A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.
Friday, Dec 28
Munch your way through halal food booths at this weekend festival, with plenty of fun activities and celebs from Indonesia and Malaysia to keep you entertained.
Until Dec 30; 10am-10pm at Suntec Convention Centre, Halls 401 & 402. Free.
Kick off the sort-of long weekend (for those not heading into the office on Dec 31) with an evening filled with techno beats by DJ stingray.
10pm-late at Headquarters. $25.
With makers such as The Woodwork Initiative, Clamps & Braces, and AskTony SG, this market offers handcrafted items, workshops, studio tours, talks, and more.
Until Dec 30; 10am-8pm at Homefix Building.
If you’re looking to spruce up your home, swing by Ikea for marked-down prices on more than one hundred items, or load up your online shopping cart and check out anytime between now and Jan 6 to get the discounts.
Until Jan 6, 2019 at Ikea.
Saturday, Dec 29
It’s your last chance to make some potentially regrettable, booze-induced decisions this year, so throw on your cheekiest party get-up for your final Saturday out and about town in 2018.
10pm-late at Attica. $20 before midnight, $28 after midnight.
Celebrate with the indie bookstore its 13th anniversary and take home titles that catch your eye with a 20 percent storewide discount (excluding magazines).
Until Dec 30; 10am-6pm at BooksActually.
Canadian DJ/producer and In.Toto label owner Brianna Price, otherwise known as B.Traits, returns to our shores to spin a night of techno, jungle, house, and underground beats.
11:30pm-late at Tuff Club. $25.
Turn back the clock to music from 2000 to present day at this party, with melodies that’ll get you reminiscing about school times and nostalgic memories.
10pm-late at HopHeads. $15.
This “reversed human library” edition brings seniors together to share their stories, while you craft them into books (and sip on traditional Nanyang coffee while you’re at it). Also look out for the release of short documentary, When Food Rescue Meets Jurong.
9am-11am at Bold At Work.
Boogie your way to the dance floor at Lavo in MBS, where the theme is throwback tunes and free admission is dished out to all who come dressed in their best ’80s or ’90s attire.
10pm-late at Lavo Singapore. $20 after midnight.
Hilarious event name aside, this two-day lunch shindig spotlights “those people you saw on that cooking competition on TV”. Namely, the first ever MasterChef Singapore. With a nine-dish menu by judge Bjorn Shen, winner Zander Ng, and runner-up Gen Lee, the line-up includes tuna tartare, beef short ribs, “bread and butter”, and loads more.
Until Dec 30, slots from 11:30am at Artichoke. $68.
Sunday, Dec 30
Bask in the last drops of festive vibes at this craft market, featuring buskers alongside vendors like Studio Saturday, Party Modern, Mon Petit Chou, Good Paws Workshop, and Scarlet Merchants.
9:30am-6pm at Wheeler’s Estate.