Three compulsory ones to attend—Pink Dot, Beerfest and art festival Both Sides, Now

Hope you've rested enough over the weekend, cause you're gonna need all the energy you can get for this hella hectic week. Make sure Pink Dot 11 is locked down on your calendar, then drink up at Beerfest Asia or at one of the many Negroni Week things, before getting introspective at art festival Both Sides, Now.  

DRINK
Celebrate a century since the birth of the Negroni the best way we know how—by imbibing plenty of the classic cocktail at Negroni Week 2019. For this special edition, over a 100 bars in Singapore will be taking part and offering their own versions of the drink. Jun 24-30 

FOOD/DRINK
The World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony is set to take place for the first time in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands, and while many of us won't be able to join in the gala, we can all head up to Ce La Vi for their Sky High Gourmet Fiesta, where highly acclaimed chefs and mixologists will be whipping up a mega brunch experience unlike any other. Jun 25

DRINK/FESTIVAL
The top drink event in Singapore (as voted by you) is back and at a brand new location. Beerfest Asia 2019 is heading to the Marina Promenade (where the Singapore Flyer is) for its 11th edition, flaunting a futuristic theme this time. As usual, hundreds of international and local beers and live entertainment await, plus new activities like a beer run, a carnival and even a multimedia laser show. Talk about taking it to the next level. Jun 27-30  

MARKET
Refresh yourself and your Instagram feeds while shopping for your favourite beauty products at the very first L'occitane Beauty Market held in Southeast Asia. There, go from station to station and encounter various experiences, all themed after the natural allure of a farmers market. Jun 27-Jul 9 

THEATRE/COMEDY
Combining the best of the worlds of stand-up comedy, burlesque, stage magic, and drag performance, is the fresh and inventive Comedy Cabaret, a hybrid showcase of the best performers across disciplines. Expect the likes of local drag star Becca D'Bus, homeboy comic Sam See and burlesque dancer Aura Hahn to make their appearances. Jun 28

PARTY
Time flies. It's been a whole year since arcade bar and party spot Nineteen80 first opened, and to celebrate, they're throwing two-day bash The Wonder Year. Come dressed in your best '80s outfit, jive to throwback after throwback, and feel young all over again. Jun 28-29

SPORT
Singapore Fighting Championship 7 is upon us, and the Juggernaut Fight Club will be ground zero for all the action. See some of the region's top male and female Muay Thai fighters duke it out in the ring, all for the coveted World Boxing Council Champion titles. Jun 29

PICNIC
It's back to basics as Pink Dot 11 comes around. Don't let all the media noise distract you from the key message the organisers hope to put across this year—that gender and sexual identity discrimination at home, in school and at the workplace should not be allowed to stand. Mark your calendars; every body present is a crucial show of support for the LGBTQ+ community. Jun 29

PARTY
After Pink Dot, keep the good vibes going at Yum Yum Pink Disco Camp, where the campiest, most fabulous queer anthems await. There'll be a dance-off, lit music by a train of DJs and Becca D'Bus on hosting duty for a lipsync competition. No one gets to go home till the morning. Jun 29

ART/FESTIVAL
Lively performances, music and plenty of activities are coming to Telok Blangah. Both Sides, Now, first started back in 2013 as a community engagement project, aims to normalise end-of-life conversations through the arts. Bring all your close friends and loved ones. More info hereJun 29-Jul 7

THEATRE
Wag the Dog Theatre's next production is a riveting one, a staging of Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive, which confronts taboo topics of love and sexuality with great finesse and humour. Happening at the Drama Centre Black Box. Through Jun 29 

FOOD
Gemmill Lane's secret supper series, the Jeremmy & Friends Supper Special at Le Binchotan, is back to satiate your late-night munchies, starting with a bang thanks to a collab with microbrewery Level33. Fill up on elevated comfort favourites and mark your calendars for more guest chef collabs happening on certain weekendsThrough Jun 29

MARKET
Sky-high night spot Bar Rouge will be debuting L'Atelier Rouge: Boutique Fair this last Sunday of the month. The first of many to come, it's a marketplace showcasing merchants offering items ranging from furnishings to food, and clothings to vino. Jun 30

PARTY
Beat the heat at a wet and wild extravaganza unlike any other. From Fri-Sun for the whole month of June, the Adventure Cove Waterpark will play host to Splash Bash, where team watergun fights, Zorb ball water races, and lager-than-life ice cream props arrive to take your theme park experience up several notches. Plus, live DJ sets to amp up the fun. Through Jun 30

