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12 Things to Do in Singapore: July 2023

Have you been bored recently? Want a little spontaneous excitement? Then, peek at our list of Try What Now’s — a series dedicated to showing what you (and your family and friends) can experience in Singapore for the coming month!

Unfortunately, the June holidays are over, and July is upon us. But fret not! July is filled with all sorts of fun for you to take on. Look forward to delicious food and beverages at incredible festivals like Sentosa Food Festival, Singapore Food Festival and Singapore Rum Festival. Let the fanboy or fangirl inside you shine with the Singapore Festival of Football and the LEGO BTS Dynamite Experience pop-up, or enjoy the ultimate thrill with Stranger Things – The Encounter: Singapore! And so much more to look forward to this July, which you can check out here!

AFA Creators Super Fest (AFA CSF)

Things to Do July 2023: AFA Creators Super Fest

Perhaps you may have missed last year’s iteration of Anime Festival Asia. Fret not, because the next best thing is coming in July! AFA Creators Super Fest is another big festival for fans of anime and Japanese culture, with many creators from the Anime, Comics and Games (ACG) community coming together to celebrate cosplay, games, music and art!

Meet notable cosplayers such as Xiaoyukiko, Yingtze and Prestonles, alongside big-name special guests such as Kureji Ollie of Hololive Indonesia, Lucius Merryweather and Masaharu Yamanouchi, most famous for producing popular animes such as 86, Engage Kiss and Vivy: Flourite Eye’s Song.

Expect to have a ton of fun weebing out with your friends over at AFA Creators Super Fest, set to be held this July, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Date: 22 and 23 July 2023
Location: Singapore Expo Hall 5, 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150
Price: S$19
Opening hours: 10am to 7.30pm

For more information, you can head to their Official Website, and get your tickets via Ticketmaster!

Singapore Festival of Football

Things to Do July 2023: Singapore Festival of Football

Big fan of football? Time to satisfy your cravings for action-packed matches this July with the Singapore Festival of Football, bringing some of the world’s biggest teams to Singapore to play!

Catch Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, AS Roma, and Leicester City as they face off in the Tiger Cup, Standard Chartered Singapore Trophy and the Singapore Trophy from the 26th of July until the 2nd of August. Do grab tickets early before they’re all sold out! Fans can also get tickets for the Liverpool and Tottenham training sessions as well, so be sure to snap those up too!

Besides the matches, visitors can also experience the Football Interactive Fanzone, where photo booths, giveaways, performances, and Q&A sessions with club legends will be available for fans to check out.

Date: 25 July to 2 August 2023
Location: Singapore National Stadium, 1 Stadium Dr, Singapore 397629

  • S$99 to S$899 (All Matches) (Tickets are subject to availability)
  • S$240 to S$400 (Liverpool Ultimate Fan Pass to two matches)
  • S$32 (Tottenham/ Liverpool Open Training Session)
  • SFOF FanZone is free admission

For more information about the individual dates of each match and purchasing of tickets, you can check out Ticketek’s website

Amazon Prime Day Carnival 

Things to Do July 2023: Prime Day Carnival

Prime Day is set to begin on 11 July and end on 12 July, but why not head down to their Prime Day Carnival, held before Prime Day, to have a blast of a time? Expect to have a first look at the latest offerings from Hasbro, with toys such as Twister Air and Monopoly Chance. At the same time, you can also have a first look at all the exclusive deals that you can get on Prime Day itself!

Alongside that, a games booth area will test your skills, and participants can stand a chance to walk away with Amazon vouchers and prizes! Furthermore, if you can complete all game stations, you can redeem a free carousel ride and a tray of snacks for you to take home. 

To enter the carnival grounds, you only have to flash the Amazon app; no Prime needed! So be sure to head down to have a blast together with your friends and family!

Date: 8 to 9 July 2023
Location: Capitol Singapore, 13 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178905
Price: Free 
Opening hours: 12 pm to 8.30 pm

Be sure to sign up for Prime if you want to enjoy discounts on Prime Day! For more information on the deals you can get, visit Amazon Singapore’s official website!

Stranger Things – The Encounter: Singapore

Things to Do July 2023: Stranger Things - The Encounter: Singapore

Who hasn’t heard of Stranger Things? Ever since its first run on Netflix in 2016, it has taken over the world by storm, garnering a huge following ever since. But, unfortunately, season 5 will have to wait. For now, you’d be delighted to know that Stranger Things – The Encounter is coming to Singapore to pacify the wait! 

