The ULTIMATE List of Exciting Pop-up Events To Look Out For In Singapore All Year Round

08 September 2016

Head down to these pop-ups

They may be temporary but these fleeting events and markets are something we always look forward to because you never know what you will get!

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1. The Local People

 
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These people sure know how to throw an awesome art market. We love discovering new and lesser-known vendors and businesses at their events. 

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2. Aliwal Arts Night Crawl

 
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The Aliwal Arts Center opens its doors to all with mix of traditional and contemporary art for everyone to enjoy. We love how there’s always a theme for each event! 

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3. Fleawhere

 
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Specialising in flea markets for the past six years, Fleawhere organises regular markets all over the island. They are also the people behind the popular Makers’ Market which supports local start-ups, brands and designers. Check their detailed schedule of flea markets here. 

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4. Togetherly

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Showcasing independent creators of F&B, craft, apparel, and accessories, Togetherly supports Singapore-based makers, and don’t miss the Togetherly Book Exchange to get some new reads

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5. Caribbean Bloc Party

Don’t we wish there’s a West Indian Day Parade in Singapore? But I guess this is as close as we can get to the Caribbean experience in the Lion City. 

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6. Sunset Pasar

Besides the usual flea market of pre-loved clothes and wares, this pet-friendly pop-up event is also peppered with live open mic sessions for some afternoon entertainment. 

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7. Art Day Out! and Art After Dark 


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These signature open house events by Gillman Barracks are always well received by art appreciators and the general public. This month, you can attend both events in one weekend! 

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8. LalooLalang

They did an excellent job of curating the fun Esplanade Festival Village recently with over 50 stalls selling delicious treats, artisanal and other specialty goods. We can’t wait for the next one! 

More info here.

 

9. The Great Singapore Jerk Off

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What do you know about jerk chicken? Well, it’s time you find out at the third installment of The Great Singapore Jerk Off with some live reggae music and DJ sets to keep the party going. 

More info here.

 

10. Chill AF (Arts Fest)

 
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This music and art market with local bands, food and drinks, trinkets, clothing and even fortune telling will make your weekend chill af. 

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11. Kampung Playstreets! 

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The Singapore Wellness Association‘s PlaystreetsSG events turn public streets into playgrounds featuring a list traditional Malay and other heritage games for you to get into. 

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12. Field Vibes 

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If your idea of a perfect weekend consists of people, music, beer, barbeque, a lifestyle and collectible market, picnics, and kiddie activities (bouncy castles!), you won’t want to miss Field Vibes

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13. Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market

Held at Goodman Arts Centre, Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market is the perfect way to spend the weekend for a some shopping, good food and exploring new grounds.

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14. Go Market 

Organised by Maya Gallery, Go Market has affordable art, prints, books, handmade crafts, designed merchandise, bakes and pre-loved items. We definitely hope they will do another edition soon.

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15. Car-Free Sunday 


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Getting up early on a Sunday morning has never sounded so good. Car-Free Sunday SG shuts the streets of downtown Singapore down and transforms it into a walkable, cyclist-friendly, and activity-filled district. 

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16. Rilek One Corner

This family-friendly event features a flea and vintage market, coffee and cakes, craft beers, sausages and sauerkraut, satay, live music, and DJs. Seriously, what more do you need? 

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17. Starving Artist Fair

Get a range of original comics and related artworks, merchandise and toys at this quarterly festival of independent comics, illustrations, and toys. There will also be talks and workshops if you are interested in comics, drawing and storytelling.

More info here

 

18. Singapasar

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Imagine an annual vibrant design-centric “night market” —  that’s what Singapasar is like, where you can get unique locally-designed gifts and products under one roof.

More info here

 

By Muneerah Bee, last updated February 2017

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