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10 New Things To Do In July 2024: Play:Date, Titoudao, Pasir Ris Mall & More

10 New Things To Do In July 2024: Play:Date, Titoudao, Pasir Ris Mall & More

Lifestyle Activities & Events
By Zoe Zeng on 09 Jul 2024

Feeling the mid-year blues? Well, get ready to shake it off and get exploring with our newest lineup of exciting activities and events happening in July!


Whether you're on the lookout for brand-new experiences, prime spots to let loose your inner shopaholic, or just want to relax and tuck into some mouthwatering fare — we've got you covered.

Keep scrolling to check out our list of 10 new things you can do in Singapore this July!

#1: Admire contemporary Singapore fashions at #SGFASHIONNOW: Runway Singapore and #SGJEWELLERYNOW

#SGFASHIONNOW 2024Photo from Asian Civilisations Museum

Bringing together the works of 28 established and emerging designers, #SGFASHIONNOW 2024 is back for its final and largest edition at the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM)! There, visitors will get a firsthand look at fashion and jewellery pieces once worn by the late Princess Diana, Singaporean actress Constance Lau, and Kpop star CL from 2NE1.

#SGFASHIONNOW 2024Photo from Asian Civilisations Museum

Besides showcasing iconic outfits, this collection will highlight the unique craftsmanship and identity of Singapore fashion through the lens of our multicultural, cosmopolitan port city heritage. Those who are passionate about the environment will also be pleased to note that the gallery adopts a sustainable exhibition design with upcycled materials!


Date: Now till 1 September 2024
Time: 10am - 7pm from Saturday to Thursday | 10am - 9pm on Friday
Location: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
Price: Admission is FREE for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents | Tickets are priced at $25 for Tourists and Foreign Residents
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#2: Play, eat, and shop till you drop at the brand-new Pasir Ris Mall

Pasir Ris MallPhoto from Pasir Ris Mall

The East side just got that much cooler — especially now that they have Pasir Ris Mall, which boasts over 150 exciting retail, F&B and wellness options! Visitors can expect to find popular F&B brands like Genki Sushi, Guzman y Gomez, Yakiniku Like and Butahage, alongside lesser-known gems like Kopifellas and Pizza Amore.

You can enjoy tons of amenities, ranging from a 24-hour gym to supermarkets — there are also plenty of bicycle lots for those who like cycling to and from their homes.

Conveniently located next to Pasir Ris MRT station, this mall will be seamlessly connected to the new bus interchange and the Cross Island Line in future. Plus, pedestrians and cyclists can access the mall via Pasir Ris Park and Beach via the upcoming Central Greenway, making it extra effortless to visit.

Pasir Ris Mall
Address: 7 Pasir Ris Central, Singapore 519612
Opening Hours: 10am - 10pm daily
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#3: Walk down memory lane at the nostalgic Play:Date - Unlocking Cabinets of Play


Play:Date - Unlocking Cabinets of PlayPhoto from National Museum of Singapore

Remember the days when gathering with your friends to play with sliding puzzles, toy cars, dolls, and classic handheld devices was all the rage? Now you can take a blast to the past and relive those fond memories at the National Museum of Singapore's new experiential pop-up, Play:Date - Unlocking Cabinets of Play!

The Toy ColonyPhoto from National Museum of Singapore

This unique showcase has gathered 250 locally and globally recognisable toys across various eras, creating an inviting space where you can reconnect with your childhood favourites.

Toy CollectionsPhoto from National Museum of Singapore

Pass through The Toy Colony, a tunnel displaying art inspired by retro toys, view the fascinating Toy Collections, and try your hand at immersive game stations placed throughout the exhibit!

Play:Date - Unlocking Cabinets of Play
Date: Now till 5 January 2025
Time: 10am to 7pm daily (Last admission at 6.30pm)
Location: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Price: Entry is FREE, separate fees apply for the digital gamified experiences within the showcase
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#4: Catch the 30th Anniversary staging of Titoudao, an iconic masterpiece of Singapore theatre


Titoudao 2024Photo from Toy Factory Productions

In case you haven't heard, Titoudao is back onstage again! Based on the true story of Singaporean Wayang (Chinese Street Opera) star Madam Oon Ah Chiam, this play details a young woman's journey to fulfil her big dreams while battling poverty, gender inequality, and shadowed marital vexations.

Titoudao 2015Photo from Toy Factory Productions

Blending the traditional art of wayang with the landscape of ever-changing modernity, this epic biography also covers pivotal events in Singapore’s history to showcase how much our lives have evolved throughout the decades. Older audiences will recall plenty to reminisce over, while younger watchers can expect to be wowed by the colourful world of wayang and see the craft in a new light!

Date: 5 - 28 July 2024
Time: Check the show calendar here for more details
Location: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Pl, Singapore 179556
Price: $50 - $98
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#5: Savour a wide variety of beers and party till dawn at Beerfest Asia 2024!

Festival GroundsPhoto from Beerfest Asia 2024

Now on its 14th run, this year's Beerfest Asia is going to be bigger than ever. From 11-14 July 2024, get ready to explore more than 100 booths boasting over 600 varieties of bestselling beers from all over the world! Those who are up for a stronger drink can say 'cheers' at the Spirits & Wine Lounge, where you can sample unique tequilas, flavoured vodkas and more.


Plenty of gastronomic options availablePhoto from Beerfest Asia 2024

Of course, plenty of savory bites and delectable snacks will also be available throughout the festival. From pulled pork sandwiches to tater tots, beef briskets to towering burgers, these mouthwatering selections are perfect for pairing with your chosen drink.

