Things to do this Weekend in Singapore (22-24 Nov)

1. Experience a Frozen Wonderland at Changi Airport

 

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Step into the world of Frozen Changi Airport Terminal 3 transforms into Arendelle. Find massive centrepieces including Elsa and Anna’s castle, various activity zones, and a Frozen 2-themed light show at the main exhibition area. Get to also snap lots of pics at the photo booth! Over at Jewel, experience a snowy Christmas wonderland at the Topiary Walk, Canopy Park, Petal Garden dome and Shiseido Forest Valley. There’ll also be a Festive Market where you can attend workshops like ukulele painting and leathercrafting. 

Date: 21 Nov – 5 Jan 2020

Address: Changi Airport Terminal 3 and Jewel Changi Airport 

Opening hours: From 10am 

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2. Get free pancakes and coffee at Facebook Cafe’s pop-up

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Source: Five Oars Coffee Roasters

Think you’re an expert on social media (specifically Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram)? Come test your knowledge at Facebook Cafe’s pop-up. Held at Five Oars Coffee Roaster in Tanjong Pagar, this digital privacy event will be giving out complimentary coffee and emoji pancakes. All you have to do is complete a short quiz about privacy and security about Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. The type of emoji pancake you get is dependent on your score — so get revising! The pop up will also have photo ops as well as a chance to chat with Facebook ambassadors about privacy and security. 

Date: 22-24 Nov 

Address: 39 Tanjong Pagar Road 

Opening hours: 2pm-6pm (22 Nov), 9am-6pm (23-24 Nov)

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3. Consider an eco Christmas at A Mindful Christmas Market 

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Source: The Green Collective | Facebook

The festive season means lots of spending and potential waste, so the folks at The Green Collective are keeping things sustainable with an eco-friendly pop-up. Shop between 45 brands ranging from skincare, eco-friendly fashion and accessories and reusables perfect for starting your zero-waste journey. Get to also sample a range of vegan treats and sustainable wines. 

Date: 23-24 Nov 

Address: The Green Collective (Funan)

Opening hours: 11am-9pm 

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4. Neon Lights

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Source: Joseph Llane

Indie music festival Neon Lights returns with a bigger and better lineup this year. This is your chance to catch acts like folk-rock band Mumford & Sons, Grammy-nominated songstress Halsey and electronic-soul duo Honne live. Apart from the live stage, get to participate in activities like a silent disco. Buy your tickets here

Date: 23-24 Nov 

Address: Fort Canning Park 

Opening hours: From 1pm 

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5. Chinatown Opera Festival

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Source: Sistic

Appreciate Chinese opera better at the Chinatown Opera Festival, the first ever opera festival showcasing Singapore’s rich local heritage and culture. Travel back in time and relive the nostalgic days of performance art in the 1950s and 60s. Anticipate performances by international troupes by the Chinese Theatre Circle and Guangzhou Hongdou Cantonese Opera Troupe. Tickets start from $10. 

Free for the public to enjoy are a photo booth, activities like a colouring station, games stall and face changing performances. 

Date: Till 24 Nov 

Address: 2 Banda Street, Banda Street Carpark 

Opening hours: 2pm-10.30pm

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6. JAMFEST 2019

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Source: Jam Fest | Facebook

Missing out on Neon Lights this year? Don’t worry, you can still enjoy live performances and activities at JAMFest 2019, an arts and music festival organised by Jurong Lake Gardens. Enjoy family-friendly games like bubble soccer and giant dart football, go on a guided sunset walk, learn more about marine biodiversity and feast on snacks from Old Chang Kee and Coffee Bandits. Get to also catch local acts Supersonic and Jack and Rai live!

Date: 23 Nov 

Address: Lakeside Garden 

Opening hours: From 5pm 

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8. Peter Pan in Serangoon Gardens

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Source: Wild Rice

Ever wonder what Peter Pan would be like if he grew up here? Experience this at W!LD RICE’s version of everyone’s favourite childhood fantasy film. Follow Peter Pan, Wendy and her brother as they crave for an escape from the pressures of school and growing up in Singapore. Tickets from $25. 

Date: 21 Nov-22 Dec 

Address: Level 4 Funan

Opening hours: 2.30pm and 7.30pm 

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8. Valhalla and the Chambers of Asgard

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Source: Andsoforth | Facebook

 

Feast with the gods of mythology at Valhalla and the Chambers of Asgard. Organised by ANDSOFORTH, this immersive theatre dining experience will take you on a journey through seven uniquely designed rooms and uncover the mysteries surrounding the City of Gods. One ticket includes a 5-course meal and a welcome drink. Tickets start from $108. Buy here

Date: 21 Nov-28 Dec 

Address: Secret

Opening hours: 7.30pm 

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9. MINI ExtraOddinary: An Ecocultural Trail

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Source: MINI | Facebook

Follow car brand MINI on an ecocultural trail around Chinatown. Learn more about sustainability through 16 stations designed to guide you down a more eco-friendly path. Look forward to include engaging installations and activities along the way. Also expect wearable pineapple, mushroom building blocks, edible plastic and more! Admission is free. 

Date: 22-24 Nov 

Address: Chinatown

Opening hours: From 10am
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10.  2219: Futures Imagined

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Wonder what our world will look like in the next 200 years? Step into the future as various artists, architects, filmmakers and writers imagine what the future will be like at this immersive exhibition at ArtScience Museum. The exhibition will take you through five acts, including scenarios like the impact of climate change. Tickets from $16. 

 

Date: Till 5 Apr 2020 

Address: ArtScience Museum

Opening hours: From 10am 

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

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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. 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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12. Hang out at Artbox

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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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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18.  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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 19. 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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