Weekend Picks: 22 – 23 July

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Fun comes in many, many forms this weekend! Innovative theatre and musical performances, a circus extravaganza, communal social events, you name it. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s sure to be something that’s just right for you.


1. Cirque du Soleil KOOZA

Till 13 Aug

Marina Bay Sands Big Top

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Seen by over seven million people round the world (and counting!), this latest offering from the famed circus troupe pays homage to the art of acrobatic performance and clowning through a dizzying mix of stunts, comedy, music and special effects. Details.

Cirque du Soleil Kooza


2. Maker Faire Singapore 2017

22 to 23 July

Science Centre Singapore

A grand celebration of do-it-yourself culture, this brings together makers and their projects in science, art, engineering and technology. Be wowed by the wacky, ingenious inventions on show, exchange ideas or pick up some useful tips. More info.

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3. Singapore Food Festival 2017

Till 30 July

Various locations

Food, glorious food! This festival presents a great opportunity to sample, indulge and learn more about the various cuisine we have, from hawker fare to gourmet creations. There is a range of activities taking place across the island on different days, so check out the festival programme to see what’s on.

Singapore Food Festival


4. Red Riding Hood

20 July to 1 Sep

KC Arts Centre

This Mandarin version of the SRT’s English hit is a funny, uplifting take on the iconic fairytale. Packed with music and twists, this is one the whole family can enjoy. Find out more.

SRT Little Red Riding Hood


5. Sunset Social Market

22 to 23 July, 3 pm to 8 pm

Open Farm Community

Combining our national pastimes of eating and shopping, with a focus on healthy and artisanal foods, this edition of the popular market takes place in the evening instead of during the day. There are also fun fringe activities for all ages. Learn more.

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6. Kids In Wonderland

Till 30 July

Hitachi Square

This immersive, interactive play takes its audience into the surreal, whimsical world of Alice and her friends. Designed to suit kids as young as two, it’s a show full of fun and surprises that also teach some important life lessons along the way. Details.

Kids in Wonderland


7. SPH Gift of Music Series: The Straits Times Concert in the Gardens

22 July, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Let beautiful music from movie classics such as West Side Story and Cinema Paradiso carry you away on in this free concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.

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8. Super Social BBQ – Dino Park Edition

22 to 23 July, 4 pm to 8 pm

Timbre @ Gillman

There are fun activities galore for little ones, good music and R&R for the adults, and great food for everyone at this laidback communal BBQ that’s an upsized version of its previous version – the popular Saturday Social BBQ. Find out more.

Timbre Super Social BBQ



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