Events In Singapore May 2018

From the fierce online debates on the Infinity War spoilers to a ‘blueberry cheesecake’ incident, April has been interesting, to say the least.

But looking at this May’s lineup of events, the coming month promises to be an exciting one as well (and for all the right reasons).

Ranging from cocktail festivals to art markets, here are 43 events in Singapore to catch with your girlfriends.

Film, Theatre & Comedy

1. Peroni Sunset Cinema

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Chill out on the beach at the open-air Peroni Sunset Cinema event. Catch screenings of new award-winning films such as I, Tonya and The Shape Of Water, while you enjoy good food, drinks, and company.

Date: 2 May to 13 May
Event Time: 5.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$29.80, tickets available here
Address: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, S(098942)

2. European Union Film Festival

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Singapore’s longest running foreign film festival returns with 20 European films ranging from classics to recent award-winners. Explore diverse European cultures through hits such as Austria’s WWII tale Fly Away Home and Estonia’s comedy The Dissidents.

Date: 10 May to 20 May
Event Time: Varies according to programme
Admission: S$11, tickets available here
Address: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Road, S(178957)

3. Popcorn Pop Up Cinema & Yoga

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Practice Hatha Yoga at a rooftop bar with your girlfriends, before kicking back with a VeganBurg Bentoburg box as you catch the screening of The Pursuit of Happyness.

Date: 5 May
Event Time: 5.30pm to 9.00pm
Admission: S$28 (including one free drink), book your spot here
Address: The Great Escape, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, S(199589)

4. Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar

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Enjoy a picnic under the stars as you catch Julius Caesar, a riveting play on power and betrayal at this year’s Shakespeare in the Park.

Date: 2 May to 27 May
Event Time: 7.30pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Varies according to showtime, tickets available here
Address: Fort Canning Green, 51 Canning Rise, S(179872)

5. Cabaret

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Set in 1931 Berlin, Cabaret is a musical which follows Sally Bowles, a nightclub singer, as she navigates an increasingly anti-semitic world.

Date: 9 May to 12 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.15pm
Admission: S$42, tickets available here
Address: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay, S(239035)

6. Legally Blonde the Musical

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The Broadway adaptation of the film Legally Blonde has reached our shores. Follow the story of Elle Woods as she goes from a superficial sorority girl to a Harvard law student, and learns she’s capable of more than just chasing the man of her dreams.

Date: 10 May to 20 May
Event Time: Varies according to showtime
Admission: Starting from S$65, tickets available here
Address: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, S(018956)

7. OCD Love

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Catch a poignant contemporary dance performance by Israeli dance company L-E-V. Inspired by the poem by Neil Hilborn, L-E-V’s hypnotizing movements, the dance explores the themes of love and obsession.

Date: 5 May and 6 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.00pm
Admission: From S$35, tickets available here
Address: School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive, S(227968)

8. Comedy At Canvas With Kumar

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Catch the savage queen live at Canvas. At Kumar’s stand up show, which touches on everything from sexuality to race to politics, you’re in for a wild night of laughs.

Date: 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 May
Event Time: 8.30pm to 11.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$26.88, tickets available here
Address: Canvas, 20 Upper Circular Road, #B1-01 The Riverwalk, S(058416)

9. Margaret Cho Fresh off the Bloat Tour

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For one night only, spend the evening with comedian Margaret Cho as she addresses hard-hitting topics such as addiction and racism with her unapologetic wit.

Date: 15 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.15pm
Admission: Starting from S$98, tickets available here
Address: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk, S(397688)

10. Toruk: The First Flight

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Inspired by James Cameron’s sci-fi fantasy Avatar, let the performers from the Cirque du Soleil wow you with the visually spectacular Toruk. Featuring death-defying acrobatics and stunning choreography, the performance will have you gripping your seat.

