National Day Long Weekend Special – FREE Entry To Attractions

We have all heard the news about our additional public holiday, didn’t we? If you haven’t, it isn’t too late!

The President has declared 7 August 2015 (Friday) as a special one-off SG50 Public Holiday. So cheers to a long weekend! To make it a memorable and eventful weekend, various attractions are make FREE entry for all. There are also various activities held over this long weekend! Plan your time well and join in the celebration!

Enjoy Free Admission:


Who don’t love this sunny little Island? Sentosa, a little resort on its own, it filled with exciting activities for couples, families and friends! Bring your hat and bring your mat! Enjoy lazing on the beach or checking out the different attractions below, that is FREE! Well, there’s something for everyone!

FREE for visitors entering Sentosa via the boardwalk.
FREE drive-in or cab-in after 5pm on weekdays (excluding PH)
(Valid till 31 Dec 2015)

National Day Special:

7th August: Wings Of Time, a night show by the sea will be offering FREE entry for all. Come early to secure a seat! Limited to 1,000 seats for Singaporeans and PRs for 8.40pm show only (redemption of complimentary voucher is available on 25th July, Saturday, at Sentosa Station from 10am to 6pm)!

8th August: FREE entry to Sentosa Merlion (Imbiah Lookout) instead of the usual price of $10 (Adult); $7 (Child & SC).

9th August: FREE guided tour of Fort Siloso

10th August: FREE Cable ride ALL DAY long!

Port of Lost Wonder Celebrates Singapore’s 50th Birthday too! Check out the exciting activities happening at POLW now!

Science Centre Singapore

Want to be a Scientist? Your dream will come alive at Science Centre! With tons of exhibitions and events happening at Science Centre, it will definitely keep the family occupied!

FREE Admission for all (including KidsSTOP, Snow City, Human Body Experience and the Omni-Theatre)

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Are you a big fan of nature – sun, grass, trees and uniquely plants and flowers? Then hop over to Singapore Botanic Garden to enjoy your dose of greens! While it’s free to enter the Botanic Gardens, entry to the National Orchid Garden is at a fee of $5.00 per adult while children enter for free! But…

FREE Admission for all to National Orchid Garden on this special weekend! You can expect to find several performances available at the park.

Museums Admissions for Citizens and PRs

In case you were not aware, since 2013, Singaporeans and PRs get to enjoy FREE admission to over 10 museums in Singapore, it includes – Singapore Art Museum, National Museum of Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Peranakan Museum, Singapore Philatelic Museum, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Malay Heritage Centre, Reflections at Bukit Chandu, National Art Gallery and the Indian Heritage Centre. The good thing is, these museums will…

Remain Open during the long weekend!

ActiveSG Swimming Pools & Gyms

So if you are one that love sports and enjoy spending a quiet day with your family at the pool, then you will be glad that all ActiveSG Pools and Gyms have a pleasant surprise for you as you can enter these facilities for…

FREE Admission for all


ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay SandsMarina Bay Sands

Have you been to the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands (MBS)? How about the Skating Rink at MBS? Now, there’s a reason for you to do so! That’s because you can enjoy free admission to the ArtScience Museum from 7 to 9 August. You can also enjoy a special 50% discount for Sampan rides along The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands*. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

FREE Admission to ArtScience Museum and 50 % discount for Sampan rides for all Singaporeans and Permanent residents

*Subject to terms and conditions.

 Enjoy a Discounted Entry:

Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park is the largest concept park in the Asia Pacific, housing over 9,000 birds from 600 different species. Head over now before the new plans for Jurong Bird Park kicks in. News has spread that Jurong Bird Park might be shifting to Mandai, together where the Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Night Safari are housed in currently.

50% Discount on Tickets

Garden by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is a park sitting on 101 hectares of reclaimed land. It is a new attraction in Singapore where you can dazzle your sight with the beautiful flowers, special designed pavilions that house special plants and you can even take breath-taking pictures at its iconic Conservatories and Super-trees in the day or even at night!

Access to the Outdoor Gardens in Bay South is free.
50% Discount on Tickets to Flower Dome & Cloud Forest


Launch of Underwater World Singapore in 1991

Launch of Underwater World Singapore in 1991

NEW: Free Entry for Pioneer Generation to Underwater World Singapore during the National-Day Weekend

Established since 1991, Underwater World Singapore is one of the special places in Singapore where family memories are made and cherished. Over the years, many of the pioneers brought their children and grandchildren to take a walk “under the sea” at the iconic 83m Underwater Tunnel, marvelling at the sharks, rays and colourful reef fishes swimming just above their heads and around them.

