June 2023 looks like we’ll be graced with more sunnier days, hundreds of cool events over the school holidays, and even international celebrities like Ronaldo stopping by to say Hello. It’s certainly a big month this year, offering an endless stream of fun, to get excited about. With a range of interactive pop-ups, celebrations like Father’s Day, and iconic festivals…we’ve found 62 of the best things to do this June in Singapore.
1. Enjoy SIFA 2023
Singapore International Festival of The Arts 2023 takes place until June 4. There are three tracks of curated offerings: SIFA X, Life Profusion and CREATION. Attendees can enjoy a range of different workshops like traditional Korean Dance, key performances, interactive talks with industry leaders, and much more.
2. See the world in 8k
Be one of the first to experience Sensory Odyssey Maze: Into the Heart of Our Living World. The multi-sensory exhibition brings visitors of all ages on a fascinating journey into the heart of our ecosystem through 8k video projections. From the Arctic Circle to the rainforests of South America, the depths of the ocean, and seven environments…you’ll be able to see colours, hear sounds and smell scents in this never-before-seen exhibition in Singapore. Plus, it’s the Asian premiere marking its first stop on a global tour and it finishes on October 29. Tickets begin at $17. Get tickets here.
📍 ArtScience Museum, Singapore
3. Be mesmerised by i Light Singapore
Marina Bay welcomes back Asia’s leading sustainable light festival from June 1 to 25, as well as events happening at Millenia Walk and South Beach. Presented by DBS, expect 14 beautiful installations and more creativity, using sustainable materials for the festival’s 2023 theme A New Wave focusing on the colour blue from the visible light spectrum. Read our i Light Singapore 2023 guide.
4. Live the lush life with 1-Group
1-Group are hosting a number of unique experiences across June and July. Summertime Madness is a two-month celebration from June 1 to July 31. Enjoy a range of tropical parties, exciting activities across 12 concepts, and other never-seen-before events. From infinity pool parties at 1-Altitude Coast to boozy picnics with Bee’s Knees, a pop-up gin rooftop garden at 1-Arden, and more…you’ll be spoilt for choice.
5. Get your game on at Changi Airport
Another larger-than-life installation experience has popped up at T3 Changi Airport. This time guests can experience everything Hasbro Gaming until July 16. There’s bouncy castles for children, life-size family games from Connect 4 to Monopoly, ig-worthy photo spots, and much more, Plus, Jewel has been decked out for Avengers: Beyond Earth’s Mightiest until August 13 to add the excitement.
📍Changi Airport, Singapore
6. Get the kids involved in activities
Children’s Festival 2023 is happening at Gardens By The Bay between June 10 and 25 which is perfect during the school holidays. Meanwhile, Children’s Season 2023 returns until the end of the month with more than 100 family-friendly activities on offer across 25 museums by NHB. The first-of-its-kind Children’s Museum invites children who are 12 and under to enter a wonderful world of play and learning. Read further about the new museum here.
📍Coleman Street, 23-B, Singapore 179807
7. Indulge at Gastrobeats
Gastrobeats 2023merges music, food and entertainment at Bayfront Event Space from June 1 to 25, between 4pm and 11pm, as part of i Light 2023. Visitors can indulge from 50 hawker stalls, selling global eats from Asian street food classics to Mexican tacos, as well as a carnival to keep children happy. Certainly, one of the best things to do for families this June in Singapore.
📍Bayfront Event Space, Marina Bay, Singapore
8. Wander a world of GIFs
Asia’s largest collection of GIFs launched at National Design Centre in Singapore until August. The festival, is free to enter, and brings together more than 80 creations from artists from across the globe for a colourful multimedia showcase. GIFFEST III is organised by EYEYAH! and uses GIFs to ignite conversations and educate on the value of imperfections for 2023’s theme Imperfect. Learn more about GIFFEST 2023.
📍National Design Centre, Singapore
9. Take furbabies to a party
On June 17 and 24, an epic party just for pet parents will happen. Summer Pawty: Day Out with Your Furkids promises alfresco fun for $70 per ticket which includes two adults and one dog. Guests will be treated to meals from Five Guys, pet treats, entertainment, while some money will be donated to dog shelters. Get tickets on Eventbrite.
