Your Guide To The Best Events & Happenings In January 2024

Kick start your January with these experiences

New year; same ol’ love for epic weekend experiences that offer you respite from the daily grind. Kickstart your year with our guide to all the amazing events and activities that await you this January 2024 — from pop-ups to exhibitions and new store openings that are happening in Singapore.

Things to do in Singapore: January 2024

1. Get ready for CNY at The Fifth at Ngee Ann City

Beauty and aesthetic services at The Fifth at Ngee Ann City

Level up your 'face card' in time for CNY at The Fifth.

Ready for CNY? #ICYDK, the fifth floor of Ngee Ann City is home to a wide range of beauty and aesthetic services that will help you to look your best in time for this festive occasion. Head over to Papilla Haircare to target your hair and scalp problems; make a trip to Avenue Medical + Surgery Group to achieve a toned and more lifted facial appearance, and add a finishing touch to your CNY get-up with a manicure and pedicure service from Oasis Nails Spa.

Address: Level 5, 391A Orchard Rd, S 238873

2. Light to Night Singapore

Till 8 February 2024

Light to Night Festival in Singapore 2024: Programmes, Tickets and More

Art lovers, don’t miss out on the Art x Social: Festival Street, which will be held along St. Andrews Road on 26 to 27 January 2024 from 6PM till midnight. 

National Gallery Singapore has brought back the eighth edition of the festival, which will present over 60 artworks and programmes ranging from interactive art installations to live performances. Themed “Reimagine”, Light to Night seeks to encourage festival-goers to “reimagine art and play”. You can also check out their lineup of art and lifestyle programmes, including the Art x Social: Festival Street.

Address: Various locations around Singapore’s Civic District, including the National Gallery Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, The Arts House, Esplanade — Theatres on the Bay and Funan

Price: Free entry for all. Ticketed programmes can be purchased here

3. Galaxy Epic Wonderland by Samsung

Till 12 February 2024

#ICYMI, Samsung recently unveiled its Galaxy S24 series and it’s packed with noteworthy features! To celebrate its launch in Singapore, the tech powerhouse has staged a Galaxy Epic Wonderland pop-up, which is located right in the heart of Orchard Road. This is your chance to experience the brand’s Galaxy AI functions, play fun games and capture Insta-worthy shots.

Address: Civic Plaza @Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, S 238872

Time: Open daily from 10AM to 9.30PM. Special opening hours on 9 February from 10AM to 5.30PM. Closed on 10 February.

Price: Admission is free. 

3. Fleawhere pop-up thrift markets

Saturdays and Sundays from January 2024

Fleawhere pop-up thrift markets in January 2024

This is your sign to declutter. (Photo from: @fleawhere)

Is curating a greener closet one of your resolutions in 2024? If so, Fleawhere is back with its pop-up thrift markets, which will take place on Saturdays and Sundays starting this month. Take this chance to enjoy the hunt for a good deal while leaving a kinder footprint on the earth.

Address: Available at two locations

  • Queensway Shopping Centre, 1 Queensway, S 149053 from 12PM to 7PM
  • Staytion Lifestyle Centre at Dhoby Ghaut MRT, Dhoby Xchange, B1-10, S 238826 (Near North South Line Exit A/B) from 12PM to 6PM

Price: Admission is free.

4. Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland

Till 21 January 2024

Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland in January 2024

Here’s your last chance to enjoy a brr-illiant experience at Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland before it closes on 21 January.

Didn’t get to experience a white Christmas? No problem. Enjoy the best parts of the snowy season without having to travel outside of Singapore at Ice Magic: Winter Wonderland. Touted as Asia’s largest touring pop-up winter playground, it has 3,000 square metres of space dedicated to real snow and fun activities. You’ll also get to enjoy winter-themed food and beverages. Did we mention that it houses a Merry-Go-Round on Ice, and an Ice Rink?

Address: Bayfront Event Space (beside Marina Bay Sands), 12A Bayfront Ave, S 018970

Time: 10AM to 7PM

Price: From SGD19 for Seniors aged 60 and above. Get your tickets here.

5. Dance of the Dragon — An Animated Light Art Installation

18 January to 24 February 2024

Dance of the Dragon — An Animated Light Art Installation by Capitaland Malls

Catch an animated light art installation by Tell Your Children at Funan from 18 January to 4 February.

In celebration of the Year of the Dragon, Capitaland Malls has teamed up with creative studio Tell Your Children to present an animated light art installation titled Dance of the Dragon. The installation features an eight-metre-wide sculptured dragon that comes to life with animated colour-chasing LED lights. Catch it first at Funan before it makes its way to CQ @ Clarke Quay.

P.S. This installation is also one of the 16 artists and brand collaborations under Creative Intersections: Traces of Dragons, which Funan has worked on alongside the art collective Vertical Submarine in conjunction with Singapore Art Week. 


  • Funan 107 North Bridge Rd, S 179105 from 18 January to 4 February, 10AM to 10PM daily
  • CQ @ Clark Quay 3 River Valley Rd, S 179024 from 7 to 24 February, 12PM to 3AM daily

Price: Admission is free. Click here to learn more.

6. Plastic: Remaking Our World exhibition

27 January to 23 June 2024

Plastic: Remaking Our World exhibition

The ‘Plastic: Remaking Our World’ exhibition opens on 27 January 2024.

Is life in plastic fantastic? Dive into the history and future of this widely used material in this upcoming exhibition, which will feature over 300 objects, films and photographs from the Vitra Design Museum and its partners. Stay tuned to the National Museum of Singapore website for more details.

Address: National Museum of Singapore, Exhibition Gallery 1, 93 Stamford Rd, S 178897

Time: 10AM to 7PM daily

Price: SGD5 for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (adults)

7. Sentosa Festive Market by Sunday Social: Paw-friendly edition

13 and 14 January 2024

Sentosa Festive Market by Sunday Social: Paw-friendly edition January 2024

The upcoming Sentosa Festive Market by Sunday Social is organised in collaboration with Dogs Singapore.

Looking for a new hangout spot for you and your pups? Sentosa Festive Market has joined hands with Dogs Singapore to host an eco-conscious street market along Palawan Beach Walk. This special ‘paw-friendly’ edition will feature a selection of food, crafts and beauty products and of course, pet brands offering treats toys and accessories as well.

Address: Palawan Beach Walk (next to Palawan Green) S 098233

Time: 10AM to 7PM

Price: Admission is free. Learn more here.

(Cover photos from: Capitaland Malls and Tell Your Children)

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