hologate VR and party rooms. Look out for the third new Timezone blasting soon into Pasir Ris Mall, with Drakons Realm Keepers and Highway Bowling.

From 6 June at #02-55 Pasir Ris Mall. More details here

Bluey’s Big Play – The Stage Show

Bluey’s Big Play – The Stage Show June 2024

All ready for a WACKADOO adventure? After captivating audiences worldwide, Bluey, the Emmy award-winning canine star, is bringing her first live theatre show to Asia. Based on the beloved TV series, Bluey’s Big Play features puppets and iconic sets, letting you experience the Heeler family like never before. Join Bluey, Bingo, Mum, and Dad in an original story filled with laughter and unforgettable fun for all ages.

13 to 23 June at Sands Theatre. Tickets from $38 via Marina Bay Sands & SISTIC

The Gruffalo – Live on Stage!

The Gruffalo – Live on Stage! June 2024

The much-loved musical adaptation of the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, is back. Embark on an exciting adventure with Mouse as he meets three strange creatures in the woods. Will the fearsome Gruffalo rescue Mouse from becoming their meal? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo — is there? Expect songs, laughter, and endless fun for the whole family. It’s also the perfect introduction to theatre for ages three and up.

14 to 23 June at Victoria Theatre. Tickets from $42 via SISTIC (up to 15% off)

(See also: June School Holidays 2024 Activity + Makan Guide for Kids & Families in Singapore)

Gallery Wellness Special 2024

Gallery Wellness Special 2024

In conjunction with Wellness Festival Singapore, National Gallery Singapore invites families to ‘Keep Learning’ at Gallery Wellness Special 2024. Delve into a diverse array of both guided and self-guided programmes to enrich your life and expand your horizons. From immersive art therapist-led workshops to captivating storytelling sessions, there’s something for every member of the family to enjoy.

21 June to 21 July at National Gallery Singapore. Free admission with some ticketed programmes; more details here

DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

Chinatown Dragon Boat Festival

Chinatown Dragon Boat Festival

Head down to Smith Street for a fun-filled celebration of tradition. Learn the story behind the Dragon Boat Festival at a special exhibition. Feeling active? Race one another in a calorie-burning challenge and guess how many dumplings are in a sack. Or learn how to wrap Hainanese bak chang and make fermented rice wine with tangyuan. Enjoy lantern riddles, storytelling, crafts, traditional games, opera, and lion and dragon dances too.

7 to 9 June at Smith Street, Chinatown Singapore. Free admission with some ticketed activities; more details here

Wan Qing Dragon Boat Festival Open House 2024

Wan Qing Dragon Boat Festival Open House 2024

Celebrate Chinese culture and history with more fun twists at the Wan Qing Dragon Boat Festival Open House. Learn the story behind the ancient tradition while making yummy rice dumplings and mocktails. Plus, there’s tons for kids to do: build and race mini dragon boats across the lawn, navigate robots, challenge other families, and hear exciting myths come to life. It’s a weekend of family bonding and celebrating tradition in a fresh new way.

8 & 9 June at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall. Free admission with some ticketed activities; more details here

Swensen’s Rice Dumpling Ice Cream

Swensen’s Rice Dumpling Ice Cream

If the kids are not fans of traditional bak chang, then surprise them with Swensen’s offerings. Choose from either Pulut Hitam or Pandan Coco, each hiding a salted egg chocolate surprise. But the pièce de resistance is surely the 650g Kueh Salat Rice Dumpling Ice Cream. Its stunning golden chocolate shell encases butterfly blue pea coconut ice cream and pandan coconut ice cream, complete with three salted egg yolk bon bons.

From $9.80 at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s outlets or online

(See also: Bak Chang 2024: Delectable Glutinous Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival)

EAT

Bucketta @ Downtown East

Bucketta @ Downtown East June 2024 promo

Planning a trip to Wild Wild Wet this June holidays? Afterwards, dive into the signature seafood buckets at the newly opened Bucketta, because each person in swimwear takes 10% off seafood buckets — save up to 40% per group! Chef Wisit, formerly of Michelin star restaurant Le Du in Thailand, also tosses up Ital-Thai fusion dishes. Think Green Curry Penne with Thai Herb Chicken and Baked Thai Reang Leaves with Mozzarella Cheese.

1 to 30 June at #02-125 E!Hub @ Downtown East. More details here

RJ’s Summer Feast Adventure

RJ’s Summer Feast Adventure

Embark on an exciting culinary journey with Line Friends’ cute K-pop idol persona. Indulge in the RJ Foodie Trail across three UOL Malls and redeem special-edition merchandise with just five stamps per mall. Don’t miss RJ-recommended dishes at participating outlets such as The Morning Catch Seafood at KINEX, Burnt Cones at United Square, and Nunsaram Korean Dessert Café at Velocity@Novena Square. While you’re there, you can also snap cute photos, snag exclusive BT21 merch, and participate in fun craft workshops.

From 1 June to 7 July at KINEX, United Square & Velocity@Novena Square

Fico’s New Rent-A-Picnic Bundle

Fico’s New Rent-A-Picnic Bundle

Beachside Italian restaurant Fico invites you to enjoy a relaxing picnic at East Coast Park with its new takeaway kiosk. Skip the picnic prep stress — order a Rent-A-Picnic Bundle containing the likes of fried shrimps, fresh pasta, Fico’s signature Focaccinas, and house-made gelato. Or simply build your own picnic from the kiosk’s a la carte menu, where food items start from $7. You can even get a Puppuccino for your furry friend!