📍Plaza Singapura Outside Five Guys Plaza Singapura #01-32/35, Singapore
10. Go to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Step inside the paintings of the iconic Vincent Van Gogh at Resorts World Sentosa at Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience. B1 Forum has been transformed with 360-degree digital projections and a hyper-realistic VR experience to transport you to a world of Van Gogh. Buy tickets or read our review on the experience here.
📍 Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore
11. Celebrate Global Pride Month 2023
Speaking of Pride Month, you can celebrate all-inclusive love with Pink Dot on June 24. Pink Dot 15 is the fifteen edition of an LGBTQ+ rally featuring an array of activities, speeches, communities and families uniting, and epic performances at the Pink Dot Concert to finish the evening at Hong Lim Park. Learn more about Pink Dot 2023. Otherwise, check out the best gay bars in Singapore or plan a holiday to one of the best gay-friendly destinations worldwide.
12. Be mesmerised by a STEM fantasy world
The Science Centre hosts The ELECTRIFIED Show until June 4. Led by Mr. Kiki Tay, the large in-house STEM+ production features a high-tech fantasy world full of magic and mystery where guests can immerse themselves with a one hour journey of SPARK. Certainly, the perfect activity to do with children. Get tickets here.
📍15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
13. Heal your wellbeing at a festival
Experience the best of STB’s Wellness Festival Singapore between June 17 and July 9. There will be more than 100 festival partners and 180 festival experiences this season, which are perfect for health and fitness enthusiasts, as well as families looking for some interactive fun. Read our guide to know about the best things to do at this year’s festival.
14. Be inspired by Love The Last March
Love The Last March features one of the largest bronze sculptures globally, created by famous artists Marc and Gillie, boasting 45 of world’s most endangered animals marching together. The mission of the project is to create awareness to protect wildlife from extinction and inspire action. Certainly, one of the best things to do this weekend in Singapore.
📍Near Flock Clock, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
15. Go to an authentic flamenco show
From June 2 to 11, you can see an authentic flamenco show by the Royal Opera of Madrid right here in Singapore. The traditional showcase is led by Paula Rodríguez – one of the most sought-after flamenco dancers in Spain, alongside a talented group of Spanish dancers and musicians. It’s happening at Kewalram Chanrai Arts Centre located at Robertson Quay. Get tickets from $65 per person.
📍Kewalram Chanrai Arts Centre, Robertson Quay, Singapore
16. Visit a new exhibition
Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel (1800s-2000s) is a new exhibition at National Museum Of Singapore. Launched on May 27, it brings visitors on a journey from Singapore’s past to present using four thematic zones. From transport like Changi Airport’s iconic flipboard to old pictures, nostalgic accommodations, Hawker lifestyles, ig-worthy rooms, and other everyday experiences…it’s an interactive space to learn about your history and culture.
📍93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
17. Embark on a sea journey
Dive deep into the ocean at this sea-themed dining experience for limited time only. Until June 5, diners can enjoy sea-inspired decorations, food and cocktails in a stylish 3-storey shophouse at Fifty Five Coffee Bar, alongside a never-seen-before portrait of Boats, by the late Nanyang-style oil painter, Liu Kang. Learn more about the experience.
📍55A Neil Rd, Singapore 088892
18. Stuff your face with donuts
Be sure to celebrate World Donut Day on June 2. Luckily, we’ve already listed the best places to indulge on drooling doughnuts in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations
19. Go around the world
Around the World is a new exhibition at La Galerie until July 15. It’s the perfect place to get educated on the evolution of French innovations that have revolutionized the world, with an Around The World In 80 Days twist. It’s free to enter and opened until 7.30pm weekdays and between 9am and 5.30pm on Saturdays.
📍La Galerie, Level 2, Alliance Française de Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road Singapore
20. Attend Zentosa LiveWELL Festival
Zentosa LiveWELL Fest is the perfect place to recharge away from the bustling city on Sentosa Island. From June 10 to July 9, it’s the ultimate wellness retreat with more than 250 activities on offer, while most events are free-to-enter with others costing as little at $10. Discover dozens of activities, using your mind, body and soul, across five elements – FeelWELL, EatWELL, BondWELL, RestWELL and PlayWell. Think Yoga at Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, healthier menus, discounted activities, and much more. Learn more on the ZentosaFest website.
