10 Exciting Things to Celebrate Singapore’s National Day 2018 with

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August is more than just the National Day celebration in Singapore. Residents and visitors can look forward to a variety of exciting events this August to enjoy the country’s special day largely.

The entertainment scene is abuzz with the presence of Irish boy band, Boyzone and K-pop sensation, GOT7. Food lovers will surely have a ‘delicious’ time at the World Food Fair while alcohol guzzlers will enjoy a ‘drunken’ night sinking in over 600 different beers to taste at Beerfest Asia.

All these and more fill up Singapore’s event calendar this August 2018. Find out more below.

1.
Hyperplay: Asian Esports x Music Festival
Sports and Fitness
Hyperplay: Asian Esports x Music Festival Image: Hyperplay: Asian Esports x Music Festival
  • Date
    August 04, 2018 - August 05, 2018
  • Time
    12:00 (Aug 4 )
    16:00 (Aug 5)
  • Location
    Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • Admission
    Day 1 Price: $38 - $138
    Day 2 Price: $48 - $178
    2-Day Price: $58 - $288


Hyperplay combines the fun and thrill of e-sports and music in a two-day event at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Competitors from 10 countries will battle it out at the first ASEAN League of Legends competition, which is one of the most active and popular competitive video games today. And top international acts like Nick Jonas, Alessia Cara, CL, Afgan, Slot Machine, and The Sam Willows will electrify the audience with their best performances.

Expect a weekend event that drenches you in the spirit of the youths.

2.
GOT7 2018 World Tour “Eyes on You” in Singapore
Concert
GOT7 2018 World Tour “Eyes on You” in Singapore Image: GOT7 2018 World Tour “Eyes on You” in Singapore
  • Date
    August 04, 2018
  • Time
    16:00
  • Location
    Zepp@BIGBOX Singapore
  • Admission
    $168 - $288

Seven-member K-Pop boy band GOT7 will return to Singapore for GOT7 2018 World Tour “Eyes on You” at ZEPP @ BIGBOX. The tour promises to be an exciting music party for GOT7’s fans in Singapore, an event where the band’s latest album hits will shine together with their familiar hits like “Hard Carry”, “Look”, “You Are”, and “Never Ever”.

GOT7 released their new mini album “Eyes on You” in March 2018 and secured the No.1 position on iTunes album charts in 20 countries including Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Brazil. The album also debuted at No. 2 on Billboard World Albums Chart. The album’s title track, “Look”, entered the Gaon Download Chart at No. 3. “Eyes on You” has already been sold over 300,000 copies in Korea.

3.
Kids World Fair: Huge Parenting Fair
Family Entertainment
Kids World Fair: Huge Parenting Fair Image: Kids World Fair: Huge Parenting Fair
  • Date
    August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
  • Time
    Fri & Sat: 11:00 – 21:00
    Sun: 11:00 – 20:00
  • Location
    Suntec Convention Hall
  • Admission
    Free

Kids World Fair, the largest parenting fair in Southeast Asia, is a playground for the whole family to have fun through tons of  activities.

For kids aged 3 to 12 years old, the event showcases a wide variety of fun trial classes that help entertain and discover their hidden potential. Kids’ cartoon characters such as Scooby Doo, Powerpuff Girls, and Ninja Kai are among the hosts to add joy to the littles’ experience.

Kid World Carnival will also be back with a wider range of games and rides including a horse carousel, robotic rides, circus train, Mad Tea Party, Grand Prix F1 bump ride, and mini pirate ship!

Exclusive perks and freebies are available to grab while free goodie bags will only be given to early registrants.

4.
A Gift for Singapore
Orchestra
A Gift for Singapore Image: A Gift for Singapore
  • Date
    August 12, 2018
  • Time
    15:00
  • Location
    Esplanade Concert Hall
  • Admission
    Free

Celebrate the National Day in a musical way by soaking up the beloved medleys of local tunes by popular Singaporean composers at Esplanade Concert Hall on August 12, 2018. Join the Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra, led by conductors Adrian Chiang and Dedric Wong, and take a trip down memory lane with nostalgic songs of the various ethnic cultures in Singapore such as Xi Shui Chang Liu and Di Tanjong Katong. There will also be special appearances by vocalist Sugie Phua, world fusion music group Flame of the Forest, and other ethnic instrumental soloists.

Admission to the concert is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.

5.
Singapore Bike Show 2018
Trade Show
Singapore Bike Show 2018 Image: Singapore Bike Show 2018
  • Date
    August 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018
  • Time
    10:30
  • Location
    Singapore Expo Hall 5
  • Admission
    Free

Singapore Bike Show is back on its third edition with the theme, “Ride On!”. It is considered as Asia’s most comprehensive motorcycle, scooter, bicycle, and e-scooter show. This year’s version promises to be bigger and better with more than 100 exhibitors and 70,000 expected visitors.

