Weekends are for Halloween everything, scary movie marathons, gravity-defying tricks and treats for all...
Warning: Amazing weekend plans right ahead. Pencil in some of the best things to do this weekend in Singapore from hauntingly amazing Halloween parties (+ regular shindigs) and spooktacular movies to spine-chilling fashion pop-ups and alarmingly good shows.
Things get absurd at Lulu’s
We love our drag queens, and Lulu’s is where they’re at. For the second edition of Carnival of the Absurd (that totally sold out last year), expect drama (lots of it) and super offbeat, multi-sensory entertainment. The parties rages on into the morning till 6 am so better fuel up on those special Halloween Caramel Apple cocktails.
Psst: Need a complete lowdown on Halloween everything? Our spooky party list is all you need.
Lulu’s Second Annual Carnival Of The Absurd, Lulu’s Lounge, 7 Raffles Boulevard Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore 39595
Get some street cred
Back in town for its sixth edition is the subculture lovin’ Street Superior Festival. Spend the weekend with your tribe collecting sneakers like Adidas NMD Hu x Pharrell Williams x Billionaire Boys Club, Adidas Yeezy 700 at Limited Edt’s pop-up. Need a crash course in skateboarding? VANS has teamed up with Pirate Life, a craft beer brewery from Adelaide, to hold demos and clinics to teach y’all some moves on an indoor ramp. Plus, S’pore sneaker artist SBTG will be there showing off his work too. Expect a public trading pit, cute socks from Happy Socks, a basketball arcade and more.
Street Superior Festival 2018, Pasir Panjang ‘A’ Power Station 27 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 117537
Calling all Boogie monsters
Yup, the Singapore River Festival is full steam ahead. But if you’re in a mood to take your Halloween blowout to a whole new level, a late 70s disco mayhem is coming to Clarke Quay this Saturday. Era-appropriate tracks, kitschy installations, OTT costumes and a whole lotta dancing at Zouk’s Boogie Wonderland. Wear your best costume and it just might pay off…
Boogie Wonderland: Zouk Halloween 2018, Zouk Singapore, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022
Watch horror movies on loop
Sure, you can cosy up at home and watch back-to-back scary movies on Netflix. Or you can summon the troops and scare yourself silly at these film screening. Catch Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror film Psycho at Scape’s pop-up outdoor cinema. Warning: You won’t feel safe in the shower for a few days after the viewing.
If a binge watch is what you’re after, Scream Asia Film Festival at The Cathy should give you sufficient goosebumps. Watch 11 films from across the world specially curated by Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo and South Korean film programmer Jongsuk Thomas Nam. More? Shiver with antici-pation at The Projector where you can dress up, catch The Rocky Horror Picture Show and party into the night.
Can’t do scary? That’s alright – pack a picnic basket, perhaps relive mild horrors from your teenage years and watch two coming-of-age movies at a free outdoor screening – My Girl (USA, 1991) on 26 Oct and My Girl (Thailand, 2003) on 27 Oct – at Gardens by the Bay.
Outdoor Popcorn Horror Cinema at Scape, Scream Asia Film Festival at The Cathay, The Glory Hoes present The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Projector and SGIFF Presents: Moonlight Cinema at Gardens by the Bay
Dine with your doggo
Pet parents, take your fur baby out for a fabulous treat this Sunday. Every time you treat yourself to burgers, your pup gets the same premium, Angus-beef patties on the house at Three Buns. Brunch with the full fam, meet other pet parents and doggos and make a day out of it.
Three Buns x Four Paws, 60 Robertson Quay, #01-01 Singapore 238252
Stock up at a vegan market
Are you a clean eater? Grab the nearest tote bag, some cash and make your way to this all vegan market! The Veg*n Farmers’ Market has everything from spiced nuts and granola to halal Mediterranean sweets and veggie boxes…and a Mediterranean vegan lunch buffet at Blu Kouzina at $50.80++. Take home bottles of vegan wine (it’s a thing), extra virgin olive oil from Greece, coconut yogurt (oh my) and a lot more.
Vegan Journeys: Vegan/Vegetarian Farmers’ Market, Blu Kouzina 10 Dempsey road (Blk 10), #01-21, Singapore 247700
Tricks n’ treats at the circus
Spend time under the big top marvelling at gravity-defying stunts, displays and whatnot. Catch the opening weekend of The Great Moscow Circus that has landed in Singapore after a decade and some. Expect a magnificent show (ethical too where no animals are involved) that the whole fam jam can enjoy.
The Great Moscow Circus, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Bring it on at the Barrage
Marina Barrage turns 10 and there’s got be a party. What better way to celebrate this engineering feat than with pyrotechnic displays, live music performances, river cruises, movie screenings and more!
Marina Barrage 10th Anniversary Celebrations Finale, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
Sing along with Mraz
It might be the last WTA on our island but it’s sure going out with a smash. Watch the finale on Sunday, but not before catching Jason Mraz live in concert. The Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter will be performing his tunes at the National Stadium this Saturday.
Jason Mraz Singapore, Singapore National Stadium, 1 Stadium Dr, Singapore 397629
Going once… going twice at the Fashion Pulpit
Time for a round two! After a wildly successful auction swap night, The Fashion Pulpit is doing it again… with more brands. Drop off your pre-loved clothes (15 max) and gain points to bid for pieces from Matter, August Society, StyleTribute as well as outfits from TV and radio presenter, Charlotte Mei’s closet. FYI Fashion Pulpit members and students get $8 off the registration fee.
Auction Swap by The Fashion Pulpit, 3-5pm, 117 River Valley Road Liang Court, Singapore 179030
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