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Singapore is ushering in autumn with festivals, exhibitions, activities, performing arts, food and beverage, workshops and fun. Enjoy yourself in the best of Singapore with this list of this month special.
Tusker's Kingdom. Photo courtesy of LiSHA
Deepavali Celebration Celebrate the beauty of the Light Festival at Little India. Take a stroll along Serangoon Road and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the street light-up. The highlight of the festival will be Let's Light-Up Little India on October 17th from 4pm to 9pm. Another important celebration is the procession of a silver chariot which will be held on October 9th from 6pm onward. Festive goodies can be purchased from both bazaars as well as from the shops in the vicinity. It's free for all. For a full listing of the events, click here.
130th Anniversary Celebrations. Photo courtesy of National Museum of Singapore
National Museum of Singapore 130th Anniversary Celebrations
Celebrate the 130th birthday of Singapore's beloved and iconic museum with free admissions to all galleries from October 12th to 15th. Highlights of the birthday bash are the Cake Cutting Ceremony held on October 14th and Director's Tour: Welcome to the National Museum on October 13th and 15th. Visitors can shop at Artisanal Retro Market, the museum's anniversary gift shop and food bazaar. There will be a lineup of activities such as Light-up Birthday Card, Cedele Playdough, guided tours by curators and docents, and many more. Click here to find out more.
Furkid and parents at A Whole New World by Adeline Tan. Photo courtesy of Silversky Pte Ltd
PAW-sitive: Interactive Art for Pets by Wellness PAW-sitive is the first of its kind in the world where pets and parents can interact with various art installations. Have your pooches and cats play at these 10 interactive art installations for free. You'll enjoy bonding time with your pet as well as socializing with other pet owners. A pet adoption drive will be held too. Free entry with registration from now until October 8th at SOTA.
Malay CultureFest. Photo courtesy of Malay Heritage Centre
Pesta Budaya Melayu 2017 Malay CultureFest is a 3-week long festival organised by the Malay Heritage Centre. Since its re-opening in 2012 this has been an annual celebration of Malay arts, traditions and cultures. Many events will be held from October 13th to 28th. Visitors can expect many free events from vocal masterclass, music masterclass, public talk to drama.
Left: Shirley Zhang. Top Right: Kodama. Bottom Right: Mathon Paris. Photo courtesy of JeweLuxe
JeweLuxe Singapore 2017 JeweLuxe is the first-of-its-kind curated jewelry and sophisticated lifestyle retail concept integration exhibition and concierge drive e-commerce marketplace. It will debut this month in the world-famous shopping boulevard – Orchard Road from October 6th to 15th. Free entry for all.
Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2017 SJGF returns for its 5th edition from October 27th to 30th at Marina Bay Sands. This largest exhibition is joined by more than 150 exhibitors from 19 countries such as Thailand, India, USA, and Hong Kong. Visitors will be pampered with a wide range of luxurious jewelry collections and everyday wearable pieces. Free admission; however, registration is a must.
Baby Market 2017 The No.1 leading and largest baby fair in Singapore will be back from October 13th to 15th at Singapore EXPO. Baby Market is also the largest in Southeast Asia. Parents and parents-to-be could expect many star buys, freebies, and discounted items for their beloved children. Free admission for all.
Archifest 2017: Building Agency Archifest, an annual public festival for Singapore to celebrate architecture and the built environment, returns with a new theme 'Building Agency'. Built upon five pillars including Archi-Interfaces, Archicraft, Architours, Conference and Conversations, the festival will be held across multiple venues from October 4th to 15th with an exciting line-up of more than 50 events.
Mid-Autumn Festival. Photo courtesy of Gardens by The Bay
Mid-Autumn Festival Mid-Autumn Festival is the time for friends and family to gather admiring the moon, solving riddles, lighting up the lanterns, sipping tea and feasting on mooncakes. The festival is celebrated in many places island-wide from temples to community centers. The popular hangouts are Chinatown and Gardens by The Bay. Click here to find out more about these favorite places.
Food Japan 2017 Food Japan returns for its 6th edition from October 26th to 28th at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. It's ASEAN's largest dedicated Japanese F&B showcase. Visitors could learn more about classic Japanese ingredients, quality seasonal produce, equipment and machinery from all over Japan. Public could visit the exhibition on October 28th by purchasing a ticket for $4 only.
Heart Mind Body Festival The biannual wellness and spiritual fair will be held at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 27th to 29th. Visitors can expect to participate in mini workshops as well as try new products and services at Heart Mind Body Festival. Free entry for all.
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Singapore RendezVous Have an unforgettable weekend with Singapore RendezVous, a lifestyle exhibition held in stunning nautical backdrop that is Raffles Marina from October 5th to 8th. Expect a scintillating lineup where visitors could have one-of-a-kind experiences by renowned brands in luxury lifestyle - from yachts, classic cars and supercars to high-end properties, art, fine wines and gastronomy. Free entry for all.
Singapore Wine Fiesta 2017 The Straits Wine Company presents Singapore's largest outdoor wine festival, Singapore Wine Fiesta 2017, from October 27th to 29th at Clifford Square. Ticket holders could sample hundreds of wines from around the world while meeting the winemakers and vineyard owners in person to learn about their production processes and characteristics of the wines.