Events in Singapore September 2018

The year’s gone by in a flash and now we’re in the month of September. Cue the Green Day jokes about waking up when September ends.

But with events such as a singles-only comedy show, the Mid-Autumn festival light up, and boozed-filled pool parties, here are 33 events happening in the month of September worth crawling out of bed for.

Halloween events

1. Halloween Horror Nights 8

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Featuring five haunted houses (one themed around season 1 of Stranger Things, and the others centred around Asian horror), two scare zones, three live shows, and a bigger live-action zombie laser tag zone, USS is set to up the scare ante for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights.

Date: 27 September to 31 October
Event Time: 7.30pm to 12.30am (non-peak), 7.30pm to 12.30am (peak), see schedule here
Admission: S$58 (general admission ticket), tickets available here
Address: Universal Studio Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, S(098269)

Music events and parties

2. Sunset Disco

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Grab after-work cocktails with your girlfriends and watch the sunset from 71 floors up, while vibing to nu disco, funk, soul, house, and disco beats.

Date: 7, 14, 21, 28 September
Event Time: 6.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free (S$25 cover charge after 10.30pm, inclusive of one drink), email [email protected] for table reservations
Address: Bar Rouge, 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, S(178882)

3. Aquaholic Pool Party SG

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Grab your girls, laze by the pool, and sip bubbly till the sun goes down. Expect live performances by drag queens JAJA, Baliana Grande, and Monica Malibu, and music by Resident DJs Akito and Shigeki to keep the party going till the wee hours.

Date: 9 September
Event Time: 4.00pm till late
Admission: Free
Address: FOC Sentosa, 110 Tanjong Beach Walk, S(098943)

4. Ice Cream Sundays: 2 Year Anniversary

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Get down and groovy with DJs spinning house, disco, funk, and soul tunes at the outdoor event. Come evening, a mobile bar will be set up to serve beers, spirits, and wine, with food served by Sidecar Sausages and Popbar SG.

Date: 16 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Pay as you want, tickets available here
Address: [email protected], 27A Loewen Road, S(248839)

5. Music Matters Live 2018

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Into its 13th year, the most promising bands from the Asia Pacific region will showcase their talents at Music Matters Live. Come support regional talent and enjoy free music around the Clarke Quay area and Timbre.

Date: 7 September to 12 September
Event Time: 5.30pm to 12.00mn
Admission: Free
Address: Clarke Quay area and Timbre outlets

6. The Great Escape presents Kampong Boogie

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Boogie the night away at this rooftop carpark discotheque overlooking a partial view of the cityscape. Expect funk, soul, groove, disco and house music to get your feet moving till the sun comes up.

Date: 7 September
Event Time: 10.00pm to 3.00am
Admission: Free before 10.00pm, S$10 before 12.00am, S$15 after midnight, tickets available at the door
Address: The Great Escape, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, S(199589)

7. Liquid State X Zouk Presents Alan Walker, Seungri & Corsak

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Seungri, Alan Walker and Liquid State’s new signee CORSAK will be performing at Zouk after their sold-out show in Seoul. Zouk resident Ghetto will also be keeping energy levels high, so put on your dancing shoes for this one-night-only performance.

Date: 12 September
Event Time: 10.00pm to 4.00am
Admission: S$40, tickets available here, S$50 at the door
Address: Zouk Singapore, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, S(179022)

8. Places + Faces Singapore

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What started as a Tumblr project featuring backstage polaroids snaps, Places+Faces has morphed into a fashion and music brand. Now back in Asia, Places+Faces is back with is party series.

Date: 6 September
Event Time: 10.00pm to 3.00am
Admission: S$50, tickets available here, S$60 at the door
Address: Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, S(088444)

Film, Movies, Comedy, and Talks

9. F**k tinder-a comedy dating show exclusively for singles

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For the single ladies who are sick of dating app weirdos, try meeting people the old-fashioned way. At this singles-only comedy event, you’ll be seated in mixed groups while professional comedians host and entertain.

Date: 12 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$50 (including 1 drink), tickets available here
Address: The Merry Lion, 8B Circular Road, S(049364)

10. LAUGH SG: 881

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Bring your mats and drinks while you enjoy Royston Tan’s colourful musical 881 about Singapore’s Getai scene. Free popcorn and cotton candy will be served as well.

Date: 1 September
Event Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Admission: Free
Address: Singapore Flyer (Greek Theatre), 30 Raffles Avenue, S(039803)

11. Comedy at Canvas with Kumar

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Have a roaring good time with drag queen slash comedy king Kumar as he cracks relentless jokes and performs over-the-top lip-synching sets.

Date: 4, 11, 18, 25 September
Event Time: 8.30pm to 11.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$26.88, tickets available here
Address: 20 Upper Circular Road, The Riverwalk, #B1-01/06, S(058416)

12. Malaysian Film Festival in Singapore

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The Malaysian Film Festival returns with selections ranging from the horror movie, Haunted Hotel, set in the Genting Highlands to the touching autobiography You Mean The World To Me which explores the themes of love and family.

