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20 Events You Should Attend in Singapore in November 2019

Fitness

#1: 2 Nov – Woof-A-Thon

WOOF-A-THON is back again, this time round bigger and better than it was before! This isn’t your ordinary walkathon, Woof-A-Thon is organised by Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) to encourage dog owners to bring their dogs out for walks or activities. Studies have shown that dog ownership, reduces the risk of heart diseases as owners are likely to engage in physical activities with their dog.

Apart from just the walk, SHF has also organised activities such as basic health checks for dogs, photo booths, CPR for both humans and canine, and more! Even if you do not own any dogs, feel free to join in for the walk towards a healthier you and play with all the furballs that will be there! 

When: 2 November 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 7.00pm

Venue: Oasis Terraces (Community Plaza @ Level 1)

Nearest Station: Punggol (NE17)

Admission: Free – $15

For more information: Visit their website

 

#2: 17 Nov – Sesame Street Fun Run

Elmo. Cookie Monster. Big Bird. Do these names sound familiar? In conjunction to celebrate the 50th year of Sesame Street, Sesame Street has partnered up with Heros to bring to us the first-ever Sesame Street Run Tour!

The run kick-started in the Philippines this August and will be going to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore! It will be a 5km family fun run for both amateur and professionals. Join the characters in the exciting events that are planned for you or visit the interactive booths that feature your favourite character!

When: 17 November 2019

Time: 6.00am – 12.00pm 

Venue: Our Tampines Hub

Nearest Station: Tampines West (DT31), Tampines (EW2/DT32), Tampines East (DT33)

Admission: $38 – $110

For more information: Visit their website

 

#3: 29 Nov to 1 Dec – Standard Chartered Marathon

The annual Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon is back again. Being a race where they stand by community spirit, racers support and motivate each other to cross the finishing line. It doesn’t matter if you are the fastest or slowest, but most importantly, challenge your own limits and be your own champion!

They are various routes that you can take – Marathon (42.195Km), Half Marathon (21.1Km), 10Km and 5Km. Apart from joining as an individual, get your friends along and participate in the Toyota Ekiden group race where 5 of you will complete an unequal distance that adds up to the distance of a full marathon.

When: 29 November – 1 December 2019

Time: Timing differ from each category. 

Venue: Flag off at F1 Pit Building

Nearest Station: Promenade (CC4 ), City Hall (NS25/EW13) 

Admission: $35 – $155

For more information: Visit their website

 

Festivals / Events

#4: 2 Nov – The Purple Parade 2019

The Purple Parade is back again for the 7th year to promote awareness and celebrate the abilities of individuals with special needs! Standing in solidarity for such individuals, the movement also ensures that they have equal access to transport, education, employment, and social networks.

Head down to Suntec City this November to watch the traditional march-past contingent or support them by purchasing some of the handmade items made by persons with special needs! The carnival would also have exclusive Purple Parade merchandise, interactive games, and an inclusive concert! 

When: 2 November 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 7.00pm

Venue: Suntec City (Outdoor spaces between Tower 1 & Tower 5)

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4), City Hall (NS25/EW13) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#5: 2 & 3 Nov – The Great Grill Out

Guinness Great Grill Out is back! This year the ultimate barbecue festival returns with better-grilled roasts and signature brews! 

Be there early to join the spicy sausage challenge and discover the new flavours of experimental beers.

There will also be pop-up restaurants at allocated timings serving you 5-course meals by Singapore’s top roasters and grillers! Indulge in the mouth-watering roasts accompanying the live music by the amazing local line up. Gulp down some smooth velvety beer to clear your palette. Be sure to reserve a spot before it’s gone!

When: 2 & 3 November 2019

Time: 12.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Loewen Road

Nearest Station: Queenstown (EW19), Holland Village (CC21) 

Admission: $20 (Register here by 1 November for Free Admission) 

For more information: Visit their website

 

#6: 2 & 3 Nov – The Conscious Festival

Sustainability has become a hot topic in recent years as global warming and other factors start hitting us. This year, Green is the New Black will be organising their annual The Conscious Festival in Singapore and a few other cities in Asia. Held over 2 days, the festival brings about the best conscious brands, speakers and social enterprises to empower individuals to live more consciously. Playing by example, the festival will be a zero-waste, carbon-neutral event where single-use plastics and disposables are banned.

There will be 3 main sections at the event – the Talks, the Village and the Workshops. Through these platforms, get a chance to learn about how experts in the field, inspiring entrepreneurs and conscious makers make a change in this society and what we can do moving forward to make a difference.