In an immersive experience, you’ll get to experience seven differently-themed rooms, such as Starcourt Mall, Palace Arcade, Joyce’s House, and of course, the infamous Creel House, where you’d end off your experience.

Of course, when you’re there, you’d definitely want to be taking pictures. Still, there are also digital collectables that you can obtain to customise your avatar, and even get them printed out on a T-shirt and tote bag that you can buy, so do keep a lookout for them too!

Date: Now till 1 October 2023
Location: Bugis+, Level 2, 201 Victoria St, Singapore 188067

  • Weekdays: S$39 (Regular Entry), S$109 (VIP Entry, comes with a VIP Bundle)
  • Weekends: S$49 (Regular Entry), S$119 (VIP Entry)

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday (2pm to 10pm), Friday to Sunday (10am to 10pm)

Be sure to get your tickets on Mighty Experiences to avoid missing out! For more information, you can check out their official website!

Sentosa Food Festival 

Things to Do July 2023: Sentosa Food Fest 2023

The Sentosa Food Festival is back this year with exciting selections such as the Grill Fest, Restaurant Trail and Food Truck Fiesta from 7 July to 17 September! 

Check out what’s smokin’ at Grill Fest as a whole array of mouth-watering selections of charred delights. Don’t forget to explore a wide spread of flavours at the inaugural International Grill Village and feast with a view along the shore at Grill By The Beach.

Two’s company, but three’s a party! Level up your feasting with the Restaurant Trail promotion, where the 3rd diner can dine for free! Discover a myriad of scrumptious dishes and unique flavours with an exciting line-up of curated menus at participating restaurants all across Sentosa Island.

Also, gear up for a truckload of deliciousness over at the Food Truck Fiesta. But that’s not all; the fiesta features the first-ever Grand Prix-themed food trucks filled with a variety of finger food and more. 

Grill Fest

Date: 7 July to 30 July 2023
Location: Siloso Beach, Siloso Service Road, Emerald Pavilion, 40 Siloso Bch Walk, Singapore 098996
Opening hours: 5pm to 9pm

Restaurant Trail

Date: 14 to 25 August 2023
Location: Sentosa Island, Sentosa, Singapore 098942
Opening hours: 5pm to 9pm

Food Truck Fiesta

Date: 1 to 17 September 2023
Location: Palawan Green, Siloso Bch Walk
Opening hours: 5pm to 9pm

Look out for further updates on promotions and events via Sentosa Island’s website!

Singapore Food Festival 

Things to Do July 2023: Singapore Food Fest

The biggest celebration is happening in commemoration of the Singapore Food Festival turning the big 30 this year! And what’s a celebration without mouth-watering food? Get ready for the best culinary experiences, from traditional classics to new and innovative dishes. Do come on an empty stomach, as the wide range of food choices will have you eating non-stop!

Date: 19 July to 30 July 2023
Location: Festival Village at Bayfront Event Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970
Price: S$8.64 (Single Entry), S$19.44 (Multi Entry)
Opening hours:  5pm to 10.30pm (Weekdays), 10.30am to 10.30pm (Weekends)

Visit the Singapore Food Festival’s website to satisfy your curiosity for more information. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the KKday website.

Asia Cat Expo

Calling all cat lovers! Celebrate everything feline-related at the Asia Cat Expo. The expo offers a range of exciting activities for two whole days, including informative seminars on cat behaviour and care, product demonstrations from some top brands, and fun games and activities for attendees and their cats. Don’t fret if you don’t own a cat, as all cat lovers are welcome! 

Date: 29 to 30 July 2023
Location: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593
Price: S$5 (1-Day Pass), S$8 (2-Day Pass)
Opening hours: 10am to 8pm

Visit the Asia Cat Expo’s official website for more information and updates. Tickets for the event can be purchased online on the Klook website.

Majulah Music Night

Things to Do July 2023: Majulah Music Night

Get ready to party with the Majulah Music Night, a one-night-only concert featuring a diverse lineup of local, regional, and international headliners, J. Sheon, DOLLA, Glenn Yong, and more. 

Bust out your hidden dance moves to thrilling showcases of Mandopop, hip-hop, indie, and more, performed by the most talented artists. There’s so much more to simply dancing to good music; connect with like-minded music lovers for an unforgettable night celebrating youth culture, food, and drinks over good music!

