20 Events in Singapore You Should Attend in May 2017

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May Singapore 2017
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With a blink of an eye, May has arrived! If you are scheduling your plans for May, look out for these events that you can attend right here in Singapore! The list of events below include food festivals, concerts, runs, entertainment events and many more! So do check it out and mark the dates into your calendar.

1. Singapore Thai Festival 2017 (4th to 7th May)

Thai Festival Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Royal Thai Embassy, Singapore via Facebook

Missed the crazy and overly hyped ArtBox event last month? Do not worry as the Royal Thai Embassy will be hosting a Thai Festival from the 4th to 7th of May! Enjoy Thai food and catch Thai cultural performances during the festival! Remember to hashtag #thaifestSG on Instagram.

More information here.

Date(s): 4 – 7 May
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Venue: Royal Thai Embassy 370 Orchard Rd Singapore 238870
Nearest MRT Station: Orchard

2. Star Wars Festival (4th to 6th May)

Saber Tree Star Wars Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: esprimo.com.sg

Enjoy a three day Star Wars festival – Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you this May 2017! You can catch lightsaber trees from 8pm to 12am on all three days as well as a music and light composition at Gardens by the Bay! There are Star Wars themed actvities as well as a Star Wars outdoor movie screening too.

More information here.

Date(s): 4 – 6 May
Time: timing for different activities varies
Venue: Supertree Grove and The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront

3. Mother’s Day Special: Painting on Porcelain (6th May)

Mother's Day Porcelain Workshop May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: DW Workshop Bistro Event Retail via Facebook

Design your very own unique porcelain pieces for your mother this coming Mother’s Day! A great DIY gift idea if you are still clueless on what you should gift for your mother. For mums who have young kids, you can bring them to the event for a fun art-and-craft session as the event is open to kids above the age of 8!

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Venue: DW Workshop Bistro Event Retail 41 Rochester Drive, Singapore 138582
Nearest MRT Station: Buona Vista

4. SG Metal Mayhem (6th May)

SG Metal Mayhem 6th May 2017 - Whitechapel x Krisiun x friends! May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: STREET NOISE SG via Facebook

Have a crazy and loud start to the month of May with the SG Metal Mayhem event at Millian Singapore! Hosted by Street Noise SG, you can catch 5 local and overseas bands. Do grab your tickets fast as it’ll be more expensive when purchasing at the door.

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 4 pm to 11 pm
Venue: Millian Singapore, St James Power Station, 3 Sentosa Gateway #01-05, Singapore 098544 
Nearest MRT Station: Sentosa

5. Kingdom Hearts Orchestra – World Tour (6th May)

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra - World Tour - (Singapore) May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Kingdom Hearts Orchestra via Facebook

If metal is not your thing, why not reminisce your childhood with tunes from the popular Kingdom Hearts game series! Featuring over 70 musicians as well as HD video cinematics, immerse yourself within the tunes from the first official symphonic concert of Kingdom Hearts.

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade

6. The Single Cask Whisky Showcase (6th May)

The Single Cask Whisky Showcase May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: City Nomads via Facebook

Explore different whiskies with various flavours such as citrus, smoky and many more. Paired with chocolate truffles, it is a whisky experience that is exquisite and unforgettable. Each class is limited to 20 pax so hurry and grab your tickets!

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 4.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Venue: 30 Victoria Street, Caldwell House, CHIJMES, #01-25, Singapore 1879
Nearest MRT Station: City Hall

7. Star Wars Run (6th May)

Star Wars Run May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Star Wars SG via Facebook

Are you on the dark side or the light? Choose the side you want and run along with other Star Wars fans alike! There are two different routes to choose from: 4.5 km and 10 km, so get your running gears ready for a fun and exciting night run.

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Venue: Bayfront Event Space 12A Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018940
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront

8. Spartan Race (6th May)

Spartan Race May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Spartan Race Singapore via Facebook

You can choose from two different race types: The Spartan Sprint or The Spartan Super. The Spartan Sprint is a 3.5 mile short distance sprint packed with over 20 obstacles for you. The Spartan Super is an upgraded course that is of longer distance and has more obstacles that is out to test your level of determination and perseverance!

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 6 am to 6 pm
Venue: Tampines Ave 10, Singapore, Singapore
Nearest MRT Station: Tampines

9. The Music Run (6th May)

Music Run Singapore May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: The Music Run™ by AIA Singapore 2017 Event Page via Facebook

Run with the beat of the music blasting through 120 speakers at The Music Run by AIA Singapore. The after-run festival is also not to be missed as you can catch world class DJs, live bands with LED screens, fireworks and more! There are also special chill out zones and giveaways for you too.

More information here.

Date(s): 6 May
Time: 3.30 pm to 9 pm
Venue: Sentosa Island Beach View, Singapore 099958
Nearest MRT Station: Harbourfront

10. Turnt Up! Vol. 2 (1v1 Hip Hop Battle) (7th May)

Turnt Up! Vol. 2 (1v1 Hip Hop Battle) Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Turnt Up by BQN via Facebook

Nothing to do on a Sunday? Why not catch a hip hop battle organized by Turnt Up by BQN? Several hip hop dance crews will be battling it out in front of a panel of judges so come down and cheer on to support your favourite team!

More information here.

