Five things to do this weekend (Nov 11-13)
Choose from festivals, free train rides or a travel fair to plan your upcoming holidays!
Get ready for the festive season by planning your ideal holiday or hopping on some free train rides this weekend.
Here are five things to do this weekend (Nov 11 to 13):
1. Plunge into the world of Avatar at Changi Festive Village
Changi Festive Village makes a splash this year as they return with installations inspired by Avatar: The Way of Water, featuring light shows, orchestra performances and life-sized Avatar models from Nov 11 to Jan 2, 2023.
Those who may not be familiar with the Avatar franchise can still take part in the other festivities such as The Underground Carnival, with over 30 indoor rides, game booths and photo opportunities spanning two floors.
There will also be go-karting on the Dino Kart 3.0 circuit as well.
2. Stream this year’s physical YouTube Fanfest
YouTube Fanfest will make its physical return at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) on Nov 11.
Fans can look forward to rising K-pop girl group Billlie, and other regional content creators including Zermatt Neo, Ricis Official and CarryMinati from Singapore, Indonesia and India respectively.
YouTube Fanfest will be hosted by local creator Annette Lee, Prajakta Koli (MostlySane) from India, and Georgia McCudden (Georgia Productions) from Australia.
The event will also be live-streamed globally on the YouTube Fanfest channel.
3. Hop on free train rides at the TEL3 Opening Event
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will hold an opening event across the new MRT stations on Nov 11.
The event celebrates the opening of 11 stations between Stevens and Gardens by the Bay and features carnival activities, exclusive merchandise and special appearances of LTA’s mascots.
There will also be a Knackstop pop-up store at Orchard Station that offers TEL building blocks and other rail merchandise.
The opening fest runs from 10am to 9pm and admission is free of charge. Passengers can also enjoy free rides across all 11 new stations on the TEL.
TEL3 will open for passenger service on Nov 13.
4. Embrace mother nature at Earthfest 2022
Visitors at Earthfest 2022 can expect plant-based food and drinks, a sustainability market, workshops, farm tours, exercise sessions and more.
Held on Nov 12 and 13, the event will also feature vendors representing top-rated plant-based restaurants. This includes Unpackt, EcoLah, The Sustainability Project, Swapholic and Green Butchery.
There will be several workshops organised over the two days, including Guided Farm Tours by CitySprouts where participants can experience Singapore’s urban farm in the city.
Admission to EarthFest 2022 is free, and visitors can reserve a spot for one or both days on the eventbrite website and sign up for individual workshops separately at the Centre for a Responsible Future’s website.
Earthfest 2022 will be situated at City Sprouts, 102 Henderson Road.
5. Plan your travels at the Time to Fly Travel Fair
Those planning their travels for the upcoming holiday season need to look no further than the Time To Fly Travel Fair from Nov 11 to 13.
Visitors can choose from seven travel agencies, including EU Holidays, Super Travels and UOB Travel.
The fair will feature a myriad of travel offers, including $1,000 off per couple for selected group packages from ASA holidays, and a free pair of tickets to Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa with a minimum spending of $1,500 with Mastercard on Singapore Airlines at the fair.
There will also be sharing sessions by travel agencies and popular MediaCorp artistes and influencers like Tay Ying, Hong Hui Fang, Aiken Chia and XiXi Lim.
Time To Fly Travel Fair will be held at the Suntec Convention Centre level three concourse from 10am to 9pm.