Weekend Picks: 27 – 28 July

50 Cents Fest 2019
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You don’t have to wait till National Day to start your celebrations. Get the ball rolling now with a weekend of things Singaporeans love – great food, great local music and fun outings with the family.


1. Preschool STEAM Learning Festival

25 to 28 July, 10 am to 6 pm

The Marquee @ Science Centre Singapore

Find out the latest in STEAM education through workshops, hands-on activities and talks by experts from the early childhood industry. More info.


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2. Band Fiesta! – National Day Edition

27 to 28 July

Bayfront Plaza, Gardens by the Bay

Enjoy rousing performances all day long as school and community bands from all over Singapore present a repertoire of familiar classics, pop tunes and National Day favourites. Learn more.

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3. The Fifty Cents Fest 2019

27 to 28 July, 11 am to 11 pm

Chinatown Food Street

Back for its fourth edition with a 1930s theme, this gastronomic fiesta lets you indulge in all manner of traditional Hokkien dishes at prices ranging from fifty cents to three bucks. Details.

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4. Aladdin

Till 11 Aug

Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

See the magic and characters of this beloved tale come to colourful life on stage in this musical featuring all the songs from Disney’s award-winning animated film. Find out more.

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5. Orchid Extravaganza 2019: Our Singapop

26 July to 15 Sep

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Revel in Singaporean culture as local music heavyweight Dick Lee puts his creative spin on our country’s familiar icons in this eye-popping fusion of floral artistry and pop art. More info.

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6. Sentosa Grillfest 2019

Till 12 Aug (Fridays to Sundays)

Siloso Beach, Sentosa

Get set for a smokin’ hot time on the beach as 27 food establishments present a scrumptious, juicy feast complete with open fires and great sea views. More info.

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7. SpongeBob PartyPants

27 to 28 July

Our Tampines Hub

Have a bubbly blast with the denizens of Bikini Bottom as you celebrate 20 years of nautical nonsense! Look forward to SpongeBob game stations, a bubble party, a dance-off, jellyfish racing, an ice-cream fight and more. Details.

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