The festive season may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit at home like a hermit. There’s always something exciting going on in the Little Red Dot, and this month is no exception. From groovy music festivals in the great outdoors to culinary collaborations with world-renowned chefs, there are tons of fun happenings in March to suit all types. Get your calendar out and mark down these dates because you’re not going to want to miss these upcoming Singapore events!
March 4 – March 17
Discover how design can shape all areas of your future at Singapore Design Week. This fun two-week festival will feature over 80 events dedicated to design for businesses, communities and everyday life. The events will take place at the National Design Centre and various locations all over the island.
Impossible Foods at Lau Pa Sat
Reimagine your favourite local dishes in a more Earth-friendly form at this fun foodie festival hosted by Impossible™. Join some of Singapore’s best chefs like Andrei Soen from Park Bench Deli and Ricky Leung from Empress to sample char kway teow, burgers, crispy spring rolls and Chinese pancakes made with this delicious ‘meat’ that tastes just like beef but is entirely plant-based.
March 6 – March 7
On March 6th and 7th, the Tippling Club will welcome chef Daniele Taddeo from Bali for the inaugural volume of the Sons of Tippling 2019 series. In collaboration with chef Ayo Adeyemi, Daniele will be creating an exclusive eight-course dinner menu with wine pairings for just 14 diners. Tickets are $250++ per person.
Three-time Grammy award winners Maroon 5 will be throwing down their biggest show in Singapore to date on March 7 at the National Stadium. You can expect to hear all their latest hits including Girls Like You, as well as all-time favourites from their past albums. Tickets range from $118 to $268.
Head down to The Working Capitol on Keong Saik Road to celebrate International Women’s Day. Start the day with a sunrise meditation session at 8 am or pop in for a glass of rosé at 5 pm and #balanceforbetter.
What better way to spend a Saturday than dancing to boss beats, chowing down on delish eats, and getting inspired at workshops and talks with progressive change makers? That’s right, Garden Beats is back for its 5th edition and you can bet this is going to be the best edition yet. Tickets are $148 in advance or $168 at the door.
After the fun and festivities of Garden Beats, you can keep the good vibes flowing at the official after party hosted at CÉ LA VI. Entry is free for all Garden Beats ticket holders and there will be a free shuttle to take you there from Fort Canning Park. Groove out to beats by DJs Alle Farben and Coran from 10:30 pm until 4 am.
Saturday nights are not made for rest. Head to Bar Rouge and party the night away at their Slumber Party on the 71st! DJ Styluxtakut will be helming the decks so be ready to dance the night away in your best #IWokeUpLikeThisLook and stand a chance to win a 3-course dinner at SKAI.
March 15 – March 17
Brought to us by LOPELAB (the creators of the fab Urban Ventures street parties), the Urban Design Festival will feature four days of fun festivities and innovative talks about sustainable urban design. Learn how we can make our cities more human-centric and take back our public spaces by day, then rock out to live music, take part in some roller disco, and indulge in great eats by night. Read our interview with Lorenzo Petrillo, the mind behind LOPELAB and Urban Design Festival.
Get your dance shoes ready because Booka Shade will be hitting up Kilo Lounge for one night only on March 15. This Berlin-based duo has been ripping up dancefloors since 2005 with their signature focused rhythms and layered soundscapes. Early bird tickets are $30 and advanced tickets are $40.
Take a mental break and be close to nature at the First ever GUI (Ground Up Initiative) farmer’s market. The market will celebrate local organic farmers, homegrown entrepreneurs and the community-driven kampung with fresh food, eco-friendly products, and tons of fun activities like games and kampung tours.
This International Women’s Day, SheSays will be taking the fight for equal pay, equal rights and a better work-life balance for women to the next level at Balance for Better. Join like-minded peeps to honour the day with empowering talks and workshops on everything from salary negotiation to building a career you love and creating your network.
The St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival is Singapore’s biggest Irish-themed party and it offers weekend-long revelry along what will be a blissfully car-free Circular Road. Brought to us by Singapore River One and sponsored by Guinness, this awesome outdoor event is fun for all ages with lively concerts, trivia games with great prizes, activities for little ones, and a huge parade on Sunday afternoon. Don’t forget to pop by Molly Malone’s; it ain’t St. Patrick’s day without a pint pit stop here.
MO BAR: Paloma & Flamingo Party
The founder of acclaimed New York bar Please Don’t Tell (PDT) and author of The PDT Cocktail Book and Meehan’s Bartender Manual will be behind the bar serving up cocktails featuring East Imperial’s newly launched Grapefruit Soda, alongside MO BAR’s signature cocktail menu. Cocktails will go for $24++.
Join mixmasters Senja, Toppings, Bongoman and Muta Masashi for an out-of-this-world experience featuring house, disco and funk beats in a unique outdoor venue. Throw down some moves on the dance floor, then refresh and refuel at the premium liquor bar and food and ice cream stalls. There will also be a fun social art collaboration where you can tap into your creativity to help make a unique cosmic creation.
March 28 – April 1
Presented by Noise Singapore and organised by The Unusual Network, Noise GIF Fest is Singapore’s largest celebration of animated GIFs. Everyone from amateurs to professionals are invited to submit their original GIFs for an opportunity to be showcased alongside some of the best local and international image makers at the festival’s exhibition.
Be part of the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment at Festival for Nature, an electrifying event at the Marina Bay Sands Event Centre that celebrates our planet. The festival will feature art, music, a multi-sensory maze, eco-friendly vendors, sustainable workshops, and tons of great food and drink that are good for you and the Earth.
March 28 – March 30
The annual boutiques fair is back and better than ever! Head down to the F1 Pit Building and shop from over 300 curated fashion, home, lifestyle, and kids brands. You will also be able to enjoy craft demos, food & wine tastings and more over this three-day affair.