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The BIG news this week is that due to the unprecedented response by Singapore Audiences, The Lion King season has been extended until Sunday 23 September. This will be your last chance to experience this awesome show in Singapore

In true Singapore style, things just keep on getting hotter and hotter. Festivals, music, fairs, street carnivals, art, all sorts of entertainment and wonderment lay ahead as the weeks move forward to another year end... OMG....where is the year going? Enjoy it all Singapore. 

THE LION KING Season Extended Due To Popular Demand

Due to popular demand THE LION KING season has been extended until 23 September 2018. More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney's THE LION KING, and now the world's best-loved musical returns to the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands. Winner of over 70 major international theatre awards, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most innovative creative teams on Broadway. Brilliantly re-imagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney's beloved film is transformed into a spectacular experience that will redefine your expectations of theatre. Write A Review

 

The Hangar 1 for 1 Burgers Tuesday 24 July 5pm - 9pm

hANGAR

The Hangar Creators are opening a Mediterranean restaurant soon (>> Sideways) so today's special burger is Mediterranean style lamb with yogurt. Join the team from 5pm for beers, burgers and banter. Reservations: www.thehangar.com.sg/booking The Hangar is a Melbourne-inspired café and bar. They serve 100% Arabica coffee that they roast themselves every week, sourdough bread that they bake fresh every day, creative dishes and snacks paired with craft beers & premium spirits. The Hangar is open every day for your coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even better, The Hangar has perfected a recipe for their home-baked buns and beef patties and they want to celebrate it with you by having a 1-for-1 promotion every Tuesday. How does it work? *1-for-1 promotion on burgers applies with one craft drink purchase (beer, cocktail or soda)

  1. Get a coworker, a friend or your partner down to the Hangar. 
  2. Order two burgers with chips
  3. Only pay for one ($18+)! 

Are there any special rules? Yes: only burger lovers allowed. What's inside the burger?  100% Australian beef patty, melted Gouda, tomato chutney, purple cabbage slaw, pickles, onions. Write A Review

 

The VIBE" Presents Live Music at McGettigan's Clarke Quay Wednesday 25 July 8pm

Don't Miss this extraordinary Talent. Live Sessions Every Wednesday Night at McGettigan's Clarke Quay featuring a different artist every week with house band Phinneas Brown on Piano and Keys and the awesome Pablo Calzado on Drums. A great night offering $10 beers and more. It's also Ladies Night where the ladies get 4 FREE DRINKS and 25 percent off food. There is no cover charge and it's a great space to get up and have a dance if that helps you chill midweek. Featured singers each and every week. So get on down to Clarke Quay and take a load off. Write A Review

 

Aperitivo Italiano Noti Restaurant & Bar Club Street Wed 25 July 7pm

Noti Nights

Join the Italian Community in Singapore. Drink, Dine and Unwind with Toni at Noti Restaurant & bar Aperitivo Italiano. Enjoy Aperitivo Drinks & Cocktails with complimentary finger food and Aperitivo style snacks. Brought up in a family of successful restaurateurs in his hometown in the south of Italy, owner and chef Toni Rossetti brings to his very own Club Street restaurant – Noti Restaurant & Bar, a taste of home, tradition and warmth of authentic Italian food from cherished family recipes and the flavors from this bountiful region. In a contemporary interior that exudes a trendy vibe, Toni and his team provide the guests with the consummate dining experience of good food and great hospitality that has become the signature of Noti restaurant and bar. Write A Review

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BeInquizitive Trivia Nights with Branka at Jaxs' Bistro Thursday 26 July 8-10pm

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 8pm sharp join Branka from BeInquizitive's Trivia at Hollandse Club.  "Turn an ordinary night into a challenging night of fun and laughter with Be Inquizitive! Quiz Master Branka runs a well organized and very fun evening of brain wracking trivia with the questions covering a variety of topics and genres that span a wide timeline."  "The questions are challenging for locals and ex-pats! Whether you're competing for the free jug of beer, the winner and runners up Gift Vouchers, or just bragging rights, this is an excellent way to enjoy a night out with friends and test your trivia skills." A teacher in a past life and now QuizMistress extraordinaire, voted by TimeOut Magazine as most favourite several years in a row. Branka has entertained and held many weekly trivia nights in different locations across Singapore. Write A Review

 

You Need A Will - Learn Why. Free Talk Friday 27 July 2018 7:30am

You Need A Will

A Will is the cornerstone of your succession plan. Irrespective of your net worth, the failure to have a Will can cause considerable delays or even failure to properly and quickly pass your assets to your loved ones. This is particularly important for those with assets in more than one country.  Join this next breakfast briefing to hear from our private client team answering basic questions regarding Wills.

