1. Spectra – A Light & Water Show
Set to an orchestral soundtrack composed by award-winning Singaporean producer, Kenn C, this free-to-public outdoor light and water show is a four-act journey that starts off with Singapore’s origin as a multicultural hub, and closes with a sneak peek into a future using projections. The show takes place nightly after 8pm.
Venue: The Event Plaza at Marina Bay Sands
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
2. Deepavali Celebrations 2017
Join in the merrymaking as the Hindus in Singapore celebrate the ‘Festival of Lights’ with Henna art, performances, and plenty of shopping in Little India and beyond.
Date: Till 12 Nov
Venue: Various venues
3. Night at Sentosa
More than just a leisure destination, Sentosa Island (also known as The State of Fun) is one of Singapore’s hottest nightlife stops with its selection of the finest bars such as Tanjong Beach Club and Mambo Beach Club. This October, the popular island resort is hosting an Oktoberfest party—a boozy celebration of bratwurst, beer and Bavarian vibes.
Date: 1-31 Oct
Venue: Sentosa Island
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront
4. Henna Workshop
An ancient form of body art, henna are temporary tattoos created using the dye from the henna plant. During Deepavali, Hindus will usually have intricate henna designs drawn on their hands to signify blessings that will “light up the soul”. Head down to the Singapore Visitor Centre and discover the best Henna artist in town.
Date: 6-18 Oct
Venue: Singapore Visitor Centre, orchardgateway@emerald
Nearest MRT: Somerset
5. Forever Crazy by Crazy Horse Paris
Photo by Charles Loh
The iconic Parisian cabaret, Crazy Horse Paris, makes its way to our little red dot for an extraordinarily mesmerising cabaret showcase that encapsulates feminine beauty with a mischievous artistic charm—featuring a thoughtfully curated medley of the best acts from their legendary repertoire.
Date: 11-29 Oct
Venue: The MasterCard® Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
6. Sirri na Pesse: Navigating Bugis Identities in Singapore
The Malay Heritage Centre invites visitors to check out the fourth instalment of the Se-Nusantara (meaning 'From the same [Malay-Indonesian] archipelago') series of exhibitions called Sirri na Pesse. This exhibition aims to rediscover the rich heritage and culture of the Malay-Bugis community in Singapore.
Date: 13-28 Oct
Venue: Malay Heritage Centre
Nearest MRT: bugis
7. BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global
The most prestigious tournament in women’s tennis returns with 10 days of non-stop sporting action and entertainment on and off the court.
Date: 20-29 Oct
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Nearest MRT: Stadium
8. Singapore Wine Fiesta 2017
Photo by Johan Persson
This largest outdoor wine fair in Singapore features winemakers from around the world and offers four days of wine tastings, masterclasses, live performances, and other exciting activities.
Date: 26-29 Oct
Venue: Clifford Square
Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
9. Singapore Fashion Week 2017
Supported by Council of Fashion Designers of America, Singapore Fashion Week 2017 returns to the Lion City with more dazzling designer debuts and high-profile headliners. This extravagant fashion event has been graced by a strong global line-up such as Guo Pei, Carolina Herrera, Victoria Beckham and Thakoon Panichgul and Dion Lee. Also, don’t miss talks, and special programmes happening at the same time.
Date: 26-28 Oct
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Nearest MRT: City Hall
10. Halloween Horror Nights® 7
Universal Studios Singapore® returns for its seventh instalment—bringing you the most intense and immersive Halloween event with horrifying haunted houses, terrifying scare zones, and more.
Date: Till 29 Oct (selected nights)
Venue: Universal Studios Singapore®
Nearest MRT: HarbourFront