Here’s a mega list of incredible things to do in Singapore this March – we’re talking festivals, events, concerts, shopping, parties and everything in-between.
There’s more to March than meets the eye. Dive in with an air-tight plan to make the most out of this sun-kissed month – eat like no one’s watching, party like you mean it and explore Singapore like never before.
Movie: Watch Harry Potter in concert
1 – 2 Mar
Heads up, Potterheads: here’s a show that’s all kinds of magic. More than 100 musicians perform live as you watch Harry, Ron and Hermione meet escaped prisoner Sirius Black in the Prisoner of Azkaban movie. Dementors and werewolf aside, you’ll be entranced by John Williams’ incredible score, which takes reliving this film to whole new levels.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert, Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Concert: Blue in Singapore
Back in town after eight long years, those UK sweethearts you stared at as a teenager are coming back with a whole lotta nostalgia. They will be performing karaoke favourites like ‘One Love’ and ‘All Rise’ and others hits.
Blue: Live in Singapore, Zepp@Big Box Singapore, 1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521
Sports: Cheer your favourite golfer
Till 3 Mar
Golf lovers, you’ve probably heard the news. The HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019 is teeing off in Sentosa and any self-respecting golf enthusiast has tickets. Competing on one of the most prestigious titles on the LPGA tour, catch 63 top female golfers (including 48 of the world’s top 50) battle it out. Yes, Ariya Jutanugarn, Sung Hyun Park and So Yeon Ryu will be there, along with defending champion Michelle Wie! And bring the fambam – there’s a neat Fan Village with a Beat The Pro lounge, a Putt-Putt Pinwheel, food trucks and Peroni Beer Garden! Not a dull moment in sight…
HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019, New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club ‐ 27 Bukit Manis Road, Singapore 099892
Festival: Chinese New Year celebrations
Till 6 March
While most of the fun is over, Chinatown, our favourite neighbourhood is still decked up in red and gold for the most auspicious festival of the year. Thousands of handmade lanterns line the roads while a big family of pigs welcomes everyone on the main street.
CNY 2019 Light Up, Eu Tong Sen St and South Bridge Road
Concert: Make it to the Maroon 5 gig
<insert high pitch screams> Yes, they’ve been back countless times but this one’s special ‘cos it’s their biggest show yet! Dance and sing-along to their chart-topping hits that were/are anthems of our generation.
Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour, National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
Food: Meet (and eat) Impossible Foods
If you’ve been paying attention to global food trends, you probably heard of this revolutionary plant-based meat. Yes, the award-winning and incredibly delicious Impossible Foods is coming to Singapore this month. A day before the official launch, you can try it out at La Pau Sat on 6 March. Get in line at the Impossible Foods’ public preview from 6 – 10pm. The first 500 will taste Lai Heng Fried Kway Teow and Sunny Viet Vietnamese Cuisine as well as dishes from Park Bench Deli and Empress.
Can’t make it to the preview? Don’t you worry – you’ll find it on menus at restaurants like Adrift by David Myers, Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, Cut by Wolfgang Puck, Empress, Park Bench Deli, Potato Head Singapore, Privé Orchard and Three Buns Quayside.
Impossible Foods Public Preview, La Pau Sat, 6 – 10pm, 18 Raffles Quay, Singapore 048582
Festival: Discover local literature at Textures 2019
7 – 10 March
This one’s a goodie. With over 40 performances, workshops, talks, panel discussions and exhibitions, Textures is back for the opening weekend of the #BuySingLit festival. Discover how words help us make sense of the world in times of heightened emotions with the theme Love and Loss (and some things in between). What more? You can redeem #BuySingLit vouchers from the visitor services counter at The Arts House and stock up on local literature at the #BuySingLit Bazaar. This signature programme co-commissioned with the #BuySingLit movement and supported by the National Arts Council is not to be missed!
Textures 2019, The Arts House ‐ 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Workshop: Get your crystal healing on
If you’re in need of therapy for the soul, join The Wyld Shop and Colour Addict Jewellery to learn about crystals, its healing properties and the top 12 healing crystals you need. Plus, enjoy exclusive in-store specials along with nibbles and bubbly.
Crystal Healing Workshop at The Wyld Shop, 6.30 – 7.30pm, 412 Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427637
Women’s Day: Find fearless females at WeWork
Meet some of the most creative women in town. Spend your evening at WeWork (Suntec Tower 5) along with artists, creators and entrepreneurs. And expect cutting-edge fashion and interactive art installations along with Nu-disco beats and crafty bakes to indulge in. Are you an entrepreneur in the making? Join these creatives for an exclusive panel discussion as they take you through their journeys.
