Events, festivals, and parties galore
Yet another much-appreciated long weekend is here, and it’s the perfect opportunity to let your hair loose and blow off some steam – besides chilling by the beach or relieving your childhood memories with the beloved classic The Little Prince, there are plenty of adrenaline-pumping parties happening, including the massive music festival, ULTRA Singapore.
1. ULTRA Singapore 2018
Source: Ultra Singapore
Ultranauts, the highly-anticipated ULTRA Singapore is finally back again for its 3rd edition and it is the first in Southeast Asia to debut the famous Worldwide Stage that was exclusive to Ultra Miami!
There will be 3 stages in total – the Ultra Mainstage, with juggernaut headliners like Afrojack, DJ Snake, Nicky Romero, and Steve Angello, the new Ultra Worldwide, complete with the unique overhead arch for an immersive visual and audio spectacle, and the Resistance Stage, which focus on techno and house music.
The enthralling Worldwide Stage. Source: Ultra Music Festival
Plus, even though the festival is happening in less than a few days, tickets are still available – and at a slashed price too. Just make sure to snag them fast because there are limited tickets available!
This screenshot was taken on 10th June. Source: AirAsiaRedTix.com
Check here for the full festival lineup!
Note: All ticket holders must have an ULTRA Singapore wristband to enter the festival, and depending on your location and date of purchase, wristband pickup instructions will vary.
Address: Ultra Park, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
Date & Time: 15th – 16th June | 12PM – 10.30PM
2. After Dawn: BBQ Block Party
Source: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club
Besides jamming it out at ULTRA, Camp Kilo’s After Dawn: BBQ Block Party is another event to dance away at, with live DJs spinning like homegrown favourites Sivanesh, William J, and JustMack, smoky grilled chow, and carnival games to win prizes from. Born from the success that is the After Dark pop-up parties, you know that you’ll be in for a great time!
Address: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, Level 1, 66 Kampong Bugis, Singapore 338987
Date & Time: 17th June | 2PM – 10PM
3. 5KM Sentosa Fun Walk
If you prefer scenic sights to city lights, register for Sentosa’s 5KM Fun Walk – organised in partnership with National Geographic, you can expect plenty of scenic nature trails, gorgeous sunset views, and many other hidden gems on the island.
After that, relax by the beach at Palawan Green, catch a movie under the stars for free, and dig into freshly barbequed fare from just $15! Be sure to queue up early for their picnic baskets from 6PM – 8PM though, because the collection is based on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Address: Sentosa, Palawan Green
Date & Time: 16th June | 5PM
4. Istana Open House
In light of Hari Raya, the Istana will be open to public again – one of the rare 5 times every year! As usual, the grounds will be bustling with an array of activities and performances, but the highlights this time round include a display of colourful birds by Wildlife Reserves Singapore, a balloon sculpting booth, and henna art.
Guided tours are available too, and you can choose to either take a peek into the President’s office, or simply wander around the park’s flora.
Note: Keep a lookout for signs on the Istana grounds to find out where you can register for the guided tours.
Address: The Istana, Orchard Road, Singapore 238823
Date & Time: 15th June | 8.30AM – 6PM
Ticket Pricing: Free (Singaporeans & Permanent Residents) | $2 (Non-Singaporeans & Non-PR)
5. Splash Bash
Source: Resorts World Sentosa
Cool off from the heat at Adventure Cove Waterpark’s first-ever Splash Bash, a gigantic pool party that has water-themed challenges at various stations situated around the waterpark, a live DJ set, and exclusive tropical drinks in adorable flamingo floaties to sip on!
Source: Resorts World Sentosa
Available only on weekends and public holidays, you might even walk away with a smartphone, smartwatch, action camera, and other amazing prizes worth up to $10,000.
Address: Adventure Cove Waterpark, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Date & Time: 26th May – 1st July
6. The Little Prince: Behind The Story Exhibition
Source: Singapore Philatelic Museum
It’s safe to say that almost everyone is familiar with the popular storybook The Little Prince, and in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the beloved book, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is holding The Little Prince: Behind The Story Exhibition!
Featuring over 250 exhibits, guests can learn more about Antoine de Saint-Exupéry himself, and the life experiences that inspired the tale of loneliness, friendship, love, and loss in the form of a young prince visiting Earth from outer space.
Address: Singapore Philatelic Museum, Level 1, 23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807
Date & Time: 8th June 2018 – 17th March 2019 | 10AM – 7PM
Ticket Pricing: Free (Singaporeans & Permanent Residents) | $6 (Child) | $8 (Adult)
7. Fortune Cookie Extended: Mathias
Source: WAN • 玩晚碗
From the 3-in-1 WAN Bar + Kitchen & Nightclub that brought us all alcoholic bubble tea comes Fortune Cookie Extended, which is a specially extended edition of Fortune Cookie Wednesdays – a party catered to Hip-hop aficionados! Groove to beats by DJs like DJ Ollie’des, MC Sonorus, and headliner Mathias Schell, who’s set to perform on ULTRA Singapore’s Main Stage as well.
Source: WAN • 玩晚碗
What’s more, ladies get to enjoy not just free entry, but also 4 complimentary house pours till 12.30AM!
Note: Ladies must be at least 21 years of age and gentlemen must be at least 23 years old. Strictly no slippers are allowed as well.
Address: #01-434, Suntec City North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
Date & Time: 16th June | 10PM – 4AM