The festival of lights marks the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness and places an emphasis on worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Deepavali falls on the 15th day of Kartika, which is the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. It is a colorful festival filled with beautiful lights, candles, decorations and even fireworks.
Here’s what you can do to enjoy the long weekend as a family.
The Deepavali Little India Light Up
Photography: Honeycombers Singapore
Take a trip down Little India to marvel at a myriad of pretty light displays. The Deepavali Little India Light Up 2019 takes place from 7 September till 10 November 2019. Lights come on from 7 pm till midnight each evening. Definitely a great photo opportunity for the family as they enjoy the delicious treats in Little India.
Disney: Magic of Animation
Bask yourself in fairytale and fall in love with films and stories Walt Disney Animation Studios. Use this opportunity to unravel the magic behind the technology and innovations that has brought to life the characters. Disney: Magic of Animation at ArtScience Museum is a rare opportunity to experience over 90 magical years of Disney animation, featuring a selection of more than 500 exceptional art pieces, including original drawings, paintings, sketches and concept art, curated by the Walt Disney Animation Research Library.
SpookyTown 2: The Masquerade Hunt at KidZania
Embark on an adventure with your family. In lieu of the Halloween season, SpookyTown returns for its annual Masquerade Ball with activities that will keep everyone entertained. It will be a fun night of family-friendly adventure as you search for clues and embark on The Masquerade Hunt to locate the town’s missing Mayor Fabiola.
Moonlight Cinema At Gardens By The Bay
Enjoy a film under the stars as a family amidst the Super Trees at Gardens by the bay. They will host movies as they partner with Singapore International Film Festival - SGIFF in the lead up to the film festival, to celebrate storytelling through cinema.Before the film screenings, talented dancers from Luminous Dance Academy will perform to the iconic soundtracks of the featured films.