Last Updated: December 19, 2018
School holidays are here! If you’re planning exciting and educational activities for your kids, it’s time to head to The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands for a fun-filled afternoon of food and play for the entire family.
Here’s the best part: kids get to dine for free at one of the three selected restaurants with purchase of attraction tickets. It’s valid with an order of a main course, and the campaign runs till 31 March 2019. Talk about being family friendly! Visit MarinaBaySands.com/KidsDineFree for more information.
To help you along, here are 6 kid-friendly places at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands to spend your holidays at.
Usher in the holiday season with a visit to ArtScience Museum, the iconic lotus-shaped building located at Marina Bay Sands. Be sure to visit Future World, a permanent exhibition that uses digital installations to create a wholly immersive experience. Think dazzling lights that mimic stars and space, playful slides that bring you to visitor-drawn cities and buildings. Don’t miss out the 10 new immersive and interactive artworks that were recently refreshed.
Apart from Future World, you can learn about Minimalism and quantum physics at two other exciting exhibitions – Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. and All Possible Paths: Richard Feynman’s Curious Life. Get more value by purchasing the All-Access Pass that gives you admission to all three exhibitions from just S$24.
If your little boy has always wanted to be like Superman or as fast as The Flash, or if your baby girl has dreams of becoming as strong as Wonder Woman, then DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe is definitely a place to dine at.
Let your children choose between superhero-inspired meals, such as Super Kids Eggs and Sausage, which includes a Superman-shaped cheese on top of a fried egg, or Mini Hero Chicken and Turkey Pasta consisting of mushroom cream spaghetti with chicken cheese sausages, turkey bacon, sweet corn and carrots.
Not only are the dishes in the shape of Batman or Superman, all utensils used are also covered with DC Comics characters, so your children will definitely be in for a treat!
DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe: L1-03, Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands | Tel: +65 6688 7610 | Opening Hours: (Mon to Thurs) 11.30am – 11pm, (Fri) 11.30am – 11.30pm, (Sat) 11am – 11.30pm, (Sun) 11am – 11pm | Website | Facebook
Spanning an impressive 20 metres high, the Digital Light Canvas is the first-of-its-kind multi-sensory digital installation combining both a 4D vision light sculpture and an LED floor.
Watch as flocks of birds fly freely through the hanging 14 metre-tall light sculpture as tens of thousands of fishes swim on the LED floor, or paint your own art with your footsteps. Your kids will definitely love watching colourful nature come to life right beneath their very feet!
Children under two years old and Future World ticket holders get to enter for free. If not, simply purchase tickets at S$5 each at B2 Retail Concierge Counter near Rasapura Masters Foodcourt to enter.
Digital Light Canvas: Canal Level, B2, Beside Rasapura Masters (Foodcourt) | Opening Hours: (Sun to Thurs) 11.30am – 9pm, (Fri to Sat & Eve of PH) 11am – 10pm | Website
Award-winning Japanese ramen restaurant Ippudo needs no introduction. From its handmade noodles to its rich and flavour-packed tonkotsu broth, every bowl of authentic piping hot ramen brings you straight back to Japan.
While you indulge in a bowl of steaming hot Shiromaru Motoaji (S$15++), which is Ippudo’s original tonkotsu broth with thin, springy noodles, pork belly and loin, bean sprouts, black fungus and fresh spring onions, be sure to get a mini version for your little one as well!
Specially made for children 12 years old and below, the Kid’s Delight Set is a wholesome and hearty meal consisting of Ippudo’s original tonkotsu ramen, paired with a healthy rice ball and a homemade potato salad with mixed vegetables. It also includes a choice of cranberry, orange or apple juice for an indulgent and well-balanced meal. Oishii!
Located 56 stories in the sky, the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck gives you a stunning view of Singapore’s skyline. From the luscious and green Gardens by the Bay, to the world-class cityscape, and even the glistening waters of Marina Bay, you and your entire family can drink in the amazing view while snapping some gorgeous family photos.
Tickets cost S$23 for adults and S$17 for children aged 2 to 12 years old. Kids younger than that get to enter for free! What’s more, you can enjoy a bundle tickets specials to all 3 attractions that cost S$32.70 for adults and S$27.60 for children.
While you’re up high in the sky, don’t miss Spectra, a free light and water night show along the promenade that’s bound to dazzle your little one with music, advanced lasers, fountain jets and visual projectors, this 15-minute light show spans four diverse acts.
Sands SkyPark Observation Deck: Entrance near Hotel Tower 3 exterior | Tel: +65 6688 8826 | Opening Hours: (Mon to Thurs) 9.30am – 10pm, (Fri to Sun) 9.30am – 11pm | Website
Every kid loves a good piece of crispy fried chicken, and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar prides itself on just that.
While its range of classic American dishes includes Yardbird Chicken Sandwich (S$22), Lobster Mac & Cheese (S$64) and the new Funfetti Pancakes (S$22), the one thing that everyone comes here for is its Lewellyn’s Fine Fried Chicken (S$34).
This signature 100-year-old classic fried chicken is available in the Children’s Menu, which is bound to excite the little ones. Get a juicy and crispy Drumstick or the Crispy Chicken Biscuit, which are both served with french fries.
If your child prefers something less fried, try its Little Burger. It’s a juicy short rib, brisket and chuck blend, with ketchup and mustard, and served with french fries.
You could also go for the all-favourite Macaroni & Cheese, made of five artisanal kinds of cheese and a crispy herb crust, which makes for a super indulgent and creamy dish.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar: B1-07, Galleria Level & L1-82, Bay Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands | Tel: +65 6688 9959 | Opening Hours: (Mon to Fri) 11am – 11pm, (Sat to Sun) 10am – 11pm | Website
Whether it’s an afternoon of educational fun at the ArtScience Museum, watching art come to life beneath your very feet at the Digital Light Canvas, or leisurely taking a stroll at the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands certainly has something for the entire family this holidays.
The Kids Dine Free campaign lets you purchase any one of these attraction tickets to redeem a complimentary kid’s meal at any of the following restaurants: DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe, Ippudo or Yardbird Southern Table & Bar.
Happy holidays, and let the feasting and fun begin!
*This post is brought to you in collaboration with The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
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