Lost for ideas on what to do with your kids this weekend? There’s always something for the whole family. Make full use of the weekend and take your kids out to these family-friendly events (online & offline)!

It is the one week September holidays, we have compiled a list of Things To Do This September School Holidays in Singapore 2021.

1. Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse Open House

Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse openhouse

Schedule a tour at any of the 8 participating centres to find out what makes Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse your best choice for a premium preschool.

Enrol your child with us during the open house to enjoy savings up to $1400! Schedule a tour here.

For more information, visit Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse Open House.


2. Revamped Marks & Spencer Wheelock Place

Marks & Spencer Wheelock Place

The iconic British retailer’s back with a bang. Brace yourself for a brand-new pop-up store at 313@somerset, a refreshed VivoCity store, and a revamped Wheelock Place outlet with a one-stop baby shop, Singapore’s largest food hall and a brand-new Home section.

To celebrate M&S’ relaunch and Singapore’s 56th birthday, customers will receive a free limited edition tote bag designed by popular local artist Tiffany Lovage upon any nett purchase over $100 in M&S’ Wheelock Place and VivoCity stores from 10 September 2021.

For more information, please visit Marks & Spencer Wheelock Place.


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3. Mid-Autumn Celebrations at Chinatown 2021

chinatown mid autumn lanterns 2021

It’s the same moonlight, but a different Mid-Autumn celebration! This year, due to Covid situation and measures that have been implemented, the scale of Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown has been greatly reduced. The Chinatown Festival Organizing Committee hopes to continue the tradition and celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown through dazzling streets light and to bring festive cheers to everyone.

Date: 5 September to 5 October 2021
Venue: Chinatown and Virtual

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Celebrations at Chinatown 2021.


4. Moon-LIT! a Mid-Autumn September @ SDC

Mid Autumn at Singapore Discovery Centre

Hop over to SDC this September for a celestial Mid-Autumn month with a line up of exciting activities for you and your family. Be ready to float over the moon!

Date: 4 to 26 September 2021

For more information, visit Moon-LIT! a Mid-Autumn September @ SDC.


5. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

Wan Qing mid autumn festival 2021

As part of its annual Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall will be presenting a special outdoor lantern installation created in collaboration with Thailand artist Boonyavee Boonsakda (Ngaew Ngaew)!

Titled Those Moonlit Moments…, the outdoor installation features four large lantern replicas, including the artist’s characters enjoying mooncakes and each other’s company under the gentle and watchful eye of Ngaew’s Moon Rabbit.

Date: 31 August to 26 September 2021
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

For more information, visit Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2021.


6. Rainforest Lumina Final Season

Rainforest Lumina Singapore Zoo

Get ready to embark on a colourful and illuminated night walk at Southeast Asia’s only Lumina – Rainforest Lumina – in its final season at Singapore Zoo. Beginning at 7.15pm on 8 July 2021, guests will experience a multi-sensory journey, melding nature and technology through the latest in light, projection and audio, that expertly harmonises the natural sights, sounds and scents of the rainforest at night.

Date: 8 July 2021 to 13 February 2022
Time: 7.15pm to 12am, last admission at 10.15pm
Venue: Singapore Zoo

For more information, visit Rainforest Lumina Final Season.


7. Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore Exhibition

women fashion exhibition SYSNMH

Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) will be presenting its latest special exhibition, Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore, which uses fashion as a barometer of societal change to shed light on the changes in women’s status, roles and lifestyles since the late 19th century. The exhibition will display close to 100 artefacts and photographs, focusing on Chinese women’s clothing and accessories from China and Singapore that span almost a hundred years.

Date: 12 June to 12 December 2021
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall (SYSNMH)

For more information, visit Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore Exhibition.


8. Children’s Festival by Gardens by the Bay 2021

Children’s Festival by Gardens by the Bay 2021 Little Kong

Gardens by the Bay presents Children’s Festival featuring Art-Zoo Wonder Gardens – an outdoor trail featuring larger-than-life inflatables!

Join Art-Zoo characters Bruno Bear and Little Kong as they search through the Wonder Gardens to find their friends at Gardens by the Bay. Get to learn more about the garden as an ecosystem and bring a piece of the Wonder Gardens home upon completion of the trail activities.

Date: 4 September to 3 October 2021
Time: 10am – 7pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit Children’s Festival by Gardens by the Bay 2021.


9. My Community Festival 2021

My Community Festival 2021

With a smorgasbord of physical tours and virtual experiences led by everyday Singaporeans, My Community Festival takes you on adventures to explore the cultural gems hidden away in often-overlooked spaces in the heart of the community.