To make the celebration of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee even more special for the pioneers, Underwater World Singapore invites pioneers to revisit treasured family memories at the oceanarium.

FREE Entry from 7 to 10 August 2015 for our Pioneer Generation!
(Simply present your Pioneer Generation card and be awarded with free admissions to Underwater World Singapore.)

*Applicable for Singapore residents only.

Singapore Zoo, River Safari & Night Safari

Great news for all animal lovers. August will be a fantastic month for you! From 1st to 31st August, you can head over to the wildlife reserves attractions in Singapore at a discounted rate!

From 7 to 10 August, you can get a free SG50 animal-themed woven tote bag (worth $3) at the parks’ retail stores (limited to 1 bag per visitor, and while stocks last). This promotion is valid for the four wildlife parks in Singapore.

50% Discount on bundled admission to River Safari and Singapore Zoo for same-day visits.

50% Discount on admission to Night Safari.

*Tickets for Singapore residents only.

Wild Wild Wet

Nothing can beat the hot weather better by dipping yourself in the pool. Now, there’s an better reason for you to do so. For the month of July and August, grab 5 friends with you for a wild time at Wild Wild Wet, and you can all enjoy a 50% discount on the entry fee for the entire group.

50% Discount on Tickets to Wild Wild Wet

Family Package at $50 (2 adults + 2 Child). Applicable on 9th August.

Other fun and meaningful activities happening on this long weekend:

Singapore Sports Hub

The newly constructed Singapore Sports Hub opens its door to the public in 2014. There will be a series of activities happening in the Sports Hub from 7th Aug – 9th Aug!

7th Aug: Sing50 Concert – featuring local and international talents and definitely iconic songs that were popular among Singaporeans over the years (Tickets are available for sales).

8th to 9th Aug: Community Carnival – Enjoy local games, music and snacks from the good old days to current!

Community and Little Towns

According to SG50, “All across the island, many Singaporeans have come together to organise community projects to mark our 50th year.  These activities will peak over the Jubilee Weekend, with carnivals and mini-parades being held in our neighbourhoods for families, friends and neighbours to spend time together.”

Bus Ride to your Favourite Places in Singapore

According to MOM, “Singaporeans will be treated to special bus tours on 7 and 10 August that take them to their favourite places islandwide. The stops along the tours will be composed by Singaporeans’ choices of the most endearing places around this island that we call home.”

FREE Bus & Train Ride on National Day

To encourage Singaporean to celebrate National Day, the 2 main transport operators have decided to make it FREE to travel on all it’s public transportation on 9th of August! Trains fare gates will be opened for people to enter for free. You don’t have to tap your EZ-Link card when you board all SBS buses (including Chinatown Direct and all Night Owl Bus Service) and SMRT buses (including SMRT Night Rider).

This is HOME, truly. Don’t you look forward to this exciting long weekend? Don’t forget to bid for your tickets to catch the National Day Parade from 8 to 17th May 2015! Find out more about How And When To Get NDP Tickets 2015. Many more Great Offers and Fun Activities Happening Over This Long Weekend too! Tell us what’s your plan for this long break by commenting below.

By Crystal Tan

Note: All details are correct as at time of publish. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.

53 Comment(s)

  1. How about Singapore Flyer any discount or free admission? Thank you

    Aslindah Abdul latiff on March 30, 2015 AT 3:58 am Reply
    • Hi Aslindah, not that we know of. We will keep updating the list, do check back again :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:47 am
  2. Planning to bring my kids around Sentosa to play.

    Tan Pei Si on June 30, 2015 AT 8:01 pm Reply
    • Looks like a good idea! Many activities happening on this sunny island! :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:47 am
  3. Its good

    anamsaneev lohia on June 30, 2015 AT 11:40 pm Reply
    • Thank you Anamsaneev :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:51 am
  4. Do check out our series of SG50 Treasure hunt monthly as well! 😉
    #TreasureSG #SG50

    Treasure SG on July 1, 2015 AT 6:57 am Reply
    • Thank you for sharing! :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:48 am
  5. Any special for those born on National Day?

