1. Rainforest Lumina Season 2
A bottom-up shot of the entrance of Rainforest Lumina at night

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

Website: www.rainforestlumina.sg

Nearest MRT: Take bus 138 from Ang Mo Kio MRT station


2. Cirque Du Soleil – Kurios
Publicity poster of 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

Website: www.sistic.com.sg/events/kurios0819

Nearest MRT: Bayfront


3. Aladdin
The cast of Disney’s Aladdin musical performing on stage

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®

Website: https://baseentertainment.com.sg/shows/aladdin/

Nearest MRT: Bayfront


4. Orchid Extravaganza
A display of orchids at the 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

Website: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

Nearest MRT: Bayfront


5. Encounter Beethoven: A Mid-Summer Chamber Concert
A portrait shot of Singaporean bassoonist Jo Anne Sukumaran

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

Website: www.LichaStelaus.com

Nearest MRT: Raffles Place


6. 2019 Singapore Raffles International Music Festival
Publicity poster for Singapore Raffles International Music Festival 2019

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

Website: www.srimf.sg

Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut (SOTA) and Tanjong Pagar (Singapore Chinese Culture Centre)


7. National Day Parade
Flypast with the flag of Singapore at the 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

Venue: Padang

Website: National Day

Nearest MRT: City Hall


8. Malay Language Month 2019
A traditional Malay performance by a group of children

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

Website: www.mbms.sg


9. Singapore Night Festival 2019
Journey by NOVAK display at Singapore Night Festival

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

Website: www.nightfestival.sg

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

Website: www.sportshub.com.sg/WWD2019

Nearest MRT: Stadium


11. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations 2019
A display of traditional lanterns above a crowd at Chinatown

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

Venue: Chinatown

Website: www.chinatownfestivals.sg

Nearest MRT: Chinatown