Is this a government conspiracy to get us to spend our August GST Voucher?! Because this August, your weekends will be so packed with markets, workshops and celebrations! *DURN DURN DURN*
Anyway, goodbye July! Lets welcome August with this fascinating events!
1. TEDxPickeringStreet 2018 生意盎然
This year, TEDxPickeringStreet will be inviting a series of speakers that’ll touch on various topics as well as conversations on societal issues. Apart from intellectual conversations, there’ll be bazaars, workshops and food! Get temporarily tattooed by @henn.drawn, grab a sandwich at Park Bench Deli and enjoy the variety of workshops! You can sign up here!
2. Twilight: Flea & Feast “Proudly Local”
Twilight:Flea & Feast really practice what they preach: They have over a 100 stalls of food and retail, and they are exclusively “proudly local”. You can enjoy movie screenings as well as performance by buskers while you shop and makan. Furthermore, THEY’LL BE GIVING OUT FREE STUFF. That’s right, free stuffs always resonates with the Singaporean in me.
Date: 3rd August 2018 – 5th August 2018, 10am – 10pm
Address: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre (Halls 401/402)
3. The Summerhouse Art Market
You know, the restaurant with beautiful private domes? The Summerhouse will be organising a day of local market by homegrown entrepreneurs and artists. You can get your hands dirty by building a terrarium, or if you lean towards the artistic side, there’ll be art jamming as well! The Summerhouse is pet-friendly, so bring your doggos along for your Saturday brunch! Click here for more information.
Date: 5th August 2018, 10am – 5pm
Address: Level 2, 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798387
4. Power Station Art Market by TLP X Singapore Land Authority
Brought to you by The Local People (who did the market at Tanjong Pagar Railway Station), they are back once again with another Art Market at the long forgotten Pasir Panjang Power Station! Apart from performances, exhibitions and retails, Food from the Heart will be opening up a food donation drive, so do drop by and contribute to this good cause! Trust me, the day becomes automatically better when you’re doing good. Click here to see the list of food you can donate!
Date: 22nd August 2018, 12pm – 12am
Address: Pasir Panjang Power Station
5. Made in SG: Creator’s Market
In this collaboration of Shopify and TimeOut, Made in SG: Creator’s Market will be happening on the 4th of August with a series of local retails! If you fancy a good read, check out Books Actually and localbooks.sg, or if you’re look for local artworks, iconic Ang Ku Kueh Girl will be there as well! Click here to check out the list of merchants!
Date & Time: 4th August 2018, 11am – 5pm
Address: 71 Robinson Road #14-01, Singapore 068895
Click here to RSVP!
6. Carouselland 2018
Still avail??? Yes, from 11th to 12th August, over 500 booths will be featured at Carouselland! Finally, no more MIA “suddenly” or those spawn of satans from Carouhell. There’ll be activities, workshops and prizes to win, so get ready to shop till you drop (not your dignity), Strictly no lowballers!
Date & Time: 11th August 2018 – 12th August 2018, 12pm – 9pm
Address: Marina Bay Sands Hall A & B
I’m sorry?! What?! Meesiam for $1?! Salmon Chili Crab Sauce With Aglio Olio?! COUNT ME IN. I believe most of us head to IKEA for the Swedish meatballs and a whole load of random furniture we don’t actually need because in IKEA, who ACTUALLY just stop at one lamp? The good thing is, from 2nd to 19th of August, you can get all your impulsive purchase on sales and PST, if you are an IKEA Family, you can get an additional 5% off your purchase!
Date: 2nd August 2018 – 19th August 2018
Address: IKEA Tampines & IKEA Alexandra
8. National Day Rooftop Park Farmer’s Market
Considering on National Day, every part of Singapore will be pretty packed, why not head over to Shaw Towers and learn more about the local urban farming scene? Since it’s located on the rooftop, you can enjoy your craft beer while watching the fireworks! Click here for more information!
Date: 8th August 2018 – 11th August 2018
Address: Rooftop Park @ Shaw Tower, 100 Beach Road, Singapore 189702
9. National Day @ Gardens By The Bay
Don’t worry, you won’t have to lie in boredom for hours and periodically get excited by the fighter planes while waiting for the fireworks anymore. At Gardens By The Bay, you can reminisce on the old PE days through Fitness & Sports conducted by ActiveSG. If you’re those kids who have “stomach pain” every PE lessons, there’s a pop up cinema showing local films, or you can explore Orchid Extravaganza where variety of our national flowers will be in full bloom on a Peranakan backdrop. You can purchase the tickets to the conservatories at $5 off if you’re a resident!
Date: 9th August 2018
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 0189539
10. National Day High Tea
Have a high tea with Tanglin Club on national day while contributing to SAWL scholarship funds to help needy and disabled students. Instead of squeezing with the crowd outside, get treated to a spectacular fashion show by The Singapore Shawls! Registration close on the 2nd of August, so get your tickets early here!
