What to Do in Singapore: 13 WEEKEND EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION (30 November – 1 December 2019)

Wondering what to do in Singapore this weekend? Well, the SG Lifestyle Team has you covered every weekend! This week – we managed to round up 13 EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION to check out THIS weekend of 30 November – 1 December 2019 and HERE they are! 

1) SITEX 2019 – Your Digital Playground

SITEX is Singapore’s ONLY Consumer Lifestyle IT Exhibition that encompasses technological elements of both the experiential and edification component in consumer electronics, TRENDSETTING the consumer experience in electronics and technology retail.

Fondly coined as Your Digital Playground for the last 30 years, expect a brand new change in the brand with elevated product offerings themed to each lifestyle category mainly Smart Home Living, Gaming, Health and Wellness and Travel Tech and Portable Audio.

As if that is not enough, we are ready to present 4 experiential zones (themed to the lifestyle category); an innovative curated design space that allows visitors to touch, feel, play and breathe technology. Not a Techie? Fret not, you will get to deep dive in an immersive learning journey beyond just Tech within a 4 days unconventional exhibition at SITEX 2019.


Event: SITEX 2019 – Your Digital Playground
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Location: Singapore Expo Halls 5 & 6, 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150
Admission Fee: FREE!

2) Smart Nation & U

A family weekend of immersive tech exploration and endless digital adventures awaits

Interact and experience the latest technology and coolest gadgets that are shaping the way we work, live and play. Tinker with over 60 amazing showcases at various thematic zones, co-create a gadget or two and uncover how technology can be innovative while being simple and fun!

Event Highlight
• Over 60 Tech Experiential Showcase
• Digital Talks and Workshops
• Demo Play Zone for kids
• Food & Game Stalls
• Hop on a FREE Trishaw Ride
• Food and Game Stalls
• Guest celebrity Appearance
• Attractive prizes to be won

*Free shuttle bus service from Pasir Ris MRT (exit A) to Downtown East


Event: Smart Nation & U
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Admission Fee: FREE!

3) Nordic-Asia Christmas Festival 2019

Nordic Nature is excited to bring you the Nordic-Asia Christmas Festival for the second year running! Nordic fans will be elated to find familiar tastes and at the same time, indulge in new tantalising delights in the range of artisanal chocolates, aromatic candles, craft beers and so much more…


Event: Nordic-Asia Christmas Festival 2019
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Location: Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard Singapore 039596
Admission Fee: FREE!

4) Somerset Market X Thrift Market

Join us for an open-air shopping experience at *SCAPE where you will find a myriad of merchant booths featuring various categories of arts & crafts, Jewellery, Collectibles, Apparels and more! Also a platform for entrepreneurs, small business.


Event: Somerset Market X Thrift Market
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm (Saturday), 11:00am – 7:00pm (Sunday)
Location: *SCAPE, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
Admission Fee: FREE!

5) Santa’s Village by Tanglin Mall

The little ones will have tons of fun at this fantastical village with craft workshops, storytelling, sing-a-long sessions, and the most magical of all – Santa Meet & Greet sessions!

Find out more here: bit.ly/ChristmasatTM


Event: Santa’s Village
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11:30am – 6:00pm
Location: Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933
Admission Fee: FREE!

6) The Christmas Atelier

This festive period, come celebrate and shop all of Singapore’s favorite artisanal brands under one roof!

What better way to spend your weekend than at our 7,000 sq ft space transformed into a Christmas Wonderland, filled with stunning festive florals and decoration.


Event: The Christmas Atelier
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 1:00pm – 9:00pm (Saturday), 11:00am – 5:00pm (Sunday)
Location: The Atelier & Co., 2 Alexandra Rd, Level 8, Singapore 159919
Admission Fee: FREE!

7) IHC CultureFest 2019

Join us at the Indian Heritage Centre as we bring you 4 days of family friendly cultural programmes, craft workshops, LIVE street performances and more..! FREE admission for all!


Event: IHC CultureFest 2019
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10:00am – 7:00pm
Location: Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 2098999
Admission Fee: FREE!