Fearless Females: Queens of Their Craft, 7pm-10pm, WeWork (Suntec Tower 5),5 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038985
Read here for more Women’s Day events in Singapore.
Drinks: Sip on whisky at The Proof Flat
Ladies, kick off the weekend and celebrate Women’s Day with a fun whisky tasting at The Proof Flat. Sign up to learn all about the spirit together with other whisky lovin’ women and learn how to make a cocktail too. Oh and this female-only event is specifically priced at 76.5% of its regular price to emphasise the gender wage gap.
Salon Social Spirit Tasting – Whisky & Women, 6-8pm, The Proof Flat by EC Proof, 43A Hongkong Street, Singapore 059682
Festival: Live it up at Garden Beats
Forget about Coachella – Garden Beats 2019 is making a bang in Singapore this March. Brace yourself for the best of indie and electro acts, cool green initiatives and wellness workshops to keep you sane. Grab your mandala picnic blanket and put flowers in your hair, this is more than a run-of-the-mill music festival. Singapore’s first carbon-neutral festival, sign up for groovy tunes, conversations on sustainability, a Zen garden and a Flower Fortress. See ya there…
Garden Beats 2019, 9 March, Fort Gate, Fort Canning Park, River Valley Road, Singapore 179037
Event: Go on a book date at The Moon
Author Suzannah Chua is hosting a bookish date at our fave The Moon Bookstore and Cafe (ICYMI at least half of its collection feature female authors). Pencil this sweet event in and meet local authors Chen Wei Teng, Far’ain Jaafar and Ben Lai, hear all about their writing journey and network in a friendly setting.
Book Date, 12pm-2pm, The Moon Bookstore and Cafe, 37 Mosque Street, Singapore 059515
Party: Dance in your PJs on the 71st
Ah, finally a party we can relate to…partying in our jammies. It’s all going down at Bar Rouge’s first themed party of the year. Put on your best ‘I woke up like this’ look and you might just bag a three-course dinner at Skai restaurant for yourself and a plus one. We envision a night of non-stop hit with DJ Styluxtakut on deck.
Slumber Party on the 71st, 10pm-5am, Bar Rouge Singapore, 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, Singapore 178882
Workshop: When food and fashion goes zero waste
Learn to upcycle your wardrobe and looks as Image Consultant Audrey Quek walks you through a ‘Zero Waste Grooming’ workshop using accessories and scarves. At the culinary end, Executive Chef, Louis Tay shows you how to prepare delectable tapas made from leftover ingredients. Also relish in Japanese-inspired treats such as unagi kabayaki open face sandwich, truffle somen noodles with scallop and ikura, black pepper cod teriyaki, black sesame tiramisu, green tea pannacotta and more.
Zero Waste Grooming and Culinary Workshop at Crossroads Bar, 1 – 5pm, Level 1 Swissotel Merchant Court, 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
Theatre: Meet Roald Dahl’s Matilda
Till 10 March
Time to dig up your copy of Matilda. The Roald Dahl classic turned into an award-winning musical by Royal Shakespeare Company has come to town. Catch an endearing coming-of-age tale of a bookish little girl with the courage and the smarts to stand up for herself and others.
Matilda The Musical, Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
Festival: Be awestruck at Singapore Design Week 2019
4 – 17 Mar
Design lovers, this has your name written all over it. Back for its sixth edition, Singapore Design Week 2019 (like always) celebrates the best of local, Asian and international design. And the line-up of events and activities this year is entirely epic – think exhibits, interactive sessions, street parties, inspiring talks, workshops and a whole lot more.
Singapore Design Week 2019, various locations.
Art: When Art x Tech = Good
7 – 17 March
Back at the ArtScience Museum is MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechForGood, an immersive experience that proves art and technology join forces to make a positive social impact. Head down to catch contemporary artists address global challenges like ocean pollution, climate change and the issue of growing waste, all from an Asian perspective using their unique brand of creativity and modern-day technology.
MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechForGood, ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Festival: Look into the future and the past
Till 17 Mar
The Future of Our Pasts Festival (TFOOPFest) that aims to explore lesser-known stories of Singapore is taking over the island till 17 March. Organised by Yale-NUS College festival, its got it all from installations and interactive musical and theatrical performances to a zine and graphic novel, film screenings, walking tours and more.
The Future of Our Pasts Festival (TFOOPFest), various locations.
Experience: Scream for ice cream (and skincare) at the Clarins Ice Cream Bar
Discover your own skincare concoction, receive a skincare demo, toss hoops to win samples and shop for customised essentials at the Clarins Ice Cream Bar. This really cute Insta-worthy pop up also features Clarins’ new spring/summer makeup collections and super fruit skincare launches so go ahead and test ‘em for yourselves. End your journey with a sweet treat – two scoops of free botanical-inspired ice cream from local gelato parlour, Birds of Paradise. Skincare plus ice cream? What a sweet thought!
Clarins Ice Cream Bar, 10am-10pm, Ion Orchard, Level B4 event space, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Festival: Go on and #BuySingLit
15 –17 March
Step into an amazing and unique celebration of Singaporean literature. With over 80 programmes across two weekends, there’s something for everyone at #BuySingLit’s third and the largest edition. Drop by the many interesting events across the island to experience stories from our shared culture and history. Don’t forget to get a SingLit extract from Sing Lit Cloud and chill at the #BuySingLit Yong Siak Street Party with over 40 Singaporean authors.
#BuySingLit, various locations.
Shop: A flea-tastic time at Mox Parade
Ooh yay, a flea market! Hop over to SOTA and get ready for three days of market goodness at the Mox Parade. Get your hands on local fashion apparel, handmade crafts and jewellery, local beauty products, original artwork and even antique furniture.
Mox parade, 1pm-9pm, SOTA, School of the Arts, Level 1, along Bras Basah Road, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
Festival: Spend St. Patrick’s Day with Guinness
14 and 16 March
Wear your greenest green and hang around the Patricks and Patricias (or anyone with Pat in their name) of your life this March. Guinness is taking St Patrick’s Day super seriously with only one thing on the agenda – boozy fun! Mini-festivals around the city before with D-day will be held at Peranakan Place (8 March), and Far East and China Square (14 March). On 16 March, make your way to 30 Maxwell Road from 1 – 10pm. It’s a big party with nibbles, music, and of course, booze. And all you registered Pats get two five dollar Grab vouchers, and Guinness at just five dollars a pint!
Guinness’ St Patrick’s Day Festival, 8 March at Peranakan Place. 14 March at Far East and China Square (14 March) and 16 March at 30 Maxwell Road.
Event: Meet over 20 international schools at the HoneyKids Asia International School Fair with HSBC
For all you parents out there, picking your child’s school can be a stressful task. Don’t fret, our sister site HoneyKids Asia is making things easier for you with an international school fair. This year’s fair is bigger and better as overseas universities will also be present to talk about options for the older ones. Get all your queries answered and do your research for schooling choices from pre-school to primary school, secondary school to further education overseas: all in one location, on one day. Expert panel talks and workshops will be on hand to offer advice on schooling, parenting and all things in between.
HoneyKids Asia International School Fair with HSBC, 9am-3pm, Pan Pacific Singapore, Pacific Ballroom (ground floor), 7 Raffles Blvd, Marina Square, Singapore 039595; Event is free but pre-registration is required.
Food + Shop: Pop by Design Orchard for a pop-up
Every weekend till 17 March
Have you been to Design Orchard, the mecca of homegrown design, yet? Here’s an excuse to stop by and grab a bite or two – every weekend till March 17, Jewels Rock Sugar by Cheng and Ying the Label will be collaborating to showcase a food meets fashion pop-up cafe. Take a break from your Orchard Road retail run for some art, inspo and delicious pastries and drinks.
Food meets Fashion at Design Orchard pop-up cafe, Friday, 2 to 5pm & Saturday and Sunday: 2 to 7pm, 250 Orchard Road Singapore 238905
HoneyTalks: Come hang with women of meaningful influence
How about spending a Wednesday connecting with the Honeycombers community? Yas, we’re back with our ultimate networking event HoneyTalks for a thought-provoking discussion with a panel of kickass women. Come meet Stephanie Dickson of Green is the New Black, filmmaker Rebecca Cappelli, who is making waves with her documentary Let us Be Heroes, Cheryl Ou, founder of The Social Space and the Nail Social, and Grace Sai, Co-CEO and co-founder of coworking community Found8. Besides, you know we’ll be doing this over drinks and amazing plant-based canapes by Well Dressed. See you there!
