What’s there to do in Singapore this month?

With the larger annual events like i Light Singapore and GastroBeats out of the way in June, it might seem like there’s nothing much to look forward to this month. But, we dug and dug and found many interesting activities to participate in July 2024. From the TikTok-viral New Bahru, to more underrated free art exhibitions and pop-ups, here are the best things to do in Singapore this month.

Best things to do in Singapore in July

New events and attractions in Singapore now
1. New Bahru
2. Play:Date – Unlocking Cabinets of Play
3. Stargazer Experience
4. You Won’t Believe It’s Trash — Trash to Eden
5. Tipsy Unicorn’s Wellness Festival Fitness
6. Tick, Tick… Boom!
7. A Thousand Blended Notes
8. Sunglass Hut’s Summer Pop-up
9. Sentosa Festive Market — Wellness
10. Movies by the Beach
11. Glow Festival
12. Sake Meguri
13. RollerMania 4.0

Hot new restaurants to dine at this month
13. Hazukido
14. HAR HAR Chicken
15. Warabimochi Kamakura Takashimaya
16. Bakery 1946

New attractions and events this month

1. New Bahru

New Bahru building - New things to do in Singapore

Cafe hop, workout and shop all in one place. A brand new lifestyle hub has opened in Singapore this month, housing over 50 homegrown eateries and lifestyle brands.

At New Bahru, you can refuel with a cup of latte from PPP Coffee or a hearty bite of tacos from Huevo, recharge at Hideaway’s modern bathhouses, and discover new local brands.

Check out the full list of tenants on New Bahru’s website.

Location: 46 Kim Yam Rd, New Bahru, Singapore 239351
Opening hours: 10am-10pm

2. Play:Date – Unlocking Cabinets of Play

Who says you’re not allowed to play with art?

Plan your next playdate at National Museum of Singapore’s new art exhibition – Play:Date — Unlocking Cabinets of Play.

Try your hands at engaging digital gamified experiences, where you can create your own toy avatar, and admire over 250 toys from all over the world across timelines: from McDonald’s cherished collectibles and vintage Hot Wheels, to well-known POP MART figurines and timeless Tamagotchi.

Free admission for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PR).

Date: 5 Jul 2024-5 Jan 2025

Location: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Opening hours: 10am to 7pm

3. Stargazer Experience

Can’t seem to find a single star in Singapore?

Try your luck at Science Centre’s monthly Stargazer Experience, one of the lesser-known things to do in Singapore. Beyond basic stargazing, you’ll get to learn astrology and stargazing theories and how to properly use the telescope.

Tickets are available for $60 per person online. However, do note that the website states that there will be no refund or alternative activity in case of bad weather.

Date: 19 July 2024

Location: Science Centre Observatory, 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
Opening hours: 7:30-10:30pm

4. You Won’t Believe It’s Trash — Trash to Eden

Edible Garden Workshop at Parkway Parade
Edible Garden Workshop at Parkway Parade

Look forward to an upcoming sustainability campaign in July, where you get to sign up for three nature-inspired workshops: Miniature Paper Plant workshop, Dried Flower Ornament Workshop to make botanical-inspired clay decorations, and Botanical Perfume Roller Workshop to create your own personalised scent.

Trash to Eden is part of Lendlease’s annual You Won’t Believe It’s Trash (Y.W.B.I.T) sustainability campaign. This year’s participating malls are Parkway Parade, Jem, 313@somerset and Paya Lebar Quarter.

To sign up for these workshops for free, simply spend $30 nett in a single receipt at any of the three malls. Redeem your workshop pass at their concierge. You’ll also get a $5 Lendlease E-Voucher and retailers’ vouchers.

Also, check out their Eden Bazaar, a marketplace that features local brands. It’s a unique shopping experience as everything there is pay-as-you-wish. Just remember to bring your own bag.

Eden Bazaar’s schedule is as follows:

  • 11-21 July: Parkway Parade
  • 8-18 August: 313@somerset
  • 22 August-1 September: Paya Lebar Quarter

Date: 11 July-1 September 2024

5. Tipsy Unicorn’s Wellness Festival Fitness 

Tipsy Unicorn Beach Club in the day time

Working out in a beach club?

In participation in this year’s Wellness Festival Singapore (WFS24), Tipsy Unicorn, a beach club at Sentosa, will be conducting five different fitness classes across the next four Saturdays.

  • 29 Jun, 5pm: HIIT
  • 29 Jun, 6pm: HIIT
  • 6 Jul, 5pm: Inside Flow Yoga
  • 13 Jul, 6pm: HIIT
  • 20 Jul, 6pm; Inside Flow Yoga

Each class is priced at $30 for one pax, and $50 for two. Booking for all classes is available on Tipsy Unicorn’s website.

