Things To Do This Weekend In Singapore (15th – 17th February)

Festivals and events in Singapore from 15th to 17th Feb

This weekend’s lineup of things to do in Singapore are for all artsy souls and adventure seekers out there – from light festivals with photo-worthy installations, to an exciting escape room pop-up that puts your endurance to test, and even to an all-time favourite Chingay Parade that’s back with lots of dazzling performances!

1. Chingay Parade 2019

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Source: PAssion Chingay Club

If any kind of upbeat, colourful and loud atmosphere sound like a dream to you, the Chingay Parade 2019 is something you won’t want to miss ‘cause it’s back bigger and better! Happening from 15th to 17th Feb behind Singapore Flyer, the parade is equipped with more interesting and exciting offerings like acrobatic stunts, a 49m LED giant flying balloon dragon, a stunning display of fireworks and more!

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Source: PAssion Chingay Club

What’s more, you can expect lots of Instagrammable art installations, hipster food and drinks sold at their F&B booths, and even Chingay merchandises up for sale!

Chingay Parade 2019

Address: 1 Republic Blvd, Singapore S038975

Date & Time: 15th – 16th February 2019 | 8PM

Ticket Prices: $28.50 – $50

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2. MCCY x Kult Escape Room Experience

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If escape rooms are your thing, don’t sleep on these last few days to test your skills for FREE in MCCY x Kult’s Escape Room Experience pop-up happening till 17th Feb at Tampines Hub! So go ahead and challenge yourself by solving Singapore’s “biggest art heist”, only after you’ve mustered enough courage to overcome the thrilling obstacles!

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The missing painting that you have to search for. Source: kult

Note: Register here ASAP to book a slot.

MCCY x Kult Escape Room Experience

Address: Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk

Date & Time: 11th – 17th February 2019

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3. Fred Perry Moving Out Sale

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Source: Fred Perry

If you’ve been itching to shop till you drop now that you’ve collected lots of ang baos, Fred Perry is having its major moving out sale from now till 19th Feb! Only available at its Cineleisure outlet, you can expect a variety of apparels and sneakers with huge discounts of up to 70% off all their usual prices!  

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Source: Fred Perry

Fred Perry Moving Out Sale

Address: 8 Grange Road, Cineleisure #03-07A, Singapore 239695

Date & Time: Till 19th February 2019 | Sun – Thurs: 12PM – 9PM, Fri – Sat: 12PM – 11PM

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4. Harajuku Fashion Walk 2019

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Source: Harajuku Fashion Walk Singapore

Here’s another free of charge event suited for all Japan-inspired fashionistas and cosplayers – Harajuku Fashion Walk 2019! Happening around Merlion Park on 16th Feb, be prepared to don your most stylish and boldest outfit while your eyes feast on other fashionable ones around you!

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Source: Harajuku Fashion Walk Singapore

Harajuku Fashion Walk 2019

Address: Merlion Park Singapore

Date & Time: 16th February 2019 | 4PM – 7PM

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5. Raffles In Southeast Asia

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Gain some knowledge this weekend as you attendRaffles In Southeast Asia, an exhibition in Asian Civilisation Museum that presents an artistic showcase of Java and the Malay world for you to learn more about our Sir Stamford Raffles!

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An example of an art piece. Source: ACM

Besides, you’ll also get to appreciate the exhibition’s contemporary art pieces handcrafted from industrial materials as you tour around the museum. What an insightful weekend you’re in for!

Raffles In Southeast Asia

Address: Asian Civilisation Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555

Date & Time: Till 28th April 2019 | Sat – Thu 10AM – 7PM, Fri 10AM – 9PM

Ticket Prices: $12 – $20

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6. SIRI HOUSE At Dempsey

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Source: SIRI HOUSE Dempsey

If crowded places aren’t your cup of tea, simply unwind and enjoy a peaceful day out at the newly-opened SIRI HOUSE, a swanky lifestyle, social, and dining space created by Sansiri, Thailand’s leading luxury property developer.

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The restaurant. Source: SIRI HOUSE Dempsey

Boasting a restaurant, an eclectic art gallery, and a retail section of Thai-made homewares and knick-knacks, the all-encompassing space has everything you need to spend a good few hours. As if that’s not enough, it’s also really opulent with an impressive grandeur that somehow manages to exude a homely vibe, which makes for plenty of gorgeous photo opportunities!

