We hear it may rain a lot this month but that doesn’t stop the endless stream of fun happening across Singapore. With a range of festivals, pet and Easter pop-ups, and other celebratory events happening…we’ve found 48 of the best things to do this April 2023 in Singapore.
1. Get free ice cream
On April 3, Ben & Jerry’s are giving away free ice cream for their worldwide Free Cone Day 2023. Indulge on all the creamiest flavours of B&J ice cream at selected stores in Singapore. Find out more on the Ben & Jerry’s website.
2. Go to Bangkok’s famous night markets
Until April 2, one of the best new attractions – Chatuchak Night Market – returns to Singapore for the first time since 2020. In a first outside Bangkok, visitors can enjoy more than 180 food vendors, retail pop-up shops and entertainment. Plus, there’ll be shuttle buses so you won’t need to stress about travel.
📍200 Turf Club Rd The Grandstand, South Carpark, Singapore 287994
3. Visit Kampong Gelam Ramadan Bazaar
This Ramadan Festival is situated in front of the Masjid Sultan Mosque. Visitors can enjoy the best food, entertainment, retail shops, light-ups, and much more until April 16. Explore more than 100 stalls and be mesmerised by LED projections on the Masjid Sultan building.
📍 Masjid Sultan Mosque, Kampong Gelam, Singapore
4. Celebrate Easter 2023
Singapore will have a long weekend between the evening of April 6 and April 9 which falls over Easter weekend. Why not take part in all the Easter extravaganzas happening across the city? Luckily, we’ve already listed the best Easter brunches, lunches and afternoon teas happening here.
5. Enjoy Singapore’s largest pet fair
PetExpo 2023 is the largest pet fair in Singapore inviting pet lovers into a wonderful world of pets. Singapore Expo Hall 6 will be transformed for the occasion between April 14 and 16. It will feature a range of exciting pet-related activities, competitions and more than 90 exhibitors to explore. Read further about PetExpo 2023.
📍 Singapore Expo Hall 6, Singapore
6. Celebrate Marquee’s anniversary
Marquee celebrates its 4th anniversary over the Easter weekend so expect a host of world-class headliners to be taking the decks on April 7, 8 and 9. For instance, k-pop stars PSY and Rain will headline the ultimate party on April 8. Get tickets to Marquee’s Fourth Birthday via the Marquee website.
📍2 Bayfront Avenue B1-67, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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7. Attend a grisly murder mystery
Unleash your inner Sherlock Holmes to catch the killer in this highly anticipated, interactive murder mystery experience from April 14. The House at Fairy Point 6 will become the scene of a crime. It’s the perfect group activity to nab tickets for. Get tickets here.
8. Party at Songkran Music Festival
Enjoy the world’s wettest festival knock off right here in Singapore on April 14 and 15. Look forward to exhilarating music from an awesome lineup of both international and local DJs, as well as a wild wet party with water jets and light displays at Wild Wild Wet. Certainly, one of the best festivals to attend in Asia this year.
📍1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
9. Go to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
The highly anticipated Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is finally opened in March. Step inside the paintings of the iconic Vincent Van Gogh at Resorts World Sentosa, which will be 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 more on our Van Gogh article.
📍Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore
10. Check out a cool sneakers exhibition
Sneakertopia: Step Into Street Culture is a huge, colourful sneaker and street culture exhibition opened at the ArtScience Museum recently. 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, 2023.
📍6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
11. Admire Chinese filmography
Singapore Chinese Film Festival 2023 is happening from April 29 to May 8. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, enjoy a range of Chinese feature films, documentaries, short films and more by Chinese filmmakers. It is estimated that more than 400 showcases will take place. Learn more on the SCFF website.
12. Wander a world of tulips
Tulipmania: It’s Wild Origins takes a Turkish twist from April 21 inside Flower Dome in Gardens By The Bay. Wander through hundreds of colourful tulips as the floral display retraces the rich history of tulips in Turkey. Book tickets via the Gardens By The Bay website.
📍 Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore
13. Pick a weekend activity
Every week, we list the greatest things to do at the weekend in Singapore which changes regularly. From entertaining weekend pop-ups to the likes of Rilakkuma happening until May 1 at Changi Airport…there’s plenty of activities to do. Find out what’s happening this coming weekend in Singapore here.