Live music actsPhoto from Beerfest Asia 2024

That's not all! Attendees can look forward to partying the night away to the beat of 30 live music acts, ranging from international and local bands, alongside a lineup of renowned DJs.

Beerfest Asia 2024
Date: 11 - 14 July 2024
Time: Check event schedule here for more details
Location: Kallang Outdoor Arena, 5 Stadium Dr, Singapore 397631
Price: Passes from $26
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#6: Get crafty and create your very own DIY slime with glitter, charms and all the works

SLM it!Photo from GirlStyle Singapore

Think making slime is just for kids? You just might change your mind after a trip to SLM it! Located at Plaza Singapura, this colourful store is home to everything you need to make your very own super attractive (and addictive) container of slime!


SLM it!Photo from GirlStyle Singapore

You're free to customise everything from the slime's colour to toppings. All you have to do is pick your choice of sparkles and charms from the countless adorable dispensers and bins, and add them in. The best part? You'll get to bring home the slime you've created, and use it as a display piece or stress relief toy!

SLM it!
Address: #04-18 Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238839
Opening Hours: 11am - 9pm on Monday to Friday | 10am - 9pm on Saturday & Sunday
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#7: Browse planet-friendly clothing and lifestyle collections at Green-House 2024

Mending workshop at Green-House 2024Photo from GREEN-HOUSE by Pass It On Studio

Unlike most weekend festivals, Green-House is less about fast fashion and food, and all about doing our part in conserving the environment. Here, you can check out an array of businesses that prioritise a sustainable urban lifestyle, including brands like Oatbedient, Superplanter, Sunday Bedding, RE:ERTH, A for Apothecary and more!

Besides browsing for greener fashion and lifestyle options, there are many fantastic activities that you can take part in. Pick up the basics of fabric weaving or making upcycled bag charms at workshops, check out free movie screenings, enjoy live music, and more. The venue is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring along your furry friends!

Mercedes-Benz KantinePhoto from GREEN-HOUSE by Pass It On Studio


At lunchtime, shoppers can take a breather and enjoy a 3-course meal at the Mercedes-Benz Kantine — a pop-up café in collaboration with FURA. Here you'll be treated to an innovative plant-based menu that takes humble ingredients and elevates it to make it extra-special. If you're interested in trying the 3-course lunch menu, make your booking here before heading down!

Green-House 2024
Date: 13 - 14 July 2024
Time: 10am - 7pm daily
Location: New Bahru, 46 & 58 Kim Yam Road (15-minute walk from Great World and Fort Canning MRT Stations)
Price: Entry is FREE
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#8: Find all things gardening and pick up a new leafy friend at the Planters Market Singapore

Planters Market SingaporePhoto from Planters Market Singapore

Whether you've got a green thumb and plenty of thriving plants, or are just getting started on your planting journey, there's nowhere better to find everything a gardener could need than at the Planters Market! This time, the roving marketplace will be hosted in conjunction with the Aquatic & Garden Asia Show 2024 at Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall.

It's expected to be the largest one yet, with vendors and special guests from 8 countries: the Philippines, Ecuador, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, gathered here to exhibit and sell their exotic plants. Besides unique vendors and specialists, this is also your chance to stock up on quality gardening essentials, so make sure not to miss this 3-day affair!

Planters Market @ Marina Bay Sands (Expo Hall A, B, C)
Date: 19 - 21 July 2024
Time: 10am to 8pm daily
Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo Hall (A, B, C), 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

#9: Pose for adorable photo strips featuring limited-edition Spring-themed frames


Moo Character Town Photo boothsPhoto from Cow Play Cow Moo

Photo booth enthusiasts stay winning this July! As if we needed another reason to head down to the popular fleet of Moo Character Town Photo booths at Jewel Changi, they now offer special-edition frames inspired by sakura blossoms and the spring season!

Moo Character Town Photo boothsPhoto from GirlStyle Singapore

Just like their regular frames, each set of 2 photo strips costs only $6. You can pick from frames featuring Tsum Tsum, Winnie the Pooh, and Sanrio designs among many others — they're so cute, you'll want more than one!

Moo Character Town Photo boothsPhoto from GirlStyle Singapore

The frame designs available are conveniently placed outside each booth, so you and your friends can decide on them even before starting your photoshoot.

Moo Character Town Photobooth
Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, #B1-295/296, Jewel Changi, Singapore 819666
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours daily

#10: Take a stroll through Claude Monet's famous garden in Impressions of Monet at Gardens by the Bay


'Impressions of Monet' The GardenPhoto from Gardens by the Bay

Famed Impressionist painter Claude Monet owned one of the most famous gardens in the world, and it's easy to see why. Many of his most popular works (yes, including the renowned Water Lilies and Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies) were inspired by the lovely sights of his home in Giverny, France!

'Impressions of Monet' The GardenPhoto from Gardens by the Bay

Now we can get a taste of that idyllic landscape right here in Singapore, thanks to the upcoming Impressions of Monet display at Gardens by the Bay. From 12 July to 15 September 2024, visitors can experience the highly immersive Impressions of Monet in two parts: The Garden and The Experience.

'Impressions of Monet' The ExperiencePhoto from Gardens by the Bay

The Garden will be a massive floral display recreating the artist's landscaped garden, which is perpetually bursting with colourful blooms, while The Experience zone will feature light-up installations showcasing some of Monet's best-known artwork.

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