It’s an extra long weekend, and the one-week term break immediately after so you know what that means? Time for non-stop fun! Check out our highlights of the most interesting events taking place that are sure to get your holiday off to a great start.
1. Paw Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue”
1 to 3 Sept
Resorts World Sentosa Theatre
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Fans of these little canine heroes, be sure to catch the pups in this new action-packed musical adventure! With innovative costumes, traditional scenery and a high-tech video wall, this will have you fully immersed in the world of Paw Patrol. More info.
2. Ballet Under the Stars Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre
1 to 3 Sept, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Fort Canning Green
This popular outdoor dance performance by the SDT returns for its 22nd edition. Taking place over two weekends, this first installment presents three rousing contemporary dance pieces. Learn more.
3. Autumn Harvest
1 Sept to 29 Oct
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
Be wowed by the rich, lavish hues and the creativity on show at Gardens by the Bay’s latest themed floral exhibition. Lush farm plots, spectacular blooms and adorable vegetable-shaped lanterns abound. Details.
4. Sentosa Sandsation 2017
1 to 17 Sept
This is Southeast Asia’s largest sand sculpture festival, showcasing the works of local and international sand masters as they create incredible giant displays. Get your cameras ready because there will be photo opps aplenty. Find out more.
5. The Nutcracker
Till 10 Sept
This unusual performance uses magic and illusion to help tell the classic story of The Nutcracker. Combined with state-of-the-art visual effects, music, dance and more, you’re in for one spellbinding ride. Learn more.
6. Families for Life “My Family Weekend” Picnic
2 Sept, 4 pm to 9:30 pm
Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Ficus Green
Enjoy quality time with the entire family at this picnic organised by the Families for Life Council. Look forward to bouncy castles, a DIY art activity, a movie screening and more. Details.
7. SSO Concerts for Children: Peter and the Wolf
2 to 3 Sept
Victoria Concert Hall
The famous folk tale of Peter and the Wolf is told through beautiful orchestral music and the theatrical performances of mime artists in this installment of the SSO’s popular concerts designed for little ones. More info.
8. Eight Five Tunes Live in Singapore
2 Sept, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Don’t miss this first-ever performance in Singapore by Hong Kong’s a cappella sensation, Eight Five Tunes. This elite group of singers will be joined by local group, NUS Resonance, as they perform contemporary pop hits. Details.
9. Sentosa Movies by the Beach
2 to 3 Sept, from 7:30 pm
Pack the beach mat, popcorn and soda, and enjoy a relaxing movie date under the stars with the whole family. Free admission.
10. NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park
3 Sept, 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Take a trip down memory lane, as homegrown Mandopop artists Kelvin Tan and Kelly Poon transport you to good ol’ times gone by with their repertoire of xinyao classics.