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The Coolest Parties In May You Don't Want To Miss

#1: Blackout x After Dark presents: Island Escape (Saturday and Sunday, 27-28 May)
Instead of hitting up your go-to club or bar, try your hand at the city’s first ever ultimate alfresco affair at St. John’s island. Organised by Blackout and After Dark, this six-hour long party promises a kick-ass line-up away from the urbanity of Singapore. What to expect: hearty BBQ tidbits, healthy acai bowls and darn good music to revel to. St. John’s island, 12pm-6pm, $55 (get your tickets here) #2: Zouk's 26th Anniversary (Thursday, 18 May)
The city’s superclub has finally hit the big two six and to celebrate its birthday, the club will be holding a huge themed party dubbed as The Zouk Empire. As for who’s behind the decks at this massive event? None other than Malaysia’s leading DJ duo, Goldfish and Blink. 3C River Valley Road, 9pm till late, free entry  #3: Pure Bachata Pool Party (Saturday, 13 May)
If you dig Latin American music (also known as Bachata music), then you’ll definitely want to check out this upcoming fiesta. Located at hotel Jen’s stylish pool, this summer rave is perfect to throw on your latest bikini buy, gather up your girlfriends and boogie against scenic views (remember to catch the sunset!). 277 Orchard Road, 4.30pm-11.30pm, $20 See: everything you need to know about Uniqlo’s new swimwear collection #4: The Pool Side by Solid Gold Production & Lion Steppaz (Sunday, 14 May)
Here’s another pool party to look forward to: Owl bar will be presenting yet another exciting bash this May and this time, it’s catered to all hip-hop music junkies. Together with Solid Gold productions and Lion Steppaz (two production houses championing the hip-hop scene in Singapore right now), get ready to groove to heart-thumping trap beats and groovy reggae tunes at this hotly anticipated poolside Sunday party. 2 College Road, 4pm-10pm, free entry See: the 16 best swimsuits to pack for your upcoming Summer vacation #5: Above & Beyond @ Zouk (Friday, 12 May)
After gaining success in Singapore at Zoukout 2014 and Ultra 2016, the British duo have returned to our city and will be spinning tonight at Singapore’s most iconic club, Zouk. Fans of trance, be sure to dress in your best party outfit and get ready for an unforgettable night. 3C River Valley Road, 9pm till late, $55 Like this? Check out all the coolest cultural events you need to check out in May, the hottest new restaurants that will satisfy all your cravings and the rising local hip-hop artist every music junkie needs to know.