Events in Singapore September 2017

Green Day once famously sang “wake me up when September ends”.

But after looking at this list of 42 events happening in the month of September, we’d happily get out of bed to meet our girlfriends at one of these bomb AF events.

Music Events and Parties

1. Boudoir Blanc

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Luxe, saucy and sexy, the Boudoir Blanc party is a ‘feast for all senses’. Watch ex-Moulin Rouge burlesque royalty Fallon Dee perform against the spectacular backdrop of Marina Bay while sipping on Champagne Taittinger.

Date: 16 September and 17 September
Event Time: 10.00pm till late
Admission: Starting from S$350, tickets available here
Address: The Clifford Pier at the Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay

2. The Podium Lounge Singapore 2017

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Touted as ‘Singapore’s most glamorous Formula 1 weekend after party’, the Podium Lounge 2017 promises to be a glitzy, star-studded event. Featuring Pixie Geldof, Coolio and Macy Gray in its music lineup and a glamorous overhead catwalk, The Podium Lounge is where you want to be seen this F1 season.

Date: 15 September to 17 September
Event Time: 10.00pm till late
Admission: S$188 (Pre-sale), S$218 (At the door)
Address: Grand Ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

3. Ice Cream Sundays: Space Disco

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Get down and groovy with DJs MyHero (Disco de Laurentiis) and Daryl C (Darker Than Wax) at Deck’s Space Disco outdoor event. Besides serving premium house pours and Belgian beer on tap, food vendors Sidecar Sausages, Phat and Popbar SG will help you keep dancing all day long.

Date: 17 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: S$10 (Inclusive of one drink), tickets available here
Address: DECK, 120A Prinsep Street

4. Beerlicious

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Beerlicious is a super-sized craft beer pop-up. Featuring local and international beers, you’re up for a relaxed weekend with great live music, DJ sets and delicious food.

Date: 16 September to 17 September
Event Time: 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: S$15 (Inclusive of first drink), tickets available here
Address: Kult Kafe, 11 Upper Wilkie Rd

5. Rootikal Jam

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If you like reggae, ska or dancehall, come for the last Rootikal Jam event of 2017. With local reggae heavyweights like Ras Irie spinning, partying at Rootikal Jam will make everything feel alright.

Date: 8 September to 9 September
Event Time: 9.00pm till late
Admission: S$5
Address: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang

6. Gillman Barracks 5th Anniversary Celebration x Art After Dark

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Celebrating its 5th anniversary, come down to the Gillman Barracks to admire art exhibitions, watch lecture performances or shop at the craft, design and lifestyle market. Complementing the alfresco beer garden is live music performances by Linying, Disco Hue and Strangerfox.

Date: 22 September
Event Time: 7.00pm till late
Admission: Free
Address: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road

7. Rooftop Hangs: All Jazzed Up

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Featuring the four-piece jazz band Sound of Life and special deals from the bar all night long, All Jazzed Up promises to be a night of good fun.

Date: 15 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Lepark, 1 Park Rd, #06-00, People’s Park Complex

8. Pop-Up Noise: The Great Singapore Replay

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The Great Singapore Replay pays homage to Singapore’s greatest hits of yesteryears, remade by emerging and established artists who are shaping Singapore’s music scene today.

Date: 9 September
Event Time: 4.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free, but RSVP to get your tickets here
Address: Clarke Quay Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street

9. FKJ (FR) Presented by Collective Minds with Jeck Hyde

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If you’re a fan of house music, you’d be interested in catching FKJ (French Kiwi Juice) spin one of his sophisticated, smooth sets. Described as a ‘pioneer of the new French House genre’, his signature electronic keyboard, bass guitar and electronic music beats will get you dancing.

Date: 13 September
Event Time: 10.00pm till late
Admission: S$78, tickets available here
Address: Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road

10. SING JAZZ Presents: Gregory Porter

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With two Grammy awards, five nominations and over a million records sold, singer-songwriter Gregory Porter is one of jazz music’s biggest superstars of the moment. This September, get your groove on and watch him live.