14. Visit a new exhibition
Discover some of the best exhibitions on a boring weekend this month. From futuristic universes to nostalgic toys from the 1800s, and the ultimate Minions experience…there’s plenty to see. Find out the best exhibitions happening this month here.
15. Indulge at the longest-ever Geylang Serai Bazaar
Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar is a popular Ramadan festival returning for a whopping 36 days this year. It’s on until April 22, so foodies can indulge and shop from more than 700 stalls while celebrating Hari Raya. Read more here.
📍Geylang Serai, Singapore
16. Try out Changi Airport’s first rock climbing wall
On March 4, a new eight metre high sports climbing attraction will open at Terminal 3 in Changi Airport. 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.
📍Terminal 3, Basement 3, Changi Airport, Singapore
17. Join Singapore Restaurant Week festivities
From April 7 to 30, Singapore Restaurant Week Spring 2023 takes place. Expect the hottest restaurant events to be happening, and a diverse range of cuisines from the likes of Monti and Gemma, to name a few. Find out more on the website.
18. 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
SEE MORE: The Best Scenic Hiking Trails To Trek In Singapore
19. Celebrate 100 years of Disney
Jewel Changi Airport transformed into a Disney wonderland in honour of 100 years of Disney storytelling. Enjoy a range of themed activities, from a mesmerising light and sound show to ig-worthy photo displays, until April 16 2023. Read further about Disney 100 here.
📍78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
20. Take the kids to the Children’s Museum
A first-of-its-kind Children’s Museum opened in Singapore in December. The highly anticipated museum invites children who are 12 and under to enter a wonderful world of play and learning. The museum features a permanent exhibition spanning four galleries as well as three rotating galleries. Read further about the new museum here. Perfect for the kids school holidays!
📍Coleman Street, 23-B, Singapore 179807
21. 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
22. 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)
23. See optical illusions at the Trickeye Museum
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
24. 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
25. 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
SEE MORE: The Best Rooftop Dining Experiences In Singapore
26. 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
27. 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.
28. Dive into a new reality
The Line exhibition at the ArtScience Museum is one of the best VR experiences in the world, involving a 15-20 minute embodied VR narrative experience about love and the fear of change. Guests will experience the world of miniature dolls Pedro and Rosa in a 1940s São Paulo, who must break boundaries to live out their love. This exhibition ends on April 20.
📍VR Gallery, ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave
29. 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
30. Go to the new Dinoland
This new indoor adventure forest has plenty of dino-themed activities and a host of dinosaurs to play alongside at SAFRA Yishun. Tickets are from $35. It’s an epic family-friendly activity to do this month.
📍60 Yishun Avenue 4, Yishun #02, #01 Safra, Singapore 769027
31. 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
32. Go wild at X-Scap8
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
33. Uncover Singapore’s hidden secret places
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
34. Race at KF1 Karting Circuit
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
35. Attend a Candlelight Concert
Attend one of these world-class Candlelight concerts. Each show features a different musical number under the glimmer of candlelight in a stunning setting. Check out what’s on via the Fever website.
36. Spend the day in Sentosa
Sentosa is an excellent place to spend a day, no matter what age you are. See all the wonderful things to do in Sentosa here.
📍Sentosa Island, Singapore
37. Attend a beach carnival
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
38. 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
39. Step inside a camera
One of the most unique and unusual things to do in Singapore is this one-of-a-kind Vintage Camera Museum. Step inside an actual camera to enter the museum followed by exploring over 1,000 vintage cameras and much more.
📍8C Jln Kledek, Singapore 199263
SEE MORE: The Best Museums and Galleries In Singapore
40. 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
41. 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.
42. 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
43. 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.
44. Hangout at The Sundowner
With rooftop workshops and plenty of events…you won’t be bored here. Find out what’s on here.
45. Take on water bikes
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 new waterbikes experience here.
46. Set sail on a sunset booze cruise
Why not grab your mates for a Singapore sunset cruise with free-flowing drinks from April 10? 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
47. 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.
48. 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.