Think Outside The Box (Of Chocolates)

Forget cliché bouquets of roses, romantic movies, and candlelight dinners. Here are five things you can do with your Valentine’s date to earn brownie points and create lasting memories.

  1. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

(Photo: Nurul Farahin)

Up for a more exciting time with your beloved? The largest Singapore carnival is back with a bang! With over 40 rides, this year’s iteration will leave adrenaline junkies wishing for more. Show off your skills at the games booths and impress your partner by winning the cult favourite pony plush at the ring toss booth.

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Date: Now – 24 Feb 2019

Time:  4:00pm – 11:00pm

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

Admission Fee: Free, credits purchasable for rides, games, and F&B


2. Escape your nightmares

(Photo: Xcape Singapore)

While following this list might cost you and your date the new Escape Room movie when it hits theatres, you can experience it in real life by making a run for Xcape Singapore. It has 4 separate buildings to cater to all the different themed rooms. Whether you fancy a haunting experience or something cute and fun like Kung Fu Panda, there are walls you can run away from. Work on your communication skills and get to know your date better through this activity.

Xcape Singapore

Date: Open Monday to Sunday

Time: 11:00am – 11:30pm (Mondays – Thursdays), 11:00am – 1:00am (Friday-Saturdays) 11:00am – 11:30pm (Sundays)

Venue: Bugis Village, 152B, 154B, 158B, 160A Rochor Road, S188427

Price: $10 (student discount)


3. Dive into a world of fun and games

(Photo: SuperPark Singapore)

The 40,000 square feet indoor activity park from Finland is now in Singapore. Whether you’re single, coupled up, or somewhere in between, ensure your V-Day is free of clichés by reliving your childhood at this adult playground. With activities such as superbowling, augmented climbing wall and a trampoline platform, your day is sure to be filled with endless laughter and fun!

SuperPark Singapore

Date: Open Monday to Sunday

Time: 10:00am – 9:00pm (Mondays – Fridays), 9:00am – 9:00pm (Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

Venue: Suntec City Tower 1

Price: $35/pax for all-day access


4. Create your own ice-cream flavours

(Photo: Udders Ice Cream)

They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomachs. Make and taste your own hand-made ice cream flavours that remind you of your partner at Udders Ice Cream. Prices include an All-You-Can-Eat Udders Ice Cream Buffet (all ice cream flavours, waffles, monster cones, cold beverages, ice cream floats) so go drown yourself in the sweet love of your date with some yummy desserts!

Udders Ice Cream Workshops

Date: Open Monday to Saturday

Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm (Mondays – Fridays), 10:00am – 1:00pm (Saturdays)

Venue: Udders Ice Cream @ Novena, Bukit Timah, Siglap, Upper Thomson

Price: $43/pax


5. DIY soaps

(Photo: Sugar and Spice)

If ice-creams are too sweet for you, how about making your own melt and pour (M&P) vegan and cruelty-free soaps? All ingredients and equipment will be provided. The two-hour workshop will offer you and your partner a calming and therapeutic experience you’ll never forget!

Sugar and Spice Basic M&P Soap Making Class

Date: 17 February 2019

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm (Sunday)

Venue: 81 Ubi Avenue 4, #10-19, Singapore 408830

Price: $50/pax