Plan Your Perfect Day: Universal Studios Singapore Opening Hours and Best Times to Make the Most of Your Visit!

By Renuka Soren

Universal Studios Singapore opens every day of the week, 365 days a year.

The theme park at Sentosa Island usually opens around 10 am and closes in the evening at 6 pm. 

The Universal Studios Singapore hours vary slightly based on the season or special events. 

During the festive holiday season in December, the park extends its hours, offering a magical experience from 10 am to 9 pm. 

To plan your visit effectively, here are the opening hours categorized by time of year:

Time of yearHours 
Summer 10 am to 6 pm
Fall 10 am to 5 pm
Winter 11 am to 6 pm

It is best to confirm the opening hours for the day before you head out to ensure a seamless experience.

Best Time to Visit Universal Studios Singapore

Universal Studios Singapore is a magnet for tourists and families year-round. 

To escape the crowds and enjoy your visit fully, opt for a weekday excursion, as weekends and public holidays are busier.

The best days to visit are typically weekdays that aren’t public holidays. 

These off-peak days offer a quieter and more enjoyable experience, with shorter ride wait times and less congestion at food courts.

Public holidays in Singapore to consider when planning your trip:

DayDates
New Year’s Day 1st January
Chinese New YearDates vary, but typically in January or February
Good Friday 29 March 2024
Hari Raya Puasa 22 April 2023
Labour Day1st May
Vesak Day 2nd June 2023
Hari Raya Haji29 June 2023
National Day 9th August
Polling Day 1st September 2023
Deepavali 12 November 2023
Christmas Day 25 December 

Singapore’s peak tourist season aligns with the pleasant winter months. 

From November to May, the weather is pleasant, averaging around 26 degrees Celsius with lower humidity and less rainfall.

These months make it an ideal time to explore the park and the city. 

Universal Studios Singapore’s busy times include the New Year week and Chinese New Year celebrations, usually in January or February. 

While June to September is considered the tourist off-season, it still attracts visitors, particularly during shopping festivals.

To strike a balance between manageable crowds and favorable weather, plan your visit during the months of September and October or February (after Chinese New Year). 

During these months, you’ll enjoy relatively comfortable temperatures, lower humidity, and decreased rainfall.

Visiting on a busy day or not, getting your tickets online is always a good idea.

The Universal Studios Singapore entry tickets offer access to all the rides and attractions of the theme park for a full day. 

To make the most of your visit during crowded periods, consider upgrading to the Express Pass.

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The thrill of stepping into new lands and meeting new people drives Renuka for her. Traveling is her "Seoul" mate.