Get the lowdown on the most incredible things to do this weekend in Singapore!
Ah! So much to do, so little time. Our weekend agenda is filled to the brim this October with Halloween slowly creeping into our lives… real soon. From bar hoppin’ like a boss and fawning over a neon jungle, to partying at a former police headquarters and saying our last goodbyes to the iconic Merlion at Sentosa, we challenge you to fit all these into your schedule.
Honeycombers Bar Hop: Siloso Beach Edition
18 Oct, Friday
Start your weekend on the right note with one helluva Friday sundowner. Yes, The Honeycombers Bar Hop (get the lowdown here) is back and this time, we’re taking it to sunny Sentosa. Join us for one night of beachside drinks, delish grub, laidback vibes, live music and one sandy launch party! Get your tickets asap, limited spots as always. See you there!
When: Friday, 18 October 2019 from 7 – 9pm
Where: Bikini Bar, Coastes and Sand Bar
Tickets: $30 includes entry to Sand Bar’s official launch party with free-flow drinks and bites from 8.20 – 9 pm. Two free drinks and bar bites (one at Bikini Bar and Coastes each). Get your tickets here!
Experience: Goodbye Merlion
A part of us died inside (our childhood, probably) when we heard the news. Yes, Sentosa’s Merlion will be demolished to pave way for new development. Nonetheless, feel free to pay as many visits as you want till it ceases operations this weekend. Admission is 50% off for adults and children. Senior citizens aged 60 and above can enjoy free entry. That’s not all – you can also enjoy an exclusive light and sound show, interactive games and plenty of photo ops to treasure for life.
The Merlion attraction, until 20 October, Sentosa Island, 30 Imbiah Road, Singapore 099958
Culture: Deepavali Open House 2019
19 Oct, Saturday
Celebrate the festival of lights with myriad activities at the Indian Heritage Centre. The open house will include cooking demonstrations, saree draping workshops, a special edition of a Little India heritage trail, live band performances and even free tea and snacks. Of course, don’t forget to explore Little India and the lovely light up at night and taste some decadent Indian sweets that are bound to get you on a sugar high.
Deepavali Open House 2019, 19, 26 Oct: 10am-6pm; 27 Oct: 11am-3pm, Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924
Play: Scoot’s Yellow Converter
In dire need of a vacay but your bank balance says otherwise? Pop by Wisma Atria at Orchard Road for Scoot’s Yellow Converter. Yes, it’s exactly what its moniker suggests – bring every yellow item you have at home and convert ‘em for flight discounts and exciting prizes. Psst… the more creative you are, the more prizes you win so get crackin’. No yellow items? Try your hand at some games including the Yellow Velcro Challenge where you’ll don a velcro suit to catch as many yellow items as you can. Then it’s off to the Yellow Converter. Good luck!
Scoot’s Yellow Converter, 18-20 Oct, 11am-9pm, Wisma Atria Level 2 Outdoor Atrium
Shop: My Little Marché with Ask a French
20 Oct, Sunday
Ask a French opens its quaint flower boutique in Tiong Bahru for a pop-up featuring local and indie brands. Discover brands such as Esse, Hello Chocolate, Lost Guides and Pochi. Take home fabulous loot including sustainable womenswear, unique travel guides, hand woven bags, delish chocolates and of course, Ask a French’s signature dried flowers.
My Little Marché with Ask a French, 10am-4pm, RSVP to receive address
Talk: FastFwd Festival: Unlocking the Human Potential
19 Oct, Saturday
One of the most important life skills that will carry you through life is exploring your physical, psychological and spiritual capacities. Come and discover your potential at NewCampus’s FastFwd Festival, Singapore’s largest life-long learning conference. Take down notes at the immersive roundtable discussions with thought leaders and breakout sessions helmed by four keynote speakers.
FastFwd Festival: Unlocking the Human Potential, 11.30am-5.30pm, JustCo Marina Square, #03-308 6 Raffles Boulevard Singapore 039594
Eat: Kebab Party
20 Oct, Sunday
It’s kebab galore at Meatsmith as this smokehouse is back with one helluva kebab party. The party kicks off from noon and will see celebrity chefs, owners and regulars from The Lokal, Momozen Jakarta, Two Men Bagel House, Burnt Ends and The Feather Blade whipping out delish, juicy kebabs.
Kebab Party, 12pm-11.30pm, Meatsmith (Little India), 21 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209894
Party: Kult Yard Opening Weekender
The hills are alive! The kult just got bigger as the folks behind Kult Kafe have taken over yet another hill. Introducing Kult Yard, a cool new spot at a former police headquarters in Chinatown, featuring signature chill vibes, sick beats, cold beers and kultails. Join ‘em for a three-day hill warming complete with grub from Taste of Kult and Saikō, tipples from Brockmans Gin and live graffiti work by the best artists in town.
Kult Yard Opening Weekender, Fri: 5pm-12am, Sat-Sun: 3pm-12am, Kult Yard, 195 Pearl’s Hill Terrace #01-54, Singapore 168976
Experience: Neon Jungle Youth Celebrate! 2019
The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay transforms into an illuminated playground as part of this year’s Youth Celebrate! 2019. Feast your eyes on over 14 neon installations including three massive 10-metre neon sculptures of the cactus, Venus fly trap and daisy. It’s going to be one visual – not to mention, IG-worthy – treat, fosho!
Neon Jungle at Youth Celebrate! 2019, 18-27 Oct, 7pm-11pm, Gardens by the Bay 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953