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.