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Stuff To Do In Singapore This Week: 11 – 17 Mar 2019

I always frown on people who tell me there’s nothing to do in Singapore because that’s not true. Sure, we may not have the Superbowl like in the United States or tomato throwing in Spain, but that doesn’t stop us from having fun.

Read on as we dive into a list of fun and activities to do for the week of 11 – 17 March 2019.

1. Sentosa FunFest (16 – 24 Mar)

Endless fun awaits you and your little one this 16 – 24 March at Sentosa FunFest.

Unleash your inner ninja warrior by taking on the family-friendly, life-size inflatables. And if that’s not enough, there’s a 25-metre long Olympic challenge waiting to be conquered. After that, you can cool off at the foam pool and indulge in some bubbly amusement.

The best part is that the Sentosa FunFest is FREE! Seeking an avenue for your little one to relax this March school holiday? Look no further than Sentosa FunFest.

Sentosa FunFest: Palawan Beach, Sentosa 85A Palawan Beach Walk Sentosa | Time: 10am – 7pm | Website

2. Singapore Festival Of Fun (14 – 24 Mar)

Singapore Festival Of Fun consists of the International Comedy Festival 2019 (15-16, 21-23 Mar) and Street Fest (14-19 Mar).

Get ready to rofl at International Comedy Festival 2019 with a blockbuster lineup of comedians, featuring Tom Green, Imran Yusof and more. If that’s not enough, Street Fest will awe you with their impressive stunts.

Watch on with your mouth agape as thrilling acts and never-seen-before death-defying stunts unravel before your very eyes. Street Fest is a fun-filled event suitable the young and old.

Singapore Festival Of Fun: Clarke Quay Singapore| Details on individual events (More info)

3. Singapore Urban Design Festival (14 – 17 Mar)

Singapore Urban Design Festival seeks to champion sustainable urban development through education and unique experiences. Don’t worry, its not those dry educational events where you doze off in a chair.

It boasts a plethora of entertainment options that include live entertainment, exciting workshops and an 80’s Roller Disco. The best part is that all this is inside a multi-storey carpark in Jalan Besar. How lit is that?

Apart from that, there will also be educational talks expounding on the sustainability of urban development. With both fun and knowledge, the #fomo is real guys. Stop hesitating and grab your tickets today.

Singapore Urban Design Festival: Jalan Besar Sports Centre Multistorey Carpark 100 Tyrwhitt Road Singapore 207542 | Opening Hours: 10.30am – 10.30pm | Website| Tickets To Festival| Tickets To Talks

4. #BuySingLit 2019 (15 – 17 Mar)

Going strong for the third year, #BuySingLit 2019 promotes Singapore literature through buying and reading local works. Go on book-themed visits to the farm and zoo, dine with a local writer and many other literary activities.

Seize this golden opportunity to embrace and celebrate our stories together.

#BuySingLit 2019: Various Event Venues (More Info)

5. The Future Of Our Pasts Festival (Now – 17 Mar)

In the pursuit of success, we often forget to honour our roots. With The Future Of Our Pasts Festival, we are given the platform to do so. Seize the chance to immerse in the history of Singapore, or enjoy stirring films featuring multi-racialism of our country.

Take this opportunity to appreciate the 11 projects created by students from different institutions and reflect deeper on what it means to be a Singaporean.

The Future Of Our Pasts Festival: Various Event Venues (More Info) | Registration

6. Arts In Your Neighbourhood (Now – 24 Mar)

Arts in Your Neighbourhood programme is an initiative by the National Arts Council, brings enriching arts experiences right to your doorstep. This year’s theme will be centred on Tampines.

The art performances focused on the sights and sounds of Tampines, whether it is musicals or dance performances, there’s something in store for the young and old. Take this golden opportunity to get off your mobile phones and mingle within your community.

Arts In Your Neighbourhood: Various Event Venues (More Info)

7. Raffles In Southeast Asia (Now – 28 Apr)

Seize the opportunity to know more about our founding father, Sir Stamford Raffles and his involvement in the establishment of Singapore.

You can catch an exclusive glimpse of Sir Stamford Raffle’s personal collection and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Javas and Malays put forth at the exhibition. What are you waiting for? Seize this golden opportunity to relive the life of this political legend that gave rise to our nation.

Raffles In Southeast Asia: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, S179555 | Opening Hours: 10 am – 7pm ( till 10pm on Fridays) | Tel: +65 6332 7798 | Website | Facebook| Ticket

8. Red Dot Design Museum: Human – Nature Exhibition (Now – 30 Sep)

While technology has made our lives better, it is a double-edged sword that threatens to replace us. This exhibition expounds whether humans can co-exist with robots; which is really relevant to us as we often face a digital screen more than with do with a fellow human.

Get ready to have your mind blown with controversial debates presented in the form of artworks, designs and many more, without shelling out a single cent. Are you in?

Red Dot Design Museum: Human – Nature Exhibition: 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940 | Opening Hours: (Mon – Thu) 10am – 8pm, (Fri – Sun) 10am – 11pm | Tel: +65 6514 0111 | Website | Facebook

9. MINIMALISM: SPACE. LIGHT. OBJECT. (Now – 14 Apr)

The concept of minimalism is taken to a whole new level in MINIMALISM: SPACE. LIGHT. OBJECT, using simple household materials, such as blinds to create an art piece.

This is definitely an eye-opening exhibition that will challenge your conventional opinion on a minimalistic artwork.

MINIMALISM: SPACE. LIGHT. OBJECT.: National Gallery Singapore 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957| Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm (Mon – Thu, Sat & Sun), 10am – 9pm (Friday)| Tel: +65 6271 7000 | Website | Facebook

10. Singapore Experience Lab (Now – May)

See the best of our Garden City at the Singapore Experience Lab, where you can go on an optional 30-minute tour that opens your eyes to stories narrated through augmented reality, doodle art and many more.

You won’t want to miss this immersive history lesson. Do take note the lab tours are scheduled daily at 10.30am, 11.30am and 4pm.

Singapore Experience Lab: Singapore Visitor Centre @ orchardgateway, 216 Orchard Road Singapore 238898 | Opening Hours: 8.30am – 9.30pm | Website

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