20 Events in June 2018 to attend in Singapore

25th May – 1st July – Begonia Brilliance Floral Display

Some begonias are much sought after for their large and stunning flowers, and Gardens by the Bay celebrates the brilliance of begonias with its first-ever floral display showcasing more than 50 varieties with beautiful blooms in a spectrum of reds, oranges and yellows. The showy flowers – some grown by Gardens by the Bay’s horticulturists – introduce bursts of bright colour into imaginary worlds such as an undersea realm where octopuses, manta rays and giant clams reign.

Join the Begonia Brilliance Garden Trail daily at 11am and 3pm (2pm to 5pm on 2, 3, 16, 17, 30 June and 1 July) for free as they share fascinating botanical facts and anecdotes about the floral display!

When: 25th May to 1st July 2018

Time: 9am – 9pm (Daily)

Address: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station: Bayfront MRT

Admission: From $7.20

For more information: Official Website

 

26th May – 10th June – Cartoon Network Animate Your Life

Immerse yourself in the world of cartoons by animating your life at this 16-day Cartoon Network Festival. Bring your kids or take the nostalgic train back to when life was free of worries through fun and animation!

Get ready to go on an adventure in the Land of Ooo and get creative by Powerpuff-ing yourself in Townsville! Want to be a hero like Ben 10? Then test your skills at the Ben 10 boot camp. Just want to hang? Then chill with your favourite bears – Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear in their cosy cave. Mums can learn how to draw their favourite cartoons while dads can make sense of stop motion – all in the name of fun! Whether you are young or just young at heart, there is something for everyone! Plus, here’s your chance to meet and take a fun family photo with your favourite toon stars and learn what makes them so great!

Redeem a free conservatory admission ticket when purchasing a full-priced child ticket to this event between 26th May to 1st June! What are you waiting for?

When: 26th May to 10th June 2018

Time: 3pm – 9pm, last admission at 8pm (Monday to Thursday) & 3pm to 11pm, last admission at 10pm (Friday to Sunday)

Address: Bayfront Plaza, Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station: Bayfront MRT

Admission: From $12

For more information: Official Website

31st May – 9th June – Italian Film Festival

With the initiative of “Fare Cinema” or “Make Cinema”, the annual Italian film festival is back again with various titles like Italian Race, Naples in Veils, The Place, Like Crazy, Holding Hands and more! The stories, the people in the films, and their emotions are bound to tug everyone’s heartstrings.

When: 31st May to 9th June 2018

Address: Golden Village Plaza (GVP) and The Projector

Nearest Stations: Dhoby Ghaut MRT and Nicoll Highway MRT respectively

Admissions: From $11.50

For more information: Official Website

 

1st June – 2nd June – 30-Hour Famine Camp: Backpack Challenge

For over 30 years, hundreds of youth from across Singapore have come together annually to make a stand against global poverty and hunger. In 2018, World Vision Singapore intends to spotlight the struggles of children and families living in conflict and disaster zones. This June Holiday, youths aged 13-30 have the chance to join a camp about learning empathy through Amazing Race style team activities and challenges while living off the bare essentials in their backpacks.

When: 1st June to 2nd June 2018

Time: 8am (1st June) to 3.30pm (2nd June)

Admissions: $40 (Early bird registration before 30th April), $45 (Regular registration)

For more information: Official Website

 

1st June – 24th June – Annyeong Korea (Korea Festival)

Indulge yourself in the experiences of the Korean culture in the month of June at Great World City with a wide array of Korean food, shopping, and activities! There are special game booths with traditional games like Tuho, Paengichigi, and Yut-Nori. Visit the event on 17th June, 3pm and get a chance to compete in the Jegichigi contest with your Dad to commemorate Father’s Day! You can even get to try on a traditional Hanbok and take a photo print back as a memento. Harness your inner chefs by learning how to prepare kimbap! Psst, children are allowed to try too!

