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Singapore Golden Week 2018: Shopping and Lifestyle Festival returns this September

Author: Angelos Restanis / Date: Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:40

With UnionPay as the Official Payment Brand, SGW 2018 will be held over four weekends from 14 September to 7 October 2018.

SINGAPORE – Come September, the third edition of the annual Singapore Golden Week (SGW) – a shopping and lifestyle festival to be held over four weekends from 14 September to 7 October - will return with UnionPay as the Official Payment Brand. Set to be bigger and better than ever before, SGW 2018 will bring a dazzling array of golden experiences, including Golden Mooncakes, Golden Privileges and Rewards, as well as a special edition of The Color Run: Hero Tour featuring a UnionPay Golden Zone for everyone to enjoy.

Highlights of SGW 2018 include:

  • Golden Mooncakes (now till 21 September): Intricately handcrafted and limited edition Golden Mooncakes by Peach Garden’s pastry chef will be made available from now till 21 September. Each box of Golden Mooncakes also comes with a special UnionPay Surprise Card, which upon unveiling, gives a chance to win over $16,000 in prizes, including one UnionPay Prepaid Card with S$8,888 in cash value, seven UnionPay Prepaid Cards with S$888 in cash value and 80 Peach Garden Dining Vouchers worth S$20 each.
  • Golden Privileges & Rewards (14 September to 7 October): Curated by the Singapore Retailers Association (SRA), enjoy golden privileges at your favourite retail, food and beverage (F&B), beauty and wellness, hotels and attractions merchants islandwide. Shoppers also stand a chance to win Golden Rewards of up to $40,000 in prizes with minimum spending of S$25 at any participating merchant islandwide and uploading the receipts to the GoSpree app.
  • Golden Edition of the Color Run: Hero Tour (29 September): Presented by UnionPay, the Color Run: Hero Tour in Singapore returns on 29 September with a special gold theme – featuring dazzling gold confetti, gold mascots, a gold trophy and golden experiences at the UnionPay Golden Zone to make this run extra special for all.

UnionPay is extremely proud to be the Official Payment Brand for Singapore Golden Week once again. Over the past two editions of the event, locals and tourists alike have enjoyed exclusive SGW treats presented by UnionPay, such as the Golden Lounge and Golden Taxis. This year, we have gone one step further to put together a dazzling array of golden experiences, including the all-new Golden Mooncakes in partnership with Peach Garden and The Color Run: Hero Tour with a special UnionPay Golden Zone, on top of the Golden Privileges and Rewards which have become an SGW staple over the years. With a broader range of experiences for people of all ages to enjoy, we hope that more people will join in the SGW festivities this September,” said Wenhui Yang, General Manager of UnionPay International South East Asia.


Angelos Restanis

Angelos is the news editor for TravelDailyNews Media Network (, and His role includes to monitor the hundrends of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skim the most important according to our strategy. He currently studies Communication, Media & Culture in Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens.