Returning for its seventh edition and making a triumphant physical comeback since 2019, this year’s Singapore River Festival promises to be more interactive and engaging than ever before. From today to 1 October 2023, prepare to embark on a journey that celebrates local heritage, culture, and innovation.
Augmented Reality (AR) Awakens
In a groundbreaking move, the 2023 Singapore River Festival is introducing cutting-edge Augmented Reality (AR) activities in partnership with BytePlus, a product by ByteDance. This innovative addition will transform the cityscape, bringing a new dimension of excitement through immersive mixed reality experiences. Festival-goers can now seamlessly blend the past and the present, immersing themselves in history and culture like never before.
Mixed Reality Adventure
Step into the enchanting world of AR as historical landmarks come to life through interactive storytelling. “Saba’s Time Quest” promises an unforgettable experience, unraveling the untold tales of Singapore’s rich heritage, from its founding to its evolution into a global metropolis. This AR adventure is suitable for all ages, making it a must-see attraction for everyone.
Singapore River Signatures (SRS)
Indulge your taste buds in an extraordinary culinary journey along the river as the much-awaited Singapore River Signatures returns. This annual event celebrates the finest F&B establishments along the iconic Singapore River, offering a curated selection of the city’s best eateries and food vendors. Join the “Tales and Tastes of Singapore River” tour to explore Singapore’s heritage and gastronomy.
Renowned chefs from various F&B establishments have crafted delectable SRS dishes, including the “Lobster & Citrus Multi-Coloured Pasta Arlecchino” by Pasta Fresca, “Ramly Special” by DEADFALL by Barbary Coast, “Flavour of the Sea Vermicelli” by Shrimp Prawn Seafood, “Bruschetta Flight” by Brewerkz, and “Stout Braised Angus Short Ribs” by TEMPO Bar & Grill. You can also immerse yourself in the art of culinary mastery through engaging workshops.
Throughout September, an array of exciting events will keep you engaged and entertained every weekend. Whether you’re vibing to the tunes at Street Beats @ Circular Road, focusing on wellness at Wellness @ Singapore River Festival, enjoying family moments at Moonlight Fiesta, spending quality time with your furry friends at Purrfect Day to Night Out, or immersing yourself in Japanese Pop Culture, food, and music at WORLD X FEST 2023 Japan Edition @ Clarke Quay Central, there’s something for everyone.
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at the Moonlight Fiesta with curated family workshops, lantern-making, and a mesmerizing lantern festival walk along the scenic Singapore River. Be one of the first 100 customers to sign up for the lantern walk and receive a goodie bag to enhance your experience.
Purrfect Day to Night Out
Dedicated to our beloved furry companions, the Purrfect Day to Night Out offers a Best Dressed Competition, an on-site retail haven for pets, complimentary pet health checks, and informative talks by pet care experts. Enjoy captivating music performances while exploring a diverse selection of pet products and treats.
WORLD X FEST 2023 Japan Edition @ Clarke Quay Central
The grand finale on the final weekend features a never-before-seen matsuri celebrating Japanese gastronomy, anime, and pop music. Experience the best of Japan right here at home with festival game stalls, guest cosplayers, mascot gijinka Cosplay competition, J-Pop music performances by Japanese artists, and a diverse range of mouth-watering Japanese cuisine.