Date: 30 July 2023
Location: Somerset Skate Park, 1 Somerset Rd, Singapore 238162

  • Super Early Bird: S$38
  • Early Bird: S$48
  • General Admission: S$58

Time: 6.30 pm

So what are you waiting for? Hurry to get your tickets now, as only 1,000 tickets will be available! Stay tuned for more updates via the Majulah Music Night’s Instagram or Telegram Channel.

Singapore Rum Festival

Things to Do July 2023: Singapore Rum Festival

Calling all rum fanatics and curious spirits (pun very much intended)! Brace yourselves for a compelling journey through the Caribbean at the Singapore Rum Festival!

You can expect over 20 of the best rum brands coming together in this rum haven, along with curated masterclasses with industry experts where you unravel the very essence of rum. Sip on delicious cocktails and munch on tasty food, while you’re surrounded by other fellow rum enthusiasts. You never need a reason to drink rum. You just can’t say no!

Date: 8 and 9 July 2023
Location: The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, 15 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178906
Price: S$68 (+S$4.33 booking fee)
Opening hours: 12pm to 7pm

Check out The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore’s official website for more information, and get your tickets at Eventbrite

Orchid Extravaganza: Orchids of the East Tropics

Things to Do July 2023: Orchid Extravaganza

It’s orchid galore at Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome this July. Get your phones ready to snap away for your next Instagram post because it’s an Orchid Extravaganza!

This year’s Orchid Extravaganza is presented in partnership with the embassies of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Each country is represented by orchids cultivated from species native to their land, as well as a recreation of their traditional house, cultural handicrafts and artefacts. These orchids will take you on a trip around the East Tropics in the comfort of the Flower Dome!

Date: 28 July 2023 to 17 September 2023
Location: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 211 Marina Way, Singapore 018977
Price: S$12 (Standard Entry Ticket for Singaporeans – Adults)
Opening hours: 9am to 9pm

Head to Gardens by The Bay’s official website for all the deets, and book your ticket online too!

LEGO BTS Dynamite Experience

Things to Do July 2023: BTS Dynamite' LEGO Pop Up

Oh ARMYs, your time has come! From 7 to 16 July 2023, LEGO will have a BTS Dynamite experience pop-up, giving you a Dynamite Experience with interactive experiences and photo spots that will look perfect on the ‘gram.

Catch them all in a life-sized LEGO form, made out of 161,000 LEGO bricks and standing at 1.2m high. From the Big Builds Stage, Record Discovery Zone, and the Disco Retail Zone inspired by their Dynamite music video to interactive activities like a game to dance along to your favourite songs and a claw machine, the LEGO BTS Dynamite Experience is on fire! The best part? Entry is free!

Date: 7 to 16 July 2023
Location: Along Orchard Road, in front of Ngee Ann City (391A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238873)
Opening hours: 11am to 9pm

While the official website isn’t out yet, you can purchase the new LEGO Ideas BTS Dynamite set right now!

Cosfest Classic

Things to Do July 2023: Cosfest Classic 2023

The ultimate celebration of classic anime and manga, featuring cosplay and performances, is happening – Cosfest Classic is here! And better yet, it’s Cosfest’s 20th anniversary, so it’s going to be crazy!

This year, Cosfest Classic pays homage to all things nostalgic of anime, cosplay, comics, games, and music genres. So come cosplaying as characters from older or retro animation, comics, movies or game series. Cosfest has already announced its first featured celebrity, Yui Ninomiya, a rising star Japanese voice actress and singer. But stay tuned for more!

Date: 29 and 30 July 2023
Location: D Marquee, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
Price: S$12.50 (1-Day ticket), S$22 (2-Day ticket)
Opening hours: 12pm to 7.30pm

Check our Cosfest’s official website for more information, and book your tickets online from Eventbrite!

Like any of the selections we have for you this month, or should we include others in this list or the next? Let us know at [email protected], or slide into our DMs on Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok. See you next month!

Visuals courtesy of Anime Festival Asia, Singapore Festival of Football, Amazon Singapore, Stranger Things – The Encounter, Sentosa, Singapore Food Festival, Asia Cat Expo, Majulah Music Night, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, Gardens by the Bay, The LEGO Group, and Cosfest Classic.


Brought to you by The DANAMIC Editorial Team!

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