1. Chatuchak Singapore 2023
The famed Chatuchak Night Market is finally back in Singapore, with over 180 retail and food stalls to look forward to—many of which are flown in directly from Bangkok’s Chatuchak to give you a truly authentic experience! Aside from popular stalls selling Thai street food like Banana Roti, grilled seafood, teh tarik pulled by the iconic “dancing teh tarik man”, mango sticky rice and more, there will also be stalls selling apparel, handmade items, antiques and more!
You can also look forward to Thai massages from $15, gel manicures at $20, an arcade with games and claw machines! There will be seats and tables at the event, along with a beer garden so make a day out of it and head down to the market to enjoy a Thai feast! For more information, check out our full article here.
Dates: Now till 2nd April 2023
Address: The Grandstand South Carpark, 200 Turf Club Rd, Singapore 287994
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 4pm-10pm
2. 29Rooms Singapore
The viral “selfie museum” loved by A-list celebrities from around the world has landed in Singapore! The immersive funhouse and art playground features 29 interactive rooms and Instagrammable zones that are not only aesthetic but also thought-provoking.
Look forward to a 360 Merry-Go-Round activation, flying sheep in a cosy “sleep zone”, graffiti room where you can paint anything you want, free cocktails at a live bar, free t-shirt printing, pixelated bathrooms, a room that smells like Billie Eilish and more! Tickets for the experience start from $20. For a sneak peek on what to expect at 29Rooms, see our full article here.
Dates: 10th February till 16th April 2023
Address: Gardens by the Bay, West Lawn, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-10.30pm
3. Frozen Light Show & Pop-Up
The Frozen musical is now playing at Marina Bay Sands, and you can even enjoy a free Frozen-themed light and water show at the waterfront, a light-up at the Sands SkyPark and a pop-up with exclusive merchandise!
Even if you’re not watching the musical, you can look forward to an enchanting Frozen-themed light and water show at the Waterfront Promenade along The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands featuring music and scenes from the musical itself. The underbelly of the Sands SkyPark will also be lit with projections of snowflakes from now till 11th February 2023 from 7.30pm to 11pm daily. For more details, see our full article here.
Dates: Now till 19th March 2023
Address: 4 Bayfront Ave, B1, Singapore 018973
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 8pm; Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 2pm & 8pm; Sunday, 1pm & 6.30pm
4. ARTBOX Singapore 2023
ARTBOX is finally back after a 3-year hiatus, this time in a comfy air-conditioned venue so you won’t have to worry about the heat and sweat! ARTBOX 2023’s theme is Vision, and is organised in collaboration with the team at SGAG. visitors can look forward to in-person entertainment by the SGAG team, fan meet-and-greet sessions and roving mini games!
The 9,822 square metre space is set to be filled with specially designed interactive spaces, light and immersive art installations and structures, over 300 retail and F&B vendors from both local and global brands and more! Plus, there will even be a leg shaking competition and a chance to win $888 cash in a giant paper ball toss! Tickets start from $5.50 for early bird admission.
Dates: 24th-26th February & 3rd-5th March 2023
Address: Singapore Expo Hall 6, 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486041
Opening Hours: 12pm-11pm daily
The iconic experiential sneaker exhibition from Los Angeles is coming to Marina Bay Sands this February! Singapore’s edition of Sneakertopia will be an ultimate sneaker haven for sneakerheads all around: featuring over 100 limited-edition sneakers from some of the most iconic brands.
Art lovers can also look forward to plenty of IG-worthy moments as artists, creatives, contributors and brands come together to bring some 50 murals, installations, designs and displays about entertainment, sports, art, film and more! Ticket prices start from $18 per adult, and you’re strongly encouraged to pre-book your tickets before visiting. For more details, see our full article here.
Dates: 25th February till 30th July 2023
Address: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm daily
6. Sneaker Con
The world’s largest sneaker convention, Sneaker Con will be making its Southeast Asian stop here in Singapore featuring coveted shoes at great steals, fashion apparel, skatepark, basketball competitions and more! The epic sneaker convention will have over 200 international and local renowned brands, as well as some 150 traders and sneaker collectors from all over the world.
Aside from sneakers, there will also be something for street culture enthusiasts at the marketplace with exclusive collaborations and limited-edition items on clothing, accessories and more. Tickets start from $42 and come with a raffle chance. For more details, see our full article here.
