1. World Gourmet Summit
Talented chefs at the World Gourmet Summit

Asia’s most highly anticipated food and wine festival returns for its milestone 22nd year to take diners on exciting gastronomic expeditions. Under this year’s theme of “The Discovery WGS”, diners will be taken off the beaten track to experience some of the world’s lesser-known and exciting cuisines, presented by a stellar line-up of culinary stars—young, up and coming, and established—representing countries from Asia, Europe and Americas.

Date: 2-29 April

Venue: Various locations

Website: World Gourmet Summit

2. Singapore International Jazz Festival
Musician playing the saxophone

One of the world's grandest jazz festivals in Asia is held right here in Singapore. Discover the many forms that jazz has taken over the decades, at a celebration headlined by superstars like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jamie Cullum, Estelle, Lalah Hathaway and Soul II Soul. Expect 30 hours of entertainment, and more than 12 mega acts for 20,000 fans over one massive weekend of music.

Date: 6-8 April

Venue: Event Theatre at Marina Bay Sands®

Website: www.sistic.com.sg/events/sing0418

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

3. Asia Dive Expo (ADEX 2018)
Asia Dive Expo 2018 logo

Avid and aspiring divers cannot miss ADEX, which is the longest running and the largest dive expo in Asia. Get to known renowned divers, underwater photographers, ocean artists and marine conservationists, as well as enjoy a special presentation on sharks and why we need to protect this endangered creature.

Date: 6-8 April

Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Website: www.adex.asia

Nearest MRT: Promenade and Esplanade

4. ActiFIT Asia
Participants in a fitness workout class

Take part in live workouts, fitness competitions and seminars with fitness celebrities at ActiFIT Asia, which is a great place to introduce your loved ones to a healthier lifestyle, in a fun and engaging way.

Date: 6-8 April

Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre

Website: www.actifitasia.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

5. Singapore Heritage Festival
Engaging exhibition/performance at Singapore Heritage Festival

Come discover Singapore’s multi-faceted cultures through specially curated exhibitions, heritage trails, competitions, cultural performances, community activities and more. The Singapore Heritage Festival is an engaging and educational celebration suited for all ages.

Date: 6-22 April

Venue: Various museums

Website: www.heritagefestival.sg

6. Katy Perry WITNESS: The Tour
Katy Perry singing during her concert

Global pop phenomenon Katy Perry returns to Singapore after three long years. Get ready to take your peacock feathers to hit songs like “Firework”, “Last Friday Night” and “The One That Got Away” when the provocative show-woman returns to our island to promote her latest album, Witness.

Date: 8 April

Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium


Nearest MRT: Stadium

7. Tulipmania
Vibrant tulips to expect at Tulipmania in Gardens by the Bay

The arrival of spring is feted by a glorious flourish in Gardens by the Bay. Did you know that a single tulip can sport two or even three different colours? Come see these dazzling wonders of nature for yourself at Tulipmania.

Date: 13 April to 13 May

Venue: Gardens by the Bay

Website: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Bayfront

8. Singapore’s Playgrounds: 1930-2030
The iconic dragon playground in Singapore

The young and young at heart will definitely enjoy this interactive presentation of the Singapore heartlands’ many iconic playgrounds. You’ll even get to admire what Singaporeans imagine our future playgrounds to look like.

Date: 20 April to 30 September

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

Website: www.nationalmuseum.sg

Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut

9. Singapore International Festival of Arts

For 41 years, the Singapore International Festival of Arts has been presenting distinctive and inspiring works from Singapore and around the world. Be inspired at Singapore’s pinnacle performing arts festival with shows across multiple genres including theatre, dance and music.

Date: 26 April to 12 May

Venue: Various locations

Website: Singapore International Festival of Arts

10. HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens
Team of rugby players at HSBC Singapore Sevens

Witness exhilarating thrills and spills when the world’s top 16 rugby nations duke it out in Singapore. Known for its elaborately costumed fans, the Singapore Rugby Sevens also entertains spectators off the pitch with roving performers, face painters, fairground games, photo booths, stage performances and merchandise stores. Don’t miss out on its exuberant after-party too.

Date: 28-29 April

Venue: Singapore Sports Hub

Website: HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 

Nearest MRT: Stadium