Can you believe how half a year just went by like that? We are already moving towards June but it felt like 2017 had just began. After a good 6 months of hard work and simply knowing how far away the Christmas and New Year long weekends are, your days may seem gloomy which leaves you feeling rather unmotivated.
But you should not let unhappiness determine how your mid-year will be. This June, there is a multitude of ways (or distractions as you may call it), to lift your spirits and help you press on towards that well-deserved break.
Have A Blast At These 25 Events Happening In Singapore In June 2017. Stuff yourself silly with great food, embark on an art appreciation journey or keep fit with a marathon; there is no room for you to be bored at all!
FOOD EVENTS IN SINGAPORE
#1 WORLD SNACK FAIR 2017
The World Snack Fair 2017 returns again to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre from 30 June to 02 July 2017. This round, there will be close to 100 famous snack brands from all over the world and admission is free for all.
30 June to 01 July 2017: 10am – 10pm
02 July 2017: 10am – 9pm
Concourse 1-4, Level 3 Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
#2 YUMMY FOOD EXPO
The Yummy Food Expo 2017 is taking place from 22 June to 25 June 2017. On top of admission being free, this event would be a great outing for families, friends and couples who have an insatiable love for food.
22 June to 25 June 2017: 11am – 10pm
Singapore Expo Hall 5
LIFESTYLE EVENTS IN SINGAPORE
#3 BARKS & KISSES: A DOG CAFE ADVENTURE
Barks & Kisses: A Dog Cafe Adventure is a ticketed event (subject to availability) that is happening at Paws N Pans on 17 June 2017. An event only for singles, it is a combination of an adoption drive and matchmaking event where you can not only fall in love with furry friends but also with your potential life partner.
Each ticket costs S$49.
17 June 2017: 6pm – 9.30pm
Paws N Pans at 327 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427584
#4 HEALTH FIESTA 2017
Health, Wellness and Nutrition are the core elements at the heart of the Health Fiesta 2017. The Health Fiesta 2017 seeks to educate visitors who are above the age of 40 through educational talks, workshops, cooking demonstrations, contests and giveaways. Admission is free.
09 June to 10 June 2017: 11am – 9pm
11 June 2017: 11am – 8pm
Hall 403, Suntec Convention Centre
#5 THE GREAT SINGAPORE SALE
For most Singaporeans, we all know the Great Singapore Sale as the one time during the year when Singaporeans will not hesitate to unleash their inner “kiasu-ness” just to get the best deals across the country. Yes, get your wallets ready. It’s coming.
09 June to 13 August 2017
#6 URBAN CAMPING 2017
Singapore’s largest urban camping event is taking place from 17 to 18 June 2017 at AsiaMalls’ White Sands Mall. You can expect a campfire, sing-a-long and BBQ in this overnight camping experience—good for family bonding!
Prices start at S$40 per family (if you bring your own tent) and S$60 per family which includes a complimentary tent set. Both prices cover a DIY BBQ dinner, activities and morning breakfast.
17 to 18 June 2017: 5pm – 10am
White Sands at 1 Pasir Ris Central Street 3, Singapore 518457
MUSIC & THE ARTS EVENTS IN SINGAPORE
#7 24TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL
The 24th Singapore International Piano Festival presents Fantasies & Memories at Victoria Concert Hall from 01 to 04 June 2017. This year, notable artistes such as Joseph Moog, Wong Chiyan, Hüseyin Sermetand Stephen Kovacevich form the lineup of the festival. This is one festival that will thrill and impress pianists and music lovers.
Tickets begin at S$19 for category 4 seats and go up to S$86 for category 1 seats.
01 to 04 June 2017
Victoria Concert Hall
#8 ADAC 2017 MUSIC CONCERT
Organised by the Central Narcotics Bureau as part of the Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign 2017, the ADAC 2017 Music Concert targets to spread the message of a drug-free lifestyle amongst youths and young adults.
This is also the chance for you to catch performances from local music artistes such as The Sam Willows, iNCH, Scarlet Avenue and THELIONCITYBOY.
