Diversity is the name of the game in June, with an assortment of exciting and inspiring events for visitors to Singapore. From a month-long wellness festival to the inaugural Olympic Esports Week, there’s a whole lot of activities to get you out and exploring this month!
Discover the story of the sneaker at Sneakertopia, a colorful, larger-than-life exhibition where sneakers, street culture, and art intersect. Making its Asian premiere at the ArtScience Museum, the exhibition celebrates creativity, self-expression, and innovation across 10 immersive and dynamic zones.
Date: 25 February - 30 July 2023
Venue: ArtScience Museum
Van Gogh the Immersive Experience
Tap into the artist's world of wonder at the Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, now at Resorts World Sentosa! Prepare to be inspired in a 360º multi-sensorial exhibition where art meets VR, surround yourself with over 300 artworks by renowned artist Vincent Van Gogh and even try your hand at creating your own masterpiece! Ranked as one of the top 12 best immersive experiences by CNN and having received over 5 million visitors since 2017, don't miss out on the exhibition's first time in Southeast Asia!
Date: From March 2023 – Q3 2023
Venue: The Forum B1, Resorts World Sentosa
Mother’s Day Collaboration – Pop Up at Design Orchard
Celebrate the joys of motherhood with this special art exhibition at Design Orchard. A collaboration between local community group Mama on Palette and art therapy organisation The Red Pencils, this month-long exhibition features works from local artists depicting self-portraits of motherhood.
Date: 11 May – 15 June 2023
Venue: Design Orchard
Singapore International Festival of Arts
Creativity and inspiration await you at the Singapore International Festival of Arts. 2023’s edition of the festival is themed ‘The Anatomy of Performance’, and boasts a range of workshops, theatrical productions, and creative spectacles. Expect performances that touch on the themes of power, capitalism, and human emotion.
Date: 19 May - 4 June 2023
Venue: Multiple venues island wide
Game on Global Tour by Edgar Plans @ Funan
Whether you’re a fan of Air Jordan or King James, you’re bound to have a ball of a time at the Game on Global Tour by Edgar Plans. This basketball-themed street art exhibition features sculpture of legendary NBA players, crafted by up quirky artist Edgar Plans. Besides iconic art, visitors can expect a range of unique memorabilia, collectable artwork and tons of merchandise.
Date: 25 May – 16 July
Art-Zoo Zoobilee Edition
Heads up, nature lovers, this one’s for you – The Singapore Zoo celebrate its 50th birthday with the Art-Zoo Zoobilee Edition.
As part of the celebrations, the zoo will be hosting a range of exciting activities, from an interactive art trails that ends in a 21-metre long inflatable playground to craft workshops and animal interaction sessions.
Date: 27 May – 27 August 2023
Venue: Singapore Zoo
i Light Singapore
The skyline along Marina Bay lights up in an enchanting showcase of art and illumination, with the return of i Light Singapore.
Now in its ninth edition, this sustainable art festival invites artists and audience members alike to explore sustainability and sustainable living. The theme of 2023’s festival – A New Wave – will centre on the colour blue and the connection between nature and technology.
Date: 1 - 25 June 2023
Venue: Marina Bay
Wellness Festival Singapore
Rejuvenate your mind and body and experience peak performance at the Wellness Festival Singapore.
This month-long festival boasts over 120 free and ticketed events spread across the island, from wellness retreats with Sentosa’s Zentosa Fest to forest bathing weekends at Jewel Changi. Other novel activities include farm tours at Hay Dairies goat farm and sky-high yoga sessions at the Singapore Flyer.
There’s way too much to cover here, but gym bunnies and other fitness enthusiasts can hop on by the official website to check out the full calendar.
Date: 17 June - 9 July 2023
Venue: Multiple venues island wide
Indie music and experimental tunes takes front and centre stage at CLANG克浪!, a one-night-only affair featuring some of the most talented indie pop groups and rock bands from Singapore and Taiwan.
The music festival will also boast exciting activities like artisanal workshops, grooming services, F&B options, and exclusive merchandise.
Date: 17 June 2023
Venue: Pasir Panjang Power Station A
Olympic Esports Week
Watch top-tier esports athletes from around the world duke it out for honour and glory at the Olympic Esports Week.
Held form 22-25 June 2023, this inaugural event will boast a host of competitions across various gaming and simulated sports genres, from tennis and racing to chess and tae kwon do.
Date: 22 - 25 June 2023
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Bird Paradise – Official Opening
The feathery friends at Mandai Wildlife Group’s Bird Paradise flutter their wings in welcome to guests, when the bird park opens its doors in May.
Home to over 3,500 birds from over 400 avian species, this must-visit attraction boasts eight walk-through aviaries model on diverse biomes, from Southeast Asian paddy fields to African rainforests.
Date: 8 May 2023 onwards
Venue: Mandai Wildlife Reserve