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What to Do in Singapore this Weekend: 11 EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION (4 – 5 May 2019)

Wondering what to do in Singapore this weekend? Well, the SG Lifestyle has you covered every weekend! This week – we managed to round up 11 EVENTS with FREE ADMISSION to check out THIS weekend of 4-5 May 2019 and HERE they are! 🙂

For easier reading, we have categorized this post into the following:

  • Saturday & Sunday Events (4 & 5 May 2019)
  • Saturday ONLY Event – 4 May 2019
  • Sunday ONLY Event – 5 May 2019

Saturday & Sunday Events (4 & 5 May 2019)

1) Doujin Market 2019

This year, Doujin Market takes place at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall 401/402 on 4 – 5 May 2019, and will feature more than 280 doujin circles and independent youth artists from Singapore and around the region! In 2019, RPG Day Singapore was merged with Doujin Market to create additional opportunities for analog game designers, hobbyists groups and enthusiasts who love tabletop RPG games to exhibit and showcase their work to an audience of thousands.

source: Doujin Market

Event: Doujin Market 2019
Date: 4 & 5 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11am – 8pm
Location: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall 401/402
Admission Fee: Basic Admission is FREE! Fast Pass Admission is chargeable at $15, buy it HERE!

2) Health Fiesta 2019

This is the 4th edition of the LARGEST Health Fair in Singapore! There will be plenty of fun, learning and shopping – targeted at ages above 40 but all are welcome!

source: Singapore Health Fiesta

Event: Health Fiesta 2019
Date: 4 & 5 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11am – 8pm
Location: Suntec Convention Hall 403-405
Admission Fee: FREE!

3) Horticulture Show (Singapore Garden Festival)

The first-ever SGF Horticulture Show will be happening from 27 April to 5 May 2019 at Jurong Lake Gardens! This offshoot of the popular Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) will showcase horticulture excellence with local industry partners, students and the community demonstrating their talent and expertise.

source: Singapore Garden Festival

Event: SGF Horticulture Show
Date: 4 & 5 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 10am – 7pm
Location: Jurong Lake Gardens
Admission Fee: FREE!

4) Harvey Norman Tech & Appliances EXPO 2019

Get ready for #HarveyNormanSG annual Tech & Appliances EXPO – starts this Friday at Singapore EXPO Hall 6A. Enjoy specially negotiated EXPO prices for Electrical and I.T. products. 3 days only, not to be missed!

source: Harvey Norman

Event: Harvey Norman Tech & Appliances EXPO 2019
Date: 4 & 5 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 11am – 930pm
Location: Singapore EXPO Hall 6A
Admission Fee: FREE!

5) [BONUS: UPDATED 4 MAY 2019]: Chimi’s Cinco de Mayo FeasTa

source: Chimi’s

A two-day affair, get ready for a feast of the senses at Chimi’s as they celebrate their first ever Cinco de Mayo FeasTa. Dig into unpretentious and affordable Mexican street eats such as tacos, nachos, quesadillas and chimichangas.

  • Celebrations kick off on Saturday, 4 May 2019 with a party for adults where you can indulge in Mexican street food, carnival games and groove to Afro and Latin Electro beats till late.
  • On Sunday, 5 May 2019, bring the whole family along to take part in fun activities for the kids such as face painting and a “Pin the Donkey” game, all while you enjoy a live performance by 5-piece Latin-American band ADRENALINA.

Event: Chimi’s Cinco de Mayo FeasTa
Date: 4 & 5 May 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: Saturday 4 May, 5pm – till late / Sunday 5 May, 12pm till late
Location: Chimi’s @ 1 Marina Boulevard #01-01 NTUC Centre
Admission Fee: FREE! You can opt to get tickets for $20 each day which includes this combo: 3-piece Tacos (choice of Chipotle Chicken/ Beef/Sweet Potato and Avocado) • 1 Tequila shot/ Mock shot • 1 Beer/ Soft drink • 1 lucky draw coupon • 3 game coupons! Get your tickets HERE!


