In a city full of excitement, where do we begin? Future events are unpredictable on account of lockdown measures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan to make the most of the month ahead. Graciously, we’ve tracked down 24 of the coolest attractions and fun experiences in Singapore for you to enjoy this November.
1. Christmas On A Great Street
Each year, from mid-November, 3km of Orchard Road is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, with lights, decorations and plenty of entertainment to embrace Christmas traditions. While you shop till your drop for presents, you’ll be treated to a buzzing festive atmosphere to get you in the holiday spirit. Additionally, the Christmas Village will make a return to this street too. Consequently, be sure to head on an empty stomach, because we guarantee you’ll eat your merry little heart out.
📍 Orchard Road, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore
2. Deepavali Festival 2021
You’ve probably seen an array of lightening displays across the city, and in Little India. Now, from November 4, you can celebrate this five-day cultural festival. Opt to visit the Indian Heritage Centre, take part in diverse activities and workshops, walk the streets and take photos at instagrammable exhibitions, to name a few. Alternatively, if you’d rather stay home on account of covid-19, you can watch the festival online.
📍 Various Locations
3. Eatbox 2021
What better way to spend an afternoon than indulging in all your favourite foods at Tekka Place’s first-ever creative food hall. From photogenic desserts to iconic foodie approved dishes, such as waffle burgers, fusion noodles, Vietnamese sticky rice, to name a few. Indeed, you won’t be disappointed here.
📍 Tekka Place, Opp Rochor Stn, Singapore
Based in Tekka Place’s marketplace, you can attend Singapore’s first Noodle-Themed experience playground until January 22. Featuring 13 insta-worthy installations, with interactive murals, games, slides, and lots of gigantic noodle themed ingredients…it is one of the most unique and bizarre things to do this month in Singapore. Each attendee will get a complimentary goodie bag, and you can purchase some Slurping Good merchandise, and other treats separately.
📍 Tekka Place, Opp Rochor Stn, Singapore
5. Christmas At Resorts World Sentosa
Like every year, the festive season across Resorts World will kick off mid-November. Expect many creative Christmas-themed events across the park, such as Fishmas at S.E:A Aquarium, to meeting whimsical characters and interacting with movie sets at Universal Studios, and plenty more. Without a doubt, you and your clan are in for a lot of fun. For tickets, visit Resorts World Sentosa.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Head to Gardens By The Bay to experience this beautiful floral showcase after two years dormant. Until November 14, experience the collection named Its Wild Origins in the Flower Dome, that focuses on wild tulips, from the mountains of Central Asia. With particular influence from Kazakhstan, you can learn about Kazakhstan culture, and even see a 4-metre-tall yurt, on loan from the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Singapore.
📍 Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
Escaping reality and embark on this thrilling interactive adventure to another world. This is the ArtScience Museum’s first Virtual Reality programme featuring innovative artworks by famous artists Olafur Eliasson, Marina Abramovic and Anish Kapoor. With a VR headset on, you’ll touch rainbows, climb polar ice caps and try to save an artist from doom. Indeed, this is one of the greatest things to do this November. Get your tickets via the Marina Bay Sands website.
📍 VR Gallery, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
From November 4 to November 14, creatives and Lego fans can enjoy the Imagine exhibition at Brickfest. Excited attendees can build and bring home their very own brick, with an opportunity to win some epic prizes. This event is in collaboration with LEGO Singapore, Bricks World, and more…so you can expect to see renowned brick artists, and more in attendance.
📍 Level 4, ION Orchard Art Gallery, 2 Orchard Turn Singapore 238801
This beautiful Chapel and Museum has been recently renovated. The chapel was built by prisoners of war in Changi during WWII. Consequently, you can expect to learn about plenty of history and culture. Likewise, the Museum zone features eight exhibition areas that illustrates stories of each war prison during the Japanese Occupation, and more. Excitingly, this is free to enter for Singapore citizens.
📍 1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707
The world-famous Museum Of Ice Cream opened in August. Read all about it here.
At Singapore’s largest go-kart circuit, you know you’ll be in for a treat. Get your adrenaline pumping by taking on 16 corners over a 750m track. The novice karts are for everyone to enjoy which can speed up to 28km, but the more advanced karts are for driving licensed people only. Nevertheless, it makes a fun group activity with friends.
📍 1 Turf Club Avenue, Singapore 738078
12. Water Bikes
The quirky activity landed in October, and you can read all about it here.
This unique bar boasts an entertaining mini golf experience where you can drink cocktails and chow down on scrumptious food. The perfect activity when it is raining. With plenty of insta-worthy moments in this house of fun, you won’t be bored as you navigate the course. This spot just so happens to be one of the most unforgettable date ideas to do in Singapore.
📍 3B River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
14. Thanksgiving Shared Platters
Why not order a delicious shared platter for your whole household to enjoy this Thanksgiving on November 25. It’s the perfect way to bring people together and bond with one another amid covid-19 restrictions. Check out where to find the most indulgent shared platters in Singapore here.
15. Adventure Cove
The world is your oyster at this epic waterpark that has finally reopened after a year of closure. Expect to zoom down waterslides, float along the lazy river, snorkel with thousands of colourful fish, and more. You can opt to add special experiences to your packages, such as getting up close and personal with marine life, or adding a cabana to your visit. Certainly, a wonderful thing to do in Singapore.
📍 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
This special exhibition is centered on Japanese culture and craftsmanship with artwork telling stories of traditional and contemporary Japan. Russel Wong’s project will showcase black and white photographs from his 13-year-long documentation of the Geiko of Kyoto, giving rare insight into unheard traditions and exploring the Geishas place in the modern world. Indeed, one of the most enlightening things to do this November.
📍 Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
17. Virtual Realms
Step into a video game wonderland at this surreal experience. Read all about it below.
This enchanting multimedia night walk is a must-visit in Singapore Zoo. Explore 10 multisensory zones to meet the creature crew, from the white tiger to Maya the orangutan, and more, in a stunning rainforest setting. It’s a unique event to take part in this month. For tickets, visit the Rainforest Lumina website.
📍 Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
19. The Cinema
Grab your partner or friend and head to your nearest movie theatre to catch some of the newest blockbusters on the big screen. We’re thinking Oscar winning The Father, Marvel Studios Black Widow, Sinkhole, Dune and plenty more. Since the film industry was impacted heavenly during coronavirus, we think we ought to support them while they are operating.
📍 Various Locations
20. Future World
From the creators of the world-famous Mori Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, this gram-worthy exhibition invites you to lose yourself in an exciting universe of art, magic and science among borderless digital interactive installations. Through 16 installations and a world of playful possibilities, you can enjoy the key narratives of City In A Garden, Sanctuary, Park and Space. Book your tickets via Marina Bay Sands.
📍 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
21. Rooftop Dining
On a good day, treat yourself to a fabulous drink or dinner high in the sky. Check out nine of the greatest rooftop dining experiences in Singapore here. Be sure to check rules on entry and vaccinations.
22. Peranakan Houses
Explore Peranakan culture, only a 10 minute drive from the city. This beautifully preserved tourist attraction is a façade of colourful pastel pre-war shophouses and colonial bungalows. Step into the old-world on this past plantation land, and indulge in some of the charming eateries nearby. Add some colour to your Insta feed by snapping some photogenic images next to the heritage houses.
📍 Singapore, 287 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427540
23. Ransack Puzzle Hunt Adventures
24. Instagrammable Singapore
If you love photography, head on an instagrammable adventure with a friend. Try out the most instagrammable bars in Singapore at night, then the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore during the day, and let’s not forget about 12 of the most instagrammable places to capture picture-perfect shots.