1. i Light Singapore
Explore the wonders of the deep blue sea with this year’s edition of i Light Singapore: A New Wave. This year’s sustainable light festival is all about the ocean, allowing visitors to visually imagine and see the irreparable impact human exploits have on the underwater world.
ilightsingapore is back for another run this June 2023! This year’s theme is Lightwave: Turning the Tide, and features gorgeous ocean-themed artworks and interactive installations! Expect IG-worthy whimsical and ethereal photo spots, “dancing” light projections, immersive activities and more! #ilightsingapore2023
Aside from plenty of IG-worthy spots, visitors can look forward to immersive installations, larger-than-life “aquariums”, “dancing” light projections, interactive artworks, thought-provoking multi-sensorial experiences and more. Most of the event is free, with some ticketed sections priced at $5 per person.
i Light Singapore
Dates: Now till 25th June 2023
Address: Marina Bay (various locations)
Opening Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 7.30pm-11pm; Friday-Saturday, 7.30pm-12am
If you’re heading to i Light, make sure to stop by and check out GastroBeats as well, a month-long music, food and play festival that’ll be ongoing from now till 25th June 2023! Entry to the festival is free, and there will be over 50 food and retail vendors to look forward to, including Taiwanese street food, tacos, hot pot in a bucket, Carlsberg beer stations and more.
There will also be live music acts lined up to entertain you as you feast, from indie bands and DJ sets. There will even be various games and activities to participate in, plus a giant bouncy castle that’s sure to delight your inner child!
Dates: Now till 25th June 2023
Address: Bayfront Event Space,
Opening Hours: 4pm-11pm daily
3. Marvel Pop-Up at Jewel Changi Airport
Marvel fans assemble! There’s a new Avengers-themed pop-up at Jewel Changi Airport with photo ops and even a special light show! Avengers: Beyond Earth’s Mightiest at Jewel features a 2-minute long Avengers-inspired Light & Sound show where you can catch some of your favourite Avengers projected onto the Rain Vortex!
There will also be various Marvel backdrops and photo spots with super-sized icons like Captain America’s shield, Thor’s hammer, Iron Man; plus interactive activities as well! For more details on what to expect at the Marvel pop-up, see here.
Dates: Now till 13th August 2023
Address: Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
Opening Hours: Various
4. Silent Disco Full Moon Party
The Silent Disco Asia is back in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Observation Deck from this June onwards! This revolutionary dance party sees three DJs, each spinning different styles of music. Don the customised headphones and dance the night away, switching between different channels and jamming to your favourite songs.
Styles of music include groovy disco, EDM, rock and beyond. You’ll even get to see a sea of headsets light up the dance floor in an array of green, blue and red lights—very much like an actual club atmosphere but without the deafening noise. Tickets start from $38 per person and you can get them here.
Silent Disco Full Moon Party
Dates: 3rd June till 26th August 2023 (selected days)
Opening Hours: 10pm onwards
5. Flipside Festival
This 10-day arts and entertainment festival at Esplanade boasts a host of fun and playful activities, including whimsical circus acts, comedy shows, theatre and puppetry performances! Look forward to international artists from seven countries performing alongside our very own local talents. Highlights to look out for include two puppetry shows: Chimpanzee and Famous Puppet Death Scenes, and you’ll even get to see roving life-sized “Seagulls” roaming around the area!
Another new addition to the festival is the Circus Open Stage where you get to see circus acts performing feats up close! Most of the theatre and performances at Flipside are free for the public, with selected workshops being ticketed. For the full line-up of events and activities at Flipside, see here.
Dates: Now till 4th June 2023
Address: Esplanade (various locations)
Opening Hours: Various
6. Authentic Flamenco
Coming to Singapore straight from the Royal Opera of Madrid in Spain is Authentic Flamenco. Like the name suggests, enjoy a truly authentic flamenco performance with talented Spanish dancers and musicians. You’ll also be able to catch the famous Paula Rodríguez in her element, one of the most highly sought-after flamenco dancers in Spain!