    Joyce on July 1, 2015 AT 9:46 am Reply
    • Hi Joyce, not that we know of. Do share with us if you come across it :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:52 am
  6. uss got discount?

    grace on July 1, 2015 AT 4:22 pm Reply
    • Dear Grace, USS hasn’t announce if they are giving discounts for locals/PR. We will update the list if we come across it :)

      Crystal Tan on July 2, 2015 AT 10:59 am
  7. Whatever is free, should be ONLY to SINGAPOREANS and PRs only… doubt i will even have the chance to board the buses/trains on tt long weekends…

    Joxin on July 2, 2015 AT 1:46 pm Reply
    • Dear Joxin, some of these activities are exclusively for Singaporean and PRs only. I understand from these organizations that it might be tedious to control who can get in free or who can get the discounts. It’s a joyous occasion, let us share the joy with everyone :)

      Crystal Tan on July 3, 2015 AT 9:46 am
  8. SG50 for Singapore is a special day. I suggest let all the Singaporean enjoy one month of free activities otherwise there will be a big big crowd for just these few days.

    doreen on July 2, 2015 AT 4:23 pm Reply
    • Dear Doreen, yes, wouldn’t it be nice? Some of the above mentioned organizations actually extend this special offers for the whole month of August. :)

      Crystal Tan on July 3, 2015 AT 9:48 am
  9. For science centre free admission from which date until which day

    Linda on July 2, 2015 AT 11:03 pm Reply
    • Dear Linda,

      The freel admission to Science Centre is from 7-10 August 2015, for all Singaporeans.

      According to the main website, “We will also be allocating free and time-based tickets to SCS’ gated attractions which include the Human Body Experience, KidsSTOP, Snow City, and the Omni-Theatre/Digital Planetarium to Singaporeans, based on the maximum capacity of these exhibits. We will also allow free entry to other gated attractions if they are ready before the Golden Jubilee.”

      Hope it helps :)

      Crystal Tan on July 3, 2015 AT 9:51 am
  10. May I know what time will be the Wings of Time at Sentosa, please?

    Mimy on July 5, 2015 AT 4:56 pm Reply
    • Dear Mimy, it’s for the 8.40pm show only :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:16 am
  11. Hello,may i know whether foreigner can get the free admission too?

    shasthini goh on July 5, 2015 AT 9:18 pm Reply
    • Dear Shasthini, some of the attractions are open to foreigners too! Which attraction/s are you looking at?

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:17 am
  12. Hi dear sir /madam,
    Can I find out whether there will be offer for Domes at Garden by the bay?

    Ferlin Koh Hwee Eng on July 10, 2015 AT 8:05 am Reply
    • Dear Ferlin, it’s stated in the post. :) You can enjoy 50% Discount on Tickets to Flower Dome & Cloud Forest :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:20 am
  13. Most of benefits are for Singaporean & PR . How about other foreigners on EP& DP . Could you suggest what are the benefits are passed to them

    Bharat on July 11, 2015 AT 10:33 pm Reply
    • yes Bharat you get an opportunity to pay tax o that everything can be free for CITIZEN and PR.. and outbound flights are also high so tht you cannot fly out relax and enjoy at home

      Leo on July 28, 2015 AT 9:02 pm
    • Dear Bharat,

      Most of the these benefits are for Singaporean. A few of the listed attractions are applicable for everyone, depending on where you are thinking of going. There’s something for everyone :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:22 am
  14. Appreciate all these efforts put forward. As we celebrate SG50, I feel distinction between Singapore citizen & Singapore PR needs to be clearer. Though I note the contribution by PR to SG, ultimately we are celebrating 50 years of independence. Hence, I would suggest any free admissions/discounted pricing have to be relook and PR though should enjoy the priviledges, should not be entitled exactly as a Singaporean. It would be better for them to enjoy 50% discount where Singaporeans enjoy the full discount.

    Mr Kok on July 16, 2015 AT 9:54 am Reply
    • Dear Mr Kok, I think there are some attractions for everyone, while some are exclusively for Singaporeans only. I guess there’s a reason for why it was arranged like this now. But it’s a good point for organizers to reflect again with more experience. :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:29 am
  15. Hi guys, please read the contents above before asking the admins silly questions..

