Events and festivals in Singapore
Ultra Singapore is over, but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing exciting to look forward to this weekend – there’s the Sake Festival for sake lovers, popular DJ MAKJ gracing our shores at Zouk, and a pop-up barbershop and tattoo studio with free tattoo services!
1. Sake Festival Singapore
Sake aficionados, sample up to 450 labels of the Japanese alcohol from 42 different breweries all over Japan at the Sake Festival Singapore! Known as the biggest sake showcase in Southeast Asia, the alcoholic selection includes limited edition and seasonal sake, shochu, premium umeshu, and fruit liquors.
Plus, artisanal tablewares and sake cups will also be for sale! Make sure to head down early, because 1000 pieces of limited edition sake-tasting cups handmade by a renowned mino-yaki (Japanese pottery) craftsman will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis.
Purchase your ticket here.
Note: Last admission to the festival is at 4.30PM.
Address: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Suntec City, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 03959
Date & Time: 23rd June | 1PM – 6PM
Ticket Pricing: $40 online, $50 at the door
2. Yoga Fiesta
Source: District 1 Yoga
Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner of yoga or simply curious about the lifestyle, make your way to Yoga Fiesta, which is held in celebration of the International Yoga Day that falls on 21st June this year.
Celebrity instructors like Jo Phee and Bill Calhoun will guide you through yoga exercises, but the highlight of the event includes dog yoga. Bring your furry friend along and try out silent yoga and yogalates together, which is a combination of yoga and pilates, and shop for activewear, accessories, and skincare from brands like Lorna Jane and MARY KAY when you’re done!
Imagine doing this with your beloved critter! Source: @devinamber
What’s more, ticket holders will receive a gift pack which consists of a yoga fitness bag, water bottle, Chakra accessory, and cash vouchers worth $250.
Purchase your tickets and refer to the programme schedule here.
Address: Palawan Green, Siloso Beach Walk
Date & Time: 23rd June | 12PM – 9.30PM
Ticket Pricing: $49 (Early bird), $62 (Standard)
3. Ink & Cut
Source: Cathay Lifestyle
For those of you who are daredevils, head to The Cathay for Ink & Cut, a 2-day barbershop and tattoo studio pop-up event! Back again for the second year, all you have to do is to spend a minimum of $50 at any shop in The Cathay and you’ll be able to get a free 6cm x 6cm mystery tattoo by tattoo artists Lee Wai Leng and Denyse Lin from Traditions Tattoo Collective.
Your tattoo will be based off your selection of words from an “inspiration wall” so that it is to your preference, and those who do not wish to get inked can opt for a hair tattoo instead by The Golden Rule Barber Co.!
Click here for more details!
Address: The Cathay, Handy Road, Former Cathay Building, Singapore 229233
Date & Time: 23rd – 24th June | 1PM – 9PM
4. Mash-Up & Friends Day Out
Artsy fashionistas, shop away at quirky streetwear label Mash-Up’s pop-up store, Mash-Up & Friends Day Out, which is set up as part of Gillman Barracks’ Art Day Out and visual art festival D/SINI!
California Rollin are best known for their quirky pins! Source: Mash-Up
Known for their bright and tropical yet edgy designs, Mash-Up’s pop-up will also feature limited edition fashion collaborations with other wacky brands and designers like California Rollin and PLAYHOOD, and art and lifestyle merchandises by LASALLE graduates.
You’ll also be able to fill your tummies with Thai fusion dishes from Sawadeecup’s food truck when you get peckish – think rich Thai Milk Tea and Thai Basil Chicken Aglio Olio!
Address: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937
Date & Time: 23rd June | 2PM – 7PM
Source: Zouk Singapore
If you’re up for a night of partying, get ready to dance away at Zouk because prolific DJ Makj will be spinning his signature electro-house beats! Having headlined multiple international festivals like Coachella, Ultra, and TomorrowWorld, his hits include Party Till We Die and Shakalaka, a collaboration with bigwig Steve Aoki.
Address: Zouk, The Cannery, 3C River Valley Road, Singapore 179022
Date & Time: 23rd June | 10PM – 4AM
Ticket Pricing: $35 (Ladies), $45 (Men)
6. Sundown Festival 2018
Source: Sundown Festival
The annual Sundown Festival is back once more and as the official closing party for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Singapore this year! Festival-goers can expect an exciting lineup that boasts hip-hop whizzes like ShiGGa Shay and the Grizzle Grind Crew, THELIONCITYBOY, Hybreed Society, and up-and-coming star Axel Brizzy.
Last year’s Skechers Sundown Festival. Source: @gilmangirl
The best part? Admission is free-of-charge, so all you have to do is to bring yourself and let your hair loose by the beach.
Address: Siloso Beach Sentosa
Date & Time: 24th June | 6PM onwards
7. UFC Fight Night Singapore
MMA fans, the highly-anticipated UFC is finally happening this Saturday with UFC Fight Night Singapore: Cerrone VS. Edwards. Headlining the event is a match between one of the most-feared welterweight contender, Donald Cerrone “Cowboy”, who’s ranked #11 in the official UFC welterweight rankings, and the rapidly-rising Leon Edwards “Rocky”, who is currently at #14. The match will take place over 5 rounds.
Tickets are selling fast, so make sure to purchase them ASAP here!
Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Date & Time: 23rd June | 3PM onwards
Ticket Pricing: $48 – $2888