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13 Best Fun Things To Do In Singapore [2023]

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Fun Things To Do In Singapore

Best Fun Things To Do In Singapore
Best Fun Things To Do In Singapore

We always find ourselves running out of things to do in Singapore. Shopping, catching a movie, watching Netflix are just some of the common things we do to kill boredom. Singapore may be one of the smallest countries in the world, but do you know that there are countless fun activities in Singapore for you to try out? Not forgetting fun places in Singapore for you to explore!

If you are thinking of ideas for your next date, or if you are on the hunt for unique new places to visit, we’re here to help!

In this article, we will share a list of best things to do in Singapore that you can enjoy with your friends and loved ones!

Also, check out these adrenaline rush team-building activities that you can try out with your friends!

1. Vintage Camera Museum

Vintage Camera Museum - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Vintage Camera Museum – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Vintage Camera Museum)
Key Services:Museum
Address:8c Jalan Kledek,  Singapore 199263
Phone:6291 2278
Operating Hours:10.30 am – 7.30 pm  (Mon-Sun Including PH)

The Vintage Camera Museum is set in the form of a camera, and the entry is shaped like a lens. There are around 1000 cameras in display right from replicas of the world’s biggest camera – the mammoth camera till the latest technological gadget, an 11-gram camera. Some of the other unique cameras which can be viewed in the museum are a walking stick camera, spy cameras, pigeon cameras, 3D camera, and pistol cameras to name a few. Also, the museum has on display rare collection of photographs featuring interesting facets about photography which includes an authentic replica of the first-ever photograph taken.

Key Differentiators:

  1.  First Photo of Singapore
  2. The Only Camera manufactured in Singapore
  3. Machine Gun Camera

Client Testimonial:

The museum is like a big room with all the different cameras through the years. The history on how it was developed was very educating. You can take photos and even hold some of the camera relics. This is great for photography enthusiasts. It could be developed more by adding more exhibits of old photos and probably have a souvenir shop. As a photographer, I personally enjoyed my visit here 🙂

-Janna Garcia


GRUB - Fun Things to do in Singapore
GRUB – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: GRUB)
Key Services:Restaurant Service
Address:510, Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 (Bishan – Ang Mo Kio Park, Pond Gardens), Singapore 569983
Phone:6459 5743
Operating Hours:Mon – Fri (11 am – 10 pm)
Sat – Sun, PH (9am – 10 pm)

GRUB’s menu is inspired by local Singaporean flavors with a touch of Japanese influence. Each dish is carefully thought through for flavor and affordability. For example, their signature burger buns are made from French butter, natural yeast, and a slow-fermentation process. Their desserts are also made in small batches in their own kitchens. Do take a walk in Bishan Park and enjoy one of Singapore’s most beautiful gardens, rich in flora and fauna, as a fitting end to your meal.

Key Differentiators:

  1. Wonderful Park View
  2. Warm Service
  3. Delicious Food

Client Testimonial:

Great food and ambience. I miss dining in there during CB period. Would definitely return to this cafe for al-fresco dining when they open their dine-in option again.

– SooPeng Tan

3. Hai Bin

Hai Bin - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Hai Bin – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Hai Bin)
Key Services:Prawning, Cafe, Beer Garden, Event Space
Address:6 Tebing Lane #01-04 Singapore 828835
Phone:6447 8693
Operating Hours:24 Hours, 7 days a Week

Hai Bin’s vision is to promote Prawn Fishing as a lifestyle activity in Singapore. They passionately believe that prawning brings joy to people from all walks of life. They strive to deliver and manage the best quality prawning venues to their clients.

Key Differentiators:

  1. They are the largest prawning facility in Singapore, ensuring comfort and ease of space for their customers to relax and have a fun time.
  2. They offer their space as a prawning and party venue for events and they would help to coordinate and customize to your needs.
  3. BBQ pits are free to use and they have different homemade sauces to dip your yummy prawns in.

Client Testimonial:

To me this is one of the better place to go for prawning in Singapore. Love the ambience and friendly staff there. I have been going to Hai Bin when they were located in Bishan and have been coming here since last June 2019

– Albert

4. The Fragment Room

The Fragment Room - Fun Things to do in Singapore
The Fragment Room – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: The Fragment Room)
Key Services:Rage-room, Alternative therapy, Alternative Sport
Address:490 MacPherson Rd, Singapore 368198
Phone:6970 0343
Operating Hours:12 pm – 10 pm

Feeling angry or stressed? Had an urge to destroy things? The Fragment Room has the solution for you! The Fragment Room is a place where you can break everyday household objects such as plates, cups, bottles, and even electronics like printers and television sets in a safe environment. They started out with the intention of filling the gap of casual alternative therapy for the stressed-out individual but quickly evolved into something that also provided for casual thrill-seekers looking for something different to do on social gatherings.

Key Differentiators:

  1. First rage room in South East Asia
  2. Glow in the dark concept, where your glass objects can be coated in fluorescent paint, it’s a first in Asia!
  3. Lobby space available for guests to relax or play table-top games and have a beer! It can also comfortably fit larger groups to open up this concept to corporate bookings.

Client Testimonial:

Really enjoyed ourselves and had a blast!! Everything is provided (safety gears + shoes etc). Super friendly staff and they even prepared a surprise for us as we were there for a birthday celebration 🙂 

– Victoriaa Tan

5. Hi Roller

Hi Roller - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Hi Roller – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Hi Roller)
Key Services: Indoor Roller Skating Rink / Sales of merchandise 
Address:1 Pasir Ris Close EHUB @ Downtown East Level 5 Singapore 519599
Phone:9694 4094 /
Operating Hours:11 am – 9 pm Daily (Subjective to monthly entry time slots)

Inline and roller skating have extensive histories, bringing you way back into the 1950s and 1960s where these sports were hyped as social norm activities. At Hi-Roller Indoor Skating Rink, it allows you to relive those magical moments where they aim to provide state of the art experiences on both inline and roller skates. Home to many national inline skating athletes and certified instructors, their family-friendly environment is perfect for picking up skating.

Their lessons are suitable for all ages too! In addition to their skating rink, they have function rooms for private and corporate events for team-building events that can be customised to your needs. Your time with them will definitely be a memorable one.

Key Differentiators:

  1. The only roller skating rink to provide both inline and roller skates
  2. National certified instructors to conduct skating lessons
  3. Private room for private events 

Client Testimonial:

Biggest Indoor Skating Rink in Singapore with lit music and atmosphere! Helpful and Friendly Crew, quickly head down to experience for yourself

– Ryan

6. HaveFun Karaoke

HaveFun Karaoke - Fun Things to do in Singapore
HaveFun Karaoke – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: HaveFun Karaoke)
Key Services:Karaoke, Open Mic Bars
Address:Bugis Cube, 313@Somerset, SAFRA Toa Payoh, Downtown East
< Coming soon – SAFRA Yishun, NEX Serangoon >
Operating Hours:Bugis cube: 12 pm – 3 am (Sun – Thurs), 12 pm – 4 am (Fri-Sat)
313@somerset: 12 pm – 5.30 am (Daily)
Downtown east: 12 pm – 1 am (Daily)
SAFRA Toa Payoh: 12 pm- 1 am (Daily)

Put your vocal cords to the test in the comforts and opulence of HaveFun Karaoke, Singapore’s leading Karaoke destination. Designed to set your stereo hearts on fire, gain access to more than 200,000 songs in 11 languages, exceptional customer service, a diverse selection of intoxicating favorites and decadent eats, all in your very own private thematic karaoke suite! With four locations conveniently located across the island at Bugis Cube, SAFRA Toa Payoh, Downtown East, and 313@Somerset, and two more sprouting up soon at NEX Serangoon and SAFRA Yishun, indulging in contemporary karaoke fun has never been easier or more convenient! Stop partying like a B-Lister, it’s time for some A-List fun!

Key Differentiators:

  1. Private thematic karaoke suites with wall-to-wall projector screens, futuristic laser lightning and an avant-garde sound system for your absolute singing pleasure
  2. In house entertainment space fitted with game machines, dart machines, and even a Snook ball arena
  3. An open mic bar lounge filled with a selection of the finest spirits and liqueurs for the thirsty and a stage for those who want an audience and experience superstardom!

Client Testimonial:

Great Experience at 313 Somerset HaveFun Karaoke. Enjoy 3hr of Midnight Singing Session because they’re open till 5.30 am. $28.80++ inclusive of 2 drinks. We order the snack platter @ $18.80 to share, the food is hot and crispy. For the room nice decor and cozy, sound system is great, you can download the apps using their wifi then you can remote control the song, volume, lighting, writing, special effect. Something special you can try and have lots of fun @ HaveFun Karaoke

– Louis Lau

7. Lynnette’s Kitchen

Lynnette's Kitchen - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Lynnette’s Kitchen – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Lynette’s Kitchen)
Key Services:Home Dining
Address:Jalan Membina
Phone:9010 2901
Operating Hours:Tue – Sun, 10 am – 10 pm

Lynnette’s Kitchen offers an exclusive private home dining experience! Lynnette’s Kitchen is run by Cultural Medallion Winner and Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, Lynnette Seah. This unique and exclusive experience is only available to friends and referrals. To offer outstanding dishes to her guests, Lynnette only uses freshest ingredients and spices! Not only that, but you also get to choose your preferred cuisine too – Peranakan food, European food, Seafood, and Dessert!

Key Differentiators:

  1. Only uses Freshest ingredients and spices
  2. Allow customised menus for special occasions
  3. Wine pairing available on request

Client Testimonial:

Unbelievably good, authentic Peranakan Food

– Y.Y. Low

8. Souldeelight

Souldeelight - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Souldeelight – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Souldeelight)
Key Services:Calligraphy and Watercolor Workshop and Design Studio
Address:Hillview Avenue
Phone:9102 5012
Operating Hours:By Appointment Only

In a heartbeat, Souldeelight is a calligraphy, watercolor, and design studio. Their act of passion is creating intentional fine art pieces that speak joy and grace. They celebrate sharing what they love doing most with others through their creative workshops. Dee is the artist, hand, heart, and sunshine behind Souldeelight Studio. She crafts beautiful letterforms with her calligraphy and paints expressive watercolor botanicals.

Her designs have graced countless wedding stationeries and magazines, and she still finds joy in creating bespoke pieces for every client she serves. She has worked with big brands and collaborated with other creatives on various projects. She regularly conducts workshops and classes for the creative at heart from 8 to 80. 

Key Differentiators:

  1. Intentional bespoke calligraphy and watercolor artworks and designs
  2. The artist behind the brand is a certified art therapist who used what she knows about art to bring peace and calm to the mind and heart.
  3. Workshops seats are sold out and Dee has special classes exclusive for the Seniors for years now through the Family Central organization of Singapore.

Client Testimonial:

I’ve attended 5 classes (modern calligraphy and watercolor) with Dee!!! she is a very friendly, patient, and super encouraging teacher! I enjoyed every moment with her!

-Carol Lai

9. Stirling Underwater Hockey Club

Stirling Underwater Hockey Club - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Stirling Underwater Hockey Club – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: SUHC)
Key Services:Underwater Hockey – introducing and promoting underwater hockey in Singapore and the region.
Address:473 Stirling Rd, Singapore 148948
Phone:9796 2247
Operating Hours:Tue & Fri, 7 pm – 9 pm

Since establishment in 2004, the Stirling Underwater Hockey Club (SUHC) has now a following of 50 members. With their diversity of members from all ages and different walks of life, they not only offer their members an alternative to keeping fit, but also a sense of belonging. A great team-building activity too!

Key Differentiators:

  1. 2 Teams of SEA Games Double Gold Medalists (Men/ Women)
  2. No age limit – From young water polo players to lawyers and ex-swimmers 
  3. All communication done underwater

Client Testimonial:

Very active international-level club with long experience training new players. Outdoor pool in the evening all year round is quite comfortable and easily accessible (Queenstown station). The members’ pool fee (SGD$6) is inexpensive. Regulars are happy to give tips and advice to improve skills.

