Upcoming Night Events

Music, arts, sports: visitors can look forward to these exciting after-dark events for the rest of 2017


28-30 April & 5-7 May: Artbox Singapore

With stalls housed in huge metal shipping containers, Bangkok's famous pop-up flea market Artbox will make its debut in Singapore come April. A must-attend for shopaholics and foodies, this highly-anticipated event will feature over 200 stalls selling clothes, accessories, food and snacks. Open from 3pm-11pm and accessible from the Downtown MRT Station, Artbox Singapore is located at The Lawn at Marina Bay, where attractions like the Singapore Flyer and integrated resort Marina Bay Sands are located.


10-11 June: Ultra Singapore

ZHU at Ultra Singapore [Photo: Debbie Y Photography]


Hailing from Miami, USA, Ultra Singapore is an electronic dance music (EDM) festival of epic proportions. The first-ever event was held in September 2016 at Bayfront Avenue and this second edition promises to be bigger and better. The line-up has yet to be revealed, but previous headliners included world-famous DJs like French producer DJ Snake and electro house artist Afrojack. Early bird ticket sales have already begun and are going for US$178 (S$249) for two-day passes (Tier 2; Tier 1 tickets are already sold out.


14-16 July: Baybeats

Baybeats is an annual indie rock and alternative music festival that centres around both well-known and up-and coming acts from Singapore and around the world. This free three-day fiesta will be held at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, with programmes taking place at various areas around the venue, such as the Esplanade Concourse (indoors) and the Arena (outdoors).


August: PUMA Night Run*

PUMA Night Run


Best for active types, the fourth PUMA Night Run features two categories: a 6km and a 12km route to cater to runners of different abilities. There is also a Race Village, which will stage live performances by local artistes and DJs, photo booths, and more.


August: Singapore Night Festival*

Singapore Night Festival


Visitors can see the nation’s museum and heritage precinct of Bras Basah.Bugis come to life at the Singapore Night Festival, the nation’s premier nocturnal arts fiesta. Taking place over two weekends in August, the event showcases larger-than-life light art installations and projections that transform museum facades, exciting live music and street performances, and immersive interactive arts experiences at various landmarks – many of which will be a hit with families and kids of all ages.


15-17 September: Grand Prix Season Singapore

Singapore F1 2016 [Photo: Andrew JK Tan]


Held at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, the 10th Singapore Grand Prix, set to take place in the third week of September, is one of the major races that make up the FIA Formula One World Championship. Visitors not only get to catch the thrill of the Championship’s only night race, but also enjoy an array of F1-related experiences in and around the Marina Bay Street Circuit. From after-show parties to irresistible dining and shopping offers, as well as concerts with famous headlining acts, there’s lots for race car enthusiasts and your party-loving clients to see and do.


October: Blacklight Run*

The Blacklight Run began in the USA and in 2016, it finally made its way to Singapore. This unique 5km fun night run is open to active folks of all ages – children included – who will get a chance to be covered in ultraviolet (UV) Glow Powder when they reach the finish line. From the race to the after-party, this is one messy but incredibly exhilarating affair. Children under the age of five need not register and can run free of charge as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Those aged six and above must register to receive a race bib. Note that strollers are permitted at this event.


22-29 October: BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global

WTA Semi Finals


The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global is a must for tennis fans. The 2017 Finals will see some of the world’s biggest tennis players such as Serena Williams and Elina Svitolina battle it out for championship titles and the grand prize of US$7 million.


November: Neon Lights*

Neon Lights


Neon Lights is a music and arts extravaganza that features indie music acts, art installations, comedy acts, and everything in between. This year’s headliners have yet to be revealed, but 2016 saw groups like English indie rock band Foals and Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós alongside local acts such as Dharni (recognised as one of the world's top beatboxers) and Becca D’Bus, one of Singapore's most famous drag queens.


December: ZoukOut*



Organised by Zouk Singapore, the country's longest-running nightlife and music institution, ZoukOut is a massive dusk-to-dawn dance and music festival that's held on Sentosa every December. The outdoor beach party has seen big techno, hip-hop, electro, and trance acts helm the decks since it first started in 2000, including the likes of iconic Dutch electro house DJ Hardwell and multi-platinum selling French DJ David Guetta.

*More details will be revealed later in the year. Check respective websites for more information.

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