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20 Events You Should Attend in Singapore in July 2019

Music/Dance

#1: 5 to 7 July & 12 to 14 July – Ballet Under The Stars 2019

Back with its 24th edition (what!?), The Singapore Dance Theatre will, once again, be presenting ‘Ballet under the Stars’ with 2 weekends of phenomenal line-up for all you ballet enthusiasts! Bring along your picnic mats and baskets and enjoy famous classical ballet pieces like The Nutcracker Act II and Swanlake Divertissements.

When: 5 -7 & 12 – 14 July 2019

Time: 7.30 pm – 9.50 pm

Venue: Fort Canning Green ( in front of Fort Canning Arts Centre)

Nearest Station: Bras Basah

Admission: $40

For more information: Visit their website

#2: 6 July – Mambo Jambo with Jeremy Boon and Leonard T

If you haven’t been to Mambo Jambo before, here is your chance! First conceived as a mid-week party for first-time party goers, it has now evolved into an extraordinary culture where it has its own enthusiastic crowds that dance and sing along to old hits. Head down to Zouk for a long night of dance, music and fun!

When: 6 July 2019

Time: 10.00 pm – 4.00 am

Venue: Zouk Singapore

Nearest Station: Clarke Quay 

Admission: $35 – $45

For more information: Visit their website

#3: 21 July – The Straits Times Concert in The Gardens

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra is back with another event! Bring your family and friends along for a free concert where you can enjoy the scenic view at the Botanic Gardens while listening to beautiful symphonic music. Definitely a great way to spend your Sunday with your loved ones!

When: 21 July 2019

Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm 

Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Nearest Station: Orchard

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#4: 21 July to 1 September – Aladdin The Hit Broadway Musical Singapore

Be transported into a world of Arabian fantasy with mind-blowing special effects and breathtaking sets. I’m pretty sure most of us have grown up watching the animation ‘Aladdin’. Now is your chance to see it in real life for yourself! Singapore, being the only stop in Asia, adds on to the long list of reasons why this is a must-see musical!

When: 21 July – 1 Sept 2019

Time: 7.30pm – 10.00pm (Tuesdays – Saturdays), 2.00pm – 4.30pm (Saturdays), 1.00pm – 3.30pm (Sundays), 6.30pm – 9.00pm (Sundays)

Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

Nearest Station: Bayfront

Admission: $68 – $912

For more information: Visit their website

Fitness

#5: 6 & 7 July – Test of Will 2019

Love to challenge yourself and push your limits? Test of Will is the event just for you! This event is an urban fitness challenge by Under Armour where athletes are required to complete as many reps as possible in 4 exercises within 60 seconds each. Think you can come out on top? Sign up now!

When: 6 – 7 July 2019

Time: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Venue: North Atrium, Suntec City

Nearest Station: Esplanade/Promenade

Admission: $25 – $35

For more information: Visit their website

#6: 7 July – Gruve’s 1st Anniversary Zumba Party

Want to lead an active lifestyle but feel that gyming is too boring? Zumba is a great alternative to boring cardio routines! Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Head down for this head-thumping 2 hour zumba session with your friends and family and who knows? You might love with it!

When: 7 July 2019

Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm 

Venue: The Joyden Hall, Bugis+, Level 7

Nearest Station: Bugis

Admission: $35 – $42

For more information: Visit their website

#7: 13 July – The Colosseum by RED-X

The Colosseum’ is a mini functional fitness challenge where the stations are designed to leave you gasping for air. It has no admission fee as the organizers believe that there should be no barriers to fitness. Think you’re up for the challenge? Head down and show them some support!

When: 13 July 2019

Time: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Venue: OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub

Nearest Station: Stadium

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#8: 27 July – Walk for Wellness 2019 – Tech Edition

A family- friendly event that promotes healthy and active living! You can expect to embark on a digital interactive walk where you get to win exclusive vouchers, be part of a mass workout carefully curated by Health Promotion Board and also explore booths that promotes wellness. What are you waiting for? Sign up now!

When: 27 July 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: Downtown East

Nearest Station: Esplanade/Promenade

Admission: $18

For more information: Visit their website

Food/Drinks

#9: 6 July – Tiger District Party

As part of its ‘Born in Singapore’ campaign, Tiger Beer will be holding it first ever Tiger District Party to officially unveil its 20 limited-edition district bottles. Each bottle is specially designed with a certain landmark unique to that district. Look forward to a fun night of local food, musicians and the nation’s freshest beer!

When: 6 July 2019

Time: 5.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: BUNKER BUNKER

Nearest Station: Rochor/Bugis

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#10: 12 & 13 July – STREAT

When Singapore is mentioned, I’m pretty sure the word ‘food haven’ comes into mind due to its wide array of local delicacies. Being the main highlight of the Singapore Food Festival 2019, STREAT is definitely an event not to be missed! You get to enjoy local hawker delicacies, live entertainment and also a line-up of workshops. Time to mark your calendars!

When: 12 – 13 July 2019

Time: 5.00pm – 11.00pm

Venue: The Promontory@Marina Bay

Nearest Station: Downtown

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#11: 19 to 21 July – Singapore Tea Festival 2019

Calling all tea lovers! Singapore Tea Festival is back – bigger and better! There will be a variety of workshops, from making basic kombucha to making your own blooming tea, that you can sign up for. Festival-goers can look forward to a vast array of local and international tea brands. 