16 June 2017: 6pm – 10pm
Level 6, Suntec City
#9 A-MEI <UTOPIA 2.0 CARNIVAL> WORLD TOUR 2017
If you are a fan of Mandopop, you should know by now that the Taiwanese superstar A-Mei will be returning to Singapore for her Utopia 2.0 Carnival World Tour at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 09 and 10 June 2017. For those who were not aware, it is crunch time to get round to buying tickets to one of the best in the Mandopop scene especially since tickets have been on sale since 23 March 2017.
Tickets range from S$98 to S$288 and are subject to availability.
09 & 10 June 2017: 8pm
Singapore Indoor Stadium
#10 ASIAN FESTIVALS EXCHANGE
Presented by T.H.E Dance Company in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on The Bay, the Asian Festivals Exchange is a two-part performance which will showcase award-winning performances from the Yokohoma Dance Collection and Seoul Performing Arts Festival, as well as new creations and works-in-progress.
Tickets are going for S$28. Students, NSFs and seniors can enjoy tickets at a concession rate of S$20.
26 June 2017: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Esplanade Theatre Studio
#11 DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS SINGAPORE FILM FESTIVAL
Doctors Without Borders Singapore Film Festival is a screening of 3 critically acclaimed documentary films about the reality of working in the field as well as the risks that workers encounter when serving.
09 June 2017 to 11 June 2017: 12am – 12pm
The Projector at Golden Mile Tower
#12 DREAMWORKS DAY
On 24 June 2017, look forward to the first ever DreamWorks Day in Asia. Apart from a 5km fun run and carnival, visit DreamWorks Day together with your family to meet your favourite movie characters. Think the cast of Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and more!
To register for the 5km fun run and carnival, early bird prices are going at S$55 and normal registration prices at S$65. Early bird tickets for the Kids Dash + Carnival are at S$45 and regular tickets at S$55. Otherwise, carnival tickets are going at S$25.
24 June 2017: 4pm – 8pm
Gardens By The Bay, Bay East Garden
#13 IMAGINARIUM: TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
If you are searching for a fun-filled activity for your young ones, Imaginarium: To The Ends Of The Earth Family Night At The Museum will be your answer. A SAM curator will bring you and your family on a journey of discovery through the inspiring and engaging artworks.
A general admission fee of S$12 per pax applies.
07 June to 21 June 2017: 7pm
Lobby, SAM at 8Q
#14 HONG KONG SHOP CATS EXHIBITION OPENING & BOOK LAUNCH
An event hosted by Artistry, this is an exhibition of Marcel Heijnen’s photography series ‘Hong Kong Shop Cats’ released in late 2016. This is also the first exhibition of the series outside of Hong Kong.
As this event will only be running until 04 June 2017, seize the chance to purchase photo books and limited edition prints and the opportunity to meet the photographer himself.
13 April to 04 June 2017: 7pm – 9pm
Artistry at 17 Jalan Pinang, Singapore 199149
#15 OMM: HANSEL AND GRETEL
The Orchestra of the Music Makers presents Hansel And Gretel at the Esplanade Concert Hall on 16 and 17 June 2017. Follow Hansel and Gretel along on their journey into the Ilsentein Forest and join them in their encounter with the Gingerbread Witch. This will be an exciting and fun-filled performance that both adults and children will enjoy.
16 June 2017: 7.30pm
17 June 2017: 5pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
#16 ON SHARKS AND HUMANITY
On Sharks And Humanity is a travelling art exhibition that celebrates the launch of Parkview Museum, a new art space in Parkview Square. 30 artworks from all over the world are showcased at this exhibition, which focuses on environmental issues such as shark protection and ocean conservation.
Now until 26 June 2017: 11am – 7pm
#17 THE UNIVERSE AND ART
Go on an artistic voyage through space and explore the endless possibilities of the beginnings of the human race at The Universe And Art. Four themes are central to this exhibition, namely Our Vision of the Universe, The Universe as Space-Time, A New View Of Life and Space Art.