DRINK/TRAVEL
The Whisky Festival at DFS is back, this time, with their first-ever pop-up bar (till Jun 10) at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Learn more about the aged spirit while sniffing on vaporizers and sipping on samples of your choice—pick from brands like Bruichladdich, Compass Box and Glenmorangie—all while vibing to live jazz hits on certain dates. Through Jun 30

FESTIVAL
Why go to the beach when the beach is coming to you? At Life's a Beach Party, the iconic fountain at Bugis Junction will be transformed into a sandy summer lounge, decked with sunbeds, party food vendors, an outdoor cinema and even a bazaar, all to be enjoyed while homegrown musicians Benny and Allie seranade you every weekend. Through Jun 30  

CARNIVAL
After the big bonanza that is the Pokemon Go! Safari Zone organised by Sentosa last month, the resort island will be playing host to a massive Pokemon Carnival next, just in case you didn't manage to catch 'em all. Happening at the Sentosa Cove Village this time, there'll be regular Pikachu parades, themed games, movie screenings and more. Through Jun 30    

ART
Next on Telok Ayer Arts Club's programming is Topographies, a solo exhibition, publication and performance art piece by Jason Lim. He brings his body of work first produced for Kjerringoy Land Art Biennale last year, and mashes it into something new and thought provoking for audiences here. Through Jul 11 

FILM
Come with an open mind and catch a curated selection of five films at The Projector's Pink Screen, that all surround the topic of gender inclusivity and fluidity. Take a sneak peek at what awaits in our mini guide here. Through Jul 13

FOOD
There never needs to be a reason to gorge on durian, but Goodwood Park Hotel gives a mighty good one every year regardless. Come celebrate their annual Durian Fiesta, this time with six new exquisite D24 durian desserts, four perennial favourites, and a majestic appearance from the Mao Shan Wang in a mousse and a jumbo-sized puff. Through Jul 14

FILM/FESTIVAL
State of Motion 2019: A Fear of Monsters, a follow-up to January's film fest of the same name, will once again bring together a collection of classic Asian horror flicks like 1954's original Godzilla, OG Malay scare fest Sumpah Orang Minyak, and even newer ones like HBO's anthology FolkloreThrough Jul 21

EXHIBITION
For a blast of true nostalgia, check out 87-year-old veteran photographer Lim Kwong Ling's next show, Portrait of Home. His black and white works demand patient, pensive observation, and pays off with a powerful mental image of how life back in Singapore in the '60s and '70s was. Through Jul 28

FESTIVAL
Immerse yourself in all-things Peranakan at The Peranakan Festival, where cultural talks, a literary showcase and, of course, plenty of Nyonya dishes entice you to learn and indulge in the amazing culture of the Straits Chinese community. Through Jul 31

THEATRE/FESTIVAL
The M1 Patch! A Theatre Festival of Artful Play by the bilingual The Theatre Practice returns for its sophomore edition on Waterloo Street, with an even more diverse line-up as its inaugural show. Over 15 fun and playful programmes await. Through Sep 1

EXHIBITION
The National Gallery’s next big exhibition, Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s-1990s, is a comprehensive, bold and provocative one. Comprising 142 art pieces by more than 100 artists from 12 countries in Asia, the artworks confront social, economical, cultural and political issues that plagued Asia during those three decades. See our guide to the highlightsThrough Sep 15

EXHIBITION
See pieces of China's modern haute couture juxtaposed against art from Asian Civilisations Museum's own art collection at Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture, an exhibit inviting guest to contemplate the reimagining of the Chinese aesthetic. Through Sep 15  

EXHIBITION
Food packaging—beautifully crafted plastic wraps, carton boxes, tin cans and more that inform, entice and make you wanna fork out dough you don't have. But is that all there is to it? Journey through the history of modern day food packaging in Singapore at the National Museum's Packaging Matters exhibit, and you just might find a renewed appreciation for all them compelling coverings. Through Sep 15

EXHIBITION
The ArtScience Museum’s next big showcase is a whimsical one sure to be a hit with all audiences. Leading us all through the rabbit hole is Wonderlandwhich celebrates all the intrigue of Lewis Carroll’s timeless universe, and invites you to step through the looking glass for an immersive museum experience. Our guide to the exhibition hereThrough Sep 22

EXHIBITION
Another massive exhibit over at the ArtScience Museum is Floating Utopias, an exploration of the hot-air balloon and how its (literal) ascension has impacted our world. Come discover its storied history through over 40 artworks, including eight large-scale air-filled sculptures. Through Sep 29

EXHIBITION
The glittery Ion Orchard is celebrating its 10th birthday, and everyone's invited to partake in a celebration of awesome food deals and plenty of Insta-worthy moments at their pop-up Kaleidoscopic Playhouse. Expect a mirror room built using almost 300 reflective surfaces, free for all to enter and snap away. Through Sep 30