Get ready to dive into the exciting month of September 2023 in Singapore! From the highly anticipated Presidential Election to the roar of the F1 Grand Prix, this month is packed with events that promise to keep you engaged and entertained. Whether you’re celebrating Teachers’ Day, indulging in mooncakes during Mid Autumn Festival, or planning fun activities for the kids during the September School Holidays, we’ve got your calendar covered. And let’s not forget the young scholars gearing up for the PSLE – it all kicks off with the Listening Comprehension exam.

So, if you’re seeking inspiration on how to make the most of this vibrant month, join us as we highlight the top events and happenings in the lion city. Stay safe and healthy as you embark on your September adventures!


1. ELFA Preschool Mid-Autumn Festival Open House

ELFA Preschool Open House Mid Autumn

If your child has many questions about the Mid-Autumn Festival, such as why we eat mooncakes and carry lanterns, we invite you and your little one to attend ELFA Preschools’ Mid-Autumn open house. At the thematic session, your young one will enjoy a fun time learning about the origin and traditional activities of the festival. Children can look forward to enchanting storytelling, music and movement activities, and cultural appreciation.

📅 Saturday, 23 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am to 12pm

Complimentary admission. Limited slots available. Pre-register here now and we will see you then!

Participating centres:

📍 ELFA Preschool @ Hougang
202 Hougang Street 21, #03-00, Singapore 530202
(Above Fairprice Finest)
Infant care service newly launched.

📍 ELFA Chinese Preschool @ Pandan Valley
3 Pandan Valley #01-316 Singapore 597627
(Inside Pandan Valley Condominium)

Register Now Dark Blue

For more information, visit ELFA Preschool Mid-Autumn Festival Open House.


2. Little Footprints Preschool

Little Footprints Preschool Open House

2024 registrations are now open! Join Little Footprints Preschool for their school tour to find out more. Enrol your child to receive exclusive promotions up to $2,600*. Strictly by appointment only.

📅 16, 23 and 30 Sep 2023
⏱ 9am – 1pm

Infant care is also available at selected centres for families with little ones from 2 to 17 months.

Schedule your tour here!

Register Now

For more information, visit Little Footprints Preschool Open House.


3. Your Child’s First Nature Guide

Your Child's First Nature Guide

Parents, you are your child’s first nature guide. Nurture their love for the great outdoors and a healthier lifestyle by leading by example!

📅 23 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am – 6pm
📍 West Coast Park (Next to Grand Lawn)

Find out more information via Your Child’s First Nature Guide.


4. The New Age Parents TNAP Awards 2023

The New Age Parents TNAP Awards 2023

Join us in celebrating the outstanding achievements of these remarkable brands as they emerge victorious in TNAP Awards 2023 (Education) and TNAP Awards 2023 (Home Essentials and Mum & Baby Care)!

The New Age Parents TNAP Awards 2023 Spot & Win Contest

Ready to snag some enticing prizes? Wait no more! Get in on the action with our The New Age Parents Awards 2023 Spot & Win Contest for a shot at winning. Head over to the TNAP Awards 2023 Spot & Win Contest to join in. Best of luck!


5. COMBI Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 Sales

Combi Mid-Autumn Sales 2023

COMBI is having an islandwide promotion of 10% OFF on COMBI strollers, car seats and highchairs! Available at COMBI showroom, leading baby chains, selected departmental stores and COMBI Lazada and Shopee now till 30 Sep 2023!

🏪 COMBI showroom⁠
200 Jalan Sultan⁠
#03-27 Textile Centre⁠ Singapore 199018⁠
Open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm | Saturday 9am to 3pm

For more information, visit here.


6. moodytiger Shopping Spree Giveaway

Moodytiger x TNAP Giveaway

Get ready to strut your stuff in style with the moodytiger Shopping Spree Giveaway! We’re excited to collaborate with moodytiger to give you the chance to win one of three $100 vouchers to splurge on moodytiger incredible collections. Experience the essence of style, elegance, and quality with moodytiger.

Find out how to win via moodytiger Shopping Spree Giveaway


7. One Punggol Lights Up for Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

One Punggol Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

There will be several pop-up booths for paper lantern paintings at The Plaza and families are welcome to decorate their own lanterns. Children and their parents can join in these free daily arts & craft workshop at the Hub and get creative!

And what’s more… 1,000 lanterns painted by Punggol residents will be curated together and transformed into a giant lantern art installation for the official Light-Up ceremony.

