Events in Singapore July 2017

In the blink of an eye, we’re halfway done with 2017. With July just around the corner, we’re headed full swing into a month full of fun activities for some mid-year respite.

With 42 activities ahead, scroll down to see this month’s line up you should catch with your girlfriends!

Live Theatre/ Readings/ Talks

1. TEDxPickeringStreet 2017: The Q’s

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Are trendy offices really great places to work? Does doing good mean you have to look a certain way? The ArtScience Museum is diving deep into the many ‘Qs’ in life with this event catered to thinkers, as guest speakers take the stage to discuss new ideas and perspectives.

Date: July 15, Saturday
Event Time: 12.30pm to 6.00pm
Admission: Starting at S$37.50, tickets available here
Address: ArtScience Museum

2. Gateway Theatre Opening Festival

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At Gateway Theatre’s opening celebration there will be various programmes to choose from —theatre and dance performances, comedy, old-school local films and live music.

Date: July 7 to 9, Friday to Sunday
Event Time: 9.00am to 10.00pm
Admission: Prices vary on event, more information here.
Address: 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Bukit Merah Estate

3. Speakeasy #32 feat Alfian Saat and Ashley Fifty

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The Artistry is holding a Speakeasy event where you will hear from Resident Playwright, Alfian Saat, and Singapore’s most patriotic drag queen, Ashley Fifty.

Date: July 12, Wednesday
Event Time: 8.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: 17 Jalan Pinang

4. Story Party Singapore | Dating Stories

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Blu Jaz Cafe is hosting Story Party for one night only. Attendees will hear live dating stories from professional storytellers about their hysterical, real-life dating blunders.

Date: July 17, Monday
Event Time: 9.30pm
Admission: S$40.00, tickets available here
Address: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane

5. The FunnyFellas: Live in Singapore

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After performing all across the globe, The FunnyFellas are bringing their storytelling, witty jokes and unexpected punchlines to Blu Jaz Cafe.

Date: July 18, Tuesday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Starting at S$15.00, tickets available here
Address: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane

6. The O.P.E.N.

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Singapore International Festival of Arts presents The O.P.E.N.—a pre-festival of over 30 events across 19 days. Enjoy featured films, concerts, talks and exhibitions.

Date: June 28 to July 30
Event Time: Varies by showtime
Admission: Starting at S$10.00, tickets available here
Address: Varies by show

7. Walls of Insomnia: The Experience

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Based on the book, Walls of Insomnia, artists are joining forces to bring us The Experience. You can expect a poetry reading by the author, a photography and art exhibition, song performances, dance pieces and a theatre play throughout the weekend.

Date: July 21 to 23, Friday to Sunday
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$35.00, tickets available here
Address: 45 Armenian Street

8. The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey

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Based on a new script by acclaimed Singaporean writer, Jean Tay, The Great Wall: One Woman’s Journey is an original musical based on the Chinese legend of Meng Jiangnu.

Date: July 14 to 30
Event Time: Varies by showtime
Admission: Starting at S$58.00, tickets available here
Address: Drama Centre Theatre, 100 Victoria Street Level 3

9. Verena Tay’s The Car By Our Company

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Esplanade Theatre Studio presents The Car, a play written by Verena Tay. The story unfolds with a young girl who is left with her father’s favourite car after he dies. All grown up now, she wrestles with the scars inflicted by her father’s misguided expressions of love and how she comes to term with her father’s death.

Date: July 5 to 7, Wednesday to Friday
Event Time: 8.00pm
Admission: S$28.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Theatre Studio

10. Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017

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Some of Australia’s best comedians are making a pitstop in Singapore on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. Catch one of their three shows at the KC Arts Centre for a night full of silliness and laughter.

Date: July 13 to 15, Thursday to Saturday
Event Time: 8.00pm
Admission: Starting at S$59.00, tickets available here
Address: KC Arts Centre

Musical Events/ Festivals

11. The XX – I See You Tour: Singapore

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English indie band, The xx, is taking the stage at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Apart from performing their global hits, they’ll be promoting their latest album, I See You, released in January 2017.

