WHETHER your ideal weekend getaway is exploring the cityscape, sunbathing by the beach, or enjoying the beauty of Mother Nature, Singapore has it all.
With many long weekends ahead in 2016, here are some exciting activities in the Lion City for your next weekend getaway.
* March - Singapore Design Week:
Local and international showcases, exhibitions, workshops and enough design candy to fill a Pinterest board, Singapore Design Week raises awareness of the power of truly good design.
At the National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, March 8 to 20. For more information, visit designsingapore. org/ SDW.
* April – Fashion Steps Out:
Flurry of events happening from March 25 to May 8, including Orchard Fashion Runway, where the popular shopping street is converted to a long runway.
For more information, visit orchardroad. org/ fso.
* May – Tulipmania at Garden by the Bay:
Gardens by the Bay presents its fourth annual edition of Tulipmania, where an incredible number of tulip varieties will be displayed in the Flower Dome for a limited period, from April 8 to May 22.
For more information, visit gardensbythebay. com. sg.
* June – Fun in the sun at Sentosa’s FUNFest:
Have plenty of fun in the sun at Sentosa’s FUNFest, as a massive Inflatable Beach Festival takes over Siloso Beach from May 28 to June 12.
For more information, visit sentosa. com. sg.
* July – Singapore Food Festival
The Singapore Food Festival puts local cuisine in the spotlight from July 15 to 31, happening at various venues.
For more information, visit singaporefoodfestival. com.
* August – Singapore Night Festival:
Singapore’s museums remain open after hours while the streets of the art heritage district of Bras Basah- Bugis will be flooded with free events and installations from 7pm till late.
Comes alive during last two weekends in August at various places. Visit nightfest. sg for more information.
* September – 2016 F1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix:
Catch the racing fever at the 2016 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix – then party on with your favourite headlining acts during the F1 concert, with post- race celebrations at The Podium Lounge and Amber Lounge after- parties.
From Sept 16 to 18 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. For information, visit singaporegp. sg.
* October – BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global:
The world’s top eight female tennis players battle it out at the Singapore Indoor Stadium from Oct 24 to 31 for the season- ending title and prestigious Billie Jean King Trophy. For more information, log on to wtafinals. com.
* November – Singapore Biennale:
The Singapore Biennale returns for its fifth edition to present dynamic local, regional and international art practices starting Oct 27 till Feb 26, 2017 at various locations. For more information, log on to singaporebiennale. org.
* December – Festive Light Ups:
Heralding Christmas, Gardens by the Bay transforms into a Christmas Wonderland. Close the year with a bang at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2017 with spectacular fireworks display and more. Begins mid- November to early January 2017 at various locations.
Get your guide to every weekend in Singapore and great deals at YourSingapore. com.
All information is correct at press time but may be subjected to change. STB is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this publication and shall not be liable for any damage, loss, injury or inconvenience arising from or in connection with the content of this publication. Readers are encouraged to seek further clarification from the individual third parties referred to in this publication.
Tulipmania at Garden by the Bay.
singapore Food Festival.
2016 F1 singapore Airlines singapore Grand Prix.
Fun in the sun at sentosa’s FuNFest.
singapore Night Festival.