The Singapore River Festival 2017 makes a splash this November with LED kites and laser projections illuminating the River skyline, and a range of activities and happening parties along Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. Hungry? Feast on a medley of SR Signatures featuring the finest dishes along the Singapore River from a multitude of cuisines.
3-4 November 2017
Along the Singapore River
NEXT: Swap books… over beer →
Everything’s better with beer, books included. Bring your pre-loved reads to the Books and Beer book swap event, and share your favourites over beers that start from $5 per mug. No drinking on an empty stomach? Dig into signature dishes from 8 hawker pop-ups in the beer garden.
4 November 2017, 3-6pm
Wild Market, #01-27/37 Shaw Leisure Gallery, 100 Beach Rd, Singapore 189702
NEXT: Do the write thing →
Bookworms rejoice! There’s more: The multi-lingual Singapore Writer’s Festival includes an array of workshops, panel discussions and lectures, literary tours, book launches and even meals with your favourite writers to get you inspired. Bring the little ones along to the fun storytelling sessions!
3-12 November 2017
NEXT: Join in the Garden City’s biggest garden festival →
They don’t call Singapore a Garden City for naught. At this year’s Community Garden Festival, feast your eyes on landscape displays created using edible plants, paint with floral dyes, learn all about growing your own ornamentals and edibles at home, and pick up a bargain or two at the marketplace.
3-5 November 2017, 8am-6pm
HortPark, 33 Hyderabad Rd, Singapore 119578
NEXT: Kickstart your morning with yoga →
Let Shape x Calvin Klein Performance bring you on a holistic journey that takes care of your mind and body inside out at Lawn @ The Foot hills, an open and tranquil place at the base of Fort Canning Park. The day’s programme includes buddy-up yoga, meditation, a power breakfast and more. Yogis and beginners are both welcome!
4 November 2017, 7am-12pm
Lawn @ The Foothills, 70 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
NEXT: Try out the newest eats in Singapore →
Hungry? Satisfy your palates with the newest food finds around town. What’s cooking: A pop-up cafe for kids (and kids at heart!), Michelin-star outposts from around the world, homey Italian cuisine and more. Pick your next meal here!
NEXT: Give back at the Giving Family Festival →
Give back through the Giving Family Festival with carnival rides, telematch games, mouthwatering bites, workshops and even a snow room. Carnival proceeds go towards helping 28,000 beneficiaries including youth-at-risk, vulnerable families, people with special needs and disadvantaged seniors.
4 November 2017, 9am-10pm
Singapore Sports Hub, Stadium Blvd, Singapore 271003
NEXT: Experience farm fresh living →
Take your grocery shopping out of the supermarket with the health and wellness-themed farmer’s market at Loewen Gardens. Chat with the stallholders while shopping for fresh produce, from healthy bites and organic greens to chutneys and cheeses.
4 November 2017, 9am-2pm
75E Loewen Rd, Singapore 248844
NEXT: Go with the flow →
By Pinky Chng, October 2017
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