If you’ve been raring to find out the major community events and activities you can go to in Singapore this March, then bring out your calendars and mark the dates…
From classy musicals, modern art shows, to casual garden picnics and carnival trips – surely, March will come in like a Lion, especially for event-goers here in Singapore. Here are some of the most exciting events to look out for:
Events to Look Out for in Singapore this March
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival – Whole month of March
The Promontory and Bayfront Event Space
Singapore’s “biggest” carnival will fill the whole month of March with cheers and laughter with their butterfly-inducing park rides, delightful food selections, festive music, games, and entertainment. If you haven’t been there, plan your trip now and bring the gang, too! It’s an experience you wouldn’t want to miss, especially with your family when you’re in Singapore.
Evita the Musical – until March 4
The Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands,
4 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018973
The multi-award-winning Broadway musical, Evita, by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice will grace the Singapore spotlight starting Feb 24 until March 4. The iconic musical pays tribute to Eva Peron, the wife of Argentina’s former dictator, Juan Peron, taking account of her small beginnings to a life of wealth, fame, and power, and eventually gaining recognition as the ‘spiritual leader of the Argentine people’.
HSBC Women’s World Championship – March 1 – 4
New Tanjong Course, Sentosa Golf Club,
27 Bukit Manis Rd, Singapore 099892
Watch the world’s best female pro golfers with the likes of 20-time tour champ Cristie Ferr and China’s Shanshan Feng knock those holes and earn their spot for this year’s championship. But the spectacle is not just about the skills of the ladies of the sport, there’s also going to be a great line-up of musical acts from Singapore’s up and coming bands and artists. Furthermore, KPop crowd favourite, MONSTA X will also be one of the highlights of the post-event party in the Coliseum at Resorts World Sentosa.
Japanese Film Festival – March 2 – 18
After a year-long break, the Japanese Film Festival returns to Singapore this March 2-18. Everything that you would expect to be ‘uniquely Japanese’ will be once again celebrated on the silver screen. The Festival will open with the screening of “Survival family”, which is considered a dystopian dramedy. While the full line-up, screening, and location details of the event are yet to be released, you can follow the event on their Facebook page.
Garden Beats – March 3
Fort Gate, Fort Canning Park,
River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
The sun is definitely out in Singapore so it’s a great idea to go on a picnic, especially with a wide array of great food and electrifying electronic music playing in the background at Singapore’s First Sustainable Music Festival: Garden Beats. Expect glowing performances from the 80’s-inspired Canadian funk musician, Pomo; exciting beats from Hernandez Brothers; the crowd-smashing music act of Youngr; entertaining party tunes by andhim, and Singapore indie duo .gif among others. Get your tickets and bring your own picnic sets because you’re also invited at the festival’s after-party event.
Ru Paul’s Drag Race Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls along with Host & Comedy Queen Lady Bunny – March 4
Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397688
Hilarious comedy BFFs and Ru Paul’s Drag Race alumni, Naomi Smalls and Kim Chi, will take their comedic antics and lip sync show on Singapore stage this 04 March. The duo will also be joined by a special guest and fellow drag queen host, Lady Bunny, to amp up the comedy vibe for a night of world-class drag performance full of elegance, gag, and you know you want it – the shade of it all.
Singapore Design Week – March 5 – 18
National Design Centre, 111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969
SingaPlural 2018 is set to take March by storm with the theme ‘A State In Play’ which embraces the idea that there are no failed experiments when it comes to play, only experiments with unexpected outcomes. Come appreciate these prototypes and models at play at SingaPlural 2018, in partnership with the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), and backed by official sponsors DesignSingapore Council, Singapore Tourism Board, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, and SPRING Singapore.
International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) 2018 – March 8 – 11
Singapore EXPO, 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150
Held midway through the Singapore Design Week, the annual IFFS will showcase an extensive collection of decorative accents, furnishings, interiors, fittings, and furniture from a wide-range of quality portfolio from top exhibitors from around 40 countries. Expect a show that will appeal to the senses through various technology-based media highlighting new and inspired designs and top-class furniture, fittings, and interior styles.
Kumar50 – until March 11
Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road, Singapore 178884
Considered as Singapore’s most loved drag comedy queen, Kumar will be throwing a golden birthday bash of her own when she reaches the big 5-0. Whether you’ve been following her career or are simply a fan good laughs, this show is definitely not to be missed!
Singapore Cancer Society: Relay for Life 2018 – March 10 – 11
National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
If you have a friend or family who have battled with cancer, then put on those running shoes to show your support to the cause and to raise awareness on the fight against this hard-knocking disease. On its second year, Relay for Life 2018, urges participants to walk in teams within a designated course. Every team will have a member stay on the path all the time to show the message that cancer never sleeps.
Art from the Streets – Whole month of March
ArtScience Museum, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Street artists from all over the world will invade the ArtScience Museum for the whole month of March until 03 June. Expect to witness the boldest and biggest exhibits the museum has ever seen. The Art from the Streets has a 40-year strong history of countercultural upbringing which pushed for its important rise to become a major force in contemporary art in Singapore to date. The event will put some of the world’s best street artists such as Blek le Rat, Shepard Fairey (also known as Obey), Banksy, Futura, JR, Invader, Swoon and Vhils, and Futura on centerstage.
Whatever your kind of “fun” is, there’s an activity you can enjoy here in Singapore this whole month of March. Whether you’re into art, fitness, family time, music, or supporting a cause, you name it we’ve got it.