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September School Holiday Activities 2018 in Singapore

The September school holidays 2018 take place from 1 September to 9 September 2018. This is a short break before the final school term of 2018 (OMG, how did we get here so quickly!).

During the September school holidays 2018, take some time to enjoy holiday activities, events and plenty of fun as a family. We have put together this Amazing List of activities to help you plan what to during the short, one-week break before the kids get charging into the last term of the 2018 school year.

Here are our suggestions of things do during the September school holidays 2018 in Singapore.

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Featured Events & Activities

At the Attractions

Sentosa Sandsation

1 to 16 September 2018
Siloso Beach, Sentosa

Sentosa Sandsation 2018See superheroes in sand at Southeast Asia’s largest sand festival. At Sentosa Sandsation: MARVEL Edition, view the amazing work of talented artists in the form of 15 larger-than-life sand sculptures featuring heroes like Iron Man, the Hulk and Captain America. Find out more.

Mermicomo meets Manatee

1 to 30 September 2018 (weekends only)
River Safari

Embark on the Mermicomo Trail to win limited edition tokidoki x River Safari enamel pins, grab collectibles and watch as mermaid performers swim gracefully with the manatees. There will be educational talks and photo opps with Canola, River Safari’s mascot, too! Find out more.

Zoo Zoom Day

8 September 2018
Singapore Zoo

Experience the zoo on wheels rather than on foot. Singapore Zoo’s Zoo Zoom Day is back and you can cruise around the park on non-electric mobility devices like bikes and scooters. There will also SG Bikes available for rent in the zoo, an ActiveSG Sports Try Out Area and Strider Obstacle Course. Get more info here.

KidZania Singapore KidZ & Craft

8 Aug to 9 September 2018
KidZania Singapore

Let your creativity flow with craft activities such as Paper Marbling, Plant Potting and Art Jamming at KidZania Singapore. Get more info here.

Mid-Autumn @ Gardens by the Bay

6 to 24 Sep 2018
Gardens by the Bay

View lantern sets based on the theme “Autumn of Fantasies” at Gardens by the Bay. Enjoy cultural performances, a food street and Chinese crafts at Supertree Grove. More information here.

Family Programmes during the September School Holidays 2018

1 to 9 September 2018
National Gallery Singapore

Want to find some “arty” things to do during the September school holidays 2018 in Singapore? National Gallery Singapore has various family-friendly programmes including storytelling sessions, docent-led tours for 5 to 8 year olds, family art and tween workshops. Find out more.


30 August to 6 January 2019
The Artground

Hullabaloo! at The ArtgroundColours, patterns and shapes beckon children’s discovery and exploration. Kids are encouraged to take on different perspectives and imagine a world of magic at this new installation at The Artground. Find out more.

Sunflower Surprise

31 August to 21 October 2018
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Sunflower Surprise, Gardens by the BayThe Land of Oz arrives at Gardens by the Bay’s Flower Dome and brings along a field of sunflowers too. Brighten up your holidays with a Sunflower Surprise. Find out more.

Children’s Festival 2018: Small Big Dreamers

Till 9 September 2018
National Gallery Singapore

Children get to learn about themselves and the world around them through the interactive installations at National Gallery Singapore. Find out more.

Theatre Shows & Concerts

The Conductor’s Spellbook

8 to 9 September 2018
Victoria Concert Hall

Young Tony Stradivarius finds an amazing book of spells on a trip to the concert halls and uses it to enchant the orchestra. This is an interactive concert that teaches children about the orchestra. Get more info here.


AIA Family Fest

1 September 2018
Sentosa, Palawan Green

AIA Family FestHave an exciting day out as a family at AIA Family Fest, happening on 1 September 2018 at Sentosa, Palawan Green! Go on a journey to three fascinating zones. Participate in each zone and collect stamps to redeem a prize.

Lift your imagination and unleash your creativity in activities such as Art Jamming and Doodling. Challenge your sportsmanship and resillence with activities such as the Spartan Kids Obstacle Challenge and the Spurs Soccer Challenge! Enjoy a movie by the beach with the family and tantalize your tastebuds with a wide variety of delectable food and beverages.

Admission is free. Get more information here.

SAFRA September School Holiday Workshops

1 to 9 September 2018
SAFRA Punggol, SAFRA Tampines, SAFRA Toa Payoh & SAFRA Yishun

SAFRA September School Holiday ProgrammesAllow the children to experience being a Kidz-preneur, let them take part in a slime creation workshop or learn how to fly a drone at SAFRA September School Holiday Workshops during the vacation. There are also Junior Doctor- and Mission Impossible-themed Kidz Camps that will get kids excited for the holidays. Find out more.

The Giving Family Festival 2018

1 & 2 Sep 2018
Singapore Sports Hub

Carnival Rides, Game Booths & Performances at The Giving Family Festival 2018Have fun at this charity carnival on the first weekend of the September school holidays 2018. There will be carnival games, workshops, a NERF Gun Battle arena and other activities for the entire family to participate in. Find out more.

Families for Life My Family Weekend Picnic @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

1 Sep 2018
Singapore Botanic Gardens

Families can look forward to an evening of fun and laughter at Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Symphony Stage with musical performances and fringe activities such as tote bag painting and bubble play. Find out more here.

My Family Weekend Fun Day

2 Sep 2018
Circular Road

Participate in puppet-making workshops, go art doodling on the road and be entertained by stage performances. Have fun at activity booths and enjoy bouncy castles too. More details of Families for Life’s My Family Weekend Fun Day can be found here.

World Food Fair 2018

30 August to 2 September 2018
Singapore Expo Hall 5

Indulge in all-things food at the World Food Fair 2018. There will be over 200 exhibitors with new international product launches and plenty to sample. Find out more.

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2018

8 to 9 September 2018
Marina Bay Sands

From Cosplay to Clarke Kent, get your geek-fix at Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2018. There will also be activities for kids such as a Kids’ Cosplay Parade and Kids’ Day on 9 September when kids under 12 enter for free. More info here.

Japan Summer Festival in conjunction with Sports Hub Community Play Day

8 to 9 September 2018
Singapore Sports Hub

Get immersed in Japanese culture at his fun-play event. There will be activities like the Bon-Odori mass dance, Japanese costumes try-outs, Japanese food, a Pokemon Carnival and more. This is a ticketed event. Get more info here.

one-north Festival 2018

7 to 8 September 2018

X-periment! 2018Take a peek at what goes on behind the scenes in science at the one-north festival. Watch teams battle it out in a soapbox races, explore the latest developments in science at the X-periment! science carnival and dive into an inflatable digestive system. Get a full listing of programmes and activities here.

White Cane Community Day

8 September 2018
Toa Payoh Hub Atrium

White Cane Community Day celebrates the success and ability of people with visual impairment. At this fun and education event, there will be interactive games, guide dog meet-ups, DIY clay figures and more activities. Find out more.

Lifestyle Market & Workshops

8 to 9 September 2018
Marine Cove, East Coast Park

Learn how to repurpose everyday objects through workshops and browse through the various items on sale at the Sustainable Lifestyle Market. Find out more.

At the Shopping Malls

Pancake Playtime

31 August to 9 September 2018
United Square

Take part in an interactive cookout session where you can make pancakes with the kids. Also, watch as pancake artist from the US demonstrates his amazing pancake-making skills in live shows. Find out more.

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