2019 started off strong with January’s list of events and February is set to keep up the momentum! Look forward to Chinese New Year events and festivities, along with concerts and a plethora of food, film and toy festivals for everyone, young and old! Read on to find out our top picks of events in February 2019:
Best event for kids: TOYBOX 2019 by Kingsmen & Hasbro
TOYBOX 2019 is exactly what it says — expect your favourite childhood toys from Transformers, My Little Pony, NERF, Monopoly, Cluedo, Baby Alive and Play-Doh – all mega-sized – spread across a 4800 sqm playground at Sentosa’s Palawan Green on 1 – 17 February 2019! If it has piqued your interest, read more about it on our post here!
Date: 1 February to 17 February 2019
Time: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Admission Fee: Free, coupons available for purchase
Best event for feeling your festive oats: Chinese New Year Events
Usher in the Year of the Pig with a variety of events and festivities this February! You are literally spoiled for choice when it comes filling up your calendar. Just check out these 16 CNY Events To Fill Up Your Festive Calendar and 10 Activities in Chinatown to Bask in the Festivities!
Some of the highlights include Chingay 2019, River Hongbao 2019 and a Chinese New Year Live Showcase featuring A-Mei, Anna and Eve Ai!
Date: Dependent on event
Time: Dependent on event
Venue: Dependent on event
Admission Fee: Dependent on event
While you’re on the topic of Chinese New Year, why don’t you check out 12 CNY Workshops To Up Your Culture Game?
Best event for the starstruck: Captain Marvel Fan Event
Mark your calendars for 14 February because Captain Marvel is about to make landfall at Marina Bay Sands! Hollywood stars Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Gemma Chan (Minn-Erva), along with the film’s directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, will make an appearance at Marina Bay Sands for a special event catered for fans.
For such a big event, you can bet your laurels that tickets are going run out soon, so book them as soon as possible! Also, do note that online registration is not available. You would have to go down to Marina Bay Sands to book the ticket in person, and you’d have to have a SISTIC account prior to that. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Date: 10 Feb 2019 (ticket booking), 14 Feb 2019 (event)
Time: 10:00am for registration, timing for event TBA
Venue: Marina Bay Sands
Admission Fee: TBA
Best events for the foodies: The Michelin Guide Street Food Festival 2019 & World Snack Fair
Foodies, listen up! In February, not only will you be filling up your calendars with various Chinese New Year festivities and events, you will be filling up your tummies as well!
If you’re into proper meals, look forward to the Michelin Guide for Street Food in this one-off event at Resorts World Sentosa. Tickets start at $30 for regular tickets and you can enjoy S$27 worth of coupons to use at all stalls participating in the festival and a bottle of Evian or Badoit water. Feeling a little bougie? Get the VIP ticket going for $200, which privileges you to dedicated seating area with service staff, tasting portions of food from all stalls, a welcome glass of wine & beer and bottle of Evian or Badoit water.
If you’re a snacker, head over to the World Snack Fair! It features over 15,000 types of snacks from over 30 countries, all gathered at once place for you to munch their bites at. They even have a giveaway where you like, tag and share the comment “WORLD SNACK DAY” and you stand a chance to win a snack box containing only the most exclusive bites!
Date: 22 Feb to 24 Feb 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm (Friday, Saturday), 10:00am – 3:30pm (Sunday)
Venue: Resorts World Sentosa
Admission Fee: $30 (regular ticket), $200 (VIP ticket)
Date: 1 Feb to 3 Feb 2019
Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Venue: Suntec City Convention Centre
Admission Fee: Free
Check out our Unofficial Singapore Michelin Guide for hawker food!
Best event for the film buffs: Japanese Film Festival 2019
You film buffs better hype yourself up for the Japanese Film Festival! Haul yourself down to Shaw Theatres LIDO at Orchard Road for 13 days of screening, where 31 films will be shown in 3 different locations. These will range from contemporary cinema to short films or classics, where each of them have their respective locations in Shaw Theatres Lido, *Scape Gallery and The Projector! Tickets start from $10 Singapore Film Society Film Addicts members and go up to $13.50 for non-members.