Date: 24 May to 3 June
Event Time: Varies according to showtime
Admission: Starting from S$98, tickets available here
Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, S(397691)

11. St Petersburg Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

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Sit for an enchanting performance of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, starring internationally-renowned ballerinas and the St Petersburg Ballet.

Date: 8 May to 13 May
Event Time: Varies according to showtime
Admission: Starting from S$75, tickets available here
Address: The MES Theatre at MediaCorp, 1 Stars Avenue, S(138507)

12. JUMP Poetry Slam

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At this poetry slam crafted for young adults, share your works when you sign up for the competitive Slam or Open Mic, or simply sit back with a drink and enjoy the literary outpourings.

Date: 12 May
Event Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Admission: S$10, sign up for a spot here
Address: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane, S(189848)

Music Events, Parties & Festivals

13. Kehlani Live In Singapore

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Catch up-and-coming R&B artiste Kehlani, in her one-night-only performance, with hits including ‘Playinwitme’, ‘Gangsta’ and ‘In My Feelings’.

Date: 23 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.15pm
Admission: Standard S$118, tickets available here
Address: [email protected] Singapore, 1 Venture Avenue, S(608521)

14. 5 Seconds Of Summer Live In Singapore

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Catch new-age pop-punk stars 5 Seconds of Summer, as they play their No. 1 hits such as ‘She Looks So Perfect’ and new singles off their upcoming album, ‘Youngblood’.

Date: 2 May
Event Time: 8.00pm 10.00pm
Admission: S$108 (Free Seating), S$128 (Free Standing), tickets available here
Address: Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Road, S(178907)

15. Harry Styles Live In Singapore

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Be serenaded by the former One Direction heartthrob and swoon to his classic rock hits including ‘Sign Of The Times’ and ‘Sweet Creature’.

Date: 3 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$98, tickets available here
Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, S(397691)

16. Dua Lipa Live In Singapore

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Performing for the first time in Singapore, bop along to Dua Lipa’s chart-topping singles such as ‘IDGAF’ and 2017’s feminist anthem ‘New Rules’.

Date: 4 May
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$88, tickets available here
Address: The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, S(138617)

17. Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You Festival

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If you’re a Star Wars fan, celebrate May the Fourth by participating in a junior costume parade, catching outdoor movie screenings of Rogue One and The Last Jedi, and running in the Star Wars Run.

Date: 4 May to 5 May
Event Time: 3.00pm to 11.00pm on 4 May, 11.00am to 11.00pm on 5 May
Admission: Free. Race admission starts at S$80, register here
Address: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, S(038975)

18. SPARK Fest 2018: Asia’s 1st Sexual Wellness Festival

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Aside from discussing topics such as female orgasms, sexual harassment and how to have ‘the talk’ with your kids, SPARK Fest will also feature art installations, a market for wellness products, and sell tasty treats.

Date: 19 May
Event Time: 11.00am to 7.00pm
Admission: S$35, tickets available here
Address: The Hive Lavender, Level 6, Vanguard Building, 1 Kallang Junction, S(339263)

19. Zouk 27th Anniversary: Space Oddity with Marshmello

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Sing, dance and party your heart out at Zouk’s 27th anniversary with DJ Marshmello.

Date: 3 May
Event Time: 10.00pm to 4.00am
Admission: S$65 (including one standard house pour), tickets available here
Address: 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, S(179022)

20. Who Let The Dogs Out!

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Take your furry friend out for a fun day out at this Doggie Carnival. Interact with fellow dog-lovers, and attend talks on how to better train and take care of your pupper.

Date: 12 May
Event Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm
Admission: Free, register for Dog Health Talk here
Address: West Coast Park Dog Run, see address here

21. Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with S$8 Margaritas, S$25 beer buckets, hot music by DJs, and an obscene amount of delicious tacos.

Date: 5 May
Event Time: 2.00pm to 12.00am
Admission: Free
Address: Far East Square, 39 Pekin Street, S(048769)

22. Tiki Cheeky Pool Party

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Spend an afternoon relaxing by the pool while you enjoy a cheeky cocktail or two (or three), as DJs I.M.X., Paul Michael, and The Sunchasers bring you head-bopping house beats.

