Christmas is that festival of the year that people look forward to the most. There are various reasons for it which include getting a long break from work or school, spending quality time with family and going out! In Singapore, there are so many exciting things to do during this holiday season and one might not even be aware of all the fun things that await. Choosing from them can be an even more difficult task. So, in this article I will put down the list of most attractive and enjoyable events which are happening in town! Take a look at them and start planning. Honestly, is there any time to wait? NO.
1. Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay
- WHEN: 29th November to 26th December
- WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Its Singapore’s biggest Yuletide fair! The magical lights transforms the fairground into a stunning wonderland. There is assured fun for everyone. You can meet Santa, experience snow in the tropics, enjoy carnival games and rides, shop at a beautiful Christmas village and much more! Check out the website to get more details and buy your tickets!
2. Frozenworld at Changi Airport
- WHEN: 21st November to 5th January
- WHERE: Changi Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Jewel Changi, Singapore
Travelling this holiday season and worried that you might miss out on all the fun happening in the city? Worry no more! Changi Airport is all decked up to allow you to enjoy the spirit of Singapore’s Christmas before you leave. Terminal 3 departure has Let it Sparkle and Shine which comprises of light, sound and snow. Watch T3 departure turn into a frozen wonderland. T3 also has Brave the four Elements. Adventure awaits you in the Enchanted Forest! Jewel Changi has a stunning Christmas market where you can discover exclusive products, participate in arts and crafts workshops and savor festival delights! At T2 departure, you can snap a picture with a 3-metre tall Olaf! Learn more on how you can make your airport visit more exciting.
3. A Universal Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore
- WHEN: 2nd December to 1st January
- WHERE: Universal Studios, Singapore
Who does not like Universal Studios? And wouldn’t you like it even more if I said you can celebrate this holiday season with your loved ones there? Well, you heard me right! Christmas fireworks, magical storytelling session with Santa, snowfall (largest snowfall ever!) and the list goes on. It will make it a December to remember. Find out more on the specific details and be ready to be surprised!
4. Christmas feel at Orchard
Who doesn’t go shopping during Christmas? No one. Who doesn’t take a walk down orchard and somerset during Christmas? maybe a few. The reason could be that they haven’t discovered the magic in the air in these areas. So, let me tell you what you can find. Orchard and Somerset are dotted with 2D Christmas trees featuring patterns of snowflakes, presents and Christmas baubles. This year, Orchard road will be lit up and the theme is Santa Claus and his presents.Three mini-carnivals are popping up in Orchard between Nov 23 and Dec 26. They are located at Scape, Shaw House Urban Plaza, and Grange Road car park. The carnivals at Shaw House and Scape offer street food and family-friendly rides like a carousel and pirate ship. Scape’s set-up also includes live music by local singers! Meanwhile, the carnival at Grange Road carpark will offer 16 thrill rides – including bumper cars and a Nerf Racetrack – as well as nine hands-on activities for children. I think I have convinced you enough. So, why not spend a day here with your family and bond under these magical lights? Learn more on what you can do at Orchard!
5. PS Snow Fun House at Plaza Singapura
- WHEN: 27th Nov to 26th December
- WHERE: Plaza Singapura, Level 1, Outdoor front Plaza
If you are not from a country where it snows during Christmas, you’ve probably always wanted to experience it. Plaza Singapura now gives you the chance to do just that! Plus, you have another reason to shop. A minimum spend of $45 in a single receipt and a pair of tickets are yours! Not just this, they also have a snow fall, Santa greet and meet and a donation drive. Get to know more and plan your trip soon!
Well, there are a lot more things to do in Singapore this holiday season. It can be overwhelming to decide what to do. The key is to plan ahead. This will also avoid disappointment of not getting tickets, or the place being too full. Spending quality time with your loved ones is very important. So, take this holiday season as a chance to express your love and affection. It is clear from the above list that there is fun for all ages!
Plus if one of these days, you’re on a netflix marathon at home and relaxing…don’t know what to eat for dinner? How about making a simple home cooked meal? Check out the variety of dishes under NETFLIX AND CHILL or in the Yoripe app that you can make very easily while chilling ofcourse! Want some more inspiration on what recipes to make quickly and easily to spend more time bonding with your family? They are yours to enjoy! When you download the YoRipe app, you can get personalised recipes based on your mood, diet and health goals… I think in the holiday season the answer to all is Netflix and food!
Wishing you a merry Christmas and a Happy new year in advance!