HoneyTalks: Women of Meaningful Influence, register online, Found8, 79 Anson Rd, #23-01, Singapore 079906
Event: Meet SpongeBob, get your heart racing and LOL at Clarke Quay Festival of Fun
14 – 24 Mar
Here’s a chance to bring a dose of fun to your weekends. Clarke Quay is bringing you a trifecta of events starting with the Street Fest where the Fountain Square comes alive with thrilling acts, upside down jugglers and pogo stunt shows. To ease things a little, LOL at the Magners International Comedy Festival featuring local and international comedians. Finally, meet characters from your fave cartoons like SpongeBob SquarePants, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol and Dora the Explorer at the Nickelodeon Fiesta.
Clarke Quay Festival of Fun, various timings, Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Road, Singapore 179019
Event: Take a picture with seriously adorable Sanrio characters at Sentosa FunFest
16 – 24 Mar
Ah, isn’t this just the cutest festival ever? Snap some IG-worthy pictures with inflatables of Hello Kitty, My Melody and Gudetama scattered all around Palawan beach. Aside from these adorable Sanrio characters, you can also catch a movie under the stars at the Palawan Green open space. Oh, and did we mention that it’s free admission? Hell yeah!
Sentosa FunFest, 10am-7pm, Palawan Green, Palawan Beach Sentosa.
Workshop: Learn the art of gifting with Aude
Oh, one of our favourite florists in Singapore is opening the doors to her home once again for a delightful workshop. Aude Giraud of Ask a French is hosting a session that combines calligraphy, baking and dried flowers. *squeals* Spend one afternoon in her dreamy Tiong Bahru apartment and learn how to write a calligraphed card with Joyce of @artsynibs, make a petit dried bouquet and wrap it like a florist with Aude. And Jolene of @jolenekcw will be sharing her favourite cake recipes too.
Exclusive Lifestyle Workshop: Calligraphy, Baking, Dried Flowers, register online, Tiong Bahru, Singapore
Film: Change your perspective on happiness at the Happiness Film Festival
20 – 24 Mar
Living in Singapore, most of us know how easy (and inevitable) it is to get caught up in an endless rat race. As a result, it could cloud the idea of happiness. Does money actually equate to happiness? Or do we really need to be better than everyone else to gain respect? To answer all your questions and introduce a new perspective on the larger scheme of things, local organisation Happiness Initiative has organised the world’s first Happiness Film Festival. Watch six films based on various views of happiness including A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story – a documentary on how the Lizzie Velasquez who was born with a rare syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight journeys from a cyber-bullying victim to an anti-bullying activist. There’ll also be a dialogue after each screening.
Happiness Film Festival, various timings, Aliwal Arts Centre, The Projector and *Scape.
Drink: Taste over 200 sakes at SG’s largest craft sake festival
Sucker for sake? You’re going to love this. Singapore’s largest craft sake festival is back in town and it’s free-flow sake tasting for all ticket holders. Get educated on over 200 sakes (including rare sakes that are available for sale in limited quantities) and attend masterclasses conducted by sake sommeliers and brewers.
Sake Matsuri, 2pm-8pm, UE Square, Skylight Atrium, 81 Clemenceau Avenue Singapore 239917
Event: Be social on a Sunday
Look who’s back – Camp Kilo Charcoal Club’s Sunday Social Market returns this month and we’re psyched. Call the gang for a day of delicious roasts, great music and of course, some shopping!
Sunday Social Market, market from 12noon – 7pm while music and food till 10pm, 66 Kampong Bugis #01-01 Singapore 338987
Party: Boogie by the beach
Tanjong Beach Club is hosting an epic session of Smack My Beach Up: Beachside Boogie and you’ve gotta be in attendance. Wear your cutest swimwear, slap on some sunscreen, bring your sunnies to boogie like you mean it. DJs Dicky Trisco, Pete Herbert and Adrian Giordano are back to spin the hottest disco, house and Italo mixes in town. Book a daybed, sip on premium spirits and chill out like a boss.
Smack My Beach Up: Beachside Boogie, 2pm-10pm, Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942
Shop: Go crazy for terrazzo at Native Union’s pop-up at Kapok
4 Mar – 4 Apr
If you go gaga for all things terrazzo, the Native Union pop-up at Kapok will keep you satisfied. For one month, you can test out wireless charging docks and phone covers from the lifestyle brand’s new collection. The items are made from environmentally-friendly handcrafted Jesmonite so each design is unique. You can try ‘em for yourself at a custom-made charging bar that features integrated wireless chargers and premium lightning cables. You also get a cool tote bag for purchases over $200 and a Native Union Belt cable for bills over $300.
