It’s all about the magic of the night this weekend, as celebrations kick off for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. Elsewhere, nature and science deliver experiences that are just as magical, whether it’s seeing dinosaurs come to life or wondrous, mind-boggling demonstrations.
1. KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme
26 Aug to 15 Sept
Get tech-y this school holidays with the many science and technology-based activities lined up at KidZania, from coding workshops to drone piloting and electric circuit-building. Learn more.
31 Aug to 1 Sept, 10:30 am to 7 pm
Show your support for little entrepreneurs in the making at this kids-run bazaar that’s designed to foster an inquisitive, bold and go-getting spirit. More info.
3. Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 at Gardens by the Bay
30 Aug to 15 Sept
Gardens by the Bay
There are loads in-store at this lunar fiesta, from spectacular lantern sets depicting traditional Chinese stories to a giant revolving lantern, colourful soundscapes, performances and more.
4. Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience
29 Aug to 5 Sept
Singapore Indoor Stadium
Based on the award-winning BBC TV series, this awe-inspiring production takes you on a journey into pre-history as 18 life-sized dinosaurs roar to life on stage. Find out more.
5. Singapore Science Festival
30 Aug to 14 Sept
Science Centre Singapore
Celebrate the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in our lives and our future with programmes that include a creative science buskers competition, thrilling live shows and fun workshops.
6. Singapore Night Festival
Till 31 Aug, midnight
Bras Basah.Bugis area
The Bras Basah. Bugis district becomes a shimmering realm filled with dazzling light shows that play out on building facades, creative art installations and live performances that will inspire and awe.
31 Aug, 8 am to 9 pm
OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub
Run for a good cause, enjoy fun carnival games, support local wares and make a difference in the lives of over 31,000 individuals under the care of TOUCH who can really benefit from a helping hand.
8. Car-Free Weekend at one-north
30 to 31 August
Discover eco-friendly things to do and fun activities including a VR game and quest to discover photogenic spots around one-north at the August edition of Car-Free Weekend at one-north. Find out more about what is in store on here.
31 Aug to 15 Sept, 10 am to 8:30 pm
Southeast Asia’s largest sand sculpting festival returns with 20 incredible Star Wars-themed creations by sand artists from all around the world. You’ll also watch masters vie for top honours at the Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Competition. Details.
10. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival
31 Aug to 28 Sept
No Mid-Autumn celebration is complete without a visit to this heritage area. Festivities kick off this Saturday with the official light-up ceremony which features exciting performances, dragon dance and a fireworks display. Learn more.