Official Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 Light Up

📅 Friday, 15 Sep 2023
⏰ 5pm – 9pm
📍 One Punggol, 1 Punggol Drive, Singapore 828629

One Punggol Mid-Autumn Celebrations 2023 & Lantern Walk

📅 Friday, 29 Sep 2023
⏰ 5pm – 9pm
📍 One Punggol, 1 Punggol Drive, Singapore 828629

For more information, visit One Punggol Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


8. Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 @ Gardens By The Bay 滨海花园庆中秋

Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 at Gardens By The Bay

Join us in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival as lanterns light up the Gardens in the evenings! Be sure to capture beautiful memories with your family and friends as you wander picturesque paths lined with colourful lanterns inspired by Chinese mythology, legends and cultures depicting reunion, fate and affinity.

📅 15 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
⏰ 6pm – 10pm daily
📍 Gardens by the Bay
🏷 Free Admission

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 @ Gardens By The Bay.


9. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

This year’s Chinatown Mid Autumn Festivals will be coming to you on the 15th of September 🥳🐰

From mooncakes to mesmerizing performances, come join us in the Mid Autumn festivities! 🌕✨

📅 15 Sep to 14 Sep 2023
📍 Chinatown

For more information, visit Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


10. Out Of The Blue 2023 at Marina Barrage

Out of the Blue Marina Barrage

The Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage invites you to Out Of The Blue where you will learn about life underwater, the importance of water, and how you can play a part in conserving it.

Out Of The Blue is an event packed with various engaging activities including games, workshops, and storytelling. Out Of The Blue focuses on educating people more about our waters and practising upcycling.

📅 24 Sep 2023
⏰ 9am – 6pm
📍 Marina Barrage

For more information, visit Out Of The Blue 2023.


11. Mid-Autumn Family FUN with Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre & Singapore Chinese Orchestra

SCCC SCO Mid Autumn 2023

The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) are thrilled to announce the first Mid-Autumn Family FUN to celebrate this festival with families at our cultural hub in the heart of Shenton Way.

The event spans three days with 14 activities specially curated for families and children. The theme ‘Modern Traditions’ encourages families to celebrate Mid-Autumn traditions with a modern twist.

📅 29 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
📍 SCCC and Singapore Conference Hall

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Family FUN with Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre & Singapore Chinese Orchestra.


12. NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra

Rockestra NParks

Local acts 53A, Jukuleles, Solid State and SuperSonic will be energising the stage together with host Justin Misson amping out the crowd. Sing along to your favourite tunes from Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez and the like. Soak in the atmosphere and groove down to party beats like it was 1999!

📅 23 Sep 2023
⏱ 6pm – 10pm
📍 West Coast Park, Grand Lawn

For more information, visit Rockestra.


13. Crea8 Sustainability Competition exhibition 2023

Crea8 Sustainability Competition exhibition 2023

Organised by PacificLight, the 2023 Crea8 Sustainability Competition exhibition is currently on display at the Singapore Discovery Centre till 8 October 2023.

This year’s theme ‘The Green Key’ challenging students to dive deeper into their understanding of sustainability through imaginative artwork and videos, aimed at creating awareness on its issues.

The exhibition at Singapore Discovery Centre (510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365), is open to the public from 12pm to 6pm on weekdays, and 11am to 7pm on weekends/public & school term holiday, from 9 September 2023 to 8 October 2023. No prior registration is required.


14. Singapore River Festival 2023 – River of Lights and Colours

Singapore River Festival 2023

Get ready to be swept off your feet by a whirlwind of exhilarating experiences, as the Singapore River transforms into a mesmerising hub of culinary delights, pulsating parties and shows, invigorating wellness activities and immersive Augmented Reality experiences! 💫

Gather your loved ones and prepare to dive into a month-long festival that offers excitement like never before, and memories that will last a lifetime! 🤩️️️️️️

📅 7 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
📍 Singapore River

For more information, visit Singapore River Festival 2023.


15. Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens – Lights by the Lake

Mid-Autumn Festival at Jurong Lake Gardens Lantern Displays

Discover the allure of exquisitely handcrafted lantern displays, meticulously created by skilled artisans from China, adorning our beautiful Gardens. Engage in a plethora of enjoyable activities and experiences.

Come, be a part of this magnificent celebration and bask in the enchanting ambiance of Lights by The Lake 2023, set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Jurong Lake Gardens!

📅 16 Sep to 1 Oct 2023
📍 Lakeside Field, Jurong Lake Gardens

For more information, visit Mid-Autumn Festival @ Jurong Lake Gardens 2023.