Date(s): 7 May
Time: 1pm to 9pm
Venue: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
Nearest MRT Station: Bugis

11. Green is the New Black x Spark (12th – 13th May)

Green Is The New Black x SPARK Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Green Is The New Black x SPARK event page via Facebook

If you have never heard of Green is the New Black, it is a conscious festival to educate the public more about social environmental responsibility. Spark is a festival that celebrates love, intimacy and relationships. This year, both festivals have combined together to organize the conscious festival! Shop at the festival’s market place and enjoy live music, food and entertainment there. Entry is free!

More information here.

Date(s): 12 – 13 May
Time: 5pm to 10pm on 12 May, 10am to 6pm on 13th May
Venue: Equarius Hotel, Sentosa, Singapore 09826
Nearest MRT Station: Harbourfront Centre

12. Heart Mind Body Festival (12th to 14th May)

Heart Mind Body Festival Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: HEART MIND BODY FESTIVAL via Facebook

An event about health and wellness that should not be missed for those who are the health conscious type. The fair showcases vendors specializing in health consumables, therapies, exercises and many more. Admission is free!

More information here.

Date(s): 12 – 14 May
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
Venue: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre,  1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade/ Promenade

13. Singapore MILF Pub Crawl (12th May)

Singapore MILF Pub Crawl May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Singapore Pub Crawl via Facebook

Celebrate Mother’s Day by partying out during the weekend! Have access to VIP club entry, free shots, drink specials and many more. You can also get discounts for the tickets if you bring your mum along. So if you think your mum is up for a crazy night, jio her along too! If you are a party mum yourself, you can get yourself a discounted ticket.

More information here.

Date(s): 12 May
Time: 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm
Meeting Point: Fat Pigeon Statue beside UOB Plaza,80 Raffles Place, Singapore 048624
Nearest MRT Station: Raffles Place

14. Black & White – A Mother’s Day Classic (13th May)

Black & White - A Mother's Day Classic Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Green Media via Facebook

Give your beloved mum an unforgettable Mother’s Day with a 5-star hotel Halal Buffet High Tea menu along with the “Black & White” – A Mother’s Day Classic show. Hurry and book your tickets as they are limited!

More information here.

Date(s): 13 May
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
Venue: Fairmont Singapore 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
Nearest MRT Station: City Hall

15. The Fever Hip Hop & RnB Party (13th May)

The Fever Hip Hop & RnB Party May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: The Fever R&B & Hip Hop Party via Facebook

Catch some old school beats at the Fever Hip Hop & RnB Party brought to you by Fever resident DJs Jag and Andrew M. Have a great Saturday night out and relieve your old school memories!

More information here.

Date(s): 13 May
Time: 9.30 pm to 3 am
Venue: Blu Jaz Cafe 11 Bali lane, Singapore 189848
Nearest MRT Station: Bugis

16. Pure Bachata Pool Party (13th May)

Pure Bachata Pool Party at Hotel Jen May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Montage Events via Facebook

Party along to Bachata Music at Hotel Jan’s May Pool Party! Bachata is a genre of Latin American music that will definitely get you grooving to its beats. You can also catch an awesome sunset view while you are there!

More information here.

Date(s): 13 May
Time: 4.30 pm to 11.30 pm
Venue: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore 277 Orchard Road #10-01, Singapore 238858
Nearest MRT Station: Somerset

17. SSO Classics in the Park: Mother’s Day Concert (14th May)

SSO Classics in the Park: Mother's Day Concert May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Singapore Symphony Orchestra via Facebook

Attend a free Mother’s Day concert with your mum this year at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. A good place to chill and relax as the music relieves the stress from your soul. You can also take the chance to have a picnic at the Botanic Garden before the concert too!

More information here.

Date(s): 14 May
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage Singapore Botanic Gardens 1 Cluny Road Singapore 259569
Nearest MRT Station: Botanic Gardens

18. Tech in Asia Singapore 2017 (17th to 18th May)

Tech in Asia Singapore May Events 2017
Photo Credit: Tech in Asia via Facebook

Connect and meet with tech entrepreneurs, investors, business partners and more at the Tech in Asia Singapore 2017  event! You can learn about our vibrant tech ecosystem right here in Singapore and explore through 5 different content stages.

More information here.

Date(s): 17 – 28 May
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Raffles Boulevard Suntec City, Singapore 039593
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade/Promenade

19. 9th Special Olympics Singapore National Games (19th to 21st May)

9th Special Olympics Singapore National Games May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Special Olympics Singapore via Facebook

Hosting over 600 local and foreign athletes, the event serves to showcase sports skills and talents by special athletes aged 8 years and above. Come down and celebrate the talents and abilities of these athletes with disabilities! The event is held once every four years so you’ll have to wait a long time if you miss this one!

More information here.

Date(s): 19 – 21 May
Time: –
Venue: National University of Singapore 21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119077, Singapore 119077
Nearest MRT Station: Kent Ridge

20. Books & Beer #37 (20th May)

Books and Beer May Events Singapore 2017
Photo Credit: Books & Beer via Facebook

Love books and beer? Why not have both? Alchemist is said to be Asia’s first and only “infusion beer lab” that creates flavourful brews. Bring your old books and swapped them for other pre-loved books there.

More information here.

Date(s): 20 May
Time: 3 pm to 6 pm
Venue: Alchemist Beer Lab, 26 Beach Road, #B1-16, Singapore 189768
Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade

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Calm on the outside and crazy on the inside, Amanda is a happy-go-lucky girl who is always up for an adventure! During her spare time, she loves to pretend that she is a cat. Meow.

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