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Festivals in Singapore from July to December

Festivals in Singapore from July to December

If you will be visiting Singapore anytime from July to December, here is a list of festivals that can make your stay worthwhile. Check these out.

6-7 July: Singapore Dragon Boat Festival

Everybody loves the spectacular view of Dragon boat racing at Bedok Reservoir. This is actually an annual competition for professional crews and their beautifully embellished boats with music, drummers, firecrackers, and people dancing the traditional Chinese dance.

9 August: National Day Parade

Come celebrate with Singaporeans their independence by participating in a ticker tape parade. Singapore Armed Forces also entertain people with their stunt shows. Plus, there are choir ensemble, firework and laser display to give everybody a good time.

20-22 September: Singapore Formula One Grand Prix

If you love racing, Singapore is definitely one of the places to be. Let your eyes feast on epic sports cars, and get thrilled to see famous celebs in the venue. Plus, there are street entertainment, fashion shows, and exclusive parties.

19 September-10 October: Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-autumn festival is the time of year when Singaporeans and tourists alike rush to Chinatown. Everybody gathers to delight themselves with different flavors of moon cakes and other Chinese specialties. Many people also make offering at temples. There are also traditional martial arts performances and dragon dances to enliven the atmosphere.

3 November: Deepavali

Come to Little India to celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights. You will definitely love the exuberant street lighting, cheerful Bollywood music, and festive bazaars where you can take home special Deepavali handicrafts and souvenirs.

25 December: Christmas in the Tropics

On Christmas day, you can have lots of fun activities in Orchard Road. Malls and other establishments in the area offer great promotions and discounts to everyone. There can also be giveaways and other forms of sweet treats to make the season even happier.