Top things to do in Singapore this weekend (17 – 19 November)


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Spend the weekend indulging in healthy poke bowls, dabbling in literature, grooving at a music festival, and more! ✨

01 • Aloha Poke

(Photo adapted from: The Smart Local and The Ranting Panda)

Say hello to a Hawaiian getaway at Aloha Poke, where the relaxed atmosphere and island-themed deco transport you to the ‘Paradise of the Pacific’.

Start your tropical culinary journey by customising your poke bowl. First, select portions ranging from ‘Lil’ Swell’ for a light snack to ‘Big Kahuna’ for a hearty meal. Then choose from yellowfin tuna or salmon as your main catch and top it off with add-ons like jalapenos, pomegranate, creamy avocado, and more.

📍 Address: 8A Marina Boulevard, B2 – 46, Singapore 01898 (Marina outlet). View other outlets.
Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 11.30am – 8pm
📞 Contact: 6634 0730
🍴 Halal status: Not halal
🌐 Website:

02 • Rollie Ollie

(Photo adapted from: Burpple and Entree Kibbles)

You’ll find more than just the classic Hawaiian poke bowl at Rollie Ollie. Indulge in unique fusions like the ‘Seoul Surfer’, a Korean-inspired creation that bursts with the flavours of kimchi and gochujang, or the ‘Yuzu Bliss’ bowl, which will awaken your senses with its refreshing citrus notes.

Don’t forget to try their mouthwatering truffle egg cups and rolls with deliciously catchy names like ‘Cali Rolls’, ‘K Pop’, and ‘Bollywood’.

📍 Address: 1 Vista Exchange Green, #02-05 The Star Vista, Singapore 138617 (Buona Vista outlet). View other outlets.
Opening hours: Mon to Sat 11am – 9.30pm | Sun, 10.30am – 9.30pm
📞 Contact: 8188 1525
🍴 Halal status: Not halal
🌐 Website:

03 • Poke Lulu

(Photo adapted from: Foodpanda and Entree Kibbles)

Located in the kid-friendly United Square and Oxley Tower, Poke Lulu’s menu offers bowl sizes catering to big and small appetites.

Choose your base from white rice, brown rice, or salad. Then top your bowl with fresh salmon and tuna cubes with original, spicy, and zesty wasabi mayo flavours. Finally, finish your bowl with tasty complimentary add-ons, including tobiko (flying fish roe), nori seaweed, and more.

📍 Address: United Square, Thomson Road, #01-K13 101, Singapore 307591 (Novena outlet). View the other outlet.
Opening hours: 11am to 9pm daily
📞 Contact: Contact page
🍴 Halal status: Not halal
🌐 Website:

04 • Poke Theory (halal)

(Photo adapted from: Foodpanda and HappyCow)

Poke Theory redefines poke dining with chic, modern ambience and delicious ‘rainbow’ bowls. This halal-certified eatery offers a diverse menu, including signatures like ‘Mentaiko Madness’ and ‘Spicey Lifey’. You can also create your own masterpiece with proteins like salmon, tuna, or chicken and personalise it with various fresh toppings.

If you still have some space left, we recommend trying their acai bowl or cold-pressed juice for something sweet and healthy.

📍 Address: 179 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068627 (Telok Ayer outlet). View other outlets.
Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11am – 8pm | Sat, 10am – 3pm
📞 Contact: Contact form
🍴 Halal status: Halal
🌐 Website:

05 • Singapore Writers Festival

Calling all aspiring Shakespeares! This year’s Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) is a multidimensional celebration of creativity that features writing and a diverse range of musical and theatrical performances for all ages. That’s not all — you can also dive into brain-teasing exhibitions, engaging workshops, and enlightening talks by distinguished speakers, including popular novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen.

📍 Address: Various locations islandwide
Event timings: 17 to 26 November
📞 Contact: Contact form
🌐 Website:

06 • TRIFECTA Music Festival

Ride the wave of excitement at the TRIFECTA Music Festival, a one-of-a-kind event that brings together music and board sports. With a stellar lineup of 28 top music artists and DJs from around the world, and a glow-up of the iconic Orchard Road, this festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Get your tickets right away!

📍 Address: 10A Exeter Road #01-01, Singapore 239958
Event timings: 18 to 19 November, 12pm to 11pm
📞 Contact:
🌐 Website:

07 • Boutique Fairs

Buckle up for Boutique Fairs Singapore, the ultimate holiday shopping bonanza. This year’s edition is set to deliver a diverse lineup of 80 new and 300 global independent brands, some of which are making their Singapore debut.

With over 200 exclusive collection launches, enticing redemption perks, and a complimentary shuttle bus service, this fair promises to be an exciting retail experience. 🛍

📍 Address: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975
Event timings: 17 and 18 November, 10am – 8pm | 19 November, 10am – 6pm
📞 Contact:
🌐 Website:

08 • Next in Vogue

(Photo: Vogue)

Here’s your chance to channel your inner runway star and make a bold entrance at Vogue Singapore’s ‘Next in Vogue’ event. Prepare to be dazzled by a multi-day extravaganza featuring innovations in fashion, culture, and lifestyle. You’ll also be part of thought-provoking conversations, meet like-minded fashionistas, and experience the luxurious ambience curated fashion of the ‘Vogue Glam Room’ and ‘Vogue Closet’. 💃🏻

📍 Address: 38 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249731
Event timings: 17 and 18 November, 10am – 5.30pm
📞 Contact: Contact form
🌐 Website:

(Featured photo adapted from: Burpple, Foodpanda, Confirm Good, and WWD)

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