– Ricky Ng

10. Ritmo Music Studio

Ritmo Music Studio - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Ritmo Music Studio – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Ritmo Music Studio)
Key Services:Music Education and training
Address:531 Upper Cross St, #02-59, Hong Lim Complex, S05031
Phone:8808 9763
Operating Hours:Mon – Fri 11 am – 9 pm, Sat – Sun 11 am – 6 pm

Ritmo Music Studio is founded with a vision to provide accessible and enjoyable music lessons & programs for all ages and walks of life! With a specially curated team of instructors who are still active performers and entertainers in the industry, they help you to discover your musical potential and will nurture you to become a performance-ready star through their relevant and up-to-date curriculum. They conduct private music instructions, group classes, as well as corporate team building, performance training & events. Come and experience their programs for yourself and let them help discover the music in you! 

Key Differentiators:

  1. Small personalised class/ low teacher:student ratio
  2. Flexible scheduling
  3. Inclusive – They cater programs for all abilities 

Client Testimonial:

Great facilities and location! Loved the deluxe jamming studio as well, contented to practise drumming with focus. Thank you for providing the EQ with mic as well. 5G Wifi with cool aircon best 🙂 Would recommend my friends over 

– Jacky Poh

11. Caroline Pang Night Photography Workshop

Caroline Pang Night Photography Workshop - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Caroline Pang Night Photography Workshop – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Caroline Pang Night Photography Workshop)
Key Services:Photography Workshops, Travel and editorial photography assignment, Cinemagraph on travel and lifestyle
Address:1 North Bridge Road High Street Centre #08-08 Singapore 179094.
Phone:9199 7311
Operating Hours:By Appointment Only

Caroline is a professional travel and editorial photographer whose work has been published in worldwide media including National Geographic Asia Expedition, Bhutan Druk Air and Conde Nast. She is specialised in documenting travel destinations, people, unique culture and nature around Asia. She teaches photography in Singapore and lead photography expeditions to exotic destinations such as Mongolia, Bhutan and Nepal. In Singapore, her signature workshop is night photography.

Key Differentiators:

  1. Provide high quality and exclusive travel and environmental photos for non-profit organisations, businesses and individuals for their marketing and fundraising campaigns
  2. Photography workshops are specially crafted for people of all levels who wants to learn or better their skills in low light, long exposure as well as travel photography. 
  3. Group size for workshop is small with not more than 4 persons to ensure quality coaching is extended to every participant.

Client Testimonial:

I went from not knowing how to use my new camera at all, to taking long exposure night photos with pretty light trails from moving boats and busses. In 2 hours! I cannot recommend this class highly enough. What are you waiting for, you need to sign up right now and stop taking boring basic photos on auto mode. I’m so glad I did!

12. Artisan8 Studio

Artisan8 Studio - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Artisan8 Studio – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Artisan8 Studio)
Key Services:Metalworking Jewellery workshops, particularly silversmithing and hot enameling workshops to individuals, small groups in their studio, and off-site mobile large/corporate events. They also provide customized corporate gifts.
Address:150 Orchard Road #03-06 Orchard Plaza S 238841
Phone:9474 7252
Operating Hours:By Appointment Only

Artisan8 Studio is a cosy metalworking studio focusing mainly on silver jewellery making in the heart of Orchard Road at affordable prices with a small instructor-participant ratio. They conduct jewellery & metalworking workshops for those who love to learn the hands-on methods of crafting a unique and personal piece of handmade jewellery, which is a perfect alternative to store-bought options. Every year it hosts many couples who come to make their  wedding, anniversary and couple rings and others who want to experience metalworking.Their workshops are open to all where no prior experience is needed. Besides studio/small workshops, they also conduct mobile and corporate workshops. 

Key Differentiators:

  1. Their workshops are taught with a small instructor-student ratio (not more than 6) at an affordable price in a conveniently located venue in Orchard.
  2. Their service is personal and participants get to be fully hands-on and involved in the entire creation process.
  3. The studio has been featured in various places eg. The Straits Times, LianHe ZaoBao and received rave reviews on various platforms such as Airbnb.

Client Testimonial:

Shan was really patient and made sure everyone knows what they’re doing. She took the time to explain all the different materials and tools. She also made sure everyone has something to do even if they’re faster or slower than the others. Really friendly host!