When: 1st June to 24th June 2018

Time: 11am (1st June) – 9pm (24th June)

Address: Great World City (1 Kim Seng Promenade)

Nearest Station: Tiong Bahru MRT

Admission: Free

For more information: Event Website

 

2nd June – Carnival by the Straits 2018

SAF Yacht Club is once again organizing our Club’s annual signature event, Carnival by the Straits 2018 (CBTS) to be held on Saturday, 2nd June 2018 at Sembawang Clubhouse.

Get your dose of Vitamin Sea & D in their Annual CBTS event this coming June! Loads of activities and fun awaits you! Sea sports enthusiasts can expect a unique opportunity to try out a range of exciting sea sports activities like Banana Boat rides, Ski tube rides, Jet-ski rides, powerboat cruise, keel-boats. There will also be game stalls, food stalls & a Lucky Draw. So, what are you waiting?

 When: 2nd June 2018

Time: 10am – 5pm

Address: SAF Yacht Club (43 Admiralty Road West)

Nearest Station: Admiralty MRT

Admissions: Early Bird – $7 (Members), $8 (Public)

For more information: Official Website

 

 

1st June – 4th June – StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore

Presented by The Storytelling Centre Limited and The Arts House, the festival features a variety of performances including family and adult audience shows, workshops and local commissions – the Young Storytellers Showcase A Caravan of Stories platforming emerging talents and The Singapore Showcase Be Legendary featuring key storytelling and spoken word organisations.

This festival celebrates the spirit of #BeLegendary with free community engagement activities like Story Cloth Making and the Story House that encourage listening, conversations, and story sharing.

When: 1st June to 3rd June 2018

Time: 10am – 10pm

Address: The Arts House, Singapore (1 Old Parliament Lane)

Nearest Station: Raffles Place MRT or Clark Quay MRT

Admissions: From $15

For more information: Official Website

 

 

3rd June – National Vertical Marathon 2018

Designed as an alternative to conventional flat-road marathons, National Vertical Marathon (NVM) is a race that sees its participants scale the entirety of a skyscraper. It is a sport that befits Singapore, an urban city filled with tall buildings, and provides a hearty physical challenge to all participants as well.

With the overwhelming responses from the large congregation of climbing enthusiasts, the NTU Sports Club is here to bring about another year of stair-climbing to people of all ages and walks of life, sportsman or not, with the goal to further develop the prominence of vertical marathon events in the public eye and encourage healthy lifestyles.

When: 3rd June 2018

Address: Urban Park, Tanjong Pagar Centre (1 Wallich Street #31-01, Guoco Tower)

Nearest Station: Tanjong Pagar MRT

Admissions: From $20 (Early Bird), From $24 (Regular)

For more information: Official Website

 

 

8th June – Tiger Street Food Festival

Have a taste of what local food have to offer at the event along with the entertainment brought together by Tiger. The first 1500 participants will win themselves a free meal from any of the 12 Tiger Street Food Support Fund hawkers. With so many stalls to choose from, this event is sure to satisfy your food cravings with their recommended beer pairings and variants from $3 only. Local acoustic trio The Hashtags will also be there with an eclectic mix of smooth R&B melodies, tasty Blues licks and uplifting Neo-ethnic grooves. What’s more, all proceeds this year will go into funding more opportunities for hawkers to make a name for themselves in future, namely, Yam Mee Teochew Fishball noodles, Ah Tan Wings, K.R Banana Leaf Masala Chicken Nasi Lemak and many more.

When: 8th June 2018

Time: 5pm – 1130pm

Address: Tan Quee Lan Street

Nearest Station: Bugis MRT

Admission: Free

For more information: Official Website

 

 

8th June – 10th June – Garfield Carnival

The first ever Garfield Carnival Singapore is here to celebrate Garfield’s 40th Birthday Bash! Garfield will celebrate his 40th birthday this coming June with a weekend of carnival and a fun Garfield run. Be treated to a line-up of entertainment, attractions, and carnival games kiosks where you stand to win exclusive Garfield 40th Birthday Bash prizes as well as life-size Garfield photo booths.

Will you be joining Garfield for his birthday this June?

