10 Events in Singapore to Enjoy Christmas Season to The Fullest
Christmas is just around the corner and Singapore surely has an exciting line-up of events for people of all ages this holiday season!
Start the yuletide month with a thrilling journey to the Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay. Delight in the Christmas ballet special, musical show, and Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Festival. Run for a cause and grant children’s wishes at Santa Run for Wishes. Pamper your pets at Pets Jingle. Revel with friends at ZoukOut 2017. And say goodbye to 2017 with the grand fireworks display at the Marina Bay and with great music performances at Siloso Beach.
Read on for further details and pick your most wanted fun.
Christmas Wonderland 2017
Good for families looking for a fun playground this Christmas
Christmas Wonderland 2017 is the 4th edition of the grandest yuletide fair in Singapore. For 26 days in December, an area of 57,000 sq. m. at Gardens by the Bay is transformed into a magical festival of lights, food, and fun for the whole family.
Highlights include the Festive Market, snow playground and ice rink, Luminarie light sculpture display, Santa’s Grotto, plus thrilling carnival rides.
Savour: Christmas Wonderland
Food & Beverage
Good for foodies to sample Christmas food coupled with wines from around the world
This year, Savour partners with Christmas Wonderland to bring back Singapore’s premier gourmet festival. Savour showcases delectable gourmet dishes by celebrity chefs and Michelin-starred restaurants. There will also be cheese tastings and sampling sessions of hams and turkey. This Christmas, you don’t have to travel far just to sample great food and wines from around the world!
Good for families and couples searching for an experience filled with great music and dance this coming Christmas
The beloved Christmas ballet special comes to Singapore this December! The Nutcracker is based on a story by E. T. A. Hoffman set to the memorable music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It is presented by the Singapore Dance Theatre under Artistic Director Janek Schergen.
Good for party lovers to dance the night away by the beach
ZoukOut is dubbed as Asia’s biggest dance music festival. Join thousands of revelers in this 2-night dusk ‘til dawn beach party at Sentosa! This year’s line-up includes Amelie Lens, Axwell and Ingrosso, Claptone, DJ Snake, Flume, and many, many, more.
Santa Run for Wishes
Sports & Fitness
Good for families to celebrate Christmas in a sharing way
Santa Run for Wishes is an annual fun run event that is organized by Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore. All proceeds will go to the foundation to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening conditions. Spread the love this Christmas through this healthy and fun event with the whole family!
Good for pet owners to socialize and to pamper the furry friends
This holiday season, enjoy Christmas together with your beloved pets at the largest pets lifestyle festival in Singapore. Pets Jingle features product booths, stage programmes, and healthcare seminars for both humans and pets. There will also be a special Christmas Tree light up to commemorate departed pets.
The Best of West End – Encore!
Good for musical theatre lovers to enjoy Christmas in style
The Best of West End returns to Singapore this December with one of the best loved theatre actresses from the UK, Annette Yeo. She will be joined by fellow West End performer, Kieran Brown, and The Notes acapella group. The Best of West End – Encore will feature numbers from beloved musicals like Mamma Mia, Sound of Music, Cabaret, Phantom of the Opera, and Les Misérables, plus selected Christmas Songs to suit the holiday mood.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Festival 2017
Good for those looking for a nostalgic dose of music this festival month
Return to the roaring 60s and enjoy rock ‘n’ roll hits of the decade at this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Festival in Singapore. The show will feature Singapore’s homegrown bands like Jerry & the Neufaces, The Dukes, The Silver Strings, The Easybeats, The Bee Jays, and The Revival Band.
Marina Bay Countdown 2018
Good for all to welcome the new year in a super exciting atmosphere
This is Singapore’s iconic annual New Year’s Eve Countdown set against the backdrop of Marina Bay. The event itself is open to the public but there are different ticketed activities around the venue. The official countdown starts a minute before midnight followed by a dazzling fireworks display.
Siloso Beach Countdown Party
Good for revelers to enjoy the countdown in the most stylish beach party
Why not usher in the new year at the shores of Sentosa? The Siloso Beach Countdown Party is a great alternative year-end revelry for beach lovers in Singapore. The event features local and international DJs like Kaylova, Caden, DJ Jenni-F, and a surprise headliner DJ!