Here are 8 family-friendly night activities that you can do in Singapore! We’re talking about sight-seeing, eating and even a trip to visit the nocturnal animals.

  1. 24-hour Departmental Store


Talk about a city that doesn’t sleep! Make a trip to Mustafa Centre, a 24-hour mega departmental store that sells almost everything! By everything, we meant, from souvenirs to perfumes to money changer to cooking pans to Italian cheese and so much more! You’ll surely find some interesting souvenirs to bring back home!

Nearest MRT: Farrer Park MRT

145 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207704

Opening hours: 24 hours

Also read: The only tourist pass that you need to get around Singapore


  1. Craving for some Dim Sum?


Eating never ends in this food-haven city! Be part of the snaking queue at Swee Choon Dim Sum place where many locals will flock to for their late-night dim sum fix. Slurp up a bowl of century egg porridge or dig into the custard bun!

Nearest MRT: Farrer Park MRT

183/185/187/189, Jalan Besar, 191/193, Singapore 208882

Opening Hours: 11am – 2:30pm, 6pm – 6am (Mon, Wed – Sat)
10am – 3pm, 6pm – 6am (Sun, PH), Closed Tues


  1. Catch a midnight movie!

If you’re in town during the weekends, catch a midnight movie! Midnight movies are aplenty in Singapore. From Cathay Cineplex, Golden Village or Shaw theatres, you will surely find a cinema that is near your accommodation. Remember to pack your jackets because it may get real cold!

Also read: 10 must-visit tourist attractions in Singapore


  1. Night Safari


If you’re in Singapore, be sure to visit the world’s first nocturnal zoo – Night Safari! Sit yourself down at their amphitheatre to enjoy the highly sought after Creatures of the Night Show that showcases the different animals in 4 different time slots. Be sure to be there early as seats are by first-come-first-served basis!

Tip: Book your admission tickets online and you may score yourself some savings!

How to get there:


Opening hours: 7.15pm – 12am (Last entry 11.15pm)

Opening period: Everyday!

80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826



Also read: 6 top tips for travelling on a budget in Singapore


  1. Gardens by the Bay


If you think you’ve seen enough of Gardens by the Bay, think again. Gardens by the Bay looks absolutely amazing after dark. The music and light show of the Supertree happens at 7.45pm and 8.45pm daily! If you’re in Singapore for Christmas, be sure to catch The Christmas Special from 29 Nov – 31 Dec!

Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront MRT

18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953



  1. Singapore Flyer


A trip to Singapore is not complete if you didn’t manage to catch a breath taking panoramic sunset skyline view of the city on the Singapore Flyer! Each rotation takes around 30min to complete.

Opening hours: 8.30am – 10.30pm (Last entry 10.15pm)

Nearest MRT Station: Promenade MRT

30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803



  1. Spectra – Light and Water Show along Marina Bay


Spectra, a light and water show set against Singapore’s waterfront, is open to public every night. Experience the show with orchestral soundtrack. This show lasts for about 15 minutes in 4 different story parts – The Origin, The Blossoming of Ideas, The Fusion of Cultures, Technology and Passion, Realising the Dream.

Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront MRT

Show times: Sun – Thu: 8pm & 9pm, Fri & Sat: 8pm, 9pm & 10pm



Also read: How to spend 48 to 72 hours in Singapore


  1. Hop on a river cruise!


Book a cruise tour along Singapore River where you will be brought to different landmarks of Singapore including Merlion and the National Gallery! The entire ride takes around 40 minutes where you will be brought to admire the light show at Marina Bay and see the iconic Merlion.

Get your tickets from Clarke Quay’s River Cruise Jetty ticketing counter.

Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay MRT

3E River Valley Road (beside G-Max Reverse Bungy), Singapore 179024


Finding the most convenient way to get around Singapore?

The most convenient and flexible way to get around Singapore is with the Singapore Tourist Pass available in 1-day ($10), 2-day ($16) and 3-day ($20) passes; $10 refundable deposit is required. These passes offer unlimited public transport rides* that gives you a peace of mind as you get around!

They are available island-wide at various TransitLink Ticket Offices of the MRT Stations.

Click here for full list of locations

Things to note:

  • A 1-day coverage of the STP begins from your 1st usage till 11:59pm of the day.
  • Usage of 2-day or 3-day card must be on consecutive days.
  • Unlimited travel is only applicable for public bus and train services. The pass excludes rides on premium services such as Sentosa Express, RWS8, Fast Forward, Night Rider and Nite Owl buses.
  • Prices apply to adult and child above 0.9m in height.


[Information is accurate as of 13 Dec 2019]