Date: 18 Jan to 10 Feb 2019
Time: Dependent on movie screenings
Venue: Shaw Theatres Lido, *Scape Gallery & The Projector
Admission Fee: $10 (Singapore Film Society Film Addicts), $13.50 (non-members)
Best events for the physically-inclined: Safari Zoo Run 2019 & RunForHope 2019
If you’re the active sort, you should lace up your running shoes and head to Safari Zoo Run 2019 or RunForHope 2019, or both, if you’re feeling extra active! Whichever you choose, know that you will be running for a good cause, be it running for greener wildlife homes, or support for cancer research.
Each run has its own set of goodies you’re entitled to. For the Safari Zoo Run, you get exclusive Safari Zoo Run 2019 race apparel and accessories, free admission to the Singapore Zoo and River Safari, a 50% discount voucher to Night Safari & Jurong Bird Park, 10% discount voucher off retail merchandise and a 15% discount voucher for Wildlife Tours! Meanwhile, RunForHope provides you with a goodie bag with its contents to be announced, and its Run T-shirt.
Date: 24 Feb 2019
Time: 7:00am – 11:00am
Venue: Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari
Admission Fee: $38 – $90, dependent on categories
Date: 17 Feb 2019
Time: 7:00am onwards
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Square
Admission Fee: $22 -$123, dependent on number of pax and categories
Click the link to find out the 8 Upcoming Running Events in Singapore 2019!
Best events for “night life”: Light to Night Festival 2019 & iLight Singapore 2019
Be dazzled by the alluring light art installations and a breathtaking multimedia show this January at i Light Singapore and the Light to Night Festival! Both festivals showcase artwork by both local and international artists that reflect 700 years of Singapore’s rich history. While the Light to Night festival will be contained in the Civic District, i Light Singapore will expand to include Singapore River and Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning to welcome more than the two million visitors it got in 2018.
As two of Singapore’s must-go annual events, Light to Night Festival and i Light Singapore has never failed to resonate with people of all ages. Expect an awesome line-up of artisanal markets, food bazaars, carnivals and lifestyle activities to complement the event!
Date: 18 Jan – 24 Feb 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 12:00am
Venue: Singapore Civic District
Admission Fee: Free
Date: 28 January – 24 February 2019
Time: Sun – Thurs: 7:30 – 11:30 pm
Fri – Sat: 7:30 pm – 12:00 am
Venue: Marina Bay Waterfront, Civic District, Singapore River and Fort Canning Park
What’s more, Light to Night Festival is one of BeScene’s top 18 events of 2019 and check out our guide to make the best of i Light Singapore and find out what to expect at the upcoming i Light Singapore 2019!
Best events for music lovers: 13 Concerts Over 13 Days!
Concertgoers, you’re in for a treat this February… there will be 13 (!!!) concerts over 13 days! Whether you’re into western music or Asian music there’s something that you’ll like. Here are the list of 13 concerts happening in February:
13 Feb 2019: Jon Hopkins
14 Feb 2019: Craig David
15 Feb 2019: Black Pink (SOLD OUT)
15 Feb 2019: A-Mei, Anna & Eve Ai
16 Feb 2019: A-Mei, Anna & Eve Ai
16 Feb 2019: alextbh & Jess Connelly
18 Feb 2019: HYUKOH
20 Feb 2019: Nickelback
22 Feb 2019: Glades
23 Feb 2019: Mitski
23 Feb 2019: Seungri
25 Feb 2019: Josh Groban
27 Feb 2019: Years & Years
You might want to ready yourself for the struggles you could face in preparation for the concert. You also might want to check out Upcoming Music Festivals & Concerts for next month and beyond!
This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.