Singapore in June

Singapore in June 2024 – Things To Do, Festivals, Events & Weather

June is a busy season in Singapore! It’s the school holiday for Singapore, as well as for many other countries. Therefore, it’s the peak season for travel.

There is 1 public holidays this month, and that is Hari Raya Haji on 17 June 2024 (Fri). Because it is a long weekend, expect more traffic at Woodlands & Tuas (many people will be going to Malaysia to spend the long weekend), as well as at Changi Airport.

School holiday in Singapore starts from 25 May 2024 (Sat) to 23 June 2024 (Sun). Some attractions, especially kids-oriented attractions, and restaurants will be more crowded than usual.

Singapore’s Weather in June

June is a Southwest Monsoon Season in Singapore. During this time, there will be occasional “Sumatra Squalls” with wind gusts of 40-80 km/h occurring between the predawn hours and midday. Short duration showers/thunderstorms in the afternoon are also common.

Despite the thunderstorms, the afternoon temperature is considerably hot, with maximum temperature around 31.9°C.

Based on historical data between 1991 to 2020, it rains 13 days out of 30 days. So, it will rain 43% of the month.

I recommend that you bookmark Singapore’s weather website, which is a very useful website to see current rain area & intensity, and to check the rain forecast for the next 4 days.

Most of the rains have pretty short duration. So you don’t have to cancel your plan if the forecast is rain. Just bring foldable umbrella if you’re planning to explore the outdoors.

June’s temperature hovers between 25.7 to 31.9 degrees Celsius (78.3 to 89.4 degrees Fahrenheit). Generally, the temperature in Singapore doesn’t differ much from month to month.

In June, the sun rises between 6.56am (1 Jun) to 7.02am (30 Jun) and sunset occurs between 7.08pm (1 Jun) to 7.14pm (30 Jun).

Things to do in Singapore in June 2024

1. Rose Romance

Gardens by the Bay - Rose Romance 2022 - Roses
Gardens by the Bay - Rose Romance 2022 - Roses

From 2 June to 30 June 2024, Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay will be filled with the Queen of Flowers: the Roses.

This year’s Rose Romance floral display features various types of roses (from standard, shrub to miniature roses) set amidst the ancient world of wonder in Türkiye.

Date: 2 to 30 June 2024
Admission: From S$18 onwards (include Cloud Forest)
Venue: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953

2. Borealis

Borealis - Garden by the Bay
Borealis (Photo: Gardens by the Bay)

Borealis is a new immersive light and sound show which debuted in May 2024. The show takes place at Supertree Grove.

Created by Switzerland-based Dan Acher, this show is the artist’s attempt to recreate Aurora Borealis, the northern lights often found in the northern hemisphere, by combining art and technology.

Here is the schedule:

DayTime
Every Mondays8.00pm to 8.30pm
Every Saturdays & Sundays9.00pm – 9.30pm

The usual Garden Rhapsody light show at Supertree Grove remains at 7.45pm and 8.45pm daily. Do catch both shows if you can!

Date: From 5 May 2024
Admission: Free
Venue: Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 (location on map)

3. Orchids of Angkor Wat​

Orchids of Angkor Wat 2024 - Gardens by the Bay
Orchids of Angkor Wat 2024 (Photo: Gardens by the Bay)

Orchids of Angkor Wat​ is a specially-curated exhibition showcasing various orchids that are native to Cambodia and the ancient Khmer Empire.

Inspired by the temple of Angkor Wat, the exhibition takes place from 17 May to 8 Sep 2024 at Orchid Haven, which is located at Level 1 of the Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay.

Date: 17 May 2024 to 8 September 2024
Admission: From S$18 onwards (include Flower Dome)
Venue: Orchid Haven, Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 (location on map)

4. i Light

I Light Singapore 2024
I Light Singapore 2024 (Photo: I Light Singapore)

i Light is an annual sustainable light festival featuring light art installations, designed with energy-saving lightings and/or environmentally-friendly materials.

This year’s theme is Cyclical Nature and features the colour green. Admission is free, except for special installations.

There are 9 installations scattered around Marina Bay Area and neighbouring precincts, including South Beach, Millenia Walk and Tanjong Pagar.

Besides light art installations, there will also be plenty of exciting programmes, such as:

  • The Conscious Festival x i Light Singapore, where visitors can enjoy music performances, listen to insightful talks and join practical workshops around sustainability.
  • Gastrobeats, the festival village where visitors can enjoy a wide array of sustainable local and international food.

Date: 31 May to 23 June 2024
Time: 7.30pm to 11.00pm (Sun-Thu), 7.30pm to 12.00am (Fri-Sat)
Admission: Free
Venue: Marina Bay, South Beach, Millenia Walk and Tanjong Pagar

5. Children’s Festival

Children’s Festival 2024
Children’s Festival 2024 (Photo: Gardens by the Bay)

Children’s Festival returns for the 10th edition this year at Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, from 25 May to 22 June 2024.

This year’s edition has Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2-themed outdoor carnival with interactive installations. Most of the activities are free!

The interactive installations feature the characters from Inside Out 2 – including Joy, Anger, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, Anxiety, Envy, Ennui and Embarrassment – which help kids get familiar with their emotions and feelings through play.

Date: 25 May to 22 June 2024, 10am to 9pm
Admission: Free (Charges apply for selected activities)
Venue: Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay
Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 (location on map)

6. Gastrobeats

Gastrobeats
Gastrobeats (Photo: Gastrobeats)

Gastrobeats is the Festival Village of i Light. Opened everyday from 4pm to 11pm during i Light Festival, Gastrobeats features 50 homegrown F&B stalls, live performances, interactive experiences as well as bouncy castles.

This year’s Gastrobeats offer more sustainably-produced food options, including items cultivated through organic farming methods, locally-grown seasonal produce and ethically sourced meat.

Date: 31 May to 23 June 2024, 4pm – 11pm daily
Admission: Free
Venue: Bayfront Event Space

What else to do in Singapore

If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend that you read my guide on the best things to do in Singapore. In that article, you’ll find 60+ ideas to make your trip to Singapore a memorable one.

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