Native Union pop-up, Kapok Singapore, 111 Middle Road, National Design Centre, #01-05, Singapore 188969
Art: Have your mind blown by a crystal cave of plastic cups at #Plastikophobia
Until 18 April
Artist Von Wong and frequent collaborator and social impact strategist Laura Francois have unleashed their latest thought-provoking art installation, which will make you think twice about ever using a plastic cup again. Plastikophobia (pictured top) appears like a crystal-like cave, but look closer: it’s made from a staggering 18,000 disposable plastic cups that were collected from Singapore’s food courts over just one and a half days. Let that number sink in for a moment and don’t ever forget it. These throw-away cups have been collected, cleaned, melted and fused together to become at once creepy and beautiful. It’s a scene you need to experience in the flesh before the cups make their way to the incinerator (like the majority of plastic in Singapore that doesn’t get recycled) after the exhibit’s six-week run.
Plastikophobia at Sustainable Singapore Gallery, Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive Singapore 018951
Event: Take a stroll through beautiful cherry blossoms at Sakura Matsuri
9 – 31 Mar
Save a trip to Japan and hop over to Gardens by the Bay to experience the iconic cherry blossoms in all its glory. Sea of pink blossoms aside, don’t forget to explore an array of food, costumes and Japanese items and attend a string of cultural instrumental and dance performances. But anime lovers, we reckon you make a beeline on the last weekend for Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden where Japanese animation come to life.
Sakura Matsuri, various timings, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Art: Experience art in a stranger’s home
23 – 24, 30 – 31 Mar
Ever wondered what a passport means to you? Find your answer and join in the convo about identity, belonging, home, privilege and love with OH! Open House’s latest series, Passport. Six artists have collaborated with six hosts using their homes to create artwork and experiences. Whether it is partaking in performative installations, enjoying a specially prepared tasting menu or joining ‘em for a sensorial walk through town – each home brings you a unique and immersive experience that’s sure to evoke conversation.
Oh! Open House: Passport, 11am-8.45pm, various locations.
Explore: Wander around Haw Par Villa
Have you heard? One of the kookiest and spookiest spots in Singapore, Haw Par Villa (been closed since December 2018 for repairs) is open again. The gates to this unique Singaporean experience opened on 1 March and wethinks a trip to this Asian cultural park to long overdue. FYI Haw Par Villa now lets you host weddings and parties in there too! That’s one way of making sure it’s unforgettable…
Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628
Concert: Groove with the Pet Shop Boys
It’s been over four decades since Pet Shop Boys blew up in the UK music scene and their synth-pop bangers are still much loved. Catch the British duo this March – they’re coming back after five years. Bringing The Super Tour to the city, Pet Shop Boys will perform iconic hits like ‘West End Girls’, ‘Go West’, ‘Always On My Mind’, ‘Domino Dancing’ and ‘The Pop Kids’ with their signature influential style of pop musical theatre.
Pet Shop Boys: The Super Tour, tickets start from $128, 8pm-9.30pm, The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Buona Vista, Singapore 138617
Festival: Explore with Singapore Heritage Festival
15 March – 7 April
Back for the 16th time, Singapore Heritage Festival is also going the Bicentennial way this year. Uncover lesser-known stories from the last 700 years and perhaps get a fresh perspective on Singapore’s history, communities, people and legendary moments. Oh and weekends are going to amazing: select neighbourhood and enclaves – Kampong Gelam, Armenian Street Park, Bedok, Telok Blangah and Kranji – will come alive with programmes, exhibitions and activities.
Singapore Heritage Festival 2019, various location
Event: Thrill out at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
Till 24 March
Get set to shriek – we’re counting 40 rides and games for thrill-seekers out there. What more? Play non-stop for plushies, stuff your face with fun carnival food, pick up a skill from local artisans manning art and crafts workshops and take tons of Insta-worthy pictures and videos, of course.
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, 12A Bayfront Avenue, Bayfront Event Space, Singapore 018970
Read here for more things to do this weekend.
Food: Stuff face with all things durian at Goodwood Park Hotel
15 March – 14 July
All hail the king of fruits! Durian Fiesta 2019 at Goodwood Park Hotel is back and we’ve already blocked our calendars. Dig into some of the most divine durian creations using only the best D24 and Mao Shang Wang durians. If you’ve been a regular, you’ll notice six new D24 desserts on the menu.