Date: July 25, Tuesday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: From S$98.00, tickets available here
Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium

12. The Straits Times’ Concert in the Gardens

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Enjoy classical music and nature at The Straits Times’ Concert in the Gardens with The Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Don’t forget your picnic mat!

Date: July 22, Saturday
Event Time: 6.00pm-7.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens

13. LEW – Lullacry Album Launch

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Celebrating the release of his new album, Lullacry, local singer-songwriter LEW will be performing acoustic-folk tunes at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. This will be his last concert in Singapore with the company of his band, so don’t miss out!

Date: July 5, Wednesday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: From S$18.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Annexe Studio

14. Dawn and Storm: SYNO in Concert

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The Singapore National Youth Orchestra will be performing their rendition of Dawn and Storm. Four different pieces with a wide range of moods and scenes will be brought to the stage of Esplanade Concert Hall.

Date: July 18, Tuesday
Event Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Admission: From S$15.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Concert Hall

15. Baybeats 2017

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The annual Baybeats Festival is back this July, where you can support local, regional and international bands with a variety of alternative music over three days.

Date: July 14 to 16, Friday to Sunday
Event Time: Friday: 6.30pm to 11.40pm, Saturday: 5.50pm to 12.10am, Sunday: 5.50pm to 12.10am
Admission: Free!
Address: The Esplanade

16. Singapore International Choral Festival

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Hear choirs from all over Southeast Asia compete in the Singapore International Choral Festival. Based on performances from the choirs, the four-day competition will lead up to a Grand Prix winner.

Date: July 12 to 15, Wednesday to Saturday
Event Time: 8.00am to 11.00pm
Admission: S$19.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Concert Hall

17. Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish

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Disney’s A Dream is a Wish will perform musical works of The Little Mermaid, Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin and more. The iconic tunes from the classic and contemporary films will be brought to you live from the voices of four Broadway singers and an Orchestra conducted by Jessica Gethin.

Date: July 14 to 15, Friday and Saturday
Event Time: Friday: 8.00pm, Saturday: 2.00pm and 8.00pm
Admission: Starting at S$65.00, tickets available here
Address: Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

18. Shine! Festival

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The National Youth Council in Singapore is bringing us Shine! Festival that promotes local talent and features resident youth leaders and role models.

Date: June 30 to July 2
Event Time: 1.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Orchard Road, from ION Orchard to *SCAPE

19. Eden Music Festival, Garden of Sins

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Attica Club is joining forces with Blackwhite Productions to bring us Eden: Garden of Sins Music Festival for a beach party right here in Singapore. With local and international DJs, you can dance to their beats all night long.

Date: July 15 and 16, Saturday and Sunday
Event Time: 5.00pm to 3.00am
Admission: Ladies free until 10.00pm, register here. Gentlemen can purchase tickets starting at S$35.00 here.
Address: Wave House Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk

20. IGNITE! Music Festival

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In their tenth year running, student-run music festival IGNITE! will be commencing the last weekend of July. Republic Polytechnic and The Republic Cultural Centre have planned out a full schedule for their two-day festival, including music from 16 bands, trendy merchandise and activities sponsored by service learning communities.

Date: July 28 and 29, Friday and Saturday
Event Time: 4.30pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Republic Polytechnic Lawn

21. Sights & Sounds- Vinyl Records

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The Hive Rooftop will be throwing an annual social event to unite vinyl collectors and enthusiasts from Singapore. Enjoy a record party session on their rooftop with an open bar and finger food.

Date: July 28, Friday
Event Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Admission: S$12.84, tickets available here
Address: The Hive Coworking Space, 59 New Bridge Road

Performances

22. Celebration in Dance by SDT x RAD

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The Royal Academy of Dance in Singapore is collaborating with the Singapore Dance Theatre for a one-night performance, The Celebration in Dance.

Date: July 9, Sunday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: From S$35.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Theatre

23. Cirque Du Soleil Kooza

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Cirque Du Soleil is coming back to Singapore with their newest production of Kooza, featuring an international cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors. The story follows “The Innocent” that’s meant to represent the inner child within all of us, while he takes a journey to self-discovery.

