June has arrived and we returned with our monthly roundup of some of the best activities to look forward to! With many popular, large festivals making a comeback this year, June is looking up to be an exciting month!
1. Gastrobeats 2022
Our Ramadan bazaars came and left us too fast, but thankfully there's a new upcoming hip spot in town to soothe that heartbreak. From 3rd June to 26th June, the Bayfront Event Space near Marina Bay will be transformed into an urban lifestyle playground for creative talents in the culinary, arts, and entertainment world 🤩
Touted to be the largest festival in Singapore to be opened to the public since the pandemic, you will be able to enjoy live performances, delicious halal food from Big Boy Franks, Haig Road Putu Piring, Praffles and more, graffiti art, and a massive food bouncy castle 😍 The festival only accepts contactless payment systems, so do prepare a credit card on hand! If you use your Visa card, you'll get 10% discounts over tickets and stalls in the festivals!
2. i Light Singapore 2022
After two years of hiatus due to the pandemic, another major festival has returned: i Light Singapore 2022, which will be held from 3rd June to 26th June 2022! 😍 It's set to be bigger and better than ever! The theme for this year's edition is 'Spark of Light'. It will be anchored by the colour violet – that has the shortest wavelength with the most powerful electromagnetic energy in the visible light spectrum. With creative light installations by professionals and student artists that aim to spark fresh perspectives on the environment and the world around us, this is one event you don’t want to miss 😌
P.S. We're heading over to both the i Light and Gastrobeats festivals this week, so stay tuned!
3. Wellness Festival Singapore
In need of some peace within the chaos of our busy city lives? Join the Wellness Festival Singapore at the Meadow at Gardens by The Bay! From 3rd June to 12th June, check out The Wellness Sensorium, which is a multi-sensory pop-up with six zones offering innovative experiences such as spin orchestra, light and sound bath, stone rituals and more (which boasts well for the IG feed too! 😉). The Wellness Sensorium is open to the public and will be followed by the first-ever Wellness Symposium led by Enterprise Singapore. The Wellness Symposium will bring together business leaders, industry experts and professionals to discuss spiritual, mental and preventative health.
The Sensorium is also part of a greater Wellness Festival that will feature 10 days of over 120 physical and virtual wellness offerings from fitness studios, attractions, hotels, shopping malls, artists and arts groups and other wellness and lifestyle businesses!
4. Zentosa Fest
Turn up the zen with Sentosa's inaugural wellness festival, Zentosa Fest, from 3 June to 30 June 2022! Zentosa Fest is set to be home to more than 50 wellness experiences, leveraging Sentosa’s scenic environment and island charm to become a 500-hectare wellness island retreat 😍 It's organised as part of Sentosa’s 50th anniversary celebrations and WellnessFestivalSingapore, so you can expect unique experiences you've never seen before such as the beachfront Zentosa Festival Village, Sentosa glamping packages where you stay overnight in a glamping tent by the beach, and a range of wellness offerings curated in collaboration with other agencies! 😌
Here's a tip: when you purchase the Zentosa Wellness Pass, you get to participate in 12 activities and workshops for just $50! And, you'll also get to enjoy a 20% discount when you book your activities, workshops, and glamping packages using a Mastercard® credit or debit card. Sentosa Islander members enjoy an additional 10% off their bookings.
5. Artscience Museum's We Live in an Ocean of Air Installation
From now till October 2nd 2022, experience a VR reality at Artscience Museum's latest exhibition, We Live in an Ocean of Air. The installation is an immersive multi-sensory art installation created by Marshmallow Laser Feast, one of the world’s leading experiential art collectives which highlights the symbiotic relationship between animals, plants, and humans and allows us to confront our ecosystems in a unique and immersive way! It's truly a magical and moving experience you'll want to dive into! 😍
6. Singapore Discovery Centre's Jurassic June
Get explorin' with your little ones at the Singapore Discovery Centre's special programme, Jurassic June! From now till June 26, your kids will embark on dino eco-hunts to learn about dinosaurs and how everyone can protect the environment. They will also be able to create their own 3D dinosaurs and more at the centre! Your kids will even get to speak to these massive giants themselves, where realistic dino puppets share about extinction and taking care of the environment! 😌
P.S. If you're looking for more fun-filled activities for you and your kids this June holidays, KKday is giving you up to 40% off discounts on attractions, staycations and other unique experiences! Click here to find out more!
