What’s New In April 2024 – SAFRA x EU Holidays Travel Fest 2024, Sentosa Sensoryscape & More

From a new attraction in Sentosa, to a travel fair and SAFRA membership sign-up promos, April is set to be a happening month. 

By Diana Najm        2 April 2024

If you thought the year has been a great one so far, April brings a fresh wave of excitement with new attractions, restaurants, and shopping deals waiting to be explored. Whether you’re seeking IG-friendly multisensory gardens, novel dining experiences or travel deals for the family, there’s something for everyone this month. Plus, with a public holiday for Hari Raya coming up, there’s no better time to rediscover our sunny island.

Things To Do

SAFRA x EU Holidays Travel Fest 2024

SAFRA x EU Holidays Travel Fest 2024

If you’re planning to travel more in the second half of the year, it’s time to discover fantastic travel deals at the SAFRA x EU Holidays Travel Fest 2024. Held at SAFRA Toa Payoh from 5 to 7 April, dive into 3 days of exclusive offers tailored for savvy travellers, whether you’re a SAFRA member or an NSman with family in tow. 

Explore incredible deals including exclusive discounts on ski, travel and cruise packages, with additional savings of up to $110 per person for SAFRA members. Also, take advantage of the 1-for-1 deals and special discounts on selected travel packages to destinations like China, South Korea, and Europe. Plus, don’t miss your chance to win amazing prizes in our Grand Lucky Draw, including a dream cruise getaway!

Register for the Sure-Win Lucky Spin before 3 Apr and make a booking at the Travel Fest for a shot at winning prizes like massage guns and tickets to Universal Studios Singapore. SAFRA members can also enjoy free beginner ski trials during the event and till 28 April (pre-book at m.safra or via the SAFRA mobile app through the “Events & Courses” section).

If you’re a non-member, don’t worry. Seize the opportunity to sign up or renew your SAFRA membership at exclusive promotional rates, including discounted principal and dependent memberships, as well as SAFRA Travel Club memberships offering further travel-related discounts and perks.

Find out more about our recommended top ski holiday destinations here!

5 to 7 April, SAFRA Toa Payoh, 293 Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319387. More information at safra.sg/travel.

Eco-Fest 2024 at SAFRA Jurong

Eco-Fest 2024 at SAFRA Jurong

Step into a greener future with SAFRA Jurong’s Eco-Fest workshops on 21 April 2024. Take part in an array of engaging activities designed to introduce you to a world of eco-friendly practices, showing you how small changes can make a big impact. SAFRA members enjoy exclusive rates starting from $10 – so don’t miss out on this opportunity to embrace a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. 

Here are the activities to look out for: 

  • 12pm-1.30pm: Growing edibles at home ($10/member, $15/guest)
  • 2pm-3.30pm: Upcycled PET Bottle Self-Watering Planter ($10/member, $15/guest) 
  • 4pm-5.30pm: Terrarium Making ($10/member, $15/guest)

All workshop fees include one set of materials.

Register now at m.safra.sg, the SAFRA mobile app, or at any SAFRA Customer Service Counters (open from 9am to 9pm daily). Visit safra.sg/whats-on/eco-fest-2024-safra-jurong to check out the other activities available.

Canvas Ark and EnergyOne first quarter sign-up promos

Canvas Ark first quarter sign-up promo

Fuel your child’s creativity with Canvas Ark’s Term 2 Programme, running from April to June. Designed to nurture budding artists, this programme offers a variety of art forms, from drawing and painting to clay modelling. Students get to explore their creativity in a supportive environment, sharing and reflecting on their work to deepen their understanding of the artistic process. Plus, sign up by 30 June and enjoy an exclusive offer. You get 10% off when registering for two terms and receive a complimentary Canvas Ark Starter Kit, consisting of a tote bag and apron. 

While your child explores their artistic side, kickstart your journey to fitness with EnergyOne’s Q1 Sign-Up Promotions. Sign up for a 12-month membership by 30 June and get an extra 2 months free. Access all gyms across seven SAFRA clubs with just one membership, making it convenient to stay active wherever you are. 

Visit safra.sg/canvasark and safra.sg/energyone-gym/Gym-membership for more information.

Sentosa Sensoryscape 

Sentosa Sensoryscape 

Folks, we’ve got a new attraction in town. Sentosa Sensoryscape is the newest addition to Sentosa’s vibrant landscape. This 350m-long multisensory garden walkway, nestled between Beach and Imbiah stations, offers an immersive experience with six interactive zones and the use of augmented reality. 

While the architecture of the walkway is stunning by day, the landscape transforms into a magical sight with light projections by night. Don’t miss the ImagiNite experience, a multi-media light show taking place from 7:50pm to 9:40pm nightly.

A popular zone here is Symphony Streams, featuring flowing water bowls, which is dedicated to the sense of sound. Another one is the Glow Gardens, which features a mystical archway with gigantic flower stalks overhead that glow in different shades at night. Entry to the entire walkway is free, so make it a date with your special person or the whole family. 

3 Siloso Road, Singapore 098977

CQ Streetfest

CQ Streetfest

CQ @ Clarke Quay ignites April with CQ Streetfest, a five-day extravaganza from 17 to 21 April, featuring world-renowned street artists from Australia, the UK, Mexico, Italy, Japan and Singapore. 

