We couldn’t not start the list with this one. This year’s Christmas Wonderland is the biggest, brightest and most magical yet – dazzling light sculptures illuminate this yuletide fair, complete with family-friendly attractions like ice-skating under the stars, a festive market, foodie feasts by celebrity chefs, gravity-defying stunt performances and more.
Until 26 December 2017, 4-11pm
Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
NEXT: Santa’s Workshop at South Beach Avenue →
Lifestyle enclave South Beach Avenue marks its first anniversary by hosting Santa’s Workshop, a Scandinavian-inspired winter wonderland with a festive bazaar, crafting workshops, LED balloon giveaways and more. Have we also mentioned the splendid Christmas menus at their various dining spots?
15-17 December 2017, 11am-10pm
South Beach Avenue, 26 Beach Rd, Singapore 189768
NEXT: Pets Jingle 2017 →
Pets get to celebrate Christmas, too. Singapore’s largest festive lifestyle carnival for pets, the Pets Jingle 2017 has got exciting stage programmes, exclusive seminars for both hoomans and pets and more. Plus, a special Christmas tree light-up in memory of lost pets and those which have passed on.
9-10 December, 11am-9pm
Singapore Turf Club, 1 Turf Club Ave, Singapore 738078
NEXT: The First Sustainable Christmas Market →
Items that end up in the regifting pile? Or ones that damage the environment? Nope and nope. Shop green at The First Sustainable Christmas Market for useful and ethically made gift, from carbon-neutral craft beer from Craft Beverage Supply to European artisanal breads baked with AM Bakery’s age-old techniques. Bring the kids along, too, for free balloon-sculpting, belly-dancing classes and more.
9 December 2017, 9.30am-4.30pm
Mercure Singapore on Stevens, 28 Stevens Rd, Singapore 257878
NEXT: The Expat Fairs Christmas Glamour Market →
The Expat Fairs is back this season with their Christmas Glamour market, featuring lovingly curated lifestyle brands spanning fashion and accessories, edible treats, arts and crafts, home decor, and in the giving spirit of Christmas, festive gifts.
4 December 2017, 10.30am-8.30pm
Fullerton Hotel Ballroom (Lower Lobby), 1 Fullerton Sq, Singapore 049178
NEXT: Public Garden Christmas 2017 →
Got a penchant for all things artsy and design-centric? Public Garden Christmas is it – be inspired by unexpected treasures from an eclectic curation of independent brands, from embroidery artists from South Korea to paper goods from local lifestyle labels. P.S. There’s even a dedicated Public Garden app that’ll allow you to make payments cashlessly directly to each vendor!
9-10 December 2017, 1-7pm
Suntec Convention Hall 403, 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593
NEXT: Twinkle, Twinkle, Christmas Fair →
Twinkle, Twinkle, Christmas Fair! The star-spangled Christmas bazaar by Expat Traders Asia, we mean. A sneak peek: Essential oils and spa products, handcrafted jewelry, lacquerware by local artists and more.
6 December 2017, 10am-7pm; 7 December 2017, 10am-5pm
Orchard Parade Hotel (Ballroom Level 2), 1 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247905
NEXT: Flashbang →
The folks behind the wildly popular Artbox Singapore earlier this year are bringing back the buzz, this time with creative retail playground Flashbang. Missed the previous market? You won’t want to miss this one: multi-sensory activities include a sprawling marketplace, interactive virtual reality exhibitions, light tunnels, creative workshops by local makers, food gems and more. And, be there for the happening countdown to Christmas on the 24th!
9-30 December 2017, 3-11pm (until 1am on 24 December)
Open-air car park at Grange Rd, behind 313@Somerset
NEXT: City Square Mall’s Out-of-this-World Christmas →
It’s an Out-of-this-World Christmas at City Square Mall as it transforms into a starry universe this festive season. Step through the tunnel of stars to witness action-packed laser light and music displays, an exhilarating Cyber Galaxy galactic carnival, Transformers ‘LIVE’ shows and more. Spend $200 in City Square Mall to receive exclusive gifts!
Until 31 December 2017, 10am-9pm
City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539
NEXT: CHIJMES Christmas Market →
Soak up the Christmas magic at the CHIJMES Christmas Market, featuring an eclectic mix of delicious treats, fashion and lifestyle steals and more, along with live acoustic performances and roving carolling in the evenings. More music to your ears: Enjoy special promotions at the array of dining spots in CHIJMES, from special festive platters to drink deals.
15-24 December 2017, 5-10.30pm
CHIJMES (The Lawn), 30 Victoria St, Singapore 187996
NEXT: Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay →
By Pinky Chng, December 2017
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