14 Interesting Things to Do in S’pore This Weekend (7 to 9 June)

Image: Singapore Bicentennial Office & Singapore Science Centre

Think there’s nothing to do in Singapore? Think again. This weekend is filled with tons of fun and exciting events and activities that you wouldn’t want to miss!

Looking for a refreshing date idea or perhaps somewhere to bring your kids to? Here are some of our top picks of things to do this weekend:

Ultra Singapore

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The biggest partying event of the year is back again and you definitely won’t see any kids here bobbing their heads up and down to a sick best! Ultra Singapore 2019 promises a dope night with a line-up that includes the likes of Axwell, Brooks and Skrillex. Get your tickets soon because they always run out fast!

Ultra Singapore
Date: 8 – 9 June 2019
Time: TBA
Location: Ultra Park
Price: Start from $158

Billie Eilish Day

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It’s time to get your spook on with Billie Eilish Day this Saturday! While the starlet herself won’t be there, you can expect everything else to be. There will be popup displays that show off her creative process, a wall of crowdsourced album artwork and a wall of Post-Its where you can put your creative thoughts to create an amazing display! To top it all off, there will be a photobooth where you get to keep the photo, for free!

Billie Eilish Day
Date: 8 June 2019
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: The Star Vista
Price: Free

Jeong Eun Ji – 1st Singapore Concert 

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The frontwoman of Apink is here for her first solo concert! This is the last of her solo concert trilogy, which started in Seoul, then to Hong Kong and ending here in Singapore. Look forward to singles from her third album “Hyehwa”. Tickets are still available so you’ll want to snap them up while you still can!

Jeong Eun Ji – 1st Singapore Concert 
Date: 9 June 2019
Time: 7:00pm – 8:40pm
Location: Zepp @ BIGBOX
Price: $118 – $248

Ice Cream Sundays x Mugic: Haw Par Thrilla

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Haw Par Villa is a literal nightmare, for both adults and children. If you hate kids, this is the place to be, especially when there’s a horror-themed party going on. For this party, Ice Cream Sundays and Mugic are teaming up for a special day to night party which will feature a mix of house, disco and funk jams that are sure to get you all hyped up!

Ice Cream Sundays x Mugic: Haw Par Thrilla
Date: 8 June 2019
Time: 3:00pm – 10:30pm
Location: Haw Par Villa
Price: $20

Here are some escape rooms to live your nightmare fantasy.

Pokemon Go Community Day – June 2019

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Calling all Pokémon trainers in Singapore! Mark your calendars for the monthly Pokemon Go Community Day on Saturday, 8 June 2019! This month’s Community Day will officially take place from 3pm to 6pm in Singapore and the March 2019 edition will feature the grass type Pokemon, SlakothMore details here.

Peter Tay meets a Genie who helps him wipe off three of his past mistakes. You won’t have expected what he wished for for his third wish. Watch it here:

Pokemon Go Community Day – June 2019
Date: 8 June 2019
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the details of the next Pokemon Go Community Day here.

Comedy Happy Hour – Live At Kinou

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Hosted by Shaun Tupaz, a rising comedian in Singapore, this Comedy Happy Hour aims to be a Russian Roulette for the comedy acts in Singapore. You never know who’s gonna show up to give you your night’s worth of comedy, but if that mystery excites you, then you should show up regardless.

Comedy Happy Hour
Date: 7 June 2019
Time: 8:00pm
Address: 81 Tras Street, Singapore 079020
Fees: $15 – $25

Impressions of Nature in Harry Potter

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If you’ve ever wondered what were the inspirations behind J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and the Forbidden Forest, this is the time to find out. Potter enthusiast Wai Kit Ow Yeong has pored through every classical, medieval and Renaissance mythological works to give you a 1 1/2-hour presentation on Rowling’s inspiration. You’ll want to register fast, or else the Possibility Room at the National Library of Singapore will become the Forbidden Room.

Impressions of Nature in Harry Potter
Date: 8 June 2019
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: National Library of Singapore, Possibility Room, Level 5
Price: Free

 

Bicentennial @ Fort Canning

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Image Source: Singapore Bicentennial Office

You might have heard the word “bicentennial” popping up in your social media feeds throughout 2019. If you’re still out of the loop as to what it is about, heading to Fort Canning this weekend would be a good idea. There, they have an interactive exhibition where live actors, CGI and audio come together to give you Singapore’s 700-year history in 1 hour. Once you’re done with that, there’s an outdoor exhibition for you to take some pics for the ‘gram and the clout.

