what to do in singapore weekend august 2020

What to Do in Singapore this Weekend For FREE on 15 – 16 August 2020!

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) during Phase 2 as we try to adapt to a new normal while waiting for the current COVID-19 situation to improve.

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) Try Out: 3 Ingredient MINI CHURROS ! EASY Churros Recipe

Enjoy whipping up this super easy delicious MINI CHURROS within 5 minutes. Get all the ingredients and try this recipe out today!

2) Workout to Fitness: 9 MIN HOME WORKOUT – No Equipment, No Noise by Herna Mohari of UFC Gym Singapore #SupportLocalSG

Here’s SG Lifestyle’s fitness pick for the week 9 MIN HOME WORKOUT – No Equipment, No Noise by Herna Mohari of UFC Gym Singapore from Ideas & Inspiration channel.

3) Get Creative: Record sounds to build collective memories for future generations #SupportLocalSG

Contribute to the National Archives of Singapore’s latest venture by recording sounds from your daily life and surroundings that matters. Upload them to SoundscapeSG, a new crowdsourcing platform that integrates your contributions into a sound map for historical preservation.

Find out more about SoundscapeSG: https://go.gov.sg/soundscapesg

4) Play: LET’S LEARN ABOUT…Cross-cultural Art with ACM #SupportLocalSG

You can explore a bird calligram displayed in the Islamic Art Gallery with a fusion of cultures and influences. Thereafter, challenge yourself with a word search. Visit site to PLAY.


5) Visit: iconic buildings in Singapore illuminated in our National Flag Colors #SupportLocalSG

Who say National Day celebrations are over? You can still head over to enjoy the 10 buildings in S’pore illuminated in national flag colours till 30 August. Find out more about the venues HERE.

source: mothership

6) Shop: Makers’ Market @ Kómma Social Cafe #SupportLocalSG

Drop by the Makers’ Market and bring home a local creation today!

7) Play: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered (COD MW2CR) is free to play & download on Playstation 4 for PS Plus members till 31 August 2020.

8) Join #DiscoverWithAlpha Photo Contest

Stay connected as a community by sharing what we have all been discovering, learning, and creating with Sony Alpha cameras! #DiscoverWithAlpha Participation is opened only for owners of Sony α series cameras. Share your photos through Instagram and entries will be judged based on the level of creativity, originality and visual/emotional impact of the image. All winning entries will be announced on Sony group websites and social media channels. Contest ends: 16 August 2020 More details HERE.


View over 20 artworks, deconstructed antiques and paintings by multi-media artist MOJOKO aka Steve Lawler. Featuring artworks in varying traditional mediums, such as rosewood furniture, lanterns, ceramics and glass but with a modern twist. Visiting Hours: Tues-Sat: 11.30 – 21.30 / Sun: 11.30 – 18.00

10) Get Creative: Colour That Call! #SupportLocalSG

Stand a chance to walk away with Capitaland vouchers just by colouring. Have fun with your children and who knows you might just be walking away with a prize after the activity! Sign up HERE! Submission must be received by 11.59pm on 16 August 2020

11) Visit: Walking in the City ft. Artworks by Heman Chong #SupportLocalSG

A contemporary artwork on the perimeter hoardings of Singapore Art Museum while it undergoes its first major building redevelopment. Writing While Walking And Other Stories is a 2,581 words artwork done by artist Heman Chong on his iPhone 11 during an eight-hour meander around Singapore. See how he explores a new method of artistic production by compressing walking and writing into one process.

Where: 71 Bras Basah Road and 8 Queen Street
(Free public outdoor works. Accessible at all times.)

12) Learn at LHUB GO Learn200 #SupportLocalSG

NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) recently launched its rebranded online learning platform, LHUB GO, which will offer 100 free courses to the general public and 200 free courses to NTUC Union Members for six months. To further encourage self-directed skills transformation, LHUB GO will continue providing the 100 free online courses offered to the general public for another six months until 7 February 2021 through the online portal ‘Learn100’. An additional 100 free online courses will be offered to NTUC Union Members and new NTUC LHUB trainees through the portal ‘Learn200’. 

LHUB GO Learn200 will allow learners to access a library of free courses including Adaptive, Technology and Technical skills in demand, and will feature new features such as curated pathways. These pathways are in line with employer-coveted skill sets such as Leadership and Adaptability, as well as Data Analytics, and will further supplement learning needs of workers who are navigating the New Normal.


13) Play: Special National Day Editions/Adaptations of Shopee Games #SupportLocalSG

From the widely-shunned ERP, old-school mama shops, to enjoying satay at Lau Pa Sat, Shopee pays tribute to some of the most iconic Singaporean landmarks and experiences with special adaptations of Shopee games where you can win prizes, local treats and vouchers from now till 19 August 2020! Play them all on Shopee!
– Clear candies at The Mama Shop edition of Shopee Candy
– Take an all-expense-paid trip around Singapore by the MRT through Shopee Poly!
– Pay a visit to Gardens by the Bay through Shopee Farm.

source: Shopee Singapore

14) Play: Our Tampines Hub Mobile App and WIN!

Download Our Tampines Hub mobile app to explore a journey of non-stop 3D interactive games, online sports, arts, community and lifestyle entertainment. What’s more, from 9 to 18 August, be the first 55 lucky winners daily to stand a chance to win $10 Festive Mall vouchers by completing 10 online activities. All you need to do it to send 10 screen grabs to qualify! An instructional video will guide you on how to take part. Play online HERE!

15) Watch & Win: #SITEXTV: Support Local Featuring Kaitlyn Lin 凱特琳

Watch host Daphne interview Kaitlyn Lin who shares more about herself and belts out her first Mandopop Single 承受 (Withstand) LIVE for your listening pleasure. #SupportLocalSG Participate in the SITEX giveaway and stand a chance to win a SITEX Funpack NOW! Giveaway ends 20 August 2020, 1159PM. So hurry!


  1. LIKE both SITEX – Your Digital Playground and Kaitlyn KTL 凱特琳 on Facebook.
  2. Take a SCREENSHOT of your favourite item from the SITEX Funpack featured in the video and comment why you chose it.

(Bonus Chance) Sign up for the SITEX newsletter and indicate your Facebook username for 1 additional chance: https://bit.ly/SITEXxKaitlynNewsletter

16) Try: Be The First to try Starbucks Impossible™ Food this weekend!

As customer demand for plant-based choices increases, Starbucks expanded its plant-based food offerings as part of its environmentally friendly initiative. Try these two all new innovative additions today.

Impossible™ Pasta Salad Bowl

Impossible™ Pie

Available at all Starbucks outlets island-wide. Savour it this weekend! For added convenience, beat the queue and order ahead to pick up at a store near you via Mobile Order & Pay

17) Play: Block Catching by Suntec City

Participate in the second Block Catching challenge and be one of the top 10 scorers to win 55,000 Suntec+ points (worth $55) each! Play HERE.

18) Shop: Pre-Order KELE Mooncakes at 25% Off!

Mooncake season is coming very soon and it’s the BEST time now to pre-order your favourite mooncakes from KELE Singapore at early bird prices! Browse from 10 different mouthwatering flavours including bestsellers Mao Shan Wang and Avocado Macadamia and enjoy 25% off usual price from now till 20 September! Order HERE!

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:

What to Do in Singapore this Weekend For FREE on 8 – 9 August 2020! (A National Day Special) #SupportLocalSG

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