What’s on Singapore: Things to Do on July 6-12, 2023
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What’s on Singapore: Best Things to See, Do, Eat, Drink on July 6-12, 2023

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Ahh, another week is upon us, and you’re looking for cool things to get up to in Singapore! We’ve saved you the hassle with The Beat Singapore rundown of the best places to hit up and things to do right now—from blink-and-you'll-miss-it pop-up sights and new restaurant openings to the hottest activities that you shouldn’t miss.

To keep your finger on the pulse of the city, follow The Beat Singapore to see what’s best in store for the week ahead.

1. Singapore Street Festival 2023

Heads up, non-profit social and community project Singapore Street Festival (SSF) is making a physical comeback this year! In partnership with Lendlease, the festival will be filled with activities that showcase the skills and talents of youth in fashion, urban sports, performing and visual arts, technology, and other categories. 

Watch the Asia Global Belly Dance Competition, Singapore Yo-Yo Competition, Street Soccer One-on-one Competition, performances at the “Busk It!” activities, and more at this five-week celebration spread across four malls. There will also be a Street Art Competition and curated Street Arts Exhibits, along with support from previous SSF participants and alumni. Visit their website for the schedule and more information.

When: July 7-Aug. 13

Where: Multiple locations (313@somerset, Jem, Parkway Parade, and Paya Lebar Quarter)

How much: Free

2. Mummys Market Baby Fair 2023

Parents and soon-to-be parents, it’s time to prepare for one of the longest-running and biggest baby fairs in Southeast Asia! Get crazy deals and save up to 90% off from over 250,000 brands and products, plus a free pregnancy goodie bag worth S$188, by visiting Singapore Expo this weekend.

Compare prices with key brand experts, get more freebies at participating booths, and attend a “Pregnancy to Parenthood” seminar (ticketed) so you can welcome your baby to the world without worries. If you have little ones in tow, the venue will have free facilities, such as a feeding area, nursing room, diaper changing room, and resting zone, to make your shopping trip as comfortable as possible. Visit Mummys Market’s website for discount coupons and more details.

When: July 7-9

Where: Singapore Expo, Hall 6, 1 Expo Drive

How much: Free

3. LEGO® BTS Dynamite Experience

LEGO® BTS Dynamite Experience
Photo by Website/LEGO®

ARMYs, where are you at? Mark your calendars as the LEGO® BTS Dynamite Experience is coming to Orchard Road (in front of Ngee Ann City) this Friday! Inspired by the LEGO® IDEAS BTS Dynamite Set, the experience will feature three zones (LEGO® BTS Big Builds Stage, Disco Retail Zone, and Record Discovery Zone) in a 39-metre stretch that will immerse fans in a “Dynamite” town similar to the South Korean group’s music video. There will be photo opportunities and activities to participate in, so don’t miss out because prizes are limited.

When: 11 AM-9 PM, July 7-16

Where: Orchard Road (in front of Ngee Ann City)

How much: Free

4. Sentosa Food Fest 2023: GrillFest

Sentosa Food Fest is returning to the shores this year with a mouth-watering celebration featuring three highlights that will run until mid-September: GrillFest, Restaurant Trail, and Food Truck Fiesta.

Starting this Friday afternoon, GrillFest will cover the shores with its Grill By The Beach, where guests can savour a wide selection of food specialties and drinks while enjoying the sounds of the crashing waves. Prepare to dig in with Amplitude’s Crackling Roasted Pork, Breadfirst Everyday’s Grilled Fresh Jumbo Prawn, Jett Barbecue’s Texas Style Dino Beef Rib with a choice of Signature Mashed Potatoes or Texas Style Beef Rib Tacos as sides, and more! Click here to check the participating food brands.

When: 5 PM-9 PM, July 7-30

Where: Siloso Beach, Siloso Service Road, Emerald Pavilion

How much: Free

5. Roasting Coffee… Not the Earth

Roasting Coffee… Not the Earth
Photo by Website/The Social Space

Are you the type who needs a strong brew to start your day? You’ll be surprised to know that coffee has something to do with wildlife and climate change. This Saturday, open your schedule to attend a workshop by the NUS Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions to learn more about the environmental impacts of the cultivation and consumption of coffee.

