Wanna know what the month has in store? Here’s our definitive list of things to do in Singapore this July!
We’ve passed the mid-year mark! How insane is that? 2023 is flying by, but we’re determined to ensure you spend every moment well. If you’re thinking of filling your time with memorable programmes (aside from dining in the coolest new restaurants and cafes), we’ve got your back. Check out all the exhilarating things to do in Singapore this July.
Best things to do in Singapore this July
1. Concert: Lewis Capaldi: Broken by desire to be heavenly sent
If you haven’t already heard, the charming and humorous Lewis Capaldi will grace our shores in July. You might’ve heard his breakthrough single, Someone You Loved. It spent seven consecutive weeks as the #1 song in the UK and became the biggest-selling single. Back with songs that speak from his heart, he’s bursting and ready to share his music once again. There are limited tickets available in The Star Theatre, so it’s fastest fingers first. In the meantime, we’re wishing him a speedy recovery from his Glastonbury show where he recently lost his voice.
Lewis Capaldi: Broken by desire to be heavenly sent, #04-01, The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
2. Things to do: Stranger Things – The Encounter: Singapore
To the lovers of Stranger Things, this is an event you won’t wanna miss. Get ready to have your world turned upside down. Netflix and The Mighty Jaxx Group have collaborated to create this thrilling experience. Step back into the 80s for game night with the Hawkins High Hellfire Club. You’ll get the chance to go through iconic locations seen in the hit series. This includes The Lab, Joyce’s House, The Upside Down, and even the Creel House. Don’t forget to pick up the plethora of Stranger Things merch and grab a picture for Instagram!
Stranger Things – The Encounter: Singapore, Level 2, Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street, Singapore 188067
3. Watch: Singapore Festival of Football (driven by CDG Zig)
26 July, 30 July and 2 August
Calling all football fans: the Singapore Festival of Football (driven by CDG Zig) is coming to town! As the biggest football event with multiple matches featuring European clubs to be held here since 2019, there’ll be tons of action. Grab a seat at the National Stadium for this football frenzy featuring five renowned European clubs.
A major highlight? Liverpool FC’s return to Singapore for the second time. They’ll be up against Leicester City FC on 30 July, and a match with FC Bayern Munich on 2 August. Another fan favourite making their appearance include Tottenham Hotspur in the line up!
Don’t miss out on the festival village at OCBC Square for fun activities and dining options to fuel you up for a day of cheering on your favourite clubs. Football legends from all the clubs will take part in a variety of fan interactions from 25 July to 2 August, so keep your eyes peeled for opportunities to interact with your football heroes!
Singapore Festival of Football, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
4. Entertainment: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
From 26 July 2023
Looking for something to do with the little ones? After sold-out runs in 2013 and 2015, Goldilocks and the Three Bears is back! The Little Company returns with beautifully rousing performances of childhood fairytales, integrating cultural activity into the performances to boost the learning, play, curiosity, and discovery factors. Oh, and did we mention there are both English and Mandarin performances? It’s a great mix of entertainment and education for the kids, plus a fun way to learn languages. English performances start on 26 July and Mandarin performances start on 14 August.
In this musical, follow the journey of Goldilocks and her father as they bump into a family of porridge-hungry bears. But, there’s a twist. This fairytale classic is modernised with messages of sustainability and saving our forests. Learning how to take care of the environment plus figuring out how to get along with others? Sounds like the perfect two-for-one lesson. Make it a group date or a family day and book four tickets to get 15% off the total ticket price!
Goldilocks and the Three Bears, KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore 239035
5. Entertainment: Kumar Guilty
6 – 23 July
If you’re in need of some chuckles this month, local comedian Kumar is taking the stage once again. Following sold-out seasons of Kumar Unmasked and Kumar Locks Down, this show promises hysterically humorous acts. It’s bigger and bolder than ever! The interactive production will have you facing your deepest, darkest secrets and desires. You’ll be tearing up with laughter.