When: 2 & 3 November 2019 

Time: 11.00am – 7.00pm 

Venue: South Beach Avenue

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3), City Hall (NS25/EW13)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#7: 9 & 10 Nov – Bazaar by the Pier 

Commemorating Singapore’s Bicentennial this year, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) organised this event for the public. Through the tour at the Singapore Maritime Gallery, you can understand the heritage of Singapore’s maritime, transformation and growth through the past years, and appreciate award-winning photography works. Experience the leap that Singapore went through in the past years from the days of being a fishing village who depended heavily on businesses at our port to where we are today. Apart from the tour, there is a bazaar near the harbour, where you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere while engaging in the exciting activities and delicious food that is awaiting you!

When: 9 & 10 November 2019 

Time: 9.00am – 6.00pm 

Venue: Singapore Maritime Gallery

Nearest Station: Marina South Pier (NS28)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#8: 13 to 15 Nov – It’s the Ship

Asia’s largest music festival at sea, It’s The Ship, is back here this November for the 6th year! Get onboard the 5-star luxury cruise and enjoy a non-stop party vacation with thrilling side activities and pop-up parties. It’s gonna be a 3-day 2-night stay where you drown in parties, alcohol, and music! Look forward to the amazing lineup that will be waiting for you, which includes Eli Brown, Kate Fox, Nitti Gritti and many others! Be assured that every cent spent would be worth it as this is going to be the craziest adventure and most SHIPtastic party you are going to experience on the sea!

When: 13 – 15 November 2019

Time: 4.00pm Onwards 

Venue: Marina Bay Cruise Centre

Nearest Station: Marina South Pier (NS28)

Admission: $979 – $2885

For more information: Visit their website

 

#9: 15 to 17 Nov & 22 to 24 Nov – Artbox

Artbox originated from Thailand as one of the largest pop-up creative markets in Southeast Asia! This year, Artbox, Eden: The Garden of Creation, is back again with a new home! Instead of the usual Bayfront Event Space, it is relocated to TheGrounds@Kranji with more than 300 booths spread across a 200,000 sq foot space!

Remember to check out some of the new areas such as the 3-level entrance container and vine arches just for you to “gram”, and retail booths from Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Indonesia!

When: 15 – 17 November 2019 & 22 – 24 November 2019

Time: 3.00pm – 11.00pm 

Venue: The Grounds @ Kranji (Carpark B at Singapore Turf Club)

Nearest Station: Kranji (NS7)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#10: 16 Nov – Secret Garden Party

Love surprises? Want a twist in your usual parties? FOMO brings you the 3rd edition of Secret Garden Party where the party location will only be revealed one day before the event.

This year, it will be a brunch series where you can fill your stomach before raving till night! Remember to keep by their theme of a colour block dress code!

When: 16 November 2019

Time: 12.00pm – 11.00pm

Venue: TBA

Nearest Station: TBA

Admission: $90++ – $106

For more information: Visit their website

 

#11: 23 & 24 Nov – Neon Lights 2019

Neon Lights is not like any other live music festival where people just go there to dance and jam to the music. Apart from the usual live performances from renowned musicians, it is a comprehensive festival that allows attendees to experience interesting performance artist, experimental acts and interactive spaces at various sections surrounding the main stage.

This year, popular artists like Mumford & Sons, HONNE, Halsey, and Aurora will be joining you in Neon Lights! It is seen to attract a huge crowd and the early bird tickets are already sold out, get your tickets before it is fully out!

When: 23 & 24 November 2019

Time: 1.00pm Onwards

Venue: Fort Canning Park

Nearest Station: Fort Canning (DT20), Clarke Quay (NE5), Dhoby Ghaut (NS24/NE6/CC1) 

Admission: $128 – $138

For more information: Visit their website

 

#12: 28 Nov to 1 Dec – Sitex 2019

SITEX, Singapore’s ONLY Consumer Lifestyle IT Exhibition, has again returned, bringing more interesting concepts and deals for their consumers. It will be the biggest showcase of consumer electronics and lifestyle technology alongside great deals and product launch for the upcoming festive season!

Besides, there will be a total of 4 experiential zones that are lifestyle themed to allow the public to touch, feel, play and breath technology through the innovative curated design space. 

When: 28 November – 1 December 2019

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5 & 6

Nearest Station: Expo  (CG1/DT35) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website 

 

Markets / Fleas

#13: 15 to 17 Nov – The Gifting Edition

Denim? Out. Camo? Out. Polka dot? Out.

Getting troubled over what clothes to wear out as fashion trends keep changing from time to time? This year, Boutiques has gathered more than 300 design-forward small businesses based in Singapore to showcase their latest design and exclusive launches.

Apart from fashion items for women, men and kids, there will also be home décor, lifestyle products, toys and more! Some participating brands includes The Paper Bunny, Elizabeth Little, NAIL DECK, Palola, Whole9yards, and HAYWIRE. Also, take the chance to join the exciting workshops, speak to designers of why their own story and inspiration, register your kids for some craft session and lastly enjoy a meal at the food and drink space.