Date: 29 June-20 July 2024

Location: 36 Siloso Bch Walk, #01-01, 099007

6. Tick, Tick… Boom!

Catch this Netflix sensation live on stage in Singapore this month.

Tick, Tick… Boom! depicts the real life story Jonathan Larson, a famous composer and lyricists, before his big break. It was first performed as an autobiographical musical in 2001, directed by Jonathan Larson himself. The musical reveals the anxieties of adulthood and self-discovery he faced as a budding artist.

Later, it was successfully adapted into a Netflix movie, starring Andrew Garfield.

Purchase your tickets on Sistic in advance.

Date: 5-14 July 2024

Location: 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035

7. A Thousand Blended Notes

A Thousand Blended Notes art exhibition in Singapore
Bidding Farewell to Magistrate Wu, Mixed Media on Rice Paper, 69cmx137cm, 2020. Photo: Shen Zi Yao

If you’re looking for something free to do in Singapore, check out this new art exhibition at ION Art Gallery.

Located on the fourth floor of ION Orchard, A Thousand Blended Notes is a solo exhibition by Chinese ink painter Shen Zi Yao. Through a mix of western technique on a classic Chinese medium, Shen aims to ask the question of whether nature inspires the artist or the artist inspires nature through his art.

Date: 20 July-1 August 2024

Location: ION Orchard #B4-39, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: 11am-9pm

8. Sunglass Hut’s Summer Pop-up

Sunglass Hut's Summer Pop-up
Photo: Sunglass Hut

Haven’t found the perfect pair of shades for summer?

Browse through a range of curated sunglasses from brands like Ray-Ban, Versace, Oakley, Burberry, and more. Their summer collection is curated such that there is a perfect sunglasses for every occasion, activity, or mood — from elegant to sporty, edgy to classic, or day to night.

While you’re there, don’t forget to take part in their sure-win games to bring home gifts for the summer!

Date: 22 June-4 July 2024

Location: Takashimaya Shopping Centre (beside Kate Spade), 391 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: 10am-9:30pm

9. Sentosa Festive Market

Sentosa Festive Market
Photo: Sunday Social

This might be the most exciting Sentosa Festive Market yet, with a bunch of fun and free things to do this session.

Sweat it out at a Zumba and kickboxing classes or attend a coffee appreciation session; all for free. While you’re there, you can also claim a free coconut drink from Cocoxim!

Of course, if you don’t mind paying, you can also check out the Wood Coaster Workshop by Creating with D, a Reiki session by Sun Pluto Alchemist, and more.

For the full programme list and sign up forms for this month’s Sentosa Festive Market, click here.

Date: 6-7 July 2024

Location: Palawan Beach Walk, Sentosa
Opening hours: 4-9pm

10. Movies by the Beach

Free things to do in Singapore this month? Check out Sentosa’s free movie screening — Movies by the Beach.

Located at Palawan Green, catch a free outdoor movie beneath the stars at Sentosa.

This month’s movie schedule:

  • Big Hero 6 — 5 July, 7pm
  • Elemental — 6 July, 5pm
  • The Greatest Showman — 6 July, 8:15pm
  • Rocky — 7 July, 4:30pm
  • Creed III — 7 July, 8pm

There’s no sign ups required. You can just walk in, so we recommend going earlier to get a good seat. You are allowed to bring your own picnic mats and foldable chairs.

Date: 6-7 July 2024

Location: Palawan Green, Sentosa

11. Glow Festival

The Oracle by Alpha Wave Experience
The Oracle by Alpha Wave Experience

The anchor event for this year’s Wellness Festival Singapore (WSF24), Glow Festival returns with its signature classes; some are paid sessions, but most are free.

Free things to do at Glow Festival:
1. The Oracle by Alpha Wave Experience — clear your mind with a combination of music, strobe lights and frequencies
2. Expressive Art Making with Cloop — design your own colour scratch cards
3. Bliss Room — breathwork, meditation and sound bathing
4. Virtual Reality with Refract — workout in an immersive virtual environment
5. Free snackable moods from Hue — follow their socials to claim sweets that enhances your mood with science-backed natural ingredients

But, if you don’t mind spending a little more this weekend, purchase their studio pass for $29. It provides access to their Main Studio and Recovery Space. The Main Studio features various fitness and wellness sessions — more information on their site. Meanwhile, the Recovery Space includes facilities ice bars and a face yoga bar.

Date: 6-21 July 2024

Location: 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 5-10pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-10:30pm

12. Sake Meguri

Photo: i Stock

200 premium sake labels from 18 renowned sake breweries in Japan alongside Sake.sg’s extensive range of premium sake at this year’s Sake Meguri.

