Festivals and events in Singapore
It’s Mother’s Day this weekend and besides bringing her out for a meal, we have a list of programmes that you can extend your date with – there’s an award-winning musical and ballet play, free yoga classes, and a couple of street food fiestas like the much-awaited Geylang Serai Bazaar!
1. Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar
Yes, it’s that time of the year again. The month-long Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar is back, and will be spread across a couple of areas such as Haig Road, the new Wisma Geylang Serai, and Tanjong Katong Complex!
There’ll be over 1000 stalls set up by hipster vendors like 21 Sliders, Katoshka, and Sofnade, and old-school favourites like Ramly Burger. Expect both traditional Hari Raya goodies and photo-worthy creations including cotton candy burritos, fried durians, and rainbow ice cream buns for sale!
Date & Time: 12th May – 14th June
2. TIGER STREET FOOD POP-UP
Source: Tiger Beer
For something that hits closer to home, head down to Tiger Street Food Pop-Up, where local street food hawkers will set up stalls at the hipster container space, The Deck. Dig into crowd favourites like Har Cheong Gai (prawn paste chicken wings), Nasi Lemak, and Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Pasta!
Address: The Deck, 120A Prinsep St, Singapore 187937
Date & Time: 11th May | 5PM – 10.30PM
3. Legally Blonde the Musical
Source: Marina Bay Sands
Spend some quality girl-time with your mom at Legally Blonde the Musical! On stage from 10th – 20th May, the award-winning Broadway musical stays true to its original box office version, and follows the quirky fashionista-cum-sorority queen Elle Woods on her journey at Harvard Law to win her boyfriend back. With a brand new production from New York that has updated choreography, lighting, costumes, and sets, audiences can rest assured that they’ll be in for an exciting show.
Tickets can be purchased here.
Address: Basement level, MasterCard Theatres, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Date & Time: 10th – 20th May
Ticket Pricing: $65 – $195
4. Yoga Movement X Make-A-Wish Foundation
Interested in yoga but unsure if you should sign up for a class? Now’s your chance to get a free trial with Yoga Movement, who’s collaborating with Make-A-Wish Foundation to offer 2 multi-levelled Basics classes at their Orchard 22 and East Coast studios!
Simply make a donation when you’re at class, and enjoy complimentary popsicles by Popaganda and juice and coffee by 40 Hands Coffee and Common Man Stan.
Address: Yoga Movement Orchard 22, #02-01, 22 Orchard Road, Singapore 238885
Date & Time: 12th May | 2PM – 3PM
Address: Yoga Movement East Coast, 237 A & B East Coast Road, Singapore 428930
Date & Time: 13th May | 2PM – 3PM
5. Swan Lake in Singapore
Source: St Petersburg Ballet Theatre
Back again for just a week after 2015 and 2016’s sold-out stages, the world-famous St Petersburg Ballet Theatre will be performing the ballet classic Swan Lake from 8th – 13th May!
Led by Prima Ballerina Irina Kolesnikova, the performance will have guest stars from the internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet, and tells the haunting love story of Prince Siegfried and Swan Princess Odette, a woman transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer.
Book your tickets here!
Address: MES Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Date & Time: 8th – 13th May | Tues – Fri: 7.30PM | Sat: 2PM & 7.30PM | Sun: 1PM
Ticket Pricing: $75 – $175
6. Pasar Glamour
Munah will be among those donating their pre-loved items! Source: @pasarglamour
Do good while you fill your wardrobe with pre-loved clothing and accessories from local fashion gurus and celebrities like Jeanette Aw, Rebecca Lim, Benjamin Kheng, and Sandra Riley Tang at Pasar Glamour, a pop-up charity sale!
You’ll be able to find pieces from luxury brands like Kate Spade, Louboutin, and Alexander Wang at the flea, and home-grown designers like Carrie K and Ong Shunmugam will also be contributing some new items from their fashion line. All proceeds will go to Arc Children’s Centre, Daughters of Tomorrow and Wild Rice’s Gift of Theatre.
Lads will also be able to find Prada and Ferragamo oxfords and loafers in almost-mint condition. Source: @pasarglamour
As an added bonus, all Pasar Glamour customers will also get 10% off at Tanuki Raw, Sumo Bar Happy and Standing Sushi Bar!
Address: National Design Centre, Level 2, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Date & Time: 12th – 13th May | 11AM – 7PM
7. Belvedere x BANG BANG Present: JA RULE Exclusive Showcase
Source: Bang Bang
Party away at BANG BANG’s exclusive live JA RULE showcase, where the Grammy-nominated and award-winning rapper will be performing his signature hardcore rap with heavy metal and pop rhythms! Fans can look forward to hits and collaborations with singers like Jennifer Lopez and R.Kelly from his Multi-Platinum albums, including I’m Real, Thug Lovin, and Wonderful.
Plus, there’ll be a Belvedere Special, where 2 Belvedere bottles will be going for just $500! Only door tickets are left, so make sure you head down early if you’re interested.
Note: Dress code for guys will be button-down shirts, long pants and shoes, and ladies are required to come in cocktail attire and heels.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
Date & Time: 11th May | 10.30PM
Ticket Pricing: $45