5 things to look out for at Urban Ventures 12

Weekends are always better when there’s a block party around the corner. Urban Ventures 12 is making a comeback, after a 12-month hiatus, with a street carnival at their home turf, Keong Saik Road, on Oct 5. Get yourself ready to witness an outstanding transformation of the streets into a space of art, music, community and culture. There won’t be a dull moment thanks to a slew of exciting activities for everyone!

Fitness classes on the streets

Gather a couple of your buddies and get your fitness on before indulging yourselves at Urban Ventures. Look forward to a fun and challenging Mat Pilates Class with PilateSoulFit and a HIIT inspired social workout with Broc n Bells. Book your mats in advance here!

BusinessForGood Zone

The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE) has curated a market to celebrate local businesses making a social impact in Singapore and/or the region. You can expect a wide range of stalls selling everything from artisanal jewellery, to sustainable soaps, and booths for communal outreach. Head down early to show your love and support.

Tropical Heat Hangout

Let local artists take over Jiak Chuan Road with alternative sounds, including reggae, dub, dancehall, drum and bass, jungle, and hip hop. Enjoy the amplified beats from DJs Ken, Yooh, Submerge, OMJ and multi-lingual rap duo Yung Parents, powered by Singapore’s only custom-built reggae sound system, provided by Lion Steppaz Sound. Get riddim-ready for special guest appearances by local hip hop royalty #FarEastEmpress Masia One, beatboxer General Ling, and emcee Z-Loco!

Johnnie Walker Next Iconic Singapore Cocktail

We have all heard of the Singapore Sling, but the Gold & Rojak is the new kid on the block after recently being crowned Singapore’s Next Iconic Cocktail. Neon Pigeon will be teaming up with Johnnie Walker to quench your thirst with tipples from the Gold & Rojak to refreshing highballs. There will also be delectable Japanese bites and a live Johnnie Walker mural installation by Tell Your Children.

Shophouse projection by SuperCyber Town

Start your evening with a visual spectacle by SuperCyberTown. They are a SEA-based creative entity that utilises cutting-edge technology in unique ways to bring inspiring visions of the world of tomorrow to life, today. Look out for their projections on one of Keong Saik’s iconic shophouses while grooving to the sounds by DJs from Powder Social Club and Ice Cream Sundays.