    Joey on July 18, 2015 AT 12:07 am Reply
    • Thanks Joey, I guess everyone is excited! :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:25 am
  16. Hi, may i check how do we purchase the Zoo/River Safari tickets with the special rates as mentioned above? Couldnt find it on their official site. Please advise. Thank you

    Melinda on July 22, 2015 AT 1:45 pm Reply
  17. do take this opportunity to experience as much as you can or wait for the next 50 years.

    wee vincent on July 24, 2015 AT 11:57 am Reply
    • We agree too!! Such a special moment to witness this together :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:35 am
  18. Hi! I know this sounds rude of me, but are there really promotions for the skating rink at Marina Bay Sands?
    Because I went to their site and it states that it would be close until 10August. Furthernore, this promotion isn’t stated on SG50’s website. Pleas get back to me! :) xoxo

    WanQing on July 24, 2015 AT 6:27 pm Reply
    • Dear WanQing, Thank you for highlighting it. We received information about it being available but guess they took the offer off. We have updated the content. :)

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:45 am
  19. Does this mean the cable car is free for foreigners? Would there still be the Wings of Times showing at 7:40 at cost?

    David on July 27, 2015 AT 8:28 pm Reply
    • Dear David, the cablecar is free for all. Yes, there will still be a show at 7:40pm, some discount may be applicable. Do check with the counter when booking the tickets. Cheers!

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:46 am
  20. To all foreigners on EP& DP,
    I have checked almost all the website for attractions listed here.. there is nothing free for other foreigners on EP& suggestions to them is please celebrate your respective country’s national day.. SG50 is not for you.. you better work and pay tax :)

    ron on July 28, 2015 AT 8:50 pm Reply
    • Dear Ron, some of these attractions are actually free for all! It’s a day of celebration afterall, let’s be merry and loving to all :) cheers!

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:48 am
  21. I am a x singaporean. But I find it no good for tourism if tourist come during the national day celebration and to find that all discount are only for singaporean and pr only. Seems like tourist are not welcome.

    Irene cheong on August 1, 2015 AT 7:18 pm Reply
    • Dear Irene, some of these offers and special rate discounts are applicable for all. You may like to check on the attractions again. More benefits are thrown to Singapore/PRs become its our nation’s birthday. I think tourists will understand that. Cheers

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:52 am
  22. And how bout those ltvp pass but d son/daugher is/are SG resident?. .u mean they are free of entrance bt we’re not?. .

    Roma on August 1, 2015 AT 10:58 pm Reply
    • Dear Roma, depending on where you are intending to go. Some of these attractions offer discount or free entry for all while others are strictly for Singaporeans only. If you are not a Singaporean/PR then those exclusive offers may not be available to you. Cheers

      Crystal Tan on August 3, 2015 AT 9:54 am
  23. hi singapore zoo and river safari, foreigner and pass holder can afford to avail50% discount?

    Mark on August 5, 2015 AT 10:02 am Reply
    • Dear Mark, as mentioned above, we are afraid that the “Tickets for Singapore residents only”. You can check out the other attractions :)

      Crystal Tan on August 6, 2015 AT 11:31 am
  24. Hi all,
    Any kind soul can give an advice on which attractions are free to foreigners please? I have seen responses saying some attractions are free but what are exactly those SOME? Thanks

    Jason Tan on August 5, 2015 AT 11:46 am Reply
    • Dear Jason, the Swimming Pools & Gyms are free! Singapore Botanic Gardens will be having free performance and will also be free activities or performances at Sentosa too. In addition, you can get 50% Discount on Tickets for attractions like Jurong Bird park. :) Hope that helps!

      Crystal Tan on August 6, 2015 AT 12:00 pm
  25. It was state that only Singaporean and PRs allowed for the cable car joy rides . Too bad …

    Jen Donato on August 5, 2015 AT 8:24 pm Reply
    • Dear Jen, you can still enter Sentosa by the boardwalk :) There are many activities happening in Sentosa! You may want to consider :)

      Crystal Tan on August 6, 2015 AT 12:02 pm
  26. Hi is the wild wild wet promo applicable for foreigners?

    lala on August 7, 2015 AT 11:46 pm Reply
  27. Hi.can u list out all free places for all peoples

    Jason on August 8, 2015 AT 1:43 pm Reply

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