Can’t wait to unwind during the weekend? We get you. But before you log off from your devices and retreat to your safe haven, check out our curated guide to this weekend’s (1 - 3 July) most buzz-worthy events and happenings in Singapore that are worth a spot on your calendar — from the inaugural Melbourne Brunch Festival to Hendrick’s Sunset Cinema experience.
Fri, 1 July (AM): Tuck into luxurious nosh with Melbourne Brunch Festival
Brunch is more than just a meal, it’s a weekend must-have — agree? The inaugural Melbourne Brunch Festival in Singapore invites you to tuck into limited-edition brunch menus at participating restaurants located all over the island, including Club Street Wine Room, Terra Madre and Symmetry.
This month-long affair allows you to enjoy Melbourne’s palette without having to leave Singapore’s shores and the delectable bites celebrate the exceptional ingredients from Victoria, Australia.
The details: 1 July to 30 July. Book your table at your preferred restaurant via Chope here.
Fri, 1 July (PM): Catch Spencer by the beach at Hendrick’s Sunset Cinema
Open-air cinema experiences continue to be all the rage and with good reason. Sit back on your deck chair, put on your headphones and catch an award-winning film — with a Hendrick’s Gin & Tonic in hand, of course — as the sun sets. Feeling peckish? The event will serve up dinner and snack options from Tanjong Beach Club too. Upcoming films include the Princess Diana biopic Spencer, which stars Kristen Stewart, and Dog, featuring Channing Tatum.
The details: Fridays to Sundays at 7:45PM. Located at 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, S 098942. This experience will be available for a limited time only, till 10 July 2022. Tickets are priced at SGD44.80 each and include a Hendrick’s Gin & Tonic. Secure your seat here.
Sat, 2 July (AM): Shop consciously with Underground Market
Buy now, wear forever. Shop pre-loved fashion items and enjoy baked goodies at Underground Market’s upcoming flea market, which will take place across two Saturdays. Shop from the “wardrobes” of local digital creators, including @clarahongg, @yashoras and @krysticism. Don’t forget to bring your own shopping bag!
The details: Saturday, 2 and 9 July 2022 from 11AM to 6PM. Held at Co. @ Duxton, 99 Duxton Road, #02-22 S 089543. Learn more here.
Sat, 2 July (PM): Go on a bar-hopping adventure with Aperol #JoinTheJoy
In the mood for boozing and socialising? Aperol will be hosting a self-guided bar crawl and a guided Aperitivo experience for drink lovers and it will take place within four districts.
For the self-guided option, visit up to five locations from 20 participating establishments including Potato Head and The Kongsee. You will get to redeem up to five Aperol Spritzes and a gift bag. The bar crawl experience is available on the weekends of 2 to 3 July and 9 to 10 July.
For the guided experience, you and a friend will get to visit up to three establishments, where you will enjoy six Aperol Spritzes, three sets of food pairings and bring home a gift bag. The experience has two sessions across two Saturdays.
The details: Tickets for the self-guided bar crawl are priced at SGD72.50 per pax, while tickets for the guided Aperitivo experience are priced at SGD132 per pax. Register your spot here.
Sun, 3 July (AM): Embrace #TheSweatLife with the lululemon “Be You Be Well Strava City Hunt”
Get up from your desk and get moving: Explore the Raffles City or Civic District area on foot — be it through a quick run or brisk walk — and snap selfies at three iconic landmarks to redeem a limited-edition lululemon-themed EZ Link card at the brand’s latest Raffles City store. The EZ Link card features illustrations by local designer Kenneth Seow and is available while stocks last.
The details: Join the lululemon run club: Singapore on Strava and log a minimum distance of 2.5KM between now and Sunday, 3 July. Lululemon Raffles City is located at 252 North Bridge Road, #01-11/12, S 179103.
Fri, 24 June (PM): Explore beauty landmarks at the Clarins In The City Beauty Truck
Making its final stop outside Esplanade MRT, the Clarins In The City Beauty Truck will share tips on how you can combat the stressors of urban living through a series of experiences — all stylishly presented across five iconic landmarks.
There, you will learn more about the brand’s signature products, including its Double Serum and Hydra Essentiel range, as well as receive complimentary samples that suit your skin concerns. P.S. You will also enjoy a Clarins-inspired iced cold brew from Hook Coffee too.
The details: Thursday, 23 June to Sunday, 26 June from 11AM to 9PM. Located outside Esplanade MRT. Admission is free. Register your slot here.
Sat, 25 June (AM): Keep calm and join a Mindfulness & Sound Healing Retreat
Explore new ways to re-connect with yourself through somatic, mindful and sonic-healing practices at this one-day mindfulness and sound healing retreat. This experience strives to help you become more aware and resilient and encourages you to adopt healthier mindful practices.
The details: Saturday, 25 June from 9AM to 5PM. Located at YWCA Fort Canning at 6 Fort Canning Road. Tickets are priced at SGD388 per person. Get yours here.
Sat, 25 June (AM): Experience an adrenaline rush at the Singapore MX Beach Race at Sentosa
Craving for some heart-pumping action? Join the Singapore MX Beach Race at Siloso Beach, Sentosa with more than 100 motocross riders from all over the world taking on various challenges within a fully enclosed beach circuit.
The event will also feature DJs, live music and special appearances from AMA Pro Riders Jamie Astudillo (the first female rider to podium in the Moto America Series!) and Alex Ray. Food and drinks will be available for purchase as well.
The details: Catch the practice and press conference on 25 June from 10AM to 4PM, and join the race day on 26 June, 9AM to 4PM. Tickets are priced at SGD90 for a two-day pass. Get yours exclusively via Fever here.
