50 unmissable things to do this June in Singapore

Cannes-worthy local films, fun in the sun at Pulau Ubin, lots of parties and brunches, you name it

Beerfest, CoffeeFest, Pink Dot, farmers markets and pool parties galore. Better take some annual leave.

SHOPPING

Art market organizer Togetherly and multi-label store Workshop Element have teamed up for a 17,000 sq. ft retail pop-up at Wisma Atria. WE x Togetherly features fashion, home, beauty and food products. Through June

FILM

There will be a Screening of Films by Apichatpong Weerasethakul which have been selected by Dr David Teh as part of a prelude to The Geopolitical and the Biophysical: a structured conversation on Art and Southeast Asia in context, Part II, a symposium that tackles issues of identity, borders and anxieties in Southeast Asia. Jun 1-3

MUSIC

If you missed Rachel Yamagata’s concert last year, then make sure you catch it this time and join her audience as she performs at the Esplanade again. Jun 2

COMEDY

Packing seven side-splitting shows, six workshops and a total 30 hours of improv into one weekend is the first-ever Singapore Improv Festival. Nothing is scripted, everything is improvised. Expect hilarity. Jun 3-5

PARTY

MEATliquor SIN is having a Meat: Mayhem Birthday Blowout for its first anniversary so expect a lot of alcohol (free shots) and music for everyone to come hungry and leave drunk which they have enthusiastically created a hashtag for. Jun 3

FOOD

If you’re already a follower of organic and healthy lifestyle, try out the Artisan & Farmer’s Market hosted by Kitchen by Food Rebel that’ll spoil your picky tummies. Jun 4

MUSIC

If you get lightheaded and joyful every time “Cannonball” comes on, then you won’t want to miss a night of wistful musings with Irish troubadour Damien Rice, who is performing in Singapore for the third time. Jun 4

SHOPPING

The annual 9MCM marketplace by furniture store Dream has been upgraded to The Market Hop which is happening across two venues: APS and Dream over on River Valley, with twice as many food, drink and design-y vendors, including new names like Vatos Urban Tacos and Red Eye Smokehouse. Jun 4-5

POETRY

Poets Under The Stars is a 90-minute event featuring galaxy-inspired poetic verses by eight Singaporean writers merging science and poetry in the star-lit dome of the Science Centre Singapore's Omni-Theatre. Jun 4

PARTY

CÉ LA VI  combines a pool party and an indulgent buffet for their Sky High Brunch with a gourmet buffet spread and free flow of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut champagne and cocktails. DJs Brendon P and Joshua P will helm entertainment proceedings. Jun 4 

Blu Jaz is celebrating its 12th anniversary with the first party in their new Blu Jaz Street Party series. Expect Uber promo codes, tequila, reggae and lots more fun stuff. Jun 4

ART

Odyssey: Navigating Nameless Seas is a collection of ocean-themed commissioned artwork and on-loan pieces produced by contemporary artists such as Wyn Lyn Tan, Rashid Rana, Pratchaya Phinthong, and Richard Streitmatter Tran. The exhibition contemplates the metaphoric resonances and scientific truths of the seas. Jun 4-Aug 28

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