16. Parks Festival 2023 Makes a Return to West Coast Park

NParks Parks Festival

The Parks Festival is making a return, gathering our signature events at West Coast Park. There’s a wide array of exciting activities for everyone to enjoy! #SGParksFest

📅 23 to 24 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am – 10pm (Sat, 23 Sep) and 10am – 5pm (Sun, 24 Sep)
📍 West Coast Park

For more information, visit Parks Festival 2023.


17. Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2023

Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival giant panda lanterns

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and learn about Chinese traditions and customs at the 12th edition of SYSNMH’s Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival! The Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as the Mooncake Festival) falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month and is one of the most important festivals for Chinese communities around the world.

📅 29 Aug to 8 Oct 2023
📍 Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

For more information, visit Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2023.


18. Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Horror Nights 2023 (Not suitable for kids)

USS Halloween Horror Nights 2023

In collaboration with Netflix, the series will be brought to life in a haunted house designed to take fans along the students’ perilous journey as they fight for their lives after a zombie outbreak in their high school.

Guests will brave their way through Hyosan High School – the source of the zombie outbreak – as they try to make it out alive. Iconic scenes will be recreated, from the horrifying discovery in the medical bay to the nail-biting classroom fight and the harrowing escape from the library.

📅 29 Sep to 4 Nov 2023

You can get good Universal Studios Singapore Halloween deals at Klook.

For more information, visit Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Horror Nights 2023.


19. Superland Pre-School

Superland Jurong East Perennial Business City Open House

Where learning meets happiness, that’s the core foundation at Superland Pre-School. Established almost 25 years ago with 12 campuses across Singapore, we invite you to attend an open house to see first-class teaching, enrichment, and playground facilities.

Offering childcare and learning from 18 months to 6 years old, with some centers offering infant care from 2 to 17 months.

Starting in 2023, Superland Pre-school is proud to introduce 3 new campuses and their open house dates in Woodlands, Canberra and Jurong East.

Register for your open house here.

📅 16 Sep 2023
⏰ 9am – 1pm
📍 Jurong East (1 Venture Avenue Perennial Business City #02-03 Singapore 608521)
☎️ 6278 5886

Register Now


20. Discover The Amazing ‘Palm Trembling’ Qigong Technique Event

Bai Yin Qigong event

Discover the 3-minute ‘SuperExercise‘ (Invented 3,000 years ago) which has helped Singaporean parents.

Register here!

For more information, visit Discover The Amazing ‘Palm Trembling’ Qigong Technique Event.


21. FORMULA 1 F1 Singapore Grand Prix 2023

Get ready for the 2023 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX, the renowned Home of Formula 1® Night Racing, promising three days of electrifying on-track action and a continuous stream of top-notch entertainment set against the stunning backdrop of Singapore’s gleaming skyline, adorned with both iconic heritage structures and contemporary architectural marvels.

Mark your calendars for the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2023, taking place from 15 to 17 Sep 2023. This event defines the ultimate Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) experience with its thoughtfully curated program, offering a blend of lifestyle encounters, musical performances, and post-race festivities. Elevate your journey to Singapore and immerse yourself in the excitement of the Singapore Grand Prix – secure your flights and F1 tickets today.


22. Your Child’s First Influencer at SuperPark Singapore

Your Child's First Influencer SuperPark SG First Coach

Parents, you are your child’s first influencer! You can inspire your children to adopt healthy habits by making healthier choices yourselves!

This September school holidays, visit Health Promotion Board’s “Your Child’s First Influencer” activity booth at the Made for Families Super Games Spectacular at SuperPark. Discover the joy of connecting with nature alongside your children at the enchanting “You are Your Child’s First Nature Guide booth.

For more information, visit Your Child’s First Influencer.


23. i12 Katong September Car-nival

i12 Katong September Car-nival School Holiday

Introducing the i12 Katong September Car-nival! Join us at i12 Katong and turn September into a month of excitement, rewards and chances to win big! There are kids car rides, inflatables, free parking credits and staycations to be won when you spend with us.

I12 Katong Kids Car Circuit

📅 1 to 10 Sep 2023

Let your kids rev up their excitement from September 1st to 10th. Spend a minimum of $100 and receive a complimentary Kids Car Ride Pass or a Kids Inflatable Pass for the atrium, valued up to $8.

For more information, visit i12 Katong September Car-nival.


24. Camp GungHo “Perilous Pirates”

Get Gungho September Holiday Camp GungHo

Ahoy, ye young buccaneers of Singapore! Get ready for a thrillin’ adventure at Get GungHo’s Perilous Pirates camp! 🏴‍☠️⚓️

Embark on epic excursions to Adventure Cove Waterpark, where ye’ll slide, splash, and ride like true pirates on the high seas! Then swing over to Nestopia netted adventure playground, where ye’ll climb, crawl, and conquer like daring sailors on a grand ship!