Date: July 12 to August 20
Event Time: Varies by showtime
Admission: Starting at S$88.00, tickets available here
Address: Bayfront Avenue

24. Masterpiece in Motion by Singapore Dance Theatre

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Join the Singapore Dance Theatre for an evening of ballet in their presentation of Masterpiece in Motion where dancers will recreate three works by renowned international choreographers.

Date: July 7 to 8, Friday and Saturday
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Starting at S$35.00, tickets available here
Address: Esplanade Theatre

Film Screenings

25. Film Screening “He Named Me Malala”

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The Singapore Committee for UN Women will be screening He Named Me Malala for Malala Day. The film tells a true story about Malala, a women’s rights activist who was attacked by a Taliban terrorist on her way home from school.

Date: July 12, Wednesday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$10.00
Address: Grand Amphitheatre, ESSEC Asia-Pacific

26. Secret Films – Harmony Lessons

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The Substation will be featuring the film Harmony Lessons, directed by Emir Baigazin. The film is about a bullied teenager who prepares himself for revenge against his school bully.

Date: July 6, Thursday
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$11.60, tickets available here
Address: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street

Fitness

27. Ladies at the Bar

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Ladies at the Bar is giving a chance to Singaporean women to amateurly compete in Powerlifting in the categories of Squats, Bench Press and Deadlifts. The competition is only open to those who have only competed once or never before.

Date: July 8, Saturday
Event Time: 1.00pm to 5.00pm
Admission: S$59.00, tickets available here
Address: Solitude of Strength, 110 Lorong 23 Geylang #07-09

28. Pole Arena (Open Amateur Pole Cup + Showcase)

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Studio Sand, a local pole dancing studio, is putting on Pole Arena. This event will feature a student recital as well as a pole competition for aspiring amateur pole performers in Singapore.

Date: July 15, Saturday
Event Time: 5.45pm to 9.30pm
Admission: S$20.00, tickets available here
Address: Aliwal Arts Center

29. Fitness Marathon

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Sweat it out at Singapore’s 2017 Fitness Marathon. From Zumba to Piloxing to a record-setting Boogie Bounce XTREME class—there will be a sport for just about anybody to participate in.

Date: July 7, Friday
Event Time: 3.00pm to 9.00pm
Admission: S$32.00, register here
Address: The Lawn @ Marina Bay

30. 2017 International Champions Cup

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Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are some of the world’s most valued football teams, and they’re coming to play right here in Singapore! For three nights, you can cheer on these teams at the National Stadium for their annual summer tournament.

Date: July 25, 27 and 29
Event Time: 7.35pm
Admission: Starting at S$25.00, tickets available here
Address: Singapore National Stadium

Weekend Markets

31. Weird Wonderful World – Picnic Day by Tiong Bahru Bakery

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Singapore’s beloved bakery will be having a Picnic Day in the Botanic Gardens. The two day event will be family friendly with food pop-ups, live music and various fun-packed activities.

Date: July 8 to 9, Saturday and Sunday
Event Time: 3.00pm to 8.00pm
Admission: Free! Register for events here
Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens

32. Tanjong Goodman

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Goodman Arts Centre is back with a Weekend Market, where over 50 programmes will be held by artists through performances, workshops, crafts and more. If you aren’t feeling crafty, there will be over 30 stalls of artisanal food and crafts for purchase.

Date: July 8, Saturday
Event Time: 11.00am to 5.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Goodman Arts Centre

33. Zouk Flea & Easy X Sunset Pasar and ZouKiDisco X Party Mojo

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Zouk Flea & Easy X Sunset Pasar is an alternative pop-up flea market where you can expect shopping, open mic performances, music, drinks and food. For a kid-friendly affair, there will also be ZouKiDisco X Party Mojo with dance classes, face painting and bouncy castles. Fun for all ages!

Date: July 9, Sunday
Event Time: 12.00pm to 7.00pm
Admission: S$18.00, tickets available here
Address: 3C River Valley Road

34. Singapore Food Festival

The Singapore Food Festival will be taking place from July 14 to 30, with culinary events taking place all around the city. Here are some of their noteworthy events:

STREAT

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Chefs Malcolm Lee and Willin Low are teaming up to present a pop-up restaurant with a contemporary 3-course modern Singaporean meal. A selection of nine hawker stalls will also be presenting unique spins on local dishes.

