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.
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.
3. Aliwal Urban Art Festival
18 Jan, 4 pm till late
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.
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.
5. Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities
Till 19 Jan
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.