When: 8th June to 10th June 2018

Time: 11am – 8pm

Address: Palawan Green, Sentosa

Nearest Station: Harbourfront MRT. From there, go to Level 3 of Vivocity shopping mall and transfer onto Sentosa Express ($4). Alternatively, you can take the boardwalk and follow the directions to the beach (Free).

Admissions: Standard Ticket ($15), Premium Ticket ($25), and VIP Ticket ($55)

For more information: Official Website

 

9th June – 30th September – Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes Exhibition

Riding the trend of Avengers: Infinity War, the ArtScience Museum will be premiering a brand-new exhibition that delves deeper into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Opening on 9th June, this tenth-anniversary exhibition will be an interactive presentation on the unique perspective of each Marvel Studios Super Hero.

The exhibition features installations on all the major characters introduced in the first decade of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy. It will also include engaging displays curated by ArtScience Museum, which highlight the science, technology, art, and cultural stories behind each Marvel Studios’ film.

It utilises state-of-the-art AV technology and immersive media to transport visitors into the dynamic world of the Marvel Studios Super Heroes. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in many of the box office-smashing movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe under one roof. Highlights include an interactive journey into the world of the recent pop culture landmark, Black Panther; an immersive installation focused on last year’s Thor: Ragnarok, as well as sneak peeks into the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War as well as Ant-Man and the Wasp.
When: 9th June to 30th September 2018, including public holidays

Time: 10am – 7pm (Last admission at 6pm)

Address: ArtScience Museum (10 Bayfront Avenue)

Nearest Station: Bayfront MRT

Admissions: Early Bird – From $8, Regular – From $10.25

For more information: Official Website

 

 

13th June – Quiz Night with Be Inquizitive

Test your knowledge at Quiz Night at Café Melba with Be Inquizitive! Be Inquizitive’s mission is to bring together groups of people for culturally diverse, entertaining, and sometimes challenging quiz nights.

You can choose to sign up individually or in teams or even just spectate!

When: 13th June 2018

Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Address: Café Melba Mediapolis (1 Stars Avenue #03-01)

Nearest Station: One-North MRT

Admission: $30 including free flow bubbles, martinis, cosmos and a goodie bag

For more information: Official Website

 

 

14th June – Incredibles 2 Charity Movie Screening

AMKFSC Community Services Ltd. (AMKFSC) will be hosting a charity movie screening of Disney/Pixar’s Incredibles 2, where proceeds raised from the event will contribute to the Family Support Fund which supports beneficiaries who may face emergency financial strains and require additional assistance to meet basic needs.

When: 14th June 2018

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Address: Golden Village, Bishan Junction 8

Nearest Station: Bishan MRT

Admission: $50 (includes 1 regular sweet popcorn and 1 bottled 500ml coke)

For more information: Official Website

 

15th June – 16th June – Ultra Singapore 2018

Following the success of Ultra Singapore 2017, this festival will again begin another intense 2-day musical journey unlike anything you have ever experienced, perfect for dance music lovers and both local and international partygoers.

This year’s line-ups featuring amazing artists such as Above & Beyond, Afrojack, DJ Snake, Illenium, Loco Dice, and NGHTMRE & SLANDER is sure to get the party started again from Singapore to the rest of Southeast Asia!

When: 15th June to 16th June

Time: 3pm (15th June) – 11.30pm (16th June)

Address:  Ultra Park (1 Bayfront Avenue)

Nearest Station:  Bayfront MRT

Admissions: 1-Day Ticket (From $120), 2-Days Ticket (From $185)

For more information: Official Website

 

 

16th June – 17th June – Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2018

Dumpling Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival or Duan Wu Jie, is an important festival for the Chinese communities all around the world. Practices during this festival include the dragon boating, consumption of dumplings and the hangings of charms and pouches filled with herbs to ward off insects in the summer heat.

Wan Qing Dumpling Festival presents an array of activities over the week from dumpling making to music performances to dramatized the change in culture from traditional to contemporary.

