From the latest Japanese Anime titles to celebrity cosplayers from Japan and the region, expect only the best J-Culture experience and brace yourself for new surprises at C3 Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2019 (#C3AFASG19).
With premiere screenings, day stage programmes, competitions and dedicated experiential zones, the three-day festival from 29 November to 1 December 2019 will be a celebration of the latest and best curated content and experiences for anime fans and Japanese pop culture enthusiasts.
Festival-goers can expect new experiential elements, from the inaugural AFA Film Festival, to an all-new AFA Play zone that brings together the best of analog and digital games and competitions related to J-Culture. The highly popular I LOVE ANISONG Anime Music Festival returns with new artiste collaborations and energetic performances to wow every music lover. Collectors can look forward to exclusive merchandise in the Exhibition Hall, hear direct from behind-the-scenes special creators of blockbuster titles, and enjoy a delicious treat at the Food Street before diving back into the action.
How to get there
Nearest MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall
Pet Street Gang festival is here to create a special all rounded experience for festival goers! Be it strolling down the lanes of both pet and human merchandises, doing pilate exercise with your pets, learning from experienced experts on pet care, food and nutrition care, workshops; and at the same time savour a fantastic variety of food which ranges from Asian to Western meals, varieties of cocktails, beer, wine, this gives no excuse for all to come together to meet new friends, spending time with family at a place of beauty!
The world’s most energising wellness and music festival is coming to Singapore.
In the day, enjoy invigorating yoga flow sessions led by world-class Yogis, wellness and fitness masterclasses curated by Pure Yoga, and indulge in a feel good feast at our marketplace.
As the sun sets, AIA Glow is transformed into a music festival featuring the hottest international artists and some of the biggest local acts in the city. The AIA Glow Festival is a health and wellness event for the 21st century. It is not about spiritual healing, it is not a retreat.
We want to create a experience that brings together the most celebrated things in life – health and wellness, food, music and community.
It is a journey.
Turn your positive glow from the fitness and wellness activities and wholesome treats and bites into something that radiates from you into the people around you.
As the sun sets, you’ll see how everything will begin to glow with you as the party atmosphere turns up into a musical feast that feeds your mind, body and soul.
ZoukOut is Asia’s only dusk ‘til dawn beach party. This dance festival started in 2000 and has been one of Singapore’s highly anticipated annual events since.
This year the festival will be headlined by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, currently ranked No. 2 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. Joining them are none other than Galantis, W&W and recently announced Australia’s Timmy Trumpet, legendary producer Jeffrey Sutorius, and electro house gargantuan, KSHMR.
An inter-generation mega Food & Music Festival taking place at Singapore Turf Club @ Kranji (Carpark B, Next to Kranji MRT) from 16-18 November!
If you are a food and/or music lover, expect to see more than 100 food and merchanise booths, one will find a vast diversity of tastes in food which will range from the traditional food type like Muah Chee, Peranakan Laska and Chilli Crab to the instagrammable food choice like fried ice cream, salted egg fries and fruity drinks amongst the young!
The music line-up comprises of various local talents ranges from the established musicians to the young and budding ones! Other activities include pony petting, Go kart rides, Best Dressed Retro Pop Contest, Pyrography, Daily lucky draw and kite painting corner!
A fantastic festival not to be missed!
This year’s Singapore Female Festival is themed “Create, Nurture and Transform”. A woman in each stage of her life needs different power to live a happy and successful life. And the Festival is here to help create sparks and empower the women of today.
Event highlights include Exhibition & Showcase, Festival Village, Forum & Dialogue, Bridal Fashion Runway, Make-up & Hair Show, and Photography Showcase.
Those love to sweat it out can have fun with Bollywood-style fitness through Bolly Dazz, Latin dance fitness through Zumba, K-pop inspired workout though K-Kardio, or plain old still boxing.
The festival boasts of top women speakers to inspire modern women. The line-up includes Mrs Universe Singapore 2016 Lynette Tan, LifeSparks Studio founder Charlotte Mizuki, Rock the Naked Truth founder Cheryl Tay, author Lilian Ong, award-winning writer Pauline Loh, and many more.
Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2018 (STGCC) is celebrating their 10th anniversary on 8 & 9 September, 2018. This is expected to be their biggest event that brings together the best of East and West pop culture. Participants can have fun while dressed as their favorite superhero or video game character!
The Championships of Cosplay is one of the highlights of STGCC. The winner will represent Singapore at the Crown Championships of Cosplay finals at C2E2 2019 in Chicago, USA.
Kids will have their time to shine at the Kids’ Cosplay Parade! Your child can come as a princess, warrior, superhero, or villain! The Kids’ Cosplay Parade is open to kids aged 5 to 12 years old. No registration fees needed!
Singapore Theatre Festival is a thrilling theatrical event in which contemporary Singaporean theatre is celebrated through new and original local works.
Since 2006, Singapore Theatre Festival has presented 33 productions in collaboration with local theatre companies and artists. The festival takes pride in working with undiscovered, emerging and established playwrights like Alfian Sa’at, Eleanor Wong, Huzir Sulaiman, Chong Tze Chien, Ovidia Yu, Joel Tan, and Thomas Lim to bring the very best of Singapore theatre to more audience.
- Press Gang: S$50 – S$75
- Supervision: S$50
- Building a Character: S$45
- When the Cold Wind Blows: S$45
- F.E.: S$45
- One Metre Square: Voices from Sungei Road: S$50 – S$75
- Faghag: S$50
- An Actress Prepares: S$45
StoryFest 2018 is an international storytelling festival held in Singapore for the second year in a row. The event features various performances with the following highlights: “Beowulf” by The Telling Theatre, “The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” by Maimouna Jallow, and “The Illusion of Truth” by Mara Menzies.
Performances that are suitable for family audience include “Legend of the Nordic Gods” by Jesper la Cour Andersen of Denmark, Magic, “Mystery & Mayhem!” by Mara Menzies of Kenya, and “Story! Story! Story Come!” by Maimouna Jallow of Nairobi.
There are also workshops and master classes for aspiring storytellers. Free activities like Story Cloth Making and the Story House, which encourage story sharing, listening, and conversations, are just perfect for kids.
The Singapore International Jazz Festival is back for its fifth year! It is dubbed as one of Asia’s leading music festivals that should not be missed by jazz lovers in Singapore. The festival will feature 30 hours of live music by 12 world-renowned artists. Performances will be conducted across two stages at the Marina Bay Sands.
Party-goers can enjoy the music until dawn with a more intimate concert set-up at The Late Show on April 6 and 7.
- The Main Stage on 6 April: Weish; Gogo Penguin; Parov Stelar
- The Main Stage on 7 April: The Teng Ensemble; Tompi; Lalah Hathaway; Jamie Cullum
- The Main Stage on 8 April: The Jazz Association Sg Orchestra Led By Jeremy Monteiro; House Of The Gypsies (From The Gypsy Kings Alumni); Brand New Heavies; And Incognito Featuring Omar And Leee Joh
- The Late Show on 6 April: Tim De Cotta; Soul Ii Soul; Estelle; Drem (Dj)
- The Late Show on 7 April: Mas1a; Ms. Lauryn Hill; Dj Nu-Mark; Jnr Tirso (Dj)
Show your support for artists with disabilities at the True Colours Festival in Singapore! Everyone is welcome to visit the festival grounds at the OCBC Square to enjoy food, drinks, film screenings, and interactive experience.
The festival is highlighted with a 3-night concert that gathers the world’s most incredible performing artists with disabilities. The amazing line-up includes Australian jazz crooner Tony Dee, violinist Adrian Anantawan from Canada, Malaysian rock group Caliph Buskers, international street dance crew ILL-Abilities, Singaporean pianist Dr Azariah Tan, celebrated ballet dancers Ma Li & Zhai Xiaowei from China, and France’s Got Talent 2016 second runner up Aliénette Coldfire from the Philippines.
Be dazzled with this year’s i Light Marina Bay! This amazing lights show is considered as Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival with 22 light art installations by local and international artists. The event aims to promote sustainable habits in daily living. There are also fringe activities for festival goers to enjoy. Admission is free!
