19 Events This January You Can’t Afford to Miss

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The new year is here and January is already filled with concerts, festivals, fairs, and runs for people of all ages. We’ve rounded up a list of events you should look out for this month:

1. “The Invincible 2” Jay Chou Concert Tour 2018

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Asia’s reigning King of Mandopop, Jay Chou, is coming to Singapore following his previous “The Invincible” Part 1 tour.

Together with his strong team of talented musicians and dancers, the concert will showcase many of Jay Chou’s classic and new hits for fans to sing along.

Only here for one night, more tickets have been added for the sold-out Singapore concert – there’s still hope if you wish to catch your idol!

Date: 6 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Singapore National Stadium
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Price of Ticket: Starts from $98

2. Imagine Dragons Evolve World Tour Live

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Good news for all you Imagine Dragons’ fans – they are back here to perform in Singapore for their Evolve World Tour!

Since making their full-length debut with 2012’s multi-platinum Night Visions, Imagine Dragons has drawn worldwide adoration for their anthemic yet moody alt-rock.

On their third album Evolve, the Grammy Award-winning band shift perspective and take on a brighter but more layered emotional outlook.

Date: 7 January 2018, Sunday
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Ticket: Starts from $98

3. Singapore Motorshow 2018

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Featuring more than 20 automobile brands and providers of automotive accessories and lifestyle products, the Singapore Motorshow 2018 services across two floors of exhibition space at Suntec Singapore.

Back by popular demand, professional precision and stunt driver Russ Swift will also thrill visitors with amazing displays of precision driving.

Date: 11-14 January 2018, Thursday to Sunday
Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: 10.30AM to 10PM
Ticket: $6/day

Click here to find out more!

4. SG Cares Carnival

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This event will bring together volunteers, beneficiaries, social enterprises and community groups to celebrate the nation’s efforts of caring.

Gain a deeper understanding of the SG Cares movement as you take part in fun and interactive activities for the entire family!

Date: 13 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Our Tampines Hub
Time: 10AM to 9PM
FREE ENTRY

5. Hack for Good by Singapore Youth Corps

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Join the Youth Corps for a fun day of activities from leather crafting workshops and sign language basic communication class to innervate cross-fit workout sessions!

Hack for Good is Youth Corps Singapore’s social innovation hackathon that aims to inspire innovative solutions to help address challenging issues in the community.

Date: 13 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Our Tampines Hub
Time: 10AM onwards

For more information, click here.

6. EarthFest 2018

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The third edition of EarthFest is happening this January!

It is designed to be sustainable, fun, and inspirational for people of all ages! There will be a whole range of delicious international and new-age planet-friendly foods.

You can also catch the Singapore Really Really Free Market there.

Even better – it’s free. You can expect over 100 stalls offering a day full of fun-filled live music, games, food, talks and screenings.

Date: 14 January 2018, Sunday
Venue: Marina Barrage
Time: 11AM to 4.30PM
FREE ENTRY

7. Singapore Art Week 2018

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In its sixth edition of Singapore Art Week 2018, the twelve-day celebration of the visual arts will be taking place in venues across Singapore, from galleries and museums to art precincts and non-profit spaces.

The Singapore Art Week is one not to be missed as audiences can look forward to art fairs, gallery openings, exhibitions, lifestyle events, public art walks, and enriching discussions on art and culture.

Date: 17-28 January 2018, Wednesday to Sunday
Venue: Varies

View the upcoming programmes for Art Week here!

8. World Snack Fair 2018

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Missing that snack which you were savouring when you were in Tokyo or that particular sweet that you could not get enough of in Thailand?

Fret not, you can get them at the World Snack Fair here in Singapore! You’ll be able to get your hands on snacks from Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Philippines, and many more.

Date: 19-21 January 2018, Friday to Sunday
Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: 11AM to 8PM

For more information, click here.

9. Baby World 2018

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The largest baby fair at Singapore Expo offers the widest variety of baby products with the best deals at unbeatable prices.

If you are looking for the best deals for your baby needs in town, this is the place to go!

There is also a free pregnancy goodie bag up for grabs for the first 1500 customers, as well as many contests and giveaways happening during the event.