13. Pink Velvet Studio

Pink Velvet Studio - Fun Things to do in Singapore
Pink Velvet Studio – Fun Things to do in Singapore (Credit: Pink Velvet Studio)
Key Services:Sewing
Address:150 Orchard Rd Orchard Plaza #03-06 Singapore 238841
Operating Hours:By Appointment Only

Pink Velvet Studio takes inspiration from all things organic around them and their designs reflect a free-form style. Join them in a no-mistakes style sewing session where creativity is all that matters. They love blending different textures because they introduce more dimension to each piece.  Applique, embroidery, quilting, printmaking and scrapbooking techniques are interwoven with fabric like upholstery, brocade and cotton. Sprinkles of colourful beads, sequins and lace add the final touch. 

Key Differentiators:

  1. Bold boho chic style 
  2. Incorporation of different art techniques into sewing projects
  3. Small group instruction from designer with 20 years of experience

Client Testimonial:

Cosy, casual studio where the instructor, Lin, showed me that not everything handmade has to be perfect. Anyone can create something proud of with their own two hands! 

– Daryl Wang

Fun Things To Do In Singapore

There you have it! The Best Things to do in Singapore. You can always refer to this compiled list if you run out of things to do in Singapore! Also, if you are interested in more team-building articles, do check out our blog as well!

If you are keen to explore more fun ideas to keep yourself engaged and occupied, here are more helpful links that might inspire you:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you have any questions about Fun Things to do in Singapore, you can refer to the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the Fun Things to do in Singapore below:

What should you not miss out in Singapore?

The Nightlife: From rooftop bars, live music venues, and trendy clubs, Singapore has something for every kind of nightlife enthusiast. Check out Clarke Quay or Boat Quay for great vibes and hip places to hang out with friends.

The Food: Singapore is a food lover’s paradise! From hawker centers to Michelin-starred restaurants, there are endless options when it comes to finding delicious eats. Whether you’re looking for street food or a fancy dinner, Singapore will not disappoint.

The Shopping: Shopaholics rejoice! Singapore is home to some of the most luxurious and eclectic shopping experiences in the world. Soak up the sights and sounds of world-famous Orchard Road or head down to Chinatown for some bargain hunting.

The Culture: Singapore is known for its diverse cultural heritage. From the stunning temples and mosques to iconic landmarks such as the Merlion, there’s plenty to explore and learn about Singapore’s history and culture.

From nightlife escapades to cultural outings, Singapore has something for everyone! Don’t miss out on this amazing city!

Is 1 day in Singapore enough?

Is one day in Singapore enough to experience all the city has to offer? It may be a difficult task, given just how much of an exciting and vibrant metropolis Singapore really is.

There are a countless number of things to do and see, from fascinating cultural attractions like the iconic Merlion statue, the Esplanade Theatres and Gardens by the Bay, to vibrant nightlife spots like Clarke Quay and Chinatown. Whether you’re an art-lover, a foodie, or an adventurer looking for thrills, there’s something in Singapore to suit everyone’s tastes!

What can I do alone in Singapore?

Singapore is packed with plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy, even if you are travelling alone. There are many things to do in Singapore that will keep you entertained and make sure you have a memorable experience. Whether it’s experiencing the city’s vibrant culture and diverse cuisine or exploring its fascinating range of places to visit, Singapore offers something for everyone.

If you are looking to explore the city, why not take a walk or bike tour around some of Singapore’s iconic attractions, such as Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay or Merlion Park? They are sure to provide you with stunning views and good photo ops. For something more off-the-beaten-track, Kranji Countryside is home to a variety of farms and nature reserves – perfect for an afternoon stroll.

For the adventurous type, there are plenty of activities in Singapore that you can do alone. Take part in thrilling water sports such as wakeboarding or kayaking at East Coast Park or have a go at rock climbing at The Rock School. For something a bit more leisurely, hop on one of the city’s iconic trishaws and explore places like Chinatown or Kampong Glam for great food, shopping and cultural experiences.

Rachel Tan - FunEmpire

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Singapore. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Singapore. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Singapore has to offer.