8) SMF Festival Village

The all-new Festival Village for Singapore Media Festival – SMF 2019 will host exciting activities over two action-packed WEEKENDS at Armenian Street!

It’s all happening at Armenian Street, where you can join in the fun including dazzling cinematic experiences under the stars – such as Japanese filmmaker Naoko Ogigami’s 2012 comedy-drama Rent-a-Cat.

The SMF Festival Village will also host interactive events such as workshops and masterclasses, immersive #AR and# VR showcases, live performances, meet-and-greet sessions, food and games and other entertainment perfect for bonding with your family and friends.

You can explore the distinct niches of the Village: Namely, the DISCOVER, LEARN, LIVE and PLAY zones!

The SMF Festival Village completes the full experience of the Singapore Media Festival. Admission is FREE, so see you there!


Event: SMF Festival Village
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11:00am – 10:00pm
Location: Armenian Street
Admission Fee: FREE! (Some events require tickets with fully refundable booking fees)

9) Sentosa Island Lights 2019

Sentosa’s Island Lights is back, this time at Sentosa Cove! Light up your social media feed with interactive installations and performance art by artists from around the globe. Catch the spectacular Boat Light Parade & Holiday Market (16 & 17 Nov), engage in fun-filled activities, watch an outdoor movie or indulge in a relaxing dinner by the quay.

Event admission is free*, plus use the promo code ‘SentosaEvenings’ for $6 off your Grab ride into Sentosa from 5pm – 9pm.
*Island admission payable separately.


Event: Sentosa Island Lights 2019
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Location: Sentosa Cove @ Sentosa, Singapore 099981
Admission Fee: FREE! (*Island admission payable separately)

10) LINE Friends Pop-up Store @ Bugis+

Calling all LINE FRIENDS lovers, come down and experience the world of LINE FRIENDS at our POP-UP STORE at Bugis+ atrium, Level 2, from 15 November 2019 to 1 January 2020, 10am to 10pm daily! Stay tuned to our pages for more updates on EXCLUSIVE LINE FRIENDS merchandises not to be missed!


Event: LINE Friends Pop-up Store @ Bugis+
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring till 1 January 2020)
Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Location: Atrium @ Bugis+ Level 2, Singapore
Admission Fee: FREE!

11) Exhibition: China by Steve McCurry | Leica SL2

Leica Galerie Singapore is proud to present “China” by Steve McCurry, where he decided as his first official location to take photographs with the Leica SL2. The photographs convey a sense of naturalness and confidence, as if they were a seamless, uninterrupted flow which continues from Steve’s previous Chinese experience.


Event: Exhibition: China by Steve McCurry | Leica SL2
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring till 31 December 2019)
Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Location: Leica Galerie @ Raffles Hotel Shopping Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188719
Admission Fee: FREE!

12) LINE Friends Pop-Up Store @ The Star Vista

LINE FRIENDS lovers rejoice! Experience the world of LINE FRIENDS at the LINE FRIENDS Pop-Up Store at our B1 Star Plaza, from 18 Nov to 1 Dec, 10am – 10pm! Get your exclusive LINE FRIENDS merchandise only available at The Star Vista! What’s more! Get a F&B voucher when you make any purchase.


Event: LINE Friends Pop-Up Store @ The Star Vista
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10:00am – 10:00pm
Location: The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Buona Vista, Singapore 138617
Admission Fee: FREE!

13) So Cantai Market 2019

So Cantai Market is a colorful Indian-inspired market with vendors selling various crafts and lifestyle products with numerous interactive performances and workshops like rangoli art, communal painting, art installations and more… This event will all be held at a cozy park @ Clive Street, Little India over 2 weekends in November, 23-24 November and 30 November-1 December 2019. Visitors can participate in the various workshops or simply enjoy the special performances under shady trees and colorful tents.

source: Media OutReach

Event: So Cantai Market 2019
Date: 30 November & 1 December 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm (Saturday), 11:00am – 4:00pm (Sunday)
Location: Clive Street, Little India
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! 

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