National Day 2022 is on August 9 and whether you’ve got the four days off work or just three days, it’s an excellent time to plan some fun-filled activities. Here’s 10 of the best things to do this National Day long weekend in Singapore.
1. Marina Bay Fireworks
Certainly, you can’t miss the free fireworks display happening on August 9 at 8.15pm. The fireworks can be seen from a variety of locations including Merlion Park, Marina Bay Sands Boardwalk, The Lawn, Esplanade and plenty more.
2. Rooftop Dining
Why not celebrate Singapore’s 57th birthday from one of the best rooftop dining destinations in the city? Think the likes of Ce La Vi and Level 33. Pick your favourite to visit here.
3. National Museum Light Up
Be sure to visit the National Museum illuminated in red and white for its 2022 light up before August 10. Wonderfully, this year’s theme is Stronger Together, Majulah!
📍93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
4. Museum Hopping
Speaking of museums, it’s the perfect time to learn about Singapore’s history and culture by exploring the range of museums and galleries around the city. Pick from our favourites here.
5. Marina Barrage
Celebrate the long weekend with your family, friends and dogs at the rooftop garden at Marina Barrage. Bring a picnic, practice kite-flying, take some instagrammable shots and you can even admire the fireworks in you go on August 9.
📍8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
With the weather predicted to be dry this long weekend, it’s an ideal time to take one of the greatest scenic hikes in Singapore. Perfect for fitness enthusiasts wanting to calm their mind and connect with nature.
A three or four day weekend is enough time to take a staycation. But if you don’t want to miss the Singaporean celebrations, we’ve discovered the most unique staycations in Singapore that feel far from home. Plus, an array of beautiful new hotels just opened such ParkRoyal on Beach Road.
8. Visit the Heartlands
On August 6 and 7, carnival celebrations will open at five locations in the Heartlands these include Central Singapore, South West, South East, North West, North East. Indeed, perfect for families wanting to have fun together, watch performances and see cool exhibitions. Get tickets here.
9. Explore the Islands
If you’re the spontaneous type, why not take a last minute trip to a nearby Island? Opt to head just 20 minutes down the road or three hours to discover one of these idyllic islands. Certainly, the best time for a relaxing beach vacation.
10. Day Trip
Escape to a refreshing and exciting location nearby and indulge in endless exciting activities this weekend. For instance, Legoland and Malacca in Malaysia are crowd-pleasers. Pick from one of the best day trips here.