When: 19 – 21 July 2019

Time: 10.00am – 10.00pm

Venue: Jewel Changi Airport, B1 Atrium

Nearest Station: Changi Airport

Admission: $25 – $125

For more information: Visit their website

#12: 27 & 28 July – The 50 Cents Fest 2019

As part of Singapore Food Festival 2019, The 50 Cents Fest 2019 is an event where you’ll get to taste some traditional local delicacies at affordable prices, ranging between $0.50 and $3.00. That’s right, 50 cents! You can look forward to over 40 vendors and street stalls, offering over 50 different Hokkien dishes. You’ll definitely be spoilt for choice!

When: 27 – 28 July 2019

Time: 11.00am – 11.00pm

Venue: Chinatown Food Street, Smith Street

Nearest Station: Chinatown

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

Market/Bazaars

#13: 7 July – Sunday Social Market

Sunday Social Market is a project first started by DJ Zig Zach and Jade Amar, who are both passionate in 2 very different fields – Music and Fashion respectively. They wanted to create a space where people could chill with their loved ones, while enjoying music, good food and discover local brands and talents. What better way to spend your Sunday than a day at this market with your friends and family? 

When: 7 July 2019

Time: 12.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club

Nearest Station: Lavender/Nicoll Highway

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#14: 12 to 14 July – Katong Square Lifestyle and Vintage Market

This market is for all you antique lovers and vintage collectors out there! This is Singapore’s premier vintage flea market, with the aim of promoting a love of Heritage and The Arts. With 40 booths of vintage goodness, delicious food and old school DJs, you’ll be transported to a whole new world. Head down and maybe that’s where your next treasure is!

When: 12 – 14 July 2019

Time: 4.00pm – 10.00pm (Friday), 1.00pm – 10.00pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Venue: Katong Square

Nearest Station: Dakota

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#15: 13 July – So Gelam Market

Held in conjunction with the Aliwal Arts Night Crawl 2019, So Gelam Market has booths selling food and local artisan products. It is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival held at the heart of Kampong Glam to pay homage to the rich culture it has. You can walk and shop for artistic and creative local products while keeping your stomach full and hydrated at the various F&B vendors that are available!

When: 13 July 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: Aliwal Arts centre

Nearest Station: Nicoll Highway

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

Lifestyle/culture/art

#16: 8 & 9 July – ACM Symposium: Curating Fashion and Textiles

Have a passion for fashion and textiles? This event brings together directors and curators of renowned fashion and textiles museums to share and discuss curatorial approaches. Even if you’re not interested in curating fashion and textiles, it is an informative symposium that discusses current key ideas in the fashion and textiles industry like highlighting cross-cultural influences in fashion and textiles as well as what may constitute “global fashion” today.

When: 8 – 9 July 2019

Time: 6.45pm – 8.00pm (Monday), 2.00pm – 7.00pm (Tuesday)

Venue: Ngee Ann Auditorium, Asian Civilisations Museum

Nearest Station: Raffles Place

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#17: 13 July – Paper+65

Who doesn’t want their own mini ‘explosion bak chang’? Pardon me if you’re really confused right now, I’m not referring to the delicious glutinous rice dumpling that we are all familiar with. Instead, I’m talking about really adorable, handmade paper bak chang filled with photographs and paper embellishments! Sign up for this crafts-making workshop by the Paper Market in commemoration of the upcoming National Day. You can try making a plethora of crafts that showcases the beauty of Singapore from making your own ice kachang card to a HDB Album box!

When: 13 July 2019

Time: 10.00am – 6.00pm

Venue: Raffles City Shopping Centre

Nearest Station: City Hall

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#18: 17 to 20 July – Southeast Asian Arts Forum 2019: The School of Art

A forum that discusses the question of “What place tradition has in our modern and ever-changing society?”. South East Asia has always been rich in culture and this forum hopes to blend indigenous traditions into modern day society. Some presentations that you can look forward to are Cambodia’s quintessential classical dance, Apsara Dance, by the Cambodian Living Arts as well as Acehnese Sitting Dance by the Suara Indonesian Dance.
When: 17 – 20 July 2019

Time: 3.30pm – 8.00pm (Wednesday), 3.30pm – 6.00pm (Thursday and Friday), 9.00am – 12.00pm(Saturday)

Venue: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts 

Nearest Station: Bencoolen

Admission: $100

For more information: Visit their website

#19: 25 to 28 July – Malaysia Fest 2019

Hate the annoyingly long queues at the Singapore customs but love travelling to Malaysia? Me too! You can now experience Malaysia right here in Singapore, without having to worry about long queues, at Malaysia Fest 2019! Back by popular demand, Malaysia Fest 2019 is back bigger and better with more products and choices! You get to taste a wide variety of Malaysian delicacies and try on fashion and modest wear made and exclusively designed in Malaysia. Definitely an event not to be missed!

When: 25 – 28 July 2019

Time: 10.00am – 10.00pm

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 6A

Nearest Station: Expo

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

#20: 27 & 28 July – Singapore Cats Festival 2019

The. cutest. festival. ever!!! This is Singapore’s only event to celebrate the local cat community and culture. Cat owners, enthusiasts and anyone else who are interested to learn more about these adorable and eccentric animals are welcome! Head down and join them for a weekend of fun while celebrating the love for these beautiful felines!

When: 27 – 28 July 2019

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm

Venue: Great World City, Level 1 Atrium & Office Lobby

Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru/Orchard

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

 

 

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