It’s activities galore, with a slew of festivals and events taking place this weekend in celebration of all kinds of wonderful stuff – kids, family, music, dance, Halloween, and more! So get ready for a buzzing weekend that will leave you spoilt for choice on what to do.
Till 20 Nov
MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Experience this Broadway and West End smash hit that’s already wowed over 50 million people. A re-imagining of the Wizard of Oz tale, this musical’s technical wizardry, enchanting story and show-stopper tunes will captivate young and old alike. Learn more.
8 Oct, 5 pm to 9:30 pm
The Lawn @ Marina Bay
What's On: Deepavali Open Houses and Events
Performances, Hands-On Trials and Japanese Cultural Activities: Why the Japanese Calligraphy Exhibition in Singapore (20 to 25 Oct) Is More Than Your Usual Art Exhibition
Celebrate Children’s Day as a family at this special edition picnic. Decorate a kite together, play games, let the little ones cut loose at the bouncy castle, and chill out to music and a movie under the stars – there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Till 31 Oct, 10 am to 7 pm
The aquarium’s month-long Halloween celebrations sees it transformed into a pirates’ lair. Go on a trick-or-treat trail littered with challenges, listen to enchanting tales of the ocean, be treated to an underwater show featuring the Skeleton Wanderers and more. Find out more.
7 to 9 Oct
This annual festival is back, with a loads of theatre treats, hands-on workshops and fabulous free activities that are sure to delight. From plays and puppet shows to song and dance numbers performed by primary schoolers, there won’t be a dull moment. More info.
9 Oct, 11 am to 6 pm
Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity
Part of the world’s biggest drawing festival with events taking place worldwide, this free annual event is designed for kids from 1 to 12. Activities this year include an Amazing Shapes trail, an interactive and collaborative installation, puppetry and a stop-motion workshop. Details.
7 to 23 Oct
This nationwide campaign to celebrate our local dance scene and get people moving is back for its second edition. Jitterbugs will be stoked at the near-150 free performances, workshops, classes, games and other dance-related activities taking place all across the island. Find out more.
9 Oct, 3 pm to 4 pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
To celebrate Children’s Day, the Mus’Art Youth Wind Orchestra has lined up an afternoon of familiar and well-loved Disney theme songs, from the earliest Mickey Mouse cartoons to The Lion King and Tangled. Learn more.