We’re midway through June, but the holidays are far from over!
The fun this month isn’t stopping anytime soon either! As per usual, there’s a spread of thrilling events to head out to and fresh new dining spots to try out.
Think: a giant, hipster pasar malam, a magical DreamWorks carnival, and food exhibitions where you can stuff yourself silly. Whether you’re an artsy soul, die-hard foodie or music lover, we’ve got some ideas on how you can spend the remainder of June!
Here’s a calendar of 10 amazing activities and foods to delve into to wrap up the month!
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1. Geylang Serai Bazaar
Let the Hari Raya celebrations begin!
The annual Geylang Serai Bazaar is back–and it’s a not your usual pasar malam.
Expect to see over 1000 stalls, and sample all sorts of traditional Hari Raya goodies as you go along.
We can already taste the Ramly burger, kuih tart, kuih bangkit, otah-otah and other delicious snacks.
Why it beats your neighbourhood pasar malam though, is its selection of super instagrammable foods. Think candyfloss burritos, poke bowls, fried durians, rainbow planet ice-cream buns, unicorn tears and more–not to mention the many, many Thai milk tea stalls.
If you’re wondering how these picture perfect foods fared taste-wise, check out our verdict.
Nosh aside, you’ll enjoy colourful installations, free movie screenings, gigs, a pop-up museum and a heritage race as well!
Geylang Serai Bazaar
Where: Spans Geylang Serai market, Joo Chiat Complex and along Haig Road
When: 25 May – 24 June, 11am
2. 14th Singapore Open Gymnastic Championship
It’s spins, vaults, somersaults and tumbles galore!
That, and a whole lot more, is what you can expect at the riveting 14th Singapore Open Gymnastics Championships.
This year’s line-up is as thrilling as ever. Be awed by our gymnasts’ strength, skill and agility as they soar through the air in twists and turns.
There’s the Women’s Artistic and Men’s Artistic Gymnastics on 3 – 6 June, Trampoline Gymnastics on 10 – 11 June and Rhythmic Gymnastics on 16 – 25 June.
There are also participants from countries like Indonesia, Korea, Hong Kong, and even Australia.
Come catch our Singapore athletes in action in this thrilling yet graceful sport!
14th Singapore Open Gymnastic Championship
Where: Bishan Sports Hall, 5 Bishan Street 14 #02-0, Singapore 579783
When: 3 – 25 June
Admission: FOC – $10
3. Yayoi Kusama Exhibition
Whether you’re an artsy soul or someone just looking for a photo op, it’s hard not to get excited over this new exhibition.
Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow is the most unique setup at the National Gallery right now!
One of the world’s most influential artists, Yayoi Kusama plays a crucial role in key art movements of the 20th and 21st centuries.
This exhibition in particular focuses on the immersive and expansive nature of her practice.
Step into her infinity mirror rooms and explore her intricate nets, dots and pumpkin motifs.
What’s more, encounter new paintings that have never been shown before!
It’s the perfect chance to discover her creative vision through paintings, sculptures, videos, and installations from the 1950s to the present. That, and take some pictures for the ‘gram too, of course.
Yayoi Kusama Exhibition
Where: National Gallery, City Hall Wing, Level 3, Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery
When: 9 Jun – 3 Sep
Admission: $15 (Singaporeans/PRs) / $25 (Non-Singaporeans)
4. UFC Fight Night
UFC fans rejoice!
Watch the fighters on your TV screen come to life at UFC Fight Night Singapore!
You’ll be catching the sport’s finest athletes from around the globe compete in the world’s most intimidating arena, the Octagon!
There’s even a UFC Fan Experience outside the arena for the more hard core fans.
Challenge yourself at the Striking Challenge, try out the interactive activities at the booths, and don’t miss out on the photo opportunities.
Can’t wait for Fight Night? You can visit a day early to catch the ceremonial weigh-ins and a guest fighter Q&A session on Friday!
UFC Fight Night Singapore
Where: The Octagon, Singapore Indoor Stadium
When: 17 Jun, 4.45pm – 10pm
5. ADAC Music Concert
The local music scene seems to really be flourishing.
This time, local acts are coming together for a good cause at the ADAC Music Concert!
