10 Things To Do In Singapore This June

Can you believe it? The first part of this year has already whizzed by and we’re already in the month of June! Ahh how time flies… It feels like we’ve only made our new year’s resolution yesterday (well, not exactly but you get my drift).

And just like the start of a new year, planning on what you should do for the rest of the month remains a perennial issue for most of us who need a little time off between our hectic schedules. In this article, we’ve featured a list of exciting activities for you, your family (or your buds) to check out this June!

1. OPENING OF CANOPY PARK, CANOPY BRIDGE, CHANGI EXPERIENCE STUDIO

Haven’t found enough reasons to visit Jewel at Changi Airport yet? Well, you might just change your mind. From 10 June onwards, the highly anticipated 14,000sqm Canopy Park and Canopy Bridge will finally be opening its doors to the public! At the Canopy Park, visitors can experience all the attractions at Jewel which include the Discovery Slides, Mirror Maze, Hedge Maze and Manulife Nets — at a reasonable fee for each admission.

Adding on to its list of new openings is none other the Changi Experience Studio itself. Here, visitors can learn more about the beautiful history of Changi Airport, and what goes on behind the scenes at the airport with the latest state-of-the-art technology and interactive play area for the young and young-at-heart to experience with. Who said learning has to be that boring?

DATE: 10 June 2019
VENUE: Jewel @ Changi Airport, Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
ADMISSION: Canopy Park — From $4.50 to $22 (Single Attraction), $27 to $38 (Bundle Packages) | Changi Experience Studio — From $13 to $25 (Single Ticket), $54 (Family Bundle) | Changi Experience Studio + Canopy Park Attractions Bundle (For 3), $55 (Adult), $38 (Child)

2. POKEMON CARNIVAL

Pokemon fans, assemble! It’s time to embark on a new adventure with you and your loved ones here at the Pokemon Carnival. Located at Sentosa Cove Village, the event will see a range of carnival games and meet & greet sessions with some of your favourite Pokemon mascots for a day out with you and your little one to enjoy. The extravaganza will also feature all 403 Pokemon from the Pokemon region of Alola around the Sentosa Cove Village, the iconic Pikachu Parade and of course, loads of photo opportunities too.

DATE: 15 to 30 June 2019
VENUE: Sentosa Cove
TIME: 5PM to 9PM | Pikachu Parade @ 8.15PM (on 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28 and 30 June 2019)
ADMISSION: Free

3. CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL @ GARDENS BY THE BAY

Children’s Festival 2019 at Gardens By The Bay (Photo Courtesy)

The June Holidays are here and if you’re planning to bring your little ones out over the weekend, then you have to check out this year’s Children’s Festival. With the upcoming premiere of the long-awaited sequel, be transported into the world of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 here at Gardens By The Bay.

Garden Rhapsody (Photo Courtesy)

Held on 15 to 30 June, the Toy Story-themed carnival will feature a series of activities for the whole family (arts and crafts, parent-child workshops, and more) alongside a Toy Story-inspired edition of Garden Rhapsody — a light and music display, done thrice-nightly, at the heart of Gardens By The Bay!

DATE: 15 June to 30 June 2019
VENUE: Supertree Grove, Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
ADMISSION: Free

4. BEER RUN @ BEERFEST ASIA

If your usual runs aren’t compelling enough for you to sign up, then you’ve yet to see this. From the 27 to 30 June 2019, Beerfest Asia will be having their first ever beer run and eponymous to its name, it is what you’d expect. Take a 2KM scenic run around the parameter of Marina Promenade as you chug down beers at the different pit stops along the route. At the end of the line, racers will be rewarded with a 1L finisher mug too! (Sounds like a recipe for disaster, but life’s all about taking risks, innit?)

DATE: 27 June 2019 
VENUE: Marina Promenade, Downtown Core, Singapore 038975
TIME: 6PM onwards
ADMISSION: $80 

5. EATMEPOPTART: IT’S A KIND OF MAGIC

It’s that time of the month folks! The dynamic trio — weelikeme, KiDG & Hedger — will be hitting the decks this month for another round of good vibes, feel-good tunes and lots of silly dancing! With tracks from your favourite indie rock, electro, punk bands, Eatmepoptart’s parties never lose their energy and vigour especially when it comes to throwing a good night. So get on your dancing shoes (and wear something comfy while you’re at it), because it’s time to turn things up for an otherworldly party experience.

