Things to do this Weekend in Singapore (15-17 Nov)

1. Hang out at Artbox

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Source:Artbox

Singapore’s most Instagrammable pop-up market is back. The theme for this year is Garden of Eden, so expect nothing less than flowers, trees, and of course fairy lights. Expect over 300 food and lifestyle brands from Singapore and beyond to set up shop in containers, and enjoy live performances while chilling out on a hammock. Don’t forget to check out the Heart of Eden, a floral-scented 40-foot shipping container embellished with flowers, trees and mirrors. Also, get to create your own perfume at the Garden of Creation! 

Date: 15 to 17 Nov, 22 to 24 Nov 2019

Address: 1 Turf Club Avenue 

Opening hours: From 3pm 

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2. Soak in the festive season at Sentosa’s Island Lights

Source: Sentosa Cove

Source: Sentosa Cove

Head to Sentosa after dark to marvel at Island’s Lights, a light art installation featuring works from local and international artistes. Taking center stage is a 135m-long exhibition and a sensory time warp experience entertainment lighting powerhouse, LEDSCONTROL. There’ll also be a holiday market happening and Christmas boat light parade just this weekend! Other activities that will run through daily include fire twirlers and movie screenings. Admission is free! 

Date: Till 31 Dec 2019

Address: Sentosa Cove, 1 Cove Avenue

Opening hours: 6.30pm-10.30pm

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3. Witness the best of soccer at Battle of the Red

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This weekend, Liverpool, Manchester and Singapore Reds battle it out in three 40-minute matches. Catch Anfield star Jason McAteer, Stretford End favourite Teddy Sheringham, United legend Wes Brown and Singapore’s household football star Fandi Ahmad work their skills. Tickets start from $20. 

Date: 16 Nov 2019

Address: National Stadium, Kallang

Opening hours: From 7pm

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4. Enjoy water-themed activities at Singapore Regatta Waterfest

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Source: Sports Hub

Get some fun in the sun at Singapore Regatta Waterfest, the largest dragon boat race in Singpore. Pick up new boating skills, play games at the water carnival or simply show your support for the competing dragon boat teams. Some stations to look forward to include a giant water playground and open kayak river. Admission is free! 

Date: 15-17 Nov 2019

Address: Various locations across Singapore Sports Hub

Opening hours: 9am-6pm 

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5. Do post 11.11 shopping at Suntec City’s Tech Show 

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Source: Suntec City Tech Show

While 11.11 lasts for only a day, the discounts don’t stop here. Get that latest tech baby you’ve always been waiting for at Singapore’s largest consumer electronics exhibition. Score up to 50% off on the latest gadgets and take part in their sure-win lucky draw! Trade in and repair services available as well, so now’s the time to start clearing your tech collection. Also, get a free screen protector when you purchase a smartphone or tablet! 

Date: 14-17 Nov 2019

Address: Suntec City Level 4

Opening hours: 12pm-9pm 

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6. Bake goodies at a Keto Baking Workshop

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Source: Mahato

Still on a Keto diet? Expand your dessert choices with this Keto baking workshop by chef Delcie Lam from Mahato. Pick up the basics of Keto baking and learn how to bake Keto Pumpkin Seed Bread Rolls and Keto Hazelnut Chocolate Spread. You’ll also get to discover other Keto-friendly healthy friends and bring home your own Keto Bread Rolls and Nutella Spread! Tickets priced at $88. Get your tickets from Peatix here

Date: 16 Nov 2019

Address: 809 French Rd, Kitchener Complex 

Opening hours: 11am-12.30pm 

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7. Watch movies for free at the Latin American Film Festival

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Source: Latin American Film Festival | Facebook

Put a pause to Netflix and watch some Latin American movies at The Arts House. The Latin American Film Festival, an annual film festival organised by the Resident Embassies in Singapore of South America, offers an exciting lineup this year. Check out movies like Elsa & Fred, Road to Mars and more! Admission is free. 

