It feels like we just ushered in the New Year not too long ago. In the midst of working on your New Year resolutions, you probably didn't realise that the month of February is already here ? There's no better way to celebrate a brand new month than by looking for exciting things to do in Singapore this February 2020.
Thankfully, with a neverending list of activities happening in bustling Singapore, you won't have to search high and low for things to do on weekends ? Even if you're a traveller to Singapore, you'll find plenty of activities that'll suit your fancy. To make things easier for you, we've rounded up this list of 10 awesome things to do in Singapore this February 2020!
1. Chatuchak SingaporeCredit: Chatuchak.SG on Facebook
Not going to Bangkok anytime soon? Don't worry - let Bangkok come to you as the Chatuchak Singapore night market is finally starting in February for a period of three months. Located at The Grandstand in Bukit Timah, this is the first Chatuchak market outside Thailand with over 200 stalls selling street food. Besides that, you can also expect 1000 Thai vendors rotating every week selling a range of items from fashion accessories to handicrafts, home decor, antiques and more!
While a list of official food vendors hasn't been released yet, you can look forward to the usual Thai snacks like coconut ice-cream, Thai milk tea and khanom bueang (crispy Thai crepe pancake). What's even better is that Chatuchak Singapore will open from Tuesdays to Sundays, so you won't have to jostle with the crowd on weekends if you don't want to ?
4 Feb-3 May 2020; Tue-Sun; 4PM-10.30PM (closed on Mon)
The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994 (Nearest MRT: Sixth Avenue)
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2. Dahlia Dreams, Gardens by the Bay
Be greeted by a sea of colourful flowers at Gardens by the Bay's Flower Dome this February! With cooler temperatures in the dome, it'll feel like spring in there especially with over 70 dahlia cultivars and other plants like the azalea and narcissus.
Credit: Gardens by the Bay on Facebook
Fun fact: The dahlias at this display are native to Mexico, South America and Colombia! As part of the Lunar New Year celebrations, you'll also be able to spot Chinese-inspired designs like a Ming dynasty-style archway and a mosaiculture (sculptures made from plants) of the Chinese zodiac animals, cranes and more.
While you're there, look out for stunning plum blossoms too! With such a delightful backdrop of flowers, you won't want to miss snapping a picture-perfect shot for your Instagram ?
17 Jan-23 Feb 2020; Open daily; 9AM-9PM
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Admission fee:Check out the admission fee for Flower Dome here
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3. Singapore Airshow
Aviation geeks, this one's for you! The Singapore Airshow will be back from 15-16 Feb 2020 at the Changi Exhibition Centre ?
Expect a dazzling line-up of aerobatic flying displays from teams all over the world or be awed by a static display of gigantic aircraft. Whether it's fighter planes, luxury jets, commercial aircraft and more, you'll be invited to take a peek inside the cabin and explore the cockpit.
Credit: Official Singapore Airshow on Facebook
The Airshow is also perfect for your kids as they'll have a chance to meet pilots and learn more about their jobs. Besides that, this year's Airshow will also feature your favourite superheroes from The Avengers and Justice League and you'll be able to spot them walking around!
15-16 Feb 2020; 9.30AM-5PM
Changi Exhibition Centre, 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Admission fee:Check out the prices and get them here
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4. Eatbox Singapore 2020
We're only at number 4 of this list but it already looks like February is going to be an exciting month in Singapore! Eatbox Singapore is another event that's getting us pumped up and it's happening over two weekend in February ? In case you're wondering, Eatbox is the food version of the popular Artbox market, so you can expect Artbox's hipster vibe with amazing food.
This year's Artbox goes by the theme of food from 3 countries - Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Some of the treats you can expect to find are martabak manis from Pancake Boss
, yummy Indomie dishes and scrumptious toasts from Indonesian eatery, Ropang OTW
and more! Besides that, you can also look forward to a number of popular local vendors like Broti
Meatballs in a Bucket and Krumbz N Kraves
21-23 Feb, 28 Feb-1 Mar 2020; 3PM-11PM
Downtown East D' Marquee Open Plaza 1 & 2, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
5. Singapore Biennale
If you're an art and culture buff, the Singapore Biennale will be right up your alley ? Happening for its 6th year now, the biennale features contemporary artworks from over 70 artists. It has been ongoing since 22 Nov 2019 and will end on 22 Mar, so if you haven't checked it out, there's still time to do so!
With events happening across 11 venues in Singapore, you can take your pick from exhibitions at major spots like the National Gallery Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Gillman Barracks and more. To make your experience even more informative, sign up for a daily guided tour at any of these spots to gain insights into the artists and artworks featured. The National Gallery Singapore also has an exclusive Curator Tour on 14 Feb
if you're interested!
Check out the full list of events on their website.
6. Let's Go Jalan-Jalan, Resorts World SentosaCredit: Let's Go Jalan Jalan on Facebook
Heading to Universal Studios Singapore or just finding a reason to head to Sentosa? Be sure to drop by Let's Go Jalan-Jalan, a food and music festival at Resorts World Sentosa! Happening from 13-16 Feb 2020, you can look forward to not just food, but also exciting games, photo booths, live music, workshops and more.
