Your Guide To The Best Events & Happenings In September 2023

Have a spectacular September with these experiences

September’s here! Step into the new month with a smile and check out our guide to the best events and happenings in September 2023 in Singapore — from new beauty boutique openings to the coolest food and lifestyle pop-up markets — that are worth a spot on your calendar.

Things to do in Singapore: September 2023

1. Samsung’s FlipSide Market Singapore

Till 5 November 2023

September 2023 things to do in Singapore: Samsung Pop-Up Event at Kampong Gelam

Catch you on the flip side? The Samsung FlipSide Market will be open till 5 November 2023.

Samsung has staged a pop-up market experience in the heart of Kampong Gelam for fans to experience its Galaxy devices and bring home exclusive goodies.

Stand to redeem limited-edition event merchandise when participating in various activities, such as snapping selfies at photo spots. The event is also the first to launch its lineup of Samsung Singapore exclusive phone cases and will offer exclusive promotions to its shoppers.

Feeling peckish? The brand has also teamed up with F&B brands (think % Arabica, An Acai Affair and more) in the neighbourhood to offer SGD5 deals on mouthwatering eats — all you have to do is pay through your Samsung Wallet app. For a full download of what you can expect, see here.

Address: 60 Arab Street, S 199757

Time: Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12PM to 9PM. Fridays to Sundays from 11AM to 10PM

Price: Admission is free

2. Roving Fenty Parlour

Till 12 October 2023

September 2023 things to do in Singapore: Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin Pop-up

Make way for the Roving Fenty Parlour!

Fenty Beauty coming through! Rihanna’s beauty brand will stop at malls and school campuses this September and October to help more beauty lovers find their perfect foundation match. Fresh off its visit to the Singapore Management University, the brand’s Roving Fenty Parlour is located at Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza.

Stand to receive a 1-to-1 consultation on finding your foundation match, pick up skincare tips, snag limited-edition Fenty Beauty stickers and, of course, bring home samples. The first 100 visitors daily at all mall locations will also get to redeem a complimentary cup of iced tea.


  • Marina Bay Sands, Event Plaza from 29 September to 1 October, from 11AM to 8PM
  • Raffles City Singapore, Level 1, External Quartzite from 3 to 5 October, from 11AM to 8PM
  • Westgate, Level 1, The Courtyard Main Entrance from 6 to 8 October, from 11AM to 8PM
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Campus 1 Foyer from 11 to 12 October, from 11AM to 4PM

Price: Admission is free

3. Saturday Thrift Market by The Hammock Market

30 September 2023

Up for a little thrifting this weekend? Look forward to discovering 50 booths of thrifted goods and arts and crafts stalls at The Hammock Market’s upcoming Saturday Thrif Market. Shoppers will stand to enjoy a complimentary Jagua tattoo, bring home their very own caricature strips, redeem a complimentary scoop of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and more.

Address: Aperia Mall, Level 1 Atrium, 12 Kallang Ave, S 339511

Time: 11AM to 6PM

Price: Admission is free

4. Garden of Blooms at Gardens by the Bay

Till 1 October 2023

September 2023 things to do in Singapore: Mid Autumn at Gardens by the Bay

The Gardens by the Bay ‘Garden of Blooms’ Mid-Autumn festival will run till 1 October 2023. (Photo from:

Who’s ready to revel in Mid-Autumn festivities? Gardens by the Bay has unveiled its ‘Garden of Blooms’ festival, where you can snap photos by gorgeous lantern displays, catch cultural acts, participate in carnival games and tuck into food street offerings.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, S 018953

Time: 6PM to 10PM daily

Price: Admission is free. Learn more here.

5. Wunderground Singapore festival

Till 1 October 2023

Community festival in Singapore

(Photo from: @wundergroundsg)

This community festival features a curated lineup of homegrown labels, artisanal vendors and F&B brands. Festival goers will also have the chance to take part in workshops, catch live entertainment acts, and check out immersive art installations. Participating brands include Sigi Skin, Kew Organics and Chokmah.

Address: 37 Emerald Hill

Time: Weekdays from 3PM to 10PM, weekends from 12 PM to 10PM

Price: Admission is free. Learn more here.

6. Aesop Khronos: A Skin Odyssey

29 September to 8 October 2023

September 2023 events in Singapore: Aesop

Right photo from: @aesopskincare.

Explore the connection between the skin and overall wellbeing at Aesop’s first-ever skincare-focused pop-up, which will be situated within Raffles House and the Old Married Soldiers’ Quarters at Fort Canning Park. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops and activities, including a Mat Pilates session taught by fitness studio ALLY Singapore, as well as receive personalised skincare guidance from Aesop’s consultants.

Address: Fort Canning Park

Time: 29 September (2PM to 7PM), 30 September to 8 October (11AM to 7PM)

Price: Admission is free. Reserve your slots here.

