1. Singapore Heritage Fest 2022
Rediscover Singapore’s rich culture and heritage with the Singapore Heritage Fest 2022! This year’s festival will feature various exhibitions, guided tours, hands-on workshops, digital offerings and more.
Highlights from the Heritage Fest include a Heritage Hunt at Bugis, a tour of a bee farm, curated film screenings, Rangoli making workshop and many more! Most of the events are free and only require prior registration. For the full line-up of exhibitions and activities offered at the festival and to register for events, see here.
Dates: Now till 29th May 2022
2. Let’s Play @ D’Marquee
There’s a new inflatable indoor playground at Downtown East for you to unleash your inner child! The new playground is called Let’s Play @ D’Marquee and features 8 different themed inflatable bouncy castles and obstacles to conquer.
D’Marquee promises wholesome fun for the whole family with a 4.8-metre tall vertical obstacle course, slides, mazes, ball pits, Gladiator Ball Fights and more! Tickets for the indoor playground start from $25, and you can get them here.
Admission: From $25
Dates: Now till 9th August 2022
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 12pm-9.30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-9.30pm
3. MetaJam Asia 2022
The debut edition of MetaJam Asia is here, and is the first NFT Festival in Asia! If you’re an NFT enthusiast, this is definitely the event for you, with over 100 global NFT communities, brands and venture capitals participating in the festival.
Learn all about the world of NFTs from over 30 iconic speakers and NFT experts, and explore various art, collectibles and NFTs from all over the world. Embark on an immersive experience where you get to witness NFTs come alive, and also get the chance to shop some exclusive merchandise! Get your tickets here.
Admission: From $18
Dates: Now till 31st July 2022
Address: Tekka Place, Experience Centre, 2 Serangoon Road Singapore 218227
Opening Hours: Friday-Saturday, 12pm-10pm
This art installation is one that will definitely resonate with every Singaporean. As part of the Singapore Heritage Fest 2022, Homeground is inspired by the iconic elements that make up a Keratapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) train. The installation is a life-sized model of the KTM train that used to run from Tanjong Pagar Railway and even has seats and windows for the perfect photo op!
Other activities at the Homeground exhibition include designing postcards, luggage tags and badges. Note that these craft activities are conducted on a first come first serve basis, while stocks last.
Dates: Now till 5th June 2022
Address: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm daily
5. Rainbow Connection II
This gorgeous rainbow-lit exhibition is the brainchild of local designer Lee Yun Qin, and is made entirely from upcycled cookie containers and solar lights! The installation is an outdoor one, located at the Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) is a reflection of the diversity and solidarity of Singapore culture.
The exhibition features 500 suspended solar lights in repurposed cookie jars that are individually hand painted, collectively giving off a dreamy rainbow-tinged glow when night falls. The installation is available for viewing during the day but is much more spectacular at night!
Dates: Now till 29th May
Address: Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-9pm
6. ‘I Rise, We Rise’ Chivas Pop-up
Whiskey label Chivas is hosting an outdoor pop-up event featuring a brand new Chivas 12 look and even NFTs! The centerpiece of the event is a 4.2-metre Chivas bottle, housing 200 classic Chivas bottle designs as well as the latest and newly revamped design. NFTs by local artists will also be on display, along with panel talks and discussions about NFTs with seasoned minters and experts.
What’s a Chivas pop-up without some booze? Of course there will be Chivas cocktails served at the pop-up, all specially concocted for the event, such as Regal Matters ($18), Cindy ($18), Stone Fence ($18) and more. Admission is free and you’ll even get a free cocktail with every registration here.
Dates: Now till 18th May 2022
Address: 150 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207563
Opening Hours: 12pm-10pm daily
Soak in the sun and waves at Coastes beach club along Sentosa’s Siloso Beach! Coastes beach bar and restaurant is the perfect spot for a laid-back and casual beach day, with a relaxing rustic vibe with sunbeds and deck chairs overlooking the ocean (sunbeds are subject to a rental fee of $30/sunbed and comes with 2 glasses of iced tea).
Coastes is the ideal breezy beach bar to escape from the rush of city life. Indulge in drinks, wines, beers and more by the sea, along with eats like Bacon & Arugula Frittata ($16), Wine Poached Tiger Prawns ($16), Crab & Scallop Risotto ($28), Slipper Lobster Penne ($32) and more.
Address: 50 Siloso Beach Walk #01-06, Singapore 099000
Opening Hours: 9am-10.30pm daily
8. European Film Festival
If you’re an absolute film buff, the European Film Festival is one event you won’t want to miss! Held at The Projector, this year’s European Film Festival will showcase films from various countries like France, Austria, Italy, Greece, Spain and many more.
There will also be student films made by our very own Singaporerean students. Standard tickets are priced at $15 and you can expect films like All of Us, Aurora Borealis, Dating Amber, Psychobitch and more. For the full list of films, see here.
Admission: From $11
Dates: Now till 26th May 2022
Address: 6001 Beach Rd, #05-00 Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589
Opening Hours: By appointment only
9. KINOKUNIYA Pop-Up
Fan-favourite pop-up KINOKUNIYA is making a comeback at Isetan Scotts! Find popular and authentic Japanese goods, produce and items air-flown directly from Japan. This year’s KINOKUNIYA pop-up will feature over 180 products, with 150 of them being brought in for the very first time!
Expect new items like Cheesecake Flavoured Rusk ($10.90), Pasta Sauce ($8.90), Barbequed Meat Sauce ($13.90); as well as favourites like Premium Truffle Soy Sauce ($12.90), Strawberry Butter Jam ($14.90) and more. Shoppers will also receive a free foldable eco-bag with an exclusive KINOKKUNIYA x Singapore logo with any purchase of KINOKUNIYA products (while stocks last)!
Dates: 13th May-4th August 2022
Address: Isetan Scotts Supermarket Basement, 350 Orchard Rd, Shaw House, Singapore 238868
Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 10am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-9.30pm
10. 120×120 Exhibition
Hosted by local photography collective OBK.sg, the 120×120 Exhibition is a film-centric photography exhibition for all you film photography junkies, amateurs and experts alike. With the increasing interest in analogue photography, the exhibition aims to reintroduce the film format to all those who are interested in the medium.
The exhibition is also in celebration of the medium film format’s 120th anniversary, starting from when it was first invented by Kodak in 1901. Expect to see 120 medium format photographs from all walks of life featured at the exhibition.
Dates: 14th-16th May 2022
Address: The Glass Hut, 195 Pearl’s Hill Terrace, #01-39A, Singapore 168976
Opening Hours: 1pm-9.30pm daily