Date: 12 May
Event Time: 3.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$10, tickets available here
Address: Bar Canary, 270 Orchard Road, Grand Park Orchard Level 4, S(238857)

23. The Great Escape presents Kampong Boogie

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Get ready to dance till the sun comes up at Kampong Boogie, as local DJs play you a mix of retro and current music including funk, hip-hop, house and disco.

Date: 4 May
Event Time: 9.00pm to 3.00am
Admission: S$10 before 10.00pm, S$15 after 10.00pm, tickets available at the door
Address: The Great Escape, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, S(199589)

24. Singapore Cocktail Festival

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At this year’s Singapore Cocktail Festival, have fun with your girlfriends at bar pop-ups and tasting booths featuring world-renowned bartenders. Beyond the Festival Village, you can go on bar tours around the island to sample the best local mixology.

Date: 4 May to 13 May
Event Time: Varies according to festival day, see full schedule here
Admission: Starting at S$28, tickets available here
Address: Varies according to programme

Art Exhibitions & Workshops

25. Art From The Streets

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Art from the Streets displays iconic street art from around the world. Learn about the evolution of graffiti since the 1960s at their first exhibition in Asia.

Date: 13 January to 3 June
Event Time: 10.00am to 7.00pm
Admission: S$17 (adult ticket), tickets available here
Address: ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, S(018956)

26. Floral Buttercream Mother’s Day Bouquet Course

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Present your mum with a hand-piped vanilla cake this Mother’s Day when you learn how to craft buttercream flowers at this baking workshop.

Date: 12 May
Event Time: 10.00am to 6.00pm
Admission: S$350, tickets available here
Address: Artistiq Sugarcraft, 37 Niven Road, S(228384)

27. Mother’s Day Buttercream Basic Flower Piping Class

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For a fun bonding activity with your mum, attend a basic flower piping class together and bring home a batch of six delicious cupcakes.

Date: 13 May
Event Time: 9.30am to 2.00pm
Admission: S$50, not inclusive of ingredients, tickets available here
Address: Joo Chiat CC, 405 Joo Chiat Rd, S(427633)

28. Groove Experience Day

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Explore your sensuality at these beginner trial workshops for exotic, pole, and aerial silk dance. Bring your girlfriend to enjoy 1-for-1 promotions for full courses.

Date: 5 May
Event Time: 12.20pm to 6.00pm
Admission: S$10 for 2 workshops, register here
Address: Groove Dance School, 104B Amoy Street, S(069924)

29. Introduction to Natural Perfumery

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Experiment with creating your scents at this Introduction to Natural Perfumery class. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby or planning to DIY your bestie’s next birthday present, Candles Of Light has got you covered.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: 19 May
Event Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm
Admission: S$125 (including materials), tickets available here
Address: 73 Ayer Rajah Crescent, S(139957)

30. Acrylic Pour Workshop

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Get in touch with your artistic side at the Acrylic Pour Workshop. After creating two of your own masterpieces, enjoy brunch at Wheeler’s Estate with the complimentary S$15 F&B credits.

Date: 12 May
Event Time: 9.30am to 11.00am
Admission: S$75, tickets available here
Address: Wheeler’s Estate, 2 Park Lane, S(798386)

31. Imaginarium: Into the Space of Time

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At this family-friendly exhibition, Singapore Art Museum challenges you to explore the meaning of reality through considering the relationship between time and space.

Date: 6 May to 26 August
Event Time: 10.00am to 7.00pm (Saturday to Thursday), 10.00am to 9.00pm (Friday)
Admission: S$6 for adults, more information here
Address: SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street, S(188535)

32. The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030

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Take off your shoes and relive your childhood memories at The More We Get Together. The interactive exhibition showcases Singapore’s playgrounds of the past, and envisions potential concepts for the future.