The event program includes indoor exhibition showcase, outdoor stunt performances, Obstacle Course Ride, e-scooter tests, Power Sprinter Challenge, Bike Forum, Race Queen Contest, runway show, adventure workshop, lucky draw, and many more!

6.
Game of Rhones in Singapore
Food & Beverage
Game of Rhones in Singapore Image: Game of Rhones in Singapore
  • Date
    August 19, 2018
  • Time
    11:00
  • Location
    CHIJmes, 30 Victoria Street
  • Admission
    TBA

Wine is coming! The celebration of the great grape varieties of the Rhone Valley makes its epic journey to Singapore for the very first time in 2018! The best Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre, Viognier, and Marsanne of the French valley will be showcased together with some of the best from Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

There will be more than 100 different wines in a range of styles offered at the venue for wine lovers to taste and find out your new loves. Just start the exploration with the Plumm wine glass given to each ticket holder. A range of food, beer, and cider is available to purchase on the day from local legends.

7.
Downtown Gallery’s First-ever Carpark Cycling Race
Sports and Fitness
Downtown Gallery’s First-ever Carpark Cycling Race

Dust off your bikes and hit the ground pedalling at Downtown Race 2018 as it comes to Downtown Gallery – taking place in the carpark for the very first time! Singapore’s top cyclists from the road, mountain and fixed gear categories will take over the carpark for an exciting morning of competition.

Put your cycling skills, climbing ability, and competitiveness to the test with family and friends in the race’s two-up time trial, where a pair of riders face off each other at once in the “Race a Mate” qualifiers. Advanced cyclists can also participate in the Women’s and Men’s open categories where the top 10 finalists battle out for a spot as King or Queen of Downtown Race 2018.

Suitable for people of all ages and fitness, the Downtown Race 2018 promises a competitive and adrenaline-pumping Sunday for cycling enthusiasts. Families can also get in on the fun with kids-friendly activities and cycling-related talks by passionate advocates of the sport.

All registered participants will receive a goodie bag worth $50.

Choose from 12 different categories:

1) Men’s Juniors A (17-18 years)*

2) Women’s Juniors A (17-18 years)*

3) Men’s Open (19 years +)

4) Men’s Masters (35-44 years)

5) Men’s Supermasters (45 years+)

6) Men’s Sport (19 years +)

7) Women’s Open (19 years +)

8) Women’s Sport (16 years +)

9) Men’s MTB Open (15 years +)

10) Women’s MTB Open (15 years +)

11) Men’s Fixed Gear Open (15 years +)

12) Women’s Fixed Gear Open (15 years +)

*For Women’s Sport and Juniors, riders below the minimum age is accepted if parental consent is provided. All riders below 17 years of age are required to complete a parental consent form that can be submitted on the day of event.

8.
Boyzone Live
Concert
Boyzone Live Image: Boyzone Live
  • Date
    August 21, 2018
  • Time
    20:00
  • Location
    Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • Admission
    S$98 - S$188

Irish boyband, Boyzone, celebrates their 25th anniversary with a concert tour that is making a pit stop in Singapore on 21 August. The group, consisted of Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch, will be singing their classic hits and new releases at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The band’s successful 25 year career is marked by the release of six studio albums, seven compilation albums and over 25 million records sold worldwide. Some among their hits are “Picture of You”, “Words”, “Baby Can I Hold You”, “No Matter What” and “Light Up The Night”.

9.
Beerfest Asia
Food & Beverage
Beerfest Asia Image: Beerfest Asia
  • Date
    August 30, 2018 - September 02, 2018
  • Time
    30 August, Thursday: 18:00 - 24:00
    31 August, Friday: 16:00 - 24:00
    01 September, Saturday: 15:00 - 24:00
    02 September, Sunday: 14:00 - 23:00
  • Location
    The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
  • Admission
    From S$20

Beerfest Asia is bringing the widest range of local and international beers to an event to celebrate its 10th year of bringing great beer and great entertainment to Singapore. Join them and enjoy the new launches as well as the all-time award winners. Beyond that is 10 limited edition Beerfest Asia Birthday Beers, created by 10 breweries around the world, which can only be found at the festival.

Tribute bands, local live bands, and DJs are invited to electrify the crowd. On the event’s last day, Beerfest Asia will transform into a family carnival with inflatables and games stalls, suitable for children and pets.

10.
World Food Fair 2018
Food & Beverage
World Food Fair 2018 Image: World Food Fair 2018
  • Date
    August 30, 2018 - September 02, 2018
  • Time
    11:00 - 22:00
  • Location
    Singapore Expo Hall 5
  • Admission
    Free

World Food Fair is back with its 15th edition! Come and indulge in a comprehensive and sumptuous range of delights from all over the world. Over ​500 local and international exhibitors from the food and beverage industry will showcase products like baked goods, barbecue, biscuits, cereals, organic products, poultry, processed food, vegetarian food, and so much more. Up to 50,000 people are expected to visit the World Food fair 2018.

Guests will enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 deals, flash coupon deals, special bundles, and limited special price deals. Cash prizes and other exciting rewards also await customers!

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