Event Highlights of Singapore Night Festival 2017

Event Highlights of Singapore Night Festival 2017

From 18-26 August 2017, the Singapore Night Festival will celebrate “10 Magical Years” at the precincts of Bras Basah and Bugis with a myriad of dazzling lights!

Nyctophiles, mark your calendars – the Singapore Night Festival will be back in August! The 10th anniversary of this annual bonanza, themed 10 Magical Years, promises a spectacular line-up of dazzling light art installations in the heart of the city.

Nestled in the artistic precinct of Bras Basah and Bugis, this year’s instalment invites Singaporeans and visitors alike to take to the streets and be entertained through the night. The rustic buildings and contemporary landmarks in the area make for a stunning festival backdrop, one that you definitely wouldn’t want to miss.

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Full event details have yet to be released, but it’s never too early to start planning. Keep a lookout on our page for more updates but in the meantime, let’s take you through some brief highlights of the festival, shall we?


Singapore Night Festival 2017


Bras Basah and Bugis Precinct


18–26 August 2017

Marvel at illuminated landmarks

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The perennial highlight at every edition of the Singapore Night Festival – the light facades of iconic institutions. Every year, the Singapore Art Museum and the National Museum of Singapore are transformed into ephemeral works of wonder with their kaleidoscope of vibrant colours on display. This year will be no different.

Take to the streets that come alive

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Hit the pedestrian-only Armenian Street and Middle Road for a nocturnal extravaganza unlike any other! As mentioned, event details have yet to be confirmed but you can bet that last year’s lively drama and music performances will return once again!

Explore cultural institutions after hours

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Prepare for a cultural immersion through the night as landmarks such as the National Museum of Singapore, the Peranakan Museum and The Substation remain open till the wee hours of the morning! An exciting line-up of displays, events and shows promises to make your nighttime museum-hopping dreams come true.

Hurry and mark your calendars! We promise you that this isn’t one event you’d want to skip, especially since it’ll be its 10th anniversary.

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Apart from catching overly-dramatic movies, quenching his voracious appetite and just lounging in his free time, Kevin finds François Rabelais' quote "I am going to seek a grand perhaps" resonating with him at times. It is this very desire that sees him travelling to foreign lands in search of new experiences, and food. In his adventures, the only thing that can temporarily impede his journey is his soft spot for pizza.



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