11 ideas for celebrating Father’s Day 2016

Not sure what to do on Father’s day — next weekend — SmartParents has a few ideas for you!



Spend Father’s Day at Café Mosaic at Carlton Hotel and celebrate your family’s unsung hero. Not only will your family be treated to a gourmet feast, dads will receive a complimentary abalone dish. The staff has activities planned to keep your kids entertained. Don’t forget to capture this significant day at the photo booths either — pull your funniest faces and enjoy yourselves. Priced at $58++ per adult and $29++ for children 5 to 12 years old.

WHERE Café Mosaic, Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road, call 6311-8195 for more information.

WHEN 19 June, 12 pm to 3 pm


Treat dad to Italian-Japanese cuisine at MBS with this mouth-watering five-course meal from Caffé B, priced at $70++. It consists of sous vide beef tartarecapellini al gamberetti, pistachio-crushed maguro in guacamole purée, evenly glazed tender and juicy rack of lamb glazed with plum wine and white-chocolate caramel brownie. Dad will surely remember this meal (and the extra workout he’ll have to do to burn off the calories)!

WHERE Caffé B, 2 Bayfront Avenue, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 6887-3311.

WHEN 12 to 19 June, 2016, lunch and dinner.



Mingle with MediaCorp stars at Dad’s Day Out! With various activities like, free massages, a lucky draw, stage games, and photography and fathering workshops, you will all be thoroughly occupied. That’s not all! Fathers can also take part in “Dad’s Challenge”* where there will be various fun-filled activities for him and the family to complete to redeem attractive goodie bag! Register for the challenge online (registration closes after Jun 15)

WHERE Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBC Square

WHEN June 19, 9 am to 6 pm


Arrange a play date at Universal Studios Singapore. Experience the different rides together and watch the child in him come alive. You can also treat dad to lunch or dinner at any of the various restaurants in the area. Day passes are $74 for adults and $54 for children aged 4 to 12.

WHERE Universal Studios Singapore (USS), Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway

WHEN 10am to 8pm (unless otherwise stated)


Paintball — need we say more? Bring dad for some outdoor fun at one of the Red Dynasty Paintball Parks with the family and watch his competitive self come roaring out! It’s more than just fun shooting everything — it also involves cooperative play, tactics and, yes, shooting a lot. But it will also serve as a way for the family* to bond.  You will surely have a ball.

WHERE Red Dynasty Paintball Park (Bukit Timah, Yishun & Sembawang), 6659-8095 or see weplaypaintball.com/
*Suitable for those 14 years and above


If you’re worried about paint on your clothes, then try the paint-free version: Laser tag! In the dark!

WHERE LaserOps, 60A Orchard Road, 6884-4890.