1. Rainforest Lumina Season 2
Presented by Singapore Zoo, this lush and luminous world invites you to embark on a night walk into a magical rainforest. Illuminate your senses as you experience an enhanced multisensory adventure with over ten immersive zones. Meet the Creature Crew, a quirky group of virtual animals who will bring you on a whimsical adventure, on which you and your young ones can capture memorable photos and take home exclusive souvenirs.
Date: From June
Venue: Singapore Zoo
Nearest MRT: Take bus 138 from Ang Mo Kio MRT station
2. Cirque Du Soleil – Kurios
Cirque du Soleil comes to Singapore with their newest creation under the Big Top, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities. Get ready to unravel a world of curiosities and have it turned upside down. KURIOS is an event you should definitely not miss!
Date: 5 Jul to 18 Aug
Venue: Under the Big Top, Bayfront Avenue
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
Lavish costumes and special effects will blow you away at this live musical adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin. Sing along to memorable tunes from the classic Academy Award-winning film and be whisked away to another world by the elaborate sets.
Date: 21 Jul to 1 Sep
Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands®
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
4. Orchid Extravaganza
You’ll love the heritage orchids, such as the Papilionan, Miss Joaquim, Aranda Singa Gold, Aranda Noorah Alsagoff and dendrobium S. R. Nathan, which will be on display at this Singapore Bicentennial-themed floral display. Come explore the roots of Singapore’s thriving orchid culture and admire award-winning varieties.
Date: 26 Jul to 15 Sep
Venue: Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
5. Encounter Beethoven: A Mid-Summer Chamber Concert
Held in Victoria Concert Hall, this ode to Beethoven and other famed composers will be headlined by accomplished musicians such as Singapore bassoonist Jo Anne Sukumaran and the 18-year-old Norwegian violinist Joakim Røbergshagen.
Date: 4 Aug
Venue: Victoria Concert Hall
Nearest MRT: Raffles Place
6. 2019 Singapore Raffles International Music Festival
At the Singapore Raffles International Music Festival (SRIMF), you can attend concerts, seminars, workshops and a violin exhibition held by acclaimed music educators and performers. Watch young musicians from across Asia compete and admire their talents at this festival dedicated to the education, promotion and development of the performing arts.
Date: 8-11 Aug
Venue: SOTA Concert Hall and Singapore Chinese Culture Centre
Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut (SOTA) and Tanjong Pagar (Singapore Chinese Culture Centre)
7. National Day Parade
Enjoy aerial acrobatics, exuberant songs and extravagant fireworks during this parade that fetes Singapore’s 54th birthday. You can watch these breath-taking flybys and pyrotechnic displays from Marina Bay and the Civic District, so be sure to secure a table at one of the precinct’s many bars, cafes and restaurants.
Date: 9 Aug
Website: National Day
Nearest MRT: City Hall
8. Malay Language Month 2019
During Malay Language Month, or “Bulan Bahasa”, you can sign up for a variety of engaging literary, oratorical and cultural programmes, which will expound on the many beautiful facets of the Malay language.
Date: 17 Aug – 13 Oct
Venue: Various locations
9. Singapore Night Festival 2019
Temporary installations will pop up across the Bras Basah.Bugis neighbourhood during the Singapore Night Festival. Stroll through Night Lights, which is the festival’s signature series of interactive light installations, enjoy projection art that will be cast onto iconic landmarks across town, and catch street performances by local and international artists.
Date: 23-31 Aug
Venue: Bras Basah.Bugis precinct
Nearest MRT: Various MRT stations
10. Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience
The biggest dinosaur show in the world, Walking With Dinosaurs, is a family show that has been enjoyed by over nine million people in more than 250 cities around the world. This dazzling $20-million production brings you up-close to 18 life-sized dinosaurs that have been brought to life by state-of-the-art technology.
Date: 29 Aug – 8 Sep
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Nearest MRT: Stadium
11. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations 2019
Soak in the festivities during this traditional Chinese festival, where Chinatown will be lit up with lanterns and street decorations. Take your pick of festive goodies–such as mooncakes (sweet pastries traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival), pomelos, and ornaments available only during this period–from street-side stalls as you stroll through Chinatown.
Date: 31 Aug – 28 Sep
Nearest MRT: Chinatown