It’s that time of the year again when (depending on your situation) you either breathe a huge sigh of resignation or relief: the September holidays are just around the corner! šŸ¤—

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Between jetsetting friends who’re busy planning their umpteenth vacations for the year or thoseĀ scouring Singapore for staycation ideas, it might feel likeĀ the only way you can enjoy your September holidays without going overseas is by sitting at home twiddling your thumbs.

Not to worry, though! We’ve got you covered with this list of exciting things to doĀ right here in Singapore during the September holidays! šŸ˜‰

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1. Autumn Flower Displays @ Gardens By The Bay

When it comes to taking a breather, nothing works better than a leisurelyĀ stroll through rows and rows of multi-color flora and fauna šŸ˜

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Wander through the sprawling Flower Dome at Gardens By the Bay and admire the gorgeous displays of begonias, chrysanthemums and more,Ā specially put together for the month of September!

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Enjoy cultural performances, vibrant life-sized light-up figures and autumn-themedĀ lanterns at Mid Autumn @ Gardens By The Bay–you’ll even get to try your hand at making your very own lanterns šŸ˜‰

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Mid-Autumn @ Gardens By The Bay:Ā 22 Sept – 8 Oct, Flower Dome @ Gardens By The Bay
Autumn Harvest: The Season of Abundance: 1 Sept – 29 Oct, Flower Dome @ Gardens By The Bay

2. Star Wars: Experience The Force Singapore

Calling all Star Wars fans! Star Wars is back in town again: awaken your inner Jedi andĀ tap into the Force within you at this 10-day festival celebrating all things Star Wars.

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Kick off the Star Wars Experience at the stroke of midnight on 1 Sept, and be the first to get access to exclusive collectibles, toys, books and apparel at Star Wars Force Friday!

Get this: if you can locate and find the 15 unique augmented reality experiences, you’ll evenĀ stand a chance to win tickets to the movie premier of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Singapore šŸ˜Œ

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Ever wondered what it’d be like to wield those multi-coloured lightsabers and don the long, flowing Jedi robes? It’sĀ time to find out: enrol yourself forĀ Padawan Training, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia!

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If virtual encounters excite you more than real-life ones, though, then this next event’s right up your alley! Be the first in Southeast Asia to travel across galaxies and universes with BB-8 in virtual reality at the BB-8 VR ExperienceĀ šŸ¤“

Star Wars Force Friday: 1st Sept 12.01am & 1 Sept – 10 Sept, 10AM – 1PM@ ION Station, Basement 4
Padawan Training: 3PM – 9PM, ION Orchard Outdoor Event Space at Level 1
Meet BB-8 Virtual Reality:Ā Ion Station, Basement 4

3. The Colour Run Night Singapore 2017

Sometimes life just gets way too drab, with all those dull daily routines. What better way to spice things up than a (literal) burst of colour? šŸ˜‰

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The Color Run is back again this September in all its rainbow-coloured powdery goodness.This time, the 5-kilometre untimed color run returns with a vengeance: it’ll take placeĀ at night, in a flurry of neon green, orange, yellow and pink powder!

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You certainly don’t have to be a fitness enthusiast to join in the fun–there are no winners or or official timings for this, and the only objective is to have oodles of fun.

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Be forewarned, though–by the timeĀ you reach the finish line, you’ll be bathed in so many bright hues of multi-color powder you might just look like a walking glowstick šŸ˜„

The Color Run Night Singapore 2017
23 September 2017
Palawan Green, Sentosa Beach Station

4. Grand Prix Season Singapore 2017

If adrenaline-pumping, heart-racing, souped-up race-cars sounds like your idea of fun, you definitely need to check out the F1 Grand Prix Season this September!

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Watch F1 cars painted in firetruckĀ reds and bumblebee yellows whiz past as you stand in the grandstands at the picturesque Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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If you’re lucky, you might even get to spot your favourite F1 celebrity drivers, from Lewis Hamilton to Kimi Raikkonen to Sebastian Vettel šŸ˜Š

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Even if you’re not a motorhead, you can still check out the explosive performances lined up for the F1 Night Race, including performances by Calvin Harris and The Chainsmokers šŸ˜

F1 Singapore Grand Prix
15 – 17 September 2017
Marina BayĀ Street Circuit

5. Sandsational Fun At Sentosa 2017

We all know that feeling ofĀ pride that swelled within us as kids when we finished our little sandcastles by the beach. When was the last time we even got a dose of sun, sand, and sea to kick back and relax?

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There’s no better time than the September holidaysĀ for some downtime by the beach, so why not take it a step further and head over to Sandsational Fun at Sentosa 2017?

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WalkĀ amongst more than 30Ā towering, life-size, sand sculptures and moreĀ here as you feel the warm sand tickling your feet and the sunshine seeping into your skin.

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What’s more, there are 3 separate sand zones designated for 3 different experiences designed to blow your mind. Look out forĀ the first zone, where you’ll find sand art that incorporates visual andĀ audio storytelling šŸ˜

#HHWT Tip:Ā If you’re Singaporean, enjoy free entry into Sentosa via Sentosa Express and Sentosa Gateway from 4 – 10 September!

Sandsational Fun At Sentosa
1 – 17 September 2017
Siloso Beach, Sentosa

6. Movies By The Beach @ Sentosa

Who needs cinemas when you can watch your favourite movies from the comfort of a picnic mat, with the ocean breeze gently blowing against your face–for FREE?

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Pull out those insta-worthy woven picnic baskets and picnic mats and head on over to Palawan Green at Sentosa to enjoy beach-themed movie screenings with your loved ones.

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Past movies that have been screened include Maze Runner and Ah Boys To Men, so you won’t need to worry about feeling bored šŸ˜‰

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#HHWT Tip:Ā From 1 – 17 September only, get 50% off rides on the Segway miniPro and the Singapore Cable Car Sky Pass.

Movies By The Beach @ Sentosa
2, 3, 16 and 17 September 2017
Palawan Green, Sentosa

There you have it–whether you’re looking to have someĀ wholesome family fun or a lively, energetic time, there’s no shortage of activities to keep you and your loved one occupied this September holidays šŸ¤—

Not sure what else there is to do in Singapore?

Check out our website for all the top attractions, yummiest halal eateries and nearby prayer spaces in Singapore!

Show me everything!

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