We all know how expensive it is to live in Singapore, especially when we want to have fun. However, there are still plenty of things that you can do for free on our little red dot! Here is a list of 10 free yet fun activities that you and your loved ones can take part in to ease the pressure on your wallet. Let’s go!
Top 10 Free Things To Do In Singapore!
1. Join Movie Mob For Free Movies Under The Stars
Who doesn’t love movies? The one and only Movie Mob organizes old-school outdoor movie experiences, with the ever-popular drive-in concept and picnic events. You can even vote for the movie you want to watch! Check out their Facebook for updates on where they are going to station their next free movie screening.
Address: 17 Jalan Mesin #03-01, Singapore 368816
Contact: 6225 6536
2. Soak In The Sun @ Sentosa Island
Escape the buzzing city and hit the beach! At Sentosa Island, you can kick back and relax. With 3 beaches to choose from, there’s definitely one that is suitable for you. They occasionally have special light installations and exclusive events as well, so make sure to follow their Facebook to keep up to date!
Contact: 1800 736 8672
Operating Hours: 24 hours daily
3. Trekking @ MacRitchie Reservoir’s Treetop Walk
For nature lovers, there is no better place to visit than the MacRitchie Reservoir Treetop Walk. On this 8km round-trip ramble to the Treetop walk, you can then climb to a 230m long pedestrian suspension bridge that soars 25m above the rainforest canopy. The perfect way to soak in some sun and good vibes!
Address: 601 Island Club Road, Singapore 578775
Contact: 1800 471 7300
Operating Hours: Tues-Fri (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) | Sat-Sun (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) | Closed on Mondays
4. Take An Interesting Walk @ Haw Par Villa
Haw Par Villa which was formerly known as Tiger Balm Garden is a park that contains over 1,000 statues from Chinese folklore and mythology. Many people don’t know that it is actually built by the Aw brothers, who own the Tiger Balm brand! I assure you, it will be one of the most interesting walks in the park you will ever experience.
Address: 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
Contact: 6773 0103
Operating Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
5. Make A Trip Down To Pulau Ubin & Chek Jawa
The trip down the Pulau Ubin and Chek Jawa is absolutely worth it! Admission is free. However, in order to get there, you will have to take a bumboat which will cost you only $3. Are you ready to explore this rustic island? Remember to take a lot of Instagram-able photos and have fun!
6. Visit The Singapore Art Museum
Want to feel inspired? Well, visiting an art museum is the best choice. The Singapore Art Museum welcomes visitors to explore the 4-story high contemporary art museum for free! However, they are currently closed by redevelopment but you can still check out the ongoing art exhibitions and events happening at partner venues and spaces.
Address: Singapore Art Museum (Administrative Office), 61 Stamford Road, #02-02, Stamford Court, Singapore 178892
Contact: 6697 9730
7. Open Mic Stand-up Comedy @ The Merry Lion
If you’re in need of a good laugh, a stand-up comedy show is exactly what you need. At The Merry Lion, Open Mic Stand-up Comedy shows are held every Monday. What better way to chase away the Monday blues, right? In addition to that, free admission and 1-For-1 beers. It just keeps getting better and better!
Address: 8b Circular Rd, Singapore 049364
Contact: 9852 3174
Operating Hours: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. daily (Closed on Tuesdays and Sundays)
8. Flea Market? No, Free Market! (SRRFM)
All Singaporeans love a good flea market. But, have you ever heard of a free market? That’s right, a free market! Singapore Really, Really Free Market (SRRFM) organizes fleas every now and then, where one man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Follow their Facebook to be updated on when and where the next flea is held!
9. Workout & Just Have Some Fun With Decathlon SG
Want to try out something new, and shed some pounds at the same time? Why not try out Decathlon’s free workout classes? Decathlon regularly hosts free workout classes and workshops, for both adults and kids. It is a great way to have fun and stay fit at the same time! Check out their page for more updates on upcoming events.
10. Volunteering @ SPCA
If you have spare time on your hands, why not do something for the community? Apply to volunteer at animal shelters like SPCA. You can make your day brighter by helping those in need while spending your day being around adorable animals and have loads of fun!
Address: 50 Sungei Tengah Rd, Singapore 699012
Contact: 6287 5355
Operating Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Closed on Thurs)
10 Things To Do In Singapore That Are Free And Fun!
If you are broke but still want to have fun, make sure to check out these activities that we have collated on this list! Not only are they absolutely fun, but they are also absolutely free!