Date: 29 September
Event Time: 9.00pm to 12.00am, doors open at 7.30pm
Admission: S$118, S$128, tickets available here
Address: Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road

11. EP!C Presents Ingrosso

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Anyone who loves EDM music would have heard of Sebastian Ingrosso. The former member of supergroup Swedish House Mafia will have his solo debut at Zouk Singapore.

Date: 22 September
Event Time: 9.00pm to 4.00am
Admission: S$65 (Early bird tickets available here), S$70 (At the door)
Address: Zouk Singapore, 3C River Valley Road

12. F1 Kick-off Party feat. DJ Eli Escobar

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Gear up for the ultimate F1 kick-off party at Tanjong Beach Club. Veteran New York DJ Eli Escobar is set to tear up the dancefloor with his house and disco tracks.

Date: 10 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Tanjong Beach Club

13. GET REAL

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GET REAL celebrates old-school Hip Hop, Reggaeton and R&B. Featuring special guest DJ NASH D, head on down for a night that’s hyped AF. Check out the Blu Jaz Cafe page for more monthly event updates.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 9.30pm to 3.00am
Admission: S$10 (At the door)
Address: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane

Fitness and Sports Events

14. Made for Yoga

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Blending Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin yoga, begin your day on a good note with the spirited and uplifting Made for Yoga class. Mats are provided with a limited space of up 60 pax and slots are first-come-first-serve.

Date: 9 September and 11 September
Event Time: 9.00am to 10.00am
Admission: Free
Address: Outdoors Basketball Courtyard, Velocity @ Novena Square

15. Yoga Basics

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For those new to yoga or hoping to start a new hobby, Yoga Basics with Gail Wang is the foundational class to try out.

Date: 16 September
Event Time: 9.00am to 10.00am
Admission: S$25, call 6222 5114 or text 97356932 for ticket enquiries
Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens

16. Design Circuit by Naiise

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Partnering oBike Singapore, Naiise’s Design Circuit aims to let you discover Singapore city centre’s ‘most creative pit stops on wheels’. Get some exercise while experiencing the design, lifestyle and heritage cycling trail. At the end of the event, treat yo’self with complimentary refreshments from Soi 55 and Everything With Fries.

Date: 9 September
Event Time: 3.00pm to 9.00pm
Admission: S$15 (Single), S$26 (Pair) or S$60 (Group of 5), tickets available here
Address: Naiise, Orchard Gateway, #02-24

17. The Color Run Night Singapore 2017

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This year’s Colour Run Singapore is back with a twist. The 5km course will take place at night, and to capture the glow from the coloured powder, participants will have to wear a black light headlamp.

Date: 23 September
Event Time: 5.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: S$70 for adults, tickets available here
Address: Palawan Green, Sentosa Beach Station

18. Asia Fighting Championship 2017

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Watch top Asian fighters battle it out at Singapore’s Inaugural Asia Fighting Championship (AFC). As a special highlight, Singapore’s Sylvester Sim and Steven Lim will tussle in the celebrity fight-off category.

Date: 23 September
Event Time: 6.00pm to 12.00am
Admission: Starting from S$58, tickets available here
Address: Hall A, Sands Expo And Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands

19. 2017 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix

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The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix returns for its tenth year. At this year’s F1 concert line-up, catch artists Calvin Harris, Ariana Grande, OneRepublic and The Chainsmokers.

Date: 15 September to 17 September
Event Time: 8.00pm till late
Admission: Starting from S$128, tickets available here
Address: Marina Bay Street Circuit

Comedy

20. Kilo Laughs presents The Comedy Club Asia Sweet September Show

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For a jolly good time, head down to the Kilo Lounge for The Comedy Club Asia’s Sweet September Shows, featuring comics from the Philippines, Australia and Ireland.

Date: 7 September
Event Time: 8.30pm to 10.30pm
Admission: S$40, tickets available here
Address: Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road

21. I Think I Am Single Lah!

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Berlin comedian Captain Khalid is touring and filming his new special ‘I Think I Am Single’. Uproariously funny, he’ll deliver line after line of relatable breakup and relationship truths.