Public guided tours are available on 04, 11, 18 and 25 June 2017 from 5pm to 6pm. A standard adult ticket for this exhibition costs S$17, a senior/student/child ticket costs S$12. If you are a Singapore citizen, adult tickets go for S$13.60 per pax and at S$9.60 per pax for seniors, students and children.
Now until 30 July 2017: 10am – 7pm
Marina Bay Sands
#18 ULTRA SINGAPORE 2017 ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
Ultra Music Festival returns again to Singapore. It is one of Singapore’s largest electronic dance music festivals which will feature world-renowned DJs like Martin Solveig, Steve Aoki and Hardwell in its lineup. Due to the popularity of the event, do ensure that you reserve your tickets in advance to secure a fantastic weekend out.
Tickets are starting at USD$115 for a General Admission one-day ticket.
10 to 11 June 2017:
Ultra Park, 1 Bayfront Avenue
#19 ZOUK PHUTURE DJ BATTLE
Zouk Phuture DJ Battle is a live DJ competition which aims to connect the local Hip-Hop and DJ community. This is a fantastic platform for aspiring DJs to showcase their musical talents.
If you are interested, why not register yourself for the battle? The champion stands to win a couple of attractive prizes such as a 2D1N Stay in W Singapore in their Sentosa Cove Fabulous Room. To register, submit a 3-minute video clip to their Facebook page here.
14 & 15 June 2017: 9am – 3am
SPORTS EVENTS IN SINGAPORE
#20 CARNIVAL BY THE STRAITS
Carnival By The Straits is an event filled with a wide variety of sea sports activities, joy rides, game booths, food stalls and much more. This year, the family-friendly carnival will be going with “Pirates of the Straits” as their theme and you can even take part in a Parent-Child Look-A-Like Contest!
Tickets are priced at S$10 per booklet.
03 June 2017: 10am – 5pm
SAF Yacht Club
#21 DBS MARINA REGATTA
The DBS Marina Regatta, Singapore’s biggest water sports festival, is taking place this year from 01 to 04 June 2017 at the Marina Bay. Apart from being a great place to view the best of Asian dragon boating action, there will be a pop-up urban beach where you can treat yourself to drinks and food with a view of the Marina Bay.
01 to 04 June 2017
#22 RUNNERS LEAGUE – LEG 01: THE BEGINNING
The first leg of the Runners League will be held in Coney Island on 10 June 2017. The three other legs of the race will be held in four different locations around Singapore. By participating, you will effectively be representing that particular zone and the champion zone will be announced upon conclusion of all races.
Early bird registration for the Individual Open 5km race is at S$40. The Individual Open 10km will cost S$50, an Individual Open Package for 5km will cost S$140 and a 10km package, S$180.
10 June 2017: 8am (5km race) and 7.30am (10km race)
#23 SFC KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
The Singapore Full Contact Karate Championships is happening at The Pavillion at Far East Square on 03 June 2017 from 9am to 6pm. If you are interested in registering for this event, keep a lookout for information here.
03 June 2017: 9am – 6pm
The Pavillion, Far East Square
#24 UFC FIGHT NIGHT® SINGAPORE 2017
UFC Fight Night® Singapore 2017 is the first UFC live event in Asia this year and is also exclusive to Singapore. Taking place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, this is your chance to see the finest sports athletes from around the world thrashing it out in the arena.
UFC fans can also anticipate the UFC® Fan Village where you can take part in exciting activities like fitness challenges and even autograph sessions with your favourite UFC fighters.
General ticket sales start on 08 May 2017 and prices start at S$58 per ticket.
17 June 2017: 4.30pm
Singapore Indoor Stadium
#25 WWE LIVE SINGAPORE
On 28 June 2017, WWE Live Singapore returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium and promises a spectacle for all fans. Fans can also expect their favourite WWE Superstars such as Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins amongst others to be present at this event.
Tickets start from S$98.
28 June 2017: 6pm – 11pm
Singapore Indoor Stadium
About the writer:
A member of the team at ladyironchef, Claire’s mission is to lead a life without regrets – to explore the world and its treasures boldly. When she isn’t pursuing her interests in writing, academia and music, Claire spends her free time with family and her pets. She also hopes to run her own animal shelter in the future.