Singapore shows its colours this month, staying true to form with its share of food festivals. When you’re not stuffing your face, try getting back into shape at one of the running events this month or laugh off all that extra food at Singapore’s first ever comedy show featuring exclusively Asian women.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1st 2017 – SATURDAY, APRIL 8th 2017
MUSIC | Dance to Legendary DJ Armin
📅 Saturday, April 1st
Armin van Buuren brings his solo set Armin Only Embrace to our sunny shores. Based on his album of the same title, Burren has branched out into other musical styles and collaborated with a range of artists including Eric Vloeimans and Angel Taylor. Many of these contributing artists will be joining the Armin on tour.
PARTY | Celebrate A Boozy First Birthday Party
📅 Saturday, April 1st, 3pm
Craft beer and burger bar Freehouse will be commemorating one year since they first opened their doors in style. Join them for a lineup of local and international craft beers, free snacks from their new menu between 3-5pm and even a birthday cake.
Tickets: Free admission
📍21A Boon Tat St, Singapore,+65 9814 9048
FILM | Learn about the impact of plastic waste
📅 Tuesday, April 4th, 6.30pm-9pm
Gone Adventurin, the social enterprise that organises events through the Hub Singapore, will be screening award-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean which addresses the issue of eight million tonnes of plastic waste leaking into the oceans annually. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with social entrepreneurs and corporate partners, and part of the funds from the event will be donated to the Plastic Ocean Foundation.
SUNDAY, APRIL 9th 2017 – SATURDAY, APRIL 15th 2017
FESTIVAL | Eat your way through Singapore’s best restaurants
📅 Friday, April 14th – Saturday, April 15th
The Michelin guide is bringing their inaugural Street Food Festival to Sentosa Island. This festival will feature the restaurants that were recognised by the restaurant guide last year including the twelve Michelin Star winners and the thirty restaurants and hawkers that received a Bib Gourmand award for providing excellent food at affordable rates.
Bangkok’s favourite hipster market is coming to Singapore for two weekends of Artbox Singapore. The Bangkok version of Artbox focuses on local designers selling everything from homemade home decor to artisanal snacks. Artbox has yet to unveil their full lineup of events, but the market is likely to feature local Singapore artists as well as some of the classic snacks from the Bangkok edition.
Tickets: Admission is free
FOOD | Go Mexican this Easter
📅 Saturday, April 15th – Sunday, April 16th
Lower East Side Taqueria launches their Mexican Easter brunch for everyone tired of traditional Easter food. Spend your long weekend eating your weight in tacos, burritos, churros and more. And because it isn’t a long weekend without a tipple or two, try the latest additions to their cocktail list with The Pina Twist or The Bloody Mary.
Tickets: $45 per person
SUNDAY, APRIL 16th 2017 – SATURDAY, APRIL 22nd 2017
COMEDY | Enjoy Singapore’s first ever all females stand up show
📅 Thursday, April 20 – Saturday, April 22
Get ready to laugh until your face hurts with Laugh You Long Time, Singapore’s first ever comedy show featuring an exclusively Asian female lineup. The show will feature local comedians Sharul Channa and Michelle Chong as well as Malaysia native Joanne Kam and Los Angeles-based Jenny Yang. Together, these four women will bring an unforgettable night of jokes.
📍 4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore, +65 6688 8826
FESTIVAL | Show off your ink at the Singapore InkShow
📅 Friday, April 21st – Sunday, April 23rd
Once considered taboo, having tattoos in Singapore is no longer uncommon. The Singapore Ink Show will feature the island’s greatest tattoo artists and enthusiasts with exhibitions showing off the range of tattoo art in Singapore.
Tickets: $33 in advance, $35 at the door
📍 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore +65 6337 2888
SPORTS | Run or dance through Singapore’s Night Race
📅 Saturday, April 22nd
The Singapore Electric Run is a run and dance party combined into one. The Electric Run is a 5 kilometre race that takes place at night. Participants will receive an illuminated LED bracelet that strobes to the beat of the music while the walk, run or dance through the course’s event zones.
Tickets: To be announced
📍 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore +65 6514 5959
SUNDAY, APRIL 23rd 2017 – SUNDAY, APRIL 30th 2017
PARTY | Celebrate with the Berlin Bar
📅 Saturday, April 29th
Head to our favourite picturesque location and former convent Chijmes located in the heart of Singapore’s central business district to Celebrate Berlin Bar’s 2nd Anniversary. Details are still being firmed up, but this edgy bar is promising an unforgettable lineup.
Admission is free
📍 B1-06 Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore +65 6333 4036
SPORTS | Run for a cause at the Income Eco Run
📅 Sunday, April 30th, 5am-11am
Starting from the F1 Pit Building, the Income Eco Run, previously known as the NTUC Income Rn 350, champions eco-friendly behaviour. For the 2017 event, the organisers hope to see runners pledge to be “Zero Waste Runners” in order to improve the environmental impact of these events. Runners who make this pledge will receive a special handheld water bottle to use during the race.
Tickets: $73 for the 21.1K, $63 for the 10K
CULTURE | Learn about Chinese culture
📅 ends Sunday, Aprill 30th
The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall will be closing their exhibition on the Wuchang Uprising at the end of this month. This will be your last chance to see the beginning hallmarks of the 1911 Revolution that eventually resulted in the toppling of the Qing dynasty.
Tickets: Free admission for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, $6 for tourists