10 Exciting Activities to Enjoy in Singapore in June 2018

  • 10 Exciting Activities to Enjoy in Singapore in June 2018

Singapore is buzzing with activities this June, including the coming of the Box Office’s hit musical, The Lion King. Two international music bands, Air Supply and Boyce Avenue, are also visiting the Lion City to the delight of their young and old fans. Gastronomic dishes await food lovers at the Yummy Food Expo. And Garfield’s 40th birthday bash is where the young and those young at heart can find their piece of fun.

Haven’t found your cup of tea? Read on to get it.

1.
Artbox Singapore 2018
Consumer Show
Artbox Singapore 2018 Image: Artbox Singapore
  • Date
    June 01, 2018 - June 03, 2018
  • Time
    15:00 – 23:00
  • Location
    Bayfront Event Space
  • Admission
    Free

Artbox is dubbed as Singapore’s biggest pop-up creative market. Originally from Bangkok, Artbox was brought to Singapore to showcase the local flea market culture and talents. Last year’s inaugural edition was a smashing success and it is coming back for its second year with the promise of a better experience at a much bigger venue.

Over 400 vendors from different parts of Asia are expected to participate in. Visitors can feast on a wide selection of regional food and beverage favorites. Bargain hunters can scour through the abundant retail selections. The night market is made more unique with interactive elements and creative art installations. If you just want to hang out, you can relax in one of the chill out hammocks and listen to the live music.

Artbox Singapore 2018 is organized by Invade Industry, a subsidiary of iFashion Group. The company is known for organizing spaces for regular or seasonal retail markets and bazaars such as iLight Marina Bay’s festival markets.

2.
StoryFest 2018
Art & Culture
StoryFest 2018 Image: StoryFest Singapore
  • Date
    June 01, 2018 - June 04, 2018
  • Time
    Various
  • Location
    The Arts House
  • Admission
    S$15 – S$25 (Some are free)

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.

 

3.
Air Supply in Singapore
Concert
Air Supply in Singapore
  • Date
    June 05, 2018
  • Time
    20:00
  • Location
    Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • Admission
    S$88 - S$178

The legendary soft rock duo, Air Supply, is coming back to Singapore for a one-night performance on June 5th.

The lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock and singer-songwriter/guitarist Graham Russell met in 1975 as co-performers in the Australian production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”. They later formed Air Supply and went on to produce several hit songs that remain widely popular to these days. Their beloved hit singles include “Lost in Love”, “The One That You Love”, “Even the Nights are Better”, “Every Woman in the World”, and “Making Love Out of Nothing at All”.

For over 40 years, Air Supply has sold more than 20 million copies of their albums. Throughout their successful career, the duo won several awards including the American Music Award for Best Pop Rock Group in 1981. Air Supply was also recognized by Billboard Magazine as Most Successful Pop Group of the 1980’s. They were inducted to the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame in 2013.

4.
Boyce Avenue Live in Singapore
Concert
Boyce Avenue Live in Singapore
  • Date
    June 07, 2018
  • Time
    20:00
  • Location
    The Star Theatre
  • Admission
    S$78 - S$138

Boyce Avenue returns to Singapore for an intimate show at the Star Theatre this June.

The three Manzano brothers, Alejandro (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Fabian (guitar, vocals), and Daniel (bass, percussion, vocals), have formed Boyce Avenue in 2004 and gained popularity by posting original renditions and song covers on YouTube. The YouTube channel now has more than 10 million subscribers and over 3.8 billion views, making them the most viewed independent band on the world.

The band last performed in Singapore in 2015 and will return to delight their fans with their original songs like “I’ll Be the One”, “Speed Limit”, and “Just Say Yes”. The trio is also known for their covers of popular songs like “Be Somebody”, “One Life”, “Yellow”, and “Find Me”.

 

5.
Garfield Carnival & Run Singapore
Lifestyle
Garfield Carnival & Run Singapore
  • Date
    June 08, 2018 - June 10, 2018
  • Time
    10:00 – 21:00 (Carnival)
    08:00 (Garfield Run)
  • Location
    Palawan Green, Sentosa
  • Admission
    S$15 - S$55 (Carnival)
    S$45 – S$55 (Garfield Run)

Celebrate Garfield’s 40th birthday at the Garfield Carnival in Singapore! Meet Garfield and his friends and be treated to a variety of fun entertainment, attractions, and carnival game kiosks. Take a chance to win exclusive Garfield 40th Birthday Bash prizes!