When: 16th June to 17th June 2018

Time: 10am – 9.30pm (Daily)

Address: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Nearest Station: Toa Payoh MRT

Admission: Free

For more information: Official Website

 

17th June – Dad’s Day Out

Give your dad a memorable Father’s Day at the Dad’s Day Out this June by taking part in the ‘Dad’s Challenge’ Activities to redeem a goodie bag. Register early and get free breakfast sets for the first 300 families! Join the FREE Dads For Life workshop sessions and there will be FREE Head, Neck, Shoulder massage for all Dads. Also, get to meet your favourite Mediacorp DJs and Artistes on stage and win prizes for your dad.

Get involved in the events and activities, there are bound to be something for every family!

When: 17th June 2018

Time: 8.30am – 6pm

Address: Singapore Sports Hub OCBC Square

Nearest Station: Stadium MRT

Admission: Free

For more information: Official Website

 

23rd June – Pledge Your Heart Walk 2018

Organised by the Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF), Pledge Your Heart Walk 2018, the biennial event is held in conjunction with the Go Red for Women (GRFW) campaign that aims to raise awareness and reduce cardiovascular disease in women. All funds raised from the event will go towards the SHF’s GRFW campaign initiatives in Singapore.

The Pledge Your Heart Walk 2018 is a non-competitive walk, also with a side aim of motivating physical activity and heart-healthy living, ensuring a fun and rewarding experience for one and their entire family. Participants are strongly encouraged to wear their pledge tees and RED accessories or even come in red dresses if you like!

When: 23rd June 2018

Time: 8am – 1pm

Address: Punggol Waterway Park (Sentul Crescent)

Nearest Station: Punggol MRT or Sam Kee LRT

Admissions: From $15

For more information: Official Website

 

 

27th June – 26th August – The Lion King

More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now the world’s best-loved musical returns to the Mastercard Theatre at Marina Bay Sands.

Winner of over 70 major international theatre awards, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most innovative creative teams on Broadway. Brilliantly re-imagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film is transformed into a spectacular experience that will redefine your expectations of theatre. THE LION KING also features some of the world’s most recognisable music, crafted by multi-award-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.

The cast of fifty-one includes veterans of the acclaimed London, Las Vegas, Australian and Hamburg productions. In 2011, the play was the longest-running musical in Singapore’s theatrical entertainment history, playing to over 300,000 people during its eight-month season.

“THERE IS SIMPLY NOTHING ELSE LIKE IT.” The New York Times

When: 27th June to 26th August 2018

Time: 7.30pm (Tuesday – Friday), 2pm & 7.30pm (Saturday), 1pm & 6pm (Sunday)

Address: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

Nearest Station: Bayfront MRT

Admission: From $65 – $920 (Prices exclude booking fees)

For more information: Official Website

 

 

29th June – 1st July – Singapore Art Book Fair 2018

Singapore Art Book Fair (SGABF) is an independent annual multi-day festival specialising in contemporary art books & zines. This event that takes place over the weekends will feature art books, art catalogues, monographs, zines, and printed ephemera. This fair will also be complemented by a range of art-related fringe activities.

Armed with aims to reach a wider audience, represent more local and international exhibitors, and work with new artists and publishers in Singapore and the region, one can expect to meet various artists, collectors, and other art book enthusiasts!

When: 29th June to 1st July 2018

Time: 12pm – 8pm

Address: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks)

Nearest Station: Labrador Park MRT

Admissions: Free

For more information: Official Website

 

 

30th June – 4th of July Celebration 2018

Celebrate the American spirit in Singapore at the American Association of Singapore this year on 30th June! This family-friendly event filled with music, food drinks, carnival games, formal ceremonies and spectacular fireworks display in the atmosphere of patriotism.

Admission is free but remember to bring along some money (cash-only event) for food, drinks and activities!

When: 30th June 2018

Time: 4pm – 10pm

Address: Singapore American School (40 Woodlands Street 41)

Nearest Station: Marsiling MRT

Admission: Free

For more information: Official Website

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