The Amazing List of September School Holiday Activities 2019 in Singapore for Kids
September School Holiday Activities 2019 in Singapore
Three-quarters of the school year is over! With the one-week September school holidays in Singapore taking place from 7 to 15 September 2019, head out and spend some time around our sunny island. There are many different things to do during the September school holidays 2019 with kids in Singapore. We put together some family-friendly ideas for the September school holidays 2019 below.
You can also download our FREE Little Day Out Guide to the September School Holidays here.
Featured Events & Activities
SAFRA Punggol My Family Fiesta
KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme
Discovery Camps September Holiday Camps
At the Attractions
Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder
25 May to 29 December 2019
National Gallery Singapore
Image: National Gallery Singapore
There are 11 interactive and multi-dimensional artworks by Singapore and Southeast Asian artists at the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder for kids. During the September school holidays 2019, look forward to exciting programmes and workshops for kids that will take them on a journey into the world of art and creativity. Learn to repurpose discarded material, embark on Family Art Workshop and get to meet the artists behind the Big Hug installation.
KidZ & Innovation
26 August to 15 September 2019
Have fun with role-playing activities at a kid-sized City and dive into a world of technology and innovation at KidZania Singapore’s KidZ & Innovation September school holiday programme. Learn how to make YouTube videos, fly a drone, take part in coding workshops and more. Special bonus KidZos also await for those who go on a tech quest.
Quest for the River Gem
1 September to 31 October 2019
Image: Wildlife Reserves Singapore
River Safari’s resident animals, the capybara, Indian gharial, manatee, giant panda, giant river otter, red panda and giant freshwater stingray have been recreated in the distinct tokidoki style. Get to meet life-sized 3D sculptures of these characters together with their Mermicorno counterparts and join them in the River Gem Trail during the September school holidays 2019 in Singapore.
Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
7 & September
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Enjoy the glow of 200 moonflowers, join in family-friendly workshops and crafts, and sample mooncakes at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall’s Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2019. A highlight of this year’s event is the release of giant helium sky lanterns in the evening of 7 September. Find out more about Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2019.
Sentosa Sandsation: Star Wars Edition
31 August to 15 September
View 20 Star Wars-themed sand sculptures, take part in sand sculpting workshops and watch live demonstrations at this year’s Sentosa Sandsation 2019 – the Star Wars Edition. There will also be free entry via the Sentosa Express or for those driving between 31 August to 15 September 2019.
Wonderland: An Interactive Exhibition
13 April to 22 September
Bring your little ones for an enchanting experience into Wonderland, an immersive, playful and interactive exhibition suitable for audiences of all ages. With theatrical sets, bold, interactive environments and amazing audiovisual artworks, this award-winning exhibition is not to be missed this June Holidays! Find out more about Wonderland: An Interactive Exhibition
Till 29 September 2019
Science Centre Singapore
Pay a visit to Science Centre Singapore to go on a DinoQuest. Learn about the world of palaeontology and what goes on behind the scenes at a palaeontologist’s lab.
China, Lit, Flavours of China & Family Lounge presented by PlayStation
6 September to 6 October 2019
Changi Airport Terminal 3
Enjoy fun with Changi Airport September School Holiday 2019 activities such a Mala Hotpot-themed playground and China-focused exhibition. There are also free games at the Family Lounge presented by PlayStation. Find out more.
Gardens by the Bay Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
30 August to 15 September 2019
Gardens by the Bay
The Gardens by the Bay’s Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 pays tribute to Chinese traditions and folklore with lanterns sets, cultural performances and activities from 30 August to 15 September 2019. Find out more.
Jurong Lake Gardens Mid-Autumn Festival 2019
6 to 15 September 2019
Jurong Lake Gardens
An alternative to the larger Gardens by the Bay celebrations, the Jurong Lake Gardens Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 has lanterns, food fair and performances. Plus, there is also the draw of Forest Ramble playground which opens till 10 pm, except on Monday when it is closed. Find out more.
