List of all arts and culture events in Singapore in 2023 / 2024, including performances, screenings, plays, dramas and skits, talks, tours on a myriad of genres from dance, film, literary, photography, music, theatre, visual, culture, history to multidisciplinary.
Gardens by the Bay 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore, Singapore
Gardens by the Bay Mid-Autumn Festival 2023, the annual festive lantern display at the iconic garden in Marina Bay, returns this year from 15 September - 1 October 2023. Themed "Garden of Blooms", visitors will get to take photographs with specially designed lanterns inspired by Chinese mythology, legends and cultures depicting reunion, fate and affinity. Apart from the lantern light-up, a host of activities from cultural performances, workshops, street food fair, carnival games and rides have been scheduled throughout the 2-week event.
Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations 2023 (2023 年牛车水中秋节庆祝活动) is back in the Chinatown district from 15 September to 14 October 2023. A host activities from festive bazaar, stage performances, lantern making session, lantern walks, to savouring festive goodies like pomelo, mooncakes and piggy biscuits await all visitors to Chinatown during this period.
Jurong Lake Gardens Jurong Lake Gardens, Yuan Ching Rd, Singapore
Lights by the Lake 2023, the annual Mid-Autumn Festival (aka Lantern Festival) celebratory event at Jurong Lake Gardens, is back from 16 September - 1 October 2023! Apart from the usual lantern displays, families and children visiting the park can look forward to host of activities from music performances by local artistes and Singapore Chinese Orchestra, to games and activities like lantern riddles, dragonboat try-outs and more! Last but not least, a food fair offering a delectable array of local and international food and snacks will keep all the growling tummies filled at this 2-week event.
Singapore Design Week 2023 (SDW 2023), the premier design festival in Southeast Asia, will be back this year from 21 September to 1 October 2023. Themed 'Better by Design', this edition champions the embodiment of the desire to always seek to make lives better using design in Singapore's design scene. Design exhibitions, fairs, marketplaces, tours, showcases, talks and symposiums are expected to be held at various locations in Singapore during this 11-day event.
Yishun Pond Park Promenade 90 Yishun Central, Singapore
Moon Rabbits 2023, a public music and dance performance to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, will take place for 2 nights from 29 - 30 September 2023 at the Yishun Pond Park Promenade. Professional dancers from local arts group Arts Fission, musicians from percussion group Reverberance, children dancers from Young Fission Benefit and senior performers from NTUC Senior Activity Centre will put together an enchanting intergeneration performance on this special occasion of kinship reunion.
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore
Mid-Autumn Family Fun 2023 (月满市区合家Fun 2023), a Mooncake festival celebratory event organised by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC), will take place from 29 September to 1 October 2023. 14 ticketed and free activities have been specially curated to encourage families to celebrate the Mid-Autumn traditions with a modern twist. Visitors can find a range of activities from creative product fair, riddle-guessing 猜灯谜, stargazing, lantern walk, cross talk 相声, to craft workshops at this 3-day event.
Once Upon A Full Moon 2023, an annual musical performance held in conjunction with the Mid-Autumn Festival, is back this year for 3 nights from 29 September - 1 October 2023 at VivoCity Amphitheatre (Roof top). Attendees can look forward to enjoy an evening of awe-inspiring music, featuring tunes from Studio Ghibli animations, box-office smashing movie The Greatest Showman, theme song of classic Journey to the West 西游记 TV series, and more at this 1-hour concert.
Singapore Lam Ann Association Building 新加坡南安会馆 30 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore
Singapore Hokkien Lam Ann Festival 2023 (新加坡福建南安文化节2023), a 10-day celebration of Fujian culture and heritage, will take place from 29 September - 8 October 2023 at the Lam Ann Association Building. In commemoration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, the first day of the festival will kick off with traditional festive activities such as riddle guessing games, lantern painting and mooncake making workshops. The remaining 9 days of the festival will include Chinese culture talks from tea appreciation, calligraphy to fortune telling, KTV competition, and workshops on health and law. A food and product fair featuring Lam Ann snacks and crafts will also be held on the side throughout the event.
Xinyao Concert 2023 (新瑶《明天41》演唱会2023), a free concert to commemorate the 41st anniversary of Singapore pop and folk music, will take place on 30 September 2023 at Our Tampines Hub. Headlined by Eric Moo 巫启贤, Mavis Hee 许美静, Joanna Dong 董姿彦, Roy Li Fey Huei 黎沸挥 and supported by other renowned local singers and bands, attendees will be brought down the memory lane with popular Xinyao tunes in the eighties and nineties being performed at this concert.
Esplanade Recital Studio Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore
Singapore Flamenco Festival 2023, an annual event that celebrates and promotes the art form based on the various folkloric music traditions of southern Spain, is back this year from 13 - 15 October 2023 at Esplanade Recital Studio. Two performances will be held over three show times during this period, showcasing music and dance painstakingly choreographed by directors, musicians and artists from both Singapore and Spain.