The sun is out, kids are on summer break, and vacation mode is in full swing! For those who have decided to stay the summer in Singapore, or happen to be visiting the city for the first time, we have rounded up the best things to check out around the city this season.
The Melbourne Brunch Festival
Calling all foodies! The Melbourne Brunch Festival is happening all month. Organized by Global Victoria and Agriculture Victoria, 11 restaurants in Singapore have come together to bring Melbourne cuisine to Singapore as brunch is an integral part of Melbourne culture. Highlights include a tasty Strawberry Field French Toast on brioche bread, Brekkie Pizza, the classic Avocado Toast, and of course, fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes, just to name a few. Participating restaurants include The Marmalade Pantry, Meatsmith Little India, and Cafe Natsu.
Address: Locations vary based on event
Opening Hours: All month
Tropicana Splash by Native
Summer really isn’t complete without a splash in the pool! Get in the tropical mood and come party it up at an Olympic-sized pool with great music, drinks, and fun pool floaties. We’d love it if you dressed in your most tropical outfit (think snazzy prints and bright colors)! Throwback anthems and sing-a-longs are guaranteed.
Address: Pool Deck Level 6, One Farrer Park Hotel
Date: 30 July, 2022
Mister Donut Pop-Up
Starting July 15, Mister Donut is launching its first ever Singapore pop up at Jurong Point, WAttention Plaza. Highlights include the signature Pon De Ring, a Japanese-style donut made with tapioca flour and shaped into eight dough balls. Available in a wide variety of flavors, these chewy, mochi-like donuts are softer and lighter than regular donuts, making them a worldwide favorite. There are limited batches being sold, so be sure to get in line early to get a piece of the sweet treats!
Address: 63 Jurong West Central 3, #B1-78A, Jurong Point Shopping Center, Singapore 648886
Date: Starting 15 July
Time: Daily 11am to 9pm (or until sold out)
Jurassic World: Dominion Dining Adventure
Heading to Universal Studios this summer? Be sure to check out the Dominion Dining Adventure, where you will get to indulge in an epic culinary adventure. Inclusive of a four-course menu catering to all different types of dietary restrictions, the experience also includes dramatic lighting and special effects to add to the thrill during your meal. A well-rounded and unique dining experience that’s sure to be a highlight of your month.
Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
Date: Select dates from May-August
Hydrangea Holidays at Gardens by the Bay
Located within Gardens by the Bay, this hydrangea floral display is produced in partnership with the Netherlands Embassy. Hydrangeas from Holland are known for its exceptional quality, have enormous flower heads, and come in a wide variety of vibrant colors. This makes these flowers a popular choice for weddings and other events.
The limited-run exhibit showcases over 20 varieties of hydrangeas, with many coloring the pastoral countryside in shades of the Dutch flag. The exhibit is inspired by the iconic red and white West Schouwen Lighthouse, one of the largest and tallest in the Netherlands. If you’re craving some travel and cultural immersion, this exhibit is the perfect stop!
Address: Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Date: 24 June to 14 August, 2022
Time: Daily from 9am-9pm
Yoga By the Beach at Southside
A long-standing event that will be wrapping up this month is Yoga by the Beach at Southside! Breathe, stretch, and enjoy a beautiful evening moving your body with a breathtaking view. The class is welcome to all, catering to all levels of experience, whether if you are a beginner or a seasoned practitioner.
Address: Southside, 80 Siloso Rd, 098969
Date: 11 March to 29 July, 2022
Time: Every Friday from 6:30pm-7:30pm
Movies by the Beach
Did someone say complimentary? Gather your friends and come down to Sentosa for an unforgettable summer evening under the stars, complete with a movie and some delicious food and drinks. An engaging theatrical line-up combining popular favorites, classics, and Hollywood blockbusters have been scheduled. Entry is free and no pre-bookings are required, but you will have to bring your own picnic mats or foldable chairs for seating.
Address: Southside, 80 Siloso Rd, 098969
Date: Select weekends and public holidays from 1 July to 23 September, 2022