Chatuchak Night Market vs Artbox 2023 vs Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2023 : Which one to go? - - Singapore Lifestyle Portal

Chatuchak Night Market vs Artbox 2023 vs Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2023 : Which one to go?

Get ready for a treat!

From Feb to Apr 2023, Singapore will have not one, not two, but three Night Markets that will light up the nightlife.

Singapore Night Markets are an evolution from our Pasar Malam Markets. Street Food are more upmarket and specialised, and more new stalls and entertainment will be included in Night Markets. The biggest three for the next few months will be the Chatuchak Market Singapore, Artbox 2023 and Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2023.

Chatuchak Night Market Singapore

Source: Chatuchak Sg

  • Dates: 7 February to 2 April 2023 (Tuesday to Sunday)
  • Hours: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Venue: The Grandstand
  • Address: 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994 
  • Nearest MRT station: (DT7) Sixth Avenue

Fans of Bangkok's Chatuchak Night Market will be in for a treat. The Chatuchak Night Market Singapore Edition will be back for the second time from Feb 7 to April 2.

It was first in town in 2020. It had to be cut short during the first run due to Covid. This time, it will be back with over 180 vendors spread over 25,000sq ft with 200 seatings. There will also be 60 vendors flown in from Thailand to operate a mixture of food and retail stores.
Source Chatuchuk Sg

Look out for Thai Kway Chap from Lopburi Province in Central Thailand, Cha Chak (Thai Teh Tarik) from Satun province in Southern Thailand and Thia Otah from Phrachuap Khiri Khan. 

Who is this for?
For those who are fans of Thai street food. There will be over 80 stalls selling Thai fare to whet your appetite. Look forward to retail wares from Thai for those seeking retail therapy.

Artbox 2023
Source: Artbox FB

  • Dates: 24 to 25 February & 3-5 March 2023 
  • Hours: 12PM-11PM
  • Venue: Singapore Expo
  • Address:  1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150 
  • Nearest MRT station: (DT35) Expo Station
Artbox is well known for its instagammable pop-up markets. Interestingly Artbox originated in Bangkok, making it the second Bangkok market in town. The past editions is well known for their container set-up. This time, there will be a twist as it will be held inside the air-conditioned Singapore Expo Hall, the first indoor event for Artbox. The containers will also be back, with more than 20 measuring 20 foot and 40 foot in town.
Source Artbox FB

300 food, fashion and lifestyle brands will be in this opulent pasar malam. Expect to see Art installations by local artists such as JELILO artist Lester Lim, tokidoki, visual artist Aundraj Jude and motion designer Reynard Adrianto, creative workshops and street food. This will be a ticketed event with tickets at $5 per entry.

Who is this for?
This is different from the usual Pasar Malam. Besides the stylish containers, this event is also co-organised with Singapore's funniest crew from SGAG. Expect to meet your favourite SGAG members and popular local TikTokers. The younger crowd would be the biggest crowd at Artbox 2023.

Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar 2023

  • Dates: 17 March to 22 Apr
  • Hours: 11 AM to 11:39 PM ( except 22 APR 12AM to 6AM)
  • Venue: Area around Wisma Gyelang Serai
  • Address:  1 Engku Aman Turn Singapore 408528
  • Nearest MRT station: (CC9 / EW8) Paya Lebar 
Geylang Serai Bazaar is known for selling hipster food and one that appeals to locals from all corners of Singapore. While it was held last year, it was at a much smaller scale due to Covid. This year it will be back with a bang. 

Over 700 stalls, 10 x bigger than in 2022, will be setting up shops on the streets and open field behind Wisma Geylang Serai. There will also be spaces set aside for local entrepreneurs called Souq City. 
Unlike previous years, it will start 5 days earlier than the usual Muslim fasting month. It will also run for a whopping 36 days and closes at midnight daily.

Who is this for?
This Bazaar would draw out everyone from all 4 corners of Singapore. Everyone loves a mega Pasar Malam. Prices start from $4 for a sampler dish, so it will be pocket friendly too.

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