What’s New In October

Skip the loungewear and put on something presentable, as we head - cautiously - into the new normal this month.

By Amanda Tan        8 October 2021

Even in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are now seeing semblances of the new normal. With most of Halloween and other events cancelled during this time last year, we are now looking forward to having a delightful time trick-or-treating, or even going about our normal activities such as shopping.

Things To Do

SAFRA Punggol Enchanted Kingdom

Experience a fun-filled Halloween with the family with an array of activities lined up both online and on-site at SAFRA Punggol from now till Oct 31!

Get your camera and your little ones ready for a mysterious adventure at the specially designed Enchanted Kingdom Photo Op Experience with 4 Instagrammable backdrops. Be transported to an enchanted forest, a chess room, a poker knight gate, or a tea party room. Dress up in your best Enchanted Kingdom themed costume and snap a photo at any of the Photo Ops for a chance to win SAFRA Rewards vouchers and more! Click here for more details on the Best Dressed Contest. Plus, locate Ottie, the King Otter, snap a photo with him and share it on the SAFRA Punggol Facebook page for a chance to win an Otah Plushie!

Pick up an activity booklet from the SAFRA Punggol Concierge and help Ottie complete the course of his adventures with your little ones. Present the completed activity booklet to the Concierge and stand to win Otah & Friends stickers! The activity booklet is suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years old.

Finally, don’t miss the online magical craft workshops on 23 Oct on the SAFRA Punggol Facebook page.

Visit www.safra.sg/whats-on/pgenchantedkingdom for more details.

Halloween Fun And Frights At Resorts World Sentosa

If youve missed last years festivities, make up for it this year with a slew of activities at the integrated resort. Revisit some of the haunted houses and creepy zones that were featured at the very first Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Halloween Horror Nights Exhibition.

The exhibition includes a killer line up (pun fully intended) of the scariest icons during the past nine years. The exhibition is not suitable for guests under the age of 16.

On a lighter note, if horrors not your genre, embark on a lighthearted journey with the characters at USS, where Cookie Monster, Kung Fu Pandas Po and Minion Monsters are all geared up to meet you.

On till Nov 7; more info at www.rwsentosa.com

Singapore Games Week

Celebrate the local games industry as the festival showcases Singapores vibrant games community. The week-long programme offers a hybrid of physical and virtual events. The experience lets visitors create their own online avatars to explore the village virtually. Alternatively, visitors can make their way down to the hybrid Singapore Pavilion to check out an exhibition comprising Singapore-based gaming and e-sports startups, game development studios, and e-sports production companies.

From Oct 11 to 17; more info at www.sgga.org.sg

Learn The Fundamentals Of Pickleball

What is Pickleball, you may ask? It is really an amalgamation of tennis, badminton, and table tennis, and it seems really fun. In this course, you will learn the basic rules of the game, the scoring system, court positions, and basic strokes and drills. The sport is suitable for all ages. Learn to play at SAFRA Mount Faber this month!

From Oct 19 to 30; more info at www.safra.sg/whats-on/pickleball-novice-course

Kidz Amaze 1-for-1 Weekday Fun

All (school)work and no play for your child isnt ideal. Treat your child to a fantastic afternoon after school at Kidz Amaze, one of Singapores largest indoor playgrounds. From now till Oct 31, enjoy SAFRAs exclusive 1-for-1 offer, where you get two entries for the price of one.

Till Oct 31; more info at www.safra.sg/whats-on/kidz-amaze-1-for-1-weekday-fun


Levis x Felix The Cat

Head back to your younger days with the iconic black and white cartoon feline, Felix the Cat. Inspired by the popular cartoon TV series from the 1950s and 1960s, the Levis x Felix the Cat collection pay homage to Felixs college years with a series of collegiate sweaters, hoodies, pants, tops, and totes.

Available at Levis stores and at www.levi.com.sg

Adrift Gift

You dont need a special occasion to send greeting cards, especially when theyre as adorable as these ones from Adrift gift. Whats more impressive is the message behind the cards. Each one features adorable illustrations with accompanying puns. The cards are made with material that incorporates pieces of marine trash such as disintegrated plastic bottles. Every purchase will see 10% of proceeds going to Beyond Social Services, which helps children and youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.

More info at adriftgift.com

Star Wars x Pandora

If your wife or girlfriend is a fan of the epic series, youll want to surprise her by recreating the galaxy on her wrist. Choose from your favourite characters such as Han Solo and Princess Leia, to Darth Vader and C3PO. Now, whether your choice lies with the light or dark side, one things clear: these charms are simply irresistible.

Available at Pandora stores and at sg.pandora.net/en/



Whether you’re back to the office or working from home, unwind with a tipple or two (in twos) at Spanish restaurant Tapas,24, at Robertson Quay. From now till Oct 31, the restaurant is welcoming diners back with four new summer cocktails and 1-for-1 drinks from 3pm to 6pm daily. Beyond drinks, the restaurant is known for its authentic Barcelonian tapas and dishes such as its Paella de Gambas Al Ajillo and Tapas 24” Bikini Sandwich.

60 Robertson Quay, #01-04; more info at www.tapas24.sg

Wild Child Pizzette

If you’ve ever looked at a pizza menu and simply couldn’t decide, the 10-inch pizzas at Wild Child Pizzette will make you happy. The newest brainchild of the group that brought you Italian restaurants Cicheti and Bar Cicheti, this cosy new eatery slings both classic and new age toppings like Margherita (tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella, basil, grana padano, extra virgin olive oil) and Cavolo Nero (Tuscan kale, garlic confit, lemon, fior di latte cheese, bagna cauda, grana padano, pickled onions) on a slow-fermented, Neapolitan style crust that’s light, airy and chewy. Order up a pizza – or three – to share (with more than one friend, when it’s possible to do so) and pair them with the eatery’s wide selection of spirits ranging from beers to wines and sake.

50 Circular Road; more info at wildchildpizzette.com