A city-state in Southeast Asia, Singapore is one of the most famous holiday destinations in the world. This city is a perfect medley of modern and cultural influences. Singapore boasts of marvelous skyscrapers, scrumptious cuisine, tropical climate, and a vibrant nightlife scene. All of this has put Singapore Tourism on the global map.
Singapore is home to diverse ethnicities, who celebrate various festivals in harmony. Some of the vibrant upcoming festivals that are celebrated in Singapore are:
- Singapore Night Festival:
This is an annual week-long street festival of Singapore which celebrates the art and culture of Singapore. This festival is sponsored by the National Museum of Singapore and showcases a plethora of events such as musical performances, improve theatre, aerial and dance performances, etc. And it is free to attend.
When: August 23 to 31
- Mid-Autumn Festival:
Also known as Lantern Festival, the Mid-Autumn festival is a popular festival in Singapore and celebrates the Chinese legend of Chang E, the lady who drank the elixir of eternal life to save her people and ascended to the moon. Book your Singapore Tour Package now to enjoy this festival which is all about Moon viewing parties, lantern processions and eating mooncakes with family and friends.
When: September 15
Here comes the famous Hindu festival- Deepavali. People of Singapore celebrate this festival like no one else. Also known as Diwali, this festival marks the triumph of good or evil. Diwali in Singapore lasts for a week. The Hindu Communities all over Singapore light up their homes with vivid lights and celebrate the festival by spreading sweets and joy.
When: 27 October
A month before the Christmas day, the streets of Singapore turn into a winter wonderland. Trees are decorated with glittering lights and bulbs and the roads are dressed as if to host a carnival. Various street performances are also organized during this time.
When: December 25
- Chinese New Year:
Also known as Lunar New Year, this festival is the most important Chinese festival. Streets are lined with beautifully decorated lanterns, houses light up with vivid lights and the whole Chinatown is dolled up with red decorations. Dragon dance and Chingay Parade are organized on this fortnight.
When: 25 January 2020
This annual Hindu festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Murugan. A large colorful procession of devotees seeking blessing often brings the traffic in Singapore to a standstill- because of skewers piercing through the cheeks and bodies of the devotees.
When: 8 Feb 2020
- National Day 2019:
This is one of the most important days for Singapore and Singapore tourism. On this day, Singapore celebrates its freedom from Malaysia. The celebration involves a display of the culture and heritage of Singapore, its defense, power, and diversity. A stunning display of fireworks can also be observed on this eve.
When: August 9