Sake, crafted meticulously from rice, water, yeast, and koji, showcases the artistry and precision of sake brewing. Its smooth and mellow taste beautifully complements a wide range of cuisines, transcending cultural boundaries.

During this festival, you can expect well-known delights such as Kirishima Shuzo, Choya Umeshu, Hakkaisan Brewery, Kitaya, Nambu Shuzojo, and more.

Tickets, priced at $65 per person, are available for purchase online. You can also enjoy exclusive promotions with up to 60% off on a curated selection of sake products and special discounts on all sake products.

Date: 27 July 2024

Location: Peridot 201-202, Singapore EXPO, Foyer 1, Level 2, Singapore 486065
Opening hours: 12-5pm

13. RollerMania 4.0

rollermania 4.0 singapore things to do in singapore june 2024

Haven’t you heard? RollerMania 4.0 has been back for the past two months, and this month is your last chance to check them out.

The highly-acclaimed roller skating pop up is located at Clarke Quay this year, as part of a bigger event — Xperience. It is a 10,000 sqft funhouse which comprises carnival games and claw machines, as well as Singapore’s first White Rabbit Pop-up Cafe.

Tickets to RollerMania 4.0 starts from $24 per person for two hours. You can also sign up for professional skating lessons from $35 per person.

RollerMania 4.0

Date: 3 May-31 July 2024

Location: 3 River Valley Road, Clarke Quay, Block B, #01-01, Singapore 179024
Opening hours: 12-10pm

Hot new restaurants to dine at this month

13. Hazukido

Hazukido Singapore croissants at home

Hazukido is a famous croissant brand known for their Japanese-style interpretations of the flaky French viennoiserie. The brand hails from Taiwan, but now has outlets worldwide, including some in Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, even Canada.

To celebrate its grand opening, from 6 to 8 July 2024, enjoy the following promotions:

  • Buy 1 get 5 free — first 30 customers
  • Buy 3 get 3 free — next 60 customers

For those who simply can’t wait, they will be open for soft launch on 3-5 July, 11am-6pm.

Location: 391 Orchard Road, #B1-29, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: 10am-9:30pm

14. HAR HAR Chicken

Familiar with TikTok celebrity chef Lennard Yeong? If you’ve always wanted to get a taste of his cooking, you can finally do so with his new dining concept.

In collaboration with LG Han from One Michelin-starred Labyrinth, Har Har Chicken is a har cheong gai speciality eatery, serving prawn paste chicken as standalone wings, burgers, rice boxes, and more.

To celebrate their grand opening on 5 July 2024, enjoy 1-for-1 Box Sets from 5 to 7 July 2024 — buy a HAR-ty Double Wing Fry Box and get a HAR-ty Boneless Thigh Rice Box for free.

To redeem, simply follow their Instagram and Facebook accounts (@harharchicken.sg), comment on an y of their posts, tag a friend, and show it to the staff.The promotion is limited to one redemption per customer, while stocks last!

Location: 9 Bishan Pl, #B1-K15, Singapore 579837
Opening hours: TBC

15. Warabimochi Kamakura at Takashimaya

Matcha Warabimochi in Singapore at Warabimochi Kamakura Takashimaya
Matcha Warabimochi

Been a fan of Warabimochi Kamakura?

You’ll be delighted to learn that they will be opening their third outlet at Takashimaya Shopping Centre with two new store-exclusive items: Matcha Warabimochi (from $5.9) and Black Sesame Warabimochi Drink (from $7.9).

Warabimochi Kamakura Takashimaya will be officially opened on 29 June 2024.

For their opening promotion, on 29-30 June and 6-7 July, enjoy a 2pc Warabimochi Original at $2 (U.P $4.9) with purchase of any Warabimochi drink.

Location: 391 Orchard Road, #B2-34, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: 10am-9:30pm

16. Bakery 1946

Vegetable and Apple breads at Bakery 1946 Singapore
K-Apple Bread ($5.9)

Hyper-realistic fruits and vegetable-shaped breads?

A new cafe has just opened at Suntec City. Bakery 1946, better known as Suhyeongdang, a popular bakery from South Korea, is home to the viral apple-shaped bread. Beyond the K-Apple Bread ($5.9), which is filled with cream cheese and rich apples, you can also find various vegetable-inspired creations such as the Sweet Potato Bread ($5.2), Sweet Pumpkin Bread ($3.9), and Garlic Manju ($3.2).

Location: 8 Temasek Boulevard, #01-604/605, Suntec City Tower 3, Singapore 038988
Opening hours: 8am-8pm

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Check out our ultimate guide on the 65 best things to do in Singapore instead. Alternatively, if you’re on a budget, we’ve also compiled a list of the best things to do in Singapore for free.

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