A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.
Friday, Apr 14
Whoo hoo, the first overseas edition of Artbox is finally here. On our shores. Expect the masses to descend upon the outdoor space next to Marina Bay Sands, ’cause people have been buzzing about this creative market ever since word got out about Artbox Singapore. If you don’t mind squeezing among hordes of sweaty people, head over to check out more than 500 food, art, fashion and beauty vendors. And don’t forget to Instagram every moment of your night time stroll under the swirls of fairy lights.
Until Apr 16, Apr 21-23; 3pm-11pm at Bayfront Event Space. Free.
Rev up your excitement for the Rugby Sevens weekend with a feast of seafood on ice, meats like pork belly and grilled chicken, a carving station with roast beef and grilled sausages, a scrambled eggs table and a dessert spread. Then work off all the calories by playing Rugby Pong till the sun sets.
11.30am-10pm at Tanjong Beach Club. Adults $110, add $25 for bottomless alcoholic drinks; children $68.
If you didn’t manage to get tickets to this sold-out event, well, better luck next time. But for those who snapped up tickets before they were gone, look forward to savoring dishes from 12 Michelin-starred and Bib Gourmand restaurants at value-for-money prices.
Until Apr 15; 6pm-8pm & 8.30pm-10.30pm at The Coliseum, Resorts World Sentosa. $20, includes $20 worth of credits.
It’s gonna be a paw-some long weekend with all things fuzzy furries — activities include educational talks, entertaining competitions and, of course, lots of cooing over cute pets.
Until Apr 16; 11am-8pm at Singapore Expo Hall 7. One day pass $5, three day pass $12.
These are not the type of eggs you can eat. They’re part of a collection of 148 artistic creations — basically, quail, goose, swan and ostrich eggs that are gorgeously decorated, as well as eggs made from metal, glass, porcelain, crystal, marble, wood and even reindeer horn. Also on display is a collection of stamps that depict Easter eggs, since Easter Sunday’s right around the corner.
Until Oct 8; daily 10am-7pm at Singapore Philatelic Museum. Free for Singaporeans and PRs. Foreigners: adults $8, children $6.
Take a trip to the Island of Fun for a beach BBQ festival featuring a 1km stretch of pop-up food stalls barbecuing everything from Greek dishes to Hawaiian bites to Spanish flavors over two weekends.
Until Apr 16, Apr 21-23; 6pm-11pm at Siloso Beach. Free.
Party till the sun comes up with performances across two decks by the likes of Oblique Industries and Boris Rubin alongside Singapore’s Brendon P and Maurice Simon. If you get peckish before the boat docks back at shore, chow down on coney dogs and curly fries at the all-night diner.
10pm-8am at Stewords Riverboat. $45-$55.
Saturday, Apr 15
#Supportlocal at this all-day music fest featuring 13 bands — including Dru Chen, Stopgap and KINGS — playing a medley of tunes across two stages.
2pm-2am at Tin Hill Social. $25-$50.
The pre-Record Store Day Party offers up a vinyl marketplace featuring local record stores and labels, the debut of the #SLEEVEFACE exhibition by KiDG, cool jams by These Brittle Bones, Ffion, Candy Says and DREM, as well as a book and zine club run by BooksActually and Knuckles & Notch.
4pm-midnight at Chye Seng Huat Hardware. Free.
Sunday, Apr 16
Uncover 100 golden eggs filled with treats at the grand Easter egg hunt, get a makeover, do the bunny hop, dirty your hands with Easter egg painting, and lots more at this Easter edition of Camp Kido for young ones (and the young at heart).
Noon-6pm at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club. Free.