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20 Events You Should Attend in Singapore in October 2019

Fitness

#1: 5 Oct – Pink Ribbon Walk 2019 

In conjunction with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Breast Cancer Foundation will be holding their 12th annual flagship community event – Pink Ribbon Walk with the theme, “Shared Courage – Stronger Together, We Overcome”

The Pink Ribbon Walk aims to raise awareness and emphasise on the importance of a healthy lifestyle, while standing together with those afflicted with breast cancer

When: 5 October 2019

Time: 4.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Square

Nearest Station: Stadium (CC6)

Admission: $35 – $50

For more information: Visit their website

 

#2: 20 Oct – District Race Run

Experience the world’s greatest urban exploration race and see Singapore come to life. Using the District Race App, run through a series of virtual checkpoints and challenges that you planned and strategised yourself! 

The city is now your playground, choose how you want to explore in the open or discover category as an individual or a team of four.

Run your city NOW!

When: 20 October 2019

Time: 7.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: The Meadow @ Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station: Bayfront (CE1/DT16)

Admission: $35 – $60

For more information: Visit their website

 

#3: 20 Oct – Yoga In The Gardens 

Join True Yoga for an invigorating yoga session at the iconic Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. Work those muscles and relax your body through a series of sun salutations and yoga poses that will be taught at the session. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner, you will definitely feel energised at the end of the session! Registration is compulsory.

When: 20 October 2019

Time: 7.30am – 9.30am

Venue: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay

Nearest Station:  Bayfront (CE1/DT16)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#4: 26 Oct – Asics Relay Singapore 2019

The city’s most exciting road race relay is back again this year, with more improvements to the whole experience. The 2019 ASICS Relay series spans across four cities this year – Jakarta, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore.

This year, Singapore will play host to the last leg of the with more than 1500 teams racing the night relay in celebration of fitness, friendship, and teamwork. Besides, runners and supporters can also look forward to an evening of festivity filled with music, food and good fun. 

Believing that teamwork precedes individual’s ability, team up in a pair of 2 or a team of 4 TODAY and get ready to battle for the TOP spots!

When: 26 October 2019

Time: 4pm onwards

Venue: Bayfront Event Space

Nearest Station: Bayfront (CE1/DT16)

Admission: $120 (Buddy of 2), $220 – $260 (Team of 4)

For more information: Visit their website

 

Halloween Events

#5: 6 Sep to 31 Oct – Halloween Fun For Everyone

Fearful of the usual Halloween Horror Night or the spookiness during the Halloween season and events?

Fret not, Universal Studio Singapore (USS) has got you covered! Enjoy a family-friendly, non-scary and super cute daytime Halloween Party this October when you visit USS in the day! Join Illumination’s Minion Monsters in a mini-parade with goodies at Minion Monsters Tricky Treats, watch a musical-filled show of friendship and kindness in Trick or Treat with Sesame Street, or take part in interactive games at the all-new Halloween Carnival.

When: 6 September 2019 – 31 October 2019

Time: 10.00am – 6.00pm 

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore

Nearest Station: Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)

Admission: $69 – $75

For more information: Visit their website

 

#6: 27 Sep to 31 Oct – Halloween Horror Night 9 

Survived the past 8 years of Halloween Horror Night? 

This year, USS Halloween Horror Night (HHN) is back again for the 9th year with five haunted houses, two scare zones, and two shows. Try to survive the night with the roaming Undertaker that is looking for the next victim. Nine lives won’t be enough for you to get through the night! 

The highlight of this year’s HHN is the highly anticipated Curse of the Naga, a collaboration with directors of blockbuster Thai horror films Shutter and 4bia, along with an all-new metal procession exclusively on Peak Nights.

The room transports you from the bustling Bangkok to a lost village in the jungle, cursed by the spell of a snake spirit, Naga, a fusion of a Thai traditional dancer and a mysterious serpentine spirit. It puts you in the shoes of those who suffer the wrath of Naga after drinking snake blood.

New FRIGHTS and new SCARES are awaiting you, get your tickets early!

When: 27 September 2019 – 31 October 2019

Time: 7.30pm – 12.30am (non-peak),  7.30pm – 1.30am (peak)

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore

Nearest Station: Harbourfront (NE1/CC29)

Admission: $55 – $129

For more information: Visit their website

 

#7: 25 to 27 Oct – Fright Safari 

Attention to all Zoukettes! Zouk Singapore is organising Fright Safari this Halloween! 

Explore the treacherous grounds of Fright Safari, which was abandoned since the 1960s after an unknown radiation leak. Enter the grounds at Zouk and Phuture and be transported into a world of devastation and decay, with sightings of strange creatures, cage enclosures, abandoned shackles, and sinister park rangers lurking around the corner. The secret labs and research facilities at Capital and RedTail awaits, where the scientists are on the prowl for their next victim to conduct their experiments, and bio-hazardous waste at every turn. 

