Already want to start checking off your bucket list? Check out these awesome activities that you can join and attend this January in Singapore.
Claim it. The year 2023 will be your year! The island city-state’s event calendar is sending out positive vibes this month of January. From concert tours to art exhibits, there are tons of exciting activities that you can explore—and that may coincide with your resolutions and goals for this year.
With so many attractions and cultural experiences to expose yourself to, you will definitely get to learn more about yourself in 2023. See Singapore in a new light, explore off-the-beaten paths, and satisfy your appetite with the Lion City’s diverse cuisine.
Top Things to Do in Singapore: January 2023
Can’t decide what to do first? Well, here’s a roundup of all the exciting things that you can do in Singapore within the month of January. Check out the list and make sure to mark your calendar so you don’t miss these events!
- Light to Night Festival 2023 (January 6–26, 2023)
Yes! It’s back! Bringing life back into the Civic District, Singapore Art Week is finally here with an exciting lineup of day-to-night immersive art experiences. Themed “Here and Now,” Light to Night 2023 features installations by Singaporean artist Dawn Ng, a festival market with around 50 booths of arts and crafts, a food and beverage station, and multitudes of workshops that will nurture the artist in you!
- Museum Roundtable! (January 6 to February 3, 2023)
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Museum Roundtable as it makes a return with new red packet designs inspired by the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rabbit! In its ninth edition, aside from learning about the heritage, galleries, and traditions of the participating museums, you can also collect the exclusively designed red packets at the 39 museums joining the 2023 Museum Roundtable Lunar Year Hongbao Campaign.
To learn more about this event, feel free to visit the Museum Roundtable’s official Facebook page here.
- Aliwal Urban Arts Festival 2023 (January 14, 2023)
In its seventh edition, the Aliwal Urban Festival spotlights Singapore’s urban and visual arts scene. Enjoy the retail therapy offered by local artists’ pop-up markets or groove into urban dance and music with rock bands and R&B musicians, like Astronauts, performing on stage. The event will last until midnight at the Aliwal Arts Center. Don’t miss this chance to see AAC getting a façade makeover as graffiti artists refresh their look with live graffiti painting sessions.
- ART SG (January 12-15, 2023)
An ultimate art collector and enthusiast’s dream come true. Identified as this decade’s biggest art fair to be launched in the Asia Pacific, ART SG in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center features more than 150 international galleries presented in a line-up of impressive art installations, experimental film, and interesting panel discussions.
Make sure to notify your friends and family members who are into the arts. Prices for tickets start at $25.
- We Will Rock You (January 5-22, 2023)
One of the most anticipated productions arrives in Singapore, bringing the iconic hits of music royalty Queen. The musical transports you to the sounds of the Queen’s songs, such as We are the Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody, Under the Pressure, Another One Bites the Dust, We Will Rock You, and many other phenomenal songs performed by the Queen. Be prepared to be in awe with the fabulous costume and stage design set in a futuristic world where music is forbidden—and rock music, to be specific, is unknown to people.
Tickets are available from $88 to $188. To learn more, check their official site here.
- Sunset Yoga with Secret Sunrise Singapore (January 19, 2023)
Want to develop a healthy lifestyle this 2023? Start working on that goal and bring your yoga mat to join the Sunset Yoga session with Secret Sunrise Singapore. Unlike most yoga sessions, this silent yoga utilizes wireless headphone technology that will help you end your day in the right mindset. Let your energy flow and move your body along with the music. Be inspired by fellow yogis and head to Fort Canning Park to further nourish your mind, body, and soul.
Start the year right and participate in the many events and activities happening around Singapore. Keep posted for more updates!
Cover image credit: Light to Night Festival