There are so many reasons why we celebrate International Women’s Day. Here’s how we’re doing it in Singapore this year. Yaaas, queens!
Calling all besties, baes, and sisters! We’re part of something big, and this is our moment. Each year on March 8, the world celebrates the achievements of women through International Women’s Day, and there’s a lot going on in Singapore. Kickstart the celebrations by getting to know some inspiring ladies who are leading players in their fields, or be an inspiration yourself by volunteering at charities and social enterprises that resonate with you. Looking for more? Get on board with these fun and meaningful International Women’s Day events in Singapore.
Where to celebrate International Women’s Day in Singapore
1. Barre and breakfast sessions at Wildseed Cafe
Looking for a fun and active way to celebrate International Women’s Day? Pop down to Wildseed Cafe’s picturesque locations. It’s holding a barre and breakfast session on 11 March and 25 March at The Grounds at Alkaff Mansion and The Gardens of Summerhouse respectively.
Strengthen bonds and bodies in a beautiful floral environment before indulging in a delish breakfast spread. You can also enjoy a special Lady Bridgerton cocktail and blueberry lavender latte, available throughout the month. A portion of the proceeds from these refreshing IWD-themed drinks will be donated to Aware Singapore between 6 to 12 March. Psst: we hear UOB Lady cardholders can also enjoy a complimentary cake of the day with a $50 minimum spend from March to May.
Wildseed Cafe, multiple locations including Telok Blangah Hill and Seletar Aerospace Drive
2. Complimentary drinks at X-Scap8
Have a blast with your girls at Singapore’s first all-in-one indoor “funground”. From 6 to 10 March, ladies can enjoy a drink on the house with every $20 spent on attractions or food. Get your game on with five specially-curated zones to choose from. Think Infinity and Beyond, Balls and Birdies, Smash Lab, X-Warrior Challenge, and Arcade Zone. After working up a sweat, head over to X-Scap8 Restobar for a well-deserved break. This chic spot boasts a patio with breathtaking views of the Singapore skyline and Orchard Road.
X-Scap8, #07-02, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
3. Hussh Girl’s Night Out
Sorry boys, this is for ladies only. Gather your squad of four for an unforgettable International Women’s Day in Singapore. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and infectious beats at Rumours Beach Club, where DJ Candiceb will hit the turntables and spin tunes inspired by tech house, afro house, funk, and nu-disco. It’s the ultimate girls’ night out, so put on your dancing shoes and get ready to groove.
Hussh Girl’s Night Out, Rumours Beach Club, 40 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098996
4. Sago Hard Gurls Takeover charity event
Toast to girl power with Sago House’s Hard Gurls Takeover. On 8 March, the women of Sago House will mix up three special cocktails, each inspired by their personal stories. Try Inner Strength, made with Bombay Sapphire, elderflower-infused echinacea tea, honey and lemon by Celeste; Grammy’s Garden, a blend of Dewar’s 12 years whisky, spiced apples, and apple foam by Nina; and Fernetic, a mix of Bacardi Blanco rum, tamarind-infused Baldoria Rosso vermouth, and Fernet Branca by Desiree Jane. The best part? All proceeds go to Hagar, an organisation that helps women and children who have endured abuse in Singapore.
Sago Hard Gurls Takeover charity event, 40B Sago Street, Singapore 059029
5. Killer Queen Wednesdays at Avenue Lounge
Avenue Lounge is taking its popular Killer Queen Wednesdays to the next level by offering a complimentary special cocktail just for the ladies until 1am. And this isn’t your average drink – it’s a one-of-a-kind blend made with Bacardi rum, Chase elderflower liqueur, elderflower syrup, cranberry juice, and lychee. The night will also feature a curated playlist of music by resident DJs that’ll have you singing along to your favourite tunes, R&B slow jams, and hip-hop chart-toppers. Now, that’s an epic International Women’s Day in Singapore.
Avenue Lounge, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
6. A full-day wellness programme at Capella Singapore
Experience a luxurious day of self-care and rejuvenation at Capella Singapore on 11 March. This full-day wellness journey by Auriga Spa guarantees a blissful and tranquil experience. Immerse yourself in various activities such as feminine embodiment sessions, invigorating HIIT classes, tea blending workshops, and a crystal astrology sound bath under the glittering night sky. The programme also comes with a delicious recovery breakfast and a nourishing lunch that includes scrumptious bites like oven-baked salmon and chia seed pudding.
A full-day wellness programme at Capella Singapore, Sentosa, 1 The Knolls, Singapore 098297
7. Afternoon tea at The Marmalade Pantry
The Marmalade Pantry has something special brewing on International Women’s Day – a gorgeous afternoon tea set that’s available from 1 March to 30 April. This two-tiered afternoon tea set for two is chock-full of specially curated purple-themed treats to satisfy your sweet and savoury cravings. Sink your teeth into everything from cupcakes to macarons to delicious sandwiches, paired perfectly with a pot of their signature Monogram tea. We can’t think of a better way to unwind with your gal pals.
Afternoon tea at The Marmalade Pantry, #01-01, Oasia Hotel Downtown, 100 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079333
8. High tea at The Lobby Lounge at Shangri-La Singapore
Gather your girlfriends and treat yourselves to an extraordinary high tea experience that also supports an amazing cause. Enjoy a selection of sweet and savoury treats while soaking in the elegant ambience of The Lobby Lounge. This exclusive high tea experience is priced at $88 for two persons, and available in regular, vegetarian, and keto versions to cater to every dietary preference. And that’s not all – each set sold will help donate $3 to United Women Singapore, supporting the incredible Girls2pioneers, Boys Empowered, and GenSafe Workplaces programmes.
The Lobby Lounge at Shangri-La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
Go forth and enjoy these kickass International Women’s Day events in Singapore!