Wanna know what the month has in store? Here’s our definitive list of top things to do in Singapore this September!
We’re almost there! Just four months left to end the eventful year and welcome the festive season. So, let’s gear up for the new month with the mooncake festival coming up and prepping for Halloween (oh btw, have you checked out the haunted spots in SG yet?) Read on for the juicy deets on all the awesome things to do this September in Singapore…
Best things to do in September
1. Eat: Secret Suppers
10 – 25 Sep, Fridays and Saturdays
Foodies, listen up: we’ve got a secret to share! As part of Singapore Food Festival 2021, Klook is joining hands with Singapore Tourism Board to present Secret Suppers. Like the name suggests, you won’t know what to expect, which makes it all the more fun. Twenty restaurants across popular neighbourhoods like Little India, Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Joo Chiat and Katong will be serving up exquisite off-menu items. How does it work? Simply book a package with Klook and a restaurant will be specially selected for you. For the curious cats, the wheel of restaurants include Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant, Permata Restaurant, Riverwalk Tandoor, Meatsmith and Chimichanga. Flavour-wise, expect an amazing local twist. Psst: Book now to enjoy $10 off with a minimum spend of $140. This is one exciting culinary affair you don’t want to miss!
Secret Suppers, 7pm and 8:30pm; various locations
2. Culture: Singapore Food Festival 2021
If you’re foodies like us, you’ll not want to miss the Singapore Food Festival! With the theme of ‘savour singapore in every bite’, you are going to experience the authenticness of local delights. Enjoy hybrid events like online masterclasses with well-known chefs who are killing it in the local culinary scene and offline guided tours to indulge in the rich culinary history of Singapore. A festival for your senses awaits!
Singapore Food Festival 2021, available online and in multiple locations
3. Eat: Eatbox 2021
Get your taste buds ready for a ride as Eatbox 2021 returns. The organisers of the popular Artbox festival and Shilin Night market are taking over Tekka Place this month. With exciting food stalls that offer both traditional and fusion options, what’s not to love about this festival? Don’t forget to try out the new-to-market items with local twists too!
Eatbox 2021, #01-55-59, Tekka Place Annex Building, 2 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218227
4. Culture: The Art of Giving
Shop for a cause with Arttic Collections to raise funds for needful kidney patients. Celebrate the art of giving by purchasing beautiful artworks from eight established artists. The best part: 70% of the sales proceeds will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation to help aid the patients in need. Add a purpose to your retail therapy this month by supporting the meaningful campaign.
The Art of Giving, NKF Centre, 81 Kim Keat Road, Singapore 328836
5. Exhibition: Orchestral Manoeuvres
Give your senses a treat with ArtScience Museums’ Orchestral Manoeuvres sound exhibition. Experience the amazing amalgamation of art and sound installations to explore sounds through a variety of mediums. Featuring over 32 artists and composers, you’re in for a unique sound experience. See, feel and touch sounds like never before!
Orchestral Manoeuvres, ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
6. Watch: Kumar Unmasked Live
10 Sep onwards, Fridays to Sundays
We love some quick wit comedy and controversial humour by our very own local comedy legend, Kumar. Mark your calendars for Kumar Unmasked Live to have a fun-filled evening. 90 minutes of new Kumar jokes with no intermission? We’re in! Learn the art of finding humour in your day-to-day life and laugh out loud with Kumar.
Kumar Unmasked Live, B1, Sands Theatres, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 4 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018973
7. Exhibition: Out of Sight
2 Sep onwards
Exercise your visualisation skills and take part in this interactive play showcase, Out of Sight by renowned American conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner. Taking the shape of a giant hopscotch court, marvel at the two-dimensional text installation that encourages you to discover new possibilities in a safe space. With the pandemic and its adverse effects, the exhibition aims to give audiences a wise and meditative experience. Check out the educational programmes for youths and teens on exploring imagination and goal-setting.
Out of Sight, locations at National Gallery Singapore (Padang Atrium) and The Arts House
8. Shop: The Bub Fair
4–5 Sep, 11–12 Sep
Looking for the perfect family shopping event? Look no further! Organised to garner support for homegrown online boutiques, The Bub Fair is deemed to be the premium holiday shopping destination. Shop away at over 30 lifestyle local brands to satisfy all your retail therapy needs!
The Bub Fair, #01-02, Visual Arts Centre, 10 Penang Road, Singapore 238469
9. Read: Epigram bookshop pop-up
Book worms, this one’s for you! Three local businesses are joining hands at the Epigram pop-up for you to browse and purchase books of your interests. What’s good: you get to enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee from a local coffee machine startup as you indulge in some serious book shopping!
Epigram pop-up, The Lo & Behold Group, 267 Beach Road, Singapore 199545
10. Shop: Re:Erth pop-up
Skincare and lingerie are everyday essentials and the Re:Erth pop-up hears you loud and clear! Enjoy a sustainable shopping experience by dropping off plastic bottles of Re:Eeth products and get rewards in the form of petals which can be used to redeem them. If you ever needed some advice on skincare, this pop-up gives you the opportunity to book a personalised skincare consultation too!
Re:Erth pop-up, Perk by Kate, 134A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068600
11. Eat: Mid-Autumn Afternoon Tea set
Did someone say moon cakes? Pan Pacific Singapore has geniously crafted an afternoon tea set inspired by the Mid-Autumn Festival! Enjoy a slew of treats accompanied by Hai Tien Lo’s selection of handcrafted mooncakes and freshly brewed Bacha coffee. There’s so much in store for your taste buds!
Mid-Autumn Afternoon Tea, Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
12. Eat: Ce La Vi Breezy Weekend Brunch
All month, Sat & Sun
Enjoy a good brunch and a line-up of exciting events at Ce La Vi this month. Indulge in bottomless champagne, spirits and wine alongside delish a la carte menu dishes. Who wouldn’t love a good weekend brunch high up where the sight complements the brunch experience?
Breezy Brunch, Ce La Vi, Level 57, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, Hotel Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
13. Festival: Tapestries of Grief
Let’s take this special month to embrace and acknowledge the importance of our emotions, especially grief. Montfort care has created a movement, ‘Grief Matters’ to promote a bereaved-friendly community. For this month, Grief Matters is organising Tapestries of Grief, a festival featuring virtual talks and workshops to raise awareness and educate each other on different grief experiences.
Tapestries of Grief, available online
14. Drink: Redeem free Brass Lion Distillery cocktails
Until 30 Sep
Homegrown Brass Lion Distillery is showing love to our favourite F&B establishments with a massive giveaway. We’re talking over 1,000 free cocktails! All you have to do is participate in an online game and retrieve as many bottles as possible in 30 seconds. A score above 250 points will get you a free Brass Lion cocktail at 18 participating bars like 28 Hong Kong Street, Ah Sam Cold Drink Stall, Native, No Sleep Club, Manhattan and more.
Play the game online
Bring on the new month with these exciting and interesting things to do in September!