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10 FREE activities this National Day!

Updated: Mar 24, 2022

Didn't manage to get your National Day Parade tickets? Fret not! There are still many other things to do to celebrate the nation's 53rd birthday!

SG Bike brings you a list of locations and activities that you and your family and friends can enjoy for FREE in the month of August 2018! Grab an SG Bike near you and lets... go!


#1 Marina Barrage

Date: 9th August 2018 Time 11am - 9pm

Venue: 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951

Located in close proximity to the national day parade, there will be booths, workshops, food trucks as well as an art market for you to enjoy! Cycle around with our decorated bicycles and don't go home too soon as there will be live screening of the National Day Parade in the evening as well. You can even catch the fireworks from Marina Barrage's Green Roof!


#2 Sports Hub National Day Fiesta

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: 12pm - 9pm

Venue: OCBC Square

Take part in various activities ranging for young children to adults for all ages. There are the Workout Lah, Kopi Quiz and Guided Tours etc. What's best, gather together to watch the live telecast of the National Day Parade from the big screen as well! Fun for everyone!


#3 Singapore Zoo | Jurong Bird Park | River Safari

Date: 9th - 12th August, 18th - 19th August Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue: 80 Mandai Lake Road Singapore 729826

Want a change of environment from the bustling city life to a more natural scenic wildlife adventure to spend your National Day? This is the thing that you might want to do!

There will be unique activities such as the WILDderful Singaporean Trail just right outside the entrances of the Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park as well as River Safari. Best of all, for the entire month of August, get to enjoy 53% off into Jurong Bird Park or River Safari for the purchase of every Zoo admission ticket.


#4 The National Museum

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: 10am - 8.30pm

Venue: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897

There will be exhibitions, artworks, short films, story telling activities just the thing for young families to bring their children to spend the National Day together. There will also be other miniature activities on-going and it crowd around the Glass Atrium area to catch the live broadcast of the parade as well.


#5 Gardens by the Bay

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: Various Timings

Venue: Flower Dome, Supertree Grove and Cannonball Room

Enjoy and find out more on the past of Singapore through short films show at the Pop up cinema, Orchid Extravaganza flower display at the Flower Dome by Singapore award winning filmmaker Royston Tan, register for Yoga in the Gardens or even sweat it out with some mini fitness activities at the Supertree Grove. All programmes are free. Fees apply upon entering the Dome.


#6 Singapore Philatelic Museum

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: 10am - 7pm

Venue: 23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807

Four interesting activities for you here! Fun Quiz to test your knowledge and win prizes, Dress Up Booth to dress as someone special for the day, meet and greet with the Guide Dogs to find out more about what they do, and create your own magically huge bigger than human size Bubble Galore!


#7 Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: 10am - 5pm

Venue: 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874

To understand more about our pioneer's contribution to Singapore and history of the 1911 revolution of Dr. Sun, there will be various activities such as 'Design your own SG badge', 'Design you own tote bag workshop' etc available for the children and family to enjoy together.


#8 Market & Workshop @ Millenia Walk North Galleria

Date: 6th - 17th August 2018 Time: 11am - 8pm

Venue: Millenia Walk 9 Raffles Boulevard Singapore, 039596

Want to learn a new skill? Head down to the booths learn and try making the handicrafts made by the local artisans?


#9 Live Screening at SAFRA

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: Various timings

Venue: All 5 SAFRAs

Are you a existing SAFRA member? The first 350 members (first come first served) at each SAFRA club will be able to redeem a NDP fun pack!

Every SAFRA club has planned for different fun-filled activities for you ranging from Arts & Craft, Food Stations, Workshops, Performances and live screening of the National Day Parade.


#10 Catch the National Day Parade Fireworks around town for free!

Take your pick from some of the most popular areas in Singapore:

- Esplanade Bridge

- Gardens By The Bay

- Helix Bridge

- Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observation Deck

- Merlion Park

- Singapore Flyer

With so many things to do, be sure to plan ahead and have a blast celebrating Singapore's 53rd Birthday! Cycle around town with SG Bike on our decorated bicycles and you'll find lots of things to do!

From Team SG Bike, Happy Birthday, Singapore! :)

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