17 Interesting Things to Do in S’pore This Weekend (22 to 24 March)

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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:

Jim Gaffigan ‘Quality Time Tour’ Live In Singapore

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Jim Gaffigan is one of those celebrities you see on TV and you know him as a comedian, but you don’t exactly know what shows he is known for, because there’s just too many of them! All that experience is bound to translate well into his stand up routine, which is going to be live here in Singapore! Mark your calendars for 23 March 2019 and head on over Capitol Theatre for some stomach-wrenching humour!

Jim Gaffigan ‘Quality Time Tour’ Live in Singapore
Date: 23 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm (doors), 8:00pm (show starts)
Venue: Capitol Theatre
Price: $118

Sentosa FunFest 2019

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School’s out and the sun’s out! Head on down to Sentosa for the cutest, most kawaii festival this March holidays. Make sure your phone has lots of storage memory because it’s selfies galore featuring inflatables of My Melody, Hello Kitty and Gudetama at Palawan Green! Shutter away!

Sentosa FunFest 2019
Date: 16 – 24 March 2019
Time: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Venue: Palawan Green
Admission Fee: Free

More things to do in Sentosa!

Happiness Film Festival

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As its name implies, this film festival will screen movies that not only have the theme of happiness, but also finding it. Look forward to movies like A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story, The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere, Human, Survival Family, Finding Hygge, The Work, On Happiness Road, and others.

The Happiness Film Festival is different from other film festivals. After the screening, there will be a panel of experts from the Happiness Movement to discuss its themes and lessons to be learned from the movie you just watched. This takes the after-movie discussion to a whole new level!

Happiness Film Festival
Date:
 20 – 24 Mar 2019
Time: Dependant on movie timings
Venue: The Projector, Aliwal Arts Centre, *SCAPE
Admission Fee: $15

Check out the upcoming Skechers Sundown Festival for the very best of Asian music!

Backyard Movie Night – The Great Gatsby

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Skip the club and head over to Wheeler’s Estate for a backyard movie night. Entrance is free, and if you want something to munch or sip on, they’re available for purchase. You don’t even need to bring your own picnic mat because if you buy the food or drinks there, they’ll give you one!

Ah Hock loved Michelle and asked her, ‘Ai stead mai?’ in the 90s. Today, he tried again but would it work? Prepare some tissue paper and watch their love story here:

Backyard Movie Night – The Great Gatsby
Date:
 22 Mar 2019
Time: 11:00pm till late
Venue: Wheeler’s Estate
Admission Fee: Free

This is a great place to have a date. Check out 10 other cheap date ideas here!

Disney On Ice Presents: Mickey’s Super Celebration Singapore

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In commemoration of Mickey’s 90th celebration, Disney On Ice Presents: Mickey’s Super Celebration! Expect a Disney extravaganza in which Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy go on a journey to discover Mickey’s favourite memory of all time. You’re expected to join in the fun as well! By using Mickey’s Mouse Pad, you will help them adventure through the different Disney stories, both old and new.

Speaking of new, Moana will be making her first appearance on ice! She will be followed by Elsa and Anna of the hit movie Frozen, and then Fantasia, a staple Disney classic. The Disney Princesses will use their perseverance, determination and hard work to help Mickey, his gang and everyone else in the stadium through the fun-filled adventure.

Disney On Ice Presents: Mickey’s Super Celebration
Date:
 20 – 24 Mar 2019
Time: Wed: 7:00pm
Thu & Fri: 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Sat: 10:30am, 2:30pm & 6:30pm
Sun: 10:30am & 2:30pm
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Admission Fee: $25 – $225

There was a Disney-themed light up for Christmas at Orchard Road in 2018 so who knows what kind of light up or events are in store for 2019?

Nickelodeon Fiesta 2019

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If you grew up watching SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol and Dora the Explorer, you’re in luck! This weekend, Nickelodeon, the channel that houses the characters will come and liven up Clarke Quay with games, craft activities and even a river cruise!

Nickelodeon Fiesta 2019
Date:
 23 – 24 Mar 2019
Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Venue: Clarke Quay
Admission Fee: Free

Unscene: Noise Invasion Festival 2019

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If you’re into something a little more offbeat, considering dropping down to Unscene: Noise Invasion Festival. Held atop a carpark for one night, this festival promises immersive sound and light experiences which are interactive and Instagrammable! As with every festival, there will be F&B options. These are reasonably priced, with the most expensive option being only $7!

Unscene: Noise Invasion Festival 2019
Date:
 23 Mar 2019
Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Parklane Mall, Selegie
Admission Fee: Free

Check out BeScene.sg for more offbeat events!

A Love Letter To Innocence – EP Launch by ROYAL ESTATE

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Singapore’s music scene is growing and ROYAL ESTATE is one of the many bands to emerge from it. What makes them different with their debut launch is that they are collaborating with young visual artists and other local musicians Rene Ann Wong and YAØ to give you a truly Singaporean Indie Music Mini-Festival, so to speak. Expect art, beer and music, for $15!

