It’s finally December and that means the countdown to Christmas has officially begun! If you’ve already done your Christmas shopping and are looking for festive events to help get you in the spirit of Christmas, we’ve got you covered.
From experiencing Christmas Wonderland to ice-skating on the lawn of CHIJMES and visiting a local Christmas Market, here are 5 merry things you can do during the weekends.
CHIJMES invites you to join the festive wintery fun (even in our local weather) with a snowfall experience and time on an ice-skating rink for an all-around winter immersion set against the digital backdrop of Christmas scenes and timeless Christmas carols.
Date: Now to 2 January 2022
Location: CHIJMES Front Lawn, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187996
Entry to the CHIJMES Skating Rink is priced at $5 per entry for 30 minutes. Additional charges apply for the rental of skating gear. For more information, click here.
2. Christmas Wonderland
What is Christmas without a visit to the biggest holiday event in Singapore? Christmas Wonderland returns to Gardens by the Bay with more merry magic that you can experience, including light displays, photo opportunities with Santa, carnival games, a Garden Rhapsody light and sound show, a Mistletoe Alley Market, and a Venetian Double-Storey Carousel.
Date: Now to 2 January 2022
Location: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
3. Gardens by the Bay
This year, Gardens by the Bay’s Poinsettia Wishes will feature a brand new theme of whimsical, larger-than-life sweet treats to join their popular Christmas floral display. Enjoy the festive floral display of poinsettias, cyclamens, skimmias, violas, hellebores, and real Christmas trees complete with fun features such as a candied apple Christmas carriage, giant candy canes, and an 8-metre tall cupcake Ferris wheel.
You’ll also find a line-up of festive activities available which includes a meet-and-greet with Santa, Christmas performances, and holiday workshops.
Date: Now to 3 January 2022
Location: Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
4. Museum of Ice Cream
If you have yet to visit the Museum of Ice Cream, perhaps this might be a good time to do so! Just for Christmas, the sweet treat museum will be undergoing a pink transformation complete with all-you-can-eat ice cream, snowflakes, candy canes, and pink trees to bring you an unforgettable Pinkmas!
Date: From 25 November
Location: Museum of Ice Cream, 100 Loewen Road, Singapore 248837
5. The Christmas Atelier
Stroll through a Christmas market filled with local brands at The Christmas Atelier! The market features a line-up of Singapore’s known independent brands and artisans such as Bynd Artisan, Carrie. K., kāi, and Sea Apple, as well as a selection of well-established and up-and-coming brands.
Date: 3 to 5 Dec 2021
Location: The Christmas Atelier, 2 Alexandra Road, Delta House, Level 8 (use lift no. 5), Singapore 159919
Header image courtesy of Gardens by the Bay, Christmas Wonderland, and CHIJMES.