03 May 2016

Come for Pesta Ubin 14 May to 12 Jun!

Pesta Ubin is Ubin Open House! Once a year, people who love Ubin step up to share with the public their special slice of Pulau Ubin. Pesta Ubin activities are heartfelt, organic and led by the community. Passionately highlighting Ubin's unique charms. Get a taste of the kinder, gentler way of life on Ubin during Pesta Ubin.
Kampung Photo Booth for Ubin Open House, 2015
People passionate about Ubin joyously offer Pesta Ubin activities.
Many Pesta Ubin activities are free of charge! Some do NOT require registration. Simply come to Pulau Ubin and join the fun! Find a Pesta Ubin activity that suits your schedule and interest! Don't say Bo Jio!

Here's highlights of happenings at Pesta Ubin!

Every day got something on! Join the Treasure Ubin treasure hunt (with prizes!). Visit an Ubin fish farm for their Open House. At Uncle Lim's shop at Ubin Town, have fun at the FREE Kampung Photo Booth, FREE colouring the big Pulau Ubin Fun Map. Then get nostalgic at the 'Islands of Memories -- Pulau Ubin' exhibition.
The prettiest farm at Pulau Ubin is among
those hosting the special fish farm 'Open House'.

Makan! Psst -- Durian season may start during Pesta Ubin! Anyway, must try sedap home-style cooking with Ubin-grown veges and Ubin-caught seafood. Or just lepak, lim kopi and watch the kampung go by at Ubin Town. MORE about Makan at Ubin.
Durians and other local fruits on sale at Pulau Ubin
Ubin's organic durians are THE best in Singapore!

Ubin Family Fun! Pesta Ubin is fun for the whole family. Join a treasure hunt (every day, with prizes!), re-live Kampung Games and specially for kids: walks, night walks, nature camp, art workshops.
Happy Dugong Ambassadors at Chek Jawa
Balik Chek Jawa - Free, no registration required, all are welcome!

Life on Ubin: Pulau Ubin is Singapore's last kampung (village). Enjoy Kampung Life in the slow lane. Learn more about Ubin's heritage through guided walks, cycles and Kampung Games. There is a huge kampung on the waters off Pulau Ubin! Find out more at the 'Open House' at Pulau Ubin fish farms, available every day of Pesta Ubin.
Kampong from the lily pond at Pulau Ubin
The tranquil Sensory Trail ponds.

Colourful Traditions: Join celebrations of Tua Pek Kong's birthday! Ubin bursts with six days and six nights of festivities. Ubin Jetty is decked out in flags and lanterns, and Ubin Town is host to lavish rituals. The ancient Wayang Stage comes alive with traditional opera in glittering costumes. Worshippers make their time-honoured pilgrimage to Ubin. Also check out the many activities that celebrate Ubin's heritage.
Wayang at Pulau Ubin
The Ubin Wayang Stage comes alive during Tua Pek Kong's birthday.

For Nature Lovers! From forests to seashores, mangroves to wild gardens. Join walks at Chek Jawa and around Ubin, boat tours of Ubin's secret mangroves, special walks by leading nature guides, go birdwatching with experts, or go nature camping with the whole family. Learn more about Ubin's wildlife through playful booths.
Visitors encounter Wild boar (Sus scrofa) at Chek Jawa
If we remain calm, we can enjoy a closer look at the wildlife!

Wonderful Wanderings: A leisurely stroll is a great way to savour the sights and sounds of Ubin! Join guided walks with experienced enthusiasts who will reveal secret corners of Pulau Ubin. Or check out the downloadable DIY walking trail of Pulau Ubin (pdf).
Taking a walk at Pulau Ubin
Unwind with a refreshing stroll at Pulau Ubin. 

Ubin on Wheels: 
Rent a bicycle or bring your own. Guided cycling tours allow you to wander further, discovering more of Ubin’s nature and heritage.
Cycling on Pulau Ubin
With bicycles in all configurations for rent,
everyone can enjoy a day biking at Pulau Ubin.

Adrenaline Junkies! Join the Pesta Ubin Run to get active while exploring Ubin. Learn from experts at a special mountain biking clinic. Go on a Round Ketam Kayaking Expedition!
Pesta Ubin Run
Join the inaugural Pesta Ubin Run!

Splashing Good Time! Have fun in the waters of Pulau Ubin. Lots of kayaking: from a gentle kayaking tour up quiet mangrove creeks, or night kayaking, to a rare opportunity to kayak in an Ubin quarry!
Kayaking at Jelutong mangroves
A magical mangrove tour by kayak.

Join the Dark Side: Discover Ubin after twilight through night activities: walks, night kayaking, cycling, stargazing and more (to be confirmed). Join Ubin Kampung Night Adventure for all of the above plus kampung BBQ and games. More about Ubin camping.
Sunset at Pulau Ubin
After sundown, Ubin's mysteries come to life!

Music and Movies! Part of the Singapore HeritageFest 2016, which is a standalone annual Singapore-wide festival in its 13th year, enjoy an evening of music and movies at the Wayang Stage! We are thrilled that among them will be Inch Chua, who first performed for Pulau Ubin Open House in 2014!
Performance at the Wayang Stage, Pulau Ubin
Inch Chua performing at Pulau Ubin Open House 2014.

Inspired by Ubin: Artists and photography enthusiasts, find your muse at Ubin! Join arts activities for kids, go for a nature sketching walk, be inspired by the 'Islands of Memories -- Pulau Ubin' exhibition. To be confirmed -- a photo walk and workshop.
Artist on Pulau Ubin
Unleash the creative spirit in you!

Green Energy at Ubin: Pulau Ubin is a test-bed for cutting edge green energy. Find out more about how Ubin Town (and Ubin Day activities) are powered by green energy.

Volunteer for Ubin: During Pesta Ubin, help out in the several efforts to clean up the shores and the forests of Pulau Ubin. Volunteers are also needed to run some Pesta Ubin activities. More ways to volunteer for Pulau Ubin throughout the year.
Together we can keep Ubin beautiful!

Specially for Pesta Ubin, there will also be talks by people passionate about Ubin. Come learn and find out how you too can be a part of their efforts for Pulau Ubin.

Find a Pesta Ubin activity that suits your schedule and interest!

'Like' the Pesta Ubin facebook page to get the latest updates! Such as alerts when registrations are opened.

Here's more about what to see and do on Pulau Ubin

Want to share about Pesta Ubin 2016 with your friends and colleagues?

Simply print out the A3 poster (or downsize it to A4) and put it up where others can learn about Pulau Ubin and Pesta Ubin! Thank you!

Click on the image to download the full sized image.

Colour Poster for Pesta Ubin 2016

Black and white Poster for Pesta Ubin 2016

This poster features free events that do not require registration and are open to all who are on Ubin during Pesta Ubin.

But there are more than 50 other activities! Find activities that suit your interest and schedule.

Want to know when registrations are open for your favourite activity? 'Like' the Pesta Ubin facebook page to get the latest updates! Also, new activities offered and lots more.

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