Dates: 1st-2nd April 2023
Address: Singapore Expo (Hall 5), 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Opening Hours: 11am-8pm daily
7. Singapore Cocktail Festival 2023
Asia’s largest celebration of cocktails is back this year with the theme of “Shaking Up New Possibilities”! The mega Singapore Cocktail Festival (SGCF) kicks off from 5th to 7th May 2023 with a festival village at Bayfront’s Event Space with local bar pop-ups, artisanal spirit tasting, a food street, music, entertainment and more.
From the 5th all through to 21st May, experience the festival across 45 cocktail bars in Singapore offering signature SGCF cocktail promotions, brunches, bar tours and exclusive experiences for all cocktail lovers! Details on how to get your hands on early bird tickets will be released soon, so stay tuned to the official page for the event here for first dibs.
Dates: 5th-21st May 2023
Opening Hours: Various
8. SAFRA Choa Chu Kang
After 6 years of being in the works, SAFRA’s seventh club is finally set to open in May 2023 with a brand new range of facilities and amenities for fitness, family bonding, recreation and dining! Located within Choa Chu Kang Park, the club is conveniently accessible for residents living in the North-West region of Singapore.
Highlights from the new club include a sheltered swimming pool and futsal court, a 150-metre sky running track, world-class indoor climbing facility, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy, spa, inflatable park and more! The club will also host a month-long open house in June with special activities and promotions for visitors to enjoy.
Date: May 2023
Address: 28 Choa Chu Kang Dr, Singapore 689964
9. Poppies Installation
Created by local artist, Pei Li (Pei-Per Flower), this life-like giant poppy installation is not only beautiful to look at, but also holds a very special meaning. The red poppy flower is a symbol of remembrance for the lives lost in military conflict, and in this case, to commemorate those who sacrificed their life in Changi Gaol during the Japanese Occupation.
These gorgeous larger-than-life poppy flowers are handcrafted from paper, and will be displayed around Changi Chapel & museum, as well as other locations in Singapore such as National Museum and Reflections at Bukit Chandu. At the end of the exhibition, you’ll also get to DIY your very own felt poppy flower as a memento. The installation is free for the public to visit.
Dates: Now till 26th February 2023
Opening Hours: Various
10. Circular Futures: Next Gen Exhibition
Amidst the pressing climate change issues and conversations surrounding the impact of plastic waste on our natural world comes Circular Futures, an exhibition that offers some hope for a future where digital design and manufacturing techniques can help alleviate such problems.
This free exhibition was created by AIRLAB and features actual prototypes of structures made from more than 150kg of 3D-printed upcycled plastic. These structures offer potential practical solutions like floating and vertical farms, and even aesthetic structures like decorative walls and furniture.
Dates: Now till 9th April 2023
Address: National Design Centre, Atrium, Level 1, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Opening Hours: 9am-9pm daily
11. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Frolic in a field of sunflowers or gaze into a starry night at the viral Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience that’s coming to Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa this March! The mesmerising and enchanting experience will feature some of Van Gogh’s iconic works in an incredibly immersive and multi-sensorial fashion. You’ll even get to create your own artwork and see it projected on the walls!
The highlight of the experience has got to be the 360-degree, two-storey light and sound projection of famous paintings like The Starry Night and Wheatfield with Crows, complete with flying birds, moving blooms and atmospheric sounds to boot. There will also be a VR experience where you get to explore the mind of Van Gogh to find out the inspiration behind some of his works. Tickets are priced at $24 per adult.
Dates: 6th March-28th May 2023
Address: Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Opening Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Thursday, 11am-8pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm
12. The Peranakan Museum
After a four-year renovation, The Peranakan Museum is finally reopening this February 2023! To celebrate the reopening, there will be an Armenian Street Party happening on the opening weekend (17th to 19th February 2023) with special fashion and dance performances, food at the makan market, gallery tours, craft workshops and more!
The Peranakan Museum will feature newly refreshed galleries of all things Peranakan, with nine galleries across three floors, including objects from Peranakan culture, interactive displays and more! Admission to the museum is free.
Dates: From 17th February 2023 onwards
Address: 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10am-7pm; Friday, 10am-9pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-7pm