If you're feeling peckish at the festival, fill your tummy with some scrumptious torched beef cubes from Beef Bro. Their mentaiko beef is a classic favourite but for those of you who want something different, look out for their exciting flavours like mala, cheesy mentaiko and grilled seafood items. There'll also be stalls selling ice-cream, Thai milk tea and more during the festival ? Not to mention that you can learn a new craft at the light, clay and watercolour booth or get some knitted handicraft.
Look out for the main highlight of the festival - the Crane Dance performance! Happening at 8pm at the RWS waterfront every night, the 10-minute animatronics show is bound to impress you!
13-16 Feb 2020; 11AM-10PM
The Bull Ring & Waterfront, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
7. #futuretogether by teamLab Borderless at Gardens By The Bay
Get ready for an incredible display of creativity, art and technology at the #futuretogether exhibition by teamLab (the same people behind teamLab Borderless in Tokyo and FUTURE WORLD at the Singapore ArtScience Museum) happening at Gardens By The Bay!
The exhibition comprises both an indoor and an outdoor portion, with the entire exhibition ending 15 Mar 2020. The indoor portion is free for Singaporean Residents (including Permanent Residents and Employment Pass, Work Permit, Dependent Pass holders) while visitors will have to pay SGD10.
The outdoor artworks, however, are free of charge for everyone to enjoy! Read more about the things you can't miss at the exhibition
, or book your tickets on the Gardens By The Bay website now
16 Jan - 31 Mar 2020
Indoor Artworks; 9AM - 9PM (Last Entry 8.30PM); Outdoor Artworks 7PM - 12AM
Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore
Admission fees (please go to the Gardens By The Bay website for further details on ticket sales):
- Indoor Artworks: Singapore Residents - free; Standard Rate - SGD10 (There is an additional charge for “Flowers Bloom in an Infinite Universe inside a Teacup” in En Tea House. Singapore residents - SGD 3, Standard Rate - SGD7)
- Outdoor Artworks: Free of charge
8. Garden Beats Festival
If you're looking to spend a day out in the park in sunny Singapore, there's no better place to be than at the Garden Beats Festival! Held at Fort Canning Park, Garden Beats is Singapore's first carbon-neutral music festival which infuses music, the arts and conscious living.
Some of the music acts that you can look forward to are British indie band Foals, R&B singer Sabrina Claudio and electro-pop duo Gioli & Assia. But even if you're not a huge fan of music, don't worry! The aim of the festival is to promote environmental sustainability so you can take part in workshops and talks that'll share more about how to adopt a green lifestyle.
Credit: Garden Beats Festival website
You can also immerse yourself in various forms of art and admire installations made from recycled materials or participate in an art-jamming session. Look out for the Art Lane where you'll find large-scale interactive installations!
29 Feb 2020; 1PM-10.30PM
Fort Canning Park, Fort Gate, Singapore 179869
Admission:Get your tickets hereWebsite
9. 2219: Futures Imagined, ArtScience MuseumCredit: Endry Boeris on Facebook
Ever wondered what Singapore would look like in 2219? Here's your chance to catch a glimpse of what Singapore would look like 200 years from now at 2219: Futures Imagined exhibition at the ArtScience Museum. Through immersive installations, sculptures, paintings, films and meditative spaces, the exhibition centres on climate change and how it will impact the daily lives of Singaporeans. It'll definitely be an eye-opening and enriching experience, especially for those of you visiting with kids!
23 Nov 2019-5 Apr 2020; 10AM-7PM (last admission: 6PM)
ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Adult: $16, Child: $12 (Singapore residents), Adult: $19, Child: $14 (Tourists). Get your tickets here. Website
10. Living Worlds: An Animal Planet Experience
Explore the relationship between animals and their environments at this first-of-its-kind exhibition at The Science Centre! Living Worlds is the world's first travelling wildlife and exploration exhibition ?
Credit: Animal Planet Living Worlds on Facebook
You're invited to step into the habitats of various types of animals with the help of multimedia interactives and exclusive footages. Take a peek into 3 different environments - Sea Ice, Tropical Rainforest and Coral Reef - and immerse yourselves in the lives of these animals with engaging play tools.
One exhibit you shouldn't miss is this fisheye lens dome projector which will make you feel as if are submerged in water and going through an adventure in the ocean! With so much to learn and discover, Living Worlds will definitely be an awesome experience for both the young and young-at-heart ?
16 Nov 2019-22 Mar 2020; 10AM-6PM (last entry: 5PM)
15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
$23 (Adults), $18 (Child). Get your tickets here.Website
With these 10 fun and exciting activities in Singapore, looks like your February is set to be an amazing month! Whether you're looking to shop at Singapore's first Chatuchak Market or snapping photos at IG-worthy exhibits, we've got you covered. Time to call your friends and plan your meet-up!