📍Sentosa Island, Singapore
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21. Experience the world’s first mystery golf
Combing storytelling, mini golf and murder mystery techniques, Kulnari Mystery Golf in Boat Quay is the ultimate experience to try this month. Travel back to the haunting 1920s Boat Quay and plan your way around 18 mini golf holes, pick a drink up at the 9th hole bar, and more. It’s the perfect new date idea or group activity if you ask us!
📍51B Circular Rd, Singapore 049406
22. Celebrate Naruto’s 20th anniversary
Anime fans won’t want to miss the Naruto 20th Anniversary Exhibition currently happening at Marina Square until July 2. It features eight large installations depicting moments from the iconic anime show. Plus, there’s five different immersive experiences to enjoy and a pop-up store to purchase exclusive merch. Grab tickets on Trip.com from $22.
📍Let’s Play, #03-208/209, Marina Square
23. Marvel at See Me, See You
National Gallery is currently hosting Part 1 of the See Me, See You: Early Video Installation of Southeast Asia programme. This cool new exhibition is on display until February 4, 2024, with Part 2 coming on October 13 this year. It tells the story of how 10 different artists began using video and technology and other vital moments when the form first emerged in 1980s. Definitely, one of the best things to do this June for those who love art and culture.
📍The Ngee Ann Kongsi Concourse Gallery – Level B1 – City Hall Wing
24. Indulge at a coffee festival
Singapore Coffee Fiesta is back for the second year in a row until June 4. Organised by Nestlé Singapore, it aims to celebrate Singaporeans shared love for coffee. Explore and taste more than 60 unique coffee flavours blends from some iconic Nestlé brands, such as Starbucks, Dolce Gusto, Nescafe and beloved local kopi, to name a few. Learn more about the Singapore Coffee Fiesta 2023.
25. Feast your eyes on roses
The return of Rose Romance kicks off on June 2 until July 16 inside Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay. Wander around idyllic florals from the region of Puglia in Italy. From beautiful roses to stunning trulli…it’s the perfect place for a romantic stroll this June.
📍Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay
26. Celebrate Father’s Day 2023
27. Head to Cool Cats Lounge
Get excited about the coolest music club around, hosting a range of live performances from a variety of genres this month. Every weekend and Wednesdays at 8pm, visitors can expect music like Blues, Jazz, R&B, and more. Learn more about Cool Cats.
📍32 Beach Rd, Singapore 189764
28. Check out the new Bird Paradise
Bird Paradise is the largest bird park in Asia which opened its gates in May. It’s home to more than 3,500 birds from 400 avian species – replacing the old Jurong Bird Park. It exhibits eight walk-in aviaries where visitors can feel as if they are journeying across global ecologies. From the Southeast Asian rice terraces to South American jungles…it’s the ultimate new attraction for wildlife lovers. Learn more about Bird Paradise.
📍20 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729825
29. Set sail on a sunset booze cruise
Why not grab your mates for a Singapore sunset cruise with free-flowing drinks from June 5? It includes a two-hour sunset cruise past the Southern Islands of Singapore and the iconic city skyline. Read further about it here or to purchase tickets.
📍Marina at Keppel Bay, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore
30. Stay on Lazarus Island
A highly anticipated staycation opened on Lazarus Island in May. Grab a friend or romantic partner and hop on the ferry for the ultimate staycation at a Tiny House, that’s eco-friendly, on Lazarus Island. Book your experience here. Definitely, one of the best things to do this June.
Other things to do this June
31. Enjoy a cool sneakers exhibition
Sneakertopia: Step Into Street Culture is a huge, colourful sneaker and street culture exhibition opened at the ArtScience Museum. It celebrates creativity, art and history of sneakers culture – concepted by award-winning producers, artists, athletes and more international celebrities. Visitors will admire more than 100 limited-edition sneakers, alongside quirky murals, designs, artworks and other installations. The exhibition finishes on July 30.
📍6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
32. Pick a weekend activity
Every week, we list the greatest things to do at the weekend in Singapore which changes regularly. From the best all-you-can-eat buffets, hidden speakeasy bars, free musical shows, and much more…there’s plenty of activities to do. Find out what’s happening this coming weekend in Singapore here.
