1. Singapore Experience Lab
Come join us at the Singapore Experience Lab, a showcase of Singapore's past, present and future tourism products in the comfort of a conserved shophouse. Visitors can join a 30-minute experiential tour, where they will be taken on an immersive journey which introduces Singapore's hidden stories and off-the-beaten track experiences, narrated through augmented reality, interactive project mapping, bespoke installation and doodle art. The lab tours are scheduled daily at 10.30am, 11.30am and 4pm. Please approach the staff if you would like to join the tour.
Date: Till May
Venue: Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway
Website: Singapore Visitor Centre
Nearest MRT: Somerset
2. Minimalism: Space. Light. Object.
See more through less at the first exhibition on Minimalism in Southeast Asia spanning two major venues. Experience the coming together of Asian and Western art in their most essential forms.
Date: Till 14 Apr
Venue: National Gallery Singapore and ArtScience Museum
Website: Minimalism: Light. Space. Object.
Nearest MRT: Bayfront and City Hall
3. HSBC Women’s World Championship 2019
Catch the world’s most talented golfers in action during this sporting event. Dubbed “Asia’s Major”, this tournament features some of the world’s best female golfers and has drawn fans from around the globe. World-class golf aside, this event is also known for its great parties that indulge guests in great food and music.
Date: 28 Feb to 3 Mar
Venue: Sentosa Golf Club
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
4. Sakura Matsuri
Gardens by the Bay’s Japanese-themed festival returns with over 20 varieties of sakura alongside traditional architecture such as life-sized Torii gates and marumado—round windows that frame delicate landscapes. You can also enjoy cultural performances and even take part in a traditional tea ceremony.
Date: 8-31 Mar
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
5. Late Company
Topics like loss and empathy will be frankly discussed at Pangdemonium’s staging of Late Company, a riveting production themed on an imminent and widespread problem—cyberbullying.
Date: 22 Feb to 10 Mar
Venue: Victoria Theatre
Nearest MRT: City Hall
6. Gretel and Hansel
Your kids will love this heartfelt rendition of the iconic Brothers Grimm story, which weaves in themes of sibling rivalry and family love. This humorous production is staged by Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Little Company, one of the region’s most celebrated children’s theatre companies.
Date: 13 Mar to 19 Apr
Venue: KC Arts Centre
Nearest MRT: Fort Canning
7. Singapore Festival of Fun
Fun for the whole family, this riverside carnival invites your young ones to watch, meet and take photos with its colourful international street performers. Be prepared to split your sides when stand-up comedians from around the world take the stage at the Magners International Comedy Festival.
Date: 14-24 Mar
Venue: Clarke Quay
Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay
8. Singapore Heritage Festival
Explore the nooks and crannies of our island, and uncover the lesser-known stories of Singapore’s spaces, along with the fascinating people behind them! The Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF), National Heritage Board’s annual signature festival, is a celebration of Singapore’s heritage and culture. This March, you can enjoy heritage trails, tours, open houses, and performances at spots all over across Singapore; and hear hidden tales of our colourful history and heritage. A festival for the people, by the people, SHF seeks to present novel and immersive programmes and experiences in partnership with the community and stakeholders. This year, the festival will take place over four weekends, with events and programmes centred around locations like Kampong Glam, Bedok, Telok Blangah and Kranji.
Date: 15 Mar to 7 Apr
Venue: Various locations
9. Sentosa FunFest
Sentosa FunFest is back with larger-than-life inflatables. Spend an exciting and fun-filled day with your family and friends at this expansive inflatable playground and end your day with a relaxing Movie by the Beach, while indulging in the delicious treats available.
Date: 16-24 Mar
Venue: Activities at Siloso Beach, movies by the Beach at Palawan Green
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
10. Matilda The Musical
Don’t pass on this highly decorated musical, which tells the story of one of Roald Dahl’s most imaginative and intrepid characters. Originally put on by the Royal Shakespeare Company, this musical has delighted audiences of all ages and has won over 85 international awards.
Date: 21 Feb to 17 Mar
Venue: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands?
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
11. Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman
Sir Stamford Raffles—author of The History of Java, and collector of natural history and cultural materials from Southeast Asia—is known for establishing modern Singapore as a British port. He has been viewed as a scholarly expert in the region, a progressive reformer, a committed imperialist, and even a plagiariser. Co-curated with the British Museum, and keeping with the Asian Civilisations Museum’s mission to explore encounters and connections, this exhibition presents a multi-layered picture of Raffles, and illustrates that his legacy is more complex than often understood.
Date: Till 28 Apr
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
12. Boutique Fairs Singapore (The Spring/Summer 2019 Edition)
Here's your chance to revamp your wardrobe and home and discover over 300 independent, design-led labels at Boutique Fairs Singapore! Explore over 6,000 square metres of retail space and take your pick from women's and men's fashion and accessories; homewares and furniture; beauty and lifestyle products; and kids' clothing, toys, and decor. Over 80% of brands featured are socially responsible. Food and beverage stalwarts of Singapore will set up shop at Boutiques too, allowing you to indulge in delectable treats while enjoying your retail therapy.
Date: 29-31 Mar
Venue: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard
Nearest MRT: Promenade