Festivals, workshops, and events in Singapore
We’re halfway through the month of May, and for those of you who are in the thick of it, this weekend is a mid-month pick-me-up to tide you over till the next public holiday arrives – there’s an international sneaker show happening where you can get your hands on rare and vintage pumps, a blood-pumping MMA title match, and a 12-hour fitness festival for you to sweat it all out at.
1. Sneaker Pimps Singapore: by Collective Minds & Sole Superior
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Sneakerheads, now’s the chance for you to get your hands on vintage and limited edition sneakers at Sneaker Pimps Singapore!
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Brought to us by Collective Minds and local sneaker convention Sole Superior, the world’s largest travelling sneaker show will be featuring over 500 rare kicks, including a signed pair from Mr. Onisuka himself.
Sneaker-inspired art collections, fashion pieces, and photo exhibitions will also be around, and Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee will be having a pop-up that has a vinyl market as well.
Purchase your tickets here!
Address: Savourworld, 2 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118222
Date & Time: 19th May | 11AM – 7PM
Ticket Pricing: Advance: $15 | Door: $20
2. FitnessFest 2018
For those of you fitness lovers, reinvigorate yourself with a satisfying workout session at FitnessFest 2018. Back for its 2nd edition, the festival will stretch over 12 hours, and have mass workouts led by professionals, introductory courses to various fitness routines, tips on how to eat healthily, and stylish activewear to shop from.
Spearheaded by fitness inspirations like Sandra Riley Tang and Kayla Itsines, creator of the famous 28-minute Bikini Body Guide (BBG) sets, the workouts available include CrossFit, Triple Threat, and Bouldering.
Switch up your usual exercise routine by trying your hand at doing Parkour, handstands, and other interesting sports at the Fitness Discovery Arenas as well, and watch how nutritional experts whip up guilt-free snacks and meals at the Healthy Living Show!
Bag home Kydra’s newly launched Vera Impact Bras! Source: @kydraofficial
Sports gear from famous brands like Kydra and FUNFIT will also be for sale at the Shopping Village, along with detox clay masks and lip tints by superfood skincare company Into The Wild.
Check out the full schedule here, and get your admission ticket here before they’re all sold out!
Address: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Date & Time: 19th May | 9AM – 9PM
Ticket Pricing: $55
3. ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS
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Get your adrenaline fix at ONE: UNSTOPPABLE DREAMS, where not just 1, but 3 martial arts title fights will be happening right in front of your very eyes in a single night!
Audiences will be able to catch Singapore’s defending Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee and veteran Japanese martial artist Mei Yamaguchi battle it out in “the greatest rematch in martial arts history”.
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The other matches include 19-year-old Christian Lee, who is also Angela’s brother, challenging Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion Martin Nguyen, and the epic showdown for the inaugural Muay Thai Flyweight World Championship.
Tickets are selling fast, so get yours here ASAP!
Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Date & Time: 18th May
4. Public Garden Consumer Trade Show
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If you love browsing through Kickstarter because of all the creative items that you can find on there, you’ll love the Public Garden Consumer Trade Show, a massive flea market of sorts for local and international independent creative brands.
Pieces from KAR Jewellery’s newest collection that’ll be launched at the event. Source: Public Garden
Some vendors for this round’s Public Garden include Singapore-based Mossingarden, who creates enchanting self-sustaining ecosystems, dainty ceramic accessories brand KAR Jewellery, and Thai bag label Cal Manufacturing, that makes unisex camera-friendly bags.
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Just remember to download the Public Garden App before you head down, because it allows you to keep in touch with vendors whom you support and make cashless payments at the event!
Address: Suntec Convention Hall 403, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore 039593
Date & Time: 19th – 20th May | 1PM – 7PM
5. An Introduction to Natural Perfumery Workshop
For a scented room mist that’s uniquely yours, book yourself a seat at Candles of Light’s perfumery workshop, An Introduction to Natural Perfumery and Create Your Own Scent (Room Mist).
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Learn the basic principles of natural perfumery, get acquainted with different fragrant families, and try your hand at evaluating natural raw materials based on their scent properties! Once you’ve got it all down pat, there’ll be a specially curated selection of raw materials from all around the world provided for you to experiment with and customise a 60ml bottle of au naturel scent for yourself.
Light refreshments will be served and limited spaces are available, so act fast!
Address: 73 Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139957
Date & Time: 19th May | 11AM – 1PM
6. Four Hands Kitchen: Blackwattle X Acme
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Settle down for a gastronomical treat at Four Hands Kitchen: Blackwattle X Acme, an exclusive one-time-only collaboration between Blackwattle Head Chef Joeri Timmermans and Guest Chef Mitch Orr from the award-winning pasta restaurant, ACME Sydney!
Both well-known for their innovative and free-spirited cooking style, diners can be sure that you won’t be in for your usual run-of-the-mill gourmet offerings, with interesting ingredients used like tamarillo and saltbush kimchi, and dishes such as potato ice cream topped with mangosteen granita and glazed tuna cheeks.
Dutch oysters with tamarillo and mustard oil, one of Chef Joeri’s creations. Source: @pengloh
A 4-course lunch is priced at $65 per person and a 6-course dinner is at $148 per person. Make your reservation here!
Address: Blackwattle, 97 Amoy Street, Singapore 069917
Date: 14th – 18th May
7. Swallow Liquid Buffet / Peach Perfect Fridays
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Let your hair down for a smashing TGIF at Peaches Club’s Swallow Liquid Buffet / Peach Perfect Fridays! Just as its name states, you’ll get to down as much alcohol as you want at a steal for just $35, from 11PM – 12.30AM.
The booze selection will be limited to selected house pours, but there’ll be no extra cover charge at all until after the buffet, which is available only for the first 100 people to sign up.
Table reservations are currently still available, so drop them a DM on Facebook!
Address: Peaches Club Singapore, 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840
Date: 18th May | 11PM – 12.30AM
Ticket Pricing: $35