7. National Heritage Board’s Night-Themed Children’s Season
Remember the film series, 'Night At The Museum'? Well, you and your kids will get to explore museums around Singapore at night! Jointly presented by National Heritage Board and the Museum Roundtabke, the Night-Themed Children's Season will feature night-time storytelling and craft sessions where children get opportunities to explore participating museums after sunset! 😍 Be enchanted by majestic birds, royal celebrations, and mischief makers, and listen to tales of characters that fought fires, travelled far and wide on a quest and those who met with an epic chase! Your kids will also get to try a glow-in-the-dark craft activity and take home a memento of your visit to the museum! Other activities to look forward include collecting uniquely designed passport stamp imprints, craft workshops and more.
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8. Mount Faber Leisure Group's Wings of Time
Great news! The water and light show, Wings of Time is BACK! It promises to be a real treat, especially for your kids. Expect enhanced pyrotechnics effects, dazzling water, laser and fire effects as Shahbaz, a pre-historic bird, and his friends travel across beautiful landscapes and journey through the mysteries of time! 😍
P.S. Heading to Sentosa? Check out all these guides to help you have a fun day out!
- 10 Places To Get Yummy Halal Food In And Around Sentosa
- 6 Hidden Nature Spots In Sentosa You Probably Never Knew About
9. Epigram Books reopens at new location
Whether you love supporting local, or you're an avid reader, it's time to visit one of the most well-known indie bookstores in Singapore, Epigram Books at their new location in the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) at Tanjong Pagar Distripark. With a gorgeous view of the port, there isn’t a better or more serene place to browse the latest in local literature!
10. Movies in the Sky by Marina Bay Sands
If you want to spruce up your date this June, bring your special someone to this unique experience, Cinemawav: watching a movie plugged to individual headphones underneath the stars 56 stories above ground while relaxing in custom-designed recliner floor sofas! 😌 Located at the Marina Bay Sands Skypark Observations Deck, a total of 12 movies will be screened over the two months, which includes titles from across Asia and Hollywood such as Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, Jimami Tofu, Hidden Figures, Free Guy and more. Do note that the deck is only limited to 100 people per screening, so book your tickets early! 😍
11. Go glamping, get merchandise with BT21 at Jewel Changi Airport
Jewel Changi Airport's famousGlamping in the Clouds is now decked with BT21-themed decoration 😍 Now you can enjoy a night under the stars with all your favourite BT21 characters 🥰 Each BT21-themed tent is able to fit a group of 4, and the glamping package comes with 2 exclusively designed BT21 t-shirts, tickets to selected Jewel attractions and many picture-perfect Instagram opportunities.
If you can't stay the night, though, not to worry! BT21 and Jewel Changi Airport have BT21 themed glampicnic tents for you to choose from instead 😱It's only happening from now till 26th June 2022, so check it out now!
12. Get your groove on with the Minions at Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore is celebrating the upcoming release of Illumination’s latest movie, Minions 2: The Rise of Gru in cinemas this June with a Groovy Summer extravaganza! 😍 From 26 May to 14 August 2022, soak in the vibrant style of the 70s (based on the film's premises of Gru's origin story) and have a blast!
In the spirit of celebration, USS is giving you a special promotion this June holidays! From 26 May to 26 June 2022, you and your family will get to enjoy an attractive package at S$98 per adult and S$88 per child. The package includes:
- Admission ticket to Universal Studios Singapore
- S$5 Minion merchandise voucher (minimum spend of S$15)
- S$20 Universal Studios Singapore Retail Voucher (valid at selected retail outlets)
- S$10 Universal Studios Singapore F&B Voucher (valid at selected F&B outlets)
- 1 Minion Popcorn (worth S$10)
With lesser restrictions, we're glad that more festivals and attractions are open to public! Don't forget though, to stay safe when you're out and about! Take care and happy June holidays! 🥳