Date: 9th August 2018
Address: 5 Stevens Road, Singapore 257814
11. National Day @ National Museum
It’ll be a fun and fulfilling national day at the National Museum where you’ll be going on an scavenger hunt through history and culture. Be rewarded by your own 3D model or a sculpted balloon when you complete the tasks! There’s activities for all ages, from storytelling, crafting your miniature kueh lapis magnet to bouncy castles! They’ll be broadcasting the national day parade at the Glass Atrium and The Salon, so don’t worry about missing out on the performances!
Date: 9th August 2018
Address: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
12. Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness
Keeper’s Playground is still running at the National Design Centre till the 5th of August, so SLIDE your way down to a day of INFINITE HAPPINESS filled with aesthetic art & design, retail and workshops! For food & retail pop-ups, they’ll only be available from 3rd August to 5th August, so if you wanna have the full range of activities, head over this weekend!
Date: 27th July 2018 – 5th August 2018
Address: 111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969
13. BeerFest Asia 2018 X Edition
Beerfest Asia 2018 is back again this year to get your tastebuds drunk on happiness! There’ll be over 600 types of beer for you to explore alcohol from all over the world, as well as beer workshops, good music and flavourful food, so grab your passes here and drink responsibly!
Date: 30th August 2018 – 2nd September 2018
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
I believe most creative individuals know Overjoyed for their range of brushes and paints, well, you’ll be OVERJOYED to know that there’s a line-up of workshops this August! Attend their Art Clinics to BRUSH up on your watercolor skills, or how about resin art workshop conducted by Samantha Wang? There are other really interesting workshops like fashion illustrations and cyanotype image making process as well, so click here for more options!
Date: Click here for the full range of events!
Address: Varies according to event
15. Fashion Makerspace
What?! You can use your Skills Future Credit? Yes, at Fashion Makerspace, you can utilise your creds for selected courses! Learn to make kawaii neko brooches, cheongsams or clutches. They’ll be at TEDxPickeringStreet this August to offer workshops on surface design for denim, so do check them out during the event!
16. Sip & Paint (Merchants Wine Store)
Paint me like one of your french girls 😉 Merchant Wine Store is hosting Sip & Paint this August which is pretty self-explanatory, get classily drunk while creating the BEST artwork you’ve ever done. Of course, no stripping and lying on the sofa, no one is drunk enough to call your penis ‘Rose’. Purchase your tickets here!
Date: 2nd August 2018, 7pm – 9pm & 26th August 2018, 2pm – 4pm
Address: 52 Duxton Rd, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore 089516
17. Dim Sum Cinema: Kung Fu Panda 3
Dim Sum while watching our favourite Kung Fu Panda? How culturally appropriate! Funzing Singapore is back again on a collaboration with Secret Singapore to present Dim Sum cinema! Munch on a variety of dumplings and prawn & scallop sticky rice while Po wolf down his dumplings on screen. Dang, why do animated food always look x10 appetising?
Date: 27th August 2018, 7pm – 10pm
Check here for updates!
18. The Taste Of Water
Catch The Taste of Water by Bound Theatre at Goodman Arts Centre where you can ‘taste’ the local theatre scene that we often neglect. Considering August is the month where we celebrate our nation’s birthday, we should celebrate our local talents as well! Read the synopsis and get your tickets here!
Date: 2nd August 2018 – 5th August 2018, 3pm – 6pm
Address: 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
19. Permanent Vacation // A Rock n Roll Pool Party
Don’t we all crave a PERMANENT VACATION from our suffocating jobs? Alas, we can’t, but we can maximise our weekend to feel like one! Bring along your Unicorn float and ride away to the sunset at One Farrer Hotel’s Sunset Bar with good music, alcohol and company! Click here for more information and get your tickets!
Date & Time: 4th August 2018 (Saturday), 3pm – 10pm
Address: Level 6,1 Farrer Park Station Rd, 217562 (One Farrer Hotel, Sunset Bar)
20. Nespresso Summer Chill Out
Camp Kilo Charcoal Club will be collaborating with Nespresso for two days of live music, giant dare pong and complimentary sweet treats! There’s also a 180-degree photobooth to capture your fantastic day into a memory, so grab your friends along for a caffeine-filled weekend! Click here for the list of activities!
Date: 4th – 5th August 2018, 11 am – 7 pm
Address: 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01, Singapore 338987
Click here to register!
21. Novartis Walk Against Kidney Cancer in Support of SCS
Apart from celebrations and self-care shopping sprees, we should take a step back and be aware of rising health issues in Singapore. On the 25th August, Novartis is organising a Walk Against Kidney Cancer to spread awareness. Head down to Marina Promontory and take part in the 3.5km walk with your family and friends for a good cause! Click here to register now, participants will be given a free t-shirt!
Date: 25th August 2018, 4pm – 7pm
Address: 11 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018940, Singapore 018940
Website: Click here!
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