Most Magical Christmas Events In Singapore To Get You In The Holiday Spirit!
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” – Norman Vincent Peale. Don’t let the pandemic dampen your holiday spirits. There are many places where you can still feel this magic at!
The Best Christmas Events Singapore For A Good Time
If you’re still wondering where to go this Christmas to immerse yourself in the festive season, look no further. We’ve got the ultimate Christmas events guide for you.
Some say Christmas is mostly for children, but everybody can enjoy the festive spirits too! That is, until the credit card bills arrive. Worry not, we’ve got some saving tips & deals listed in this guide as well. Who doesn’t love the idea of a good time and extra savings, right?
1. Virtual Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay
Arguably one of the most iconic Christmas events in Singapore – the Christmas Wonderland has got many fun activities lined up. Usually, this is where you can spot couples and friends snapping pictures for their Instagram. This year, celebrate Christmas Wonderland with a twist: a Virtual Edition.
Highlights include hyper-realistic graphics and interactive content. Look forward to Carnival Games, multiplayer Midnight Snowball Fight, and even stand a chance to win over $50,000 in cash and prizes. Though it’s a virtual event, on the bright side, you can enjoy Christmas from the comforts of your own home!
- Virtual Christmas Wonderland Tickets: $8 – $25
- Location: Home
- Dates: Now – 31 December 2020
2. Walk of Lights at Gardens by the Bay
If you’re not a homebody and still prefer a physical event, fret not. Part of the Christmas Wonderland this year is the Walk of Lights, featuring dazzling light installations delicately handmade by Italian craftsmen. Remember to pre-register your Walk of Lights session beforehand too.
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- Walk of Lights Tickets: $5
- Location: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018952
- Dates: 4 December 2020 – 27 December 2020
3. Dino Wanderland at Changi Festive Village
Come spend a fun-filled day at Changi Festive Village this Christmas! Check out a wide variety of exciting activities at the Dino Wanderland, like the Dino Bounce and Dino Kart. Afterwards, you could also step into their tokidoki-themed plane cabin nearby. Kids will definitely love it here.
Admission is free, but for every minimum $30 spent at participating outlets in Jewel Changi Airport, you get a free photo taking pass. The perfect way to keep your memories of this special occasion!
- Dino Wanderland Tickets: free
- Location: Terminal 3, Departure Hall @ Changi Airport
- Dates: 20 November 2020 – 3 January 2021
4. Let It Snow @ Shiseido Forest Valley
Why not drop by the iconic Shiseido Forest Valley nearby too? The Shiseido Forest Valley has a beautiful 16-metre tall Christmas tree and magical snowfall for you to take pictures at. For every $30 spent at Jewel Changi Airport, you get 2 persons tickets to experience snowfall at Shiseido Forest Valley on the same day. There are specific timings for this event from 6.30pm to 9.30pm!
For those who have yet to make your Christmas gift purchases, there are exclusive promotions, with $10 Jewel Vouchers up for grabs. No idea where to start for Christmas shopping? Check out our handy Christmas Gift Ideas 2020 Guide!
- Location: 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
- Dates: 19 November 2020 – 3 January 2021
5. SEA Aquarium
This 2020, the SEA Aquarium is getting transformed into a festive venue with fun light effects and soundscapes. There will be new zones such as “Shipwrecked” – along with other colourful places for you to snap your photos at.
You can also book your tickets with Trip.com via ShopBack for up to 4.5% Cashback. This is eligible for SingapoRediscovers Vouchers too. So you technically don’t have to spend anything out of pocket for the tickets!
- SEA Aquarium Tickets: from $15
- Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
- Dates: 7 November 2020 – 5 January 2021
6. A Universal Christmas @ Universal Studios Singapore
Why not meet the Minions of Christmas at USS this year? These characters will be decked in Christmas themed clothing pieces, instead of their usual overalls. This year, there are even special festive food items at the park for you to dig into!
Ticket purchases via Resorts World Sentosa gets you a free exclusive Christmas Face Mask. So you can also celebrate Christmas in style – despite the pandemic and all.
- USS Tickets: from $48
- Location: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
- Dates: 5 November 2020 – 3 January 2021
7. Dine Under Christmas Lights at CHIJMES
What’s a Christmas event in Singapore without the gorgeous twinkling lights? CHIJMES is a national monument awarded the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. This coming Christmas, you bet CHIJMES will be all decked out in festive lights.
Head over to one of their many restaurants – including crowd-favourites like Prive and Hvala. Prive at CHIJMES will also be debuting their festive specials this Christmas such as vegan Pistachio, Lentil & ‘Sausage’ Meatloaf.
Reservations at Dome-Dining at the Lawn are currently full. But check their online booking link, there might be cancellations! If you’re lucky, you might be able to snatch a spot.
- Location: 30 Victoria Street Singapore, Singapore 187996
8. LEGO Festive Carnival
For those who don’t want to travel far or get lost in the crowds, come bask in the holiday spirits at South East Asia’s LARGEST Lego Festive Carnival. There will be a showcase including themed installations in 13 CapitaLand malls across Singapore. Just drop by at one of your nearest participating mall, and maybe do some festive shopping too!
Since it’s the season of giving, you can also spread the festive spirit with Community Chest and CapitaLand malls. You can donate $10 to Community Chest through PayNow, and receive a $5 eCapitaMall promo code in return!
- Location: various
- Dates: from 11 November 2020
All information is accurate at point of writing and is subject to change without prior notice.
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Despite the situation currently, there are plenty of Christmas Events Singapore that are happening this year! Do remember to plan ahead, especially if you’re looking to dine outside or visit somewhere interesting.
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