3 must-do activities at GastroBeats 2023

From June 1st to 25th, indulge in various delectable street foods and community-approved signature dishes at GastroBeats 2023. Over 50 local food and beverage vendors will be on-site at the Bayfront Events Space to serve you an irresistible mix of traditional and innovative flavours. 

Just as last year, Qashier is a proud sponsor of GastroBeats – this means Qashier is powering the entire event with the convenience and security of cashless payments! You’ll only need your mobile phone with your e-wallet enabled or credit/debit cards to enjoy the best of everything GastroBeats offers! 

The event isn’t just about satiating your taste buds; it’s also about providing a feast for your ears with live performances from talented local musicians. But wait, there’s more. GastroBeats is a family-friendly fun fair complete with many games, activities and even towering bouncy castles to bring joy to both young and old. Let’s check out some of the highlights of this event:

  1. Eat your way around the globe 

GastroBeats takes your taste buds on a world tour this year, with thematic culinary lanes like the Taiwan Food Street and Thailand Food Street, inspired by the community’s preferred global food hotspots. These streets teem with 45 local food vendors who take pride in exhibiting signature dishes crafted with authentic ingredients and traditional cooking techniques. 

Festival attendees can anticipate an impressive mix of beloved street food staples and innovative and unique offerings embodying the community’s diversity. Get a cup of refreshing Indonesian coffee at JJ Royal Coffee, or tuck into Korean fried chicken from the famous stall more batter.

This new dimension to GastroBeats assures a sensory extravaganza, as each thematic street’s visual allure, enticing aromas, and vibrant sounds whisk you to a different corner of the globe. 

  1. Whip out your camera and start snapping 

Not just about the food, GastroBeats hosts many photo-worthy opportunities. From the Pepsi-themed light installation to the Carlsberg booths draped in gold and neon green lights, you’ll find your next popular social media post here. 

DBS iLight presents a captivating spectacle at the entrance, immersing visitors in a radiant glow as they step in. Moreover, an iLight installation strategically positioned in front of the main music stage adds an interactive touch to the ambience. The installation is designed to respond to movements by altering the light projection cast on the stage boundaries. 

The spotlight awaits you at the DBS Zone. Nestled in the bustling hub of GastroBeats, the festival village of iLight Singapore, the DBS Zone offers enjoyable activities for friends and families of all age groups – and it’s free! Unleash your inner celebrity and charm the lens as our Glambot records glamorous, slow-motion cinematic clips of you, an experience reminiscent of a Hollywood red-carpet event akin to the Oscars!

Or, if you’re a Pau-Pau fan, head to the Foodpanda “pink” zone. Strike a pose with the interactive screen, and mirror the fun-filled actions of Pau-Pau, Foodpanda’s lovable mascot. It’s your chance to ‘Pose like a Pro’ and capture a memorable snap! Visitors can also engage in exhilarating games and find numerous photo opportunities against picturesque backdrops, ideal for Instagram and TikTok posts.

  1. Fun activities galore for all 

Those looking for a more classic carnival experience should visit the Carnival Gameszone to put their accuracy to the test with games like Ring Toss. For those looking for a more modern take, Zone-X arcade area for video game action, and the I-Claw section for a chance at taking home some prizes. 

Attention all parents! Kiztopia Friends at Jumptopia returns bigger & better! Expanded and enhanced, this year’s Jumptopia at GastroBeats features two specially designed zones, promising a bouncing extravaganza for all. Embark on a thrilling cosmic adventure as you navigate through space-themed inflatables. Discover the stars by sliding down Mark’s Rocket Run space station. Overcome towering challenges at Honey’s UFO Invasion, and put your bouncing abilities to the test on the Martians’ Moonwalk. Delight in two new aquatic play zones at Raby’s Catch and Splash and the Milky Way – perfectly designed for toddlers to engage in entertaining water games. 

Commence an engaging journey at the DBS zone, where you can “Ignite Your Spark” via exciting activities centred around self-care, sustainable living, and future preparedness. Look out for the POSB section where children can interact with colourful ATMs and learn more about financial responsibility. Among these is the chance to illuminate the night using rowing machines powered by kinetic energy and capturing memorable moments with Instagram-perfect installations. Festival attendees will scan an onsite QR code for a digital DBS Passport. As they participate in the various booth activities, they can collect digital stamps, adding an interactive element to the immersive experience. 

Turn the fun factor up a notch at Foodpanda’s zone. Food enthusiasts will appreciate the convenience of Foodpanda’s pick-up service, which allows you to bypass the queues and order your favourite treats from any GastroBeats food stall! Pandapro subscribers receive a 10% discount on all food pick-up purchases as an added benefit! 

GastroBeats X Qashier 

Join us for an unforgettable experience at GastroBeats 2023, happening at the Bay Front Event Space. From 4 pm to 11 pm, immerse yourself in a delightful array of activities designed for friends and families of all ages. With free admission, there’s no reason not to join the fun! 

GastroBeats 2023 makes your experience seamless with Qashier smart point-of-sale terminals even better. We’ve eliminated the need for cash, making transactions as simple as tapping your phone or credit/debit card. No fuss, no delay. Just tap and enjoy! 

Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind gastronomic and cultural extravaganza, where culinary delights, engaging activities, and community spirit blend into an unforgettable experience. We can’t wait to see you at GastroBeats 2023! 

More about Qashier

So if you’re a small business looking for an innovative smart POS solution, contact us or visit our website to learn more about our cost-effective plans.

Qashier offers multiple digital solutions, including QR code table ordering, table management (F&B), employee management, customer relationship management (loyalty programs), inventory management, data analytics, and cashless payments, in an all-in-one device.

Qashier promises a seamless setup without any need for technical expertise. It boasts a user-friendly interface that is simple for anyone to learn and use. In addition, you’ll find 7 days-a-week responsive technical support from the local team if you require assistance.

Try the Qashier app for free on your own Android device! Alternatively, you can speak to us to see how Qashier can meet your business needs. Schedule a meeting with us here, call us at (+65) 3165 0155, WhatsApp (+65) 8887 7687, or email [email protected]



Have we got your attention? Sign up here.

  • By clicking the submit button you agree to our Terms of Service and have read and understood our Privacy Policy.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.