Things To Do This Weekend In Singapore (19th – 21st April)

Take a trip overseas this weekend without having to leave Singapore! Visit Jewel Changi for globally recognized shops and restaurants that are finally opening their first outlet here, hunt down exclusive Pokemon at the Safari Zone or stuff yourself with the best of Taiwan’s street food at the pop-up Shilin Market in Turf Club. Plus, this Friday’s Good Friday, which gives you an extra day of weekend to go explore!
1. Jewel Changi Airport Is Finally Open! 
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The hugely anticipated mall of the year is finally open to the public! Even if you aren’t flying off to another country, you can still visit Jewel Changi as there is plenty to do there – there are flower gardens with a 4-storey high indoor waterfall and over 280 restaurants and shops, some of which are internationally well-known brands. Shake Shack, Burgers & Lobsters and The Alley are officially now in Singapore, and there is also the return of A&W. Retail stores like Nike, Tiger Beer, and Pokémon Center are opening flagship stores in the airport mall too. Jewel Changi is connected directly to Terminal 1, and is linked by travelators to Terminal 2 and 3. You can also choose to check-in early at Jewel before heading to the terminal to catch your plane.
Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
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2. Skechers Sundown Festival 2019
Sundown Festival is celebrating their 10th anniversary with an even bigger festival! Spread over 3 days, the Sundown Festival celebrates the best of Asian artists; be it Kpop, EDM DJs, directors and even artists. Over 50 artists will take the stage, with headliners like Laidback Luke, Higher Brothers, Justin Oh, MFBTY, TOKiMONSTA, and Henry Fong to entertain the crowds. Catch a screening of indie movies ‘Have A Nice Day’ and ‘Oh Lucy’ during the day, and don’t forget to admire the art installations from Borneo Laboratory.
This year’s Sundown Festival also offers you the chance to get a taste of the whole festival experience with glamping and camping options. Bunk up on Siloso Beach where you’re never far from the action!
Date: 19 – 21 April 2019
Address: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Tickets: Day tickets from $85 available at the door, 3-day, 2-day, single day, and camping packages still avaialble online (entry is NC16)
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3. Shilin Night Market

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The largest and probably the most famous night market in Taiwan is coming to Singapore over these two weekends. Held at The Grounds@Kranju at Singapore Turf Club, the Shilin Night Market will have the best of Taiwanese street grub and souvenirs. Taiwanese designers and artists will be also making a trip down all the way from Taiwan, and you’ll be able to score unique loots like totes, bucket hats, and jewelry. Keep busy with arcade games, KTV booths, live music performances and even movie screenings!
Date:19 – 21 April 2019, 26 – 28 April 2019, 3pm – 11pm daily
Address: The Grounds@Kranji (Singapore Turf Club Carpark B)
Free entry! 
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4. Gardens By The Bay: Tulipmania
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It’s Amsterdam’s turn to take the spotlight for Tulipmania! Fields of tulips are blooming in the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay, with over 35 varieties of tulip in vibrant colours. Be transported into the idyllic pastoral landscapes of Dutch countrysides, with towering windmills and farmhouses with thatched roofs.
If you’re posting those snaps to the ‘gram, drop in the hashtags #gardensbythebay #GBTulipmania #KLM and tag @gardensbythebay @KLM, and you might win a trip to Amsterdam! Seniors get an additional 50% off their tickets if they purchase them at the Gardens.
Date: 12 April – 20 May 2019
Address: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Tickets: $12 for one conservatory, $20 for two conservatories
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5. Pokémon GO Safari Zone, Sentosa
Pokémon Go Safari Zone in Tainan, Taiwan. Source