Listen to wildlife ecologist Fung Tze Kwan, photojournalist Mark Cheong, and Mandai Nature Manager for Regional Partnerships Ho Li Ling as they talk about the research and conservation of the common palm civet, wild animal trade, and how to become responsible consumers of coffee. Get your tickets here. Tickets include a cup of coffee and a S$18 The Social Space Gift Card.

When: 9 AM-11 AM, July 8

Where: The Social Space, 333 Kreta Ayer Rd., #01-14

How much: S$20

6. ‘The Banquet’ A Solo Exhibition by AMIEN

Singaporean artist Damien Soh, also known as AMIEN, will be holding his first solo exhibition, “The Banquet,” starting this weekend. Produced by Kelly Limerick in collaboration with Liuyang (woodwork) and Rei (ceramics) of Un Studio, Mandy Tan (paper), Derrick Ng (woodblock carving), Siah (website and AR), and weish (music), the exhibit will feature a culmination of AMIEN’s traditional and digital works in portraiture and world-building through the years.

Take note that some works contain nudity, so viewer discretion is advised. Visit their website for more details, and get your slot for the Artist Talk here.

When: July 8-16 / 2 PM, July 15 (Artist Talk)

Where: HEARTH By Art Outreach, 5 Lock Rd, #01-06, Gillman Barracks

How much: Free

7. A Music Workshop With Kendrick Scott

Unlock your potential by joining an exclusive workshop led by American drumming master Kendrick Scott. Coming from a family of musicians, the Texas-born artist picked up his drumsticks at age eight and later attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA), a renowned school known for producing musical talents such as Jason Moran, Robert Glasper, and Beyoncé. This is your chance to learn from the founder of World Culture Music (record label) and gain invaluable insights that will help move your music endeavours forward. Get your tickets here.

When: 5:30 PM, July 8

Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive

How much: S$10

8. Chef’s Table by Chef Stephan July Lunch Promotion

It’s time for a feast this July as Chef’s Table by Chef Stephan is offering a lunch promotion to celebrate their 10th anniversary with their kitchen partner, Gaggenau.

Start your meal with a Cauliflower & Tonburi for the amuse-bouche, followed by a serving of sourdough bread with French butter. Afterwards, choose from Salmon Tartare, Lobster & Prawn Roll, or Plant-based Caesar Salad for the first course and Roasted Maple Leave Duck Breast, Parsley Risotto Rice, or Fish of the Day for the main course. For dessert, you can choose between Textures of Chocolate and Carrot Cake & Soybean Ice Cream (plant-based). There’s also an omakase menu if you want to leave your lunch in the hands of their team.

Check the menu here and reserve a table online here. You can also send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +65 6224 4188.

When: 12 PM-3 PM, July 1-31 (Wednesdays to Saturdays)

Where: 61 Tras Street, Tanjong Pagar

How much: S$58++ per pax / S$108++ for the omakase menu

9. The Spatial, the Ephemeral, and the Possibility of It All

Looking forward to visiting another art exhibit this week? Head over to Artspace @ Helutrans to see the works of Singapore’s leading contemporary painters. Featuring “Romance on Hobby Horses” by Boo Sze Yang, “Abstraction for Beginners” by Milenko Prvački, and “Everything Is but Colour” by Wong Keen, the group exhibit has over 30 new works on display, from the smallest (40 cm x 120 cm) to the largest paintings (200 cm x 600 cm and 300 cm x 400 cm). Visit artcommune’s website for more details.

When: 12 PM-7 PM, July 1-16

Where: Artspace @ Helutrans, 39 Keppel Road, #01-05

How much: N/A

10. 11th World Oyster Festival

With July being the best month for the oyster seasons of the Northern and Southern hemispheres to overlap, it’s time to treat yourself to some good seafood. Visit the Greenwood Fish Market any time this month to enjoy a record-breaking lineup of 32 different oysters from nine countries: Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, and the United States. Check Greenwood Fish Market’s website for more details.

When: July 1-31

Where: Greenwood Fish Market (Bukit Timah and Quayside Isle branches)

How much: Price varies

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