Date: 10 September to 3 October 2021

For more information, visit My Community Festival 2021.


10. Mid-Autumn Festival 2021 @ Gardens By The Bay

Gardens by the Bay Mid Autumn Rabbits' Forest

Based on the theme of “Blessings” (祈福), this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival hopes to bring tidings of good health and better days ahead to visitors through the lantern displays. The highlight is a “Sky Lanterns” set with sky lanterns “floating” up a Supertree against a scenic mountainous backdrop with animals and plants – painting a picture of longevity and prosperity.

Date: 15 September to 3 October 2021
Time: Various timings
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival 2021 @ Gardens By The Bay.


11. Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens

jurong lake gardens mid autumn festival light up

It’s time to hang a lantern, enjoy a mooncake and peel a pomelo as Mid-Autumn Festival is coming! From 17 September to 3 October, Jurong Lake Gardens will be presenting a series of interactive online and onsite programmes, bringing good cheer as we continue adjusting to life in the new normal!

Date: 17 September to 3 October 2021
Venue: Jurong Lake Gardens and Online

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens.


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12. Mid-Autumn Festival at Rainforest Lumina

Rainforest Lumina Mid Autumn Festival

This Mid-Autumn Festival, the rainforest comes to life in a symphony of lights, music and interactive play installations, coupled with photo opportunities galore and lanterns all aglow. For the first time ever, experience Rainforest Lumina in a new light as an exciting line-up of mid-autumn festive treats and activities await!

Date: 3 – 12 & 17 – 19 September 2021
Time: 7.15pm – 12.00am, last admission at 11.15pm
Venue: Rainforest Lumina, Singapore Zoo

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival at Rainforest Lumina.


13. Pang Sua Pond Mid Autumn 2021

Mid Autumn Pang Sua Pond

Keep a look out for the Bukit Panjang Town Mid-Autumn Festival Light Up @Pang Sua Pond! Festive themed lighting decorations will be displayed till 14 October 2021.

Date: 12 September to 14 October 2021
Time: 7pm to 10pm (Light Up)
Venue: Pang Sua Pond

For more photos, visit Pang Sua Pond Mid Autumn 2021.


14. Pets’ Day Out

adopt a pet on pets day out

Pets’ Day Out (PDO) is back with our first-ever hybrid edition, and we’ve got adorable four-legged friends looking for fur-ever homes!

If you are looking to adopt a pet, come spend some time with them and speak with our Animal Welfare Groups to find out more! Appointments are strictly by pre-registration only as we have limited capacity.

Date: 18 September 2021
Time: 3pm – 6pm
Venue: This is a hybrid event happening on-site and online on AnimalBuzzSG Facebook page

For more information, visit Pets’ Day Out.


15. Singtel Singapore Cancer Society Race Against Cancer 2021

Race Against Cancer 2021

RAC 2021 will take place from 18 to 26 September as a virtual islandwide event. Marking the highlight of this year’s RAC is a physical run where top fundraisers will be invited down to the Singapore Sports Hub for a scenic 10KM run, starting from the OCBC Square. The physical run will cap off the 9-day virtual run as a sign to the cancer community that “A Race To Save Lives” is going strong!

Date: 18 to 26 September 2021
e-Venue: Island-wide Virtual Event

For more information, visit Singtel Singapore Cancer Society Race Against Cancer 2021.


16. CaringSG September Webinar

CaringSG September webinars

In CaringSG’s webinar (Mental Wellness for the Child with Learning and Developmental Disabilities) on 18 Sep 2021, Sat, 8-10pm, our following speakers will share how to help our children develop skills to improve their mental health and well-being.

– Dr Geraldine Tan, Founder, The Therapy Room Singapore
– Ms Dorothy Lim, Deputy Head, SAMH SAY-IT!
– Ms Annette, caregiver to 3 children

CaringSG members can register here (membership is free!)


17. Mid-Autumn Festival Concert @OTH

Mid-Autumn Festival Our Tampines Hub 2021

Calling all Tampines residents and hub visitors, we hear you!!! If you haven’t had enough of the “Welcome Back to OTH” Concert in August, Our Tampines Hub is bringing you Moonlight Serenades Concert at Festive Arts Theatre on coming Sunday, 19 September from 8pm to 9.30pm in celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival month. Get ready to meet our local talented performers who will belt out soothing Chinese classics and inspiring ballads that will inspire you to be a proud Singaporean. Let them take you back to the good old days!

Date: 19 September 2021
Time: 8pm – 9.30pm
Venue: OTH & Online

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival Concert – Moonlight Serenades at Our Tampines Hub 2021.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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