Eyes To The Front’s BBQ pool party returns for another splash bash (Credit: Debbie Y. Photography)
THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE, OCTOBER 2016: DEEPAVALI CELEBRATIONS, HALLOWEEN EVENTS, CONCERTS, PARTIES, SPORTS, NEW FOOD AND MORE
Your October will hardly be dull, thanks to a bunch of exciting events such as Singapore Fashion Week, WTA Finals, Singapore Wine Fiesta, Singapore Restaurant Week and lots more!
Can you believe it? In a blink of an eye, we’ve already entered the last quarter of the year (give yourself a pat on the back!). With that said, waste no more time and make the best of what you have left with 2016. Take out your calendar now and start filling the dates with cultural celebrations like Deepavali and Halloween, and exciting festivals like Singapore JewelFest and Oktoberfest. But the fun doesn’t stop there; from musicals and plays to workshops and exhibitions, there are plenty of fun-filled activities happening in Singapore this month that you’ll surely regret if you miss them.
1. Beat the heat with this BBQ pool party
Back for another splash bash in the heart of the CBD, this monthly pool party organised by Eyes To The Front looks to beat the heat. Boasting a bevy of homegrown and international talents – Dan Stoneman, Seng Wei, Shane O’ Neil, DJ Passion, Jordan Odovan and Oliver Osborne – this wet and wild party also dishes out BBQ goodies like beef sliders, wings, truffle fries and vegetable brochettes. How else will you keep your energy up on the dancefloor, right?
2. Walk for a good cause
Start the month by doing some good and join the Pink Ribbon Walk organised the Breast Cancer Foundation. Rally your troops and show your support to women diagnosed with and survivors of breast cancer by participating in this empowering walk against breast cancer with friends and families.
3. Satisfy your cake cravings at Butterknife Folk
Whether you’re looking for a beautiful, scrumptious cake or craving a delightful bowl of creamy gelato, Butterknife Folk is the new place to check out. Located along River Valley Road, Butterknife Folk specialises in gelato and French-inspired cakes. And don’t forget to grab a cup of toasty hot chocolate with home-made marshmallows to complement your delicious cakes.
4. Get your creative fix at Archifest
Here’s one for the architecture buffs! Archifest 2016 makes it comeback with a technicolour Pavilion that’s designed with the theme ‘Exhale’ – transforming Raffles Place Park into a bustling gallery and event space filled with exhibitions, conversations, markets, architecture tours and lots more.
5. Celebrate Deepavali with family and friends
Join in the merrymaking as the Hindus in Singapore celebrate the ‘Festival of Lights’ with Henna art, performances, and plenty of shopping in Little India and beyond. The vibrant ethnic enclave will also be decorated with rows of elaborately designed arches, and thousands of stunning lights – so don’t forget your camera!