Things You Should Be Doing This Weekend (3 Sep – 9 Sep 2018)

Monday, September 3, 2018

Things You Should Be Doing This Weekend (3 Sep – 9 Sep 2018)

We are officially in the last quarter of 2018 now, and this is the time when Singapore gets happening! With Mid-Autumn Festival as well as the Singapore F1 Grand Prix coming up, here are the exciting events that you should check out this weekend!



Exhibitions / Tours / Events

Sandsational Fun at Sentosa



The annual biggest sand festival in Southeast Asia is back with a MARVEL edition. Other than getting to view the impressive sand sculptures of Marvel characters, there are tons of activities for you to participate in such as Movies by the Beach, LIVE Graffiti Painting, as well as Sand Sculpting Workshops. Also, entry to Sentosa is free by Sentosa Express or by car from 1 Sep to 16 Sep, so make good use of this time to visit!


Location: Siloso Beach

Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa

Date: 1 – 16 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival 2018



Chinatown is definitely the place to check out during Chinese festivities for the impression street decorations and lights. For this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, there will be an opening ceremony on the 8 Sep 2018 at 7pm where they will light up all the street decorations along the whole stretch of Chinatown! Make plans in your schedule to witness the light up this weekend!


Location: Chinatown

Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 088995

Date: 8 Sep 2018, 7pm (light up) onwards

Admission: Free



Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2018 & Good Games Experience 2018



The biggest convention of its kind in Singapore, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention is happening this weekend from 8 – 9 Sep 2018 at Marina Bay Sands Expo! Catered for fans of anime, comics and games, you can expect to witness amazing cosplay of anime & game characters, performances by the artistes of your favourite anime songs, as well as to purchase limited edition goods!


Location: Marina Bay Sands Expo

10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Date: 8 – 9 Sep 2018


GGXP Pass: $10 online, $13 door sales

(Access to: GGXP, AKIBA Zone, ReedPOP Supply Co, Artist Alley)

STGCC + GGXP All Access Pass: $20.50 online, $25 door sales

(Access to: GGXP, AKIBA Zone, ReedPOP Supply Co, Main Stage, Walk of Fame, Guest Zone, Exclusively Yours, Artist Alley, Bits & Bites)

VIP Loot Pack: $150

(Access to: GGXP, AKIBA Zone, ReedPOP Supply Co, Main Stage, Walk of Fame, Guest Zone, Exclusively Yours, Artist Alley, Bits & Bites, as well as Exclusive VIP ExpressQ x 3, Exclusive VIP Loot, 30 minutes priority entry)



Gear Up! Get Fit! Get Rewarded!



This is for the sports enthusiasts who have been looking to get new sports essentials! There is going to be a Sports Bazaar at Velocity from 3 – 9 Sep from 10.30am – 9pm! There will be tons of great deals and incredible discounts waiting for you!


Location: Velocity @ Novena Square

238 Thomson Rd, Singapore 307683

Date: 3 – 9 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



Kettler Mega Sale



In case the sales at Velocity isn’t enough for you, Kettler Sports & Fitness is also having a mega sales from now till the end of Sep, where you can enjoy up to 70% off selected models! From stationary bikes to treadmils, you can get to purchase them at an immense discount!


Stationary bikes – SGD $480 onwards

Crosstrainers – SGD $680 onwards

Treadmills – SGD $ 999 onwards

Bench / Multigyms – SGD $79 onwards


Location: Kettler Sports & Fitness outlet @ Paragon

290 Orchard Road, #04-31, Singapore 238859

Date: 31 Aug – 30 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



City Music Martin Standard Series Acoustic Guitars Sale



Now for the more musically-inclined, City Music Singapore is having their Martin Standard Series Acoustic Guitars sale! You can enjoy up to 25% off on Martin Standard Series Acoustic Guitars and many more! But do note that there are limited stocks for each model, so make your way down there to get yourself a new guitar!