That’s ADAC for Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign. Organised by The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and the National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA), this FREE music concert will bring together all your favourite local musicians.
There’s Inch Chua, Scarlet Avenue, The Sam Willows, THELIONCITYBOY and Taufik Batisah!
With tunes like “Help Me” (Scarlet Avenue) and “High On Love” (Taufik Batisah), we’ll be singing along, while bearing the all-important anti-drug message in mind.
ADAC Music Concert
Where: Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
When: 16 Jun, 6pm – 10pm
6. DreamWorks Day
Love animated films? If so, this event is sure to thrill.
This year, we will see Asia’s first ever DreamWorks Day right here in Singapore!
Take part in the 5km Fun Run, or the 800m Kids Dash and Carnival with your little ones!
You’ll be doing all that alongside your favourite DreamWorks characters from Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Beneficiaries of this event include the Children’s Cancer Foundation, Wishing Well, and Club Rainbow!
This run is truly a great opportunity to spend some quality time with family and friends, while doing some good for those in need!
Where: Gardens By The Bay, Bay East Garden
When: 24 Jun, 4pm – 8pm
7. Gardens Turns 5
Let the birthday celebrations begin!
Our favourite futuristic garden, Gardens By The Bay, turns 5 this month, and it’s throwing a big birthday bash to mark the occasion.
Expect nothing short of a myriad of festivities that all can enjoy!
There will be a display of blooms in the rarest colour–shades of blue–at the Blue Beauties floral display in the Flower Dome!
Also not to be missed is a special edition of the nightly Garden Rhapsody light and sound show. The experience will be further enhanced with stunning video mapping that tells the story of the Gardens’ journey through the years.
Another highlight is the ‘Wonder Through Your Eyes’ photo exhibition, where your own fondest memories at the Gardens will be featured alongside other unforgettable moments.
So come join in the fun at Gardens, where wonder truly blooms!
Gardens Turns 5
Where: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive Singapore 018953
When: Fri, 19 May 2017 – Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Contact no.: 6420 6848
8. Britney Spears Concert
Hit us baby one more time!
We can’t believe Pop Princess Britney Spears is coming to our shores this June!
The multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon will be making her 7th stop in Asia here.
With 150 million records sold worldwide, seven Billboard Music Awards and the Billboard’s Millennium Award to her name, you won’t find someone who hasn’t heard of her.
Her catchy songs “Baby One More Time” and “Piece of Me” get everyone singing along when they come on the radio and during Karaoke. Now, you get to catch Britney performing in the flesh!
If you want a piece of that, hurry and grab your tickets!
Britney Spears Concert
Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium
When: 30 June, 8pm
Contact no.: 3158 7888
Price: S$188 – S$568
9. Yummy Food Expo
You’ll want to come to this event with an empty stomach.
The Yummy Food Expo 2017 provides the perfect opportunity to stuff your face with all the good food Singapore has to offer!
Expect endless mouth-watering eats at this food fest. Just walking one round for free samples will be enough to fill you up.
Must-eat foods here include the healthy Frozt Pops, Signature Shabu Shabu Burgers, Four Treasures Oyster and Coconut Tom Yum.
There’s also Fatt Fatt Piah, Kong Guan Truffle Mushroom Bao, Large and Crispy Squid, and the world’s longest EMO fries!
Durian lovers can also look forward to the Durian Bomb and Mao Shan Wang Ice Cream Puffs.
We’ll definitely be making the most of this free food bonanza!
Yummy Food Expo
Where: Singapore Expo Hall 5, Booth B27
When: 22 Jun – 25 Jun
10. World Snack Fair
This one’s for you avid snackers and junk food lovers! (That’s all of us, to be honest.)
The World Snack Fair 2017 is sure to satisfy all your sweet and salty cravings!
This yummy exhibition is set to 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 the Otakus to get anime merchandise, and international guest cosplayers.
A maid and butler cafe will also be set up on-site for those who enjoy themed cafes!
World Snack Fair
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3, Concourse 1-4, Singapore 039593
When: 30 Jun – 1 Jul, 10am – 10pm
Contact no.: 6560 5424
Well, what are you waiting for?
Don’t let the second half of your June holidays slip away!
We think now’s the best time to get busy, trying out as many fun activities as possible, to give us that boost we need for school/work the rest of the year!