Five things to do this weekend (Apr 21-23)

Final weekend to visit the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar.

Chloe Tham

Published: 21 April 2023, 4:36 PM

With Hari Raya celebrations and Earth Day approaching, there are numerous activities coming up.

Here are some things you can do this weekend (Apr 21-23):

1. Visit the Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar for a final time this year

Celebrate Hari Raya with one last feast at the Geylang Serai Bazaar this weekend as the bazaar’s last operating day for the year is on Apr 22.

With more than 700 stalls available, visitors can participate in carnival games and indulge in a wide selection of food and drinks. 


Besides the hipster-themed food stalls, bazaar goers can still expect classics such as Ramly burgers, kebabs and Thai milk tea. PHOTO CREDIT: YOUTHOPIA/SEIF UMAR


Operational hours are from 10am to 11.59pm, with an extension until 6am on the eve of Hari Raya Puasa on Apr 22.

2. Celebrate Earth Day at sustainability-themed carnival Sustainival

Held at lyf One-North, sustainability-themed carnival Sustainival will run from Apr 22 to 23, from 11am to 6pm, in celebration of Earth Day. 

Sustainival features 20 local business stalls, selling everything from vintage clothes to edible tidbits.

Vendors include vintage wear shop Rags and Roaches, Singapore’s first sticky yogurt chain Beyond Fruits Singapore, and local art creators such as Souffle Punch and Junesstudies.


Items for sale range from clothes to frozen yogurt to candles. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/RAGSANDROACHES, IDLECANDLE, SOUFFLEPUNCH, BEYONDFRUITSG

3. Experience the Starry Sand Beach Virtual Reality (VR) film

Award-winning virtual reality (VR) film titled Starry Sand Beach will be screened at the ArtScience Museum’s VR gallery from Apr 22.

Directed by acclaimed artist Hsin Chien-Huang and documentary director Nina Barbier, Starry Sand Beach tells the scientific fairy tale of tiny star-shaped grains of sand found across the East China seas. 

Tickets to the event can be purchased from ArtScience Museum’s website. The film is not recommended for individuals with claustrophobia, a history of seizures, epilepsy, and/or sensitivity to flashing lights.


The serpent in the film represents the acidification of the seas, which Oceanographers use foraminifera to track. PHOTO CREDIT: LUCIDREALITIES-MNHN

4. Catch the Hari Raya light up at Singapore Sports Hub

In celebration of Hari Raya, the National Stadium’s roof will be lit up with a special light display from 7.30pm to 10pm on Apr 22.

The display will highlight Singapore’s change from early kampong days to a modern city.


The light display will end off with portraits of Malay Muslim communities which have remained steadfast over the years. PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/SGSPORTSHUB

5. Check out the new and largest Timezone at Orchard Xchange

The largest Timezone outlet will open its doors to visitors on Apr 21, with over 160 games and attractions. 

Located above Orchard MRT station at Orchard Xchange Basement 1 and spanning 22,000 sq ft, it will feature over 160 flashy games and attractions like bumper cars, social bowling and Virtual Reality (VR) arenas.


Well-loved VR games from around the world like King Kong Skull Island and Virtual Rabbits will be available in the Arkadia VR arena too. PHOTO CREDITS: TIMEZONE SINGAPORE


It operates from 11am to 10pm from Mondays to Thursdays, 11am to 11pm on Fridays and eve of Public holidays, 10am to 11pm on Saturdays, and 10am to 10pm on Sundays, public and school holidays.

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