October has come to a close and we have an ENTIRE month, or two if you count most of December, before Christmas hits our shores in full force.
November is a relatively lull month, so we’ve compiled a list of events and food for you to eat and party your way through to make it to December.
Time to power through to Christmas! Ready, set, party!
Play & Discover
1. Escape 56 Feat. Roman Flugel (Dial/DE) + Colossal Exhibition
Escape 56 returns for its 4th edition and proudly presents one of the biggest name in the German electronic music scene, Roman Flügel!
Roman Flügel has been active since the 1990s and has visited many styles of music, from ambient/idm to house, techno, electro and leftfield.
Escape 56 is also featuring the Colossal Photos exhibition in the second room of the warehouse.
Colossal Photos is a big name in the dance music scene in Singapore, having covered events from club nights to large scale events such as Ultra Singapore, ZoukOut, and Laneway Festival Singapore.
Tickets are almost sold out but you can still grab the last release tickets here at $55!
Escape 56 Feat. Roman Flugel (Dial/DE) + Colossal Exhibition
Venue: The Henderson Project, Blk 203 Henderson Road, #02-01, Lift Lobby A
Date: 3 Nov – 4 Nov 2017
2. Singapore River Festival
The Singapore River Festival 2017 is back on 3 and 4 November!
Spread out across the 3 different quays: Boat, Clarke and Robertson Quay, each quay hosts different activities and exudes a different vibe so guests can pick what they like.
The Boat Quay waterfront will be the battleground for the first dragon boat night race at the Singapore River. Spectators can also catch a dazzling light show during intermissions!
The Clarke Quay Fountain Square will host the LIT UP Party, a rave where YOU are the spectacle. Early bird tickets go for $8 while ticket sales at the door will be $10. Preorder your tickets here!
The Clarke Quay Waterfront will see Singapore’s biggest LED kite display by GoFlyKite, filling the skyline with wondrous and enthralling light effects as the LED kites dip and dive.
These are just a few of the activities that will be at the Singapore River Festival. We also heard that there will be a Quayside Cinema!
Singapore River Festival
Venue: Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay
Date: 3 Nov – 4 Nov 2017
3. Dia De Muertos Singapore 2017
What do Frida Kahlo, Mariachi bands, Tacos, and Tequila have in common? Mexico!
Experience one of Mexico’s cultural festivals, Dia De Muertos (Day Of The Dead) in Singapore this November!
Held at the Beach Road Police Station, musicians and artists from Mexico and Singapore will come together to honour the lives of the dead, and celebrating with traditional music, food and art.
In conjunction with Frida Kahlo’s 110th birthday, the event’s installation will be a homage to the Mexican painter. All pieces are inspired by Frida Kahlo and exclusive to Dia De Muertos Singapore 2017.
The event will have fun-filled activities for the whole family. From the augmented reality installation of Disney’s Pixar’s upcoming movie, Coco, to the Mexican craft-making workshops, there’s something for everyone!
For the foodies, Señor Taco will be serving their signature tacos, quesadillas, Margaritas’ tamales, elotes and more!
Dia De Muertos Singapore 2017
Venue: Beach Road Police Station, 99 Beach Road, Singapore 189701
Date: 4 Nov 2017
4. Ed Sheeran Live In Singapore 2017
Pretty much the most anticipated concert in 2017, Ed Sheeran gave us all a scare after his cycling accident which fractured his right wrist and elbow.
However, he has confirmed that he will be performing in Singapore as scheduled on 11 and 12 November!
He will be performing at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 11 and 12 November and fans can expect hits such as “Shape Of You”, “Castle On The Hill” and “Galway Girl” off of his chart-topping third album, ÷ (Divide).
Ed Sheeran Live In Singapore 2017
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Date: 11 & 12 Nov 2017
5. Pop-Up Night
Light up with Pop-Up Night at Sentosa.
From 20 October to 12 November, Pop-Up Night will be at Siloso Beach, specifically the jetty, Ola Beachfront, and the Emerald Pavilion.
Pop-Up Night at Siloso Beach will feature UV neon art installations by local artists such as Samantha Lo (a.k.a Sticker Lady), SophO, The Super System, and Adeline Loo.
There will be free sports and activities such as UV Tattoo, Light Painting Booth, interactive Doodle Wall and Neon Volleyball. You will never want to leave!
Venue: Siloso Beach, 51 Imbiah Walk, Sentosa, 099538
Date: 20 Oct – 12 Nov 2017
6. Big Bad Wolf Halloween Music Festival
If you like EDM and Halloween, you’re in for a treat because this music festival combines both.
Big Bad Wolf, the biggest Halloween Music Festival, features some of the biggest regional and international DJ acts in a medieval setting that has never been done before.
