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. 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

3. 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

4. The Quest for the River Gems!
Event poster for The Quest for the River Gems at River Safari

Join us this September when River Safari transforms into a colourful new world. Come face to fin with Tokidoki and our river inhabitants, and be mesmerised by mermaid performances. What's more, in October, have a splashing good time in our merry-not-scary theme party!.

Date: 1 Sep – 31 Oct

Venue: River Safari

Website: www.riversafari.com.sg

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

5. Emily of Emerald Hill
Event poster of Emily of Emerald Hill

The tale of Emerald Hill’s matriarch is one of Singaporean theatre’s most popular productions ever. Born in 1940s Singapore, Emily is abandoned as a child, but uses her wit and charm to become a beloved hostess and an icon of Singapore’s Peranakan* community.

*The term is an Indonesian/Malay word that means “local born”, which generally refers to people of Chinese and Malay/Indonesian heritage.

Date: 4-28 Sep

Venue: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre @ WILD RICE, Funan, 107 North Bridge Road Level 4

Website: www.wildrice.com.sg

Nearest MRT: City Hall

6. Deepavali Celebrations 2019
Deepavali light display at Little India

Also known as “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights”, Deepavali is a colourful and elaborate celebration of the triumph of good over evil. Visit Little India during this exuberant season to discover the intricate decorations, delicacies and rituals of Singapore’s Indian community.

Date: 7 Sep to 2 Nov

Venue: Little India

Nearest MRT: Little India

7. Grand Prix Season Singapore
Bird’s eye view of the Marina Bay District Photo by Andrew JK Tan

While the fastest cars in the world race through Singapore during the world’s first night race, a slew of exciting off-track activities await you during this ten-day festival. You can enjoy GPSS precinct parties, special race-themed promotions and menus at various dining, retail, arts, culture and entertainment establishments. After catching the acts of international performers, drink and dance the night away at after-parties like Podium Lounge and Amber Lounge.

Date: 13-22 Sep, 20-22 Sep (Formula 1? Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019)

Venue: Marina Bay Street Circuit and various locations across Singapore

Website: www.singaporegp.sg

Nearest MRT: City Hall, Esplanade and Promenade

8. Art After Dark: 7th Anniversary Celebrations
A performance at Art After Dark event at Gillman Barracks

From exhilarating musical performances to interactive art experiences, Gillman Barracks’ seventh anniversary celebrations will be nothing short of spectacular. Feast your eyes on exciting gallery exhibitions and treat yourself to a sumptuous array of food and drinks.

Date: 20 Sep

Venue: Gillman Barracks

Website: www.gillmanbarracks.com

Nearest MRT: Labrador Park

9. An Old New World: From the East Indies to the Founding of Singapore, 1600s – 1819

Explore the 200 years leading up to the pivotal events surrounding Singapore’s founding in 1819. Start your journey with the bustling world of trade in the East Indies that attracted the Dutch and British East India Companies from the early 17th century.

Date: 21 Sep to 31 Mar 2020

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

Website: www.nationalmuseum.sg

Nearest MRT: Bencoolen, Bras Basah and Dhoby Ghaut

10. Halloween Horror Nights 9

This September, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studio Singapore? returns for its ninth edition. Steel your nerves as you brave five all-new haunted houses, two sinister shows, two menacing scare zones and more terrifying surprises. Experience all of these only at Singapore's largest and most iconic Halloween event.

Date: 27 Sep to 31 Oct

Venue: Universal Studios Singapore?

Website: www.halloweenhorrornights.com.sg

Nearest MRT: HarbourFront

11. Patek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition Singapore 2019
Event poster of Watch Art Exhibition

Discover the world of Patek Philippe, the last Genevan family-owned watchmaking company. For the first time in Asia and as part of Singapore’s Bicentennial celebrations, this exhibition showcases over 400 unique and historic timepieces celebrating the tradition of innovation and independence, art and craftsmanship, aesthetics and passion—values that have defined Patek Philippe since 1839.

Date: 28 Sep to 13 Oct

Venue: Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands?

Website: www.patek.com/watchart2019

Nearest MRT: Bayfront