Get your September school holidays off to a flying start this weekend which is chock-a-block with all kinds of exciting programmes ranging across arts, culture, science and technology.
1. SAFRA Punggol My Family Fiesta
8 Sept, 9 am to 6 pm
Enjoy a full day of fun, games and activities at this family carnival featuring a family bazaar, kids-run booths, role-playing programmes, trial classes and more. Details.
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2. Wan Qing Mid Autumn Festival 2019
7 to 8 Sept, 10 am to 9 pm
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
This annual festive gala has a wide range of offerings for young and old including an eye-popping outdoor art installation, Singapore’s first helium sky lantern event, a laser show, performances and assorted craft workshops. More info.
3. Andy Griffiths’ The 13-Storey Treehouse: Live On Stage
7 to 8 Sept
SOTA Drama Theatre
Based on the international bestseller and multi-award winning book series, this fantastical production about a treehouse that has everything is brimming with theatrical magic and imagination. Learn more.
4. Singapore Science Festival 2019
Till 14 Sept
Discover the wonders of science at this annual celebration, which returns for its 19th edition this year bringing with it a science busking festival, magic-like demonstration shows and a spectacular presentation by the Royal Institution. More info.
5. Japan Summer Festival 2019
7 to 8 Sept, 12 pm to 9 pm
Singapore National Stadium
Immerse yourself in Japanese culture at Singapore’s largest Natsu Matsuri event, featuring over 100 authentic Japanese stalls, a Pokemon Carnival, traditional arts performances and loads of other fun activities. Find out more.
6. Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019 – Embracing Wonder
Till 29 Dec
National Gallery Singapore
There’s a whole slate of great art programmes lined up for kids and families over the month of September, such as recycling and art workshops, and a mobile participatory performance. Details.
7. KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme
Till 15 Sept, 10 am to 6 pm
Indulge your tech-loving side with the themed activities at KidZania, including drone piloting, electric circuit creation and making your own YouTube video. Learn more.
8. Sentosa Sandsation 2019: Star Wars Edition
Till 15 Sept
Feel the Force at Southeast Asia’s largest sand sculpting festival, where renowned sand artists have created awesome works depicting some of the most beloved characters and famous scenes from the films. More info.
9. West Winds in Concert 2019 – Blockbusters Live! II
7 Sept, 3 pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
Movie buffs, don’t miss this chance to hear soundtracks from some of the biggest hit films like E.T, Marvel Studios’ Avengers and Frozen performed by the Bukit Batok Community Club’s West Winds band. Find out more.