Unfortunately, there won’t be anything to do this April…
…April Fools! Of course there is.
This month is one with something for everyone! There’s a run for the fitness junkies, a pet fair for the animal lovers, and a whole lot of yummy food events for the rest of us who just love to eat.
Here’s a calendar of fun and exciting activities to fill your 1-15 April! We’re not pulling your leg when we say you shouldn’t miss them.
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1. Teh Tarik Run
So you want to run, keep fit, and stay healthy. But you also can’t stay off good ol’ prata and teh tarik.
Well, Teh Tarik Run 2017 proves you can do both! At the same time, no less.
What’s best is you’ll get to down a tik gong (cup) of teh tarik at every 1km mark. In fact, no other kinds of fluids will be served at the event.
Let us excite you further with the grand finale–an actual Roti Prata party at the finish line! Indulge in a well-deserved meal without the guilt, knowing that you’ve worked it all off already.
Sound like your cup of tea? Come pull tea–not hamstrings–at your new favourite run!
Teh Tarik Run
Where: Blk 1202 Unit #01-01 Seafood Centre East Coast Park, East Coast Parkway, 449881
When: 9 April, 7.10am
2. Armin Only Embrace World Tour
It’s no news that our tiny island is a hotspot for famous international artists.
This year is no different. April’s offering is five-time #1 DJ in the world, Armin van Buuren!
For the less acquainted, Armin is a progressive trance DJ and producer of cinematic and synth sounds.
The Embrace World Tour is closely related to Armin’s latest album ‘Embrace’, which embraces different styles, genres, and sounds.
Internationally acclaimed artists Mr. Probz, Kensington, Eric Vloeimans, Cimo Fränkel, Betsie Larkin, Angel Taylor and BullySongs will be performing live too!
Armin Only Embrace World Tour
Where: The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
When: 1 April, 4.00pm-11.50pm
3. SG Yacht Show
Probably the most luxurious event this month is the Singapore Yatch Show!
Here’s your opportunity to discover some of the world’s finest superyacht and international yacht brands.
Held at the award-winning ONE°15 Marina Club, this exclusive event epitomises luxury lifestyle.
It brings together world-class yachts, glamorous parties, high-end entertaining, and an enviable range of prestige products and brands.
Enjoy supercars, fine dining, beautiful timepieces, hand-crafted jewellery and waterside properties, all in an elite and highly social setting.
This is one first-class platform for regional guests to meet yachting professionals, boat owners, and supercar experts keen to explore the luxury yachting scene.
Singapore Yatch Show
Where: ONE°15 Marina Club, 11 Cove Drive, #01-01, Sentosa Cove, 098497
When: 6-9 April
Contact no.: 6304 7950
4. Voilah! French Festival
Celebrating 51 years of friendship between France and Singapore, the annual French festival Voilah! brings the ooh la la to Singapore yet again.
In its biggest edition yet, Voilah! presents the best of French culture, science, education and gastronomy.
This year’s festival programme features some 40 events, including a wide range of concerts, exhibitions, dance performances, scientific events, conferences and movies–most of which are free entry!
Come expand your knowledge beyond ‘bonjours’ and baguettes at this colourful, signature French festival!
Voilah! French Festival
Where: 101-103 Cluny Park Road Singapore 259595
When: 8 April-21 May
5. Tsum Tsum Carnival
Everyone’s favourite cylindrical Disney characters have reached CapitaLand’s malls for an interactive Tsum Tsum Carnival!
You’d be lying if you said you don’t think these little creatures are cute as anything.
Take pictures with the cylindrical-shaped figures in recreated scenes from Disney Tsum Tsum’s animation shorts.
But that’s not all! Other activities include the Ninja Castle Challenge, making your own Disney Tsum Tsum characters from Play-Doh and racing Disney Tsum Tsum Tomica die-cast cars.
So grab your family and friends for the cutest event yet!
Tsum Tsum Carnival
Where: Participating CapitaLand malls: Sembawang Shopping Centre, Lot One, Bukit Panjang Plaza, JCube, IMM, Westgate, The Star Vista, Junction 8, Plaza Singapura, Bugis Junction, Bedok Mall, Raffles City, Tampines Mall
When: 1 April
6. Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day
Our favourite day of the year–it’s Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day!
You heard us right. Free. Ice-cream.
B&J’s high quality, innovative mixtures never fail to disappoint. Neither do their values of using fair trade ingredients and responsibly sourced packaging.
We can’t count the number of times we’ve reached a state of euphoria in that chunky, swirly goodness!
This would be the best time to try one of those wacky concoctions you never got around to!
Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day
Where: Scoop shops all over the country
When: 4 April, 12pm-8pm
7. World Snack Fair
This one’s for you junk food lovers out there who love to snack! (That’s all of us, really.)
World Snack Fair 2017 is here to satisfy all your sweet and salty cravings!
This yummy exhibition will feature hundreds of different snack brands from all around the world.
Popular brands you will be familiar with include Japanese brands Meiji and Calbee. We can hear the crunch of potato chips already!
There will also be Ichiban kuji for Otakus who wish to try their luck, getting some rad anime merchandise. What’s more, a maid and butler cafe will also be set up on-site for those who enjoy themed cafes!
World Snack Fair 2017
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3, Concourse 1-4, Singapore 039593
When: 7-8 April (9am – 10pm), 9 April (9am – 9pm)
Contact no.: 6560 5424
8. Michelin Guide Street Food Festival
Have you tried Michelin starred local food?
Now’s your chance to try food from Michelin starred eateries, all under one roof!
This is a celebration of multi-cultural and delicious local street food. They’re coming from the kitchens of more than 12 Michelin starred restaurants and celebrated Bib Gourmand eateries.
Expect star dishes including many local street food favourites and a selection of international street cuisine!
Join us at the ambient, breezy Coliseum at RWS for a meal you won’t forget!
Michelin Guide Street Food Festival
Where: The Coliseum, Resorts World Sentosa
When: 14-15 April
Price: $20 per pax
9. Pet Expo
You won’t have to leave Fido at home for this one.
Welcome to Pet Expo 2017!
Bring your furry friend to the biggest pet fair this year! There will be a whole lot of businesses present, as well as educational and engaging activities focused on pets and their well-being.
Look forward to a series of informative talks and intense competitions planned to bring the pet community together!
This year, fish lovers too can look forward to participating in competitions for aquatic animals, while families can bring children to learn more about aquatic animals and marine life.
Join in on a fun-filled learning journey towards pet ownership!
Pet Expo 2017
Where: Singapore Expo Hall 7
When: 14-16 April, 11am-8pm
Price: $5 per day / $12 for 3-Day Pass (Free entry for children below 12)
Hipsters and art market lovers rejoice!
Artbox—Bangkok’s famous hipster market—is coming to Singapore this month.
This is one market that focuses a lot on local designers, affordable vintage fashion, quirky lifestyle products, modern home decor items and innovative snacks.
Just like Bangkok’s version, be ready for international vendors, yummy bites, a beer market and beautiful fairy light displays for those pretty Instagram pictures!
What’s more, expect live music performances, open mic sessions and charity drives at this one-of-a-kind art market.
Be sure to visit the market on both weekends because the programme and vendors will change!
Where: The Lawn @ Marina Bay, 8A Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018984
When: 14-16 April, 21 – 23 May, 3pm – 11pm
Price: Free entrance
Don’t be a fool this April!
Come join in on these cannot-miss events to kick off your April on a strong note. We kid you not, you’ll have a whale of a time!