What to Do in Singapore: 11 WEEKEND EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION (17 – 18 August 2019)

Wondering what to do in Singapore this weekend? Well, the SG Lifestyle Teahas you covered every weekend! This week – we managed to round up 11 EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION to check out THIS weekend of 17 – 18 August 2019 and HERE they are! 

1) Carouselland: Small Dreams, Big Possibilities

Carousell is bringing our annual flagship event to life for the 4th year! Held at the Marina Bay Sands Halls A & B, expect a crowd of 40,000 visitors over a fun-filled weekend where we honour the small dreams that make our everyday full of happiness and possibilities.

Looking good, achieving work-life balance or escaping to an alternate reality are just some of our small dream themes we 100% support! Shop from over 300 sellers with items ranging from uniquely handcrafted goods, jewellery, vintage clothes, retro games, home decor and more you can’t find at any other bazaar!


Event: Carouselland: Small Dreams, Big Possibilities
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 12.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Marina Bay Sands Hall A & B @ 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Admission Fee: FREE!

2) Kids World Carnival x Baby Land Fair

It’s gonna be the BIGGEST EVER Baby Land Fair to date! It going to be — ! Welcoming you to the world of motherhood. From Us to You

Baby Land Sale
Kids Carnival

Event: Kids World Carnival x Baby Land Fair
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm (Saturday) / 11.00am – 8.00pm (Sunday)
Location: Singapore Expo Hall 5 @ 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150
Admission Fee: FREE!

3) TLM Food & Beverage Expo

TLM Food & Beverage Expo is one of the largest food expo in Singapore offering a platform for local and international industry players to showcase and promote their brands and products. The expo also offers a unique experience for consumers, where ‘foodies’ will get to taste a wide selection of local, asian and international delicacies from over 200 exhibitors ranging from street food vendors to food manufacturers. Expect to uncover new tastes, discover incredible deals and promotions, and be kept entertained with fun activities and exciting programs.

TLM Food & Beverage Expo

Event: TLM Food & Beverage Expo
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 10.00pm
Location: Singapore Expo Hall 6 @ 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150
Admission Fee: FREE!

4) Natsu Camp Fest 2019

The city comes to life this August! This summer, JAPAN RAIL CAFE will be transforming the bustling Guoco Tower’s Urban Park into an outdoor fiesta filled with lush greenery, mouthwatering food and great music. Summer in Japan is incomplete without the great outdoors and thumping music – so stay tuned for our performance schedule that will feature Japanese and local artistes in this nonstop outdoor extravaganza!

Natsu Camp Fair

Event: Natsu Camp Fest 2019
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 9.30pm
Location: Guoco Tower’s Urban Park @ 1 Wallich St, Singapore 078881
Admission Fee: FREE!

5) Invest Fair 2019

Into our 13th year, INVEST Fair continues to be the largest investment event in Singapore that features world-class speakers, industry experts and investors in the region. In line with our theme of INVEST with Knowledge – we have curated a series of activities on ground that aim to introduce you to new financial products, instruments and insights to both local and regional markets.

Invest Fair 2019

Event: Invest Fair 2019
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10.00am – 7.00pm (Saturday) / 11.00am – 7.00pm (Sunday)
Location: Suntec Singapore Convention Centre Hall 401 & 402
Admission Fee: FREE!

6) AUGUST POP UP SHOP by Thebeautyhacks

The Beauty Hacks Pop up Store! Hello hello hello! Count down begins! Let’s unite and support local entrepreneurs It’s happening Aug 16-18! Its a date with family and friends! Shop unique product from team vendors.

The Beauty Hacks

Event: AUGUST POP UP SHOP by Thebeautyhacks
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 2.00pm – 10.45pm (Saturday) / 2.00pm – 9.00pm (Sunday)
Location: Baghdad Street
Admission Fee: FREE!

7) The World’s Loneliest Bookstore

The World’s Loneliest Bookstore explores the implications of a post-apocalyptic world. If the world was reduced to its minimum viable population, would there still be a need for books? Would anyone want to visit a bookstore while facing the issue of just surviving? Would this make it the world’s loneliest bookstore in existence? We will be selling Second Hand Books and there will be Art Installations all around! Come for a unique experience!

The Worlds Loneliest Bookstore

Event: The World’s Loneliest Bookstore
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)(Recurring till 31 August 2019)
Time: 11.00am – 6.00pm
Location: The Library at Centre 42 (42 Waterloo St, Level 1 of the Main Building, Singapore 187951)
Admission Fee: FREE!

8) A Sale Extraordinaire 2019 by Beauty & The Biz

Bag home savvy steals while supporting 30 of your favourite homegrown women-led brands and businesses. Expect the best deals on past collections and on new arrivals exclusively at our event. Shop for good at the same time as 5% sales will be donated to HCSA Dayspring program.

A Sale Extraordinaire 2019

Event: A Sale Extraordinaire 2019 by Beauty & The Biz
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 7.00pm (Saturday) / 11.00am – 4.00pm (Sunday)
Location: Gallery at School Of The Arts Singapore (SOTA) @ 1 Zubir Said Drive Art Gallery, 2F Singapore, 227968
Admission Fee: FREE!

9) Mid-Autumn Festive Celebrations at Takashimaya

The Mid-Autumn Festival is the perfect reason to gather with friends and family over delicious mooncakes and hot tea! Come celebrate with us at Singapore’s largest mooncake fair happening from Thu 8 Aug to Fri 13 Sep 2019, at Takashimaya Square, B2! Sample a wide variety of mooncakes from over 60 vendors, featuring notable names like Goodwood Park, Home’s Favourite, Shangri-La, and more! Redeem Early Bird Specials, vouchers, and get rewarded with Double Bonus Points! See you there!


Event: Mid-Autumn Festive Celebrations at Takashimaya
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring till 13 September 2019)
Time: 10.00am – 9.30pm
Location: Takashimaya Square B2 @ 391A Orchard Road, Singapore 238873
Admission Fee: FREE!

10) Pop-Up Market at Bayfront Plaza – August Edition

Mark your calendar to visit Bayfront Pop-up Market, a marketplace for local businesses and social enterprises at the new Bayfront Plaza which showcases a wide variety of unique wares, artisanal products and knick-knacks.!


Event: Pop-Up Market at Bayfront Plaza – August Edition 
Date: 17 & 18 August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring weekly)
Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm
Location: Bayfront Plaza (next to Bayfront MRT Exit B)
Admission Fee: FREE!

11) BONUS MENTION FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Oasis Vet Fundraiser 2019

Oasis Vet Turns One and we are paying it forward with a fundraiser & adoption drive for welfare groups! All proceeds go to Purely Adoptions and Oasis Second Chance Animal Shelter – OSCAS. Enjoy amazing food, ice cream and cakes on that day. Get your pet sketched while you get a henna tattoo 🙂 There is something for everyone! Bring your furry one along and stand to win a goodie bag. Come check out the dogs and cats up for adoption!

Oasis Vet Fundraiser 2019

Event: Oasis Vet Fundraiser 2019
Date: 18 August 2019 (Sunday only)
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Location: Oasis Vet 15 Venus Road, Singapore 574302
Admission Fee: FREE!

With so many exciting events happening every weekend, you can’t say that Singapore is boring with nothing to do now, can youIt’s not, you just have to keep your eyes and ears peeled but we’ve done some of the work for you in this post here for events that span over the ENTIRE weekend (both days)! Best of all – they are ALL FREE ADMISSION!

P.s These events are just a tip of an iceberg of what Singapore has to offer every single weekend! 

More importantly – don’t say we NEVER share! 

Enjoy the weekend ahead!

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