Everyone knows what the month of June means: June holidays. To parents, that means the frantic rush of finding activities to keep the kids entertained. On the other hand, for people who don’t have kids and absolutely loathe these tiny spawns of satan, the June holidays could mean living hell.
Shopping malls, movie theatres, parks and restaurants; these are just some of the places that are definitely going to be littered with a plethora of noisy, hyperactive children.
If that makes you shiver in fear, fret not as we have here a list of places to help you escape these little devils during the June holiday period.
1) Brew your own coffee with Common Man Coffee
Kids don’t really drink coffee and you definitely won’t be able to find them at a coffee brewing class. If you’re a child-hating coffee fanatic, we recommend checking out Common Man Coffee Roasters coffee brewing classes where you can pick up a few skills to make coffee like a pro.
Common Man Coffee Roasters Barista Academy
Location: Common Man Coffee Roasters Barista Academy, 22 Martin Road, #01-00, Singapore 239058
Price: Starts from $150
2) CHIJMES Summer Beer Festival
The beauty of a beer festival is that you will not be able to find any pesky kids running about. The upcoming CHIJMES Summer Beer Festival ensures that no kids run about, so relax and grab yourself a cold one! Featuring over 20 beer choices from around the world such as Pilsner Urquell, Hope Summer Ale and Moa Original Lager, you’ll be in for a good time!
CHIJMES Summer Beer Festival
Date: 31 May 2019 to 2 June 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm (Friday), 4:00pm – 11:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Location: CHIJMES Lawn, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore, 187996
Price: From $20
3) Chocolate making classes with Anjali Chocolate
Most children may love chocolate but rarely are they allowed to attend something as intense as a chocolate-making workshop. If you want to be able to make your own chocolate, you should check out Anjali Chocolat. Here, you can get your hands to work and learn how to make a range of sinfully good chocolates!
Location: Anjali Chocolat, 73 Loewen Road, #01-15 & 16, Singapore 248843
Price: From $175
4) Create your own fragrance at Perfume Workshop
They say the right aroma puts the mind in a good mood, so why not create your own? At Perfume Workshop, you get to customise and create up to 3 personalised scents from a selection of 300 fragrant oils as well as learn about different scents and the fragrance wheel.
Location: Perfume Workshop, 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Art Center. Block O, #01-57, Singapore 439053
Price: From $250
5) DJ classes with aE-Tracx, DJ Skool & Studios
While the kids are too busy listening to nursery rhymes, hop on over to a DJ class at aE-Tracx where you can learn the basics of music production, DJ-ing and turntable-ing. All the instructors here are absolute pros so you’ll know that you’ll be in good hands!
DJ classes with aE-Tracx, DJ Skool & Studios
Location: E-TracX DJ Skool & Studios, 411A Jalan Besar, Singapore 209014
Price: From $180
6) Have a 2D1N vacation at Johor Bahru
Everyone needs a good vacation once in a while, and where better than to do it at Johor Bahru? Get your serenity at one of the many hotels there, where you can pamper yourself at a spa or enjoy a drink by the poolside. Just be sure that you’re observing the kids by the pool. Don’t want them near you when you’re sipping your Kool-Aid.
7) Ice Cream Sundays x Mugic: Haw Par Thrilla
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
8) Join a pole dancing class at Slap Dance Studio
Kids wouldn’t be caught dead at a pole dancing class, so sign up for one! Up your seduction game by attending a pole dancing class at Slap Dance Studio where you can pick up some pretty sick striptease and lap dancing skills.
Slap Dance Studio
Location: Slap Dance Studio, Robinson Square, 144 Robinson Road, #17-02 (reception), #11-01, #10-01, Singapore 068908
Price: From $220
9) Make your own Jewellery @ Liz B
Kids are attracted to shiny things but you, the child-hating person, don’t have to worry about that! Add to your vast collection of shinies with this jewellery making workshop by Singapore-based designer Li-Ying! All tools and materials which include the natural crystals and gemstones will also be provided during the workshop.
Liz B Basic Jewellery Making Workshop
Location: Liz B Basic Jewellery Making Workshop, Ode to Organics, OUE Downtown, 6 Shenton Way, #01-46
10) Marquee Singapore Presents Marlo
You don’t have to worry about seeing kids at a club due to the age restrictions so if you’re a party animal, the newly opened Marquee is the perfect place to head to! Have an amazing night with the talented trance DJ Marlo as he shows us his mad skills at the turntables. You can look forward to his best-known mixes such as The Dreamers, Leave My Hand and Enough Echo.
Marquee Singapore Presents Marlo
Date: 31 May 2019
Time: 10pm till late
Location: Marquee Singapore, 10 Bayfront Avenue B1-67, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 018956
Price: $38 (female), $48 (male)
11) Negroni Week
Another drinking event that you can look forward to that isn’t child-friendly is Negroni Week. Negroni is a cocktail that is well loved by alcohol aficionados and it is so popular that people have come up with an annual global celebration just for it. Different bars across Singapore will be churning out their own house renditions of the drink, so you and your buds can look forward to an intense bar-shopping session (minus the kids!)
Date: 24 – 30 June 2019
12) Paint and DIY your own furniture at The Big Blue Trunk
The beauty of not having kids in the house is that you get to own beautiful furniture without the fear of having it being destroyed by a child armed with a marker. Fill your house with gorgeous self-designed pieces that you can DIY yourself at The Big Blue Trunk where you can take any old piece of furniture and give it new life.
The Big Blue Trunk
Location: Big Blue Trunk, #02-27 Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760
Price: From $50
13) Saturday Beer Club
Retreat to Morganfield’s for its monthly Saturday Beer Club! Chug down a refreshing pint from one of the many craft beers they have, and while you’re at it, learn something about the brewing process as well. It’s something kids won’t be able to learn and appreciate until they are much older!
Saturday Beer Club
Date: 15 June 2019
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Morganfield’s, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, #11-03/04, Singapore 238896
14) Ultra Singapore
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!
Date: 8 – 9 June 2019
Location: Ultra Park
Price: Start from $158
15) Wine Carnival Singapore 2019
You would do well to attend this Wine Carnival. No kids? Check. Live concert? Check. Good wine? Check.
Wine Carnival Singapore 2019
Date: 29 – 30 June 2019
Time: 11:00am onwards
Location: Tanjong Pagar Centre, 1 Wallich Street, Guoco Tower, Singapore, Singapore 078881
This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.
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