Will you make it out alive? 

When: 25 – 27 October 2019

Time: 10.00pm – 4.00am

Venue: Zouk Singapore Mainroom

Nearest Station: Clarke Quay

Admission: TBA

For more information: Visit their website

 

Bazaars / Events

#8: 2 Oct – Village Bazaar

Local vendors come together with vendors from India to allow you to enjoy festive shopping with your family and friends before Deepavali. Expect lots of delicious food, fashion and lifestyle items, jewellery and entertainment such as cultural performances! 

When: 2 October 2019

Time: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Venue: Singapore Khalsa Association

Nearest Station: Farrer Park (NE8), Boon Keng (NE9), Bendemeer (DT23)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#9: 5 Oct – Wheeler’s Market 

Wheeler’s Market is created by Wheeler’s estate as they aim to be a one-stop destination for food, music, and shopping! 

Get your wallet ready for a day filled with fun-filled activities, food, shopping for collectibles, while swaying to the music at Wheeler’s Market. Browse through the collections brought in by 22 different vendors which include Pétale Tea, bagfullofdreams, Kynstore and more!

When: 5 October 2019

Time: 10.30am – 6.00pm

Venue: Wheeler’s Estate

Nearest Station: Punggol (NE17)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#10: 5 & 6 Oct – Klook Travel Festival

Plan and prepare your next trip with Klook Travel Festival where you can get the necessary tickets and travel necessities at one-stop. 

Klook is organising their very own travel festival which caters to free and independent travellers. If you are part of them, join them in this event where travel experts from The Straits Times, The Travel Intern, and more share their tips!

Apart from building your own itinerary, Klook is also providing event-exclusive discounts and lucky draw prizes such as 1-for-1 promotions and flight tickets respectively!

When: 5 & 6 October 2019

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Hall 401 & 402)

Nearest Station: Esplanade (CC3), Promenade (CC4), City Hall (EW13)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#11: 18 & 19 Oct – Oktoberfest Asia 2019

Oktoberfest Asia is BACK again!! It started back in 2013 to recognise the finest things in life such as friendship, pleasure, hearty food, live music, and drinking beer

This year, Oktoberfest Asia will be held at a brand-new location along the Singapore River, in an air-conditioned festival styled marquee at the open field next to Liang Court. Every ticket is entitled to free Oktoberfest Asia 500ml beer stein and free-flow choice of brews from 6pm to 11.30pm.  Other food options and merchandise will also be made available for purchase. 

At the same time, indulge in the classic pop dance tunes, current hits, and traditional German Oktoberfest Music with a Rock Twist by Rock Oompahs, who will be dressing up in traditional Lederhosen.

When: 18 & 19 October 2019

Time: 6.00pm – 12.00am (For Main Event)

Venue: Tan Tye Place

Nearest Station: Fort Canning (DT20)

Admission: $88 – $154

For more information: Visit their website

 

#12: 26 Oct – ZEDTOWN

Zedtown announces Asia’s first-ever zombie survival game which will be invading us this October and taking over the National Stadium. 

Immerse in the environment with interactive storytelling and the use of innovative technology. Try surviving the zombies by challenging various quests around the vicinity, call in the radio for tips and use the app to track your achievements! Lastly, DON’T get tagged by the zombies or the virus will consume you!

When: 26 October 2019  

Time: 12.00pm – 3.00pm (Day), 6.30pm – 9.30pm (Night)

Venue: National Stadium 

Nearest Station: Stadium (CC6), Mountbatten (CC7), Kallang (EW10)

Admission: $40 -$125

For more information: Visit their website

 

 Sustainability / Community

#13: 22 & 23 Oct – Sustainability Fair 2019 

Eco-SIM will be organizing their very own sustainability fair this October. They aim is to educate individuals on the effects of climate change and to empower them to be change-makers in creating a sustainable future. 

Eco-SIM will also be bringing in thrift shopping with their very own Fashion for Nature Event! Clothes, shoes and other accessories donated by students and staff from SIM will also be up for sale during the event! External vendors such as Kind Kones, Reprovisions, Freedom Cups and more will be participating in the event as well! 

When: 22 & 23 October 2019

Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Venue: Blk B Student Hub

Nearest Station: Dover (EW22), Clementi (EW23), King Albert Park (DT6)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#14: 19 Oct – ChillFest at the Green

Are you an environmentalist who loves music? 

Chillfest @ The Green is making its debut this October at the lush green hills of Fort Canning! It is a one-day event that aims to be the foremost sustainable Music Festival with partners in sustainability, minimum waste, and zero single-use plastics. 