Headlining the festival is Rob Roy Collins, the UK’s premier escapologist known for his Guinness World Record feats. Joining him is Richard Garaghty, renowned for his comedic juggling and unicycle skills, Australian Satya Bella, who dazzles with hula hoop mastery, and Akira from Japan with its high-energy blend of dance and live artwork. 

Local talents aren’t forgotten, either. Keep an eye out for Adelene from Adedance Hoop and Silk Aerialists. So if you’re looking for unique entertainment this April, you know where to head to. 

For more information, visit capitaland.com/sg/malls/clarkequay/en/CQ-StreetFest2024.html


FairPrice Finest Clarke Quay

FairPrice Finest Clarke Quay

Here’s another new thing to do at Clarke Quay in April 2024. What was once better known for its nightlife has swiftly transformed into your new daytime destination too, thanks to the latest FairPrice Finest outlet.

Nestled in the heart of Clarke Quay, this 14,000 sq ft store boasts a chio warehouse-inspired design, complete with a cocktail bar and food hall. Unlike regular FairPrice outlets, FairPrice Finest offers a deli section and a wider array of organic products. You’ll also find local produce showcased prominently, including a custom nut-picking station by Tong Garden. 

After shopping, head to the Grocer Food Hall for a culinary adventure, featuring Lebanese delights, premium cheeses, local favourites, savoury crepes, Japanese grills and more. For those who prefer the live cooking experience, select your meat and seafood and have them cooked on the spot. Don’t forget to swing by The Grocer Bar for locally-flavoured cocktails such as pandan cake, ondeh ondeh, and kueh salat, all priced at $15. 

3 River Valley Road, B1-05-06, Singapore 179019

Beyond The Vines at Funan

Beyond The Vines at Funan

Step into the Instagram-worthy world of Beyond The Vines at their revamped BTV Design Store in Funan. Spread across 2,000 sq ft, this new concept store embodies innovation and interactivity, starting with its striking mirrored signage and stainless steel flooring at the entrance. Inside, raw partition boards, colourful polycarbonate sheets, and playful EPDM rubber flooring evoke a dynamic atmosphere reminiscent of childhood playgrounds.

Explore themed sections like The BTV Express, offering streamlined retail experiences, and the exclusive merchandise kiosk. Don’t miss the vibrant children’s area with its playful structures, perfect for little ones. Plus, spot the iconic Dumpling Bags showcased in a special circular display.

For added fun, engage with the ‘BTV Candid Camera’, encouraging interactive selfies for you to post on the ’gram.

107 North Bridge Road, #02-08 Funan, Singapore 179105

Muji Parkway Parade

Easties who are fans of Japanese design will be thrilled with the opening of Muji Parkway Parade, the brand’s 12th store in Singapore. Opening in April, it’ll be a one-stop destination for all your daily essentials, from tasteful furniture to the latest active wear collection and an extensive range of snacks. 

More details will be announced soon, but be prepared to visit this nostalgic mall, which will be made even more convenient with the upcoming opening of the Marine Parade MRT station.

80 Marine Parade Rd, Singapore 449269


Miss Gelato

Miss Gelato

Indulge in a glamping-themed escapade at Miss Gelato, Bugis’ latest dessert haven. Decked out with cosy beanbags and camping chairs, this cafe offers a unique vibe perfect for late-night rendezvous until 3am. 

Ice cream lovers should order their signature Double-Scoop Ice Cream Waffle ($17.20), featuring decadent flavours like Sicilian Pistachio and 95% Dark Chocolate, served atop fluffy made-to-order waffles. 

If you’ve got friends or family visiting from out of town, introduce them to the rotation ice cream selection, featuring locally-inspired flavours like ondeh ondeh and muah chee. 

516A Liang Seah St, #02-01, Singapore 188740. Open 12pm-3am daily. 

Surrey Hills Grocer at One Holland V

Surrey Hills Grocer at One Holland V 

Surrey Hills Grocer unveils its latest gem at One Holland Village. This marks its fifth and most expansive outlet yet, spanning an impressive 4,148 sq ft of indoor-outdoor dining and retail space. 

Nestled amidst lush greenery and rustic decor reminiscent of Sydney’s farmhouses, this vibrant lifestyle hub promises an authentic Australian farm gate and gourmet experience. What sets this location apart is its pioneering collaboration with Melbourne’s famed Spanish restaurant, MoVida Original, to offer a menu featuring open-fire cooking over charcoal embers. Indulge in cult-favorite dishes like the Chicken Katsu Tikka Marsala ($32) or the Truffled Wagyu Donut ($35), alongside locally sourced delights such as Barramundi Salsa Verde ($40).

Explore an upgraded shopping experience with over 100 Australian brands lining the shelves, from snacks to home decor. Don’t miss the custom-built ice cream truck serving artisanal scoops from Van Diemens Land Creamery. 

Fur parents can bring their adorable ones along, as the restaurant is pet-friendly. Check out the in-house dog bakery with an expanded range of pet treats at Furry Hills Pet Grocer and indulge your pets.

7 Holland Village Way, #03-29/ 30/ 31/ 32/ 33, Singapore 275748

Want more articles like this, and other lifestyle content right in your inbox? Download the new SAFRA mobile app and opt in for the eNSman Newsletter – you don’t need to be a SAFRA member to subscribe – and never miss another story!