$78 at 1300 East Coast Parkway (next to Carpark F2). More details here

Huber’s Butchery & Bistro

Huber’s Butchery & Bistro

Heads up, mums and dads! Huber’s Butchery just reopened with a brand-new look. Think sleek farmhouse vibes with a gorgeous waterfall garden for picnics. The revamped outdoor playground with a zipline and climbing wall keeps the little ones busy, while you relax and enjoy delicious food. The bistro uses fresh, high-quality ingredients from the butchery, and there’s even a herb garden for curious minds to explore. Plus, you can pick up groceries after!

22 Dempsey Road. More details here

(See also: Father’s Day 2024: Food, Fun, and Fab Gifts for Daddy Dearest this June)

SHOP

:: GIVEAWAY: Like a Bike – Balance Bike from KOKUA Bikes ::

Like a Bike - Balance Bike from KOKUA Bikes June 2024 giveaway

They didn’t reinvent the wheel, but KOKUA Bikes certainly revolutionised how children learn to ride a bicycle. When designer Rolf Mertens conceived the very first balance bike in Rotgen, Germany in 1997, it was simply to give his two-year-old a better learning experience. Little did he think that it would spawn worldwide success.

KOKUA Bikes now brings its flagship Like a Bike – Balance Bike, known for its excellent frame geometry and best-in-class parts, to Singapore. Made of aviation-grade aluminium, the ergonomic Jumper series is available in 12 and 14-inch wheels (approx. ages 2 to 9). Complete with shock absorber and steering damper, it helps kiddies feel safe and confident from the word Go!

From $300 at kokuabikesg.com, or take part in our giveaway below for a chance to win a Like a Bike Jumper 12. Good luck!

Win a Like a Bike Jumper 12 Street Edition worth $300! We also have 20% discount coupons (redeemable on Jumper 12 and Jumper 14) to give away to 2 runners-up. Here’s how to take part:

  • Like this IG giveaway post
  • Follow @singaporemotherhood and @kokuabikesg
  • In the comments, tell us how old your child is, which bike colour they would love, and tag fellow mummies too⁠
  • Share the post on your IG stories for an extra chance to win

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday, 10 June 2024. Terms and conditions apply.

BZU BZU Kids Toiletries Travel Kit

BZU BZU Kids Toiletries Travel Kit

Planning trips to the beach both at home and overseas? Beat the heat and keep the little ones clean and cool with the BZU BZU Kids Toiletries Travel Kit. Silky Soft Kids Shampoo and Hair Treatment tame frizzy and fragile hair, while Happy Kids Body Wash protects delicate skin. This Singaporean brand uses safe, natural ingredients to make bathtime a breeze. The sulfate-free toiletries are also available in 600ml pump bottles.

$7.50 at bzubzuglobal.com

Space-safe Chicken from CP Selection

Space-safe Chicken from CP Selection

Concerned about what your family eats? The new CP Selection chicken range is out of this world — literally — it meets the ultra-strict Space Food Safety Standard! That means these chickens are raised on 23 vitamins and minerals and zero antibiotics. The products further undergo 40-plus rigorous checks to ensure they’re safe enough for astronauts. Also stamped with HPB’s Healthier Choice Symbol, they come in convenient chilled or frozen cuts for easy preparation.

From $7.95, exclusively available at selected NTUC FairPrice outlets and online

Taleii Fresh Blends

Taleii Fresh Blends

Co-created by a chef, dietitian, and paediatrician, Singapore’s own Taleii offers fresh, wholesome purées for your little one. Each Taleii Fresh Blend makes a complete meal for weaning babies and a supplementary food topper for older kids. Using high-pressure processing to preserve 95% of its nutrients, each 100g pouch delivers caters to even the pickiest eaters. Choose from nine delicious fruit and veggie options.

$6.80 at taleii.com

(See also: A Mum’s Guide to Successful Baby-Led Weaning (BLW))

COMING SOON

Great Eastern Women’s Run 2024

Great Eastern Women’s Run 2024

The 18th edition of the Great Eastern Women’s Run returns this October at the Singapore Sports Hub. Singapore’s only all women’s running event will feature six categories. Aside from the competitive races, there’s the 2km ‘Mummy and Me’ event for mums and daughters aged five to 12, and the adorable 100m Princess Dash for three- to six-year-olds. Sanrio character Cinnamoroll will be on hand to cheer you on!

27 October at the Singapore Sports Hub. More details here

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas Returns

Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas Returns

The family favourite Quantum Class cruise ship will be making its way back to Singapore next year. Pick from 3- to 8-night getaways that sail to destinations from Penang and Phuket to Bali and Lombok. After taking adrenaline new heights on the North Star, RipCord by iFly, FlowRider, and SeaPlex, refuel at over 20 dining destinations. To get the best deals, start booking the new sea-cations on Ovation of the Seas now.

Itineraries from October 2025 to March 2026. More details here

(See also: 7 Tips for an Awesome Cruise on Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean for Families and Kids)

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June 2024: Eat, Play, Shop & More for Families in Singapore This Month