Key Highlights


    Feast on local delights, CrazyShakes® and more dished out by our signature restaurants – Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, RISE and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar


    Catch a live mix of hit sensations Glenn Yong, Iman Fandi, Sezairi and local bands such as NationOne, lullaboy and 53A.


    Browse through our curated selection of products from baked goods, handcrafted bags and pouches, crocheted accessories, and lifestyle products offered by non-profit organisations and social enterprises.


    Try your hand at weaving a tapestry of love for the community using upcycled materials.

    The final artworks will be sold by Art Outreach Singapore. Proceeds raised will support the local art community.


    Walk as one with your family and friends to champion the potential of the communities in need! Join the Heartstrings Walk on 5 August 2023, 7.15pm at the Event Plaza, Marina Bay Sands.

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The Sands for Singapore Charity Festival is the signature event of Marina Bay Sands’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, Sands Cares. Incepted in 2013, the multi-day festival invites the public to join Marina Bay Sands in raising funds for partner charities through a series of meaningful giving back opportunities. Since 2013, over S$31 million has been raised through the Charity Festival.

The operating hours are as follows:

  • 4 Aug 2023 (Fri), 5pm – 10pm
  • 5 Aug 2023 (Sat), 2pm – 10pm
  • 6 Aug 2023 (Sun), 2pm – 10pm

Admission is free and there are several programmes, performances and booths that are open to the public from 4 to 6 Aug. These include:

a. Heartwork: A Community Weaving Studio

Join us as we weave a tapestry of love for the community, using recycled materials from the IR’s old linens and fabrics, through the age-old tradition of weaving. The final tapestry artwork will be auctioned off for local artists supported by our community partner Art Outreach. 

b. Giving Marketplace

Raise funds for meaningful causes and peruse a variety of products such as baked goods, handcrafted bags and pouches, crocheted accessories, and lifestyle products offered by non-profit organisations and social enterprises. All proceeds raised will be channeled directly to the participating organisations.

c. Entertainment

Support music by local Singaporean entertainment talents, including headliner acts by Glenn Yong, Iman Fandi and Sezairi. A mix of live bands, DJs and roving buskers will also perform at the Event Plaza. Performances are free.

d. Food & Beverage

Throughout the festival, look forward to a sumptuous array of food and drinks from three of Marina Bay Sands’ signature restaurants, namely Black Tap, RISE Restaurant and Yardbird. Black Tap will serve its signature burgers, milkshakes and the Singapore-exclusive National Day CrazyShake®, while Yardbird will present festival-exclusive creations such as mala x reaper fried chicken, smoked brisket sliders and mac & cheese croquette, best paired with bottled beers. Meanwhile, RISE will be serving local favourites such as satay, ngoh hiang and vegetarian kathi roll in their menu, a celebration of Singapore’s diverse cultures. All F&B sale proceeds will be donated to Community.

Admission to the Festival and entertainment is free. The public can purchase goods at the Giving Marketplace, and food and beverages for a small fee.

Cash and Credit Card payment modes are accepted for food & beverage.

Cash, PayNow and PayLah are accepted at the Giving Marketplace.

External food and drink items will not be allowed into the Event Plaza.

Yes, alcohol will be available for sale at Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar’s food trucks at the Event Plaza. Guests must present an ID for verification as alcohol will not be sold to persons under 18.

Yes, pets can be brought to the Event Plaza but dogs must be kept on a leash.

Photography, filming, and audio recording are permitted throughout the Festival. Share your favourite snaps from the Festival and hashtag us on Facebook and Instagram at #SandsforSingapore.

Guests may access the restrooms located at The Shoppes.

Sands for Singapore Charity Festival is a rain or shine event. Rain can’t stop us from giving back to the community!

Yes, Spectra – A Light & Water Show will continue to run every evening. Showtimes remain the same, as follows:

  • 4 Aug, Fri – *8pm, 9pm, 10pm
  • 5 Aug, Sat – 8pm, 9pm, 10pm
  • 6 Aug, Sun – 8pm, 9pm

*Join us on 4 Aug to catch a special edition of Spectra at 8pm to officiate the launch of Sands for Singapore Charity Festival