Singapore Festivals and Events


There are quite a number of Singapore Festivals and Events throughout the whole year. The religious events and public holidays are Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Deepavali. Most of the religious holidays are based on the lunar calendar, so dates will change from year to year.
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Singapore Festivals and Events

Festivals/Events Date
Computer and Electronic Show Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec Computer and electronic goods selling at crazy discounts with lots of freebies.
Thaipusam January This Hindu festival has parades around Sri Mariamman Temple
Chinese New Year January-February Dragon dances, fireworks during the 2-day public holiday
Chingay February A street carnival with lion dances, acrobats and floats
Singapore International Film Festival March-April A series of foreign movies will be screened for public viewing
Vesak Days May A celebration on birth and enlightenmentof Buddha
Dragon Boat Festival May-June Boats racing in Singapore river
Singapore Art Festival May-June Just what it says it is
Great Singapore Sale May-July Crazy discounts offer with late night shopping events
Singapore Food Festival July Lots of food events across the city
Hungry ghost festival July-August Celebration dinners, auctions and getai to mark the opening of gates of hell
National Day August To mark Singapore's independence on this public holiday.
Mooncake festival September Celebration with eating mooncakes on this day where moon is supposedly at its fullest and roundest
Formula One Race September First night-time event in Formula One history and it was staged on a street circuit, with the Singapore skyline as the backdrop
Hari Raya Puasa September-October Celebration the end of month-long fasting period of Ramadan
Deepavali festival October-November Festival of lights - triumph of good over evil and light over darkness
Christmas December Hotels and Shopping malls on Orchard Road will be decorated with bright lights


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