Held at Siloso Beach, attendees can expect EDM, Trap, House, Techno, D&B, and Hip Hop music played by international and regional DJs.
There’s even a Halloween Best Dressed Competition and Halloween activities such as Wolf’s Dare, Dagger’s Wheel and more!
Check their website for the release of the next tier of tickets!
Big Bad Wolf Music Festival
Venue: Siloso Beach, 51 Imbiah Walk, Sentosa, 099538
Date: 11 – 12 Nov 2017
7. Block Party: The Freedom Way
Looking for something fun to do without breaking the bank?
Come to Holland Village on 11 November for the Block Party hosted by Freedom Yoga for a great yoga session. Held at the open area outside Freedom Yoga, the yoga class is free for all though spots are limited.
Do email [email protected] to book your mats!
Block Party: The Freedom Way
Venue: Holland Village, 25E Lorong Liput, Singapore 277736
Date: 11 Nov 2017
Acai bowls are a dime a dozen in Singapore, but an Acai soft serve is the newest creation on the block.
Beriwell has 2 soft serve flavours, Acai (‘Acai‘) and Coconut (‘Coco Majik‘) and there’s even an option to mix the 2 flavours into 1!
Dairy free, gluten free, and vegan-friendly, the Superswirl is tagged at $6.90 for a small cup, where you can pick 2 toppings out of the day’s selection of fruits and crunch. A large serving at $9.90 allows you to choose 4 toppings.
If you’re not feeling up for a soft serve, you can give their smoothies a try. From the tropical fruits-based Vitamin Sea ($5.90/small, $7.90/large) to the PB&J made with organic peanut butter, the smoothie options are fun and delightfully satisfying.
This super cute hangout is Instagrammable, chill, and serves up some healthy AND delicious stuff. If you live in the East, make sure to pop by for a refreshing treat in this little tropical retreat.
Address: 19 East Coast Road #01-01, Singapore 428746
Opening Hours: Daily: 9am – 11pm
9. Ramen Nagi Singapore
Tokyo’s three-time Ramen Of The Year Champion, Ramen Nagi, has finally opened its doors here in Singapore.
There are 4 ramen dishes you can choose from the menu and each can be customised. Choose from the Original Butao King ($13.90), Black King ($15.90), Green King ($15.90), or the Red King ($15.90).
You get to select the richness of the broth and special sauce, level of spiciness, type of meat and vegetable, amount of garlic, and even the firmness of the ramen noodles.
Expect queues to be long though the quality of the food more than makes up for it.
Definitely a meal to ramen-ber.
Ramen Nagi Singapore
Address: Suntec City Tower II, #01-512/513, Singapore 038989
Opening hours: Daily: 11am – 3pm, 5pm – 10pm
Contact no.: 6821 1601
10. Cafe De Paris
If you’re a fan of sweets, specifically Korean desserts, then you’ll want to try Cafe De Paris.
With a few franchises in Canada, Hong Kong and China, the cafe is finally opening its doors in Singapore on 5 November.
They will be serving up photogenic selections of elegant cakes, fresh fruit bonbons (pictured above), cold brew coffee, healthy pressed juices, and premium teas.
The fresh fruit bonbons are only available for certain periods in a year as the cafe uses seasonal fruits specially imported from Korea.
You get to choose from the chocolate brownie, mango, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, and grape bonbons. Each one is hand-crafted and loaded with your selected fruit, non-dairy whipped cream, and slushie.
It takes a while to create each bonbon so expect to wait for a bit.
The cafe officially opens on 5 November so bring a friend and a camera!
Cafe De Paris Singapore
Address: 313 Orchard Road, #B1-37, Singapore 238895
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu: 10am – 10pm, Fri – Sun: 10am – 11pm
11. B Burger
Newly opened, B Burger has already been compared to the likes of In-N-Out burger in USA.
B Burger combines the traditional American burger with Japanese flavours. Expect stuff like the Karate Burger ($7.90) which uses karaage chicken and daikon pickles, and the Osaka Corn Dog ($6.90) which comes with tobiko, nori, teriyaki sauce and mayo.
Their ice cream creations are pretty interesting as well, with flavours such as Mount Fuji ($6/$8) which features a nata de coco and coconut flakes atop matcha ice cream.
Located at Orchard Cathay Cineleisure, this burger joint is going to be the next big thing. Eat your heart out, Shakeshack.
Address: Orchard Cathay Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road, #01-01/01A, Singapore 239695
Opening Hours: Daily: 12pm – 10pm
Sounds like a pretty packed November to us! Time to eat your way through November while partying your hearts out.
Now, which will you start with?
(Header Image Source: @w_singapore)