A Love Letter To Innocence – EP Launch by ROYAL ESTATE
Date: 23 Mar 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Aliwal Arts Centre
Admission Fee: $15 (online), $20 (door)

RUEL Ready Tour 2019 Live In Singapore

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Named Ruel van Dijk and dubbing himself as Ruel, the 16-year-old Australian singer-songwriter will be performing his Singapore debut at the intimate *SCAPE theatre. Prepare yourself for a night of soulful hits like ‘Dazed and Confused’ –– he’s even got a stamp of approval from Sir Elton John himself.

RUEL Ready Tour 2019 Live In Singapore
Date:
 24 Mar 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre
Admission Fee: $88 (excluding $4 booking fee)

Check out the upcoming concerts in Singapore in this master list!

Kiss92FM Pets’ Day Out

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Sunday is usually a chill day, and what better way to spend it than with your pets? Take your pets to a day out at the Kiss92FM Pets’ Day Out at Angsana Green in East Coast Park! Look forward to celebrity appearances, pet adoption drives from Action for Singapore Dogs and Mutts & Mittens, pet contests, hourly giveaways, inflatables, balloon sculpting, face painting and many more!

Kiss92FM Pets’ Day Out
Date:
 24 Mar 2019
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Venue: Angsana Green, East Coast Park
Admission Fee: Free

Bring your pets to one of these 16 parks in Singapore!

Reebok Les Mills Live Festival 2019

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Fitness buffs and buffs-to-be, listen up! Reebok Les Mills Live Festival returns to Marina Bay Sands on 22 and 23 March 2019! This all-fitness-levels event features Les Mills workouts such as BODYPUMPSH’BAMBODYJAM and BODYCOMBAT, guided by their World Class Presenter team. If you’ve been looking to level up your fitness game, this is it.

Reebok Les Mills Live Festival 2019
Date: 22 – 23 March 2019
Time: 3:30pm – 10:15pm (Friday), 10:00am – 5:00pm (Saturday)
Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Price: $49.95 – $164.55

More #fitspo things to do here!

Five Footway Festival

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Relive the olden days of Chinatown at the Five Footway Festival happening this weekend! This festival will sate your curiosity about the olden days as you will get to see samsui women, night soil collectors and mata-mata in shorts do their thing. If that sounds a little bit too tame for you, how about racing them in clogs? Also, look forward to snacking on sweets and snacks that were common back then, just for a taste of that past.

Five Footway Festival
Date: 23 – 24 March 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Chinatown
Price: Free

CNY might be over but traditions will always stay! Check out these 10 CNY Traditions and what they really mean.

Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Intensive (Weekend Intensive)

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If you’re a creative soul, this is the workshop to be at if you’re looking for some stress relief. Using techniques from Suzuki Method of Actor Training, Viewpoints, Composition and Butoh, you will learn how to become a dynamic actor. Skills that will be taught are stage presence, dynamic physical movement, ensemble devising, expressivity/isolation of face and body. These skills are also transferable towards living a dynamic life, where you can “act” your way out of sticky situations.

Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Intensive (Weekend Intensive)
Date: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Time:Friday, 7:30pm – 11:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, 9:00am – 7:00pm
Venue: Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity
Price: $224 – $280

Reserve your spot here!

An Introduction: Brush Pen Calligraphy

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If your teacher has been complaining about your handwriting back in school, you ought to check out this workshop! Nuffypuffy, the organiser of this calligraphy workshop, will teach you how to handle and position a pen for proper posture. Proper posture is essential to making calligraphy as beautiful as possible, and once that is down, you will learn the drills. Then you will learn how to connect letters to form words, and then creating a gradient effect through pen-dipping!

You’ll get two 2 PENTEL sign pens (black and a colour of your choice), a tube of ink and an alphabet guide worksheet. You’ll also get to choose the kind of paper you’d like; be it plain paper, a watercoloured background or ones with printed designs!

An Introduction: Brush Pen Calligraphy
Date: Next workshop is on 31 March 2019
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: West Terra @ Bukit Batok
Price: $90 – $160

Reserve your spot here!

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

Check out the top sports events in 2019!

Beat Saber Cup 2019

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Join in on the biggest virtual reality (VR) gaming tournament in Singapore! Beat Saber, a highly successful VR rhythm game, makes its impact here in Singapore to get anyone with a good rhythm dancing. Slice and dice your way to the highest combos to stand a chance at winning sweet loot from Razer daily!

Beat Saber Cup 2019
Date: 1 – 31 March 2019
Time: Dependent on venue
Venue: 14 CapitaLand Malls throughout Singapore, check here for details
Admission Fee: Minimum spend of $20 to participate

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

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Date: 22 December – 24 March 2019
Time: 4pm to 11pm daily (Extended hours for Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve, 4pm to 2am)
Venue: Bayfront Event Space
Price: Free, but bring your wallets!

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival is back this weekend! If you loved last year’s food and games, get ready for an even more exciting time at this year’s edition! The Prudential Marina Bar Carnival will boast more than 50 amusement rides and carnival games, complete with a delectable array of food and beverage options. The best part of it all? Prices of the rides and games have been lowered this year!

Here’s what you can expect at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival.

This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.