7. NewJeans & PLAY LINE Friends pop-up store

Till 23 November 2023

NewJeans pop-up in Singapore

Head over to Orchard Central ‘ASAP’ to check out the NewJeans x PLAY LINE Friends pop-up. (Photo from: @linefriends_sea)

NewJeans, the emerging South Korean girl group behind some of the most popular hits on TikTok including ‘OMG’ and ‘Attention’, has teamed up with PLAY Line Friends to stage a pop-up store at Orchard Central.

The store will offer exclusive merchandise featuring ‘Buninis’ and the special PowerPuff Girls version of the members. P.S. ‘Buninis’ are mascots of the members which are created in collaboration between NewJeans and IPX.

Friends who are based in Malaysia and the Philippines, sit tight as the pop-up will make its way to 1 Utama Mall from 21 September to 15 December 2023, and SM Megamall from 23 September to 23 December 2023.

Address: Level 1, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Rd, S 238896

Time: 11AM to 10PM daily

Price: Admission is free.

8. Amex Shop Small pop-up market

25 September to 1 October 2023

Amex pop-up market at Suntec City

Support local businesses at the first-ever Amex Shop Small pop-up market.

Love to #SupportLocal? Amex will be organising its first-ever Shop Small Pop-Up Market to support and celebrate local businesses. Look forward to shopping from 16 local brands, including Creamier, Drops Bakery, and Cat Socrates. You will also get to participate in a variety of engaging activities, such as candle-making and jewellery-making workshops.

AMEX Card Members who spend SGD50 or more at the pop-up will stand to receive a goodie bag with limited-edition merchandise, designed by local artists.

Address: Suntec City Atrium (Tower 1 and 2), 3 Temasek Blvd, S 038983

Price: Admission is free.

9. Singapore Archifest 2023

29 September to 28 October 2023

Architecture festival in Singapore

Discover the beauty of architecture and the built environment at Singapore Archifest 2023. (Photo from: Singapore Archifest 2023)

Singapore Archifest is back for its 17th edition and will feature over 80 programmes that are themed along ‘Interim: Acts of Adaptation’. Organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects, festival-goers can look forward to experiencing a variety of programmes, including incubator design workshops and the Archifest Conference and Exhibition. Learn more here.

Address: Kampong Gelam and other sites around Singapore

10. Now Is Not The Time exhibition

Till 24 September 2023

Daniel Arsham immersive exhibition in Singapore 2023

‘An Ode’ by Refinery Media and X3D will be on display at the ‘Now Is Not The Time’ exhibition, which opens on 10 September 2023.

Virtual production and animation house X3D Studio has joined hands with American artist Daniel Arsham to produce an immersive art exhibition that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Singapore’s Founding Father Lee Kuan Yew. The exhibition aims to chronicle the late Mr Lee’s life and celebrate this legacy through a variety of mediums, including AI, architecture, film and music.

Daniel Arsham, who has collaborated with global brands such as Dior, has created a series of art pieces (including a full-body sculpture of Mr Lee) for this exhibition. The exhibition will also showcase works from Singapore’s emerging and established creatives.

Address: 25 Pasir Panjang Rd S 117536

Time: 11AM to 8PM daily

Price: Admission is free. Register and select your preferred time slot here.

11. TANGS Mid-Autumn Fair 2023

Till 29 September 2023

Did someone mention mooncakes? The Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching soon, and that means stocking up on your favourite mooncakes to snack on and gift your loved ones! Department store TANGS is hosting its Mid-Autumn Fair at three locations this year, which will feature over 40 renowned mooncake brands.


  • VivoCity, Level 1 Atrium: Till 29 September
  • NEX, Level 1 Atrium: Till 29 September
  • Tang Plaza, Basement: From 12 September to 29 September

Price: Admission is free

12. Singapore River Festival 2023

Till 1 October 2023

This year’s Singapore River Festival is shaping up to be an exciting one. Tuck into a variety of culinary delights, be entertained by the electrifying lineup of parties and shows and participate in wellness activities during this month-long extravaganza.

We hear that there’ll be immersive Augmented Reality experiences in store too. Plus, be sure to snap photos along the Cavenagh Bridge, Read Bridge and Alkaff Bridge as they will be specially lit up to celebrate this annual event.

Address: Along the Singapore River precinct, which includes Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay

Price: Admission is free. Learn more here.

13. Prada Beauty’s first Southeast Asia boutique in VivoCity

Now open

Prada Fragrances in Singapore

The Prada Beauty store sports the brand’s signature green hue along with flooring decked out in black and white checkered tiles.

Prada Beauty has finally made a comeback. To mark its return, the brand has opened its first-ever brick-and-mortar store in the region at VivoCity, which houses Prada Beauty’s multiple fragrance collections. We’re waiting in anticipation for the brand’s all-new range of makeup and skincare to be released here in Singapore, so stay tuned to this space for more updates.

Watch: TheBeauLife at the official launch of the Prada Beauty boutique, featuring Thai actor Win Metawin.