DATE: 28 June 2019
VENUE: Zouk, Phuture
ADMISSION: $18 (Single), $64 (Group of 4), $20 (Online + At The Door)

6. THIS IS HEARTBREAK X CHERRY DISCOTHEQUE 

There ain’t no party like a breakup party. If you’re still sobbing over the one that got away, and you’re looking for a night out to party with like-minded people who share the same sentiments, then look no further than Cherry Discotheque’s latest emo collab with This Is Heartbreak. Helming the decks are none other than DJ Thievves and Clammr, who’ll rule the night with your favourite emo tracks and lyrics bemoaning a broken heart from My Chemical Romance, Metro Station and Fall Out Boy. An emotional affair that puts the heart in heartbreak. Who knows, you might just be screaming ‘thank u, next’ by the end of the night too.

DATE: 28 June 2019
VENUE: Cherry Discotheque, 133 Cecil Street
TIME: 10.30PM till late 
ADMISSION: $30 for ladies (2 Complimentary Drinks) | $30 for gents (1 Complimentary Drink) 

7. THE WONDER YEAR: NINETEEN80’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Going through late-twenties social menopause? If parties aren’t your thang, you might want to reconsider your decision. Retro arcade bar and discotheque, NINETEEN80 will be celebrating its first anniversary on the 28th and 29th of June with a weekend full of festivities — and it’s filled with nostalgic throwbacks that’ll make you feel like reliving your younger days. Travel back in time to the glorious days of big hair, ostentatious watches and gaudy charms as you belt out your favourite ballads while you groove to NINETEEN80’s resident DJs Ollie’des, YA5TH and Bobos as they spin your favourite tracks from back in the day.

DATE: 28 — 29 June 2019
VENUE: NINETEEN80, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road #01-05 Singapore 088444
TIME: 5.30PM to 3AM (Friday), 7PM to 4AM (Saturday)
ADMISSION: $18 Cover Charge after 10PM (inclusive of 1 standard house pour) 

8. MEIJI RUN 

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Need a little motivation while you pave your route to healthy living? You’re in for one of the tastiest runs ever. Held on 29 June 2019 at Sentosa, the world’s most delicious race, Meiji Run, is back to bring you an exciting day filled with carnival games, a yoga event and of course, loads of Meiji goodies that’ll be up for grabs. Attendees can also look forward to attending a 3.5KM fun run or a 10KM run for the competitive!

DATE: 29 June 2019
VENUE: Palawan Green, Sentosa
TiME: 2PM to 8PM 
ADMISSION: $50 (3.5KM Run) | $60 (10KM Competitive Run) 

9. PINK DOT 

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June marks the start of Pride Month and we’re celebrating it in kaleidoscopic hues here at Pink Dot! Show your support and make a stand against discrimination by donning on your favourite pink outfit at the event, that will be held at Hong Lim Park on June 29. At the event, attendees will also be treated to a day of activities like music performances and speeches by influential individuals, to raise awareness and celebrate the cause amongst the community.

DATE: 29 June 2019
VENUE: Hong Lim Park
TIME: 5PM 
ADMISSION: Free

10. L’ATELIER ROUGE @ BAR ROUGE 

Perched atop the 71st and 72nd floor of Swissôtel The Stamford, Bar Rouge will be having their first ever boutique fair which will feature 15 of the finest selection of local brands offering items spanning across home & furniture, clothes & accessories and food & beverage. The fair also zooms into an environmentally friendly approach where selected brands are more focused on providing premium ethically-sourced and sustainable products. Some of the few local brands you can look forward to at the boutique fair include Sole Superior SG, Ashley & Co Singapore, CAMIRA ASRORI and Little Farms — to name a few.

DATE: 30 June 2019 
VENUE: Bar Rouge, 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, 178882
TIME: 12PM to 6PM 
ADMISSION: Free 

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