Now you won’t have to fly your kids to Hong Kong Disneyland to meet Woody and Buzz Lightyear. Not during the June school holidays anyway, because the charming characters from animated film Toy Story are at Gardens by the Bay till June 30.
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The Toy Story 4-themed Children’s Festival by Gardens by the Bay offers plenty of family-friendly games and activities.
This year’s festival, which is in its seventh edition, is part of a three-year collaboration between Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia (Disney).
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It also comes ahead of the theatrical release of Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 4 in Singapore on June 20. The highly anticipated film is the sequel to 2010’s Toy Story 3, after a nine-year wait.
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Your little ones can look forward to interactive activities such as racing self-driving cars in the Buzz Lightyear-themed Star Adventurer (pictured), and a children’s obstacle course called Bo Peep’s Adventure.
The best part: these carnival games and activities are free, while selected educational workshops are chargeable.
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At night, a special edition of Garden Rhapsody, a signature light and music show by Gardens by the Bay, will close each day with familiar tunes from the Toy Story movies.
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There’s a toy donation drive at this year’s festival. Encourage your kids to bring along new or pre-loved soft toys, play sets, board games, and sports equipment, to the toy collection point at Supertree Grove.
The toys collected will be gifted to some 300 children under the care of The Salvation Army, Touch Community Services (Touch Child Care), and Food from the Heart, at the end of the festival.
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Where: Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive
When: June 15 to 30
Admission: Free, but charges apply to selected programmes
To find out more, visit www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/childrensfestival(With additional reporting from The Straits Times. Photos: Gardens by the Bay)