Date: 12 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.00pm, doors open at 7.30pm
Admission: S$25, tickets available here
Address: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane

Food Festivals

22. The GREAT Food Festival

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An inaugural collaboration between Resorts World Singapore and SAVOUR, you’ll find the region’s most expansive array of culinary and lifestyle trends in one location. Sample signature dishes from Michelin-starred restaurants, meet international culinary celebrities, and participate in masterclasses.

Date: 21 September to 24 September
Event Time: 11.00am to 10.00pm
Admission: Varies by programme, tickets available here
Address: Resorts World Sentosa

23. Singapore Restaurant Festival 2017

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Save up to 30% at top restaurants around Singapore at this year’s Singapore Restaurant Festival. With more than 50 restaurant brands and 200 eateries offering Chinese, Western, Middle-Eastern, Italian cuisines, you’d be spoilt for choice.

Date: 1 July to 30 September
Address: Various restaurants around Singapore, see full list of restaurants here

24. World Food Fair 2017

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Returning for its 14th edition, the World Food Fair offers more than 200 local and international food and beverage establishments to bring you to gastronomic heaven.

Date: 7 September to 10 September
Event Time: 11.00am to 10.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Singapore Expo Hall 5

Literature and Art Events

25. TranslateSingapore 2017

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Marking its third year, TranslateSingapore celebrates Singapore’s rich linguistic and cultural diversity via more than 20 events featuring 30 local and international speakers.

Date: 9 September to 30 September
Event Time: Varies by programme
Admission: Varies by programme, view list of programmes here
Address: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane

26. The Singapore Monologue Slam 2017

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With S$30,000 cash prize at stake, watch 60 young actors and writers showcase their skills before a live audience and panel of judges. If you want to learn how to perform spoken word in front of an audience, this is a great starting point.

Date: 21 September to 24 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 10.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$22, tickets available here
Address: *SCAPE Gallery Theatre, Level 5, 2 Orchard Link

27. Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)

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The fourth edition of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) will showcase international acts ranging from dance to theatre to music performances, under the theme of ‘Enchantment’. Check out the programmes here.

Date: 28 June to 9 September
Event Time: Varies by programme
Admission: Varies by programme, tickets available here
Address: Varies by programme

28. Cyanotype Printing: Shopee Studios x House of Photography

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If you’re looking to create a personalised gift for yourself or someone special, learn the basics of cyanotype printing and bring home at least 5 prints beautiful prints.

Date: 30 September
Event Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Admission: S$30, tickets available here
Address: Shopee HQ, 2 Science Park Drive, #03-01, Tower A, Ascent Building

29. Art & Craft: Fun with Tie-Dye

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Roll up your sleeves and learn to transform an ordinary piece of cloth into a piece of artwork at the Arts and Craft event by WINGS (Women’s Initiative for Ageing Successfully).

Date: 28 September
Event Time: 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Admission: S$12, call 6250 1012 to register
Address: 9 Bishan Place, #05-01, Junction 9 Office Tower

30. In Their Own Words

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The Singapore Committee for UN Women’s photo series ‘In Their Own Words’ features 10 men and women who advance the cause of gender equality in their own professions, passions and aspirations.

Date: 28 August to 17 September
Event Time: Tuesday to Saturday 9.00am to 11.00pm, Sunday 9.00am to 4.00pm, Closed on Mondays
Admission: Free
Address: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang

31. Mid-Autumn @ Gardens by the Bay

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With the theme ‘Autumn Abundance’, the Mid-Autumn Festival will return to Gardens by the Bay for its fifth installation. Accompanying the light installation are cultural performances, a food street, and craft booths for lantern decorating, umbrella painting and Chinese knotting.

Date: 22 September to 8 October
Event Time: 6.00pm to 11.00pm
Admission: Free (Except Fun Zone craft booths)
Address: Varies by programme

32. SERPENTIform

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Seems like snakes are making a comeback in pop culture today (Taylor Swift, anyone?). Admire ancient jewels and modern artworks at SERPENTIform while learning about how the snake motif has impacted design across time and space.

