Things To Do This Weekend In Singapore (3rd – 5th May)

We’re loving how this month starts off with a holiday! Which means that we’ve only got to wait for two more days before its the weekend again, and this May starts off pretty exciting with the opening of the flashy Coco Club and Gucci Osteria. Foodies will love to check out the RWS Street Eats or the Geylang Serai Bazaar, or get snappy at the super Instagrammable 22 Stories.

1. Geylang Serai Bazaar 2019

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The annual Hari Raya Bazaar is back this weekend, and will be running for the next month. Crowds flock to the stalls lining the streets around the Wisma Geylang Serai area to break fast with the various mouth-watering eats and shop decorative items like traditional clothes and rugs. And in case your intention to go is just for the ‘gram, this year’s bazaar will have a heavier focus on traditional Malay food and lesser ‘hipster’ food stalls. But all stalls will be Halal, and you can expect offerings like lobster rolls and a White Rabbit bucket drink.

Date: 3 May – 5 June 2019
Address: area around Wisma Geylang Serai

2. COCO Flash Club

Mingle amongst the stars at Coco Chanel’s Beauty Disco which is THE party to be at this weekend. Hit the dance floor with all the other CHANEL lovers as you get VIP access to the all-new Rouge Coco Flash range in their Flash Club pop-up coming to Singapore. Some exclusive products that will be dropping this weekend includes the On Hand Cream N°5 Leau, Voyage De Chanel Palette, and of course all 27 shades of the Rouge Coco Flash. Otherwise, get all your shots at neon fixtures and disco halls, all branded with the iconic CC logos in shades of red and redder.

Date:4 – 11 May 2019
Opening hours: Sun – Thu from 11am to 10pm, Fri & Sat from 11am to 11pm
Address: Esplanade Annexe Studio, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Tickets: Free to enter, but reservations required
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3. RWS Street Eats 2019

RWS is back with their annual Street Eats affair where the best food and culinary creations from the region come together in one place. Only known to the savviest locals from Malaysia to Taiwan rediscover old favorites and hidden gems for an authentic foodie experience. Nasi lemak with cheesy lobsters, durian chendol bamboo stick rice, hokkien mee, Hong Kong Pork Noodles, and pho from acclaimed chefs are just some of the eats waiting for you. Local food hot spots like Churros Republic and Molly’s Kueh will be repping SG at the food extravaganza.

Date: 3 – 12 May 2019
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs from 10am to 9pm, Fri – Sun from 9am to 10pm
Address: Malaysian Food Street, Waterfront Level 1, Resorts World Sentosa,  8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
Free entry
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4. 22 Stories

22 stories, 22 characters, 22 rooms to explore. This is Andsoforth’s biggest immersive installation ever, and they’ve gone all the way with what we’re looking at to be this year’s most Instagrammable exhibition. Each of the 22 rooms are all inspired by various scenes in fairytales, split into 4 zones: Grimmsneyland, Land Of Nights, Wonderland, and Storyland. Get ready for Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, huge swans, magical beanstalks, croquet grounds, and more. You’ll be lucky to spot Cinderella or The Little Mermaid as they spontaneously appear, if not you can just fill your tummies over at the Wonder Bar with farm-to-table meals from Farm Appetit.

Date: 24 April – 8 June 2019
Opening hours: Fri from 5.30pm – 9.30pm, Sat& Sun from 10am – 2pm and 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Address: 200 Pandan Gardens (Beside Ayer Rajah CC)
Tickets: $38 per person, available now online
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5. Peroni Sunset Cinema

Popular outdoor cinema Peroni Sunset Cinema is returning for the first two weeks of May with a solid lineup of blockbusters and indie flicks to make a great date night. Pick from movies like A Star Is Born, Can You Ever Forgive Me, Bohemian Rhapsody and more. Finish the night with a romantic stroll on the nearby Tanjong Beach as you bask in the calming sounds of the waves. Limited tickets are still available for certain movies.