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The art gallery, where exhibitions will be switched up every 3 – 4 months. Source: @gongkan_

Address: Blk 8D, #01-02 Dempsey Hill, Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249672

Sales Gallery Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 10AM – 6PM

JAM At SIRI HOUSE Opening Hours: Tues – Sun: 11.30AM – 10PM

The Shop & Art Space Opening Hours: Mon: 10AM – 6PM | Tues – Sat: 10AM – 10PM | Sun: 11.30AM – 10PM

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7. Wanderlost Lounge

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This one’s for all our fellow Muslim friends and teetotallers – Wanderlost Lounge is a new halal bar hidden atop a run-down building that serves fantasy novels-inspired mocktails and tapas!

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Featuring a stunning interior with plush velvet sofas, gorgeous houseplants, and a big neon sign to snap your #OOTDs in front of, some of the bar’s photo-worthy mocktails include the Harry Potter ($16), which is served in a glass dome and designed to look like the Philosopher’s Stone, and Hamlet ($14), which comes in a hardcover book that emits smoke the moment the cover is lifted.

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Harry Potter

That’s not all – their drinks are also perfect for the health conscious because they are all made with healthy ingredients like natural distillates, extracts, fruits, spices, juices, herbs, and kombucha!

Find out how to get there without getting lost in our full review here.

Address: Realty Centre, 15 Enggor Road, #12-01, Singapore 079716

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat | 5.30PM – late

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8. i Light Singapore: Bicentennial Edition

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Whip out your cameras and get snapping away at i Light Singapore’s 7th and largest edition yet! Consisting of 33 sustainable light art installations and 5 exciting programmes, this year’s festival stretch past the usual Marina Bay and span across the entire Civic District, Singapore River, as well as Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning.

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Themed “Bridges of Time” to commemorate the founding of modern Singapore, shutterbugs can look forward to mesmerising light displays such as The Time Vortex, where the Helix bridge gets a makeover with moving lights “whizzing through space”, The Rainbow Connection, a rainbow kaleidoscopic projection of the fantasy realm, and Why Green?, an ethereal passage of glowing white flowers.

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Watch a tiny chef cook up a magical storm for you! Source: @ladder0622

Mass yoga workouts, pop-up cinemas along Marina Bay, a Silent Disco at the ArtScience Museum, and the Singaporean debut of the immersive 3D dining experience Le Petit Chef are also among some of the events to look out for!

Refer to the festival map here.

I Light Singapore 2019

Address: Marina Bay, Civic District, Singapore River & Fort Canning

Date & Time: 28th January – 24th February | Sun – Thurs: 7.30PM – 11PM, Fri & Sat: 7.30PM – 12AM

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9. TOYBOX by Hasbro

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Source: Toybox by Hasbro‎

For all you young-at-heart folks out there, head down to TOYBOX Carnival, Hasbro’s first-ever carnival in Asia with Bumblebee and Optimus Prime race cars, life-sized Monopoly, a Cluedo-themed escape room, and more.

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Source: Toybox

Featuring brands like My Little Pony, NERF, Transformers, Monopoly, Cluedo, Play-Doh, and Baby Alive, there are 8 attractions in total to explore. Highlights include a giant claw machine where you get to become the claw itself, NERF blaster galleries to battle it out with your friends, and a My Little Pony makeover complete with hair extensions and your very own cutie mark!

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Source: Toybox

Food and drinks will also be available at the Chill Out zone, and those who wish to bring home a souvenir can browse from a curated range of Hasbro toys at their exclusive pop-up store. Better yet, admission is completely free-of-charge – just make sure to purchase play credits online or on-site to enjoy the activities and snacks.

TOYBOX

Address: Palawan Green, Sentosa Island

Date & Time: 1st – 17th Feb | 10AM – 10PM

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10. Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

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Singapore’s largest funfair is back for its 2nd edition! Occupying the Bayfront Event Space once more, the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival features plenty of photo-worthy street food, up to 50 different types of plushies to bag home, and more than 40 rides and games, which consists of both crowd-favourites and new additions.

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Source: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Some of the popular attractions include the 35m-tall Star Flyer, heart-stopping Mach 5, and the Das Fun Schiff Viking ship, and the brand new centrepiece of this round’s carnival is the Wave Swinger, a giant carousel swing!

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Source: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Admission to the carnival is completely free-of-charge so you can pop in and snap away with the many photo ops, but do take note that you’ll have to pay for the rides.

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Source: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Note: Opening hours are extended till 2AM on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Marina Bay Carnival

Address: Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018970

Date & Time: 22nd December 2018 – 24th March 2019 | 4PM – 11PM Daily

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