20 Events in Singapore You Should Attend in October 2017

It is yet another month that has come and gone! For the upcoming month of October, we have found 20 events that you and your friends can attend, apart from Halloween events (ok, we’ve got 1 included)!

 1 October – Green Is The New Black 2017

 

About Green Is The New Black 2017
Green Is The New Black, The Conscious Festival, is back! This is a place where fun and social environmental responsibility go hand in hand. With a market featuring over 60 mindful brands, transformative talks, delicious healthy eateries, organic booze, interactive art and games – this is one festival not to be missed.

The MARKETPLACE will have over 60 conscious brands showcasing products that protect people and the planet. Engage and learn with games, live demonstrations, mini-activities, interactive art and 10-minute talks at our Edu-tainment & Quickies section. Enjoy all these with our food fair with live music!

There will also be three transformative sessions packed full of juicy actionable insights that will empower you to change your life. Inspiring keynotes, engaging workshops, wellness breaks and action kits.

For more information, click here.

Dates: 1 October 2017, Sunday
Time: 11am – 7pm
Admission: Free & Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: PARKROYAL on Pickering Hotel, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
Nearest MRT Station: Chinatown MRT (North-East / Downtown Line)

 

6-7 October – Sing Lit Body Slam

 

About SING LIT BODY SLAM
Line breaks and low blows, lyric verse and leotards…

What could pro-wrestling and poetry have in common? More than you think.

Pro wrestling is improvised physical theatre, storytelling through a fusion of acrobatics and combat sport. Grapple MAX takes this art out of the ring, and into an intimate, up-close environment. With colourful, larger-than-life characters, we perform to maximise audience engagement, creating an interactive “fight club” experience like no other.

In this hour-long showdown, be prepared to cheer and hoot and holler for your favourite pair when a wrestler tag teams with a poet. As the fighters slam one another on the mats, their literary counterparts will do the same on stage, culminating in an epic series of clashes unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

It’s Epic Rap Battles meets World Wrestling Entertainment as Sing Lit Station collaborates with Grapple MAX Dojo to bring you an experimental showcase, integrating spoken word poetry into a professional wrestling match.

Don’t miss the world’s first fusion of these two storytelling art forms. Are you ready to be entertained?

For more information, click here.

Dates: 6 – 7 October 2017, Friday – Saturday
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
Nearest MRT Station: Nicoll Highway MRT (Circle Line) / Bugis MRT (North-East / Downtown Line)

 

6 October – Kumar Show

 

About Kumar Show
Kumar, Singapore’s famous stand-up comedian, is having yet another show this October! If you’re looking for a night out to just laugh it out, this is an event you won’t want to miss. This interactive stand-up comedy show will surely be a memorable night for everyone and you can be sure to laugh away all your problems and stress with Kumar on the stand.

Be sure not to miss the show and grab your tickets now! For more information, click here.

Dates: 6 October 2017, Friday
Time: 8pm – 11:30pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: The Bank Bar + Bistro, 1 Shenton Way, One Shenton #01-01, Singapore 068803
Nearest MRT Station: Downtown MRT (Downtown Line)

 

7 and 21 October – Game of Thrones Yoga

 

About Game of Thrones Yoga
This practice, MORE THAN JUST YOGA, is a journey to help you regain the IRON THRONE.

And this evening, your journey on your mat will be a journey into the dark woods, where we will become warriors, quest for good, and do battle when necessary.

GoT sequences will include specially named poses and we will move to the show’s dramatic soundtrack. There will be treats and treasure for everyone! And this class is for all levels!

And if you aren’t a GOT fan, come anyway. The yoga and music will be fun!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 7 October, Saturday and 21 October, Saturday
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Admission: Ticketed @ $49 (visit website for more details)
Address: The Lawn @ Marina Bay
Nearest MRT Station: Downtown MRT (Downtown Line)

 

7 October – Show of Strength

 

About Show of Strength
A one-day extravaganza bringing you the best in health and fitness. Come join us for a day of activities – there will be various competitions, workshops, exhibitions, and opportunities for you to mingle with leaders in the fitness industry in Asia!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 7 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 9am – 6pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: Marina Bay Sands Convention Center
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront MRT (Circle Line)

 

8 October – Swapaholic at Marina Barrage

 

About Swapaholic
SWAPAHOLIC is a clothing and accessory swap that allows you to declutter your closet and refresh it with items that you will actually love wearing!

If it’s time for you to declutter and refresh your closet, come join the oh-so- economically and environmentally-sustainable swap! Whether you’re looking for unique office wear, event wear or just something understated chic for a special day out, Swapaholic at Marina Barrage is THE activity for you!

It reduces waste, use of natural resources and tragic human impacts. So, declutter and refill your wardrobe without hurting your wallet or the planet!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 8 October 2017, Sunday
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Admission: Free
Address: Marina Barrage
Nearest MRT Station: Bayfront MRT (Circle Line)

 

Now till 19 October – Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017

 

About Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2017
Discover Chinatown’s heritage and culture this Mid-Autumn Festival and be immersed in the various activities and sight-seeing! There will be a FREE walking trail that covers Kreta Ayer Road, Sago Street, Pagoda Street and New Bridge Road, where it has become an enduring and iconic venue for both locals and visitors to visit and soak in the Chinese festivities.