Location: City Music Singapore

Peace Centre

1 Sophia Road, #02-12/13, Singapore 228149

Date: 27 Aug 2018 onwards (while stocks last)

Admission: Free



Tokyu Hands Singapore – Biggest Sale of the Year Hands Messe



For those who fancy discovering new and interesting objects that the innovative Japanese people have invented and come up with, now is the best time for you to check out Tokyu Hands. They are having their biggest sale of the year from 27 Aug to 9 Sep, and you can get your HANDS on incredibly HANDY items at ridiculously cheap prices! Just make sure not to let your spending get out of HAND. [Sorry, I couldn’t resist the puns]


Featured offers include (but not limited to):

  • Earth Air Conditioner Cleaning Spray at $9.90 each (Buy 1 get 1 free)
  • Mino Yaki Ceramic from $12.00
  • Rilamingo Handy Massager at $127 (usual price: $158)
  • Utena Golden Jelly Mask at $13.50 (usual price: $16.90)


Locations: Tokyu Hands outlets islandwide


3 Gateway Drive #01-36/37, Singapore 608532

Orchard Central

181 Orchard Road #B1-07, Singapore 238896

Suntec City Mall

3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-306/359/361/362/371/373/374, Singapore 038983

Date: 27 Aug to 9 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



Furniture Market @ Wholesale Price



Thinking of getting replacing your old furniture or even getting furniture for your new home and you wish that you can just see all the furniture options that you can have at one go instead of going from one place to another? Then make sure that you don’t miss out the Furniture Market where you not only get to see a huge variety of furniture from established brands, but you can actually purchase them at the wholesale price! This may amount to you getting up to 85% off on all furniture! DBS Cardholders may enjoy an additional 15% off all furniture as well, but as always, terms and conditions apply.


Location: Big Box Singapore

1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521

Date: 18 Aug to 6 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



COMEX 2018



If you’re not aware of it yet, at the beginning of every quarter of the year, there will be a massive IT fair where you can actually get cheap deals for laptops, computers, gadgets, IT accessories, and anything related to consumer IT products that you can think of in the market. So make sure not to miss this exhibition that’s happening this weekend from 6 – 9 Sep at Suntec City!


Location: Suntec City

3 Temasek Boulevard, Level 3, 4 & 6, Singapore 038983

Date: 6 – 9 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



PlayStation Extended Play Sale



Well, some of you might not want to go out at all, and would rather just take it easy at home, Netflix and chill (you know what I mean), but hey, instead of Netflix, why not hit up some games on your PlayStation 4? PlayStation Singapore is having their Extended Play Sale, and you can enjoy discounts up to 70% (80% for PS Plus users) on PlayStation games! Best of all, you don’t even need to leave your house! Just log on to the PlayStation Store and make your purchases!


Location: PlayStation Store Singapore (online)

Date: 30 Aug – 10 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



Super Sale @ POPULAR Online



Likewise, if games aren’t your cup of tea and you’ll prefer to read books instead… Or for some of you who are going to have your exams soon and you need to stock up on your study essentials such as stationery, foolscap paper, Ten-Year Series, assessment books, POPULAR is having a sale at their online store until 23 Sep where you can get up to 15% off all items storewide! For selected Star Deals, you may even get up to 25% off! Best of all, if your order reaches over $70, you’ll be entitled to free local delivery! I mean, having to spend money on getting your study essentials is already a chore, at least you don’t have to physically go down right?


Location: POPULAR online store

Date: 24 Aug – 23 Sep 2018

Admission: Free



Takashimaya Mid-Autumn Festive Celebrations Mooncake Fair



Whether you celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival or not, you can’t deny the delicious appeal of the mooncakes, especially with the creative touches that these establishments have applied. From the icy sensation of the snowskin, to the gentle sweetness of the lotus paste, and the surprising savoriness of the salted egg yolk, mooncakes are definitely popular among most of us, be it young and old. Even if you may not actually enjoy it yourself, they are the perfect gifts to your family and friends! Convinced? Then drop by Takashimaya Square between 27 Aug to 24 Sep 2018 to sample the various mooncakes from various brands that are for sale, and you may enjoy up to 20% off selected brands and more! There are various promotions going on as well, so do make sure to check out their website before you go!


Location: Takashimaya Square

391 Orchard Road, B2, Singapore 238873

Date: 27 Aug – 24 Sep 2018

Admission: Free




Tons of sales and activities going on, so make sure not to miss out these great deals! And to think that we’re just getting started! Stay tuned to next week’s update on more events and activities that are coming up!


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