Join our Pirate Crew team games and treasure hunt, and prove yer mettle as the bravest of pirates! And guess what? We’re mixin’ science with adventure! Prepare to be amazed as ye uncover the wonders of science with fun experiments!

Age: Boys and Girls aged 5-12 years old

📅 4 to 6 Sep (9am – 4pm)
📍 Sentosa (meeting points at Vivocity and Sentosa)

Discount Code: TNAP390 for camp fees at $390 (UP $420) – WhatsApp +65 98600822 for further Group Discounts (3 or more friends/siblings)

Where to register:

Register Now


25. Kids Enrichment Fair 2023

Cairnhill CC Kids enrichment fair Sep 2023

Want to discover your child’s hidden talent during the school holidays? Join us at the Kids Enrichment Fair 2023 on Saturday 9 September from 12pm-6pm at the Cairnhill Community Club! Enjoy free flow of ice cream while you learn from expert talks on how to maximise your child’s potential, and explore holistic enrichment programs at the booths of around 20 enrichment centres.

Tickets are available here. We will also have a magic show, free flow popcorn and candy floss, face/arm painting, and balloon sculpting.

For more information, visit here.


26. RSAF Open House 2023

RSAF Airforce Open House

Visitors can expect familiarisation flights with the crowd-favourite CH-47 Chinook helicopter and the A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) – for the first time. They will also get to watch capability demonstrations, such as an air defence display, and get up close and personal with RSAF assets and personnel at the static display.

The open house is part of a series of events to commemorate the RSAF’s 55th anniversary (RSAF55).

📅 9 to 10 Sep 2023
📍 Paya Lebar Air Base

For more information, visit RSAF Open House.


27. Dementia Singapore Family Fiesta Carnival at Our Tampines Hub

Dementia Singapore Family Fiesta Carnival at Our Tampines HubPhoto Credit: Photo Credit: Our Tampines Hub.
Taken at the Dear Tampines Festival earlier this year.

Enjoy a weekend of fun with the kids at this family-friendly carnival organised by Dementia Singapore. It will feature a variety of creative inflatable play structures such as White Water Rapid Crossing, Bumpy Car Escape and Squeezy Jungle Wall for the young and young-at-heart. Free snacks such as ice cream, kacang puteh, popcorn and candy floss will be given out while stocks last. There will also be prizes given away during the carnival.

📅 9 Sep 2023
⏰ 10am – 3.30pm
📍 Our Tampines Hub, Town Square
🏷 Free for the public if they sign up as Dementia Singapore CARA members

For more information, visit Dementia Singapore Family Fiesta Carnival.


28. Kid’s Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival 儿童福建营兼中秋节嘉年华

Kid's Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival SHHKCA

Join us for an unforgettable Hokkien experience at Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy’s Mid Autumn Festival Celebration! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in Hokkien culture, indulge in delicious food, and create lasting memories with your loved ones.

📅 22 Sep 2023 (Fri)
⏰ 5pm – 9.30pm
📍 Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations
397 Lor 2 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319639

Limited slots available, so secure your spot now here!

Sign Up Now

For more information, visit Kid’s Hokkien Workshop & Mid Autumn Carnival.


29. PlayFACTO School

PlayFacto School Open House

We invite all parents to join Singapore’s largest ISLANDWIDE OPEN HOUSE, at any of our 45 centres. With more than 70% of our centres on waiting list, book your open house place today! Register now here!

📅 2 Sep 2023

Register Now

For more information, visit PlayFACTO School Open House.


30. Run For Inclusion Returns with Signature Blindfold Walk

Organised by Runninghour, Run for Inclusion 2023 returns for its ninth edition, bringing back its signature Blindfold Walk after a three-year hiatus. Held once again at Singapore Turf Club (STC), Kranji, the annual event gathers individuals from all walks of life to run alongside persons with special needs (PWSNs) and provides more opportunities for PWSNs to engage in physical activities.

📅 2 Sep 2023, Saturday
⏰ 4pm – 8pm
📍 Singapore Turf Club

For more information, visit Run For Inclusion 2023.


31. Singaporean Presidential Election 2023

Singapore is gearing up for its seventh elected presidential election, scheduled for September 1, 2023, marking the third occasion where multiple candidates vie for the position. Incumbent president Halimah Yacob, who ran uncontested in 2017, has opted not to seek re-election. The forthcoming presidential election will feature a three-way contest between Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Ng Kok Song, and Tan Kin Lian, as Singaporeans prepare to choose their ninth President.


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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