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Things to do this Weekend in Singapore (28 Feb – 1 Mar)

1. Garden Beats

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Sustainability-focused music festival Garden Beats is back, this time even better. Taking the stage this year are indie and electronic artists like Foals, Viken Arman and Running Touch. Satisfy your hungry tummy at the Food Village, where a variety of booze and bites from vendors such as Kult Kafe and Chix Hot Chicken await. Participate in creative workshops, meditate at the Zen Garden and lots more! We’re also giving away a pair of tickets to this eco-conscious festival, check out our Instagram for more details.


Date: 29 Feb 2020

Location: Fort Canning Park 

Opening hours: From 1pm

Admission: From $148 

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2. Good Dates/Bad Dates

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Everyone has their share of bad dates — confront and relive those moments through Javanese illustrator HAFI’s solo art show. Her exhibition will showcase vibrant illustrations of real dating disasters she experienced in Singapore; from struggling to stay interested in the conversation and waiting to go home. There’s bound to be something you can relate to. 

Date: Till 15 Mar 2020

Location: Oxley Bizhub Singapore

Opening hours: 7.30pm-10.30pm

Admission: Free

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3. SUPER-TRAJECTORY: Life in Motion

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The ArtScience Museum has an exclusive new exhibition, and it’s running for a limited time only. At SUPER-TRAJECTORY, reflect on how technology has affected media and art, as presented through a series of artworks from Taiwan and Singapore. Find pieces influenced by new-age trends like ASMR including a live ASMR performance by sound artist Olifa Hsieh

Date: Till 8 Mar 2020 

Location: ArtScience Museum Level 4

Opening hours: 10am-7pm

Admission: Free

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4. Ted Talk: Screening & Happy Hour

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Catch the best Ted Talks over a couple of drinks with friends at The Hive Carpenter, and mingle with like-minded individuals who share the same topics of interest as you. Special happy hour rates available! 

Date: 28 Feb 2020

Location: 36 Carpenter Street

Opening hours: 5pm-7pm

Admission: Free

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5. Leap Year Speakeasy

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Celebrate the Leap Year with an afternoon pop-up bar happening right at a furniture shop in Singapore. This special speakeasy will feature themed-cocktails made with premium spirits, as well as craft beers from indie brewery Rock Paper Scissors. Behind the bar is Bear, a 20-year veteran in SG’s mixology scene. Drinks start from $8. 

Date: 29 Feb 2020

Location: Journey East, Tan Boon Liat Building 

Opening hours: 1pm-6.30pm

Admission: Free

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6. Yoga @ Tiong Bahru

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Love community yoga? Then you’d enjoy this outdoor yoga class by Ziyu from Happy Body Happy Mind. Do bring your own mat, water bottle and towel. If the weather permits, there’ll also be a short sound bathing session! 

Date: 1 Mar 2020

Location: Kim Pong Park 

Opening hours: 8am-9.30am

Admission: Free


7. The Art of Xiao Long Bao

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What goes behind making a delicate piece of xiao long bao? Find out at Commune Kitchen’s xiao long bao making class! Get to make your own little dumplings from scratch, right from the rolling to steaming. Tickets include lunch and a drink. 

Date: 29 Feb 2020

Location: OUE Social Kitchen, Downtown Gallery

Opening hours: 11am-2pm

Admission: $120

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8. The Retro Party

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Take a step back in time and make your weekend all about peace and love as The Vibez Bar transports you back to the ‘70s. Come dressed in your craziest disco clothing and dance to tunes from Abba, Rick Astley and more! 

Date: 28 Feb 2020

Location: 259 Outram Rd

Opening hours: 8pm-late 

Admission: Free 

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9. Eatbox

Food festival Eatbox is back for another edition! Held over two weekends, this Instagrammable pasar malam will see vendors from Singapore and around the region, such as gelato house The Naughty Corner, coffee label Kopi Fellas and food caterers Sofnade. To top it off, there’ll be food challenges and live performances too!

Date: 21-23 Feb 2020, 28-29 Feb 2020, 1 Mar 2020 

Location: Downtown East (D’Marquee & Open Plaza 1&2)

Opening hours: 3pm-11pm

Admission: Free

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10. Love Stories

Come see an exhibition on family, love and togetherness by renowned Spanish artist Eva Armisen’s first solo exhibition at the Ode to Art gallery. Titled Love Stories, this exhibition takes the everyday mundane and transforms them into mindful living, such as different generations having meals together and playing with pets. 

Date: 23 Feb – 7 Mar 2020

Location: 252 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179103 

Opening hours: 11am-9pm 

Admission: Free

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11. The Son

Local theatre company Pangdemonium steps into their 10th year anniversary with The Son, a play about an increasingly erratic teenager shuttling between his divorced parents. With little help nor solutions from the adults, his mental health takes a turn for the worse. Starring Shona Benson, Serene Chan, Nazray, Zachary Pang, Adrian Pang and directed by Tracie Pang. Get your tickets here

Date: Till 7 Mar 2020

Location: Drama Centre Theatre

Opening hours: Various timings 

Admission: From $30 

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12. Every Step Counts

What if we told you that you could walk with a Benesse Prize winner? Join multidisciplinary artist and winner of the 12th Benesse Prize, Amanda Heng, as she revisits her Let’s Walk series, first performed in 1999. In her projections along the Esplanade Tunnel, she moves forward, looks back, turns inwards and ventures outwards — feel free to join along. 