You have to book in advance if you want to experience the interactive exhibits though! Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

From Singapore to Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience
Date: 1 June to 15 September 2019
Time: 9:00am – 9:00pm (slots are dependent on availability)
Location: Fort Canning Arts Centre
Price: Free

Gallery Children’s Biennale

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It’s the start of the June holidays so why not bring your kid over to National Gallery Singapore for the Gallery Children’s Biennale? Look forward to a beautiful, magical world where they can explore through 11 unique and creative artwork installations. Busy them with activities that involve composing your own tunes, braiding giant tresses and popping into a dome! Find out more about it here.

Gallery Children’s Biennale
Date: 25 May – 29 December 2019
Time: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Price: Free for Singaporeans and PRs

There are 19 museums in Singapore. Bring your kids to the rest of them!

DinoQuest at Singapore Science Centre

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Every kid has had an obsession or a curiosity about dinosaurs at one point in their childhood. How about taking them to an exhibition where everything is dinosaur-related? There, they get to have all their questions answered, behold the sheer scale of dinosaurs and see why they might not fit within today’s context. There are also lots of workshops and activities for your kid to keep busy this June holidays.

DinoQuest at Singapore Science Centre
Date: 1 June – 31 August 2019
Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Singapore Science Centre
Price: $18 (adult), $15 (child), $52 (family)

Repeat, Repeat, Repeat; Revising the Phenomenon of Printing Exhibition

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What’s in a word? Printing, obviously. This exhibition held from 17 May to 7 July 2019 will explore the history behind letter printing. It entails exploring the techniques and elements that go behind it, as well as its application in urban culture, science, spirituality, robotics and art.

If this tickles your fancy, you ought to check it out.

Repeat, Repeat, Repeat; Revising the Phenomenon of Printing Exhibition
Date: 17 May – 7 July 2019
Time: 10:00pm – 7:00pm (weekday), 11:00am – 5:00pm (weekend)
Venue: The Private Museum
Admission Fee: Free

Once you’ve dropped by this museum, visit the others in Singapore for a museum-hopping date!

Floating Utopias at ArtScience Museum

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Floating Utopias is an exhibition that showcases large-scale, air-filled sculptures. Created by more than 15 local and international artists, this exhibition explores how mankind has used inflatable objects in art architecture and social activism in history. A dreamy spectacle of floating objects, you and your family will be left enthralled by this exhibition, the very first in Southeast Asia.

Floating Utopias at ArtScience Museum
Date: 25 May – 29 September 2019
Venue: ArtScience Museum
Time: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Price: Check here for details

Hari Raya Light Up 2019

Ramadan starts on 6 May 2019, so naturally Geylang Serai would be awash in the lights of night a few days before. You’re in for a treat because it’s happening on the Friday before because that means you get the weekend to experience it! For Muslims, it means that they get to walk around with energy, because fasting is very taxing on the body.

For this Friday only (3 May 2019), Mdm Halimah Yacob will be making an appearance to commemorate the launch of the light up. Also expect other local celebrities to make an appearance!

Hari Raya Light Up 2019
Date: 3 May – 16 June 2019
Time: Sunset onwards
Venue: Geylang Serai
Admission Fee: Free

Here are some things to do for Ramadan.

Bayfront Pop-up Market

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While you’re in the Bayfront area, check out the weekly weekend marketplace beside Floral Fantasy! There are tons of things to buy, eat or drink and the stores change weekly. Expect Easter-themed items this weekend.

Bayfront Pop-up Market
Date: 7 – 9 June 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm (Friday), 11:00am – 9:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Venue: Bayfront Plaza
Price: Free

Sports Weekend With Decathlon SG Lab

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If you’re looking to up your general fitness but don’t really want to join the gym, consider joining the sports weekend with Decathlon! They’ve got different sports every hour – from Zumba, Cross-training, Yoga, Boxercise, Football – there’s something for everyone. The only catch is that you have to register as a Decathlon member, but membership is free!

Sports Weekend With Decathlon SG Lab
Date: Every weekend
Time: 8:00am – 10:00pm (depending on time slots)
Venue: 230 Stadium Boulevard
Admission Fee: Free

This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.