Topics Covered:

  • Why is a Will important?
  • What happens if I do not have a Will?
  • Which country should my Will be prepared in?
  • Do I need more than one?
  • The fundamentals of succession planning

Please REGISTER HERE and secure your seat as we have limited seats available. Write A Review

 

The Merry Lion International Headliner Series - Greg Fleet Friday 27 July + Saturday 28 July 8pm

Greg Fleet is an Australian comedy legend - this is going to be a helluva night ... Book fast. “A wild, great show” Herald Sun, Melbourne “Greg Fleet is brilliant … inspired nonsense - utterly fresh, utterly hilarious” The Scotsman “The fastest thinking stand up around” The Sunday Times, London “In one hour he succeeds in dragging us to extremes of laughter, embarrassment and pity, but mainly laughter, as he takes us on the emotional roller-coaster journey of our lives. He deserves to be massive.” The Independent, London ALSO starring  Matt Wharf - “★★★★Sidesplitting” - Inpress Magazine Melbourne​ Host - Shayne Hunter - "an Australian Comedy Maverick" - BASED Comedy TICKETS HERE 

  • Early Bird Fri $20 / Sat $25
  • Advance Fri $25 / Sat $30
  • Pre-order a drink for $10 (save $4)
  • BOOK HERE
  • Tickets on the door Fri $30 / $35 entry only

The Merry Lion is the only full-time comedy venue in Singapore. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHOWS Amazing acts from all over the world, plus regional and local talent, come together to offer you a great show full of fun and laughs. The Merry Lion also has a full bar and food menu. BOOK NOW and roar with laughter. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHOWS

 

Free Flow Tipples at Zafferano's Terrace Sat 28 July 2018 8pm

Come celebrate the weekend at one of the best rooftop bar in Singapore. Enjoy the spectacular view of Marina Bay skyline by night with our 2-hour free flow tipples. At just $28++ per person, both for women and men, possibly the best deal in town. Choose between prosecco, beer or house wine and chill out at the highest rooftop Italian lounge at Ocean Financial Centre! Our resident DJ is all set to keep your foot tapping to trending tunes to party through the weekend Write A Review

 

Here and Beyond Until Saturday 28 July 2018 SOTA Drama Theatre

Here and Beyond

A pregnant Malay woman defends a tiger lurking around her village.  A Judge struggles as he approaches handing out a death sentence.  A student studying in New York feels the vast distance she is from home.  A man is ruined from the aftermath of a financial crisis. 12 stories, banded together by its Singaporean protagonists, which are otherwise strangers to each other. Each story is a part of the montage of millions of moments that lead us to the cosmopolitan, urban powerhouse that Singapore has become. Told by an ensemble of 7 actors, Here & Beyond attempts to create a theatrical world in which to house 12 startlingly honest short stories that tell of the inimitable feelings, struggle and ideals that make us who we are. Write A Review

 

Sip & Paint With Merchants Wine Cellar - Duxton Road Thursday 2 August 7pm

Merchants

​Join this Signature Sip & Paint Series at Merchants Wine Store to elevate your spirit and imagination with colour, canvas and vivacious vinos! Enjoy five different delicious, elegant wines, direct from our boutique vineyards - guaranteed to enhance your creativity at our relaxing, fun and inspiring event. Merchants welcomes everyone to kickstart their creative juices onto a canvas with a few glasses of bubbles. All art supplies are provided at this event. Guests are welcome to bring along a photo for inspiration - a beautiful sunset, a beloved pet, a blossoming flower - or unleash your abstract animal - whatever helps to uncork your creativity! So make a date with your friends, significant other or work colleagues for Merchants Sip & Paint, and raise your glass to a new and creative night out in Singapore Write A Review

 

Salsa Under The Stars at kult kafé Friday 3 August 7pm-midnight

Salsa Under the Stars from Sideshow on Vimeo.

The popular Salsa night takes place on the first Friday of every month. Starting at 7pm with a beginners class, the night continues into the night with DJs, social dancing, great food and drinks. With regular art and music events on the calendar, Kult Kafe has hosted outdoor screenings of animated films, live bands, DJs, poetry performances, samba dancers and more. Sunday is a chilled out family-friendly affair with great music, drinks deals, kids activities and BBQ. Write A Review

  • Beginners class 7-8pm $5 for class at 7pm, free-entry after
  • Social dancing 8pm-midnight
  • DJs May May with guest DJ Ashish
  • Food and drinks by Kult KaféThis milestone year, we celebrate the freedom to love in the way we know best - through film. So for July, we've put together a very special programme: four wonderful stories on adulation, acceptance and most importantly - being human.