Date: 19 August to 15 October
Event Time: 10.00am to 7.00pm, last admission at 6.00pm
Admission: S$16 for adults, tickets available here
Address: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands

Halloween

33. Halloween Horror Nights 7

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Centering around the themes cruelty, deception, malice, manipulation, narcissism, perversion and obsession, the 2017 Halloween Horror Nights will make your nightmares will come to life. Don’t show up if you’re faint-hearted!

Date: 29 September to 29 October
Event Time: 7.30pm to 12.30am
Admission: Starting from S$55, tickets available here
Address: Universal Studios Singapore

Theatre and Performance

34. Children’s Disney and DreamWorks Delights

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Relive your childhood memories when listening to your favourite Disney soundtracks at West Phonia’s Kid’s Delight. Pack a picnic basket and enjoy Disney classics such as Prince of Egypt, Frozen, Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Moana and Zootopia.

Date: 9 September
Event Time: 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Admission: Free
Address: Shaw Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road

35. SambieXta 10th Year Showcase

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The 25-strong Singapore-based Samba percussion band, Sambiesta, will perform two booty-shaking Afro-Brazilian samba shows at the SMU Arts Festival.

Date: 16 September
Event Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm and 9.15pm to 10.15pm
Admission: Free
Address: Singapore Management University, 81 Victoria Street

36. Ballet Under The Stars

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The Singapore Dance Theatre presents the 22nd edition of Ballet Under the Stars. For a fancy weekend date with your girlfriends, pack some wine and cheese and watch classical and contemporary ballets at the Fort Canning Green.

Date: 1 September to 3 September, 8 September to 10 September
Event Time: 7.30pm to 10.00pm (Doors open at 6.30pm)
Admission: S$35, tickets available here
Address: Fort Canning Green

37. Metamorphosis—A Date With Evolution

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Le Mirage’s production showcase of different dance items by its house of dancers as well as students under the tutelage of its teachers. Enjoy the performance while munching on the light snacks and drinks provided.

Date: 2 September
Event Time: 7.00pm to 9.00pm, doors open at 6.30pm
Admission: S$38 (Online), S$40 (At-the-door)
Address: Aliwal Arts Centre, Multi-purpose Hall

38. West Side Story

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Any musical fan should catch West Side Story at least once. Inspired by Shakespeare’s love tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, the musical is set in 1950s New York.

Date: 13 September to 24 September
Event Time: Varies by programme
Admission: Starting from S$55, tickets available here
Address: Mastercard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

39. The Relationship Agreement

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The Relationship Agreement is a comedy where a couple sets up a list of rules for each other to follow. Have a laughing good time as you watch how this dynamic works out.

Date: 8 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm, doors open at 7.30pm
Admission: Starting from S$36.00, tickets available here
Address: Shine Auditorium, 100 Beach Road

40. Grandmother Tongue

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After a sell-out run during last year’s Singapore Theatre Festival, Wild Rice’s Grandmother Tongue is back. Questioning what dialects mean to the younger generations, the play explores a young man’s struggle to connect with his 84-year old Teochew-speaking grandmother. Note: the event is free-seating, so come early!

Date: 28 September to 21 October
Event Time: Varies by showtime
Admission: Starting from S$35, tickets available here
Address: SOTA Studio Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive

41. Human+ | Written & Directed by Khairul Kamsani

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Written, produced and directed by Singaporean theatre auteur Khairul Kamsani, Human+ seeks to ask—should we restrain technology from dictating our lives and biology?

Date: 31 August to 3 September
Event Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm, also at 3.00pm to 4.30pm on 3 September
Admission: S$28, S$32, tickets available here
Address: KC Art Centre

42. Leakage(s) and Anticoagulants

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Based on Dostoyevsky’s classic novel Crime and Punishment, the play Leakage(s) and Anticoagulants is the psychological exploration of a guilty conscience. Delve into the world of Raskolnikov, a young man who has killed an old woman. Are his actions justifiable, even if done ‘for the greater good’?

Date: 7 September to 9 September
Event Time: Varies by show time
Admission: S$26, tickets available here
Address: Drama Centre Black Box, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Level 5

Events In September

There’s always something new happening in September. Now when you girlfriends ask “what shall we do this weekend?”, you’ve got this list to refer to!

 

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