Saturday ONLY Event – 4 May 2019

1) Free Comic Book Day 2019 with James Suresh

Join us this FCBD with award-winning author and Mr. Kiasu co-creator James Suresh for an afternoon of entertainment and laughs!

source: Asiapac Books

Event: Free Comic Book Day 2019 with James Suresh
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Location: Books Kinokuniya Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road 04-20/20B/20C, 20E, Singapore 238872
Admission Fee: FREE! RSVP HERE!

2) A Manga Lover’s Tokyo Travel Guide – Book launch and signing by Evacomics!

Evacomics will be giving a brief talk about the making, a demo, followed by Q&A then book signing! You can ask her questions about the book, the process, or about traveling to Japan!

source: Evacomics

Event: A Manga Lover’s Tokyo Travel Guide – Book launch and signing by Evacomics!
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 4-5pm
Location: Books Kinokuniya Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road 04-20/20B/20C, 20E, Singapore 238872
Admission Fee: FREE!

3) Free Comic Book Day 2019 at GnB Comics + Meet Shane Davis

It’s the yearly Free Comic Book Day 2019 at GnB Comics – drop by to get your free comic books! Also here’s your chance to meet Shane Davis in person!

source: GnB Comics

Event: Free Comic Book Day 2019 at GnB Comics + Meet Shane Davis
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 12-3pm
Location: Blk 809 French Road Kitchener Complex #02-38, Singapore 200809
Admission Fee: FREE!

4) Songs at Twilight

Reviving the magic that will happen in Daegu this March for the Singapore audience, New Opera Singapore Ltd. together with the Daegu Opera House 대구오페라하우스 will once again present an evening of familiar Opera tunes featuring works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Strauss, Verdi and more.

source: New Opera Singapore

Event: Songs at Twilight
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 6-7pm
Location: The Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage @ Singapore Botanic Gardens 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Admission Fee: FREE!

5) Disco De Mayo | Singapore’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

A Mexican fiesta with a twist! Catch the disco fever at Lucha Loco’s “The Return of Disco de Mayo” party on 4th May, Saturday. Re-live the good old times, with DJ Tyler Made (USA) spinning a mix of classic disco and old skool tunes. There will be a disco dance off, disco pinata, loco wheel and more!

source: Lucha Loco

Event: Disco De Mayo | Singapore’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 9pm till late
Location: Lucha Loco – Mexican Cocina Y Bar 15 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089598
Admission Fee: FREE admission for public but guests may be ask to run a credit/debit card tab for food and beverages

6) MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU – STAR WARS THEME PARTY

Get ready to be transported to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars comes alive in NINETEEN80. Join us in the battle of good vs. evil as we celebrate this epic pop-cultural phenomenon. May the fourth be with all you Jedi Knights, Stormtroopers, Han Solos and Princess Leias. R2D2s, Chewbaccas and Yodas are welcome too. It’s time to don your best Star Wars themed costume, steady your light sabers and get your Vader on! Features DJ Ollie’des & Bobos!

source: NINETEEN80

Event: MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU – STAR WARS THEME PARTY
Date: 4 May 2019 (Saturday ONLY)
Time: 9pm till late
Location: NINETEEN80 Bar, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-05, Singapore 088444
Admission Fee: FREE entry for those dressed in theme. Otherwise, cover charge of $18 applies after 10pm, inclusive of 1 standard house pour drink


Sunday ONLY Event – 5 May 2019

1) May Mini but Mighty Flea (Theme: Super Heroes)

Old Habits will be hosting another Mini Flea Market on the 5th May 10am to 2pm SUNDAY. The theme for this Flea Market is Vintage Mascots: Marvel Heroes (Vintage Toys, Comics, etc) / DC Heroes (Vintage Toys, Comics, etc) / Anime Heroes (Gundam, Dragon Ball Z, etc)!

source: Old Habits

Event: May Mini but Mighty Flea (Theme: Super Heroes)
Date: 5 May 2019 (Sunday ONLY)
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Old Habits 38 Telok Blangah Rise #01-315, Singapore 090038
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 the work for you in this post here!

More importantly – don’t say we NEVER share! 😎

Enjoy the weekend ahead!

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