There will also be festive trade fair and street stalls. Be spoilt for choice as over 300 festival stalls will offer a dazzling variety of festive treats like moon cakes, pomelos, lanterns, handicrafts, tea and more.

Visitors can embrace the bountiful photo opportunities as the streets in Chinatown will be decorated for the Festive Street Light-Up. They can also enjoy Nightly Stage Shows at Kreta Ayer Square.

Prior registration is strongly recommended for the Walking Trail as it is on a first-come-first-serve basis and each trail is limited to 10 participants. For more information, click here.

Dates: 10 September – 19 October 2017 (visit website for more details)
Time: Various timings (visit website for more details)
Admission: Free & Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: Kreta Ayer Square
Nearest MRT Station: Chinatown MRT (North-East/Downtown Line)

 

13-15 October – Oktoberfest

 

About Oktoberfest
The world’s largest Volksfest held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany is coming to Savourworld. We’re not just talking about large steins of authentic German beer… but also the biggest Bavarian feast you can ever imagine! Bite into crispy pork knuckles, rotisserie chickens and select from a huge variety of sausages – weisswurst, bratwurst, currywurst and much more!

Over 3 days, you can EAT & DRINK everything that makes Oktoberfest great!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 13 – 15 October, Friday – Sunday
Time: Various timings (visit website for more details)
Admission: Ticketed @ $28 (visit website for more details)
Address: Savourworld, 2 Science Park Drive, Singapore 118222
Nearest MRT Station: Kent Ridge Station (Circle Line)

 

14 October – Yogalates in the Park

 

About Yogalates in the Park
Can’t decide between Yoga and Pilates? Then try Yogalates, a blend of the two methods that It is an exercise technique that combines the benefits of strength training of Pilates and the flexibility of yoga in one session.

Yogalates concentrates strength in the middle (abdominal area, buttocks and lower back), the body develops harmoniously, stretching muscles, toning the body, improving posture and developing coordination. As it improves breathing, circulation and energy levels, Yogalates speeds up metabolism, so combined with good nutrition, this type of exercise can be used very effectively for weight loss.

The outdoor session gives you a unique opportunity to move while enjoying the serenity of the sky, warmth of the sun, and sensation of the breeze. 

For more information, click here.

Dates: 14 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 9am – 10am
Admission: Ticketed at $8 (visit website for more details)
Address: 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Nearest MRT Station: Botanic Gardens MRT (Circle Line)

 

14-15 October – Mutts & Mittens Adoption Drive

About Mutts & Mittens Adoption Drive
Mark your calendars and come visit our dogs, cats and rabbits for adoption! There will be booths of vendors selling pet related stuffs – dog food, cat food, accessories and more! Come join in the fun!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 14 – 15 October 2017, Saturday – Sunday
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Admission: Free
Address: 11 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 Singapore 519326
Nearest MRT Station: Pasir Ris MRT (East-West Line)

 

15 October – Downtown Line 3 Open House

 

About Downtown Line 3 Open House
Be one of the first to preview the 16 new stations along the Downtown Line at the DTL3 Open House. All stations will be opened to the public where visitors can enjoy free rides, and participate in fun games and activities at the Open House!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 15 October 2017, Sunday
Time: 10am – 6pm
Admission: Free
Address: Various Locations (visit website for more details)
Nearest MRT Station: Various Locations (visit website for more details)

 

15 October – Adopting Tales

 

About Adopting Tales
Adopting Tales is an All pets event! Dogs, cats and rabbits are welcome! There will be booths set up for anything pet related! From dehydrated treat to pet supplies, to grooming and even getting your portraitures done by an artist!

Join us for a day of fun, food, and furry Halloween day, as we celebrate the responsible pet ownership and adoption! Amazing prizes are up for grabs at our lucky draw giveaway, with plenty of fun contests to join! This is a RAIN or SHINE event. We will have tentage so gather together with other pet owners and mingle!

What’s more, we have invited various vendors to support this event by donating a minimum of 20% sales proceeds to shelters! So you can be assured you’re shopping for a cause! Make sure to save the date and come on down with your pets, family and friends!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 15 October 2017, Sunday
Time: 10am – 5pm
Admission: Free
Address: Bishan Ang Mo Kio Park, along Bishan Road and Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, 569981 (Opposite the Dog Run)
Nearest MRT Station: Bishan (North-South / Circle Line)

 

16, 19, 29 October – The Visual Collective – A Workshop Series

 

About The Visual Collective – A Workshop Series
The Visual Collective is a project where we explore different elements revolving around dance and Street Culture: Art, fashion, videography, photography and mixing tracks. Come explore these elements with us!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 16, 19, 29 October 2017 (visit website for more details)
Time: Various timings (visit website for more details)
Admission: Free but requires registration (visit website for more details)
Address: *SCAPE, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
Nearest MRT Station: Somerset MRT (North-South Line)

 

21 October – Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life Singapore

 

About Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life Singapore
The Backstreet Boys will perform at the National Stadium, in conjunction with the 2017 WTA Finals. This will be their only stop in Asia.

