Weekend Picks: 18 – 19 Jan

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It’s non-stop fun this weekend! Look forward to an array of arts and festive programmes as well as fab park outings that will keep you entertained from day to night.


1. Changi Recommends “Around the World” Travel Fair

17 to 19 Jan, 10 am to 10 pm

Jewel Changi Airport, Level 5, Cloud 9 Piazza

Head down to this first travel fair by Changi Recommends, which promises loads of great offers, discounts and deals on travel essentials, from hotel bookings and tickets to attractions to WiFi routers and transport options. Details.

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2. Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy CNY Set Menus and Buffets

Till 9 Feb

50 East Coast Road, Roxy Square

Take your pick from sumptuous reunion set menus at the hotel’s Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant, or enjoy a delectable spread at its Feast@East Buffet Restaurant. Find out more about where to go for CNY celebratory meals.

Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy - Chinese New Year 2020 Reunion Dinner and Set Menus


3. Aliwal Urban Art Festival

18 Jan, 4 pm till late

Kampong Glam

Get immersed in youthful, edgy urban subculture at this festival which showcases various forms of street art such as visual art, alternative music, dance performances and skateboarding. More info.

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4. Singapore Art Week at Playeum

Till 19 Jan, 10 am to 6 pm

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

In conjunction with Singapore Art Week, Playeum is holding a body movement workshop conducted by artist Sonia Kwek. A special installation by artist Din Chan is also on display. Learn more.

I-Opener At Playeum


5. Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities

Till 19 Jan

Civic District

See the precinct’s public spaces transformed with light, sound and movement as art goes beyond museum walls. Also, be sure to catch enthralling programmes like interactive tours in the dark and UV body painting going on at the Asian Civilisations Museum.

Light to Night Festival 2020 - Art on Monuments


6. Asian Night Market: Taiwan Food Festival Featuring Ningxia Night Market

16 Jan to 9 Feb (closed from 20 to 22 Jan), 5 pm to 10:30 pm

Siloso Point

Fans of Taiwan’s mouthwatering street eats must not miss this, which features traditional Taiwanese cuisine prepared by chefs and stall vendors from the popular Ningxia Night Market, dubbed the “stomach of Taipei”. Details.

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7. Dahlia Dreams

17 Jan to 23 Feb

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Take in giant topiary-like sculptures created using various dahlia species and festive plants like narcissus and chrysanthemum, admire a landscape that looks straight out of a Chinese painting and see the tale of the Heavenly Race displayed in floral form. More info.

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8. Arts@SBG presents NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park

18 Jan, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Get in the mood for the Lunar New Year with this concert featuring rousing a cappella and drum performances. There will also be fun fringe activities like angpow lantern-making and Chinese fan painting. Find out more.

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9. Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations

Till 22 Feb


It’s the last weekend before the Lunar New Year, so take the opportunity to stock up on traditional festive goods, from cookies and decorative items to potted plants and clothing. Find out more.

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