Coming Up: September-October 2020

Zen out in nature or stay safe at home with online shopping and workshops.

By Edmund Wee      2 September 2020

Great Singapore Sale 2020

9 September -10 October

Shoppers rejoice! Previously cancelled, the Great Singapore Sale is set to launch on 9 September. Being an online affair this year, shoppers can look forward to a slew of exciting online activities along with fantastic discounts on purchases. Organised by the Singapore Retailers Association in collaboration with the Association of Singapore Attractions, Singapore Furniture Industries Council and Textile & Fashion Federation, consumers can look forward to exciting flash deals, digital experiences via live streaming, and virtual showrooms and workshops. Other highlights include offers in retail, food and beverage, attractions and hotels, and chances to win prizes worth over $150,000 in the “Win: Bag It Up” contest.

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020


One of the most loved cultural festivals in Singapore, the MidAutumn Festival 2020 was originally celebrated as an autumn harvest event and is synonymous with mooncakes. Families still gather
today and bond with loved ones over a good meal, while kids look forward to a jaunt in the park toting lanterns. Those who are keen to soak up the ambience can head to Chinatown, where the annual festival light-up takes place from 19 September to 16 October with its traditional lantern showcase.

Community Garden Festival

24-25 OCT

Greenery takes centre stage in end October at the Community Garden Festival 2020. Organised by the National Parks Board, this event celebrates the passion and skills of Singapore’s gardeners through a variety of fun-filled activities such as garden displays, workshops and tours. In this year’s edition, the festival goes to green spaces across the island, including in HortPark, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Jurong Lake Gardens, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Sun Plaza Park.


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