Singapore is a great city to host outdoor events. Much of Singapore’s culture is one that is outdoorsy. While the climate is often humid and warm, the people in Singapore flock outside whenever there is a big event to attend or celebrate. If you’re looking for an activity to do while you’re visiting Singapore soon, there will be plenty for you to find. Here are five food festivals and events in Singapore.
If you love EDM music and partying with world-renowned DJs is your type of thing then Ultra Singapore is a can’t miss event. The upcoming event is the third time the Ultra is coming to the city. It’ll take place on the 15th and 16th of June 2018. With the success of the event over the last few years, it will sure to return in the coming years. If you can’t catch it this year, you can in the future.
DBS Marina Regatta
For an event that you can get some physical activity in, nothing beats the DBS Marina Regatta. It’s an event that’s co-hosted by the Singapore Dragon Boat Association and DBS Bank. Those who are interested can take on the challenge and sign up for a variety of thrilling races. The event for this year was held in late May and early June, but it’s a yearly event that you can definitely catch next summer.
Dragon Boat Festival
If you have a vacation to Singapore planned for early July then you should stop by and see the Dragon Boat Festival. It’s widely known as an event that you can’t miss. It’s an annual race that is held by the Bay Marina Channel. In this event, several groups of people from clubs dedicated to boat racing. You can expect a rowdy event with chanting from the crowd and boater as they race towards the finish line. It’s an event that has a long history, yet it vibrant and colorful every year. It’s something both those young and old will enjoy.
Singapore Food Festival 2018
Food is a huge part of Singapore’s culture. There are dozens upon dozens of food and dishes that you can find all over the streets of Singapore. That food is celebrated every year during Singapore’s food festival. This year the food festival is being held from July 13 through the 29th. Besides the delicious fare, visitors will experience a variety of fun lifestyle events and cooking workshops going on.
Singapore Night Festival 2018
If you want to wait for the cooler weather that comes around when the sun goes down, the activities at the Singapore Night Festival are perfect for you. During two weekends early in August, you can visit Singapore and see a variety of events. You can experience interactive light installations, international artists, awesome hawker stalls, and musical performances. Walk along the whole of the Bras Basah/Bugis precinct without worry of vehicles passing and celebrate the night.
The Bottom Line
Singapore is a city-state that is rich in history and culture. They often celebrate that culture in the form of food festivals and other events. It’s truly something special to behold if you plan your visit during these times.