Date: Till 24 Nov 2019

Address: 1 Old Parliament Lane 

Opening hours: 10am-10m

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8. Support Movember at a Pop Up Barber Shop

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Source: Andaz Singapore | Facebook

Movember, the annual charity event which encourages men to grow out their facial health to raise awareness for men’s health, is upon us again. To commemorate this important event, Andaz Singapore is partnering up with Soul Hair Studio for a pop-up barber shop. Guests can choose to get a wet shave or beard trim at any price, with all proceeds going to The Movember Foundation. 

Date: Till 30 Nov 

Address: Bar Square @ Andaz Singapore Level 25

Opening hours: 11am-3pm 

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9. Katong Joo Chiat Art Circuit

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Source: The Admin

Take a walk along the Katong Joo Chiat stretch and find out what this bustling heritage site has to offer. This self-guided trail, organised by Colorinc Pte Ltd with support from the Singapore Tourism Board, will feature new wall murals, art workshops and lots of Peranakan food! Admission is free. 

Date: Till 24 Nov 2019

Address: All over Joo Chiat 

Opening hours: TBC

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10. Get lost in the arts at Goodman B-Sides 2019

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Source: Goodman Arts Centre | Facebook

Goodman Arts Centre (GAC), Singapore’s largest arts enclave, will turn itself into a chilled-out garden of creativity this weekend. Join guided trails, pop by an artist’s studio, attend art workshops and more! There will also be a lifestyle market to bring home some knick knacks. 

Date: 16 Nov 2019

Address: 90 Goodman Road 

Opening hours: 12pm-7pm 

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 11. Appreciate art at Arts In Your Neighbourhood

Source: National Arts Council

Source: National Arts Council

Punggol folks, this is your time to shine. Arts In Your Neighbourhood returns this year for its 13th edition with a spotlight on Punggol. Organised by the National Arts Council, this initiative invites everyone to rediscover the neighbourhood through various art forms, be it music or dance. Highlights this year include a mobile web-based game where you have to hunt five giant stones hidden in a map of Punggol. 

Date: Till 24 Nov 2019

Address: All around Punggol 

Opening hours: Timings vary across locations 

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12. Support local businesses at the Bayfront Pop Up Market

Source: Gardens by the Bay

Source: Gardens by the Bay

Support local businesses and social enterprises at Gardens by the Bay’s pop-up market, happening weekly starting this weekend. Get to shop a plethora of lovely items, such as handmade jewellery, paintings, soft toys and more! 

Date: Till December 29 2019 

Location: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Bayfront Plaza (beside Bayfront MRT) 

Opening hours: 11am-9pm

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13. Experience a fairytale with Disney: The Animation

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Source: Frozen

Whether you’re a Disney fan or not, we think you’d enjoy this exhibition. Appreciate what goes on behind-the-scenes in the drawing room and marvel at over 500 original paintings and sketches from over the course of 90 years, curated by the Walt Disney Animation Research Library. From timeless classics like Steamboat Willie (1982) to recent blockbusters Moana (2016), the exhibition pays homage to the artistry and technological innovation that have brought Disney’s world-renowned characters to life. 

In addition, get to see exclusive artworks from the upcoming Frozen 2! Tickets are highly in demand, so to avoid disappointment, book them before going down. Prices start from $19. 

Date: Till 29 Mar 2020

Address: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands

Opening hours: 10am – 7pm

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14. Have a hella good time at the Bubble Tea Factory

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Source: The Bubble Tea Factory | Facebook

At the bubble tea factory, you don’t just drink bubble tea. Get ready to whip out your cameras as this whole place is filled with plenty of IG-worthy spots, from a forest-themed one to blue coral utopioca. There’s even a bathtub filled with ‘cash’ and a bubble tea airline section! 

Here’s the best part – you get to bring home a cup of bubble tea for free! If you wish to bring home some memories, bobba-themed merchandise are available for purchase, including bubble tea-centric snacks. 

Admission costs $24/pax on weekdays and $28/pax on weekends

Date: Till 18 Dec

Address: Scape underground Orchard

Opening hours: 10am-10pm (Sat-Sun), 4-10pm (Mon-Fri)

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