13 things to do, see, eat and drink this weekend in Singapore (Jul 31-Aug 2)

A local design-centric pasar malam, vinyl-only nights and pool parties all happening this weekend in Singapore.

Fri, Jul 31

There’s a selection of camo tees, cargo knit shorts, iron-on patches and scout hankies at Sundays x kapok pop-up launch. The local label’s pop-up concept store also carries limited edition jumpsuits and ponchos. 

Hendricks gin, NoPartyHere and LongPlay collaborate to throw a vinyl-only music and gin party. Playback #1 has ’50s to ’70s era vinyl beats curated by KidG and Kurt, gin cocktails by Hendricks, as well as bites by LongPlay.

Dutch DJ Wiwek fuses electronic beats with tropical elements for a night of distinctive and refreshing sounds over at Zouk. If hardcore partying isn’t your pace, head to Tapow’s Vai Brazil, a Brazilian party with salsa rhythms and Maracatu Cachaca cocktails.

Sat, Aug 1

Bring your home-cooked dishes to #SGEatWithUs, a pot-luck food carnival with 12 unique local recipes and a carnival-like atmosphere, including live bands and a giant popiah making party.

Skip the hard work and go straight to the party of The Official Asics City Relay After-Party. Held at Zouk, four resident DJs take turns to drop the latest and trendiest dance tunes. Or opt for something poolside at Pool Party – You Can Swim With Us where there’s music by DJs Riff Raff and Paul Michael, as well as lots of bottle popping and snacks. 

The first-ever design-centric pasar malam, Singapasar, has goods from local brands like The Farm Store, Atas, BooksActually and Supermama. There’s also food by Neh Neh Pop, Fish Sh-nack and The Sng Bao Society, just in case you get peckish. Plus, it’s on for the whole weekend.

Sun, Aug 2

Cutting Edge – Technology Meets Art is a group show featuring some of the biggest names in new media art including China’s Lui Dao, Korea’s Bae Joon Sung and Italy’s Umberto Ciceri. 

L’Aiglon debuts Soulful Sunday, a day of chillout beats, cocktails by Zdenek of 28HKS and hotdogs by Chef Andrew Baldus of Meatsmith. The best part? Everything is going for only $10.

Your last chance to catch The LKY Musical starring Adrian Pang and Sharon Au. Directed by Londoner Steven Dexter, with music by Dick Lee, it tells the story of Lee Kuan Yew’s early days.

CAD Cafe turns two and they’re celebrating with an anniversary block party. Head down for barbecued fare, six taps of craft beer, a cocktail bar and music by the Pushin’On crew. If you’re in the mood for something more raucous head to W Hotel’s Dolce Vita, An Endless Summer. There’s music by Zouk’s resident DJs Jeremy Boon, Lincey and Zushan, as well as barbecue platters and lots of cocktails.