33. Try out Changi Airport’s first rock climbing wall
A new eight metre high sports climbing attraction opened at Terminal 3 in Changi Airport recently. Climb@T3 is managed by The Rock School Singapore, and features an eight metre high rock-climbing wall, a 12 metre-long boulder wall, and other family-friendly climbing activities. Learn all about it here.
📍Terminal 3, Basement 3, Changi Airport, Singapore
34. Hike through a new nature park
Get fit and healthy by trekking through Singapore’s latest nature retreat and first positive energy park – Rifles Range Nature Park. Situated along Rifle Range Road near Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the 66 hectare park features two boardwalks, a range of walking trails and viewing decks and a quarry wetland.
📍Rifle Range Road, Singapore
35. Learn the effects of Climate Change
A new permanent exhibition called Climate Changed has popped up at Science Centre Singapore. Supported by the Ministry of Sustainability and Environment, the exhibition will teach you the consequences of climate change, and what you can do to reverse the crisis. Stroll through multimedia displays, interactive zones such as the Climate Action Show and Guilt Trip, as well as testing your knowledge with games. Buy tickets here.
📍15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
36. Get lost at Future World
From the creators of the world-famous Mori Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, this gram-worthy exhibition invites you to lose yourself in an exciting universe of art, magic and science among 16 borderless digital interactive installations. Wonderfully, it just received an upgrade. Book tickets via Marina Bay Sands.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
37. Relax at an infinity pool
Why not use a dry day to book a relaxation session high in the sky? There are many infinity pools across the city, boasting marvellous views to the sea and beyond. Find a pool experience.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
38. Enjoy unique camp-like dining
Ten+ is a new, off-the-beaten-track bistro. Set amongst nature along Sungei Tengah Road, the first of its kind restaurant recently opened to offer the most unique dining experience in Singapore featuring cosy camp-like alfresco and indoor dining. Read about it here.
📍65 Sungei Tengah Rd, Singapore (Nearest MRT: CCK)
39. Drink beer at a new Chinese pub
China’s largest pub chain, Helen’s, finally opens its doors on May 18 so you can try their unique milk beer and coke buckets. According to their Instagram, the quirky bar at Orchard Central, will offer a range of promotions, including free flowing beer for the first few days. Read further about Helen’s Singapore.
📍181 Orchard Rd, #12-02 Orchard Central Singapore 238896
Experience this exciting Korean optical 3D illusion art museum. Explore various AR zones, from instagrammable Rainbow Gardens and underwater wonderlands, to name a few. Certainly, one of the best things to do any time of year in Singapore.
📍80 Siloso Road, Southside Interim Market Blk B # 01, 04, Singapore 098969
41. Enter a world of Pandora
This magical experience at Gardens by the Bay, in honour of Avatar 2, brings Pandora right to the heart of Cloud Forest until June 30. So, this is your last time to visit. Read all about it here.
📍18 Marina Gardens Dr, #03-02/03, Singapore 018953
42. Enjoy 360-degree city views
Another one of the best things to do in Singapore is panoramic views atop of Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Observation Deck. Located on the 56th floor, the popular attraction is shaped like a ship and presents unmatched views both day and night.
📍10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
43. Be mesmerised by a colourful light show
Wings of Time is a hugely popular colourful night show in Sentosa. It features a majestic soundtrack, fireworks and 3D effects used to light up the night sky against the backdrop of the ocean at Siloso Beach. Read all about the experience.
📍50 Beach View, Singapore 09860
44. Hop on Singapore Cable Car
Experience Singapore the most scenic way with a cable car ride at Mount Faber or Sentosa. Perched 100 metres above sea level, it will be unforgettable. Plus, one of the most unique dining experiences is also on offer, high in the sky, on Singapore Cable Car.
45. Dive into a different reality
Immersive experiences have become a popular thing to do worldwide in recent years. And lucky for us, there’s a range of exciting fully immersive experiences in Singapore, where we can plunge ourselves into another world. From walking on the moon through virtual reality to roaming with dinosaurs…you’ll be spoilt for choice. See our list of the best current immersive experiences on in Singapore.
