Things To Do This Weekend (7 – 9 April 2017)

1. Coco Cafe Singapore 

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Following the success of pop-up booths – think Kanye’s pop-up store in Singapore last year – cult fashion brand Coco Chanel is setting up its very own cafe here in Singapore for a limited time only. This adds to its air of exclusivity, and visitors can also get to try their newest range of products: Rouge Coco Gloss. By RSVP-ing on their website, you can choose a preferred time slot and enjoy a complimentary drink on the house.

Date: 8 April 2017 – 16 April 2017
Time: 11AM – 8PM daily
Venue: Visual Arts Centre Singapore, 10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, Singapore 238469|
Admission: Free
(more information here)


2. Affordable Art Fair Singapore Spring Edition 2017

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Always wanted to own a piece of your own art? At the Affordable Art Fair, you can find a piece of contemporary artwork that you can hang on your wall, price from $100 to $15000. For its fourth edition, it is brining in the works of 300 artists from 40 new and returning galleries. Some of the money raised from certain art pieces will be donated to art therapy initiatives aimed at improving the lives of individuals with mental illness in Singapore. There will also be workshops and tours available.

Date: 7 April – 9 April
Time: 12PM – 6PM
Venue: 1 Republic Boulevard, F1 Pit Building
Singapore 038795
Admission: Free – $15
(more information here)

3. World Snack Fair

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Stock up on your snack stash at this three-day fair, where products from over 500 brands from all over the world are on sale. Meiji, Glico, and Pokka snacks (amongst others) are up for grabs at a lower price than what you get at supermarkets. There are also game booths featuring the Japanese sure-win lottery, the ichiban kuji, or you can just soak up the atmosphere and hang out with fellow foodies at the fair.

Date: 7 April 2017 – 9 April 2017
Venue: Suntec City, 1 Raffles Boulevard
Singapore 039593
Admission: Free – $29
(more information here)

4. Picnic Under The Planets

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Singapore Science Centre is inviting the public to see Jupiter at its brightest and fullest with its telescopes for an out of this world experience. Besides star and planet gazing, there are fringe activities to keep you entertained, including two outdoor movie screenings and pop-up stores serving food and drinks.

Date: 7 April 2017
Time: 10AM – 6PM
Venue: 15 Science Centre Rd
Singapore 609081
Admission: Free
(more information here)

5. So Long Red Dot

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Going out with a bang, MAAD Sounds! at the Red Dot Traffic building will be hosting a farewell party of sorts, featuring live performances from rising local acts JAWN, Wolf&Moon, General Lee and T-REX. Also available on site are pop-up booths from local artists and designers offering unique products like crafts, jewellery and artworks.

Date: 7 April 2017
Time: 11AM – 8PM
Venue: 28 Maxwell Road
Singapore 069120
Admission: Free
(more information here)

6. Art + Design Market

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Besides the usual book publishers like Epigram Books and Math Paper Press, BooksActually has invited a variety of homegrown brands and creatives to this art and design weekend market. Music record label Middle Class Cigars, and fine stationery and gift brand My Sweet Scarlett are some booths to look out for as you scour the market for some kooky finds.

Date: 8 April 2017 – 9 April 2017
Time: 11AM – 7PM
Venue: 45 Armenian St
Singapore 179936
Admission: Free
(more information here)

7. Baby Market – Biggest Baby Fair in Southeast Asia

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As one of the largest baby fairs to be held in Singapore, this Baby Market promises to bring in the widest and greatest selection of products directly from brand owners and distributors. You can stock up on baby products, clothes and other necessities at prices you won’t get outside. There are also preorders for exclusive items, the link for it to be released on its Facebook page.

Date: 7 April 2017 – 9 April 2017
Time: 11AM – 8PM
Venue: Singapore Expo
1 Expo Drive
Singapore 486150
Admission: Free
(more information here)

8. OverEasy Orchard Presents: RAC (DJ Set)

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Solo indie-electronic, Grammy winning remixer and producer, RAC, is back in Singapore for one more night. You might have heard him remix tracks by ODESZA, Foster The People and Phoenix, or collaborate with some familiar names like Kele from Bloc Party, Tokyo Police Club, and Tegan and Sara. With his celebrated debut album, Strangers, get ready for a night of dreamy dances and lush tracks.

Date: 8 April 2017
Time: 9PM till late
Venue: Overeasy Orchard
541 Orchard Road, #01-01, Liat Towers
Singapore 238881
Admission: Tickets from $33 available here
(more information here)


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