7 things to do this car-free Sunday

In an effort to promote environmental consciousness and a car-lite lifestyle in Singapore, the government has initiated “Car-Free Sunday”. Here are things to look forward to when the roads get shut.

7 things to do this car-free Sunday
7 things to do this car-free Sunday
26 Feb 2016

7 things to do this car-free Sunday

In an effort to promote environmental consciousness and a car-lite lifestyle in Singapore, the government has initiated “Car-Free Sunday”, where roads are closed in and around the CBD from 7am to 9am every last Sunday of the month. The scheme – which runs till July – will see a string of fun-filled activities organised for the public around different zones in the city.

If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the inaugural car-free Sunday experience, here are the seven things to look forward to when the roads get shut.

Breakfast @ Empress Lawn
Breakfast @ Empress Lawn
26 Feb 2016

Breakfast @ Empress Lawn

Food and music are arguably two of the greatest things in the world; and both elements will be out in full force at Victoria Concert Hall’s Empress Lawn this car-free Sunday. Visitors can get their fill of popular Singaporean breakfast dishes such as Toast with Soft-boiled Eggs and Roti John, while homegrown musicians will also be showcasing their talents at this day-time carnival.

Breakfast @ Empress Lawn is happening on Sunday, 28th February from 7am to 5pm outside Victoria Concert Hall.

GO LOCAL with Fullerton Heritage Tour
GO LOCAL with Fullerton Heritage Tour
26 Feb 2016

GO LOCAL with Fullerton Heritage Tour

The Fullerton Hotel will be introducing an exclusive tour that affords visitors insights to Singapore’s rich and diverse history. The program will last for about an hour and features visits to the newly-minted National Monument, as well as exclusive access to specially-preserved areas within the hotel compound. A breakfast at Post Bar is included as part of the tour.

Price: $18/adult, $9/child (Limited to 20 pax)

This tour is happening on Sunday, 28th February from 8am to 9am at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Click here for bookings. 

Outdoor Yoga with Yoga Seeds
Outdoor Yoga with Yoga Seeds
26 Feb 2016

Outdoor Yoga with Yoga Seeds

Find your inner-peace and get a good workout at the same time this car-free Sunday with complimentary yoga sessions at Esplanade Park. Stretch-masters Yoga Seeds will be holding two free sessions for yoga enthusiasts – an early morning Hatha Yoga exercise that focuses on balance and posture, and a sunset Yoga Flow workout that comprises of the soothing and intricate Vinyasa Flow.

Please click here for registration details and yoga schedules. 

Visit a World-Class Museum
Visit a World-Class Museum
26 Feb 2016

Visit a World-Class Museum

With the newly-renovated Asian Civilisations Museum and the recently-opened National Gallery Singapore opening from 9am this Sunday, a museum should definitely make your itinerary. Most of the event activities are held around the vicinity of these two establishments, and there’s no reason to not pop in for an hour or two.

Go Cycling Around Town
Go Cycling Around Town
26 Feb 2016

Go Cycling Around Town

Car-free Sunday is a lot of about living a healthy lifestyle, and there’s no better way to do that than to make use of the road closures by hopping on a bicycle and enjoying the extra space. Roads that are fully closed to vehicles include St Andrew’s Road, Stamford Road and Connaught Drive and Fullerton Road, while Shenton Way and Robinson Road will be partially closed for people to cycle, walk or jog.

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