We’ve somehow reached the home stretch of 2016 and as you look forward to your annual Christmas and New Year’s parties here are a few other shindigs for you to check out.
SPRMRKT Kitchen & Bar: Dining With A Conscience
Popular brunch spot SPRMRKT Kitchen & Bar presents Dining With A Conscience, a dinner series in support of local production, Buying Happiness, a documentary by Singaporean filmmaker Mak CK with a portion of the proceeds going towards underprivileged orphans in Tanzania as well as the production of the film to heighten awareness of an issue that many people have sadly become accustomed to and desensitised towards.
If you’re interested in a delicious meal as well as lending a hand to a good cause then head down to SPRMRKT Kitchen & Bar from 6-11pm from now till 10 December.
Gallery Light to Night Festival
National Gallery Singapore is throwing an epic bash over the weekend (2-4 December) to celebrate turning 1! Whether you’re an art buff or a casual observer, the festival offers a range of activities from art tours, interactive installations for you to go Instagram-crazy at, musical performances that include the likes of Nathan Hartono and local DJs as well as a Festival Food Street and pop-up market offering hand-crafted wares from local designers and makers because Singaporeans need their food and shopping.
The gallery will be extending their opening hours till 3am so skip your night at the pub and immerse yourself in the arts instead.
Admission is free, more information available here.
Kilo Lounge Presents: Under Construction
Almost there but not quite. Kilo Lounge’s much anticipated re-opening is still held up but that doesn’t mean they can’t throw an awesome party in the meantime. The second series of their Under Construction parties will be held over this weekend as a preview of their raw, new space featuring acts Baikal & The Drifter and Kim Ann Foxman.
Hailing from Berlin Baikal brings us his multi-layered music with a preference for deeper shades of house and techno along with Mark Flynn aka The Drifter an Irish producer, DJ and singer who leans towards the hypnotic, melodic and emotive side of electronic music, no matter what genre he is playing, be it House, Techno, or Disco.
Hawaii-born artist and DJ Kim Ann Foxman shot to fame as a vocalist and has since continued her rise to become one of New York’s finest DJs and a prolific producer in her own right known for delivering catchy hooks and haunting melodies.
Official re-opening date of Kilo Lounge will be announced soon, stay tuned!
Masterchef Dining & Bar Pop-Up
If you’re a fan of the Masterchef TV series then you’ll need no introduction to the team of chefs who will be taking over the kitchens at Ash & Elm in InterContinental Singapore from 25 November- 9 December. The debut of this wildly popular pop-up dining in Singapore marks its first stop in Asia helmed by world renowned chef and restauranteur Marco Pierre White and other Masterchef personalities such as Reynold Poernomo from Masterchef Australia.
The pop-up will feature a 4 course lunch menu and a 6 course dinner menu created by the phenomenal team of chefs but we don’t have to tell you that you’ll obviously be getting exquisite food, the main highlight for ardent fans would be the chance to get up close and personal with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and other personalities from the show making this an unparalleled dining experience for any food connoisseur.
Tickets are available at SISTIC
Napa Valley Wine Fiesta
Interested in a laid back weekend filled with fine wine, good ol’ BBQ roast and upbeat mixes? Head down to Camp Kilo Charcoal Club on 3 December as they bring you a Californian experience in their own backyard featuring Napa Valley’s finest brands from Beringer Vineyards, Stags’ Leap Winery, Sterling Vineyards and Beaulieu Vineyard. In addition, chief winemakers from the brands will be present to talk about their popular vintages and answer any burning questions you wine aficionados might have.
For more details visit their Facebook event page here.
Calling all ravers, it’s that time of the year again. The mother of all dance music parties, Zoukout, returns to Sentosa on 9-10 December for two nights of fist pumping revelry with a stellar line-up of international and regional EDM, techno and house acts. Take in the heady vibes of the festival with its golden sand and sultry sea breeze as it leaves you in a dance induced trance that you won’t want to snap out of.
Full festival guide and tickets are available here.
This is not a drill, Christmas is just 23 days away! If you’ve yet to bust out the carols and hang your stockings, Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair ought to get you in the festive mood.
Returning to Gardens By The Bay for its third edition, Christmas Wonderland 2016 brings back its most popular attraction, the phenomenal Italian luminarie light displays illuminating the fairground, which has been expanded this year to cover a whopping 57,000sqm. You can take a stroll through the Magical Forest or visit Santa’s Cottage and get your picture taken with St. Nick himself, hit up the European-style Festive Market for all your shopping and dining needs, go ice skating or simply take delight in the complimentary showcase of yuletide parades and choral performances. Opening on 2 December till 1 January 2017 from 3.30 -11pm daily, head down to eat, drink and be merry with your friends and family.
Tickets can be purchased here.