The Weekend List: 17-19 June 2016

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our weekly guide!

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis


Photo: Beerfest Asia

1. Visit Asia’s largest beer festival

Back from June 16-19 at Marina Promenade, Beerfest Asia will offer beer enthusiasts more than 500 beers alongside tasty grub and endless live entertainment.

For the best experience, go for the beer sampling platters at $6-$8 per platter of six 50ml portions before making a beeline for your favourite brew.

More information here.

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Photo: Barrio by Mex Out

2. Take dad out for a dining adventure

This Father’s Day, make dad a happy man by treating him to a worthy feast.

Take him to Camp Kilo Charcoal Club for roasts and tasty sides, Barrio by Mex Out for some hearty Mexican cuisine, or Pan Pacific Plaza to enjoy traditional Rickshaw Noodles with a contemporary twist.

More information here.


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Photo: Suntory

3. Try a new beer with this snazzy gadget

If you prefer knocking back a couple of beers at home instead, give the newly launched Kaoru Ale a try. The Japanese ale is fruity with a lovely aroma and smooth finish.

Every two 6-pack cartons of Kaoru Ale ($24.90 per 6-can pack) purchased comes with a complimentary Handy Creamy Server, which can help achieve the desired creamy foam in your beer.

Available at selected FairPrice supermarkets and Meidi-Ya.



Photo: Marriott Cafe

4. Indulge in fried durian balls

From now till end July, Marriott Cafe will be offering a lip-smacking durian dessert spread in addition to their High Tea buffet.

A must-try is the Fried Durian Ball, which features crispy mochi skin with an oozing mess of luscious D24 durian flesh within.

More information here.


Photo: Ribena

5. Quench your thirst with a healthier Ribena

Don’t let the heat get you down — chill out and freshen up with the new Ribena Sparkling Cans ($6.20 for a 6-pack).

The sparkling variant of the popular blackcurrant drink is free from artificial flavour and colour, making it a wholesome treat for young and old alike.

Available at all leading supermarkets, convenience stores, and out-of-home premises island-wide.

Photo: myVillage

6. Catch Greyson Chance at a rooftop performance

A Rooftop Affair 2016 is a unique rooftop concert experience at Serangoon Garden, where you can enjoy a night of stripped, raw and acoustic music. This year, the event will be headlined by American singer-songwriter Greyson Chance.

More information here.

Photo: The Twenty-Something Theatre Festival 2016

7. Watch an intriguing local play

Something terrible is happening in Singapore. It’s coming from the sky, from across the sea, from under our feet. Meanwhile, five people find themselves in a cafe, talking obliviously about waffles, selfies and truffle fries, as the calamity draws closer and closer.

“Café” is a new play written by Joel Tan for The Twenty-Something Theatre Festival 2016, which celebrates the creative spirit and voice of 20-something year old theatre makers in Singapore.

More information here.

Photo: Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

8. Fathers’ Day buffet specials

No more scrambling for ideas on where to celebrate with Dad. Here are some buffets with Fathers’ Day promotions.

From a resplendent Father’s Day Lunch Buffet – 1.5 times Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s regular buffet – to an exquisite three-course Father’s Day Set Menu where the finest Western delicacies meet contemporary poolside dining, we’ve got your back.

More information here.

Meanwhile at Carousel, Fathers’ Day specials will be available during lunch at $70+  (adults) and $38+ (children), high tea at $55+ and $32+ and dinner at $86+ and $52+.

Guests can also stand to win a 2D1N weekend staycation at Royal Plaza on Scotts, a Carousel’s dinner voucher for four at Carousel, three lunch buffet vouchers for two and three dinner buffet vouchers for two.

More information here.

Photo: Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities

9. Have free fun and play “Kancheong Kopitiam”

In conjunction with Inter Racial Inter Religious Harmony Nite, the Harmony Carnival in the Park will treat you to a multi-cultural breakfast, free popcorn and cotton candy, games, brand performances, craft activities and a “Kancheong Kopitiam” mobile game contest.

More information here.

Photo: Tao Kae Noi

10. Feast on limited-edition Tao Kae Noi snacks

Four tantalising limited-edition Tao Kae Noi snacks are now available for the first time in Singapore at Tao Kae Noi Land.

Sample new snacks, win prizes while playing fun games, enjoy attractive promotions such as special buys and get free limited-edition premiums with minimum spend.

More information here.

Photo: National Museum of Singapore

11. Have fun at Masak Masak 2016

Be immersed into a colourful world of interactive installations, activities and workshops specially curated for the whole family. The activities are suitable for children aged three to seven, so treat your young ones to a fun day out at National Museum of Singapore.

More information here.

Photo: Active Ager Asia

12. Walk and win prizes

Active Ager Asia, an online wellness portal, has launched in Singapore, and you can take part in challenges to redeem prizes with points.

Simply walk a specified number of steps over a fixed time period. Time periods vary from a day, to a week and to a month. Rewards range from cash to small items such as supermarket vouchers and to large value experiences such as staycations.

More information here.

Photo: REG


13. Join the hottest escape room game in town now

Due to popular demand, anime-inspired escape room game Escape the Assassination Classroom has been extended until 19 Jun.

The story is as follows: You are a student from class 3-E, known to be the worst class at Kunugigaoka Junior High School. One day, your class is attacked by a group of mysterious assassins. Will you be able to survive this life-threatening situation and leave the classroom alive?

More information here.