For those who aren’t familiar with the style of flamenco: it’s a passionate and emotive dance accompanied by dramatic and soulful music, coupled with clicking castanets and stunning ruffled costumes. Tickets start from $75 per person for basic admission. Very limited tickets are available for the show, and you can snag them here.
Dates: 2nd June till 11th June 2023
Address: Kewalram Chanrai Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035
Opening Hours: Thursday-Sunday (various timings)
7. NARUTO TV Animation 20th Anniversary Exhibition
The iconic anime celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a highly-anticipated exhibition bringing to life some of the fan-favourite scenes from the movies! Fans can look forward to 8 different 3D sets replicating memorable scenes for you to take IG photos at.
There will also be immersive and interactive elements to the exhibition, including games, a VR experience, plus galleries featuring nostalgic memorabilia. Finally, pick up some limited-edition NARUTO merchandise from the retail store before you go, with exhibition-exclusive t-shirts, figurines, stationery and more. Tickets to the exhibition start from $22 and you can get them here.
NARUTO TV Animation 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Dates: Now till 2nd July 2023
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-208/209 Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Opening Hours: 10am-8pm daily
8. Rose Romance
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Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome gets a refresh with the Queen of Flowers this June and July 2023 with Rose Romance! In collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Singapore, this gorgeous rose-centric floral display highlights the beauty and romantic charm of the idyllic Puglia region.
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Visitors can expect replicas of quaint whitewashed hill towns featuring traditional trulli, or limestone houses with conical roofs. And of course, all surrounded by lush and vibrant landscapes of various rose varieties for all your OOTDs.
Dates: 2nd June till 16th July 2023
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Opening Hours: 9am-9pm daily
9. Hasbro Gaming Pop-Up at Changi Airport
GIANT Monopoly?! This new Hasbro Gaming pop-up at Changi Airport has life-sized versions of some of your favourite board games, a bouncy castle, exclusive merchandise and more! 🎲 Passes to play these games are free with a minimum spend of $50 ($80 at supermarkets) at Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 to Terminal 4 Public Areas. You can also purchase passes for $5 from the Changi App. Hasbro Gaming 🗓 Now till 16th July 2023 📍Changi Airport Terminal 3, Departure Immigration Hall, 65 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819663 ⏰ Friday, 5.30pm-9.30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12pm-10pm https://www.shout.sg/hasbro-pop-up-at-changi-airport-has-giant-life-sized-games-like-connect-4-hungry-hungry-hippos-monopoly/
Get your game on at the new Hasbro pop-up spotlighting some of your favourite board games, all blown up to giant, life-sized proportions. Come see these games come to life in digital form at the Hall of Games: Connect 4, Hungry Hungry Hippos!, The Game of Life, Guess Who?, Twister and MONOPOLY!
Game passes cost $5 each from the Changi App, or you can redeem them for free with a minimum spend. There is also a giant bouncy castle and ball pit to play in. Want to continue the fun at home? Head to the retail store to purchase Hasbro games, exclusive merchandise and more! For more on the Hasbro pop-up, see our full article here.
Dates: Now till 16th July 2023
Address: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Departure Immigration Hall, 65 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819663
Opening Hours: Friday, 5.30pm-9.30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12pm-10pm
10. Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s-2000s
Now that travel is back in full swing, what better way to discover how travelling in Singapore was like in the good ol’ days than with an immersive travel-themed exhibition? Now Boarding is the latest installation at National Museum of Singapore, where you can see some of the most iconic and vintage things, all related to travel!
Highlights include the nostalgic analogue flipboard that used to be displayed at Changi Airport, vintage SIA suites cabin seats from the A380, a collection of past MRT cards, old school signages from some of Singapore’s iconic places and more! There are also interactive elements like a “discotheque”, games and even a free postal service!
Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s-2000s
Date: Now till 19th November 2023
Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm daily