Excite Your August 2017 with These 10 Events in Singapore
August is always an exciting month in Singapore. It is the month when Singaporeans celebrate National Day on the 9th of August. Visitors and locals alike look forward to the annual parade that highlights the national holiday.
Aside from this historic date, there are many other exciting events to look forward to in Singapore this August 2017. Check out the list below that includes fun activities for people of all ages and various interests.
Films at the Fort
Art & Culture
Films at the Fort is presented by Chile’s top wine brand, Casillero del Diablo. Film enthusiasts can enjoy award-winning masterpieces in an open-air cinema setting with gourmet food and wine. Film lineup includes classics like “Grease”, “Thelma & Louise”, and “Life is Beautiful”. Catch this year’s Oscar Best Picture Winner, “Moonlight”, on August 1, 2017.
Singapore Coffee Festival 2017
Food & Beverage
Recommended for coffee lovers
This Singapore’s most anticipated coffee event is organized by Straits Times and DBS Bank. The festival showcases creations by Singapore’s top cafes and foreign coffee producers.
Different coffee products and gadgets by over 100 exhibitors will be on display. You can also learn more about coffee through the lab sessions. Local music artists will set the mood while you enjoy a fresh brew at the waterfront.
Sundown Festival 2017
Recommended for local music supporters
Sundown Festival is an annual Asian entertainment event that is organized by Red Spade Entertainment. It showcases Asian music and culture, promoting upcoming Asian talents. This year’s performers include Derrick Hoh, Jack & Rai, Ling Kai, Jason Chung, Farrago, and The Summer State.
Epicurean Market 2017
Food & Beverage
Recommended for food and wine lovers
Epicurean Market is now on its 5th year of showcasing a food and wine extravaganza in Singapore. This year’s event will feature signature dishes from award-winning restaurants: Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay, CUT by Wolfgang Puck, and Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda, among others.
You also get to meet celebrity chefs like Tetsuya Wakuda (Waku Ghin), David Myers (Adrift) and Nancy Silverton (Mozza). Shop for fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market or sample wine of various labels at the Wine Walk and get the best wine deals!
Singapore Night Festival 2017
Art & Culture
Recommended for those enjoy dance and music in the street settings
Singapore Night Festival is now celebrating its 10th year of bringing together the best in music, culture, and art in the heart of Singapore’s art and museum district. Choose from a variety of performances which include music, dance, improv theatre, and magic, among others. This annual festival is presented by the National Heritage Board.
Recommended for families seeking a dose of adrenaline
Monster Jam is the biggest monster truck tour in the world and it is coming to Singapore for the first time! It promises loads of fun and excitement for the whole family as competitors perform amazing stunts and gravity-defying maneuvers.
Singapore Monster Jam brings past world champions like Grave Digger®, Max-D™, and El Toro Loco® to local audience. The Monster Jam Pit Party will precede the main event where fans can meet and greet the drivers and take photos with the monster trucks.
Foo Fighters Concert
Recommended for rock fans
Grammy award winner, Foo Fighters, returns to Singapore after more than two decades with a one-night only concert at the National Stadium. Catch Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear perform their smashing rock hits like “This is a Call”, “Best of You”, “Everlong”, and many more!
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
Recommended for fans of Nintendo
Thirty years of video game history will unfold in the Legend of Zelda – Symphony of the Goddesses. Simply put, the show features a full orchestra and choir, performing classic themes from the hit video game, while Zelda game footages play in the background. This updated orchestral performance will introduce a new movement from Skyward Sword and a much-anticipated Breath of the Wild arrangement.
Singapore MX Beach Race 2017
Sports & Fitness
For those want to embark on a race
Catch thrilling motocross action at the Singapore MX Beach Race 2017! Riders from all ages will compete in their respective categories at the sandy shores of Tanjong Beach. This year’s race course is designed by world renowned course designer and former Dominican Republic National Champion, Pablo Toribio. The event is supported by the Singapore Tourism Board and Sentosa.
Japan Beautiful Life – Japanese Lifestyle Expo
For something Japanese in Singapore
Japan Beautiful Life is Singapore’s first Japanese Lifestyle Expo. The two-day event showcases the best of Japanese lifestyle products and services. Highlights include a cooking demo by Hitachi Home Electronics Asia, Makeover Magic Fashion Show by Shunji Matsuo Hair Studio and Shiseido Professional, and artistic dance and cultural performances by Japanese artists. Discover and experience the Japanese way of “living beautifully”!