 

First Sunday of The Month Sunday On The Hill with kult kafé Sunday 5 August 3pm-10pm  

A special dog edition of Sunday on the Hill with Tito's Handmade Vodka! Housed in a Colonial-era mansion surrounded by coconut trees and greenery, Kult Kafe is the perfect escape for a laid-back, bohemian and off-the-beaten track experience. With regular art and music events on the calendar, Kult Kafe has hosted outdoor screenings of animated films, live bands, DJs, poetry performances, samba dancers and more. Sunday is a chilled out family-friendly affair with great music, drinks deals, kids activities and BBQ. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Sunday on the Hill is a laid-back daytime get-together in the gardens of Emily Hill. < Write A Review

  • Music by Sideshow DJs and guests
  • Craft beer on draft, cocktails and more by Kult Kafé
  • Gourmet sausages and burgers from Sidecar Sausages
  • Vegetarian street food by Banyan Tamarind Foods
  • Free entry, kid and dog-friendly

Time: 3pm-10pm, Free entry, kid and dog-friendly. Taxi / Driving: Head up Sophia Road beside Peace Centre. Stay on the road to the top of the hill and when the road forks at St Margarets Primary School, take the left (Upper Wilkie Road). We’re at the end of Upper Wilkie Road, beside Hangout Hotel.

 

Rock Cafe SG Quiz Night with Shaun McEwan Monday 6 August 2018 7pm

Hard Rock Cafe Trivia

Hard Rock Quiz night is a blast. Kicks off at 7:00 PM. Whether you're coming alone, in pairs or a team, it's a fun way to meet new people or bond closer with your friends! Come along for some real good fun! Prizes up for grabs for the winners each month. Reserve your slots today! Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city with diverse cultures and religions that offers a world of culinary experiences for its guests, which makes it the perfect location for a Hard Rock Cafe. The two-story Hard Rock Cafe Singapore is located in the heart of this vibrant city, in its entertainment and retail epicenter. Choose from a range of mouthwatering selections on the menu, which includes American classics like the Legendary® Burger as well as a few local favorites inspired by the signature flavors of Singapore. Write A Review

 

Wine Lust - 15 Restaurants, Hotels & Bars, Dozens of Wines to Savour at Affordable Prices. 10 August to 10 September 2018

Wine Lust 2018 returns for a second edition from 10 August to 10 September 2018, with a stellar ensemble of 15 award-winning restaurants, 40 specialist wine events and 500 wine varietals. Over the 32-day calendar, wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts can look forward to the biggest island-wide wine event in Singapore, spread across special wine events - ‘Wine Lust Journeys’; casual and easy going events - ‘Easy Like Sunday Morning’; and ‘First Things First, Drinks’. A standout event will be the Wine Lust Brunch Affair held ot Botanico located in the gorgeous Singapore Botanic Gardens,18 August 12-3pm, $55++ per person . You will enjoy a scrumptious brunch spread featuring live brunch stations and have the opportunity to take home selected wines at very resonable prices. Or consider joining a jazz brunch at Monti at the Fullerton Pavilion, a four-course Barolo wine dinner at the stunning Summerhouse Dining Room, or savor Australian wines at French restaurant Napolean Food & Wine Bar. Write A Review

 

The Evolution of Eian and Eien Art Porters Gallery Until Sunday 12 August 

Art Porters

In 2017, Tate Britain held an exhibition on Queer British Art: 1862-1967 while Taipei’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) held an exhibition entitled Spectrosynthesis the first LGBTQ art exhibition at a major art museum in Asia.  These groundbreaking exhibitions at such esteemed art institutions led Art Porters Gallery to introduce this topic in a local context: Until Sunday 12 August, Art Porters Gallery presents "The Evolution of Eian and Eien.  Write A Review

 

Sip & Paint With Merchants Wine Cellar - Duxton Road $68 Sunday 26 August 2pm - 4pm 

Merchants

​Join this Signature Sip & Paint Series at Merchants Wine Store to elevate your spirit and imagination with colour, canvas and vivacious vinos! Enjoy five different delicious, elegant wines, direct from our boutique vineyards - guaranteed to enhance your creativity at our relaxing, fun and inspiring event. Merchants welcomes everyone to kickstart their creative juices onto a canvas with a few glasses of bubbles. All art supplies are provided at this event. Guests are welcome to bring along a photo for inspiration - a beautiful sunset, a beloved pet, a blossoming flower - or unleash your abstract animal - whatever helps to uncork your creativity! So make a date with your friends, significant other or work colleagues for Merchants Sip & Paint, and raise your glass to a new and creative night out in Singapore Write A Review

