Singapore is gearing up for a series of electrifying sports events that have got the city buzzing with excitement. With sports being so deeply ingrained in the heart of this lion city, it's no wonder locals and visitors alike are eagerly awaiting these upcoming festivities. These events aren't just run-of-the-mill spectacles, they are integral components of Singapore's vibrant culture and demonstrate the country's passion for athletic competitions. Whether you're into soccer, tennis, or something in between, there's something for everyone when it comes to these highly anticipated sports events in Singapore. In this blog post, we are going to provide the information for the sport events in October, November and December that you can take part in. So, get ready yourself.
The Role of Sports in Singaporean Culture
In the heart of Singapore's cultural tapestry, sports weaves a dynamic and colorful thread. Beyond mere competitions, sports hold a special place in the nation's identity.
Unity and Diversity: Singapore's multicultural society finds a common ground in sports. It's where diverse communities unite to support their teams and athletes. Whether it's soccer, cricket, or badminton, the cheers of "Go, Singapore!" resonate across ethnic lines.
National Pride: The nation's pride soars with every victory. Singaporean athletes are not just individuals competing; they are embodiments of national aspirations. The achievements of sports stars like Joseph Schooling and Feng Tianwei are celebrated milestones in the collective memory.
Community and Camaraderie: Local sporting events foster a sense of community and camaraderie. It's not just about watching—it's about participating, bonding with neighbors, and sharing in the joy of victory or the agony of defeat.
Healthy Lifestyle: Singaporeans are encouraged to lead active lives, and sports play a pivotal role in promoting health and fitness. The government's commitment to developing world-class sporting facilities reflects this dedication.
6 Upcoming Sports Events in Singapore
Singapore's annual calendar is peppered with a diverse array of sporting events that manage to captivate audiences both local and global. For those seeking to be part of the action, we've got you covered. Here we provide the essential information you need to know, including event dates, and how you can immerse yourself in the world of sports. Let's dive into the details.
1. Great Eastern Women's Run 2023 🏃♀️
The eagerly awaited all-women's event, the Great Eastern Women's Run (GEWR), is making its grand return! Save the date for October 29, 2023, at the iconic Singapore Sports Hub. It's your chance to grasp Great health, as the event offers a diverse array of running categories, including the challenging 21.1km half marathon, the brisk 10km, and the accessible 5km Individual categories. But that's not all; there's also the 2km Mummy + Me category, designed to facilitate quality mother-daughter bonding time for those with daughters aged 5 to 12. The 100m Princess Dash is set to make a delightful comeback, catering to the little ones, with girls aged 3 to 6 taking center stage.
Participating in this extraordinary event brings a bundle of exciting race entitlements your way. Registered runners can anticipate an Under Armour race t-shirt valued at $49, an exclusive tote bag, and a coveted finisher medal, all wrapped up in a package of exclusive access to fringe activities and other delightful surprises. However, keep in mind that registrations close on October 2, 2023. So, rally your running companions, assemble your team, and don't miss the opportunity to sign up now!
Date: 29 Oct(Sun) 2023
Duration: 4:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Singapore Sports Hub, 1 Stadium Dr, Singapore 397629
Price: US$ 18.35 - 68.99, Book Here
2. Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium 2023 🚴
Get ready to witness cycling greatness in the heart of Singapore as the Tour De France Prudential Singapore Criterium unfolds. This thrilling short track format cycling event takes over the vibrant streets of downtown Singapore. While the main attraction features the world's elite 32 riders showcasing their skills, there's more in store for both cycling enthusiasts and the community at large. The event boasts amateur races, creative novelty ride concepts, and a cycling festival that promises to ignite the passion of the local cycling community.
What makes this occasion even more special is that Singaporeans will have the honor of being the first in South East Asia to witness the giants of professional cycling racing against regional teams amidst the backdrop of our iconic landmarks. It's a celebration of cycling that's set to leave an indelible mark in the city's sporting history.
