Things To Do This Weekend In Singapore (14th – 16th September)

Festivals and events in Singapore

The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix is finally here once more and with it comes the myriad of F1 craze and festivities! We’ve sussed out a few of the more unique parties worth checking out below, and if you’re not a fan of all that hype, not to worry – we found an outdoor bazaar with plenty of ice cream, alcohol, and cheery vibes, Dan and Phil’s stopping by on their international world tour, and Insta-famous photographer Nguan is having a solo showcase.

1. F1 Singapore Grand Prix

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The F1 Singapore Grand Prix is finally back for its 11th year and whether you’re looking forward to the exhilarating race or impressive music lineup, you’re in for a treat!

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Grab the chance to watch F1 stars like Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, and Fernando Alonso whiz past you up close, and party away to concerts headlined like music bigwigs like Mandopop prince Jay Chou, award-winning Dua Lipa, famous rock band The Killers, and EDM genius Martin Garrix.

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Tickets are selling fast, so purchase yours here and refer to the programme lineup here!

Address: Marina Bay Street Circuit
Date & Time: 14th – 16th September
Website

2. Checkpoint, The F1 Weekend Super Sprint

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Partygoers, up your party game with Zouk’s massive 3-day after-party Checkpoint, The F1 Weekend Super Sprint! With an aim to evoke a sense of 80’s and 90’s nostalgia, the party will have 8-bit video games-inspired visuals, laser beams, and old-school chart-toppers by the likes of Britney, Westlife, Nirvana, and Destiny’s Child.

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Each night will have different special guests taking the wheel at the DJ set as well, with Dutch DJ-producer R3hab helming the deck on Saturday with his signature pop and club remixes, and UK R&B crooner Jay Sean gracing us with his smooth vocals and blood-pumping beats on Sunday.

Note: Admission to each night requires a separate ticket which can be purchased at the door, with Friday’s including 2 complimentary house pours, and Saturday and Sunday’s entitling you to 1 house pour each. Check the various timings and prices here.

Address: The Cannery, 3C River Valley Road, Singapore 179022
Dates: 14th – 16th September
Ticket Pricing: $30 – $60
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3. Mr Stork Race Day Balcony Party

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Live the high life – quite literally – at Mr Stork’s Race Day Balcony Party, 39th floors above the ground! A stunning rooftop bar with a breathtaking 360° view of the city skyline and cosy teepee huts for more intimate dates, Mr Stork promises energetic beats by DJ Jagi that’ll get your adrenaline revving like the car engines on the F1 race tracks, and value-for-money table packages for up to 6 people at $500.

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That’s about $83 per pax for a snack platter loaded with bar bites like buffalo wings, truffle fries, and chicken rice arancini, and either 2 bottles of House Spirits with 12 cans of mixers, 4 beer towers, or 3 bottles of house wine and 1 bottle of champagne!

Address: Level 39, Andaz Hotel Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354
Date & Time: 16th September | 5PM – 1AM
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4. Ice Cream Sundays: 2 Year Anniversary

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It’s not every day you come across a private party that’s on a ‘pay-what-you-want’ basis, but Ice Cream Sundays’ 2 Year Anniversary Party is one such rare find! Having organised plenty of events and parties filled with great tunes, booze, and a variety of activities, it’s no surprise that this birthday celebration will also feature a plethora of food and ice cream vendors, a pop-up bar serving beers, spirits, and wine, and live DJs spinning an eclectic mix of funk, house, disco, and soul beats.

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Keep a lookout for all-natural, gourmet sausages and sliders from Sidecar Sausages and customisable gelato popsicles from Popbar SG! Plus, there will be exclusive Ice Cream Sundays merchandises for you to bag home too, including pre-orders for their limited edition anniversary tees.

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Address: MOCA@Loewen, 27A Loewen Road, Singapore 248839
Date & Time: 16th September | 2PM – 10PM
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5. Dan & Phil 2018 World Tour – Interactive Introverts

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If you’re a fan of the iconic YouTube duo Dan and Phil, this is for you – the guys will be stopping by in our theatres as part of their new ‘Interactive Introverts’ tour this Saturday and you can expect their signature rants, stories, battles, and roasts about each other and about the YouTube world!

On top of that, they’re allowing fans to submit content online for them to use on the live stage as a way of reaching out to us – this means that you don’t even have to attend their show to be a part of it! With the previous international tour, “The Amazing Tour Is Not On Fire”, being one of the biggest and most sold-out world tour ever undertaken by YouTube creators, you can be sure to be in for a good laugh.

Book your tickets here.

Address: Kallang Theatre
Date & Time: 15th September | 8PM
Ticket Pricing: $30 – $200
Website

6. Singapore by Nguan

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With 150k followers on Instagram, local photographer Nguan is no stranger to most shutterbugs and photography enthusiasts. Known for his pastel, dreamy-looking street photography, you’ll be able to view his decade-spanning series “Singapore” in a physical exhibition as part of the Singapore International Photography Festival 2018.

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Meant to examine the themes of longing and regret against a backdrop of soft and delicate hues, the photos will be bringing out some thought-provoking narratives and emotions about the complexity of our daily Singaporean lives, so be prepared!

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Admission is free, so feel free to drop by even if you’re simply looking to get out and about!

Address: #02-21, Blk 9, Gillman Barracks
Date & Time: 8th September – 28th October | Tues – Sat: 12PM – 7PM, Sunday: 12PM – 5PM
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7. Mid-Autumn at Gardens by the Bay 2018

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Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival at Gardens by the Bay! Specially transformed into a fantasy land with exquisite lantern installations of mythical creatures and flowers, there’ll even be a breathtaking light show and interactive zones for you to eat, play, and shop at.

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Be prepared to be dazzled by massive lanterns that stretch up to 70m long, let a lighted lotus lantern float down the Dragonfly Lake, and drape well-wishes over a magnificent Golden Wishing Tree!

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Relive your childhood with traditional games like Kuti Kuti and Goli while you’re there, and feast on an impressive array of local and Asian delights at the Supertree Grove Food Street when you get peckish!

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Refer to the programme schedule and check where the various activities are located here.

Note: Programmes are free unless otherwise indicated.

Address: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Date & Time: 6th – 24th September | Mon – Thurs: 6PM – 10PM, Fri – Sun: 6PM – 11PM
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8. Rainforest Lumina

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We’ve never had the chance to see the sun setting 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 features over 10 interactive zones with various light installations and projections such as the Luminous Pathway, Shimmering Islands, and Lantern Passage.

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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)
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Written by: Chan Choy Yu


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