Date: July 14 and 15, Friday and Saturday
Event Time: 5.00pm to 10.30pm
Admission: S$50.00, make a reservation by emailing wildnuts2017@gmail.com
Address: Clifford Square (beside Fullerton Bay Hotel)

Open Stoves by Timbre+

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At least nine Timbre+ chefs and five additional invited chefs will be cooking for Open Stoves. With gastro-foodie adventures, live music, televised food demos and games—this event can be enjoyed by all ages.

Date: July 28 to 30, Friday to Sunday
Event Time: 12.00pm to late
Admission: Free!
Address: JTC LaunchPad @ one-north

The 50 Cents Fest: Those Years by Chinatown Food Street

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Get transported back to the 1980s, where more than 20 hawker stalls and 10 old-school mobile hawkers will be serving a wide variety of heritage food for as little as 50 cents.

Date: July 29 and 30, Saturday and Sunday
Event Time: Saturday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm, Sunday: 11.00am to 11.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Smith Street

35. Sunset Social Market

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The popular two-day market is back! Open Farm Community is hosting a social market where you can spend the afternoon eating food from local artisanal bakers and modern-day hawkers, as well as shop from gourmet grocers and small-batch producers.

Date: July 22 and 23, Saturday and Sunday
Event Time: 3.00pm to 8.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road

Parties

36. USA Day Party

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Celebrating the classic American holiday, Fourth of July, two days early, Meatsmith will be serving a mix of Southern American classic foods alongside Chinese soul food. With guest chefs, bourbon cocktails and beers on tap, this party will be full of tasty food and fun times.

Date: July 2, Sunday
Event Time: 2.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Meatsmith, 167-169 Telok Ayer

37. Stars & Stripes ft DJ Parrish James & Jnr Tirso

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Tanjong Beach Club will also be hosting an all-day celebration for the Fourth of July. You can play classic American party games while American DJ, Parrish James, takes over to play some all-American jams.

Date: July 2, Sunday
Event Time: 2.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Tanjong Beach Club

38. HI-SO Pres.: Fat Fish Pool Party

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The rooftop pool bar located on the 6th floor of the hotel is throwing the Fat Fish Pool Party. Join for a day full of BBQ, drink specials and four different DJs to keep the party going.

Date: July 1, Saturday
Event Time: 2.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free!
Address: SO Sofitel Singapore, 35 Robinson Road

39. Rasa Fiesta Singapura Block Party

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A all-day Rum Festival will be happening on Jiak Chuan Road, where fire dancers, games, DJs and workshops will keep you amused all day long. Trying to create a Carribean and South American atmosphere, the food vendors will be serving flavours from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and the French Caribbean.

Date: July 15, Saturday
Event Time: 12.00pm to 10.30pm
Admission: Free!
Address: Jiak Chuan Road

Workshops

40. Family Art Workshop: Styling Patterns

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Under the guidance of an artist, the whole family can get creative in this hands-on workshop where you’ll create your own masterpieces inspired by works in the National Gallery.

Date: July 9, Sunday
Event Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm
Admission: S$20.00 for 1 adult and 1 child, S$30.00 for 1 adult 2 children OR 2 adults and 1 child
Address: National Gallery Singapore

Lifestyle

41. Global Volunteer Festival 2017

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Celebrating the spirit of international and local youth volunteerism, this is the first volunteer festival where aspiring global change-makers can get together to learn how they can shape a more sustainable community.

Date: July 28 to 30, Friday to Sunday
Event Time: 11.00am to 9.00pm
Admission: Free, register here
Address: Atrium of Plaza Singapura

42. Pink Dot

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Support the LGBT community in Singapore by attending Pink Dot, a celebration in hopes to create more openness, understanding and tolerance around the Red Dot.

Date: July 1, Saturday
Event Time: 5.00pm
Admission: Free, only for Residents and PR’s
Address: Hong Lim Park

Events in July

With a jam-packed calendar of events already planned out for July, this month will surely fly by just as quickly as the rest!