All the trainers aspiring to be the very best are going to be flocking to Sentosa for Southeast Asia’s first ever Safari Zone event! Rare and event-exclusive Pokémon like Tropius, Shiny Shuckle, Unown, Kangaskhan will be making an appearance. For those who didn’t manage to get one of the QR codes to be part of the event, you can still hang out at the dedicated Team rest areas to trade Pokémon and swap tips. If you’re intending to just chill on the beach, you might want to give Sentosa a miss this weekend to escape from the crowds.
Date: 18 to 22 April 2019
Address: The entire Sentosa Island
Free entry, but is ticketed 
6. Precious Thoughts & Care Bears Pop-Up Cafe at Kumoya Singapore
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It’s not just 1, but 2 beloved characters coming to Kumoya! The huggable Care Bears are back and are bringing the Precious Moments gang with them for an exclusive collab. The themed menu sees characters from both brands come together for cute desserts and mains, as well as a limited edition merchandise collection including figurines, musical boxes, and photo frames. Just like every previous edition, you might score freebies with certain dishes (get a free tote with every order of the Spread The Love Seafood Tempura Rice With Butterfly Pea Flower Cream Sauce – pictured left) and get to dine with huge Care Bear plushies. The cafe opens tomorrow, 18 April, and will be open until 30 June.
Date: 18 April – 30 June 2019
Address: Kumoya Singapore, 8 Jalan Klapa, Singapore 199320
Opening hours: 12pm to 9pm on Tues to Thurs and Sun, 12pm to 10pm on Fri and Sat, closed on Mon
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7. Treasure Island by Andsoforth
Andsoforth has been delighting us with their immersive dining theatre experiences, but this one’s even more exciting. Treasure Islands is back with another new show to keep you on your toes with their biggest interactive experience yet. Choose from one of the color-coded pirate crews (The Raging Red Rovers, The Blinking Blue Bastilles, The Green Gravy Grovers and The Orange Oddballs) and hunt down the hidden treasure as you complete tasks and discover hidden rooms. Each ticket comes with 1 complimentary alcoholic/ non-alcoholic drink, and food can be purchased on Treasure Islands.
Date: 20 April 2019
Address: SECRET LOCATION only released 24 hours before the show
Tickets: $68, limited tickets still available online
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8. Above And Beyond and Steve Aoki at Marquee Nightclub
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Marquee Singapore is finally open and it’s THE club to be at! Last weekend saw local and international celebrities as well as half of Singapore’s nightlife enthusiasts converge on Marina Bay Sands for the opening of Las Vegas mega nightclub in Singapore. This weekend, get ready for a hip-hop night led by local DJs on 18 April, before Above and Beyond takes over the deck on 19 April and Kaskade on 20 April. Remember to take a trip down the slide and on the ferris wheel to get the full Marquee experience!
Date: 12 – 13 April 2019, 11pm till late
Address: B1-67, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Tickets: $28 for females and $38 for males at the door, includes 1 house pour per ticket
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9. Feather Blade Pop Up – Inspired by English Steakhouse Flat Iron
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Inspired by his time at English steakhouse Flat Iron, Sheen started his own pop-up steakhouse here in Singapore so that everyone can enjoy good steak at a good price. A 200g fillet of steak only costs $21 at Feather Blade, and is slathered in butter and cooked sous vide before being seared for that smoky, charred flavor. The menu only has one main – steak, but there are four different sides and a wider selection of beers, spirits and wines to choose from to go with your meat. The Feather Blade will be setting up shop at Zui Hong Lou temporarily, with plans for a more permanent location in the future.
Date: Every weekend till end April 2019
Address: Zui Hong Lou, 90 Club Street S069458
Expected damage: steak at $21++, sides from $7++ and alcohol drinks from $14++
10. ArtScience Museum: Wonderland
Fall down the rabbit hole at ArtScience Museum’s upcoming exhibition revolving around our favourite curious girl Alice as she ventures into Wonderland. The immersive exhibition takes visitors into the magical world of Alice through theatrical sets, eye-catching props and secret doorways. And of course, join the iconic Mad Hatter’s Tea Party brought to life by digital projections.
Date: 13 April – 22 September 2019
Address: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
Tickets: $16 for Singapore Residents and $19 for a regular ticket, now available online
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