Get the lowdown on the most incredible things to do this weekend in Singapore!
Shop: Carolina Herrera Fragrance Candy Store Pop-up
Decked out in classic red and white outside Tangs Orchard, the Carolina Herrera pop-up will showcase limited-edition festive coffers, including the brand’s signature scents: Good Girl, Bad Boy and 212. There will also be bottle engraving sessions on 20 and 21 December.
Carolina Herrera Fragrance Candy Store Pop-up, 10.30am-9.30 pm, Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238864
Shop: Epigram Christmas Market 2019
Bibliophiles, look to this sale for prices as low $1 and irresistible offers. Perfect opportunity to have a jolly good time!
Epigram Christmas Market 2019, Fri: 2pm-9pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 11am-6pm, Epigram Books, #03-08, 1008 Toa Payoh North, Singapore 318996
Shop: The Season of Joy at Capitol Singapore
This Yuletide season, the mall transforms into one mega European-themed Christmas market complete with over 50 festive booths featuring desserts, cakes and mulled wine. Plus, you won’t want to miss the eight-metre Capitol Kempinski Singing Tree which makes a great IG-worthy spot before you make your way to the skating rink.
The Season of Joy, Capitol Singapore Outdoor Plaza, 11.30am-9.30pm, 13 Stamford Road, Singapore 178905
Shop: Underground Market No.12 x Wheelock Place
A sustainable fashion market during the festive season? Yes please! Hosted by the Underground Market, there will be a curated selection of secondhand outfits from the likes of model Aimee Bradshaw and stylist Pia Chandra-Masters. So bring a bring bag ‘cos there’s gonna be some serious shopping involved.
Underground Market No.12 x Wheelock Place, 1pm-7pm, Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road, Singapore 238880
Comedy: Crazy Christmas: Crazy Grinch Asians
Expect to ROTFL, ‘cos Dream Academy’s Crazy Christmas is bringing on the giggles. This year’s line-up attracts a spritely bunch with big names such as Kumar, Sebastian Tan aka Broadway Beng, Selena Tan, George Chan and more on the list.
Crazy Christmas: Crazy Grinch Asians, various timings, Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Road, Singapore 178907
Wine and Dine: Epicurean Market
The annual Epicurean Market revels in the best of food, wine and spirits with unmissable activities such as celebrity chef appearances, masterclasses, award-winning Marina Bay Sands restaurants showcasing their signatures and a marketplace stocked with holiday treats, wines, cheeses and more.
Epicurean Market, Sat:12pm–10pm; Sun:12pm–9pm; Exhibition Hall A-C, Level 1, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Party: De9al Presents: New Perspective
13 December, Friday
Head to this indie theatre for a party that is super inclusive and by that, we mean the music (of course, anyone and everyone are welcome). DJ De9al will be scratching pop, rock, EDM and R&B hits throughout the night. A mixture of Ariana Grande and The Beatles? We’re in!
Party: De9al Presents: New Perspective, 10:30pm-2:30am, #05-00, The Projector, Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road Singapore 199589
Talk: An Evening with Michelle Obama
14 December, Saturday
It’s not every day we get an icon of a woman on our sunny shores. We’re talking about Michelle Obama, the first African-American first lady. Just for one night, you’ll get to hear firsthand experiences that have shaped her life. This is one event you don’t want to miss!
An Evening with Michelle Obama, 7:30pm-9pm, Singapore Expo Hall 4, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Shop: Deck the Hauls – A Festive Creator’s Market
14 December, Saturday
Ring the bells and deck the hauls, this Christmas market will bring you the most thoughtful presents made by local creators. While you’re at it, try your hand at some free snow globe and scented candle-making workshops. Oh, and get your presents wrapped for a cool $4 with all proceeds donated to charity.
Deck the Hauls – A Festive Creator’s Market, 11am-5pm, WeWork, 83 Clemenceau Avenue, Singapore 239920
Party: Yung Bae presented by Collective Minds x Kilo Lounge
14 December, Saturday
If you need two reasons to head to Kilo, know that it will be closing its doors at the end of 2019 and Yung Bae will be making a one-night appearance before that. With five albums under his belt, expect happy, funky and groovy beats.
Yung Bae presented by Collective Minds x Kilo Lounge, 10pm-3am, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, Kilo Lounge, Singapore 088444
Eat: Little India 2nd Anniversary x Black Sheep Restaurants
15 December, Sunday
As part of its second birthday celebration, chefs from the Hong Kong restaurant group, Black Sheep Restaurants will be coming down to cook up a spicy storm at Meatsmith. Expect tantalising South Asian flavours including the likes of beef pepper stir fry, chicken 65 and guinea fowl kebab alongside good music and tipples.
Little India 2nd Anniversary x Black Sheep Restaurants (HK), 2pm-11:30pm, Meatsmith, 21 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209894