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Children's Festival (Dye-Nosaur Gardens)

Have a roaring good time at Children's Festival this March. The Dye-Nosaur Gardens brings the visitors into an imaginative habitat of dinosaurs and prehistoric plants. Look out for colourful and magnificent dinosaurs nestled at the Supertree Grove, and look forward to exiciting performances, creative crafts, workshops and fun-filled carnival rides and games!

 

FESTIVAL MAP

 

EVENT DETAILS


 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 - Sun, 2 Apr 2017

10.00am - 9.00pm Daily
Supertree Grove, World of Plants & Children’s Garden
Free admission.


*Charges for the rides and games apply.


 

THE DYE-NOSAUR GARDENS


 Catch the multi-coloured, life-size dinosaurs roar to life before your very eyes!

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 9.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove

 

"A WORLD OF WONDER " GARDEN RHAPSODY


 Get in touch with your inner child as we enter a magical garden where different worlds of wonder unfold! Be enchanted by music inspired by the colourful worlds of Wizardry, Magic, Cosmic Space, Ocean, Adventure and Dinosaurs. Produced in conjunction with the Children's Festival at Gardens by the Bay, this whimsical edition of Garden Rhapsody features special renditions of songs from movies like The Little Mermaid and Pinocchio, by local artists Benjamin and Narelle Kheng of The Sam Willows as well as Caitanya Tan. Even the colourful dinosaurs on display at the Supertree Grove as part of the Children's Festival will be getting into the act with their flashing LED lights!

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 7.45pm - 8.00pm, 8.45pm - 9.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove

 

MEET BRACHY & TRICEY


 Brachy & Tricey are looking for new friends to help them search for the missing colours. Take a photo with them and give them your support if you spot them at the Gardens!

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove Children's Garden*


*Children's Garden will be closed for maintenance every Monday

 

DINOSAUR THEMED TERRARIUM & EXCAVATION WORKSHOP


Create your own little prehistoric world to take home with you! This workshop* is brought to you by The Learning Lab.
Find out more


Date: 10 – 17 Mar 2017 and every Sat & Sun from 18 Mar - 2 Apr 2017

Time:   2:00pm - 3:00pm
  4:00pm - 5:00pm
  6:00pm - 7:00pm
  8:00pm - 9:00pm

 Location: Supertree Grove

 

*Fees: $20/ head for workshop & materials
Registration is only available on-site.
Limited to 20 participants per session.

 

CREATIVE CRAFTS


Have fun with rainbow colours and get creative with crafts like Sandart Bookmark, Face Painting, Keychain Shrinking and Pipe Cleaner Sculptures, Sculpture Painting and Colouring, using the simplest of materials*.

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 9.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove


*$10 for Sculpture Painting materials


TRAIL OF THE MISSING COLOURS "DINOSAUR EGG HUNT


Help Brachy and Friends on their quest as they go in search of the missing colours and dinosaur eggs around the Gardens! Prizes can be redeemed at the Prize Collection Booth by participants who complete the trail.

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 9.00pm

Location:  The Canyon
  Golden Garden
  Secret Life of Trees
  Supertree Grove
  World of Palms

 

INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING


 BOOM...BOOM...BOOM...

The earth shuddered. Trees shook, dropping leaves on the tidy nest below. The nest belonged to an iguanodon. As the eggs rolled around, their mother steadied them with a claw. 'What on earth?' she wondered. Find out how The Earthshaker story continues at the storytelling sessions!

Date: 13 - 17 Mar 2017
Time: 4.30pm - 5.00pm, 6.30pm - 7.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove

 

GAMES GALORE


Have fun at the free waterplay areas with additional activities like the Fishing Pond, Shoot the Dinosaur Game, and Feed the Dinosaur Game.

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm
Location: Children's Garden

 

*Children's Garden will be closed for maintenance every Monday

 

FOSSIL & EXCAVATION WORKSHOP


Learn how to make your own fossils, then dig them up like a real palaeontologist! This workshop* is brought to you by The Learning Lab.
Find out more

 

Date: 10 - 17 Mar 2017 and every Sat & Sun from 18 Mar - 2 Apr 2017

Time:  1.00pm - 2.00pm
  3.00pm - 4.00pm
  5.00pm - 6.00pm
  7.00pm - 8.00pm

Weekdays from 18 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Every hourly from 1.00pm - 9.00pm
Location: Supertree Grove


*Fees: $20/ head for workshop & materials

Registration is only available on-site.
Limited to 20 participants per session.

 

WRITER IN THE GARDENS WORKSHOP - MAGICAL CREATURES, MEMORABLE CHARACTERS


Parents, bring your child for a fun-filled creative writing workshop by award-winning children’s book author Emily Lim. During this workshop, see your child’s imagination take flight as they create their very own magical story characters!

There will also be an accompanying art and craft session with illustrator Patrick Yee and an interesting sharing by guest author Melanie Lee, author of Squirky the Alien.

This workshop is supported by the NAC under the Writer-in-the-Gardens Residency Scheme.

Date: 2 Apr 2017
Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Location: Cannonball room, Supertree Grove

 

WORKSHOP IS FULL.
REGISTRATION CLOSED.

 

SSO @ GARDENS BY THE BAY


Grab your picnic mats and come down to Gardens by the Bay for a splendid end to the weekend! As part of SPH's Gift of Music series, the SSO, headed by Associate Conductor Joshua Tan, will perform classic tunes such as Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Overture as well as music from Jurassic Park and The Force Awakens by legendary composer John Williams.

 

Date: 11 Mar 2017
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Location: The Meadow

 

DINOCOLOURS WATER PERFORMANCE


This musical dance performance follows the journey of a little " white " dinosaur and how she discovers the beautiful colours of the world she lives in. It incorporates the waterplay feature of the Children's Garden, revealing the wonder, fun and magic of colours!

 

Date: Every Sat & Sun
Time: 11.00am - 11.30am, 2.00pm - 2.30pm
Location: Children's Garden*


*Children's Garden will be closed for maintenance every Monday

 

CARNIVAL RIDES


The Carnival ground holds much excitement for both young and old. Have fun for free play at Inflatable Bounce. Charges of $2.5 per ticket apply. Fun rides include: Walking Dinosaur Ride, Drum Walker, Trackless Train, Royal Horse, Carousel Flying, Carpet Bumper Boat, 3 player bungee, Chasing Cars and Ferris Wheel.

 

Date: 10 Mar - 2 Apr 2017
Time: 10.00am - 9.00pm and 3.00pm - 7.00pm (Inflatable Bounce)
Location: Supertree Grove

Rides Ticket Charges
Inflatable Bounce 3 tickets at $7.50
Walking Dinosaur 3 tickets at $7.50
3 Player Bungee 4 tickets at $10
Train Station 1 ticket for 1-way ride at $2.50
Ferris Wheel 2 tickets at $5
Chasing Car 2 tickets at $5
Mini Pirate Ship 2 tickets at $5
Royal Horse Carousel    2 tickets at $5
Flying Carpet 2 tickets at $5
Drum Walker 3 tickets at $7.50
Bumper Boat 3 tickets at $7.50