Date: 2 – 15 May 2019
Opening hours: 5pm till late
Address: Tangjong Beach, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942
Tickets: $31.80, limited tickets still available online
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6. Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura

gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura

The fashion house has unleashed its next creation – and this one’s edible. Collaborating with globally renowned chef Massimo Bottura of three Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana in Italy, Gucci Osteria is a multi-sensorial experience that brings you further into the indulgent lifestyle of Gucci. And you don’t have to travel all the way to Italy for a taste of the Gucci lifestyle as the restaurant will be making a world tour with its first ever stop in The Arts House in the middle of Singapore. Even the cutlery and dishware are all Gucci branded, although we don’t recommend trying to sneak them home.

Date: 1 May – 2 June 2019
Opening hours: Wed to Sun from 12pm – 2.30pm, Tue to Sun from 7pm – 10.30pm
Address: The Arts House, Annex Building, Level 2, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
All sessions are fully booked, but you can still drop an email to INFO@SAVOUR.SG to be added onto the wait list for any last minute cancellations.
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7. Troye Sivan ‘The Bloom Tour’ Live in Singapore

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Aussie’s Prince of Pop is currently on his biggest headline tour yet on the back of his second critically acclaimed second album, Bloom. Bask in his smooth tunes as he works his way through songs like ‘My My My!’, ‘Lucky Strike’, and of course, ‘Bloom’. Limited tickets to his concert at The Star Theatre this Friday is still available, so don’t miss this chance to hear him live.

Date: 3 May 2019, 8pm
Address: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre Singapore, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617
Tickets: from $98 to $258, limited tickets still available online
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8. 왓츠피데 What’s Pide

Source: (left) @kenpgl/ Instagram, (right) @whatspidesg/ Instagram

Source: (left) @whatspide/ Instagram, (right) @kenpgl/ Instagram

Korean and Middle Eastern fusion food stand has opened its first outlet in Singapore right smack in the middle of the CBD. The tongue-in-cheek store sells middle-eastern flat breads called pide, but with a Korean twist, with fillings like beef bulgogi, beef and cheddar, garlic relish chicken, hummus, soft-shell prawns, and mushroom balls. Their pocket breads will also taste slightly different from a traditional pide as the bread is more spongy and pillowy.

Address: 22 Cross Street, #01-63, China Square Central, Singapore 048421
Opening hours: Every Mon – Thu from 8am to 9pm
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9. Gardens By The Bay: Tulipmania

Source: Gardens By The Bay

Source: Gardens By The Bay

It’s Amsterdam’s turn to take the spotlight for Tulipmania! Fields of tulips are blooming in the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay, with over 35 varieties of tulip in vibrant colours. Be transported into the idyllic pastoral landscapes of Dutch countrysides, with towering windmills and farmhouses with thatched roofs.

If you’re posting those snaps to the ‘gram, drop in the hashtags #gardensbythebay #GBTulipmania #KLM and tag @gardensbythebay @KLM, and you might win a trip to Amsterdam! Seniors get an additional 50% off their tickets if they purchase them at the Gardens.

Date: 12 April – 20 May 2019
Address: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Tickets: $12 for one conservatory, $20 for two conservatories
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10. Phantom Of The Opera

The longest running show on Broadway is making its long-awaited return to Marina Bay Sands Theatre again to thrill theatre goers. Opening this week on 24 April and running until 8 June, The Phantom Of The Opera is a tale of unrequited love and passion set in the Paris Opera House when a disfigured musical genius falls in love with a young soprano protégé. The theatre masterpiece written by Andrew Lloyd Weber is back with an award-winning score featuring classic songs like “All I Ask Of You”, “Masquerade”, and “Music Of The Night”.

Date: 24 April – 8 June 2019
Address: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenune, Singapore 018956
Tickets: from $75 to $225, now available online via Sistic

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