weekends what to do singapore 1-2 july 2023

5 FREE Activities to do in Singapore this Weekend (1 – 2 July 2023)

Wondering what to do this weekend? Here’s the SG Lifestyle Team’s weekly round-up of FREE WEEKEND ACTIVITES TO DO IN SINGAPORE (well, mostly free).

This includes a mixture of virtual/digital events/activities you can do at home, as well as physical events/places to visit/attend. Nevertheless, please do your due diligence to do your part to stay safe.

Recommended Advisory Notice: Let’s play our part to Stay Safe during this period:
Wear a mask and see a doctor promptly if you are sick! ⁣⁣
 Wash your hands regularly and properly using soap and water! ⁣⁣

1) Visit: Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s – 2000s

Hop aboard the National Museum of Singapore’s ‘flight’ to discover Singapore with Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s – 2000s, a travel-themed exhibition that traces the evolution of Singapore’s identity as a popular travel destination, through the eyes of those who arrived at our shores from the past to the present.

Set against the backdrop of Singapore’s colonial past and its post-independence decades up to the present, Now Boarding presents itself as a travel guide and visual exploration of Destination Singapore.

Open till 19 November 2023. Admission is free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.


Discover Singapore’s most exciting weekend street market at Palawan Green Walk. More than a shopping experience, the market is pedestrian and a great spot to hang out with your friends and the whole family while discovering local brands.

Make sure to bring your fur-buddies too as we have an array of treats and activities specially crafted for them. From delicious treats to cool local brands there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Date: Sat 1 & Sun 2 July
Venue: Palawan Beach Walk
Time: 10am -7pm

3) Visit: PCN Kindness Campaign 2023

This year’s campaign will feature the first ever PCN thematic trail along Punggol Waterway where you can look forward to cheerful and engaging PCN etiquette and SKM installations that will inspire acts of kindness.
Help spread positivity while you’re there! Snap and upload photos with at least two of the Kindness Cubbies installations in a Facebook or Instagram post, with a captions about an act of kindness that you’ve seen or experienced on our park connectors. Remember to tag 5 friends, include the hashtag #pcnkindness, and make your post public from now until 30 July 2023.
10 lucky winners stand to win grocery vouchers worth $50 each!

4) Visit: Food for the Mind: A Library Hunt!

Love food and books? Join this fun-filled library treasure hunt at Queenstown Public Library. Solve puzzles and learn about some foodie goodness in Food for the Mind: A Library Hunt. Borrow four books and complete the library hunt to get some prizes!

5) Visit: Melting Ice, Sinking Cities: An Urgency to Change the Present and Save Humanity Exhibition

A new exhibition exploring climate change and Singapore’s coastal resilience is now open to visitors at the CDL Green Gallery in Botanic Gardens from now until March 2024.

The exhibition, titled Melting Ice, Sinking Cities: An Urgency to Change the Present and Save Humanity, is organised by City Developers Limited (CDL), the National Parks Board (NParks) and Ocean Geographic (OG).

It is categorised into five different zones – A Global Climate Emergency: Spotlighting the Antarctic, An Urgent Call for Collective Action: A Blue and Green Planet, Local Action: Marine Conservation in Singapore, CDL’s Climate Action: Advancing A Low-Carbon and Resilient Built Environment and The Remains of the Antarctic 2023: Splendour and Hope.

Admission to the exhibition is free. A virtual exhibition is also available for overseas visitors via the CDL Sustainability website.

We hope you enjoy this week’s round-up of weekend activities to do in Singapore FOR FREE!

More importantly – stay safe and don’t say we NEVER share! 

Psst… Need even more ideas on what to do?

Read last week’s post: 

5 FREE Activities to do in Singapore this Weekend (24 – 25 June 2023)

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