Get ready for another edition of Baybeats, the Singapore Night Festival, the Singapore Bike Show, and Maker Faire Singapore! Also, don’t forget to tune into the National Day Rally on 19 Aug. This year, it will be held at ITE in Ang Mo Kio. It will also be live streamed on the PMO YouTube channel, the Channel NewsAsia website and



*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.


Continued from Previous Week

Source: National Gallery
Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers 2018
Ends 9 Sep
Cost: Free
Venue: National Gallery
Dreams are powerful. And we want our young to have big dreams. Launching this year, Small Big Dreamers features interactive installations that teach children about values, passion, confidence and creativity. Through experiential art and active play, children will learn about themselves and the world around them.
Source: PAssionArts
PAssionArts Festival
Ends 25 Aug
Cost: Free
Venue: Various
PAssionArts brings you quality arts programmes to the community, by the community! Download a copy of the PAssionArts Festival 2018 Guide at to view over 500 art activities and programmes.
Source: RWS
RWS Street Eats 2018
Ends 19 Aug
Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sun & PHs: 9am - 10pm
Cost: Dishes between $4 and $8
Venue: Malaysian Food Street, Waterfront Level 1
RWS Street Eats is back for its 2nd year with Southeast Asia's most iconic hawker delights from more than 20 street food stalls specially curated from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore. Try their popular dishes at unbeatable prices ($4 to $8).


Upcoming Events

Source: Farmers Market at Loewen Gardens‎
Loewen Garden Market
17 Aug - 18 Aug
Fri: 5.30pm - 9pm | Sat: 9am - 2pm
Cost: Free
Venue: 75E Loewen Road
Singapore's favourite family market is back. Come pick up some delicious produce while the kids play.
Source: Singapore Bike Show
Singapore Bike Show
17 Aug - 19 Aug
10.30am - 9.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5
The Singapore Bike Show is Asia’s comprehensive motorcycle, scooter, bicycle and e-scooter show. Highlights include an obstacle course ride, e-scooter tests, bike forums & workshops, a runway show, a lucky draw, and racing challenges and contests.
Source: Maker Faire Singapore
Maker Faire Singapore: Maker Extravaganza 2018
17 Aug - 19 Aug
Fri: 2pm - 5pm (for schools) | Sat - Sun: 10am - 6pm (for public)
Cost: From $10 (adult) and $5 (child)
Venue: Our Tampines Hub, Community Auditorium
As part of the Singapore Science Festival (17 Aug - 8 Sep), Maker Faire Singapore is the largest DIY and technology event in Singapore with over 300 booths featuring hands-on activities, projects and tools that introduce visitors to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths (STEAM).
Source: NLB
Pixel Lab x Maker Extravaganza 2018
17 Aug - 19 Aug
10.30am - 12.30pm; 4pm - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Tampines Regional Library, PIXEL [email protected], Level 4
PIXEL Labs goes to Maker Extravaganza 2018 at Our Tampines Hub. You and your child can learn to make a piñata, build your own board game with a micro:bit, or learn more about what the PIXEL Lab has to offer. Some activities require registration and a material fee.
Source: Baybeats Festival
Baybeats 2018
17 Aug - 19 Aug
6pm onward
Cost: Free
Venue: The Esplanade
In its 17th edition, Baybeats (the largest free alternative music festival in Singapore) features two new music experiences - a late-night party at Esplanade Annexe Studio (in collaboration with EMONIGHTSG) and hip hop and rap performances, which are rarely presented at past festivals. Visit their website for a complete line-up.
Source: Bras Basah.Bugis
Singapore Night Festival
17 Aug - 25 Aug
7:30pm - 12am
Cost: Free
Venue: Bras Basah - Bugis Precinct
The Singapore Night Festival (SNF) returns with a line-up of riveting performances and provocative installations for all festival-goers. Highlights include Aquatic Dream By Auditoire & Lekker Architects, co-presented by PUB; Odyssey By Arnaud Pottier & Thimothée Mironneau, presented by OPPO; Su á Feu By Deabru Beltzak; and The Duel By Lords Of Lightning.
Source: SAM
Singapore Night Festival at SAM
17 Aug - 25 Aug
10am - 12am
Cost: Free
Venue: SAM & SAM at 8Q
Celebrate Singapore Night Festival at SAM, where you can explore the rich architectural heritage of the museum building through the façade projection and free tours, catch outdoor screenings of the "Back to the Future" trilogy, and groove to dance and music performances. All activities are free during the Singapore Night Festival.
Source: Story Connection Ltd
Story Carnival @ Enabling Village 2
18 Aug
10.30am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Enabling Village, 20 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore
Story Carnival @Enabling Village 2 is a family carnival for creating awareness about differently abled people, and features performers with visual, hearing or intellectual impairment alongside established storytellers and musicians. Come participate in fringe activities, and interact with people with disabilities at the 'Human Library'.
Source: IET Young Professionals‎
Fast Forward: Transforming Transport
18 Aug
6pm - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: PSB Academy, #03-200 Marina Square
Explore some of the exciting developments in transport, from Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs), to novel modes of transport such as the Hyperloop. Besides the talks, there will be food and an opportunity to network. You don’t need to be an expert to attend; just an interest in future technologies is enough, so bring your friends and family.
Source: Viddsee
Viddsee Juree Awards Singapore 2018 - Film Talks & Awards Ceremony
18 Aug - 19 Aug
Cost: Free
Venue: *SCAPE & The Projector, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower
Viddsee Juree Awards is an initiative celebrating the entertainment industry’s picks of Asian short films from all genres: fiction, documentary and animation. Sign up for free film talks (at *SCAPE) and the Viddsee Juree SG Awards Ceremony (at The Projector).
Ding Yi “Go Local” Series- Recollecting Melodies
19 Aug
6pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Enjoy the familiar theme songs of your favourite local television and movie productions such as Little Nonya (小娘惹), Tofu Street (豆腐街), and I Not Stupid (小孩不笨), performed by Ding Yi Music Company.
Source: Open Farm Community‎
Farmers and Healers
19 Aug
10am - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road
This will be an epic day where energy, mindfulness, and wellness come together. Enjoy atmospheric tunes, gastronomical delights, rejuvenating workshops and more! Unleash your senses and spread pulsating good vibes.

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