Free Admission to Jurong Bird Park
6 to 15 September 2019
Jurong Bird Park
This year, the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund (WRSCF) marks a decade of protecting local wildlife and their habitats, and Jurong Bird Park is offering complimentary admission to local residents during the September holidays. A family-friendly September school holiday 2019 outing for sure! But be prepared, VERY prepared, for CROWDS! However, take note that admission to certain attractions and aviaries within Jurong Bird Park will be ticketed.
Workshops & Programmes
Coding Lab September Holiday Coding Camps 2019
9 to 13 Sep 2019
Coding Lab is offering a variety of course for students aged 4 to 18 years old. Learn about game design, animation, app creation and even Python classes. There are three different locations found throughout Singapore. Get more information here.
Young Naturalist Camp
7 Sep 2019
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Sign up for a one-day camp that includes indoor and outdoor learning about the wetlands and nature conservation. Get more information here.
Wow Wild Seeds
9 Sep 2019
Centre for Education & Outreach, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Learn about the world of seeds and the importance of saving them. Get a behind the scenes look at the Singapore Botanic Gardens Seed Bank labs and learn about seeds through interactive activities. Get more information here.
Nature Keeper Camp
10 Sep 2019
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
This one-day camp will inculcate an appreciation for Singapore’s forests and share the importance of conservation efforts. Get more information here.
Grow with Nature Drama Series: The Enormous Turnip by Nicola Baxter
11 Sep 2019
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Explore nature through dramatisation and discover the rich diversity found in the great outdoors. Follow along with the story of the enormous turnip. Get more information here.
My Family Fiesta @ SAFRA Punggol
8 Sep 2019 SAFRA Punggol
Spend a day out with the family at SAFRA Punggol’s My Family Fiesta. There is a Diaper Dash for babies and the Kidz-Preneur – Big Little Boss Edition for aspiring entrepreneurs. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the bazaar, carnival food, games, crafts and other activities at the SAFRA Punggol. Find out more information here.
Playeum I-Opener: Play with the Senses
1 June 2019 to 26 April 2020 Gillman Barracks
Bring your little ones to the I-Opener: Play with the Senses exhibition by Playeum for a day of artful play. See the world through the eyes of four artists with disabilities and learn about the important role which our senses play in discovering the world around us. Find out more about I-Opener and other exciting arts-related activities at Playeum here.
Eco Warrior Challenge
6 to 12 Sep 2019 Our Tampines Hub
Take part in different fun challenges while learning tips on how to save the earth at Our Tampines Hub during the September school holidays 2019 in Singapore. Find out more here.
Ground Zero Festival 2019
7 Sep 2019 Ground-Up Initiative
Reconnect with nature and learn about the minimal waste lifestyle and more at the Kampung Kampus. Find out more information here.
ECDA Early Childhood Conference 2019
13 to 14 Sep 2019 Suntec Singapore
Find out how you can make learning outdoors fun, exciting and developmental for children at the ECDA Early Childhood Conference 2019. There will also be an exhibition with free admission to the public with interactive programmes and performances for preschool children.
13 to 14 Sep 2019 Fusionopolis One Atrium
Get a peek into the latest innovations from the health, business and manufacturing institutions. Part of the Singapore Science Festival 2019, there will also be a record-breaking attempt for Singapore’s largest slime installation.
23 May 2019 to 15 Sep 2019 The Artground
Explore and discover new ways of looking at ordinary objects around the home at The Artground’s new exhibition, Happy Homebodies. Find out more information here.
Theatre Shows & Concerts
Fantastic Mr Fox (Mandarin)
Till 13 September
KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Fantastic Mr Fox is a classic tale of goodies and baddies. It is an inspiring story about the brave and clever Mr Fox who, with the help of his family and friends, outsmarts three farmers’ nasty schemes in order to provide food for the animal community.
Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience
7 to 8 September
Singapore Indoor Stadium
View life-sized “dinosaurs” on the prowl in this live adventure at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Find out more about Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience here.
Korea-Singapore Jazz Night
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Jive to the beat of two acts – the homegrown JASS Ensemble led by Jeremy Monteiro, and Korean jazz vocalist Heo So-young from Korea and her band. Part of the annual Korea Festival. Find out more here.