It is expected to draw a large crowd of over 5,000 individuals and we have with us international and local acts of DJs including Boyce Avenue, Charlie Lim, John Allred, Jade Rasif, Kesha Ayres and more!

We all have a part to play in healing mother Earth for future generations. Let’s start by educating ourselves, spreading the word and practicing sustainable habits at Chillfest @ The Green!

When: 19 October 2019 

Time: 1.00pm – 10.00pm

Venue: Fort Green at Fort Canning Park

Nearest Station: Fort Canning (DT20), Clarke Quay (NE5), Dhoby Ghaut (NS24/NE6/CC1)

Admission: $118 – $148 

For more information: Visit their website

 

#15: 20 & 21 Oct – Festival for Good

Celebrating the impacts of social enterprises amongst us, Singapore Centre For Social Enterprise (raiSE) is organising this annual event to showcase more than 85 social enterprises. Get transported into the experience capsules and engage in intriguing conversations!

When: 20 & 21 October 2019

Time: 11.00am – 7.00pm

Venue: Marina One

Nearest Station: Downtown (DT17), Marina Bay (NS27/CE2/TE20)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Musical

#16: 18 to 20 Oct – Where is Peter Rabbit?

Hop onto your seats and immerse yourself in the magical world of Beatrix Potter! Watch Peter Rabbit come to live in Victoria Theatres with the aid of exquisitely handcrafted puppets and enchanting songs. Look out for the ferocious Mr. McGregor, reach heady heights with Jemima Puddle-Duck, do the laundry with Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and of course, fall in love with the mischievous Peter Rabbit.

When: 18 – 20 October 2019

Time: 5pm (Fri), 11am, 2pm & 4.30pm (Sat & Sun)

Venue: Victoria Theatre

Nearest Station: City Hall (EW13/NS25), Raffles Place (EW14/NS26)

Admission: $42 – $62

For more information: Visit their website

 

Parenting / Children 

#17: 6 Oct – LET GO! Championship 

Let go of doubt, fear, and sadness and acquire faith, hope and love! HopeKids have organised a lego themed event for children aged 1 to 12 years old. 

In conjunction with Children’s Day, all kids will receive a limited edition pencil case. Kids aged 4 to 12 can participate in the championship game and stand a chance to win ATTRACTIVE prizes! Not forgetting the kids younger than 4, they can sing and dance to their hearts’ content! Come on down and enjoy the fun activities and engaging storytelling! 

When: 6 October 2019 

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Venue: Textile Centre

Nearest Station: Nicoll Highway (CC5), Lavender (EW11)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

#18: 11 to 13 Oct – Baby Fair 2019 

 

ATTENTION TO ALL MUMMIES/MUMMIES TO BE! 

The biggest Southeast Asia Baby Fair is back again with a wide variety of maternity and baby products! Get unbeatable deals of up to 90% off this October, receive exclusive perks and free gifts! Partnering with brands such as Pigeon, Merries, Friso, Avent and over 200,000 other brands, be prepared to shop till you drop! Mark your calendars now!

When: 11 – 13 October 2019

Time: 11.00am – 9.00pm (Fri & Sat), 11.00am – 8.00pm (Sun)

Venue: Singapore Expo 

Nearest Station: Expo (CG1/DT35)

Admission: Free

For more information: Visit their website

 

Photography

#19: 5 Oct – Leica Playground 

Leica Playground started in 2018 as a key highlight of the Leica Foto Festival, involving a slate of photography focused events for photography enthusiasts from all walks of life, be it amateur or professional. 

Be ready to meet like-minded individuals and professionals who will be sharing tips and tricks on capturing the perfect shot! Start of the day by visiting the exhibitions, attending workshops, immersing yourself in the augmented reality treasure hunt, and to end off the day, chill and listen to the live acoustic performances and DJ sets after the night falls.

When: 5 October 2019 

Time: 10.00am – 9.00pm

Venue: Design Orchard

Nearest Station: Somerset (NS23)

Admission: Free – $15 

For more information: Visit their website

 

#20: 12 Oct – Canon PhotoMarathon 

Are you ready to rise to the BIGGEST photography challenge of the year?

Canon PhotoMarathon is a single-day photography competition where participants are given specific themes to capture. However, these themes are only revealed on the event day at specific timings. There will be a total of three themes and each participant has three hours to submit ONE picture per theme for the competition.

Winners stand a chance to win ATTRACTIVE prizes from canon ranging from vouchers, photography accessories to cameras!

When: 12 October 2019

Time: 8.00am – 8.00pm

Venue: Our Tampines Hub

Nearest Station: Tampines West (DT31), Tampines (EW2/DT32), Tampines East (DT33)

Admission: $10 – $15

For more information: Visit their website

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