Garden Beats is an electronic picnic festival that offers a multi-sensory experience of music, food, and fun games. The main stage is where you can dance all the day to the mixes by international and local DJ’s like Youngr Live, Pomo Live, andhim, Hernandez Bros, and .gif.
If you feel hungry, head to the culinary fields where you can find pop-up stalls of Singapore’s hippest restaurants. Let out your inner child and have some fun through a quick game of lawn bowling or croquet at the play fields.
Celebrate the Hindu Holi spring festival at Rang Barsay in Sentosa! This annual event is dubbed as the biggest Holi color party in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Join the fun in a day of food and music to celebrate the Hindu festival of love and colors. 7,000 revelers are expected to attend so it’s surely going to be a big rocking beach party!
St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival promises a full day of music, food, drinks, fun, and good vibes at The Meadow – the perfect venue with the iconic Marina Bay Sands at the background. The 2018 line-up of artists includes international acts Amy Shark, Billie Eilish, Bonobo, AlexTBH, Heals and many more. They will be joined by Singapore’s very own Amateur Takes Control, Masia, Obedient Wives Club, Tim de Cotta, and The Lion City Boy.
Pongal is a traditional Indian harvest festival that is also celebrated in Singapore. It is the farmers’ way of giving thanks to Surya, the Sun God and giver of life. During the festival, Little India becomes a hub of activities that celebrates Indian culture. Look out for bargains at the mini village along Campbell Lane or cultural performances and street light-up at Kinta Road.
This holiday season, enjoy Christmas together with your beloved pets at the largest pets lifestyle festival in Singapore. Pets Jingle features product booths, stage programmes, and healthcare seminars for both humans and pets. There will also be a special Christmas Tree light up to commemorate departed pets.
ZoukOut is dubbed as Asia’s biggest dance music festival. Join thousands of revelers in this 2-night dusk ‘til dawn beach party at Sentosa! This year’s line-up includes Amelie Lens, Axwell and Ingrosso, Claptone, DJ Snake, Flume, and many, many, more.
Christmas Wonderland 2017 is the 4th edition of the grandest yuletide fair in Singapore. For 26 days in December, an area of 57,000 sq. m. at Gardens by the Bay is transformed into a magical festival of lights, food, and fun for the whole family.
Highlights include the Festive Market, snow playground and ice rink, Luminarie light sculpture display, Santa’s Grotto, plus thrilling carnival rides.
Let’s Go Jalan Jalan is a food and music festival that showcases live entertainment and more than 100 varieties of food. Festival goers can indulge in local favorites like Tutu Kueh, Mee Siam, and Goreng Pisang. Other attractions include a heritage trail, live culinary workshop, and fun games.
Free shuttle service is provided from Seah Im Carpark and Labrador Park MRT Station (Exit A).
The Giving Family Festival is organized by TOUCH Community Services for the benefit of more than 28,000 individuals in need. Families and friends can enjoy fun games, exhilarating rides, live workshops, and shopping for treats and goodies! It’s a great way to spend the weekend while supporting a worthy cause.
Halloween Horror Nights is arguably the most popular Halloween event in Singapore. Once again, Universal Studios will be transformed into a big horror park. This year, Halloween Horror Nights will feature icons that represent the 7 deadly sins. Thrill seekers can amp up their horrifying experience through 5 haunted houses, 2 scare zones, 2 world-class shows, and the first ever Zombie Laser Tag.
O.P.E.N. Picnic is a pop-up culinary showcase spearheaded by Lebanese chef, Kamal Mouzawak. Four chefs from Beirut will present their Lebanese culinary innovations for Singapore foodies. Bring your picnic mats and take part in this fun food exchange with your family and friends.
The much-awaited opening of the Gateway Theatre in Singapore is finally here! This 3-day festival is filled with various art performances, stand-up comedy, local films, and workshops. Highlights include a live performance by The Steve McQueens, comedy by couple Rishi and Sharul, and dance show by T.H.E. Dance Company.