Kumar Guilty, B1, Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018973
6. Shop: Sunday Social Market
1 -2 July
If you’ve got plans to vibe out at the beach, keep an eye out for this street market at Sentosa. The Sunday Social Market plays host to over 20 curated brands. Think the likes of F&B brands, talented crafters, local designers, and eco-warriors. There are even fun activities scheduled for each day! On Saturday, relax with a morning yoga session before moving on to a picnic brunch and the edible plant workshop. On Sunday, take the chance to bring your pup along for a walk. Or consider letting the kids get their faces painted while you get your tarot reading done.
Sunday Social Market, Palawan Beach Walk, Palawan Green, Sentosa, Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099011
7. Nightlife: Majulah Music Night
Missed out on the last few Majulah events curated by Zendyll Agency? There’s another one right around the corner. This ultimate celebration of music, culture, and entertainment will take place at Somerset Skate Park. It’s the veritable epicentre of street culture, we say. This one-night-only concert promises a diverse line-up of local, regional, and international artists. We’re talking about Glenn Yong, Hongjoin, Feez, Dolla, and more performing Mandopop, hip-hop, and indie. Psst: there are only 1,000 tickets available, so don’t hesitate!
Majulah Music Night, Somerset Skate Park, 1 Somerset Road, Singapore 238162
8. Exhibition: Giffest 2023
Have you ever thought of gifs as works of art? Because Giffest is turning it around to showcase the richness of gifs as a digital art form. Artists across 30 countries have come together from an open call to create works in various mediums. We’re talking animation, graphic design, film, and photography. This year’s theme is “Imperfect” and highlights the beauty of imperfection. The art dips into perspectives of perfectionism and how it impacts society in an increasingly digital world.
Giffest III, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
9. Nightlife: Summer Weekender at Yin Bar & Yang Club
30 June – 1 July
If your gang is looking to have some summer fun, consider popping by Clarke Quay. Start with pre-drinks at Yin Bar with unique drink experiences. The Chandon Garden Spritz Station tended by bartenders serves up variations of the orange peel accented bubbly. Or go for the Yang Gui Fei summer punch bowl which is good for groups of three! Once you get all liquored up, Yang Club is just a skip away. From 10pm, live it up with hip hop and R&B DJs Luqman, Shai, and Gainzter on Friday. On Saturday, expect internationally renowned guest DJ Duo Kevu to bring forth electronic summer tunes. Psst: the best-dressed party-goers stand a chance to win uber attractive prizes from Moet Hennessy Diageo.
Yin Bar, #01-02, 3A River Valley Road, Singapore 179020
10. Entertainment: Pretzelle in Singapore
Hailing from the land of smiles, Thai girl group Pretzelle is set to perform for the first time ever in Singapore. This special hour-long performance will showcase the group’s spectacular vocal prowess and dance skills. Taking the international market by storm, Pretzelle is one of the fastest-growing girl groups. A feature in Times Square, New York as part of Spotify’s Equal campaign even recognises them as the artists to look out for in Asia.
Pretzelle in Singapore, Level 4, Ju Entertainment, 29 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059923
11. Things to do: Sake Meguri 2023
We’ve seen many celebrations of beer and wine, but now it’s time for sake to shine. For the first time ever, Sake Meguri will take place at Singapore Expo. Sake lovers will have the opportunity to taste over 200 prime sake labels. Plus, 18 representatives from leading sake breweries will fly in from Japan to share the culture and stories behind the sake they bring in. We hear that top sake sommeliers are hosting a bunch of masterclasses, too. So if you want to find out more about tasting notes, flavour profiles, and the uniqueness of sake, you know where to be!
Sake Meguri 2023, Level 2, Foyer 1, Peridot 201-203 @ MAX Atria, Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
12. Book ahead: French House pioneer FKJ live in Singapore
In support of his third album, Vincent Fenton (aka FKJ) will stop by Singapore as part of his Asia tour. FKJ boasts multiple talents as an instrumentalist, singer, and musician. He’s widely known for his French house hits, with his electronic sound played at festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Euphoria. It’s been a while since FKJ has graced the stage, but we’re very excited to see him when he swings by Singapore. Expect to hear both new material and old FKJ hits that’ll have you vibing the night away.
French House Pioneer FKJ live in Singapore, Pasir Panjang Power Station, 27 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 117537
It’s looking like a fun July with all these fab things to do in Singapore!