1. What is National Play Day all about?
National Play Day is a large-scale community event held in celebration of parenthood in Singapore. Young families can look forward to a day of indoor and outdoor fun with over 20 activities to keep the whole family entertained.
2. When is it happening?
Date: 19 December 2015, Saturday
Time: 8am – 9pm
Where: Singapore Sports Hub
3. Is admission to the carnival and activities free?
4. Is there a programme schedule?
Check out our Programming and Play Zones pages for more information.
5. Are the Carnival events and activities age-specific?
While most of the play zones are catered for young children aged one to 12, some zones cater to the young-at- heart at any age (e.g. the photo studio at the Xmas Zone). We welcome all as we celebrate parenthood and family at the Carnival!
Do note that some activities have an age restriction. For more information, check out our Programming and Play Zones pages for more information.
6. What are the event highlights?
Event highlights include the National Play Day Stroller Walk, a fun-filled carnival, and a night movie screening. You can also look forward to a wide variety of activities! Explore the website and find out more.
7. Do I have to pay for every activity I sign up at National Play Day Carnival?
All activities at the Carnival are free, so enjoy!
8. Can I sign up for activities on that day?
Most activities are based on first-come-first-served basis except for the creative workshops. As there’re limited slots for the craft workshops, we highly encourage you to sign up for your preferred workshop before the actual day. Check out our Workshops page for more information.
9. How long does it take to do each activity?
Generally, each activity will take around 5 to 10 minutes. Workshop sessions are usually 30 to 60 minutes long.
10. Must I stay throughout the Carnival?
Admission is free throughout the day; you may come and go as you wish. We won’t be surprised if you stay throughout since we have plenty to keep you engaged and entertained throughout the day!
11. Is there a bag deposit?
We won’t have a bag deposit on site, so please travel light.
12. Can I bring my pet?
Pets are not allowed on the event grounds.
13. Will there be people available to help take care of my child/children?
There are no babysitting or childcare facilities, as we’d like you to spend the day bonding with your little ones.
14. What should I bring?
Bring along water, a cap, sunglasses, sun screen as well as swim gear, towels and extra set of clothes if you intend to let your little ones enter the water play area. Be sure to also dress your kids in comfortable clothing and shoes suited for participation in our carnival activities!