Definitely, Singapore is one of the greatest cities on earth, with hundreds, if not thousands of exciting things to do. However, most of the time those activities burn a huge hole in our pocket. Consequently, we’ve listed 14 of the best free things to do in Singapore. So, you can still have fun without breaking the bank.
Every weekend, Siloso Beach brings the shores alive with a magical light and sound show from 7.30pm to 10pm. The multi-sensory experience is truly breathtaking and all for free. Just walk in and enjoy the show!
📍Siloso Beach, Sentosa
This new day-to-night entertainment destination is the perfect place to explore for free. Although if you spend a minimum of $5 at International Food Street stalls, you’ll get to go on Sentosa Jet for free as well as enjoy the Sentosa Musical Fountain. Read all about Central Beach Bazaar.
10am-10pm, Central Beach Bazaar, 60 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098997
As Singapore’s largest outdoor art gallery, the quirky and colourful park is enriched in Asian culture, history and religion. With over 1,000 different sculptures…you won’t be bored. Excitingly, this park is free to enter.
📍 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
4. Discover Little India
Little India is one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world for 2022. So why not use our Little India guide and find out about the best things to do in the area.
5. Tanjong Beach
Spend the day out in Sentosa at this gorgeous golden beach. This idyllic spot is a great place to hang out in the sunshine, unwind with a book, have a picnic, catch epic sunsets, to name a few things. Certainly, one of the best free things to do in Singapore.
📍 Sentosa, Singapore
6. Gardens By The Bay
If you’re strapped for cash, one of the best free things to do in Singapore is stroll through these magical gardens. Night or day, visit all the Supertree zones, pose under a majestic skyline, and plenty more. Likewise, attend the free Light and Sound Show, Garden Rhapsody.
📍 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
7. Kampong Glam District
Anyone with an appreciation for art and culture will love Singapore’s Muslim Quarter filled with beautiful street art, quirky colourful 19th century shophouses and trendy murals. Additionally, it’s one of the most instagrammable places to see in Singapore.
📍 Kampong Glam, Singapore
8. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Based in Chinatown, this Buddhist compound is one of the most famous temples in Singapore. Built in 2007, it’s made from 320 kilograms of gold, boasting iconic designs, and it even has a rooftop garden. At night, it lights up the sky, creating a stunning view, and it’s totally one of the best free things to see in Singapore.
📍 288 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058840
9. Picnic at Marina Barrage
Another one of the best free things to do in Singapore is to have a picnic at Marina Barrage. With wonderful views of the Singapore skyline, Marina Bay, and more…it’s actually a perfect place to catch a sunset and sunrise in Singapore.
📍 8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
Take a stroll through this modern roof garden in a unique dome, decorated with plants, exhibiting unbeatable views of Marina Bay and the city’s skyline. The rooftop has been used for fashion shows, product launches and more in the past. Indeed, it’s free entry.
📍 8 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039802
11. Changi Bay Park
Pack your lunch and head to the southeast coast of Singapore for a wander around this lovely new park on the Round Island Route which connects Changi Beach Park to East Coast Park. Certainly, you won’t need to spend a penny on your day out.
📍 Changi Bay Park, Singapore
12. Take a hike
On a good day, why not take on one of Singapore’s best hikes? Lucky for you, we’ve already listed the best hiking trails in Singapore here.
📍 Various Locations
Meet larger-than-life dinosaurs at this new outdoor display at Changi Airport. Discover more than 20 different creatures, from gigantic T-Rex’s to huge dinosaur eggs, there’s plenty to see for free on the 1km path.
📍Airport Blvd, Singapore
14. Instagrammable Places
Another guide we’ve already listed. Why not visit the most instagrammable places in Singapore? For example, the Peranakan Shophouses, Fort Canning Staircase and the Potato Head Building. Wonderfully, most of them are free to see. Naturally, a great activity to pass the time.
📍 Various Locations