Things to Do • October 23, 2019 • buffetsce la videepavaliHalloween 2019pan pacificsingaporeUFC Things to do this Weekend in Singapore (25 – 28 October) With the long weekend coming up, here’s an array of activities to do, from celebrating the Festival of Lights at Little India to satisfying your Sichuan food cravings. Happy holidays! 1. Celebrate Deepavali with festivities Source: Little India | Facebook Celebrate the Festival of Lights in the heart of Little India as bright colours illuminate Serangoon Road and Race Course Road from 7pm to midnight. Before that, check out the Deepavali Festival Village along Campbell Lane and Hastings Road from 10am to 1pm. You’ll find an array of stalls offering everything from traditional wear, festive treats, to henna tattoo art and live music. Pop by the Indian Heritage Centre for craft activities and interactive performances. Admission is free! Date: 26 – 28 October 2019 Address: Various locations along Little India Opening hours: From 10am 2. Neon Jungle at Gardens by the Bay Source: Gardens by the Bay | Facebook The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay lights up with neon installations of plant and wildlife species, including endangered Southeast Asian animals. Further, enjoy performances by local acts such as The Cold Cut Duo and Stanly and Deborah. Purchase cool handmade goods and eco-friendly products from the night market and dance the night away to street jams and an electronic dance music party! Admission is free. Date: Till 28 October Address: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay Opening hours: 6pm – 11pm Facebook | Instagram | Website 3. Halloween Horror Nights Source: Resorts World Sentosa | Facebook There’s no better way to celebrate Halloween than to spook yourself at Halloween Horror Nights. This highly-anticipated scream fest is back with five haunted houses, two killer shows and two scare zones. From twisted clowns to haunted houses inspired by blockbuster Thai horror films Shutter and 4bia, you wouldn’t want to miss this experience. In addition, rock out to their new event, a metal procession titled Death Fest Live. Buy your tickets here. Date: Till 31 October Address: Universal Studios Singapore Opening hours: Till late Facebook | Instagram | Website 4. UFC Fight Night Singapore Source: UFC | Facebook Catch UFC’s finest athletes such as Ben Askren and Demian Maia battle it out in the ring at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Leading up to the showcase, get to meet fighters at Open Workouts and meet-and-greet sessions. Purchase your tickets from the UFC’s website, or watch online on UFC Fight Pass. Tickets to the fight start from $58. Date: 26 October Address: Singapore Indoor Stadium Opening hours: 5pm – 8pm Facebook | Instagram | Website 5. Re-Imagine Voilah! Source: Violah France Singapore Festival Lover of all things French? Be spoiled for choices at the Voilah! French Singapore Festival 2019. In collaboration with the Department for Culture, Education and Science of the Embassy of France in Singapore, engage in riveting activities such as mixing French wines with Singaporean food. In addition, catch the latest French movies and get the chance to interact with French writers, scientists, performers and avant-garde artists. This year’s music lineup include musical group, Opus Jam. More information on Voliah! can be found here. Date: Till 12 Nov Address: Across different locations Opening hours: Timings vary across events Facebook | Instagram | Website 6. Search for Tokidokis at the River Safari Source: Wildlife Reserves Singapore | Facebook Have a magical good time as the River Safari transforms into a colourful new world filled with Tokidoki characters. Hunt for the hidden river gem at the River Gem Trail and take home limited edition tokidoki x River Safari pins. Also, be mesmerised by mermaid performances and a ‘merry-not-scary’ theme party! Purchase your admission ticket online and enjoy up to 15% savings. Date: Till 31 October Address: 80 Mandai Lake, River Safari Opening hours: 10am – 5pm Facebook | Instagram | Website 7. Tuck in at L’Espresso’s signature English Afternoon Tea Buffet Source: Goodwood Park Hotel | Facebook In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in support of the Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF), Goodwood Park Hotel’s resident cafe, L’Espresso, is offering a special edition of their signature English Afternoon Tea Buffet. Expect a pink-themed spread complete with a chocolate fountain and french-inspired pastries such as an exquisite Pink and Lychee Delight. Even better – L’Espresso will be giving out pink ribbon pins worth $2 to diners, and the total value of the number of pins given out go to BCF. Date: Till 31 October Address: Goodwood Park Hotel Opening hours: 10am – 12 midnight Facebook | Instagram | Website 8. Get freaky at Dirty Circus feat. Cirque Le Soir Source: Cirque Le Soir | Facebook London’s Cirque Le Soir is back at nightclub CÉ LA VI by popular demand to perform their theatrical oddities. Be prepared to be dazzled by magicians, sword swallowers, fire breathers and more! Party the rest of the night away with the electrifying beats of CÉ LA VI’s resident DJs. Date: 26 October Address: 1 Bayfront Avenue Hotel, Tower 3, Level 57 Marina Bay Sands SkyPark Opening hours: 6pm till late Facebook | Instagram | Website 9. Tuck into all things Sichuan at Edge Source: Pan Pacific We may identify Sichuan with mala xiang guo, but the Chinese province offers so much more than that beloved spicy goodness. From now till 26 October, indulge in a myriad of Sichuan specialties at Edge at Pan Pacific. Be spoiled for choices such as Szechuan dan dan noodles, Chong Qing baked sea bass and stir-fried frog with pickled chilli. For dessert, pick from silky beancurd with beancurd skin and mango sago with pomelo. Prices start at $88/adult and $44/child. Includes unlimited servings of teh tarik and cendol with durian ice cream. Date: Till 26 October Address: Pan Pacific Hotel Opening hours: 6.30pm to 10.30pm Facebook | Instagram | Website 10. World Press Photo Exhibition 2019 Source: World Press Photo | Facebook As part of its worldwide tour, the World Press Photo Foundation has made its stop in Singapore. Held at the National Museum of Singapore, the exhibition features the World Press Photo of the Year, and for the first time, the World Press Photo Story of the Year. Apart from the exhibition, there will also be a series of talks and on photography and photojournalism. Admission is free. Date: Till 27 October Address: National Museum of Singapore Opening hours: 10am – 7pm Facebook | Instagram | Website CLARA TANI like to lift heavy things, eat to my heart's content and lie under the sun.