Wellness Festival returns for a longer run with more offerings 

This year’s expanded line-up features more than 180 wellness offerings over three weeks, from fitness and meditation workshops to arts and lifestyle experiences

Locals and visitors will be in for a treat at this year’s Wellness Festival Singapore (WFS), as its second edition will run for three weeks, up from 10 days last year. There are also more than 180 activities across 10 precincts islandwide, promoting physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. This is an increase from the more than 130 activities offered in 2022.

Held from 17 June till 9 July, this year’s festival will give visitors more time to explore a wider range of Singapore’s wellness offerings.

Key Highlights of Wellness Festival Singapore 

Organised by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), in collaboration with Enterprise Singapore (Enterprise SG), Health Promotion Board (HPB), National Arts Council (NAC), Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), and Sport Singapore (SportSG), the festival will feature key programmes as well as several large-scale activations in popular locations. These include

The Wellness Experience Space: The anchor event for WFS 2023 is a multi-sensory pop-up at the Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza, with six different zones offering fun, innovative public installations, masterclasses as well as food and beverage. These include the ASMR Wonderland where participants can create relaxing sounds by interacting with floating cubes of textured materials; and the Mirror Scent Trail, where visitors can go on a journey along a reimagined “urban jungle”, accompanied by unique scents representing the ebb and flow of daily life. Visitors can also participate at the Active Arena by swinging across an obstacle course, balancing on a slackline or simply let out their feelings with punching bags. Other activities include sound bath jamming (a wellness practice that combines sound baths with music jamming), an array of masterclasses as well as healthy snacks and drinks for a healthier mind and body.

Where Mind and Body Connect at Marina Bay Sands: Marina Bay Sands will invite visitors to embark on an ultimate journey of self-care through ‘Where Mind and Body Connect’ – the integrated resort’s celebration of wellness and well-being from 17 June to 19 July. In support of WFS 2023, Marina Bay Sands has lined up 30 weekend workshops across six different activities that explore new holistic ways of experiencing unique spaces such as the Rain Oculus at ArtScience Museum, Digital Light Canvas at The Shoppes and the iconic SkyPark Observation Deck. Visitors can reinvigorate and rejuvenate themselves through high-energy workouts and calming meditations while discovering the various sights, sounds and movement in the heart of the city. In addition to programmes organised by Marina Bay Sands, other parts of the Marina Bay precinct will also be activated with wellness experiences such as Yoga in the Sky at Singapore Flyer, a staycation package with a scent workshop at Fullerton Hotel and a 3-day Wellness Fiesta “Waves of Wellness” organised by Marina Central Business Improvement District.

Zentosa LiveWELL Festival: The Zentosa LiveWELL Festival is returning to Sentosa for its second edition with over 250 activities covering five holistic pillars of wellness: physical wellness (PlayWELL), relationship building (BondWELL), mind and soul nurturing (FeelWELL), healthy eating (EatWELL) and mindful resting (RestWELL). A highlight of the festival will be an immersive mental and emotional wellness zone, FeelWELL at Fort Siloso, that will showcase art installations and poetry created by local artists Kult Studio & Gallery and Charlene Shepherdson,
in collaboration with the National Arts Council and National Heritage Board.

Gallery Wellness Festival 2023: The Gallery Wellness Festival, presented by the National Gallery Singapore, returns with an expanded line-up of more than 20 unique art-inspired wellness experiences from 17 June to 9 July 2023. This year’s festival is themed “Art Connects” with a focus on human connections and the importance of connecting deeply with our emotions and people around us. Explore the full list of programmes and register for activities at

Welllness Offerings at Jewel: Jewel Changi Airport will host free fitness classes around HSBC Rain Vortex. These include Bounce, Zumba and Barre, all which will be set against the backdrop of Shiseido Forest Valley for an experience like no other.

Wellness Open Innovation Challenge: Companies and solution providers in the wellness economy can take part in EnterpriseSG’s inaugural Wellness Open Innovation Challenge. Participating corporates will share challenge statements and crowdsource for innovative products and offerings that can address existing industry needs.

Wellness for everyone

With categories spanning fitness, nutrition, emotional well-being, and lifestyle, the festival features a diverse range of wellness offerings that cater to various preferences as well as individuals and groups of different ages and abilities.

Families with young children can participate in Parent-Child Art Journaling by Artcadia Studio and experience hands-on mindful art journaling activities that improve mental focus, encourage reflection and foster well-being. They can also head over to Kiztopia’s Play and Recharge programme which includes wholesome activities such as yoga, Zumba, and cookie painting, which little ones and their families can enjoy.

Seniors can also actively participate in the festival with programmes such as ENERGIZE, a series of active and wellness programmes on Taiji and dance classes held at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s concourse. Those who prefer slower-paced activities can enjoy the love language of flowers with a floral arrangement workshop with Floral Expressions by National Gallery Singapore. They can also experience Kopi, Teh and Contemporary Art, a programme organised by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) in partnership with RSVP Singapore where senior volunteer guides from RSVP Singapore will take audiences on a tour of SAM’s current exhibitions, and share their personal experiences based on the themes of the artworks.

Discover new and unexpected wellness experiences in our City of Nature 

Festival-goers can look forward to experiences that refresh traditional concepts with a unique local twist.

Organised by Sphere in collaboration with Therapy Room, fitness and music enthusiasts can enjoy Beats Performance Therapy, a workout specially created for WFS 2023 using Sphere’s unique methodology (a mixture of HIIT and MetCon), accompanied by a live thematic DJ set. Animal lovers will also get the chance to be up-close and personal with animals while practising yoga at Mandai River Wonders under Animal Yoga, a creative partnership by Anytime Fitness and Mandai Wildlife Reserve.

For those seeking mindfulness and nature, Cacao Ceremony + Sound Journey by Space2B combines one of the oldest holistic healing practices, the usage of cacao, with a sound journey to elevate participants’ mood and release stress. Festival goers who enjoy walking trails can explore the natural biodiversity of Singapore’s flora and fauna through the Immersive Rainforest Trail, Reflective Mangrove Rambling and A Forest Wildlife Exploration by Untamed Tours or go on a calming walking tour, Mindful City – Walk and Talk by Canvass Mindfulness Centre which encourages participants to slow down and focus on the present moment while exploring nature.

Caffeine lovers can immerse themselves in the world of teas at workshops such as the Wellness Tea Bar by The Tea Story and Teakle Your Fancy session by MONTI. These offer a hands-on artisanal tea blending session while sipping teas and an indulgent afternoon of unique wellness teas paired with treats and guided mindfulness practices.

WFS offerings are conveniently located across the country, close to iconic precincts and public transport. These allow visitors to easily access wellness experiences while exploring Singapore.

For the most updated listing and details of WFS programming, please visit the WFS website at


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