Durian Fiesta 2019, 15 March – 14 July 2019, Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221 or order online.
Shop + Party: Spark joy at this flea party
29 – 30 March
Those busy Konmari-ing their homes are bringing their preloved things this urban farm discotheque. Drop by to find some great bargains, drink some good tipples and happy dance into the night at The Great Escape.
Sparked Joy, 6pm – 2am, The Great Escape 100 Beach Road, Shaw Towers, #11-00, Singapore 189702
Shop: Stock up at a swap party
Reminding us to be more mindful of our shopping habits, dash to Orchard and take home pre-loved items from the closets of Beatrice Lee, Alicia Pan, Carol Chen and Sarah Benjamin. Plus, sustainable labels like OliveAnkara, A.AndSaturday and Sojao will be there showcasing clothes, bags, shoes, jewellery and accessories.
Tribute to the Makers Swap Party, 11am – 7pm, 313@somerset, 313 Orchard Road, Singapore 238895
Shop: Spring easy at Boutique Fairs 2019
29 – 31 March
Did you find some treasured things at the last Boutiques Fair? Stop the presses ‘cos everybody’s favourite boutique fair is back for a spring/summer edition. Better get your reusable shopping bags ready for two floors of shopping, fringe activities and immersive workshops. You’re in for a treat – featured brands will debut exclusive collections on level two, find more local brands and designers at ‘Edit’ on level three and drop by ‘Collective’ on level three is back with more workshops, craft demos, food pop-ups, a vintage corner and independent designers. It’s going to be epic!
Boutique Fairs Singapore, 29 March, 9am-8pm; 30 March, 10pm-8pm; 31 March, 10am-6pm, The F1 Pit Building, Levels 2 and 3, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975
Art + Food: A futuristic hawker dining experience
29 – 30 March
Imagine a dystopian world where all you’ve ever known about hawker food is compromised due to the lack of manpower, time and ingredients. We’d eventually get used to it but what if nostalgia strikes and the craving for hawker food kicks in? As part of The Substation’s on-going ‘The Vanishing, or Time Goes Away’ programme, visual artist Debbie Ding and chef Ming Tan of Jam at Siri House reimagines this world with a futuristic four-course menu and an audio-visual experience in ASMR style. At SAD: The Last Meal, we had a taste of the menu and let’s just say, it’s nothing like we’ve ever encountered (and we’ve been to plenty of tastings). Go in with an open mind ‘cos you’ll be experiencing the strangest, WTF renditions of local favourites like chicken rice, laksa, tau huay and carrot cake. Better hurry up, it’s selling out fast
SAD: The Last Meal, 7pm & 9pm (two sessions per day), The Substation Gallery, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore 179936
Festival: Switch off for Earth Hour 2019
29 – 31 March
Whether you’re a hardcore eco-warrior, an eco-conscious global citizen or just woke, Earth Hour is for everyone. Touted as the largest nature festival, this three-day event is going to be carbon neutral, zero waste and features sustainable solutions. Listen to some great bands perform, shop sustainably, eat good and get schooled at workshops. Learn how to make eco-friendly soap, upcycle pellets into wooden trays, make your own beeswax wrap and use natural pigment to paint. Don’t miss The Fashion Pulpit’s interactive art installation artfully made using textile waste collected in Singapore.
Earth Hour 2019, Friday at 5 – 10pm, Saturday & Sunday at 10am – 10pm, Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza, Singapore
Party: Escape to an urban farm discotheque
ICYMI our fave rooftop car park party destination has moved from Golden Mile Tower to Shaw Towers. Once again Kampong Boogie is taking over The Great Escape for a Friday night blowout. DJs Mc Swtlrk, Sam Play from UK, Alx from Portugal and Eden from Shanghai will be scratching funk, soul, groove, tropical, hip-hop, house and disco beats at this urban farm discotheque.
Kampong Boogie: A New Escape, 6pm till late, The Great Escape, 100 Beach Road, Shaw Towers, #11-00, Singapore 189702
Event: What’s on at Wheeler’s?
Spending a day at Wheeler’s Market involves a heavy dose of food, music and shopping. Prepared to be wowed by 22 vendors including musicians (buskers), makers and crafters. It’s going to be one helluva fun day!
Wheeler’s Market, 9.30am-6pm, Wheeler’s Estate, 2 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798386