 

$5+ Happy Hour Beer, Wine and Spirits All Night at Boaters' Bar ONE°15 Marina

DRINKS AT $5 ALL NIGHT. You know what’s better than booze? A sweet deal. No gimmicks, no happy hours. Beer, house spirits, house red and white going at $5+ all night.  One degree and fifteen minutes north of the equator lies ONE°15 Marina Club – your gateway to a wondrous world of unrivalled luxury. Rain or shine, come on down to Boaters' Bar for an evening of good company and fun! Located within the heart of the marina is ONE°15's floating bar, a breathtaking setting for small gatherings at the dockside. A favourite hangout for boaters who just want to kick back after a day on board, Boaters' Bar is the ideal setting for alfresco parties where you can soak in the action and nautical flair surrounding the marina.  Catch live music Saturday 6-9pm. Write A Review

 

Singapore's Only Dedicated Comedy Club The Merry Lion Nightly Shows from 6pm

The Merry Lion

The Merry Lion is the only full-time comedy venue in Singapore. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHOWS Amazing acts from all over the world, plus regional and local talent, come together to offer you a great show full of fun and laughs. The Merry Lion also has a full bar and food menu. BOOK NOW and roar with laughter. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHOWS

 

The Gin Journey Every Saturday 2pm-7pm

Gin Journey

The Gin Journey was founded in London in 2013 and has made it's way to Singapore. Embark on an exploration into the juniper inspired elixir, sipping delicious cocktails and refined gins along the way. Learn about the history of gin and it's connection with Singapore from one of the Gin Journey's expert Gin Guardians. You'll be whisked around to 5 of the cities finest gin drinking establishments by a posh mini bus and most of all have a super lovely time while they take care of everything. Everyone on this soiree will quaff 5 gin cocktails, sip on 5 gins, visit 5 incredible venues, travel on one 'Gini'-bus (if you will), learn loads about gin, spirits, the drinking history of Singapore and of course have an infinate amount of fun. The hottest gin event on the planet has arrived in Singapore and they're ready to show you guys a great time. Write A Review

 

Ladies Night At Zafferano Every Thursday 6pm-9pm

Zafferano

Thursday nights at Zafferano is Ladies Night Out! The perfect time and place to escape after office hours. Gather your girlfriends it's time to chillout and party. Every Thursday at the Terrace Lounge, 6pm - 9pm, Free flow of Prosecco just SGD33++ Write A Review

 

One-For-One Deals Town Restaurant Mon-Sat 3pm-6pm The Fullerton Singapore

 Town Restaurant

Drink while drinking in the views. Expat Choice is lifting the lid on a well-kept secret: There's a tempting range of drink deals at The Fullerton Hotels Singapore. If you have an afternoon to while away, grab a seat on the al fresco deck of Town Restaurant and enjoy the balmy breeze while you enjoy one-for-one deals on beers, spirits and wines from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. From its cool interior designed along clean lines, with seats finished in leather. Town Restaurant is perfect for a power breakfast, casual business lunch, One-for-one deals or pre-theatre dinner. *Prices are subject to 10% service charge and prevailing government taxes. The hotel reserves the right to terminate or amend promotional details without prior notice. Write A Review

  • 1-for-1 Tiger Beer Draught: Half Pint $15* and Full Pint $18*
  • 1-for-1 House Pour Spirits: $17* per glass
  • 1-for-1 House Pour Wine: $19* per glass
  • Post Cocktails: $15* per glass

 

$8 pints and your fave spirits before 8pm Mon to Sat Weekly at The Brightside Duxton Hill

Named after the Monty Python song "Always Look on The Bright Side of Life". It's a little bit silly, but let's face it, life can be jolly rotten some times, so we say bugger it, let your hair down and come laugh. Its biggest draw is the happy hour deals - $8 until 8pm for draft beers (Connor’s Stout Porter and Asahi Super Dry), house wines and house pour of your favourite hard liquor. If you’re more of a cocktails-person and lament that happy hours usually don’t include cocktails, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find Pimms Lemonade cocktails on the menu here.  The Brightside takes its food seriously and the kitchen is helmed by Soh Wei Da who worked at Phat Cat Laundry prior to this. Bar bites include sticky chicken wings ($8-$15), spam fries ($7-$12) and seriously addictive Thai fishcakes ($8-$15). Write A Review

 

