We’re officially in the last quarter of 2021, and while we put our heads down to grind out the last few months, let’s not forget about unwinding and treating ourselves now and again. In case you think that new restrictions mean no new activities, here are 16 things to do in October 2021 before we transition into the new year.
Miss knocking down some cold ones with the buds? At Changi Lounge’s Craft Beer Festival, you can enjoy ice-cold beers from a selection of six one-of-a-kind flavours featuring a range of signature and seasonal brews from renowned local breweries like Brewerks.
Where: Changi Lounge, Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
When: Every Friday and Saturday from 17th September – 9th October 2021, 7.30PM-8.30PM
Book your tickets on Changi Airport’s website.
Outdoor lovers will want to check out this 2D1N wilderness experience where you get to spend the night in a Mongolian Yurt – a portable tent used by Mongolian nomads.
Price: From $450/pax
Where: Ground Up Initiative Park, 91 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201 (enter via ORTO)
When: Until end 2022
Book your tickets on Seek Sophie’s website
Note: During this period, participants can only sign up in groups of two if they’re from different households; 4 if they’re from the same household. Each experience is capped at 4-6 participants in total and all participants must be fully vaccinated. More details here.
Mickey Mouse fans, take note – the Disney Tsum Tsum Pop-Up is selling official merchandise along with Disney-themed arcade games for you to try your hand at.
Where: #01-307 E!Avenue, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
When: 11AM-10PM, Daily
Changi Airport has IG-worthy backdrops from seven different countries and their famous landmarks as part of their free Around The World exhibition.
Where: Singapore Changi Airport, Airport Boulevard, Terminal 1 and 3
When: 1st September – 10th October 2021
Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa
Halloween is around the corner and USS’ Halloween Horror Nights is back once again to bring you new thrills and scares. However, this year’s HHN will be an exhibition, paying homage to the iconic features from the last nine iterations of the event.
Price: From $69/adult
Where: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
When: 10th September – 7th November 2021
Book your tickets on Resorts World Sentosa’s website.
For those who stay in the West, Bukit Gombak Park is the newest nature park to open up that’s packed with outdoor activities.
Where: Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 (Opposite Bukit Batok Driving Centre)
When: 24 hours, Daily
La Clique is a circus, live musical, comedy, and cabaret show all in one, which has won numerous awards and sold out in cities like New York, Melbourne, and Montreal.
Price: From $98
Where: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
When: Now till 7th November 2021
Book your tickets on Marina Bay Sands’ website.
Image credit: Plural
With You Here: Defamiliarizations is an art exhibition that features local emerging artists and their works. With photography that touches on themes such as sexuality, spirituality, and family, this exhibition will leave you thinking about what it means to be human.
Price: Free admission for the main exhibition, with workshops starting from $25
Where: Chapel Gallery, 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977
When: Now till 31st October 2021
Sign up and learn more about the workshops on Objectifs’ website.
Waterbike Singapore is coming to Pasir Ris Park and they’re renting out their bikes for you to experience cycling on water. If you’re a non-swimmer who has FOMO, don’t worry, as life jackets will be provided to wear during the ride. Do note that participants will need to be eight years old and above!
Price: Rental starts at $30/hour
Where: Pasir Ris Park Campsite 1, 159T Jalan Loyang Besar, Singapore 506927
When: 2nd October 2021 onwards
Book your tickets on Waterbike SG’s website.
Image credit: Ortus Design
Organised by NParks, the SGF Hort Show is a flower and garden show with some of the best showcases of plants from around Singapore. It’s a hybrid event consisting of both online workshops and physical exhibits.
When: 9th – 31st October 2021
Visit NParks’ website to find out more.
From 1st – 31st October, shoppers at UNIQLO’s flagship store in Orchard Central will stand the chance to be invited to the following in-store workshops:
Where: #01-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
When: 1st – 31st October 2021
Tired of home workouts where all the scenery you get is the clothes hanging from your neighbours’ window? Switch up the views with Sentosa’s Yoga by the Beach, suitable for both beginners and seasoned yoga practitioners. Just remember to bring your own yoga mat and water bottles along.
Where: Southside Beach, 80 Siloso Road, Singapore 098969
When: 6.30PM-7.30PM on 6th Oct, 20th Oct, 3rd Nov, 17th Nov 2021
Book your tickets on Sentosa’s website.
Fitness enthusiasts will want to look out for the Gudetama Egg-ercise Journey virtual walkathon. After registration, you can walk anywhere at any time of the day until you hit various checkpoints, after which you’ll receive medals based on the checkpoints you’ve completed.
Price: Event entry is $39.90
Where: Anytime, anywhere at your own convenience
When: 1st October – 31st October 2021
Sign up for the walkathon on 42Race’s website.
Murder at Old Changi Hospital is a virtual escape room where you can play a detective attempting to solve a murder mystery at the haunted Old Changi Hospital. You’ll need your wits about you for this one, as this choose-your-own-adventure will have you finding clues throughout and attempting to solve the mystery at the end.
Price: From $45, with higher-tiered tickets giving you extra time and additional clues
When: 8th October – 7th November 2021
Book your tickets on Sistic’s website.
With October being the month of scares, it’s no surprise that everything has become Halloween-themed. Royal Albatross’ Ghost Ship Cruise combines the traditional experience of a normal cruise ship but with a horror movie twist.
Price: Starts at $195 per adult and comes with a three-course meal
Where: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
When: 27th – 31st October 2021
Book your tickets on Klook’s website.
MOIC’s Halloween in San Francisco
Image credit: Museum of Ice Cream
The Museum of Ice Cream will be having a limited-time event – Halloween at The Museum – to celebrate the spooky month of October.
Price: $42/pax or $40/pax for a group of two
Where: 100 Loewen Road, Singapore 248837
When: 28th – 31st October 2021
Book your tickets on Museum of Ice Cream’s website.
After working hard for three-quarters of the year, it’s about time to indulge a little and spend more time with your loved ones. From boarding a ghost ship to learning embroidery, there is much to do this October 2021 to keep you both occupied and entertained.
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