Going back to school doesn’t mean leaving the fun behind. This weekend, head out to enjoy Mid-Autumn festivities and many other entertaining and exciting programmes taking place.
Till 24 Sept, from 6 pm onwards
Gardens by the Bay
Get ready to be wowed by giant, fantasy-themed lantern sets depicting mythical characters and nature. Visitors can also look forward to nightly performances, games, a food street, a golden wishing tree and more. Details.
2. Mr Popper’s Penguins
Till 21 Sept
Gateway Theatre Black Box
Based on the beloved, award-winning children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater, this heartwarming, whimsical tale of Mr Popper and his vaudeville penguins will delight audiences of all ages. Learn more.
Till 16 Sept, 10 am to 9 pm
Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Head to Southeast Asia’s largest sand festival this weekend to see your favourite characters from the MARVEL movies brought to life via stunning sand sculptures. There are also fun activities and workshops on hand. More info.
4. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2018
Till 8 Oct
The must-go place for Mid-Autumn lantern displays, this year’s decorations illustrate Chinatown’s rich history through sculptured lanterns of samsui women, rickshaw pullers and more. Be sure to catch the Festive Bazaar and nightly shows too. Details.
5. Gardeners’ Day Out
15 Sept, 9 am to 3 pm
Enjoy a relaxing day of gardening and nature-related activities such as paintbrush-making, bottle upcycling and an educational bee-themed trail where you can discover more about bees and their various species. Find out more.
6. Beethoven Im Garten
15 Sept, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Musicians from the YST Conservatory Orchestra and the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra come together to present this concert in celebration of German-Singaporean ties. Learn more.
7. Disney Tsum Tsum Mid-Autumn Celebration of Love
Till 30 Sept
VivoCity Sky Park
Get your cameras ready to snap away at probably the cutest lanterns you’ll see this Mid-Autumn season, as 2,000 Disney Tsum Tsum lanterns light up VivoCity.
8. Spooky Seas: Meet the Quirky
Till 28 Oct
See five of the rarest and most bizarre marine animals around, plus enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt, interesting talks and other fun activities. More info.