The Ranch Steakhouse "Great Steaks, Humbly Priced!" at Clarke Quay

Are you ready for a totally new experience in dining?  How about something fresh, exciting and out of the ordinary to tempt your taste buds?  If you are a meat lover and beef connoisseur get ready for an unforgettable experience. The well-known and loved Aston’s chain has opened a classic steakhouse at Clarke Quay in Downtown Singapore. It includes an exceptional dining area with an outdoor bar and seating to take advantage of the vibrant parade of passer-by’s, The RANCH Steakhouse & Bar is located at The Foundry, Clarke Quay #01-15. Call in, you may just snag a table! Write A Review

 

Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar hosts ‘Bangkok’s favourite French chef’, Hervé Frerard, Has Arrived

Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar plays host to one of Thailand’s most revered chefs, French native, Hervé Frerard. Hervé is bringing his inexhaustible joie de vivre for French cooking to Singapore for the first time, and will be treating the patrons of Ginett to an exclusive menu featuring some of his most-loved signature dishes. Ginett is a contemporary restaurant and wine bar in Singapore’s historic Arts District. Situated at 200 Middle Road, Ginett is a go-to destination for guests looking for a relaxing yet buzzy escape. Hearty European favourites, superb French wines from $6 a glass all day long, quick and easy set lunches and late weekend brunches, are all part of Ginett’s wide-ranging offering, making it a memorable and accessible experience for everyone. Write A Review

 

Silent Disco Asia 2nd Birthday 10pm Saturday 25 August 2018

Silent Disco

To celebrate two years of bringing you our unique multi-channel LED headphone Silent Disco experience we are be teaming up with the award winning club Ce La Vi to stage our biggest event to date! Not only will this party be the largest Silent Disco to ever take place in Singapore, it will also be the highest. Located 57 floors up and boasting spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of the beating heart of Singapore, the MBS Observation Deck is a tourist attraction in it’s own right and is very rarely opened up for public events. Check out what a Silent Disco events look like HERE. Early Bird: $38.00 (inclusive of one drink), Regular: $45.00 (inclusive of one drink) BUY TICKETS Price to visit MBS Observation Deck as a tourist $23.00, Ticket price includes 1 complimentary drink worth $20.00, Ticket also includes admission into Ce La Vi Club Lounge. Tickets are non-refundable. In the case of wet weather and closure of the Observation Deck per Marina Bay Sands guidelines and regulations, an alternate date will be chosen within 3 months of original date and tickets will be transferable Write A Review

 

Beerfest Asia 2018 Thursday 30 Aug 4:00pm - Sunday 2 September 11pm

Regular (Advance Pass) - $ 20.00 VIP / Group Buy deals available *Additional booking fees apply BUY HERE. 2018 marks our 10th year of bringing great beer, great entertainment to Singapore. What a milestone. Our X Edition promised to be the best ever and you have to be be there. BUY HERE To celebrate this special year (10th year anniversary), the organisers have upgraded everything from newa brand  venue to +600 beers & entertainment. Beerfest Asia will transform into a family carnival on Sunday with inflatables and games stalls, suitable for children and pets. Beer Workshops and Comedy sessions will be back in action too. BUY HERE

 

10th Anniversary Edition The Podium Lounge 14-16 September 2018

The Podium Lounge Pre-Sale Exclusively for American Express Cardholders starts on Thursday 28 June. Tickets at just $158 instead of $188 in advance and $218 on the door via:www.podiumlounge.com/sg Singapore's largest and most glamorous, celebrity after-parties celebrate 10 consecutive years at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia this Grand Prix Season Singapore 2018 Friday 14 September, Saturday 15 September & Sunday 16 September. < More Here

 

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Enjoy it all in Singapore

 

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15 May 2018
This is a great list of stuff to consider doing in Singapore good on you Writers

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This is an awesome line up of events and happenings in Singapore. Thank you team for getting some uniqueness into this list. Instead of the same old same old that we tend to see on the web..Congratulations and keep the good work up!

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Thanks Fiona. You are doing a great job too here at Expat Choice. I like seeing your posts
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Fantastic! I've say 8-10 of these events and places. All highly recommended. Just great atmosphere and super fun places to be.

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Please feel free to leave any THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE suggestions here in "reply" under my note here...when ever you come across great finds Richard. I'm the Managing Editor for Expat Choice and always appreciate readers feedback. And thanks for all your comments over the years. You are a star reviewer and an influencer in the expat community.
Thank you Harnoor. More then happy and always enjoy reading yours and other peoples articles and responses. Great job you are doing.
Thanks Richard. Sorry for the late reply. We really do appreciate your feedback. I see Expat Choice going from Strength To Strength and with reader like yourself we are more than happy with our progress.
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