46. Parade through a dreamy floral fantasy
Wander through four beautifully curated gardens, set below an iconic ceiling made up of more than 15000 flowers in Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay. It’s the perfect place to snap your instagrammable picture too. Tickets begin at $12. Read further about Floral Fantasy.
📍Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
47. Wander around Little India
Little India was recently crowned one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world. From beautiful street art to ig-worthy spots like Tan Teng Niah House, and the best food and drinks…it’s an excellent place to spend a few hours on a boring weekend. Find out the coolest things to do in Little India.
📍Little India, Singapore
Discover a range of adrenaline-pumping activities for all ages at this new interactive indoor playground on Orchard Road. From climbing 10m high to destressing in a smash lab, acting as a warrior in a challenge and much more…you won’t be bored. A perfect rainy day activity if you ask us!
📍Orchard Road, Singapore
We’ve already listed a range of hidden secret places to visit in Singapore. Be sure to bring your camera for the occasion.
📍 Various Locations
At Singapore’s largest go-kart circuit, you know you’ll be in for a treat. Get your adrenaline pumping by taking on 16 corners over a 750m track. The novice karts are for everyone to enjoy, which can speed up to 28km, but the more advanced karts are for driving licensed people only.
📍1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
51. Spend the day in Sentosa
One of the best things to do this June is spend the day at Sentosa. It’s the perfect escape for all the family. See all the wonderful things to do in Sentosa here.
📍Sentosa Island, Singapore
This iconic new outdoor destination called Central Beach Bazaar is perfect for people of all ages in Sentosa. Read all about it here.
📍60 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 098997
53. Make a mess with spin art
Whether you go alone or with a date, it’s a superb activity to do for something a little different in Singapore. At a session, express yourself by creating your own works, using a custom-built table designed to spin canvases at high speeds as well as your own energy. Read more about this cool art experience.
📍61 Kaki Bukit Place, Printaid Building #04-00, Singapore 416233
54. Hangout in a new board game café
Use a rainy day to gather your mates for the ultimate games evening at Settlers Café – a new 24/7 board games café just opened in a new location in Singapore. Enjoy delicious meals and a range of games for between one to 30 players. Superb for all your nigh owls or insomniacs. Read further about the new Settlers here.
📍Serangoon Rd, 562, Singapore 218178
55. Go on a journey at New World’s End
Go on a whirlwind journey through Singapore on this unique audio and art experience on various dates in April. Find out more here.
56. Enjoy the view in a rooftop garden
The CapitaSpring building is home to the highest rooftop garden, atop the 51st floor, in Singapore. Plus, it’s free to visit and offers a range of delicious and unique restaurants such as Oumi and Sol And Luna…perfect for any occasion.
📍88 Market St, CapitaSpring, Singapore
57. Pulau Ubin Tours
Experience the joys of nature in Pulau Ubin. From biking to kayaking and more…there’s plenty to do four nature lovers. Find out more here.
58. Go for a rooftop drink
Indulge in your guiltiest pleasures against the backdrop of the stunning Singapore skyline this weekend. Why not sip a cocktail at one of the best rooftop bars in Singapore. The choice is yours!
📍 Various Locations
This quirky activity is just like riding a real bike, except you ride it on water. You can hit speeds of 15km per hour for an adventurous workout. Read further about the waterbikes experience here.
60. Go on an instagrammable adventure
Social media lovers will enjoy the most instagrammable foods in Singapore. Additionally, find the most instagrammable bars in Singapore at night, then the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore during the day, and let’s not forget about the most instagrammable places to capture picture-perfect shots.
61. Escape to Desaru Coast
Desaru Coast in Johor is a Malaysian fishing village known for majestic sandy beaches, luxurious hotels and turquoise waters. Luckily, holidaymakers can take a new 90 minute ferry ride from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal – so it’s no wonder Singaporeans are loving this vacation destination. See our guide for the best things to do there some weekend in June.
📍Desaru Coast, Malaysia
62. Enjoy Singapore’s best brunches
Discover the best of Singapore’s brunch culture with our list of the best brunches across town. From boozy breakfast at Astro Bar to international fares in the likes of Utu and Bread Yard…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Otherwise, find a bottomless brunch to book in Singapore.
📍 Various Locations