Date: Till 22 Mar 2020

Location: Esplanade Tunnel 

Opening hours: All day 

Admission: Free 

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13. Will You Do You?

Are you ready to defend Singapore, especially with current issues like digital threats, climate change and trade wars? This special exhibition by the Singapore Discovery Centre explores how everyone can be better prepared to deal with these challenges. The exhibition will also cast a spotlight on three pillars of defence in Singapore: Digital Defence, Economic Defence, and Psychological Defence. 

Date: Till 22 Mar 2020

Location: 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365

Opening hours: 9am-6pm 

Admission: Free 

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14. Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Commission: Cao Fei

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Take a walk up to National Gallery’s rooftop and admire not just the view but an exhibition by Cao Fei, one of China’s leading contemporary artists. Cao will be presenting Fu Cha, a large-scale kinetic sculpture installation that studies Asia’s history on migration and Singapore’s identity as a port city. This installation is also Cao’s first presentation for the new year before her exhibitions in London and Beijing. 

Date: 17 Jan – Oct 24 2020

Location: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957 

Opening hours: 10am-7pm
Admission: Free

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15. Lorongs of Wisdom 2020

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Geylang is notorious for its sleazy reputation — but is there more to this neighbourhood? Find out more about Singapore’s red light district through a tour by Geylang Adventures, a social initiative that focuses on the different dimensions of Geylang. Part of the Singapore Biennale, this tour involves a 3-hour walk performance to discover Geylang in a new light. Find out more here

Date: Multiple dates

Location: 1 Lor 23 Geylang Road, Singapore 388352

Opening hours: 7pm-10pm

Admission: From $53 

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16. We Bare Bears x Kumoya Pop Up Cafe

Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears (WBB) will be taking over Kumoya Cafe with their first ever pop-up. Look forward to a WBB-themed food menu designed by bento artist Shirley Wong and the Kumoya kitchen team. Get to purchase exclusive merchandise and stand to win a giant 90cm plush Ice Bear worth $199 when you spend $108 in a single receipt. 

Date: 4 Jan – 12 April 2020 

Location: 8 Jln Klapa, Singapore 199320

Opening hours: 12pm-9.30pm (Tuesdays-Thursdays and Sundays), 12pm-10.30pm (Fridays-Saturdays). Closed on Mondays. 

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17. #FutureTogether at Gardens by the Bay

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In honour of Singapore’s bicentennial, Japanese art collection teamLab and Gardens by the Bay has come together to present #FutureTogether, a futuristic light exhibition. Egg-shaped structures light up and change in colour when touched, and seasonal flowers scatter and change hourly. While #FutureTogether officially runs from 16 Jan next year, the outdoor artworks are available for viewing from 15 Dec. 

Date: From 15 Dec 2019 

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr 

Opening hours: 9am-late 

Admission: Free for Singaporeans, $10 for foreigners 

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18. Living Worlds: An Animal Planet Experience

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Learn more about the wild at Living Worlds, the world’s first travelling wildlife and exploration exhibition. Created and produced by Kingsmen in collaboration with Discovery Inc. and Science Centre Singapore, this exhibition brings the animal kingdom to life with cutting edge multimedia storytelling and immersive experiences. 

Date: Till 22 Mar 2020

Address: The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Road Singapore

Opening hours: 10am-6pm

Admission: From $18

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19. 2219: Futures Imagined

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Wonder what our world will look like in the next 200 years? Step into the future as various artists, architects, filmmakers and writers imagine what the future will be like at this immersive exhibition at ArtScience Museum. The exhibition will take you through five acts, including scenarios like the impact of climate change. 

Date: Till 5 Apr 2020 

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue

Opening hours: From 10am 

Admission: From $16

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20. Experience a fairytale with Disney: The Animation

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Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, we think you’d enjoy this exhibition. Appreciate what goes on behind-the-scenes in the drawing room and marvel at over 500 original paintings and sketches from over the course of 90 years, curated by the Walt Disney Animation Research Library. From timeless classics like Steamboat Willie (1982) to recent blockbusters Moana (2016), the exhibition pays homage to the artistry and technological innovation that have brought Disney’s world-renowned characters to life. 

In addition, get to see exclusive artworks from the upcoming Frozen 2! Tickets are highly in demand, so to avoid disappointment, book them before going down.

Date: Till 29 Mar 2020

Address: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands

Opening hours: 10am – 7pm

Admission: From $19

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The “Most Instagrammable” Bubble Tea from Taiwan is Coming to Singapore in March 2020

Tamago-EN: Okinawa Egg Dishes from $5.80 and Egg Yolk Milkshakes