1. The Art of Flow: Yoga at Van Gogh
You’ve seen the viral Van Gogh Immersive Experience, but did you know you can also do yoga with Van Gogh as well? Introducing The Art of Flow, a serene yoga experience within the Van Gogh experience itself! Join a meditative and tranquil yoga class that will be held within the exhibition hall, so you can find your zen amidst Van Gogh’s famous paintings, all digitally projected 360 all around.
Yoga mats will also be provided by Lululemon, and plant-based refreshments by Oatside will be served too. The 90-minute session is priced at $72 per person, and is available on selected weekends in May. Book your yoga at Van Gogh experience here.
The Art of Flow
Dates: Selected weekends in May 2023
Address: The Forum Level B1, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Opening Hours: 8am onwards
2. New Exhibitions at Singapore Art Museum
Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has 3 brand new exhibitions for you to explore on the weekends this May! Look forward to Lila: Unending Play by Jane Lee, SAM Contemporaries: Residues & Remixes and Hito Steryerl: Factory of the Sun.
The exhibitions will feature immersive video installations, experimental 3D paintings and artworks, plus unique works by some of Singapore’s very own local artists! Admissions to all 3 exhibitions are free for Singaporeans and PRs.
Singapore Art Museum
Dates: From 18th May 2023 onwards
Address: 39 Keppel Rd, #01-02, Singapore 089065
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm daily
3. Love the Last March
The world’s longest sculpture has finally arrived in Singapore! Called Love the Last March, this 192-metre long sculpture by monumental artists Gillie and Marc features 45 of the world’s most endangered species “marching” together in a line. Made of bronze, the life-like sculptures see animals like a gorilla, pink dolphin, red wolf, whale shark, walrus, giant pacific octopus, bison, brown spider monkey and many more.
There will also be an augmented reality aspect to the installation, and visitors will be able to see the animals spring to life as they approach the sculptures. To find out more about the sculpture and about the endangered animals featured, see here.
Love the Last March
Dates: 19th May 2023 to 18th May 2024
Address: Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953 (near the Floral Clock)
4. GIF FEST 2023
We love GIFs, whether as a mode of communication, or for entertainment, a GIF speaks probably more than a thousand words. Presented by EYEYAH!, GIF FEST is a free interactive and immersive exhibition that spotlights the animated GIF and experiments with various technologies surrounding the medium.
With the theme of IMPERFECT, the festival features over 50 emerging and professional artists from both Singapore and overseas, all presenting various GIF artworks through their own unique perspectives, focussing on the beauty of imperfections and celebrating the unconventional.
GIF FEST 2023
Dates: Now till 26th August 2023
Address: National Design Centre 111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969
Opening Hours: 9am-9pm daily
5. Food & Wine Festival
Wine and dine your way through Marina Bay Sands’ 2-week long Food & Wine Festival, lauding unique gourmet events that are sure to delight your senses. Feast on special menus and offerings from Michelin-starred restaurants and theatrical chef showcases, all exclusively curated just for the festival.
Participating restaurants include Marquee, LAVO, Spago, Waku Ghin, Wolfgang Puck, CÉ LA VI, KOMA, Yardbird, Mott 32 and more. Highlights from the festival include experiential dining, artisanal wine and alcohol tastings and special course menus, among others. For the full list of events at the festival and to book your slots, see here.
Food & Wine Festival
Dates: Now till 28th May 2023
Address: Marina Bay Sands (various restaurants), 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Opening Hours: Various
6. Nespresso Vertuo Pop-Up
Did someone say free coffee? Yes that’s right, the Nespresso Vertuo Pop-Up is back again this May, offering complimentary cups of coffee for all visitors, plus interactive activities and chances to win exclusive vouchers!
The colourful and vibrant pop-up event lets you explore the new Nespresso Vertuo Pop machine in all its 4 colourways: Liquorice Black, Spicy Red, Mango Yellow and Aqua Mint. Plus, there are also lots of IG-worthy photo spots and backdrops for you to snap OOTDs with.
Nespresso Vertuo Pop-Up
Dates: Now till 28th May 2023
Address: VivoCity Central Court 1, 1 HarbourFront Walk, Singapore 098585
Opening Hours: 10am-10pm daily
7. Meownistry of Meow
Say “meow” to Singapore’s first ever cat-friendly co-working space and lounge! Meownistry of Meow is the place to be for cat lovers, with a super cosy space for you to work and study. Passes start from just $10 per hour, and includes access to the open lounge area where you can play with the cats and the pantry for free flow soft drinks and coffee.
If you need a little more privacy and quiet, private rooms are also available for booking, and you can even enjoy karaoke, movies and games. There’s also a retail and merchandise area where you can buy cat supplies or treats to feed the cats at the lounge. For more information, check out our full article here.
Meownistry of Meow
Address: 4A Jalan Klapa, Singapore 199316
Opening Hours: 11am-10pm daily
8. BT21 x McDonald’s Photobooth
For this weekend only, pop by the BT21 x McDonald’s photobooth for some free BT21-themed photo strips! The photobooth is part of their ongoing collaboration with BT21 for the new Jjang! Jjang! Menu, and all you have to do to claim your free photobooth chance is purchase a Jjang! Jjang! Burger Meal (from $10.30).
Alternatively, you can also redeem a free photobooth chance using your MyM Rewards Points. The photobooth will only be available at McDonald’s Marine Cove outlet, so don’t miss out and head down to snap some photos before it’s gone!
BT21 x McDonald’s Photobooth
Dates: 20th & 21st May 2023
Address: 1000 ECP, #01-05 Marine Cove, Singapore 449876
Opening Hours: 12pm-8pm
9. Rink @ Punggol East
If you love roller sports of any kind, the new Rink @ Punggol East is definitely the place for you. Rink is Singapore’s newest and largest indoor sports rink where you can try various sports like skateboarding, longboarding, pedal go-karting, inline skating, scooting, rollerblading and more from just $8 per hour (limited-time promotion)!
You can switch between all of Rink’s equipment at any time, or bring your own. And since the Rink is directly connected to the Punggol Promenade Riverside Walk, you can feel free to take the equipment and vehicles out for a scenic joyride around the park too! For more information, see here.
Rink @ Punggol East
Address: 50 Punggol East, Container Park, Singapore 828826
Opening Hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-8pm
10. Tiny Away Escape @ Lazarus Island
The highly-anticipated “tiny houses” on Lazarus Island are finally open and available for booking! There are 5 tiny houses available for booking, 2 of which are also pet-friendly so you can bring along your furry friend to join in on the fun as well.
Each house has its own unique theme and decor, and you can enjoy scenic views of the beach outside or take part in various recreational activities like water sports, kite flying and BBQ-ing, among others. Getting to the tiny houses on Lazarus Island takes between 15 to 20 minutes via ferry from Marina South Pier or Sentosa Cove. Prices to book these houses start from $199 per night, and you can do so here. For more details, see our full article here.
Tiny Away Escape @ Lazarus Island
Address: Lazarus Island, Singapore 098593