Festivals and events in Singapore
National Day is just around the corner, so gear up for the festivities and get into the mood of celebration this weekend with these parties and events! There’s EATMEPOPTART’s first-ever pool party, the 2nd Creator’s Market, and an Italian wine warehouse sale with up to 60% discount!
1. Permanent Vacation: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Pool Party
Beat the heat with EATMEPOPTART’s first-ever poolside party, Permanent Vacation: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Pool Party! Known as one of the longest-lasting parties in Singapore, you can expect a splashing good time with all sorts of quality spins ranging from indie pop and indie disco to rock by resident DJs weelikeme and KiDG. Tickets are available here, and feel free to bring along your pool floats!
Source: One Farrer Hotel
Note: Tickets include 1 complimentary house pour or beer.
Address: Level 6, Sunset Bar, One Farrer Hotel, 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562
Date & Time: 4th August | 3PM – 10PM
Ticket Pricing: $16 (Online), $18 (Door)
2. Tokidoki Cruise
If you can’t get enough of Tokidoki’s adorable characters, book yourself a ride aboard the world’s first Tokidoki-themed cruise along the Singapore River! Set to sail from 2nd August onwards, various characters like SANdy, Donutella & Dolce, and Marino will be part of the cruise’s decor, and 5 new specially-designed Singaporean characters will also be unveiled on this 40-minute ride!
What’s more, every ticket purchased will entitle you to a limited edition Merlion Tokidoki merchandise set worth $35 – so purchase your tickets here!
Note: Make sure to reach the kiosk 15 minutes before the cruise departure time!
Address: WaterB Kiosk @ Fort Canning
Date: From 2nd August
Cruise Departure Time: 5PM, 7PM, 9PM Daily
Ticket Pricing: $58
3. Made in SG: Creator’s Market
A concrete clock by Concrete Everything, one of the vendors featured. Source: @concrete_everything
For those of you in need of some retail therapy, head down to the 2nd edition of the Creator’s Market! Featuring over 15 vendors like Books Actually, Pew Pew Patches, SOJAO, and Perk by Kate, you’ll find everything from staple fashion pieces and quirky accessories, to hidden literary gems and aesthetic home decor. Besides, there’s going to be good food and live music performances by soulful crooner Aarika Lee as well, which are all food for the soul!
Quirky Singaporean pun patches! Source: Pew Pew Patches
4. The Summerhouse Marketplace – National Day Edition
Source: The Summerhouse
Artsy folks, this one’s for you – immerse yourself in various craft workshops at The Summerhouse Marketplace, a bazaar that’s celebrating all things Singaporean in time for National Day!
Source: The Green Co.
Source: The Summerhouse
Aside from that, keep a lookout for organic and eco-friendly products like artisan tea leaves from Antea Social, raw unfiltered honey from Meliponini Honey, handcrafted skincare from WANT Skincare, and all natural dog food from The Grateful Dog!
There are limited seats available for the craft sessions, so make sure to book early here!
Note: The Art Jamming Session costs $33/pax and includes complimentary painting materials and refreshments from Wildseed Cafe, while the Terrarium Workshop costs $30/pax and includes flora and succulents for decoration.
Address: 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798387
Date & Time: 5th August | 10AM – 5PM
5. Super Snacks presents PB&J
Source: Super Snacks
If hip-hop is your jam, get ready for a night of sick hip-hop remixes at the 2nd edition of PB&J at WAN! The top 40 chart-toppers will be given a groovy new spin at this party, and what’s even better is that our very own award-winning singer-songwriter and rapper, Mark Bonafide, as well as DJ whiz Perk Pietrek and DJ Krumbs will be spinning these tunes personally!
Drink promotions like 6 Sake Bombs for $78 and 12 shots for $88 will be available till midnight, so cop a spot for yourself here!
Address: #01-434, Suntec City North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
Date & Time: 3rd August | 10PM – 3AM
6. Angra Wine & Spirit Warehouse Sale
Source: Angra Wine & Spirit Importers
It’s been said that a glass of wine a day might help you to live longer, so go ahead and stock up at Angra Wine & Spirit’s warehouse sale! All sorts of premium Italian labels like Amarone, Brunello and Barolo’s will be retailing at an amazing discount of up to 60% off, and stocks are limited and based on a first-come-first-served basis, so you better head down early if you want to snag some good deals!
Address: #03-03, Tanjong Pagar Distripark, 39 Keppel Road, Singapore 089065
Date & Time: 4th – 5th August | 11AM – 6PM
7. Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness
Mark your calendars for Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness, a 10-day bazaar with interactive art installations and over 100 designers, craftsmen, chefs, and mixologists as vendors!
Spanning across the entire 5 stories of the National Design Centre, vendors participating in this massive event includes local menswear brand Kevin Seah’s new Black Label, Matter Prints, and The Farm Store and its quirky Singapore-themed trinkets.
Food from Tanuki Raw, Old Seng Choong, and more will also be available in case you get peckish, and additional retail pop-ups will be around on weekends, with this weekend’s focusing on fashion, and the next highlighting Singapore-designed products and goods!
Address: National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Date & Time: 27th July – 5th August | 11AM – 9PM
8. Cake Club by Marina Square
For those of you who absolutely love cake, head down to Cake Club at Marina Square, where there’ll be all sorts of bakes and sugary delights on sale at the pop-up Cake Bar, including ones by Bloomsbury Bakers, Inthebrickyard, Milk Moons, and My Sister Bakes.
Pair them with freshly brewed tea served by The 1872 Clipper Tea Co., and try your hand at cake decorating, cookie painting, and piping of buttercream flowers at their exclusive workshops if you’re interested in baking!
Note: The pop-up event is only on weekends.
Address: #03-03, Marina Square Glasshouse
Date & Time: 14th July – 26th August | 12PM – 9PM
9. Rainforest Lumina
Source: Rainforest Lumina
We’ve never had the chance to see the sunset at the Singapore Zoo, but in celebration of its 45th birthday, we can now do so with their brand new attraction, Rainforest Lumina! It’s the first multi-sensory night walk in Asia, and the 1km light trail will feature over 10 interactive zones with various light installations and projections such as the Luminous Pathway, Shimmering Islands, and Lantern Passage.
A total of 7 time slots are available every night, so book yours here!
Address: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Date: From 1st July 2018
Ticket Pricing: $22 (Adult), $16 (Child 3 – 12 years old)