Date: 19-21 January 2018, Friday to Sunday
Venue: Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: 11AM to 8PM

To find out more about Baby World 2018, click here.

10. ONE OK ROCK AMBITIONS Asia Tour 2018

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Formed in 2005, ONE OK ROCK consists of Taka, Toru, Ryota and Tomoya. They are widely known for their frenetic live performances where they fuse music styles like emo and rock.

The Japanese rock band is making its second stop here for their biggest show so far in Singapore.

Date: 20 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Tickets: from $98

11. Run for Hope 2018

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Join Run for Hope this January to raise awareness and support for cancer research.

The run is suited for people of all ages ranging from the Fun Run of 3.5km for families to 10km for avid runners.

Time to gear up and start training!

Date: 21 January 2018, Sunday
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Square
Time: TBC

To sign up, click here.

12. Clean Bandit Concert 2018

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The one-night-only concert in Singapore marks the start of the trios’ “I Miss You Tour 2018″, and the second instalment of the “Aureus Great Artist Series” by Aureus Productions.

It’s a concert not to be missed since their last performance here in 2015 at Hard Rock Hotel.

Date: 22 January 2018, Monday
Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Tickets: from $123

Grab your tickets here before they sell out!

13. Munah & Hirzi Live: Curtain Call

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For one night only, pioneer prince and princess of the local YouTube scene, Munah Bagharib and Hirzi Zulkiflie (a.k.a. MunahHirziOfficial (MHO)), are bringing a night of hilarity (and heartbreak) as they celebrate the end of an era.

Their Live: Curtain Call also marks the the closing of their YouTube Channel. Performing alongside the duo are some special guests’, which will be announced soon.

Date: 24 January 2018, Wednesday
Venue: Capitol Theatre
Time: 8PM to 11PM
Tickets: $65

14. River Hong Bao

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As the Lunar New Year draws nearer, be part of River Hong Bao’s 10 days of fun-filled extravaganza of lights, sights, sounds to celebrate this festivity.

River Hongbao is an annual Lunar Chinese New Year event that is held in Marina Bay in Singapore.

The celebration was founded in 1986 and, through the collaboration of the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Association, has been held each year since.

Date: 26 January 2018, Sunday to 4 February 2018
Venue: Floating Platform @ Marina Bay
Time: 2PM to 11PM
FREE ENTRY

15. St. Jerome Laneway Festival

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St Jerome Laneway Festival is about leading new and revered seminal music to bring together music lovers.

With performances from THELIONCITYBOY, Bonobo, Amy Shark and many more from countries such as United Kingdom, United States, Canada and our little red dot, you’re all set for a good time.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Time: 10AM to 12AM
Tickets: $158 for Standard Ticket, $200 Door Sales 

16. <I’m A-Lin> World Tour Singapore 2018

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A-Lin’s fans is coming back to Singapore for a solo concert! Singapore will be A-Lin’s first stop on her extensive world tour.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Zepp@BIGBOX
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Tickets: from $88

For more information, visit this link!

17. Pokémon Run Carnival 2018

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Pokémon Run Carnival 2018 is Southeast Asia’s Pokémon themed fun run. Participants can experience Pokémon of different series and anticipate the newly introduced inflatable obstacles.

Don’t feel like running? You can head down to the carnival area which has free entry for all!

Bring your kids and head on down to Marina Barrage for a fun-filled Saturday afternoon.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: Marina Barrage
Time: 2PM onwards
Carnival Entry: FREE

To take part in the run, click here!

18. PVM LIVE!

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For the last day of Singapore Art Week 2018, head on down to The Parkview Museum Singapore for a night of music and drink offers.

You can expect a series of back to back DJ sessions throughout the night with highlight performances by Bani Haykal and Weish.

Date: 27 January 2018, Saturday
Venue: The Parkview Museum Singapore
Time: 7.30PM till late
FREE ENTRY (but registration is advised)

19. Foster the People Live in Singapore

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The indie band will be bringing their third record Sacred Hearts Club along for the ride, featuring hit single ‘Doing it for the Money’ along with their other top hits like their infectiously catchy single ‘Pumped Up Kicks’.

Date: 30 January 2018, Tuesday
Venue: Zepp@BIGBOX
Time: 8PM to 9.30PM
Tickets: from $138