See that on the horizon? Yes, the weekend is back and it is action-packed! There’s plenty happening in our fair city to keep you on your toes. Head down to a local-loving creative festival, lose yourself in a dessert dream-land or party poolside with a cocktail in hand. Get yourselves ready, girls, it’s going to be a busy weekend!
Local is lovely
Head down to the most talked-about festival in town, The Creatory– a homegrown hub, celebrating the best of the best of Singapore’s creative talent. Bringing together up to 60 of the Lion City’s top innovators, this festival has it all! Chow down on delicious food and drinks from Sassy faves like &Sons, Bécasse, 2am:dessert bar, Bettr Barista, Potato Head Folk, Operation Dagger and many more. Explore incredible live art installations, tap your toes to fabulous live music, dive into interactive workshops and celebrate Singapore’s thriving creative community. Housed in Tasty Plaza, Creatory is one funky fest you don’t want to miss!
When: 23-24 August, 11am-late
Where: Tasty Plaza, 27 Mactaggart Road, Singapore, 368083
How much: One Day $28, Two Days $48. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
Sugar, spice and everything nice
Attention sweet-tooths! From 22 to 24 August, all your dessert dreams will come true at Fantasìa by Escribà, a one-of-a-kind theatrical extravaganza that mixes food, art and theatre. Sample delicious sweet treats as this sugary stage spectacle enthrals and entices you. And after dark, things get a little more risqué at Midnight@Fantasìa. Over-21s will enjoy delicious dessert bites, cheeky performances, two DJs from Ibiza and flowing drinks, making this one bewitching hour you won’t want to miss!
When: 22-24 August. Various times, for more details click here.
Where: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Hall D & E, Basement 2, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
How much: Regular tickets:$128, Midnight@Fantasìa:$38, $68, $188. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
The Singapore Night Festival is set to return for yet another year. With an explosive lineup of local and international creative talent, the Bras Basah and Bugis precincts will be transformed into walkable night-time playgrounds. There will be five festival zones featuring bold and beautiful art installations, live performances, a rocking street party and a fabulous flea market with delicious artisanal goodies. So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendar and head down for a night to remember!
When: 22, 23, 29 & 30 August, 7pm-2am
Where: Bras Brasah and Bugis precincts
How much: Free!
Get your bikini out girls, Belvedere Vodka and Bacchanalia Brunch have teamed up yet again for another fab afternoon pool party at the W Hotel Sentosa. Bringing together music, drinks, sun and fun, the Belvedere Music Lounge is hosting an all-star lineup of local and international DJS such as LA-based SmithAgentSmith who will be pumping out the tunes all day long. So if your plan for the weekend was to lounge poolside with a bespoke Belvedere cocktail (or two!) then this is one party you don’t want to miss!
When: 23 August, 1pm-sunset
Where: W Hotel, Sentosa Cave, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore, 098374
How much: $30 – $50. Buy your tickets by clicking here.
Let’s go fly a kite
Pack a picnic, grab some vino and head down to The Promontory at Marina Bay for the NTUC Income Kite Festival. This fun-filled weekend will be featuring thrilling kite performances from professional kiters, a lovely art exhibition, scrummy food stalls and plenty of live music. Bring your own kite too so you can enjoy flying at the fest… don’t have one? No problem! There’ll be plenty of kites available for purchase on the day. Time to let your inner child soar!
When: 23-24 August, 4-8pm
Where: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard, Singapore, 018940
How much: Free!
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