When: 15 – 17 November 2019

Time: 9.00am – 8.00pm (15 Nov) ; 10.00am – 8.00pm (16 Nov) ; 10.00am – 6.00pm (17 Nov)

Venue: F1 Pit Building (Level 2 & 3)

Nearest Station: Promenade (CC4), City Hall (NS25/EW13) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#14: 15 to 17 Nov – Mega Flea Market 15

Mega Flea 15 is an indoor flea market organised by T Cartel. Wondering what to expect? There will be influencers and/or bloggers who will be joining and setting up their booths to sell some of their preloved items, booths selling food and drinks to fill your stomach while being insta worthy, old school snacks and games corner that will bring back some good old times, photo booth and lucky draw!! 

When: 15 -17 November 2019 

Time: 2.00pm – 10.00pm (15 Nov) ; 12.00pm – 10.00pm (16 & 17 Nov)

Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Hall 405

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4 ), City Hall (NS25/EW13) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#15: 16 Nov – The Frank Food Market

Spend your Saturday morning at the one-stop farmer’s market where you can do your shopping for food, fashion and lifestyle products! Get your wallet ready for a day filled with fun-filled activities.

When: 16 November 2019

Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Venue: Loewen Gardens 

Nearest Station: Queenstown (EW19), Holland Village (CC21) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#16: 28 to 30 Nov – Christmas Designer Market

In conjunction with the joy of Christmas, Etsy Craftivist SG returns to Capitol Piazza for the 4th year. Etsy Craftivist SG is a local etsy team that builds a community of etsy sellers in Singapore.

This year, they are back with 45 stalls which includes handmade gifts, cards, ceramics and more! Get some unique Christmas gifts for your family and friends through this event while supporting local sellers!

When: 28 – 30 November 2019

Time: 12.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: Capitol Piazza (Outdoor Plaza)

Nearest Station: City Hall (NS25/EW13) 

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Community 

#17: 2 Nov – Walk For Rice 2019

Walk for Rice is launched by Fairprice Foundation where they aim to provide a better life for the community. For every 200m of walking completed by an individual during the Walk for Rice event, Fairprice Foundation would donate a bowl of brown rice and white rice to the needy residents, up to a maximum of 500,000 bowls in total. After the maximum capacity is reached, a bowl of oatmeal will be donated for every subsequent 400m. Apart from playing a part in the community, you will also get a goodie bag if you walk a minimum of 6 rounds, have fun at the small carnival, and reap the benefits of walking!

When: 2 November 2019

Time: 5.30pm 8.30pm

Venue: Bedok Stadium 

Nearest Station: Tanah Merah (EW4)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Concerts / Music

#18: 2 Nov – Stärker Music Carnival 2019

Stärker is back with their 4th edition of Stärker Music Carnival this November at Zhongshan Park. Together with Cross Ratio Entertainment, Stärker will be bringing you a one-day live music event by our very own homegrown talents and outstanding regional artiste!   

This year, we will be having the opportunity to meet the Taiwanese Pop Rock Band, F.I.R., together with 5 notable local talents – Tay Kewei, Alfred Sim, Qiu Feng Ze, local electro-pop band, The Fleurist, and last year’s Stärker Music Jam Champion, Soph T.

When: 2 November 2019 

Time: 3.00pm – 10.00pm 

Venue: Stärker Bistro (Zhongshan Park)

Nearest Station: Toa Payoh (NS19)

Admission: $38

For more information: Visit their website

 

#19: 30 Nov – Elgar Cello Concerto

 

Immerse yourself in the melodious music of the Cello played by Ng Pei Sian, Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Cellist. Apart from the Concerto, there will be 2 other amazing pieces – Malcolm Arnold’s Four Cornish Dances and Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony.

When: 30 November 2019

Time: 7.30pm Onwards

Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3)

Admission: $15 – $20

For more information: Visit their website

 

Parenting

#20: 22 to 24 Nov – Baby Fair 2019

Christmas came early this year!! Baby Land will be holding their BIGGEST and MORE EXCITING Year End Mega Sale!! 

Enjoy great deals of up to 90% OFF and special offer on a wide range of products like baby care, accessories, and many more! All items are from authorised distributors, top retailers and brands such as Tommee Tippee, Graco and Medela.

Lowest price guaranteed at the fair! Mummies and Daddies, this isn’t something that you want to miss! Get everything you need in one place and also stand a chance to win rewards, giveaways and a GRAND PRIZE!

When: 22 – 24 November 2019

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm (22 & 23 Nov) ; 11.00am – 8.00pm (24 Nov)

Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5

Nearest Station: Expo  (CG1/DT35)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

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