What to Do in Singapore: 10 WEEKEND EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION (20 – 21 July 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 10 EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION to check out THIS weekend of 20 – 21 July 2019 and HERE they are! 🙂

1) Singapore Tea Festival 2019

The three-day festival celebrates tea brands and craftsmen from all over the world; invites you to engage and discover the world of tea with all its present and future innovations; and enhances your typical tea-time experience with over 50 tea, food and lifestyle brands. With brands showcasing their best of the best, there’s sure to be something that will tea-ckle your fancy!

⭐️ Over 50 artisanal tea, food and lifestyle brands
⭐️ 5 new-to-Singapore brands
⭐️ 7 international brands
⭐️ 16 masterclasses and workshops
⭐️ 2 championships

singapore tea festival 2019

Event: Singapore Tea Festival 2019
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 2.00pm – 10.00pm
Location: Jewel Changi Airport, B1 Atrium
Admission Fee: FREE!

2) Cosfest XVIII

Cosfest is a colorful and fun cosplay convention by the Singapore Cosplay Club and is Singapore’s longest running cosplay convention for 17 years.

cosfest 2019

Event: Cosfest XVIII
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11.00am – 7.00pm
Location: Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Admission Fee: FREE!

3) Pet Street Gang 2019

Pet Street Gang is a festival where pet owners can bring their beloved pets a fun day out! Expect to see many pet and non pet merchandise! Varieties of food type with kids friendly menus will be ready to serve you too! Save the date and see you there! Free admission for all!

Pet Street Gang 2019

Event: Pet Street Gang 2019
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 9.00am – 10.00pm
Location: Palawan Green, Sentosa (Beside Beach Station)
Admission Fee: FREE!

4) Sentosa GrillFest 2019

Follow that mouth-watering BBQ scent all the way to Siloso Beach, and discover an epic lineup of more than 25 food stalls. Watch as our chefs fire up a storm, then dig into a sumptuous feast with the gorgeous sunset view. At Sentosa GrillFest, we’ve got all the ingredients for a deliciously lepak night out with friends and famil

Sentosa GrillFest 2019

Event: Sentosa GrillFest 2019
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring weekly till 12 Aug)
Time: 4.00pm – 11.00pm
Location: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Admission Fee: FREE!

5) START at Gillman Barracks

Presenting START at Gillman Barracks – a 3-day art and lifestyle event showcasing contemporary art in daily living spaces from 19-21 July 2019. Learn more about collecting art for the home in educational tours and workshops, participate in specially curated film screenings and take home quality art and lifestyle items from homegrown designers.

START at Gillman Barracks

Event: START at Gillman Barracks
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: Sat (11am – 9pm) / Sun (11am – 8pm)
Location: Gillman Barracks 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937 @ Blk 9 #02-21: Art and Design Fair (free admission) / Blk 7 level 1: Film Screenings (ticketed)
Admission Fee: FREE (Fair), Film Screenings are ticketed

6) The Great Indian Food Fest

10-day event will showcase the rich history, culture and evolution of Little India since the beginning days. 16 food carts will be set up along Campbell Ln serving up long lost dishes. A guided heritage hawker food trail will also be happening from 22nd – 26th of July. Australia Masterchef Winner 2018, Sashi Cheliah will be conducting a masterclass demo on the 20th of July. Other performances and acts will set the stage for the #giff2019. This event aims to inspire people from all walks of life ensuring Singapore is made the food capital of Asia.

The Great Indian Food Festival 2019

Event: The Great Indian Food Fest
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10.00am – 10.00pm
Location: Campbell Lane Singapore
Admission Fee: FREE

7) Poetry Festival Singapore 2019 – ‘Metamorphosis’

This July, witness the transformative power and diversity of Singapore poetry at Poetry Festival Singapore 2019. Centred around the theme ‘Metamorphosis’, we take stock of how far we have come, while shining a spotlight on emerging talents and exciting new trends. Come celebrate the diversity of Singapore literature at multilingual readings and panels; be mesmerized by song at PALINDROMES, a poetic play with music; or unwind and let your inner words flow with Vicky Chong at a workshop on yoga and poetry. With a variety of both free and ticketed events, there’s bound to be something for everyone!

Poetry Festival Singapore 2019 - 'Metamorphosis'

Event: Poetry Festival Singapore 2019 – ‘Metamorphosis’
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: Saturday (10.00am – 7.30pm) / Sunday (11.00am – 7.30pm)
Location: The Arts House at The Old Parliament 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Admission Fee: FREE (There are also certain ticketed events)

8) Jalan Jalan Makan Makan Wedding Edition


Jalan Jalan Makan Makan Wedding Edition

Event: Jalan Jalan Makan Makan Wedding Edition
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10.00am – 10.00pm
Location: Singapore Expo Hall 6A
Admission Fee: FREE

9) Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2019

July marks the return of the annual Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival! Come down from 13-14 and 20-21 July for two weekends filled with special tours, workshops, talks, and other fun carnival activities when you celebrate the Gardens’ heritage with us. In the evenings, be treated to music concerts and outdoor movie screenings. During this period, you will also enjoy *free admission to the National Orchid Garden and various other exhibitions. So mark your calendars and get ready for the Heritage Festival, see you there!

heritage festival 2019

Event: Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2019
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 7.00am – 10.00pm
Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Admission Fee: FREE!

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

Mark your calendar and visit our 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 – July Edition 
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) (Recurring weekly)
Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm
Location: Bayfront Plaza (next to Bayfront MRT Exit B)
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 you? It’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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