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Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands is known for being a luxurious and iconic urban resort. From its unique architecture to its world-class amenities, it’s a destination-within-a-destination that will impress any visitor. Marina Bay Sands also stands out for its exceptional lineup of events throughout the year that showcase the delights of food and wine, wellness, music, and fashion.
The year-round series of festivals kicked off in January 2023 with “Where Art Takes Shape,” a 10-day celebration that coincided with Singapore Art Week. Marina Bay Sands’ next event will be themed: “Where Your Senses Feast,” a lively food and wine festival from May 15 to 28 and will feature over 30 dynamic events across the resort.
Food lovers will be in for a treat as they embark on a star-studded gastronomic journey. The festival will include a first-ever Michelin-starred chef collaboration, an experiential dining affair at Marquee Singapore, and a French wine cave at AVENUE Lounge. In-restaurant specials will also feature unique experiences designed to indulge the palate and spark discoveries for food and wine enthusiasts.
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One of the highlights of the festival will be the Six Star Dinner, jointly presented by guest Chef Stefan Stiller of Taian Table (three-star), culinary maestro Chef Tetsuya Wakuda of Waku Ghin (two-star), and Executive Chef Greg Bess of CUT by Wolfgang Puck (one-star). This multisensory dinner will combine the best of cuisines and entertainment, melding fashion-forward elements and contemporary performances with the impeccable prowess of the three culinary maestros.
In addition, over ten restaurants and bars in Marina Bay Sands will also offer unique dining experiences that celebrate food and wine. The offerings include a French ‘Wine Cave’ experience, a buffet featuring signature dishes from four award-winning restaurants, local craft beers on tap, and exclusive wines and whiskey flights. The experiences will take place throughout May, with highlights including Black Tap’s limited-time wagyu hot dog, Renku Bar & Lounge’s celebration of craft cheeses, and Yardbird’s premium bourbon highballs and lemonades.
The festival doesn’t stop at food and wine. Marina Bay Sands will transform into an urban wellness haven in June with “Where Mind and Body Connect.” Visitors can partake in various rejuvenating workshops, including yoga, meditation, and fitness classes.
July will round off the festival series with “Where Music Takes Over,” a revelling music-themed festival featuring live performances. So whether you’re a pop, rock, or electronic music fan, there’s something for everyone at Marina Bay Sands.
Marina Bay Sands is a haven for festivals, offering experiences that will inspire and deepen guest engagement. From food and wine to wellness and music, there’s always something interesting happening at this iconic Singapore resort. ◼
© This article was first published online in Apr 2023 – World Travel Magazine.