Date: 20 April to 30 September
Event Time: 10.00am to 7.00pm
Admission: Free (for Singaporean citizens and PRs), more information here
Address: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, S(178897)

33. The LASALLE Show 2018

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At the annual LASALLE graduate showcase, catch performances by final-year dance students, sit in for a reading by Creative Writing majors, and check out exhibitions by Fine Arts graduates.

Date: 18 May to 30 May
Event Time: 12.00pm to 8.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, S(187940)

34. Goodman Open House

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Check out over 20 free workshops, performances and exhibitions centering around environmental sustainability. Also, drop by the Green Market selling local produce and reusable products.

Date: 26 May
Event Time: 11.00am to 5.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, S(439053)

Markets & Shopping

35. Artbox Singapore 2018

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With almost 400 vendors from all over Asia, Artbox Singapore is Singapore’s biggest creative market. Aside from shopping for handmade goods and delicious street food, the impressive lighted installations also make for an aesthetic picture for the ‘gram.

Date: 25 May to 27 May, 1 June to 3 June
Event Time: 3.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Avenue, S(018970)

36. Thai Festival 2018

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At the Thai Festival 2018, savour popular Thai street snacks such as papaya salad and Khanom Buang while marvelling at traditional performances.

Date: 3 May to 6 May
Event Time: 10.00am to 9.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Royal Thai Embassy, 370 Orchard Road, S(238870)

37. Sunday Social Market

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Whether you love fashion, music or food, there’s something for everyone at the Sunday Social Market. Enjoy locally produced house music, discover local fashion brands, crafters and bakers, and feast on delicious roasts all day long.

Date: 20 May
Event Time: 12.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis, Level 1, S(338987)

38. Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market

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If you’re a fan of retro art and couture, visit the Lifestyle & Vintage Market. There’ll be vintage jewellery, home decor, horology and vinyl records, while old school DJs and local band Street Crickets play live music.

Date: 11 May to 13 May
Event Time: 2.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Katong Square, 88 East Coast Road, S(423371)

39. Chanel Coco Game Center

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Beauty fans would be delighted to know Chanel is hosting a new beauty pop-up modelled after a retro arcade. Check out the new Cruise 2018 Makeup Collection Éclat et Transparence, and other pop-up exclusives.

Date: 28 April to 6 May
Event Time: 11.00am to 9.00pm
Admission: Free, reserve a slot here
Address: The Luxe Art Museum, 6 Handy Road, S(229234)

Fitness

40. Sundown Marathon 2018

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At the annual Sundown Marathon, run through the night in the various competitive categories, or opt for the 5km Fun Run if you just want to enjoy the night breeze.

Date: 19 May
Event Time: 5.00pm to 10.00am
Admission: Varies according to distance, tickets available here
Address: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, S(038975)

41. Fitness Fest 2018

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Back by popular demand, FitnessFest returns for a day of active fun. Take part in a mass FitnessConcert, or check out the eight fitness discovery arenas, including boxing, bouldering and CrossFit.

Date: 19 May
Event Time: 9.00am to 9.00pm
Admission: Standard S$55, tickets available here
Address: Marina Bay Sands, B2 Expo Halls, 1 Bayfront Ave, S(018971)

42. Inaugural Community Pilates Event

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Led by the five top trainers from The Moving Body, join them as they guide you through the Community Pilates Event, suitable for all fitness levels. Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: 6 May
Event Time: 9.00am to 11.30am
Admission: Free
Address: Capella, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, S(098297)

43. Yogalates in the Park

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At Yogalates in the Park, soak up some fresh air and Vitamin D while learning poses to benefit your muscles, breathing and posture. Bring your own yoga mat, a towel, water, and sunscreen.

Date: 5 May
Event Time: 9.00am to 10.00am
Admission: S$8, book your spot here
Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, S(259569)

Events In May

With these events in mind, call up your girls and start making plans!