If you are up to it, register for the Garfield Run which happens on June 10th. Runners will get an exclusive Garfield Run tee, Garfield drawstring bag, Garfield Run finisher medal, plus a mystery gift from Garfield! The Garfield Run registration comes with free entrance to the Garfield Carnival and Sentosa.

Carnival VIP ticket and Premium ticket holders will also get exclusive Garfield items.

6.
Ultra Singapore 2018
Art & Culture
Ultra Singapore 2018
  • Date
    June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018
  • Location
    Ultra Park, 1 Bayfront Avenue
  • Admission
    S$155 - S$550 (for a 2-day ticket)

Ultra is a major outdoor music festival that is held annually in over 20 countries around the world. The festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes in Miami, Florida. From the USA, the festival expanded to other countries including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, South Korea, South Africa, Japan, Indonesia, Spain, Croatia, and Colombia.

The Ultra music festival was first held in Singapore for one night as Road to Ultra during the Formula One race weekend in 2015. Ultra returned in 2016 as a two-day music festival which is now known as Ultra Singapore.

Ultra Singapore 2018 features 3 stages: The Main Stage, the Live Stage, and the Resistance Stage, and the biggest names in EDM for adults aged 18 years old and older to enjoy a full 2-day party.

7.
Yummy Food Expo 2018
Expo
Yummy Food Expo 2018

Yummy Food Expo 2018 is coming on stage again this June, promising to take more than 1,000 food products from over 150 exhibitors to the show. There will be yummy cooked food, drinks, and desserts for a delicious food tour plus ready to cook food, snacks, chocolates and confectionery, pastries, chilled and frozen packed food, sauces and condiments, coffee & tea, grains, healthy & organic food, health & wellness supplements, and herbs & tonic for an exciting shopping tour.

Come to enjoy the food, exclusive deals and chance to win wonderful prizes.

8.
Yoga Fiesta SG 2018
Lifestyle
Yoga Fiesta SG 2018
  • Date
    June 23, 2018
  • Time
    12:00 – 21:30
  • Location
    Palawan Green, Siloso Beach Walk
  • Admission
    S$62 (Early bird)
    S$65 (Standard)

Celebrate International Yoga Day with Yoga Fiesta SG 2018! This is Singapore’s first ever yoga fusion event that promises a whole day of fun and exciting activities for yogis in Singapore.

The whole-day line-up includes Paul Grilley’s Flying Dragon led by celebrity trainer Jo Phee and Dance Yoga with Bill Calhoun. Other fun activities include Doga (yoga with dogs), Yogalates (fusion of yoga and Pilates), ZEN-Fusion Project Runway (fashion show featuring top fitness brands), and Silent Disco Yoga. Participants can also take part in the Match ‘Em Up game station which will run the whole day.

The event will close with the awarding of fabulous prizes at the Yoga Fiesta SG 2018 Grand Lucky Draw. All ticket holders will receive the Ultimate Yoga Fiesta Gift Pack containing Yoga Fiesta SG 2018 bag, sports bottle, Visor and lots of other goodies by famous brands.

9.
Lion King Singapore
Musical Show
Lion King Singapore

The Lion King musical is coming to Singapore as a part of an ongoing international tour that also includes stops in the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and South Africa.

This stage version of Disney’s beloved film has been watched by over 9 million theatre goers around the world and has won more than 70 major international awards, including the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Choreography, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design, and Best Lighting Design in 1998.

Come to enjoy a landmark musical, which is Broadway’s third longest-running show in history and the highest grossing Broadway production of all time with more than US$1billion in ticket sales.

10.
Super Rugby 2018
Sports and Fitness
Super Rugby 2018
  • Date
    June 30, 2018
  • Time
    19:55
  • Location
    National Stadium
  • Admission
    S$15 - S$35 (Children 3 – 17 years old)
    S$29 - S$60 (General)

Watch Singapore’s adopted home team, HITO-Communications SUNWOLVES, battles it out with South Africa’s BULLS at the highly-anticipated Super Rugby event! The Singapore stop is scheduled as the 17th-round match between the two teams.

Super Rugby is a professional men’s rugby union football competition that is played by teams from Japan, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. It started as Super Six, referring to the six teams that participated in 1986. It later expanded to Super 14 before becoming Super Rugby. The league currently has 15 teams. This year, Japan’s Mitsubishi Estate Company Limited (MEC) bagged the title sponsorship.

 

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