For 24 years, the Backstreet Boys, one of the most successful groups in music history, has continually delivered the finest pop music one has to offer, making them one of pop’s most influential performers. With countless #1s, record-setting tours, numerous awards and worldwide sales in excess of 130 million, Backstreet Boys has been recognized as the best-selling boy band in history.

For more information, click here.

Dates: 21 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 8pm – 9:30pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: National Stadium
Nearest MRT Station: Stadium MRT (Circle Line)

 

21 October – Urban Ventures Street Party

 

About Urban Ventures Street Party
Indulge your individuality – reclaiming the street with a day of art, music, and culture!

Our 7th Edition is going to be louder, and better than you could ever imagine. Let your inhibitions melt away, and express yourself truly. Join in the festivities, dress in whatever you adore, and celebrate your individuality.

Underground Market is also going to be part of TWC presents Urban Ventures Street Party – Vol. 7 where there’s going to be an EPIC street party! There will be food, fun, drinks and most importantly, clothes/accessories/shoes/bags at a MASSIVE bargain! Did we mention that there will also be drag queens? EXCITED!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 21 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 4pm – 10:30pm
Admission: Free
Address: Keong Saik Road
Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park MRT (East-West / North-East Line)

27 October – TAEYANG 2017 World Tour

 

About TAEYANG 2017 World Tour
Following G-DRAGON’s concert in June, fellow BIGBANG member TAEYANG will be heading to Singapore for his own solo concert tour. He is set to release his third solo album, “WHITE NIGHT”, on 16 Aug, before beginning his concert tour in Korea.

For more information, click here.

Dates: 27 October 2017, Friday
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: The Star Theatre
Nearest MRT Station: Buona Vista MRT (East-West / Circle Line)

 

27-29 October – Wine Fiesta 2017

 

About Wine Fiesta 2017
The Straits Wine Company proudly presents Singapore’s largest outdoor wine festival, Singapore Wine Fiesta 2017!

This is your chance to sample over 300 wines from around the world while meeting the winemakers and vineyard owners in person to learn about their production processes and characteristics of the wines. This year marks Wine Fiesta’s 10th Anniversary, and to celebrate we’ll be featuring the “Best Of” what Wine Fiesta has to offer! Indulge in great food, meet fellow wine lovers, and find your new

This year marks Wine Fiesta’s 10th Anniversary, and to celebrate we’ll be featuring the “Best Of” what Wine Fiesta has to offer! Indulge in great food, meet fellow wine lovers, and find your new favourite drink at this fun-filled festival!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 27 – 29 October 2017, Saturday
Time: Various Timings (visit website for more details)
Admission: Free & Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: Clifford Square, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Nearest MRT Station: Raffles Place MRT (North-South / East-West Line)

 

28 October – Noise Invasion Festival

 

About Noise Invasion Festival
Join us at the iconic Haw Par Villa this October as we celebrate individuality and creativity at the inaugural NOISE INVASION FEST. Expect the unconventional and the strange, with a killer lineup of music, art, dance and food that deviates from the usual arts festival format.

Come dressed up in your most outrageous and creative costumes and be prepared to #GetWeird!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 28 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 6pm – 10:30pm
Admission: Free
Address: Haw Par Villa
Nearest MRT Station: Haw Par Villa MRT (Circle Line)

 

28 October – ACM After Dark 2017

 

About ACM After Dark 2017
Asian supernatural and beliefs come to life at ACM’s well-loved annual Halloween offering. Be thrilled by activities and performances inspired by the objects from the galleries. Hear haunting tales in the galleries, strike poses at our dress-up booths and make your own spooky souvenir to take home! We promise you a night at the museum to remember.

For more information, click here.

Dates: 28 October 2017, Saturday
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Admission: Ticketed (visit website for more details)
Address: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
Nearest MRT Station: City Hall MRT (East-West Line)

 

29 October – Jazz for Dogs

 

About Jazz for Dogs
What do dogs and jazz have in common? They have soul and depths of it! Join us as some of Singapore’s top jazz musicians come together to raise awareness of the plight of the stray and abandoned dogs which still number about 8000.

To defray the cost of the event, picnic baskets laden with wine, food and other fantastic goodies will be pre-sold to complement this wonderful event where you can bring your family and dogs and enjoy this evening of love, joy and song. The proceeds will also be used to defray the soaring costs of medical expenses for the 150+ dogs under our care.

So do join us as a community of animal lovers, of nature, of kindness, of compassion, of all things good and make your presence felt at this momentous event!

For more information, click here.

Dates: 29 October 2017, Sunday
Time: 5pm – 7:30pm
Admission: Free
Address: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
Nearest MRT Station: Botanic Gardens MRT (Circle Line)

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Tricia is an introverted extrovert; an introvert most of the time but an extrovert when she likes you. She is also a teh peng fanatic with a love for the red half of Manchester.

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