Date: 28 September to 30 September
Event Time: Varies according to programme, see all programmes here
Admission: S$12 (S$10 for concession), tickets available here
Address: The Arts House at The Old Parliament, 1 Old Parliament Lane, S(179429)

13. The Helper

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Part of the CANA film festival, The Helper is a documentary which recounts stories of heartbreak and hardship. The film follows the journey of a volunteer choir comprised solely of domestic helpers, who are preparing for their debut performance at Clockenflap 2015.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 10.30am to 12.45pm
Admission: S$10, tickets available here
Address: CANA The Catholic Centre, 55 Waterloo Street, #02-01, S(187954)

14. Israel Film Festival 2018

Scene from the drama thriller, Shelter.

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At the 26th Israel Film Festival, catch five films which seek to remind how a “simple opportunity can call for a new beginning”.

Date: 29 August to 2 September
Event Time: Varies according to show time, see film list here
Admission: S$13.50 (S$11.50 for concession), tickets available here
Address: The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower, S(199589)

15. RIOT Hosted by Becca D’Bus

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If you’re into RuPaul’s Drag Race, show some love for our local drag queens Becca D’Bus, Ashley Fifty and Mona Kee Kee. Laugh yourself silly with this hilarious revue and stay for the afterparty.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 10.15pm to 11.30pm, doors open at 9.45pm
Admission: Starting from S$25, tickets available here
Address: Hard Rock Cafe, 50 Cuscaden Road, HPL House, S(249724)

16. Women In Tech (Asia) Conference

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Attend workshops and listen to speakers such as Renee Lo from Amazon, Aparajita Bhattacharya from ARM, and Ameetess Dira of InBot, speak about their passion for tech at the women-fronted event.

Date: 19 September
Event Time: 9.00am to 10.00pm
Admission: Starting from S$199, tickets available here
Address: Halls E & F, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 1 Bayfront Avenue, S(018971)

Art Exhibitions, Events, and Workshops

17. Batik Design Workshops

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Express yourself through designs on cloth during this 90-minute batik workshop which is part of the Salam Singapore community celebrations.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: Varies according to class, see full schedule here
Admission: Free, tickets available here
Address: Function Room 1 (Level 3), Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, S(528523)

18. Mid-Autumn @ Gardens By The Bay

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See Gardens by the Bay like you have never before,  when all the lantern displays are set up. Besides admiring the lantern display, you can also view cultural performances and explore the bustling food street and marketplace at the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Date: 6 September to 24 September
Event Time: 6.00pm to 10.00pm (Mon-Thurs), 6.00pm to 11.00pm (Fri-Sun)
Admission: Free, unless otherwise indicated, see full list of events here
Address: Area around Gardens by The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, S(018953)

19. Make Your Own Lip Balm

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Get crafty and make your own chemical-free beeswax lip balm under the guidance of crafters Dewi & Soap.

Date: 23 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Admission: S$35, ticket available here
Address: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, OneKM Mall, #01-26/27, S(436950)

20. Fondant Painting Workshop

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Take a tour of Gardens by the Bay’s sunflower display and be inspired to create your very own sunflower-inspired cupcake decorations conducted by Grá Baking Academy. Participants will get to bring home six yummy cupcakes.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Admission: S$95, tickets available here
Address: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, S(018953)

21. Singapore by Nguan

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View Singapore through the lens of local photographer Nguan. In his 10-year series, Singapore, he examines longing, discombobulation, and regret by presenting our island as an “iconic dream landscape”, resplendent with hazy, pastel hues.

If you’re interested to hear Nguan speak about his work, sign up here for his artist talk on 29 September, 12.30pm to 1.30pm at the National Design Centre Auditorium.

Date: 8 September to 28 October
Event Time: 12.00pm to 7.00pm (Tues-Sat), 12.00pm to 5.00pm (Sun)
Admission: Free
Address: Gillman Barracks, Block 9, #02-21, S(108937)

Sports, Health and Fitness Events

22. Urban Retreat with Om in the City X The Busy Woman Project

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Take a step back from the grind with this urban retreat organised by the Busy Woman Project. Start with a panel discussion on Technology and Wellness, followed by a barre workout, and mindfulness session.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 10.00am to 2.30pm
Admission: S$60, tickets available here
Address: WeWork Beach Centre, 15 Beach Road, S(189667)

23. Formula 1 2018 Singapore Grand Prix

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The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix returns for its 11th year. This year’s entertainment line up includes Jay Chou, The Killers, Martin Garrix, and Dua Lipa.

Date: 14 September to 16 September
Event Time: Varies according to programme, see race schedule here
Admission: Starting from S$78, tickets available here
Address: Marina Bay Street Circuit

24. The Living Womb—Yoga Workshop For Women

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This womb-centred yoga approach aims to physically and emotionally support women through their womb cycle and other changes in the womb (e.g. pregnancy, hysterectomy, miscarriage). Relax your mind and body and connect with your inner feminine energy.

Introduction to Womb Yoga

Date: 5 September
Event Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Admission: S$32, tickets available here
Address: 230A River Valley Road, 2nd floor shophouse, S(238288)

The Living Womb (3-week workshop)

Date: 12, 19, 26 September
Event Time: 7.30pm to 9.00pm
Admission: S$175, tickets available here; S$65 (for single session on 12 September), tickets available here
Address: 230A River Valley Road, 2nd floor shophouse, S(238288)

25. Dance At Señor Taco

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At these Latin dance classes, learn new moves from experienced teachers and meet other social dance enthusiasts. When your feet are tired, munch on tacos (on Tuesdays they’re 50% off) and groove to the live Latin music till late.

Bachata Tuesday: Sensual Bachata

Date: 4, 11, 18, 25 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 1.00am
Admission: S$5 (for preparation workshop), S$10 (for Bachata blend)
Address: Señor Taco, 3A River Valley Road, #01-07-0A, S(179020)

Wednesdays are for Salsa Dance Lessons at Senor Taco

Date: 5, 12, 19, 26 September
Event Time: 7.00pm to 9.15pm
Admission: S$10
Address: Señor Taco, 3A River Valley Road, #01-07-0A, S(179020)

Thursday Latin Street Rhythms Dance Lessons

Date: 6, 13, 20, 27 September
Event Time: 8.30pm to 9.30pm
Admission: S$10
Address: Señor Taco, 3A River Valley Road, #01-07-0A, S(179020)

26. The Passion Pop-Up

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At this pop-up celebrating local female entrepreneurship, you can shop and score discounts, attend a HIIT workout, and gain insight to how several female entrepreneurs juggle business, university, and personal commitments.

Date: 22 September
Event Time: 11.00am to 4.00pm
Admission: Free, sign up for the HIIT session here and the panel session here
Address: Hustle Co, 52 Craig Road, S(089690)

Marketplaces, drinking and eating

27. BITES & VIBES

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At this plastic-free, street food block party, relax over tacos and beers with your girlfriends while watching the likes of Sam Rui and Sobs perform.

Date: 9 September
Event Time: 12.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Amoy Street, S(069932)

28. Wheeler’s Market

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Practice outdoor yoga by the lawn with Lululemon and Align Studio, and then head to Wheeler’s Market, a curated flea market to get artisanal collections. There will be live performances to keep you entertained throughout the whole experience.

Date: 1 September to 2 September
Event Time: 9.00am to 6.00pm
Admission: Free, sign up for yoga here
Address: Wheeler’s Estate, 2 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, S(798386)

29. The Great Food Festival 2018

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Sample signature dishes from Michelin-starred restaurants, meet international culinary celebrities, and participate in masterclasses in this collaborative effort between Resorts World Singapore and SAVOUR.

Date: 27 September to 30 September
Event Time: 11.00am to 10.00pm, see programme line up here
Admission: Starting from S$30, tickets available here
Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, S(098269)

30. DSA(S) x Tom’s Palette Ice Cream Charity Party

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Indulge in an all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet hosted by Tom’s Palette and Down Syndrome Association (Singapore). All proceeds will go to DSA(S)’s running of programmes and activities.

Date: 29 September
Event Time: 12.00pm to 1.00pm
Admission: S$35, tickets available here
Address: Tom’s Palette, 100 Beach Road, Shaw Tower, #01-25, S(189702)

31. Sunday Social Market

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For a casual weekend hangout, head down to the Sunday Social Market. Browse through goods by local brands, artisanal crafters and bakers, and feast on delicious roasts all day.

Date: 2 September
Event Time: 12.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01, S(33897)

32. Craft Singapore 2018: The Drinking Edition

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If you’re looking to spend a relaxed evening with the girls, head down to Craft Singapore 2018 for Singaporean and regional brews, served alongside artisanal food by local restaurateurs. Additionally, you can attend masterclasses with brewers and craft professionals.

Date: 21 September to 23 September
Event Time: 6.00pm to 12.00am (Fri), 2.00pm to 12.00am (Sat), 3.00pm to 9.00pm (Sun)
Admission: Starting from S$20, tickets available here
Address: CRAFT Singapore, 30 Maxwell Road, S(069114)

33. Beerfest Asia 2018 X Edition

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Beerfest is 10 years old in Singapore and we are sure you will have a good time with your friends when trying booze from all over the world.

Date: 30 August to 2 September
Event Time: 4.00pm to 12.00am (Fri), 3.00pm to 12.00am (Sat), 2.00pm to 11.00pm (Sun)
Admission: From S$20, tickets available here
Address: The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay, S(018953)

Activities In Singapore For September 2018

With this compilation of September events, you and your girl gang will defo be able to find something to do on the weekends!

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