Date: 28th - 29th Oct 2023
Location: Suntec City, Singapore
Price: US$38.15, Book Here
3. POSB PAssion Run For Kids 2023 🧒
Prepare for the exhilarating POSB PAssion Run for Kids 2023, where the joy of family blends with a purposeful cause. An annual extravaganza meticulously organized by POSB and the People's Association, it offers you and your loved ones an opportunity to revel in a day of boundless amusement while making a profound impact. By participating, you contribute to the POSB PAssion Kids Fund, a force for good in the lives of the children within the community. Step into a bustling metropolis teeming with "reduce, re-use, and recycle" themed exhibits, games, and activities. This new theme is for a tribute to all things sustainable and serves as a training ground for our young ones to practice environmentally responsible habits.
Date: 5th Nov 2023
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Location: 11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
Price: Kindly check below
4. Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2023 🏃♀️
In its 22nd year, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) stands tall as the premier mass participation running event. SCSM2023, with an unwavering commitment to transcending personal boundaries and expectations, is set to make a resounding comeback. The event promises a holistic experience for all, reintroducing a diverse range of race categories, from the International Elite Race to the National Championships. Mark your calendars for December 1st to 3rd, as SCSM2023 unfolds a spectacular three-day festival. This iconic marathon, distinguished as the sole World Athletics Gold Label race in South East Asia, assures runners of a world-class journey filled with excitement, challenge, and unparalleled camaraderie. Check here for more information.
Date: 1st Dec (Fri) - 3th Dec (Sun) 2023
Location: F1 Pit Building (1 Republic Blvd, Singapore 038975)
Price: Please check below
5. 14th Women’s World Floorball Championships 2023 ⚽️
Mark your calendars for the 14th edition of the World Floorball Championships in 2023 (WFC2023), set to grace the Singapore Sports Hub from December 2nd to December 10th, 2023. This bi-annual extravaganza, known as the Women's World championship, takes place every odd year, making a triumphant return to Singapore's shores after an 18-year hiatus, dating back to the hosting of the 5th Women's World Floorball Championships in 2005.
The Championship will see 16 top-tier teams vying for glory in a total of 48 thrilling matches, with Team Singapore taking center stage among the contenders. The early stages, encompassing the Group Stage, Play Offs, and Quarter Finals, will unfold at the OCBC Arena Hall 1 & Hall 2. As the competition intensifies, the focus will shift to the Singapore Indoor Stadium, where the Semi Finals and the Grand Finals will play out on December 9th and 10th.
But it's not just the world-class floorball action that's on offer. The championship promises a holistic experience with an array of supporting fringe activities and engaging promotional booths, creating an electric atmosphere around OCBC Square and OCBC Arena Park throughout the Championship's duration. It's a sports spectacle that goes beyond the games, ensuring a memorable experience for all. For more information, check here.
Date: 2nd - 10th Dec 2023
Location: OCBC Arena & Singapore Indoor Stadium
Price: US$ 11.00 - 47.69, Kindly check here
6. Energize (Free Fitness Sessions: Zumba, Taiji, Drumming Fitness, Cardio Hiphop)
Rejoice, because "Energize" is making a triumphant return! From Monday to Thursday, between 7 pm and 8 pm, you're invited to join us at the vibrant Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Concourse for an exhilarating workout. We offer a diverse selection of activities, including drumming fitness, cardio hiphop, zumba, and the graceful art of taiji. The best part? It's all on the house! Simply sign up via the Healthy 365 app to secure your spot.
"Energize" is a collaborative effort between the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, the Health Promotion Board's Healthy Workplace Ecosystem, and the Singapore National Employers Federation. Here's a glimpse of what each day holds:
Monday: Get your heart pounding with Drumming Fitness.
Tuesday: Unleash your inner dancer with Cardio Hiphop, brought to you by Alpha Fitness.
Wednesday: It's Zumba day, again courtesy of Alpha Fitness.
Thursday: Wind down with the calming yet invigorating Taiji led by Master Daniel Tan.
A quick reminder: Admission is entirely free, and your journey to fitness and fun begins with a tap on the Healthy 365 app.
Date: 27 Feb(Mon) - 28 Dec(Thu) 2023
Time: 7pm - 8pm Every Mon - Thurs
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Upcoming sports events are not just opportunities to witness incredible feats of athleticism; they are celebrations of unity, pride, and a shared passion for the games. As these events draw nearer, the city's heart beats faster with excitement, ready to embrace the thrill of competition and camaraderie that sports bring.
If you are traveling to Singapore for these sports events or looking to do something healthy while exploring our city, you can check out our free walking tours here.