Address: #01-203, VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, S 098585

Time: Open daily from 10:30AM to 9:30PM

14. Estēe Lauder pop-up at Sephora ION Orchard

Till 13 September 2023

Complimentary facials and Advanced Night Repair Serum

Left - A peek at the Estēe Lauder pop-up at Sephora ION Orchard. (Photo from: @esteelauder_sg) Right - K-actress Yoona Lim with the Advanced Night Repair Serum. (Photo from: @esteelauder_sg)

Has it been a while since you’ve last treated yourself to a facial? If so, head over to Sephora ION Orchard as Estēe Lauder is offering private complimentary 15-minute facials at its Beauty Sleep Lounge pop-up. The pop-up also spotlights the brand’s iconic Advanced Night Repair Serum to power up your skin’s defences and slow down signs of skin ageing.

Address: Sephora ION Orchard entrance, 2 Orchard Turn, #B2 - 09, S 238801

Price: Admission is free

Discover: 12 wellness spas for every budget for a relaxing day out.

15. Raffles City ‘Race to Indulgence’ activities

Till 17 September 2023

Williams Racing Experience pop-up

Get in on the F1 buzz and check out the William FW45 show car at the Williams Racing Experience pop-up in Raffles City.

Wish to be right at the heart of all the action surrounding Singapore’s Formula 1 weekend? Raffles City has put together a specially curated campaign for the season, which comprises exclusive fashion launches, mall activations, and promotions.

Pop over to the mall’s Water Court at Level to try your hand at the special Tommy 1 Hilfiger F1 simulator, or get up close to the Williams FW45 show car at the Williams Racing Experience pop-up located at #01-01.

Address: 252 North Bridge Road, S 179103

Discover: 7 best places to be during the F1 Singapore 2023 weekend.

16. Diptyque Aromatic Plants Workshop

16 September 2023

Diptyque Singapore candles and fragrances

Learn how to upcycle your favourite Diptyque candles at this workshop. (Photo from: @diptyque)

Are soothing scents your kind of thing? If so, you'll be happy to know that French fragrance brand Diptyque will be organising three sessions of its Aromatic Plants Workshop. Through this hands-on experience, you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to give a second life to your candles as well as pick up basic skills on growing your own edibles at home.

Address: Diptyque Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road #01-05, S 179103

Time: Choose from one of three sessions

  • 1PM to 1.30PM
  • 2PM to 2.30PM
  • 3PM to 3.30PM

Price: SGD50, which will be fully redeemable for in-store credits. Register here.

17. Kate Spade New York roving bus pop-up

Till 16 September 2023

Complimentary drinks and display at pop-up

Kate spade new york’s roving bus pop-up will travel to four locations in Singapore.

What’s cute, captivating and dressed in green? It’s kate spade new york’s first-ever roving bus pop-up in Singapore! The fashion brand’s latest experiential pop-up has made its first pit stop at Plaza Singapura and will travel to three other locations around Singapore to celebrate the launch of its range of Dakota handbags. Don’t forget to snap photos at the pop-up and participate in the brand’s engaging activities too for a chance to bring home a speciality drink crafted by Matchaya Singapore.


  • Plaza Singapura (Outdoor Plaza) till 3 September from 12PM to 8PM
  • SMU Li Ka Shing Library, Drop Off Point from 4 to 6 September, from 10AM to 4PM
  • Paya Lebar Quarter, PLQ, Plaza from 7 to 9 September, from 12PM to 8PM
  • The Courtyard, Level 1, Westgate from 14 to 16 September, from 12PM to 8PM

Price: Admission is free

18. Magnum Starchaser and Sunlover display at FOC Sentosa

Till 17 September 2023


Summer festival display at Sentosa Singapore

Soak up summer festival vibes at Magnum ice cream’s latest display at FOC Sentosa.

Ice cream brand Magnum has launched two limited-edition flavours, Starchaser and Sunlover, with a summer festival-inspired display at FOC Sentosa. Visitors are invited to lounge on the day beds, which have been specially dressed in the Starchaser and Sunlover colours, as well as snap photos as they cool off on the fun pool floats available.

Address: FOC Sentosa, 110 Tanjong Beach Walk, S 098943

Price: Admission is free

19. Sentosa Food Truck Fiesta

Till 17 September 2023 Get in, sis, we’re going to @Sentosa 😎 chill by the sand, sun and sea as you tuck into a variety of delights at Sentosa Food Fest’s final signature event. What’s not to love about good food, good music and good company? ✌🏼 Available till 17 September. #Sentosa #SentosaDiscovery #DiscoveryNeverEnds #sgnews #TikTokSG #thingstodoinsingapore ♬ Pretty (Sped Up) - MEYY

Eat, drink and be part of Singapore’s eclectic and vibrant food truck scene at the Sentosa Food Truck Fiesta! For the first time this year, the fiesta will be joined by the food trucks located at The Palawan @ Sentosa and Gourmet Park at Resorts World Sentosa. Families can also look forward to experiencing the event’s complimentary Paper Lantern Painting activity alongside movie screenings by the beach.

Address: Palawan Green, Sentosa Island, S 099981

Time: Friday to Sunday from 5PM to 10PM

Price: Admission is free

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