16 exciting things to do in July 2024

CQ Furkids Fiesta
CQ Furkids Fiesta

Our forever summer season brings plenty of sporting activities and outdoor events. Here are our top picks of things to do this month.


New and noteworthy:

12th World Oyster Festival
Jul 1 to 31; Greenwood Fish Market

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Greenwood Fish Market (GFM)’s popular World Oyster Festival is back with more varieties from around the world. Enjoy 22 different types of oysters from eight countries, including varietals that are exclusive to GFM. Get the 16-piece tasting platter if you can’t decide.


Pagoda Odyssey 1915: From Shanghai to San Francisco
Now till Jun 1, 2025; Asian Civilisations Museum 

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An entire set of 84 hand-carved teakwood model pagodas has been painstakingly brought together and reunited for a special exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum. It chronicles the collection’s incredible journey, starting first from the Tushanwan Workshop in China, where the models were painstakingly carved by young artists under the watchful eye of artistically inclined priests.


Zalora and Singapore Red Cross Charity Bazaar
Jul 3 to 4; Red Cross House

Zalora is teaming up with the Singapore Red Cross for a special two-day charity bazaar which celebrates the 75th anniversary of the organisation and showcases Zalora’s commitment to sustainability and support for meaningful community causes. Get up to 70 percent off retails prices on shoes, apparel, bags, watches, and jewellery, from over 60 brands, including Aldo, Arc, Hollister, Levi’s, Milliot & Co, Timberland, Trendyol, Zalia Basics, Zalora Studios, Zalora Work, and more.


Play:Date – Unlocking Cabinets of Play
Jul 5 to Jan 5; National Museum of Singapore

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Reconnect with the joys of your favourite childhood toys at National Museum of Singapore’s new experiential pop-up centred on the theme of toys and play. A collective effort with our local community of artists and toy collectors, this showcase presents a diverse selection of over 250 locally and globally recognisable toys across various eras, rom McDonald’s cherished collectibles and vintage Hot Wheels to well-known Pop Mart figurines and timeless Tamagotchi. 


Harmony Fest! ’24
Jul 6 to 7; OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub

Jointly organised by Kallang Alive Sport Management and the Racial and Religious Harmony Circle, this year’s celebration aims to bring people from all walks of life under the theme “It Begins With #YOUnity”. Explore four colour-coded interactive zones, each celebrating the key values in fostering racial and religious harmony. Dive into the fun-packed areas featuring exciting performances, esports games, exhibitions, and interactive activities.


Pickleball and Badminton Festival
Jul 6; Red Quarters

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Play! Pickle is set to host the first-ever Pickleball and Badminton Festival, and will introduce beginners and enthusiasts to both sports under the supervision of professional coaches in a friendly and inclusive environment. Players from age five are invited to grab a pickleball paddle or a badminton racket, play alongside our coaches, and learn tips and tricks to enhance their skills. 


CQ Furkids Fiesta
Jul 6 to 7; CQ @ Clarke Quay

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Organised in partnership with Hope for Animals and Pawfuration, CQ Furkids Fiesta is a fun-filled weekend of activities, contests and giveaways. There will be a Rescued Dogs Runway and Adoption Drive; Temptation Trail (it will put your furry friends’ discipline to the test); Tic Tac Paw game, Pet Walk and photo opportunities. Moreover, visitors are welcome to browse the lively Pet Market brimming with a diverse selection of products and treats to spoil their beloved furry companions. 


Glow Festival by Prudential
Jul 6 to 21;  Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza and Rain Oculus

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Glow Festival by Prudential returns to Marina Bay Sands with 16 days of transformative, holistic experiences to awaken your wellness. The festival, part of the Singapore Tourism Board’s Wellness Festival Singapore, will offer more than 70 highly anticipated workouts and wellness workshops across six wellness zones. Headlining the event are Lululemon global ambassadors, celebrity instructors and inspirational runners leading the brand’s weekend workouts, as well as specially curated masterclasses and workshops across three weekends.


Deafinitely Durian Extravaganza
Jul 7; 227 Mountbatten Road

Join SADeaf’s Deafinitely Durian Extravaganza on Jul 7 for a durian-filled day of fun and fundraising. Experience the richness of durian varieties at the educational Durian Appreciation Workshop, indulge in an eat-all-you-can Durian Buffet, and participate in exciting Durian Games, including Singapore’s first-ever Durian Eating Competition. Stand to win prizes at lucky draws and enjoy captivating performances by renowned getai artistes.


Beerfest Asia
Jul 11 to 14; Kallang Outdoor Arena

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The largest celebration of Asia’s beer culture, Beerfest Asia, returns from Jul 11 to 14 at Kallang Outdoor Arena. The 14th edition is set to take on a cyberpunk-inspired theme, transforming the festival into neon-lit futurescape over four days. It brings together the largest international line-up of drafts, crafts, entertainment and gourmet grub in one immersive space. 


Jul 13 to 14; New Bahru

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Green-House, organised by Pass It On Studio, is returning for its third and largest edition in July at the soon-to-launch New Bahru, a creative cluster in River Valley by The Lo & Behold Group. Singapore’s first retail festival on sustainability will offer an expanded festival line-up, with a larger focus on future food and conscious fashion, alongside film screenings, pet adoption drives, and art exhibitions.


AFA Creators Super Fest
Jul 27 and 28; Singapore Expo Hall 3

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This is a visual feast for fans of popular culture and art. AFA CSF Singapore is a community-focused festival where established creators come together to exchange insights, share their experiences, and inspire budding creators. Look forward to over 200 creators from around the region, convention-exclusive merchandise and content, guest performers, and a new Fashion Hub section. 


Ongoing events:

Apr 6 to Aug 11; ArtScience Museum

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Goddess is a glamorous and powerful exhibition curated by ACMI, Australia’s national museum of screen culture. It will traverse 120 years of moving image history to feature surprising stories, costumes, sketches, interactive experiences, and cinematic treasures from silent cinema to contemporary films of today, with a new focus on Asian screen sirens.


Now till Aug 25; Singapore Zoo and River Wonders

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Photo: Mandai Wildlife Group

Zoolympix is back after a five-year break. A combination of sports with nature’s wonders, engage in a spectrum of fun and interactive activities inspired by the amazing natural abilities of wildlife. See animals such as the elephant, ring-tailed lemur, manatee and archerfish in a whole new light. Lift crates with different weights, inspired by the impressive weightlifting abilities of elephants, or try cycling and comparing your power with an electric eel’s 650 volts. Remember to pick up the Zoolympix Challenge Booklet for activity stations and Instagrammable photo points.


Ente Veedu, My Home: Malayalees in Singapore
Nov 25, 2023 to Sep 15, 2024; Indian Heritage Centre

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This is the first exhibition of its kind to focus exclusively on the Malayalees’ heritage, culture, and identity. It features both intangible and tangible aspects of Malayalee history through artefacts and stories as well as a variety of community programmes.


Sentosa Sensoryscape
Ongoing; Sentosa

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Sentosa Sensoryscape is an experiential attraction transforming the busy thoroughfare between Resorts World Sentosa and the island’s beaches into a 30,00-square-metre sensorial extravaganza with six distinct zones. It features nature-driven architecture that celebrates Sentosa’s rich biodiversity in the day, before transforming at night into a stunning audiovisual display of digital light art backed up by an immersive soundscape.