Sat, 25 June (AM): Go for a skincare ‘grocery’ run at the Kiehl’s Calendula Mart
Going for your weekly grocery run? Make time to drop by the first-ever Kiehl’s Calendula-Mart pop-up too. It aims to offer a unique and highly experiential supermart experience for Kiehl’s fans and skincare enthusiasts.
The pop-up will feature various interactive touchpoints for you to learn more about the Calendula range: test products at the sampling counter; try out the personalised skin consultation service and bring home a 5-piece Calendula sample kit. You can also stand to enjoy customised desserts from artisanal dessert cafe Sunday Folks, including an exclusive Calendula Honey Saffron ice cream.
The details: The pop-up will be open from Saturday, 25 June to Sunday, 3 July from 10AM to 9PM from Mondays to Thursdays and 10AM to 10PM from Fridays to Sundays. Admission is free. Located at Sunday Folks in Chip Bee Gardens. Sign up for a slot here.
Sun, 26 June (AM): Snap a pic at the 7-Eleven x Tiger Beer mural at Sentosa
Sunscreen and shades at the ready! Head to Sentosa and make a pit stop at the new 7-Eleven x Tiger Beer store located at Palawan Beach, which features striking graffiti artwork and a slew of food and drink promotions.
Stay cool in the sweltering heat with a cup of ice-cold Tiger Beer, sip Nitro Tea or get fizzy with Coca-Cola. The store will also be organising a series of weekend-exclusive, carnival-themed activities and promotions, where you can stand to redeem complimentary bites, discounts and rewards.
The details: Weekend-exclusive activities and promotions will be available on Saturday and Sunday, 25 to 26 June from 10AM. Located at 50 Beach Views, Sentosa Palawan Station. Learn more here.
Friday, 17 June (PM): Craft your own play dough soap with Fawn Labs
PSA: Play dough’s not just for kids. Try your hand at personalising your own play dough soap with the help of sustainable skincare company Fawn Labs. The soap is formulated with Eco-Cert, 100% non-toxic botanical and plant-based ingredients.
In this 20-minute session, you'll get to select your preferred soap colour and scent, and, of course, bring home your soap to elevate your bathtime experiences. Do bring along your own clean jar (100ML and bigger) to store your play dough soap.
The details: Friday, 17 June from 4PM. Located within GastroBeats at Bayfront Event Space. Tickets are priced at SGD10 per person and are available via Klook here. Do note that you’ll also need to purchase a Gastrobeats General Entry Ticket to access this session.
Sat, 18 June (AM): Build your plant collection with Gardener’s Day Out at HortPark
Plant parents, this one’s for you. The Marketplace makes its highly anticipated return with Gardeners’ Day Out at HortPark, where you’ll get to shop for potted plants, gardening-related products and natural products from over 50 booths. Be sure to bring along your own reusable bags to store your new favourite finds!
Gardener’s Day Out also presents a series of exciting talks, workshops and guided tours for plant and nature lovers. The event is held on every third Saturday of the month, starting from this Saturday, 18 June.
The details: Saturday, 18 June from 9AM to 3PM. Located at the Exhibition Gallery and Multi-Purpose Hall at HortPark. Admission is free. Learn more here.
Sat, 18 June (PM): Support the freedom to love at Pink Dot 2022
Love is love. Show your support for the LGBTQ+ community at Pink Dot’s physical rally, which will take place at Hong Lim Park. The event will feature a ‘live’ Pink Dot Concert featuring performances and appearances by @preetipls, Vanda Miss Joaquim, Becca D’Bus and more.
In accordance with local regulations, only fully vaccinated Singaporeans and Permanent Residents will be allowed to attend the event.
The details: Saturday, 18 June from 3PM to 7PM. Located at Hong Lim Park. Admission is free. Learn more here.
Sat, 18 June (PM): Practise yoga at sunset with Decathalon
While it’s incredibly tempting to nama-stay in bed, consider joining this relaxing, 45-minute evening yoga session to clear your mind of the week’s hustle and bustle. The session is suitable for yoga practitioners of all levels and is free of charge. Simply show up with an open mind — and your own yoga mat.
The details: Saturday, 18 June 2022 at 5:30PM. Located at Serangoon Community Park. Limited slots are available. Sign up here.
Sat, 18 June (PM): Enjoy an outdoor silent cinema experience with Cinewav
You’ve had plenty of opportunities to catch your favourite films in the comfort of your own couch — why not switch things up by experiencing this whilst you’re outdoors? Platform and mobile app Cinewav will be broadcasting the action flick Jumanji: The Next Level at Marina at Keppel Bay for one night only. Catch the film on a big screen and enjoy HD audio with your own headphones. Sit back on your custom-designed outdoor recliner, enjoy the cool evening breeze and transport yourself into the film’s universe.
The details: Saturday, 18 June at 7:45PM. Located at Marina at Keppel Bay. Tickets are priced at SGD35 per person and are available via Klook.
Sun, 19 June: Sip on wine with DFS x Penfolds
Looking to ‘wine’ down with a glass of red? Pop by the exclusive DFS x Penfolds ‘Venture Beyond’ event to discover some of the wine brand’s most unique collectable wines. Receive a complimentary goodie bag as well as bring home complimentary gifts when you purchase Penfolds wines during the event.
The details: Available in hourly slots between Wednesday and Sundays till 30 June. Located at Singapore T Galleria. The ticket is priced at SGD20 per pax. Register here.
(Cover photos from: Aperol and sunsetcinema.com.sg)
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