Moonfest, Deepavali, Halloween – these are the main highlights for the coming October. Aside from these, what else to live your life to the fullest with? Read on and take your pick from our list of fun-filled events in Singapore this October 2017.
10 Worth-Attending Events in Singapore in October 2017
- DateOctober 01, 2017
- LocationEsplanade Theatre
- AdmissionFrom S$38 to S$88
Celebrate Moonfest 2017 with Peking Opera Classics Excerpts! The award-winning Hubei Provincial Peking Opera Theatre will perform five of their signature works including excerpts from “Xu Ce Running to the City Wall”, “Meeting the Queen”, “Monkey King Battles the Water Demon”, “Wu Jia Slope”, and “Farewell My Concubine”.
The show will feature the company’s top performers, Pei Yongjie, Wang Xiaochan, and Wan Xiaohui.
- DateOctober 03, 2017
- LocationZepp@Big Box Singapore
- AdmissionS$188 (Pen A), S$148 (Pen B)
Metal heads rejoice! Progressive hard rock band, Dream Theater, is returning to Singapore as part of the Images, Words and Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour.
Images & Words was released in 1992 and remains as the band’s top selling album to date. On its 25th year, Dream Theater fans will get a chance to rock out to a live set of the entire Images & Words album plus other hits.
- DateOctober 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017
- Time10:00 – 21:00
- LocationSuntec Convention Hall
- Admission1 Day Pass – S$12
Tabletop Gamer 1 Day Pass – S$20
VIP 2 Day Pass – S$20
GameStart 2017 is the 4th edition of Southeast Asia’s premier game convention. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better with 6,000 sq. m. of game space and two new areas. Gamers will also be among the first in Southeast Asia to try AR competitive game.
Attendees can register for tournaments or simply watch other gamers battle it out in the game arenas.
- DateOctober 15, 2017
- LocationCapitol Theatre
Yamaha Music brings back the Asia-Pacific Electone Festival this October at the Capitol Theatre in Singapore. 23 contestants from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand will compete for a chance to attend the Yamaha Electone Concours Final in Japan this December.
The first Electone Festival was held in Japan in 1964 and was originally named All Japan Electone Concours. It became an international competition in 1974 and was later renamed to its current festival name.
- DateOctober 20, 2017
- LocationHall 601-604 Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre
- AdmissionS$58, S$68, S$98
Boxing fans in Singapore can look forward to an exciting fight night this October! Singapore’s first world champion, Muhamad Ridhwan, will headline the event as he challenges Koos Sibiya of South Africa for the IBO Intercontinental title.
The fight card also includes the highly anticipated rematch between Mirage Khan and Chase Haley.
The Roar of Singapore 3 – ”The Chosen Wan” is presented by Ringstar Management.
- DateOctober 21, 2017
- LocationNational Stadium
- AdmissionFrom S$108 to S$248
Backstreet’s back, alright! The popular 90s boy band is coming back to Singapore for a one-stop Asian concert in conjunction with the WTA Finals.
Backstreet Boys is recognized as the bestselling boy band in history. Their mega hits include “I Want It That Way”, “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)”, and “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”.
- DateOctober 22, 2017 - October 29, 2017
- LocationSingapore Indoor Stadium
- AdmissionSingle Session Tickets: S$27 – S$239
All Singles Evening Pass: S$117 – S$196.20
Full Day Pass: S$82.80 – S$156.60
The Finals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) is coming back to Singapore for its 4th year. Tennis fans will get to watch the top 8 singles and doubles players in the world compete for the grand prize.
The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore is presented by SC Global.
- DateOctober 26, 2017 - October 28, 2017
- Time11:00 – 16:30
- LocationSuntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall 401-402
- AdmissionS$4 (Children below 12 years old got free entry)
The event is open to the public on October 28 only.
Food Japan is the biggest Japanese food show in Southeast Asia. It is open to the public on its last day but exclusive trade events like workshops and master classes will be held starting from October 26th.
If you love Japanese food, this is your chance to learn more about the cuisine and marvel at the wide array of authentic Japanese food and beverages.
- DateOctober 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017
- Time4pm - 10pm (27 October)
12pm - 10pm (28 October)
12pm - 9pm (29 October)
- LocationClifford Square
- AdmissionS$45/day (Entry to the after-hours wine party is free)
The Straits Wine Company is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Singapore Wine Fiesta! It is dubbed as Singapore’s biggest outdoor wine festival where visitors can sample around 300 wines from around the world.
The fun continues every night at the after-hours wine party, complete with DJ’s and live music. What a great way to enjoy wine and meet fellow wine lovers against the backdrop of Marina Bay!
- DateOctober 27, 2017 - October 30, 2017
- Time11:00 – 20:00 (27 – 29 October)
11:00 – 17:00 (30 October)
- LocationMarina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre
- AdmissionFree (Pre-registration required)
The Singapore Jewellery and Gem Fair is now on its 5th year in Singapore! More than 150 exhibitors from around the world will showcase their luxurious collections as well as casual pieces. Visitors can also create their own design through customization services offered by some exhibitors.
Seminars and workshops are also available for those who have a serious interest in the world of jewellery.